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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Computing
England / South West
Rank - 143 146
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.068% 0.094%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 1.23% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
241 163 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.98% 5.52% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 121 99
Median daily rate £400 £375 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £234 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £18.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.27% +54.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.36% -2.52%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Scala
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Kafka
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Docker
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) LXC
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) GoCD
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) GoCD
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Polyglot Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Python Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Kafka
1 3 (60.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) Microservices
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Scala
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Docker
1 3 (60.00%) LXC
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Veeam
2 1 (20.00%) VMware