Period
to 16 November 2019

The median contractor rate for a Cloud Consultant was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 605 655 663
Rank change year-on-year +50 +8 +88
Contract jobs requiring a Cloud Consultant 179 227 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 120 101
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £408 £374 £400
90th Percentile £675 £678 £638
UK median daily rate £550 £530 £500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
England median hourly rate £10.50 £38.75 £31.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.90% +24.96% -
10th Percentile £10.25 £35.38 £28.33
90th Percentile £30.15 £45.13 £33.69
UK median hourly rate £10.50 £38.75 £31.01
% change year-on-year -72.90% +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 71,493 90,038 89,820
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.03% 94.75% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 47,364 60,159 59,799
England median daily rate £470 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £448
% change year-on-year +2.78% +0.56% +5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,582 2,773 2,663
England median hourly rate £19.47 £18.32 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.28% -2.06% +3.89%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.93
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £48.42
UK median hourly rate £19.71 £18.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +9.50% -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 16 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Consultant in England over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 November 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 +43 98 £550 +4.76% 18
South East +46 32 £435 -20.91% 6
South West +7 20 £538 +53.57% 4
North of England +33 13 £500 -2.44% 7
Midlands +41 8 £450 -21.36% 1
West Midlands +31 7 £450 -21.74% 1
North West +19 5 £500 +8.11% 4
Yorkshire +31 4 £500 -2.44% 2
East of England +24 4 £569 +7.31% 4
North East +18 4 £343 -47.31% 1
East Midlands +27 1 - -
Cloud Consultant
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 66 (36.87%) Oracle
2 55 (30.73%) Azure
3 41 (22.91%) AWS
4 36 (20.11%) Finance
5 28 (15.64%) DevOps
6 26 (14.53%) Migration
6 26 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (11.73%) PaaS
7 21 (11.73%) SQL
7 21 (11.73%) Microsoft
8 20 (11.17%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (11.17%) Security Cleared
9 19 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (10.61%) IaaS
10 18 (10.06%) ERP
10 18 (10.06%) Marketing
11 17 (9.50%) SAP
12 16 (8.94%) Web Services
12 16 (8.94%) Data Centre
13 14 (7.82%) VMware
13 14 (7.82%) Active Directory
13 14 (7.82%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 13 (7.26%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (7.26%) SC Cleared
15 12 (6.70%) Oracle Fusion
15 12 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (6.70%) Oracle Assets
15 12 (6.70%) Azure Active Directory
15 12 (6.70%) Public Cloud
15 12 (6.70%) Office 365

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 6 (3.35%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.12%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (6.70%) Oracle Assets
2 9 (5.03%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (4.47%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (3.35%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (3.35%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (3.35%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 5 (2.79%) Maximo
5 5 (2.79%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (2.79%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 5 (2.79%) Primavera
6 4 (2.23%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (2.23%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (1.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (1.12%) Eloqua
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle SCM
8 2 (1.12%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 55 (30.73%) Azure
2 41 (22.91%) AWS
3 21 (11.73%) PaaS
4 19 (10.61%) IaaS
5 12 (6.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (6.70%) Office 365
6 11 (6.15%) GCP
6 11 (6.15%) SaaS
7 10 (5.59%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 9 (5.03%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 7 (3.91%) OpenShift
10 3 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.68%) GitHub
11 2 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.12%) AWS IoT
11 2 (1.12%) Google Analytics
11 2 (1.12%) NuGet
11 2 (1.12%) Serverless
11 2 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.56%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.47%) DNS
2 7 (3.91%) Firewall
3 6 (3.35%) Skype
4 3 (1.68%) Network Security
5 2 (1.12%) DHCP
5 2 (1.12%) WAN
6 1 (0.56%) 4G
6 1 (0.56%) 5G
6 1 (0.56%) BGP
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.56%) OSPF
6 1 (0.56%) SAN
6 1 (0.56%) SMS
6 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.56%) VSAN
6 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 7 (3.91%) SAP HANA
3 6 (3.35%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (3.35%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.68%) Essbase
4 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.68%) Oracle Smart View
5 2 (1.12%) Blockchain
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.56%) Big Data
6 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.56%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.23%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.68%) JIRA
3 3 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 36 (20.11%) Finance
2 18 (10.06%) Marketing
3 6 (3.35%) Public Sector
4 3 (1.68%) General Ledger
4 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.12%) Banking
5 2 (1.12%) Billing
5 2 (1.12%) Local Government
5 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.12%) Police
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) Law
6 1 (0.56%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.94%) Web Services
2 12 (6.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 9 (5.03%) REST
4 3 (1.68%) JSON
4 3 (1.68%) XML
5 2 (1.12%) CSS
5 2 (1.12%) HTML
5 2 (1.12%) Middleware
5 2 (1.12%) Node.js
5 2 (1.12%) OAuth
5 2 (1.12%) SAML
5 2 (1.12%) Visualforce
5 2 (1.12%) YAML
6 1 (0.56%) .NET
6 1 (0.56%) ADO
6 1 (0.56%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.56%) COM
6 1 (0.56%) Handlebars
6 1 (0.56%) hapi
6 1 (0.56%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.94%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.70%) Public Cloud
3 11 (6.15%) Private Cloud
4 6 (3.35%) Cloud Native
4 6 (3.35%) CMDB
5 4 (2.23%) Robotics
6 3 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.12%) NHS
8 1 (0.56%) Clustering
8 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.56%) Mashup
8 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.56%) Replication
8 1 (0.56%) User Experience
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.91%) Windows
2 5 (2.79%) Linux
3 4 (2.23%) Unix
4 2 (1.12%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.56%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.64%) DevOps
2 26 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (14.53%) Migration
3 19 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (10.06%) ERP
5 13 (7.26%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (6.15%) Analytics
6 11 (6.15%) GAP Analysis
7 9 (5.03%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 9 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (4.47%) CRM
8 8 (4.47%) Information Security
8 8 (4.47%) Presales
8 8 (4.47%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (3.91%) Asset Management
9 7 (3.91%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (3.91%) ITIL
9 7 (3.91%) Target Operating Model
10 6 (3.35%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.73%) SQL
2 10 (5.59%) PL/SQL
3 9 (5.03%) Python
4 6 (3.35%) C
4 6 (3.35%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.79%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.23%) Groovy
7 2 (1.12%) Apex Code
7 2 (1.12%) Java
7 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.12%) Ruby
8 1 (0.56%) Go
8 1 (0.56%) Perl
8 1 (0.56%) Scala
8 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (11.17%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.26%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.35%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.23%) CCNA
5 4 (2.23%) MCSE
6 2 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.56%) AAT
7 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.56%) CCIE
7 1 (0.56%) CCNP
7 1 (0.56%) CCSP
7 1 (0.56%) CISSP
7 1 (0.56%) CRISC
7 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.56%) MCSA
7 1 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.56%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.12%) GDPR
1 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.12%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.56%) GAAP
2 1 (0.56%) IFRS
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (0.56%) NCSC
2 1 (0.56%) NIST
System Software
1 14 (7.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.03%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.35%) Docker
5 3 (1.68%) vSphere
6 1 (0.56%) vCloud
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (6.15%) SCCM
2 10 (5.59%) Ansible
3 8 (4.47%) Kubernetes
3 8 (4.47%) Terraform
4 3 (1.68%) Prometheus
4 3 (1.68%) Puppet
5 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.12%) Rancher
5 2 (1.12%) vRealize
6 1 (0.56%) Mesos
6 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 66 (36.87%) Oracle
2 21 (11.73%) Microsoft
3 20 (11.17%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (9.50%) SAP
5 14 (7.82%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 14 (7.82%) VMware
6 8 (4.47%) Google
7 7 (3.91%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.35%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (2.23%) Splunk
10 3 (1.68%) Ariba
10 3 (1.68%) Dell
10 3 (1.68%) Gigya
10 3 (1.68%) hybris
10 3 (1.68%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.12%) BMC
11 2 (1.12%) Citrix
11 2 (1.12%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.12%) Juniper
11 2 (1.12%) Workday