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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 375 360 336
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 47 74 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.35% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 59 76
Median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £358 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £535 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £406 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +8.33%
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 £43.46 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.65% +73.83%
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
20320 21442 22317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.64% 95.04% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14519 15176 16085
Median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 341 443
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 7 £575 +39.39% 4
Teddington - 5 - -
Canary Wharf - 3 - -
Croydon - 1 £400 -
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 55 (53.92%) DevOps
2 47 (46.08%) Linux
3 38 (37.25%) Python
3 38 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (31.37%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (31.37%) Docker
5 31 (30.39%) Puppet
6 28 (27.45%) Configuration Management
6 28 (27.45%) Firewall
7 25 (24.51%) Unix
8 23 (22.55%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (21.57%) Jenkins
10 21 (20.59%) Security Cleared
11 20 (19.61%) Finance
12 19 (18.63%) High Availability
12 19 (18.63%) Opscode Chef
13 18 (17.65%) Ruby
13 18 (17.65%) Cisco
14 17 (16.67%) Java
14 17 (16.67%) Ansible
15 16 (15.69%) Web Operations
15 16 (15.69%) Git (software)
16 15 (14.71%) Load Balancing
17 14 (13.73%) Windows
18 13 (12.75%) Service Delivery
18 13 (12.75%) Disaster Recovery
19 12 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
19 12 (11.76%) Bash Shell
19 12 (11.76%) Windows Server
19 12 (11.76%) Security Operations

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 9 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.88%) Apache
2 6 (5.88%) Confluence
3 4 (3.92%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.92%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (3.92%) nginx
4 2 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.98%) JBoss
5 1 (0.98%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 32 (31.37%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (10.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (9.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (8.82%) PaaS
6 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (4.90%) Amazon S3
7 5 (4.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (3.92%) GitHub
9 3 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (2.94%) AWS CloudTrail
9 3 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.94%) CloudFront
10 2 (1.96%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (1.96%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (1.96%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (1.96%) Heroku
10 2 (1.96%) Route 53
11 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (27.45%) Firewall
2 9 (8.82%) VPN
3 8 (7.84%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.86%) HTTP
4 7 (6.86%) Internet
5 5 (4.90%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (4.90%) DNS
6 4 (3.92%) DHCP
6 4 (3.92%) SSL
7 3 (2.94%) IPsec
8 2 (1.96%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.96%) HSRP
8 2 (1.96%) ICMP
8 2 (1.96%) LAN
8 2 (1.96%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (1.96%) OpenVPN
8 2 (1.96%) SSH
8 2 (1.96%) WAN
9 1 (0.98%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.98%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (7.84%) Hadoop
3 7 (6.86%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.88%) Big Data
5 5 (4.90%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.92%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.94%) MySQL
8 2 (1.96%) HBase
8 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.98%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.98%) Cloudera CDH
9 1 (0.98%) Impala
9 1 (0.98%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.98%) Parquet
9 1 (0.98%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.98%) Redis
9 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (21.57%) Jenkins
2 16 (15.69%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.78%) JIRA
4 5 (4.90%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (3.92%) Maven
6 3 (2.94%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.94%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.96%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.98%) Ant
8 1 (0.98%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.98%) GitLab
8 1 (0.98%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.98%) MSI
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.98%) PVCS
8 1 (0.98%) Selenium
8 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.98%) Toad
General
1 20 (19.61%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Financial Institution
3 5 (4.90%) Legal
4 4 (3.92%) Publishing
5 3 (2.94%) Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.96%) Electronics
6 2 (1.96%) Games
6 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.96%) Marketing
6 2 (1.96%) Retail
7 1 (0.98%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.86%) ELK Stack
2 6 (5.88%) Django
3 5 (4.90%) boto
3 5 (4.90%) Kafka
4 4 (3.92%) Web Services
5 3 (2.94%) CSS
5 3 (2.94%) HTML
5 3 (2.94%) Node.js
5 3 (2.94%) Servlets
6 2 (1.96%) .NET
6 2 (1.96%) Middleware
6 2 (1.96%) Samza
6 2 (1.96%) XML
7 1 (0.98%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.98%) Apache Avro
7 1 (0.98%) LAMP
7 1 (0.98%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.98%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.98%) MCollective
7 1 (0.98%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Hedge funds
2 5 (4.90%) Clustering
2 5 (4.90%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.92%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.96%) NHS
4 2 (1.96%) Statistics
5 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.98%) CESG
5 1 (0.98%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.98%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (0.98%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.98%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (0.98%) Replication
5 1 (0.98%) User Experience
5 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (46.08%) Linux
2 25 (24.51%) Unix
3 14 (13.73%) Windows
4 12 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.92%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.96%) CentOS
8 1 (0.98%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.98%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (53.92%) DevOps
2 38 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (27.45%) Configuration Management
4 23 (22.55%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (18.63%) High Availability
6 16 (15.69%) Web Operations
7 15 (14.71%) Load Balancing
8 13 (12.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (12.75%) Service Delivery
9 12 (11.76%) Security Operations
10 10 (9.80%) SIEM
11 9 (8.82%) Automated Testing
12 8 (7.84%) Open Source
12 8 (7.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 7 (6.86%) ITIL
13 7 (6.86%) Server Monitoring
13 7 (6.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 6 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
14 6 (5.88%) Migration
14 6 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 38 (37.25%) Python
2 18 (17.65%) Ruby
3 17 (16.67%) Java
4 12 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 8 (7.84%) Go
6 6 (5.88%) Perl
6 6 (5.88%) Scala
7 4 (3.92%) PHP
7 4 (3.92%) SQL
8 3 (2.94%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.98%) C#
10 1 (0.98%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.98%) R
10 1 (0.98%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 21 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.86%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.88%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (4.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (4.90%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.90%) MCP
5 5 (4.90%) MCSA
5 5 (4.90%) MCSE
5 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.94%) AWS Certification
6 3 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.96%) Degree
7 2 (1.96%) GCIH
7 2 (1.96%) GIAC
8 1 (0.98%) CCIE
8 1 (0.98%) CCNP
8 1 (0.98%) CLAS
8 1 (0.98%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.98%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.98%) GCP
2 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 32 (31.37%) Docker
2 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.92%) GFS2
3 4 (3.92%) GlusterFS
3 4 (3.92%) OCFS2
4 3 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.96%) etcd
5 2 (1.96%) flannel
5 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.98%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.98%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.98%) HDFS
6 1 (0.98%) LXC
6 1 (0.98%) Postfix
6 1 (0.98%) Squid
6 1 (0.98%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 31 (30.39%) Puppet
2 19 (18.63%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (16.67%) Ansible
4 9 (8.82%) Kubernetes
4 9 (8.82%) logstash
5 7 (6.86%) Kibana
5 7 (6.86%) Terraform
6 6 (5.88%) Salt
7 4 (3.92%) CFEngine
7 4 (3.92%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (3.92%) SELinux
8 3 (2.94%) Mesos
9 2 (1.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.96%) Nagios
9 2 (1.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (1.96%) Rancher
9 2 (1.96%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.98%) Ambari
10 1 (0.98%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.98%) Icinga
Vendors
1 18 (17.65%) Cisco
2 9 (8.82%) SaltStack
3 7 (6.86%) CheckPoint
3 7 (6.86%) Qualys
3 7 (6.86%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.90%) Atlassian
4 5 (4.90%) Forcepoint
4 5 (4.90%) Sophos
4 5 (4.90%) VMware
5 4 (3.92%) Oracle
6 3 (2.94%) Adobe
6 3 (2.94%) F5
7 2 (1.96%) SAP
8 1 (0.98%) Ciena
8 1 (0.98%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.98%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.98%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.98%) hybris
8 1 (0.98%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.98%) Splunk
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