The table below looks at the statistics for the Computer Operator role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Operator in their job title over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Operator
Rank 64 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Computer Operator 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.29% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £187
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 - £17.50
Computer Operator
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
663 758 697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.99% 96.44% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 402 359
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 40
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £14.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.06 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Computer Operator
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Computer Operator Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Computer Operator
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Operator across the Milton Keynes region.

Computer Operator Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Computer Operator
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Operator across the Milton Keynes region.

Computer Operator Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Computer Operator
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Computer Operator 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 Computer Operator in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows NT
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
1 2 (66.67%) MVS
1 2 (66.67%) Control-M
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

Computer Operator
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Computer Operator 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 Computer Operator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) MVS
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows NT
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy