Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for IaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IaaS over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 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.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 97 132
Rank change year-on-year -27 +35 -21
Contract jobs citing IaaS 14 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.67% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.38% 11.54% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £525 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +20.69% -
10th Percentile £355 £371 £329
90th Percentile £538 £483 £386
Scotland median daily rate £330 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -17.50% +14.29% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

IaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following 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.

All Cloud Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 320 104 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.08% 5.82% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 66 64
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £399 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +11.54% -4.67%
10th Percentile £313 £206 £245
90th Percentile £600 £525 £500
Scotland median daily rate £400 £348 £353
% change year-on-year +15.11% -1.42% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.25 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year +47.06% - -

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing IaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in Edinburgh

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IaaS in Edinburgh

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 14 (100.00%) PaaS
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
3 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (57.14%) RESTful
4 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (57.14%) XML
5 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (50.00%) SOAP
5 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (42.86%) jQuery
6 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (42.86%) Banking
6 6 (42.86%) Maven
6 6 (42.86%) Ajax
6 6 (42.86%) Java EE
6 6 (42.86%) IIS
6 6 (42.86%) Perl
6 6 (42.86%) Java
6 6 (42.86%) Unix
6 6 (42.86%) Apache
6 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
6 6 (42.86%) Change Control
6 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 5 (35.71%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 5 (35.71%) F5

IaaS
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 6 (42.86%) Apache
1 6 (42.86%) IIS
2 5 (35.71%) JBoss
3 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (21.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 14 (100.00%) PaaS
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (28.57%) SaaS
5 2 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) BIG-IP
3 4 (28.57%) Internet
3 4 (28.57%) LDAP
3 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
5 2 (14.29%) CTI
5 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 2 (14.29%) Intranet
5 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) VLAN
5 2 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) DNS
6 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Redis
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Maven
2 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (7.14%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Development Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Development Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Software Development Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Development Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Platform Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Platform Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) UI Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) RESTful
2 8 (57.14%) XML
3 7 (50.00%) SOAP
4 6 (42.86%) Ajax
4 6 (42.86%) Java EE
4 6 (42.86%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) EJB
5 5 (35.71%) EJB 3.0
5 5 (35.71%) Hibernate
5 5 (35.71%) JPA
5 5 (35.71%) XSLT
6 4 (28.57%) .NET Core
6 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (28.57%) Entity Framework
6 4 (28.57%) SignalR
7 3 (21.43%) REST
8 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) DataPower
2 4 (28.57%) N-Tier
2 4 (28.57%) PKI
2 4 (28.57%) Private Cloud
3 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 2 (14.29%) Blog
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
1 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Unix
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) Change Control
2 5 (35.71%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (28.57%) OOD
3 4 (28.57%) OOP
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Use Case
4 3 (21.43%) Content Management
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) ES6
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) TypeScript
4 2 (14.29%) XPath
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
1 4 (28.57%) MCSD
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 5 (35.71%) F5
3 5 (35.71%) IBM
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) Imperva
5 3 (21.43%) Adobe
6 2 (14.29%) Avaya
7 1 (7.14%) EMC
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle