The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 85 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 4 46 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.40% 4.63% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.88% 49.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 36 0
Median daily rate £450 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 -
Cloud Computing
North West

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

Cloud Services Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
68 93 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.77% 9.37% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 70 16
Median daily rate £450 £525 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £700 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.56 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-25.78% +96.07%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 2 - -
Cloud Computing
North West

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) BMC
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (33.33%) Nagios
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) CentOS
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (33.33%) Node.js
1 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Engine Yard
2 2 (33.33%) GitHub
2 2 (33.33%) Heroku
2 2 (33.33%) IaaS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Digital Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) MCollective
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
1 2 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) AWS Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (33.33%) Ansible
2 2 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (33.33%) Cobbler
2 2 (33.33%) Nagios
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) StatsD
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Apigee
1 2 (33.33%) BMC
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) Mashery
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian