The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Birmingham 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 59 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.11% 14.29% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
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£308 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £335 £425
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -21.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
18 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.56% 1.15% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 0
Average daily rate £500 £456 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
Cloud Computing
West Midlands

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 21 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) VBA
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) MS Access
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Intel
4 1 (16.67%) Billing
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) LTE

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Database Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) VBA
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Intel