Period
to 16 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Cloud Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 85 85
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 9 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.76% 0.63% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.67% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £525 £600 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +17.65% +4.62%
East of England median daily rate £570 £550 £613
% change year-on-year +3.64% -10.20% +22.50%
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 1,111 1,336 1,077
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.68% 93.75% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 661 519
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £250 £200 £172
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 139 101
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £26.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +39.53% +31.10%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.75 £46.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.38 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.47% -20.00% +7.14%

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
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 16 November 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
Peterborough +21 9 £525 -
Cloud Architect
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 7 (77.78%) Java
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
3 5 (55.56%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (55.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (44.44%) React
4 4 (44.44%) Microservices
4 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) Spring
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 3 (33.33%) OAuth
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (33.33%) Google
5 3 (33.33%) REST
5 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (22.22%) IaaS
6 2 (22.22%) SABSA
6 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (22.22%) New Relic
6 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
6 2 (22.22%) AppDynamics
6 2 (22.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (22.22%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project

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 5 (55.56%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (55.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) IaaS
3 2 (22.22%) PaaS
3 2 (22.22%) SaaS
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) React
2 4 (44.44%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) OAuth
3 3 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
2 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (22.22%) CESG
3 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
4 1 (11.11%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Microservices
1 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) SABSA
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (11.11%) Android Development
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 2 (22.22%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
1 2 (22.22%) ISSAP
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) AppDynamics
2 2 (22.22%) New Relic