The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 95 81 66
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 3 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.23% 0.17% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.18% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £250
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +42.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.47 -
Operations Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1195 1087 747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.60% 93.07% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 728 398
Average daily rate £350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 25
Average hourly rate £13.60 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.31% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.38 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Apache
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) nginx
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Google
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Jetty
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Xen
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Servlets
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) nginx
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Jetty
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (40.00%) Google App Engine
2 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (20.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) FTP
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) Redis
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) Servlets
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) RIA
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Xen
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Percona
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco