The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 110 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.37% 0.046% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.00% 1.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£335 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £368 £450
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 Yorkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
50 54 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.05% 2.47% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 20
Average daily rate £350 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.32% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-4.87% -26.78%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
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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
West Yorkshire -2 5 £385 -26.66% 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £335 - 3
South Yorkshire - - - -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) J2EE
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) Google App Engine
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) Google
3 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (33.33%) Xen
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) Jetty
3 3 (33.33%) nginx
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 3 (33.33%) FTP
3 3 (33.33%) HTTP
3 3 (33.33%) Servlets
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) SSL
3 3 (33.33%) IPsec
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) Perl

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (33.33%) Jetty
2 3 (33.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (33.33%) Google App Engine
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (22.22%) IaaS
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
4 1 (11.11%) SaaS
4 1 (11.11%) CloudFront
4 1 (11.11%) Route 53
4 1 (11.11%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) SSL
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) FTP
2 3 (33.33%) HTTP
2 3 (33.33%) IPsec
3 2 (22.22%) NAS
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Servoy
2 1 (11.11%) Ant
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 1 (11.11%) Law
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Senior UNIX Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Head of Operations
2 1 (11.11%) Head of Development
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) J2EE
2 3 (33.33%) Servlets
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) Mason
4 1 (11.11%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Apex Code
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Xen
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
1 3 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) EMC
2 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle