The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 118 130 129
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing IaaS 7 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.31% 0.25% 0.072%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.26% 9.52% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £350 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £476 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -
IaaS
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
133 84 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.81% 2.57% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 45 21
Median daily rate £382 £353 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.22% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £188 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £10.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +30.43%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing IaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IaaS across the Scotland region.

IaaS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

IaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IaaS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

IaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

IaaS
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 IaaS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 7 £450 +28.57%
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IaaS 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 IaaS.

1 10 (100.00%) PaaS
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (60.00%) DevOps
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) Puppet
5 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (40.00%) Ansible
5 4 (40.00%) Docker
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (30.00%) Software Deployment
6 3 (30.00%) Open Source
6 3 (30.00%) Splunk
6 3 (30.00%) Ruby
6 3 (30.00%) Network Security
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) IIS
6 3 (30.00%) Perl
6 3 (30.00%) Python
7 2 (20.00%) MSMQ
7 2 (20.00%) LDAP
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) PHP

IaaS
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 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) NServiceBus
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) PaaS
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) GitLab
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (10.00%) Hudson
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (10.00%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Azure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) MSMQ
1 2 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) VMS
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Microservices
5 1 (10.00%) Network Design
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Ruby
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) Bourne shell
5 1 (10.00%) Java
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) Fluentd
2 2 (20.00%) Graylog
3 1 (10.00%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Splunk
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft