Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 122 108
Rank change year-on-year +39 -14 +22
Contract jobs citing IaaS 58 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.04% 0.48% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.22% 4.17% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £575 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +23.53% +21.43%
10th Percentile £385 £355 £375
90th Percentile £745 £538 £483
Scotland median daily rate £500 £330 £394
% change year-on-year +51.52% -16.19% +12.50%
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 517 336 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.16% 11.48% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 189 76
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +13.48%
10th Percentile £313 £283 £243
90th Percentile £700 £600 £519
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £61.00 £26.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.38% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £32.00 £23.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +34.74% +39.71% +70.00%

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 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 52 (89.66%) PaaS
2 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (46.55%) SaaS
4 26 (44.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (44.83%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (44.83%) Banking
5 23 (39.66%) Kanban
6 20 (34.48%) Waterfall
7 19 (32.76%) Change Control
7 19 (32.76%) Firewall
8 16 (27.59%) Law
8 16 (27.59%) Cloud Foundry
9 14 (24.14%) Unix
9 14 (24.14%) DevOps
9 14 (24.14%) Terraform
10 10 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (17.24%) Windows
11 9 (15.52%) Finance
11 9 (15.52%) Java
11 9 (15.52%) Splunk
12 7 (12.07%) Ansible
12 7 (12.07%) Linux
12 7 (12.07%) PKI
13 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (10.34%) Apache
13 6 (10.34%) CISSP
13 6 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (10.34%) Puppet
13 6 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 16 (27.59%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (10.34%) Apache
3 5 (8.62%) IIS
4 3 (5.17%) JBoss
4 3 (5.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.72%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 52 (89.66%) PaaS
2 27 (46.55%) SaaS
3 26 (44.83%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (44.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.90%) Office 365
5 3 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (5.17%) Datadog
5 3 (5.17%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.76%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) Calico
2 1 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.72%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (1.72%) MySQL
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Bitbucket
1 4 (6.90%) Maven
2 3 (5.17%) Artifactory
2 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.17%) IBM UrbanCode
2 3 (5.17%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (5.17%) Selenium
2 3 (5.17%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (5.17%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (3.45%) Zephyr
4 1 (1.72%) JIRA
4 1 (1.72%) Ranorex
General
1 26 (44.83%) Banking
2 16 (27.59%) Law
3 9 (15.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Architect
2 10 (17.24%) Security Engineer
3 9 (15.52%) Cloud Engineer
3 9 (15.52%) Platform Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Security Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) IT Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) IT Security Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Security Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.17%) IT Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) RESTful
2 3 (5.17%) Ajax
2 3 (5.17%) EJB
2 3 (5.17%) EJB 3.0
2 3 (5.17%) Hibernate
2 3 (5.17%) Java EE
2 3 (5.17%) JPA
2 3 (5.17%) jQuery
2 3 (5.17%) Vert.x
3 2 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.72%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) PKI
2 3 (5.17%) Cyberattack
2 3 (5.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.72%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Unix
2 10 (17.24%) Windows
3 7 (12.07%) Linux
4 6 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.17%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.72%) VMS
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) Kanban
3 20 (34.48%) Waterfall
4 19 (32.76%) Change Control
5 14 (24.14%) DevOps
6 10 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (8.62%) Scrum
8 5 (8.62%) Security Architecture
8 5 (8.62%) Threat Intelligence
9 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.90%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 3 (5.17%) Analytics
10 3 (5.17%) Change Management
10 3 (5.17%) Information Security
10 3 (5.17%) Risk Management
10 3 (5.17%) Security Management
10 3 (5.17%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) Java
2 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) Java 8
3 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) CISSP
2 3 (5.17%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) MCSE
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.72%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Docker
2 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.72%) iptables
4 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) Terraform
2 7 (12.07%) Ansible
3 6 (10.34%) Puppet
4 5 (8.62%) Kubernetes
5 3 (5.17%) Nagios
6 2 (3.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.72%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Splunk
2 4 (6.90%) VMware
3 3 (5.17%) AppDynamics
3 3 (5.17%) Micro Focus
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) New Relic
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) Google
4 2 (3.45%) IBM
4 2 (3.45%) Qualys