The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 90 81 76
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.080% 0.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.41% 10.00% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
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£475 £538 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% +19.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £330
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +28.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Computing
North West

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

Cloud Services Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
54 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.26% 0.80% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 4 8
Average daily rate £445 £425 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +31.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £330 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+45.16% -53.03%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) J2EE
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) Servlets
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) FTP
4 3 (42.86%) HTTP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) IPsec
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Google
4 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Jetty
4 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (42.86%) Google App Engine
4 3 (42.86%) DevOps
4 3 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
1 3 (42.86%) Jetty
1 3 (42.86%) nginx
2 2 (28.57%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (42.86%) Google App Engine
2 3 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (28.57%) IaaS
4 1 (14.29%) Force.com
4 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) FTP
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Technical Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Java Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) Servlets
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (14.29%) Akka
4 1 (14.29%) Play Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) SVG
4 1 (14.29%) Batik
4 1 (14.29%) Mason
4 1 (14.29%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Process Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) R
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) Apex Code
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 2 (28.57%) StatsD
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
1 3 (42.86%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) Tableau
2 2 (28.57%) Apigee
2 2 (28.57%) Mashery
2 2 (28.57%) Teradata
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
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