The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Computing
England / West Midlands
Rank 106 102 108
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 14 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.58% 0.048%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.58% 8.81% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 1
Median daily rate £460 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
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 West Midlands region.

Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
251 159 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.50% 6.61% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 88 20
Median daily rate £413 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £570 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Median hourly rate £21.47 £13.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.00% -48.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cloud Computing across the West Midlands region.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Cloud Computing
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the West Midlands region.

Cloud Computing Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham -7 8 £365 -18.88%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £675 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £488 -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
3 11 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 10 (30.30%) ITIL
4 10 (30.30%) Cisco
4 10 (30.30%) Service Delivery
4 10 (30.30%) Billing
4 10 (30.30%) Matrix Management
4 10 (30.30%) ITIL V3
5 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
7 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
7 7 (21.21%) Puppet
7 7 (21.21%) DevOps
8 6 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (18.18%) Yammer
8 6 (18.18%) Skype
8 6 (18.18%) OneDrive
8 6 (18.18%) Patch Management
8 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
8 6 (18.18%) Email Filtering
8 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (18.18%) SCOM
8 6 (18.18%) PKI
8 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (18.18%) Office 365
8 6 (18.18%) SolarWinds
8 6 (18.18%) Skype for Business
8 6 (18.18%) Unified Communications
8 6 (18.18%) Active Directory

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 6 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.18%) Office 365
2 6 (18.18%) OneDrive
2 6 (18.18%) Yammer
3 2 (6.06%) IaaS
3 2 (6.06%) PaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) DHCP
1 6 (18.18%) DNS
1 6 (18.18%) Kerberos
1 6 (18.18%) LDAP
1 6 (18.18%) PBX
1 6 (18.18%) Skype
1 6 (18.18%) Unified Communications
1 6 (18.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Big Data
1 4 (12.12%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.06%) MariaDB
2 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) HBase
3 1 (3.03%) Impala
3 1 (3.03%) Mahout
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) Power BI
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.03%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) GitLab
2 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (6.06%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.03%) Rational Rose
General
1 10 (30.30%) Billing
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Automotive
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Delivery Manager
1 10 (30.30%) Service Manager
1 10 (30.30%) Services Delivery Manager
2 9 (27.27%) Architect
3 7 (21.21%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Telephony Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Data Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Big Data Architect
6 3 (9.09%) IT Manager
6 3 (9.09%) IT Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.09%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Office 365 Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Azure Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Development Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Office 365 Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Research Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (6.06%) ELK Stack
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) HTML5
2 2 (6.06%) Sensu
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 6 (18.18%) PKI
2 3 (9.09%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Telematics
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.03%) PMI
4 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Android
3 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 10 (30.30%) ITIL V3
2 10 (30.30%) Matrix Management
2 10 (30.30%) Service Delivery
3 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.21%) DevOps
5 6 (18.18%) Email Filtering
5 6 (18.18%) Identity Management
5 6 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (18.18%) Patch Management
6 5 (15.15%) Migration
7 4 (12.12%) ETL
7 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.09%) SOA
9 2 (6.06%) CRM
9 2 (6.06%) Data Security
9 2 (6.06%) Service Management
9 2 (6.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) Ruby
2 4 (12.12%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.06%) C++
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) PHP
5 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) MCITP
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.06%) PhD
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Docker
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Flume
3 1 (3.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Puppet
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (18.18%) Nagios
2 6 (18.18%) SCOM
3 5 (15.15%) Terraform
4 3 (9.09%) Consul
4 3 (9.09%) Packer
5 2 (6.06%) Ansible
5 2 (6.06%) Grafana
5 2 (6.06%) Graphite
5 2 (6.06%) Kubernetes
5 2 (6.06%) Mesos
5 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (6.06%) Uchiwa
6 1 (3.03%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Cisco
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 3 (9.09%) Google
4 3 (9.09%) MuleSoft
5 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
5 2 (6.06%) ForgeRock
6 1 (3.03%) Casewise
6 1 (3.03%) Informatica
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) WSO2