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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 59 65 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 4 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.62% 0.82% 1.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.38% 42.86% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
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£638 £475 £466
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.21% +1.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
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
26 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.02% 1.92% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 3
Average daily rate £550 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £384 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £475 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -34.21%

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 4 March 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
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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
Watford - - - -
Cloud Computing
East of England

Cloud Computing
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) KnockoutJS

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft