The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Cloud Services category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
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 Merseyside region.

Cloud Services Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
16 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.94% 4.38% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.67%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Xen
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Jetty
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) nginx
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Google App Engine
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Jetty
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (33.33%) Google App Engine
2 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware