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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 480 508 489
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 134 109 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 87 47
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 £286 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £520 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £335 £450
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -25.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £32.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -32.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £32.47
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -26.08%
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
46528 48328 46308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.81% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30643 30970 28843
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 £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1386 1841 1899
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £38.50
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 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 1 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 1 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 +9 57 £463 +24.16% 16
North West +5 18 £400 +14.28% 4
Yorkshire +9 17 £438 +9.37% 2
South East +2 17 £425 -22.72% 9
North East - 11 £360 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £280 - 1
South West -2 4 £350 -12.50% 3
West Midlands - 3 £256 - 1
East of England -11 2 £475 +171.42% 2
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 120 (51.28%) Linux
2 108 (46.15%) DevOps
3 69 (29.49%) Puppet
4 65 (27.78%) Windows
5 58 (24.79%) Configuration Management
6 57 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (23.93%) ITIL
7 56 (23.93%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (23.93%) Git (software)
8 53 (22.65%) Ruby
9 45 (19.23%) Jenkins
10 42 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
11 41 (17.52%) VMware
11 41 (17.52%) Unix
11 41 (17.52%) Java
12 40 (17.09%) Security Cleared
13 38 (16.24%) SQL
14 37 (15.81%) Ansible
15 36 (15.38%) Firewall
16 35 (14.96%) Python
16 35 (14.96%) Windows Server
17 34 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
18 33 (14.10%) Docker
18 33 (14.10%) Cisco
19 30 (12.82%) Bash Shell
20 29 (12.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 29 (12.39%) Microsoft
21 27 (11.54%) Ubuntu
21 27 (11.54%) Open Source
22 26 (11.11%) Finance

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 14 (5.98%) Confluence
2 13 (5.56%) Apache
2 13 (5.56%) IIS
2 13 (5.56%) nginx
3 11 (4.70%) Tomcat
4 10 (4.27%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.85%) OpenStack
6 7 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.99%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (2.56%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.71%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.28%) Jetty
9 3 (1.28%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.85%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.43%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.43%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 42 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.84%) PaaS
3 13 (5.56%) IaaS
3 13 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (5.13%) SaaS
5 8 (3.42%) GitHub
6 5 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.28%) Office 365
9 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.85%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.85%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 36 (15.38%) Firewall
2 21 (8.97%) TCP/IP
3 18 (7.69%) DNS
4 17 (7.26%) HTTP
5 15 (6.41%) SAN
6 11 (4.70%) LAN
6 11 (4.70%) SSL
6 11 (4.70%) VPN
7 9 (3.85%) DHCP
7 9 (3.85%) WAN
7 9 (3.85%) Wireless
8 6 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (2.56%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (2.14%) MPLS
10 4 (1.71%) 4G
10 4 (1.71%) BGP
10 4 (1.71%) LDAP
10 4 (1.71%) NAS
11 3 (1.28%) INAP
11 3 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.68%) MongoDB
2 21 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 17 (7.26%) MySQL
5 13 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.85%) Big Data
8 2 (0.85%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.85%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.43%) Redis
9 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 56 (23.93%) Git (software)
2 45 (19.23%) Jenkins
3 21 (8.97%) Maven
4 15 (6.41%) JIRA
5 10 (4.27%) Selenium
6 9 (3.85%) Appium
6 9 (3.85%) Mocha
6 9 (3.85%) SonarQube
7 8 (3.42%) Vagrant
8 7 (2.99%) GitLab
8 7 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.56%) Artifactory
10 5 (2.14%) Travis CI
11 3 (1.28%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.85%) Introscope
12 2 (0.85%) Subversion
13 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.43%) Gradle
13 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 26 (11.11%) Finance
2 9 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.99%) Banking
4 6 (2.56%) Retail
5 5 (2.14%) Publishing
6 4 (1.71%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.71%) Front Office
7 3 (1.28%) Back Office
7 3 (1.28%) Legal
8 2 (0.85%) Advertising
8 2 (0.85%) Local Government
9 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.85%) Chai
1 9 (3.85%) Web Services
2 7 (2.99%) .NET
2 7 (2.99%) MCollective
2 7 (2.99%) Node.js
3 6 (2.56%) HTML
4 5 (2.14%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (2.14%) Sensu
5 4 (1.71%) Middleware
6 3 (1.28%) J2EE
6 3 (1.28%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (1.28%) SOAP
6 3 (1.28%) SPML
7 2 (0.85%) CSS
7 2 (0.85%) CSS3
7 2 (0.85%) Kafka
7 2 (0.85%) PhoneGap
7 2 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.85%) Samza
7 2 (0.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.41%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.42%) Clustering
4 7 (2.99%) Replication
5 6 (2.56%) NHS
6 5 (2.14%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.71%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.71%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.71%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (1.71%) Freedom of Information Act
7 4 (1.71%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (1.28%) CMDB
8 3 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.85%) iPhone
9 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.85%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.85%) Tandem
9 2 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 120 (51.28%) Linux
2 65 (27.78%) Windows
3 41 (17.52%) Unix
4 35 (14.96%) Windows Server
5 29 (12.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (11.54%) Ubuntu
7 24 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (8.12%) CentOS
10 15 (6.41%) Solaris
11 12 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (4.27%) Windows 7
13 7 (2.99%) CoreOS
14 5 (2.14%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.28%) AIX
15 3 (1.28%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.85%) Android
17 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (46.15%) DevOps
2 58 (24.79%) Configuration Management
3 57 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (23.93%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (23.93%) ITIL
5 27 (11.54%) Open Source
6 20 (8.55%) High Availability
6 20 (8.55%) Problem Management
6 20 (8.55%) Service Delivery
7 18 (7.69%) Scrum
7 18 (7.69%) Security Operations
8 17 (7.26%) ITIL V3
9 16 (6.84%) Build Automation
10 14 (5.98%) Change Management
10 14 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (5.98%) Web Operations
11 13 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (5.13%) Project Management
13 11 (4.70%) CRM
13 11 (4.70%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 53 (22.65%) Ruby
2 41 (17.52%) Java
3 38 (16.24%) SQL
4 35 (14.96%) Python
5 30 (12.82%) Bash Shell
6 23 (9.83%) PowerShell
7 16 (6.84%) Go
8 11 (4.70%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.85%) Perl
10 6 (2.56%) PHP
11 4 (1.71%) C
11 4 (1.71%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.28%) VBScript
13 2 (0.85%) C#
13 2 (0.85%) COBOL
13 2 (0.85%) Groovy
13 2 (0.85%) VB
14 1 (0.43%) C++
14 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (17.09%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.83%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (5.13%) CCNA
4 12 (5.13%) CCNP
5 10 (4.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (4.27%) Degree
6 8 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (2.99%) MCSE
8 5 (2.14%) MCSA
9 4 (1.71%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.28%) HNC
10 3 (1.28%) HND
11 2 (0.85%) CISSP
11 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.85%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.85%) JNCIS
11 2 (0.85%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.12%) SLA
2 9 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.85%) GPG13
3 2 (0.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) BS7799
4 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 34 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (14.10%) Docker
3 19 (8.12%) Active Directory
4 12 (5.13%) vSphere
5 10 (4.27%) VMware ESX
6 9 (3.85%) Hyper-V
7 7 (2.99%) etcd
7 7 (2.99%) flannel
8 6 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (2.14%) Ceph
9 5 (2.14%) GlusterFS
9 5 (2.14%) vCloud
9 5 (2.14%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.85%) Xen
11 1 (0.43%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.43%) LXC
11 1 (0.43%) Postfix
11 1 (0.43%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 69 (29.49%) Puppet
2 37 (15.81%) Ansible
3 20 (8.55%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (5.56%) NetBackup
4 13 (5.56%) ZABBIX
5 12 (5.13%) Kubernetes
6 10 (4.27%) logstash
6 10 (4.27%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (4.27%) Terraform
7 9 (3.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 8 (3.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 8 (3.42%) SCOM
9 7 (2.99%) Nagios
9 7 (2.99%) Simpana
10 6 (2.56%) Consul
10 6 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (2.14%) Graphite
11 5 (2.14%) Packer
11 5 (2.14%) rkt
Vendors
1 41 (17.52%) VMware
2 33 (14.10%) Cisco
3 29 (12.39%) Microsoft
4 25 (10.68%) Oracle
5 16 (6.84%) Symantec
6 15 (6.41%) CheckPoint
6 15 (6.41%) NetApp
7 13 (5.56%) Atlassian
7 13 (5.56%) HP
8 11 (4.70%) CommVault
9 10 (4.27%) Citrix
9 10 (4.27%) Veritas
10 9 (3.85%) Red Hat
11 8 (3.42%) Forcepoint
12 7 (2.99%) Juniper
13 6 (2.56%) Qualys
14 5 (2.14%) AlienVault
14 5 (2.14%) Aruba
14 5 (2.14%) EMC
14 5 (2.14%) Google
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