The first table below looks at the demand for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Cambridge 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank - 38 51
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 1.53% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 66.67% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-61.40% -28.75%
Cloud Services Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
7 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.87% 2.30% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Cloud Computing
Cambridgeshire

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Cloud Computing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) SaaS
1 3 (100.00%) Red Gate

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) Red Gate