Period
to 18 August 2019

The median contractor rate for a Cloud Engineer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 115 103
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 11 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.59% 0.37% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.38% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
Bristol median daily rate £400 £288 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.13% -20.69% -
10th Percentile £359 £255 £329
90th Percentile £546 £463 £503
South West median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 1,799 1,829 1,648
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 95.81% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,174 1,231 1,102
Bristol median daily rate £423 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £256 £250 £214
90th Percentile £600 £525 £525
South West median daily rate £426 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.38% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 69 58
Bristol median hourly rate £32.50 £37.55 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.45% +20.16% +4.87%
10th Percentile £11.17 £14.65 £11.85
90th Percentile £51.50 £49.00 £47.76
South West median hourly rate £41.13 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +17.50% -6.67% +15.38%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (63.64%) Office 365
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Migration
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (45.45%) Server Management
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
6 3 (27.27%) DevOps
6 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
7 2 (18.18%) GDPR
7 2 (18.18%) IaaS
7 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) Python
7 2 (18.18%) Firewall
8 1 (9.09%) Electronics
8 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
8 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 1 (9.09%) Billing
8 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
8 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 1 (9.09%) Marketing
8 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (9.09%) IBM

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (63.64%) Office 365
3 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (18.18%) IaaS
5 1 (9.09%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) IBM UrbanCode
1 1 (9.09%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (9.09%) Billing
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Public Sector
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) Server Management
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Active Listening
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (9.09%) DevSecOps
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Automation
4 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
1 2 (18.18%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GDPR
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) SAP