The first table below looks at the demand for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 North East 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 - - 42
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category - - 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £375
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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
4 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.61% 1.98% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate £350 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Cloud Computing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft