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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 204 220 198
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 45 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.93% 6.32% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 11
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£481 £451 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.64% +9.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
348 253 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.79% 3.00% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 141 106
Average daily rate £400 £416 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% +4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 10
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.94 £10.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £45.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 +11 15 £545 +55.71% 6
Oxfordshire -11 5 £525 +5.00% 2
Hampshire -17 5 - - 3
East Sussex - 5 £438 -
Surrey +2 2 £438 +59.09% 6
Middlesex - - - -
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England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 42 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 36 (43.90%) Active Directory
3 34 (41.46%) CRM
4 32 (39.02%) SharePoint
4 32 (39.02%) Hyper-V
5 31 (37.80%) SQL
6 29 (35.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 28 (34.15%) Lync
8 26 (31.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 26 (31.71%) Clustering
8 26 (31.71%) SharePoint 2010
8 26 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 26 (31.71%) Dynamics CRM
8 26 (31.71%) Dynamics AX
9 24 (29.27%) BizTalk Server
10 22 (26.83%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (26.83%) Java
10 22 (26.83%) Linux
11 20 (24.39%) Windows
12 19 (23.17%) .NET
12 19 (23.17%) Application Packaging
12 19 (23.17%) Visualforce
12 19 (23.17%) Apex Code
12 19 (23.17%) Mason
12 19 (23.17%) Security Cleared
12 19 (23.17%) SaaS
13 17 (20.73%) Force.com
14 16 (19.51%) VMware
15 15 (18.29%) SOA
15 15 (18.29%) Enterprise Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 32 (39.02%) SharePoint
2 29 (35.37%) SharePoint 2013
3 28 (34.15%) Lync
4 26 (31.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 26 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (29.27%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (13.41%) OpenStack
7 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
7 3 (3.66%) IIS
8 2 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (31.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 26 (31.71%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (6.10%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 19 (23.17%) SaaS
2 17 (20.73%) Force.com
3 8 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (7.32%) IaaS
5 3 (3.66%) OpenShift
5 3 (3.66%) PaaS
5 3 (3.66%) Office 365
6 2 (2.44%) Google App Engine
6 2 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) Internet
2 3 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (3.66%) DHCP
2 3 (3.66%) DNS
3 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.22%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (1.22%) Extranet
3 1 (1.22%) Firewall
3 1 (1.22%) LAN
3 1 (1.22%) WAN
3 1 (1.22%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (3.66%) MySQL
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) StarTeam
2 6 (7.32%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.66%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.66%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (3.66%) Ant
5 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.44%) Gradle
6 1 (1.22%) Maven
6 1 (1.22%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 7 (8.54%) Retail
2 4 (4.88%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Marketing
3 3 (3.66%) Games
4 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Billing
5 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (37.80%) Architect
2 28 (34.15%) Technical Architect
3 7 (8.54%) Senior Architect
3 7 (8.54%) Analyst
4 6 (7.32%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.32%) Senior Technical Architect
5 5 (6.10%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Senior Manager
6 4 (4.88%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.88%) Integration Manager
6 4 (4.88%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 3 (3.66%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Consultant
7 3 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (2.44%) Administrator
8 2 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.44%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.17%) .NET
1 19 (23.17%) Application Packaging
1 19 (23.17%) Visualforce
1 19 (23.17%) Mason
2 7 (8.54%) Web Services
3 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.44%) XML
4 2 (2.44%) Spring
5 1 (1.22%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 26 (31.71%) Clustering
2 8 (9.76%) Open Source
3 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.66%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.66%) Reference Data
5 3 (3.66%) PKI
6 2 (2.44%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.44%) Social Media
7 1 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.22%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.22%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.22%) VHDL
7 1 (1.22%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.83%) Linux
2 20 (24.39%) Windows
3 11 (13.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.54%) Windows 8
5 7 (8.54%) Windows 7
5 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (8.54%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.46%) CRM
2 26 (31.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (18.29%) SOA
3 15 (18.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 14 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (14.63%) Configuration Management
5 12 (14.63%) DevOps
6 9 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (7.32%) Project Management
8 5 (6.10%) Data Architecture
8 5 (6.10%) Content Management
8 5 (6.10%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.10%) ITIL
9 4 (4.88%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.88%) Test Automation
10 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (3.66%) Line Management
10 3 (3.66%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.80%) SQL
2 22 (26.83%) Java
3 19 (23.17%) Apex Code
4 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
5 7 (8.54%) Shell Script
5 7 (8.54%) VBScript
5 7 (8.54%) VB
6 5 (6.10%) C
6 5 (6.10%) C#
7 4 (4.88%) Python
8 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.44%) Groovy
8 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.22%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.22%) Perl
9 1 (1.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (23.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.63%) DV Cleared
3 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.54%) RHCSA
4 7 (8.54%) RHCA
4 7 (8.54%) RHCE
5 5 (6.10%) Degree
6 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.66%) CCNA
6 3 (3.66%) MCSE
6 3 (3.66%) MCSA
6 3 (3.66%) MCP
7 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.22%) GSAE
7 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.22%) PMP
7 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 36 (43.90%) Active Directory
2 32 (39.02%) Hyper-V
3 12 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.66%) UAG
5 2 (2.44%) Docker
6 1 (1.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) SCCM
2 7 (8.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (4.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.44%) Ansible
5 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 22 (26.83%) Salesforce.com
3 16 (19.51%) VMware
4 11 (13.41%) Red Hat
5 10 (12.20%) Oracle
6 5 (6.10%) Akamai
6 5 (6.10%) ForgeRock
6 5 (6.10%) Sitecore
6 5 (6.10%) Remedy
7 4 (4.88%) Citrix
8 3 (3.66%) Borland
9 2 (2.44%) Google
10 1 (1.22%) Eloqua
10 1 (1.22%) Dell
10 1 (1.22%) Siebel
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