Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 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
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 113 93 147
Rank change year-on-year -20 +54 +24
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 30 3 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.23% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.48% 0.66% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 9
10th Percentile £425 - £432
25th Percentile £475 £469 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £488 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% +12.99%
75th Percentile £647 £506 £538
90th Percentile £669 - £550
England median daily rate £600 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +2.33%

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 669 452 1,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.50% 31.43% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 264 708
10th Percentile £173 £155 £200
25th Percentile £313 £250 £322
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £396 £425
Median % change year-on-year +13.56% -6.76% -3.68%
75th Percentile £563 £488 £538
90th Percentile £650 £550 £619
England median daily rate £538 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +13.16% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 56 92
10th Percentile £12.73 £12.99 £13.50
25th Percentile £14.25 £22.00 £15.44
Median hourly rate £23.00 £44.50 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -48.31% +134.21% +3.40%
75th Percentile £49.25 £47.31 £46.00
90th Percentile £59.25 £50.00 £51.00
England median hourly rate £25.25 £26.27 £20.50
% change year-on-year -3.88% +28.15% +1.31%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Public Cloud in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram 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 23 January 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
Hertfordshire - 21 £550 - 7
Cambridgeshire - 6 £525 - 8
Suffolk - 2 £513 -
Essex -13 1 £425 -12.82% 1
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 22 (73.33%) Azure
1 22 (73.33%) AWS
2 13 (43.33%) CI/CD
3 12 (40.00%) Terraform
4 11 (36.67%) Infrastructure as Code
5 10 (33.33%) GCP
6 9 (30.00%) DevOps
6 9 (30.00%) Windows
7 8 (26.67%) Python
7 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
8 7 (23.33%) SaaS
8 7 (23.33%) Ansible
8 7 (23.33%) IaaS
8 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
8 7 (23.33%) Linux
9 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (20.00%) DNS
9 6 (20.00%) DHCP
9 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Cloud
9 6 (20.00%) PaaS
9 6 (20.00%) Puppet
9 6 (20.00%) Social Skills
9 6 (20.00%) RBAC
10 5 (16.67%) Cloud Native
10 5 (16.67%) Bash
10 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (16.67%) Retail
10 5 (16.67%) VMware

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 (10.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 22 (73.33%) AWS
1 22 (73.33%) Azure
2 10 (33.33%) GCP
3 7 (23.33%) IaaS
3 7 (23.33%) SaaS
4 6 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (20.00%) PaaS
5 4 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (10.00%) Apigee
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (10.00%) OpenShift
7 2 (6.67%) GitHub
8 1 (3.33%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
8 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (3.33%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) DHCP
1 6 (20.00%) DNS
1 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.33%) VLAN
3 3 (10.00%) 5G
4 1 (3.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (20.00%) Social Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Documentation Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Architect
2 8 (26.67%) Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Azure Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) AWS Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Developer
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) DevSecOps Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) DevSecOps Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) Azure Blueprints
2 3 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 5 (16.67%) Cloud Native
3 4 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) CI/CD
2 11 (36.67%) Infrastructure as Code
3 9 (30.00%) DevOps
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) RBAC
5 4 (13.33%) Cloud Operations
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.00%) DevSecOps
6 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) SDLC
6 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Task Automation
6 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery Management
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
1 8 (26.67%) Python
2 5 (16.67%) Bash
3 4 (13.33%) Perl
4 3 (10.00%) Bicep
4 3 (10.00%) Ruby
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) Go
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Scala
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) AWS Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CISSP
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) GIAC
3 1 (3.33%) RHCA
3 1 (3.33%) SANS
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) HIPAA
1 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (13.33%) PCI DSS
1 4 (13.33%) SOC 2
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) RHEV
4 1 (3.33%) Docker
4 1 (3.33%) NFS
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) Terraform
2 7 (23.33%) Ansible
3 6 (20.00%) Puppet
4 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
5 2 (6.67%) Packer
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (16.67%) VMware
2 3 (10.00%) Xerox
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Dell
4 1 (3.33%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) Isilon
4 1 (3.33%) NetApp
4 1 (3.33%) Netsparker
4 1 (3.33%) Qualys
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat