The table below looks at the statistics for the Computer Operator role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Operator in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Operator
Rank 616 596 590
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Computer Operator 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.006% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.006% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.82% +31.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 - £17.50
Computer Operator
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48678 47959 46948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.75% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32103 29564 29088
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1381 1912 1941
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Computer Operator
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Computer Operator Jobs Demand Trend in England

Computer Operator
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Operator across the England region.

Computer Operator Daily Rate Trend in England

Computer Operator
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Operator across the England region.

Computer Operator Hourly Rate Trend in England

Computer Operator
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Operator within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -12 3 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
South East - 1 - -
Computer Operator
UK

Computer Operator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Computer Operator 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 Computer Operator in their job title.

1 10 (62.50%) Unix
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 7 (43.75%) AS400
3 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 4 (25.00%) SLA
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Mainframe
6 3 (18.75%) JCL
6 3 (18.75%) Banking
6 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 3 (18.75%) Intel
6 3 (18.75%) iSeries
6 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
7 2 (12.50%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (12.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 2 (12.50%) ISPF
7 2 (12.50%) QA
7 2 (12.50%) Release Management
7 2 (12.50%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (12.50%) OpenView
7 2 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) SAS
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
7 2 (12.50%) Control-M
7 2 (12.50%) Migration

Computer Operator
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Computer Operator 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 Computer Operator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 2 (12.50%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) AS400
2 4 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (18.75%) iSeries
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
4 1 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Unix
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) MVS
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows NT
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) JCL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (12.50%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Control-M
1 2 (12.50%) OpenView
1 2 (12.50%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) Intel
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Lotus
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Remedy
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas
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