Period
to 20 May 2019

The median contractor rate for a Cloud Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 609 614 648
Rank change year-on-year +5 +34 +112
Contract jobs requiring a Cloud Consultant 206 257 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 150 83
England median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £413 £406 £413
90th Percentile £675 £676 £620
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +10.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 78,775 87,343 79,709
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.61% 94.83% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,425 57,864 52,016
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £280 £270 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £621
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,430 2,733 2,674
England median hourly rate £19.36 £18.51 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -2.61% -2.49%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.28 £48.71 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +5.56% -4.00% -6.25%

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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 2019. 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 +36 134 £500 -9.09% 22
South East +9 33 £500 - 6
Midlands +9 14 £550 -8.33% 1
North of England -18 13 £550 +8.64% 3
West Midlands +2 11 £550 -15.38% 1
North West -12 10 £550 +7.32% 2
South West -11 7 £463 +4.23% 2
East Midlands +17 3 £459 -14.65%
Yorkshire +10 3 £630 +48.24% 1
East of England -2 3 £500 -9.09% 4
Cloud Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 78 (37.86%) Oracle
2 54 (26.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (17.48%) Security Cleared
5 35 (16.99%) DevOps
6 31 (15.05%) Salesforce.com
7 30 (14.56%) Finance
8 28 (13.59%) Marketing
8 28 (13.59%) PaaS
9 26 (12.62%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 25 (12.14%) SQL
10 25 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (12.14%) IaaS
11 24 (11.65%) User Acceptance Testing
11 24 (11.65%) Migration
12 23 (11.17%) CRM
12 23 (11.17%) ERP
12 23 (11.17%) Analytics
13 22 (10.68%) Linux
14 21 (10.19%) Microsoft
15 20 (9.71%) Docker
15 20 (9.71%) Public Cloud
16 19 (9.22%) Terraform
16 19 (9.22%) Ansible
16 19 (9.22%) SaaS
16 19 (9.22%) Service Delivery
17 18 (8.74%) Jenkins
17 18 (8.74%) Kubernetes
18 17 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (8.25%) SC Cleared

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 5 (2.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (1.94%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.97%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.49%) Apache
4 1 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.49%) Confluence
4 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.49%) IIS
4 1 (0.49%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (6.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 11 (5.34%) Oracle Payables
3 9 (4.37%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (3.40%) Oracle Assets
4 7 (3.40%) Oracle Cash Management
4 7 (3.40%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (2.91%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (2.91%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (2.91%) Oracle Payroll
6 4 (1.94%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 3 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (1.46%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.49%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.49%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 54 (26.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (13.59%) PaaS
4 25 (12.14%) IaaS
5 19 (9.22%) SaaS
6 13 (6.31%) Office 365
7 11 (5.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 10 (4.85%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (4.85%) OpenShift
9 6 (2.91%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (2.43%) Google Analytics
11 4 (1.94%) AWS CloudTrail
11 4 (1.94%) Serverless
12 3 (1.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (1.46%) Amazon S3
12 3 (1.46%) Power Platform
12 3 (1.46%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 3 (1.46%) Taleo
12 3 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.37%) DNS
2 6 (2.91%) Firewall
3 4 (1.94%) Internet
3 4 (1.94%) Skype
4 3 (1.46%) Network Security
4 3 (1.46%) SAN
4 3 (1.46%) VPN
4 3 (1.46%) WAN
5 2 (0.97%) Intranet
5 2 (0.97%) SMS
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.49%) CTI
6 1 (0.49%) DHCP
6 1 (0.49%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.49%) LAN
6 1 (0.49%) MPLS
6 1 (0.49%) SSL
6 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.88%) RDBMS
1 8 (3.88%) Relational Database
2 7 (3.40%) Big Data
2 7 (3.40%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.46%) MySQL
4 3 (1.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.46%) Power BI
5 2 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.97%) BigQuery
5 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.97%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.97%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.97%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.97%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.49%) GIS
Development Applications
1 18 (8.74%) Jenkins
2 12 (5.83%) JIRA
3 9 (4.37%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (1.94%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.97%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.97%) Selenium
5 2 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.97%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.49%) Hudson
6 1 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.49%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.49%) Travis CI
General
1 30 (14.56%) Finance
2 28 (13.59%) Marketing
3 5 (2.43%) General Ledger
3 5 (2.43%) Retail
4 3 (1.46%) Banking
4 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.97%) Legal
6 1 (0.49%) Back Office
6 1 (0.49%) Billing
6 1 (0.49%) Electronics
6 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.49%) Local Government
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.25%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (3.88%) XML
3 4 (1.94%) .NET
3 4 (1.94%) CSS
3 4 (1.94%) HTML
3 4 (1.94%) JSON
3 4 (1.94%) Web Services
4 3 (1.46%) CSS3
4 3 (1.46%) HTML5
4 3 (1.46%) Node.js
4 3 (1.46%) SOAP
5 2 (0.97%) Kafka
5 2 (0.97%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.49%) COM
6 1 (0.49%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.49%) REST
6 1 (0.49%) RESTful
6 1 (0.49%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.71%) Public Cloud
2 13 (6.31%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (3.40%) Private Cloud
4 6 (2.91%) Robotics
5 4 (1.94%) Cloud Native
5 4 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.46%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.97%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.97%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.97%) PKI
8 1 (0.49%) Blog
8 1 (0.49%) Clustering
8 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.49%) DataPower
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.68%) Linux
2 16 (7.77%) Windows
3 9 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.43%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.94%) Unix
6 2 (0.97%) VMS
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.99%) DevOps
2 25 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (11.65%) Migration
3 24 (11.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (11.17%) Analytics
4 23 (11.17%) CRM
4 23 (11.17%) ERP
5 19 (9.22%) Service Delivery
6 17 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (7.77%) GAP Analysis
8 13 (6.31%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (6.31%) Procure-to-Pay
9 12 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (5.34%) PRINCE2
11 9 (4.37%) Business Development
11 9 (4.37%) ITIL
11 9 (4.37%) Mentoring
12 7 (3.40%) Prototyping
12 7 (3.40%) Record to Report
12 7 (3.40%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (12.14%) SQL
2 12 (5.83%) Python
3 7 (3.40%) PL/SQL
3 7 (3.40%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.94%) Java
4 4 (1.94%) PHP
5 3 (1.46%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.46%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.46%) Perl
5 3 (1.46%) Ruby
6 2 (0.97%) Apex Code
6 2 (0.97%) C#
7 1 (0.49%) C
7 1 (0.49%) Go
7 1 (0.49%) Korn
7 1 (0.49%) R
7 1 (0.49%) Scala
7 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (17.48%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.25%) DV Cleared
2 17 (8.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.94%) CISSP
4 3 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.46%) CISM
5 2 (0.97%) CCNA
5 2 (0.97%) Degree
5 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.97%) MCSE
5 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.49%) CCNP
6 1 (0.49%) CLAS
6 1 (0.49%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.46%) SLA
2 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.49%) GDPR
3 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 20 (9.71%) Docker
2 12 (5.83%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.43%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.49%) NFS
6 1 (0.49%) vCloud
6 1 (0.49%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.49%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (9.22%) Ansible
1 19 (9.22%) Terraform
2 18 (8.74%) Kubernetes
3 9 (4.37%) Puppet
4 7 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.43%) SCCM
6 2 (0.97%) Grafana
6 2 (0.97%) Nagios
6 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.97%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.49%) Fluentd
7 1 (0.49%) Graylog
7 1 (0.49%) Kibana
7 1 (0.49%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.49%) QRadar
7 1 (0.49%) Salt
7 1 (0.49%) vRealize
7 1 (0.49%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 78 (37.86%) Oracle
2 31 (15.05%) Salesforce.com
3 26 (12.62%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 21 (10.19%) Microsoft
5 12 (5.83%) Google
5 12 (5.83%) VMware
6 11 (5.34%) Red Hat
7 9 (4.37%) Adobe
7 9 (4.37%) IBM
8 8 (3.88%) Atlassian
8 8 (3.88%) SAP
9 6 (2.91%) Cisco
10 5 (2.43%) Splunk
11 4 (1.94%) Citrix
11 4 (1.94%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.94%) Hortonworks
12 3 (1.46%) Mercator
12 3 (1.46%) Palo Alto
13 2 (0.97%) Meraki
13 2 (0.97%) Tableau