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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Computing
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 51 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.78% 0.94% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.95% 8.82% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £250 £363 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% -9.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
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
84 68 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.08% 10.64% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 40 8
Median daily rate £400 £375 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 6 (40.00%) MS Office
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) LDAP
1 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (40.00%) PBX
1 6 (40.00%) VoIP
1 6 (40.00%) DHCP
1 6 (40.00%) Kerberos
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (40.00%) Nagios
1 6 (40.00%) Identity Management
1 6 (40.00%) PKI
1 6 (40.00%) SCOM
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (40.00%) Skype for Business
1 6 (40.00%) Unified Communications
1 6 (40.00%) Office 365
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds
1 6 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (40.00%) Yammer
1 6 (40.00%) Skype
1 6 (40.00%) OneDrive
1 6 (40.00%) Patch Management
1 6 (40.00%) Email Filtering
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared

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 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (40.00%) Office 365
1 6 (40.00%) OneDrive
1 6 (40.00%) Yammer
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DHCP
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
1 6 (40.00%) Kerberos
1 6 (40.00%) LDAP
1 6 (40.00%) PBX
1 6 (40.00%) Skype
1 6 (40.00%) Unified Communications
1 6 (40.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.67%) Power BI
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (33.33%) Billing
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 5 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 5 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (20.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Office 365 Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Azure Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Office 365 Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modeller
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Email Filtering
1 6 (40.00%) Identity Management
1 6 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (40.00%) Patch Management
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 5 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) Python
1 2 (13.33%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) MCITP
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (40.00%) Nagios
1 6 (40.00%) SCOM
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
2 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (13.33%) Mesos
2 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Informatica
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle