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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Computing
North West / Cheshire
Rank 44 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -5
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.79% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.41% 2.27% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £538 £625 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £470 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.91% +25.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
74 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.54% 4.73% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 30 20
Median daily rate £525 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £255 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

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
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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Macclesfield - 2 £538 -
Cloud Computing
North West

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (55.56%) ETL
1 5 (55.56%) Talend Open Studio
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (55.56%) Talend
2 4 (44.44%) Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) Big Data
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (44.44%) Open Source
2 4 (44.44%) Data Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Office 365
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
4 2 (22.22%) Information Management
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Data Lake
4 2 (22.22%) Thales
5 1 (11.11%) Service Design
5 1 (11.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland

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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365
3 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (44.44%) Big Data
3 2 (22.22%) Data Lake
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Talend Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
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%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Data Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ETL
2 4 (44.44%) Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Data Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
4 2 (22.22%) Information Management
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Talend
2 2 (22.22%) Thales
3 1 (11.11%) AppSense
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Tableau
3 1 (11.11%) VMware