The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Operations Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Engineer
England / London
Rank 368 364 325
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -39
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 41 56 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.27% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.28% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 44 75
Median daily rate £480 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £400 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £535 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £431 £375
% change year-on-year
-18.84% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £21.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.31 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.50% +81.22%

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
18459 19969 20051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.10% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13205 14056 14273
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 312 347
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Operations Engineer in the job title.

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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 6 £575 +37.31% 5
Croydon -7 2 £363 -14.70%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Operations Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (58.02%) DevOps
2 32 (39.51%) Linux
2 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (38.27%) Python
4 28 (34.57%) Puppet
5 25 (30.86%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (27.16%) Configuration Management
6 22 (27.16%) Docker
7 19 (23.46%) Firewall
7 19 (23.46%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 18 (22.22%) Java
9 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
9 17 (20.99%) Opscode Chef
10 16 (19.75%) Cisco
11 15 (18.52%) Finance
12 14 (17.28%) High Availability
12 14 (17.28%) Ansible
13 13 (16.05%) Amazon EC2
14 12 (14.81%) Ruby
14 12 (14.81%) Bash Shell
14 12 (14.81%) Unix
15 11 (13.58%) Windows
15 11 (13.58%) Service Delivery
15 11 (13.58%) Amazon RDS
15 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
15 11 (13.58%) Web Operations
16 10 (12.35%) AWS CloudFormation
16 10 (12.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 10 (12.35%) Load Balancing

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.64%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.94%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.94%) nginx
3 3 (3.70%) Confluence
3 3 (3.70%) IIS
4 2 (2.47%) Apache
4 2 (2.47%) Jupyter
5 1 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 25 (30.86%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (16.05%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (12.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (12.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (6.17%) Amazon S3
4 5 (6.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (4.94%) GitHub
5 4 (4.94%) PaaS
6 3 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (3.70%) AWS CloudTrail
6 3 (3.70%) CloudFront
7 2 (2.47%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (2.47%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (2.47%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (2.47%) Route 53
8 1 (1.23%) Heroku
8 1 (1.23%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (23.46%) Firewall
2 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
3 9 (11.11%) VPN
4 8 (9.88%) HTTP
5 6 (7.41%) Internet
6 5 (6.17%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (4.94%) DHCP
7 4 (4.94%) DNS
7 4 (4.94%) SSL
8 3 (3.70%) IPsec
9 2 (2.47%) BGP
9 2 (2.47%) EIGRP
9 2 (2.47%) HSRP
9 2 (2.47%) ICMP
9 2 (2.47%) LAN
9 2 (2.47%) WAN
10 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.23%) LDAP
10 1 (1.23%) Multicast
10 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (8.64%) Big Data
3 6 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.17%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.94%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.47%) DB2
7 2 (2.47%) MySQL
7 2 (2.47%) Parquet
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.23%) Cloudera CDH
8 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.23%) Impala
8 1 (1.23%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.23%) Redis
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.58%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.64%) JIRA
4 4 (4.94%) Maven
4 4 (4.94%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (3.70%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.47%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.23%) Ant
7 1 (1.23%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.23%) Concordion
7 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.23%) Hudson
7 1 (1.23%) JBehave
7 1 (1.23%) JUnit
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.23%) PVCS
7 1 (1.23%) Selenium
7 1 (1.23%) Toad
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Financial Institution
2 5 (6.17%) Legal
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Electronics
3 2 (2.47%) Games
3 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
3 2 (2.47%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) ELK Stack
2 6 (7.41%) Django
3 5 (6.17%) boto
3 5 (6.17%) Node.js
3 5 (6.17%) Web Services
4 3 (3.70%) CSS
4 3 (3.70%) Middleware
5 2 (2.47%) .NET
5 2 (2.47%) Apache Avro
5 2 (2.47%) HTML
5 2 (2.47%) Kafka
5 2 (2.47%) Spring
5 2 (2.47%) XML
6 1 (1.23%) 802.1X
6 1 (1.23%) JSON
6 1 (1.23%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.23%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.23%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.23%) Samza
6 1 (1.23%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Public Cloud
2 5 (6.17%) Hedge funds
2 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.94%) Clustering
4 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.23%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.23%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.23%) Statistics
5 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.51%) Linux
2 12 (14.81%) Unix
3 11 (13.58%) Windows
4 7 (8.64%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.70%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.47%) CoreOS
7 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.02%) DevOps
2 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (27.16%) Configuration Management
4 19 (23.46%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (17.28%) High Availability
6 11 (13.58%) Service Delivery
6 11 (13.58%) Web Operations
7 10 (12.35%) Load Balancing
8 8 (9.88%) Automated Testing
8 8 (9.88%) Open Source
8 8 (9.88%) Security Operations
9 7 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (8.64%) ITIL
10 6 (7.41%) Migration
11 5 (6.17%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.94%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.94%) Microservices
12 4 (4.94%) Patch Management
12 4 (4.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.27%) Python
2 18 (22.22%) Java
3 12 (14.81%) Bash Shell
3 12 (14.81%) Ruby
4 6 (7.41%) Scala
5 5 (6.17%) Go
5 5 (6.17%) Perl
6 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.94%) SQL
7 3 (3.70%) PHP
8 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.23%) C#
9 1 (1.23%) Groovy
9 1 (1.23%) Korn
9 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.23%) R
9 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.23%) Uniface
9 1 (1.23%) VB
9 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.64%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (6.17%) MCP
3 5 (6.17%) MCSA
3 5 (6.17%) MCSE
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.70%) AWS Certification
4 3 (3.70%) CCNP
5 2 (2.47%) CCNA
5 2 (2.47%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (2.47%) Degree
5 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) GCIH
5 2 (2.47%) GIAC
6 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.23%) CCA
6 1 (1.23%) CCIE
6 1 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 22 (27.16%) Docker
2 6 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.94%) GFS2
3 4 (4.94%) GlusterFS
3 4 (4.94%) OCFS2
4 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Flume
6 1 (1.23%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 28 (34.57%) Puppet
2 17 (20.99%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (17.28%) Ansible
4 7 (8.64%) logstash
5 6 (7.41%) Kibana
6 4 (4.94%) CFEngine
6 4 (4.94%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (4.94%) SELinux
6 4 (4.94%) Terraform
7 3 (3.70%) Kubernetes
7 3 (3.70%) Salt
8 2 (2.47%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (1.23%) BladeLogic
9 1 (1.23%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.23%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (1.23%) Mesos
9 1 (1.23%) Nagios
9 1 (1.23%) SCCM
9 1 (1.23%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 16 (19.75%) Cisco
2 7 (8.64%) SaltStack
3 6 (7.41%) VMware
4 5 (6.17%) Forcepoint
4 5 (6.17%) Sophos
5 3 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.70%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.70%) F5
5 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.70%) Splunk
6 2 (2.47%) Citrix
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle
6 2 (2.47%) SAP
7 1 (1.23%) CA
7 1 (1.23%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.23%) Dell
7 1 (1.23%) EMC
7 1 (1.23%) Juniper
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.23%) Sybase