The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 27 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 41 60
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 0.84% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 4.62% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £625 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £350
% change year-on-year - +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 Cambridge with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 47 65 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 15.61% 18.16% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 44 74
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £406 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (100.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) vCenter Server

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) EMC Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VNX
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Security Hardening
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (100.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) VMware