The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Computing
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 67 86 81
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.60% 0.36% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.63% 6.41% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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

Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
43 78 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.19% 5.68% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 16
Median daily rate £425 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +20.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (55.56%) DevOps
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon S3
4 4 (44.44%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (44.44%) IaaS
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
5 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) Puppet
5 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (33.33%) SaaS
5 3 (33.33%) PaaS
5 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Maven
5 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 2 (22.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management

Cloud Computing
Top Related 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon S3
2 4 (44.44%) IaaS
3 3 (33.33%) PaaS
3 3 (33.33%) SaaS
4 2 (22.22%) Route 53
4 2 (22.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (33.33%) Maven
2 2 (22.22%) Gradle
3 1 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) High Availability
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) Dell
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) VMware