The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 113 114 121
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 14 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.59% 0.59% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.00% 10.87% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 6
Average daily rate £625 £638 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +80.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £383 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
Cloud Computing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Cloud Services Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
175 138 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.34% 5.39% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 95 35
Average daily rate £450 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £638 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £22.75 £12.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.58% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.55 £29.75 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cloud Computing across the East of England region.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hertfordshire +14 11 £625 -1.96% 4
Cambridgeshire +8 2 - - 8
Bedfordshire +3 1 - - 1
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) SaaS
3 11 (50.00%) TDD
3 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (50.00%) DevOps
4 10 (45.45%) C#
4 10 (45.45%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) SOA
4 10 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 10 (45.45%) WCF
4 10 (45.45%) REST
5 9 (40.91%) Data Integration
5 9 (40.91%) SOAP
5 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 7 (31.82%) .NET
8 6 (27.27%) MSMQ
8 6 (27.27%) Middleware
8 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
9 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (18.18%) VMware
10 3 (13.64%) Cisco
10 3 (13.64%) EMC
10 3 (13.64%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (13.64%) CRM
10 3 (13.64%) Siebel
10 3 (13.64%) Linux
10 3 (13.64%) MySQL
10 3 (13.64%) Oracle
10 3 (13.64%) PHP

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) ColdFusion
2 1 (4.55%) NetWeaver
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) BigMachines
1 3 (13.64%) Eloqua
2 1 (4.55%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (54.55%) SaaS
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
3 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) 802.15
2 1 (4.55%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.55%) X.509
2 1 (4.55%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (9.09%) Advertising
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Architect
2 10 (45.45%) E-Commerce Architect
3 8 (36.36%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 8 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Architect
4 5 (22.73%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 4 (18.18%) Designer
6 3 (13.64%) Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Designer
6 3 (13.64%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (9.09%) Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Digital Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Digital Technical Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Django Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Python Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Python/Django Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) REST
1 10 (45.45%) WCF
2 9 (40.91%) SOAP
3 7 (31.82%) .NET
4 6 (27.27%) Middleware
4 6 (27.27%) MSMQ
5 3 (13.64%) jQuery
5 3 (13.64%) Mason
5 3 (13.64%) Visualforce
6 2 (9.09%) Ajax
6 2 (9.09%) CSS
6 2 (9.09%) Django
6 2 (9.09%) HTML
6 2 (9.09%) Web Services
7 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.55%) CSS3
7 1 (4.55%) HTML5
7 1 (4.55%) JSON
7 1 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Data Integration
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.55%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (4.55%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Verilog
3 1 (4.55%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) DevOps
2 11 (50.00%) TDD
3 10 (45.45%) E-Commerce
3 10 (45.45%) SOA
4 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 3 (13.64%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 2 (9.09%) High Availability
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (9.09%) Use Case
7 1 (4.55%) Auto-Scaling
7 1 (4.55%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (4.55%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C#
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Apex Code
2 3 (13.64%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) PHP
3 2 (9.09%) C
3 2 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) ABAP
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) XenApp
2 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.55%) KVM
3 1 (4.55%) vCloud
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) Bacula
2 1 (4.55%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) EMC
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 3 (13.64%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (13.64%) Siebel
4 3 (13.64%) Sitecore
5 2 (9.09%) 3PAR
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) SAP