The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Computing
England / West Midlands
Rank 107 82 114
Rank change year-on-year -25 +32  
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 9 48 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 1.80% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.66% 22.86% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 28 3
Median daily rate £265 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £370 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £475 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £479 £514
% change year-on-year -11.27% -6.76%  
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 246 210 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 10.78% 7.88% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 126 28
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Median hourly rate £11.25 £22.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -13.46%  
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 West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in the West Midlands

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in the West Midlands

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Birmingham +3 5 £250 -41.17% 1
Shropshire -2 3 £500 +25.00%
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) Nagios
3 6 (27.27%) PBX
3 6 (27.27%) VoIP
3 6 (27.27%) DHCP
3 6 (27.27%) Kerberos
3 6 (27.27%) DNS
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 6 (27.27%) MS Office
3 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 6 (27.27%) LDAP
3 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 6 (27.27%) Identity Management
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) PKI
3 6 (27.27%) SCOM
3 6 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 6 (27.27%) Skype for Business
3 6 (27.27%) Unified Communications
3 6 (27.27%) Office 365
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (27.27%) Yammer
3 6 (27.27%) Skype
3 6 (27.27%) OneDrive

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
1 6 (27.27%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (27.27%) Office 365
2 6 (27.27%) OneDrive
2 6 (27.27%) Yammer
3 2 (9.09%) IaaS
3 2 (9.09%) PaaS
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) DHCP
1 6 (27.27%) DNS
1 6 (27.27%) Kerberos
1 6 (27.27%) LDAP
1 6 (27.27%) PBX
1 6 (27.27%) Skype
1 6 (27.27%) Unified Communications
1 6 (27.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Big Data
1 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) HBase
3 1 (4.55%) Impala
3 1 (4.55%) Mahout
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) Power BI
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 4 (18.18%) GitLab
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 4 (18.18%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (4.55%) Rational Rose
General
1 5 (22.73%) Billing
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Service Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Data Architect
3 4 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Big Data Architect
4 3 (13.64%) IT Manager
4 3 (13.64%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (13.64%) IT Services Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Office 365 Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Azure Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Office 365 Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Telecoms Manager
6 1 (4.55%) CIO
6 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Fintech
2 1 (4.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (27.27%) Email Filtering
1 6 (27.27%) Identity Management
1 6 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (27.27%) Patch Management
1 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
1 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
2 5 (22.73%) Matrix Management
2 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) DevOps
3 4 (18.18%) ETL
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Data Integration
4 3 (13.64%) SOA
5 2 (9.09%) Data Management
5 2 (9.09%) Data Security
5 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
5 2 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) MCITP
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Flume
2 1 (4.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (27.27%) Nagios
1 6 (27.27%) SCOM
2 4 (18.18%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 6 (27.27%) SolarWinds
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Casewise
3 1 (4.55%) Informatica
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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