Period
to 29 March 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Private Cloud in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Private Cloud over the 6 months to 29 March 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 > North West
6 months to
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 165 199 213
Rank change year-on-year +34 +14 -17
Contract jobs citing Private Cloud 10 17 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 1.13% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 8
Median daily rate £400 £448 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.61% -8.21% +21.88%
10th Percentile £385 £400 £436
90th Percentile £470 £760 £692
England median daily rate £475 £482 £520
% change year-on-year -1.45% -7.31% +15.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,335 1,509 1,699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.79% 26.43% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 921 1,032
Median daily rate £405 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.22% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £200 £225 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £600
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 79 109
Median hourly rate £29.71 £25.00 £21.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.84% +18.99% +28.58%
10th Percentile £13.43 £15.50 £12.58
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.50 £61.26
Median hourly rate £24.70 £21.00 £21.79
% change year-on-year +17.62% -3.63% +8.95%

Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Private Cloud as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Private Cloud in the North West

Private Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Private Cloud in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Private Cloud in the North West

Private Cloud
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Private Cloud in the North West.

Hourly rate trend for Private Cloud in the North West

Private Cloud
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 29 March 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
Manchester +31 9 £400 - 5
Lancashire +23 1 £492 -22.82% 2
Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 North West region with a requirement for Private Cloud.

1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (40.00%) Mule
1 4 (40.00%) AWS
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
1 4 (40.00%) MuleSoft
1 4 (40.00%) Terraform
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 3 (30.00%) IBM UrbanCode
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Operations
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Dynatrace
2 3 (30.00%) AppDynamics
2 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) SCOM
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Technology Roadmap
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (10.00%) PowerCLI

Private Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (40.00%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Cloud Architect
4 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Operations
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Data Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (10.00%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) vCloud
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
1 4 (40.00%) Terraform
2 3 (30.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) MuleSoft
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) AppDynamics
2 3 (30.00%) Dynatrace
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) SAP