The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Cloud Computing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Computing
UK / Scotland
Rank 104 128 122
Rank change year-on-year +24 -6  
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 4 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% 0.077% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.25% 1.36% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £413 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 - £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £503
% change year-on-year -10.52% -5.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.00

Cloud Computing is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 123 147 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 7.02% 5.67% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 83 38
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £200 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £15.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.26%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.92% -13.35%  

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in Scotland

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in Scotland

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +21 3 £450 - 2
West Lothian - 1 £350 -
Cloud Computing
UK

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (35.71%) PaaS
4 5 (35.71%) Ansible
4 5 (35.71%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (28.57%) IaaS
5 4 (28.57%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (28.57%) Amazon S3
5 4 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) DNS
6 3 (21.43%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) Maven
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (21.43%) SaaS
6 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
6 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
6 3 (21.43%) Puppet

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (35.71%) PaaS
3 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (28.57%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (28.57%) Amazon S3
3 4 (28.57%) IaaS
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (21.43%) SaaS
5 2 (14.29%) Route 53
5 2 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 3 (21.43%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Gradle
3 1 (7.14%) Ant
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) J2EE
2 2 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) EMC VNX
2 2 (14.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Release Management
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (7.14%) Web Filtering
6 1 (7.14%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
2 3 (21.43%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) VCAP
1 2 (14.29%) VCP6
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Ansible
2 3 (21.43%) Puppet
3 2 (14.29%) vRealize
4 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat