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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Computing
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 67 87 77
Rank change year-on-year +20 -10  
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.13% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.00% 2.67% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £479 £514
% change year-on-year -11.27% -6.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.00

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 50 75 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 5.62% 4.95% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 28
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) PaaS
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Ansible
4 5 (41.67%) DevOps
5 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (33.33%) IaaS
5 4 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (25.00%) Puppet
6 3 (25.00%) Maven
6 3 (25.00%) SaaS
6 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland

Cloud Computing
Top Related 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (41.67%) PaaS
3 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 4 (33.33%) IaaS
4 3 (25.00%) SaaS
5 2 (16.67%) Route 53
5 2 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Gradle
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Web Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) Java EE
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) EMC VNX
2 2 (16.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) BDD
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) VCAP
1 2 (16.67%) VCP6
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Ansible
2 3 (25.00%) Puppet
3 2 (16.67%) vRealize
4 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat