The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Computing
UK / England
Rank 421 388 433
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +45
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 148 235 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.49% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.78% 6.26% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 159 110
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £470 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.91% +25.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £25.49 £60.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.51% +71.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5320 3755 2355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.72% 7.87% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3791 2667 1535
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 60 84
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £100.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in England

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cloud Computing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the England region.

Cloud Computing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cloud Computing
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Cloud Computing Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 88 £510 +4.08% 43
South East +16 29 £500 -9.09% 14
West Midlands -19 13 £280 -30.00% 4
North West -7 8 £525 +10.52% 2
East of England -6 7 £550 -12.00% 5
Yorkshire +7 3 £408 -37.30% 2
Cloud Computing
UK

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 133 (35.56%) Java
2 131 (35.03%) Linux
2 131 (35.03%) Amazon AWS
3 120 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (28.34%) Python
5 90 (24.06%) Puppet
6 75 (20.05%) Ansible
7 74 (19.79%) Big Data
8 71 (18.98%) Configuration Management
8 71 (18.98%) Unix
9 68 (18.18%) Hadoop
10 67 (17.91%) Microsoft Azure
10 67 (17.91%) DevOps
11 64 (17.11%) SQL
12 63 (16.84%) Git (software)
13 61 (16.31%) Finance
14 59 (15.78%) VMware
15 56 (14.97%) Ruby
16 51 (13.64%) Windows
17 50 (13.37%) ITIL
17 50 (13.37%) Apache Hive
17 50 (13.37%) Docker
18 49 (13.10%) Apache Spark
18 49 (13.10%) Open Source
19 48 (12.83%) Opscode Chef
19 48 (12.83%) Oracle
19 48 (12.83%) VMware Infrastructure
20 46 (12.30%) Kafka
21 45 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
21 45 (12.03%) DNS

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 49 (13.10%) Apache Spark
2 32 (8.56%) Elasticsearch
3 24 (6.42%) Apache
4 23 (6.15%) Apache Pig
4 23 (6.15%) OpenStack
5 13 (3.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (3.48%) WebSphere
6 11 (2.94%) nginx
6 11 (2.94%) Skype for Business
6 11 (2.94%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.14%) Apache Solr
7 8 (2.14%) IIS
7 8 (2.14%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.60%) JBoss
8 6 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.34%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.80%) SAS
11 2 (0.53%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.53%) Jetty
11 2 (0.53%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 24 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.41%) MS Office
3 3 (0.80%) SPSS
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) MS Project
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.27%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (1.87%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.07%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.80%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 2 (0.53%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.27%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 131 (35.03%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (17.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (7.22%) PaaS
4 25 (6.68%) SaaS
5 24 (6.42%) IaaS
6 19 (5.08%) Office 365
7 17 (4.55%) Amazon Kinesis
8 14 (3.74%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (3.21%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (2.94%) Amazon S3
11 10 (2.67%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (2.41%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (2.41%) Force.com
13 8 (2.14%) OneDrive
14 7 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
15 6 (1.60%) Yammer
16 5 (1.34%) Amazon EMR
16 5 (1.34%) GitHub
16 5 (1.34%) OpenShift
17 3 (0.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 45 (12.03%) DNS
2 30 (8.02%) Firewall
3 21 (5.61%) LAN
4 20 (5.35%) TCP/IP
4 20 (5.35%) WAN
5 18 (4.81%) SAN
6 17 (4.55%) Kerberos
6 17 (4.55%) SSL
7 14 (3.74%) LDAP
7 14 (3.74%) Network Security
8 13 (3.48%) Internet
9 11 (2.94%) DHCP
9 11 (2.94%) HTTP
10 9 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (2.41%) Skype
11 8 (2.14%) Unified Communications
11 8 (2.14%) VLAN
12 7 (1.87%) VPN
13 6 (1.60%) PBX
13 6 (1.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (19.79%) Big Data
2 68 (18.18%) Hadoop
3 50 (13.37%) Apache Hive
4 36 (9.63%) SQL Server
5 33 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
6 31 (8.29%) MySQL
7 27 (7.22%) Relational Database
8 21 (5.61%) Sqoop
9 19 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (4.81%) NoSQL
11 17 (4.55%) Parquet
12 16 (4.28%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (4.01%) MongoDB
14 12 (3.21%) HBase
15 9 (2.41%) Oracle Exadata
16 8 (2.14%) Apache Zeppelin
17 6 (1.60%) Amazon Redshift
18 5 (1.34%) Impala
18 5 (1.34%) Mahout
18 5 (1.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 63 (16.84%) Git (software)
2 44 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 35 (9.36%) JIRA
4 25 (6.68%) Maven
5 24 (6.42%) JUnit
6 22 (5.88%) Mockito
7 16 (4.28%) Talend Open Studio
8 11 (2.94%) Cucumber
9 10 (2.67%) Gradle
9 10 (2.67%) TeamCity
10 9 (2.41%) Ant
10 9 (2.41%) RSpec
11 8 (2.14%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (1.87%) Mercurial
12 7 (1.87%) Subversion
13 6 (1.60%) Selenium
13 6 (1.60%) Vagrant
14 5 (1.34%) Artifactory
14 5 (1.34%) MSBuild
14 5 (1.34%) SpecFlow
General
1 61 (16.31%) Finance
2 26 (6.95%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.28%) Retail
4 14 (3.74%) Marketing
5 9 (2.41%) Banking
6 8 (2.14%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.87%) Advertising
7 7 (1.87%) Billing
8 6 (1.60%) Games
9 5 (1.34%) Front Office
9 5 (1.34%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.07%) Legal
11 3 (0.80%) German Language
11 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.53%) Automotive
12 2 (0.53%) Electronics
12 2 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.53%) Publishing
13 1 (0.27%) Law
13 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 73 (19.52%) Architect
2 66 (17.65%) Developer
3 34 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 27 (7.22%) Data Engineer
5 26 (6.95%) Cloud Architect
6 25 (6.68%) Administrator
7 24 (6.42%) Analyst
7 24 (6.42%) Java Developer
8 23 (6.15%) Solutions Architect
9 19 (5.08%) AWS Engineer
10 17 (4.55%) Senior Developer
11 14 (3.74%) AWS DevOps
11 14 (3.74%) Big Data Engineer
11 14 (3.74%) Cloud Engineer
11 14 (3.74%) Linux Engineer
12 13 (3.48%) Consultant
12 13 (3.48%) Hadoop Engineer
12 13 (3.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 12 (3.21%) Infrastructure Architect
14 11 (2.94%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (12.30%) Kafka
2 35 (9.36%) Spring
3 33 (8.82%) XML
4 31 (8.29%) JMS
5 28 (7.49%) JSON
6 27 (7.22%) Web Services
7 26 (6.95%) AngularJS
8 24 (6.42%) HTML
9 23 (6.15%) REST
10 18 (4.81%) jQuery
10 18 (4.81%) Middleware
10 18 (4.81%) Node.js
11 17 (4.55%) Apache Avro
11 17 (4.55%) Spring MVC
12 16 (4.28%) RabbitMQ
12 16 (4.28%) Spark Streaming
13 15 (4.01%) Java EE
14 13 (3.48%) J2EE
15 12 (3.21%) CSS
16 11 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.22%) Data Centre
3 22 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 20 (5.35%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.74%) Public Cloud
6 12 (3.21%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.94%) Clustering
7 11 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (2.94%) Private Cloud
8 10 (2.67%) PKI
9 9 (2.41%) Data Structures
9 9 (2.41%) Grid Computing
10 7 (1.87%) CESG
10 7 (1.87%) Fintech
11 6 (1.60%) User Experience
12 5 (1.34%) Digital Media
12 5 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (1.07%) Derivative
13 4 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.07%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 131 (35.03%) Linux
2 71 (18.98%) Unix
3 51 (13.64%) Windows
4 22 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (4.81%) Windows Server
6 15 (4.01%) AIX
7 12 (3.21%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (2.41%) CentOS
9 8 (2.14%) Solaris
9 8 (2.14%) SUSE
10 7 (1.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 7 (1.87%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.80%) Android
11 3 (0.80%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.27%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (18.98%) Configuration Management
3 67 (17.91%) DevOps
4 50 (13.37%) ITIL
5 49 (13.10%) Open Source
6 45 (12.03%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 44 (11.76%) SOA
8 39 (10.43%) Analytics
9 33 (8.82%) Unit Testing
10 32 (8.56%) TDD
11 31 (8.29%) Microservices
12 28 (7.49%) Scrum
13 26 (6.95%) Information Security
13 26 (6.95%) ITIL V3
13 26 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (6.68%) High Availability
14 25 (6.68%) Load Balancing
14 25 (6.68%) Service Management
15 23 (6.15%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 133 (35.56%) Java
2 106 (28.34%) Python
3 64 (17.11%) SQL
4 56 (14.97%) Ruby
5 42 (11.23%) Bash Shell
6 41 (10.96%) Scala
7 36 (9.63%) JavaScript
8 29 (7.75%) R
9 27 (7.22%) Perl
10 19 (5.08%) C++
11 16 (4.28%) Shell Script
12 15 (4.01%) C
12 15 (4.01%) PHP
13 13 (3.48%) C#
13 13 (3.48%) PowerShell
14 12 (3.21%) Korn
15 9 (2.41%) XPath
16 8 (2.14%) Apex Code
17 4 (1.07%) TypeScript
18 1 (0.27%) Julia
Qualifications
1 32 (8.56%) Security Cleared
2 29 (7.75%) Degree
3 22 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 15 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.67%) RHCE
6 8 (2.14%) CCNA
6 8 (2.14%) CCNP
6 8 (2.14%) CISSP
6 8 (2.14%) RHCSA
7 7 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 6 (1.60%) CCSP
8 6 (1.60%) CISM
8 6 (1.60%) ISACA
8 6 (1.60%) RHCA
8 6 (1.60%) SANS
9 4 (1.07%) MCITP
10 3 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.80%) MCSE
10 3 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.74%) PCI DSS
2 13 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.14%) SLA
4 7 (1.87%) COBIT
5 6 (1.60%) QA
6 5 (1.34%) ISO22301
7 4 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.27%) P3O
8 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (13.37%) Docker
2 48 (12.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (8.02%) Active Directory
4 25 (6.68%) vSphere
5 18 (4.81%) HDFS
6 14 (3.74%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (3.48%) NFS
8 12 (3.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 12 (3.21%) Hyper-V
8 12 (3.21%) Oracle RAC
9 11 (2.94%) Apache Flume
9 11 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (2.41%) KVM
11 7 (1.87%) XenServer
12 6 (1.60%) iptables
12 6 (1.60%) Samba
13 5 (1.34%) VirtualBox
14 4 (1.07%) vCloud
14 4 (1.07%) VMware ESX
15 3 (0.80%) LXC
Systems Management
1 90 (24.06%) Puppet
2 75 (20.05%) Ansible
3 48 (12.83%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (4.81%) Kubernetes
4 18 (4.81%) Nagios
5 13 (3.48%) Mesos
5 13 (3.48%) Terraform
6 12 (3.21%) Oozie
6 12 (3.21%) Red Hat Satellite
7 11 (2.94%) Ambari
7 11 (2.94%) Hadoop YARN
8 8 (2.14%) HAProxy
9 7 (1.87%) SCOM
10 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (1.60%) OpenView
11 5 (1.34%) logstash
11 5 (1.34%) NetBackup
12 4 (1.07%) OpenNMS
12 4 (1.07%) Zenoss
13 3 (0.80%) Kibana
Vendors
1 59 (15.78%) VMware
2 48 (12.83%) Oracle
3 43 (11.50%) Microsoft
4 36 (9.63%) Cisco
5 23 (6.15%) HP
6 19 (5.08%) Red Hat
7 17 (4.55%) Teradata
8 16 (4.28%) Dell
8 16 (4.28%) Talend
9 15 (4.01%) IBM
10 13 (3.48%) Google
11 12 (3.21%) Sun
12 11 (2.94%) Citrix
12 11 (2.94%) Hortonworks
12 11 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (2.41%) Symantec
14 8 (2.14%) Splunk
15 7 (1.87%) NetApp
15 7 (1.87%) Perforce
16 6 (1.60%) EMC
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates +
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £23.28 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Metropolitan University
Rate: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum £25,000 to £32,000 pro rata
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £750 - £850 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £150 to £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago