Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Computer Operator was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 628 616 606
Rank change year-on-year -12 -10 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Computer Operator 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.002% 0.009% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.009% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
London median daily rate £175 £165 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -17.50% -
England median daily rate £325 £165 £200
% change year-on-year +96.97% -17.50% -38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £21.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 - £21.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44654 42830 44617
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.96% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32346 30451 31444
London median daily rate £495 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £269
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 562 687
London median hourly rate £20.22 £19.23 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +1.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.41 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.64
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Computer Operator
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Computer Operator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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