The table below looks at the statistics 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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 97 110 133
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +23
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 24 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.98% 0.63% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.69% 16.49% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 3
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£545 £310 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.80% -43.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £366 £450
% change year-on-year
+22.86% -18.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Computing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
116 97 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.74% 3.80% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 59 19
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £271 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +125.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.97% -21.15%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram 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 15 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 15 £563 +90.67% 3
Slough -2 4 £288 -36.11%
Wokingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Cloud Computing
South East

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 16 (53.33%) CRM
1 16 (53.33%) SharePoint
1 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
1 16 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 16 (53.33%) Clustering
1 16 (53.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 16 (53.33%) Dynamics AX
1 16 (53.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 16 (53.33%) Lync
1 16 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 16 (53.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 15 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 15 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (43.33%) Application Packaging
5 11 (36.67%) .NET
6 9 (30.00%) SOA
7 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (23.33%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 5 (16.67%) Windows
9 5 (16.67%) Linux
9 5 (16.67%) Ant
9 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 5 (16.67%) VMware
9 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Google
9 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 5 (16.67%) Amazon EC2

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 16 (53.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 16 (53.33%) Lync
1 16 (53.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 16 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 16 (53.33%) SharePoint
2 15 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 16 (53.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (16.67%) Google App Engine
2 3 (10.00%) SaaS
2 3 (10.00%) Office 365
3 2 (6.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Extranet
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Ant
1 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.33%) Gradle
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Billing
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Front Office
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Architect
2 16 (53.33%) Technical Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Technical Architect
4 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Junior
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Incident Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) Application Packaging
2 11 (36.67%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) Mason
3 2 (6.67%) Visualforce
3 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.33%) Physics
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) CRM
1 16 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (30.00%) SOA
3 8 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 5 (16.67%) DevOps
4 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Service Management
5 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Data Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) Project Management
8 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Apex Code
2 2 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) PMP
1 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) Google
4 3 (10.00%) SAP
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