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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 92 90 78
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 0.087% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.093% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £508 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.15 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+100.61% -
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
1403 1075 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 94.67% 94.05% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 769 574
Average daily rate £386 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.42 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.77% -0.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) NetApp
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (36.36%) Replication
3 4 (36.36%) Brocade
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
3 4 (36.36%) SAN
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) Xen
3 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
3 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) SRDF
3 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (36.36%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (27.27%) vSphere
4 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
4 3 (27.27%) Puppet
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Python

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (18.18%) CloudStack
1 2 (18.18%) nginx
1 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Jetty
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (9.09%) PowerExchange
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (9.09%) Google App Engine
3 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) FTP
2 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 2 (18.18%) IPsec
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) SMS
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
1 1 (9.09%) Informix
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
2 1 (9.09%) GitLab
2 1 (9.09%) Log4j
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) EMC VMAX
1 4 (36.36%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) IBM XIV
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
2 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) DSDM
4 2 (18.18%) RUP
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) Web Operations
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) Python
1 3 (27.27%) Ruby
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) SRDF
1 4 (36.36%) Xen
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) XenServer
4 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) NetBackup
1 4 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (27.27%) Puppet
3 2 (18.18%) Cobbler
3 2 (18.18%) Nagios
3 2 (18.18%) Opsview
3 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
4 1 (9.09%) Cacti
4 1 (9.09%) Grafana
4 1 (9.09%) Graphite
4 1 (9.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) HP
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
1 5 (45.45%) NetApp
2 4 (36.36%) Brocade
2 4 (36.36%) EMC
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (9.09%) Axway
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) Google
5 1 (9.09%) Informatica
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Riverbed