Period
to 5 April 2020

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 6 months to 5 April 2020 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
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 92 103
Rank change year-on-year +17 +11 -25
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 3 2 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.33% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.84% 0.47% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £450 £463 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% -33.93% +101.73%
West Midlands median daily rate £360 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -34.55% +4.76% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £19.00 - £14.50

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 Birmingham with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 359 422 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 39.76% 32.19% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 293 210
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £276 £298 £213
90th Percentile £638 £588 £625
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.91 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +151.71% +15.88% -9.43%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £12.93 £14.00
% change year-on-year +170.79% -7.68% -8.20%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in Birmingham

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cloud Computing in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) BC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (66.67%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Power BI
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Power Platform
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Azure
2 1 (33.33%) xDSL
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) HDInsight
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 1 (33.33%) Communications Security
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) ATM
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) DSL
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) RIP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) HDInsight
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Communications Security
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) BC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCIP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Nortel