The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 87 77 63
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 1 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.083% 0.64% 0.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.85% 25.93% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £503 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -61.40%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
26 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.16% 2.46% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 10
Average daily rate £400 £430 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +43.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £489 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Lync
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Visualforce
5 1 (14.29%) Apex Code
5 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Eloqua
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) Back Office
5 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
5 1 (14.29%) GSAE
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) Maven
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (14.29%) Ant
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Siebel Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Visualforce
1 1 (14.29%) Mason
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Apex Code
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) GSAE
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Eloqua
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Siebel
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com