The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Operations Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 66 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 0.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.31 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £45.31 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.50% +81.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
640 894 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.43% 94.60% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 513 464
Median daily rate £413 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 55 17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £33.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.71% +71.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £135.00 £54.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Operations Engineer in the job title.

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Operations Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Operations Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) xDSL
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Junos
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) IOS XR
2 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) DSL
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IOS XR
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) Junos
1 1 (50.00%) L2TP
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) PPP
1 1 (50.00%) SNMP
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) X.21
1 1 (50.00%) xDSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel