The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Foundry 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 Foundry over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Cloud Foundry
Rank 165 135 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Contract jobs citing Cloud Foundry 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.023% 0.032% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.15% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£383 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £700 -
% change year-on-year
-45.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Foundry
England

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

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
686 505 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.77% 16.28% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 260 239
Average daily rate £413 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.13% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 58
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -18.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.02 £37.15 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

Cloud Foundry
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Cloud Foundry Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cloud Foundry
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 Foundry across the North West region.

Cloud Foundry Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Cloud Foundry
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 Foundry within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Merseyside - 1 £383 -
Cloud Foundry
England

Cloud Foundry
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Cloud Foundry 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 Foundry.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Salt
2 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Heroku
2 1 (50.00%) Engine Yard

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Cloud Foundry 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 Foundry. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Heroku
1 1 (50.00%) Engine Yard
1 1 (50.00%) OpenShift
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) IBM