The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 93 68
Rank change year-on-year +12 -25  
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 3 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.29% 0.58% 2.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.70% 8.26% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 19
Median daily rate £475 £550 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.63% +91.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £451
% change year-on-year -10.52% +5.20%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 81 109 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 7.74% 6.98% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 74 48
Median daily rate £450 £484 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +61.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £650 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +0.74% +8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.10 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +230.57% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.31% -18.00%  

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 3 (42.86%) Data Security
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) User Stories
1 3 (42.86%) Service Design
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) OpenView
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Nagios
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Product Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Product Business Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Product Owner
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Product Owner
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Data Security
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Service Design
1 3 (42.86%) User Stories
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP