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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 73 76 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.41% 0.29% 0.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.97% 14.29% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -61.40%
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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
67 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.91% 2.03% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 19
Average daily rate £410 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £314 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £400 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -12.90%

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 5 May 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (42.86%) Lync
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Application Packaging
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (28.57%) Broadband
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (42.86%) Lync
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Broadband
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Account Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Business Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Sales Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Account Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Application Packaging
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Streaming Video
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
2 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Huawei