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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 69 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.84% 0.089% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.04% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£380 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £438
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Computing
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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
27 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.26% 0.80% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 2
Average daily rate £363 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £338 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £513 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-53.10% +39.42%

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 20 August 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 20 (80.00%) Finance
1 20 (80.00%) Integration Testing
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (16.00%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (16.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.00%) Retail
4 3 (12.00%) Altiris
4 3 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (12.00%) Application Packaging
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) CA
5 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (8.00%) Middleware
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Introscope
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (8.00%) Java EE

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Force.com
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Introscope
General
1 20 (80.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Project Manager
1 6 (24.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Storage Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Mainframe Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (8.00%) Mason
2 2 (8.00%) Visualforce
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
2 2 (8.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) Apex Code
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.00%) Citrix
1 3 (12.00%) Altiris
2 2 (8.00%) CA
2 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com