Period
to 24 July 2019

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 24 July 2019 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
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 60 65
Rank change year-on-year -30 +5 -
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 13 35 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.94% 2.37% 1.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.02% 9.83% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Reading median daily rate £400 £481 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.88% -3.75% -
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -19.05% +2.44% +28.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -

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 431 356 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.01% 24.14% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 223 97
Reading median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £309 £313 £259
90th Percentile £650 £636 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 2 11
Reading median hourly rate £68.75 £16.33 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +321.13% +30.60% -36.26%
10th Percentile £21.53 £12.66 £11.25
90th Percentile £84.80 £19.35 £17.68
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.69 £20.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +138.45% +60.00% -36.26%

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 24 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, 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 12 (92.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 9 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (69.23%) Google
4 8 (61.54%) Degree
4 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
4 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (61.54%) Python
4 8 (61.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (53.85%) Skype
5 7 (53.85%) Apple iOS
5 7 (53.85%) High Availability
5 7 (53.85%) WebRTC
5 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
5 7 (53.85%) TypeScript
5 7 (53.85%) Android Development
5 7 (53.85%) iOS Development
5 7 (53.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (53.85%) OOP
5 7 (53.85%) OO
5 7 (53.85%) C
5 7 (53.85%) C#
5 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 7 (53.85%) H.323
5 7 (53.85%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (53.85%) Android
5 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
5 7 (53.85%) Web Development
5 7 (53.85%) TDD

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:

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (61.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (30.77%) SaaS
5 3 (23.08%) Office 365
6 2 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
7 1 (7.69%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (7.69%) PaaS
7 1 (7.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) H.323
1 7 (53.85%) Skype
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Administrator
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365 Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Azure Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Threat Hunter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) AngularJS
1 7 (53.85%) WebRTC
2 1 (7.69%) COM
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) Android
2 7 (53.85%) Apple iOS
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
1 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (53.85%) Android Development
2 7 (53.85%) High Availability
2 7 (53.85%) iOS Development
2 7 (53.85%) OO
2 7 (53.85%) OOP
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) OWASP
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Records Management
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) C
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) TypeScript
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) Korn
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 7 (53.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) FFIEC
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) GLBA
2 1 (7.69%) NIST
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.69%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) Google
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 1 (7.69%) Informatica
4 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (7.69%) Tripwire