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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Engineer
UK / England
Rank 459 524 461
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -63
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 113 92 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.21% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 78 90
Median daily rate £400 £430 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -3.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £340 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £600 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £51.00 - £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £55.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.27% +120.00%

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
39601 44590 45082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.66% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25970 29094 28268
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1416 1498 1792
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +7 46 £475 +10.46% 10
North East +10 30 £350 -31.03% 1
North West +23 12 £350 -35.18% 1
East of England +2 11 £365 -23.15% 1
South East +15 6 £400 -25.92%
South West +3 3 £488 +34.48% 2
West Midlands +4 2 £425 +41.75% 2
East Midlands +2 2 £293 +11.42%
Yorkshire +5 1 - -
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 127 (49.42%) DevOps
2 105 (40.86%) ITIL
3 97 (37.74%) Linux
3 97 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (26.46%) Change Management
5 65 (25.29%) Windows
6 59 (22.96%) Service Management
7 57 (22.18%) Open Source
8 54 (21.01%) Amazon AWS
9 53 (20.62%) ITSM
10 51 (19.84%) Puppet
11 49 (19.07%) PaaS
12 47 (18.29%) Security Cleared
13 45 (17.51%) Data Management
13 45 (17.51%) Python
14 44 (17.12%) Problem Management
15 43 (16.73%) Microsoft
16 42 (16.34%) Unix
16 42 (16.34%) IaaS
17 40 (15.56%) Cisco
17 40 (15.56%) VMware
18 39 (15.18%) SaaS
18 39 (15.18%) Opscode Chef
19 36 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
19 36 (14.01%) PRINCE2
19 36 (14.01%) Java
20 35 (13.62%) Configuration Management
21 34 (13.23%) SLA
21 34 (13.23%) Microsoft Azure
22 33 (12.84%) Jenkins

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 25 (9.73%) WebSphere
2 16 (6.23%) IIS
3 14 (5.45%) Confluence
4 11 (4.28%) Apache
4 11 (4.28%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.89%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (3.89%) nginx
5 10 (3.89%) WebLogic
6 9 (3.50%) Cloud Foundry
7 8 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (3.11%) JBoss
8 7 (2.72%) Tuxedo
9 5 (1.95%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.56%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (1.17%) Anypoint
11 3 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.78%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (10.89%) MS Excel
2 25 (9.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 3 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 54 (21.01%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (19.07%) PaaS
3 42 (16.34%) IaaS
4 39 (15.18%) SaaS
5 34 (13.23%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (6.61%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (5.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 10 (3.89%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (3.11%) Amazon S3
9 8 (3.11%) GitHub
10 5 (1.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (1.17%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (1.17%) AWS CloudTrail
12 3 (1.17%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.78%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.78%) Office 365
13 2 (0.78%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.73%) DNS
2 24 (9.34%) Firewall
3 22 (8.56%) TCP/IP
4 21 (8.17%) HTTP
5 14 (5.45%) SSL
6 11 (4.28%) DHCP
7 10 (3.89%) Internet
7 10 (3.89%) VPN
8 6 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (2.33%) IPsec
9 5 (1.95%) BGP
9 5 (1.95%) LAN
9 5 (1.95%) SAN
9 5 (1.95%) VoIP
10 4 (1.56%) WAN
11 3 (1.17%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.17%) ICMP
11 3 (1.17%) LDAP
11 3 (1.17%) MPLS
11 3 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.45%) Amazon RDS
1 14 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (3.89%) Big Data
3 9 (3.50%) MySQL
3 9 (3.50%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.11%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.72%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.72%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.72%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (2.72%) SAP HANA
6 6 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (1.95%) Redis
8 4 (1.56%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.17%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.17%) DB2
9 3 (1.17%) Impala
10 2 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.78%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 33 (12.84%) Jenkins
2 18 (7.00%) JIRA
3 17 (6.61%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.11%) Maven
5 7 (2.72%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.72%) Selenium
6 6 (2.33%) JMeter
6 6 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (2.33%) Subversion
7 4 (1.56%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.56%) Gradle
8 3 (1.17%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.17%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.78%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.78%) GitLab
9 2 (0.78%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.78%) Spock
9 2 (0.78%) Vagrant
General
1 33 (12.84%) Finance
2 9 (3.50%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.33%) Legal
4 5 (1.95%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.17%) Electronics
5 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.17%) Marketing
6 2 (0.78%) Banking
6 2 (0.78%) Games
6 2 (0.78%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.06%) Web Services
2 12 (4.67%) Node.js
3 10 (3.89%) .NET
4 7 (2.72%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (2.72%) LAMP
4 7 (2.72%) Middleware
5 6 (2.33%) boto
5 6 (2.33%) Django
6 5 (1.95%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (1.95%) LEMP Stack
6 5 (1.95%) Spring
7 4 (1.56%) CSS
7 4 (1.56%) J2EE
7 4 (1.56%) Kafka
7 4 (1.56%) Software Packaging
7 4 (1.56%) Spring Boot
7 4 (1.56%) Spring Cloud
8 3 (1.17%) HTML
8 3 (1.17%) JSON
8 3 (1.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.45%) Tandem
3 13 (5.06%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.50%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.72%) Public Cloud
6 6 (2.33%) Clustering
7 5 (1.95%) User Experience
8 4 (1.56%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.78%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.39%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.39%) CMDB
11 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.39%) IPTV
11 1 (0.39%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.39%) RIA
11 1 (0.39%) STB
11 1 (0.39%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.39%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 97 (37.74%) Linux
2 65 (25.29%) Windows
3 42 (16.34%) Unix
4 26 (10.12%) AIX
5 21 (8.17%) Windows 2000
5 21 (8.17%) Windows Server
5 21 (8.17%) Windows XP
6 19 (7.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (7.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (5.45%) VME
10 13 (5.06%) Windows 7
11 8 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (1.95%) CoreOS
13 4 (1.56%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.56%) Windows 10
14 3 (1.17%) HPUX
14 3 (1.17%) MVS
14 3 (1.17%) Solaris
15 2 (0.78%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (49.42%) DevOps
2 105 (40.86%) ITIL
3 97 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (26.46%) Change Management
5 59 (22.96%) Service Management
6 57 (22.18%) Open Source
7 53 (20.62%) ITSM
8 45 (17.51%) Data Management
9 44 (17.12%) Problem Management
10 36 (14.01%) PRINCE2
11 35 (13.62%) Configuration Management
12 32 (12.45%) Service Delivery
13 29 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (10.89%) Release Management
15 22 (8.56%) Capacity Planning
16 20 (7.78%) Disaster Recovery
16 20 (7.78%) High Availability
16 20 (7.78%) Operational Acceptance Testing
17 18 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
18 13 (5.06%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 45 (17.51%) Python
2 36 (14.01%) Java
3 21 (8.17%) Ruby
4 20 (7.78%) SQL
5 13 (5.06%) Perl
6 12 (4.67%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.11%) C
7 8 (3.11%) COBOL
7 8 (3.11%) PHP
7 8 (3.11%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.33%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.95%) C#
9 5 (1.95%) Go
9 5 (1.95%) Scala
10 4 (1.56%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.78%) Groovy
12 1 (0.39%) Korn
12 1 (0.39%) Uniface
12 1 (0.39%) VB
12 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (18.29%) Security Cleared
2 27 (10.51%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (4.67%) CCNA
6 9 (3.50%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.72%) CCNP
7 7 (2.72%) MCP
8 6 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (2.33%) MCSA
8 6 (2.33%) MCSE
8 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.56%) Degree
9 4 (1.56%) HNC
10 3 (1.17%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.17%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.78%) CCIE
11 2 (0.78%) GCIH
11 2 (0.78%) GIAC
12 1 (0.39%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (13.23%) SLA
2 11 (4.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.17%) QA
4 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (11.28%) Docker
3 17 (6.61%) Active Directory
4 12 (4.67%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (4.67%) VMware ESX
5 10 (3.89%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (2.72%) Firmware
7 5 (1.95%) FreeRADIUS
7 5 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.56%) GFS2
8 4 (1.56%) GlusterFS
8 4 (1.56%) OCFS2
9 2 (0.78%) vSphere
9 2 (0.78%) Xen
10 1 (0.39%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.39%) Gluster
10 1 (0.39%) HDFS
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.39%) SRDF
10 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 51 (19.84%) Puppet
2 39 (15.18%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (12.45%) Ansible
4 13 (5.06%) Terraform
5 8 (3.11%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (2.72%) Nagios
7 6 (2.33%) Kibana
7 6 (2.33%) logstash
7 6 (2.33%) SCCM
8 5 (1.95%) Kubernetes
8 5 (1.95%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.95%) Salt
9 4 (1.56%) CFEngine
9 4 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (1.56%) SELinux
10 3 (1.17%) SCOM
10 3 (1.17%) WSUS
11 2 (0.78%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 43 (16.73%) Microsoft
2 40 (15.56%) Cisco
2 40 (15.56%) VMware
3 27 (10.51%) Oracle
4 19 (7.39%) Red Hat
5 12 (4.67%) Avaya
5 12 (4.67%) EMC
6 11 (4.28%) Splunk
7 10 (3.89%) SAP
8 9 (3.50%) Epicor
8 9 (3.50%) Informatica
9 7 (2.72%) NetApp
10 6 (2.33%) F5
10 6 (2.33%) ICL
10 6 (2.33%) SaltStack
11 5 (1.95%) AppDynamics
11 5 (1.95%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.95%) Forcepoint
11 5 (1.95%) IBM
11 5 (1.95%) Sophos
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