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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Computing
South East / Berkshire
Rank 95 111 112
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 11 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.57% 0.37% 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.53% 4.19% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 13
Median daily rate £513 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £413 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
199 215 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.29% 8.80% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 133 54
Median daily rate £475 £411 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.50% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £190 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £27.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.54% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Cloud Computing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Cloud Computing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Reading +1 3 £334 -29.73% 2
Windsor - 3 - -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Newbury - 1 - - 1
Cloud Computing
South East

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 7 (31.82%) Degree
3 6 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 6 (27.27%) vSphere
3 6 (27.27%) Finance
4 5 (22.73%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
5 4 (18.18%) COBIT
5 4 (18.18%) Time Management
5 4 (18.18%) eTOM
5 4 (18.18%) CESG
5 4 (18.18%) Marketing
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (18.18%) CCSP
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) Windows
5 4 (18.18%) Linux
5 4 (18.18%) CRM
5 4 (18.18%) CISSP
5 4 (18.18%) CISM
5 4 (18.18%) ITSM
5 4 (18.18%) VMware
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Public Cloud

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (13.64%) OpenStack
2 2 (9.09%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Force.com
2 3 (13.64%) SaaS
3 2 (9.09%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (9.09%) SoftLayer
4 1 (4.55%) IaaS
4 1 (4.55%) Office 365
4 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (9.09%) BGP
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) HSRP
2 2 (9.09%) OSPF
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) VSAN
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Star Schema
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Cloud Specialist
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Security Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) CRM Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Security Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Finance Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Principal Security Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Transformation Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Mason
1 3 (13.64%) Visualforce
2 1 (4.55%) Angular 2
2 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.55%) Kendo UI
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) CESG
1 4 (18.18%) Public Cloud
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) FlexPod
3 2 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (9.09%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) CRM
2 4 (18.18%) eTOM
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) ITSM
2 4 (18.18%) Time Management
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Service Design
3 3 (13.64%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (9.09%) Information Security
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (9.09%) Presales
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Security Auditing
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) Apex Code
2 3 (13.64%) C
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (18.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (18.18%) CCSP
4 4 (18.18%) CISM
4 4 (18.18%) CISSP
5 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) ISACA
6 2 (9.09%) SANS
6 2 (9.09%) VCDX
7 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (4.55%) CCIE
7 1 (4.55%) CCNP
7 1 (4.55%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
3 4 (18.18%) COBIT
4 3 (13.64%) ISO22301
5 2 (9.09%) SLA
6 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
6 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
1 6 (27.27%) vSphere
2 3 (13.64%) VMware ESX
3 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) Docker
3 2 (9.09%) vCloud
4 1 (4.55%) KVM
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Ansible
1 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
1 3 (13.64%) vRealize
2 1 (4.55%) BladeLogic
2 1 (4.55%) PowerCLI
2 1 (4.55%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) EMC
3 3 (13.64%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (9.09%) Juniper
4 2 (9.09%) NetSuite
4 2 (9.09%) Nimsoft
5 1 (4.55%) BMC
5 1 (4.55%) F5