The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Operations Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 77 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.097% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £463 £369
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +25.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £27.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +11.94%
Operations Engineer
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
996 1630 1133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.70% 95.43% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 866 649
Median daily rate £400 £388 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.89 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Operations Engineer in the job title.

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 Edinburgh region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Graylog
2 1 (50.00%) GitLab
2 1 (50.00%) Fluentd
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) GitLab
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Fluentd
1 1 (50.00%) Graylog
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk