Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 122 144
Rank change year-on-year -14 +22 +33
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 25 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.64% 0.65% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.80% 2.03% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 25
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.48% +10.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £466 £319 £325
90th Percentile £576 £681 £488
South East median daily rate £525 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +26.51% -2.35% -9.09%
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 1,392 1,229 1,408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 35.65% 32.02% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 550 740
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.30% +2.81% +2.56%
10th Percentile £222 £247 £250
90th Percentile £575 £600 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 72 64
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -25.71% -5.41%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.03 £11.48
90th Percentile £46.60 £32.15 £41.20
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £18.26 £23.00
% change year-on-year +64.29% -20.61% +33.57%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -3 6 £513 +34.87% 7
Bracknell - 4 £500 -
Newbury -9 1 £500 - 3
Wokingham - 1 £575 -
Public Cloud
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 22 (88.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) Firewall
3 11 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (36.00%) SaaS
5 7 (28.00%) VPN
5 7 (28.00%) DNS
5 7 (28.00%) Java
5 7 (28.00%) Linux
5 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (28.00%) IaaS
6 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (24.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (24.00%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) Python
6 6 (24.00%) Web Services
6 6 (24.00%) Windows
6 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (24.00%) Internet
6 6 (24.00%) Replication
6 6 (24.00%) Software Licensing
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Licensing
7 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 5 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud

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 4 (16.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (88.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (36.00%) SaaS
4 7 (28.00%) IaaS
5 6 (24.00%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (16.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (16.00%) PaaS
8 2 (8.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) DNS
2 7 (28.00%) VPN
3 6 (24.00%) Internet
3 6 (24.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (8.00%) MPLS
4 2 (8.00%) Network Security
5 1 (4.00%) DVB
5 1 (4.00%) NAS
5 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (8.00%) Big Data
1 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (8.00%) Redis
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Bitbucket
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.00%) gulp
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) React Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Azure Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) IP Network Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Network Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (16.00%) CSS
2 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) Node.js
2 4 (16.00%) React
2 4 (16.00%) Redux
2 4 (16.00%) REST
2 4 (16.00%) WebSockets
3 2 (8.00%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (8.00%) Kafka
3 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (8.00%) Sensu
4 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Licensing
1 6 (24.00%) Replication
2 5 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (16.00%) iPad
3 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (24.00%) Software Licensing
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (16.00%) Microservices
3 4 (16.00%) MVC
3 4 (16.00%) Pair Programming
3 4 (16.00%) TDD
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (24.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) AWK
3 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) CISM
4 1 (4.00%) CISSP
4 1 (4.00%) Master's Degree
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) Apache Flume
2 2 (8.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Terraform
2 3 (12.00%) Ansible
3 2 (8.00%) Grafana
3 2 (8.00%) Graphite
3 2 (8.00%) Kibana
3 2 (8.00%) Mesos
3 2 (8.00%) Nagios
3 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.00%) Puppet
3 2 (8.00%) Salt
3 2 (8.00%) StatsD
3 2 (8.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Google
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) F5
3 2 (8.00%) Juniper
3 2 (8.00%) New Relic
3 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (8.00%) Splunk
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle