Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 90 102
Rank change year-on-year +27 +12 -24
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 25 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.94% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.87% 2.62% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Reading median daily rate £550 £168 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +228.36% -74.23% +15.56%
10th Percentile £451 £164 £625
90th Percentile £614 £171 £675
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £309 £475
% change year-on-year +70.04% -35.00% -12.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 230 191 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.88% 12.83% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 74 69
Reading median daily rate £403 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.33% -11.76% -10.53%
10th Percentile £315 £195 £253
90th Percentile £583 £538 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 3
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £19.61 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.06% -28.69% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.74 £16.05
90th Percentile £34.03 £20.42 £28.60
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.03 £14.50
% change year-on-year -19.58% +24.34% -63.75%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in Reading

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in Reading

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (84.00%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (84.00%) Degree
3 19 (76.00%) Mandarin Language
3 19 (76.00%) Telecoms
3 19 (76.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (76.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (76.00%) Customer-Centricity
4 12 (48.00%) Finance
5 11 (44.00%) Workflow
6 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.00%) SAN
7 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (16.00%) DNS
7 4 (16.00%) Windows
7 4 (16.00%) NAS
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (12.00%) Linux
8 3 (12.00%) SOA
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (12.00%) SaaS
8 3 (12.00%) Project Management
9 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (8.00%) PaaS
9 2 (8.00%) Office 365
9 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (8.00%) IaaS
9 2 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (8.00%) Presales
9 2 (8.00%) RHCE

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (8.00%) IIS
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (84.00%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (76.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (76.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (12.00%) SaaS
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) IaaS
2 2 (8.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) DNS
1 4 (16.00%) NAS
1 4 (16.00%) SAN
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) DHCP
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (8.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (76.00%) Mandarin Language
1 19 (76.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (48.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Coordinator
1 11 (44.00%) Project Coordinator
2 7 (28.00%) Project Assistant
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Clustering
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Unix
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 11 (44.00%) Workflow
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) SOA
4 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (8.00%) Presales
4 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Validation
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile First
5 1 (4.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.00%) Release Management
5 1 (4.00%) Software Licensing
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (84.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) MCITP
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
3 2 (8.00%) RHCE
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco
2 2 (8.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com