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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 338 390 413
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +23
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 300 234 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.45% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.74% 8.55% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 158 118
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £275 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £451 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.20% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 1
Median hourly rate £27.27 £35.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.10% +218.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
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
4448 2737 1816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.70% 5.32% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3073 1761 1172
Median daily rate £460 £418 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.17% +2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 96 29
Median hourly rate £22.00 £26.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.85 £8.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.86 £40.00 £27.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +29 149 £500 +1.26% 39
West Midlands +32 55 £400 -11.40% 5
South East -13 29 £550 +57.14% 19
Yorkshire 0 26 £500 +68.06% 5
North West -41 16 £500 -15.96% 3
South West +2 11 £425 +5.26% 2
East of England -1 7 £450 -29.41% 7
East Midlands +8 2 £313 -40.47% 3
North East -42 1 £200 -30.43% 2
Cloud Computing
UK

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 195 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (35.95%) Amazon AWS
3 177 (34.77%) Linux
4 135 (26.52%) Java
5 132 (25.93%) DevOps
6 115 (22.59%) Oracle
7 103 (20.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 97 (19.06%) VMware
9 89 (17.49%) SaaS
10 87 (17.09%) Python
11 83 (16.31%) Puppet
12 82 (16.11%) Ruby
13 79 (15.52%) Google
13 79 (15.52%) Microsoft
14 73 (14.34%) Continuous Integration
15 71 (13.95%) Web Services
15 71 (13.95%) JavaScript
15 71 (13.95%) Finance
15 71 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
16 70 (13.75%) Shell Script
17 68 (13.36%) Git (software)
18 66 (12.97%) OpenStack
18 66 (12.97%) Unix
19 65 (12.77%) .NET
20 64 (12.57%) CRM
20 64 (12.57%) Middleware
21 63 (12.38%) Configuration Management
21 63 (12.38%) Software Engineering
22 61 (11.98%) ITIL
23 60 (11.79%) Data Centre

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 66 (12.97%) OpenStack
2 50 (9.82%) WebSphere
3 31 (6.09%) Node.js
4 29 (5.70%) IIS
5 28 (5.50%) Tomcat
6 26 (5.11%) Apache
7 22 (4.32%) nginx
8 20 (3.93%) Jetty
9 13 (2.55%) Tuxedo
10 12 (2.36%) SharePoint
10 12 (2.36%) WebLogic
11 11 (2.16%) CMS
12 8 (1.57%) MS Exchange
13 7 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
13 7 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.98%) Mule
Applications
1 19 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.18%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.59%) MS Office
5 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 40 (7.86%) Eloqua
2 36 (7.07%) BigMachines
3 6 (1.18%) Magento
4 5 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.39%) OpenText Process Suite
6 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 183 (35.95%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (20.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (17.49%) SaaS
4 58 (11.39%) IaaS
5 38 (7.47%) Amazon EC2
6 34 (6.68%) PaaS
7 31 (6.09%) Google Cloud Platform
8 19 (3.73%) Amazon S3
8 19 (3.73%) Google App Engine
9 11 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
10 10 (1.96%) Office 365
11 9 (1.77%) Force.com
12 8 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (1.18%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.98%) GitHub
14 5 (0.98%) Lucidchart
14 5 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 3 (0.59%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 55 (10.81%) Firewall
2 52 (10.22%) DNS
3 35 (6.88%) SSL
4 30 (5.89%) TCP/IP
5 29 (5.70%) SAN
6 28 (5.50%) Internet
7 27 (5.30%) DHCP
8 25 (4.91%) HTTP
9 20 (3.93%) FTP
9 20 (3.93%) IPsec
10 13 (2.55%) CTI
10 13 (2.55%) NAS
11 10 (1.96%) LAN
11 10 (1.96%) WAN
12 8 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (1.38%) Network Security
14 6 (1.18%) iSCSI
14 6 (1.18%) VPN
15 5 (0.98%) HTTPS
16 4 (0.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.07%) MongoDB
2 36 (7.07%) MySQL
3 31 (6.09%) Big Data
4 23 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (4.32%) NoSQL
6 19 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (3.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (3.34%) Hadoop
9 13 (2.55%) MariaDB
10 12 (2.36%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (1.57%) Redis
13 6 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (1.18%) DB2
13 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (1.18%) SimpleDB
13 6 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 68 (13.36%) Git (software)
2 45 (8.84%) Jenkins
3 39 (7.66%) Oracle APEX
3 39 (7.66%) Vagrant
4 26 (5.11%) Maven
5 19 (3.73%) Travis CI
6 17 (3.34%) JIRA
6 17 (3.34%) Selenium
7 12 (2.36%) Subversion
8 10 (1.96%) JUnit
9 8 (1.57%) Ant
10 7 (1.38%) HP UFT
10 7 (1.38%) LoadRunner
11 6 (1.18%) Appium
11 6 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.18%) Mockito
11 6 (1.18%) RSpec
11 6 (1.18%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.18%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.98%) JIRA Agile
General
1 71 (13.95%) Finance
2 25 (4.91%) Marketing
3 24 (4.72%) Retail
4 15 (2.95%) Front Office
4 15 (2.95%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.77%) Billing
6 8 (1.57%) Banking
7 6 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.18%) Legal
8 4 (0.79%) Advertising
8 4 (0.79%) Electronics
9 3 (0.59%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.39%) French Language
10 2 (0.39%) German Language
10 2 (0.39%) Law
10 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 141 (27.70%) Developer
2 114 (22.40%) Architect
3 42 (8.25%) Technical Architect
4 40 (7.86%) Cloud Architect
5 30 (5.89%) Applications Developer
6 29 (5.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 27 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (5.11%) Senior Developer
9 25 (4.91%) Analyst
9 25 (4.91%) Cloud Engineer
10 24 (4.72%) Consultant
10 24 (4.72%) Infrastructure Architect
10 24 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
11 19 (3.73%) Project Manager
12 17 (3.34%) AWS Engineer
12 17 (3.34%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
12 17 (3.34%) Senior Architect
13 16 (3.14%) E-Commerce Architect
13 16 (3.14%) Java Developer
14 15 (2.95%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (13.95%) Web Services
2 65 (12.77%) .NET
3 64 (12.57%) Middleware
4 55 (10.81%) HTML
5 49 (9.63%) Mason
6 48 (9.43%) Visualforce
7 46 (9.04%) CSS
8 44 (8.64%) AngularJS
9 34 (6.68%) J2EE
9 34 (6.68%) REST
10 33 (6.48%) HTML5
11 29 (5.70%) jQuery
11 29 (5.70%) RabbitMQ
12 28 (5.50%) CSS3
13 27 (5.30%) XML
14 26 (5.11%) ELK Stack
15 25 (4.91%) Sensu
15 25 (4.91%) SOAP
16 22 (4.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (3.93%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 60 (11.79%) Data Centre
2 40 (7.86%) Private Cloud
3 29 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.54%) DataPower
5 17 (3.34%) Public Cloud
6 16 (3.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 16 (3.14%) Mobile App
6 16 (3.14%) User Experience
7 15 (2.95%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.75%) Data Integration
9 13 (2.55%) Management Information System
10 12 (2.36%) Visualisation
11 8 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.57%) VCE vBlock
12 7 (1.38%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.38%) Grid Computing
12 7 (1.38%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.38%) PKI
13 6 (1.18%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 177 (34.77%) Linux
2 66 (12.97%) Unix
3 56 (11.00%) Windows
4 26 (5.11%) AIX
5 25 (4.91%) Windows Server
6 23 (4.52%) Oracle Linux
7 22 (4.32%) SUSE
8 17 (3.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 13 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.96%) Apple iOS
10 10 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (1.18%) VME
13 4 (0.79%) Solaris
14 3 (0.59%) Android
15 1 (0.20%) CentOS
15 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (25.93%) DevOps
3 73 (14.34%) Continuous Integration
4 64 (12.57%) CRM
5 63 (12.38%) Configuration Management
5 63 (12.38%) Software Engineering
6 61 (11.98%) ITIL
7 53 (10.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 53 (10.41%) Service Management
8 48 (9.43%) SOA
9 47 (9.23%) Web Development
10 44 (8.64%) Migration
10 44 (8.64%) TDD
11 38 (7.47%) E-Commerce
12 37 (7.27%) Scrum
13 34 (6.68%) Open Source
13 34 (6.68%) Project Management
14 31 (6.09%) Change Management
14 31 (6.09%) Load Balancing
15 30 (5.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (26.52%) Java
2 87 (17.09%) Python
3 82 (16.11%) Ruby
4 71 (13.95%) JavaScript
5 70 (13.75%) Shell Script
6 55 (10.81%) SQL
7 48 (9.43%) Apex Code
8 46 (9.04%) PHP
9 44 (8.64%) C#
10 43 (8.45%) Bash Shell
11 33 (6.48%) Perl
12 31 (6.09%) PowerShell
13 13 (2.55%) COBOL
14 10 (1.96%) R
15 9 (1.77%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.57%) C++
17 6 (1.18%) C
17 6 (1.18%) Korn
18 4 (0.79%) Scala
19 3 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (10.41%) Security Cleared
2 44 (8.64%) SC Cleared
3 39 (7.66%) Degree
4 12 (2.36%) CCNA
4 12 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (1.77%) CISM
5 9 (1.77%) CISSP
6 7 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.38%) MCSA
6 7 (1.38%) MCSE
6 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (1.38%) RHCA
6 7 (1.38%) RHCE
7 6 (1.18%) CCNP
7 6 (1.18%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (1.18%) EMC Certification
7 6 (1.18%) MCP
7 6 (1.18%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 7 (1.38%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.18%) QA
3 2 (0.39%) COBIT
3 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.39%) SDET
3 2 (0.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) RMADS
4 1 (0.20%) WAI
System Software
1 71 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (3.14%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.95%) Docker
4 11 (2.16%) KVM
5 10 (1.96%) vSphere
6 8 (1.57%) Xen
6 8 (1.57%) XenServer
7 7 (1.38%) NFS
7 7 (1.38%) vCloud
7 7 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.18%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.18%) iptables
9 4 (0.79%) Ceph
9 4 (0.79%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.59%) RHEV
10 3 (0.59%) UAG
11 2 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.39%) XenApp
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 83 (16.31%) Puppet
2 49 (9.63%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (9.23%) Packer
4 30 (5.89%) Terraform
5 29 (5.70%) Ansible
6 25 (4.91%) Uchiwa
7 24 (4.72%) Graphite
8 15 (2.95%) StatsD
9 11 (2.16%) Grafana
9 11 (2.16%) SCCM
10 6 (1.18%) Control-M
10 6 (1.18%) HAProxy
10 6 (1.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 6 (1.18%) HP SiteScope
11 4 (0.79%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.59%) Nagios
12 3 (0.59%) Salt
13 2 (0.39%) Kubernetes
13 2 (0.39%) Mesos
Vendors
1 115 (22.59%) Oracle
2 97 (19.06%) VMware
3 79 (15.52%) Google
3 79 (15.52%) Microsoft
4 58 (11.39%) Salesforce.com
5 36 (7.07%) Siebel
6 34 (6.68%) Citrix
7 31 (6.09%) Atlassian
7 31 (6.09%) IBM
8 30 (5.89%) MuleSoft
9 26 (5.11%) Red Hat
10 24 (4.72%) ForgeRock
11 19 (3.73%) webMethods
12 18 (3.54%) HP
12 18 (3.54%) Software AG
13 17 (3.34%) EMC
14 15 (2.95%) Apigee
14 15 (2.95%) Mashery
15 14 (2.75%) Cisco
16 12 (2.36%) Tableau
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Rate: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
Sheffield
Annapurna HR
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Middlesex
Mason Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Woking
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 20 days ago