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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 135 147 129
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 5 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.13% 0.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.07% 2.60% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 14
Median daily rate £425 £400 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -26.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £513
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £57.50 -
% change year-on-year
-53.04% -
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
241 154 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.89% 4.83% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 117 72
Median daily rate £438 £360 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.52% -24.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.14% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Median hourly rate £25.75 £18.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.18% +72.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £18.50 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.45 £18.50 £10.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +5 3 £425 +6.25% 2
Somerset - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) Scala
3 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) Kafka
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Docker
3 3 (37.50%) Microservices
3 3 (37.50%) LXC
3 3 (37.50%) GoCD
4 2 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) IaaS

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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) IaaS
2 2 (25.00%) PaaS
2 2 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (12.50%) OneDrive
3 1 (12.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) GoCD
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Polyglot Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Python Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Kafka
1 3 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (37.50%) REST
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) CentOS
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (37.50%) Microservices
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
1 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) Data Security
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Presales
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Scala
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
1 3 (37.50%) LXC
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam