Period
to 19 February 2018

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 6 months to 19 February 2018 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
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 142 150
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 -1
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 7 5 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.22% 0.17% 0.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.42% 1.95% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 28
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £320 £533
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.81% -39.96% +71.94%
10th Percentile £338 £300 £368
90th Percentile £581 £443 £700
Yorkshire median daily rate £491 £320 £533
% change year-on-year +53.52% -39.96% +59.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 494 256 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.31% 8.60% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 166 181
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% -0.59% +13.33%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £308
90th Percentile £613 £575 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year - +1.80% +12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.58% -21.02% -
10th Percentile £10.80 £11.05 £12.51
90th Percentile £13.60 £15.75 £140.13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year -12.90% -12.68% -

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
Leeds -1 7 £425 +32.81% 3
Cloud Computing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Change Control
2 3 (42.86%) Docker
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Release Management
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
3 2 (28.57%) SAML
3 2 (28.57%) Google
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) IaaS
3 2 (28.57%) OAuth
3 2 (28.57%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) nginx
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) PaaS
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) nginx
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (28.57%) IaaS
3 1 (14.29%) GitHub
3 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
3 1 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Slack
3 1 (14.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BigQuery
1 1 (14.29%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Architect
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Scripter
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) OAuth
1 2 (28.57%) SAML
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Change Control
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Patch Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) CFEngine
1 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
1 1 (14.29%) Marathon
1 1 (14.29%) Mesos
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Rancher
1 1 (14.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk