Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 65 94
Rank change year-on-year +11 +29 +13
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 41 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.85% 1.59% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.31% 9.35% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Reading median daily rate £525 £525 -
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £525 £425
% change year-on-year -9.52% +23.53% -10.53%
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 308 214 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 21.40% 17.04% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 115 95
Reading median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £188
90th Percentile £626 £558 £498
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 5
Reading median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.07% -26.06% -
10th Percentile £12.13 £11.25 £18.81
90th Percentile £19.38 £34.03 £20.42
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.75 £14.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +33.93% -28.61% +35.24%

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 37 (90.24%) Telecoms
2 33 (80.49%) Customer-Centricity
3 17 (41.46%) Mandarin Language
4 14 (34.15%) Degree
5 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
6 10 (24.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 9 (21.95%) C
7 9 (21.95%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (19.51%) Workflow
8 8 (19.51%) Finance
8 8 (19.51%) Project Management
8 8 (19.51%) Huawei
9 7 (17.07%) Wireless
9 7 (17.07%) 3GPP
10 5 (12.20%) Service Management
10 5 (12.20%) VBA
10 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (12.20%) LTE
10 5 (12.20%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (12.20%) IaaS
10 5 (12.20%) Power BI
11 4 (9.76%) Matrix Organization
11 4 (9.76%) Decision-Making
11 4 (9.76%) OpenStack
11 4 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (9.76%) PaaS
11 4 (9.76%) Network Architecture
11 4 (9.76%) Computer Science

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 4 (9.76%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (24.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) IaaS
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.76%) PaaS
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) 3GPP
1 7 (17.07%) Wireless
2 5 (12.20%) LTE
2 5 (12.20%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (9.76%) WAN
4 3 (7.32%) BGP
4 3 (7.32%) OSPF
4 3 (7.32%) VoLTE
5 2 (4.88%) 3G
5 2 (4.88%) 5G
5 2 (4.88%) EIGRP
5 2 (4.88%) GSM
5 2 (4.88%) LAN
5 2 (4.88%) Network Security
5 2 (4.88%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.88%) UMTS
6 1 (2.44%) DHCP
6 1 (2.44%) DNS
6 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Power BI
General
1 37 (90.24%) Telecoms
2 17 (41.46%) Mandarin Language
3 8 (19.51%) Finance
4 2 (4.88%) Automotive
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (14.63%) Consultant
2 5 (12.20%) Project Assistant
3 4 (9.76%) Architect
3 4 (9.76%) Junior
4 3 (7.32%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.88%) IT Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Network Architect
5 2 (4.88%) OSS Architect
5 2 (4.88%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) HR Assistant
6 1 (2.44%) Junior IT Administrator
6 1 (2.44%) Junior IT Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Report Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Senior IT Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) CCTV
5 1 (2.44%) CMDB
5 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.44%) Robotics
5 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (80.49%) Customer-Centricity
2 8 (19.51%) Project Management
2 8 (19.51%) Workflow
3 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.20%) Service Management
4 4 (9.76%) Decision-Making
4 4 (9.76%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (9.76%) Migration
4 4 (9.76%) Network Architecture
4 4 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.32%) Smart Manufacturing
5 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
6 2 (4.88%) Change Control
6 2 (4.88%) DevOps
6 2 (4.88%) Market Research
6 2 (4.88%) Network Management
6 2 (4.88%) Process Improvement
6 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) C
2 5 (12.20%) VBA
3 4 (9.76%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) PhD
2 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.88%) PMP
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) CCNP
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) PMO
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Netcool
1 2 (4.88%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (4.88%) OpenView
1 2 (4.88%) TeMIP
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Huawei
3 3 (7.32%) BT
3 3 (7.32%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) BMC
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) Mirantis
4 2 (4.88%) Remedy
4 2 (4.88%) Samsung
5 1 (2.44%) Actix
5 1 (2.44%) ComArch
5 1 (2.44%) Mapinfo
5 1 (2.44%) Nokia
5 1 (2.44%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.44%) UiPath