The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Operations Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Analyst
Rank 94 77 70
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.38% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.39% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate £300 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.06% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £11.95 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+58.99% -8.07%
Operations Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1359 1280 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.97% 96.17% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 694 539
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 9
Average hourly rate £22.01 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £47.50 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Operations Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operations Analyst in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Operations Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Operations Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Operations Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Operations Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Operations Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Operations Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Operations Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Operations Analyst
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Operations Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Operations Analyst in their job title.

1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) CA
3 9 (50.00%) Mainframe
4 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (27.78%) Banking
5 4 (22.22%) Security Operations
6 3 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
7 1 (5.56%) Change Management
7 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.56%) Unix
7 1 (5.56%) Windows
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
7 1 (5.56%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
7 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Time Management
7 1 (5.56%) SIEM
7 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Operations Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Operations Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 1 (5.56%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
3 1 (5.56%) SIEM
3 1 (5.56%) Time Management
3 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) CA
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle