The table below looks at the statistics for the Operations Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 91 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.20% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.47
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
1456 1394 1198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.41% 95.54% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 795 668
Average daily rate £400 £373 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Operations Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) JBoss
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Ant
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (20.00%) IISP
4 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
4 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution

Operations Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Operations Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) JBoss
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) BGP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) OSPF
1 1 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCDA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) IISP
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft