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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 132 120 110
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 1 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.031% 0.47% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.27% 33.33% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£375 £385 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £335
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%
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 Scotland region.

Cloud Services Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
79 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.47% 1.41% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 19 23
Average daily rate £363 £385 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.84% +0.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £203 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £460 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -48.43%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Stirling - 1 £375 -
Cloud Computing
UK

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Data Security
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) SCADA
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Security
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) HP