Period
to 18 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Private Cloud in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Private Cloud over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 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.

Private Cloud
UK > England
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 541 550 549
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1 +138
Contract jobs citing Private Cloud 340 294 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 0.95% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 184 254
England median daily rate £550 £478 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.18% -4.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £393 £305 £375
90th Percentile £725 £626 £647
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
England median hourly rate £25.00 £48.75 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.72% +18.90% +35.81%
10th Percentile £15.00 £17.50 £37.95
90th Percentile £33.00 £67.63 £42.45
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £48.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year -48.72% +16.07% +39.12%

Private 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 32,432 30,995 33,868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.47% 34.41% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,395 20,405 22,375
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £283 £270 £256
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 981 955 1,121
England median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.80% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £46.88
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.23 £20.83
% change year-on-year +1.30% +1.90% +12.59%

Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Private Cloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Private Cloud in England

Private Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Private Cloud in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Private Cloud in England

Private Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Private Cloud in England over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Private Cloud in England

Private Cloud
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Private Cloud in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Private Cloud in England

Private Cloud
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Private Cloud in England over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Private Cloud in England

Private 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 Private Cloud within the England region over the 6 months to 18 September 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 +32 202 £558 +7.21% 26
North of England -6 50 £525 +27.27% 25
South East -17 38 £413 -14.06% 6
Midlands +5 25 £476 -4.75% 11
West Midlands -5 22 £475 -10.80% 7
East of England -19 21 £450 +5.88% 7
North West -11 19 £563 +7.14% 13
North East -9 16 £525 +32.08% 7
Yorkshire -13 15 £475 -5.00% 5
East Midlands +2 3 £478 -4.50% 4
South West -23 3 £406 +30.00% 7
Private Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Private 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 Private Cloud.

1 162 (47.65%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (42.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (26.76%) Linux
4 90 (26.47%) Security Cleared
5 88 (25.88%) VMware
6 86 (25.29%) DevOps
7 84 (24.71%) SC Cleared
8 83 (24.41%) ITIL
9 81 (23.82%) Microsoft
9 81 (23.82%) Agile Software Development
10 79 (23.24%) Cisco
11 78 (22.94%) Firewall
12 72 (21.18%) Windows
13 62 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 62 (18.24%) Data Centre
14 56 (16.47%) SQL
15 54 (15.88%) Migration
16 51 (15.00%) Public Cloud
17 49 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
18 48 (14.12%) Degree
19 46 (13.53%) SQL Server
20 42 (12.35%) Network Design
20 42 (12.35%) Jenkins
21 41 (12.06%) Puppet
22 39 (11.47%) Finance
22 39 (11.47%) Python
22 39 (11.47%) Business Intelligence
23 38 (11.18%) Data Warehouse
24 37 (10.88%) Continuous Delivery
24 37 (10.88%) Power BI

Private 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 23 (6.76%) OpenStack
2 8 (2.35%) Apache
2 8 (2.35%) IIS
3 7 (2.06%) WordPress
4 6 (1.76%) CMS
4 6 (1.76%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.47%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.18%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.88%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.59%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.59%) FileNet
8 2 (0.59%) JBoss
8 2 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.29%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (3.24%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.47%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.29%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 162 (47.65%) Amazon AWS
2 145 (42.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (10.29%) IaaS
4 34 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 26 (7.65%) PaaS
6 15 (4.41%) SaaS
7 14 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (4.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (3.24%) Office 365
9 9 (2.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (2.65%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (1.18%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.59%) Datadog
12 2 (0.59%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.29%) Boomi
13 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 78 (22.94%) Firewall
2 28 (8.24%) Software-Defined Networking
3 26 (7.65%) DNS
4 24 (7.06%) LAN
5 18 (5.29%) WLAN
6 17 (5.00%) SAN
6 17 (5.00%) Wireless
7 14 (4.12%) Cisco ISE
8 13 (3.82%) Cisco Wireless
8 13 (3.82%) Network Security
8 13 (3.82%) TCP/IP
9 12 (3.53%) 802.11
9 12 (3.53%) Wireshark
10 11 (3.24%) DHCP
11 10 (2.94%) NAS
12 9 (2.65%) VLAN
12 9 (2.65%) WAN
13 8 (2.35%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (2.35%) iSCSI
13 8 (2.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 38 (11.18%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (10.88%) Power BI
4 18 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 9 (2.65%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.06%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.76%) MySQL
10 5 (1.47%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.18%) Big Data
11 4 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.18%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.88%) Amazon Aurora
12 3 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.59%) HBase
14 1 (0.29%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 42 (12.35%) Jenkins
2 18 (5.29%) Git (software)
3 15 (4.41%) GitLab
4 13 (3.82%) Maven
5 10 (2.94%) TeamCity
6 9 (2.65%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.88%) IBM UrbanCode
8 3 (0.88%) JIRA
8 3 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.59%) Gradle
10 1 (0.29%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (0.29%) Appium
10 1 (0.29%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.29%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.29%) Cobertura
10 1 (0.29%) Selenium
10 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
General
1 39 (11.47%) Finance
2 14 (4.12%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.24%) Banking
3 11 (3.24%) Mandarin Language
4 7 (2.06%) Marketing
5 5 (1.47%) Electronics
5 5 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.18%) Law
7 3 (0.88%) Billing
7 3 (0.88%) Retail
8 2 (0.59%) Legal
8 2 (0.59%) Publishing
8 2 (0.59%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 85 (25.00%) Architect
2 36 (10.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 35 (10.29%) Developer
4 31 (9.12%) Network Engineer
5 29 (8.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 29 (8.53%) Power BI Developer
6 24 (7.06%) Cloud Engineer
7 21 (6.18%) Consultant
8 20 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
9 19 (5.59%) Technical Architect
10 16 (4.71%) Network Architect
11 14 (4.12%) AWS Architect
11 14 (4.12%) Enterprise Architect
11 14 (4.12%) Project Engineer
11 14 (4.12%) Project Manager
12 13 (3.82%) Security Architect
13 12 (3.53%) 1st Line Engineer
13 12 (3.53%) Azure Engineer
13 12 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (3.24%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.29%) Web Services
2 15 (4.41%) 802.1X
3 9 (2.65%) .NET
3 9 (2.65%) Middleware
4 8 (2.35%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (2.06%) LDAP
5 7 (2.06%) SQLAlchemy
6 6 (1.76%) Node.js
6 6 (1.76%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (1.76%) Spring Boot
6 6 (1.76%) Zuul
7 4 (1.18%) Java EE
7 4 (1.18%) RESTful
7 4 (1.18%) XML
8 3 (0.88%) Ajax
8 3 (0.88%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.88%) jQuery
8 3 (0.88%) REST
8 3 (0.88%) WebRTC
8 3 (0.88%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 62 (18.24%) Data Centre
2 51 (15.00%) Public Cloud
3 28 (8.24%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (5.59%) Hybrid Cloud
5 14 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.24%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.24%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (2.65%) Enterprise Cloud
7 9 (2.65%) PKI
8 7 (2.06%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.18%) Replication
10 4 (1.18%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 4 (1.18%) W3C
11 3 (0.88%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.88%) Clustering
11 3 (0.88%) CMDB
11 3 (0.88%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.88%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 91 (26.76%) Linux
2 72 (21.18%) Windows
3 31 (9.12%) Windows Server
4 26 (7.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (6.47%) Unix
6 17 (5.00%) CentOS
7 5 (1.47%) AIX
7 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.18%) Solaris
8 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.59%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.59%) MVS
10 1 (0.29%) Android
10 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.29%) VME
10 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (25.29%) DevOps
2 83 (24.41%) ITIL
3 81 (23.82%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (15.88%) Migration
5 49 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (12.35%) Network Design
7 39 (11.47%) Business Intelligence
8 37 (10.88%) Continuous Delivery
9 34 (10.00%) Load Balancing
10 29 (8.53%) Configuration Management
11 28 (8.24%) Deployment Automation
12 27 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
13 25 (7.35%) Coaching
14 24 (7.06%) Collaborative Working
15 22 (6.47%) Project Management
15 22 (6.47%) Visualisation
16 21 (6.18%) Data Analysis
16 21 (6.18%) Open Source
17 20 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 56 (16.47%) SQL
2 39 (11.47%) Python
3 30 (8.82%) Java
4 16 (4.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 16 (4.71%) T-SQL
5 15 (4.41%) C#
5 15 (4.41%) JavaScript
6 13 (3.82%) C
6 13 (3.82%) Perl
7 12 (3.53%) Bash Shell
7 12 (3.53%) Ruby
8 10 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.06%) PHP
10 3 (0.88%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.88%) Tcl
11 2 (0.59%) C++
12 1 (0.29%) COBOL
12 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 90 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 84 (24.71%) SC Cleared
3 48 (14.12%) Degree
4 16 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (4.41%) CCNA
5 15 (4.41%) CCNP
6 10 (2.94%) CCIE
6 10 (2.94%) CCIE Data Center
7 9 (2.65%) CISSP
8 4 (1.18%) CISM
8 4 (1.18%) CRISC
8 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.18%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (0.88%) CCSA
9 3 (0.88%) CCSE
9 3 (0.88%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.88%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.88%) PMP
10 2 (0.59%) VCDX
10 2 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 16 (4.71%) SLA
3 10 (2.94%) QA
4 8 (2.35%) GCP
5 7 (2.06%) JSP 440
6 6 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (1.76%) PCI DSS
7 4 (1.18%) GDPR
7 4 (1.18%) WCAG
8 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.59%) Government Security Classifications
9 2 (0.59%) PMO
10 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.29%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
System Software
1 62 (18.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (10.29%) Docker
3 30 (8.82%) Active Directory
4 29 (8.53%) VMware NSX
5 20 (5.88%) Hyper-V
6 11 (3.24%) vSphere
7 10 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (2.35%) NFS
9 5 (1.47%) KVM
9 5 (1.47%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 4 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.88%) LXC
11 3 (0.88%) Xen
12 2 (0.59%) HDFS
12 2 (0.59%) XenApp
13 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (12.06%) Puppet
2 35 (10.29%) Ansible
3 31 (9.12%) Terraform
4 23 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (5.00%) vRealize
6 14 (4.12%) Salt
7 13 (3.82%) Cisco Prime
8 10 (2.94%) Kubernetes
8 10 (2.94%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 6 (1.76%) Consul
9 6 (1.76%) SCCM
9 6 (1.76%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (1.18%) Nagios
10 4 (1.18%) Rancher
10 4 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.88%) ArcSight ESM
11 3 (0.88%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.88%) yum
12 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (0.59%) Packer
Vendors
1 88 (25.88%) VMware
2 81 (23.82%) Microsoft
3 79 (23.24%) Cisco
4 26 (7.65%) Red Hat
5 22 (6.47%) Oracle
6 20 (5.88%) Google
7 16 (4.71%) Citrix
7 16 (4.71%) Huawei
8 15 (4.41%) SolarWinds
9 14 (4.12%) Alibaba
10 13 (3.82%) IBM
10 13 (3.82%) NetApp
11 11 (3.24%) EMC
12 9 (2.65%) HP
13 8 (2.35%) Dynatrace
13 8 (2.35%) F5
13 8 (2.35%) SAP
14 7 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (2.06%) SaltStack
15 5 (1.47%) CheckPoint