The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Operations Analyst
Rank 74 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.25% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £200 £278
% change year-on-year
+67.00% -27.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £33.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-51.51% +175.00%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1179 734 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.42% 93.38% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 316 532
Average daily rate £385 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 34
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £30.83 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Operations Analyst
Scotland

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 12 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) JCL
1 5 (83.33%) Mainframe
2 4 (66.67%) REXX
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) CA
5 1 (16.67%) MVS
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis

Operations Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JCL
2 4 (66.67%) REXX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) CA