The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Operations Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Operations Engineer
Rank 140 130 124
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Engineer 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.069% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.072% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £318 £450
% change year-on-year
+27.55% -29.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.47
Operations Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2695 2785 2368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.87% 95.61% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1523 1459 1319
Median daily rate £375 £358 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 94 82
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.64 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Operations Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Operations Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Operations Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Operations Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Operations Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Operations Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Operations Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Engineer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 3 - - 2
Stirling - 2 - -
Operations Engineer
UK

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Scotland region featuring Operations Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) JBoss
4 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 3 (42.86%) High Availability
5 2 (28.57%) Ansible
5 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) Middleware
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) MySQL
5 2 (28.57%) Ant
5 2 (28.57%) IIS
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Jetty
5 2 (28.57%) Data Security
5 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) Maven
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source

Operations Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) JBoss
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) BGP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) MPLS
1 1 (14.29%) OSPF
1 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Ant
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) CentOS
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Security
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCDA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) IISP
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Dovecot
1 2 (28.57%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft