The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 58 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.36% 0.34% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Average daily rate £350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.47
Operations Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
849 837 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.37% 94.58% 93.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 592 589
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 34 38
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £95.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operations Engineer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Operations Engineer across the Bristol region.

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Operations Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Operations Engineer across the Bristol region.

Operations Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Operations Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Operations Engineer in their job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Solaris
2 10 (71.43%) NetApp
2 10 (71.43%) Veritas
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 10 (71.43%) Symantec
2 10 (71.43%) Unix
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
6 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 4 (28.57%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (28.57%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
6 4 (28.57%) NHS
7 3 (21.43%) Project Management
7 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (14.29%) Travis CI
8 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 2 (14.29%) ZABBIX
8 2 (14.29%) nginx
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (14.29%) Puppet
8 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
8 2 (14.29%) Node.js
8 2 (14.29%) vCloud
8 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 2 (14.29%) Ansible

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Operations Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Operations Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) nginx
1 2 (14.29%) Node.js
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
1 2 (14.29%) SSL
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (28.57%) Freedom of Information Act
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 4 (28.57%) NHS
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Solaris
2 10 (71.43%) Unix
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
2 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) ISO22301
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (14.29%) Ansible
3 2 (14.29%) logstash
3 2 (14.29%) Nagios
3 2 (14.29%) Puppet
3 2 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) NetApp
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
1 10 (71.43%) Symantec
1 10 (71.43%) Veritas