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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Engineer
London / City of London
Rank 147 139 179
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +40
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 3 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.37% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 9
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £376 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £55.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.27% +120.00%

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
2816 3002 4957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.04% 95.67% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2227 2369 3803
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% +11.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 February 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 February 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 9 (81.82%) Python
2 8 (72.73%) DevOps
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Ruby
4 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
4 6 (54.55%) Puppet
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) Financial Institution
6 4 (36.36%) Clustering
6 4 (36.36%) Unix
6 4 (36.36%) High Availability
6 4 (36.36%) CFEngine
6 4 (36.36%) Hedge funds
6 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
6 4 (36.36%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (36.36%) GlusterFS
6 4 (36.36%) GFS2
6 4 (36.36%) Patch Management
6 4 (36.36%) OCFS2
6 4 (36.36%) SELinux
7 3 (27.27%) JIRA
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (18.18%) Scrum
8 2 (18.18%) Service Management
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (18.18%) Firewall
8 2 (18.18%) ITSM
8 2 (18.18%) CCNP
8 2 (18.18%) Red Hat

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 (18.18%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) BGP
1 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) Multicast
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
1 4 (36.36%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) High Availability
2 4 (36.36%) Patch Management
2 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) ITSM
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Python
2 7 (63.64%) Ruby
3 6 (54.55%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) Go
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNP
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCA
2 1 (9.09%) CCIE
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) GFS2
1 4 (36.36%) GlusterFS
1 4 (36.36%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) CFEngine
2 4 (36.36%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (36.36%) SELinux
3 2 (18.18%) Ansible
4 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (9.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Atlassian
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) SaltStack
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
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