Period
to 24 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Cloud Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Cloud Engineer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 84 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 23 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.48% 0.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Glasgow median daily rate £500 £175 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +185.71% - -
Scotland median daily rate £500 £450 £423
% change year-on-year +11.11% +6.51% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £17.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,491 1,123 993
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 96.31% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 643 500
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £244 £250 £191
90th Percentile £538 £500 £474
Scotland median daily rate £405 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +3.85% +7.59% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 29
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +15.47% -23.87%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £33.75 £44.75
Scotland median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £17.41
% change year-on-year -3.75% +14.88% -17.10%

Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Cloud Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Engineer in Glasgow

Cloud Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cloud Engineer in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Engineer in Glasgow

Cloud Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Engineer in Glasgow

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, Cloud Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (56.52%) Ansible
3 13 (56.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (47.83%) Terraform
4 11 (47.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (43.48%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (39.13%) DevOps
6 9 (39.13%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (34.78%) CentOS
7 8 (34.78%) Unix
8 7 (30.43%) Python
8 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
8 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (26.09%) Splunk
10 5 (21.74%) SIEM
10 5 (21.74%) Office 365
10 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
10 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
10 5 (21.74%) Windows
11 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
11 4 (17.39%) OWASP
11 4 (17.39%) RESTful
11 4 (17.39%) Microservices
12 3 (13.04%) Varonis
12 3 (13.04%) DatAdvantage
12 3 (13.04%) Puppet
12 3 (13.04%) MariaDB

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (8.70%) nginx
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 14 (60.87%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (47.83%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (21.74%) Office 365
5 3 (13.04%) IaaS
5 3 (13.04%) OneDrive
6 2 (8.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) DNS
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
1 3 (13.04%) Kerberos
1 3 (13.04%) Wireshark
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Artifactory
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) RESTful
2 3 (13.04%) LDAP
3 2 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) Middleware
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) Velocity
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (34.78%) CentOS
3 8 (34.78%) Unix
4 5 (21.74%) Windows
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (39.13%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (39.13%) DevOps
3 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
3 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (21.74%) SIEM
5 4 (17.39%) Microservices
5 4 (17.39%) OWASP
6 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) ITSM
6 3 (13.04%) Service Management
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Leadership
7 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (8.70%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.70%) Security Management
7 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Python
2 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
3 3 (13.04%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) Go
4 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) AWS Certification
1 2 (8.70%) CCA
1 2 (8.70%) CCEA
1 2 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (8.70%) MCITP
1 2 (8.70%) MCSE
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.70%) VCAP
1 2 (8.70%) VCP4
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (56.52%) Ansible
2 11 (47.83%) Terraform
3 10 (43.48%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (13.04%) DatAdvantage
4 3 (13.04%) Kubernetes
4 3 (13.04%) Puppet
5 2 (8.70%) Kibana
5 2 (8.70%) logstash
5 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Splunk
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.04%) Varonis
4 2 (8.70%) VMware