The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 63 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.38% - 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £362 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +11.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.01 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £24.12 -
% change year-on-year
-0.49% -
Operations Engineer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
731 746 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.77% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 424 227
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 52 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.75 £104.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Operations Engineer across the Hertfordshire region.

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Operations Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Stevenage - 2 - -
St Albans - 1 - - 1
Operations Engineer
East of England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Websense
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) IIS

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) FTP
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Websense
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (40.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
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