The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 99 95 98
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 19 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.88% 0.059% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.21% 3.03% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +400.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £335
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Computing
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
94 33 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.34% 1.95% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 21 41
Average daily rate £400 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £435 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £23.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £16.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+42.18% -51.51%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -6 18 £350 -22.22% 1
Cloud Computing
Yorkshire

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 35 (76.09%) Linux
2 32 (69.57%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (65.22%) Open Source
4 25 (54.35%) Configuration Management
4 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (52.17%) Puppet
6 23 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 23 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 21 (45.65%) Servlets
7 21 (45.65%) Java
7 21 (45.65%) VMware
7 21 (45.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (36.96%) Unit Testing
8 17 (36.96%) Automated Testing
8 17 (36.96%) .NET
9 16 (34.78%) J2EE
10 15 (32.61%) DevOps
11 14 (30.43%) Python
12 13 (28.26%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (26.09%) nginx
13 12 (26.09%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (26.09%) Google App Engine
13 12 (26.09%) MongoDB
13 12 (26.09%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (26.09%) Apache
13 12 (26.09%) Tomcat
13 12 (26.09%) DNS
13 12 (26.09%) IIS
13 12 (26.09%) DHCP

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 12 (26.09%) IIS
1 12 (26.09%) Apache
1 12 (26.09%) Tomcat
1 12 (26.09%) WebSphere
1 12 (26.09%) Jetty
1 12 (26.09%) nginx
2 9 (19.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (26.09%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (26.09%) Google App Engine
2 12 (26.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (26.09%) DNS
2 12 (26.09%) DHCP
2 12 (26.09%) FTP
2 12 (26.09%) HTTP
2 12 (26.09%) IPsec
3 11 (23.91%) SSL
4 4 (8.70%) Unified Communications
4 4 (8.70%) LDAP
5 3 (6.52%) Converged Networks
6 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) MongoDB
2 11 (23.91%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (10.87%) Big Data
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.17%) MySQL
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 23 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.70%) Ant
2 4 (8.70%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Database Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Web Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Chief Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.52%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Chief Technical Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Build and Release Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Digital Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) UNIX Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Java Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) Servlets
2 17 (36.96%) .NET
3 16 (34.78%) J2EE
4 4 (8.70%) Spring
4 4 (8.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Visualisation
3 4 (8.70%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (76.09%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Continuous Integration
2 30 (65.22%) Open Source
3 25 (54.35%) Configuration Management
3 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (36.96%) Automated Testing
4 17 (36.96%) Unit Testing
5 15 (32.61%) DevOps
6 9 (19.57%) ITIL
7 5 (10.87%) ETL
8 4 (8.70%) Analytics
8 4 (8.70%) Big Data Analytics
9 2 (4.35%) Server Building
10 1 (2.17%) Data Analytics
10 1 (2.17%) CRM
10 1 (2.17%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) Java
2 14 (30.43%) Python
3 9 (19.57%) Bash Shell
3 9 (19.57%) PL/SQL
3 9 (19.57%) SQL
4 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.70%) PHP
5 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.70%) Ruby
6 1 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 21 (45.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (26.09%) Xen
3 11 (23.91%) vCloud
4 9 (19.57%) QEMU
4 9 (19.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 24 (52.17%) Puppet
2 23 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.17%) StatsD
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) VMware
2 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) Google
3 10 (21.74%) Oracle
4 4 (8.70%) Sun
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Teradata
5 1 (2.17%) Tableau
5 1 (2.17%) Apigee
5 1 (2.17%) Mashery
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