The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Engineer 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 Operations Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 529 527 495
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -32
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 50 39 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.079% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.085% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 18
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £356 £250
% change year-on-year
+1.75% +42.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £32.47 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.47 -
Operations Engineer
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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
46694 45811 39760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.31% 92.46% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28900 28592 23317
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1863 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 4 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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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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 +24 31 £370 +5.71% 14
North West -26 8 £350 +12.00%
South East -16 6 £375 +11.11% 6
Yorkshire -9 3 - -
South West - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £335 - 4
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Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Operations Engineer 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 Operations Engineer in their job title.

1 55 (49.55%) Cisco
2 49 (44.14%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (35.14%) Linux
4 36 (32.43%) Windows
4 36 (32.43%) CCNP
5 33 (29.73%) CCNA
6 32 (28.83%) BGP
7 31 (27.93%) MPLS
8 30 (27.03%) Juniper
9 27 (24.32%) UNIX
10 26 (23.42%) Firewall
10 26 (23.42%) Finance
11 25 (22.52%) OSPF
12 23 (20.72%) Telecoms
13 22 (19.82%) CCIE
13 22 (19.82%) VPN
13 22 (19.82%) Junos
14 21 (18.92%) HSRP
14 21 (18.92%) Ethernet
15 20 (18.02%) IPv4
15 20 (18.02%) VRRP
15 20 (18.02%) BT
15 20 (18.02%) JNCIA
16 19 (17.12%) Cisco IOS
16 19 (17.12%) BT 21CN
16 19 (17.12%) JNCIP
16 19 (17.12%) RSVP
16 19 (17.12%) L2TP
16 19 (17.12%) CCIP
16 19 (17.12%) IPv6

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Operations Engineer 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 Operations Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (11.71%) IIS
2 12 (10.81%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.21%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.70%) Apache
5 3 (2.70%) nginx
5 3 (2.70%) CMS
5 3 (2.70%) Lync
6 2 (1.80%) Node.js
6 2 (1.80%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.80%) Jetty
6 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Office
1 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.80%) Office 365
4 2 (1.80%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.90%) PaaS
5 1 (0.90%) Route 53
5 1 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 32 (28.83%) BGP
2 31 (27.93%) MPLS
3 26 (23.42%) Firewall
4 25 (22.52%) OSPF
5 22 (19.82%) VPN
5 22 (19.82%) Junos
6 21 (18.92%) HSRP
6 21 (18.92%) Ethernet
7 20 (18.02%) IPv4
7 20 (18.02%) VRRP
8 19 (17.12%) Cisco IOS
8 19 (17.12%) BT 21CN
8 19 (17.12%) RSVP
8 19 (17.12%) L2TP
8 19 (17.12%) IPv6
8 19 (17.12%) Broadband
8 19 (17.12%) IOS XR
9 18 (16.22%) HTTP
10 17 (15.32%) DNS
11 16 (14.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) MySQL
2 7 (6.31%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.80%) Redis
5 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.90%) DB2
6 1 (0.90%) OLTP
6 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.90%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.60%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.70%) Subversion
4 1 (0.90%) Maven
General
1 26 (23.42%) Finance
2 23 (20.72%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.01%) Banking
4 9 (8.11%) Games
5 7 (6.31%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.60%) Back Office
7 3 (2.70%) Military
7 3 (2.70%) Retail
7 3 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) Web Services
2 4 (3.60%) JSP
3 2 (1.80%) HTML
3 2 (1.80%) XML
3 2 (1.80%) CSS
3 2 (1.80%) Servlets
3 2 (1.80%) .NET
3 2 (1.80%) J2EE
4 1 (0.90%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) Streaming Video
1 9 (8.11%) iPhone
1 9 (8.11%) iPad
2 8 (7.21%) Open Source
3 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.80%) CMDB
5 2 (1.80%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.80%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.80%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.90%) RIA
6 1 (0.90%) Replication
6 1 (0.90%) Clustering
6 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (35.14%) Linux
2 36 (32.43%) Windows
3 27 (24.32%) UNIX
4 9 (8.11%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.41%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.50%) Solaris
7 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.90%) zOS
9 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.90%) CentOS
9 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.22%) Load Balancing
2 15 (13.51%) DevOps
3 14 (12.61%) Mentoring
3 14 (12.61%) Incident Management
4 10 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (9.01%) Configuration Management
4 10 (9.01%) Service Management
4 10 (9.01%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (8.11%) ITIL
6 8 (7.21%) Network Management
6 8 (7.21%) Change Management
7 7 (6.31%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.31%) CRM
7 7 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (6.31%) Business Continuity
8 5 (4.50%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.50%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.60%) ITSM
9 4 (3.60%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.51%) SQL
2 10 (9.01%) Python
3 7 (6.31%) Perl
3 7 (6.31%) Java
4 6 (5.41%) Ruby
5 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.80%) PHP
7 1 (0.90%) JCL
7 1 (0.90%) REXX
7 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.90%) C
7 1 (0.90%) C++
7 1 (0.90%) Go
Qualifications
1 49 (44.14%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (32.43%) CCNP
3 33 (29.73%) CCNA
4 22 (19.82%) CCIE
5 20 (18.02%) JNCIA
6 19 (17.12%) JNCIP
6 19 (17.12%) CCIP
7 14 (12.61%) Security Cleared
8 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (7.21%) MCSE
10 6 (5.41%) DV Cleared
11 5 (4.50%) Degree
12 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (1.80%) CCVP
13 2 (1.80%) MCSA
13 2 (1.80%) MCP
14 1 (0.90%) CISSP
14 1 (0.90%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.90%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (15.32%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.50%) Xen
4 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.90%) Firmware
5 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.90%) NFS
5 1 (0.90%) XenApp
5 1 (0.90%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.90%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.90%) NLBS
5 1 (0.90%) Samba
5 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.90%) iptables
Systems Management
1 17 (15.32%) Puppet
2 16 (14.41%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (3.60%) SCCM
4 4 (3.60%) Control-M
5 3 (2.70%) SCOM
5 3 (2.70%) Salt
5 3 (2.70%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (2.70%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.80%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.80%) Ansible
6 2 (1.80%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.80%) Nagios
7 1 (0.90%) MOM
7 1 (0.90%) Netcool
7 1 (0.90%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.90%) OpenView
7 1 (0.90%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.90%) WSUS
7 1 (0.90%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 55 (49.55%) Cisco
2 30 (27.03%) Juniper
3 20 (18.02%) BT
4 15 (13.51%) VMware
5 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
6 11 (9.91%) F5
7 9 (8.11%) Barracuda Networks
8 8 (7.21%) Citrix
9 7 (6.31%) CheckPoint
9 7 (6.31%) SolarWinds
10 6 (5.41%) Oracle
10 6 (5.41%) BMC
10 6 (5.41%) HP
11 5 (4.50%) CA
11 5 (4.50%) Splunk
12 3 (2.70%) Websense
13 2 (1.80%) Aruba
13 2 (1.80%) Rackspace
13 2 (1.80%) SevOne
13 2 (1.80%) Ciena
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