Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 556 654 596
Rank change year-on-year +98 -58 +67
Contract jobs citing Private Cloud 320 210 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.22% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 0.66% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 142 194
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £400 £300 £340
90th Percentile £664 £686 £638
UK median daily rate £501 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +0.25% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
England median hourly rate - £48.75 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.90% +35.81%
UK median hourly rate - £48.75 £41.25
% change year-on-year - +18.18% +36.63%

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 31,878 31,907 31,602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.45% 33.79% 33.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,282 21,417 20,726
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £284 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 943 908 1,105
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.66 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.98% +3.28% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £20.94 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.30% +4.68% +5.12%

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 16 December 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
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 16 December 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 +69 163 £550 +5.77% 30
North of England +23 57 £513 +28.13% 21
South East -12 40 £453 -13.81% 17
Midlands -8 26 £455 -14.35% 9
North West +14 25 £550 +37.50% 5
Yorkshire +5 23 £500 -8.05% 5
East of England -3 21 £480 +1.05% 6
West Midlands -6 21 £475 -18.45% 6
South West -19 13 £433 +38.40% 1
North East -12 9 £525 +40.00% 11
East Midlands +7 5 £431 -13.10% 3
Private Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 123 (38.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 115 (35.94%) Amazon AWS
3 83 (25.94%) Windows
4 80 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (23.44%) Linux
6 73 (22.81%) DevOps
7 71 (22.19%) Security Cleared
8 66 (20.63%) Microsoft
9 65 (20.31%) SC Cleared
10 62 (19.38%) Firewall
10 62 (19.38%) VMware
11 57 (17.81%) PaaS
12 56 (17.50%) Cisco
13 55 (17.19%) ITIL
14 51 (15.94%) SQL Server
14 51 (15.94%) Jenkins
15 50 (15.63%) SQL
16 48 (15.00%) IaaS
17 47 (14.69%) Migration
18 46 (14.38%) Public Cloud
19 45 (14.06%) Docker
20 43 (13.44%) Finance
21 41 (12.81%) Data Centre
22 39 (12.19%) PowerShell
23 37 (11.56%) Load Balancing
24 36 (11.25%) Windows Server
25 35 (10.94%) Puppet
26 32 (10.00%) Python
27 31 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
28 29 (9.06%) Active Directory

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 15 (4.69%) OpenStack
2 9 (2.81%) CMS
3 7 (2.19%) WordPress
4 6 (1.88%) Apache
4 6 (1.88%) IIS
4 6 (1.88%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.94%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.94%) Drupal
5 3 (0.94%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.63%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.63%) nginx
7 1 (0.31%) Confluence
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.63%) InVision
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.31%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 123 (38.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 115 (35.94%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (17.81%) PaaS
4 48 (15.00%) IaaS
5 23 (7.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 23 (7.19%) SaaS
6 20 (6.25%) Office 365
7 17 (5.31%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (4.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (3.44%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (2.50%) Amazon S3
11 5 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (1.25%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.94%) Apigee
14 2 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.63%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.63%) Serverless
15 1 (0.31%) Cloudflare
15 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 62 (19.38%) Firewall
2 24 (7.50%) VPN
3 22 (6.88%) DNS
4 17 (5.31%) LAN
5 16 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 14 (4.38%) Software-Defined Networking
7 12 (3.75%) Network Security
8 11 (3.44%) WLAN
9 10 (3.13%) BIG-IP
9 10 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (3.13%) Wireless
10 9 (2.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (2.81%) Internet
11 8 (2.50%) Cisco ISE
11 8 (2.50%) DHCP
11 8 (2.50%) VSAN
12 6 (1.88%) HTTP
12 6 (1.88%) VoIP
12 6 (1.88%) WAN
13 5 (1.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (5.94%) Power BI
4 18 (5.63%) Azure SQL Database
5 9 (2.81%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.19%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.19%) MySQL
7 6 (1.88%) Amazon Aurora
8 5 (1.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.56%) Big Data
9 4 (1.25%) Data Lake
9 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.94%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.63%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 51 (15.94%) Jenkins
2 21 (6.56%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.00%) GitLab
4 13 (4.06%) Maven
5 8 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (1.88%) IBM UrbanCode
7 5 (1.56%) JIRA
8 3 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.94%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.63%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.63%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.63%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.31%) Appium
10 1 (0.31%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.31%) Gradle
10 1 (0.31%) JUnit
10 1 (0.31%) Selenium
10 1 (0.31%) SoapUI
General
1 43 (13.44%) Finance
2 20 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.31%) Banking
4 9 (2.81%) Retail
5 8 (2.50%) Law
5 8 (2.50%) Marketing
6 6 (1.88%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.88%) Mandarin Language
7 4 (1.25%) Electronics
7 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.63%) Billing
8 2 (0.63%) Front Office
8 2 (0.63%) Legal
8 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (30.63%) Architect
2 34 (10.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 29 (9.06%) Cloud Architect
4 28 (8.75%) Network Engineer
5 26 (8.13%) Developer
6 20 (6.25%) Technical Architect
7 17 (5.31%) Cloud Engineer
8 16 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 16 (5.00%) Power BI Developer
9 15 (4.69%) AWS Architect
9 15 (4.69%) Consultant
10 14 (4.38%) Infrastructure Architect
10 14 (4.38%) Network Architect
11 13 (4.06%) Azure Architect
12 12 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (3.44%) Azure Engineer
14 10 (3.13%) Security Architect
15 9 (2.81%) Administrator
15 9 (2.81%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.38%) Web Services
2 11 (3.44%) .NET
3 8 (2.50%) 802.1X
4 7 (2.19%) XML
5 6 (1.88%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (1.88%) Middleware
5 6 (1.88%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (1.88%) React
5 6 (1.88%) Spring Boot
5 6 (1.88%) Zuul
6 5 (1.56%) Java EE
6 5 (1.56%) RESTful
6 5 (1.56%) SQLAlchemy
7 4 (1.25%) Ajax
7 4 (1.25%) CSS
7 4 (1.25%) HTML
7 4 (1.25%) jQuery
7 4 (1.25%) LDAP
7 4 (1.25%) WebRTC
7 4 (1.25%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.38%) Public Cloud
2 41 (12.81%) Data Centre
3 18 (5.63%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (5.31%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.19%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.19%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.88%) Enterprise Cloud
7 6 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.88%) PKI
8 5 (1.56%) NHS
9 4 (1.25%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.25%) Replication
9 4 (1.25%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.25%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 3 (0.94%) Clustering
10 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Licensing
10 3 (0.94%) Raspberry Pi
10 3 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 83 (25.94%) Windows
2 75 (23.44%) Linux
3 36 (11.25%) Windows Server
4 26 (8.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (6.25%) Unix
6 13 (4.06%) CentOS
7 5 (1.56%) AIX
7 5 (1.56%) Solaris
7 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.63%) Android
9 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.63%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.63%) MVS
9 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (22.81%) DevOps
3 55 (17.19%) ITIL
4 47 (14.69%) Migration
5 37 (11.56%) Load Balancing
6 28 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (8.13%) Network Design
8 26 (8.13%) Technical Architecture
9 24 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (7.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 22 (6.88%) Network Virtualisation
12 21 (6.56%) Continuous Delivery
12 21 (6.56%) Open Source
13 19 (5.94%) Configuration Management
14 17 (5.31%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (4.69%) Data Protection
15 15 (4.69%) Technical Analysis
16 14 (4.38%) Service Delivery
16 14 (4.38%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 50 (15.63%) SQL
2 39 (12.19%) PowerShell
3 32 (10.00%) Python
4 28 (8.75%) Java
5 17 (5.31%) JavaScript
6 15 (4.69%) Bash Shell
7 11 (3.44%) Perl
8 9 (2.81%) Ruby
9 7 (2.19%) C
10 6 (1.88%) C#
11 5 (1.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (0.94%) R
12 3 (0.94%) Tcl
13 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (22.19%) Security Cleared
2 65 (20.31%) SC Cleared
3 28 (8.75%) Degree
4 12 (3.75%) CCNP
4 12 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.44%) CCNA
6 6 (1.88%) CCIE
6 6 (1.88%) CCIE Data Center
6 6 (1.88%) CISSP
7 4 (1.25%) CRISC
7 4 (1.25%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.25%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (0.94%) CCSA
8 3 (0.94%) CCSE
8 3 (0.94%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.94%) PMP
9 2 (0.63%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.63%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.94%) QA
2 12 (3.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 8 (2.50%) SLA
4 7 (2.19%) JSP 440
5 6 (1.88%) GDPR
5 6 (1.88%) PMO
6 3 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.94%) WCAG
7 2 (0.63%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.31%) PSD2
System Software
1 45 (14.06%) Docker
2 31 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (9.06%) Active Directory
4 24 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (6.88%) VMware NSX
6 10 (3.13%) vSphere
7 9 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (2.50%) KVM
9 5 (1.56%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.56%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 4 (1.25%) LXC
11 3 (0.94%) XenApp
12 2 (0.63%) BIND 9
12 2 (0.63%) HDFS
12 2 (0.63%) NFS
12 2 (0.63%) Postfix
13 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.31%) Xen
13 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (10.94%) Puppet
2 28 (8.75%) Ansible
3 23 (7.19%) Terraform
4 18 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (4.69%) vRealize
6 10 (3.13%) Kubernetes
7 7 (2.19%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 6 (1.88%) Consul
9 5 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (1.56%) Salt
9 5 (1.56%) SCCM
9 5 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.94%) ArcSight ESM
11 3 (0.94%) Rancher
11 3 (0.94%) SCOM
12 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.63%) Nagios
12 2 (0.63%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 62 (19.38%) VMware
3 56 (17.50%) Cisco
4 26 (8.13%) Red Hat
5 25 (7.81%) Oracle
6 14 (4.38%) Google
7 13 (4.06%) F5
8 12 (3.75%) Citrix
8 12 (3.75%) IBM
9 10 (3.13%) CyberArk
10 8 (2.50%) Dynatrace
11 7 (2.19%) Remedy
11 7 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.88%) Alibaba
12 6 (1.88%) Huawei
12 6 (1.88%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.56%) HP
13 5 (1.56%) SaltStack
14 4 (1.25%) CA
14 4 (1.25%) SAP