Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 99 132
Rank change year-on-year -10 +33 -13
Contract jobs citing IaaS 25 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.86% 0.64% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.84% 7.22% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £600 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% - +5.88%
Scotland median daily rate £550 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +25.71% -2.78% -
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 319 180 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.00% 8.82% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 126 61
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £264 £265 £288
90th Percentile £600 £600 £500
Scotland median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £14.49 £36.00
% change year-on-year +15.67% -59.75% +114.93%

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 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 21 (84.00%) PaaS
2 14 (56.00%) SaaS
3 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (40.00%) DevOps
5 10 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (40.00%) ITIL
5 10 (40.00%) Finance
5 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (32.00%) Banking
7 8 (32.00%) Ansible
7 8 (32.00%) Linux
8 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (24.00%) Unix
9 6 (24.00%) Windows
9 6 (24.00%) Firewall
9 6 (24.00%) Docker
9 6 (24.00%) Kubernetes
9 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (24.00%) OpenShift
10 5 (20.00%) Heroku
10 5 (20.00%) Kanban
10 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
10 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
11 4 (16.00%) CISSP
11 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (16.00%) Change Management
11 4 (16.00%) Bitbucket

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 3 (12.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 21 (84.00%) PaaS
2 14 (56.00%) SaaS
3 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (24.00%) OpenShift
6 5 (20.00%) Heroku
7 1 (4.00%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (4.00%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (4.00%) Datadog
7 1 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (4.00%) Telepresence
3 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (4.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.00%) Artifactory
2 4 (16.00%) Bitbucket
2 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) IBM UrbanCode
2 4 (16.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (16.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (8.00%) Gatling
3 2 (8.00%) Gradle
3 2 (8.00%) Maven
3 2 (8.00%) Mockito
3 2 (8.00%) Spock
4 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
1 6 (24.00%) Architect
1 6 (24.00%) Service Analyst
1 6 (24.00%) Service Transition Analyst
1 6 (24.00%) Transition Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Security Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) Senior DevOps Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (8.00%) REST
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Unix
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 10 (40.00%) DevOps
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (20.00%) Kanban
5 4 (16.00%) Change Control
5 4 (16.00%) Change Management
5 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.00%) ArchiMate
6 3 (12.00%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Information Security
6 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (12.00%) Security Management
6 3 (12.00%) TDD
6 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (8.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Perl
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (16.00%) CISSP
2 3 (12.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 3 (12.00%) CISA
2 3 (12.00%) CISM
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) CCDP
3 1 (4.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) Docker
3 1 (4.00%) iptables
3 1 (4.00%) NFS
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Ansible
2 6 (24.00%) Kubernetes
3 4 (16.00%) Puppet
4 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (12.00%) Terraform
5 1 (4.00%) HAProxy
5 1 (4.00%) Nagios
5 1 (4.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) Splunk
4 1 (4.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) New Relic
4 1 (4.00%) Qualys
4 1 (4.00%) VMware