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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 118 119 139
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 11 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.39% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.41% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 1
Median daily rate £350 £513 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.70% -6.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £406 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +8.33%
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
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
2158 2445 2753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.28% 94.99% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1429 1760
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £220 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 259 186
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £37.50
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 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
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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Norfolk - 6 £253 -
Hertfordshire 0 4 £450 +50.00%
Essex +2 1 £590 +32.95%
Operations Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 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 East of England region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) DevOps
3 7 (38.89%) DNS
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 7 (38.89%) Puppet
4 6 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) LAMP
6 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (22.22%) Ruby
6 4 (22.22%) VLAN
6 4 (22.22%) FreeRADIUS
6 4 (22.22%) nginx
6 4 (22.22%) DHCP
6 4 (22.22%) HTTP
6 4 (22.22%) Apache
6 4 (22.22%) Python
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) Perl
6 4 (22.22%) PHP
6 4 (22.22%) MySQL
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco
6 4 (22.22%) Nagios
6 4 (22.22%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (22.22%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (22.22%) Virtual Machines

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 4 (22.22%) Apache
1 4 (22.22%) nginx
2 3 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
2 4 (22.22%) HTTP
2 4 (22.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
1 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) LAMP
1 4 (22.22%) LAPP Stack
1 4 (22.22%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) DevOps
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) CRM
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Web Operations
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Line Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
1 4 (22.22%) Perl
1 4 (22.22%) PHP
1 4 (22.22%) Python
1 4 (22.22%) Ruby
2 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) FreeRADIUS
2 4 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Puppet
2 4 (22.22%) Ansible
2 4 (22.22%) Nagios
2 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) Avaya
3 3 (16.67%) Epicor
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft