The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 52 64 92
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +28
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 15 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.74% 1.09% 0.074%
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.79% 20.00% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 1
Average daily rate
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£563 £295 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.67% -46.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £366 £450
% change year-on-year
+22.86% -18.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Cloud Services Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
56 55 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.49% 5.44% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 42 5
Average daily rate £475 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £268 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.97% -21.15%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 15 (83.33%) CRM
1 15 (83.33%) SharePoint
1 15 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 15 (83.33%) Clustering
1 15 (83.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 15 (83.33%) Dynamics AX
1 15 (83.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 15 (83.33%) Lync
1 15 (83.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 15 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (77.78%) Hyper-V
2 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
4 12 (66.67%) Application Packaging
5 10 (55.56%) .NET
6 8 (44.44%) SOA
7 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
9 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
9 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
9 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 1 (5.56%) C#
10 1 (5.56%) Web Services
10 1 (5.56%) ITIL
10 1 (5.56%) Internet
10 1 (5.56%) Middleware
10 1 (5.56%) Project Management

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 15 (83.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 15 (83.33%) Lync
1 15 (83.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 15 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 15 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 14 (77.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (83.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 15 (83.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
General
1 1 (5.56%) Front Office
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Architect
2 15 (83.33%) Technical Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Manager
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) Application Packaging
2 10 (55.56%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) CRM
1 15 (83.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (44.44%) SOA
3 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (77.78%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
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