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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Computing
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 71 88 77
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.36% 0.27% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.25% 4.65% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
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
48 86 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.73% 5.89% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 18
Median daily rate £438 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.82% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £212 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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 25 February 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 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
4 4 (36.36%) Ansible
4 4 (36.36%) IaaS
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon S3
4 4 (36.36%) PaaS
4 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
5 3 (27.27%) Puppet
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Maven
5 3 (27.27%) SaaS
5 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 3 (27.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC

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 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon S3
2 4 (36.36%) IaaS
2 4 (36.36%) PaaS
3 3 (27.27%) SaaS
4 2 (18.18%) Route 53
4 2 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) Maven
2 2 (18.18%) Gradle
3 1 (9.09%) Ant
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
2 1 (9.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 3 (27.27%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) VCAP
1 1 (9.09%) VCP6
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Ansible
2 3 (27.27%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat