The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 114 98
Rank change year-on-year +13 -16  
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 2 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.14% 0.29% 0.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.41% 3.11% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 16
Median daily rate £550 £525 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +64.06%  
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 83 193 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 5.78% 9.41% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 144 77
Median daily rate £450 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £612 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Yorkshire

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in West Yorkshire

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Leeds +14 2 £550 +4.76% 5
Cloud Computing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft