Period
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The median contractor rate for a Cloud Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 29 - 52
Rank change year-on-year - - +21
Contract jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 55 0 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.52% - 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.29% - 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 0 4
10th Percentile - - £428
25th Percentile £313 - £458
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 - £500
Median % change year-on-year - - +5.26%
75th Percentile £475 - £528
90th Percentile £488 - £534
East of England median daily rate £425 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -10.53% -5.00% -2.44%

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 754 454 535
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.44% 91.90% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 265 320
10th Percentile £200 £153 £250
25th Percentile £313 £258 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £463
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -13.51% +8.82%
75th Percentile £538 £500 £550
90th Percentile £638 £596 £625
East of England median daily rate £468 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +13.45% -2.94% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 103 50
10th Percentile - - £12.24
25th Percentile £12.50 £12.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate £13.66 £13.50 £16.75
Median % change year-on-year +1.19% -19.40% +3.08%
75th Percentile £15.75 £16.73 £19.69
90th Percentile £20.66 £21.73 £36.90
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -8.57% +9.65%

Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Cloud Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cloud Engineer in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Cloud Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Cloud Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cloud Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Cloud Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Cloud Engineer
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 Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 27 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Peterborough - 49 £425 - 1
Cambridge - 5 £650 - 11
Cloud Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, Cloud Engineer contract jobs required 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 53 (96.36%) AWS
2 50 (90.91%) Azure
3 49 (89.09%) Microsoft 365
3 49 (89.09%) Windows
3 49 (89.09%) SLA
3 49 (89.09%) Microsoft
3 49 (89.09%) Active Directory
3 49 (89.09%) Change Management
4 48 (87.27%) Incident Management
5 43 (78.18%) SCCM
5 43 (78.18%) VMware
5 43 (78.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 42 (76.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 31 (56.36%) Windows Server
7 31 (56.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (50.91%) Skype for Business
8 28 (50.91%) DNS
8 28 (50.91%) Skype
9 27 (49.09%) SharePoint
9 27 (49.09%) DHCP
9 27 (49.09%) Identity Management
9 27 (49.09%) Replication
9 27 (49.09%) Microsoft Intune
10 24 (43.64%) SQL
11 22 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 21 (38.18%) IaaS
12 21 (38.18%) PaaS
12 21 (38.18%) vSphere
12 21 (38.18%) Hyper-V
12 21 (38.18%) SQL Server

Cloud Engineer 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 28 (50.91%) Skype for Business
2 27 (49.09%) SharePoint
3 22 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 53 (96.36%) AWS
2 50 (90.91%) Azure
3 49 (89.09%) Microsoft 365
4 42 (76.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 21 (38.18%) IaaS
5 21 (38.18%) PaaS
6 8 (14.55%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (10.91%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (10.91%) Amazon S3
7 6 (10.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 6 (10.91%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 6 (10.91%) OneDrive
7 6 (10.91%) Route 53
7 6 (10.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (5.45%) Serverless
9 2 (3.64%) Amazon Cognito
9 2 (3.64%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (3.64%) GCP
10 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (50.91%) DNS
1 28 (50.91%) Skype
2 27 (49.09%) DHCP
3 21 (38.18%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.82%) 4G
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) LAN
4 1 (1.82%) LTE
4 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) GitLab
General
1 12 (21.82%) Social Skills
2 1 (1.82%) Marketing
2 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) GraphQL
1 1 (1.82%) React
Miscellaneous
1 27 (49.09%) Replication
2 21 (38.18%) PKI
3 3 (5.45%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 49 (89.09%) Windows
2 31 (56.36%) Windows Server
2 31 (56.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2016
4 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2019
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (89.09%) Change Management
2 48 (87.27%) Incident Management
3 27 (49.09%) Identity Management
4 13 (23.64%) ITIL
5 12 (21.82%) Service Delivery
6 9 (16.36%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.64%) DevOps
7 2 (3.64%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.82%) Agile
8 1 (1.82%) CI/CD
8 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure as Code
8 1 (1.82%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (1.82%) Scrum
8 1 (1.82%) TDD
8 1 (1.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) SQL
2 6 (10.91%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.91%) Python
3 2 (3.64%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.82%) Go
4 1 (1.82%) Rust
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 9 (16.36%) SC Cleared
2 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (89.09%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (89.09%) Active Directory
2 43 (78.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (38.18%) Hyper-V
3 21 (38.18%) vSphere
4 6 (10.91%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 43 (78.18%) SCCM
2 27 (49.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 21 (38.18%) SCVMM
4 6 (10.91%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 5 (9.09%) Terraform
6 2 (3.64%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.82%) Argo
7 1 (1.82%) Grafana
7 1 (1.82%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 49 (89.09%) Microsoft
2 43 (78.18%) VMware
3 6 (10.91%) CloudEndure
4 2 (3.64%) Google