The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 88 133 120
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -13
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 63 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.74% 0.032% 0.042%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.73% 1.32% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 1 0
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£590 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £494 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.50
Cloud Computing
England

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

Cloud Services Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
205 76 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.67% 2.45% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 34 8
Average daily rate £440 £388 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.54% +38.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £322 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £425 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £135.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.74% +900.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -52.29%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 46 £650 - 1
Lancashire - 13 £300 - 1
Manchester - 3 £500 - 2
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 51 (73.91%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (69.57%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (59.42%) Big Data
3 41 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (59.42%) JavaScript
4 40 (57.97%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (57.97%) Visualisation
5 39 (56.52%) Linux
6 38 (55.07%) Java
6 38 (55.07%) MongoDB
6 38 (55.07%) IaaS
7 37 (53.62%) StatsD
7 37 (53.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 37 (53.62%) Oracle
7 37 (53.62%) Citrix
8 36 (52.17%) Teradata
8 36 (52.17%) R
8 36 (52.17%) Hadoop
8 36 (52.17%) Apigee
8 36 (52.17%) Mashery
9 35 (50.72%) Tableau
9 35 (50.72%) Machine Learning
10 31 (44.93%) .NET
11 30 (43.48%) Node.js
11 30 (43.48%) AngularJS
11 30 (43.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 27 (39.13%) Python
13 21 (30.43%) UNIX
14 16 (23.19%) DevOps
15 15 (21.74%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 30 (43.48%) Node.js
2 10 (14.49%) WebSphere
3 7 (10.14%) IIS
3 7 (10.14%) Apache
3 7 (10.14%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.14%) Jetty
3 7 (10.14%) nginx
4 6 (8.70%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.45%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.45%) TPMS
Cloud Services
1 51 (73.91%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (55.07%) IaaS
3 7 (10.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (10.14%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (10.14%) Google App Engine
4 4 (5.80%) PaaS
5 3 (4.35%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.84%) DHCP
2 9 (13.04%) Internet
3 8 (11.59%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.14%) DNS
4 7 (10.14%) FTP
4 7 (10.14%) HTTP
4 7 (10.14%) IPsec
5 6 (8.70%) Network Security
5 6 (8.70%) SSL
6 4 (5.80%) Unified Communications
6 4 (5.80%) Converged Networks
7 1 (1.45%) Firewall
7 1 (1.45%) LAN
7 1 (1.45%) WAN
7 1 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (59.42%) Big Data
2 40 (57.97%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (55.07%) MongoDB
4 37 (53.62%) Apache Cassandra
5 36 (52.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.45%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (57.97%) Architect
2 33 (47.83%) Technical Architect
3 21 (30.43%) Digital Architect
4 19 (27.54%) Digital Technical Architect
5 14 (20.29%) Senior Architect
6 13 (18.84%) Senior Technical Architect
7 9 (13.04%) Senior Digital Architect
8 8 (11.59%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
9 7 (10.14%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (4.35%) Chief Technical Architect
11 3 (4.35%) Chief Architect
11 3 (4.35%) Technical Leader
12 2 (2.90%) Service Manager
12 2 (2.90%) Cloud Architect
13 1 (1.45%) Scala Developer
13 1 (1.45%) Build and Release Engineer
13 1 (1.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
13 1 (1.45%) Consultant
13 1 (1.45%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.93%) .NET
2 30 (43.48%) AngularJS
2 30 (43.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (11.59%) Servlets
3 8 (11.59%) J2EE
4 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.80%) RESTful
5 4 (5.80%) Middleware
6 1 (1.45%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.45%) Akka
6 1 (1.45%) SVG
6 1 (1.45%) Web Services
6 1 (1.45%) Batik
Miscellaneous
1 40 (57.97%) Visualisation
2 10 (14.49%) User Experience
3 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) GIS
6 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.45%) BYOD
6 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.45%) Replication
6 1 (1.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (56.52%) Linux
2 21 (30.43%) UNIX
3 5 (7.25%) Windows
4 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.45%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (50.72%) Machine Learning
3 16 (23.19%) DevOps
4 13 (18.84%) Open Source
4 13 (18.84%) Configuration Management
5 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (10.14%) Web Accessibility
7 6 (8.70%) Load Balancing
7 6 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.70%) Automated Testing
8 4 (5.80%) ITIL
8 4 (5.80%) CRM
8 4 (5.80%) Analytics
8 4 (5.80%) Big Data Analytics
9 3 (4.35%) Service Management
10 2 (2.90%) Supplier Management
10 2 (2.90%) Scrum
10 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
11 1 (1.45%) Business Transformation
11 1 (1.45%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 41 (59.42%) JavaScript
2 38 (55.07%) Java
3 36 (52.17%) R
4 27 (39.13%) Python
5 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.80%) Ruby
6 4 (5.80%) PHP
7 3 (4.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.45%) COBOL
8 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) CISSP
3 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
1 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.14%) Xen
3 3 (4.35%) KVM
3 3 (4.35%) QEMU
4 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.45%) vCloud
4 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 48 (69.57%) Opscode Chef
2 37 (53.62%) StatsD
3 11 (15.94%) Puppet
4 4 (5.80%) Ansible
5 3 (4.35%) Salt
6 1 (1.45%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.45%) SCCM
6 1 (1.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (53.62%) Oracle
1 37 (53.62%) Citrix
2 36 (52.17%) Teradata
2 36 (52.17%) Apigee
2 36 (52.17%) Mashery
3 35 (50.72%) Tableau
4 15 (21.74%) VMware
5 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.14%) Google
6 3 (4.35%) IBM
7 1 (1.45%) Dell
7 1 (1.45%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.45%) Veeam
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