Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 November 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 > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 207 199
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 0
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 9 21 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.31% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.21% 3.25% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 48
North West median daily rate £425 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - -17.45%
10th Percentile £295 £325 £317
90th Percentile £508 £700 £675
England median daily rate £535 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +12.63% - -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £18.64 £19.92 £55.00
% change year-on-year -6.41% -63.78% -

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 the North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 746 646 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.08% 9.45% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 410 241
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £230
90th Percentile £600 £557 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 9
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% -44.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £9.88 £11.65 £10.95
90th Percentile £99.13 £15.25 £34.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +18.06%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in the North West

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in the North West

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in the North West

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 3 £400 -5.88% 7
Lancashire +13 2 £500 -
Cheshire 0 2 £438 -21.35% 4
Merseyside - 2 - -
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 3 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
1 3 (33.33%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) Docker
2 2 (22.22%) AWS Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) iPad
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) XHTML
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) XML

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (11.11%) IaaS
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) AWS Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration and Release Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Configuration Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Release and Configuration Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Release Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) ICT Manager
2 1 (11.11%) ICT Service Delivery Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Magento Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) Laravel
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) Symfony
1 1 (11.11%) XHTML
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) iPad
1 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) CentOS
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 3 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) AWS Certification
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Zend