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 25 June 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 114 112
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2  
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 11 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.87% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.64% 11.82% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 3
Median daily rate £575 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.55% -7.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £370 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £415 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £350
% change year-on-year - +28.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 302 220 116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.05% 7.38% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 152 61
Median daily rate £475 £415 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.45% +22.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £393
% change year-on-year - +14.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £13.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £13.00 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +75.75% -40.00%  

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
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 25 June 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
Shropshire +12 11 £575 +38.55% 2
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Service Delivery
3 10 (50.00%) TDD
3 10 (50.00%) ITIL
3 10 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 9 (45.00%) Middleware
4 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (45.00%) Puppet
4 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (45.00%) DevOps
4 9 (45.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (45.00%) Task Automation
5 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (30.00%) Perl
6 6 (30.00%) Windows
6 6 (30.00%) Linux
6 6 (30.00%) Python
6 6 (30.00%) IT Strategy
6 6 (30.00%) Case Management
7 5 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (25.00%) SOA
7 5 (25.00%) RUP
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (25.00%) Project Management
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco
7 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (25.00%) Billing

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring 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 5 (25.00%) Confluence
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (20.00%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (45.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (45.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (25.00%) JIRA
2 5 (25.00%) Maven
2 5 (25.00%) Subversion
3 3 (15.00%) GitLab
General
1 5 (25.00%) Billing
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.00%) IT Manager
4 3 (15.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (15.00%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Azure Architect
6 1 (5.00%) CIO
6 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Service Delivery
3 10 (50.00%) ITIL
3 10 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 10 (50.00%) TDD
4 9 (45.00%) DevOps
4 9 (45.00%) Task Automation
5 6 (30.00%) Case Management
5 6 (30.00%) IT Strategy
6 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (25.00%) Open Source
6 5 (25.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) RUP
6 5 (25.00%) Scrum
6 5 (25.00%) SDLC
6 5 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (25.00%) SOA
6 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 5 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Perl
1 6 (30.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Puppet
2 3 (15.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
1 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (20.00%) Pega
Telford, Shropshire
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