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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 137 113 118
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +5
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 2 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.064% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.02% 15.69% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
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£375 £475 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +72.72%
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 West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
99 51 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.15% 2.05% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 31 20
Average daily rate £400 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% +14.28%
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 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
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 29 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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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 -8 2 £375 -25.00% 4
Dorset - - - - 2
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 16 (61.54%) CRM
2 15 (57.69%) SharePoint
2 15 (57.69%) .NET
3 14 (53.85%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (53.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (53.85%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 13 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (50.00%) Clustering
4 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 12 (46.15%) SQL
5 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (46.15%) Lync
6 11 (42.31%) Application Packaging
7 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (34.62%) Java
8 8 (30.77%) Scrum
9 7 (26.92%) SaaS
10 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
10 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
10 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
11 5 (19.23%) jQuery
11 5 (19.23%) Spring
11 5 (19.23%) Marketing
11 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (19.23%) PHP
11 5 (19.23%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (57.69%) SharePoint
2 14 (53.85%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 13 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (46.15%) Lync
5 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
6 2 (7.69%) NetWeaver
6 2 (7.69%) CMS
6 2 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 14 (53.85%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (11.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (7.69%) SAP CRM
3 2 (7.69%) SAP ERP
3 2 (7.69%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) SaaS
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.69%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) SAP BW
2 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Maven
1 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (3.85%) Ant
1 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (19.23%) Marketing
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
3 3 (11.54%) Electronics
3 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Architect
2 12 (46.15%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (26.92%) Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) Application Packaging
3 5 (19.23%) jQuery
3 5 (19.23%) Spring
4 4 (15.38%) LAMP
4 4 (15.38%) CSS
4 4 (15.38%) Servlets
4 4 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (7.69%) SAP XI
5 2 (7.69%) XML
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.69%) HTML
5 2 (7.69%) J2EE
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 2 (7.69%) SAP ALE
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (7.69%) RESTful
5 2 (7.69%) SAP PI
6 1 (3.85%) Struts
6 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) Reference Data
2 4 (15.38%) Data Integration
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) DTV
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Fedora
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
1 4 (15.38%) CentOS
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) CRM
2 14 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) Scrum
5 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 6 (23.08%) Data Modelling
6 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 4 (15.38%) TDD
7 4 (15.38%) Data Architecture
8 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
8 3 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (11.54%) SOA
9 2 (7.69%) Migration
9 2 (7.69%) B2C
9 2 (7.69%) ERP
9 2 (7.69%) Content Management
9 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) PHP
3 5 (19.23%) Python
4 4 (15.38%) PHP5
4 4 (15.38%) Ruby
5 2 (7.69%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) ABAP
6 1 (3.85%) Lua
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) SAP
3 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.69%) Business Objects
4 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.85%) Informatica
5 1 (3.85%) webMethods
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