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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 49 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 23 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.70% 0.13% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.35% 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 0
Average daily rate
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£655 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £503 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -61.40%
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
57 31 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.70% 3.95% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 14 3
Average daily rate £463 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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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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 - 19 £660 - 5
Chester - 2 - - 2
Cloud Computing
North West

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (91.67%) IaaS
2 21 (87.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 21 (87.50%) MongoDB
2 21 (87.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 21 (87.50%) Node.js
2 21 (87.50%) Big Data
2 21 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 21 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (87.50%) StatsD
2 21 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 21 (87.50%) Oracle
2 21 (87.50%) Citrix
3 20 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (83.33%) Teradata
3 20 (83.33%) Hadoop
3 20 (83.33%) Visualisation
3 20 (83.33%) Tableau
3 20 (83.33%) R
4 19 (79.17%) Machine Learning
5 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (62.50%) Linux
7 12 (50.00%) UNIX
8 11 (45.83%) Java
9 9 (37.50%) Python
9 9 (37.50%) .NET
10 6 (25.00%) Internet
10 6 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
11 5 (20.83%) User Experience
11 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (8.33%) DevOps

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (87.50%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 22 (91.67%) IaaS
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.17%) SaaS
3 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) Network Security
2 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (87.50%) MongoDB
1 21 (87.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 21 (87.50%) Big Data
2 20 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (83.33%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Architect
2 19 (79.17%) Technical Architect
3 14 (58.33%) Digital Architect
4 10 (41.67%) Senior Architect
5 9 (37.50%) Senior Technical Architect
6 6 (25.00%) Senior Digital Architect
7 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) AngularJS
1 21 (87.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 9 (37.50%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (83.33%) Visualisation
2 5 (20.83%) User Experience
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Linux
2 12 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Machine Learning
2 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 20 (83.33%) R
3 11 (45.83%) Java
4 9 (37.50%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 21 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (87.50%) StatsD
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Oracle
1 21 (87.50%) Citrix
2 20 (83.33%) Teradata
2 20 (83.33%) Tableau
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