Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 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
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 571 556 623
Rank change year-on-year -15 +67 -37
Contract jobs citing Private Cloud 196 309 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.99% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 201 160
England median daily rate £500 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £359 £363 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £494 £503 £493
% change year-on-year -1.74% +2.03% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
England median hourly rate - £12.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -72.22% +9.76%
UK median hourly rate - £12.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -72.22% +9.09%

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 24,128 31,065 31,536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.47% 32.61% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,505 20,562 20,924
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 961 938
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.78 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £47.88
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 15 November 2019.

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
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 15 November 2019. 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
South East +74 68 £450 - 15
London 0 66 £645 +17.27% 35
North of England -1 25 £445 -11.00% 12
South West -1 18 £431 -0.29% 3
Midlands +30 14 £545 +17.20% 8
Yorkshire +20 10 £440 -9.74% 2
North East +16 9 £450 -12.20% 3
West Midlands +31 8 £545 +14.74% 6
East Midlands +23 6 £538 +19.44% 2
North West +10 6 £400 -13.51% 7
East of England +24 5 £500 +4.17% 4
Private Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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 85 (43.37%) Azure
2 76 (38.78%) AWS
3 64 (32.65%) DevOps
4 58 (29.59%) Microsoft
5 54 (27.55%) Data Centre
6 51 (26.02%) VMware
7 50 (25.51%) Public Cloud
8 42 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (20.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 38 (19.39%) Ansible
11 37 (18.88%) SQL
12 34 (17.35%) Python
12 34 (17.35%) Finance
13 33 (16.84%) IaaS
14 32 (16.33%) PaaS
14 32 (16.33%) Windows
15 30 (15.31%) Linux
15 30 (15.31%) Cisco
16 27 (13.78%) Migration
17 26 (13.27%) Security Cleared
18 24 (12.24%) PowerShell
18 24 (12.24%) High Availability
18 24 (12.24%) Active Directory
19 23 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
19 23 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
20 21 (10.71%) Kubernetes
20 21 (10.71%) Puppet
21 20 (10.20%) Office 365
21 20 (10.20%) SC Cleared
21 20 (10.20%) Degree

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 16 (8.16%) OpenStack
2 8 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.55%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.55%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.02%) Confluence
4 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.51%) Apache
5 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.51%) GemFire
5 1 (0.51%) Hyperledger
5 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (1.53%) FINCAD Analytics
3 2 (1.02%) SAP ECC
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.51%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 85 (43.37%) Azure
2 76 (38.78%) AWS
3 33 (16.84%) IaaS
4 32 (16.33%) PaaS
5 20 (10.20%) GCP
5 20 (10.20%) Office 365
6 17 (8.67%) SaaS
7 16 (8.16%) Serverless
8 13 (6.63%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (6.63%) iPaaS
8 13 (6.63%) Power Platform
9 10 (5.10%) OpenShift
10 9 (4.59%) Apigee
11 5 (2.55%) Datadog
12 4 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (2.04%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 4 (2.04%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (2.04%) Mimecast
12 4 (2.04%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.14%) DNS
1 14 (7.14%) Firewall
2 11 (5.61%) SAN
2 11 (5.61%) WAN
3 8 (4.08%) LAN
4 7 (3.57%) Internet
4 7 (3.57%) Software-Defined Networking
5 5 (2.55%) NAS
5 5 (2.55%) Network Security
5 5 (2.55%) Skype
6 4 (2.04%) DHCP
6 4 (2.04%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.53%) BGP
7 3 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.53%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.53%) MPLS
8 2 (1.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.02%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.02%) SNMP
8 2 (1.02%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.65%) Data Lake
2 13 (6.63%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (6.63%) SQL Server
3 12 (6.12%) Power BI
4 11 (5.61%) Cosmos DB
4 11 (5.61%) Data Mart
4 11 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.08%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.57%) Big Data
7 5 (2.55%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (2.55%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.55%) MySQL
7 5 (2.55%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.53%) KDB
9 3 (1.53%) MariaDB
9 3 (1.53%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (8.67%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.61%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.55%) JIRA
4 4 (2.04%) Maven
5 3 (1.53%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.53%) IBM UrbanCode
5 3 (1.53%) InstallShield
5 3 (1.53%) MSI
5 3 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.53%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.53%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.02%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.51%) JUnit
7 1 (0.51%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.51%) TestNG
7 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (17.35%) Finance
2 9 (4.59%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.08%) Billing
3 8 (4.08%) Public Sector
4 3 (1.53%) Banking
4 3 (1.53%) Front Office
4 3 (1.53%) Retail
5 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.02%) Legal
5 2 (1.02%) Publishing
6 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Marketing
6 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (27.55%) Architect
2 26 (13.27%) Analyst
3 20 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (8.67%) Cloud Architect
5 16 (8.16%) Consultant
6 14 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (6.63%) Business Analyst
7 13 (6.63%) Technical Analyst
8 12 (6.12%) AWS Architect
8 12 (6.12%) Azure Architect
8 12 (6.12%) Cloud Engineer
8 12 (6.12%) Lead Architect
9 11 (5.61%) Cloud Consultant
10 10 (5.10%) Integration Architect
10 10 (5.10%) Technical Architect
10 10 (5.10%) Technical Business Analyst
11 8 (4.08%) Financial Analyst
11 8 (4.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 7 (3.57%) Data Analyst
12 7 (3.57%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.16%) REST
2 13 (6.63%) SOAP
3 12 (6.12%) Web Services
4 5 (2.55%) JSON
4 5 (2.55%) Middleware
5 4 (2.04%) Pandas
6 3 (1.53%) .NET
6 3 (1.53%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.53%) Apache NiFi
6 3 (1.53%) Backbone.js
6 3 (1.53%) Esper
6 3 (1.53%) Node.js
6 3 (1.53%) NumPy
6 3 (1.53%) OAuth
6 3 (1.53%) Pyramid
6 3 (1.53%) React
6 3 (1.53%) SciPy
6 3 (1.53%) Spring
7 2 (1.02%) Spring Boot
7 2 (1.02%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 54 (27.55%) Data Centre
2 50 (25.51%) Public Cloud
3 23 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.63%) Management Information System
5 12 (6.12%) Smart Meter
6 5 (2.55%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.55%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.04%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.04%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.04%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.53%) Blog
8 3 (1.53%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.53%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.53%) Derivative
8 3 (1.53%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.53%) PKI
9 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.02%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.33%) Windows
2 30 (15.31%) Linux
3 10 (5.10%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.08%) Unix
5 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.53%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.53%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.02%) AIX
7 2 (1.02%) CentOS
7 2 (1.02%) Solaris
7 2 (1.02%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.51%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.51%) Debian
8 1 (0.51%) OpenBSD
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.51%) VMS
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (32.65%) DevOps
2 42 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (13.78%) Migration
4 24 (12.24%) High Availability
5 23 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (9.69%) Data Modelling
7 17 (8.67%) ITIL
8 16 (8.16%) Logical Data Model
9 15 (7.65%) Analytics
9 15 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 14 (7.14%) Master Data Management
10 14 (7.14%) Microservices
10 14 (7.14%) Open Source
10 14 (7.14%) Technical Leadership
11 13 (6.63%) Computer Science
11 13 (6.63%) Test Scripting
12 12 (6.12%) Configuration Management
12 12 (6.12%) Data Integration
12 12 (6.12%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 37 (18.88%) SQL
2 34 (17.35%) Python
3 24 (12.24%) PowerShell
4 18 (9.18%) Bash Shell
4 18 (9.18%) Java
5 10 (5.10%) C
5 10 (5.10%) C++
6 8 (4.08%) Perl
7 7 (3.57%) Ruby
8 5 (2.55%) C#
9 3 (1.53%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.53%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.53%) VB
10 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.02%) Scala
10 2 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (13.27%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (10.20%) Degree
2 20 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 18 (9.18%) CCNA
4 8 (4.08%) CBAP
4 8 (4.08%) IIBA
4 8 (4.08%) ISEB
5 6 (3.06%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.55%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.04%) MCSE
7 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.53%) CISSP
8 3 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.02%) APMP
9 2 (1.02%) CCNP
9 2 (1.02%) CISM
9 2 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.02%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.61%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.55%) NIST
3 4 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.04%) Government Security Classifications
3 4 (2.04%) QA
3 4 (2.04%) SLA
4 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.51%) GDPR
5 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.51%) PSD2
System Software
1 41 (20.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (12.24%) Active Directory
3 19 (9.69%) Docker
4 11 (5.61%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.55%) vSphere
7 4 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.02%) NFS
8 2 (1.02%) vCloud
8 2 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.51%) BIND 9
9 1 (0.51%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.51%) KVM
9 1 (0.51%) LXC
9 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.51%) Postfix
9 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 38 (19.39%) Ansible
2 21 (10.71%) Kubernetes
2 21 (10.71%) Puppet
3 18 (9.18%) Terraform
4 13 (6.63%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (6.12%) SCCM
6 7 (3.57%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 6 (3.06%) Nagios
8 5 (2.55%) Packer
8 5 (2.55%) SCOM
8 5 (2.55%) vRealize
9 4 (2.04%) AirWatch
9 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (2.04%) Salt
10 3 (1.53%) Data Guard
10 3 (1.53%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.53%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (1.53%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.53%) ThinApp
10 3 (1.53%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 58 (29.59%) Microsoft
2 51 (26.02%) VMware
3 30 (15.31%) Cisco
4 18 (9.18%) Oracle
5 16 (8.16%) Google
6 12 (6.12%) Red Hat
7 11 (5.61%) Databricks
8 7 (3.57%) Dell
9 6 (3.06%) HP
9 6 (3.06%) IBM
9 6 (3.06%) Juniper
9 6 (3.06%) Palo Alto
9 6 (3.06%) Splunk
10 5 (2.55%) BMC
10 5 (2.55%) NetApp
10 5 (2.55%) New Relic
10 5 (2.55%) SAP
11 4 (2.04%) Alibaba
11 4 (2.04%) EMC
11 4 (2.04%) Forcepoint