The table below looks at the statistics for Operations Management skills 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 Management over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Operations Management
Rank 80 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Operations Management 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.068% - 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.089% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£500 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £353 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operations Management
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1119 910 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.49% 72.80% 70.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 530 261
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Operations Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Operations Management across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Operations Management Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Operations Management
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Operations Management Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Operations Management
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Operations Management also 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 that cited Operations Management.

1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) QiCA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase

Operations Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Operations Management also 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 that cited Operations Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Head of Operations
2 1 (33.33%) IT Audit Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Audit Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iSeries
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) QiCA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase