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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 370 403 390
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -13
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 223 183 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.60% 10.73% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 116 82
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£475 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+218.18% -64.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -61.40%
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
2592 1705 1026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.13% 3.39% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1661 1085 679
Average daily rate £425 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £334
% change year-on-year
- +19.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 28 19
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £9.26 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £16.53
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.30%

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 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Cloud Computing Hourly Rate Histogram 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 April 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 -28 80 £500 +11.11% 64
North West +34 56 £595 +40.00% 4
Yorkshire +2 29 £295 -7.81% 3
South East +1 29 £350 -26.31% 12
West Midlands -8 13 £401 +60.29% 4
East of England +21 8 £638 +68.31% 8
South West -5 7 £404 -15.00% 6
North East - 6 £288 -
East Midlands - 1 £525 - 1
Cloud Computing
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Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 142 (38.27%) Amazon AWS
2 138 (37.20%) Java
3 136 (36.66%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (30.46%) Linux
5 98 (26.42%) Microsoft
6 80 (21.56%) Opscode Chef
7 74 (19.95%) .NET
8 73 (19.68%) Oracle
8 73 (19.68%) VMware
9 65 (17.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 63 (16.98%) Big Data
11 62 (16.71%) Configuration Management
12 60 (16.17%) Hadoop
12 60 (16.17%) IaaS
13 59 (15.90%) DevOps
14 57 (15.36%) Python
15 55 (14.82%) Citrix
16 54 (14.56%) JavaScript
17 52 (14.02%) Windows
18 50 (13.48%) SaaS
19 49 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
20 48 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
20 48 (12.94%) MongoDB
21 47 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
22 46 (12.40%) Apache Cassandra
23 45 (12.13%) Puppet
24 44 (11.86%) Open Source
24 44 (11.86%) Security Cleared
24 44 (11.86%) Teradata
25 43 (11.59%) Salesforce.com

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 39 (10.51%) Node.js
2 35 (9.43%) IIS
3 34 (9.16%) Apache
3 34 (9.16%) Tomcat
4 32 (8.63%) nginx
5 27 (7.28%) WebSphere
6 26 (7.01%) Jetty
7 25 (6.74%) SharePoint
8 24 (6.47%) OpenStack
9 8 (2.16%) Lync
9 8 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (1.62%) MS Exchange
10 6 (1.62%) CMS
11 5 (1.35%) SAS
11 5 (1.35%) Magnolia
11 5 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.08%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.81%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.81%) SPSS
3 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.27%) MS Project
3 1 (0.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (2.43%) BigMachines
2 6 (1.62%) assyst
3 4 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.27%) Magento
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 142 (38.27%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (16.17%) IaaS
3 50 (13.48%) SaaS
4 47 (12.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (7.55%) Force.com
7 26 (7.01%) Google Cloud Platform
7 26 (7.01%) Google App Engine
8 12 (3.23%) Amazon ELB
8 12 (3.23%) PaaS
9 8 (2.16%) Office 365
10 6 (1.62%) OpenShift
11 5 (1.35%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.54%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.54%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.27%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.43%) DNS
2 33 (8.89%) DHCP
3 31 (8.36%) TCP/IP
4 28 (7.55%) HTTP
5 25 (6.74%) IPsec
6 23 (6.20%) FTP
7 21 (5.66%) Internet
8 19 (5.12%) SSL
9 15 (4.04%) Firewall
9 15 (4.04%) LAN
10 13 (3.50%) Network Security
10 13 (3.50%) WAN
11 11 (2.96%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (2.16%) VoIP
13 7 (1.89%) VPN
14 5 (1.35%) Broadband
15 4 (1.08%) LDAP
15 4 (1.08%) IPv6
15 4 (1.08%) Ethernet
15 4 (1.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (16.98%) Big Data
2 60 (16.17%) Hadoop
3 49 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
4 48 (12.94%) MongoDB
5 46 (12.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 32 (8.63%) SQL Server
7 17 (4.58%) Relational Database
8 16 (4.31%) NoSQL
9 14 (3.77%) MySQL
10 10 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.89%) Redis
12 6 (1.62%) HBase
12 6 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.35%) Apache Hive
14 4 (1.08%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (0.81%) Oracle OWB
15 3 (0.81%) DB2
Development Applications
1 32 (8.63%) Jenkins
2 20 (5.39%) Git (software)
3 11 (2.96%) Oracle APEX
4 9 (2.43%) JIRA
5 8 (2.16%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.89%) Mercurial
6 7 (1.89%) Maven
6 7 (1.89%) StarTeam
6 7 (1.89%) Hudson
7 5 (1.35%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.35%) Ant
8 4 (1.08%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.54%) RSpec
10 2 (0.54%) JUnit
10 2 (0.54%) EasyMock
10 2 (0.54%) jMock
11 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.27%) Subversion
11 1 (0.27%) ClearQuest
General
1 41 (11.05%) Finance
2 21 (5.66%) Marketing
3 19 (5.12%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.70%) Publishing
5 7 (1.89%) Banking
5 7 (1.89%) Retail
5 7 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.62%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.08%) Electronics
8 4 (1.08%) Billing
8 4 (1.08%) German Language
8 4 (1.08%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.81%) Games
10 2 (0.54%) Advertising
10 2 (0.54%) French Language
10 2 (0.54%) Korean Language
10 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.54%) Turkish Language
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 93 (25.07%) Architect
2 67 (18.06%) Developer
3 42 (11.32%) Technical Architect
4 33 (8.89%) Java Developer
5 29 (7.82%) Solutions Architect
6 27 (7.28%) Analyst
6 27 (7.28%) DevOps Engineer
7 26 (7.01%) Senior Architect
8 23 (6.20%) Consultant
9 22 (5.93%) Digital Architect
10 20 (5.39%) Digital Technical Architect
11 13 (3.50%) Infrastructure Architect
11 13 (3.50%) Senior Technical Architect
11 13 (3.50%) Project Manager
11 13 (3.50%) Cloud Architect
12 12 (3.23%) Senior Developer
13 11 (2.96%) Business Analyst
14 10 (2.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
15 9 (2.43%) Senior Java Developer
15 9 (2.43%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (19.95%) .NET
2 38 (10.24%) Visualforce
3 37 (9.97%) Mason
4 35 (9.43%) AngularJS
4 35 (9.43%) Web Services
5 32 (8.63%) Servlets
6 31 (8.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 30 (8.09%) J2EE
8 21 (5.66%) jQuery
9 20 (5.39%) ASP.NET
10 19 (5.12%) XML
11 17 (4.58%) WCF
11 17 (4.58%) HTML
12 16 (4.31%) KnockoutJS
13 15 (4.04%) Middleware
14 14 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (3.23%) CSS
16 11 (2.96%) Spring
17 10 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
18 9 (2.43%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.86%) Open Source
2 38 (10.24%) Visualisation
3 34 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.39%) User Experience
5 15 (4.04%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.70%) Public Cloud
6 10 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.16%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.16%) Grid Computing
7 8 (2.16%) Replication
8 7 (1.89%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.62%) Streaming Media
10 5 (1.35%) PKI
11 4 (1.08%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.08%) BYOD
11 4 (1.08%) DTV
11 4 (1.08%) Clustering
11 4 (1.08%) Streaming Video
11 4 (1.08%) IPTV
12 3 (0.81%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 113 (30.46%) Linux
2 52 (14.02%) Windows
3 24 (6.47%) UNIX
4 17 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.43%) Android
7 8 (2.16%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.16%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.89%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.89%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.08%) CentOS
10 3 (0.81%) Fedora
11 2 (0.54%) VME
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (36.66%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (16.71%) Configuration Management
3 59 (15.90%) DevOps
4 48 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (9.97%) Machine Learning
6 30 (8.09%) E-Commerce
7 28 (7.55%) CRM
7 28 (7.55%) ITIL
8 26 (7.01%) Automated Testing
9 25 (6.74%) Unit Testing
9 25 (6.74%) TDD
10 24 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (5.93%) Scrum
12 19 (5.12%) Analytics
13 18 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (4.85%) Project Management
13 18 (4.85%) SOA
13 18 (4.85%) Load Balancing
14 17 (4.58%) ETL
14 17 (4.58%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 138 (37.20%) Java
2 57 (15.36%) Python
3 54 (14.56%) JavaScript
4 41 (11.05%) R
5 40 (10.78%) SQL
6 38 (10.24%) Apex Code
7 26 (7.01%) C#
8 23 (6.20%) Bash Shell
9 19 (5.12%) Shell Script
10 15 (4.04%) Ruby
11 12 (3.23%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.96%) C
13 9 (2.43%) Groovy
14 7 (1.89%) VBScript
14 7 (1.89%) VB
15 6 (1.62%) C++
15 6 (1.62%) PHP
15 6 (1.62%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.81%) Perl
16 3 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 31 (8.36%) SC Cleared
3 19 (5.12%) Degree
4 14 (3.77%) DV Cleared
5 13 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (2.96%) CCNA
7 9 (2.43%) MCSE
8 7 (1.89%) RHCA
8 7 (1.89%) RHCE
8 7 (1.89%) RHCSA
9 6 (1.62%) MCSA
9 6 (1.62%) CCNP
10 5 (1.35%) MCP
11 4 (1.08%) ISEB
12 3 (0.81%) CISSP
13 2 (0.54%) PMP
13 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.54%) CISA
13 2 (0.54%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.62%) SLA
2 5 (1.35%) QA
3 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) PMBOK
System Software
1 65 (17.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (6.47%) Active Directory
3 22 (5.93%) Xen
4 11 (2.96%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.70%) QEMU
5 10 (2.70%) KVM
6 7 (1.89%) VirtualBox
6 7 (1.89%) Varnish
7 5 (1.35%) XenApp
7 5 (1.35%) Docker
7 5 (1.35%) UAG
8 3 (0.81%) Squid
8 3 (0.81%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.54%) vCloud
9 2 (0.54%) Firmware
9 2 (0.54%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.54%) XenServer
10 1 (0.27%) NFS
10 1 (0.27%) pfSense
10 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 80 (21.56%) Opscode Chef
2 45 (12.13%) Puppet
3 39 (10.51%) StatsD
4 15 (4.04%) Ansible
5 13 (3.50%) SCCM
6 7 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (1.89%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (0.81%) Salt
9 1 (0.27%) SCOM
9 1 (0.27%) WSUS
9 1 (0.27%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.27%) Nagios
9 1 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.27%) Control-M
9 1 (0.27%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.27%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.27%) Mesos
9 1 (0.27%) yum
Vendors
1 98 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 73 (19.68%) Oracle
2 73 (19.68%) VMware
3 55 (14.82%) Citrix
4 44 (11.86%) Teradata
5 43 (11.59%) Salesforce.com
6 38 (10.24%) Apigee
6 38 (10.24%) Mashery
6 38 (10.24%) Tableau
7 27 (7.28%) Google
8 18 (4.85%) Red Hat
9 11 (2.96%) Akamai
10 9 (2.43%) Sitecore
10 9 (2.43%) Cisco
10 9 (2.43%) Siebel
10 9 (2.43%) Eloqua
11 7 (1.89%) Remedy
11 7 (1.89%) SAP
12 6 (1.62%) Rackspace
12 6 (1.62%) ForgeRock
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