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 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 111 110 101
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 20 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.73% 0.55% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 19.61% 28.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 3
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£300 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £503 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Yorkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
102 50 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.72% 1.98% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 32 7
Average daily rate £355 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £414
% change year-on-year
- -3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
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 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 March 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 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 18 £300 -6.25% 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 5
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 12 (54.55%) Linux
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 10 (45.45%) Configuration Management
2 10 (45.45%) Python
2 10 (45.45%) Servlets
2 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
3 9 (40.91%) Open Source
3 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Puppet
4 8 (36.36%) QEMU
4 8 (36.36%) OpenStack
4 8 (36.36%) KVM
5 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) ITIL
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle
6 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (22.73%) DevOps
7 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (22.73%) Java
7 5 (22.73%) J2EE
8 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 4 (18.18%) .NET
9 3 (13.64%) Ant

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 8 (36.36%) OpenStack
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.09%) Jetty
3 2 (9.09%) nginx
4 1 (4.55%) CMS400.NET
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (9.09%) Google App Engine
1 2 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) SSL
2 3 (13.64%) LDAP
3 2 (9.09%) DHCP
3 2 (9.09%) FTP
3 2 (9.09%) HTTP
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
3 2 (9.09%) IPsec
3 2 (9.09%) NAS
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (4.55%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Ant
1 3 (13.64%) Maven
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
1 5 (22.73%) Support Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Database Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Web Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Java Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Magento Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Servlets
2 5 (22.73%) J2EE
3 4 (18.18%) .NET
4 3 (13.64%) Spring
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.09%) HTML
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (4.55%) Web Services
6 1 (4.55%) XML
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.55%) WCF
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Open Source
2 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.55%) Life Science
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Configuration Management
2 10 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
4 7 (31.82%) ITIL
5 5 (22.73%) DevOps
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) ETL
7 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.55%) Web Development
8 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (4.55%) MVC
8 1 (4.55%) Scrum
8 1 (4.55%) Web Design
8 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.55%) CRM
8 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Python
1 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 5 (22.73%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
6 2 (9.09%) Ruby
6 2 (9.09%) Perl
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (4.55%) C#
7 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (36.36%) QEMU
2 8 (36.36%) KVM
3 2 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Puppet
2 5 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Sun
4 2 (9.09%) EMC
4 2 (9.09%) NetApp
4 2 (9.09%) OpenText
4 2 (9.09%) Google
4 2 (9.09%) Vignette
5 1 (4.55%) NetSuite
5 1 (4.55%) Ektron