The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 529 506 509
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 41 36 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.077% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.084% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 24
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£300 £363 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +20.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £568 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+31.81% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45677 43067 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.52% 92.59% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28255 25820 27968
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1840 1987 2538
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.24 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £41.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Operations Engineer
UK

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 +10 24 £275 -40.54% 13
South East +1 11 £300 - 5
East Midlands - 3 - - 2
Yorkshire +3 1 - -
North West -4 1 - - 1
East of England -31 1 £425 +30.76%
South West - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Operations Engineer
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Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 36 (42.35%) Windows
2 35 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 33 (38.82%) SC Cleared
4 25 (29.41%) SAN
5 23 (27.06%) Performance Management
6 22 (25.88%) EMC
7 21 (24.71%) Linux
7 21 (24.71%) Connectrix
7 21 (24.71%) Brocade
7 21 (24.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 20 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 14 (16.47%) Release Management
11 14 (16.47%) ITIL
12 13 (15.29%) Finance
13 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
14 11 (12.94%) DNS
14 11 (12.94%) DHCP
14 11 (12.94%) VMware
15 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (11.76%) Symantec
15 10 (11.76%) MS Exchange
15 10 (11.76%) Cisco
15 10 (11.76%) Banking
15 10 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (10.59%) Citrix
16 9 (10.59%) UNIX
17 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
17 8 (9.41%) Perl

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 10 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 10 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (7.06%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (7.06%) Apache
3 5 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.71%) IIS
4 4 (4.71%) CMS
5 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.35%) Lync
7 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.18%) uWSGI
7 1 (1.18%) WordPress
7 1 (1.18%) nginx
7 1 (1.18%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
1 1 (1.18%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.41%) SAN
2 21 (24.71%) Connectrix
3 11 (12.94%) DNS
3 11 (12.94%) DHCP
4 7 (8.24%) Network Security
5 6 (7.06%) BOOTP
6 4 (4.71%) Internet
7 3 (3.53%) HTTP
7 3 (3.53%) Kerberos
7 3 (3.53%) SNMP
7 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.53%) LDAP
7 3 (3.53%) NAS
8 2 (2.35%) Firewall
8 2 (2.35%) VoIP
8 2 (2.35%) SSL
9 1 (1.18%) SCCP
9 1 (1.18%) 3G
9 1 (1.18%) DWDM
9 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) MySQL
3 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) AdminStudio
1 2 (2.35%) Subversion
1 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.18%) Hudson
General
1 13 (15.29%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Banking
3 5 (5.88%) German Language
4 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.71%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.71%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) LAMP
2 1 (1.18%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.18%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.18%) WSGI
2 1 (1.18%) .NET
2 1 (1.18%) Web Services
2 1 (1.18%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.53%) AS400
2 3 (3.53%) Open Source
3 2 (2.35%) Replication
3 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.18%) PMI
4 1 (1.18%) Clustering
4 1 (1.18%) CCTV
4 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.18%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.18%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 36 (42.35%) Windows
2 21 (24.71%) Linux
3 18 (21.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (10.59%) UNIX
6 8 (9.41%) Solaris
6 8 (9.41%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.06%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.35%) AIX
8 2 (2.35%) HPUX
8 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.06%) Performance Management
2 14 (16.47%) Release Management
2 14 (16.47%) ITIL
3 8 (9.41%) Configuration Management
4 7 (8.24%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.06%) Load Balancing
6 5 (5.88%) Migration
6 5 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.88%) DevOps
7 4 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (3.53%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.53%) Change Management
8 3 (3.53%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.53%) Quality Management
9 2 (2.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (2.35%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.35%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (2.35%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.35%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.41%) Perl
2 8 (9.41%) SQL
3 6 (7.06%) Python
3 6 (7.06%) C
4 5 (5.88%) PHP
4 5 (5.88%) VBScript
4 5 (5.88%) Java
5 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.53%) Ruby
6 2 (2.35%) C++
7 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 33 (38.82%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) CISSP
3 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.53%) CCNA
6 2 (2.35%) MCSE
6 2 (2.35%) CCSA
6 2 (2.35%) JNCIA
6 2 (2.35%) EXIN
6 2 (2.35%) Degree
7 1 (1.18%) MCP
7 1 (1.18%) MCITP
7 1 (1.18%) MCSA
7 1 (1.18%) CCIE
7 1 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.18%) CCEA
7 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.18%) PMP
7 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.18%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (24.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 7 (8.24%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.53%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.53%) XenServer
5 2 (2.35%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.35%) NFS
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.18%) XenApp
6 1 (1.18%) Shibboleth
6 1 (1.18%) Varnish
6 1 (1.18%) Brightmail
6 1 (1.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) Puppet
2 3 (3.53%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.53%) SCOM
3 2 (2.35%) SCCM
3 2 (2.35%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.18%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 22 (25.88%) EMC
2 21 (24.71%) Brocade
3 20 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 11 (12.94%) VMware
5 10 (11.76%) Symantec
5 10 (11.76%) Cisco
6 9 (10.59%) Citrix
7 7 (8.24%) IronPort
8 6 (7.06%) Oracle
8 6 (7.06%) Infoblox
8 6 (7.06%) F5
9 5 (5.88%) Cognos
10 4 (4.71%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.71%) HP
10 4 (4.71%) NetApp
11 3 (3.53%) Ericsson
11 3 (3.53%) Qualys
12 2 (2.35%) JBoss
12 2 (2.35%) IBM
13 1 (1.18%) Nortel
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