Period
to 17 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 135 150
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15 -
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 44 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.10% 0.68% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.24% 2.32% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 7
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
10th Percentile £398 £371 £388
90th Percentile £638 £506 £485
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £460
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00

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 1,356 1,164 1,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 34.03% 29.21% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 563 733
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £221 £228 £226
90th Percentile £588 £561 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 55 65
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.28% +17.81% +10.61%
10th Percentile £10.20 £12.25 £12.01
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.39 £58.41
South East median hourly rate £29.00 £18.50 £24.85
% change year-on-year +56.76% -25.55% +50.61%

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 February 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 February 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 +8 8 £600 +33.33% 4
Maidenhead +2 6 £588 - 2
Bracknell - 4 £450 -
Newbury - 3 £425 -
Public Cloud
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 27 (61.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (52.27%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (38.64%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (38.64%) Linux
3 17 (38.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (36.36%) ITIL
4 16 (36.36%) Windows
5 15 (34.09%) Ansible
6 14 (31.82%) DevOps
7 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
7 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (27.27%) Service Management
8 12 (27.27%) CISM
8 12 (27.27%) Jenkins
9 11 (25.00%) Docker
9 11 (25.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 11 (25.00%) Service Design
9 11 (25.00%) ITSM
9 11 (25.00%) CISSP
9 11 (25.00%) CCSP
9 11 (25.00%) Star Schema
9 11 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (25.00%) eTOM
9 11 (25.00%) CESG
9 11 (25.00%) COBIT
9 11 (25.00%) Time Management
10 10 (22.73%) Degree

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 5 (11.36%) OpenStack
2 4 (9.09%) Confluence
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.27%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (61.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (52.27%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (38.64%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (22.73%) Office 365
5 7 (15.91%) IaaS
6 6 (13.64%) SaaS
7 4 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (9.09%) Slack
7 4 (9.09%) Trello
7 4 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (6.82%) PaaS
9 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (4.55%) GitHub
9 2 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.09%) DNS
3 3 (6.82%) Firewall
4 2 (4.55%) Internet
4 2 (4.55%) NAS
4 2 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (4.55%) SAN
4 2 (4.55%) VPN
5 1 (2.27%) Network Security
5 1 (2.27%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (2.27%) InfluxDB
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.91%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (9.09%) git-flow
4 4 (9.09%) JIRA
4 4 (9.09%) Maven
4 4 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.55%) gulp
5 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.27%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Architect
2 11 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (22.73%) Security Specialist
4 9 (20.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) Cloud Specialist
6 7 (15.91%) CISSP Specialist
6 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture Specialist
7 6 (13.64%) Azure Architect
7 6 (13.64%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (9.09%) AWS Architect
8 4 (9.09%) AWS Solutions Architect
8 4 (9.09%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 3 (6.82%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Consultant
9 3 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Security Architect
10 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
10 2 (4.55%) Linux Consultant
10 2 (4.55%) Network Architect
10 2 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Web Services
2 4 (9.09%) pytest
2 4 (9.09%) REST
3 2 (4.55%) .NET
3 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.55%) CSS
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) JSON
3 2 (4.55%) Node.js
3 2 (4.55%) React
3 2 (4.55%) Redux
3 2 (4.55%) WebSockets
4 1 (2.27%) Middleware
4 1 (2.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) CESG
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Licensing
2 5 (11.36%) Private Cloud
3 4 (9.09%) Replication
4 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.55%) iPad
4 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Linux
2 16 (36.36%) Windows
3 7 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (36.36%) ITIL
3 14 (31.82%) DevOps
4 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (27.27%) Service Management
6 11 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (25.00%) eTOM
6 11 (25.00%) ITSM
6 11 (25.00%) Service Design
6 11 (25.00%) Time Management
7 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
7 7 (15.91%) Microservices
8 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (11.36%) Scrum
9 5 (11.36%) Software Licensing
10 4 (9.09%) Analytics
10 4 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 4 (9.09%) ITIL V3
10 4 (9.09%) Network Architecture
10 4 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) Python
2 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell
3 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
4 4 (9.09%) Groovy
5 3 (6.82%) Java
5 3 (6.82%) Perl
5 3 (6.82%) Ruby
6 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.55%) Korn
6 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (27.27%) CISM
3 11 (25.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 11 (25.00%) CCSP
3 11 (25.00%) CISSP
4 10 (22.73%) Degree
5 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
6 5 (11.36%) MCSE
7 1 (2.27%) CCIE
7 1 (2.27%) CRISC
7 1 (2.27%) MCP
7 1 (2.27%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (25.00%) COBIT
3 8 (18.18%) ISO 22301
4 2 (4.55%) QA
5 1 (2.27%) GDPR
5 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) Docker
2 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.09%) XenApp
3 4 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) Gluster
4 2 (4.55%) NFS
4 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (34.09%) Ansible
2 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (13.64%) Puppet
3 6 (13.64%) Terraform
4 4 (9.09%) Salt
5 3 (6.82%) Kubernetes
6 2 (4.55%) BladeLogic
7 1 (2.27%) collectd
7 1 (2.27%) Grafana
7 1 (2.27%) StatsD
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) Citrix
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.55%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) Juniper
6 1 (2.27%) SAP