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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 108 109 94
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 5 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.19% 0.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.81% 11.11% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Average daily rate
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£350 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 - £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 - £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
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 West Midlands region.

Cloud Services Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
64 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.81% 1.67% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 7
Average daily rate £315 £310 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -27.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £251 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £430 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 6
Average hourly rate £26.00 £11.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.08% -42.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £12.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -33.33%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Birmingham -3 3 £401 - 1
Solihull - 1 - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
2 2 (22.22%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Lotus
2 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
2 2 (22.22%) Google Apps
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
3 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Google Apps
2 1 (11.11%) Force.com
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) WSDL
1 1 (11.11%) Mason
1 1 (11.11%) Visualforce
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Lotus
1 2 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (22.22%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Intel
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