Period
to 19 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Cloud Engineer was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 142 154
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 33 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.84% 0.39% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.42% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 14
Berkshire median daily rate £430 £398 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.18% -9.14% -
10th Percentile £367 £341 £325
90th Percentile £565 £525 £488
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £413
% change year-on-year +5.26% +15.15% -8.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,663 3,580 4,371
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.37% 92.51% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,900 1,760 2,310
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +5.96%
10th Percentile £231 £244 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 153 169
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -34.88%
10th Percentile £11.03 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.60 £39.75 £31.00
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.81
% change year-on-year +5.56% -9.15% +13.21%

Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Cloud Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Engineer in Berkshire

Cloud Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Engineer in Berkshire

Cloud Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Engineer in Berkshire

Cloud Engineer
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 Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 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 0 15 £430 -1.15% 1
Bracknell - 4 £500 - 2
Windsor - 2 £575 -
Newbury -8 1 - - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £525 -
Slough - 1 £425 -
Cloud Engineer
South East

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, Cloud Engineer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Linux
3 11 (33.33%) Python
4 10 (30.30%) IaaS
5 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (24.24%) Firewall
6 8 (24.24%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (21.21%) Terraform
7 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
7 7 (21.21%) PaaS
7 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
8 6 (18.18%) Office 365
8 6 (18.18%) Migration
9 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
9 5 (15.15%) SQL
9 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
9 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
9 5 (15.15%) Puppet
9 5 (15.15%) Public Cloud
9 5 (15.15%) DevOps
10 4 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (12.12%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (12.12%) HP ALM
10 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (12.12%) Bitbucket
10 4 (12.12%) Wireshark
10 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
10 4 (12.12%) HP

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
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 4 (12.12%) IIS
2 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (30.30%) IaaS
3 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (21.21%) PaaS
5 6 (18.18%) Office 365
6 4 (12.12%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (3.03%) G Suite
7 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (3.03%) HP Helion
7 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) Wireshark
3 3 (9.09%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) MPLS
4 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) BGP
5 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.03%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) DNS
5 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (3.03%) IPsec
5 1 (3.03%) Junos
5 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.03%) L2TP
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security
5 1 (3.03%) OSPF
5 1 (3.03%) Skype
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Big Data
1 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.06%) Data Lake
3 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.03%) BigQuery
3 1 (3.03%) Bigtable
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Bitbucket
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) Kafka
2 2 (6.06%) RESTful
3 1 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) Lambda Expressions
3 1 (3.03%) OAuth
3 1 (3.03%) SailPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Spring
3 1 (3.03%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (15.15%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.03%) BBC
4 1 (3.03%) Blog
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Linux
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.09%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.03%) Unix
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Migration
2 5 (15.15%) DevOps
3 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (9.09%) B2C
4 3 (9.09%) Operations Management
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.06%) Data Strategy
5 2 (6.06%) Decision-Making
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security
6 1 (3.03%) Network Design
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Python
2 7 (21.21%) PowerShell
3 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.06%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) Java 8
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) GCP
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Docker
2 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) HDFS
3 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.03%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Terraform
2 5 (15.15%) Puppet
3 4 (12.12%) HP ALM
4 3 (9.09%) Ansible
4 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
5 1 (3.03%) Kibana
5 1 (3.03%) SCCM
5 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.12%) HP
2 4 (12.12%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Capita
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix
3 3 (9.09%) Cloudera
3 3 (9.09%) Google
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Juniper
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) F5
5 1 (3.03%) Isilon
5 1 (3.03%) Mirantis
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) Okta
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.03%) Proofpoint
5 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow