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 26 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 112 108 93
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 8 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.27% 0.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.11% 15.79% 63.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Average daily rate
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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 £503 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -61.40%
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
72 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.79% 1.70% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 7
Average daily rate £315 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 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 £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

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 26 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 26 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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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
Solihull +7 1 - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) Network Design
2 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Billing
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mason
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Force.com
4 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
4 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
4 1 (10.00%) SaaS
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (10.00%) Google Apps
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Force.com
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Mason
1 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) WSDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Intel
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus