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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 235 212 209
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 30 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.98% 9.75% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £328 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £530 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £503 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -61.40%
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
376 236 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.82% 2.61% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 125 96
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £279 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 7 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.75 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -7.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £8.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £27.15 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 0 18 £350 -26.31% 2
Surrey +8 4 £350 +27.27% 6
Hampshire -11 2 - - 7
West Sussex - 2 £290 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £313 - 1
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 34 (41.98%) Microsoft
2 26 (32.10%) Active Directory
3 25 (30.86%) Linux
4 24 (29.63%) Java
5 23 (28.40%) Windows
6 21 (25.93%) Security Cleared
6 21 (25.93%) SaaS
7 20 (24.69%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (23.46%) SharePoint
9 18 (22.22%) CRM
9 18 (22.22%) SQL
9 18 (22.22%) Apex Code
9 18 (22.22%) Mason
9 18 (22.22%) Visualforce
10 17 (20.99%) VMware
11 16 (19.75%) Force.com
11 16 (19.75%) Hyper-V
12 14 (17.28%) Lync
12 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (17.28%) SharePoint 2013
13 13 (16.05%) Configuration Management
13 13 (16.05%) Red Hat
13 13 (16.05%) SC Cleared
13 13 (16.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (14.81%) DV Cleared
14 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (14.81%) SCCM
14 12 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (13.58%) IaaS

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (23.46%) SharePoint
2 14 (17.28%) Lync
2 14 (17.28%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (13.58%) OpenStack
4 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (9.88%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (6.17%) MS Exchange
6 5 (6.17%) IIS
7 2 (2.47%) Apache
7 2 (2.47%) SAS
8 1 (1.23%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) SPSS
2 1 (1.23%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (6.17%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.93%) SaaS
2 16 (19.75%) Force.com
3 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (13.58%) IaaS
4 6 (7.41%) PaaS
5 5 (6.17%) Office 365
6 3 (3.70%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.23%) Google Apps
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) DHCP
1 5 (6.17%) DNS
1 5 (6.17%) Internet
1 5 (6.17%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (4.94%) IPv6
2 4 (4.94%) Broadband
3 3 (3.70%) VoIP
3 3 (3.70%) MGCP
3 3 (3.70%) RTP
3 3 (3.70%) Network Security
3 3 (3.70%) Megaco
4 2 (2.47%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.23%) IPv4
5 1 (1.23%) FTP
5 1 (1.23%) SS7
5 1 (1.23%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (1.23%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (1.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.17%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
1 5 (6.17%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.70%) Big Data
2 3 (3.70%) MySQL
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.23%) DB2
4 1 (1.23%) HBase
4 1 (1.23%) Mahout
4 1 (1.23%) Sqoop
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.23%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) StarTeam
2 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.17%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (3.70%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.47%) Subversion
5 1 (1.23%) Maven
5 1 (1.23%) JIRA
5 1 (1.23%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.23%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.23%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.23%) Ant
5 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (13.58%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.11%) Marketing
3 7 (8.64%) Retail
4 6 (7.41%) Multimedia
5 4 (4.94%) Finance
6 3 (3.70%) Games
7 2 (2.47%) Billing
8 1 (1.23%) Banking
8 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.23%) Back Office
8 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (17.28%) Architect
2 11 (13.58%) Technical Architect
3 9 (11.11%) Analyst
4 7 (8.64%) Developer
4 7 (8.64%) Consultant
5 6 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Senior Manager
6 5 (6.17%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Integration Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Business Consultant
8 3 (3.70%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.70%) Design Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (2.47%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.22%) Mason
1 18 (22.22%) Visualforce
2 8 (9.88%) .NET
2 8 (9.88%) Web Services
3 6 (7.41%) Application Packaging
4 3 (3.70%) XML
5 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.47%) Spring
6 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.23%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Clustering
1 9 (11.11%) Open Source
2 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.17%) PKI
5 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.94%) User Experience
5 4 (4.94%) Streaming Video
5 4 (4.94%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.47%) Social Media
6 2 (2.47%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.47%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.23%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.23%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.23%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.23%) VHDL
7 1 (1.23%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.86%) Linux
2 23 (28.40%) Windows
3 13 (16.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.64%) Windows 7
5 7 (8.64%) Windows 8
5 7 (8.64%) Windows XP
5 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) CRM
2 14 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.05%) Configuration Management
4 12 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (12.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (12.35%) DevOps
6 9 (11.11%) Project Management
7 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (9.88%) ITIL
8 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (7.41%) Time Management
9 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.17%) Migration
9 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.17%) SOA
9 5 (6.17%) Content Management
9 5 (6.17%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.94%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.63%) Java
2 18 (22.22%) SQL
2 18 (22.22%) Apex Code
3 10 (12.35%) PowerShell
4 7 (8.64%) Shell Script
4 7 (8.64%) VBScript
4 7 (8.64%) VB
5 6 (7.41%) C
6 5 (6.17%) C#
6 5 (6.17%) Python
7 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.47%) Groovy
8 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.23%) Perl
9 1 (1.23%) C++
9 1 (1.23%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.05%) SC Cleared
3 12 (14.81%) DV Cleared
4 8 (9.88%) Degree
5 7 (8.64%) RHCSA
5 7 (8.64%) RHCA
5 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (8.64%) RHCE
6 5 (6.17%) MCP
6 5 (6.17%) MCSE
6 5 (6.17%) MCSA
6 5 (6.17%) CCNA
6 5 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.23%) GSAE
7 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 26 (32.10%) Active Directory
2 16 (19.75%) Hyper-V
3 11 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.17%) UAG
5 2 (2.47%) Docker
5 2 (2.47%) Firmware
6 1 (1.23%) NFS
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (14.81%) SCCM
2 7 (8.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (4.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.47%) Ansible
5 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (41.98%) Microsoft
2 20 (24.69%) Salesforce.com
3 17 (20.99%) VMware
4 13 (16.05%) Red Hat
5 11 (13.58%) Oracle
6 6 (7.41%) Citrix
7 5 (6.17%) Remedy
7 5 (6.17%) Sitecore
7 5 (6.17%) ForgeRock
7 5 (6.17%) Akamai
8 3 (3.70%) Borland
9 1 (1.23%) Siebel
9 1 (1.23%) Cisco
9 1 (1.23%) Adobe
9 1 (1.23%) Dell
9 1 (1.23%) Intel
9 1 (1.23%) Coverity
9 1 (1.23%) Teradata
9 1 (1.23%) Google
9 1 (1.23%) Huawei
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