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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Computing
UK / England
Rank 403 399 429
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +30
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 174 208 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.45% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.28% 6.07% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 139 111
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £665 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
5309 3426 2295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.78% 7.48% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3753 2412 1536
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 58 65
Median hourly rate £19.00 £28.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% +24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £100.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +41 115 £500 - 42
South East +2 24 £475 +11.76% 18
West Midlands -10 13 £474 +5.27% 3
East of England 0 10 £550 -12.00% 8
North West +1 5 £506 +22.72% 8
Yorkshire +4 4 £300 -41.17% 6
South West +3 1 £425 +18.05% 2
Cloud Computing
UK

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 166 (39.71%) Java
2 162 (38.76%) Amazon AWS
3 158 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (37.32%) Linux
5 128 (30.62%) Python
6 113 (27.03%) Puppet
7 88 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 86 (20.57%) Ansible
8 86 (20.57%) Configuration Management
9 83 (19.86%) Git (software)
10 82 (19.62%) SQL
11 77 (18.42%) Unix
12 76 (18.18%) DevOps
13 73 (17.46%) Jenkins
14 68 (16.27%) Big Data
15 67 (16.03%) Hadoop
16 66 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
17 63 (15.07%) Ruby
18 62 (14.83%) JavaScript
18 62 (14.83%) Opscode Chef
18 62 (14.83%) Continuous Delivery
19 61 (14.59%) VMware
20 58 (13.88%) Finance
20 58 (13.88%) Windows
21 57 (13.64%) Spring
22 56 (13.40%) Docker
23 55 (13.16%) Elasticsearch
23 55 (13.16%) Oracle
24 54 (12.92%) JSON
25 53 (12.68%) ITIL

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 55 (13.16%) Elasticsearch
2 50 (11.96%) Apache Spark
3 37 (8.85%) Tomcat
4 36 (8.61%) Apache
5 31 (7.42%) OpenStack
6 21 (5.02%) Apache Pig
7 16 (3.83%) WebSphere
8 14 (3.35%) nginx
8 14 (3.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (2.63%) Skype for Business
10 10 (2.39%) IIS
11 9 (2.15%) SharePoint
12 8 (1.91%) Apache Solr
13 7 (1.67%) JBoss
13 7 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (1.20%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.96%) Jetty
15 4 (0.96%) Mongrel
16 3 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
16 3 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.91%) MS Office
3 3 (0.72%) MS Project
3 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.72%) SPSS
4 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.96%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.72%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 162 (38.76%) Amazon AWS
2 88 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (9.33%) PaaS
4 26 (6.22%) SaaS
5 24 (5.74%) IaaS
6 22 (5.26%) GitHub
7 17 (4.07%) Amazon Kinesis
7 17 (4.07%) Office 365
8 13 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (2.63%) Amazon S3
10 10 (2.39%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (2.39%) AWS Lambda
11 9 (2.15%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (1.91%) Force.com
12 8 (1.91%) OneDrive
13 6 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (1.44%) Yammer
14 5 (1.20%) Amazon EMR
15 4 (0.96%) OpenShift
16 3 (0.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 49 (11.72%) DNS
2 28 (6.70%) TCP/IP
3 27 (6.46%) Firewall
4 24 (5.74%) SAN
5 20 (4.78%) LAN
6 19 (4.55%) WAN
7 17 (4.07%) Kerberos
7 17 (4.07%) SSL
8 15 (3.59%) VLAN
9 14 (3.35%) LDAP
10 13 (3.11%) DHCP
11 12 (2.87%) Network Security
12 11 (2.63%) HTTP
12 11 (2.63%) Internet
13 9 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (2.15%) NAS
13 9 (2.15%) Skype
13 9 (2.15%) VoIP
14 8 (1.91%) iSCSI
14 8 (1.91%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (16.27%) Big Data
2 67 (16.03%) Hadoop
3 49 (11.72%) Apache Hive
4 45 (10.77%) MongoDB
5 41 (9.81%) MySQL
6 38 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 36 (8.61%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (6.94%) Relational Database
9 21 (5.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 21 (5.02%) NoSQL
9 21 (5.02%) Sqoop
10 18 (4.31%) Couchbase
11 17 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (4.07%) Parquet
12 13 (3.11%) HBase
13 12 (2.87%) Oracle Database
14 9 (2.15%) Oracle Exadata
15 8 (1.91%) Apache Zeppelin
16 6 (1.44%) DB2
16 6 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 83 (19.86%) Git (software)
2 73 (17.46%) Jenkins
3 49 (11.72%) Maven
4 43 (10.29%) JUnit
5 39 (9.33%) Mockito
6 34 (8.13%) JIRA
7 30 (7.18%) Cucumber
8 24 (5.74%) Gradle
9 18 (4.31%) Spock
9 18 (4.31%) TeamCity
10 13 (3.11%) MSBuild
10 13 (3.11%) NUnit
10 13 (3.11%) SpecFlow
11 12 (2.87%) Talend Open Studio
12 11 (2.63%) Subversion
12 11 (2.63%) Vagrant
13 9 (2.15%) Ant
13 9 (2.15%) RSpec
14 8 (1.91%) CMake
15 7 (1.67%) Mercurial
General
1 58 (13.88%) Finance
2 21 (5.02%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.07%) Retail
4 12 (2.87%) Marketing
5 9 (2.15%) Banking
5 9 (2.15%) Billing
5 9 (2.15%) Publishing
6 8 (1.91%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.91%) Games
7 6 (1.44%) Advertising
7 6 (1.44%) Front Office
8 5 (1.20%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.96%) Legal
10 3 (0.72%) Automotive
10 3 (0.72%) Law
11 2 (0.48%) Electronics
11 2 (0.48%) German Language
11 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 92 (22.01%) Developer
2 70 (16.75%) Architect
3 47 (11.24%) Java Developer
4 41 (9.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 27 (6.46%) Administrator
6 26 (6.22%) Data Engineer
7 24 (5.74%) AWS Engineer
8 23 (5.50%) Cloud Architect
9 22 (5.26%) Analyst
10 20 (4.78%) Linux Engineer
10 20 (4.78%) Senior Developer
11 19 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (3.83%) AWS DevOps
13 15 (3.59%) Cloud Engineer
13 15 (3.59%) Infrastructure Architect
13 15 (3.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (3.35%) Java Engineer
14 14 (3.35%) Software Engineer
15 13 (3.11%) AWS Developer
15 13 (3.11%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (13.64%) Spring
2 54 (12.92%) JSON
3 53 (12.68%) AngularJS
3 53 (12.68%) JMS
4 51 (12.20%) Kafka
5 40 (9.57%) XML
6 37 (8.85%) J2EE
7 34 (8.13%) Web Services
8 29 (6.94%) HTML
9 26 (6.22%) Node.js
9 26 (6.22%) RabbitMQ
9 26 (6.22%) REST
9 26 (6.22%) RESTful
10 18 (4.31%) jQuery
10 18 (4.31%) LAMP
10 18 (4.31%) Middleware
11 17 (4.07%) Apache Avro
11 17 (4.07%) Spring MVC
12 16 (3.83%) .NET
12 16 (3.83%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.61%) Data Centre
2 29 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.98%) Computer Science
4 24 (5.74%) Statistics
5 20 (4.78%) Management Information System
5 20 (4.78%) Private Cloud
6 19 (4.55%) Client/Server
7 16 (3.83%) Public Cloud
8 15 (3.59%) Data Integration
9 13 (3.11%) Clustering
10 9 (2.15%) Data Structures
10 9 (2.15%) Grid Computing
11 8 (1.91%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.91%) PKI
12 7 (1.67%) Online Games
12 7 (1.67%) User Experience
13 6 (1.44%) Cryptography
13 6 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (1.20%) Digital Media
15 4 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 156 (37.32%) Linux
2 77 (18.42%) Unix
3 58 (13.88%) Windows
4 22 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (5.02%) Windows Server
6 17 (4.07%) AIX
7 14 (3.35%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (2.39%) SUSE
8 10 (2.39%) Ubuntu
9 9 (2.15%) Solaris
10 8 (1.91%) CentOS
11 7 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (1.44%) Android
13 3 (0.72%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.72%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.24%) Fedora
15 1 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (20.57%) Configuration Management
3 76 (18.18%) DevOps
4 66 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 62 (14.83%) Continuous Delivery
6 53 (12.68%) ITIL
7 51 (12.20%) Open Source
7 51 (12.20%) Scrum
8 43 (10.29%) Microservices
9 40 (9.57%) SOA
10 37 (8.85%) TDD
11 34 (8.13%) Load Balancing
12 33 (7.89%) Analytics
12 33 (7.89%) Unit Testing
13 32 (7.66%) ITIL V3
14 31 (7.42%) Kanban
15 27 (6.46%) Service Management
16 24 (5.74%) BDD
17 23 (5.50%) Software Engineering
18 22 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 166 (39.71%) Java
2 128 (30.62%) Python
3 82 (19.62%) SQL
4 63 (15.07%) Ruby
5 62 (14.83%) JavaScript
6 52 (12.44%) Bash Shell
7 41 (9.81%) Scala
8 34 (8.13%) Perl
9 29 (6.94%) C++
9 29 (6.94%) R
10 24 (5.74%) Shell Script
11 18 (4.31%) PHP
12 16 (3.83%) C#
13 15 (3.59%) C
14 13 (3.11%) Korn
15 12 (2.87%) PowerShell
16 9 (2.15%) XPath
17 7 (1.67%) Apex Code
18 5 (1.20%) PL/SQL
18 5 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (8.37%) Security Cleared
2 27 (6.46%) Degree
3 21 (5.02%) SC Cleared
4 16 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.87%) RHCE
6 11 (2.63%) CCNP
7 10 (2.39%) CCNA
7 10 (2.39%) RHCSA
8 8 (1.91%) RHCA
9 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.20%) CISSP
10 5 (1.20%) ISACA
10 5 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (1.20%) SANS
11 4 (0.96%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (0.96%) CCSP
11 4 (0.96%) CISM
11 4 (0.96%) MCITP
12 3 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.59%) QA
2 13 (3.11%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.67%) SLA
5 5 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.96%) COBIT
7 3 (0.72%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.24%) P3O
8 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (13.40%) Docker
2 51 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (6.46%) Active Directory
4 26 (6.22%) vSphere
5 17 (4.07%) NFS
6 16 (3.83%) HDFS
7 15 (3.59%) Hyper-V
7 15 (3.59%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (3.11%) iptables
9 12 (2.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 12 (2.87%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (2.63%) Apache Flume
10 11 (2.63%) KVM
11 8 (1.91%) XenServer
12 7 (1.67%) Samba
12 7 (1.67%) VirtualBox
13 5 (1.20%) VMware ESX
14 4 (0.96%) vCloud
15 3 (0.72%) LXC
Systems Management
1 113 (27.03%) Puppet
2 86 (20.57%) Ansible
3 62 (14.83%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (4.55%) Nagios
5 17 (4.07%) Kubernetes
6 15 (3.59%) HAProxy
6 15 (3.59%) Terraform
7 13 (3.11%) Red Hat Satellite
8 12 (2.87%) Mesos
8 12 (2.87%) Oozie
9 11 (2.63%) Ambari
9 11 (2.63%) Hadoop YARN
10 7 (1.67%) NetBackup
10 7 (1.67%) OpenView
11 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (1.44%) SCOM
12 5 (1.20%) logstash
12 5 (1.20%) Salt
13 4 (0.96%) Grafana
14 3 (0.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 61 (14.59%) VMware
2 55 (13.16%) Oracle
3 48 (11.48%) Microsoft
4 37 (8.85%) Cisco
5 25 (5.98%) HP
6 20 (4.78%) Google
6 20 (4.78%) Red Hat
7 17 (4.07%) IBM
8 16 (3.83%) Teradata
9 15 (3.59%) Dell
9 15 (3.59%) Perforce
10 13 (3.11%) Sun
11 12 (2.87%) Talend
12 10 (2.39%) Hortonworks
12 10 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (2.15%) Symantec
14 8 (1.91%) Citrix
14 8 (1.91%) MuleSoft
14 8 (1.91%) NetApp
15 7 (1.67%) Veritas
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