Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 433 389 511
Rank change year-on-year -44 +122 +103
Contract jobs citing Hybrid Cloud 279 153 335
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.47% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.58% 1.52% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 108 204
10th Percentile £419 £350 £400
25th Percentile £485 £422 £472
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +2.33%
75th Percentile £700 £600 £644
90th Percentile £775 £661 £725
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £82.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 - £82.50

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 17,656 10,062 24,597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.66% 30.98% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,062 6,822 16,329
10th Percentile £300 £263 £288
25th Percentile £406 £389 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £625 £613 £588
90th Percentile £715 £725 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 346 823
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.42 £11.85
25th Percentile £15.31 £16.81 £14.00
Median hourly rate £24.18 £26.47 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -8.67% +29.12% -10.87%
75th Percentile £47.63 £47.25 £46.46
90th Percentile £62.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.74% +25.98% -11.11%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -71 142 £600 +4.35% 61
South East -31 33 £573 +4.09% 16
North of England -13 23 £525 -10.26% 24
South West -9 21 £471 -2.84% 4
East of England -14 20 £516 +8.68% 5
Yorkshire -9 14 £475 -18.80% 8
West Midlands -41 13 £508 +37.16% 5
Midlands -58 13 £508 +37.16% 11
North East -7 5 £675 +58.82% 3
North West -33 4 £586 -14.10% 13
Hybrid Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 137 (49.10%) Azure
2 116 (41.58%) AWS
3 108 (38.71%) DevOps
4 72 (25.81%) IaaS
4 72 (25.81%) PaaS
4 72 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (24.73%) GCP
5 69 (24.73%) Social Skills
6 66 (23.66%) Microsoft
7 62 (22.22%) Microservices
8 57 (20.43%) Kubernetes
9 55 (19.71%) Migration
10 52 (18.64%) Finance
11 51 (18.28%) Google
12 42 (15.05%) Docker
12 42 (15.05%) Terraform
13 39 (13.98%) JIRA
13 39 (13.98%) Security Cleared
14 38 (13.62%) Ansible
14 38 (13.62%) Linux
14 38 (13.62%) Python
15 37 (13.26%) SaaS
16 36 (12.90%) VMware
17 34 (12.19%) Scrum
18 33 (11.83%) Data Centre
18 33 (11.83%) Windows
18 33 (11.83%) Java
19 32 (11.47%) Oracle
19 32 (11.47%) SC Cleared
20 31 (11.11%) PowerShell

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 29 (10.39%) Confluence
2 11 (3.94%) OpenStack
3 8 (2.87%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.79%) Apache
5 4 (1.43%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.08%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.36%) IIS
7 1 (0.36%) nginx
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 10 (3.58%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.72%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 137 (49.10%) Azure
2 116 (41.58%) AWS
3 72 (25.81%) IaaS
3 72 (25.81%) PaaS
4 69 (24.73%) GCP
5 37 (13.26%) SaaS
6 27 (9.68%) Microsoft 365
7 21 (7.53%) Serverless
8 18 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (5.73%) Azure Stack
10 13 (4.66%) OpenShift
11 11 (3.94%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 11 (3.94%) GitHub
12 10 (3.58%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (2.87%) Azure App Service
13 8 (2.87%) Azure Logic Apps
13 8 (2.87%) Azure Service Bus
14 6 (2.15%) Amazon EKS
14 6 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
15 5 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.96%) Firewall
2 17 (6.09%) DNS
2 17 (6.09%) WAN
3 16 (5.73%) VPN
4 15 (5.38%) LAN
5 14 (5.02%) Wireless
6 10 (3.58%) Internet
7 8 (2.87%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (2.51%) HTTP
8 7 (2.51%) HTTPS
8 7 (2.51%) OSPF
8 7 (2.51%) SNMP
8 7 (2.51%) VLAN
8 7 (2.51%) VoIP
9 6 (2.15%) DHCP
9 6 (2.15%) IPv4
9 6 (2.15%) PBX
10 5 (1.79%) BGP
10 5 (1.79%) Network Security
11 4 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.89%) MySQL
2 20 (7.17%) Big Data
3 19 (6.81%) Oracle Database
4 18 (6.45%) Metadata
5 10 (3.58%) BigQuery
5 10 (3.58%) Looker
5 10 (3.58%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.87%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.51%) SQL Server
8 6 (2.15%) Data Lake
9 4 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.43%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.08%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.08%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.72%) DB2
12 1 (0.36%) MarkLogic
12 1 (0.36%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 39 (13.98%) JIRA
2 27 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 18 (6.45%) GitLab
4 15 (5.38%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.23%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.79%) Checkstyle
7 4 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.43%) Maven
8 3 (1.08%) CircleCI
8 3 (1.08%) JUnit
8 3 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (1.08%) Spinnaker
8 3 (1.08%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.72%) Ant
9 2 (0.72%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.72%) ERwin
9 2 (0.72%) Gradle
9 2 (0.72%) JMeter
9 2 (0.72%) Postman
9 2 (0.72%) Selenium
General
1 69 (24.73%) Social Skills
2 52 (18.64%) Finance
3 21 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.81%) Influencing Skills
5 17 (6.09%) Presentation Skills
6 16 (5.73%) Telecoms
7 13 (4.66%) Banking
7 13 (4.66%) Public Sector
8 9 (3.23%) Retail
9 6 (2.15%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (1.08%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.08%) Law
10 3 (1.08%) Local Government
10 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.72%) Electronics
11 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.72%) French Language
11 2 (0.72%) Legal
12 1 (0.36%) Marketing
12 1 (0.36%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (40.86%) Architect
2 51 (18.28%) Cloud Architect
3 34 (12.19%) Azure Architect
4 29 (10.39%) Azure Engineer
5 26 (9.32%) Developer
6 22 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
7 20 (7.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 19 (6.81%) Java Developer
9 18 (6.45%) AWS Architect
10 17 (6.09%) Cloud Engineer
11 15 (5.38%) Data Architect
12 13 (4.66%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 13 (4.66%) Consultant
13 9 (3.23%) Enterprise Architect
13 9 (3.23%) Platform Engineer
14 8 (2.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (2.87%) Project Manager
15 7 (2.51%) Cisco Engineer
15 7 (2.51%) Systems Engineer
16 6 (2.15%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.09%) J2SE
1 17 (6.09%) Spring
1 17 (6.09%) Spring Boot
2 10 (3.58%) JSON
3 8 (2.87%) REST
3 8 (2.87%) Web Services
4 7 (2.51%) Node.js
4 7 (2.51%) SAML
5 6 (2.15%) Middleware
6 5 (1.79%) SOAP
7 4 (1.43%) Kafka
8 3 (1.08%) OAuth
8 3 (1.08%) OpenID
8 3 (1.08%) Spine.js
9 2 (0.72%) Apache Thrift
9 2 (0.72%) LAMP
9 2 (0.72%) LDAP
9 2 (0.72%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (0.72%) RESTful
9 2 (0.72%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.83%) Data Centre
2 31 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 24 (8.60%) Cloud Native
4 8 (2.87%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.51%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.15%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.79%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.79%) User Experience
8 4 (1.43%) Clustering
9 3 (1.08%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (1.08%) Legacy Applications
9 3 (1.08%) PMI
9 3 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.72%) Blog
10 2 (0.72%) Life Science
10 2 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.62%) Linux
2 33 (11.83%) Windows
3 24 (8.60%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.23%) Unix
5 7 (2.51%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.51%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (2.51%) Windows Server 2019
6 5 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.08%) CentOS
7 3 (1.08%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.72%) AIX
8 2 (0.72%) Android
8 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.36%) HPUX
9 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.36%) Solaris
9 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (38.71%) DevOps
2 72 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (22.22%) Microservices
4 55 (19.71%) Migration
5 34 (12.19%) Scrum
6 29 (10.39%) Infrastructure as Code
7 26 (9.32%) ITIL
8 25 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (7.89%) Data Management
10 20 (7.17%) Analytics
10 20 (7.17%) Open Source
11 19 (6.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 18 (6.45%) BDD
12 18 (6.45%) Configuration Management
12 18 (6.45%) TDD
12 18 (6.45%) Technical Leadership
13 17 (6.09%) Pair Programming
13 17 (6.09%) User Stories
14 16 (5.73%) Artificial Intelligence
14 16 (5.73%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 38 (13.62%) Python
2 33 (11.83%) Java
3 31 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 17 (6.09%) Java 11
4 17 (6.09%) Java 8
4 17 (6.09%) SQL
5 12 (4.30%) Bash Shell
6 9 (3.23%) TypeScript
7 8 (2.87%) C
8 7 (2.51%) Ruby
9 5 (1.79%) Go
9 5 (1.79%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.08%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.72%) C++
11 2 (0.72%) Perl
11 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.72%) Scala
12 1 (0.36%) C#
12 1 (0.36%) Groovy
12 1 (0.36%) Rust
Qualifications
1 39 (13.98%) Security Cleared
2 32 (11.47%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.09%) OCPJP
3 17 (6.09%) Sun Certification
4 16 (5.73%) DV Cleared
5 13 (4.66%) Degree
6 9 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.51%) AWS Certification
7 7 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.15%) CCDP
8 6 (2.15%) CCNP
9 5 (1.79%) MCSE
10 4 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.43%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.43%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.72%) CCIE
11 2 (0.72%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.66%) Data Quality
2 10 (3.58%) QA
3 6 (2.15%) COBIT
3 6 (2.15%) GDPR
4 5 (1.79%) NIST
5 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.08%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.72%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.36%) BS7799
7 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (15.05%) Docker
2 24 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.89%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.51%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.51%) VMware NSX
6 3 (1.08%) HDFS
6 3 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.08%) vSphere
7 2 (0.72%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 57 (20.43%) Kubernetes
2 42 (15.05%) Terraform
3 38 (13.62%) Ansible
4 19 (6.81%) Puppet
5 15 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (4.66%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 8 (2.87%) vRealize
7 8 (2.87%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 5 (1.79%) Packer
9 3 (1.08%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.72%) Consul
10 2 (0.72%) FreeIPA
10 2 (0.72%) Kibana
10 2 (0.72%) Nagios
10 2 (0.72%) SCOM
11 1 (0.36%) Istio
11 1 (0.36%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.36%) Rancher
11 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.36%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 66 (23.66%) Microsoft
2 51 (18.28%) Google
3 36 (12.90%) VMware
4 32 (11.47%) Oracle
5 20 (7.17%) Splunk
5 20 (7.17%) Sun
6 18 (6.45%) Cisco
7 12 (4.30%) Atlassian
8 7 (2.51%) Neustar
8 7 (2.51%) Zscaler
9 6 (2.15%) Avaya
9 6 (2.15%) F5
9 6 (2.15%) IBM
9 6 (2.15%) Nortel
9 6 (2.15%) Rackspace
10 5 (1.79%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.79%) Cloudera
10 5 (1.79%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.43%) Infoblox
11 4 (1.43%) ServiceNow