The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Operations Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 131 122 143
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 2 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.079% 0.84% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.88% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 25 3
Median daily rate £475 £175 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £450
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £32.47
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -32.24%
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
2437 2849 2746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.98% 95.32% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1387 1701 1566
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 244 229
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.18 £41.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 2 £475 - 1
Operations Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 East of England region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) ITIL
4 7 (63.64%) DNS
4 7 (63.64%) IIS
4 7 (63.64%) CRM
4 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
4 7 (63.64%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 7 (63.64%) VMware ESX
4 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
5 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 6 (54.55%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
7 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (27.27%) SAN
9 2 (18.18%) Firewall
9 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
9 2 (18.18%) Linux
9 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 2 (18.18%) DHCP
9 2 (18.18%) HTML
9 2 (18.18%) PHP
9 2 (18.18%) Ansible

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (63.64%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (63.64%) IIS
1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
2 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) CRM
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) ITSM
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware ESX
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (54.55%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) Cobbler
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) SCOM
1 2 (18.18%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft