The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.54% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £362 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +11.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £24.12 -
% change year-on-year
-0.49% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands 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
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
178 169 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 96.74% 94.41% 91.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 54 81
Average daily rate £450 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £37.00 £6.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.35% +469.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operations Engineer in the job title across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Operations Engineer across the Midlands region.

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Operations Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Operations Engineer across the Midlands region.

Operations Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Operations Engineer
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps