Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an Operations Engineer was £523 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 82 137
Rank change year-on-year -3 +55 -33
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 2 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.25% 0.36% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.38% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 19
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £523 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +74.17% -14.29% +12.90%
10th Percentile £491 £266 £274
90th Percentile £558 £428 £540
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £523 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +74.17% -14.29% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - £28.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £28.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 773 783 2,189
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 93.88% 90.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 552 1,554
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -16.05%
10th Percentile £253 £244 £224
90th Percentile £588 £540 £512
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 46 101
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £11.50 £18.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.11% -35.71% +86.67%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £29.38 £44.58 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -31.43% -35.19% +80.00%

Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings that featured Operations Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Operations Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, Operations Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Terraform
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Slack
2 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (50.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) SonarQube
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Axway
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Informatica
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Siebel