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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 122 114 125
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 10 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.53% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.09% 21.67% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 3
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£425 £190 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.68% -56.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £190 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £374 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
141 60 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.98% 2.46% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 35 27
Average daily rate £450 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £190 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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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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
Cambridgeshire -6 10 £425 +123.68% 3
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cloud Computing
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Python
2 9 (56.25%) Client/Server
2 9 (56.25%) C
2 9 (56.25%) C++
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) Internet
2 9 (56.25%) Perforce
2 9 (56.25%) JIRA
3 7 (43.75%) Streaming Media
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 7 (43.75%) XML
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) IPTV
5 5 (31.25%) QA
5 5 (31.25%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) Product Management
6 4 (25.00%) DevOps
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
7 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
7 3 (18.75%) Vagrant
7 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (18.75%) Dependency Management
7 3 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
7 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 3 (18.75%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (18.75%) OpenStack
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (12.50%) Node.js
2 2 (12.50%) lighttpd
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Force.com
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) VRRP
3 2 (12.50%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) Subversion
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) Visualforce
3 1 (6.25%) Mason
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Client/Server
2 7 (43.75%) Streaming Media
3 5 (31.25%) IPTV
4 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (12.50%) Digital Media
5 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Scrum
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (25.00%) Product Management
3 4 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) Dependency Management
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (12.50%) Data Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Python
1 9 (56.25%) C
1 9 (56.25%) C++
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Vagrant
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
1 3 (18.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Perforce
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
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