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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 132 132 121
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 11 5 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 0.16% 0.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.37% 3.68% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 28
Median daily rate £519 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.87% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £368 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £414 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 -
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
252 136 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.54% 4.40% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 97 111
Median daily rate £400 £366 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £226 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.46 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.51% +37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.56 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-25.78% +96.07%

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
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 30 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 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
(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 8 £588 +51.61% 5
Gloucestershire - 2 £400 -
Wiltshire -6 1 £400 - 1
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (57.14%) SaaS
3 7 (50.00%) PaaS
3 7 (50.00%) IaaS
3 7 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (28.57%) Amazon S3
5 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
5 4 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Private Cloud
5 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) WAN
5 4 (28.57%) VPN
5 4 (28.57%) HTTPS
5 4 (28.57%) SSL
5 4 (28.57%) CCNA
5 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (28.57%) SAN
5 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
5 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery

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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Drupal
2 1 (7.14%) ExpressionEngine
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 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (57.14%) SaaS
3 7 (50.00%) IaaS
3 7 (50.00%) PaaS
4 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
4 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 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
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 7 (50.00%) 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%) ERP Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Security Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Strategy Architect
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%) Service Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) Laravel
3 1 (7.14%) Mason
3 1 (7.14%) RESTful
3 1 (7.14%) Visualforce
3 1 (7.14%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) 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%) Data Security
2 3 (21.43%) ERP
2 3 (21.43%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Apex Code
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