Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 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.

Public Cloud
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 135 151
Rank change year-on-year -8 +16 +18
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 24 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.61% 0.75% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.83% 2.30% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 9
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +29.41% -
10th Percentile £475 £443 £363
90th Percentile £648 £638 £488
South East median daily rate £538 £500 £481
% change year-on-year +7.50% +3.90% +4.62%
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 1,313 1,306 1,359
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 33.36% 32.63% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 604 688
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £208 £220 £225
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 41 73 73
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.67% -8.86%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.00 £12.04
90th Percentile £45.00 £38.00 £43.28
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £21.50
% change year-on-year +81.39% -10.26% +22.86%

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 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
Reading -6 8 £600 +29.73% 5
Wokingham - 1 £575 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
Public Cloud
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 20 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (50.00%) SaaS
3 11 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (41.67%) DNS
4 10 (41.67%) Firewall
5 9 (37.50%) VPN
5 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 8 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
6 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 8 (33.33%) Web Services
6 8 (33.33%) Replication
6 8 (33.33%) Internet
6 8 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (33.33%) Software Licensing
6 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Licensing
7 7 (29.17%) DevOps
8 6 (25.00%) PaaS
9 5 (20.83%) IaaS
9 5 (20.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
10 4 (16.67%) Ansible
10 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 4 (16.67%) Linux
10 4 (16.67%) Java
10 4 (16.67%) QA
11 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
11 3 (12.50%) Billing

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 2 (8.33%) Apache
1 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (50.00%) SaaS
3 11 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (25.00%) PaaS
6 5 (20.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (20.83%) IaaS
7 3 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) DNS
1 10 (41.67%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) VPN
3 8 (33.33%) Internet
3 8 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.33%) BIG-IP
4 2 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (8.33%) MPLS
5 1 (4.17%) DVB
5 1 (4.17%) NAS
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security
5 1 (4.17%) SAN
5 1 (4.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (12.50%) Big Data
1 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 3 (12.50%) Redis
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (16.67%) AWS Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Azure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Chief Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (12.50%) Kafka
2 3 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (12.50%) Sensu
3 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Licensing
1 8 (33.33%) Replication
2 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.50%) Cloud Native
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) CentOS
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Software Licensing
2 7 (29.17%) DevOps
3 3 (12.50%) Analytics
3 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 3 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 2 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Auto-Scaling
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.33%) IT Strategy
4 2 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (8.33%) Presales
4 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (8.33%) AWK
3 2 (8.33%) Perl
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) Master's Degree
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Apache Flume
1 3 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Ansible
2 3 (12.50%) Grafana
2 3 (12.50%) Graphite
2 3 (12.50%) Mesos
2 3 (12.50%) Nagios
2 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.50%) Puppet
2 3 (12.50%) Salt
2 3 (12.50%) StatsD
2 3 (12.50%) ZABBIX
3 2 (8.33%) Kibana
4 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) New Relic
2 3 (12.50%) Splunk
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) F5
3 2 (8.33%) Juniper
3 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle