Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Cloud Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 165 205
Rank change year-on-year -9 +40 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Cloud Engineer 29 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.57% 0.46% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.48% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 2
East of England median daily rate £525 £413 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +7.84% -15.00%
10th Percentile £443 £369 £356
90th Percentile £585 £538 £415
England median daily rate £525 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £43.00 - £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 4801 4588 5650
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.95% 95.70% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2760 2650 3306
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 366 538
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £21.88 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.11 £11.33 £10.68
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Engineer in the East of England

Cloud Engineer
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 Engineer in the East of England.

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

Cloud Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Cloud Engineer
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 Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Norfolk +6 12 - -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £538 - 10
Hertfordshire -5 5 £550 +4.76% 6
Bedfordshire -12 4 £475 +15.15%
Essex - 2 £524 -
East Anglia - 1 - -
Cloud Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Cloud Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (62.07%) Linux
1 18 (62.07%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (41.38%) Unix
3 11 (37.93%) Cloudera
3 11 (37.93%) DevOps
4 10 (34.48%) AWS Certification
4 10 (34.48%) Kerberos
4 10 (34.48%) Hadoop
4 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (31.03%) R
5 9 (31.03%) Apache Hive
5 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
5 9 (31.03%) Impala
5 9 (31.03%) Apache Spark
5 9 (31.03%) Terraform
6 8 (27.59%) PaaS
7 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
7 7 (24.14%) IaaS
7 7 (24.14%) Ansible
8 6 (20.69%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (20.69%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (20.69%) Public Cloud
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.69%) Migration
8 6 (20.69%) Python
8 6 (20.69%) Web Services
8 6 (20.69%) Amazon S3
9 5 (17.24%) Puppet
9 5 (17.24%) Route 53

Cloud Engineer 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 9 (31.03%) Apache Spark
2 3 (10.34%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 18 (62.07%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (27.59%) PaaS
4 7 (24.14%) IaaS
5 6 (20.69%) Amazon S3
5 6 (20.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (17.24%) Route 53
7 4 (13.79%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (10.34%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (10.34%) Serverless
8 3 (10.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (6.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (6.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (3.45%) Office 365
10 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Kerberos
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
2 3 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (10.34%) Network Security
3 1 (3.45%) HTTP
3 1 (3.45%) SSL
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) Hadoop
2 9 (31.03%) Apache Hive
2 9 (31.03%) Impala
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) GitLab
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) J2EE
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Hybrid Cloud
1 6 (20.69%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Linux
2 12 (41.38%) Unix
3 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Windows
5 2 (6.90%) AIX
5 2 (6.90%) DC/OS
5 2 (6.90%) Solaris
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) DevOps
2 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
3 6 (20.69%) Migration
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Coaching
6 2 (6.90%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (3.45%) API Design
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.45%) Data Encryption
7 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.45%) Microservices
7 1 (3.45%) Runbook
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) Task Automation
7 1 (3.45%) TDD
7 1 (3.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) R
2 6 (20.69%) Python
3 4 (13.79%) Perl
4 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.90%) Go
5 2 (6.90%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) AWS Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (3.45%) CEH
3 1 (3.45%) CISA
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CISM
3 1 (3.45%) CRISC
3 1 (3.45%) GIAC
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) Terraform
2 7 (24.14%) Ansible
3 5 (17.24%) Puppet
4 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
4 2 (6.90%) Marathon
4 2 (6.90%) Mesos
4 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.45%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Cloudera
2 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) WSO2