The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 21 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.22% 0.89% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.67% 18.18% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£430 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £481 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.94% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -61.40%
Cloud Computing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Cloud Services Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
12 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.32% 4.91% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Average daily rate £307 £525 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.61% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.92%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Cloud Computing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft