Period
to 25 May 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 25 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Public Cloud
England > East of England
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 121 166 169
Rank change year-on-year +45 +3 +18
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 7 23 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.29% 0.56% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 1.76% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 9
Median daily rate £453 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.30% +15.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £415 £432 £340
90th Percentile £487 £675 £605
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £53.75 £70.00 £30.77
% change year-on-year -23.21% +127.49% -52.66%

Public Cloud is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 764 1,305 1,458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.18% 31.71% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 716 824
Median daily rate £438 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £240 £213 £257
90th Percentile £600 £600 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £468
% change year-on-year - +1.50% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 59 71
Median hourly rate £21.57 £17.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.26% -20.45% -3.72%
10th Percentile £15.24 £11.12 £11.80
90th Percentile £40.75 £51.50 £56.25
Median hourly rate £27.00 £20.96 £22.00
% change year-on-year +28.85% -4.75% +10.00%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Public Cloud as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in the East of England

Public Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Public Cloud in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Public Cloud in the East of England

Public Cloud
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 Public Cloud within the East of England region over the 6 months to 25 May 2020. 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
Essex +35 4 £453 - 4
Hertfordshire +14 2 £400 -33.33%
East Anglia - 1 £500 - 1
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Public Cloud also mentioned 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 East of England region with a requirement for Public Cloud.

1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (42.86%) Confluence
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) AWS
1 3 (42.86%) ServiceNow
2 2 (28.57%) SaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Decision-Making
2 2 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Azure
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) CRISC
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) IaaS
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall

Public Cloud
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 (42.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) AWS
2 2 (28.57%) SaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Azure
3 1 (14.29%) GCP
3 1 (14.29%) IaaS
3 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Gatling
General
1 1 (14.29%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Risk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Risk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Angular 2
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Decision-Making
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Architectural Design
3 1 (14.29%) Attestation
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISA
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) CRISC
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) NIST
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Grafana
1 1 (14.29%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) AppDynamics
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle