Period
to 24 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Cloud Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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.

Cloud Engineer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 106 101
Rank change year-on-year -14 -5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 13 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.60% 0.37% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.39% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
Bristol median daily rate £525 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -26.32% -
10th Percentile £383 £329 £430
90th Percentile £548 £508 £520
South West median daily rate £525 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +50.00% -12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £43.00 -
South West median hourly rate - £43.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 2,070 1,786 1,489
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 94.90% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,455 1,182 1,030
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £219 £226
90th Percentile £575 £525 £556
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 60 75
Bristol median hourly rate £36.30 £17.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.43% -28.57% +32.43%
10th Percentile £14.13 £11.75 £11.55
90th Percentile £61.04 £50.88 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -9.09% -19.12%

Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Cloud Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Engineer in Bristol

Cloud Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Engineer in Bristol

Cloud Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer in Bristol over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Engineer in Bristol

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, Cloud Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
3 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (38.46%) DevOps
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) IT Strategy
6 3 (23.08%) Active Listening
6 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (23.08%) Web Operations
6 3 (23.08%) Public Cloud
6 3 (23.08%) IaaS
6 3 (23.08%) PaaS
6 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
6 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
6 3 (23.08%) Python
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle
6 3 (23.08%) SAP
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 3 (23.08%) Billing

Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (23.08%) IaaS
3 3 (23.08%) PaaS
4 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Billing
2 3 (23.08%) Electronics
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
1 2 (15.38%) JSON
1 2 (15.38%) React
1 2 (15.38%) RESTful
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Public Cloud
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Active Listening
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 3 (23.08%) IT Strategy
3 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
3 3 (23.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Web Operations
4 2 (15.38%) Microservices
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 3 (23.08%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) SAP