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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 432 428 425
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 156 142 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.07% 6.79% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 107 90
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£428 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £550 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £330
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +28.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3076 2092 1305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.96% 4.24% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2052 1334 911
Average daily rate £423 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £542 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 53 31
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £24.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -53.03%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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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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 +4 89 £513 +13.88% 36
North West -5 23 £475 -1.29% 14
Yorkshire -8 19 £350 -22.22% 6
South East -31 16 £450 +38.46% 20
North East - 9 £350 - 1
West Midlands +12 7 £425 +38.21% 3
East of England -10 2 £458 +10.90% 7
South West -28 2 £300 -20.00% 10
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
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Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 158 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (39.39%) Java
3 138 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
4 130 (33.25%) Linux
5 100 (25.58%) Opscode Chef
6 88 (22.51%) .NET
7 84 (21.48%) Big Data
8 81 (20.72%) DevOps
9 76 (19.44%) Oracle
10 75 (19.18%) Microsoft
11 73 (18.67%) JavaScript
12 72 (18.41%) VMware
13 71 (18.16%) Data Warehouse
13 71 (18.16%) Open Source
14 70 (17.90%) MongoDB
15 65 (16.62%) VMware Infrastructure
16 61 (15.60%) IaaS
16 61 (15.60%) Python
17 60 (15.35%) Puppet
18 59 (15.09%) Hadoop
19 57 (14.58%) Visualisation
20 56 (14.32%) Continuous Integration
20 56 (14.32%) Configuration Management
21 52 (13.30%) Citrix
22 49 (12.53%) UNIX
23 48 (12.28%) Windows
23 48 (12.28%) Jenkins
24 47 (12.02%) Teradata
25 46 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
26 45 (11.51%) SaaS

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 34 (8.70%) Node.js
2 32 (8.18%) Apache
3 31 (7.93%) Tomcat
3 31 (7.93%) IIS
4 30 (7.67%) WebSphere
5 28 (7.16%) nginx
6 27 (6.91%) Jetty
7 19 (4.86%) SharePoint
7 19 (4.86%) OpenStack
8 8 (2.05%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.02%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.02%) SAS
9 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.77%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.77%) JBoss
10 3 (0.77%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (0.77%) Lync
11 2 (0.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.77%) SPSS
4 2 (0.51%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) MS Office
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (2.56%) BigMachines
2 2 (0.51%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 138 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (15.60%) IaaS
3 45 (11.51%) SaaS
4 36 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (8.95%) Amazon EC2
6 29 (7.42%) Google App Engine
6 29 (7.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 25 (6.39%) Force.com
8 11 (2.81%) Office 365
8 11 (2.81%) PaaS
9 4 (1.02%) Amazon S3
9 4 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.77%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.77%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.51%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.51%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 45 (11.51%) TCP/IP
2 36 (9.21%) DHCP
3 35 (8.95%) DNS
4 28 (7.16%) HTTP
4 28 (7.16%) IPsec
5 27 (6.91%) FTP
6 19 (4.86%) SSL
7 17 (4.35%) Firewall
8 16 (4.09%) Internet
8 16 (4.09%) Network Security
8 16 (4.09%) Unified Communications
9 15 (3.84%) Converged Networks
10 13 (3.32%) WAN
10 13 (3.32%) LAN
11 8 (2.05%) VoIP
11 8 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.53%) VPN
13 5 (1.28%) LDAP
13 5 (1.28%) Broadband
13 5 (1.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (21.48%) Big Data
2 71 (18.16%) Data Warehouse
3 70 (17.90%) MongoDB
4 59 (15.09%) Hadoop
5 46 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 28 (7.16%) SQL Server
7 16 (4.09%) MySQL
8 12 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (3.07%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (1.79%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (1.28%) HBase
14 5 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (0.77%) Oracle OWB
15 3 (0.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (12.28%) Jenkins
2 17 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.30%) Oracle APEX
3 9 (2.30%) Maven
4 8 (2.05%) Ant
4 8 (2.05%) JUnit
4 8 (2.05%) Selenium
5 7 (1.79%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.53%) RSpec
6 6 (1.53%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.28%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.77%) Subversion
8 3 (0.77%) JIRA
8 3 (0.77%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.26%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.26%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.26%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (10.49%) Finance
2 17 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 17 (4.35%) Marketing
3 9 (2.30%) Banking
4 7 (1.79%) Publishing
5 6 (1.53%) Multimedia
5 6 (1.53%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.28%) French Language
7 4 (1.02%) Billing
8 3 (0.77%) Dutch Language
8 3 (0.77%) Front Office
8 3 (0.77%) Legal
8 3 (0.77%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.51%) German Language
9 2 (0.51%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.51%) Electronics
9 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.51%) Retail
10 1 (0.26%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 114 (29.16%) Architect
2 62 (15.86%) Developer
3 50 (12.79%) Technical Architect
4 29 (7.42%) Solutions Architect
5 28 (7.16%) Consultant
6 27 (6.91%) Digital Architect
7 25 (6.39%) DevOps Engineer
8 23 (5.88%) Analyst
9 20 (5.12%) Java Developer
9 20 (5.12%) Senior Architect
9 20 (5.12%) Digital Technical Architect
10 16 (4.09%) Project Manager
11 15 (3.84%) Chief Architect
11 15 (3.84%) Cloud Architect
12 13 (3.32%) Senior Technical Architect
13 12 (3.07%) Infrastructure Architect
14 11 (2.81%) Administrator
15 10 (2.56%) Support Analyst
16 9 (2.30%) Senior Digital Architect
16 9 (2.30%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (22.51%) .NET
2 42 (10.74%) J2EE
3 37 (9.46%) Servlets
3 37 (9.46%) AngularJS
4 33 (8.44%) Visualforce
4 33 (8.44%) Mason
5 31 (7.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 25 (6.39%) Web Services
7 20 (5.12%) RESTful
8 19 (4.86%) HTML
9 16 (4.09%) XML
9 16 (4.09%) Middleware
10 14 (3.58%) Spring
10 14 (3.58%) REST
11 12 (3.07%) HTML5
11 12 (3.07%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (2.81%) jQuery
12 11 (2.81%) ASP.NET
13 10 (2.56%) SOAP
13 10 (2.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.58%) Visualisation
2 28 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.65%) Data Centre
4 20 (5.12%) User Experience
5 17 (4.35%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.81%) Grid Computing
7 9 (2.30%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.79%) Replication
8 7 (1.79%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.53%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.53%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.28%) CESG
10 5 (1.28%) Blackberry
11 4 (1.02%) Streaming Video
11 4 (1.02%) Cryptography
11 4 (1.02%) PKI
11 4 (1.02%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.02%) BYOD
11 4 (1.02%) EMC VNX
11 4 (1.02%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 130 (33.25%) Linux
2 49 (12.53%) UNIX
3 48 (12.28%) Windows
4 9 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.53%) Android
6 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.02%) CentOS
7 4 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) Scientific Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.26%) Solaris
8 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.26%) Fedora
8 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (20.72%) DevOps
3 71 (18.16%) Open Source
4 56 (14.32%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (14.32%) Configuration Management
5 40 (10.23%) Machine Learning
6 36 (9.21%) ITIL
7 34 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 31 (7.93%) Analytics
8 31 (7.93%) Automated Testing
9 27 (6.91%) TDD
10 25 (6.39%) Project Management
11 21 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (5.12%) CRM
12 20 (5.12%) ETL
13 18 (4.60%) Big Data Analytics
14 17 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (4.35%) Information Assurance
14 17 (4.35%) E-Commerce
14 17 (4.35%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 154 (39.39%) Java
2 73 (18.67%) JavaScript
3 61 (15.60%) Python
4 44 (11.25%) R
5 39 (9.97%) SQL
6 33 (8.44%) Apex Code
7 28 (7.16%) Ruby
8 26 (6.65%) PHP
9 17 (4.35%) C#
10 15 (3.84%) Shell Script
10 15 (3.84%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.56%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.79%) Scala
13 6 (1.53%) C
13 6 (1.53%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.28%) Perl
15 3 (0.77%) Go
15 3 (0.77%) Clojure
16 2 (0.51%) COBOL
16 2 (0.51%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 36 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 27 (6.91%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.09%) Degree
4 12 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.81%) CISA
6 10 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.56%) CCNA
7 8 (2.05%) MCSE
7 8 (2.05%) CISSP
8 7 (1.79%) CISM
8 7 (1.79%) CCNP
9 6 (1.53%) MCSA
10 5 (1.28%) ISEB
11 4 (1.02%) MCP
12 3 (0.77%) PMP
12 3 (0.77%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.77%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.51%) VCDX
13 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.30%) SLA
3 4 (1.02%) QA
4 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 65 (16.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (4.86%) vCloud
3 17 (4.35%) Xen
4 14 (3.58%) Active Directory
5 12 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (3.07%) KVM
5 12 (3.07%) QEMU
6 10 (2.56%) Docker
7 4 (1.02%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.77%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.51%) vSphere
9 2 (0.51%) UAG
10 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.26%) XenApp
10 1 (0.26%) NFS
10 1 (0.26%) Firmware
10 1 (0.26%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 100 (25.58%) Opscode Chef
2 60 (15.35%) Puppet
3 42 (10.74%) StatsD
4 17 (4.35%) Ansible
5 7 (1.79%) SCCM
6 6 (1.53%) Control-M
7 4 (1.02%) EMC VPLEX
8 3 (0.77%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.77%) Salt
8 3 (0.77%) SCOM
8 3 (0.77%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.51%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.51%) OVSD
9 2 (0.51%) HP NNM
9 2 (0.51%) Mesos
10 1 (0.26%) WSUS
10 1 (0.26%) Nagios
10 1 (0.26%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 76 (19.44%) Oracle
2 75 (19.18%) Microsoft
3 72 (18.41%) VMware
4 52 (13.30%) Citrix
5 47 (12.02%) Teradata
6 41 (10.49%) Apigee
6 41 (10.49%) Mashery
7 40 (10.23%) Tableau
8 36 (9.21%) Salesforce.com
9 30 (7.67%) Google
10 18 (4.60%) Cisco
11 10 (2.56%) SAP
12 9 (2.30%) Siebel
12 9 (2.30%) Eloqua
13 7 (1.79%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.79%) webMethods
13 7 (1.79%) IBM
14 6 (1.53%) HP
14 6 (1.53%) EMC
14 6 (1.53%) BMC
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