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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 99 120 125
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Contract jobs citing IaaS 6 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.35% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.35% 5.92% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £438 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £550 £475
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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
138 152 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.93% 5.89% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 72 31
Median daily rate £375 £400 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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
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 24 February 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 +28 6 £438 -
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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%) Puppet
3 8 (50.00%) PaaS
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
6 5 (31.25%) Perl
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) Java
7 4 (25.00%) Unix
7 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (25.00%) DevOps
7 4 (25.00%) SaaS
8 3 (18.75%) Open Source
8 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
8 3 (18.75%) Ansible
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
8 3 (18.75%) Release Management
8 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
8 3 (18.75%) IIS

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 (18.75%) 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%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) PaaS
2 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (25.00%) SaaS
4 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
4 2 (12.50%) Route 53
4 2 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) Maven
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%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Project Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) Java EE
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Unix
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
4 3 (18.75%) Release Management
4 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (12.50%) High Availability
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Server Building
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
6 1 (6.25%) Web Filtering
6 1 (6.25%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Perl
2 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) Shibboleth
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Puppet
2 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (18.75%) Ansible
4 2 (12.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
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