The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 28 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 70 62
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.25% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 3.08% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -1.38% +28.57%  
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 Birmingham with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 90 65 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.08% 8.04% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 77 25
Median daily rate £525 £463 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +23.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £304 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £569 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £395
% change year-on-year - +13.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +70.58% -33.33%  

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in Birmingham

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (100.00%) Billing
1 5 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

General
1 5 (100.00%) Billing
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Delivery Manager
1 5 (100.00%) Service Manager
1 5 (100.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (60.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (60.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (60.00%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 5 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco