Period
to 19 February 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 19 February 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 89 81
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8 +7
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 15 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.14% 0.82% 1.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.05% 2.61% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 4
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% - -
10th Percentile £313 £388 £336
90th Percentile £475 £638 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £550 £490
% change year-on-year -9.09% +12.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 370 499 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 28.03% 31.32% 30.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 376 266
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £227 £216 £201
90th Percentile £533 £556 £545
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 15
Birmingham median hourly rate £18.27 £21.79 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.18% +45.27% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.05 £10.12 £10.89
90th Percentile £24.45 £35.00 £26.43
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £21.79 £18.94
% change year-on-year -24.28% +15.05% +8.23%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Public Cloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in Birmingham

Public Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Public Cloud in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Public Cloud in Birmingham

Public Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Public Cloud in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Public Cloud in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Public Cloud.

1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (60.00%) SaaS
3 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (46.67%) PaaS
5 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (40.00%) Identity Management
6 5 (33.33%) SCCM
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) Office 365
6 5 (33.33%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (26.67%) IaaS
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
8 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) IIS
8 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (20.00%) LAN
8 3 (20.00%) WAN
8 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (20.00%) Docker
8 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (20.00%) DevOps
8 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 2 (13.33%) Single Customer View

Public Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (60.00%) SaaS
3 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (46.67%) PaaS
5 5 (33.33%) Office 365
6 4 (26.67%) IaaS
7 2 (13.33%) GitHub
8 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.67%) BGP
3 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) OSPF
3 1 (6.67%) PABX
3 1 (6.67%) SDH
3 1 (6.67%) Skype
3 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365 Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Azure Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Data Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Data Integration Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Integration Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Web Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) LAMP
1 2 (13.33%) Node.js
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Identity Management
1 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) High Availability
5 2 (13.33%) Microservices
5 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
5 2 (13.33%) Single Customer View
5 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (13.33%) PHP
1 2 (13.33%) Python
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Groovy
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.67%) CCDA
1 1 (6.67%) CCDP
1 1 (6.67%) CCIE
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
1 5 (33.33%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco