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 28 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 126 106 121
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +15
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 18 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.40% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.35% 28.13% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 5
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£545 £338 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.48% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £275 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £500 £769
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.11%
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 West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
93 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.77% 1.43% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 19 16
Average daily rate £450 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £638 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £10.75 £17.23 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.59% -54.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -37.36%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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
Bristol -10 15 £545 +9.00% 3
Wiltshire -18 1 - -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 16 (42.11%) CRM
3 15 (39.47%) SharePoint
4 14 (36.84%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (36.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (36.84%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (34.21%) Clustering
5 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
5 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
5 13 (34.21%) SQL
5 13 (34.21%) Java
5 13 (34.21%) Hyper-V
5 13 (34.21%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (34.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (31.58%) Lync
6 12 (31.58%) Web Services
7 11 (28.95%) Application Packaging
8 9 (23.68%) SaaS
8 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
9 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (21.05%) Scrum
10 7 (18.42%) TDD
11 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
11 6 (15.79%) BDD
12 5 (13.16%) Data Architecture
12 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 15 (39.47%) SharePoint
2 14 (36.84%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (34.21%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (34.21%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (31.58%) Lync
5 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
6 2 (5.26%) CMS
6 2 (5.26%) NetWeaver
6 2 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (2.63%) Documentum
7 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 14 (36.84%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.26%) SAP ERP
2 2 (5.26%) SAP CRM
2 2 (5.26%) SAP ECC
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.63%) Teamcenter
3 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.63%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) SaaS
2 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (10.53%) PaaS
4 3 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.63%) IaaS
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.63%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) CouchDB
2 3 (7.89%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) ReportNet
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (2.63%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.63%) Ant
1 1 (2.63%) Maven
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
1 3 (7.89%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Architect
2 13 (34.21%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (23.68%) Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Scala Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Coordinator
5 3 (7.89%) Junior
5 3 (7.89%) Junior Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Junior Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) .NET
2 12 (31.58%) Web Services
3 11 (28.95%) Application Packaging
4 4 (10.53%) Batik
4 4 (10.53%) jQuery
4 4 (10.53%) Spring
4 4 (10.53%) SVG
4 4 (10.53%) Akka
4 4 (10.53%) Play Framework
5 3 (7.89%) RESTful
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (7.89%) CSS
5 3 (7.89%) JSP
5 3 (7.89%) Servlets
5 3 (7.89%) LAMP
5 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.26%) SAP ALE
6 2 (5.26%) SAP XI
6 2 (5.26%) HTML
6 2 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Clustering
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Reference Data
3 4 (10.53%) Data Integration
4 3 (7.89%) RMADS
4 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.89%) CESG
4 3 (7.89%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.63%) Open Source
5 1 (2.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) CentOS
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
1 3 (7.89%) Fedora
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) CRM
2 14 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) Scrum
4 7 (18.42%) TDD
5 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
5 6 (15.79%) BDD
6 5 (13.16%) Data Architecture
6 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
6 5 (13.16%) OO
6 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (10.53%) Web Development
7 4 (10.53%) Information Security
7 4 (10.53%) Process Management
7 4 (10.53%) SOA
8 3 (7.89%) Information Assurance
8 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
1 13 (34.21%) Java
2 4 (10.53%) Python
2 4 (10.53%) PHP
2 4 (10.53%) Scala
3 3 (7.89%) Ruby
3 3 (7.89%) PHP5
4 2 (5.26%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) ABAP
5 1 (2.63%) Apex Code
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) Lua
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.89%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
1 13 (34.21%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) SAP
3 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.89%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.26%) webMethods
4 2 (5.26%) Informatica
4 2 (5.26%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.63%) EMC
5 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.63%) Cognos
5 1 (2.63%) Siebel
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Teradata
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
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