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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 150 181 206
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +25
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 9 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 8
Median daily rate £463 £331 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.62% +20.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.47
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
3143 5152 5763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.04% 95.14% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2570 3927 4316
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 91 73
Median hourly rate £21.78 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 12 (66.67%) DevOps
2 11 (61.11%) Linux
3 8 (44.44%) Puppet
3 8 (44.44%) Python
4 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
5 6 (33.33%) Ansible
5 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 4 (22.22%) High Availability
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (22.22%) Vagrant
7 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
7 4 (22.22%) Unix
7 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 4 (22.22%) Perl
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle
8 3 (16.67%) Java
8 3 (16.67%) DNS
8 3 (16.67%) LDAP
8 3 (16.67%) Finance
8 3 (16.67%) Clustering
8 3 (16.67%) Docker
8 3 (16.67%) GitLab
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3

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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) Node.js
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) GitHub
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) LDAP
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) Skype
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Vagrant
2 3 (16.67%) GitLab
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Advertising
2 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
1 2 (11.11%) ZeroMQ
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Hedge funds
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Unix
4 3 (16.67%) CentOS
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 2 (11.11%) VMS
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps
2 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) High Availability
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
6 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Information Assurance
6 2 (11.11%) ISMS
6 2 (11.11%) Microservices
6 2 (11.11%) Patch Management
6 2 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) SIEM
6 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Python
2 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) Ruby
5 2 (11.11%) C
5 2 (11.11%) Groovy
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) Go
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CISM
1 2 (11.11%) CISSP
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) IISP
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) GPG13
1 2 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Docker
3 2 (11.11%) GFS2
3 2 (11.11%) GlusterFS
3 2 (11.11%) OCFS2
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Puppet
2 6 (33.33%) Ansible
3 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (11.11%) CFEngine
4 2 (11.11%) Packer
4 2 (11.11%) SCOM
4 2 (11.11%) SELinux
4 2 (11.11%) Terraform
5 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
5 1 (5.56%) BladeLogic
5 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) BMC
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) NetApp
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Remedy
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
4 1 (5.56%) TOWER Software