The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 115 139 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 17 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 0.034% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.037% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 0
Average daily rate
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£175 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.47 -
Operations Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2568 2735 2040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.11% 92.06% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 1513 1053
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 225 253
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £24.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -23.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operations Engineer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Operations Engineer across the East of England region.

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Operations Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Operations Engineer across the East of England region.

Operations Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Operations Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norfolk - 15 £175 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £343 - 1
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Operations Engineer 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 Operations Engineer in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (88.24%) Backup Exec
2 15 (88.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (88.24%) Xen
2 15 (88.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (88.24%) Windows 7
2 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 15 (88.24%) CRM
2 15 (88.24%) HP
2 15 (88.24%) Citrix
2 15 (88.24%) SAN
2 15 (88.24%) Hitachi
2 15 (88.24%) SQL
2 15 (88.24%) SAP
2 15 (88.24%) Symantec
3 13 (76.47%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (76.47%) SharePoint
3 13 (76.47%) SLA
4 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
5 6 (35.29%) SAP CRM
5 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) Process Management
6 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) Degree
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Operations Engineer 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 Operations Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (76.47%) BizTalk Server
1 13 (76.47%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 15 (88.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (35.29%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) SAN
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows Server 2008
1 15 (88.24%) Windows 7
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) CRM
2 5 (29.41%) Process Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (76.47%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Xen
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (88.24%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (88.24%) HP
2 15 (88.24%) Citrix
2 15 (88.24%) Hitachi
2 15 (88.24%) SAP
2 15 (88.24%) Symantec
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft