The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 61 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.41% 0.45% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.00% 17.65% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£451 £308 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.82% -44.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Computing
West Midlands

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

Cloud Services Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
30 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.13% 2.54% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 6
Average daily rate £388 £450 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £293
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +32.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Cloud Computing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (81.82%) LAN
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
1 9 (81.82%) Service Delivery
1 9 (81.82%) Network Design
1 9 (81.82%) Relational Database
2 8 (72.73%) Public Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Intel
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) ETL

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) LAN
1 9 (81.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
2 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Service Delivery
1 9 (81.82%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
2 1 (9.09%) ETL
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Intel