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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 45 86 89
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +3
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 25 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.81% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.86% 1.77% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 0
Average daily rate
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£563 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+104.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.11%
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
57 113 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.40% 10.49% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 74 0
Average daily rate £500 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £394
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -35.60%

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 26 November 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 25 (96.15%) CRM
1 25 (96.15%) SharePoint
1 25 (96.15%) Active Directory
1 25 (96.15%) Disaster Recovery
1 25 (96.15%) Clustering
1 25 (96.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 25 (96.15%) Dynamics AX
1 25 (96.15%) SharePoint 2010
1 25 (96.15%) Lync
1 25 (96.15%) SharePoint 2013
1 25 (96.15%) Exchange Server 2013
2 23 (88.46%) Hyper-V
2 23 (88.46%) BizTalk Server
3 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
4 21 (80.77%) SQL
5 18 (69.23%) Application Packaging
6 16 (61.54%) .NET
7 14 (53.85%) SOA
8 13 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (15.38%) Data Architecture
9 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
10 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
10 3 (11.54%) Reference Data
10 3 (11.54%) Data Integration
11 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
12 1 (3.85%) Finance
12 1 (3.85%) C#
12 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
12 1 (3.85%) SaaS
12 1 (3.85%) Banking

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 25 (96.15%) SharePoint
1 25 (96.15%) SharePoint 2010
1 25 (96.15%) Lync
1 25 (96.15%) SharePoint 2013
1 25 (96.15%) Exchange Server 2013
2 23 (88.46%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (96.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 25 (96.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Architect
1 25 (96.15%) Technical Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Senior Technical Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Senior Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) Application Packaging
2 16 (61.54%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (96.15%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) Reference Data
2 3 (11.54%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) CRM
1 25 (96.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (53.85%) SOA
3 13 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (15.38%) Data Architecture
4 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 25 (96.15%) Active Directory
2 23 (88.46%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft