The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 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.

Cloud Computing
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 74 90
Rank change year-on-year -2 +16  
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.58% 0.38% 0.083%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.08% 8.70% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £500 £613 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.36% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £503
% change year-on-year -10.52% -5.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 118 46 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 11.45% 4.42% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 27 18
Median daily rate £525 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +78.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.49% -13.35%  

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in Buckinghamshire

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Milton Keynes -8 4 £500 -18.36%
Cloud Computing
South East

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

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

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Unix
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (44.44%) Confluence
4 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 4 (44.44%) JIRA
4 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
4 4 (44.44%) ITSM
4 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 4 (44.44%) Service Management
4 4 (44.44%) Change Management
4 4 (44.44%) SonarQube
4 4 (44.44%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (33.33%) APMG
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Staffware
5 3 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) DB2
5 3 (33.33%) IIS

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (44.44%) Confluence
2 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (33.33%) LiveCycle
2 3 (33.33%) SAS
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LDAP
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (33.33%) DB2
2 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) SonarQube
2 4 (44.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Process Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Finance Manager
3 3 (33.33%) Finance Project Manager
3 3 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Linux Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Project Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 3 (33.33%) Unix Developer
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior C++ Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior MySQL Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (44.44%) Change Management
4 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 4 (44.44%) ITSM
4 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
4 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 4 (44.44%) Service Management
5 3 (33.33%) BPMN
5 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (33.33%) Kanban
5 3 (33.33%) OOD
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) UML
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (11.11%) DevOps
7 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) APMG
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe
1 3 (33.33%) ILOG
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle