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 6 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 84 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 2 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.98% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.26% 57.14% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -61.40%
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
47 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.20% 1.71% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 2
Average daily rate £400 £418 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +26.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £375 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -11.86%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
1 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) WCF
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) zOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) HP