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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 65 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 6 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.75% 0.61% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.74% 13.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £438 £538 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £486 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +8.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.24 - -
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
89 51 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.14% 4.48% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 25 6
Median daily rate £435 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.42% +18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Chester - 2 £436 -
Warrington +8 1 £800 +48.83%
Knutsford - 1 - -
Cloud Computing
North West

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) GitHub
3 3 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Puppet
3 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
4 2 (22.22%) Talend
4 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) Heroku
4 2 (22.22%) Engine Yard
4 2 (22.22%) Cobbler
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) AWS Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (22.22%) MCollective
4 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC

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 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
3 1 (11.11%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (33.33%) GitHub
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) Engine Yard
3 2 (22.22%) Heroku
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
4 1 (11.11%) IaaS
4 1 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (11.11%) PaaS
4 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cryptography Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Cryptography Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Data Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) MCollective
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Device Driver
3 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) CentOS
2 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) AWS Certification
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (22.22%) Cobbler
2 2 (22.22%) Nagios
2 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) BMC
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Talend
3 1 (11.11%) AppSense
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Tableau