The median contractor rate for an Operations Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Operations Engineer
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 115 109
Rank change year-on-year +18 -6  
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.17% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.19% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +3.12% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £28.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +27.27%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1661 2158 2287
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.72% 92.82% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 1151 1152
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 95 92
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -30.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Operations Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Engineer in Berkshire

Operations Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Engineer in Berkshire

Operations Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Operations Engineer in Berkshire

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Berkshire region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) 2G
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) 5G
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) SSL

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) 2G
1 2 (66.67%) 3G
1 2 (66.67%) 4G
1 2 (66.67%) 5G
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet