The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS 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 IaaS over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 125 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing IaaS 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.037% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.58% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £225 £416
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -45.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.00
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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
76 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.53% 1.50% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 14 20
Average daily rate £369 £418 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.67% +7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £375 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £460 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
- +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -51.56%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IaaS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 IaaS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Glasgow - 5 £475 -
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing IaaS 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 IaaS.

1 5 (83.33%) SaaS
1 5 (83.33%) PaaS
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) BPR
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JBoss
4 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing IaaS 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 IaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) SaaS
1 5 (83.33%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Spring
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) BPR
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java