Period
to 12 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 12 December 2017 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.

Public Cloud
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 144 151
Rank change year-on-year +20 +7 +31
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 42 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.02% 0.61% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.04% 2.09% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 7
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £443 £378 £388
90th Percentile £643 £488 £463
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £44.50

Public 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 1382 1244 1511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 33.67% 29.23% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 607 828
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £234 £223 £212
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 69 69
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.48 £21.00 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.76% +14.41% -3.39%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.20 £11.00
90th Percentile £39.20 £50.60 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £21.25 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% +17.65%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in Berkshire

Public Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Public Cloud in Berkshire

Public Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Public Cloud in Berkshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Public Cloud in Berkshire

Public 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 Public Cloud within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. 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 - 7 £588 -
Reading +4 6 £500 +17.65% 7
Bracknell - 4 £450 -
Slough +8 2 £675 +58.82%
Public Cloud
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Public Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Public Cloud.

1 21 (50.00%) ITIL
1 21 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (40.48%) CISM
4 17 (40.48%) Windows
4 17 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (38.10%) CISSP
5 16 (38.10%) Service Management
5 16 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (38.10%) COBIT
5 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
5 16 (38.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 15 (35.71%) Service Design
6 15 (35.71%) Time Management
6 15 (35.71%) CESG
6 15 (35.71%) eTOM
6 15 (35.71%) ITSM
6 15 (35.71%) CCSP
6 15 (35.71%) Linux
7 14 (33.33%) Star Schema
8 13 (30.95%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (30.95%) Degree
9 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (26.19%) ISO 22301
9 11 (26.19%) Ansible
9 11 (26.19%) Docker
10 10 (23.81%) DevOps
10 10 (23.81%) Office 365

Public 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 7 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 4 (9.52%) Confluence
3 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.38%) Apache
4 1 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.38%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (47.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (23.81%) Office 365
5 8 (19.05%) IaaS
6 6 (14.29%) SaaS
7 5 (11.90%) PaaS
8 4 (9.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (9.52%) Slack
8 4 (9.52%) Trello
8 4 (9.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (4.76%) GitHub
10 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.90%) Firewall
3 4 (9.52%) DNS
4 2 (4.76%) HTTP
4 2 (4.76%) Internet
4 2 (4.76%) NAS
4 2 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (4.76%) SAN
4 2 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (2.38%) Network Security
5 1 (2.38%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) Star Schema
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) InfluxDB
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.52%) git-flow
3 4 (9.52%) JIRA
3 4 (9.52%) Maven
3 4 (9.52%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (9.52%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.38%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.38%) Hudson
5 1 (2.38%) Selenium
5 1 (2.38%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Architect
2 14 (33.33%) Cloud Specialist
2 14 (33.33%) Security Specialist
3 12 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (19.05%) Cloud Architect
4 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture Specialist
5 7 (16.67%) CISSP Specialist
6 6 (14.29%) Azure Architect
6 6 (14.29%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 5 (11.90%) AWS Architect
7 5 (11.90%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) Security Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Administrator
9 2 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
9 2 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Migration Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Migration Specialist
9 2 (4.76%) Network Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Web Services
2 4 (9.52%) pytest
3 2 (4.76%) JSON
3 2 (4.76%) REST
4 1 (2.38%) Middleware
4 1 (2.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) CESG
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Licensing
3 4 (9.52%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.76%) Replication
4 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.38%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 15 (35.71%) Linux
3 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) ITIL
2 18 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (38.10%) Service Management
4 15 (35.71%) eTOM
4 15 (35.71%) ITSM
4 15 (35.71%) Service Design
4 15 (35.71%) Time Management
5 13 (30.95%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (23.81%) DevOps
8 5 (11.90%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (11.90%) Information Security
8 5 (11.90%) Microservices
8 5 (11.90%) Migration
8 5 (11.90%) Release Management
8 5 (11.90%) Scrum
8 5 (11.90%) Software Licensing
9 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
9 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 4 (9.52%) Groovy
2 4 (9.52%) Python
3 2 (4.76%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (40.48%) CISM
2 16 (38.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 16 (38.10%) CISSP
2 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
3 15 (35.71%) CCSP
4 13 (30.95%) Degree
5 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared
6 5 (11.90%) MCSE
7 1 (2.38%) CCIE
7 1 (2.38%) CRISC
7 1 (2.38%) GSEC
7 1 (2.38%) MCP
7 1 (2.38%) MCSD
7 1 (2.38%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (38.10%) COBIT
1 16 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (26.19%) ISO 22301
3 3 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.14%) QA
4 1 (2.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) Docker
2 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.52%) XenApp
3 4 (9.52%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) Ansible
2 7 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (14.29%) Puppet
4 4 (9.52%) Salt
5 3 (7.14%) Kubernetes
6 2 (4.76%) Terraform
7 1 (2.38%) collectd
7 1 (2.38%) Grafana
7 1 (2.38%) Kibana
7 1 (2.38%) logstash
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (2.38%) StatsD
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) Citrix
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Juniper
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) SAP