The first table below looks at the demand for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 31 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 South East 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 224 200 230
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +30
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 20 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.42% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.27% 16.74% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £183 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £468 £550
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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
275 215 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.99% 2.54% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 123 42
Average daily rate £365 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £36.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.37% +168.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +151.85%
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Cloud Computing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the South East region.

Cloud Computing Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +2 8 £313 +17.92% 4
Oxfordshire - 7 £300 - 4
Surrey -9 3 £400 +17.64% 8
Buckinghamshire -8 1 £325 +13.04% 2
East Sussex - 1 £173 -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
Thames Valley - - - -
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England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 17 (39.53%) VMware
2 16 (37.21%) Windows
3 14 (32.56%) Linux
3 14 (32.56%) SaaS
4 13 (30.23%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (27.91%) Service Management
5 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (25.58%) UNIX
6 11 (25.58%) ITIL
7 10 (23.26%) SQL
7 10 (23.26%) Citrix
7 10 (23.26%) Visualforce
7 10 (23.26%) Apex Code
8 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
8 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
8 9 (20.93%) Java
8 9 (20.93%) CRM
8 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
9 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
9 8 (18.60%) Mason
9 8 (18.60%) Force.com
10 7 (16.28%) Lync
10 7 (16.28%) ITIL V3
10 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (16.28%) Lumension
10 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
10 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
10 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2003

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (20.93%) SharePoint
2 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
3 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (16.28%) Lync
4 2 (4.65%) SAP Web AS
4 2 (4.65%) Apache
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (32.56%) SaaS
2 8 (18.60%) Force.com
3 4 (9.30%) Office 365
4 3 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (6.98%) Google App Engine
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.33%) IaaS
6 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.30%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) SAN
3 2 (4.65%) VPN
3 2 (4.65%) LAN
3 2 (4.65%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) DHCP
4 1 (2.33%) VoIP
4 1 (2.33%) DNS
4 1 (2.33%) IPv6
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) MPLS
4 1 (2.33%) Wireless
4 1 (2.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Ant
1 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) Gradle
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Marketing
3 3 (6.98%) Front Office
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Architect
2 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
2 6 (13.95%) Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Salesforce.com Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.65%) Incident Manager
6 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.33%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) Visualforce
2 8 (18.60%) Mason
3 4 (9.30%) Web Services
4 3 (6.98%) XML
4 3 (6.98%) .NET
5 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.65%) HTML
6 1 (2.33%) HTML5
6 1 (2.33%) Akka
6 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.33%) J2EE
6 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.33%) RESTful
6 1 (2.33%) XSD
6 1 (2.33%) XSLT
6 1 (2.33%) XML Schema
6 1 (2.33%) Middleware
6 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.98%) FlexPod
3 2 (4.65%) Physics
3 2 (4.65%) Social Media
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) Open Source
4 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.33%) W3C
4 1 (2.33%) DTV
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Statistics
4 1 (2.33%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Linux
3 11 (25.58%) UNIX
4 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Service Management
2 11 (25.58%) ITIL
3 9 (20.93%) CRM
4 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
4 7 (16.28%) Change Management
4 7 (16.28%) ITIL V3
4 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (11.63%) Project Management
5 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.98%) Information Security
7 3 (6.98%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.98%) UML
7 3 (6.98%) DevOps
8 2 (4.65%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
1 10 (23.26%) Apex Code
2 9 (20.93%) Java
3 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) C
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
1 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (16.28%) MCP
3 7 (16.28%) MCSE
4 6 (13.95%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.98%) Degree
6 2 (4.65%) CISSP
6 2 (4.65%) PMP
6 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
6 2 (4.65%) CISM
7 1 (2.33%) CCIE
7 1 (2.33%) CCNA
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.98%) vSphere
4 2 (4.65%) vCloud
5 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Backup Exec
2 6 (13.95%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) VMware
2 13 (30.23%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (23.26%) Citrix
4 7 (16.28%) Lumension
4 7 (16.28%) McAfee
4 7 (16.28%) Sophos
5 5 (11.63%) Oracle
5 5 (11.63%) SAP
5 5 (11.63%) Cisco
5 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.98%) Google
7 1 (2.33%) Telerik
7 1 (2.33%) Bloomberg
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oliver Bernard
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Posted: 6 days ago