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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Computing
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 50 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 8 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.32% 1.59% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.00% 14.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Median daily rate £455 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
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 Birmingham region.

Cloud Services Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
80 67 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.22% 10.67% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 36 4
Median daily rate £425 £430 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £325 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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 Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco
3 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
3 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
3 7 (36.84%) Matrix Management
3 7 (36.84%) Billing
3 7 (36.84%) ITIL V3
4 6 (31.58%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (31.58%) Yammer
4 6 (31.58%) Skype
4 6 (31.58%) OneDrive
4 6 (31.58%) Patch Management
4 6 (31.58%) Email Filtering
4 6 (31.58%) PKI
4 6 (31.58%) SCOM
4 6 (31.58%) SolarWinds
4 6 (31.58%) Skype for Business
4 6 (31.58%) Unified Communications
4 6 (31.58%) Office 365
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) LDAP
4 6 (31.58%) MS Office
4 6 (31.58%) PBX
4 6 (31.58%) VoIP
4 6 (31.58%) DHCP
4 6 (31.58%) Kerberos

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
1 6 (31.58%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (31.58%) Office 365
2 6 (31.58%) OneDrive
2 6 (31.58%) Yammer
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DHCP
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
1 6 (31.58%) Kerberos
1 6 (31.58%) LDAP
1 6 (31.58%) PBX
1 6 (31.58%) Skype
1 6 (31.58%) Unified Communications
1 6 (31.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.26%) Power BI
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (36.84%) Billing
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Delivery Manager
1 7 (36.84%) Service Manager
1 7 (36.84%) Services Delivery Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
3 3 (15.79%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (15.79%) IT Services Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Office 365 Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Telephony Manager
4 2 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Azure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Office 365 Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modeller
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) PKI
2 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL V3
1 7 (36.84%) Matrix Management
1 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
1 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
2 6 (31.58%) Email Filtering
2 6 (31.58%) Identity Management
2 6 (31.58%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (31.58%) Patch Management
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) Python
1 2 (10.53%) Ruby
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) MCITP
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (31.58%) Nagios
1 6 (31.58%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) Ansible
2 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
2 2 (10.53%) Mesos
2 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 2 (10.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle