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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 - 71
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.91% - 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.32% - 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £503
% change year-on-year -10.52% -5.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.00

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 82 139 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 12.46% 13.68% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 85 19
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £539 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.05% -13.35%  

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 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (12.50%) HBase
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Big Data
5 1 (12.50%) Product Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Scala
5 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
5 1 (12.50%) Case Management
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (12.50%) CFA
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

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 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) HBase
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (12.50%) Advertising
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) IT Manager
1 3 (37.50%) IT Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Transformation Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Transformation Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Finance Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Finance Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Finance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Chief Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Chief Data Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Assistant
3 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Case Management
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) MapReduce
2 1 (12.50%) Product Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Software Licensing
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
1 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft