The first table below looks at the demand for the Operations Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 28 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 Leeds 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 74 74 84
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.095% 0.56% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.60% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
983 840 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.53% 94.28% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 449 632
Average daily rate £325 £311 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 47
Average hourly rate £13.20 £29.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.48% +93.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £10.65 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Operations Engineer
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Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Operations Engineer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) AdminStudio
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) SCOrch
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) AdminStudio
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco