Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 65 97
Rank change year-on-year +14 +32 +5
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 49 28 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.11% 2.18% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.89% 11.29% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Reading median daily rate £438 £525 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +213.43% -74.23%
10th Percentile £285 £212 £164
90th Percentile £538 £610 £171
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £519 £309
% change year-on-year -8.43% +68.02% -27.35%
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 380 248 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 24.11% 19.33% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 149 79
Reading median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% - -7.25%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £208
90th Percentile £600 £578 £528
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 3
Reading median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% -23.51% -28.69%
10th Percentile £13.88 £11.25 £14.16
90th Percentile £53.50 £33.12 £20.33
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -21.05% +31.03%

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 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 42 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 40 (81.63%) Customer-Centricity
3 19 (38.78%) Mandarin Language
4 15 (30.61%) Degree
5 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (26.53%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Excel
8 11 (22.45%) 3GPP
8 11 (22.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 11 (22.45%) Huawei
9 10 (20.41%) Wireless
9 10 (20.41%) Finance
10 9 (18.37%) Workflow
10 9 (18.37%) C
11 7 (14.29%) Project Management
11 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
13 5 (10.20%) WAN
13 5 (10.20%) Java
13 5 (10.20%) Windows
13 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
13 5 (10.20%) Network Security
13 5 (10.20%) LTE
13 5 (10.20%) Network Architecture
13 5 (10.20%) Radio Access Network
13 5 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (10.20%) Smart Manufacturing
13 5 (10.20%) Decision-Making
14 4 (8.16%) Creative Thinking

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 3 (6.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (22.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.16%) IaaS
2 4 (8.16%) PaaS
3 3 (6.12%) SaaS
4 2 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) 3GPP
2 10 (20.41%) Wireless
3 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.20%) LTE
4 5 (10.20%) Network Security
4 5 (10.20%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (10.20%) WAN
5 4 (8.16%) LAN
6 3 (6.12%) BGP
6 3 (6.12%) DNS
6 3 (6.12%) NAS
6 3 (6.12%) OSPF
6 3 (6.12%) SAN
6 3 (6.12%) VoIP
6 3 (6.12%) VoLTE
6 3 (6.12%) VPN
7 2 (4.08%) 3G
7 2 (4.08%) 5G
7 2 (4.08%) Firewall
7 2 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Power BI
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 42 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 19 (38.78%) Mandarin Language
3 10 (20.41%) Finance
4 3 (6.12%) Automotive
5 2 (4.08%) Marketing
6 1 (2.04%) Back Office
6 1 (2.04%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Consultant
2 5 (10.20%) Coordinator
2 5 (10.20%) Junior
2 5 (10.20%) Project Coordinator
3 4 (8.16%) Architect
3 4 (8.16%) IT Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Junior Project Coordinator
4 3 (6.12%) Project Assistant
4 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.12%) Senior IT Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.08%) Administrator
5 2 (4.08%) OSS Architect
5 2 (4.08%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.08%) Security Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Technical Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (2.04%) Workflow Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Web Services
2 2 (4.08%) .NET
3 1 (2.04%) Django
3 1 (2.04%) Flask
3 1 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.08%) Replication
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) CCTV
5 1 (2.04%) CMDB
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Robotics
5 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (81.63%) Customer-Centricity
2 9 (18.37%) Workflow
3 7 (14.29%) Project Management
4 5 (10.20%) Decision-Making
4 5 (10.20%) Network Architecture
4 5 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (10.20%) Smart Manufacturing
5 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
5 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.16%) Creative Thinking
5 4 (8.16%) ITIL
5 4 (8.16%) Service Management
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.12%) BCP
6 3 (6.12%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.12%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (6.12%) Migration
6 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.08%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) C
2 5 (10.20%) Java
3 3 (6.12%) Python
3 3 (6.12%) VBA
4 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.08%) SQL
5 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) CCNP
2 4 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) PhD
4 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.08%) PMP
5 1 (2.04%) CCIE
5 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Netcool
1 2 (4.08%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (4.08%) OpenView
1 2 (4.08%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) Huawei
3 3 (6.12%) BT
4 2 (4.08%) BMC
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco
4 2 (4.08%) Google
4 2 (4.08%) Nokia
4 2 (4.08%) Remedy
4 2 (4.08%) Samsung
4 2 (4.08%) UiPath
4 2 (4.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Actix
5 1 (2.04%) Automation Anywhere
5 1 (2.04%) ComArch
5 1 (2.04%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.04%) Mapinfo
5 1 (2.04%) Mirantis
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) Tableau
5 1 (2.04%) TIBCO