The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Watford 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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Engineer
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - - 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operations Engineer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101 135 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 97.12% 92.47% 97.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 49 43
Average daily rate £388 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Watford