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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.41% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.31% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£663 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
64 24 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.96% 3.06% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 8 1
Average daily rate £425 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £293
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +32.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 10 £663 -
Chester - 3 - -
Cloud Computing
North West

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 43 (86.00%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (84.00%) Big Data
3 41 (82.00%) JavaScript
3 41 (82.00%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (80.00%) Visualisation
5 37 (74.00%) IaaS
5 37 (74.00%) MongoDB
5 37 (74.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 37 (74.00%) Oracle
5 37 (74.00%) Citrix
5 37 (74.00%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (74.00%) StatsD
6 36 (72.00%) Apigee
6 36 (72.00%) Mashery
6 36 (72.00%) Teradata
6 36 (72.00%) R
6 36 (72.00%) Hadoop
7 35 (70.00%) Tableau
7 35 (70.00%) Machine Learning
8 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (64.00%) Java
9 28 (56.00%) Python
10 27 (54.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 27 (54.00%) Node.js
10 27 (54.00%) AngularJS
11 26 (52.00%) .NET
12 24 (48.00%) Linux
13 16 (32.00%) UNIX
14 11 (22.00%) DevOps
15 9 (18.00%) User Experience

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 27 (54.00%) Node.js
2 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 43 (86.00%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (74.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) Internet
2 6 (12.00%) Network Security
2 6 (12.00%) DHCP
3 4 (8.00%) Unified Communications
3 4 (8.00%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (84.00%) Big Data
2 41 (82.00%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (74.00%) MongoDB
3 37 (74.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 36 (72.00%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (64.00%) Architect
2 30 (60.00%) Technical Architect
3 18 (36.00%) Digital Architect
4 16 (32.00%) Digital Technical Architect
5 13 (26.00%) Senior Architect
6 12 (24.00%) Senior Technical Architect
7 8 (16.00%) Senior Digital Architect
8 7 (14.00%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
9 6 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (6.00%) Chief Architect
10 3 (6.00%) Chief Technical Architect
11 2 (4.00%) Technical Leader
12 1 (2.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
12 1 (2.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
12 1 (2.00%) Chief Technology Officer
12 1 (2.00%) Consultant
12 1 (2.00%) Solutions Architect
12 1 (2.00%) Technical Specialist
12 1 (2.00%) Cloud Architect
12 1 (2.00%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (54.00%) AngularJS
1 27 (54.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 26 (52.00%) .NET
3 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (8.00%) RESTful
5 2 (4.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 40 (80.00%) Visualisation
2 9 (18.00%) User Experience
3 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Linux
2 16 (32.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (70.00%) Machine Learning
2 32 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) DevOps
4 6 (12.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (12.00%) Web Accessibility
4 6 (12.00%) Open Source
5 4 (8.00%) Analytics
5 4 (8.00%) Big Data Analytics
6 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.00%) Scrum
7 1 (2.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 41 (82.00%) JavaScript
2 36 (72.00%) R
3 32 (64.00%) Java
4 28 (56.00%) Python
5 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.00%) Ruby
6 4 (8.00%) PHP
7 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.00%) QEMU
1 2 (4.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 37 (74.00%) Opscode Chef
1 37 (74.00%) StatsD
Vendors
1 37 (74.00%) Oracle
1 37 (74.00%) Citrix
2 36 (72.00%) Teradata
2 36 (72.00%) Apigee
2 36 (72.00%) Mashery
3 35 (70.00%) Tableau
4 2 (4.00%) VMware