Period
to 24 July 2019

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 24 July 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.

Public Cloud
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 142 125
Rank change year-on-year +21 -17 +24
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 60 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.40% 0.61% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.53% 1.69% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 6
Berkshire median daily rate £519 £500 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +20.48% +10.67%
10th Percentile £354 £464 £363
90th Percentile £713 £584 £563
South East median daily rate £548 £531 £420
% change year-on-year +3.06% +26.49% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 1,325 1,424 1,147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.93% 35.92% 30.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 708 514
Berkshire median daily rate £445 £413 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.88% -2.65% +5.94%
10th Percentile £258 £220 £241
90th Percentile £588 £577 £600
South East median daily rate £441 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.82% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 42 72
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £13.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +27.92% -24.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £82.88 £48.55 £32.15
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.00% +71.43% -26.32%

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 24 July 2019.

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 24 July 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 +12 26 £525 - 7
Newbury +9 15 £350 -30.00%
Bracknell -8 3 - -
Slough - 3 £438 - 3
Maidenhead - 1 £300 - 1
Public Cloud
South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Public 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 Public Cloud.

1 40 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (48.33%) IaaS
4 27 (45.00%) PaaS
5 22 (36.67%) Telecoms
6 20 (33.33%) Python
7 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
7 17 (28.33%) Windows
7 17 (28.33%) Data Centre
7 17 (28.33%) Terraform
8 16 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (25.00%) DevOps
10 14 (23.33%) DNS
10 14 (23.33%) Migration
11 13 (21.67%) Firewall
11 13 (21.67%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (21.67%) Node.js
11 13 (21.67%) SaaS
12 12 (20.00%) DevSecOps
12 12 (20.00%) Linux
12 12 (20.00%) Load Balancing
13 11 (18.33%) Google
13 11 (18.33%) Cloud Native
13 11 (18.33%) Bash Shell
14 10 (16.67%) Network Architecture
14 10 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (16.67%) DHCP
14 10 (16.67%) Red Hat
15 9 (15.00%) PowerShell
15 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development

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 6 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.67%) Confluence
3 1 (1.67%) Hyperledger
3 1 (1.67%) Mule
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (48.33%) IaaS
4 27 (45.00%) PaaS
5 16 (26.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (21.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (21.67%) SaaS
7 5 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (6.67%) AWS CloudTrail
8 4 (6.67%) OpenShift
9 3 (5.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (5.00%) Office 365
10 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
10 1 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (1.67%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.33%) DNS
2 13 (21.67%) Firewall
3 10 (16.67%) DHCP
4 7 (11.67%) Network Security
5 6 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
5 6 (10.00%) Software-Defined Networking
6 4 (6.67%) Internet
6 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.67%) VPN
7 3 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (3.33%) WAN
9 1 (1.67%) 802.11
9 1 (1.67%) BGP
9 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.67%) DMZ
9 1 (1.67%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.67%) LAN
9 1 (1.67%) OSPF
9 1 (1.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.67%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.67%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) Maven
3 1 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (36.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.00%) Billing
2 6 (10.00%) Electronics
2 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 19 (31.67%) Architect
3 15 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
4 10 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (11.67%) Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Azure Architect
7 6 (10.00%) IP Architect
7 6 (10.00%) WebOps Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Designer
8 5 (8.33%) Network Architect
9 4 (6.67%) Oracle Architect
9 4 (6.67%) Security Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Cloud Consultant
10 3 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
10 3 (5.00%) Technical Architect
10 3 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
11 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) Node.js
2 7 (11.67%) Middleware
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (8.33%) .NET
4 5 (8.33%) Web Services
5 3 (5.00%) RESTful
6 2 (3.33%) Spring
7 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.67%) 802.1X
7 1 (1.67%) Akka
7 1 (1.67%) Java EE
7 1 (1.67%) JSON
7 1 (1.67%) OAuth
7 1 (1.67%) Pandas
7 1 (1.67%) RAML
7 1 (1.67%) SAML
7 1 (1.67%) scikit-learn
7 1 (1.67%) SOAP
7 1 (1.67%) Spring Cloud
7 1 (1.67%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Data Centre
2 11 (18.33%) Cloud Native
3 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.00%) DataPower
3 6 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (10.00%) Private Cloud
4 4 (6.67%) Clustering
5 3 (5.00%) Replication
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.67%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Windows
2 12 (20.00%) Linux
3 10 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
5 6 (10.00%) AIX
5 6 (10.00%) Unix
5 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) DevOps
2 14 (23.33%) Migration
3 12 (20.00%) DevSecOps
3 12 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 10 (16.67%) Network Architecture
5 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (11.67%) Active Listening
7 7 (11.67%) Analytics
7 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Automation
7 7 (11.67%) IT Strategy
7 7 (11.67%) Network Design
8 6 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 6 (10.00%) ITIL
8 6 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 6 (10.00%) Service Management
8 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) Python
2 11 (18.33%) Bash Shell
3 9 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (13.33%) SQL
5 6 (10.00%) Java
6 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.67%) Perl
6 4 (6.67%) PHP
6 4 (6.67%) Ruby
7 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) C#
8 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) CCIE
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) NCSC
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (10.00%) XenApp
2 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (28.33%) Terraform
2 8 (13.33%) Ansible
3 6 (10.00%) Data Guard
4 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.67%) Grafana
5 1 (1.67%) Kibana
5 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.67%) logstash
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.67%) Puppet
5 1 (1.67%) Salt
5 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.33%) Google
3 10 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 8 (13.33%) Oracle
5 7 (11.67%) SAP
6 6 (10.00%) Citrix
6 6 (10.00%) IBM
7 5 (8.33%) ArcSight
7 5 (8.33%) Fortinet
7 5 (8.33%) Splunk
8 4 (6.67%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (6.67%) CheckPoint
8 4 (6.67%) CyberArk
8 4 (6.67%) Qualys
8 4 (6.67%) Symantec
8 4 (6.67%) Trend Micro
9 3 (5.00%) VMware
10 2 (3.33%) Cisco
10 2 (3.33%) Fujitsu
10 2 (3.33%) Saba