Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Cloud Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 627 676 745
Rank change year-on-year +49 +69 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Cloud Consultant 228 177 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.20% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 89 67
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £401 £363 £320
90th Percentile £675 £625 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
England median hourly rate £42.50 £31.01 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.05% - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £31.01 -
% change year-on-year +37.05% - -

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 89,537 87,466 92,663
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 94.91% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,665 58,037 61,023
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,825 2,571 2,978
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.58
UK median hourly rate £17.99 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.82% +3.89% -

Cloud Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Consultant in England

Cloud Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cloud Consultant in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Consultant in England

Cloud Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Consultant in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Consultant in England

Cloud Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Consultant in England.

Contractor 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 23 October 2018. 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 +25 138 £525 +5.00% 31
South East -5 27 £550 +22.22% 6
North of England -18 16 £475 +5.56% 2
East of England +16 15 £540 +4.10%
Midlands -5 15 £570 +42.20% 2
West Midlands -18 11 £572 +42.88% 2
Yorkshire -7 7 £475 -7.32%
North West -18 7 £463 +8.82% 1
South West -15 5 £431 - 6
East Midlands +13 3 - -
North East -2 2 £650 +80.56% 1
Cloud Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 77 (33.77%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (29.82%) Oracle
4 43 (18.86%) Finance
5 40 (17.54%) Migration
6 36 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 32 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (13.16%) Linux
9 27 (11.84%) Salesforce.com
10 25 (10.96%) Marketing
11 22 (9.65%) Continuous Delivery
11 22 (9.65%) Public Cloud
12 21 (9.21%) IaaS
12 21 (9.21%) Red Hat
12 21 (9.21%) ERP
13 20 (8.77%) SQL
13 20 (8.77%) DevOps
14 19 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
14 19 (8.33%) Security Cleared
15 18 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 18 (7.89%) Firewall
16 17 (7.46%) Oracle EBS R12
16 17 (7.46%) Kubernetes
16 17 (7.46%) Docker
16 17 (7.46%) SaaS
17 16 (7.02%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
17 16 (7.02%) Data Centre
17 16 (7.02%) Oracle Fusion
17 16 (7.02%) Python
17 16 (7.02%) Configuration Management

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 4 (1.75%) Confluence
1 4 (1.75%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 2 (0.88%) Anypoint
2 2 (0.88%) Apache
2 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.88%) Mule
3 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.44%) CMS
3 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.44%) nginx
3 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (7.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (6.14%) Oracle Financials
3 11 (4.82%) Oracle Payables
4 10 (4.39%) Oracle ERP
4 10 (4.39%) Oracle Receivables
5 8 (3.51%) Oracle Assets
5 8 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (2.63%) Eloqua
6 6 (2.63%) Oracle AGIS
6 6 (2.63%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (2.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (1.75%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
10 1 (0.44%) Infor CloudSuite
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle FAH
10 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.44%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 77 (33.77%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (9.21%) IaaS
4 19 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (7.46%) SaaS
6 15 (6.58%) PaaS
7 13 (5.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 12 (5.26%) Office 365
9 11 (4.82%) OpenShift
10 9 (3.95%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (3.95%) Serverless
11 8 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (3.51%) Amazon S3
11 8 (3.51%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (3.51%) IBM Cloud
11 8 (3.51%) SoftLayer
12 4 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (1.75%) BlueKai
12 4 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.89%) Firewall
2 10 (4.39%) DNS
3 4 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.88%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (0.88%) Network Security
4 2 (0.88%) SMS
5 1 (0.44%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.44%) LAN
5 1 (0.44%) SSL
5 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.44%) VPN
5 1 (0.44%) VSAN
5 1 (0.44%) WAN
5 1 (0.44%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (3.07%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (2.19%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.19%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.32%) Big Data
5 3 (1.32%) BigQuery
5 3 (1.32%) MySQL
6 2 (0.88%) Bigtable
6 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (0.88%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.44%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.44%) Impala
7 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (4.39%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.07%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.07%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (2.19%) JIRA
3 5 (2.19%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.44%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 43 (18.86%) Finance
2 25 (10.96%) Marketing
3 10 (4.39%) General Ledger
4 8 (3.51%) Retail
5 5 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.88%) Banking
6 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.02%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (4.39%) HTML
2 10 (4.39%) Web Services
3 9 (3.95%) CSS
4 5 (2.19%) CSS3
4 5 (2.19%) HTML5
5 4 (1.75%) Node.js
5 4 (1.75%) REST
6 3 (1.32%) Middleware
6 3 (1.32%) React
6 3 (1.32%) React Native
7 2 (0.88%) .NET
7 2 (0.88%) JSON
8 1 (0.44%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.44%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.44%) Kafka
8 1 (0.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.65%) Public Cloud
2 16 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.70%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (4.39%) PKI
5 6 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.75%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.32%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.88%) CESG
8 2 (0.88%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.88%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.88%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.44%) BYOD
9 1 (0.44%) FMCG
9 1 (0.44%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.44%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.16%) Linux
2 18 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (5.70%) Unix
4 12 (5.26%) Windows
5 4 (1.75%) VMS
6 3 (1.32%) Android
6 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.32%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.32%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.88%) CentOS
7 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.44%) Debian
8 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.54%) Migration
2 32 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (9.65%) Continuous Delivery
4 21 (9.21%) ERP
5 20 (8.77%) DevOps
6 16 (7.02%) Configuration Management
7 13 (5.70%) Information Security
7 13 (5.70%) ITIL
8 12 (5.26%) Analytics
8 12 (5.26%) Business Process Mapping
9 11 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (3.95%) Risk Management
11 9 (3.95%) Scrum
12 8 (3.51%) Record to Report
13 7 (3.07%) CRM
13 7 (3.07%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (3.07%) Security Architecture
14 6 (2.63%) Kanban
14 6 (2.63%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.77%) SQL
2 16 (7.02%) Python
3 9 (3.95%) Java
4 6 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.19%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.32%) Go
7 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.44%) Perl
8 1 (0.44%) PHP
8 1 (0.44%) Ruby
8 1 (0.44%) Scala
8 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.82%) CISSP
2 11 (4.82%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.95%) CISM
4 7 (3.07%) Degree
5 6 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.75%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.32%) CISA
8 2 (0.88%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.88%) CSSLP
8 2 (0.88%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.44%) ISSMP
9 1 (0.44%) MBA
9 1 (0.44%) MBCS
9 1 (0.44%) MCSA
9 1 (0.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) GDPR
3 1 (0.44%) IFRS
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.44%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (7.46%) Docker
2 14 (6.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.75%) vCloud
4 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.88%) vSphere
5 1 (0.44%) HDFS
5 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.44%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (7.46%) Kubernetes
2 14 (6.14%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (6.14%) Terraform
3 13 (5.70%) Puppet
4 11 (4.82%) Ansible
5 2 (0.88%) CASB
5 2 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.88%) Mesos
6 1 (0.44%) Ambari
6 1 (0.44%) Control-M
6 1 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.44%) Kibana
6 1 (0.44%) logstash
6 1 (0.44%) SCCM
6 1 (0.44%) SCOM
6 1 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.44%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.44%) vRealize
6 1 (0.44%) WSUS
6 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 68 (29.82%) Oracle
2 36 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 27 (11.84%) Salesforce.com
4 21 (9.21%) Red Hat
5 16 (7.02%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 14 (6.14%) Google
7 9 (3.95%) Atlassian
8 8 (3.51%) IBM
8 8 (3.51%) McAfee
9 7 (3.07%) VMware
10 6 (2.63%) Qualys
11 4 (1.75%) SAP
12 3 (1.32%) Cloudera
12 3 (1.32%) MuleSoft
13 2 (0.88%) Cisco
13 2 (0.88%) F5
13 2 (0.88%) LogRhythm
13 2 (0.88%) ServiceNow
14 1 (0.44%) Dell
14 1 (0.44%) HP