The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Operations Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 148 142 178
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +36
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 6 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.31% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 10
Median daily rate £575 £419 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.31% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £404 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £425 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £431 £375
% change year-on-year
-18.84% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.31 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.50% +81.22%

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
2811 2943 4889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.45% 95.80% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2242 2304 3778
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 80
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +34.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Operations Engineer in the job title.

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Operations Engineer
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 Operations Engineer across the City of London region.

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Operations Engineer
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 Operations Engineer across the City of London region.

Operations Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Operations Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (81.25%) Python
2 12 (75.00%) DevOps
3 10 (62.50%) Linux
4 9 (56.25%) Ruby
4 9 (56.25%) Puppet
5 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (43.75%) Finance
7 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (31.25%) Hedge funds
8 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) Unix
8 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
8 5 (31.25%) Financial Institution
9 4 (25.00%) Clustering
9 4 (25.00%) Cisco
9 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (25.00%) High Availability
9 4 (25.00%) CFEngine
9 4 (25.00%) OCFS2
9 4 (25.00%) Patch Management
9 4 (25.00%) SELinux
9 4 (25.00%) GlusterFS
9 4 (25.00%) GFS2
9 4 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (18.75%) Vagrant
10 3 (18.75%) Analytics
10 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (18.75%) JIRA
10 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) BGP
2 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
3 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) Multicast
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Vagrant
3 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (12.50%) Bitbucket
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Hedge funds
2 4 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) DevOps
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
4 4 (25.00%) High Availability
4 4 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 2 (12.50%) ITSM
6 2 (12.50%) Open Source
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (12.50%) Refactoring
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Python
2 9 (56.25%) Ruby
3 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) Go
5 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CCA
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) GFS2
1 4 (25.00%) GlusterFS
1 4 (25.00%) OCFS2
2 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Puppet
2 4 (25.00%) CFEngine
2 4 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) SELinux
3 2 (12.50%) Ansible
3 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (12.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) SaltStack
2 2 (12.50%) Splunk
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds