The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 59 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.61% 0.33% 0.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.81% 15.38% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£638 - £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Computing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
27 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.10% 2.11% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 3
Average daily rate £550 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £355 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £425 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.75 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.56% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Harpenden - - - -
Watford - - - -
Cloud Computing
East of England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) WCF
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (44.44%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
4 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (33.33%) Puppet
4 3 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Vagrant
4 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (33.33%) Dependency Management
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Perl

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 2 (22.22%) lighttpd
2 2 (22.22%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) VRRP
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) WCF
1 4 (44.44%) jQuery
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (44.44%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
1 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Dependency Management
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
1 3 (33.33%) Vagrant
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft