Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 409 360 500
Rank change year-on-year -49 +140 +57
Contract jobs citing Hybrid Cloud 368 130 296
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.55% 0.49% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.79% 1.52% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 100 191
10th Percentile £453 £361 £394
25th Percentile £500 £419 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £668 £600 £651
90th Percentile £775 £689 £738
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 11
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £73.75 " £77.50
Median hourly rate £77.50 - £80.00
75th Percentile £81.25 " £83.13
90th Percentile " " £83.75
UK median hourly rate £77.50 - £80.00

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 20,593 8,572 22,511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.68% 32.26% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,556 5,911 14,960
10th Percentile £300 £275 £275
25th Percentile £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £638 £619 £588
90th Percentile £725 £725 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £486 £475
% change year-on-year +8.14% +2.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 625 259 776
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.20 £11.44
25th Percentile £15.04 £16.59 £14.28
Median hourly rate £24.08 £30.85 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -21.94% +50.49% +1.43%
75th Percentile £48.75 £46.00 £47.50
90th Percentile £63.97 £61.25 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.96 £20.50
% change year-on-year -7.27% +31.51% +2.50%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -81 198 £600 +9.09% 75
North of England -47 39 £513 -9.49% 42
South East -73 37 £595 +19.00% 24
East of England -31 34 £565 +16.49% 4
South West -31 25 £459 +3.38% 6
Yorkshire -37 16 £513 -13.50% 10
North West -50 14 £500 -11.70% 27
North East - 13 £600 - 5
West Midlands -73 4 £510 +36.00% 12
Midlands -86 4 £510 +36.00% 15
Hybrid Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 184 (50.00%) AWS
2 172 (46.74%) Azure
3 110 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (29.35%) DevOps
5 95 (25.82%) Social Skills
6 88 (23.91%) Microsoft
7 83 (22.55%) Microservices
8 81 (22.01%) Migration
8 81 (22.01%) GCP
9 79 (21.47%) PaaS
10 76 (20.65%) IaaS
11 65 (17.66%) Finance
12 63 (17.12%) Kubernetes
13 62 (16.85%) Python
14 60 (16.30%) Terraform
15 58 (15.76%) Google
16 56 (15.22%) Oracle
17 55 (14.95%) Java
18 52 (14.13%) Scrum
19 51 (13.86%) JIRA
20 50 (13.59%) Linux
21 48 (13.04%) MySQL
21 48 (13.04%) Firewall
21 48 (13.04%) Analytics
22 47 (12.77%) Ansible
23 46 (12.50%) Confluence
24 45 (12.23%) SaaS
25 42 (11.41%) Windows
26 41 (11.14%) Oracle Database
26 41 (11.14%) Spring Boot

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 46 (12.50%) Confluence
2 15 (4.08%) OpenStack
3 9 (2.45%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.36%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.09%) Apache
5 4 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.09%) nginx
5 4 (1.09%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.82%) IIS
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (1.36%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 184 (50.00%) AWS
2 172 (46.74%) Azure
3 81 (22.01%) GCP
4 79 (21.47%) PaaS
5 76 (20.65%) IaaS
6 45 (12.23%) SaaS
7 39 (10.60%) Serverless
8 30 (8.15%) Cloud Computing
9 26 (7.07%) Microsoft 365
10 23 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
11 20 (5.43%) AWS CloudFormation
11 20 (5.43%) Azure Active Directory
12 16 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 15 (4.08%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 13 (3.53%) Azure Stack
15 11 (2.99%) AWS CodePipeline
16 10 (2.72%) Amazon S3
16 10 (2.72%) OpenShift
17 9 (2.45%) AWS CodeCommit
18 8 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 48 (13.04%) Firewall
2 30 (8.15%) WAN
3 25 (6.79%) LAN
4 20 (5.43%) VPN
5 17 (4.62%) Wireless
6 16 (4.35%) DNS
7 12 (3.26%) Internet
8 9 (2.45%) MPLS
8 9 (2.45%) Network Security
8 9 (2.45%) OSPF
9 8 (2.17%) BGP
9 8 (2.17%) IPv4
10 7 (1.90%) HTTP
10 7 (1.90%) HTTPS
10 7 (1.90%) SD-WAN
10 7 (1.90%) SNMP
10 7 (1.90%) VoIP
11 6 (1.63%) DHCP
11 6 (1.63%) PBX
11 6 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.04%) MySQL
2 41 (11.14%) Oracle Database
3 31 (8.42%) Big Data
4 27 (7.34%) Metadata
5 15 (4.08%) Hadoop
6 13 (3.53%) Data Lake
7 12 (3.26%) BigQuery
7 12 (3.26%) Looker
8 10 (2.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (2.72%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.72%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.17%) SQL Server
10 6 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.36%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.09%) DB2
12 4 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.82%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.82%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 51 (13.86%) JIRA
2 19 (5.16%) GitLab
2 19 (5.16%) Jenkins
3 17 (4.62%) Checkstyle
4 12 (3.26%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.45%) ERwin
6 4 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.82%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.82%) CircleCI
7 3 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.82%) Terragrunt
7 3 (0.82%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.54%) Postman
8 2 (0.54%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.54%) Toad
8 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 95 (25.82%) Social Skills
2 65 (17.66%) Finance
3 31 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (5.71%) Public Sector
5 16 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.53%) Presentation Skills
7 12 (3.26%) Banking
8 11 (2.99%) Influencing Skills
9 10 (2.72%) Retail
10 8 (2.17%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.63%) Law
11 6 (1.63%) Legal
12 5 (1.36%) Documentation Skills
12 5 (1.36%) Local Government
13 3 (0.82%) Games
14 2 (0.54%) Electronics
14 2 (0.54%) French Language
14 2 (0.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.27%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 135 (36.68%) Architect
2 47 (12.77%) Developer
3 46 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
4 41 (11.14%) Java Developer
5 39 (10.60%) Cloud Engineer
6 34 (9.24%) Azure Architect
7 29 (7.88%) AWS Architect
8 28 (7.61%) Consultant
9 27 (7.34%) Azure Engineer
10 21 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
11 20 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (4.62%) Data Architect
13 15 (4.08%) Cloud Consultant
14 12 (3.26%) Project Manager
14 12 (3.26%) Security Engineer
15 11 (2.99%) Senior Developer
16 10 (2.72%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 10 (2.72%) Senior Java Developer
17 9 (2.45%) Data Engineer
17 9 (2.45%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (11.14%) Spring Boot
2 39 (10.60%) J2SE
2 39 (10.60%) Spring
3 15 (4.08%) Web Services
4 13 (3.53%) Middleware
5 12 (3.26%) SAML
6 11 (2.99%) ARM Templates
7 9 (2.45%) REST
8 8 (2.17%) Node.js
9 7 (1.90%) JSON
10 6 (1.63%) OAuth
11 5 (1.36%) .NET
11 5 (1.36%) Kafka
12 4 (1.09%) AngularJS
12 4 (1.09%) LDAP
13 3 (0.82%) Elastic Stack
13 3 (0.82%) OpenID
13 3 (0.82%) SOAP
13 3 (0.82%) Spine.js
14 2 (0.54%) React
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.14%) Data Centre
2 39 (10.60%) Public Cloud
3 31 (8.42%) Cloud Native
4 12 (3.26%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.72%) Private Cloud
7 8 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (2.17%) User Experience
8 7 (1.90%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.90%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.63%) Blog
10 5 (1.36%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (0.82%) Cyber Defence
12 3 (0.82%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.82%) PKI
12 3 (0.82%) PMI
12 3 (0.82%) Security Operations Centre
13 2 (0.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 50 (13.59%) Linux
2 42 (11.41%) Windows
3 19 (5.16%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.26%) Unix
5 11 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.36%) AIX
6 5 (1.36%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (1.09%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.82%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.82%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.54%) Android
9 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.54%) CentOS
9 2 (0.54%) Solaris
10 1 (0.27%) HPUX
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.27%) SUSE
10 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (29.35%) DevOps
3 83 (22.55%) Microservices
4 81 (22.01%) Migration
5 52 (14.13%) Scrum
6 48 (13.04%) Analytics
7 39 (10.60%) BDD
7 39 (10.60%) Pair Programming
7 39 (10.60%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 39 (10.60%) TDD
8 36 (9.78%) Infrastructure as Code
9 34 (9.24%) Data Management
10 33 (8.97%) Epics
10 33 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
10 33 (8.97%) Security Architecture
10 33 (8.97%) User Stories
11 30 (8.15%) Cybersecurity
11 30 (8.15%) ITIL
12 28 (7.61%) Artificial Intelligence
13 27 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 62 (16.85%) Python
2 55 (14.95%) Java
3 39 (10.60%) Java 11
3 39 (10.60%) Java 8
4 31 (8.42%) PowerShell
5 26 (7.07%) SQL
6 17 (4.62%) Bash Shell
7 9 (2.45%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.90%) Perl
8 7 (1.90%) Scala
9 5 (1.36%) C
9 5 (1.36%) Go
9 5 (1.36%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.09%) C++
10 4 (1.09%) Ruby
11 3 (0.82%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.27%) C#
13 1 (0.27%) Rust
Qualifications
1 38 (10.33%) Security Cleared
2 34 (9.24%) OCPJP
2 34 (9.24%) Sun Certification
3 32 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 26 (7.07%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (5.98%) Degree
6 11 (2.99%) AWS Certification
6 11 (2.99%) CCNP
6 11 (2.99%) CISSP
7 8 (2.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 8 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (2.17%) CCIE
7 8 (2.17%) CCSP
7 8 (2.17%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.17%) GIAC
8 7 (1.90%) CCDP
8 7 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.63%) MCSE
10 5 (1.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.43%) GDPR
2 18 (4.89%) Data Quality
3 14 (3.80%) QA
4 12 (3.26%) NIST
5 6 (1.63%) COBIT
5 6 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.63%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.09%) NIST 800
7 2 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.54%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.27%) BS7799
8 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.27%) NCSC
8 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (10.60%) Docker
2 28 (7.61%) Active Directory
3 24 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (2.45%) VMware NSX
6 6 (1.63%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.82%) HDFS
8 2 (0.54%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.27%) Ceph
9 1 (0.27%) Firmware
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.27%) NFS
9 1 (0.27%) Samba
9 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 63 (17.12%) Kubernetes
2 60 (16.30%) Terraform
3 47 (12.77%) Ansible
4 15 (4.08%) Puppet
5 14 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (2.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 8 (2.17%) Istio
8 7 (1.90%) Consul
8 7 (1.90%) Prometheus
9 6 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (1.09%) Kibana
10 4 (1.09%) SCCM
11 3 (0.82%) Nagios
11 3 (0.82%) Nessus
11 3 (0.82%) vRealize
11 3 (0.82%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 3 (0.82%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.54%) FreeIPA
12 2 (0.54%) Grafana
12 2 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 88 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 58 (15.76%) Google
3 56 (15.22%) Oracle
4 38 (10.33%) Sun
5 36 (9.78%) VMware
6 31 (8.42%) Cisco
7 23 (6.25%) Splunk
8 16 (4.35%) Cloudera
9 12 (3.26%) Red Hat
10 11 (2.99%) CheckPoint
11 10 (2.72%) F5
11 10 (2.72%) Palo Alto
12 9 (2.45%) Informatica
12 9 (2.45%) TOWER Software
13 7 (1.90%) Citrix
13 7 (1.90%) Neustar
13 7 (1.90%) Talend
13 7 (1.90%) Zscaler
14 6 (1.63%) Hortonworks
14 6 (1.63%) Infoblox