The median contractor rate for an Operations Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 22 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 89 99
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10  
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 1 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.092% 1.07% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 1.12% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 3
Median daily rate - £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £328
% change year-on-year +3.12% +22.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1068 1431 1432
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.43% 96.04% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 1017 1030
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £11.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +1.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £22.50 £17.50
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 Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Operations Engineer in Leeds

Operations Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Engineer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leeds region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) VMware