The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 134 105 131
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +26
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 10 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.58% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.20% 33.33% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate £379 £550 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.13% +64.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-61.40% -28.75%
Cloud Services Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
98 39 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.11% 1.73% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 18 5
Average daily rate £400 £438 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +30.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £550 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 £33.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Cloud Computing
England

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
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Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -9 6 £475 -13.63%
Essex - 4 £368 - 3
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 4
Cloud Computing
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (66.67%) IIS
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (46.67%) MySQL
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) Apache
5 5 (33.33%) Foglight
5 5 (33.33%) Clustering
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Open Source
6 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
6 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (26.67%) Taxonomies
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
6 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) XML
6 4 (26.67%) XSD
6 4 (26.67%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) SOA
6 4 (26.67%) N-Tier
7 3 (20.00%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) XML Schema
7 3 (20.00%) VoIP
7 3 (20.00%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (66.67%) IIS
2 5 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) Node.js
4 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) VoIP
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (46.67%) MySQL
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (26.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) DBA
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Architect
3 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Server Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Server Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) XML
1 4 (26.67%) XSD
2 3 (20.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (13.33%) RESTful
3 2 (13.33%) Visualforce
3 2 (13.33%) Akka
3 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) WSDL
4 1 (6.67%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 4 (26.67%) Open Source
2 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (26.67%) Taxonomies
2 4 (26.67%) N-Tier
3 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (13.33%) W3C
5 1 (6.67%) Statistics
5 1 (6.67%) Reference Data
5 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) SOA
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) OWASP
4 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (13.33%) System Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Data Security
4 2 (13.33%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Apex Code
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
1 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Foglight
2 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Dell
3 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Red Gate
4 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle