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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 79 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 9 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.61% 0.082% 0.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.62% 7.14% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £225 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -43.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £400 £419
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
26 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.77% 1.14% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 5
Average daily rate £375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £293 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £405 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -14.43%

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 17 December 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 11 (78.57%) Finance
1 11 (78.57%) Integration Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) Retail Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Mainframe
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) HTTP
4 2 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) SaaS
5 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
5 1 (7.14%) Big Data
5 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
5 1 (7.14%) Mason
5 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (7.14%) Force.com

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Portal
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
1 1 (7.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Tivoli Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Web Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) CSS3
1 1 (7.14%) Mason
1 1 (7.14%) Visualforce
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.14%) WCF
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) Ajax
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) zOS
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Integration Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
3 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
3 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) OOD
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Apex Code
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com