The first table below looks at the demand for Cloud Computing 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 Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Edinburgh region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 73 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 13 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.02% 0.098% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.43% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£385 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £335 £425
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -21.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
28 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.19% 0.88% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 1
Average daily rate £385 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
Cloud Computing
Scotland

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Cloud Computing 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 Cloud Computing.

1 18 (78.26%) Finance
1 18 (78.26%) Integration Testing
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
3 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (17.39%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) Application Packaging
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) Altiris
4 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) CA
5 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (8.70%) Middleware
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Introscope
5 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
5 2 (8.70%) Java EE
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Mason

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Cloud Computing 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 Cloud Computing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Force.com
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Introscope
General
1 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Storage Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Mainframe Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Server Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Application Packaging
2 2 (8.70%) Mason
2 2 (8.70%) Visualforce
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Integration Testing
2 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
3 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) Apex Code
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) Citrix
1 3 (13.04%) Altiris
2 2 (8.70%) CA
2 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com