Period
to 20 February 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Private Cloud in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Private Cloud over the 6 months to 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Private Cloud
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 143 146
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +19
Contract jobs citing Private Cloud 32 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.76% 0.64% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.31% 1.84% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 9
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.17% +20.00% -6.98%
10th Percentile £329 £300 £340
90th Percentile £538 £725 £555
South East median daily rate £460 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -5.64% +8.33% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Private Cloud is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,383 1,413 1,209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.70% 34.98% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 690 576
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £275 £220 £223
90th Percentile £588 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £433 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +8.13% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 59 58
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.10 £12.70 £19.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.15% -35.90% +6.08%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.36 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.50 £55.20
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £20.12 £17.50
% change year-on-year -0.60% +14.97% -33.96%

Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Private Cloud in Berkshire

Private Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Private Cloud in Berkshire

Private Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Private Cloud in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Private Cloud in Berkshire

Private 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 Private Cloud within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 February 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 -8 12 £525 +5.00% 5
Slough - 8 £370 - 1
Newbury +4 3 - - 1
Bracknell -18 2 £550 -21.43% 3
Private Cloud
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Private 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 Private Cloud.

1 14 (43.75%) Windows
1 14 (43.75%) Firewall
2 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (37.50%) SQL
4 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
5 10 (31.25%) NAS
5 10 (31.25%) SaaS
5 10 (31.25%) Public Cloud
5 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
6 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
6 9 (28.13%) OpenStack
6 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
6 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
6 9 (28.13%) Web Services
7 7 (21.88%) PaaS
7 7 (21.88%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (18.75%) Office 365
8 6 (18.75%) IaaS
8 6 (18.75%) Ansible
8 6 (18.75%) Software Licensing
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Licensing
8 6 (18.75%) Ubuntu
8 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
8 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
8 6 (18.75%) Reverse Proxy
8 6 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (18.75%) ITIL
8 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office

Private 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (28.13%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.25%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.13%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (31.25%) SaaS
3 7 (21.88%) PaaS
4 6 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (18.75%) IaaS
4 6 (18.75%) Office 365
5 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (3.13%) Apigee
6 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (3.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) Firewall
2 10 (31.25%) NAS
3 6 (18.75%) DNS
3 6 (18.75%) Internet
3 6 (18.75%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 6 (18.75%) VPN
4 5 (15.63%) BGP
4 5 (15.63%) iSCSI
4 5 (15.63%) MPLS
4 5 (15.63%) SAN
4 5 (15.63%) SNMP
4 5 (15.63%) VLAN
4 5 (15.63%) VXLAN
5 4 (12.50%) Value-Added Service
5 4 (12.50%) Wireless
6 3 (9.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (15.63%) MariaDB
1 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
1 5 (15.63%) MySQL
1 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (34.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Architect
2 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Product Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Designer
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Designer
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Azure Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) Web Services
2 5 (15.63%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) EJB
3 1 (3.13%) J2EE
3 1 (3.13%) JSP
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Public Cloud
2 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
3 7 (21.88%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Licensing
5 5 (15.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (15.63%) Replication
6 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (6.25%) Marketing Technology
7 2 (6.25%) PKI
7 2 (6.25%) User Experience
8 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
8 1 (3.13%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.75%) Linux
3 6 (18.75%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.13%) CentOS
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
1 6 (18.75%) Migration
1 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
1 6 (18.75%) Software Licensing
2 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.63%) ITSM
2 5 (15.63%) Network Architecture
2 5 (15.63%) PRINCE
2 5 (15.63%) Project Management
2 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
3 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 4 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (9.38%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) Network Virtualisation
4 3 (9.38%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (9.38%) Programme Delivery
4 3 (9.38%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
3 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
3 5 (15.63%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) AWS Certification
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 3 (9.38%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) BIND 9
1 5 (15.63%) KVM
1 5 (15.63%) NFS
1 5 (15.63%) Postfix
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.13%) Docker
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Ansible
2 3 (9.38%) Netcool
2 3 (9.38%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) SCOM
2 3 (9.38%) WSUS
3 1 (3.13%) Consul
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) Pingdom
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) Cisco
3 5 (15.63%) Dell
3 5 (15.63%) EMC
3 5 (15.63%) Mirantis
3 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
4 4 (12.50%) VMware
5 3 (9.38%) BMC
5 3 (9.38%) Remedy
6 2 (6.25%) Alibaba
6 2 (6.25%) Huawei
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) TOWER Software
7 1 (3.13%) Ab Initio
7 1 (3.13%) AppDynamics
7 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix
7 1 (3.13%) PagerDuty