The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 27 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 47 43
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 0 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 1.49% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 30.77% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £503
% change year-on-year -10.52% -5.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 48 26 2
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 10.41% 4.85% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 1
Median daily rate £425 £475 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +90.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.92% -13.35%  

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in South Yorkshire