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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 160 149 199
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +50
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 7 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.35% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.36% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 9
Median daily rate £575 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £325 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £465 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £431 £375
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.46 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.65% +73.83%
Operations Engineer
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
3041 3297 5484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.54% 95.65% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2415 2615 4197
Median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 104
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016, 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 15 (78.95%) Python
2 14 (73.68%) DevOps
3 12 (63.16%) Linux
4 11 (57.89%) Puppet
5 10 (52.63%) Finance
6 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (47.37%) Ruby
7 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
7 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
8 7 (36.84%) Hedge funds
8 7 (36.84%) Unix
9 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
9 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
10 5 (26.32%) High Availability
10 5 (26.32%) Financial Institution
11 4 (21.05%) Firewall
11 4 (21.05%) Clustering
11 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
11 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (21.05%) CFEngine
11 4 (21.05%) SaltStack
11 4 (21.05%) Salt
11 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
11 4 (21.05%) SELinux
11 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (21.05%) OCFS2
11 4 (21.05%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (21.05%) GlusterFS
11 4 (21.05%) GFS2
11 4 (21.05%) Patch Management

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 (10.53%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) GitHub
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) Multicast
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.79%) JIRA
3 3 (15.79%) Vagrant
4 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
5 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Financial Institution
3 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) Servlets
1 1 (5.26%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Hedge funds
2 4 (21.05%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) DevOps
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
4 5 (26.32%) High Availability
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) Patch Management
5 4 (21.05%) SDLC
5 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
6 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.79%) Web Operations
7 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
7 2 (10.53%) Open Source
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (10.53%) Refactoring
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Service Management
7 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.53%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Python
2 9 (47.37%) Ruby
3 8 (42.11%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) Go
5 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.26%) CCA
4 1 (5.26%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) GFS2
1 4 (21.05%) GlusterFS
1 4 (21.05%) OCFS2
2 3 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) Puppet
2 4 (21.05%) CFEngine
2 4 (21.05%) Failover Clustering
2 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (21.05%) Salt
2 4 (21.05%) SELinux
3 2 (10.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) SaltStack
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
3 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Splunk