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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 78 79 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -25
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.29% 0.082% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.67% 20.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
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
24 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.75% 0.41% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 2
Average daily rate £388 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -30.66%

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 3 March 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 9 (75.00%) Finance
1 9 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Tivoli
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) HTTP
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) SaaS
4 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) REST

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Force.com
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) Ajax
1 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (8.33%) WCF
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) Mason
1 1 (8.33%) Visualforce
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) zOS
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
3 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VBA
1 1 (8.33%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com