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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 508 511 522
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 113 89 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 53 49
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
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
48407 47998 47631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.98% 94.77% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 31930 29619 29578
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
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 £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1378 1922 1987
Median hourly rate £17.89 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 3 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 3 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 -18 54 £425 -10.52% 5
South West +10 14 £350 -12.50% 1
Yorkshire +6 14 £425 +6.25% 4
South East -2 13 £310 -43.63% 6
East of England +9 8 £325 -23.52% 1
North West -8 6 £518 +59.23% 2
West Midlands - 3 £300 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £300 - 1
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 126 (60.29%) Linux
2 120 (57.42%) DevOps
3 90 (43.06%) Puppet
4 87 (41.63%) Configuration Management
5 78 (37.32%) Continuous Integration
6 77 (36.84%) Git (software)
7 75 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (35.89%) Ruby
8 69 (33.01%) Jenkins
9 66 (31.58%) VMware
10 65 (31.10%) Java
11 58 (27.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 54 (25.84%) Bash Shell
13 47 (22.49%) Ubuntu
14 46 (22.01%) Ansible
15 45 (21.53%) Windows
16 44 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
16 44 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 41 (19.62%) CentOS
17 41 (19.62%) Maven
18 37 (17.70%) Scrum
19 35 (16.75%) Build Automation
19 35 (16.75%) Docker
20 34 (16.27%) Security Cleared
21 33 (15.79%) ITIL
22 32 (15.31%) Unix
23 31 (14.83%) SQL
23 31 (14.83%) Python
24 29 (13.88%) Finance
25 28 (13.40%) Cisco

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 20 (9.57%) Tomcat
2 18 (8.61%) Apache
3 17 (8.13%) nginx
4 16 (7.66%) Confluence
4 16 (7.66%) OpenStack
5 13 (6.22%) IIS
6 10 (4.78%) Node.js
7 9 (4.31%) SharePoint
8 7 (3.35%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (2.87%) WebSphere
10 5 (2.39%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (2.39%) Jetty
11 4 (1.91%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.96%) Oracle 10gAS
12 2 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.96%) PowerExchange
12 2 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.48%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 44 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.78%) GitHub
4 5 (2.39%) IaaS
5 4 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.91%) PaaS
5 4 (1.91%) SaaS
6 3 (1.44%) Office 365
7 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.96%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.48%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.48%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.44%) TCP/IP
2 25 (11.96%) HTTP
3 23 (11.00%) DNS
4 17 (8.13%) Firewall
5 14 (6.70%) SSL
6 12 (5.74%) SAN
7 11 (5.26%) VPN
8 10 (4.78%) DHCP
9 8 (3.83%) LAN
10 7 (3.35%) WAN
11 6 (2.87%) BGP
11 6 (2.87%) Wireless
12 5 (2.39%) FTP
12 5 (2.39%) LDAP
12 5 (2.39%) MPLS
13 4 (1.91%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (1.91%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (1.91%) Cisco Wireless
13 4 (1.91%) IPsec
13 4 (1.91%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.44%) MongoDB
2 20 (9.57%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (8.61%) MySQL
4 15 (7.18%) SQL Server
5 13 (6.22%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.48%) Big Data
7 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.48%) Informix
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.48%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 77 (36.84%) Git (software)
2 69 (33.01%) Jenkins
3 41 (19.62%) Maven
4 17 (8.13%) SonarQube
5 16 (7.66%) Appium
5 16 (7.66%) JIRA
5 16 (7.66%) Mocha
5 16 (7.66%) Selenium
6 10 (4.78%) GitLab
7 7 (3.35%) Artifactory
7 7 (3.35%) Travis CI
8 6 (2.87%) Vagrant
9 5 (2.39%) Hudson
10 4 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.96%) Gradle
11 2 (0.96%) Introscope
11 2 (0.96%) Log4j
11 2 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.96%) Subversion
12 1 (0.48%) Ant
General
1 29 (13.88%) Finance
2 12 (5.74%) Banking
3 10 (4.78%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.91%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.91%) Publishing
4 4 (1.91%) Retail
5 3 (1.44%) Advertising
5 3 (1.44%) Back Office
6 2 (0.96%) Front Office
6 2 (0.96%) Games
7 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Military
7 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.09%) MCollective
2 14 (6.70%) Web Services
3 10 (4.78%) .NET
4 6 (2.87%) J2EE
5 5 (2.39%) HTML
5 5 (2.39%) Middleware
5 5 (2.39%) Sensu
6 4 (1.91%) Servlets
7 2 (0.96%) CSS
7 2 (0.96%) CSS3
7 2 (0.96%) LAMP
7 2 (0.96%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (0.96%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (0.96%) PhoneGap
7 2 (0.96%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.96%) SOAP
7 2 (0.96%) SPML
7 2 (0.96%) ZeroMQ
8 1 (0.48%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.48%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.26%) Clustering
3 7 (3.35%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.39%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.39%) NHS
5 4 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.91%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (1.91%) Freedom of Information Act
5 4 (1.91%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.44%) CMDB
6 3 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.44%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.44%) Replication
7 2 (0.96%) iPhone
7 2 (0.96%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.48%) Fintech
8 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.48%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 126 (60.29%) Linux
2 47 (22.49%) Ubuntu
3 45 (21.53%) Windows
4 44 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (19.62%) CentOS
6 32 (15.31%) Unix
7 24 (11.48%) Windows Server
8 18 (8.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (6.22%) Solaris
11 11 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (4.78%) Windows 7
13 7 (3.35%) CoreOS
14 3 (1.44%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.96%) AIX
15 2 (0.96%) Android
15 2 (0.96%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (57.42%) DevOps
2 87 (41.63%) Configuration Management
3 78 (37.32%) Continuous Integration
4 75 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (17.70%) Scrum
6 35 (16.75%) Build Automation
7 33 (15.79%) ITIL
8 22 (10.53%) Open Source
9 18 (8.61%) Continuous Delivery
9 18 (8.61%) High Availability
10 17 (8.13%) Service Delivery
11 12 (5.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (5.26%) Automated Testing
12 11 (5.26%) ITIL V3
12 11 (5.26%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.26%) Project Management
12 11 (5.26%) Security Operations
12 11 (5.26%) Web Operations
13 10 (4.78%) CRM
13 10 (4.78%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (35.89%) Ruby
2 65 (31.10%) Java
3 54 (25.84%) Bash Shell
4 31 (14.83%) Python
4 31 (14.83%) SQL
5 14 (6.70%) Go
6 12 (5.74%) PowerShell
7 11 (5.26%) Perl
8 5 (2.39%) C
9 4 (1.91%) Groovy
9 4 (1.91%) PHP
9 4 (1.91%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.96%) COBOL
10 2 (0.96%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.96%) VB
10 2 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (16.27%) Security Cleared
2 22 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.31%) CCNP
4 9 (4.31%) Degree
5 7 (3.35%) CCNA
6 6 (2.87%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.91%) MCSE
7 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.44%) MCSA
9 2 (0.96%) HNC
9 2 (0.96%) HND
9 2 (0.96%) JNCIA
9 2 (0.96%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.48%) CCDP
10 1 (0.48%) GCFA
10 1 (0.48%) GIAC
10 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.48%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.18%) SLA
2 7 (3.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) BS7799
4 1 (0.48%) GPG13
4 1 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.48%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.48%) JSP 440
System Software
1 58 (27.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (16.75%) Docker
3 27 (12.92%) vSphere
4 20 (9.57%) Active Directory
5 16 (7.66%) VMware ESX
6 9 (4.31%) GlusterFS
7 8 (3.83%) Hyper-V
8 6 (2.87%) vCloud
9 5 (2.39%) Ceph
10 4 (1.91%) GFS2
10 4 (1.91%) OCFS2
10 4 (1.91%) Xen
11 3 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.48%) Dovecot
12 1 (0.48%) Firmware
12 1 (0.48%) OpenSSH
12 1 (0.48%) Postfix
12 1 (0.48%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.48%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 90 (43.06%) Puppet
2 46 (22.01%) Ansible
3 23 (11.00%) ZABBIX
4 22 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (6.70%) Nagios
6 10 (4.78%) Kubernetes
6 10 (4.78%) logstash
6 10 (4.78%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (4.78%) SELinux
7 8 (3.83%) Icinga
8 7 (3.35%) NetBackup
8 7 (3.35%) SCOM
8 7 (3.35%) Terraform
9 6 (2.87%) FreeIPA
9 6 (2.87%) Graphite
9 6 (2.87%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 5 (2.39%) HAProxy
10 5 (2.39%) Packer
11 4 (1.91%) CFEngine
11 4 (1.91%) Simpana
Vendors
1 66 (31.58%) VMware
2 28 (13.40%) Cisco
3 27 (12.92%) Oracle
4 26 (12.44%) Microsoft
5 16 (7.66%) Atlassian
6 15 (7.18%) NetApp
7 10 (4.78%) CheckPoint
7 10 (4.78%) Symantec
7 10 (4.78%) Veritas
8 8 (3.83%) HP
9 7 (3.35%) Juniper
10 6 (2.87%) Citrix
11 5 (2.39%) CommVault
11 5 (2.39%) Forcepoint
11 5 (2.39%) hybris
11 5 (2.39%) Palo Alto
11 5 (2.39%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.91%) AlienVault
12 4 (1.91%) Nokia
12 4 (1.91%) Splunk
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