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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 109 128 118
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs citing IaaS 10 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.14% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.92% 3.70% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Median daily rate £381 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - -
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
169 108 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.55% 3.75% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 62 31
Median daily rate £350 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £269 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.14% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +23 6 £425 - 1
Glasgow +13 4 £330 +1.53%
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 (62.50%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (56.25%) PaaS
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) DevOps
5 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (31.25%) Puppet
5 5 (31.25%) Open Source
5 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) IIS
6 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (25.00%) SaaS
6 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
7 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) Kanban
7 3 (18.75%) Network Security
7 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 3 (18.75%) Ansible
7 3 (18.75%) High Availability
7 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
7 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (18.75%) Java
7 3 (18.75%) Perl

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 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Liferay
3 1 (6.25%) NServiceBus
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (56.25%) PaaS
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (25.00%) SaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 2 (12.50%) Route 53
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Network Security
2 2 (12.50%) LDAP
2 2 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) GitLab
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.25%) git-flow
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) MSMQ
2 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
1 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) VMS
5 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) DevOps
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (31.25%) Open Source
4 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (18.75%) High Availability
5 3 (18.75%) Kanban
5 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Release Management
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Validation
7 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
7 1 (6.25%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
2 3 (18.75%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Docker
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) Shibboleth
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) Ansible
2 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (12.50%) Fluentd
3 2 (12.50%) Graylog
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Splunk
4 1 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Sitecore
4 1 (6.25%) WSO2