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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 117 113
Rank change year-on-year +24 -4  
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 11 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.60% 0.30% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.67% 2.70% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Median daily rate £538 £400 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.37% -46.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £473 £350
% change year-on-year -4.76% +35.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Cloud Computing is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 194 259 148
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 10.58% 10.96% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 161 80
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £229 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £19.61 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.25% +6.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £26.75
% change year-on-year +79.64% -39.65%  

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 4 £298 - 1
Slough +4 3 £550 +37.50%
Bracknell - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £335 - 1
Cloud Computing
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 14 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (42.86%) Degree
3 10 (35.71%) ITIL
4 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
4 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (25.00%) Finance
5 7 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (25.00%) Mandarin Language
5 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (25.00%) Java
5 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (21.43%) Public Cloud
6 6 (21.43%) Linux
6 6 (21.43%) Python
6 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (21.43%) Service Management
6 6 (21.43%) COBIT
6 6 (21.43%) ITSM
6 6 (21.43%) CESG
7 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (17.86%) eTOM
7 5 (17.86%) Time Management
7 5 (17.86%) CISM
7 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
7 5 (17.86%) CISSP
7 5 (17.86%) Star Schema
7 5 (17.86%) CCSP
7 5 (17.86%) Service Design

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 3 (10.71%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.14%) SugarCRM
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Domino
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (10.71%) SaaS
4 2 (7.14%) Force.com
5 1 (3.57%) IaaS
5 1 (3.57%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (3.57%) PaaS
5 1 (3.57%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) VPN
2 3 (10.71%) DNS
2 3 (10.71%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) BGP
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) MPLS
3 1 (3.57%) OSPF
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) VLAN
3 1 (3.57%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Star Schema
2 4 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.71%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.57%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Cloud Specialist
1 6 (21.43%) Coordinator
1 6 (21.43%) Project Coordinator
1 6 (21.43%) Security Specialist
2 4 (14.29%) Architect
2 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) IT Manager
3 3 (10.71%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Transformation Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Transformation Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Finance Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Finance Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) LAMP
1 3 (10.71%) Sensu
2 2 (7.14%) Mason
2 2 (7.14%) Visualforce
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) RESTful
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) CESG
2 6 (21.43%) Public Cloud
3 2 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) DataPower
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Tandem
4 1 (3.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) CentOS
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.14%) SUSE
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (21.43%) ITSM
3 6 (21.43%) Service Management
4 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
4 5 (17.86%) eTOM
4 5 (17.86%) Service Design
4 5 (17.86%) Time Management
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) CRM
6 2 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.57%) Demand Management
7 1 (3.57%) High Availability
7 1 (3.57%) IT Strategy
7 1 (3.57%) MapReduce
7 1 (3.57%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) Perl
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) Apex Code
5 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) Scala
6 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Degree
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (17.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 5 (17.86%) CCSP
3 5 (17.86%) CISM
3 5 (17.86%) CISSP
4 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) CCNP
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.57%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) COBIT
2 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (14.29%) ISO 22301
4 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
5 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.14%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) vCloud
2 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) KVM
3 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Nagios
1 3 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
1 3 (10.71%) ZABBIX
2 2 (7.14%) Ansible
2 2 (7.14%) vRealize
3 1 (3.57%) CFEngine
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.57%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.57%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco
2 3 (10.71%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (10.71%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) EMC
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) Nimsoft
4 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.57%) CA
4 1 (3.57%) Dell
4 1 (3.57%) F5
4 1 (3.57%) Lotus
4 1 (3.57%) NetApp
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) Software AG
4 1 (3.57%) Sun
4 1 (3.57%) SunGard
4 1 (3.57%) webMethods