The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 53 63
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.73% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 8.33% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £325 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -49.01%  
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 63 60 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 10.64% 8.77% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 24
Median daily rate £525 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -1.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £310 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +24.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.92% -13.35%  

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in Hertfordshire

Cloud Computing
Top 13 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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

1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SCVMM
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft