The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 128 - 138
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 16 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% - 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.53% - 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 4
Average daily rate £475 - £999
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-61.40% -28.75%
Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
103 49 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.11% 2.11% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 34 14
Average daily rate £425 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £301 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £999
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Cloud Computing
England

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 16 £475 - 1
Dorset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 3
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (76.92%) Web Services
1 20 (76.92%) Java
2 16 (61.54%) OO
2 16 (61.54%) SVG
2 16 (61.54%) Process Management
2 16 (61.54%) TDD
2 16 (61.54%) Batik
2 16 (61.54%) Web Development
2 16 (61.54%) Scala
2 16 (61.54%) CouchDB
2 16 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (61.54%) BDD
2 16 (61.54%) Akka
2 16 (61.54%) Play Framework
3 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco
4 4 (15.38%) VMS
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 4 (15.38%) UNIX
4 4 (15.38%) Windows
4 4 (15.38%) Solaris
4 4 (15.38%) Linux
4 4 (15.38%) SAN
4 4 (15.38%) Firewall
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 4 (15.38%) Degree
4 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 4 (15.38%) JSP 440

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (3.85%) Lync
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) SaaS
2 3 (11.54%) PaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) SAN
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) CouchDB
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Architect
2 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Scala Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Java Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) Web Services
2 16 (61.54%) SVG
2 16 (61.54%) Batik
2 16 (61.54%) Akka
2 16 (61.54%) Play Framework
3 4 (15.38%) JSP
4 2 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Grid Computing
3 2 (7.69%) Open Source
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) VMS
1 4 (15.38%) UNIX
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
1 4 (15.38%) Solaris
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
1 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) OO
1 16 (61.54%) Process Management
1 16 (61.54%) TDD
1 16 (61.54%) Web Development
1 16 (61.54%) BDD
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) Workflow
4 2 (7.69%) Scrum
4 2 (7.69%) Information Security
4 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.85%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) Java
2 16 (61.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
1 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) Sun
3 3 (11.54%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Apple
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Rate: £540 per day
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