The first table below looks at the demand for the Operations Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 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 Reading 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
Operations Engineer
Rank - - 77
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £205 £285
% change year-on-year
+82.92% -28.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.47 - £32.50
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
958 710 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.20% 91.97% 90.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 303 350
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 46
Average hourly rate £15.13 £18.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.24% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.69 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Operations Engineer
Berkshire

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Operations Engineer
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) RSpec
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

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

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) RSpec
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef