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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 397 381 442
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +61
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 221 233 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.47% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.80% 8.12% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 168 117
Median daily rate £489 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £488 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 -
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
4600 2869 1938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.34% 5.83% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3219 1864 1265
Median daily rate £470 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.25% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 73 32
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +84.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.55 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £40.00 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +85.18%

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 31 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 31 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 +14 110 £513 +2.50% 37
West Midlands +6 32 £415 -8.08% 6
South East -17 29 £525 +28.04% 15
Yorkshire -6 20 £500 +71.67% 3
South West -1 11 £519 +33.87% 6
East of England +11 8 £600 -2.04% 9
North West -70 8 £425 -27.96% 2
Cloud Computing
UK

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 190 (40.17%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (39.11%) Amazon AWS
3 179 (37.84%) Linux
4 143 (30.23%) DevOps
5 127 (26.85%) Java
6 111 (23.47%) Microsoft Azure
7 110 (23.26%) Oracle
8 94 (19.87%) Puppet
9 93 (19.66%) Python
10 92 (19.45%) Ruby
11 90 (19.03%) VMware
12 84 (17.76%) Google
13 75 (15.86%) Continuous Integration
13 75 (15.86%) Unix
14 74 (15.64%) Microsoft
14 74 (15.64%) SaaS
15 73 (15.43%) Web Services
16 69 (14.59%) Shell Script
17 68 (14.38%) VMware Infrastructure
18 67 (14.16%) Git (software)
19 66 (13.95%) Software Engineering
20 65 (13.74%) Finance
20 65 (13.74%) OpenStack
21 61 (12.90%) SQL
22 60 (12.68%) Middleware
23 59 (12.47%) Configuration Management
23 59 (12.47%) JavaScript
24 58 (12.26%) ITIL
24 58 (12.26%) Continuous Delivery
25 57 (12.05%) .NET

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 65 (13.74%) OpenStack
2 51 (10.78%) WebSphere
3 33 (6.98%) Tomcat
4 29 (6.13%) IIS
5 27 (5.71%) Apache
6 26 (5.50%) Node.js
7 24 (5.07%) nginx
8 22 (4.65%) Jetty
9 16 (3.38%) WebLogic
10 13 (2.75%) Tuxedo
11 11 (2.33%) SharePoint
12 10 (2.11%) Cloud Foundry
12 10 (2.11%) CMS
13 9 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
15 6 (1.27%) MS Exchange
15 6 (1.27%) WebLogic Portal
16 5 (1.06%) Mule
16 5 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.27%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.27%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.42%) MS Office
3 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.21%) MS Project
4 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 28 (5.92%) Eloqua
2 27 (5.71%) BigMachines
3 5 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.06%) Magento
4 2 (0.42%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.42%) OpenText Process Suite
4 2 (0.42%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 185 (39.11%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (23.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (15.64%) SaaS
4 51 (10.78%) IaaS
5 42 (8.88%) Amazon EC2
6 35 (7.40%) PaaS
7 33 (6.98%) Google Cloud Platform
8 21 (4.44%) Amazon S3
8 21 (4.44%) Google App Engine
9 12 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
10 11 (2.33%) GitHub
11 9 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (1.90%) Office 365
12 6 (1.27%) Heroku
12 6 (1.27%) OpenShift
13 5 (1.06%) Force.com
13 5 (1.06%) Google Apps
13 5 (1.06%) Lucidchart
13 5 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (11.42%) DNS
1 54 (11.42%) Firewall
2 34 (7.19%) SSL
3 30 (6.34%) TCP/IP
4 27 (5.71%) DHCP
4 27 (5.71%) HTTP
5 24 (5.07%) Internet
6 22 (4.65%) FTP
6 22 (4.65%) IPsec
7 20 (4.23%) SAN
8 13 (2.75%) CTI
9 7 (1.48%) NAS
9 7 (1.48%) Network Security
9 7 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (1.27%) iSCSI
10 6 (1.27%) LAN
10 6 (1.27%) VoIP
11 5 (1.06%) HTTPS
11 5 (1.06%) VPN
11 5 (1.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.67%) MongoDB
3 39 (8.25%) MySQL
4 29 (6.13%) Big Data
5 27 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (4.23%) Hadoop
7 18 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (3.38%) NoSQL
9 15 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (2.75%) MariaDB
11 11 (2.33%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (1.27%) DB2
13 6 (1.27%) Redis
14 5 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (1.06%) SimpleDB
14 5 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 3 (0.63%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 67 (14.16%) Git (software)
2 48 (10.15%) Jenkins
3 42 (8.88%) Vagrant
4 31 (6.55%) Oracle APEX
5 26 (5.50%) Maven
6 22 (4.65%) Travis CI
7 19 (4.02%) Selenium
8 18 (3.81%) JIRA
9 11 (2.33%) JUnit
10 10 (2.11%) Subversion
11 8 (1.69%) Ant
11 8 (1.69%) Mockito
12 7 (1.48%) LoadRunner
12 7 (1.48%) RSpec
13 6 (1.27%) Appium
13 6 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.27%) HP UFT
13 6 (1.27%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.27%) WebDriver
14 5 (1.06%) JIRA Agile
General
1 65 (13.74%) Finance
2 21 (4.44%) Retail
3 16 (3.38%) Marketing
4 13 (2.75%) Front Office
5 9 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.69%) Billing
7 7 (1.48%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.48%) Legal
8 6 (1.27%) Banking
9 3 (0.63%) Advertising
10 2 (0.42%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.42%) Electronics
10 2 (0.42%) German Language
10 2 (0.42%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) French Language
11 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.21%) Local Government
11 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 133 (28.12%) Developer
2 102 (21.56%) Architect
3 42 (8.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 36 (7.61%) Cloud Architect
4 36 (7.61%) Technical Architect
5 31 (6.55%) Applications Developer
6 27 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 25 (5.29%) Analyst
8 24 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (4.86%) Cloud Engineer
9 23 (4.86%) Java Developer
10 21 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
11 19 (4.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (3.81%) Linux Engineer
12 18 (3.81%) Project Manager
12 18 (3.81%) Senior Architect
13 17 (3.59%) AWS Engineer
14 16 (3.38%) Consultant
15 15 (3.17%) Cloud Developer
16 14 (2.96%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (15.43%) Web Services
2 60 (12.68%) Middleware
3 57 (12.05%) .NET
4 46 (9.73%) HTML
5 42 (8.88%) AngularJS
6 40 (8.46%) Visualforce
7 39 (8.25%) Mason
8 37 (7.82%) J2EE
9 36 (7.61%) CSS
9 36 (7.61%) REST
10 30 (6.34%) RabbitMQ
10 30 (6.34%) XML
11 27 (5.71%) ELK Stack
11 27 (5.71%) SOAP
12 26 (5.50%) Sensu
13 25 (5.29%) jQuery
14 24 (5.07%) HTML5
14 24 (5.07%) LAMP
15 22 (4.65%) Servlets
16 20 (4.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 56 (11.84%) Data Centre
2 40 (8.46%) Private Cloud
3 29 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.02%) Public Cloud
5 18 (3.81%) DataPower
6 15 (3.17%) Mobile App
6 15 (3.17%) User Experience
7 14 (2.96%) Hybrid Cloud
8 13 (2.75%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.75%) Visualisation
9 12 (2.54%) Data Integration
10 11 (2.33%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.69%) VCE vBlock
12 7 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.48%) Hedge funds
13 6 (1.27%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.27%) CMDB
13 6 (1.27%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 179 (37.84%) Linux
2 75 (15.86%) Unix
3 52 (10.99%) Windows
4 30 (6.34%) AIX
5 23 (4.86%) Oracle Linux
6 22 (4.65%) SUSE
7 20 (4.23%) Windows Server
8 17 (3.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 11 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (2.11%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (1.27%) Solaris
12 6 (1.27%) VME
13 5 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.85%) CentOS
14 4 (0.85%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.42%) Android
16 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (40.17%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (30.23%) DevOps
3 75 (15.86%) Continuous Integration
4 66 (13.95%) Software Engineering
5 59 (12.47%) Configuration Management
6 58 (12.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 58 (12.26%) ITIL
7 53 (11.21%) Service Management
8 50 (10.57%) CRM
9 47 (9.94%) SOA
10 39 (8.25%) Web Development
11 38 (8.03%) Migration
12 34 (7.19%) Project Management
12 34 (7.19%) Scrum
12 34 (7.19%) TDD
13 32 (6.77%) E-Commerce
13 32 (6.77%) Open Source
14 31 (6.55%) Load Balancing
15 29 (6.13%) Change Management
16 25 (5.29%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (26.85%) Java
2 93 (19.66%) Python
3 92 (19.45%) Ruby
4 69 (14.59%) Shell Script
5 61 (12.90%) SQL
6 59 (12.47%) JavaScript
7 53 (11.21%) Bash Shell
8 40 (8.46%) Apex Code
9 38 (8.03%) PHP
10 35 (7.40%) C#
11 32 (6.77%) Perl
12 24 (5.07%) PowerShell
13 13 (2.75%) COBOL
14 10 (2.11%) C++
15 9 (1.90%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.90%) R
15 9 (1.90%) Scala
16 6 (1.27%) Korn
17 4 (0.85%) Go
18 3 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (9.94%) Security Cleared
2 39 (8.25%) SC Cleared
3 34 (7.19%) Degree
4 11 (2.33%) CCNA
4 11 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.11%) CISM
5 10 (2.11%) CISSP
6 7 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (1.48%) RHCA
6 7 (1.48%) RHCE
6 7 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (1.27%) CCNP
7 6 (1.27%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (1.27%) EMC Certification
7 6 (1.27%) RHCSA
8 5 (1.06%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.06%) MCSA
8 5 (1.06%) MCSE
8 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.17%) Government Security Classifications
2 7 (1.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.06%) QA
5 2 (0.42%) COBIT
5 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) RMADS
6 1 (0.21%) SLA
6 1 (0.21%) WAI
System Software
1 68 (14.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.81%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.81%) Docker
3 11 (2.33%) KVM
4 9 (1.90%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.90%) vSphere
5 8 (1.69%) XenServer
6 7 (1.48%) NFS
6 7 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.48%) Xen
7 6 (1.27%) iptables
7 6 (1.27%) vCloud
8 5 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.85%) Ceph
9 4 (0.85%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.63%) RHEV
11 2 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.42%) XenApp
12 1 (0.21%) Samba
Systems Management
1 94 (19.87%) Puppet
2 53 (11.21%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (10.36%) Packer
4 32 (6.77%) Terraform
5 29 (6.13%) Ansible
6 26 (5.50%) Uchiwa
7 25 (5.29%) Graphite
8 14 (2.96%) StatsD
9 11 (2.33%) Grafana
10 9 (1.90%) SCCM
11 6 (1.27%) HAProxy
11 6 (1.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 6 (1.27%) HP SiteScope
11 6 (1.27%) Nagios
12 5 (1.06%) Salt
13 4 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
13 4 (0.85%) Control-M
14 3 (0.63%) Cobbler
14 3 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
15 2 (0.42%) Mesos
Vendors
1 110 (23.26%) Oracle
2 90 (19.03%) VMware
3 84 (17.76%) Google
4 74 (15.64%) Microsoft
5 47 (9.94%) Salesforce.com
6 35 (7.40%) Citrix
6 35 (7.40%) IBM
7 32 (6.77%) Atlassian
8 31 (6.55%) MuleSoft
9 27 (5.71%) Siebel
10 26 (5.50%) Red Hat
11 25 (5.29%) ForgeRock
12 24 (5.07%) webMethods
13 21 (4.44%) HP
14 18 (3.81%) Software AG
15 14 (2.96%) Apigee
15 14 (2.96%) Mashery
16 13 (2.75%) Adobe
16 13 (2.75%) Tableau
17 12 (2.54%) EMC
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