Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Cloud Computing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Computing over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cloud Computing
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 152 170
Rank change year-on-year +43 +18 -24
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 60 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.46% 0.35% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.48% 2.95% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 2 2
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £309 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.04% -35.00% -12.84%
10th Percentile £370 £190 £310
90th Percentile £629 £445 £640
South East median daily rate £530 £450 £485
% change year-on-year +17.78% -7.22% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £18.62 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -66.15% -

Cloud Computing is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 633 508 352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.40% 11.81% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 263 169
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £313 £250 £219
90th Percentile £588 £605 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £420
% change year-on-year -2.86% +4.17% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 10
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.03 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.58% +24.34% -63.75%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.73 £11.00
90th Percentile £38.18 £22.12 £28.08
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +14.06% +11.30%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in Berkshire

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in Berkshire

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in Berkshire

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +27 25 £550 +228.36%
Newbury - 10 £438 -
Slough +6 4 £550 -
Maidenhead -5 3 £625 +38.89% 1
Bracknell +4 1 - -
Cloud Computing
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 36 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 35 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 34 (56.67%) Degree
4 23 (38.33%) Microsoft Office
5 22 (36.67%) Customer-Centricity
6 21 (35.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 21 (35.00%) Mandarin Language
6 21 (35.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 18 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (30.00%) Public Cloud
8 17 (28.33%) ITIL
9 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (21.67%) eTOM
10 13 (21.67%) COBIT
10 13 (21.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 13 (21.67%) ITSM
10 13 (21.67%) CESG
10 13 (21.67%) CISSP
10 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (21.67%) Service Management
10 13 (21.67%) CISM
10 13 (21.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 13 (21.67%) Service Design
11 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (20.00%) CCSP
11 12 (20.00%) Star Schema
11 12 (20.00%) Finance
11 12 (20.00%) Time Management
12 11 (18.33%) Enterprise Architecture

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.67%) Confluence
1 4 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (3.33%) IBM Domino
2 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (38.33%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (35.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (35.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (13.33%) SaaS
4 7 (11.67%) IaaS
5 5 (8.33%) Office 365
6 4 (6.67%) GitHub
6 4 (6.67%) PaaS
6 4 (6.67%) Slack
6 4 (6.67%) Trello
7 1 (1.67%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.67%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) DNS
1 5 (8.33%) Internet
1 5 (8.33%) VPN
2 4 (6.67%) Firewall
2 4 (6.67%) NAS
2 4 (6.67%) SAN
2 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) DHCP
3 2 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.67%) SSL
4 1 (1.67%) VLAN
4 1 (1.67%) VoIP
4 1 (1.67%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) Star Schema
2 5 (8.33%) Big Data
3 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.00%) MySQL
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 21 (35.00%) Mandarin Language
3 12 (20.00%) Finance
4 6 (10.00%) Retail
5 4 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Architect
1 13 (21.67%) Coordinator
1 13 (21.67%) Project Coordinator
2 12 (20.00%) Security Specialist
3 11 (18.33%) Cloud Specialist
4 7 (11.67%) Project Assistant
5 6 (10.00%) CISSP Specialist
6 5 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) VMware Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Designer
9 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.67%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) Web Services
2 3 (5.00%) LAMP
2 3 (5.00%) Sensu
3 2 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.00%) Public Cloud
2 13 (21.67%) CESG
3 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Licensing
4 4 (6.67%) Private Cloud
5 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (5.00%) Replication
6 2 (3.33%) Clustering
6 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.67%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.67%) DataPower
7 1 (1.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Linux
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (10.00%) CentOS
3 6 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.00%) SUSE
5 3 (5.00%) Unix
6 2 (3.33%) Solaris
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.67%) AIX
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Customer-Centricity
2 18 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (28.33%) ITIL
4 13 (21.67%) eTOM
4 13 (21.67%) ITSM
4 13 (21.67%) Service Design
4 13 (21.67%) Service Management
5 12 (20.00%) Time Management
6 11 (18.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (18.33%) Workflow
7 9 (15.00%) Project Management
8 7 (11.67%) DevOps
9 6 (10.00%) Patch Management
10 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.33%) Coaching
10 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
10 5 (8.33%) Line Management
10 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) Python
2 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.00%) Java
3 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.00%) Perl
3 3 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (56.67%) Degree
2 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (21.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (21.67%) CISM
3 13 (21.67%) CISSP
4 12 (20.00%) CCSP
5 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.00%) AWS Certification
6 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.33%) MCITP
7 2 (3.33%) MCSE
7 2 (3.33%) RHCE
7 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.67%) COBIT
1 13 (21.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (16.67%) ISO 22301
3 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Docker
2 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) vCloud
3 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.67%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Rancher
2 3 (5.00%) Ansible
2 3 (5.00%) Nagios
2 3 (5.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (3.33%) CFEngine
3 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.33%) Puppet
3 2 (3.33%) SCCM
3 2 (3.33%) SCOM
3 2 (3.33%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.33%) SCVMM
3 2 (3.33%) Unicenter
3 2 (3.33%) vRealize
4 1 (1.67%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 35 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) HP
2 4 (6.67%) IBM
2 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (6.67%) ServiceNow
2 4 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (3.33%) 3PAR
3 2 (3.33%) CA
3 2 (3.33%) Cisco
3 2 (3.33%) Dell
3 2 (3.33%) EMC
3 2 (3.33%) Infoblox
3 2 (3.33%) Lotus
3 2 (3.33%) NetApp
3 2 (3.33%) Nimsoft
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) Sun
4 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.67%) Software AG
4 1 (1.67%) SunGard