The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 110 129 113
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 8 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.21% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.55% 5.61% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £400 £280 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -29.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £280 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £280 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £525
% change year-on-year
- -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £57.50 -
% change year-on-year
-53.04% -
Cloud Computing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Cloud Services Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
176 107 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.74% 3.67% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 62 29
Median daily rate £350 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £269 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £490 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £413 £420
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +52.77%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Scotland region.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +24 8 £400 - 1
Cloud Computing
UK

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco
5 5 (35.71%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) EMC
6 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) Python
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon S3
6 4 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (28.57%) vSphere
6 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (28.57%) VCAP
6 4 (28.57%) IaaS
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 4 (28.57%) Ansible
6 4 (28.57%) DevOps
6 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 4 (28.57%) EMC VNX
6 4 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (28.57%) VCP6
6 4 (28.57%) vRealize
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (21.43%) Docker
7 3 (21.43%) Waterfall

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon S3
2 4 (28.57%) IaaS
3 3 (21.43%) PaaS
3 3 (21.43%) SaaS
4 2 (14.29%) iTunes
4 2 (14.29%) Route 53
4 2 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (14.29%) GIS
2 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) Ant
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Gradle
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Web Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) J2EE
3 2 (14.29%) Java EE
3 2 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 4 (28.57%) EMC VNX
2 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 2 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 2 (14.29%) iPad
2 2 (14.29%) iPhone
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Android
4 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.14%) Unix
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Android Development
4 2 (14.29%) Build Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Development
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Web Filtering
5 1 (7.14%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) VCAP
1 4 (28.57%) VCP6
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) vSphere
2 3 (21.43%) Docker
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) vCloud
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Ansible
1 4 (28.57%) vRealize
2 3 (21.43%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) HP