The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 488 516 496
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 135 103 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 75 34
Median daily rate £425 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £320 £500
% change year-on-year
+20.70% -36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 -
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -
Operations Engineer
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
47291 48931 46133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.82% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31081 31593 28481
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1412 1847 1900
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.61 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Operations Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Operations Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Operations Engineer
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
London +18 56 £470 +23.68% 10
South East -2 18 £438 -16.66% 5
North West +15 16 £400 -13.51% 7
North East - 13 £340 - 2
Yorkshire -5 10 £400 +33.33% 2
East Midlands - 7 £280 -
West Midlands - 6 £338 - 1
South West -7 5 £425 -1.44% 2
East of England 0 4 £375 +114.28% 3
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 England region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 124 (50.20%) Linux
2 113 (45.75%) DevOps
3 68 (27.53%) Windows
4 67 (27.13%) Puppet
5 57 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (21.86%) ITIL
7 51 (20.65%) Configuration Management
8 48 (19.43%) Git (software)
9 47 (19.03%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (19.03%) Unix
10 45 (18.22%) Ruby
11 44 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
12 41 (16.60%) Firewall
13 39 (15.79%) Python
13 39 (15.79%) SQL
14 38 (15.38%) Jenkins
15 37 (14.98%) Java
16 36 (14.57%) Windows Server
17 35 (14.17%) Security Cleared
18 34 (13.77%) Docker
18 34 (13.77%) Cisco
19 33 (13.36%) VMware
20 32 (12.96%) Oracle
20 32 (12.96%) Ansible
21 29 (11.74%) Finance
22 28 (11.34%) Open Source
23 27 (10.93%) PowerShell
23 27 (10.93%) Microsoft
24 24 (9.72%) MongoDB
25 23 (9.31%) High Availability

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 15 (6.07%) Confluence
2 13 (5.26%) IIS
3 12 (4.86%) Apache
4 11 (4.45%) nginx
4 11 (4.45%) Tomcat
5 10 (4.05%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.24%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (2.83%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (2.43%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.02%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.62%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.21%) Jetty
11 3 (1.21%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.81%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.40%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.40%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.81%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 44 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.88%) PaaS
3 13 (5.26%) IaaS
3 13 (5.26%) SaaS
4 8 (3.24%) GitHub
5 6 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.21%) Office 365
9 2 (0.81%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.81%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.40%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.40%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 41 (16.60%) Firewall
2 20 (8.10%) TCP/IP
3 19 (7.69%) DNS
4 16 (6.48%) HTTP
5 13 (5.26%) SAN
6 12 (4.86%) LAN
7 11 (4.45%) SSL
8 10 (4.05%) VPN
8 10 (4.05%) WAN
8 10 (4.05%) Wireless
9 9 (3.64%) DHCP
10 7 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (2.43%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (2.02%) BGP
12 5 (2.02%) MPLS
12 5 (2.02%) Network Security
12 5 (2.02%) OpenLDAP
13 4 (1.62%) 4G
13 4 (1.62%) LDAP
13 4 (1.62%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.72%) MongoDB
2 22 (8.91%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (7.29%) MySQL
4 16 (6.48%) SQL Server
5 13 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.02%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.81%) Big Data
9 2 (0.81%) HBase
9 2 (0.81%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.40%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.40%) Redis
10 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (19.43%) Git (software)
2 38 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 17 (6.88%) JIRA
4 11 (4.45%) Maven
5 8 (3.24%) Vagrant
6 7 (2.83%) Artifactory
6 7 (2.83%) GitLab
7 6 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.02%) Selenium
9 4 (1.62%) Appium
9 4 (1.62%) Mocha
9 4 (1.62%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.21%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.21%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.81%) Introscope
11 2 (0.81%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.40%) Ant
12 1 (0.40%) Subversion
12 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (11.74%) Finance
2 9 (3.64%) Banking
2 9 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.83%) Publishing
4 6 (2.43%) Retail
5 4 (1.62%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.62%) Front Office
6 3 (1.21%) Back Office
6 3 (1.21%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.21%) Legal
6 3 (1.21%) Local Government
7 2 (0.81%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.05%) .NET
2 9 (3.64%) HTML
3 7 (2.83%) Web Services
