Period
to 14 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an Operations Support Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 14 December 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 Support Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Support Engineer 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.073% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.079% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Berkshire median daily rate £350 - -
South East median daily rate £240 £400 £330
% change year-on-year -40.00% +21.21% +24.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3788 3943 4736
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.96% 92.28% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2017 2113 2570
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £252 £232 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 178 257
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.75 £14.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.78% -26.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.57 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £48.98 £46.91
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.92% +11.06%

Operations Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Operations Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Support Engineer in Berkshire

Operations Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Support Engineer in Berkshire

Operations Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Support Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 1 £350 -
Reading - 1 £425 -
Wokingham - 1 £300 -
Operations Support Engineer
South East

Operations Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, Operations Support 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 Support Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Informatica
1 2 (66.67%) PowerCenter
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) PowerExchange
2 1 (33.33%) SS7
2 1 (33.33%) INAP
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Code Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 1 (33.33%) Runbook

Operations Support 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) PowerExchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) INAP
1 1 (33.33%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (33.33%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) PowerCenter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Code Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Sun