Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 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
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 139 109
Rank change year-on-year +11 -30 +6
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 6 3 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.27% 0.12% 1.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.78% 1.32% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 57
Leeds median daily rate £403 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.17% -25.00% +3.90%
10th Percentile £331 £300 £329
90th Percentile £519 £332 £613
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £300 £400
% change year-on-year +41.67% -25.00% +3.90%
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 337 227 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.03% 8.82% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 165 133
Leeds median daily rate £450 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +28.57%
10th Percentile £213 £313 £306
90th Percentile £638 £613 £585
West Yorkshire median daily rate £445 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.38% - -
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 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Release Management
3 3 (50.00%) Change Control
3 3 (50.00%) Docker
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) IaaS
4 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
4 2 (33.33%) SAML
4 2 (33.33%) OAuth
4 2 (33.33%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) High Availability
5 1 (16.67%) Splunk
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) nginx
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) PaaS
5 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (16.67%) Confluence
5 1 (16.67%) Puppet

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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) nginx
1 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) IaaS
4 1 (16.67%) GitHub
4 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (16.67%) OpenShift
4 1 (16.67%) PaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Slack
4 1 (16.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Scripter
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) OAuth
1 2 (33.33%) SAML
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Change Control
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
1 3 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) CFEngine
1 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
1 1 (16.67%) Marathon
1 1 (16.67%) Mesos
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Rancher
1 1 (16.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk