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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 121 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.082% 0.075%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% 7.69% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -21.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
32 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.14% 1.06% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 5
Average daily rate £240 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £270 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £505 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

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 29 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -3 8 - - 4
Glasgow - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Cloud Computing
UK

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 19 (79.17%) Finance
1 19 (79.17%) Integration Testing
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
2 6 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 4 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.50%) Linux
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) Retail
4 3 (12.50%) Altiris
4 3 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 3 (12.50%) Application Packaging
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) QA
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Mason
5 2 (8.33%) Force.com
5 2 (8.33%) Visualforce
5 2 (8.33%) Apex Code
5 2 (8.33%) CA Wily
5 2 (8.33%) SaaS
5 2 (8.33%) Waterfall

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Force.com
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Introscope
General
1 19 (79.17%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 3 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Mainframe Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Application Packaging
2 2 (8.33%) Mason
2 2 (8.33%) Visualforce
2 2 (8.33%) Middleware
2 2 (8.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Integration Testing
2 3 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
4 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Business Transformation
4 1 (4.17%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) Apex Code
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.50%) Citrix
1 3 (12.50%) Altiris
2 2 (8.33%) CA
2 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com