Period
to 18 November 2019

The median contractor rate for a Cloud Architect was £581 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 18 November 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 Architect
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 76 89
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 6 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.52% 0.78% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.83% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £581 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £512 £494 £575
90th Percentile £725 £575 £625
East of England median daily rate £525 £570 £550
% change year-on-year -7.89% +3.64% -10.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 1,066 1,088 1,322
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.53% 93.71% 93.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 581 651
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
10th Percentile £201 £250 £200
90th Percentile £625 £575 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 93 142
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.13 £17.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.14% -53.33% +36.36%
10th Percentile £10.68 £11.65 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.00 £48.75 £49.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.43 £18.00
% change year-on-year -5.31% -3.19% -19.10%

Cloud Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Architect in Cambridgeshire

Cloud Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Architect in Cambridgeshire

Cloud Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Architect in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Architect in Cambridgeshire

Cloud Architect
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Architect within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2019. 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
Cambridge - 5 £550 -
Cloud Architect
East of England

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, Cloud Architect 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Cloud Architect in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Ansible
5 1 (16.67%) Docker
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
5 1 (16.67%) Salt
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Microservices
5 1 (16.67%) GCP
5 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
5 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (16.67%) API Design
5 1 (16.67%) Data Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) RAML
5 1 (16.67%) Terraform
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (16.67%) Data Lake
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon Athena

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (16.67%) GCP
4 1 (16.67%) IaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon Athena
1 1 (16.67%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) RAML
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) API Design
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Process Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Salt
1 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) Talend