The median contractor rate for a Senior Operations Engineer was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 30 March 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.

Senior Operations Engineer
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 122 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Operations Engineer 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.19% 0.24% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £355 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £525
% change year-on-year +15.38% -38.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2026 2429 2565
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.21% 96.62% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1244 1417 1450
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 165 253
Median hourly rate £29.00 £17.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.90% -0.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Senior Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Senior Operations Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Operations Engineer in the East of England

Senior Operations Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Operations Engineer in the East of England

Senior Operations Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Operations Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Norfolk +3 4 £355 +9.23%
Senior Operations Engineer
England

Senior Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Senior 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 East of England region featuring Senior Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Avaya
2 4 (80.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (80.00%) CRM
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Epicor
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (20.00%) nginx
5 1 (20.00%) LAMP
5 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (20.00%) Nagios
5 1 (20.00%) ITSM
5 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning

Senior Operations Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (80.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Avaya
3 3 (60.00%) Epicor
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft