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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 377 446 435
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -11
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 221 148 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.16% 6.63% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 107 97
Average daily rate £484 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £608 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
Cloud Computing
UK

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
3589 2232 1398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.61% 4.74% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2538 1468 912
Average daily rate £450 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 77 30
Average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +31.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £35.00 £42.50
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 England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the England region over the 3 months to 10 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
London +30 92 £500 +11.11% 52
South East +14 38 £456 +30.35% 18
North West +6 28 £475 +46.15% 8
West Midlands +12 27 £400 +10.34% 11
East of England +1 14 £625 -1.96% 13
Yorkshire -17 11 £600 +62.16% 6
North East - 4 £700 - 1
South West +5 3 £393 +4.66%
East Midlands -14 2 £350 -6.04% 3
Cloud Computing
UK

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 206 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (42.73%) Java
3 176 (39.37%) Linux
4 175 (39.15%) Amazon AWS
5 132 (29.53%) DevOps
6 121 (27.07%) VMware
7 113 (25.28%) .NET
8 102 (22.82%) JavaScript
8 102 (22.82%) Microsoft
9 101 (22.60%) Continuous Integration
10 98 (21.92%) Oracle
10 98 (21.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 89 (19.91%) Configuration Management
12 85 (19.02%) Python
13 81 (18.12%) SaaS
14 79 (17.67%) Jenkins
14 79 (17.67%) Google
15 78 (17.45%) Amazon EC2
16 76 (17.00%) WebSphere
17 75 (16.78%) TCP/IP
18 73 (16.33%) Opscode Chef
19 71 (15.88%) J2EE
20 70 (15.66%) DNS
21 69 (15.44%) Puppet
22 67 (14.99%) CRM
23 63 (14.09%) DHCP
24 62 (13.87%) HTTP
24 62 (13.87%) MongoDB
24 62 (13.87%) Google Cloud Platform
25 59 (13.20%) Tomcat

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 76 (17.00%) WebSphere
2 59 (13.20%) Tomcat
3 58 (12.98%) IIS
4 56 (12.53%) nginx
5 55 (12.30%) Apache
5 55 (12.30%) Jetty
6 48 (10.74%) Node.js
7 29 (6.49%) OpenStack
8 20 (4.47%) WebLogic
9 13 (2.91%) Tuxedo
10 9 (2.01%) CMS
10 9 (2.01%) SharePoint
11 7 (1.57%) WordPress
12 6 (1.34%) Umbraco
13 5 (1.12%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (0.67%) Confluence
15 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.57%) MS Office
3 2 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 46 (10.29%) Eloqua
2 42 (9.40%) BigMachines
3 6 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.89%) Magento
5 3 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.45%) OpenText Process Suite
6 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.22%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 175 (39.15%) Amazon AWS
2 81 (18.12%) SaaS
3 78 (17.45%) Amazon EC2
4 62 (13.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 58 (12.98%) Google App Engine
6 54 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 38 (8.50%) IaaS
8 17 (3.80%) PaaS
9 14 (3.13%) Amazon S3
9 14 (3.13%) Force.com
10 12 (2.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (2.24%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (1.34%) Office 365
14 5 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.89%) Amazon EMR
16 3 (0.67%) Google Apps
17 2 (0.45%) GitHub
18 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
18 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 75 (16.78%) TCP/IP
2 70 (15.66%) DNS
3 63 (14.09%) DHCP
4 62 (13.87%) HTTP
5 57 (12.75%) FTP
5 57 (12.75%) IPsec
6 48 (10.74%) SSL
7 36 (8.05%) Internet
8 22 (4.92%) SAN
9 16 (3.58%) Firewall
10 14 (3.13%) WAN
11 11 (2.46%) NAS
12 8 (1.79%) LAN
13 7 (1.57%) VPN
14 6 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (1.34%) Wireless
15 4 (0.89%) iSCSI
15 4 (0.89%) MPLS
15 4 (0.89%) Multicast
15 4 (0.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (13.87%) MongoDB
2 58 (12.98%) Big Data
3 51 (11.41%) SQL Server
4 32 (7.16%) Hadoop
4 32 (7.16%) NoSQL
5 30 (6.71%) MySQL
6 27 (6.04%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 20 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (3.36%) Oracle Database
10 13 (2.91%) Redis
11 10 (2.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 10 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.57%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (1.34%) SimpleDB
14 5 (1.12%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.89%) MariaDB
15 4 (0.89%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 79 (17.67%) Jenkins
2 40 (8.95%) Oracle APEX
3 37 (8.28%) Git (software)
4 22 (4.92%) Selenium
5 18 (4.03%) Maven
6 17 (3.80%) JIRA
7 16 (3.58%) JUnit
8 12 (2.68%) Ant
8 12 (2.68%) Vagrant
9 10 (2.24%) TeamCity
10 8 (1.79%) Subversion
11 7 (1.57%) Mockito
12 6 (1.34%) RSpec
12 6 (1.34%) Visual Studio
13 5 (1.12%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.12%) Gerrit
13 5 (1.12%) HP UFT
13 5 (1.12%) TestComplete
13 5 (1.12%) WATIR
14 4 (0.89%) Grunt
General
1 54 (12.08%) Finance
2 23 (5.15%) Marketing
3 18 (4.03%) Retail
4 17 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.58%) Front Office
6 12 (2.68%) Publishing
7 11 (2.46%) Banking
8 10 (2.24%) Billing
9 4 (0.89%) Advertising
9 4 (0.89%) Electronics
9 4 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.89%) French Language
9 4 (0.89%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.67%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.67%) German Language
11 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 126 (28.19%) Architect
2 108 (24.16%) Developer
3 45 (10.07%) Solutions Architect
4 41 (9.17%) Technical Architect
5 38 (8.50%) Consultant
6 33 (7.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 19 (4.25%) Digital Architect
8 16 (3.58%) Python Developer
8 16 (3.58%) Senior Developer
9 15 (3.36%) Analyst
9 15 (3.36%) E-Commerce Architect
9 15 (3.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 15 (3.36%) JavaScript Developer
10 14 (3.13%) AWS Architect
10 14 (3.13%) Senior Architect
11 13 (2.91%) C# Developer
11 13 (2.91%) DevOps Consultant
11 13 (2.91%) Infrastructure Architect
11 13 (2.91%) Programmer
12 12 (2.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (25.28%) .NET
2 71 (15.88%) J2EE
3 59 (13.20%) Servlets
4 58 (12.98%) HTML
5 57 (12.75%) AngularJS
6 55 (12.30%) Mason
7 52 (11.63%) CSS
7 52 (11.63%) Web Services
8 51 (11.41%) Visualforce
9 40 (8.95%) Middleware
10 36 (8.05%) HTML5
10 36 (8.05%) jQuery
11 32 (7.16%) CSS3
12 26 (5.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 23 (5.15%) WCF
14 22 (4.92%) REST
14 22 (4.92%) SOAP
15 17 (3.80%) .NET Framework
15 17 (3.80%) XML
16 16 (3.58%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.94%) Private Cloud
3 26 (5.82%) Data Centre
4 23 (5.15%) Mobile App
5 18 (4.03%) User Experience
5 18 (4.03%) Visualisation
6 14 (3.13%) Algorithms
6 14 (3.13%) Data Integration
7 13 (2.91%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.91%) Internet of Things
8 12 (2.68%) Augmented Reality
8 12 (2.68%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.79%) Grid Computing
10 7 (1.57%) CMDB
10 7 (1.57%) Mobile Computing
11 6 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.12%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.12%) MPEG
12 5 (1.12%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 176 (39.37%) Linux
2 52 (11.63%) Unix
2 52 (11.63%) Windows
3 19 (4.25%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.57%) AIX
6 6 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.34%) VME
7 5 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.12%) SUSE
7 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.67%) Android
8 3 (0.67%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.67%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.45%) CentOS
9 2 (0.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (46.09%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (29.53%) DevOps
3 101 (22.60%) Continuous Integration
4 89 (19.91%) Configuration Management
5 67 (14.99%) CRM
6 57 (12.75%) TDD
7 49 (10.96%) Web Development
8 42 (9.40%) Open Source
9 38 (8.50%) E-Commerce
9 38 (8.50%) Unit Testing
10 37 (8.28%) Migration
11 35 (7.83%) SOA
11 35 (7.83%) Software Engineering
12 34 (7.61%) Automated Testing
13 33 (7.38%) Scrum
14 31 (6.94%) Data Analysis
15 30 (6.71%) Continuous Delivery
15 30 (6.71%) Machine Learning
16 27 (6.04%) ITIL
16 27 (6.04%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 191 (42.73%) Java
2 102 (22.82%) JavaScript
3 85 (19.02%) Python
4 54 (12.08%) C#
5 51 (11.41%) Apex Code
6 47 (10.51%) PHP
7 46 (10.29%) SQL
8 37 (8.28%) Ruby
9 20 (4.47%) Perl
9 20 (4.47%) PowerShell
10 19 (4.25%) Shell Script
11 17 (3.80%) Bash Shell
12 16 (3.58%) R
13 13 (2.91%) C++
13 13 (2.91%) COBOL
14 10 (2.24%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.34%) C
16 4 (0.89%) Korn
16 4 (0.89%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (10.74%) Degree
2 29 (6.49%) Security Cleared
3 23 (5.15%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.57%) CCNP
5 7 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (1.34%) CCNA
6 6 (1.34%) CISM
6 6 (1.34%) CISSP
7 5 (1.12%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (0.89%) MCSA
8 4 (0.89%) MCSE
8 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.89%) RHCA
8 4 (0.89%) RHCE
8 4 (0.89%) RHCSA
9 3 (0.67%) CCIE
9 3 (0.67%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.12%) QA
2 5 (1.12%) SLA
3 4 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.45%) COBIT
5 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.45%) SDET
6 1 (0.22%) JTAG
6 1 (0.22%) RMADS
6 1 (0.22%) WAI
System Software
1 98 (21.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (10.51%) Xen
3 16 (3.58%) Docker
4 14 (3.13%) Active Directory
5 11 (2.46%) vCloud
6 9 (2.01%) KVM
7 8 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.34%) XenServer
9 5 (1.12%) vSphere
10 4 (0.89%) iptables
10 4 (0.89%) NFS
11 3 (0.67%) Ceph
11 3 (0.67%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.67%) UAG
12 2 (0.45%) RHEV
12 2 (0.45%) XenApp
12 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.22%) HDFS
13 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 73 (16.33%) Opscode Chef
2 69 (15.44%) Puppet
3 18 (4.03%) Ansible
3 18 (4.03%) StatsD
4 14 (3.13%) Packer
5 9 (2.01%) Terraform
6 6 (1.34%) Control-M
7 5 (1.12%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 5 (1.12%) HP SiteScope
7 5 (1.12%) SCCM
7 5 (1.12%) Uchiwa
8 4 (0.89%) BladeLogic
8 4 (0.89%) EMC VPLEX
8 4 (0.89%) Graphite
8 4 (0.89%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.67%) Grafana
10 2 (0.45%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.45%) Nagios
10 2 (0.45%) SCOM
11 1 (0.22%) logstash
Vendors
1 121 (27.07%) VMware
2 102 (22.82%) Microsoft
3 98 (21.92%) Oracle
4 79 (17.67%) Google
5 59 (13.20%) Salesforce.com
6 42 (9.40%) Siebel
7 32 (7.16%) Citrix
8 23 (5.15%) Cisco
9 18 (4.03%) Apigee
9 18 (4.03%) Mashery
9 18 (4.03%) Tableau
10 17 (3.80%) Red Hat
11 16 (3.58%) Teradata
12 13 (2.91%) EMC
13 12 (2.68%) HP
14 11 (2.46%) Informatica
15 10 (2.24%) MuleSoft
15 10 (2.24%) SAP
16 9 (2.01%) NetApp
17 8 (1.79%) BMC
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