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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Computing
South East / Berkshire
Rank 84 123 115
Rank change year-on-year +39 -8  
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 17 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.92% 0.12% 0.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.81% 1.33% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 6
Median daily rate £500 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £463 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -10.52% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.00

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 193 226 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 10.43% 9.18% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 131 80
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £95.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -84.29% +558.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 - 6 £500 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £650 -
Newbury - 1 - - 1
Windsor - 1 - -
Cloud Computing
South East

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 11 (44.00%) Degree
2 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (36.00%) Finance
3 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (28.00%) ITSM
4 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (24.00%) COBIT
5 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (24.00%) CESG
5 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (24.00%) Service Management
5 6 (24.00%) ITIL
5 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (24.00%) Public Cloud
6 5 (20.00%) Service Design
6 5 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 5 (20.00%) CCSP
6 5 (20.00%) CISSP
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (20.00%) Java
6 5 (20.00%) CISM
6 5 (20.00%) Star Schema
6 5 (20.00%) eTOM
6 5 (20.00%) Time Management
6 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (20.00%) vSphere
7 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco

Cloud Computing
Top Related 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 (12.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (8.00%) SugarCRM
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) NetSuite
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.00%) Force.com
3 2 (8.00%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (8.00%) SaaS
3 2 (8.00%) SoftLayer
4 1 (4.00%) IaaS
4 1 (4.00%) Office 365
4 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
1 2 (8.00%) VSAN
2 1 (4.00%) BGP
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) HSRP
2 1 (4.00%) OSPF
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.00%) HBase
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (36.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Mandarin Language
3 3 (12.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Cloud Specialist
1 6 (24.00%) Security Specialist
2 5 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) IT Manager
3 3 (12.00%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Transformation Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Transformation Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.00%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Finance Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Finance Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) IT Finance Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.00%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Mason
1 2 (8.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) CESG
1 6 (24.00%) Public Cloud
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) FlexPod
3 2 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (8.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (4.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (28.00%) ITSM
3 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 6 (24.00%) Service Management
4 5 (20.00%) eTOM
4 5 (20.00%) Service Design
4 5 (20.00%) Time Management
5 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (8.00%) Demand Management
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Presales
6 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) Case Management
7 1 (4.00%) Security Auditing
7 1 (4.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.00%) Python
2 3 (12.00%) Ruby
3 2 (8.00%) Apex Code
3 2 (8.00%) C
3 2 (8.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 5 (20.00%) CCSP
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (20.00%) CISM
3 5 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) VCDX
5 1 (4.00%) CFA
5 1 (4.00%) ISACA
5 1 (4.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) COBIT
1 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (16.00%) ISO22301
2 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.00%) SLA
4 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (20.00%) vSphere
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) vCloud
2 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.00%) KVM
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Ansible
1 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
1 3 (12.00%) vRealize
2 1 (4.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (4.00%) PowerCLI
2 1 (4.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) EMC
4 2 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) Nimsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.00%) BMC
5 1 (4.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper