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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 124 106 118
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 2 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.068% 0.66% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.82% 40.48% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 - £28.50
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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
71 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.40% 1.64% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 15 13
Average daily rate £400 £418 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +15.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £375 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.75 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+96.07% -53.21%

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
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 27 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -15 2 £438 +13.63% 1
Cloud Computing
UK

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 6 (54.55%) Finance
1 6 (54.55%) Integration Testing
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Big Data
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (9.09%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) WCF
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Integration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) OOD
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Machine Learning
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
3 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) SAP