Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Operations Analyst was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 83 97
Rank change year-on-year -46 +14 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Operations Analyst 6 40 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.20% 1.89% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 1.96% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 36 34
Edinburgh median daily rate £250 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.37% +11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £225 £463 £330
90th Percentile £275 £488 £518
Scotland median daily rate £425 £475 £405
% change year-on-year -10.53% +17.28% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 2817 2039 3068
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.62% 96.59% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1660 1192 1584
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -4.04%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £258
90th Percentile £549 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +9.00% -2.60% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 27
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £19.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.54% -1.25% +26.82%
10th Percentile £10.44 £11.56 £11.04
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.00 £40.30
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £22.93
% change year-on-year +25.08% -29.52% +31.00%

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 24 November 2017, Operations Analyst 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 Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Domino
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Lotus
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (33.33%) Skype
2 2 (33.33%) Mimecast
2 2 (33.33%) EMC VNX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL

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 (33.33%) IBM Domino
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) Skype
1 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (33.33%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSA
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) EMC
1 2 (33.33%) Lotus
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec
1 2 (33.33%) VMware