The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Operations Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 261 255 234
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 12 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 12
Median daily rate £310 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.63% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £375 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £595 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.47
Operations Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9184 9388 8744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.24% 94.32% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5566 5157 4802
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 452 483
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £50.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Operations Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Operations Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Operations Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -5 4 £250 -54.54% 2
Berkshire +9 3 £250 -33.33%
Hampshire +1 3 £455 +21.33% 1
Oxfordshire +8 2 £310 - 1
Buckinghamshire +10 1 - -
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 South East region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco
4 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 5 (31.25%) Clustering
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (31.25%) SLA
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) SAN
6 4 (25.00%) CommVault
6 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (25.00%) Simpana
7 3 (18.75%) Dell Compellent
7 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) Juniper
7 3 (18.75%) BGP
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
7 3 (18.75%) VPN
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 2 (12.50%) SOAP
8 2 (12.50%) MySQL
8 2 (12.50%) HNC
8 2 (12.50%) HND

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (6.25%) CloudStack
1 1 (6.25%) Jetty
1 1 (6.25%) nginx
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 3 (18.75%) BGP
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) 3G
3 2 (12.50%) 4G
3 2 (12.50%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) INAP
3 2 (12.50%) LDAP
3 2 (12.50%) LTE
3 2 (12.50%) MGW
3 2 (12.50%) MPLS
3 2 (12.50%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) OSPF
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) VLAN
4 1 (6.25%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Back Office
2 2 (12.50%) Front Office
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
1 2 (12.50%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (6.25%) CentOS
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 2 (12.50%) Network Design
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Data Security
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNP
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (12.50%) HNC
1 2 (12.50%) HND
1 2 (12.50%) JNCIA
1 2 (12.50%) JNCIS
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Dovecot
3 1 (6.25%) OpenSSH
3 1 (6.25%) Postfix
3 1 (6.25%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Simpana
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) BladeLogic
2 1 (6.25%) Icinga
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) CommVault
4 3 (18.75%) Dell Compellent
4 3 (18.75%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Nokia
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) F5
6 1 (6.25%) IronPort
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