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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 386 405 463
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +58
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 218 219 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.43% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.80% 6.08% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 150 124
Median daily rate £495 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £461 £500 £513
% change year-on-year
-7.75% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-55.00% -
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
5730 3601 2479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.43% 7.09% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3934 2494 1691
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 55 55
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.88 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.93% +15.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £81.25 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

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 7 December 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
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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 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 +27 129 £500 - 44
South East +33 42 £450 -10.00% 13
East of England +6 13 £550 -12.00% 9
West Midlands -16 12 £455 +1.11% 1
North West -1 11 £500 +42.85% 9
South West +14 5 £425 +6.25% 2
Yorkshire -3 3 £300 -42.58% 1
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Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 211 (42.71%) Java
2 195 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (38.26%) Amazon AWS
4 157 (31.78%) Linux
5 145 (29.35%) Python
6 123 (24.90%) Microsoft Azure
7 119 (24.09%) Puppet
8 116 (23.48%) SQL
9 101 (20.45%) Jenkins
9 101 (20.45%) DevOps
10 94 (19.03%) Git (software)
10 94 (19.03%) Continuous Integration
11 93 (18.83%) JavaScript
12 88 (17.81%) JSON
13 87 (17.61%) Spring
14 86 (17.41%) Ansible
15 84 (17.00%) Continuous Delivery
15 84 (17.00%) AngularJS
16 83 (16.80%) MongoDB
17 76 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
18 73 (14.78%) Elasticsearch
19 72 (14.57%) Scrum
19 72 (14.57%) Tomcat
20 71 (14.37%) Configuration Management
21 70 (14.17%) JMS
21 70 (14.17%) Docker
22 67 (13.56%) Big Data
22 67 (13.56%) Hadoop
22 67 (13.56%) Microsoft
22 67 (13.56%) Unix

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 73 (14.78%) Elasticsearch
2 72 (14.57%) Tomcat
3 47 (9.51%) Apache Spark
4 42 (8.50%) Apache
5 31 (6.28%) OpenStack
6 24 (4.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 21 (4.25%) Apache Pig
8 20 (4.05%) Skype for Business
9 16 (3.24%) JBoss
9 16 (3.24%) SharePoint
10 15 (3.04%) nginx
11 14 (2.83%) IIS
12 13 (2.63%) WebSphere
13 10 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (1.62%) Apache Solr
14 8 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (1.62%) Jetty
14 8 (1.62%) Mongrel
14 8 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.82%) MS Office
3 4 (0.81%) MS Project
3 4 (0.81%) SPSS
4 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Stata
Business Applications
1 9 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.42%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.20%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 189 (38.26%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (24.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (12.96%) PaaS
4 39 (7.89%) GitHub
5 36 (7.29%) IaaS
5 36 (7.29%) SaaS
6 20 (4.05%) Office 365
7 16 (3.24%) Amazon Kinesis
8 14 (2.83%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (2.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (1.82%) Amazon S3
10 9 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (1.82%) Force.com
10 9 (1.82%) OneDrive
11 8 (1.62%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (1.42%) Yammer
13 6 (1.21%) Amazon EMR
13 6 (1.21%) Google App Engine
14 3 (0.61%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 41 (8.30%) DNS
2 39 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 29 (5.87%) Firewall
4 26 (5.26%) SAN
5 19 (3.85%) VLAN
6 17 (3.44%) DHCP
6 17 (3.44%) Kerberos
7 16 (3.24%) WAN
8 15 (3.04%) HTTP
9 14 (2.83%) LAN
10 13 (2.63%) VoIP
11 12 (2.43%) LDAP
12 11 (2.23%) NAS
13 10 (2.02%) iSCSI
14 9 (1.82%) Skype
14 9 (1.82%) SSL
15 8 (1.62%) FTP
15 8 (1.62%) Internet
15 8 (1.62%) IPsec
15 8 (1.62%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (16.80%) MongoDB
2 67 (13.56%) Big Data
2 67 (13.56%) Hadoop
3 54 (10.93%) MySQL
4 51 (10.32%) SQL Server
5 49 (9.92%) Apache Hive
6 39 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
7 36 (7.29%) Couchbase
8 30 (6.07%) Relational Database
9 29 (5.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 24 (4.86%) NoSQL
11 22 (4.45%) Sqoop
12 19 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (3.44%) Parquet
14 15 (3.04%) HBase
15 11 (2.23%) Oracle Database
16 9 (1.82%) Oracle Exadata
17 8 (1.62%) Apache Zeppelin
18 7 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
19 6 (1.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 101 (20.45%) Jenkins
2 94 (19.03%) Git (software)
3 66 (13.36%) Maven
4 61 (12.35%) JUnit
5 54 (10.93%) Mockito
6 48 (9.72%) Cucumber
7 35 (7.09%) Spock
8 34 (6.88%) Gradle
8 34 (6.88%) JIRA
8 34 (6.88%) TeamCity
9 20 (4.05%) MSBuild
9 20 (4.05%) Subversion
10 18 (3.64%) NUnit
10 18 (3.64%) SpecFlow
11 15 (3.04%) Mercurial
12 12 (2.43%) Selenium
13 11 (2.23%) CMake
13 11 (2.23%) Gerrit
13 11 (2.23%) Talend Open Studio
14 10 (2.02%) Vagrant
General
1 60 (12.15%) Finance
2 21 (4.25%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.64%) Banking
4 15 (3.04%) Retail
5 13 (2.63%) Publishing
6 9 (1.82%) Marketing
7 8 (1.62%) Billing
7 8 (1.62%) Front Office
7 8 (1.62%) Games
8 6 (1.21%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.01%) Advertising
9 5 (1.01%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.61%) Automotive
10 3 (0.61%) Back Office
10 3 (0.61%) Law
11 2 (0.40%) German Language
11 2 (0.40%) Legal
11 2 (0.40%) Military
11 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 142 (28.74%) Developer
2 87 (17.61%) Architect
3 82 (16.60%) Java Developer
4 51 (10.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 24 (4.86%) Cloud Architect
5 24 (4.86%) Data Engineer
5 24 (4.86%) Linux Engineer
6 23 (4.66%) Administrator
6 23 (4.66%) Senior Developer
7 22 (4.45%) AWS Engineer
8 21 (4.25%) Analyst
9 19 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
10 18 (3.64%) AWS Developer
10 18 (3.64%) Build Engineer
10 18 (3.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 18 (3.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 17 (3.44%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (3.24%) Infrastructure Architect
12 16 (3.24%) Java Engineer
13 15 (3.04%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (17.81%) JSON
2 87 (17.61%) Spring
3 84 (17.00%) AngularJS
4 70 (14.17%) JMS
5 63 (12.75%) J2EE
6 56 (11.34%) XML
7 50 (10.12%) Kafka
8 45 (9.11%) RESTful
8 45 (9.11%) Web Services
9 42 (8.50%) HTML
10 40 (8.10%) REST
11 25 (5.06%) RabbitMQ
12 24 (4.86%) Java EE
12 24 (4.86%) Node.js
13 23 (4.66%) HTML5
13 23 (4.66%) LAMP
13 23 (4.66%) Spring MVC
14 19 (3.85%) CSS
14 19 (3.85%) Hibernate
14 19 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.06%) Statistics
4 23 (4.66%) Computer Science
4 23 (4.66%) Public Cloud
5 22 (4.45%) Private Cloud
6 21 (4.25%) Client/Server
6 21 (4.25%) Clustering
7 15 (3.04%) Data Integration
8 14 (2.83%) Data Structures
9 13 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
10 12 (2.43%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.82%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.82%) Grid Computing
11 9 (1.82%) User Experience
12 8 (1.62%) Social Network
13 7 (1.42%) Cryptography
13 7 (1.42%) Online Games
13 7 (1.42%) PKI
14 6 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 157 (31.78%) Linux
2 67 (13.56%) Unix
3 59 (11.94%) Windows
4 22 (4.45%) Windows Server
5 15 (3.04%) AIX
6 13 (2.63%) Solaris
6 13 (2.63%) Ubuntu
7 12 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.82%) SUSE
9 8 (1.62%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (1.21%) Android
11 5 (1.01%) CentOS
12 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.61%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.61%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.40%) HPUX
13 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.40%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (20.45%) DevOps
3 94 (19.03%) Continuous Integration
4 84 (17.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 72 (14.57%) Scrum
6 71 (14.37%) Configuration Management
7 66 (13.36%) Microservices
8 59 (11.94%) Open Source
9 51 (10.32%) SOA
10 48 (9.72%) ITIL
10 48 (9.72%) Kanban
11 38 (7.69%) TDD
12 35 (7.09%) Test Automation
12 35 (7.09%) Unit Testing
13 28 (5.67%) Analytics
14 27 (5.47%) Load Balancing
14 27 (5.47%) Service Management
15 26 (5.26%) BDD
15 26 (5.26%) High Availability
15 26 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 211 (42.71%) Java
2 145 (29.35%) Python
3 116 (23.48%) SQL
4 93 (18.83%) JavaScript
5 66 (13.36%) Ruby
6 55 (11.13%) Scala
7 51 (10.32%) Bash Shell
8 37 (7.49%) C++
9 31 (6.28%) Perl
10 29 (5.87%) R
11 23 (4.66%) C#
12 22 (4.45%) Shell Script
13 19 (3.85%) PHP
14 16 (3.24%) C
15 12 (2.43%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.82%) Apex Code
16 9 (1.82%) XPath
17 6 (1.21%) Korn
18 5 (1.01%) PL/SQL
18 5 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 45 (9.11%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.28%) Degree
3 28 (5.67%) SC Cleared
4 20 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (2.83%) CCNA
5 14 (2.83%) RHCE
6 13 (2.63%) CCNP
7 12 (2.43%) RHCSA
8 10 (2.02%) RHCA
9 7 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.01%) CISSP
10 5 (1.01%) ISACA
10 5 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (1.01%) SANS
11 4 (0.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (0.81%) CCSP
11 4 (0.81%) CISM
11 4 (0.81%) MCITP
12 3 (0.61%) CCIE
12 3 (0.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.44%) QA
2 9 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.62%) Government Security Classifications
3 8 (1.62%) SLA
4 7 (1.42%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.81%) COBIT
7 3 (0.61%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.40%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.20%) GCP
System Software
1 70 (14.17%) Docker
2 49 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (7.49%) Active Directory
4 20 (4.05%) Hyper-V
5 19 (3.85%) NFS
6 16 (3.24%) HDFS
6 16 (3.24%) Oracle RAC
6 16 (3.24%) vSphere
7 15 (3.04%) iptables
7 15 (3.04%) KVM
8 12 (2.43%) Apache Flume
8 12 (2.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 11 (2.23%) XenServer
10 9 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (1.82%) VirtualBox
11 6 (1.21%) Samba
11 6 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.81%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.61%) LXC
13 3 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 119 (24.09%) Puppet
2 86 (17.41%) Ansible
3 76 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (3.64%) Terraform
5 15 (3.04%) HAProxy
5 15 (3.04%) Kubernetes
5 15 (3.04%) Mesos
5 15 (3.04%) Nagios
6 12 (2.43%) Oozie
7 11 (2.23%) Ambari
7 11 (2.23%) Hadoop YARN
8 10 (2.02%) Salt
9 8 (1.62%) NetBackup
9 8 (1.62%) Red Hat Satellite
10 7 (1.42%) SCOM
11 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (1.21%) OpenView
12 5 (1.01%) SCCM
13 3 (0.61%) Consul
13 3 (0.61%) Packer
Vendors
1 67 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 60 (12.15%) Oracle
2 60 (12.15%) VMware
3 34 (6.88%) Cisco
4 25 (5.06%) Google
5 23 (4.66%) HP
6 20 (4.05%) Perforce
7 16 (3.24%) Teradata
8 15 (3.04%) Citrix
8 15 (3.04%) IBM
9 13 (2.63%) Dell
9 13 (2.63%) Hortonworks
9 13 (2.63%) Red Hat
10 11 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (2.23%) Talend
11 8 (1.62%) NetApp
11 8 (1.62%) Sun
11 8 (1.62%) Veritas
11 8 (1.62%) webMethods
12 7 (1.42%) MuleSoft
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