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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 416 412 468
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +56
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 179 152 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.20% 12.50% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 105 49
Average daily rate
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£500 £413 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £225 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+28.12% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1946 1216 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.65% 2.54% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1259 782 370
Average daily rate £425 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 17
Average hourly rate £21.56 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.20% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £46.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -41.66%

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 24 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
London +15 89 £500 +5.82% 39
South East -37 36 £545 +36.25% 31
South West -13 24 £545 +47.79% 4
East of England -24 9 £413 +17.85% 1
Yorkshire +4 8 £333 - 9
North West -7 5 £515 - 4
East Midlands +6 4 £375 -
West Midlands -14 4 £450 +28.57%
North East - - - -
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Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 147 (45.09%) Java
2 97 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (25.15%) SaaS
4 70 (21.47%) Linux
5 67 (20.55%) Salesforce.com
6 61 (18.71%) Microsoft
7 59 (18.10%) Visualforce
7 59 (18.10%) Apex Code
8 57 (17.48%) SQL
9 56 (17.18%) Mason
10 54 (16.56%) Force.com
10 54 (16.56%) .NET
11 50 (15.34%) Web Services
11 50 (15.34%) CRM
12 44 (13.50%) VMware
12 44 (13.50%) TDD
13 43 (13.19%) Finance
13 43 (13.19%) SharePoint
13 43 (13.19%) Lync
14 42 (12.88%) Exchange Server 2013
14 42 (12.88%) Active Directory
15 40 (12.27%) Disaster Recovery
15 40 (12.27%) Amazon AWS
15 40 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
16 39 (11.96%) Git (software)
17 38 (11.66%) Clustering
18 37 (11.35%) Dynamics CRM
18 37 (11.35%) Dynamics AX
18 37 (11.35%) SharePoint 2013
18 37 (11.35%) DevOps

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 43 (13.19%) SharePoint
1 43 (13.19%) Lync
2 42 (12.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 37 (11.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 36 (11.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 36 (11.04%) BizTalk Server
5 28 (8.59%) Tomcat
6 19 (5.83%) Apache
7 16 (4.91%) WebSphere
7 16 (4.91%) Jetty
8 12 (3.68%) Node.js
9 9 (2.76%) nginx
10 8 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (2.45%) MS Exchange
11 7 (2.15%) WebLogic
11 7 (2.15%) Office Communications Server
11 7 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (1.84%) OpenStack
12 6 (1.84%) IIS
13 4 (1.23%) MQSeries
Applications
1 9 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.92%) MS Office
3 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 37 (11.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 37 (11.35%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.61%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.61%) SAP ECC
3 2 (0.61%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.31%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 82 (25.15%) SaaS
2 54 (16.56%) Force.com
3 40 (12.27%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (9.82%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (5.21%) Google App Engine
6 15 (4.60%) IaaS
7 13 (3.99%) Office 365
8 10 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (2.45%) PaaS
10 3 (0.92%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.61%) Joyent
11 2 (0.61%) Heroku
11 2 (0.61%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.31%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.31%) Route 53
12 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.31%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.36%) TCP/IP
2 18 (5.52%) HTTP
3 17 (5.21%) DNS
4 16 (4.91%) Firewall
5 13 (3.99%) FTP
5 13 (3.99%) DHCP
6 12 (3.68%) SSL
7 11 (3.37%) IPsec
8 10 (3.07%) SAN
8 10 (3.07%) LAN
8 10 (3.07%) WAN
9 7 (2.15%) Internet
10 6 (1.84%) VPN
10 6 (1.84%) Network Security
10 6 (1.84%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.92%) VRRP
11 3 (0.92%) LDAP
12 2 (0.61%) SNMP
12 2 (0.61%) SSH
12 2 (0.61%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.28%) MySQL
2 16 (4.91%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.60%) Hadoop
3 15 (4.60%) Big Data
4 14 (4.29%) CouchDB
4 14 (4.29%) NoSQL
4 14 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.37%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.23%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.23%) Redis
9 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.61%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.61%) DB2
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.61%) HBase
Development Applications
1 39 (11.96%) Git (software)
2 32 (9.82%) Jenkins
3 21 (6.44%) Subversion
4 18 (5.52%) JIRA
5 17 (5.21%) Maven
6 16 (4.91%) Ant
7 11 (3.37%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (1.84%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.84%) Gerrit
8 6 (1.84%) Selenium
9 5 (1.53%) jMock
9 5 (1.53%) JUnit
9 5 (1.53%) AnthillPro
9 5 (1.53%) EasyMock
10 4 (1.23%) Gradle
11 3 (0.92%) Apache Ivy
11 3 (0.92%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.92%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (13.19%) Finance
2 23 (7.06%) Banking
3 21 (6.44%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.60%) Marketing
5 13 (3.99%) Retail
6 7 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.15%) Local Government
7 6 (1.84%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.53%) Games
8 5 (1.53%) Electronics
9 4 (1.23%) Legal
9 4 (1.23%) Advertising
10 3 (0.92%) Publishing
10 3 (0.92%) Billing
10 3 (0.92%) iGaming
11 2 (0.61%) Law
11 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.61%) Front Office
12 1 (0.31%) Back Office
12 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 90 (27.61%) Developer
2 86 (26.38%) Architect
3 36 (11.04%) Technical Architect
4 31 (9.51%) Java Developer
5 25 (7.67%) Project Manager
6 23 (7.06%) Analyst
7 21 (6.44%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 19 (5.83%) Senior Developer
9 18 (5.52%) Infrastructure Architect
9 18 (5.52%) DevOps Engineer
10 15 (4.60%) Administrator
10 15 (4.60%) Consultant
11 14 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (3.68%) Business Analyst
12 12 (3.68%) Senior Java Developer
13 9 (2.76%) Salesforce.com Administrator
14 8 (2.45%) Senior Architect
14 8 (2.45%) Software Engineer
14 8 (2.45%) Salesforce.com Architect
15 7 (2.15%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (18.10%) Visualforce
2 56 (17.18%) Mason
3 54 (16.56%) .NET
4 50 (15.34%) Web Services
5 29 (8.90%) Application Packaging
6 23 (7.06%) Servlets
7 21 (6.44%) J2EE
8 18 (5.52%) HTML
8 18 (5.52%) Spring
9 17 (5.21%) RESTful
10 16 (4.91%) LAMP
10 16 (4.91%) CSS
10 16 (4.91%) XML
11 15 (4.60%) Middleware
12 14 (4.29%) jQuery
13 13 (3.99%) Akka
13 13 (3.99%) Play Framework
13 13 (3.99%) Batik
13 13 (3.99%) SVG
14 10 (3.07%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.66%) Clustering
2 15 (4.60%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.37%) Open Source
3 11 (3.37%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.76%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.45%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.15%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.84%) Reference Data
8 6 (1.84%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.53%) FMCG
9 5 (1.53%) DTV
9 5 (1.53%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.23%) Social Media
10 4 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.92%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.92%) FlexPod
11 3 (0.92%) User Experience
11 3 (0.92%) Grid Computing
11 3 (0.92%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 70 (21.47%) Linux
2 33 (10.12%) UNIX
3 25 (7.67%) Windows
4 15 (4.60%) Android
5 11 (3.37%) CentOS
6 8 (2.45%) Fedora
7 7 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.15%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.53%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.92%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.31%) AIX
12 1 (0.31%) HPUX
12 1 (0.31%) Solaris
12 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (15.34%) CRM
3 44 (13.50%) TDD
4 40 (12.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 40 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (11.35%) DevOps
6 33 (10.12%) Scrum
7 32 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (9.51%) SOA
9 30 (9.20%) Migration
10 27 (8.28%) OO
11 26 (7.98%) Enterprise Architecture
11 26 (7.98%) BDD
12 24 (7.36%) Unit Testing
13 22 (6.75%) Configuration Management
14 21 (6.44%) Project Management
14 21 (6.44%) Software Engineering
15 20 (6.13%) Automated Testing
16 16 (4.91%) Web Development
16 16 (4.91%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 147 (45.09%) Java
2 59 (18.10%) Apex Code
3 57 (17.48%) SQL
4 35 (10.74%) Python
5 24 (7.36%) PHP
5 24 (7.36%) JavaScript
6 23 (7.06%) C#
7 22 (6.75%) Ruby
8 17 (5.21%) Scala
8 17 (5.21%) C++
8 17 (5.21%) C
9 15 (4.60%) Perl
10 12 (3.68%) Bash Shell
11 11 (3.37%) PHP5
12 10 (3.07%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.15%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.84%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.92%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.92%) Lua
Qualifications
1 19 (5.83%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.29%) Degree
3 13 (3.99%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.92%) PMP
4 3 (0.92%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.61%) CISA
5 2 (0.61%) CISM
5 2 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.61%) CISSP
5 2 (0.61%) RHCE
5 2 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.31%) CCIE
6 1 (0.31%) CCNA
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.84%) QA
2 5 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.92%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (12.88%) Active Directory
2 36 (11.04%) Hyper-V
3 27 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (4.29%) Xen
5 9 (2.76%) vCloud
6 5 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.92%) vSphere
8 2 (0.61%) KVM
8 2 (0.61%) qmail
8 2 (0.61%) Postfix
8 2 (0.61%) Sendmail
8 2 (0.61%) HDFS
9 1 (0.31%) Firmware
9 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.31%) Docker
9 1 (0.31%) VMFS
9 1 (0.31%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 30 (9.20%) Puppet
2 19 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 7 (2.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (2.15%) Salt
4 5 (1.53%) Nagios
5 4 (1.23%) Ansible
6 3 (0.92%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.61%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.31%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.31%) Control-M
Vendors
1 67 (20.55%) Salesforce.com
2 61 (18.71%) Microsoft
3 44 (13.50%) VMware
4 24 (7.36%) Google
5 22 (6.75%) Oracle
6 16 (4.91%) SAP
7 15 (4.60%) Red Hat
8 10 (3.07%) IBM
9 8 (2.45%) Cisco
10 7 (2.15%) Citrix
10 7 (2.15%) EMC
10 7 (2.15%) Symantec
10 7 (2.15%) IronPort
11 6 (1.84%) Facebook
11 6 (1.84%) Zend
11 6 (1.84%) Business Objects
11 6 (1.84%) Rackspace
12 5 (1.53%) SaltStack
12 5 (1.53%) NetApp
13 4 (1.23%) Adobe
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