Period
to 14 May 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hybrid Cloud in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Hybrid Cloud over the 6 months to 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Hybrid Cloud
UK > England
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 412 457 451
Rank change year-on-year +45 -6 +177
Contract jobs citing Hybrid Cloud 197 159 422
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.35% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 1.22% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 88 236
10th Percentile £331 £350 £400
25th Percentile £441 £463 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £555 £525
Median % change year-on-year -7.66% +5.71% -4.55%
75th Percentile £638 £650 £613
90th Percentile £769 £738 £688
UK median daily rate £540 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -1.82% +4.76% -2.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £82.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 - £66.25

Hybrid Cloud is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,660 13,049 24,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.10% 28.86% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,132 8,625 16,031
10th Percentile £281 £250 £294
25th Percentile £394 £374 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
75th Percentile £608 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 552 541 769
10th Percentile £12.38 £12.61 £11.85
25th Percentile £16.48 £15.92 £14.75
Median hourly rate £26.00 £21.57 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +20.54% +2.71% -2.33%
75th Percentile £47.50 £44.25 £44.13
90th Percentile £58.75 £53.00 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +15.56% +9.76% -4.65%

Hybrid Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Hybrid Cloud as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Hybrid Cloud in England

Hybrid Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Hybrid Cloud in England

Hybrid Cloud
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Hybrid Cloud in England over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Hybrid Cloud in England

Hybrid Cloud
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hourly rate trend for Hybrid Cloud in England

Hybrid Cloud
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 Hybrid Cloud within the England region over the 6 months to 14 May 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 -20 98 £580 -1.02% 37
South East +43 32 £510 -8.11% 34
East of England +36 13 £465 -1.59% 6
North of England +28 12 £540 -8.86% 14
South West +30 11 £425 -22.73% 5
Midlands +11 9 £438 +6.06% 3
West Midlands +8 9 £438 +6.06% 1
North West +9 6 £560 -13.85% 12
Yorkshire +37 5 £463 -20.94% 2
North East +14 1 £600 +41.18%
Hybrid Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Hybrid Cloud also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Hybrid Cloud.

1 108 (54.82%) Azure
2 79 (40.10%) DevOps
3 78 (39.59%) AWS
4 67 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (30.46%) Microsoft
6 52 (26.40%) PaaS
6 52 (26.40%) IaaS
7 49 (24.87%) GCP
8 48 (24.37%) Google
9 45 (22.84%) VMware
10 44 (22.34%) Microservices
11 42 (21.32%) Migration
11 42 (21.32%) Windows
12 41 (20.81%) Finance
12 41 (20.81%) Kubernetes
12 41 (20.81%) Social Skills
13 37 (18.78%) PowerShell
14 36 (18.27%) Docker
14 36 (18.27%) Terraform
15 35 (17.77%) Windows Server
15 35 (17.77%) VMware Infrastructure
16 33 (16.75%) Linux
17 29 (14.72%) Python
18 27 (13.71%) Active Directory
18 27 (13.71%) Scrum
18 27 (13.71%) Public Cloud
18 27 (13.71%) Data Centre
19 26 (13.20%) Security Cleared
19 26 (13.20%) JIRA
20 24 (12.18%) Ansible

Hybrid Cloud
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 20 (10.15%) Confluence
2 11 (5.58%) OpenStack
3 9 (4.57%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.03%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.52%) Apache
7 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 11 (5.58%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.02%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 108 (54.82%) Azure
2 78 (39.59%) AWS
3 52 (26.40%) IaaS
3 52 (26.40%) PaaS
4 49 (24.87%) GCP
5 18 (9.14%) SaaS
6 17 (8.63%) Microsoft 365
7 13 (6.60%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (6.09%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (5.58%) Azure Stack
10 10 (5.08%) GitHub
10 10 (5.08%) Serverless
11 9 (4.57%) Azure Service Bus
12 8 (4.06%) Azure Logic Apps
13 6 (3.05%) OpenShift
14 4 (2.03%) Akamai
14 4 (2.03%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (2.03%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (2.03%) Azure App Service
15 3 (1.52%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.63%) VPN
2 16 (8.12%) Firewall
3 15 (7.61%) WAN
4 13 (6.60%) DNS
4 13 (6.60%) Internet
5 12 (6.09%) LAN
6 9 (4.57%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (4.06%) Wireless
8 7 (3.55%) DHCP
9 6 (3.05%) PBX
9 6 (3.05%) VLAN
9 6 (3.05%) VoIP
10 5 (2.54%) IPv4
10 5 (2.54%) VSAN
11 4 (2.03%) IP Telephony
11 4 (2.03%) OSPF
11 4 (2.03%) SD-WAN
11 4 (2.03%) Skype
12 3 (1.52%) Network Security
12 3 (1.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.63%) Big Data
2 14 (7.11%) MySQL
3 10 (5.08%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.57%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.57%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.06%) BigQuery
5 8 (4.06%) Looker
6 5 (2.54%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.03%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.02%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.51%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.51%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 26 (13.20%) JIRA
2 20 (10.15%) Jenkins
3 17 (8.63%) Git (software)
4 15 (7.61%) GitLab
5 10 (5.08%) Visual Studio
6 9 (4.57%) Bitbucket
7 8 (4.06%) JUnit
8 6 (3.05%) Gatling
8 6 (3.05%) IntelliJ
8 6 (3.05%) LoadRunner
8 6 (3.05%) PyCharm
8 6 (3.05%) Visual Studio Code
9 5 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (2.03%) Maven
11 3 (1.52%) Checkstyle
11 3 (1.52%) Spinnaker
12 2 (1.02%) Ant
12 2 (1.02%) Gradle
12 2 (1.02%) JMeter
12 2 (1.02%) Selenium
General
1 41 (20.81%) Finance
1 41 (20.81%) Social Skills
2 18 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.12%) Influencing Skills
3 16 (8.12%) Telecoms
4 14 (7.11%) Presentation Skills
5 10 (5.08%) Banking
6 8 (4.06%) Public Sector
7 4 (2.03%) Documentation Skills
7 4 (2.03%) Law
7 4 (2.03%) Retail
8 3 (1.52%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.52%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.52%) French Language
8 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.02%) Electronics
9 2 (1.02%) Local Government
9 2 (1.02%) Retail Finance
10 1 (0.51%) Back Office
10 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 83 (42.13%) Architect
2 42 (21.32%) Cloud Architect
3 22 (11.17%) Azure Engineer
4 17 (8.63%) Azure Architect
4 17 (8.63%) Developer
4 17 (8.63%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (7.61%) Consultant
6 14 (7.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (5.58%) Data Architect
8 10 (5.08%) Cloud Consultant
9 8 (4.06%) AWS Architect
9 8 (4.06%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (4.06%) Enterprise Architect
9 8 (4.06%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.55%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (3.55%) Senior Consultant
10 7 (3.55%) Support Engineer
11 6 (3.05%) Administrator
11 6 (3.05%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.58%) REST
2 8 (4.06%) J2SE
2 8 (4.06%) Node.js
2 8 (4.06%) Spring
2 8 (4.06%) Spring Boot
3 7 (3.55%) Middleware
4 6 (3.05%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (2.03%) .NET
5 4 (2.03%) CSS
5 4 (2.03%) HTML
5 4 (2.03%) HTML5
5 4 (2.03%) Web Services
6 3 (1.52%) .NET Core
6 3 (1.52%) JSON
6 3 (1.52%) Kafka
6 3 (1.52%) SOAP
7 2 (1.02%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (1.02%) MEAN Stack
7 2 (1.02%) Sensu
7 2 (1.02%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.71%) Data Centre
1 27 (13.71%) Public Cloud
2 16 (8.12%) Private Cloud
3 12 (6.09%) Cloud Native
4 8 (4.06%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.54%) Clustering
6 4 (2.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.02%) Blog
8 2 (1.02%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.02%) NHS
8 2 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.02%) Social Media
9 1 (0.51%) CMDB
9 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.51%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.51%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.32%) Windows
2 35 (17.77%) Windows Server
3 33 (16.75%) Linux
4 16 (8.12%) Windows Server 2019
5 9 (4.57%) Unix
5 9 (4.57%) Windows 10
5 9 (4.57%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.03%) VMS
8 4 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.52%) CentOS
9 3 (1.52%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.51%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (40.10%) DevOps
2 67 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (22.34%) Microservices
4 42 (21.32%) Migration
5 27 (13.71%) Scrum
6 22 (11.17%) Presales
6 22 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (10.66%) Infrastructure as Code
8 17 (8.63%) Artificial Intelligence
9 16 (8.12%) Configuration Management
10 15 (7.61%) ITIL
11 13 (6.60%) Enterprise Architecture
11 13 (6.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 13 (6.60%) Kanban
11 13 (6.60%) Technical Leadership
12 12 (6.09%) Decision-Making
12 12 (6.09%) Open Source
12 12 (6.09%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (6.09%) Security Architecture
12 12 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (18.78%) PowerShell
2 29 (14.72%) Python
3 17 (8.63%) SQL
4 15 (7.61%) Java
5 13 (6.60%) Bash Shell
6 11 (5.58%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.08%) Go
8 9 (4.57%) Ruby
8 9 (4.57%) TypeScript
9 8 (4.06%) Java 8
10 4 (2.03%) C#
10 4 (2.03%) Perl
11 3 (1.52%) C
11 3 (1.52%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.51%) Groovy
12 1 (0.51%) Jython
12 1 (0.51%) Scala
12 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (13.20%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.64%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.12%) DV Cleared
4 11 (5.58%) Degree
5 8 (4.06%) OCPJP
5 8 (4.06%) Sun Certification
6 7 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (3.05%) AWS Certification
7 6 (3.05%) CCDP
7 6 (3.05%) CCNP
8 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.02%) VCAP
11 1 (0.51%) CCNA
11 1 (0.51%) CISSP
11 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.51%) MCSA
11 1 (0.51%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.06%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.03%) COBIT
2 4 (2.03%) NIST
3 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.52%) QA
4 2 (1.02%) GDPR
5 1 (0.51%) Basel III
5 1 (0.51%) BS7799
5 1 (0.51%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.51%) NCSC
5 1 (0.51%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (18.27%) Docker
2 35 (17.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (13.71%) Active Directory
4 12 (6.09%) Hyper-V
5 9 (4.57%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (4.57%) vSphere
6 7 (3.55%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.02%) vCloud
7 2 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 41 (20.81%) Kubernetes
2 36 (18.27%) Terraform
3 24 (12.18%) Ansible
4 15 (7.61%) Puppet
5 13 (6.60%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (4.57%) vRealize
6 9 (4.57%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 7 (3.55%) Consul
8 6 (3.05%) Kibana
8 6 (3.05%) logstash
9 5 (2.54%) Packer
9 5 (2.54%) SCCM
9 5 (2.54%) vCenter Server
10 4 (2.03%) SCOM
10 4 (2.03%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.52%) PowerCLI
12 2 (1.02%) Nagios
13 1 (0.51%) FortiGate
13 1 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
13 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 60 (30.46%) Microsoft
2 48 (24.37%) Google
3 45 (22.84%) VMware
4 21 (10.66%) Oracle
5 13 (6.60%) Cisco
6 10 (5.08%) Atlassian
6 10 (5.08%) Rackspace
7 9 (4.57%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.06%) Sun
9 7 (3.55%) Avaya
9 7 (3.55%) Nortel
10 5 (2.54%) F5
10 5 (2.54%) IBM
10 5 (2.54%) Splunk
11 4 (2.03%) HP
11 4 (2.03%) ServiceNow
11 4 (2.03%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.52%) Dell
12 3 (1.52%) Meraki
12 3 (1.52%) Polycom