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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Computing
England / South East
Rank 197 210 227
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +17
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 30 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.72% 5.46% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 25
Median daily rate £500 £563 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +60.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £348 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £750 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £463 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.50% +23.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
807 659 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.80% 7.59% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 442 231
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 13
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.05% +44.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.92 £60.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-17.92% -8.25%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +27 13 £500 +17.64% 3
Hampshire +4 7 £513 -18.00% 6
Surrey +14 4 £275 -21.42% 2
East Sussex +6 2 £310 -
Buckinghamshire 0 2 - - 1
West Sussex -7 1 £525 -
Middlesex - 1 £425 - 1
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 34 (40.96%) Java
2 28 (33.73%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (31.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (31.33%) Linux
4 25 (30.12%) SQL
5 24 (28.92%) Puppet
6 22 (26.51%) Ansible
6 22 (26.51%) Configuration Management
7 19 (22.89%) Oracle
7 19 (22.89%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (20.48%) Unix
9 16 (19.28%) AngularJS
10 15 (18.07%) Python
10 15 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (16.87%) Cisco
12 13 (15.66%) ITIL
12 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
12 13 (15.66%) C++
12 13 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (15.66%) Node.js
13 12 (14.46%) Big Data
13 12 (14.46%) Open Source
13 12 (14.46%) Degree
13 12 (14.46%) Spring
13 12 (14.46%) Maven
13 12 (14.46%) C
14 11 (13.25%) MySQL
14 11 (13.25%) Kerberos
14 11 (13.25%) MVC

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 11 (13.25%) Apache Pig
2 10 (12.05%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (10.84%) Apache
4 8 (9.64%) Apache Solr
4 8 (9.64%) Apache Spark
5 7 (8.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (7.23%) nginx
7 3 (3.61%) OpenStack
7 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.41%) SugarCRM
9 1 (1.20%) Confluence
9 1 (1.20%) JBoss
9 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.41%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.20%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 28 (33.73%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (31.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (10.84%) PaaS
4 6 (7.23%) Force.com
4 6 (7.23%) SaaS
5 5 (6.02%) Office 365
6 3 (3.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (3.61%) IaaS
7 2 (2.41%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (2.41%) SoftLayer
8 1 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.25%) Kerberos
2 9 (10.84%) LAN
2 9 (10.84%) WAN
3 3 (3.61%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (3.61%) DNS
3 3 (3.61%) Firewall
3 3 (3.61%) SSL
3 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.41%) HTTP
4 2 (2.41%) Internet
4 2 (2.41%) VPN
4 2 (2.41%) VSAN
5 1 (1.20%) BGP
5 1 (1.20%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.20%) OSPF
5 1 (1.20%) SAN
5 1 (1.20%) SMS
5 1 (1.20%) SNMP
5 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) Big Data
2 11 (13.25%) Apache Hive
2 11 (13.25%) Hadoop
2 11 (13.25%) MySQL
2 11 (13.25%) Sqoop
3 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
4 9 (10.84%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (10.84%) HBase
4 9 (10.84%) NoSQL
4 9 (10.84%) Oracle Exadata
5 8 (9.64%) Apache Zeppelin
6 5 (6.02%) MongoDB
6 5 (6.02%) Star Schema
7 3 (3.61%) Mahout
7 3 (3.61%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.20%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Maven
2 11 (13.25%) Jenkins
3 10 (12.05%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.05%) JUnit
4 9 (10.84%) Ant
5 8 (9.64%) Mockito
5 8 (9.64%) TeamCity
6 7 (8.43%) Gradle
7 6 (7.23%) MSBuild
7 6 (7.23%) NUnit
7 6 (7.23%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.61%) CMake
9 2 (2.41%) TestComplete
9 2 (2.41%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.20%) JIRA
10 1 (1.20%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.20%) Spock
10 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (13.25%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.02%) Marketing
4 3 (3.61%) Games
5 2 (2.41%) Retail
6 1 (1.20%) Advertising
6 1 (1.20%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.20%) Military
6 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Developer
2 13 (15.66%) Administrator
3 12 (14.46%) Architect
4 11 (13.25%) Java Developer
5 10 (12.05%) Data Administrator
6 9 (10.84%) Analyst
6 9 (10.84%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Build Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Cloud Specialist
7 6 (7.23%) Consultant
7 6 (7.23%) Security Specialist
7 6 (7.23%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Build Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Junior
8 4 (4.82%) Linux Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) C++ Developer
9 3 (3.61%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.61%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.61%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.28%) AngularJS
2 13 (15.66%) Node.js
3 12 (14.46%) Spring
4 11 (13.25%) REST
5 10 (12.05%) JMS
5 10 (12.05%) XML
6 9 (10.84%) Grails
6 9 (10.84%) J2EE
6 9 (10.84%) Java EE
6 9 (10.84%) JSF
6 9 (10.84%) Play Framework
6 9 (10.84%) Spring MVC
7 8 (9.64%) Apache Tez
7 8 (9.64%) jQuery
7 8 (9.64%) Kafka
7 8 (9.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 7 (8.43%) React
9 6 (7.23%) J2SE
10 5 (6.02%) Mason
10 5 (6.02%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Public Cloud
2 9 (10.84%) Grid Computing
3 7 (8.43%) CESG
4 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.02%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.82%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (3.61%) Online Games
7 3 (3.61%) PKI
8 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.41%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.41%) Clustering
8 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (2.41%) FlexPod
8 2 (2.41%) Internet of Things
8 2 (2.41%) Mobile Games
8 2 (2.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.20%) iPhone
9 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.33%) Linux
2 17 (20.48%) Unix
3 5 (6.02%) Windows
4 1 (1.20%) AIX
4 1 (1.20%) Android
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.20%) SUSE
4 1 (1.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) Configuration Management
2 15 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (15.66%) ITIL
3 13 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (14.46%) Open Source
5 11 (13.25%) MapReduce
5 11 (13.25%) MVC
6 9 (10.84%) Analytics
6 9 (10.84%) Benchmarking
6 9 (10.84%) High Availability
6 9 (10.84%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (10.84%) Process Improvement
7 8 (9.64%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (9.64%) ITSM
7 8 (9.64%) Microservices
7 8 (9.64%) Scrum
7 8 (9.64%) Service Design
7 8 (9.64%) SOA
8 7 (8.43%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.96%) Java
2 25 (30.12%) SQL
3 15 (18.07%) Python
4 13 (15.66%) C++
4 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
5 12 (14.46%) C
6 9 (10.84%) XPath
7 6 (7.23%) Perl
7 6 (7.23%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.02%) Apex Code
9 4 (4.82%) C#
10 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.41%) PHP
10 2 (2.41%) Ruby
11 1 (1.20%) Scala
11 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.20%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Degree
2 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 6 (7.23%) CCSP
3 6 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.23%) CISM
3 6 (7.23%) CISSP
4 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.41%) ISACA
6 2 (2.41%) MCSE
6 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.41%) SANS
6 2 (2.41%) VCDX
7 1 (1.20%) CFA
7 1 (1.20%) MCSD
7 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.43%) COBIT
3 6 (7.23%) PCI DSS
4 5 (6.02%) ISO22301
4 5 (6.02%) SLA
5 3 (3.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (3.61%) QA
6 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 11 (13.25%) HDFS
2 10 (12.05%) Docker
3 9 (10.84%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (9.64%) Apache Flume
4 8 (9.64%) vSphere
5 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
6 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
7 2 (2.41%) vCloud
7 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.20%) KVM
8 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (1.20%) XenApp
8 1 (1.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (28.92%) Puppet
2 22 (26.51%) Ansible
3 19 (22.89%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (13.25%) Ambari
4 11 (13.25%) Hadoop YARN
4 11 (13.25%) Oozie
5 3 (3.61%) vRealize
6 1 (1.20%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.20%) Nagios
6 1 (1.20%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.20%) SCCM
6 1 (1.20%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (22.89%) Oracle
2 14 (16.87%) Cisco
3 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.84%) Teradata
5 8 (9.64%) Hortonworks
6 6 (7.23%) Perforce
6 6 (7.23%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (7.23%) VMware
7 2 (2.41%) EMC
7 2 (2.41%) Google
7 2 (2.41%) HP
7 2 (2.41%) Nimsoft
8 1 (1.20%) BMC
8 1 (1.20%) Citrix
8 1 (1.20%) F5
8 1 (1.20%) Juniper
8 1 (1.20%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.20%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (1.20%) Software AG
8 1 (1.20%) Workday