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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 - 69
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.69% - 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.13% - 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £298 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £350
% change year-on-year - +28.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Cloud Computing is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 78 137 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 13.52% 15.62% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 80 36
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £197 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £520 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £19.61 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.25% +6.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Mandarin Language
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) HBase
5 1 (10.00%) Big Data
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) IaaS
5 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
5 1 (10.00%) SaaS
5 1 (10.00%) PaaS
5 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
5 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
5 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Scala
5 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com

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 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
3 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) HBase
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Coordinator
1 4 (40.00%) Project Coordinator
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (30.00%) IT Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Transformation Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Transformation Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Finance Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Finance Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) IT Finance Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Chief Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Chief Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Hadoop Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Project Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
1 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com