The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 118 123 119
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 16 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.55% 0.080% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.085% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 1
Average daily rate £450 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.15 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+100.61% -
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 Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2760 2364 2135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 94.85% 94.71% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 1566 1251
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 114 102
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +1.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £24.25 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Operations Engineer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Operations Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
West Yorkshire +10 16 £450 +20.00% 1
Operations Engineer
England

Operations Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 21 (72.41%) DevOps
2 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (65.52%) SC Cleared
3 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
3 19 (65.52%) Linux
4 18 (62.07%) Puppet
5 16 (55.17%) Jenkins
5 16 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (55.17%) VMware
6 15 (51.72%) Ruby
6 15 (51.72%) Configuration Management
6 15 (51.72%) Java
6 15 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (51.72%) Ansible
6 15 (51.72%) Docker
6 15 (51.72%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (51.72%) vSphere
6 15 (51.72%) Bash Shell
7 14 (48.28%) OpenStack
7 14 (48.28%) Scrum
8 13 (44.83%) Maven
8 13 (44.83%) Build Automation
8 13 (44.83%) CentOS
8 13 (44.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
9 12 (41.38%) Atlassian
9 12 (41.38%) JIRA
9 12 (41.38%) Selenium
9 12 (41.38%) Ubuntu
9 12 (41.38%) Confluence

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 14 (48.28%) OpenStack
2 12 (41.38%) Confluence
3 5 (17.24%) Apache
4 3 (10.34%) IIS
4 3 (10.34%) JBoss
5 2 (6.90%) CloudStack
5 2 (6.90%) Jetty
5 2 (6.90%) nginx
5 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (3.45%) PowerExchange
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 15 (51.72%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.45%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) DHCP
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) FTP
2 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 2 (6.90%) IPsec
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) SMS
3 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.45%) Informix
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Jenkins
2 13 (44.83%) Maven
3 12 (41.38%) Appium
3 12 (41.38%) Git (software)
3 12 (41.38%) JIRA
3 12 (41.38%) Mocha
3 12 (41.38%) Selenium
3 12 (41.38%) SonarQube
4 4 (13.79%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.45%) GitLab
5 1 (3.45%) Log4j
5 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Kafka
1 3 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) J2EE
3 1 (3.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) EMC VMAX
1 4 (13.79%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) IBM XIV
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Linux
2 13 (44.83%) CentOS
2 13 (44.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (41.38%) Ubuntu
4 3 (10.34%) Windows
5 2 (6.90%) Unix
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.45%) AIX
6 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) DevOps
2 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (51.72%) Configuration Management
5 14 (48.28%) Scrum
6 13 (44.83%) Build Automation
7 6 (20.69%) Web Operations
8 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (13.79%) ITIL
8 4 (13.79%) Performance Management
8 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
9 2 (6.90%) DSDM
9 2 (6.90%) RUP
9 2 (6.90%) User Stories
10 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
10 1 (3.45%) CRM
10 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
10 1 (3.45%) Open Source
10 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Bash Shell
1 15 (51.72%) Java
1 15 (51.72%) Ruby
2 3 (10.34%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) SC Cleared
1 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Docker
1 15 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (51.72%) vSphere
2 4 (13.79%) SRDF
2 4 (13.79%) Xen
3 2 (6.90%) XenServer
4 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (62.07%) Puppet
2 15 (51.72%) Ansible
3 4 (13.79%) NetBackup
3 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
4 3 (10.34%) ZABBIX
5 2 (6.90%) Cobbler
5 2 (6.90%) Nagios
5 2 (6.90%) Opsview
5 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
6 1 (3.45%) Cacti
6 1 (3.45%) Grafana
6 1 (3.45%) Graphite
6 1 (3.45%) Salt
6 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) VMware
2 12 (41.38%) Atlassian
3 5 (17.24%) HP
3 5 (17.24%) IBM
3 5 (17.24%) NetApp
4 4 (13.79%) Brocade
4 4 (13.79%) EMC
4 4 (13.79%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) EnterpriseDB
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) Axway
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco
6 1 (3.45%) F5
6 1 (3.45%) Google
6 1 (3.45%) Informatica
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.45%) Splunk