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 1 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.07% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£360 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £362 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +11.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £24.12 -
% change year-on-year
-0.49% -
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
880 807 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.02% 92.65% 89.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 578 355
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 27 36
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Operations Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
1 8 (72.73%) FortiGate
2 7 (63.64%) TippingPoint
2 7 (63.64%) SMS
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Puppet
4 1 (9.09%) Rackspace
4 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
4 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) Ansible
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
4 1 (9.09%) CentOS
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) SMS
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Debian
2 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
2 1 (9.09%) CentOS
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Logistics
2 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) FortiGate
2 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
2 7 (63.64%) TippingPoint
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Rackspace