Period
to 18 January 2018

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 6 months to 18 January 2018 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
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 139 112
Rank change year-on-year +10 -27 +3
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 7 4 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.32% 0.17% 1.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.11% 1.88% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 37
Leeds median daily rate £425 £300 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -41.75% +60.94%
10th Percentile £338 £300 £350
90th Percentile £581 £332 £675
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £300 £515
% change year-on-year +41.67% -41.75% +60.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 332 213 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.06% 8.88% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 153 123
Leeds median daily rate £434 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £250 £314 £306
90th Percentile £641 £598 £611
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +2.38% -1.18% +19.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £21.25 £180.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.53% -88.19% -
10th Percentile £19.25 £12.15 £170.00
90th Percentile £21.75 £29.55 £190.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -19.35% -34.74% -

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Change Control
2 3 (42.86%) Docker
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Release Management
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
3 2 (28.57%) SAML
3 2 (28.57%) Google
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) IaaS
3 2 (28.57%) OAuth
3 2 (28.57%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) nginx
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) PaaS
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) nginx
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (28.57%) IaaS
3 1 (14.29%) GitHub
3 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
3 1 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Slack
3 1 (14.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BigQuery
1 1 (14.29%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Architect
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Scripter
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) OAuth
1 2 (28.57%) SAML
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Change Control
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) CFEngine
1 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
1 1 (14.29%) Marathon
1 1 (14.29%) Mesos
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Rancher
1 1 (14.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk