The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 122 133 129
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 11 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.22% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.34% 5.22% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 17
Average daily rate £425 £404 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £370 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £476 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £451 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.20% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
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 West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
206 134 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.03% 4.28% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 92 77
Average daily rate £383 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £28.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.60% +43.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cloud Computing across the South West region.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bristol +5 7 £588 +32.39% 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £400 -
Wiltshire -3 1 £400 -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 10 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) SaaS
4 6 (42.86%) PaaS
4 6 (42.86%) IaaS
4 6 (42.86%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) Web Services
6 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
6 4 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Private Cloud
6 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon S3
6 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
6 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Load Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) CCNA
6 4 (28.57%) Citrix
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (28.57%) SAN
6 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
6 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 4 (28.57%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 4 (28.57%) HTTPS

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Drupal
2 1 (7.14%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
2 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) BigMachines
1 1 (7.14%) Eloqua
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (50.00%) SaaS
4 6 (42.86%) IaaS
4 6 (42.86%) PaaS
5 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (28.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) HTTPS
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
1 4 (28.57%) SSL
1 4 (28.57%) VPN
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Developer
4 3 (21.43%) ERP Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Security Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Strategy Architect
6 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Head of Technology
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) Laravel
4 1 (7.14%) Mason
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) Visualforce
4 1 (7.14%) XSLT
4 1 (7.14%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) Private Cloud
2 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
1 4 (28.57%) Load Testing
1 4 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
1 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) ERP
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Data Security
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Apex Code
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCNA
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.14%) Siebel