The first table below looks at the demand for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 67 48 68
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.11% 0.76% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.14% 30.77% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-61.40% -28.75%
Cloud Services Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
14 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.59% 2.47% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
Average daily rate £469 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Cloud Computing
Buckinghamshire

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) Lync
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (20.00%) GSAE

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 4 (80.00%) Lync
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) GSAE
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) Lumension