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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Engineer
UK / England
Rank 440 498 445
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -53
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 131 94 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 76 101
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 £313 £355 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £41.00 £45.31 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +158.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.31 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.50% +81.22%

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
38632 44173 43901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25327 28502 28056
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1597 1772
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -2 40 £480 +12.94% 17
North East +21 37 £335 -33.00% 1
North West +46 22 £350 +7.69% 1
East of England +6 15 £370 -32.72% 1
South East +20 7 £456 - 3
South West +13 4 £393 -1.87% 1
West Midlands - 3 £450 - 1
East Midlands +4 2 £293 +11.42%
Yorkshire +3 1 £313 -30.55% 2
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 116 (47.74%) DevOps
2 100 (41.15%) ITIL
3 98 (40.33%) Linux
4 86 (35.39%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (27.98%) Windows
6 60 (24.69%) Change Management
7 56 (23.05%) Puppet
8 54 (22.22%) Open Source
9 53 (21.81%) Service Management
10 48 (19.75%) Python
11 46 (18.93%) Security Cleared
12 44 (18.11%) ITSM
13 42 (17.28%) PaaS
13 42 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
14 40 (16.46%) IaaS
14 40 (16.46%) Unix
15 39 (16.05%) Cisco
15 39 (16.05%) SaaS
16 38 (15.64%) Configuration Management
17 37 (15.23%) Data Management
17 37 (15.23%) Microsoft
17 37 (15.23%) Problem Management
18 36 (14.81%) VMware
19 35 (14.40%) Opscode Chef
20 32 (13.17%) Service Delivery
20 32 (13.17%) Finance
20 32 (13.17%) SLA
21 30 (12.35%) PRINCE2
22 29 (11.93%) Java
22 29 (11.93%) Release Management

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 25 (10.29%) WebSphere
2 15 (6.17%) IIS
3 11 (4.53%) Confluence
3 11 (4.53%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.12%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (3.70%) Apache
6 8 (3.29%) nginx
7 7 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (2.47%) Apache Spark
9 5 (2.06%) JBoss
9 5 (2.06%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.65%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.82%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.82%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.41%) FileNet
12 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.41%) WildFly
Applications
1 24 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 42 (17.28%) Amazon AWS
1 42 (17.28%) PaaS
2 40 (16.46%) IaaS
3 39 (16.05%) SaaS
4 26 (10.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (6.17%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (4.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 10 (4.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (2.88%) Amazon S3
9 6 (2.47%) GitHub
10 5 (2.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (1.23%) AWS CloudTrail
11 3 (1.23%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.82%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.82%) Office 365
12 2 (0.82%) Route 53
13 1 (0.41%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.11%) Firewall
2 22 (9.05%) DNS
3 19 (7.82%) TCP/IP
4 18 (7.41%) HTTP
5 11 (4.53%) SSL
6 10 (4.12%) DHCP
6 10 (4.12%) VPN
7 9 (3.70%) Internet
8 7 (2.88%) VLAN
9 6 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (2.06%) IPsec
10 5 (2.06%) LAN
10 5 (2.06%) SAN
10 5 (2.06%) VoIP
11 4 (1.65%) BGP
11 4 (1.65%) WAN
12 3 (1.23%) Ethernet
12 3 (1.23%) ICMP
12 3 (1.23%) LDAP
12 3 (1.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.35%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (3.70%) Big Data
3 9 (3.70%) MySQL
3 9 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.88%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.88%) SAP HANA
5 5 (2.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (2.06%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.06%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.65%) DB2
6 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.65%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.23%) Apache Hive
7 3 (1.23%) Impala
7 3 (1.23%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 26 (10.70%) Jenkins
2 19 (7.82%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.17%) JIRA
4 7 (2.88%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (2.47%) Maven
6 5 (2.06%) Subversion
6 5 (2.06%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.82%) Ant
8 2 (0.82%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.82%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.82%) GitLab
8 2 (0.82%) Gradle
8 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.41%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.41%) JUnit
9 1 (0.41%) PVCS
9 1 (0.41%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (13.17%) Finance
2 9 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.47%) Legal
4 5 (2.06%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.65%) Electronics
5 4 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.65%) Marketing
6 3 (1.23%) Retail
7 2 (0.82%) Banking
7 2 (0.82%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) Front Office
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.12%) Web Services
2 8 (3.29%) ELK Stack
3 7 (2.88%) LAMP
4 6 (2.47%) Django
4 6 (2.47%) Middleware
5 5 (2.06%) .NET
5 5 (2.06%) boto
5 5 (2.06%) CSS
5 5 (2.06%) HTML
5 5 (2.06%) Kafka
5 5 (2.06%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (2.06%) LEMP Stack
5 5 (2.06%) Node.js
6 4 (1.65%) Software Packaging
7 3 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.82%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.82%) Apache Avro
8 2 (0.82%) J2EE
8 2 (0.82%) Spring
8 2 (0.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.76%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.76%) Tandem
3 12 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.47%) Clustering
4 6 (2.47%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.06%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.06%) User Experience
6 3 (1.23%) NHS
6 3 (1.23%) Statistics
7 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.82%) Wiki
8 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.41%) CMDB
8 1 (0.41%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.41%) DataPower
8 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.41%) RIA
8 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 98 (40.33%) Linux
2 68 (27.98%) Windows
3 40 (16.46%) Unix
4 26 (10.70%) AIX
5 21 (8.64%) Windows 2000
5 21 (8.64%) Windows XP
6 20 (8.23%) Windows Server
7 19 (7.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (7.00%) Windows 7
9 13 (5.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (3.70%) VME
10 9 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (3.29%) Ubuntu
12 5 (2.06%) CentOS
13 3 (1.23%) Debian
13 3 (1.23%) HPUX
13 3 (1.23%) MVS
14 2 (0.82%) SUSE
14 2 (0.82%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (47.74%) DevOps
2 100 (41.15%) ITIL
3 86 (35.39%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (24.69%) Change Management
5 54 (22.22%) Open Source
6 53 (21.81%) Service Management
7 44 (18.11%) ITSM
8 38 (15.64%) Configuration Management
9 37 (15.23%) Data Management
9 37 (15.23%) Problem Management
10 32 (13.17%) Service Delivery
11 30 (12.35%) PRINCE2
12 29 (11.93%) Release Management
13 28 (11.52%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (9.05%) Capacity Planning
15 20 (8.23%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (8.23%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 19 (7.82%) Disaster Recovery
16 19 (7.82%) High Availability
17 17 (7.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 48 (19.75%) Python
2 29 (11.93%) Java
3 25 (10.29%) Ruby
4 18 (7.41%) Bash Shell
4 18 (7.41%) SQL
5 15 (6.17%) Perl
6 10 (4.12%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.70%) PHP
8 7 (2.88%) C
9 6 (2.47%) Scala
10 5 (2.06%) Go
11 4 (1.65%) C#
12 3 (1.23%) COBOL
12 3 (1.23%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.41%) R
14 1 (0.41%) Uniface
14 1 (0.41%) VB
14 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (18.93%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.88%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (4.94%) CCNA
5 11 (4.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (3.29%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.88%) CCNP
7 7 (2.88%) MCP
8 6 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.47%) MCSA
8 6 (2.47%) MCSE
8 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.65%) Degree
9 4 (1.65%) HNC
10 3 (1.23%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.23%) AWS Certification
10 3 (1.23%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (0.82%) CCIE
11 2 (0.82%) GCIH
11 2 (0.82%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.17%) SLA
2 11 (4.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.23%) QA
4 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (11.52%) Docker
2 27 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.76%) Active Directory
4 13 (5.35%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (4.94%) VMware ESX
6 10 (4.12%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (2.88%) Firmware
8 5 (2.06%) FreeRADIUS
8 5 (2.06%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.65%) GFS2
9 4 (1.65%) GlusterFS
9 4 (1.65%) OCFS2
10 3 (1.23%) vSphere
11 1 (0.41%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.41%) SRDF
11 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (23.05%) Puppet
2 35 (14.40%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (11.11%) Ansible
4 12 (4.94%) Terraform
5 8 (3.29%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (2.88%) logstash
6 7 (2.88%) Salt
7 6 (2.47%) Kibana
7 6 (2.47%) Nagios
7 6 (2.47%) SCCM
8 5 (2.06%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.65%) CFEngine
9 4 (1.65%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (1.65%) SELinux
10 3 (1.23%) Kubernetes
10 3 (1.23%) SCOM
10 3 (1.23%) WSUS
11 2 (0.82%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 39 (16.05%) Cisco
2 37 (15.23%) Microsoft
3 36 (14.81%) VMware
4 21 (8.64%) Oracle
5 16 (6.58%) Red Hat
6 12 (4.94%) Avaya
6 12 (4.94%) EMC
7 11 (4.53%) SAP
8 9 (3.70%) Epicor
9 7 (2.88%) NetApp
9 7 (2.88%) SaltStack
10 6 (2.47%) F5
10 6 (2.47%) ICL
10 6 (2.47%) Splunk
11 5 (2.06%) Atlassian
11 5 (2.06%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.06%) Forcepoint
11 5 (2.06%) Sophos
12 4 (1.65%) Fujitsu
12 4 (1.65%) ServiceNow
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