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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 354 454 466
Rank change year-on-year
+100 +12
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 289 191 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.00% 5.80% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 138 94
Median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £494 £495
% change year-on-year
-11.39% -0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.08 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.24 - -
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
5781 3295 2393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.64% 6.24% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3982 2222 1539
Median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 56 47
Median hourly rate £19.61 £23.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.73% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 28 September 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
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 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +31 115 £500 -9.09% 31
South East +108 110 £450 -10.44% 17
West Midlands -6 22 £250 -41.17% 3
North West +6 17 £430 -9.47% 2
Yorkshire -25 12 £500 - 2
East of England +1 6 £525 +34.18% 14
South West +9 3 £625 +56.25% 4
North East -34 2 £375 -23.07%
Cloud Computing
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Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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.

1 209 (42.05%) Amazon AWS
2 195 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (33.80%) Java
4 161 (32.39%) Linux
5 135 (27.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 117 (23.54%) Puppet
7 115 (23.14%) Jenkins
7 115 (23.14%) DevOps
8 114 (22.94%) SQL
9 111 (22.33%) Python
10 102 (20.52%) Continuous Integration
11 94 (18.91%) MongoDB
12 86 (17.30%) Continuous Delivery
12 86 (17.30%) Tomcat
13 83 (16.70%) Microsoft
14 82 (16.50%) JSON
15 81 (16.30%) Data Centre
16 80 (16.10%) JavaScript
17 76 (15.29%) Unix
18 75 (15.09%) J2EE
18 75 (15.09%) Spring
18 75 (15.09%) Ruby
18 75 (15.09%) Git (software)
19 72 (14.49%) Opscode Chef
19 72 (14.49%) AngularJS
20 71 (14.29%) Finance
21 68 (13.68%) VMware
21 68 (13.68%) Web Services
21 68 (13.68%) Ansible
22 67 (13.48%) Oracle

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 86 (17.30%) Tomcat
2 50 (10.06%) Apache
3 49 (9.86%) Elasticsearch
4 38 (7.65%) OpenStack
5 31 (6.24%) WebSphere
6 28 (5.63%) IIS
7 23 (4.63%) nginx
8 21 (4.23%) Jetty
8 21 (4.23%) Mongrel
9 18 (3.62%) Apache Spark
10 16 (3.22%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (3.02%) SharePoint
12 14 (2.82%) WebLogic
13 13 (2.62%) Apache Pig
13 13 (2.62%) Skype for Business
14 12 (2.41%) JBoss
14 12 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (2.01%) WebLogic Portal
16 9 (1.81%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 27 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.80%) MS Project
3 3 (0.60%) MS Office
3 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.60%) SPSS
4 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 209 (42.05%) Amazon AWS
2 135 (27.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (12.88%) PaaS
4 48 (9.66%) GitHub
5 39 (7.85%) IaaS
6 35 (7.04%) SaaS
7 31 (6.24%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (4.02%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (3.42%) Google App Engine
10 16 (3.22%) Office 365
11 15 (3.02%) Amazon S3
12 11 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (2.01%) Amazon SQS
13 10 (2.01%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (1.41%) Force.com
15 6 (1.21%) Amazon Kinesis
16 4 (0.80%) Heroku
17 3 (0.60%) Amazon EMR
17 3 (0.60%) Engine Yard
17 3 (0.60%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 57 (11.47%) DNS
2 54 (10.87%) Firewall
3 45 (9.05%) TCP/IP
4 28 (5.63%) HTTP
5 27 (5.43%) DHCP
6 25 (5.03%) SSL
7 24 (4.83%) SAN
8 21 (4.23%) FTP
8 21 (4.23%) IPsec
9 17 (3.42%) CTI
10 16 (3.22%) VLAN
11 15 (3.02%) WAN
12 14 (2.82%) LAN
13 13 (2.62%) VoIP
14 10 (2.01%) Kerberos
15 9 (1.81%) Internet
15 9 (1.81%) NAS
16 8 (1.61%) iSCSI
17 7 (1.41%) Network Security
17 7 (1.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (18.91%) MongoDB
2 53 (10.66%) MySQL
3 48 (9.66%) SQL Server
4 39 (7.85%) Big Data
5 36 (7.24%) Couchbase
5 36 (7.24%) Hadoop
6 29 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (4.83%) Apache Cassandra
7 24 (4.83%) NoSQL
8 20 (4.02%) Apache Hive
9 15 (3.02%) Relational Database
10 13 (2.62%) Oracle Database
10 13 (2.62%) Sqoop
11 12 (2.41%) HBase
12 7 (1.41%) Apache Zeppelin
12 7 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.41%) Oracle Exadata
13 6 (1.21%) DB2
13 6 (1.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 115 (23.14%) Jenkins
2 75 (15.09%) Git (software)
3 60 (12.07%) Maven
4 52 (10.46%) JUnit
5 48 (9.66%) Cucumber
6 46 (9.26%) Mockito
7 35 (7.04%) Spock
8 33 (6.64%) TeamCity
9 30 (6.04%) Gradle
10 20 (4.02%) MSBuild
10 20 (4.02%) Selenium
10 20 (4.02%) Travis CI
11 19 (3.82%) Vagrant
12 18 (3.62%) NUnit
12 18 (3.62%) SpecFlow
12 18 (3.62%) Subversion
13 15 (3.02%) JIRA
14 11 (2.21%) CMake
14 11 (2.21%) RSpec
15 9 (1.81%) Mercurial
General
1 71 (14.29%) Finance
2 15 (3.02%) Retail
3 14 (2.82%) Publishing
4 13 (2.62%) Banking
4 13 (2.62%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.61%) Billing
5 8 (1.61%) Marketing
6 7 (1.41%) Games
7 5 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.01%) Front Office
8 3 (0.60%) Advertising
8 3 (0.60%) Back Office
8 3 (0.60%) Law
8 3 (0.60%) Legal
9 2 (0.40%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Local Government
10 1 (0.20%) Military
10 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 136 (27.36%) Developer
2 82 (16.50%) Architect
3 79 (15.90%) Java Developer
4 65 (13.08%) DevOps Engineer
5 32 (6.44%) Linux Engineer
6 29 (5.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 28 (5.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 23 (4.63%) Cloud Architect
8 23 (4.63%) Infrastructure Architect
9 22 (4.43%) AWS Engineer
10 20 (4.02%) Cloud Engineer
10 20 (4.02%) Java Engineer
10 20 (4.02%) Software Engineer
11 19 (3.82%) Designer
11 19 (3.82%) Lead DevOps
11 19 (3.82%) Security Designer
12 18 (3.62%) Analyst
12 18 (3.62%) AWS Developer
12 18 (3.62%) Build Engineer
13 16 (3.22%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (16.50%) JSON
2 75 (15.09%) J2EE
2 75 (15.09%) Spring
3 72 (14.49%) AngularJS
4 68 (13.68%) Web Services
5 50 (10.06%) JMS
6 46 (9.26%) XML
7 43 (8.65%) RESTful
8 39 (7.85%) HTML
9 37 (7.44%) REST
10 29 (5.84%) LAMP
11 25 (5.03%) Servlets
12 24 (4.83%) .NET
13 23 (4.63%) Hibernate
14 22 (4.43%) RabbitMQ
15 21 (4.23%) Kafka
15 21 (4.23%) Middleware
16 20 (4.02%) HTML5
17 18 (3.62%) SOAP
18 17 (3.42%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 81 (16.30%) Data Centre
2 29 (5.84%) Public Cloud
3 25 (5.03%) Private Cloud
4 21 (4.23%) Clustering
5 19 (3.82%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.82%) Hybrid Cloud
6 16 (3.22%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.01%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.81%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.81%) Statistics
10 8 (1.61%) Cryptography
10 8 (1.61%) DataPower
10 8 (1.61%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.61%) Social Network
11 7 (1.41%) Grid Computing
12 6 (1.21%) Data Integration
12 6 (1.21%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.21%) Online Games
13 5 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 161 (32.39%) Linux
2 76 (15.29%) Unix
3 56 (11.27%) Windows
4 29 (5.84%) AIX
5 23 (4.63%) Windows Server
6 16 (3.22%) Oracle Linux
6 16 (3.22%) SUSE
7 15 (3.02%) Ubuntu
8 14 (2.82%) Solaris
9 9 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 7 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (1.21%) Android
12 6 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.60%) CentOS
13 3 (0.60%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.40%) HPUX
14 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (23.14%) DevOps
3 102 (20.52%) Continuous Integration
4 86 (17.30%) Continuous Delivery
5 64 (12.88%) Configuration Management
5 64 (12.88%) Scrum
6 61 (12.27%) Microservices
7 58 (11.67%) ITIL
7 58 (11.67%) Open Source
8 45 (9.05%) Kanban
9 39 (7.85%) Service Management
10 37 (7.44%) SOA
10 37 (7.44%) Test Automation
11 34 (6.84%) Project Management
11 34 (6.84%) Software Engineering
12 33 (6.64%) Load Balancing
13 31 (6.24%) Release Management
14 30 (6.04%) TDD
15 27 (5.43%) Enterprise Architecture
16 26 (5.23%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 168 (33.80%) Java
2 114 (22.94%) SQL
3 111 (22.33%) Python
4 80 (16.10%) JavaScript
5 75 (15.09%) Ruby
6 58 (11.67%) Bash Shell
7 42 (8.45%) Perl
8 35 (7.04%) C++
9 33 (6.64%) Scala
10 27 (5.43%) Shell Script
11 23 (4.63%) C#
12 17 (3.42%) Apex Code
13 15 (3.02%) PHP
14 14 (2.82%) PowerShell
15 11 (2.21%) C
16 8 (1.61%) Korn
16 8 (1.61%) R
17 6 (1.21%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.60%) Go
19 2 (0.40%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 56 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 38 (7.65%) SC Cleared
3 34 (6.84%) Degree
4 18 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (2.62%) CCNA
6 9 (1.81%) CCNP
7 8 (1.61%) RHCA
7 8 (1.61%) RHCE
7 8 (1.61%) RHCSA
8 5 (1.01%) CISM
8 5 (1.01%) CISSP
8 5 (1.01%) MCSE
8 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.80%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.80%) CCSP
9 4 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.60%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.60%) CCIE
10 3 (0.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.63%) Government Security Classifications
2 19 (3.82%) QA
3 8 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.41%) SLA
5 6 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.80%) COBIT
7 3 (0.60%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.40%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.20%) GCP
System Software
1 60 (12.07%) Docker
1 60 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (6.64%) Active Directory
3 19 (3.82%) Oracle RAC
4 18 (3.62%) Hyper-V
5 14 (2.82%) NFS
5 14 (2.82%) vSphere
6 13 (2.62%) iptables
7 12 (2.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 12 (2.41%) KVM
7 12 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (2.01%) Apache Flume
8 10 (2.01%) HDFS
9 9 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.81%) XenServer
10 8 (1.61%) VirtualBox
11 6 (1.21%) Xen
12 4 (0.80%) Samba
12 4 (0.80%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.60%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 117 (23.54%) Puppet
2 72 (14.49%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (13.68%) Ansible
4 15 (3.02%) Salt
5 13 (2.62%) HAProxy
5 13 (2.62%) Terraform
6 10 (2.01%) Ambari
6 10 (2.01%) Hadoop YARN
6 10 (2.01%) Oozie
6 10 (2.01%) Packer
7 9 (1.81%) Kubernetes
7 9 (1.81%) Mesos
7 9 (1.81%) Nagios
7 9 (1.81%) SCCM
8 8 (1.61%) Graphite
8 8 (1.61%) Uchiwa
9 6 (1.21%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.80%) OpenView
10 4 (0.80%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (0.60%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 83 (16.70%) Microsoft
2 68 (13.68%) VMware
3 67 (13.48%) Oracle
4 40 (8.05%) Google
5 29 (5.84%) IBM
6 23 (4.63%) Cisco
7 22 (4.43%) Citrix
7 22 (4.43%) HP
8 20 (4.02%) webMethods
9 18 (3.62%) Perforce
9 18 (3.62%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (3.42%) Hortonworks
11 14 (2.82%) Red Hat
12 10 (2.01%) Adobe
12 10 (2.01%) Bloomberg
12 10 (2.01%) Dell
12 10 (2.01%) Reuters
13 9 (1.81%) Atlassian
13 9 (1.81%) MuleSoft
14 8 (1.61%) ForgeRock
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