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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 66 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.27% 0.75% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.90% 13.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Median daily rate £435 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +11.33%
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
69 61 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.18% 5.72% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 7
Median daily rate £425 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £650 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.82% +31.42%

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 30 August 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 - 1 £435 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Cloud Computing
North West

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) BMC
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (33.33%) Nagios
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) AWS Certification
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) MCollective
3 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef

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 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Engine Yard
2 2 (33.33%) GitHub
2 2 (33.33%) Heroku
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (16.67%) IaaS
3 1 (16.67%) PaaS
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) MCollective
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 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
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
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%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) BMC
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Talend