The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 58 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.71% 0.50% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% 16.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate £650 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.36% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
Cloud Computing
Buckinghamshire

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

Cloud Services Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
20 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.84% 3.11% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 4
Average daily rate £525 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-2.52% +18.60%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) MSMQ
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) SaaS
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce Architect
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Technical Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
1 5 (100.00%) MSMQ
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat