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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 1 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 240 228 239
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 29 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.28% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.74% 5.43% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 8
Median daily rate £525 £410 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.04% -13.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £750 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £494 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
776 460 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.54% 5.08% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 279 168
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £226 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 9
Median hourly rate £19.61 £28.00 £8.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.96% +222.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £14.50 £8.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £40.00 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-34.00% +85.18%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +2 9 £400 -31.62% 4
Surrey -3 8 £600 +124.29% 3
West Sussex - 4 £310 - 2
Oxfordshire +9 3 £525 +28.04% 3
Hampshire -3 3 £406 +23.10% 1
Middlesex -5 1 - -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (33.87%) Web Services
4 20 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (30.65%) SaaS
5 19 (30.65%) VMware
6 18 (29.03%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (29.03%) Apex Code
6 18 (29.03%) Visualforce
7 16 (25.81%) IaaS
7 16 (25.81%) SQL
7 16 (25.81%) .NET
8 15 (24.19%) SOA
9 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
9 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (22.58%) DevOps
10 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
10 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
10 13 (20.97%) Oracle
11 12 (19.35%) Java
11 12 (19.35%) Linux
11 12 (19.35%) HP
11 12 (19.35%) Oracle APEX
11 12 (19.35%) PaaS
12 11 (17.74%) PowerShell
12 11 (17.74%) Python
12 11 (17.74%) C#
12 11 (17.74%) HTML
12 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
13 10 (16.13%) Red Hat

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.52%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (9.68%) IIS
2 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.06%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.06%) OpenStack
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (4.84%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.61%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.61%) Confluence
6 1 (1.61%) JBoss
6 1 (1.61%) nginx
6 1 (1.61%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (9.68%) BigMachines
1 6 (9.68%) Eloqua
2 2 (3.23%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 22 (35.48%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (30.65%) SaaS
4 16 (25.81%) IaaS
5 12 (19.35%) PaaS
6 6 (9.68%) Office 365
7 3 (4.84%) Heroku
8 2 (3.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (3.23%) FinancialForce.com
8 2 (3.23%) Force.com
8 2 (3.23%) GitHub
9 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.61%) Engine Yard
9 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.61%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (1.61%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Firewall
2 5 (8.06%) DHCP
2 5 (8.06%) DNS
2 5 (8.06%) Internet
2 5 (8.06%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.61%) CTI
3 1 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (4.84%) Big Data
4 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.61%) MySQL
5 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.45%) JUnit
3 4 (6.45%) Maven
3 4 (6.45%) Selenium
4 3 (4.84%) Ant
4 3 (4.84%) HP UFT
4 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.84%) Subversion
4 3 (4.84%) TestComplete
4 3 (4.84%) WATIR
5 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.23%) Grunt
5 2 (3.23%) Toad
5 2 (3.23%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.61%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.61%) JIRA
6 1 (1.61%) Serena SBM
6 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (11.29%) Billing
1 7 (11.29%) Retail
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) Architect
2 19 (30.65%) Developer
3 12 (19.35%) Cloud Architect
3 12 (19.35%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (12.90%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Automation Architect
6 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) IT Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.84%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.84%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.87%) Web Services
2 18 (29.03%) Visualforce
3 16 (25.81%) .NET
4 11 (17.74%) HTML
5 8 (12.90%) Mason
5 8 (12.90%) XML
6 7 (11.29%) J2EE
6 7 (11.29%) SOAP
7 6 (9.68%) Apache Flex
7 6 (9.68%) CSS
7 6 (9.68%) jQuery
7 6 (9.68%) Middleware
8 5 (8.06%) MSMQ
8 5 (8.06%) REST
8 5 (8.06%) WCF
9 3 (4.84%) Backbone.js
9 3 (4.84%) CSS3
9 3 (4.84%) HTML5
9 3 (4.84%) JMS
9 3 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.68%) CMDB
2 6 (9.68%) Private Cloud
2 6 (9.68%) Public Cloud
2 6 (9.68%) VCE vBlock
3 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.06%) PKI
4 3 (4.84%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.23%) Streaming Video
5 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) AS400
6 1 (1.61%) Clustering
6 1 (1.61%) DataPower
6 1 (1.61%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.61%) FMCG
6 1 (1.61%) iSeries
6 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Linux
2 6 (9.68%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) Unix
3 5 (8.06%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.61%) CentOS
6 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.61%) Solaris
6 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.19%) SOA
3 14 (22.58%) DevOps
4 10 (16.13%) Workflow
5 9 (14.52%) CRM
5 9 (14.52%) Migration
6 8 (12.90%) ITIL
7 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
8 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.68%) OO
8 6 (9.68%) TDD
8 6 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (9.68%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (9.68%) Use Case
8 6 (9.68%) Web Development
9 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.06%) High Availability
9 5 (8.06%) Problem Management
9 5 (8.06%) UML
10 4 (6.45%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) Apex Code
2 16 (25.81%) SQL
3 12 (19.35%) Java
4 11 (17.74%) C#
4 11 (17.74%) PowerShell
4 11 (17.74%) Python
5 10 (16.13%) Ruby
6 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.29%) PHP
7 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.23%) C++
8 2 (3.23%) Jython
8 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (1.61%) C
9 1 (1.61%) Delphi
9 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
1 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) EMC Certification
2 4 (6.45%) MCP
2 4 (6.45%) MCSA
2 4 (6.45%) MCSE
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.45%) VCAP
2 4 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.61%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) COBIT
1 2 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.68%) KVM
2 6 (9.68%) XenServer
3 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.84%) Docker
5 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.61%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 6 (9.68%) HP SiteScope
2 5 (8.06%) SCCM
3 4 (6.45%) Puppet
4 3 (4.84%) Ansible
4 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.23%) Nagios
5 2 (3.23%) Terraform
6 1 (1.61%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.61%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.61%) Packer
6 1 (1.61%) Scalr
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) VMware
2 18 (29.03%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 13 (20.97%) Oracle
5 12 (19.35%) HP
6 10 (16.13%) Red Hat
7 7 (11.29%) Citrix
8 6 (9.68%) EMC
8 6 (9.68%) Siebel
9 4 (6.45%) Telerik
10 3 (4.84%) 3PAR
11 2 (3.23%) IBM
11 2 (3.23%) Rackspace
12 1 (1.61%) AppDynamics
12 1 (1.61%) ATG
12 1 (1.61%) BMC
12 1 (1.61%) Cisco
12 1 (1.61%) NetApp
12 1 (1.61%) Perforce
12 1 (1.61%) Software AG