The first table below looks at the demand for the Computer Operator role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Operator
Rank - - 134
Contract jobs requiring a Computer Operator 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - -
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2915 2248 2813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.87% 93.36% 91.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1541 1068 1362
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 183 187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.47 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Computer Operator
England

Computer Operator
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Computer Operator Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Computer Operator
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Computer Operator Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Computer Operator
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Computer Operator Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Computer Operator
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Unicenter
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) AS400

Computer Operator
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unicenter
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CA