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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 499 505 510
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 130 101 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 77 50
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 £283 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £520 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £318 £450
% change year-on-year
+25.98% -29.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £32.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.47
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
47514 46808 45430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.72% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31391 29406 28519
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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1352 1865 1936
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +15 63 £425 -5.55% 15
Yorkshire +19 22 £425 +6.25% 4
South East -12 17 £400 -27.27% 11
East of England -5 8 £325 +85.71%
South West -7 6 £350 -12.50% 2
North East - 5 £318 - 1
North West -15 4 £470 +34.28% 1
East Midlands - 4 £280 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £463 - 2
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 127 (58.80%) Linux
2 111 (51.39%) DevOps
3 81 (37.50%) Puppet
4 76 (35.19%) Configuration Management
5 70 (32.41%) Git (software)
6 68 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
6 68 (31.48%) Ruby
7 61 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (28.24%) VMware
8 59 (27.31%) Windows
9 57 (26.39%) Java
10 55 (25.46%) Jenkins
11 53 (24.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 47 (21.76%) Bash Shell
13 44 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
13 44 (20.37%) Ansible
14 39 (18.06%) Security Cleared
14 39 (18.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 39 (18.06%) Ubuntu
15 37 (17.13%) ITIL
16 36 (16.67%) SQL
17 34 (15.74%) Docker
18 33 (15.28%) Unix
19 32 (14.81%) Python
19 32 (14.81%) CentOS
20 31 (14.35%) Cisco
20 31 (14.35%) Maven
21 30 (13.89%) Scrum
21 30 (13.89%) Microsoft
22 29 (13.43%) Firewall

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 18 (8.33%) Confluence
2 16 (7.41%) Apache
2 16 (7.41%) OpenStack
2 16 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 15 (6.94%) IIS
3 15 (6.94%) nginx
4 10 (4.63%) SharePoint
5 9 (4.17%) Node.js
6 7 (3.24%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.78%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.31%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (2.31%) Jetty
9 4 (1.85%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.85%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle 10gAS
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.93%) PowerExchange
10 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.46%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 44 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.63%) GitHub
4 5 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.31%) IaaS
5 4 (1.85%) PaaS
5 4 (1.85%) SaaS
6 3 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.39%) Office 365
7 2 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.93%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.93%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.46%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.46%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.46%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.43%) Firewall
2 25 (11.57%) TCP/IP
3 20 (9.26%) DNS
3 20 (9.26%) HTTP
4 16 (7.41%) SAN
5 15 (6.94%) SSL
6 11 (5.09%) LAN
6 11 (5.09%) VPN
7 10 (4.63%) DHCP
8 9 (4.17%) WAN
8 9 (4.17%) Wireless
9 6 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (2.78%) Cisco Wireless
9 6 (2.78%) LDAP
10 5 (2.31%) FTP
10 5 (2.31%) MPLS
11 4 (1.85%) BGP
11 4 (1.85%) IPsec
11 4 (1.85%) NAS
12 3 (1.39%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 20 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (8.33%) MySQL
3 18 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 13 (6.02%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.46%) Big Data
7 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.46%) Informix
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.46%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.46%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 70 (32.41%) Git (software)
2 55 (25.46%) Jenkins
3 31 (14.35%) Maven
4 19 (8.80%) JIRA
5 16 (7.41%) Appium
5 16 (7.41%) Mocha
5 16 (7.41%) Selenium
5 16 (7.41%) SonarQube
6 9 (4.17%) GitLab
6 9 (4.17%) Vagrant
7 7 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.24%) Travis CI
8 5 (2.31%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.93%) Introscope
9 2 (0.93%) Log4j
9 2 (0.93%) Subversion
9 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.46%) MSI
10 1 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (12.96%) Finance
2 9 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.70%) Banking
4 6 (2.78%) Retail
5 4 (1.85%) Advertising
5 4 (1.85%) Back Office
5 4 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.85%) Publishing
6 3 (1.39%) Front Office
6 3 (1.39%) Legal
7 2 (0.93%) Local Government
8 1 (0.46%) Games
8 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Military
8 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.41%) Chai
2 13 (6.02%) Web Services
3 12 (5.56%) MCollective
4 8 (3.70%) .NET
5 6 (2.78%) J2EE
6 5 (2.31%) HTML
6 5 (2.31%) Sensu
7 4 (1.85%) Servlets
8 3 (1.39%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (1.39%) Middleware
8 3 (1.39%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (1.39%) SOAP
8 3 (1.39%) SPML
9 2 (0.93%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.93%) CSS
9 2 (0.93%) CSS3
9 2 (0.93%) PhoneGap
9 2 (0.93%) ZeroMQ
10 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.46%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.17%) Clustering
3 8 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.78%) Replication
6 5 (2.31%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.31%) NHS
7 4 (1.85%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.85%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.85%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (1.85%) Freedom of Information Act
7 4 (1.85%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (1.39%) CMDB
8 3 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.39%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.93%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.93%) iPhone
9 2 (0.93%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.93%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.46%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 127 (58.80%) Linux
2 59 (27.31%) Windows
3 39 (18.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 39 (18.06%) Ubuntu
4 33 (15.28%) Unix
5 32 (14.81%) CentOS
6 29 (13.43%) Windows Server
7 22 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (6.48%) Solaris
10 12 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (4.63%) Windows 7
12 7 (3.24%) CoreOS
13 3 (1.39%) AIX
13 3 (1.39%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.39%) VMS
13 3 (1.39%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (51.39%) DevOps
2 76 (35.19%) Configuration Management
3 68 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (17.13%) ITIL
6 30 (13.89%) Scrum
7 28 (12.96%) Build Automation
8 20 (9.26%) Open Source
9 19 (8.80%) High Availability
10 18 (8.33%) Service Delivery
11 15 (6.94%) Security Operations
12 13 (6.02%) Web Operations
13 12 (5.56%) Project Management
14 11 (5.09%) Automated Testing
14 11 (5.09%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (5.09%) ITIL V3
14 11 (5.09%) Problem Management
15 10 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (4.63%) CRM
16 9 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 68 (31.48%) Ruby
2 57 (26.39%) Java
3 47 (21.76%) Bash Shell
4 36 (16.67%) SQL
5 32 (14.81%) Python
6 21 (9.72%) PowerShell
7 15 (6.94%) Go
8 10 (4.63%) Perl
9 8 (3.70%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.85%) C
10 4 (1.85%) Groovy
11 3 (1.39%) PHP
12 2 (0.93%) COBOL
12 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.93%) VB
12 2 (0.93%) VBScript
13 1 (0.46%) C#
Qualifications
1 39 (18.06%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (5.09%) CCNA
5 10 (4.63%) CCNP
5 10 (4.63%) Degree
6 7 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.78%) MCSE
8 5 (2.31%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (2.31%) MCSA
9 4 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.39%) HNC
10 3 (1.39%) HND
11 2 (0.93%) CISM
11 2 (0.93%) CISSP
11 2 (0.93%) IISP
11 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.93%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.93%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.46%) GCFE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.87%) SLA
2 6 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.93%) GPG13
3 2 (0.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) BS7799
4 1 (0.46%) JSP 440
System Software
1 53 (24.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (15.74%) Docker
3 25 (11.57%) vSphere
4 21 (9.72%) Active Directory
5 13 (6.02%) VMware ESX
6 8 (3.70%) Hyper-V
7 7 (3.24%) etcd
7 7 (3.24%) flannel
7 7 (3.24%) GlusterFS
8 5 (2.31%) Ceph
8 5 (2.31%) vCloud
9 4 (1.85%) Xen
10 3 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.93%) Firmware
11 2 (0.93%) GFS2
11 2 (0.93%) OCFS2
12 1 (0.46%) Dovecot
12 1 (0.46%) Postfix
12 1 (0.46%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.46%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 81 (37.50%) Puppet
2 44 (20.37%) Ansible
3 22 (10.19%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (7.87%) ZABBIX
5 10 (4.63%) Kubernetes
5 10 (4.63%) logstash
5 10 (4.63%) Nagios
5 10 (4.63%) NetBackup
5 10 (4.63%) Oracle RMAN
6 9 (4.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 8 (3.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 7 (3.24%) SCOM
8 7 (3.24%) Terraform
9 6 (2.78%) Graphite
9 6 (2.78%) SELinux
10 5 (2.31%) HAProxy
10 5 (2.31%) Icinga
10 5 (2.31%) Packer
10 5 (2.31%) Simpana
11 4 (1.85%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 61 (28.24%) VMware
2 31 (14.35%) Cisco
3 30 (13.89%) Microsoft
4 24 (11.11%) Oracle
5 18 (8.33%) Atlassian
6 16 (7.41%) NetApp
7 13 (6.02%) Symantec
8 12 (5.56%) HP
9 11 (5.09%) CheckPoint
10 10 (4.63%) Veritas
11 9 (4.17%) Citrix
11 9 (4.17%) CommVault
12 8 (3.70%) Forcepoint
13 7 (3.24%) Red Hat
14 6 (2.78%) Juniper
15 5 (2.31%) AlienVault
15 5 (2.31%) Aruba
15 5 (2.31%) Google
15 5 (2.31%) hybris
16 4 (1.85%) ServiceNow
Bromley, Kent
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