Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 2019 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
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 118 92
Rank change year-on-year +34 -26 +46
Contract jobs citing IaaS 46 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.84% 0.60% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.87% 5.76% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £538 £600 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.42% +41.18% -
10th Percentile £369 £458 £370
90th Percentile £770 £725 £460
Scotland median daily rate £500 £465 £388
% change year-on-year +7.53% +20.00% +3.33%
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 466 295 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.62% 10.38% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 179 67
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.15% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £318 £310
90th Percentile £625 £603 £535
Scotland median daily rate £450 £418 £375
% change year-on-year +7.78% +11.33% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.20 £16.76 £17.00
% change year-on-year -9.31% -1.41% +6.25%

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 24 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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 43 (93.48%) PaaS
2 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (54.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (43.48%) SaaS
5 20 (43.48%) Change Control
5 20 (43.48%) Firewall
6 19 (41.30%) Waterfall
6 19 (41.30%) Kanban
7 18 (39.13%) Law
8 16 (34.78%) Terraform
9 15 (32.61%) Cloud Foundry
9 15 (32.61%) DevOps
10 11 (23.91%) Finance
11 9 (19.57%) Banking
11 9 (19.57%) Unix
12 8 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (15.22%) Service Design
13 7 (15.22%) Linux
13 7 (15.22%) Client/Server
13 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
14 6 (13.04%) ITIL
15 5 (10.87%) Ansible
15 5 (10.87%) Kubernetes
15 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
15 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Architecture
15 5 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
15 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (8.70%) Puppet
16 4 (8.70%) Usability Testing

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 15 (32.61%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (8.70%) Apache
2 4 (8.70%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) JBoss
3 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 43 (93.48%) PaaS
2 25 (54.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (43.48%) SaaS
5 2 (4.35%) Datadog
5 2 (4.35%) Office 365
5 2 (4.35%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (43.48%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) Calico
2 1 (2.17%) Software-Defined Networking
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Bitbucket
1 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (4.35%) Artifactory
2 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) IBM UrbanCode
2 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (4.35%) Selenium
2 2 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.35%) Zephyr
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 18 (39.13%) Law
2 11 (23.91%) Finance
3 9 (19.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Platform Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Architect
3 8 (17.39%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Service Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Service Design Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Technical Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Service Transition Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Transition Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Security Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Developer
9 2 (4.35%) DevOps Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Office 365 Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Service Transition Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
1 2 (4.35%) Vert.x
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.52%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.17%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Unix
2 7 (15.22%) Linux
3 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.70%) Windows
5 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) Change Control
3 19 (41.30%) Kanban
3 19 (41.30%) Waterfall
4 15 (32.61%) DevOps
5 8 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (15.22%) Service Design
7 6 (13.04%) ITIL
8 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (8.70%) Prototyping
9 4 (8.70%) Usability Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Analytics
10 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.35%) Security Architecture
10 2 (4.35%) Threat Intelligence
10 2 (4.35%) Transition Management
11 1 (2.17%) Customer-Centricity
11 1 (2.17%) Cybersecurity
11 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) Java
2 1 (2.17%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (4.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) Terraform
2 5 (10.87%) Ansible
2 5 (10.87%) Kubernetes
3 4 (8.70%) Puppet
4 2 (4.35%) Nagios
4 2 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
2 3 (6.52%) Splunk
3 2 (4.35%) AppDynamics
3 2 (4.35%) Google
3 2 (4.35%) IBM
3 2 (4.35%) Micro Focus
3 2 (4.35%) New Relic