The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Cloud Computing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cloud Computing
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 88 89
Rank change year-on-year +14 +1  
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 6 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.50% 0.74% 0.069%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.65% 18.87% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £419 £431 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.89% -13.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £473 £350
% change year-on-year -4.76% +35.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Cloud Computing is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 129 53 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 10.82% 3.93% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 25 20
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £295 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £452 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £27.50
% change year-on-year +79.64% -41.30%  

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in Edinburgh

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cloud Computing in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in Edinburgh

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) Ansible
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (33.33%) Puppet
5 3 (33.33%) Task Automation
6 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 2 (22.22%) VCAP
6 2 (22.22%) vSphere
6 2 (22.22%) PaaS
6 2 (22.22%) Docker
6 2 (22.22%) DevOps
6 2 (22.22%) EMC VNX
6 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (22.22%) VCP6
6 2 (22.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (22.22%) vRealize
6 2 (22.22%) Solaris
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (22.22%) Java EE
6 2 (22.22%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (22.22%) J2EE

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) PaaS
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
3 1 (11.11%) Route 53
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Gradle
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Unix Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Build Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) Java EE
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) EMC VNX
1 2 (22.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) VCAP
1 2 (22.22%) VCP6
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Ansible
2 3 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (22.22%) vRealize
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) EMC
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat