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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 96 82 67
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 4 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 0.090% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.097% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 9
Average daily rate
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£300 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £32.47 -
% change year-on-year
-32.24% -
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
1418 1026 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.60% 92.85% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 722 421
Average daily rate £350 £325 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £220 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 27
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) CentOS
1 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (33.33%) nginx
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (33.33%) Google App Engine
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Xen
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Jetty
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) IPsec
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Servlets
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (33.33%) Linux

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Jetty
2 2 (33.33%) nginx
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (33.33%) Google App Engine
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) FTP
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
1 2 (33.33%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Xen
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco