The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Scotland region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 121 118 114
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.085% 0.071%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.92% 10.53% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £413 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-61.40% -28.75%
Cloud Services Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
26 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.95% 0.81% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 10
Average daily rate £418 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £348 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
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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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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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Vacancies
Edinburgh -23 7 £413 - 3
Glasgow - - - -
Renfrewshire - - - -
Inverclyde - - - -
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Cloud Computing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Mason
3 2 (25.00%) Force.com
3 2 (25.00%) Visualforce
3 2 (25.00%) Apex Code
3 2 (25.00%) SaaS
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) HTML

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Force.com
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Storage Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Mainframe Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Mason
1 2 (25.00%) Visualforce
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) Apex Code
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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