The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 54 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.58% - 1.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.26% - 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£458 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Cloud Services Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
92 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.69% 4.54% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 16 5
Average daily rate £413 £200 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.25% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £401 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 7 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Big Data
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 3 (100.00%) Designer
2 2 (66.67%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case