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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Engineer
Rank 390 380 372
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 29 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.16% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £374 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +10.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -42.00%
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
22031 23293 20842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.18% 93.24% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15796 16084 13908
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 439 386 507
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +2 5 £425 -15.00% 3
Westminster - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 29 (51.79%) Linux
2 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 20 (35.71%) Windows
4 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
5 16 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 15 (26.79%) Puppet
6 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
6 15 (26.79%) Java
7 14 (25.00%) ITIL
7 14 (25.00%) Cisco
7 14 (25.00%) DevOps
8 13 (23.21%) Jenkins
8 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (21.43%) DNS
9 12 (21.43%) Ansible
9 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (21.43%) Git (software)
9 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (19.64%) Ruby
10 11 (19.64%) Ubuntu
10 11 (19.64%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (19.64%) Scrum
10 11 (19.64%) Maven
10 11 (19.64%) Change Management
11 10 (17.86%) Automated Testing
11 10 (17.86%) Perl
11 10 (17.86%) PaaS
11 10 (17.86%) Bash Shell
11 10 (17.86%) Build Automation
11 10 (17.86%) CentOS

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.93%) Apache
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.57%) Node.js
4 2 (3.57%) Confluence
4 2 (3.57%) IIS
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.79%) CMS
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.79%) WordPress
5 1 (1.79%) nginx
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.79%) Lync
5 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) PaaS
2 1 (1.79%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) DNS
2 8 (14.29%) SAN
2 8 (14.29%) LAN
2 8 (14.29%) DHCP
3 7 (12.50%) WAN
3 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.50%) Wireless
3 7 (12.50%) BIG-IP
4 5 (8.93%) IGMP
4 5 (8.93%) Wireshark
4 5 (8.93%) Network Security
4 5 (8.93%) WAAS
4 5 (8.93%) Multicast
4 5 (8.93%) OSPF
4 5 (8.93%) BGP
4 5 (8.93%) BOOTP
4 5 (8.93%) DWDM
4 5 (8.93%) RIP
5 4 (7.14%) Connectrix
6 3 (5.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) MySQL
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.57%) Redis
2 2 (3.57%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Jenkins
2 12 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 11 (19.64%) Maven
4 4 (7.14%) JIRA
5 2 (3.57%) Subversion
6 1 (1.79%) Hudson
6 1 (1.79%) Artifactory
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) German Language
4 3 (5.36%) Law
5 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Marketing
5 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) HTML
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (3.57%) XML
2 2 (3.57%) XSD
3 1 (1.79%) LAMP
3 1 (1.79%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Open Source
2 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.57%) Interactive TV
3 1 (1.79%) CCTV
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) PMI
3 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (51.79%) Linux
2 20 (35.71%) Windows
3 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (19.64%) Ubuntu
5 10 (17.86%) CentOS
5 10 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (16.07%) UNIX
7 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 7 (12.50%) Solaris
9 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) ITIL
1 14 (25.00%) DevOps
2 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (19.64%) Change Management
4 11 (19.64%) Scrum
5 10 (17.86%) Build Automation
5 10 (17.86%) Automated Testing
6 6 (10.71%) Load Balancing
6 6 (10.71%) Performance Management
6 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.93%) Low Latency
8 4 (7.14%) Time Management
8 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.36%) Quality Management
9 3 (5.36%) Business Continuity
9 3 (5.36%) BCP
9 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
9 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) Java
2 11 (19.64%) Ruby
3 10 (17.86%) Bash Shell
3 10 (17.86%) Perl
4 6 (10.71%) PHP
5 4 (7.14%) SQL
5 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.57%) Golang
7 1 (1.79%) Scala
7 1 (1.79%) VBScript
7 1 (1.79%) Python
7 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
2 16 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) CCIE
3 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.36%) Degree
5 2 (3.57%) EXIN
6 1 (1.79%) MCSE
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.79%) PMP
6 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.79%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) Xen
3 2 (3.57%) NLBS
4 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.79%) XenApp
4 1 (1.79%) Varnish
4 1 (1.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (26.79%) Puppet
2 12 (21.43%) Ansible
3 11 (19.64%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (10.71%) Nagios
5 4 (7.14%) Zenoss
6 2 (3.57%) Control-M
6 2 (3.57%) WSUS
6 2 (3.57%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (1.79%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (25.00%) Cisco
3 9 (16.07%) VMware
4 8 (14.29%) Oracle
5 6 (10.71%) Juniper
5 6 (10.71%) F5
6 5 (8.93%) Infoblox
6 5 (8.93%) Remedy
6 5 (8.93%) Nortel
7 4 (7.14%) Citrix
7 4 (7.14%) EMC
7 4 (7.14%) Brocade
8 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.57%) BMC
9 2 (3.57%) CA
9 2 (3.57%) SevOne
9 2 (3.57%) Splunk
10 1 (1.79%) New Relic
10 1 (1.79%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.79%) AppDynamics
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