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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 121 116 113
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 19 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.64% 0.043% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.81% 2.22% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 4
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£350 £450 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +74.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £348
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +29.49%
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
113 45 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.79% 1.92% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 25 53
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 £300 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £405 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £23.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -6 19 £350 -22.22% 1
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 36 (73.47%) Linux
2 33 (67.35%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (63.27%) Open Source
4 26 (53.06%) Configuration Management
4 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (51.02%) Puppet
6 24 (48.98%) Jenkins
6 24 (48.98%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (48.98%) TCP/IP
7 22 (44.90%) Servlets
7 22 (44.90%) Java
7 22 (44.90%) VMware
7 22 (44.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (36.73%) .NET
9 17 (34.69%) J2EE
9 17 (34.69%) Automated Testing
9 17 (34.69%) Unit Testing
10 16 (32.65%) DevOps
11 14 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (28.57%) Python
12 13 (26.53%) Apache
12 13 (26.53%) Tomcat
12 13 (26.53%) DNS
12 13 (26.53%) DHCP
12 13 (26.53%) FTP
12 13 (26.53%) HTTP
12 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
12 13 (26.53%) Google
12 13 (26.53%) WebSphere
12 13 (26.53%) Xen

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (26.53%) IIS
1 13 (26.53%) Apache
1 13 (26.53%) Tomcat
1 13 (26.53%) WebSphere
1 13 (26.53%) Jetty
1 13 (26.53%) nginx
2 9 (18.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (26.53%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (26.53%) Google App Engine
2 13 (26.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (48.98%) TCP/IP
2 13 (26.53%) DNS
2 13 (26.53%) DHCP
2 13 (26.53%) FTP
2 13 (26.53%) HTTP
2 13 (26.53%) IPsec
3 12 (24.49%) SSL
4 4 (8.16%) Unified Communications
4 4 (8.16%) LDAP
5 3 (6.12%) Converged Networks
6 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) MongoDB
2 11 (22.45%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (20.41%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (10.20%) Big Data
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.04%) MySQL
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 24 (48.98%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.16%) Ant
2 4 (8.16%) Maven
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Support Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Database Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Chief Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Web Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Chief Technical Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Build and Release Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Digital Architect
8 1 (2.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) Servlets
2 18 (36.73%) .NET
3 17 (34.69%) J2EE
4 4 (8.16%) Spring
4 4 (8.16%) RESTful
5 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Visualisation
3 4 (8.16%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (73.47%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) Continuous Integration
2 31 (63.27%) Open Source
3 26 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (53.06%) Configuration Management
4 17 (34.69%) Automated Testing
4 17 (34.69%) Unit Testing
5 16 (32.65%) DevOps
6 9 (18.37%) ITIL
7 5 (10.20%) ETL
8 4 (8.16%) Analytics
8 4 (8.16%) Big Data Analytics
9 3 (6.12%) Server Building
10 1 (2.04%) Line Management
10 1 (2.04%) Data Analytics
10 1 (2.04%) CRM
10 1 (2.04%) Project Management
10 1 (2.04%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) Java
2 14 (28.57%) Python
3 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
3 9 (18.37%) PL/SQL
3 9 (18.37%) SQL
4 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.20%) Ruby
5 4 (8.16%) PHP
5 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.04%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 22 (44.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (26.53%) Xen
3 11 (22.45%) vCloud
4 9 (18.37%) QEMU
4 9 (18.37%) KVM
Systems Management
1 25 (51.02%) Puppet
2 24 (48.98%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.04%) StatsD
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) VMware
2 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.53%) Google
3 10 (20.41%) Oracle
4 4 (8.16%) Sun
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) Teradata
5 1 (2.04%) Tableau
5 1 (2.04%) Apigee
5 1 (2.04%) Mashery