The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 501 526 499
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -27
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 51 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.048% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.052% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 9
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£290 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £328 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £378 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operations Engineer
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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
44070 42663 38287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.40% 92.51% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27462 25710 22381
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1715 1832 2129
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operations Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 4 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +14 26 £290 -22.66% 9
North West -10 15 £408 +8.66% 2
South East -31 6 £275 -26.66% 4
Yorkshire -14 3 - - 2
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
Operations Engineer
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Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Operations Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Operations Engineer in their job title.

1 53 (46.90%) Linux
2 52 (46.02%) Cisco
3 48 (42.48%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (30.09%) BGP
4 34 (30.09%) CCNP
5 33 (29.20%) Juniper
6 31 (27.43%) CCNA
7 30 (26.55%) UNIX
8 28 (24.78%) Windows
8 28 (24.78%) MPLS
9 27 (23.89%) OSPF
9 27 (23.89%) Puppet
10 26 (23.01%) Microsoft
11 25 (22.12%) Telecoms
12 24 (21.24%) Finance
12 24 (21.24%) CCIE
13 23 (20.35%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (20.35%) TCP/IP
13 23 (20.35%) Opscode Chef
13 23 (20.35%) DevOps
14 21 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (18.58%) Security Cleared
15 20 (17.70%) Ethernet
15 20 (17.70%) Jenkins
16 19 (16.81%) HSRP
16 19 (16.81%) VPN
16 19 (16.81%) Firewall
16 19 (16.81%) Junos
16 19 (16.81%) JNCIA
17 18 (15.93%) BT

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Operations Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Operations Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (10.62%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.08%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.42%) Node.js
3 5 (4.42%) IIS
4 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.54%) Apache
5 3 (2.65%) nginx
6 2 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.88%) CMS
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.88%) Jetty
7 1 (0.88%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (14.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.85%) PaaS
2 9 (7.96%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (6.19%) Route 53
4 7 (6.19%) Amazon S3
5 5 (4.42%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (2.65%) Office 365
6 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.88%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 34 (30.09%) BGP
2 28 (24.78%) MPLS
3 27 (23.89%) OSPF
4 23 (20.35%) TCP/IP
5 20 (17.70%) Ethernet
6 19 (16.81%) HSRP
6 19 (16.81%) VPN
6 19 (16.81%) Firewall
6 19 (16.81%) Junos
7 18 (15.93%) IPv4
7 18 (15.93%) Broadband
8 17 (15.04%) IPv6
8 17 (15.04%) L2TP
8 17 (15.04%) RSVP
8 17 (15.04%) VRRP
8 17 (15.04%) BT 21CN
8 17 (15.04%) Cisco IOS
9 16 (14.16%) Multicast
10 15 (13.27%) LAN
11 13 (11.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.85%) MongoDB
1 10 (8.85%) MySQL
2 8 (7.08%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (5.31%) Redis
4 3 (2.65%) MariaDB
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (17.70%) Jenkins
2 15 (13.27%) Git (software)
3 12 (10.62%) Maven
4 3 (2.65%) Subversion
5 1 (0.88%) Gradle
5 1 (0.88%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.88%) JIRA
5 1 (0.88%) Hudson
General
1 25 (22.12%) Telecoms
2 24 (21.24%) Finance
3 10 (8.85%) Banking
4 6 (5.31%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.54%) Back Office
6 3 (2.65%) Military
7 2 (1.77%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.77%) Games
8 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.88%) Electronics
8 1 (0.88%) Marketing
8 1 (0.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.31%) Web Services
2 4 (3.54%) JSP
3 3 (2.65%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.88%) HTML
4 1 (0.88%) .NET
4 1 (0.88%) J2EE
4 1 (0.88%) Servlets
4 1 (0.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Open Source
2 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.65%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.77%) iPad
4 2 (1.77%) iPhone
4 2 (1.77%) Streaming Video
4 2 (1.77%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.77%) User Experience
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) DTV
5 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.88%) RIA
5 1 (0.88%) Replication
5 1 (0.88%) Clustering
5 1 (0.88%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 53 (46.90%) Linux
2 30 (26.55%) UNIX
3 28 (24.78%) Windows
4 15 (13.27%) CentOS
5 12 (10.62%) Ubuntu
6 10 (8.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (7.96%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.31%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.54%) Solaris
10 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.35%) Continuous Integration
1 23 (20.35%) DevOps
2 21 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (15.93%) Configuration Management
4 17 (15.04%) Change Management
5 16 (14.16%) Incident Management
6 12 (10.62%) Load Balancing
7 11 (9.73%) Scrum
8 10 (8.85%) Automated Testing
8 10 (8.85%) Build Automation
9 9 (7.96%) ITIL
10 7 (6.19%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.19%) Low Latency
11 6 (5.31%) Network Management
11 6 (5.31%) CRM
12 5 (4.42%) Service Management
12 5 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (3.54%) Time Management
13 4 (3.54%) Business Continuity
13 4 (3.54%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.04%) Java
2 16 (14.16%) Ruby
3 14 (12.39%) Bash Shell
4 12 (10.62%) SQL
5 11 (9.73%) Python
6 9 (7.96%) Perl
7 4 (3.54%) PowerShell
7 4 (3.54%) PHP
8 3 (2.65%) Golang
9 2 (1.77%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.77%) C++
10 1 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 48 (42.48%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (30.09%) CCNP
3 31 (27.43%) CCNA
4 24 (21.24%) CCIE
5 21 (18.58%) Security Cleared
6 19 (16.81%) JNCIA
7 17 (15.04%) CCIP
7 17 (15.04%) JNCIP
8 13 (11.50%) SC Cleared
9 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (7.08%) MCSE
11 6 (5.31%) DV Cleared
11 6 (5.31%) Degree
12 5 (4.42%) VCP4
13 3 (2.65%) MCP
14 2 (1.77%) CCVP
14 2 (1.77%) CISSP
14 2 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.88%) MCSA
15 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) JSP 440
1 6 (5.31%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (7.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.54%) Xen
3 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.88%) NFS
4 1 (0.88%) Firmware
4 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.88%) Samba
4 1 (0.88%) NLBS
4 1 (0.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.88%) XenApp
4 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.88%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 27 (23.89%) Puppet
2 23 (20.35%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (11.50%) Ansible
4 5 (4.42%) Nagios
4 5 (4.42%) SCCM
5 4 (3.54%) SCOM
5 4 (3.54%) Control-M
5 4 (3.54%) Vagrant
5 4 (3.54%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (2.65%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (2.65%) Salt
7 2 (1.77%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.77%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.88%) Opsview
8 1 (0.88%) MOM
8 1 (0.88%) WSUS
8 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.88%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 52 (46.02%) Cisco
2 33 (29.20%) Juniper
3 26 (23.01%) Microsoft
4 18 (15.93%) BT
5 15 (13.27%) F5
6 8 (7.08%) Oracle
6 8 (7.08%) Splunk
7 7 (6.19%) CheckPoint
7 7 (6.19%) VMware
8 6 (5.31%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.42%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.42%) Nortel
9 5 (4.42%) RightScale
10 4 (3.54%) BMC
11 3 (2.65%) SevOne
11 3 (2.65%) HP
11 3 (2.65%) CA
11 3 (2.65%) Citrix
12 2 (1.77%) Barracuda Networks
12 2 (1.77%) Blue Coat
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