The median contractor rate for a Computer Operator was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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.

Computer Operator
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 410 423 419
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Computer Operator 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.023% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.024% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £175 £190 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £300 -
% change year-on-year -4.16% -  
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19396 20655 22146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.29% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13838 14981 15430
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 228 376
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.94 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Computer Operator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Computer Operator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Operator in London

Computer Operator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Computer Operator in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Operator in London

Computer Operator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Operator in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Operator in London

Computer Operator Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Computer Operator 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 London region featuring Computer Operator in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) VMS
1 2 (100.00%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup

Computer Operator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) VMS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (100.00%) NetBackup