Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 114 124
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10 +9
Contract jobs citing IaaS 37 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.25% 0.67% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.56% 5.90% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 5
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% +28.57%
10th Percentile £331 £363 £381
90th Percentile £610 £575 £490
Scotland median daily rate £550 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +22.22% - +24.14%
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 432 305 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.59% 11.38% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 181 64
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £268 £183
90th Percentile £621 £620 £493
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% -3.45%
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 £17.00 £17.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -4.23% -50.69% +157.14%

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 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 30 (81.08%) PaaS
2 24 (64.86%) Banking
3 20 (54.05%) SaaS
4 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (32.43%) Unix
5 12 (32.43%) Windows
6 11 (29.73%) Kanban
6 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (29.73%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (24.32%) DevOps
7 9 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (24.32%) Splunk
8 8 (21.62%) Finance
8 8 (21.62%) CISSP
8 8 (21.62%) Ansible
9 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
9 7 (18.92%) PKI
9 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (18.92%) Puppet
9 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
10 6 (16.22%) TeamCity
10 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
10 6 (16.22%) Change Control
10 6 (16.22%) Bitbucket
10 6 (16.22%) Artifactory
10 6 (16.22%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (16.22%) Linux
10 6 (16.22%) ITIL
10 6 (16.22%) Java

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 5 (13.51%) IIS
2 4 (10.81%) Apache
3 3 (8.11%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (5.41%) nginx
5 1 (2.70%) JBoss
5 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 30 (81.08%) PaaS
2 20 (54.05%) SaaS
3 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (10.81%) Office 365
6 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (8.11%) Datadog
6 3 (8.11%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.70%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (2.70%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) VoIP
2 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Artifactory
1 6 (16.22%) Bitbucket
1 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
1 6 (16.22%) IBM UrbanCode
1 6 (16.22%) Sonatype Nexus
1 6 (16.22%) TeamCity
2 4 (10.81%) Maven
3 3 (8.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.41%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.70%) Zephyr
General
1 24 (64.86%) Banking
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Architect
2 8 (21.62%) Security Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Platform Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Security Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) IT Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) IT Security Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (8.11%) IT Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Service Transition Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Transition Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
1 4 (10.81%) RESTful
2 3 (8.11%) Ajax
2 3 (8.11%) EJB
2 3 (8.11%) EJB 3.0
2 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
2 3 (8.11%) Java EE
2 3 (8.11%) JPA
2 3 (8.11%) jQuery
3 2 (5.41%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.70%) JSON
4 1 (2.70%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) PKI
2 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) Cyberattack
3 3 (8.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Unix
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.70%) VMS
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Continuous Delivery
2 11 (29.73%) Kanban
3 9 (24.32%) DevOps
4 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
5 6 (16.22%) Change Control
5 6 (16.22%) Change Management
5 6 (16.22%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (16.22%) ITIL
6 5 (13.51%) Information Security
6 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
6 5 (13.51%) Scrum
6 5 (13.51%) Security Management
7 4 (10.81%) Analytics
7 4 (10.81%) Security Architecture
8 3 (8.11%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 3 (8.11%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (8.11%) Security Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) Java
2 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.11%) Perl
2 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) CISSP
2 5 (13.51%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (5.41%) CISA
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.41%) CISM
4 1 (2.70%) MCSE
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Docker
2 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.41%) iptables
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) NFS
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Ansible
2 7 (18.92%) Puppet
3 3 (8.11%) Kubernetes
3 3 (8.11%) Nagios
3 3 (8.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.41%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Splunk
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) AppDynamics
4 3 (8.11%) New Relic
4 3 (8.11%) Qualys
4 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.41%) Micro Focus
6 1 (2.70%) Google
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle