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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 112 117 131
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 8 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.37% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.27% 15.00% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£313 £265 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.92% -51.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £340 £425
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
71 60 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.83% 2.46% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 33 16
Average daily rate £400 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £271 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +129.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
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 29 July 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
Slough - 3 £325 - 1
Reading +7 1 - - 3
Wokingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Cloud Computing
South East

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (35.71%) SaaS
3 4 (28.57%) Apex Code
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Visualforce
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
4 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Google
4 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Front Office
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Ant
4 3 (21.43%) SAP
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (21.43%) Google App Engine
4 3 (21.43%) Office 365
4 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
4 3 (21.43%) DevOps

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) SaaS
2 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (21.43%) Google App Engine
3 2 (14.29%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Ant
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Gradle
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Front Office
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Architect
1 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Manager
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Visualforce
2 2 (14.29%) Mason
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Flex
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Physics
3 1 (7.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Service Management
2 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
2 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) User Stories
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Usability Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) UML
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Apex Code
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PMP
1 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Google
2 3 (21.43%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle