Period
to 17 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Private Cloud in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Private Cloud over the 6 months to 17 February 2020 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 173 231 222
Rank change year-on-year +58 -9 +15
Contract jobs citing Private Cloud 12 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.25% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 0.70% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 16
Midlands median daily rate £535 £455 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.58% -11.22% +20.59%
10th Percentile £459 £375 £441
90th Percentile £550 £608 £650
England median daily rate £450 £482 £520
% change year-on-year -6.64% -7.31% +15.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Midlands median hourly rate - - £45.00
England median hourly rate - - £48.75

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 the Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,369 2,141 2,243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 28.60% 28.50% 28.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 1,335 1,460
Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £212 £261 £216
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 81 114
Midlands median hourly rate £16.20 £15.85 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.21% -11.94% -4.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.86 £10.67
90th Percentile £43.30 £35.00 £43.38
England median hourly rate £23.00 £20.69 £21.50
% change year-on-year +11.16% -3.77% +7.50%

Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Private Cloud in the Midlands

Private Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Private Cloud in the Midlands

Private Cloud
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 February 2020. 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
West Midlands +51 8 £498 -13.48% 5
East Midlands +37 4 £550 +27.54% 1
Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Private Cloud.

1 6 (50.00%) Azure
2 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (33.33%) Office 365
3 4 (33.33%) JSON
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (25.00%) EDI
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) Intranet
4 3 (25.00%) Extranet
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) REST
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) Microservices
4 3 (25.00%) Nintex
4 3 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (25.00%) Service Design
4 3 (25.00%) Power Platform
4 3 (25.00%) PowerApps
4 3 (25.00%) Operational Stability
4 3 (25.00%) ShareGate
4 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (16.67%) Decision-Making
5 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
5 2 (16.67%) Ansible

Private Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Azure
2 4 (33.33%) Office 365
3 3 (25.00%) Power Platform
3 3 (25.00%) PowerApps
3 3 (25.00%) ShareGate
4 2 (16.67%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Extranet
1 3 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) MPLS
2 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Police
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Specialist
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Support
1 3 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business IT Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Owner
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) JSON
2 3 (25.00%) EDI
2 3 (25.00%) REST
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (16.67%) Hedge funds
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Native
4 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Microservices
2 3 (25.00%) Operational Stability
2 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (25.00%) Service Design
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Decision-Making
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Nintex
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat