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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 357 307 380
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +73
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 54 98 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.47% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.50% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 79 16
Average daily rate £425 £450 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.15 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+100.61% -
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
20026 19682 20464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.48% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 13942 13897
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 337 393
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +34 11 £425 - 4
Croydon - 1 £425 -
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 91 (80.53%) DevOps
2 87 (76.99%) Linux
3 76 (67.26%) Puppet
4 74 (65.49%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (57.52%) Ruby
6 64 (56.64%) Configuration Management
7 63 (55.75%) VMware
7 63 (55.75%) Git (software)
8 59 (52.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 59 (52.21%) Java
9 51 (45.13%) Continuous Integration
9 51 (45.13%) Jenkins
10 50 (44.25%) Bash Shell
11 45 (39.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 44 (38.94%) Ubuntu
13 42 (37.17%) CentOS
14 41 (36.28%) Scrum
15 40 (35.40%) Maven
15 40 (35.40%) ZABBIX
16 38 (33.63%) MCollective
17 37 (32.74%) Build Automation
18 25 (22.12%) Unix
19 23 (20.35%) Python
20 20 (17.70%) Cisco
21 17 (15.04%) Apache
21 17 (15.04%) Finance
21 17 (15.04%) Data Centre
22 16 (14.16%) Nagios
22 16 (14.16%) Tomcat
22 16 (14.16%) SELinux

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (15.04%) Apache
2 16 (14.16%) Tomcat
3 9 (7.96%) Node.js
4 7 (6.19%) OpenStack
5 5 (4.42%) JBoss
6 3 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.88%) Confluence
7 1 (0.88%) Lync
7 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.88%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.88%) nginx
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.96%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.31%) SaaS
3 3 (2.65%) GitHub
4 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.85%) Firewall
2 9 (7.96%) DNS
3 8 (7.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (5.31%) FCoE
4 6 (5.31%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (5.31%) iSCSI
4 6 (5.31%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.42%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (4.42%) HTTP
6 3 (2.65%) BGP
6 3 (2.65%) MPLS
6 3 (2.65%) OSPF
6 3 (2.65%) VPN
6 3 (2.65%) WAN
7 2 (1.77%) LAN
7 2 (1.77%) LDAP
7 2 (1.77%) Wireless
8 1 (0.88%) DHCP
8 1 (0.88%) ISDN
8 1 (0.88%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.85%) MongoDB
2 8 (7.08%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (5.31%) Big Data
3 6 (5.31%) MySQL
4 5 (4.42%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 63 (55.75%) Git (software)
2 51 (45.13%) Jenkins
3 40 (35.40%) Maven
4 5 (4.42%) Artifactory
5 4 (3.54%) Hudson
6 3 (2.65%) GitLab
6 3 (2.65%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.77%) Ant
7 2 (1.77%) JIRA
7 2 (1.77%) Subversion
7 2 (1.77%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.88%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.88%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.88%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.88%) Grunt
8 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.88%) Selenium
8 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (15.04%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.65%) Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Advertising
4 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Front Office
5 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Publishing
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (33.63%) MCollective
2 8 (7.08%) Web Services
3 4 (3.54%) Middleware
3 4 (3.54%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (2.65%) .NET
4 3 (2.65%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.65%) Kafka
5 2 (1.77%) Spring
5 2 (1.77%) WebSockets
5 2 (1.77%) ZeroMQ
6 1 (0.88%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.88%) HTML
6 1 (0.88%) HTML5
6 1 (0.88%) J2EE
6 1 (0.88%) JAX-RS
6 1 (0.88%) LAMP
6 1 (0.88%) REST
6 1 (0.88%) SAML
6 1 (0.88%) WSDL
6 1 (0.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.04%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.42%) Clustering
2 5 (4.42%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.77%) CMDB
4 2 (1.77%) IPTV
4 2 (1.77%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.88%) Chemistry
5 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.88%) Fintech
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Replication
5 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 87 (76.99%) Linux
2 45 (39.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 44 (38.94%) Ubuntu
4 42 (37.17%) CentOS
5 25 (22.12%) Unix
6 7 (6.19%) Windows
7 2 (1.77%) AIX
7 2 (1.77%) VMS
7 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.77%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (80.53%) DevOps
2 74 (65.49%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (56.64%) Configuration Management
4 51 (45.13%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (36.28%) Scrum
6 37 (32.74%) Build Automation
7 15 (13.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (12.39%) Security Patching
9 11 (9.73%) Mentoring
10 9 (7.96%) ITIL
11 8 (7.08%) High Availability
12 7 (6.19%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (4.42%) Change Management
13 5 (4.42%) Patch Management
14 4 (3.54%) E-Commerce
14 4 (3.54%) Web Operations
15 3 (2.65%) Automated Testing
15 3 (2.65%) Requirements Analysis
15 3 (2.65%) Service Delivery
15 3 (2.65%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 65 (57.52%) Ruby
2 59 (52.21%) Java
3 50 (44.25%) Bash Shell
4 23 (20.35%) Python
5 6 (5.31%) C
5 6 (5.31%) Perl
6 5 (4.42%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.65%) Go
8 2 (1.77%) Groovy
8 2 (1.77%) PHP
8 2 (1.77%) SQL
9 1 (0.88%) C#
9 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.62%) CCNP
1 12 (10.62%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.08%) CCNA
3 6 (5.31%) RHCE
3 6 (5.31%) RHCSA
3 6 (5.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (4.42%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.54%) Degree
5 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.77%) CCIE
7 1 (0.88%) CCDP
7 1 (0.88%) CCVP
7 1 (0.88%) MCSA
7 1 (0.88%) MCSE
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (52.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.39%) vSphere
3 13 (11.50%) Docker
3 13 (11.50%) VMware ESX
4 6 (5.31%) KVM
5 5 (4.42%) Active Directory
5 5 (4.42%) GFS2
5 5 (4.42%) GlusterFS
5 5 (4.42%) OCFS2
6 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.88%) vCloud
6 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 76 (67.26%) Puppet
2 40 (35.40%) ZABBIX
3 16 (14.16%) Nagios
3 16 (14.16%) SELinux
4 13 (11.50%) Icinga
5 12 (10.62%) Ansible
6 11 (9.73%) FreeIPA
6 11 (9.73%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 9 (7.96%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (4.42%) CFEngine
8 5 (4.42%) Terraform
9 4 (3.54%) Kubernetes
10 2 (1.77%) Capistrano
10 2 (1.77%) Graphite
10 2 (1.77%) logstash
10 2 (1.77%) Opsview
11 1 (0.88%) Cacti
11 1 (0.88%) Nmap
11 1 (0.88%) Salt
11 1 (0.88%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 63 (55.75%) VMware
2 20 (17.70%) Cisco
3 10 (8.85%) Red Hat
4 8 (7.08%) Oracle
5 4 (3.54%) Palo Alto
5 4 (3.54%) Splunk
6 2 (1.77%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.77%) hybris
6 2 (1.77%) Informatica
6 2 (1.77%) Websense
7 1 (0.88%) CA
7 1 (0.88%) HP
7 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.88%) NetApp
7 1 (0.88%) Nokia
7 1 (0.88%) Perforce
7 1 (0.88%) Radware
7 1 (0.88%) Remedy
7 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.88%) Sybase
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