The table below looks at the statistics 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 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 219 187 244
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +57
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 39 49 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.57% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.77% 15.86% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 35 11
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£545 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £269 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £495 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Computing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
399 309 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.13% 3.60% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 193 63
Average daily rate £425 £423 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +29.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 6
Average hourly rate £14.25 £15.50 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.81 £15.50 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £15.50 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -41.66%

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 October 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 October 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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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 +23 30 £553 +70.00% 5
Oxfordshire -21 3 £475 -5.00% 6
Surrey -14 2 £500 +5.26% 2
Buckinghamshire -18 2 £550 +27.53% 1
Hampshire -33 1 £500 +25.00% 11
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 25 (42.37%) CRM
2 24 (40.68%) SharePoint
2 24 (40.68%) Active Directory
2 24 (40.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (38.98%) Clustering
3 23 (38.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (38.98%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (38.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 23 (38.98%) Lync
3 23 (38.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 23 (38.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (37.29%) Hyper-V
4 22 (37.29%) BizTalk Server
5 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
6 20 (33.90%) SQL
7 17 (28.81%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (28.81%) Application Packaging
8 16 (27.12%) .NET
9 15 (25.42%) Java
9 15 (25.42%) SaaS
10 14 (23.73%) SOA
10 14 (23.73%) Enterprise Architecture
11 12 (20.34%) Mason
11 12 (20.34%) Force.com
11 12 (20.34%) Visualforce
11 12 (20.34%) Apex Code
12 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (15.25%) VMware
12 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (13.56%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 24 (40.68%) SharePoint
2 23 (38.98%) SharePoint 2010
2 23 (38.98%) Lync
2 23 (38.98%) SharePoint 2013
2 23 (38.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (37.29%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.39%) Apache
5 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (38.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 23 (38.98%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.42%) SaaS
2 12 (20.34%) Force.com
3 5 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (8.47%) Google App Engine
4 4 (6.78%) Office 365
5 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.69%) IaaS
6 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) LAN
1 3 (5.08%) WAN
2 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) Wireless
3 1 (1.69%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.69%) VPN
3 1 (1.69%) DNS
3 1 (1.69%) SAN
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
3 1 (1.69%) Extranet
3 1 (1.69%) MPLS
3 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.17%) Ant
3 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.78%) Gradle
5 2 (3.39%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) Maven
6 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.69%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Retail
2 3 (5.08%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Billing
4 1 (1.69%) Local Government
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Architect
2 23 (38.98%) Technical Architect
3 9 (15.25%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.86%) Senior Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Senior Technical Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Salesforce.com Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.69%) .NET Developer
10 1 (1.69%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) Application Packaging
2 16 (27.12%) .NET
3 12 (20.34%) Mason
3 12 (20.34%) Visualforce
4 4 (6.78%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.08%) Web Services
6 2 (3.39%) Spring
7 1 (1.69%) HTML
7 1 (1.69%) WCF
7 1 (1.69%) XML
7 1 (1.69%) XSLT
7 1 (1.69%) HTML5
7 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.98%) Clustering
2 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.08%) FlexPod
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Social Media
3 2 (3.39%) Grid Computing
3 2 (3.39%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.39%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.69%) iPhone
4 1 (1.69%) VHDL
4 1 (1.69%) Verilog
4 1 (1.69%) DTV
4 1 (1.69%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.69%) iPad
4 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) CRM
2 24 (40.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (23.73%) SOA
3 14 (23.73%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (13.56%) DevOps
6 7 (11.86%) Project Management
7 5 (8.47%) Service Management
7 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.47%) Automated Testing
7 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.78%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.08%) Project Planning
9 3 (5.08%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.08%) TDD
9 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.08%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) SQL
2 15 (25.42%) Java
3 12 (20.34%) Apex Code
4 4 (6.78%) C
5 3 (5.08%) C#
5 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.39%) Python
6 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.39%) Groovy
7 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.69%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
7 1 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) PMP
2 3 (5.08%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) CCIE
4 1 (1.69%) CCNA
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 24 (40.68%) Active Directory
2 22 (37.29%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.39%) Docker
5 1 (1.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Ansible
2 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 17 (28.81%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (15.25%) VMware
4 5 (8.47%) Google
5 4 (6.78%) Cisco
6 3 (5.08%) SAP
6 3 (5.08%) Citrix
7 1 (1.69%) Telerik
7 1 (1.69%) Bloomberg
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