Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 22 November 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 91 97
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6 -
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 2 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.15% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.05% 5.34% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Cheshire median daily rate £438 £556 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.35% -14.42% -
10th Percentile £414 £424 £375
90th Percentile £471 £763 £713
North West median daily rate £425 £438 £438
% change year-on-year -2.86% - -17.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 190 131 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.23% 8.94% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 86 63
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £315
90th Percentile £588 £650 £638
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Cheshire median hourly rate - £13.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -60.00% +106.35%
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% -44.00% +31.58%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in Cheshire

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in Cheshire

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 2 £438 -
Cloud Computing
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Release and Configuration Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Release Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Financial Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft