Period
to 25 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 25 March 2019 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 107 132
Rank change year-on-year -24 +25 +38
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 47 63 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.12% 1.57% 0.64%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.71% 8.16% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 10
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £316 £70 £70
90th Percentile £630 £638 £693
South East median daily rate £500 £560 £475
% change year-on-year -10.71% +17.89% -11.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £37.50 - £27.00

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 Berkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 998 772 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 23.82% 19.27% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 427 229
Berkshire median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £213
90th Percentile £625 £601 £550
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 8
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £18.11 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.32% +20.70% -6.25%
10th Percentile £15.64 £12.75 £12.14
90th Percentile £48.40 £35.50 £17.62
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% -23.06%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in Berkshire

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in Berkshire

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in Berkshire over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in Berkshire

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 25 March 2019. 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
Reading -4 37 £500 +614.29% 3
Newbury +1 5 £650 +26.83%
Wokingham - 1 - -
Cloud Computing
South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 22 (46.81%) Telecoms
2 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 21 (44.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (42.55%) Customer-Centricity
4 17 (36.17%) TCP/IP
5 16 (34.04%) VPN
6 15 (31.91%) Windows
6 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Office
7 14 (29.79%) DNS
7 14 (29.79%) Internet
7 14 (29.79%) Degree
7 14 (29.79%) SaaS
8 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
8 13 (27.66%) Web Services
9 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
10 11 (23.40%) Office 365
10 11 (23.40%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (23.40%) Reverse Proxy
11 10 (21.28%) Replication
11 10 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (21.28%) Firewall
11 10 (21.28%) Public Cloud
11 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
12 9 (19.15%) Software Licensing
12 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Licensing
12 9 (19.15%) 3GPP
13 8 (17.02%) SAN
13 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
13 8 (17.02%) Google
13 8 (17.02%) NAS

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 21 (44.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (29.79%) SaaS
3 11 (23.40%) Office 365
4 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (12.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (6.38%) IaaS
6 3 (6.38%) PaaS
7 2 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) TCP/IP
2 16 (34.04%) VPN
3 14 (29.79%) DNS
3 14 (29.79%) Internet
4 11 (23.40%) Reverse Proxy
5 10 (21.28%) Firewall
6 9 (19.15%) 3GPP
7 8 (17.02%) NAS
7 8 (17.02%) SAN
8 7 (14.89%) Wireless
9 4 (8.51%) LAN
9 4 (8.51%) Network Security
9 4 (8.51%) WAN
10 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
10 3 (6.38%) MPLS
10 3 (6.38%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (4.26%) BGP
11 2 (4.26%) H.323
11 2 (4.26%) OSPF
11 2 (4.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.13%) Power BI
3 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.13%) CF BOSH
2 1 (2.13%) GitLab
2 1 (2.13%) Rational Rose
General
1 22 (46.81%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.89%) Finance
3 6 (12.77%) Mandarin Language
4 3 (6.38%) Automotive
5 2 (4.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Architect
2 9 (19.15%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) Coordinator
4 4 (8.51%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (6.38%) Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Junior
5 3 (6.38%) Junior Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.26%) Azure Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Office 365 Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Senior IT Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Threat Hunter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.26%) WebRTC
3 1 (2.13%) Django
3 1 (2.13%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.13%) Flask
3 1 (2.13%) Kafka
3 1 (2.13%) RESTful
3 1 (2.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (21.28%) Public Cloud
2 10 (21.28%) Replication
3 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Licensing
4 6 (12.77%) Private Cloud
5 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.13%) Clustering
7 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Android
3 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.13%) Unix
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Customer-Centricity
2 10 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (19.15%) Software Licensing
4 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
5 6 (12.77%) Information Security
6 5 (10.64%) ITIL
6 5 (10.64%) Migration
6 5 (10.64%) Project Management
6 5 (10.64%) Smart Manufacturing
7 4 (8.51%) Web Development
7 4 (8.51%) Workflow
8 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.38%) BCP
8 3 (6.38%) DevOps
8 3 (6.38%) High Availability
8 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (6.38%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (6.38%) Process Management
8 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.77%) C
3 5 (10.64%) Python
4 4 (8.51%) Java
4 4 (8.51%) SQL
5 3 (6.38%) C#
5 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.26%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.13%) Perl
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
2 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
3 10 (21.28%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
5 4 (8.51%) CCNP
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.13%) AWS Certification
7 1 (2.13%) CCIE
7 1 (2.13%) CCIP
7 1 (2.13%) CCNA
7 1 (2.13%) ISEB
7 1 (2.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Docker
2 1 (2.13%) XenApp
2 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Ansible
1 3 (6.38%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.13%) Grafana
3 1 (2.13%) Graylog
3 1 (2.13%) Mesos
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) Google
3 5 (10.64%) Huawei
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) VMware
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco
6 2 (4.26%) Tripwire
7 1 (2.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (2.13%) Automation Anywhere
7 1 (2.13%) BT
7 1 (2.13%) Casewise
7 1 (2.13%) Citrix
7 1 (2.13%) Intel
7 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.13%) Juniper
7 1 (2.13%) Nokia
7 1 (2.13%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (2.13%) Tableau
7 1 (2.13%) UiPath