The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-49.33% +15.38%
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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2947 2532 2294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.97% 92.38% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1503 1322 1117
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 52 77
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Operations Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Operations Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Operations Engineer
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP