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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank - 82 72
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 0 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.27% 0.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 7.41% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £438 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £451 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.20% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Cloud Computing
Scotland

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
57 54 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.72% 3.67% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 35 6
Average daily rate £406 £400 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £323 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 1 May 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) Law
2 2 (50.00%) VMware

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) nginx
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) IPsec
1 2 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) Servlets
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Kanban
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware