Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 559 542 555
Rank change year-on-year -17 +13 +87
Contract jobs citing Private Cloud 296 273 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.95% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 165 224
England median daily rate £525 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -4.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £351 £353 £360
90th Percentile £725 £650 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
England median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% - -
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +7.14% -

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 30,987 28,876 33,213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.00% 34.40% 33.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,416 18,824 22,054
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £666 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £455 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +2.13% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 971 1,013 1,100
England median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.25 £11.49
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.34
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.28% +18.56%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +10 175 £550 - 37
South East -29 47 £375 -16.67% 6
North of England -35 37 £475 +5.56% 19
Midlands +3 24 £500 +17.65% 7
North East -1 16 £500 +16.84% 3
West Midlands -12 16 £500 +17.65% 5
North West -16 11 £513 -2.38% 15
Yorkshire -20 10 £475 -11.63% 1
East Midlands +3 8 £500 +11.11% 2
East of England -4 8 £450 +40.63% 7
South West +2 5 £544 +33.44% 2
Private Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 157 (53.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 141 (47.64%) Amazon AWS
3 92 (31.08%) DevOps
4 83 (28.04%) Windows
5 80 (27.03%) VMware
6 75 (25.34%) Microsoft
7 73 (24.66%) Linux
8 68 (22.97%) Firewall
9 65 (21.96%) Security Cleared
10 64 (21.62%) Python
11 63 (21.28%) Cisco
12 61 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
13 59 (19.93%) SC Cleared
14 58 (19.59%) SQL
15 54 (18.24%) ITIL
16 53 (17.91%) Migration
17 52 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
18 50 (16.89%) Data Centre
19 48 (16.22%) Ansible
20 47 (15.88%) Java
21 44 (14.86%) IaaS
22 43 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
23 38 (12.84%) C#
23 38 (12.84%) Public Cloud
24 37 (12.50%) Active Directory
25 36 (12.16%) AWS CloudFormation
26 34 (11.49%) Puppet
27 33 (11.15%) OpenStack
27 33 (11.15%) Degree
27 33 (11.15%) Configuration Management

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 33 (11.15%) OpenStack
2 9 (3.04%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.36%) JBoss
3 7 (2.36%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (2.03%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (2.03%) FileNet
4 6 (2.03%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (1.69%) IIS
5 5 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.35%) Apache
6 4 (1.35%) Confluence
7 3 (1.01%) CloudStack
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.34%) CMS
8 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.03%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.34%) HipChat
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.36%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.68%) Relativity
3 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 157 (53.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 141 (47.64%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (14.86%) IaaS
4 36 (12.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 30 (10.14%) SaaS
6 29 (9.80%) PaaS
7 13 (4.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (4.05%) Office 365
9 10 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (1.69%) Boomi
12 5 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (1.69%) SuccessFactors
13 4 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (1.35%) Amazon S3
14 3 (1.01%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.68%) AWS OpsWorks
15 2 (0.68%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 68 (22.97%) Firewall
2 28 (9.46%) LAN
3 25 (8.45%) DNS
4 18 (6.08%) SAN
5 17 (5.74%) Software-Defined Networking
6 16 (5.41%) WAN
7 15 (5.07%) Network Security
8 14 (4.73%) Wireless
8 14 (4.73%) WLAN
9 13 (4.39%) Cisco ISE
9 13 (4.39%) Cisco Wireless
10 12 (4.05%) 802.11
10 12 (4.05%) iSCSI
10 12 (4.05%) NAS
11 11 (3.72%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (3.72%) VLAN
11 11 (3.72%) Wireshark
12 10 (3.38%) VPN
13 9 (3.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 9 (3.04%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.15%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (6.76%) Power BI
4 17 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (4.73%) Big Data
7 9 (3.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (2.03%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.69%) DB2
10 5 (1.69%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.35%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.35%) MySQL
11 4 (1.35%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.68%) HBase
13 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (9.12%) Jenkins
2 25 (8.45%) TeamCity
3 24 (8.11%) Octopus Deploy
4 14 (4.73%) Git (software)
5 12 (4.05%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (3.38%) JIRA
7 6 (2.03%) Maven
8 5 (1.69%) GitLab
9 3 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.01%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.68%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.68%) Gradle
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Ivy
11 1 (0.34%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.34%) Checkstyle
11 1 (0.34%) Cobertura
11 1 (0.34%) Subversion
11 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 31 (10.47%) Finance
2 7 (2.36%) Mandarin Language
3 6 (2.03%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.69%) Local Government
5 4 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.01%) Banking
6 3 (1.01%) German Language
6 3 (1.01%) Retail
7 2 (0.68%) Automotive
7 2 (0.68%) Electronics
7 2 (0.68%) Marketing
7 2 (0.68%) Publishing
8 1 (0.34%) Billing
8 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 83 (28.04%) Architect
2 52 (17.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (9.12%) Cloud Engineer
4 23 (7.77%) Consultant
5 22 (7.43%) Cloud Architect
6 21 (7.09%) Network Engineer
7 18 (6.08%) Technical Leader
8 17 (5.74%) Developer
8 17 (5.74%) Technical Architect
9 16 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (4.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 14 (4.73%) Power BI Developer
10 14 (4.73%) Security Architect
11 13 (4.39%) Azure Architect
11 13 (4.39%) Network Architect
12 12 (4.05%) AWS Engineer
12 12 (4.05%) Azure Consultant
12 12 (4.05%) Project Manager
13 10 (3.38%) Data Centre Engineer
13 10 (3.38%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.46%) Node.js
2 24 (8.11%) Web Services
3 12 (4.05%) 802.1X
4 11 (3.72%) JSON
5 9 (3.04%) XML
6 8 (2.70%) .NET
6 8 (2.70%) LDAP
6 8 (2.70%) Middleware
7 7 (2.36%) Software Packaging
7 7 (2.36%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (2.03%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (1.35%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (1.35%) RESTful
10 3 (1.01%) HTML
10 3 (1.01%) Oracle ADF
10 3 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (1.01%) REST
11 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.68%) JAAS
11 2 (0.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (16.89%) Data Centre
2 38 (12.84%) Public Cloud
3 23 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (7.09%) Hybrid Cloud
5 18 (6.08%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (4.05%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.72%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (2.03%) DataPower
8 6 (2.03%) Enterprise Cloud
8 6 (2.03%) PKI
8 6 (2.03%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.03%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 3 (1.01%) CMDB
9 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.01%) Replication
10 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.68%) W3C
11 1 (0.34%) Blog
11 1 (0.34%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 83 (28.04%) Windows
2 73 (24.66%) Linux
3 26 (8.78%) Windows Server
4 18 (6.08%) Unix
5 15 (5.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.36%) CentOS
7 7 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.35%) AIX
8 4 (1.35%) VMS
9 3 (1.01%) Nucleus RTOS
10 2 (0.68%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.34%) Android
11 1 (0.34%) OS/2
11 1 (0.34%) Solaris
11 1 (0.34%) VME
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (31.08%) DevOps
2 61 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (18.24%) ITIL
4 53 (17.91%) Migration
5 43 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (11.15%) Configuration Management
7 26 (8.78%) Continuous Delivery
8 24 (8.11%) Load Balancing
9 23 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (7.43%) Network Design
11 21 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (6.42%) Deployment Automation
12 19 (6.42%) Project Management
13 16 (5.41%) Coaching
14 15 (5.07%) Analytics
14 15 (5.07%) Virtual Environments
14 15 (5.07%) Visualisation
15 14 (4.73%) Collaborative Working
15 14 (4.73%) Data Analysis
15 14 (4.73%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 64 (21.62%) Python
2 58 (19.59%) SQL
3 47 (15.88%) Java
4 38 (12.84%) C#
5 19 (6.42%) Ruby
6 15 (5.07%) T-SQL
7 14 (4.73%) PowerShell
8 13 (4.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 13 (4.39%) Perl
9 12 (4.05%) PHP
10 11 (3.72%) Bash Shell
11 10 (3.38%) C
12 7 (2.36%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.69%) JavaScript
14 4 (1.35%) Scala
15 2 (0.68%) C++
15 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.68%) Tcl
16 1 (0.34%) COBOL
16 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (21.96%) Security Cleared
2 59 (19.93%) SC Cleared
3 33 (11.15%) Degree
4 10 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.04%) CCNP
6 8 (2.70%) CCNA
7 7 (2.36%) CISM
7 7 (2.36%) CISSP
7 7 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.35%) CCIE
8 4 (1.35%) CCIE Data Center
8 4 (1.35%) CEH
8 4 (1.35%) GIAC
8 4 (1.35%) MCSE
9 3 (1.01%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.68%) CCSA
10 2 (0.68%) CCSE
10 2 (0.68%) VCAP
10 2 (0.68%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.73%) SLA
2 11 (3.72%) GCP
3 9 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.04%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.70%) GAAP
5 7 (2.36%) QA
6 5 (1.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.68%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.68%) WCAG
8 1 (0.34%) GDPR
8 1 (0.34%) PMO
8 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
System Software
1 52 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 26 (8.78%) VMware NSX
4 21 (7.09%) Hyper-V
5 17 (5.74%) Docker
6 9 (3.04%) vSphere
7 8 (2.70%) NFS
8 6 (2.03%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.69%) vCloud
9 5 (1.69%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.35%) Xen
10 4 (1.35%) XenApp
11 3 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.68%) KVM
13 1 (0.34%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.34%) Slurm Workload Manager
13 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 48 (16.22%) Ansible
2 34 (11.49%) Puppet
3 26 (8.78%) Salt
4 23 (7.77%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (7.77%) Terraform
5 17 (5.74%) vRealize
6 13 (4.39%) Cisco Prime
7 11 (3.72%) Kubernetes
8 8 (2.70%) FortiGate
9 7 (2.36%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (2.03%) Forum Sentry
10 6 (2.03%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 5 (1.69%) SCOM
12 4 (1.35%) Packer
12 4 (1.35%) SCCM
13 3 (1.01%) Nagios
13 3 (1.01%) SCOrch
13 3 (1.01%) SnapVault
13 3 (1.01%) yum
14 2 (0.68%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 80 (27.03%) VMware
2 75 (25.34%) Microsoft
3 63 (21.28%) Cisco
4 30 (10.14%) Oracle
5 27 (9.12%) Google
6 18 (6.08%) Citrix
7 17 (5.74%) Red Hat
8 16 (5.41%) F5
9 14 (4.73%) NetApp
10 13 (4.39%) EMC
11 12 (4.05%) CheckPoint
11 12 (4.05%) Huawei
11 12 (4.05%) IBM
11 12 (4.05%) SolarWinds
12 11 (3.72%) HP
12 11 (3.72%) Palo Alto
13 10 (3.38%) Alibaba
14 9 (3.04%) SAP
15 7 (2.36%) Axway
15 7 (2.36%) Siebel