Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 171 196
Rank change year-on-year -18 +25 +12
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 14 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.27% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.05% 3.45% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 8
East of England median daily rate £450 £575 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.74% +25.68% +10.91%
10th Percentile £325 £416 £309
90th Percentile £550 £650 £585
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £18.64 £19.92 £55.00
% change year-on-year -6.41% -63.78% -

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 the East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 684 464 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.39% 9.68% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 263 298
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £139 £208 £262
90th Percentile £588 £588 £519
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 25
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £18.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.22% -42.86% +103.23%
10th Percentile £37.00 £12.10 £13.20
90th Percentile £63.75 £34.18 £45.30
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year +5.26% -12.20% +20.22%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in the East of England

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in the East of England

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in the East of England

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 20 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
Bedfordshire -2 6 £450 +5.88%
Cambridgeshire -20 5 £550 - 3
East Anglia - 3 £325 -
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 East of England region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) OpenStack
3 4 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (28.57%) Customer-Centricity
4 3 (21.43%) Validation
4 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) CMS
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) 3GPP
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
5 2 (14.29%) AIX
5 2 (14.29%) Solaris
5 2 (14.29%) C
5 2 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) CAD
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) IaaS
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 2 (14.29%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (14.29%) IaaS
4 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) 3GPP
1 2 (14.29%) LTE
1 2 (14.29%) NAS
1 2 (14.29%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) GitLab
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Analogue Design Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Analogue Layout Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Architect
1 2 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Change Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Design Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Senior Analogue Design Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Senior Design Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) AWS Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Azure Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Automation Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) AIX
2 2 (14.29%) Solaris
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Customer-Centricity
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) CAD
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (14.29%) Physics
4 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (7.14%) Microservices
5 1 (7.14%) Runbook
5 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
1 2 (14.29%) C++
1 2 (14.29%) Embedded C
1 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Google