Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 84 103 146
Rank change year-on-year +19 +43 -14
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 13 70 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.80% 1.65% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.97% 5.43% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 32 14
Median daily rate £531 £460 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.49% -8.00% +20.48%
10th Percentile £468 £350 £413
90th Percentile £640 £668 £576
South East median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 437 1,290 1,447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.91% 30.38% 35.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 592 716
Median daily rate £425 £450 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.76% -2.07%
10th Percentile £231 £275 £220
90th Percentile £626 £588 £588
South East median daily rate £439 £439 £425
% change year-on-year - +3.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 79 41
Median hourly rate £24.23 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.82% +10.00% +8.23%
10th Percentile £17.38 £12.00 £8.00
90th Percentile £47.70 £82.75 £48.75
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year +26.67% -21.74% +64.29%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in Berkshire

Public Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Public Cloud in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Public Cloud in Berkshire

Public Cloud
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Public Cloud in Berkshire over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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 +9 8 £531 +1.19% 1
Newbury -2 3 - -
Maidenhead +18 2 - -
Public Cloud
South East

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 13 (100.00%) Azure
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (76.92%) DevOps
4 9 (69.23%) AWS
5 8 (61.54%) Ansible
5 8 (61.54%) Terraform
6 7 (53.85%) Docker
6 7 (53.85%) Kubernetes
6 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (53.85%) Puppet
6 7 (53.85%) Linux
6 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
7 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
8 3 (23.08%) IaaS
8 3 (23.08%) Scrum
8 3 (23.08%) .NET
9 2 (15.38%) Python
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
9 2 (15.38%) Windows
9 2 (15.38%) Symantec
9 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
9 2 (15.38%) Google
9 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
9 2 (15.38%) Qualys
9 2 (15.38%) CyberArk
9 2 (15.38%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (15.38%) SaaS
9 2 (15.38%) PaaS
9 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 13 (100.00%) Azure
2 9 (69.23%) AWS
3 3 (23.08%) IaaS
4 2 (15.38%) PaaS
4 2 (15.38%) SaaS
5 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (7.69%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (7.69%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Azure Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 5 (38.46%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (38.46%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 5 (38.46%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (30.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (30.77%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (30.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (15.38%) Architect
6 2 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) DevSecOps Engineer
6 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Azure Architect
7 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Product Manager
7 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) DevOps
3 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) DevSecOps
5 2 (15.38%) SIEM
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Backlog Prioritisation
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Epics
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Product Management
6 1 (7.69%) Strategic Roadmap
6 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Ansible
1 8 (61.54%) Terraform
2 7 (53.85%) Kubernetes
2 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (53.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) ArcSight
1 2 (15.38%) Barracuda Networks
1 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
1 2 (15.38%) CrowdStrike
1 2 (15.38%) CyberArk
1 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
1 2 (15.38%) Google
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Qualys
1 2 (15.38%) Splunk
1 2 (15.38%) Symantec
1 2 (15.38%) Trend Micro