Period
to 20 January 2021

The median contractor rate for a Cloud Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

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 Consultant
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 418 553 631
Rank change year-on-year +135 +78 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Cloud Consultant 123 170 208
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 71 131
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £383 £400 £369
90th Percentile £653 £675 £700
UK median daily rate £517 £525 £550
% change year-on-year -1.52% -4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £10.50 -
% change year-on-year +352.38% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 31,771 61,695 85,112
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.42% 93.81% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,776 41,774 57,884
Median daily rate £475 £463 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% - +2.78%
10th Percentile £255 £250 £275
90th Percentile £656 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,165 2,238 2,429
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £17.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +1.93% -1.06%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £57.17 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +27.78% +2.86% -1.35%

Cloud Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Cloud Consultant in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Consultant in England

Cloud Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cloud Consultant in England.

Daily rate trend for Cloud Consultant in England

Cloud Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cloud Consultant in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Cloud Consultant in England

Cloud Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cloud Consultant in England.

Hourly rate trend for Cloud Consultant in England

Cloud Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Consultant within the England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2021. 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
London +87 57 £525 -4.55% 25
South East +134 26 £550 +29.41% 7
North of England +85 10 £618 +23.50% 8
South West +74 6 £300 -41.46%
North West +59 6 £500 - 6
Yorkshire +49 4 £620 +18.10% 1
Midlands +53 2 - - 2
East of England +69 1 - -
West Midlands +44 1 - - 2
East Midlands +31 1 - -
Cloud Consultant
UK

Cloud Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, Cloud Consultant 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 England region featuring Cloud Consultant in the job title.

1 39 (31.71%) Oracle
2 27 (21.95%) Finance
2 27 (21.95%) Azure
3 21 (17.07%) AWS
4 20 (16.26%) Security Cleared
5 17 (13.82%) Migration
5 17 (13.82%) VMware
6 16 (13.01%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (12.20%) Marketing
8 13 (10.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (10.57%) Microsoft
8 13 (10.57%) SAP
8 13 (10.57%) DevOps
8 13 (10.57%) Kubernetes
8 13 (10.57%) Project Delivery
9 12 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (8.94%) SQL
10 11 (8.94%) Linux
10 11 (8.94%) GCP
10 11 (8.94%) Public Sector
11 10 (8.13%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 10 (8.13%) Law
11 10 (8.13%) SaaS
12 9 (7.32%) OpenStack
12 9 (7.32%) Windows
12 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (7.32%) Requirements Gathering
13 8 (6.50%) Decision-Making
13 8 (6.50%) Private Cloud

Cloud Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (7.32%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.81%) CMS
3 1 (0.81%) CoreMedia CMS
3 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Oracle Cash Management
1 4 (3.25%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.44%) Social Studio
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.63%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.81%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle AGIS
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.81%) Radian6
4 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 27 (21.95%) Azure
2 21 (17.07%) AWS
3 11 (8.94%) GCP
4 10 (8.13%) SaaS
5 8 (6.50%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (6.50%) IaaS
6 7 (5.69%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 7 (5.69%) PaaS
6 7 (5.69%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 5 (4.07%) Amazon ECS
7 5 (4.07%) Oracle CX
7 5 (4.07%) Power Platform
7 5 (4.07%) Serverless
8 4 (3.25%) Office 365
8 4 (3.25%) OpenShift
9 3 (2.44%) Force.com
9 3 (2.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 2 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.63%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.81%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) Firewall
2 5 (4.07%) Calico
2 5 (4.07%) Network Security
3 3 (2.44%) X.509
4 2 (1.63%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.81%) DNS
5 1 (0.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.81%) Junos
5 1 (0.81%) LAN
5 1 (0.81%) VLAN
5 1 (0.81%) VSAN
5 1 (0.81%) WAN
5 1 (0.81%) Wireless
5 1 (0.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.07%) Power BI
2 3 (2.44%) Big Data
3 2 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.63%) MySQL
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.07%) GitLab
3 1 (0.81%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.81%) JMeter
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.81%) Selenium
3 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
General
1 27 (21.95%) Finance
2 15 (12.20%) Marketing
3 11 (8.94%) Public Sector
4 10 (8.13%) Law
5 7 (5.69%) Banking
5 7 (5.69%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.07%) Electronics
6 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.44%) Retail
8 2 (1.63%) French Language
9 1 (0.81%) Advertising
9 1 (0.81%) Billing
9 1 (0.81%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.81%) International Banking
9 1 (0.81%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.81%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.25%) HTML
1 4 (3.25%) Spring Boot
1 4 (3.25%) Web Services
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (2.44%) SAML
2 3 (2.44%) SOAP
3 2 (1.63%) .NET
3 2 (1.63%) CSS
3 2 (1.63%) REST
3 2 (1.63%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.81%) Ajax
4 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.81%) jQuery
4 1 (0.81%) Node.js
4 1 (0.81%) RESTful
4 1 (0.81%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.50%) Private Cloud
3 7 (5.69%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.25%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.44%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.63%) FMCG
6 2 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.81%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (0.81%) PKI
7 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.81%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.94%) Linux
2 9 (7.32%) Windows
3 3 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.63%) Unix
5 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.82%) Migration
2 15 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (10.57%) DevOps
3 13 (10.57%) Project Delivery
4 12 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (7.32%) Requirements Gathering
6 8 (6.50%) Analytics
6 8 (6.50%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (6.50%) Decision-Making
6 8 (6.50%) ERP
6 8 (6.50%) Security Architecture
7 7 (5.69%) Coaching
7 7 (5.69%) Data Modelling
7 7 (5.69%) Microservices
7 7 (5.69%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (4.88%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.07%) Network Virtualisation
9 5 (4.07%) Programme Management
10 4 (3.25%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.94%) SQL
2 6 (4.88%) Java
2 6 (4.88%) PHP
3 4 (3.25%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.44%) Python
5 2 (1.63%) Apex Code
5 2 (1.63%) Perl
5 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (16.26%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.69%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.07%) CISSP
3 5 (4.07%) Degree
4 3 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.44%) CISM
4 3 (2.44%) CRISC
5 2 (1.63%) CCNA
5 2 (1.63%) RHCE
5 2 (1.63%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.63%) RHCVA
6 1 (0.81%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.81%) CCIE
6 1 (0.81%) CCNP
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.25%) SLA
3 3 (2.44%) NCSC
4 2 (1.63%) NIST
4 2 (1.63%) RMADS
5 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 13 (10.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.50%) Docker
3 7 (5.69%) VMware NSX
4 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.44%) vSphere
5 2 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.63%) VMFS
5 2 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.81%) iptables
6 1 (0.81%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (10.57%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.07%) Ansible
2 5 (4.07%) Istio
3 3 (2.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (2.44%) Terraform
4 2 (1.63%) vRealize
5 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.81%) Grafana
5 1 (0.81%) Kibana
5 1 (0.81%) Nessus
5 1 (0.81%) Nmap
5 1 (0.81%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.81%) Puppet
5 1 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 39 (31.71%) Oracle
2 17 (13.82%) VMware
3 16 (13.01%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (10.57%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.57%) SAP
5 10 (8.13%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 8 (6.50%) Google
7 6 (4.88%) F5
8 4 (3.25%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.44%) Juniper
9 3 (2.44%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.63%) Cisco
10 2 (1.63%) Pardot
10 2 (1.63%) Veeam
11 1 (0.81%) Ariba
11 1 (0.81%) Arista
11 1 (0.81%) Dynatrace
11 1 (0.81%) HP
11 1 (0.81%) IFS
11 1 (0.81%) Meraki