Period
to 9 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Cloud Consultant was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 643 656 740
Rank change year-on-year +13 +84 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Cloud Consultant 220 196 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 108 70
England median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £375 £400 £325
90th Percentile £675 £656 £650
UK median daily rate £528 £500 £494
% change year-on-year +5.50% +1.27% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
England median hourly rate £38.75 £31.01 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.96% - -
UK median hourly rate £38.75 £31.01 -
% change year-on-year +24.96% - -

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 90,470 89,490 91,173
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.90% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 60,667 59,868 60,011
England median daily rate £456 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,745 2,600 3,024
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.41% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% +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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +23 134 £525 - 28
South East -23 22 £550 +4.76% 8
North of England -20 17 £550 +4.76% 3
Midlands 0 16 £575 +43.57% 4
West Midlands -13 13 £575 +43.57% 4
South West -24 11 £350 - 3
East of England -6 9 £496 -5.48% 5
North West -23 9 £556 -14.42% 2
Yorkshire -6 6 £513 -2.38% 1
North East -9 2 £650 +80.56%
East Midlands - 2 £500 -
Cloud Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 74 (33.64%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (31.82%) Oracle
3 66 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (19.09%) Finance
5 30 (13.64%) Migration
6 29 (13.18%) Linux
6 29 (13.18%) Microsoft
7 28 (12.73%) Security Cleared
8 27 (12.27%) ERP
9 25 (11.36%) IaaS
10 24 (10.91%) Red Hat
10 24 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (10.45%) Public Cloud
12 22 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (10.00%) Marketing
12 22 (10.00%) PaaS
13 20 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
14 19 (8.64%) Google Cloud Platform
15 18 (8.18%) SaaS
15 18 (8.18%) Python
16 17 (7.73%) Oracle EBS R12
16 17 (7.73%) Data Centre
16 17 (7.73%) Terraform
16 17 (7.73%) Docker
17 16 (7.27%) Kubernetes
17 16 (7.27%) Oracle Fusion
17 16 (7.27%) SC Cleared
18 15 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (6.82%) SQL

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 (1.82%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 3 (1.36%) Confluence
2 3 (1.36%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.91%) Anypoint
3 2 (0.91%) JBoss
3 2 (0.91%) Mule
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.45%) Apache
4 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (7.73%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (6.36%) Oracle Financials
3 13 (5.91%) Oracle Payables
4 12 (5.45%) Oracle Receivables
5 11 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (3.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 7 (3.18%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (2.73%) Oracle Assets
9 5 (2.27%) Oracle Payroll
10 4 (1.82%) Oracle Cash Management
10 4 (1.82%) Oracle E-Business Tax
11 3 (1.36%) Infor CloudSuite
12 2 (0.91%) Eloqua
12 2 (0.91%) Oracle AGIS
12 2 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
12 2 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
13 1 (0.45%) Infor M3
13 1 (0.45%) Oracle iProcurement
13 1 (0.45%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 74 (33.64%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (11.36%) IaaS
4 22 (10.00%) PaaS
5 19 (8.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 18 (8.18%) SaaS
7 13 (5.91%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 12 (5.45%) OpenShift
9 10 (4.55%) Serverless
10 9 (4.09%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (4.09%) Amazon S3
10 9 (4.09%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (4.09%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (3.64%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (3.64%) IBM Cloud
11 8 (3.64%) SoftLayer
12 5 (2.27%) Office 365
12 5 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (1.82%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.91%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.09%) Firewall
2 6 (2.73%) DNS
3 2 (0.91%) Network Security
3 2 (0.91%) SMS
3 2 (0.91%) WAN
4 1 (0.45%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.45%) FTP
4 1 (0.45%) LAN
4 1 (0.45%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.45%) VSAN
4 1 (0.45%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (3.18%) Big Data
2 7 (3.18%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (2.73%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (1.82%) BigQuery
6 3 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.91%) Parquet
7 2 (0.91%) Presto
7 2 (0.91%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.91%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.45%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.45%) Lumira
8 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.45%) Power BI
8 1 (0.45%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 10 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.18%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (1.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.36%) JIRA
4 2 (0.91%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (19.09%) Finance
2 22 (10.00%) Marketing
3 10 (4.55%) Retail
4 7 (3.18%) General Ledger
4 7 (3.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.91%) Banking
5 2 (0.91%) Electronics
5 2 (0.91%) Law
5 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.45%) French Language
6 1 (0.45%) Legal
6 1 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.27%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (5.45%) Web Services
3 4 (1.82%) HTML
4 3 (1.36%) CSS
5 2 (0.91%) .NET
5 2 (0.91%) CSS3
5 2 (0.91%) HTML5
5 2 (0.91%) JSON
5 2 (0.91%) Middleware
5 2 (0.91%) SOAP
6 1 (0.45%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.45%) Kafka
6 1 (0.45%) Node.js
6 1 (0.45%) REST
6 1 (0.45%) RESTful
6 1 (0.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.45%) Public Cloud
2 17 (7.73%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.18%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.36%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.91%) CESG
6 2 (0.91%) Cloud Native
6 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.91%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.91%) PKI
6 2 (0.91%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.45%) BYOD
7 1 (0.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.45%) FMCG
7 1 (0.45%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.45%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.18%) Linux
2 20 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (6.36%) Windows
4 10 (4.55%) Unix
5 5 (2.27%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.82%) VMS
6 4 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.45%) CentOS
7 1 (0.45%) Debian
7 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (13.64%) Migration
2 27 (12.27%) ERP
3 24 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (6.36%) Configuration Management
6 14 (6.36%) DevOps
7 11 (5.00%) Business Process Mapping
8 9 (4.09%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (4.09%) ITIL
8 9 (4.09%) Procure-to-Pay
9 8 (3.64%) Analytics
9 8 (3.64%) CRM
9 8 (3.64%) Risk Management
9 8 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (3.18%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (2.73%) Computer Science
11 6 (2.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (2.73%) Information Security
11 6 (2.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.18%) Python
2 15 (6.82%) SQL
3 10 (4.55%) Java
4 7 (3.18%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.91%) PHP
7 1 (0.45%) C#
7 1 (0.45%) Perl
7 1 (0.45%) Ruby
7 1 (0.45%) Scala
7 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.18%) CISSP
3 7 (3.18%) Degree
3 7 (3.18%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.82%) CISM
6 2 (0.91%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.91%) CISA
6 2 (0.91%) CSSLP
6 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.45%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.45%) ISACA
7 1 (0.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (0.45%) ISSMP
7 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.45%) MBA
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) GDPR
3 1 (0.45%) IFRS
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 17 (7.73%) Docker
2 12 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.82%) vCloud
3 4 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.91%) HDFS
4 2 (0.91%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.45%) Squid
5 1 (0.45%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (7.73%) Terraform
2 16 (7.27%) Kubernetes
3 15 (6.82%) Ansible
3 15 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (5.45%) Puppet
5 2 (0.91%) Mesos
5 2 (0.91%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.45%) Control-M
6 1 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.45%) Salt
6 1 (0.45%) SCCM
6 1 (0.45%) SCOM
6 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.45%) vRealize
6 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 70 (31.82%) Oracle
2 29 (13.18%) Microsoft
3 24 (10.91%) Red Hat
4 20 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (5.91%) Google
6 12 (5.45%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 10 (4.55%) VMware
8 9 (4.09%) Atlassian
9 8 (3.64%) IBM
10 6 (2.73%) McAfee
10 6 (2.73%) Qualys
11 5 (2.27%) Cloudera
11 5 (2.27%) SAP
12 3 (1.36%) Infor
12 3 (1.36%) MuleSoft
12 3 (1.36%) Talend
13 2 (0.91%) Cisco
13 2 (0.91%) Citrix
13 2 (0.91%) LogRhythm
13 2 (0.91%) PlateSpin