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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 530 504 535
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +31
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 49 56 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.12% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.13% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 19
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£362 £396 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.64% +44.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £319 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.56% +15.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £24.12 £21.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.89% -37.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £21.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.89% -3.33%
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
47639 44687 49823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.80% 92.79% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29624 27384 28500
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1896 1919 2491
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 28 £348 -13.12% 12
South East -5 8 - - 3
Yorkshire +7 6 £362 -0.13% 2
East Midlands +4 4 £425 +129.72%
North East - 2 £325 - 4
East of England -31 1 - - 4
South West - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 33 (37.08%) Windows
2 30 (33.71%) Linux
3 25 (28.09%) Security Cleared
4 24 (26.97%) ITIL
5 23 (25.84%) SAN
6 21 (23.60%) SC Cleared
6 21 (23.60%) Performance Management
7 19 (21.35%) EMC
7 19 (21.35%) Cisco
8 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
8 18 (20.22%) DNS
9 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (19.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 17 (19.10%) VMware
9 17 (19.10%) Connectrix
9 17 (19.10%) Brocade
10 14 (15.73%) Puppet
10 14 (15.73%) Perl
11 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (14.61%) Finance
12 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
12 12 (13.48%) Active Directory
12 12 (13.48%) DHCP
13 11 (12.36%) PHP
13 11 (12.36%) Java
13 11 (12.36%) Apache
13 11 (12.36%) Windows 7
13 11 (12.36%) Banking
13 11 (12.36%) DevOps
14 10 (11.24%) Agile Software Development

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (12.36%) Apache
2 7 (7.87%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.74%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (6.74%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.62%) CMS
5 4 (4.49%) IIS
6 3 (3.37%) Lync
6 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.25%) Node.js
7 2 (2.25%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.25%) Confluence
8 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.12%) uWSGI
8 1 (1.12%) WordPress
8 1 (1.12%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.74%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
1 1 (1.12%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.84%) SAN
2 18 (20.22%) DNS
3 17 (19.10%) Connectrix
4 12 (13.48%) DHCP
5 8 (8.99%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.87%) LAN
6 7 (7.87%) BOOTP
6 7 (7.87%) Network Security
7 6 (6.74%) WAN
7 6 (6.74%) Internet
8 5 (5.62%) OSPF
8 5 (5.62%) Firewall
8 5 (5.62%) Wireless
8 5 (5.62%) BIG-IP
9 4 (4.49%) BGP
10 3 (3.37%) DWDM
10 3 (3.37%) MPLS
10 3 (3.37%) IGMP
10 3 (3.37%) LDAP
10 3 (3.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) MySQL
3 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.25%) Redis
5 2 (2.25%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.12%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.74%) Subversion
2 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.49%) Maven
3 4 (4.49%) JIRA
4 3 (3.37%) Hudson
5 2 (2.25%) Gradle
5 2 (2.25%) JUnit
6 1 (1.12%) AdminStudio
6 1 (1.12%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.12%) Ant
General
1 13 (14.61%) Finance
2 11 (12.36%) Banking
3 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.74%) German Language
4 4 (4.49%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.49%) Law
5 2 (2.25%) Marketing
6 1 (1.12%) Back Office
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
6 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) HTML
1 4 (4.49%) LAMP
2 2 (2.25%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (2.25%) .NET
2 2 (2.25%) XML
2 2 (2.25%) XSD
2 2 (2.25%) Sensu
3 1 (1.12%) ODBC
3 1 (1.12%) Web Services
3 1 (1.12%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.12%) WSGI
3 1 (1.12%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Open Source
1 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.37%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.25%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.12%) CCTV
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) Wiki
5 1 (1.12%) Clustering
5 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.12%) PMI
5 1 (1.12%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.12%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.08%) Windows
2 30 (33.71%) Linux
3 17 (19.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (12.36%) Windows 7
6 10 (11.24%) UNIX
7 7 (7.87%) Windows XP
7 7 (7.87%) Solaris
8 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.97%) ITIL
2 21 (23.60%) Performance Management
3 11 (12.36%) DevOps
4 10 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.11%) Load Balancing
5 9 (10.11%) Release Management
6 8 (8.99%) Configuration Management
6 8 (8.99%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.49%) Scrum
8 4 (4.49%) Business Continuity
8 4 (4.49%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.49%) Change Management
8 4 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.49%) Migration
8 4 (4.49%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.49%) Change Control
8 4 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.37%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.73%) Perl
2 11 (12.36%) PHP
2 11 (12.36%) Java
3 10 (11.24%) PowerShell
4 9 (10.11%) Python
5 8 (8.99%) SQL
6 6 (6.74%) C
7 5 (5.62%) VBScript
8 4 (4.49%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.49%) Ruby
9 2 (2.25%) C++
9 2 (2.25%) Golang
10 1 (1.12%) Scala
10 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (28.09%) Security Cleared
2 21 (23.60%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.37%) CCIE
6 2 (2.25%) MCSE
6 2 (2.25%) CCNA
6 2 (2.25%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.25%) EXIN
6 2 (2.25%) Degree
7 1 (1.12%) CCEE
7 1 (1.12%) MCP
7 1 (1.12%) PMP
7 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.12%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.12%) MCITP
7 1 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.12%) CCEA
7 1 (1.12%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 17 (19.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 12 (13.48%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.49%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.37%) XenServer
6 2 (2.25%) NLBS
7 1 (1.12%) Shibboleth
7 1 (1.12%) Varnish
7 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.12%) Brightmail
7 1 (1.12%) vCloud
7 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.12%) XenApp
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (15.73%) Puppet
2 9 (10.11%) Nagios
3 6 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.49%) Zenoss
5 3 (3.37%) Ansible
6 2 (2.25%) Ganglia
6 2 (2.25%) WSUS
6 2 (2.25%) collectd
7 1 (1.12%) SCCM
7 1 (1.12%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.12%) Check_MK
7 1 (1.12%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (1.12%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.12%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 19 (21.35%) Cisco
1 19 (21.35%) EMC
2 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
3 17 (19.10%) VMware
3 17 (19.10%) Brocade
4 10 (11.24%) Oracle
5 7 (7.87%) Citrix
5 7 (7.87%) Infoblox
6 6 (6.74%) Remedy
7 5 (5.62%) Cognos
7 5 (5.62%) HP
8 4 (4.49%) IBM
8 4 (4.49%) Juniper
8 4 (4.49%) F5
9 3 (3.37%) Nortel
9 3 (3.37%) NetApp
9 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.25%) JBoss
10 2 (2.25%) Symantec
10 2 (2.25%) IronPort
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Test Valley Borough Council
Rate: £25,531 - £31,130 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago