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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 429 419 449
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +30
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 167 132 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.61% 10.91% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 92 68
Average daily rate
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£525 £425 £453
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £255 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £587 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1940 1210 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.73% 2.55% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 785 393
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 23 16
Average hourly rate £22.03 £17.23 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.89% -33.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.45 £45.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -33.75%

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 2014. 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 +1 71 £500 +6.38% 49
South East -4 48 £545 +32.12% 18
South West -20 19 £545 +61.48% 9
East of England -18 9 £425 +123.68% 9
North West -4 6 £515 +79.13% 4
East Midlands - 6 £300 -
Yorkshire -7 4 £373 - 12
West Midlands - 4 £450 -
North East - - - - 1
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Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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.

1 130 (42.07%) Java
2 80 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (25.89%) SaaS
3 70 (22.65%) Salesforce.com
4 68 (22.01%) Microsoft
5 63 (20.39%) Visualforce
5 63 (20.39%) Apex Code
6 61 (19.74%) SQL
7 60 (19.42%) Linux
7 60 (19.42%) Mason
8 57 (18.45%) Force.com
9 54 (17.48%) CRM
9 54 (17.48%) .NET
10 46 (14.89%) Lync
11 45 (14.56%) Exchange Server 2013
12 44 (14.24%) Active Directory
13 43 (13.92%) SharePoint
14 42 (13.59%) Disaster Recovery
15 41 (13.27%) Clustering
15 41 (13.27%) Web Services
16 40 (12.94%) Dynamics CRM
16 40 (12.94%) Dynamics AX
16 40 (12.94%) SharePoint 2013
17 39 (12.62%) SharePoint 2010
17 39 (12.62%) Hyper-V
17 39 (12.62%) VMware
18 38 (12.30%) BizTalk Server
19 37 (11.97%) Finance
20 36 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
21 35 (11.33%) Continuous Integration

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 46 (14.89%) Lync
2 45 (14.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 43 (13.92%) SharePoint
4 40 (12.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 39 (12.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 38 (12.30%) BizTalk Server
7 20 (6.47%) Apache
8 19 (6.15%) Tomcat
9 18 (5.83%) Jetty
10 11 (3.56%) WebSphere
10 11 (3.56%) Node.js
11 10 (3.24%) nginx
12 8 (2.59%) OpenStack
12 8 (2.59%) MS Exchange
12 8 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
13 7 (2.27%) IIS
14 4 (1.29%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (3.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) MS Project
3 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 40 (12.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 40 (12.94%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.65%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.65%) SAP ECC
2 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.65%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.32%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.32%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 80 (25.89%) SaaS
2 57 (18.45%) Force.com
3 26 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (7.44%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (5.50%) Google App Engine
5 17 (5.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (4.53%) IaaS
7 12 (3.88%) Office 365
8 11 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (2.27%) PaaS
10 3 (0.97%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.65%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.65%) Heroku
12 1 (0.32%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.32%) Route 53
12 1 (0.32%) Joyent
12 1 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.77%) TCP/IP
2 19 (6.15%) HTTP
3 17 (5.50%) DNS
4 14 (4.53%) FTP
5 13 (4.21%) DHCP
5 13 (4.21%) SSL
6 12 (3.88%) Firewall
6 12 (3.88%) IPsec
7 11 (3.56%) Internet
8 9 (2.91%) SAN
8 9 (2.91%) WAN
8 9 (2.91%) LAN
9 6 (1.94%) Network Security
9 6 (1.94%) Unified Communications
10 4 (1.29%) VPN
10 4 (1.29%) NAS
11 3 (0.97%) LDAP
11 3 (0.97%) VRRP
12 2 (0.65%) AMQP
12 2 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.18%) MySQL
2 14 (4.53%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.21%) NoSQL
3 13 (4.21%) SQL Server
4 12 (3.88%) Hadoop
5 11 (3.56%) Big Data
6 9 (2.91%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.62%) CouchDB
9 4 (1.29%) Redis
9 4 (1.29%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.65%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 33 (10.68%) Git (software)
2 28 (9.06%) Jenkins
3 17 (5.50%) JIRA
4 13 (4.21%) Subversion
5 10 (3.24%) Maven
6 8 (2.59%) Ant
7 7 (2.27%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.94%) JUnit
8 6 (1.94%) EasyMock
8 6 (1.94%) Selenium
8 6 (1.94%) jMock
9 4 (1.29%) Gradle
9 4 (1.29%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.97%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.65%) NetBeans
11 2 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.65%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.65%) StarTeam
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
General
1 37 (11.97%) Finance
2 25 (8.09%) Banking
3 16 (5.18%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.21%) Retail
5 11 (3.56%) Marketing
6 9 (2.91%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.27%) Local Government
8 5 (1.62%) Games
9 4 (1.29%) Legal
9 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.97%) Publishing
10 3 (0.97%) iGaming
11 2 (0.65%) Front Office
11 2 (0.65%) Advertising
11 2 (0.65%) Law
11 2 (0.65%) Electronics
11 2 (0.65%) Billing
12 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 84 (27.18%) Architect
2 80 (25.89%) Developer
3 39 (12.62%) Technical Architect
4 27 (8.74%) Java Developer
5 26 (8.41%) Analyst
6 25 (8.09%) Project Manager
7 21 (6.80%) Senior Developer
8 20 (6.47%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 18 (5.83%) Infrastructure Architect
10 15 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (4.53%) Business Analyst
11 14 (4.53%) Consultant
12 13 (4.21%) Senior Java Developer
12 13 (4.21%) DevOps Engineer
13 12 (3.88%) Administrator
14 9 (2.91%) Salesforce.com Administrator
14 9 (2.91%) Salesforce.com Architect
15 8 (2.59%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
15 8 (2.59%) Software Engineer
15 8 (2.59%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (20.39%) Visualforce
2 60 (19.42%) Mason
3 54 (17.48%) .NET
4 41 (13.27%) Web Services
5 30 (9.71%) Application Packaging
6 23 (7.44%) HTML
7 19 (6.15%) Servlets
8 18 (5.83%) XML
8 18 (5.83%) RESTful
9 15 (4.85%) Middleware
10 14 (4.53%) J2EE
10 14 (4.53%) Spring
11 12 (3.88%) CSS
12 11 (3.56%) LAMP
13 9 (2.91%) .NET Framework
13 9 (2.91%) jQuery
14 8 (2.59%) Hibernate
15 7 (2.27%) JSON
15 7 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
16 6 (1.94%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.27%) Clustering
2 16 (5.18%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.88%) Open Source
4 11 (3.56%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.91%) Data Structures
6 8 (2.59%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.27%) Reference Data
7 7 (2.27%) Data Integration
7 7 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.27%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.94%) Grid Computing
9 5 (1.62%) Streaming Media
10 4 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.29%) Social Media
11 3 (0.97%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.97%) Physics
11 3 (0.97%) IPTV
11 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.97%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 60 (19.42%) Linux
2 22 (7.12%) UNIX
3 20 (6.47%) Windows
4 15 (4.85%) Android
5 7 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.62%) CentOS
8 3 (0.97%) Fedora
8 3 (0.97%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (17.48%) CRM
3 42 (13.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 36 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (10.03%) DevOps
7 29 (9.39%) Migration
7 29 (9.39%) TDD
7 29 (9.39%) SOA
8 28 (9.06%) Scrum
9 25 (8.09%) Unit Testing
9 25 (8.09%) Enterprise Architecture
10 23 (7.44%) Configuration Management
11 21 (6.80%) Project Management
12 20 (6.47%) Automated Testing
13 17 (5.50%) OO
14 16 (5.18%) BDD
15 15 (4.85%) Software Engineering
16 14 (4.53%) E-Commerce
17 13 (4.21%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 130 (42.07%) Java
2 63 (20.39%) Apex Code
3 61 (19.74%) SQL
4 24 (7.77%) Python
4 24 (7.77%) C#
5 21 (6.80%) JavaScript
6 19 (6.15%) C++
7 18 (5.83%) C
8 17 (5.50%) PHP
9 16 (5.18%) Ruby
10 13 (4.21%) Perl
11 10 (3.24%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.59%) Scala
13 7 (2.27%) PHP5
13 7 (2.27%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.27%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.97%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.65%) SOQL
15 2 (0.65%) SOSL
15 2 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (6.80%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.21%) Degree
2 13 (4.21%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.29%) RHCE
3 4 (1.29%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.97%) PMP
4 3 (0.97%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.65%) RHCSA
5 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.65%) RHCA
6 1 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.32%) CISA
6 1 (0.32%) CISM
6 1 (0.32%) CISSP
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.32%) CCIE
6 1 (0.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.91%) QA
2 5 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.97%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (14.24%) Active Directory
2 39 (12.62%) Hyper-V
3 28 (9.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (4.53%) Xen
5 4 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.65%) HDFS
6 2 (0.65%) Docker
6 2 (0.65%) vCloud
6 2 (0.65%) qmail
6 2 (0.65%) Postfix
6 2 (0.65%) Sendmail
6 2 (0.65%) Squid
7 1 (0.32%) vSphere
7 1 (0.32%) Firmware
7 1 (0.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (7.44%) Puppet
2 15 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (1.62%) Ansible
5 4 (1.29%) Salt
5 4 (1.29%) Nagios
6 3 (0.97%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.65%) SCCM
8 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.32%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.32%) Control-M
Vendors
1 70 (22.65%) Salesforce.com
2 68 (22.01%) Microsoft
3 39 (12.62%) VMware
4 24 (7.77%) Google
5 19 (6.15%) Oracle
6 13 (4.21%) SAP
7 11 (3.56%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.91%) EMC
9 8 (2.59%) Cisco
9 8 (2.59%) Perforce
10 7 (2.27%) IronPort
10 7 (2.27%) Symantec
11 6 (1.94%) Facebook
11 6 (1.94%) IBM
11 6 (1.94%) Citrix
11 6 (1.94%) Business Objects
11 6 (1.94%) Zend
12 5 (1.62%) NetApp
12 5 (1.62%) Rackspace
13 4 (1.29%) Adobe
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