Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Operations Engineer was £401 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 26 July 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 153 171
Rank change year-on-year +8 +18 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 5 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.18% 0.54% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.56% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 7
West Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +41.67% -
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.76% +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2756 3926 3949
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.42% 96.51% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1864 2685 2614
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.19%
10th Percentile £275 £269 £231
90th Percentile £545 £556 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 98 143
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.10 £12.38 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.94% -8.97% +4.58%
10th Percentile £9.25 £8.50 £8.90
90th Percentile £29.07 £19.62 £37.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.85% -3.70%

Operations Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Operations Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Engineer in West Yorkshire

Operations Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Engineer in West Yorkshire

Operations Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Operations Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Operations Engineer in West Yorkshire

Operations Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +11 3 £401 -8.46% 2
Operations Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) XMPP
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (20.00%) ISDN
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec