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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing IaaS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Cloud Services category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
68 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.28% 1.32% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 8 12
Average daily rate £400 £418 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +17.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £360 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £15.80 £16.00 £16.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -3.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £17.52
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -20.06%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 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%) JBoss
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (33.33%) Ansible
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) Maven
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Gradle
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (83.33%) JBoss
2 4 (66.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS
3 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) Gradle
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) CocoaPods
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (16.67%) OAuth
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) SABSA
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) Apple Swift
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) VMware