The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Operations Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Operations Engineer
England / South West
Rank 132 135 140
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 3 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.35% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 8
Median daily rate £488 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.48% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £339 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £471 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £55.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.27% +120.00%

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
2551 2840 3075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.08% 96.24% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1656 1889 1941
Median daily rate £380 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 161 165
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +26.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire 0 2 £410 +18.84%
Somerset - 1 £565 -
Operations Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 South West region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) CCNA
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) DV Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) C
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) HNC
4 4 (36.36%) SLA
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) VLAN
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) DevOps
7 1 (9.09%) Line Management
7 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (9.09%) boto
7 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (9.09%) Auto-Scaling
7 1 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (9.09%) Ansible
7 1 (9.09%) HDFS
7 1 (9.09%) Terraform
7 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
7 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) boto
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Auto-Scaling
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Hazard Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) CCNA
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) DV Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) HNC
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Hortonworks
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
2 1 (9.09%) VMware