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 3 months to 26 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
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 125 145
Rank change year-on-year -3 +20  
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 7 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.30% 0.20% 0.065%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.98% 1.89% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £380 £625 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.19% +36.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £450 £350
% change year-on-year +1.11% +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 the East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 353 264 240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 15.17% 10.56% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 157 172
Median daily rate £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 6
Median hourly rate £38.75 £15.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -68.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.73 £15.10 £44.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £20.30 £106.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year +75.75% -38.31%  

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Bedfordshire - 2 £500 -
East Anglia - 2 £325 -
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £380 -39.19% 7
Hertfordshire -4 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 £538 - 2
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East of England region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) User Experience
4 2 (15.38%) GitLab
4 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
4 2 (15.38%) Task Automation
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) CMS

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 2 (15.38%) CMS
1 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.69%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) GitLab
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Change Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) EMC Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF Architect
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Cordova
1 1 (7.69%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) User Experience
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (7.69%) EMC VNX
3 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Task Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Security
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Security Hardening
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) vCloud
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Rundeck
1 1 (7.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) SAP