Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 108 154
Rank change year-on-year +2 +46 +13
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 69 64 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.59% 1.56% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.41% 9.52% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 2
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £525 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +70.04% -27.35%
10th Percentile £308 £360 £190
90th Percentile £634 £638 £445
South East median daily rate £475 £535 £450
% change year-on-year -11.21% +18.89% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £18.62

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 931 672 525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.49% 16.34% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 392 275
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £252
90th Percentile £619 £588 £603
South East median daily rate £473 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.44% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 7
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -21.05% +31.03%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.25 £15.12
90th Percentile £32.00 £37.75 £27.25
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +9.38%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 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
Reading +10 49 £333 -39.55% 7
Wokingham - 3 £663 - 1
Newbury -9 2 - - 1
Maidenhead +1 1 £525 -16.00% 3
Cloud Computing
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 48 (69.57%) Telecoms
2 41 (59.42%) Customer-Centricity
3 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
4 24 (34.78%) Degree
5 20 (28.99%) Mandarin Language
6 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (23.19%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
8 14 (20.29%) Web Services
8 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
9 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Excel
10 12 (17.39%) VPN
10 12 (17.39%) DNS
10 12 (17.39%) Firewall
10 12 (17.39%) Wireless
10 12 (17.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 12 (17.39%) Huawei
10 12 (17.39%) SaaS
11 11 (15.94%) Computer Science
11 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
11 11 (15.94%) Workflow
11 11 (15.94%) Finance
11 11 (15.94%) 3GPP
12 10 (14.49%) C
12 10 (14.49%) Internet
12 10 (14.49%) Reverse Proxy
12 10 (14.49%) Public Cloud
12 10 (14.49%) Software Licensing
12 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Licensing
13 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared

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 5 (7.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (5.80%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (18.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (17.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (17.39%) SaaS
3 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.80%) IaaS
4 4 (5.80%) Office 365
4 4 (5.80%) PaaS
5 2 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.45%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
2 12 (17.39%) DNS
2 12 (17.39%) Firewall
2 12 (17.39%) VPN
2 12 (17.39%) Wireless
3 11 (15.94%) 3GPP
4 10 (14.49%) Internet
4 10 (14.49%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (7.25%) LTE
5 5 (7.25%) Network Security
5 5 (7.25%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (7.25%) WAN
6 4 (5.80%) LAN
7 3 (4.35%) BGP
7 3 (4.35%) Ethernet
7 3 (4.35%) MPLS
7 3 (4.35%) OSPF
7 3 (4.35%) SAN
7 3 (4.35%) VoIP
7 3 (4.35%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) Power BI
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 48 (69.57%) Telecoms
2 20 (28.99%) Mandarin Language
3 11 (15.94%) Finance
4 3 (4.35%) Automotive
5 2 (2.90%) Back Office
5 2 (2.90%) Front Office
5 2 (2.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Architect
2 16 (23.19%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (13.04%) Consultant
4 5 (7.25%) Coordinator
4 5 (7.25%) Junior
4 5 (7.25%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (5.80%) IT Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Lead Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.80%) OSS Architect
5 4 (5.80%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Project Assistant
6 3 (4.35%) Junior Project Coordinator
6 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Senior IT Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (2.90%) Security Consultant
7 2 (2.90%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (2.90%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) Web Services
2 3 (4.35%) Spring
3 2 (2.90%) .NET
3 2 (2.90%) J2EE
3 2 (2.90%) REST
3 2 (2.90%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.45%) Django
4 1 (1.45%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.45%) Flask
4 1 (1.45%) JSON
4 1 (1.45%) Kafka
4 1 (1.45%) OAuth
4 1 (1.45%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (14.49%) Microsoft Licensing
2 10 (14.49%) Public Cloud
3 9 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 9 (13.04%) Replication
4 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.90%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.90%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.90%) Robotics
6 1 (1.45%) CCTV
6 1 (1.45%) Clustering
6 1 (1.45%) CMDB
6 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) Unix
2 4 (5.80%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.90%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Android
4 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (59.42%) Customer-Centricity
2 11 (15.94%) Computer Science
2 11 (15.94%) Workflow
3 10 (14.49%) Software Licensing
4 8 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.59%) Project Management
5 6 (8.70%) Service Management
6 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.25%) Decision-Making
6 5 (7.25%) ITIL
6 5 (7.25%) Network Architecture
6 5 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (7.25%) Smart Manufacturing
6 5 (7.25%) SOA
6 5 (7.25%) Use Case
6 5 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.80%) Creative Thinking
7 4 (5.80%) DevOps
7 4 (5.80%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (5.80%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) C
2 7 (10.14%) Java
2 7 (10.14%) SQL
3 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.25%) Python
4 3 (4.35%) VBA
5 1 (1.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (34.78%) Degree
2 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
3 9 (13.04%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.80%) CCNP
4 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.35%) PhD
6 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.90%) PMP
6 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.45%) CCIE
7 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) SLA
2 3 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.35%) Docker
3 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.45%) XenApp
4 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Ansible
1 2 (2.90%) Netcool
1 2 (2.90%) NSN NetAct
1 2 (2.90%) OpenView
1 2 (2.90%) Puppet
1 2 (2.90%) TeMIP
2 1 (1.45%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.45%) Grafana
2 1 (1.45%) Graylog
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (36.23%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.39%) Huawei
3 9 (13.04%) Oracle
4 4 (5.80%) VMware
5 3 (4.35%) BT
5 3 (4.35%) Casewise
5 3 (4.35%) Google
5 3 (4.35%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.90%) BMC
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco
6 2 (2.90%) Nokia
6 2 (2.90%) Remedy
6 2 (2.90%) Samsung
6 2 (2.90%) UiPath
7 1 (1.45%) Automation Anywhere
7 1 (1.45%) Intel
7 1 (1.45%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.45%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.45%) Mirantis
7 1 (1.45%) Okta