The first table below looks at the demand for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 63 54 71
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.77% 1.11% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.29% 70.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £475 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-61.40% -28.75%
Cloud Services Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
17 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.19% 1.58% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Average daily rate £475 £550 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Cloud Computing
East of England

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Hertfordshire region.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
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Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
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on Same Period
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Cloud Computing
East of England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) XSD
1 4 (57.14%) N-Tier
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
1 4 (57.14%) Taxonomies
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) XML Schema
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) W3C
3 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) MongoDB

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Server Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) XSD
2 3 (42.86%) XML Schema
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) RESTful
3 2 (28.57%) Visualforce
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (28.57%) Akka
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) Mason
4 1 (14.29%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) N-Tier
1 4 (57.14%) Taxonomies
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) W3C
4 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
4 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) OWASP
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) System Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) HP