4 6 (2.43%) Servlets
5 5 (2.02%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (2.02%) Sensu
6 4 (1.62%) Chai
6 4 (1.62%) Kafka
6 4 (1.62%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (1.62%) Middleware
6 4 (1.62%) Node.js
6 4 (1.62%) SOAP
7 3 (1.21%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (1.21%) CSS
7 3 (1.21%) J2EE
7 3 (1.21%) SPML
8 2 (0.81%) CSS3
8 2 (0.81%) PhoneGap
8 2 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.81%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.45%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.83%) Replication
5 6 (2.43%) Clustering
5 6 (2.43%) NHS
6 5 (2.02%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.02%) VCE vBlock
7 4 (1.62%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.62%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.62%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (1.62%) Freedom of Information Act
8 3 (1.21%) CMDB
8 3 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.21%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.21%) User Experience
9 2 (0.81%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.81%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.81%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 124 (50.20%) Linux
2 68 (27.53%) Windows
3 47 (19.03%) Unix
4 36 (14.57%) Windows Server
5 22 (8.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (6.07%) Solaris
8 14 (5.67%) Ubuntu
9 12 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (3.64%) CentOS
10 9 (3.64%) Windows 7
11 7 (2.83%) CoreOS
12 5 (2.02%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.21%) AIX
13 3 (1.21%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.81%) Android
15 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (45.75%) DevOps
2 57 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (21.86%) ITIL
4 51 (20.65%) Configuration Management
5 47 (19.03%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (11.34%) Open Source
7 23 (9.31%) High Availability
8 21 (8.50%) Web Operations
9 20 (8.10%) Problem Management
9 20 (8.10%) Security Operations
9 20 (8.10%) Service Delivery
10 17 (6.88%) ITIL V3
11 16 (6.48%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (6.07%) SIEM
13 14 (5.67%) Change Management
14 13 (5.26%) Automated Testing
14 13 (5.26%) Project Management
15 12 (4.86%) Load Balancing
15 12 (4.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (18.22%) Ruby
2 39 (15.79%) Python
2 39 (15.79%) SQL
3 37 (14.98%) Java
4 27 (10.93%) PowerShell
5 23 (9.31%) Bash Shell
6 19 (7.69%) Go
7 12 (4.86%) Shell Script
8 11 (4.45%) Perl
9 8 (3.24%) PHP
10 5 (2.02%) C#
10 5 (2.02%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.62%) C
12 3 (1.21%) VBScript
13 2 (0.81%) COBOL
13 2 (0.81%) Groovy
13 2 (0.81%) VB
14 1 (0.40%) C++
14 1 (0.40%) Scala
14 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (14.17%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.10%) SC Cleared
3 19 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 13 (5.26%) CCNA
4 13 (5.26%) CCNP
5 10 (4.05%) Degree
6 8 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (2.83%) MCSE
8 5 (2.02%) MCSA
9 4 (1.62%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.21%) CISSP
10 3 (1.21%) HNC
10 3 (1.21%) HND
11 2 (0.81%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.81%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.81%) JNCIS
11 2 (0.81%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.81%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.88%) SLA
2 10 (4.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.81%) GPG13
4 2 (0.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.40%) BS7799
5 1 (0.40%) GCP
5 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 34 (13.77%) Docker
2 23 (9.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.29%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.64%) etcd
4 9 (3.64%) flannel
4 9 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (3.64%) VMware ESX
5 7 (2.83%) Hyper-V
6 6 (2.43%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (2.43%) vSphere
7 5 (2.02%) Ceph
7 5 (2.02%) GlusterFS
7 5 (2.02%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.62%) vCloud
9 2 (0.81%) Postfix
9 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.81%) Xen
10 1 (0.40%) OpenSSH
10 1 (0.40%) Varnish
10 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 67 (27.13%) Puppet
2 32 (12.96%) Ansible
3 22 (8.91%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (6.88%) Kubernetes
5 14 (5.67%) NetBackup
5 14 (5.67%) Terraform
6 11 (4.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 10 (4.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 10 (4.05%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (3.64%) logstash
9 8 (3.24%) SCOM
10 7 (2.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 7 (2.83%) ZABBIX
11 6 (2.43%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (2.02%) Consul
12 5 (2.02%) Graphite
12 5 (2.02%) HAProxy
12 5 (2.02%) rkt
12 5 (2.02%) Simpana
13 4 (1.62%) Packer
Vendors
1 34 (13.77%) Cisco
2 33 (13.36%) VMware
3 32 (12.96%) Oracle
4 27 (10.93%) Microsoft
5 17 (6.88%) Symantec
6 15 (6.07%) CheckPoint
6 15 (6.07%) NetApp
7 13 (5.26%) HP
8 11 (4.45%) Red Hat
9 10 (4.05%) Citrix
9 10 (4.05%) Qualys
9 10 (4.05%) Veritas
10 9 (3.64%) Atlassian
10 9 (3.64%) CommVault
11 7 (2.83%) Forcepoint
11 7 (2.83%) Juniper
12 5 (2.02%) Aruba
12 5 (2.02%) EMC
12 5 (2.02%) Google
12 5 (2.02%) IBM
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