Period
to 15 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 July 2020 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
England > South West
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 130 176 185
Rank change year-on-year +46 +9 +5
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 16 56 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 0.55% 0.89% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.83% 3.52% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 33 18
Median daily rate £413 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.16% +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £347 £365 £369
90th Percentile £556 £610 £525
England median daily rate £475 £488 £525
% change year-on-year -2.56% -7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.50 -
England median hourly rate £19.25 £41.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year -53.33% -13.16% +124.53%

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 the South West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 876 1,589 1,098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 30.08% 25.33% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 1,067 710
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% +10.39%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £269
90th Percentile £643 £652 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 32
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +100.00% -63.16%
10th Percentile £11.09 £13.55 £12.50
90th Percentile £35.41 £47.70 £49.63
Median hourly rate £33.61 £23.98 £20.00
% change year-on-year +40.17% +19.89% -2.44%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in the South West

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cloud Computing in the South West.

Daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in the South West

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cloud Computing in the South West over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in the South West

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 15 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +40 5 £400 -15.79%
Devon -2 5 - - 1
Wiltshire +39 2 £563 +8.17%
Bristol +27 2 £363 -19.44%
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, 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 South West region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 15 (93.75%) AWS
2 9 (56.25%) Node.js
2 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) CSS
4 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
4 7 (43.75%) Leaflet
4 7 (43.75%) Open Source
4 7 (43.75%) Front End Development
5 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) Azure
6 5 (31.25%) DevOps
6 5 (31.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 5 (31.25%) Security Operations
6 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
6 5 (31.25%) Network Security
6 5 (31.25%) PKI
6 5 (31.25%) Fortinet
6 5 (31.25%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) CCSP
6 5 (31.25%) CISSP
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (31.25%) Internet
6 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
6 5 (31.25%) Information Security
6 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) Computer Science

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 15 (93.75%) AWS
2 6 (37.50%) Azure
3 1 (6.25%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
1 5 (31.25%) Internet
1 5 (31.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (25.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (31.25%) Security Specialist
4 3 (18.75%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Cloud Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Node.js
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
3 7 (43.75%) Leaflet
4 5 (31.25%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) Middleware
6 1 (6.25%) Django
6 1 (6.25%) Flask
6 1 (6.25%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
1 5 (31.25%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Front End Development
1 7 (43.75%) Open Source
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security
2 5 (31.25%) Security Operations
3 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Data Science
6 1 (6.25%) Functional Programming
6 1 (6.25%) Kanban
6 1 (6.25%) Presales
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Gathering
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 5 (31.25%) CCSP
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (31.25%) CISSP
4 4 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Fortinet
1 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft