Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 148 134
Rank change year-on-year -4 -14 +29
Contract jobs citing Private Cloud 17 16 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.44% 0.40% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.28% 1.25% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 35
Berkshire median daily rate £173 £594 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -70.95% +18.75% +16.22%
10th Percentile £118 £457 £384
90th Percentile £360 £625 £583
South East median daily rate £413 £480 £500
% change year-on-year -14.06% -4.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £12.50 - -

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 1,330 1,282 1,385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 34.35% 31.91% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 585 717
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £220 £220 £227
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 71 73
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% -4.38%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £46.23 £38.00 £42.45
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +57.89% -17.39% +35.29%

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 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
Slough - 13 £130 -
Newbury -7 1 £413 +23.13%
Reading -16 1 £550 -10.20% 1
Private Cloud
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 (82.35%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) Huawei
2 13 (76.47%) Data Centre
2 13 (76.47%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (70.59%) Alibaba
3 12 (70.59%) SLA
4 9 (52.94%) Mandarin Language
5 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
5 8 (47.06%) Degree
5 8 (47.06%) Linux
5 8 (47.06%) Python
6 7 (41.18%) Java
6 7 (41.18%) Project Management
6 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
7 6 (35.29%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (35.29%) C
7 6 (35.29%) PHP
7 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (35.29%) Performance Optimisation
8 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (17.65%) Windows
9 3 (17.65%) Firewall
10 2 (11.76%) DNS
10 2 (11.76%) SQL
10 2 (11.76%) Middleware
10 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
10 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
10 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
11 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
11 1 (5.88%) ArcSight ESM

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 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) TACACS
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) tcpdump
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) HBase
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (52.94%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) 1st Line Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Data Centre Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (23.53%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Data Centre
1 13 (76.47%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
3 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
1 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
2 6 (35.29%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (35.29%) Performance Optimisation
3 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Software Licensing
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Python
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) C
3 6 (35.29%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) CCSA
3 1 (5.88%) CCSE
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (70.59%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
1 1 (5.88%) KVM
1 1 (5.88%) VMware NSX
1 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) Huawei
3 12 (70.59%) Alibaba
4 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
4 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) VMware