Period
to 19 April 2019

The median contractor rate for a Cloud Architect was £598 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 April 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
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 163 181 171
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 14 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.34% 0.31% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.33% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 15
East of England median daily rate £598 £525 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.81% -16.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £447 £500 £464
90th Percentile £752 £563 £738
England median daily rate £613 £575 £578
% change year-on-year +6.52% -0.43% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 3,840 4,232 4,164
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.70% 94.95% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,246 2,386 2,478
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £206 £193 £200
90th Percentile £588 £584 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 293 333
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -20.93% +2.38%
10th Percentile £10.15 £10.73 £10.63
90th Percentile £50.50 £46.25 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.76 £18.69 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.40% -1.66% -

Cloud Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Architect in the East of England

Cloud Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Architect in the East of England

Cloud Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Architect in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Architect in the East of England

Cloud Architect
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 19 April 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
Hertfordshire +6 6 £775 +55.00% 4
Essex - 4 £598 -
Bedfordshire +17 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +7 1 - -
Norfolk -4 1 £425 -19.05% 1
Cloud Architect
England

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 East of England region featuring Cloud Architect in the job title.

1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) Middleware
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Technical Leadership
5 3 (21.43%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
5 3 (21.43%) Presales
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) ERP
5 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
5 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 3 (21.43%) AIX
5 3 (21.43%) Solaris
5 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
5 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
6 2 (14.29%) hybris
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) Retail

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) IaaS
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
1 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Ant
1 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
1 3 (21.43%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) AIX
1 3 (21.43%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (21.43%) ERP
1 3 (21.43%) Presales
1 3 (21.43%) Technical Leadership
2 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) BPR
3 1 (7.14%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Internal Audit
3 1 (7.14%) IT Governance
3 1 (7.14%) Order to Cash
3 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Record to Report
3 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) hybris
6 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
6 1 (7.14%) Intel