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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Computing
UK / Scotland
Rank 101 124 112
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 7 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 0.38% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.30% 7.87% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £350 £280 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £280 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £280 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
132 127 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.93% 4.87% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 62 33
Median daily rate £375 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £175 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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
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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +14 5 £375 - 2
West Lothian - 2 £350 -
Cloud Computing
UK

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (45.45%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon S3
4 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (36.36%) IaaS
4 4 (36.36%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Maven
5 3 (27.27%) Puppet
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 3 (27.27%) SaaS
5 3 (27.27%) PaaS
5 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
5 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud

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 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon S3
2 4 (36.36%) IaaS
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (27.27%) PaaS
3 3 (27.27%) SaaS
4 2 (18.18%) Route 53
4 2 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) Maven
2 2 (18.18%) Gradle
3 1 (9.09%) Ant
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Web Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 3 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Dell
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) VMware