The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Reading region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 68 72 85
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.43% 0.082%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.78% 14.81% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £370 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -32.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £335 £425
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -21.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
36 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.07% 2.91% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 5
Average daily rate £475 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-51.47% +151.85%
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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 18 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Front Office
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (50.00%) Front Office
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Manager
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree