The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Computing
England / South East
Rank 201 238 234
Rank change year-on-year +37 -4  
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 40 30 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.49% 3.89% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 15
Median daily rate £500 £550 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +76.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £430 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £503
% change year-on-year -10.52% -5.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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 the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 890 771 445
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.33% 8.38% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 489 270
Median daily rate £450 £450 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £598 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 27
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.56% -16.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cloud Computing in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in the South East

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in the South East

Cloud Computing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cloud Computing in the South East

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +39 17 £500 +21.21% 2
Hampshire +2 6 £350 -36.36% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £500 -18.36%
Surrey +13 4 £275 -50.00% 4
Oxfordshire -12 2 £350 -18.84% 3
Home Counties - 2 - -
Kent +6 1 £650 - 1
West Sussex +1 1 £525 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £425 - 1
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 22 (30.14%) Java
2 20 (27.40%) SQL
2 20 (27.40%) Linux
3 19 (26.03%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (23.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (23.29%) Finance
4 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (21.92%) Oracle
6 15 (20.55%) ITIL
6 15 (20.55%) Degree
7 14 (19.18%) Puppet
8 13 (17.81%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (17.81%) Ansible
8 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
8 13 (17.81%) Configuration Management
9 12 (16.44%) Telecoms
10 11 (15.07%) ITSM
10 11 (15.07%) MVC
10 11 (15.07%) Unix
10 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
10 11 (15.07%) REST
11 10 (13.70%) Process Improvement
11 10 (13.70%) AngularJS
11 10 (13.70%) Python
11 10 (13.70%) XML
11 10 (13.70%) Active Directory
11 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (13.70%) Service Management
11 10 (13.70%) Spring
11 10 (13.70%) Maven

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (12.33%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (9.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (8.22%) nginx
4 4 (5.48%) Confluence
4 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.11%) Apache
5 3 (4.11%) Apache Spark
5 3 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.11%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (4.11%) IIS
5 3 (4.11%) LiveCycle
5 3 (4.11%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.11%) SAS
5 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.74%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.74%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.74%) SugarCRM
7 1 (1.37%) JBoss
7 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.22%) MS Office
3 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.11%) Staffware
3 2 (2.74%) NetSuite
3 2 (2.74%) Workday HCM
4 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.03%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (23.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.59%) Office 365
4 5 (6.85%) IaaS
4 5 (6.85%) PaaS
5 4 (5.48%) Force.com
5 4 (5.48%) SaaS
6 3 (4.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (2.74%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (2.74%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (4.11%) DNS
1 3 (4.11%) Firewall
1 3 (4.11%) LAN
1 3 (4.11%) LDAP
1 3 (4.11%) SSL
1 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.11%) WAN
2 2 (2.74%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (2.74%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) Internet
2 2 (2.74%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.74%) VPN
2 2 (2.74%) VSAN
3 1 (1.37%) BGP
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.37%) HSRP
3 1 (1.37%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.37%) OSPF
3 1 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) MySQL
1 5 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (6.85%) Star Schema
2 4 (5.48%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (5.48%) Big Data
2 4 (5.48%) HBase
2 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.11%) Apache Hive
3 3 (4.11%) DB2
3 3 (4.11%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.74%) Apache Zeppelin
4 2 (2.74%) Sqoop
5 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Maven
2 9 (12.33%) Ant
3 8 (10.96%) JUnit
4 7 (9.59%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.59%) Jenkins
4 7 (9.59%) Mockito
5 4 (5.48%) JIRA
5 4 (5.48%) SonarQube
5 4 (5.48%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (2.74%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.37%) Gradle
7 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (23.29%) Finance
2 12 (16.44%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.48%) Marketing
4 3 (4.11%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (2.74%) Games
6 1 (1.37%) Advertising
6 1 (1.37%) Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.37%) Military
6 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) Developer
2 11 (15.07%) Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) Architect
4 9 (12.33%) Consultant
4 9 (12.33%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Cloud Specialist
6 6 (8.22%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.22%) Security Specialist
7 5 (6.85%) Administrator
7 5 (6.85%) Finance Manager
7 5 (6.85%) Finance Project Manager
7 5 (6.85%) Project Analyst
7 5 (6.85%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Linux Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Process Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) AWS Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Transformation Project Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) REST
2 10 (13.70%) AngularJS
2 10 (13.70%) Spring
2 10 (13.70%) XML
3 9 (12.33%) Grails
3 9 (12.33%) Java EE
3 9 (12.33%) JMS
3 9 (12.33%) JSF
3 9 (12.33%) Node.js
3 9 (12.33%) Play Framework
3 9 (12.33%) Spring MVC
4 8 (10.96%) jQuery
5 7 (9.59%) J2EE
5 7 (9.59%) React
6 6 (8.22%) J2SE
7 5 (6.85%) Web Services
8 4 (5.48%) .NET
8 4 (5.48%) HTML
9 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
9 3 (4.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Public Cloud
2 8 (10.96%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.96%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.22%) CESG
4 4 (5.48%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.11%) Grid Computing
5 3 (4.11%) PKI
6 2 (2.74%) Clustering
6 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.74%) FlexPod
6 2 (2.74%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.74%) Mobile Games
6 2 (2.74%) Online Games
6 2 (2.74%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (1.37%) Tandem
7 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.40%) Linux
2 11 (15.07%) Unix
3 8 (10.96%) Windows
4 3 (4.11%) zOS
5 1 (1.37%) AIX
5 1 (1.37%) Android
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.37%) SUSE
5 1 (1.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.55%) ITIL
3 13 (17.81%) Configuration Management
4 11 (15.07%) ITSM
4 11 (15.07%) MVC
5 10 (13.70%) Process Improvement
5 10 (13.70%) Service Management
5 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (12.33%) Scrum
7 8 (10.96%) SOA
8 7 (9.59%) Migration
8 7 (9.59%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.85%) Change Management
9 5 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.85%) eTOM
9 5 (6.85%) Product Management
9 5 (6.85%) Service Design
9 5 (6.85%) Time Management
10 4 (5.48%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.14%) Java
2 20 (27.40%) SQL
3 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.70%) Python
5 9 (12.33%) XPath
6 7 (9.59%) C++
7 6 (8.22%) C
7 6 (8.22%) Perl
7 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.11%) Apex Code
8 3 (4.11%) PHP
8 3 (4.11%) Ruby
9 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.74%) C#
9 2 (2.74%) Scala
10 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (20.55%) Degree
2 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 5 (6.85%) CCSP
3 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.85%) CISM
3 5 (6.85%) CISSP
4 3 (4.11%) APMG
4 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) MCSE
5 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.74%) VCDX
6 1 (1.37%) CFA
6 1 (1.37%) ISACA
6 1 (1.37%) MCSD
6 1 (1.37%) SANS
6 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) COBIT
1 6 (8.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.48%) ISO22301
2 4 (5.48%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.74%) SLA
4 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.96%) Hyper-V
2 8 (10.96%) vSphere
3 4 (5.48%) Docker
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.74%) Apache Flume
5 2 (2.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (2.74%) HDFS
5 2 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.74%) vCloud
5 2 (2.74%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.37%) KVM
6 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.37%) XenApp
6 1 (1.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (19.18%) Puppet
2 13 (17.81%) Ansible
2 13 (17.81%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.11%) vRealize
4 2 (2.74%) Ambari
4 2 (2.74%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (2.74%) Oozie
5 1 (1.37%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.37%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.37%) SCCM
5 1 (1.37%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.37%) vMotion
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) Oracle
2 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.96%) Cisco
4 6 (8.22%) VMware
5 4 (5.48%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.11%) Adobe
6 3 (4.11%) Citrix
6 3 (4.11%) ILOG
6 3 (4.11%) Teradata
7 2 (2.74%) EMC
7 2 (2.74%) Google
7 2 (2.74%) Hortonworks
7 2 (2.74%) HP
7 2 (2.74%) Nimsoft
7 2 (2.74%) Workday
8 1 (1.37%) F5
8 1 (1.37%) IBM
8 1 (1.37%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.37%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (1.37%) Software AG
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