Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an Operations Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Operations Analyst
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 134 82
Rank change year-on-year +3 -52 +21
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 7 5 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.17% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.18% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 32
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £250 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.00% -47.37% +11.76%
10th Percentile £400 £225 £463
90th Percentile £488 £275 £488
Scotland median daily rate £438 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +2.94% -10.53% +16.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £20.00
Scotland median hourly rate - - £20.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,719 2,782 1,921
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 95.70% 96.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,382 1,638 1,139
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 22 34
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £16.36 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.97% -27.29% +18.30%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.45 £13.43
90th Percentile £44.39 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.94% -17.86%

Operations Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Operations Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Operations Analyst in Edinburgh

Operations Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operations Analyst in Edinburgh

Operations Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operations Analyst in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Operations Analyst in Edinburgh

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Operations Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Operations Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Investment Management
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Client Onboarding
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) MCSA
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Lotus
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Skype
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
4 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) Antivirus Management
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
5 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (14.29%) HP SIM
5 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi

Operations Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Skype
1 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
1 4 (57.14%) Client Onboarding
1 4 (57.14%) Investment Management
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL V3
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Antivirus Management
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Control-M
1 1 (14.29%) HP SIM
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Lotus
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas
2 1 (14.29%) VMware