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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Engineer
England / London
Rank 354 371 328
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -43
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 48 44 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.21% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.22% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 65
Median daily rate £488 £435 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -5.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £670 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £55.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.27% +120.00%

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
18338 20387 20346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.08% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13144 14440 14336
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 307 340
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -13 4 £575 +35.29% 1
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Croydon +2 1 £325 -23.52%
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 54 (58.06%) DevOps
2 37 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (36.56%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (33.33%) Linux
5 29 (31.18%) Python
6 24 (25.81%) Puppet
7 23 (24.73%) Jenkins
7 23 (24.73%) Java
8 21 (22.58%) Docker
9 20 (21.51%) Configuration Management
10 18 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
11 17 (18.28%) Cisco
11 17 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (17.20%) High Availability
12 16 (17.20%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (17.20%) Firewall
12 16 (17.20%) Finance
12 16 (17.20%) Ansible
13 14 (15.05%) Amazon EC2
13 14 (15.05%) Security Cleared
14 12 (12.90%) JIRA
14 12 (12.90%) Windows
14 12 (12.90%) Amazon RDS
14 12 (12.90%) Security Operations
15 11 (11.83%) Service Delivery
15 11 (11.83%) Ruby
15 11 (11.83%) Node.js
16 10 (10.75%) Splunk
16 10 (10.75%) PaaS
16 10 (10.75%) Bash Shell

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 8 (8.60%) Cloud Foundry
1 8 (8.60%) Confluence
1 8 (8.60%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.38%) nginx
3 4 (4.30%) Anypoint
4 3 (3.23%) Apache
4 3 (3.23%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.23%) IIS
5 2 (2.15%) Jupyter
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.08%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 34 (36.56%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (17.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (15.05%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (10.75%) PaaS
4 10 (10.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (9.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (7.53%) GitHub
7 5 (5.38%) Amazon S3
7 5 (5.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (3.23%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (3.23%) CloudFront
9 2 (2.15%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (2.15%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (2.15%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (2.15%) Route 53
10 1 (1.08%) Heroku
10 1 (1.08%) iPaaS
10 1 (1.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.20%) Firewall
2 10 (10.75%) TCP/IP
3 9 (9.68%) VPN
4 8 (8.60%) HTTP
5 6 (6.45%) Internet
6 5 (5.38%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (4.30%) DHCP
7 4 (4.30%) DNS
8 3 (3.23%) IPsec
8 3 (3.23%) NetScaler
8 3 (3.23%) SSL
9 2 (2.15%) BGP
9 2 (2.15%) EIGRP
9 2 (2.15%) HSRP
9 2 (2.15%) ICMP
9 2 (2.15%) LAN
9 2 (2.15%) WAN
9 2 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.08%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (7.53%) Big Data
2 7 (7.53%) MongoDB
2 7 (7.53%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (7.53%) Redis
3 4 (4.30%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.30%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (3.23%) MySQL
4 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.15%) Parquet
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.08%) Cloudera CDH
6 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.08%) DB2
6 1 (1.08%) Impala
6 1 (1.08%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (24.73%) Jenkins
2 12 (12.90%) JIRA
3 7 (7.53%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.45%) Cucumber
4 6 (6.45%) Selenium
5 5 (5.38%) JMeter
6 4 (4.30%) Maven
7 3 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.15%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.15%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.08%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.08%) Concordion
9 1 (1.08%) GitLab
9 1 (1.08%) Gradle
9 1 (1.08%) Hudson
9 1 (1.08%) JBehave
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.08%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (17.20%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Financial Institution
3 5 (5.38%) Legal
4 2 (2.15%) Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Electronics
4 2 (2.15%) Games
4 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
4 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.08%) French Language
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.83%) Node.js
2 7 (7.53%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (7.53%) Web Services
3 6 (6.45%) Django
3 6 (6.45%) Spring
4 5 (5.38%) .NET
4 5 (5.38%) boto
4 5 (5.38%) Spring Boot
4 5 (5.38%) Spring Cloud
5 3 (3.23%) CSS
5 3 (3.23%) React
6 2 (2.15%) Apache Avro
6 2 (2.15%) HTML
6 2 (2.15%) Middleware
6 2 (2.15%) XML
7 1 (1.08%) JSON
7 1 (1.08%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.08%) SOAP
7 1 (1.08%) Velocity
7 1 (1.08%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Public Cloud
2 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.38%) Clustering
3 5 (5.38%) Hedge funds
3 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.08%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 31 (33.33%) Linux
2 12 (12.90%) Windows
3 10 (10.75%) Unix
4 8 (8.60%) Windows Server
4 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.23%) CoreOS
8 2 (2.15%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.08%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.08%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (58.06%) DevOps
2 37 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.51%) Configuration Management
4 17 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (17.20%) High Availability
6 12 (12.90%) Security Operations
7 11 (11.83%) Service Delivery
8 10 (10.75%) Load Balancing
8 10 (10.75%) Microservices
8 10 (10.75%) Web Operations
9 9 (9.68%) Automated Testing
9 9 (9.68%) Open Source
10 8 (8.60%) ITIL
11 7 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (7.53%) Patch Management
12 5 (5.38%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.38%) Migration
13 4 (4.30%) Change Management
13 4 (4.30%) Scrum
13 4 (4.30%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.18%) Python
2 23 (24.73%) Java
3 11 (11.83%) Ruby
4 10 (10.75%) Bash Shell
5 6 (6.45%) SQL
6 5 (5.38%) Go
6 5 (5.38%) Scala
7 4 (4.30%) C#
7 4 (4.30%) Perl
7 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.15%) Groovy
9 2 (2.15%) PHP
9 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.08%) COBOL
10 1 (1.08%) Korn
10 1 (1.08%) Uniface
10 1 (1.08%) VB
10 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (15.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (5.38%) MCP
2 5 (5.38%) MCSA
2 5 (5.38%) MCSE
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) CCNP
3 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.23%) AWS Certification
4 3 (3.23%) CCNA
4 3 (3.23%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.15%) CCIE
5 2 (2.15%) Degree
5 2 (2.15%) GCIH
5 2 (2.15%) GIAC
6 1 (1.08%) CCA
6 1 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 21 (22.58%) Docker
2 8 (8.60%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.38%) GFS2
4 5 (5.38%) GlusterFS
4 5 (5.38%) OCFS2
5 3 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.08%) Apache Flume
6 1 (1.08%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (1.08%) Gluster
6 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (25.81%) Puppet
2 18 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (17.20%) Ansible
4 6 (6.45%) Kibana
4 6 (6.45%) logstash
5 5 (5.38%) CFEngine
5 5 (5.38%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (5.38%) Kubernetes
5 5 (5.38%) SELinux
5 5 (5.38%) Terraform
6 2 (2.15%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (2.15%) Nagios
6 2 (2.15%) Packer
6 2 (2.15%) Salt
7 1 (1.08%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.08%) Consul
7 1 (1.08%) Mesos
7 1 (1.08%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (1.08%) Sysdig
7 1 (1.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Cisco
2 10 (10.75%) Splunk
3 9 (9.68%) VMware
4 6 (6.45%) AppDynamics
4 6 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.45%) SaltStack
5 5 (5.38%) Forcepoint
5 5 (5.38%) MuleSoft
5 5 (5.38%) New Relic
5 5 (5.38%) Sophos
6 3 (3.23%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.23%) F5
6 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.23%) Oracle
6 3 (3.23%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.15%) AlienVault
7 2 (2.15%) Citrix
7 2 (2.15%) Informatica
7 2 (2.15%) Qualys
7 2 (2.15%) SAP
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