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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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 107 107 120
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13 +47
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 35 12 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.40% 0.60% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.83% 1.74% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 1 3
10th Percentile £413 - £451
25th Percentile £463 £456 £451
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £552 £463 £455
Median % change year-on-year +19.35% +1.65% -20.87%
75th Percentile £613 £469 £479
90th Percentile £711 - £492
England median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

Public Cloud is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 724 690 620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.89% 34.73% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 397 388
10th Percentile £185 £137 £204
25th Percentile £305 £205 £324
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £478 £383 £450
Median % change year-on-year +24.84% -15.00% -
75th Percentile £588 £500 £525
90th Percentile £700 £550 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 75 42
10th Percentile £14.25 £13.02 £15.30
25th Percentile £16.75 £16.00 £19.22
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £22.95
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +30.73% +48.05%
75th Percentile £50.85 £47.63 £31.50
90th Percentile £66.20 £57.10 £48.38
England median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £24.70
% change year-on-year +6.00% +1.21% +17.62%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +6 18 £563 - 1
Essex +5 14 £500 +8.11% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £486 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £600 - 1
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 23 (65.71%) Agile
2 21 (60.00%) Azure
3 17 (48.57%) AWS
3 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
4 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
5 15 (42.86%) Windows
5 15 (42.86%) Kubernetes
6 14 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (40.00%) Degree
7 13 (37.14%) DNS
7 13 (37.14%) GCP
7 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
8 12 (34.29%) Data Centre
8 12 (34.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 12 (34.29%) Social Skills
8 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
8 12 (34.29%) vSphere
9 11 (31.43%) Python
10 10 (28.57%) ITIL
10 10 (28.57%) Go
10 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
10 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
11 9 (25.71%) DevOps
11 9 (25.71%) Apache Spark
11 9 (25.71%) Presto
11 9 (25.71%) Platform Engineering
11 9 (25.71%) Scala
11 9 (25.71%) Data Architecture
11 9 (25.71%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (25.71%) Kafka

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 9 (25.71%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.71%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 21 (60.00%) Azure
2 17 (48.57%) AWS
3 13 (37.14%) GCP
4 5 (14.29%) Amazon S3
5 4 (11.43%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (11.43%) IaaS
6 3 (8.57%) Amazon EKS
6 3 (8.57%) Azure AKS
6 3 (8.57%) Google Kubernetes Engine
6 3 (8.57%) OpenShift
7 2 (5.71%) PaaS
8 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (2.86%) AWS Step Functions
8 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (2.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) LAN
2 2 (5.71%) SSL
2 2 (5.71%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (25.71%) Presto
2 6 (17.14%) Data Lake
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon QuickSight
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) Looker
5 1 (2.86%) Metadata
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.86%) Parquet
5 1 (2.86%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (2.86%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) GitLab
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (34.29%) Social Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (14.29%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.86%) Documentation Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Local Government
3 1 (2.86%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Data Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Data Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Developer
7 1 (2.86%) IT Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) Kafka
2 4 (11.43%) Lucene
3 1 (2.86%) Azure Blueprints
3 1 (2.86%) JSON
3 1 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.29%) Data Fabric
3 4 (11.43%) Wiki
4 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (2.86%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.86%) FMCG
6 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.43%) Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile
2 12 (34.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
3 10 (28.57%) ITIL
4 9 (25.71%) Data Architecture
4 9 (25.71%) DevOps
4 9 (25.71%) Platform Engineering
5 8 (22.86%) CI/CD
5 8 (22.86%) Cloud Operations
5 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
5 8 (22.86%) Data Engineering
5 8 (22.86%) Data Science
5 8 (22.86%) Open Source
5 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
6 5 (14.29%) DataOps
7 4 (11.43%) Mathematics
7 4 (11.43%) MLOps
7 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
7 4 (11.43%) Use Case
8 3 (8.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) Python
2 10 (28.57%) Go
3 9 (25.71%) C++
3 9 (25.71%) Java
3 9 (25.71%) Scala
4 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
5 5 (14.29%) C#
6 4 (11.43%) Bash
6 4 (11.43%) C
7 2 (5.71%) SQL
8 1 (2.86%) Bicep
8 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 14 (40.00%) Degree
2 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
3 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 9 (25.71%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (14.29%) AWS Certification
6 4 (11.43%) Master's Degree
6 4 (11.43%) PhD
7 3 (8.57%) RHCA
8 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.86%) CCNA
9 1 (2.86%) CCSP
9 1 (2.86%) CEH
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.86%) CISSP
9 1 (2.86%) CSSLP
9 1 (2.86%) MCP
9 1 (2.86%) MCSA
9 1 (2.86%) MCSE
9 1 (2.86%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) NIST
1 1 (2.86%) NIST 800
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (34.29%) vSphere
3 6 (17.14%) Docker
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (42.86%) Kubernetes
2 5 (14.29%) Terraform
3 3 (8.57%) Ansible
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.86%) SCCM
5 1 (2.86%) SCOM
5 1 (2.86%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.71%) NetApp
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Commvault
4 1 (2.86%) Informatica
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow