The first table below looks at the demand for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 120 110 133
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 9 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.45% 0.097%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.29% 22.92% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Average daily rate £500 £444 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +64.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £293 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-61.40% -28.75%
Cloud Services Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
63 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.21% 1.95% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 15
Average daily rate £450 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £313 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 £18.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Cloud Computing
South East

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -7 3 - - 2
Slough - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Cloud Computing
South East

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cloud Computing.

1 9 (69.23%) SaaS
2 6 (46.15%) Apex Code
2 6 (46.15%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (46.15%) Visualforce
3 5 (38.46%) Service Management
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) CRM
4 4 (30.77%) Force.com
4 4 (30.77%) Mason
5 3 (23.08%) Front Office
5 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
5 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (23.08%) MS Office
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (15.38%) User Stories
6 2 (15.38%) UML
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Physics
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (15.38%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow
6 2 (15.38%) Finance

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cloud Computing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) SaaS
2 4 (30.77%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Front Office
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com Trainer
2 2 (15.38%) Trainer
2 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Software Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Visualforce
2 4 (30.77%) Mason
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware
4 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Physics
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Service Management
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) User Stories
4 2 (15.38%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Usability Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Apex Code
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago