The table below looks at the statistics for the Computer Operator role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Operator in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Operator
Rank 146 197 -
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -
Contract jobs requiring a Computer Operator 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.039% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.041% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £195 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £265
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 - -
Computer Operator
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3006 4882 5549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.43% 95.02% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2364 3744 3993
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 84 90
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.01 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Computer Operator
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Computer Operator Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Computer Operator
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Operator across the City of London region.

Computer Operator Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Computer Operator
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Operator across the City of London region.

Computer Operator Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Computer Operator
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Computer Operator 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 Computer Operator in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
2 3 (42.86%) Veritas
2 3 (42.86%) Tivoli
2 3 (42.86%) Control-M
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) AS400
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) iSeries
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server

Computer Operator
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Computer Operator 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 Computer Operator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) AS400
1 2 (28.57%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Backup Exec
1 3 (42.86%) Control-M
1 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
1 3 (42.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Veritas
2 2 (28.57%) IBM