Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for IBM Cloud skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Cloud over the 6 months to 23 June 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.

IBM Cloud Computing
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 149 181
Rank change year-on-year -5 +32 +4
Contract jobs citing IBM Cloud 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.21% 0.14% 0.021%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.05% 1.27% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -
South East median daily rate £450 £600 £425
% change year-on-year -25.00% +41.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £42.50

IBM Cloud 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 763 395 486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.79% 10.77% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 216 292
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £265 £237
90th Percentile £624 £563 £561
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.11 £13.75 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.71% -29.88% +35.24%
10th Percentile £14.35 £10.91 £11.68
90th Percentile £20.00 £15.80 £70.78
South East median hourly rate £18.89 £15.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year +19.94% -19.21% -17.92%

IBM Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM Cloud in Berkshire

IBM Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Cloud in Berkshire

IBM Cloud
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 IBM Cloud within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 June 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
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Slough -5 1 £425 -15.00%
IBM Cloud
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Cloud 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 IBM Cloud.

1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (50.00%) Service Design
4 3 (37.50%) SoftLayer
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) Google
5 2 (25.00%) SaaS
5 2 (25.00%) PaaS
5 2 (25.00%) IaaS
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) LDAP
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
5 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (12.50%) MPLS
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) WLAN
6 1 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (12.50%) CCNP
6 1 (12.50%) CCDP

IBM Cloud
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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) SoftLayer
4 2 (25.00%) IaaS
4 2 (25.00%) PaaS
4 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) DMVPN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) WLAN Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Service Design
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCDP
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) CCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco