The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 121 140 144
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 14 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 8
Average daily rate £350 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2820 2968 3025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 96.25% 95.90% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1801 1828 1852
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 173 184
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.06 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.47% +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Operations Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Operations Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Operations Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +8 12 £350 -12.50%
Gloucestershire +2 1 £600 -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 11 (64.71%) Unix
1 11 (64.71%) Solaris
2 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 10 (58.82%) NetApp
2 10 (58.82%) Veritas
2 10 (58.82%) Symantec
2 10 (58.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (41.18%) NetBackup
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
5 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
5 4 (23.53%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (23.53%) Freedom of Information Act
5 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) NHS
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (11.76%) Travis CI
7 2 (11.76%) nginx
7 2 (11.76%) Puppet
7 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
7 2 (11.76%) Node.js
7 2 (11.76%) vCloud
7 2 (11.76%) Ansible
7 2 (11.76%) logstash
7 2 (11.76%) DevOps
7 2 (11.76%) Jenkins

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) nginx
1 2 (11.76%) Node.js
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
1 2 (11.76%) SSL
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.76%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (23.53%) Freedom of Information Act
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
1 4 (23.53%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) CESG
3 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Solaris
1 11 (64.71%) Unix
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
2 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Logistics
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Management
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) ISO22301
2 1 (5.88%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) vCloud
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle RMAN
2 7 (41.18%) NetBackup
3 2 (11.76%) Ansible
3 2 (11.76%) logstash
3 2 (11.76%) Nagios
3 2 (11.76%) Puppet
3 2 (11.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) NetApp
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
1 10 (58.82%) Symantec
1 10 (58.82%) Veritas
2 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Sophos
2 1 (5.88%) Veeam
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
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