The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 119 103 116
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 10 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.43% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 21.28% 19.15% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate £320 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-61.40% -28.75%
Cloud Services Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
47 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.79% 2.23% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 23
Average daily rate £352 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.81% -1.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Cloud Computing
England

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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -11 8 £320 -18.98% 3
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 10 (50.00%) .NET
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (35.00%) nginx
2 7 (35.00%) Capistrano
2 7 (35.00%) Puppet
2 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (35.00%) TeamCity
2 7 (35.00%) HAProxy
2 7 (35.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) Ruby
2 7 (35.00%) Ubuntu
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (30.00%) Splunk
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) TDD
5 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Validation
6 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (15.00%) LiveCycle
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (15.00%) V-Model
6 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle APEX

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (35.00%) nginx
2 3 (15.00%) LiveCycle
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
2 2 (10.00%) SaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Network Security
1 3 (15.00%) FWSM
1 3 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (15.00%) WAN
1 3 (15.00%) MPLS
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) LDAP
2 2 (10.00%) SSH
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (10.00%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Scala Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) SOAP
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) SVG
3 2 (10.00%) Akka
3 2 (10.00%) Play Framework
3 2 (10.00%) REST
3 2 (10.00%) Batik
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Open Source
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX
4 2 (10.00%) Solaris
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Scrum
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Validation
4 3 (15.00%) V-Model
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Kanban
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.00%) ETL
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) DSDM
5 2 (10.00%) Process Management
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (35.00%) Java
1 7 (35.00%) Ruby
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Capistrano
1 7 (35.00%) Puppet
1 7 (35.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (5.00%) Foglight
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Splunk
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) F5
4 3 (15.00%) Adobe
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) JBoss
5 2 (10.00%) Sun
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco
6 1 (5.00%) BMC