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 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 114 126 102
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -24
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 16 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.61% 0.35% 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.81% 11.76% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 1
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£638 £379 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.31% -31.13%
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
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
108 85 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.15% 2.98% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 51 23
Average daily rate £450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £308 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £26.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.38% -
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 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 27 March 2015.

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 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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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
Bedfordshire - 11 £638 -
Hertfordshire 0 3 £638 +34.21% 5
Cambridgeshire - 2 £438 - 15
Suffolk - - - - 2
Cloud Computing
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 15 (55.56%) .NET
2 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) MVC
3 14 (51.85%) WCF
3 14 (51.85%) jQuery
3 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
3 14 (51.85%) SOA
3 14 (51.85%) C#
3 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
3 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (51.85%) KnockoutJS
4 11 (40.74%) HTML
4 11 (40.74%) Python
5 10 (37.04%) Linux
6 9 (33.33%) JIRA
6 9 (33.33%) Perforce
6 9 (33.33%) Client/Server
6 9 (33.33%) Internet
6 9 (33.33%) C++
6 9 (33.33%) C
6 9 (33.33%) SQL
7 7 (25.93%) XML
7 7 (25.93%) Streaming Media
7 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (18.52%) Scrum
8 5 (18.52%) IPTV
8 5 (18.52%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Architect
1 13 (48.15%) Solutions Architect
2 10 (37.04%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 10 (37.04%) Senior Architect
3 6 (22.22%) Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Web Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) UI Developer
6 2 (7.41%) UI Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (55.56%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
2 14 (51.85%) WCF
2 14 (51.85%) jQuery
2 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (51.85%) KnockoutJS
3 11 (40.74%) HTML
4 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (25.93%) XML
5 3 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (7.41%) CSS
6 2 (7.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 7 (25.93%) Streaming Media
3 5 (18.52%) IPTV
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
2 14 (51.85%) SOA
2 14 (51.85%) MVC
3 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) Product Management
5 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.41%) Web Application Development
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.70%) DevOps
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) C#
2 11 (40.74%) Python
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) C++
3 9 (33.33%) C
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) MCSE
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (3.70%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) XenApp
1 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Perforce
3 3 (11.11%) Sitecore
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) Intel
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix