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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 461 501 488
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 146 113 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 88 103
Median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £406 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 £41.61 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.46% +137.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.46 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.65% +73.83%
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
43325 47890 48206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.48% 94.89% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30970 31019
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1866 2032
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Operations Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 9 December 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 47 £500 +17.64% 13
North East +2 30 £340 -32.00% 1
North West +30 29 £344 +5.76% 1
South East +34 13 £400 +21.21% 2
East of England +1 11 £350 -31.70%
West Midlands - 7 £401 - 3
South West +13 6 £375 -6.25%
Yorkshire +10 2 £431 -1.42% 2
East Midlands -4 1 £300 -15.78%
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 135 (51.33%) DevOps
2 118 (44.87%) Linux
3 101 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (34.60%) ITIL
5 66 (25.10%) Puppet
6 64 (24.33%) Windows
7 53 (20.15%) Amazon AWS
8 51 (19.39%) Unix
8 51 (19.39%) Change Management
9 50 (19.01%) Service Management
9 50 (19.01%) Python
10 47 (17.87%) Open Source
10 47 (17.87%) Security Cleared
11 45 (17.11%) PaaS
12 42 (15.97%) Cisco
13 40 (15.21%) ITSM
14 39 (14.83%) Firewall
14 39 (14.83%) Configuration Management
15 38 (14.45%) SaaS
15 38 (14.45%) IaaS
16 36 (13.69%) Docker
17 34 (12.93%) Opscode Chef
18 33 (12.55%) Java
18 33 (12.55%) Oracle
19 32 (12.17%) Microsoft
19 32 (12.17%) Problem Management
20 31 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
20 31 (11.79%) Jenkins
20 31 (11.79%) Finance
21 30 (11.41%) VMware

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 23 (8.75%) WebSphere
2 18 (6.84%) Confluence
3 12 (4.56%) Apache
4 10 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (3.04%) IIS
5 8 (3.04%) nginx
6 5 (1.90%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.90%) JBoss
6 5 (1.90%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.90%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (1.52%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.76%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.76%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.38%) FileNet
10 1 (0.38%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.38%) WildFly
Applications
1 20 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.76%) MS Office
4 1 (0.38%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 53 (20.15%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (17.11%) PaaS
3 38 (14.45%) IaaS
3 38 (14.45%) SaaS
4 24 (9.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (4.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (4.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (2.28%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.28%) GitHub
8 5 (1.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.14%) AWS CloudTrail
10 3 (1.14%) CloudFront
10 3 (1.14%) Office 365
11 2 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.76%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 39 (14.83%) Firewall
2 17 (6.46%) DNS
3 16 (6.08%) HTTP
3 16 (6.08%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.18%) DHCP
4 11 (4.18%) SSL
5 10 (3.80%) Internet
5 10 (3.80%) VPN
6 8 (3.04%) VLAN
7 7 (2.66%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (2.28%) LAN
8 6 (2.28%) VoIP
9 5 (1.90%) IPsec
9 5 (1.90%) Network Security
9 5 (1.90%) WAN
10 4 (1.52%) Ethernet
10 4 (1.52%) HSRP
10 4 (1.52%) SAN
11 3 (1.14%) ICMP
11 3 (1.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (4.18%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (4.18%) MySQL
3 9 (3.42%) Hadoop
3 9 (3.42%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.66%) Big Data
4 7 (2.66%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.66%) SAP HANA
5 4 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (1.52%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.52%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.14%) DB2
6 3 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.76%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.76%) HBase
7 2 (0.76%) Impala
7 2 (0.76%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 31 (11.79%) Jenkins
2 25 (9.51%) Git (software)
3 24 (9.13%) JIRA
4 6 (2.28%) Maven
4 6 (2.28%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (1.52%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.52%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.14%) Subversion
7 2 (0.76%) Ant
7 2 (0.76%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.76%) GitLab
7 2 (0.76%) Gradle
7 2 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.76%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.38%) CA Gen
8 1 (0.38%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.38%) Selenium
8 1 (0.38%) Travis CI
General
1 31 (11.79%) Finance
2 8 (3.04%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.66%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.28%) Legal
5 4 (1.52%) Electronics
5 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.52%) Marketing
5 4 (1.52%) Publishing
6 3 (1.14%) Banking
6 3 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.14%) Retail
7 2 (0.76%) Front Office
7 2 (0.76%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.42%) .NET
1 9 (3.42%) Web Services
2 8 (3.04%) ELK Stack
2 8 (3.04%) HTML
3 7 (2.66%) Kafka
4 6 (2.28%) CSS
4 6 (2.28%) Django
4 6 (2.28%) LAMP
4 6 (2.28%) LAPP Stack
4 6 (2.28%) Middleware
5 5 (1.90%) boto
5 5 (1.90%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (1.52%) Node.js
6 4 (1.52%) Servlets
7 3 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.76%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.76%) Samza
8 2 (0.76%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.76%) XML
9 1 (0.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.32%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.32%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.94%) Tandem
4 8 (3.04%) User Experience
5 7 (2.66%) Clustering
5 7 (2.66%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.90%) NHS
7 4 (1.52%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.14%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.14%) Statistics
9 2 (0.76%) AS400
9 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.76%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.76%) Wiki
10 1 (0.38%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.38%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.38%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.38%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 118 (44.87%) Linux
2 64 (24.33%) Windows
3 51 (19.39%) Unix
4 26 (9.89%) Windows Server
5 24 (9.13%) AIX
6 22 (8.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (7.22%) Windows 2000
7 19 (7.22%) Windows XP
8 13 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (4.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (3.80%) Ubuntu
10 10 (3.80%) Windows 7
10 10 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (2.66%) CentOS
12 3 (1.14%) Debian
12 3 (1.14%) HPUX
13 2 (0.76%) MVS
13 2 (0.76%) SUSE
13 2 (0.76%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (51.33%) DevOps
2 101 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (34.60%) ITIL
4 51 (19.39%) Change Management
5 50 (19.01%) Service Management
6 47 (17.87%) Open Source
7 40 (15.21%) ITSM
8 39 (14.83%) Configuration Management
9 32 (12.17%) Problem Management
10 31 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (11.41%) PRINCE2
12 29 (11.03%) Service Delivery
13 25 (9.51%) Web Operations
14 24 (9.13%) High Availability
14 24 (9.13%) Release Management
15 22 (8.37%) Data Management
16 20 (7.60%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (7.22%) Capacity Planning
18 18 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
19 17 (6.46%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 50 (19.01%) Python
2 33 (12.55%) Java
3 29 (11.03%) Ruby
4 22 (8.37%) Bash Shell
5 15 (5.70%) SQL
6 14 (5.32%) Perl
7 13 (4.94%) PHP
8 9 (3.42%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.04%) Go
10 7 (2.66%) JavaScript
11 6 (2.28%) C#
11 6 (2.28%) Scala
12 5 (1.90%) C
13 3 (1.14%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.38%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.38%) R
14 1 (0.38%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 47 (17.87%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.13%) SC Cleared
3 23 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (4.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 13 (4.94%) CCNA
5 9 (3.42%) DV Cleared
5 9 (3.42%) MCP
6 8 (3.04%) CCNP
6 8 (3.04%) MCSE
6 8 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (2.66%) Check Point Certification
8 6 (2.28%) Degree
8 6 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.28%) MCSA
9 4 (1.52%) HNC
10 3 (1.14%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.14%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.76%) GCIH
11 2 (0.76%) GIAC
11 2 (0.76%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.27%) SLA
2 9 (3.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.14%) QA
4 1 (0.38%) GCP
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (13.69%) Docker
2 19 (7.22%) Virtual Machines
2 19 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.32%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.04%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (2.66%) Firmware
6 5 (1.90%) FreeRADIUS
7 4 (1.52%) GFS2
7 4 (1.52%) GlusterFS
7 4 (1.52%) OCFS2
7 4 (1.52%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.76%) etcd
9 2 (0.76%) flannel
9 2 (0.76%) vSphere
10 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.38%) HDFS
10 1 (0.38%) Varnish
10 1 (0.38%) vCloud
10 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 66 (25.10%) Puppet
2 34 (12.93%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (10.27%) Ansible
4 19 (7.22%) Terraform
5 10 (3.80%) Salt
6 9 (3.42%) Kubernetes
6 9 (3.42%) logstash
7 7 (2.66%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (2.66%) Kibana
7 7 (2.66%) Nagios
7 7 (2.66%) NetBackup
8 6 (2.28%) SCCM
9 4 (1.52%) CFEngine
9 4 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (1.52%) SCOM
9 4 (1.52%) SELinux
10 3 (1.14%) Mesos
10 3 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (1.14%) WSUS
10 3 (1.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 42 (15.97%) Cisco
2 33 (12.55%) Oracle
3 32 (12.17%) Microsoft
4 30 (11.41%) VMware
5 19 (7.22%) Red Hat
6 13 (4.94%) SAP
7 11 (4.18%) EMC
8 9 (3.42%) CheckPoint
8 9 (3.42%) SaltStack
9 7 (2.66%) HP
9 7 (2.66%) NetApp
9 7 (2.66%) Qualys
10 6 (2.28%) Atlassian
10 6 (2.28%) F5
11 5 (1.90%) Forcepoint
11 5 (1.90%) Sophos
12 4 (1.52%) IBM
12 4 (1.52%) Informatica
12 4 (1.52%) Splunk
12 4 (1.52%) Symantec
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