Period
to 5 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 5 December 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 Infrastructure Engineer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 105 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer 7 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.52% 0.71% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 0
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% - -
Scotland median daily rate £400 £500 £550
% change year-on-year -20.00% -9.09% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 1,305 1,633 1,250
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.10% 96.12% 96.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 804 976 675
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £230 £254 £242
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 32 50
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% -2.56% +39.29%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.26 £10.00
90th Percentile £36.13 £43.33 £35.50
Scotland median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.71% -12.50% +23.78%

Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Infrastructure Engineer in Glasgow

Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Infrastructure Engineer in Glasgow

Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Infrastructure Engineer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 5 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Infrastructure Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, Cloud Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) AWS
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
1 7 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 6 (85.71%) Ansible
2 6 (85.71%) Terraform
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Python
3 5 (71.43%) Public Sector
4 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
5 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 3 (42.86%) Confluence
5 3 (42.86%) Unix
5 3 (42.86%) JIRA
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Test Management
6 2 (28.57%) Windows
6 2 (28.57%) LXC
7 1 (14.29%) AWS Certification
7 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
7 1 (14.29%) IBM
7 1 (14.29%) Active Directory

Cloud Infrastructure 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 3 (42.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) AWS
2 3 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 5 (71.43%) Public Sector
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
1 7 (100.00%) Infrastructure as Code
1 7 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) Architectural Design
5 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) OWASP
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Technology Roadmap
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) LXC
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Ansible
1 6 (85.71%) Terraform
2 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat