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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 69 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.49% 0.085% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 27.27% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£420 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £368 £450
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
22 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.80% 0.77% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 8
Average daily rate £350 £423 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% +12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -36.66%

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 1 October 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 18 (81.82%) Finance
1 18 (81.82%) Integration Testing
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) Banking
4 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
5 3 (13.64%) Citrix
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.64%) Retail
5 3 (13.64%) Altiris
5 3 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Retail Banking
5 3 (13.64%) Application Packaging
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
6 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
6 2 (9.09%) CA Wily
6 2 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
6 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
6 2 (9.09%) Java EE
6 2 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (9.09%) CA

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (9.09%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.09%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Introscope
General
1 18 (81.82%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 3 (13.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Server Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Web Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Application Packaging
2 2 (9.09%) Java EE
2 2 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Integration Testing
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
3 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
3 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) CA Wily
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.64%) Citrix
1 3 (13.64%) Altiris
2 2 (9.09%) CA