The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 388 400 387
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 20 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.071% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.077% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 15
Average daily rate
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£275 £425 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +40.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.47 - £22.50
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21167 21997 24240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.81% 92.33% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14614 14966 15702
Average daily rate £425 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 476 629
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.86 £43.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Operations Engineer
England

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 10 July 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 10 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 9 £275 -31.25% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Isleworth - - - - 1
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Linux
3 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
3 10 (32.26%) Finance
3 10 (32.26%) Banking
4 9 (29.03%) ITIL
5 8 (25.81%) SQL
5 8 (25.81%) Perl
5 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.81%) Release Management
5 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
6 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (22.58%) DHCP
6 7 (22.58%) DNS
6 7 (22.58%) Cisco
6 7 (22.58%) Solaris
7 6 (19.35%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (19.35%) VMware
7 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
7 6 (19.35%) Network Security
7 6 (19.35%) Oracle
8 5 (16.13%) VBScript
8 5 (16.13%) C
8 5 (16.13%) ISO 9001
8 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
8 5 (16.13%) Cognos
8 5 (16.13%) CISSP
8 5 (16.13%) Citrix
8 5 (16.13%) WebSphere

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (19.35%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.68%) IIS
3 3 (9.68%) Apache
3 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.23%) CMS
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) WordPress
5 1 (3.23%) nginx
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.23%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) DHCP
1 7 (22.58%) DNS
2 6 (19.35%) Network Security
3 5 (16.13%) BOOTP
4 3 (9.68%) SAN
4 3 (9.68%) Internet
5 2 (6.45%) HTTP
5 2 (6.45%) Kerberos
5 2 (6.45%) SNMP
5 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.45%) LDAP
5 2 (6.45%) VoIP
6 1 (3.23%) WAN
6 1 (3.23%) GSM
6 1 (3.23%) LAN
6 1 (3.23%) VPN
6 1 (3.23%) SSL
6 1 (3.23%) SCCP
6 1 (3.23%) Wireless
6 1 (3.23%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
1 1 (3.23%) Hudson
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
1 10 (32.26%) Banking
2 5 (16.13%) German Language
3 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
4 3 (9.68%) Law
5 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.23%) Legal
6 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) JSP
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
1 1 (3.23%) LAMP
1 1 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) PMI
1 1 (3.23%) CCTV
1 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (3.23%) Open Source
1 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Linux
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (22.58%) Solaris
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
5 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
6 3 (9.68%) AIX
7 2 (6.45%) HPUX
7 2 (6.45%) UNIX
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Release Management
3 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
4 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.68%) DevOps
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.23%) Content Management
7 1 (3.23%) Network Design
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Perl
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
3 5 (16.13%) VBScript
3 5 (16.13%) C
4 4 (12.90%) Java
5 3 (9.68%) Python
6 2 (6.45%) Ruby
6 2 (6.45%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.23%) VB
7 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) CISSP
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.68%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.45%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) CCSA
4 2 (6.45%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.23%) MCITP
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) CCEE
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.23%) PMP
5 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.23%) CCEA
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (3.23%) Varnish
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Cisco
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle
3 6 (19.35%) VMware
4 5 (16.13%) Infoblox
4 5 (16.13%) Cognos
4 5 (16.13%) Citrix
5 3 (9.68%) Qualys
6 2 (6.45%) EMC
6 2 (6.45%) JBoss
7 1 (3.23%) Ericsson
7 1 (3.23%) NetIQ
7 1 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Akamai
7 1 (3.23%) SaltStack
7 1 (3.23%) Tandberg
7 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.23%) Brocade