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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 506 552 521
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -31
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 120 99 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 53 39
Median daily rate £401 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.93% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £325 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £463 £369
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +25.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 £24.00 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.06% -0.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £27.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year
+35.18% +11.94%
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
46540 50073 48926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30705 32541 30337
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1918 1984
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +11 55 £470 +10.58% 12
North West +28 14 £350 -24.32%
East of England +18 10 £180 -47.05% 3
West Midlands - 10 £388 - 4
South East +20 9 £425 +9.67% 5
North East -17 8 £350 +12.90% 1
South West +2 7 £425 -8.10% 2
Yorkshire +1 4 £288 -42.50%
East Midlands -7 3 £410 - 1
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 (48.78%) Linux
2 114 (46.34%) DevOps
3 70 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (27.24%) Puppet
5 61 (24.80%) Windows
6 57 (23.17%) ITIL
7 48 (19.51%) Python
7 48 (19.51%) Firewall
8 42 (17.07%) Configuration Management
8 42 (17.07%) Unix
8 42 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
9 39 (15.85%) Git (software)
10 38 (15.45%) Cisco
11 37 (15.04%) Security Cleared
12 36 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (14.23%) Ruby
14 33 (13.41%) Docker
14 33 (13.41%) Windows Server
15 32 (13.01%) Jenkins
15 32 (13.01%) Finance
16 31 (12.60%) Web Operations
17 30 (12.20%) VMware
17 30 (12.20%) Open Source
18 29 (11.79%) Java
19 28 (11.38%) High Availability
20 26 (10.57%) Oracle
21 25 (10.16%) Service Delivery
21 25 (10.16%) Change Management
22 24 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
22 24 (9.76%) Bash Shell

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 (5.69%) Confluence
2 11 (4.47%) Apache
3 8 (3.25%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (3.25%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.85%) IIS
5 6 (2.44%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.63%) nginx
7 3 (1.22%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.22%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.22%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.81%) JBoss
8 2 (0.81%) Jetty
8 2 (0.81%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.41%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.41%) FileNet
9 1 (0.41%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.41%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 42 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (9.35%) PaaS
3 19 (7.72%) IaaS
3 19 (7.72%) SaaS
4 17 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (3.66%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.44%) GitHub
8 3 (1.22%) Office 365
8 3 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.81%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.41%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.41%) HP Helion
10 1 (0.41%) Route 53
10 1 (0.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 48 (19.51%) Firewall
2 21 (8.54%) TCP/IP
3 15 (6.10%) HTTP
4 14 (5.69%) LAN
5 13 (5.28%) SSL
6 10 (4.07%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (4.07%) WAN
6 10 (4.07%) Wireless
7 9 (3.66%) DNS
7 9 (3.66%) SAN
7 9 (3.66%) VPN
8 6 (2.44%) Cisco Wireless
8 6 (2.44%) Internet
8 6 (2.44%) VLAN
9 5 (2.03%) LDAP
9 5 (2.03%) Network Security
9 5 (2.03%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (1.63%) DHCP
10 4 (1.63%) FTP
10 4 (1.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.10%) MySQL
2 14 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (5.28%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.66%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.25%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.44%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.63%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.81%) Big Data
9 2 (0.81%) HBase
9 2 (0.81%) OLAP
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.81%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.81%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 39 (15.85%) Git (software)
2 32 (13.01%) Jenkins
3 17 (6.91%) JIRA
4 8 (3.25%) Vagrant
5 5 (2.03%) Maven
6 4 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.22%) Artifactory
7 3 (1.22%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.22%) GitLab
7 3 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.22%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.81%) Ant
8 2 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.81%) Gradle
8 2 (0.81%) Subversion
9 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.41%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.41%) MSI
9 1 (0.41%) Selenium
9 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (13.01%) Finance
2 11 (4.47%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.85%) Financial Institution
3 7 (2.85%) Legal
3 7 (2.85%) Retail
4 5 (2.03%) Banking
4 5 (2.03%) Front Office
4 5 (2.03%) Publishing
5 4 (1.63%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.22%) Back Office
6 3 (1.22%) Electronics
6 3 (1.22%) Local Government
6 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.22%) Marketing
7 2 (0.81%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.07%) HTML
2 9 (3.66%) .NET
3 7 (2.85%) Web Services
4 6 (2.44%) ELK Stack
4 6 (2.44%) Kafka
5 5 (2.03%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (2.03%) Servlets
6 4 (1.63%) CSS
6 4 (1.63%) Django
6 4 (1.63%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (1.63%) Middleware
6 4 (1.63%) SOAP
7 3 (1.22%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (1.22%) boto
7 3 (1.22%) J2EE
7 3 (1.22%) Samza
7 3 (1.22%) SPML
8 2 (0.81%) LAMP
8 2 (0.81%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.41%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.69%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.47%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.85%) Replication
4 6 (2.44%) Clustering
4 6 (2.44%) Hedge funds
4 6 (2.44%) NHS
5 5 (2.03%) VCE vBlock
6 4 (1.63%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.63%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.63%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.63%) User Experience
7 3 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.22%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.22%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.81%) CMDB
8 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.81%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.81%) Statistics
8 2 (0.81%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 120 (48.78%) Linux
2 61 (24.80%) Windows
3 42 (17.07%) Unix
4 33 (13.41%) Windows Server
5 23 (9.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (6.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (5.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (4.88%) Ubuntu
9 8 (3.25%) CentOS
10 6 (2.44%) Solaris
10 6 (2.44%) Windows 7
11 5 (2.03%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.63%) AIX
13 3 (1.22%) CoreOS
13 3 (1.22%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.81%) Debian
14 2 (0.81%) HPUX
14 2 (0.81%) SUSE
15 1 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (46.34%) DevOps
2 70 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (23.17%) ITIL
4 42 (17.07%) Configuration Management
5 36 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (12.60%) Web Operations
7 30 (12.20%) Open Source
8 28 (11.38%) High Availability
9 25 (10.16%) Change Management
9 25 (10.16%) Service Delivery
10 22 (8.94%) Service Management
11 20 (8.13%) ITSM
12 19 (7.72%) Disaster Recovery
13 18 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
14 17 (6.91%) Problem Management
15 16 (6.50%) Security Operations
16 15 (6.10%) Load Balancing
17 14 (5.69%) PRINCE2
17 14 (5.69%) SIEM
18 12 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (19.51%) Python
2 35 (14.23%) Ruby
3 29 (11.79%) Java
4 24 (9.76%) Bash Shell
5 23 (9.35%) PowerShell
6 22 (8.94%) SQL
7 12 (4.88%) Go
7 12 (4.88%) Perl
8 10 (4.07%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.66%) PHP
10 6 (2.44%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.03%) C#
12 4 (1.63%) C
13 3 (1.22%) Scala
14 1 (0.41%) C++
14 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.41%) R
14 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (15.04%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (7.72%) SC Cleared
4 16 (6.50%) CCNA
5 14 (5.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (4.47%) CCNP
7 10 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (3.66%) MCSE
9 7 (2.85%) Check Point Certification
9 7 (2.85%) MCP
9 7 (2.85%) MCSA
10 6 (2.44%) Degree
10 6 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.63%) HNC
11 4 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.22%) CISSP
12 3 (1.22%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.22%) HND
13 2 (0.81%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.81%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.10%) SLA
2 11 (4.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.81%) GPG13
4 2 (0.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.41%) BS7799
5 1 (0.41%) GCP
5 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 33 (13.41%) Docker
2 18 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.10%) Active Directory
4 13 (5.28%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (2.03%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.03%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (2.03%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.63%) GlusterFS
6 4 (1.63%) vSphere
7 3 (1.22%) etcd
7 3 (1.22%) flannel
7 3 (1.22%) GFS2
7 3 (1.22%) OCFS2
7 3 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.81%) Postfix
8 2 (0.81%) vCloud
9 1 (0.41%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.41%) Squid
9 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 67 (27.24%) Puppet
2 24 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (6.91%) Ansible
4 14 (5.69%) Terraform
5 10 (4.07%) Kubernetes
6 8 (3.25%) logstash
6 8 (3.25%) NetBackup
7 7 (2.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (2.44%) Kibana
8 6 (2.44%) Salt
9 5 (2.03%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (2.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (2.03%) SCCM
10 4 (1.63%) Legato
10 4 (1.63%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (1.63%) Tivoli
10 4 (1.63%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.22%) CFEngine
11 3 (1.22%) SCOM
11 3 (1.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 38 (15.45%) Cisco
2 30 (12.20%) VMware
3 26 (10.57%) Oracle
4 23 (9.35%) Microsoft
5 16 (6.50%) Red Hat
6 15 (6.10%) CheckPoint
7 14 (5.69%) HP
8 10 (4.07%) Forcepoint
9 9 (3.66%) Symantec
10 8 (3.25%) Qualys
11 7 (2.85%) CommVault
11 7 (2.85%) SAP
12 6 (2.44%) Citrix
12 6 (2.44%) EMC
12 6 (2.44%) NetApp
12 6 (2.44%) SaltStack
12 6 (2.44%) ServiceNow
13 5 (2.03%) Aruba
13 5 (2.03%) Atlassian
13 5 (2.03%) IBM
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