The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 383 400 390
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 26 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.095% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 12
Average daily rate
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£360 £425 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £213 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £325 £256
% change year-on-year
+11.38% +26.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 - £18.95
Operations Engineer
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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22473 23388 24374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.79% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15289 16042 15998
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 455 623
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.29 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Operations Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Operations Engineer across the London region.

Operations Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Operations Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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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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
City of London +32 4 £275 -31.25% 4
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 27 (61.36%) Windows
2 23 (52.27%) Linux
3 14 (31.82%) ITIL
4 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (27.27%) Perl
5 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 12 (27.27%) DNS
6 10 (22.73%) DHCP
6 10 (22.73%) Cisco
6 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (22.73%) Finance
6 10 (22.73%) Banking
7 9 (20.45%) VMware
7 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
7 9 (20.45%) Solaris
8 8 (18.18%) Oracle
8 8 (18.18%) SQL
8 8 (18.18%) Service Delivery
8 8 (18.18%) Release Management
8 8 (18.18%) Load Balancing
8 8 (18.18%) Network Security
8 8 (18.18%) Windows 7
9 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
9 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
9 7 (15.91%) Performance Management
9 7 (15.91%) Infoblox
9 7 (15.91%) BOOTP
9 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
9 7 (15.91%) SAN
10 6 (13.64%) BizTalk Server

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (11.36%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.36%) Apache
3 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.82%) IIS
4 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.27%) Confluence
6 1 (2.27%) Lync
6 1 (2.27%) nginx
6 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.27%) WordPress
6 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.27%) CMS
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) DNS
2 10 (22.73%) DHCP
3 8 (18.18%) Network Security
4 7 (15.91%) BOOTP
4 7 (15.91%) SAN
5 5 (11.36%) Internet
6 4 (9.09%) Connectrix
7 3 (6.82%) Kerberos
7 3 (6.82%) SNMP
7 3 (6.82%) LDAP
8 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.55%) LAN
8 2 (4.55%) VoIP
8 2 (4.55%) WAN
9 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.27%) NAS
9 1 (2.27%) SIGTRAN
9 1 (2.27%) WinSCP
9 1 (2.27%) MPLS
9 1 (2.27%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Subversion
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) Hudson
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
1 10 (22.73%) Banking
2 6 (13.64%) German Language
3 4 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Law
4 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) HTML
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) LAMP
2 1 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Open Source
1 1 (2.27%) CCTV
1 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
1 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.27%) Interactive TV
1 1 (2.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 27 (61.36%) Windows
2 23 (52.27%) Linux
3 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (20.45%) Solaris
6 8 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
8 4 (9.09%) UNIX
9 2 (4.55%) AIX
9 2 (4.55%) HPUX
10 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) ITIL
2 8 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 8 (18.18%) Release Management
2 8 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 7 (15.91%) Performance Management
4 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.09%) DevOps
6 3 (6.82%) Quality Management
6 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.82%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.55%) Migration
7 2 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) Perl
2 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
4 5 (11.36%) VBScript
4 5 (11.36%) Java
4 5 (11.36%) C
5 4 (9.09%) PHP
6 3 (6.82%) Ruby
6 3 (6.82%) Python
7 2 (4.55%) C++
8 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) CISSP
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.82%) CCNA
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.55%) JNCIA
5 2 (4.55%) CCSA
5 2 (4.55%) EXIN
5 2 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) MCITP
6 1 (2.27%) CCEE
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.27%) PMP
6 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.27%) CCEA
6 1 (2.27%) CCIE
6 1 (2.27%) MCSE
6 1 (2.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.27%) Varnish
4 1 (2.27%) XenApp
4 1 (2.27%) NLBS
4 1 (2.27%) vCloud
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Puppet
2 2 (4.55%) Nagios
2 2 (4.55%) Zenoss
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.27%) WSUS
3 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Cisco
2 9 (20.45%) VMware
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.18%) Oracle
4 7 (15.91%) Infoblox
5 6 (13.64%) Citrix
6 5 (11.36%) EMC
6 5 (11.36%) Cognos
7 4 (9.09%) Brocade
8 3 (6.82%) Qualys
9 2 (4.55%) JBoss
9 2 (4.55%) Remedy
10 1 (2.27%) Akamai
10 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.27%) Tandberg
10 1 (2.27%) SaltStack
10 1 (2.27%) New Relic
10 1 (2.27%) NetIQ
10 1 (2.27%) Perforce
10 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
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