Period
to 25 April 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 25 April 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.

Public Cloud
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 81 77
Rank change year-on-year +16 -4 +14
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 47 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.11% 0.47% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.54% 1.36% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 8
Reading median daily rate £525 £563 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +29.31% +8.75%
10th Percentile £398 £494 £378
90th Percentile £555 £700 £506
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

Public 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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 446 442 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 29.54% 34.32% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 280 224
Reading median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £300 £220 £250
90th Percentile £613 £600 £600
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £414
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.72% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 22
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £17.80 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +152.77% +18.68% -11.76%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.40 £44.75 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.10 £12.35 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.07% -17.67% -11.76%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Public Cloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in Reading

Public Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Public Cloud in Reading

Public Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Public Cloud in Reading over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Public Cloud in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Public 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 Reading region with a requirement for Public Cloud.

1 44 (93.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (65.96%) IaaS
3 28 (59.57%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (55.32%) PaaS
5 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
5 21 (44.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 20 (42.55%) Windows
7 19 (40.43%) IT Strategy
8 17 (36.17%) Active Listening
9 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
10 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
11 13 (27.66%) Firewall
12 12 (25.53%) SaaS
13 11 (23.40%) Telecoms
13 11 (23.40%) DNS
13 11 (23.40%) Web Operations
14 10 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
15 9 (19.15%) Digital Marketing
15 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
15 9 (19.15%) Test Automation
15 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database
15 9 (19.15%) Electronics
15 9 (19.15%) Finance
15 9 (19.15%) Manufacturing
15 9 (19.15%) Programme Management
15 9 (19.15%) Billing
15 9 (19.15%) Incident Management
15 9 (19.15%) Marketing
15 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence

Public Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (14.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 44 (93.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (65.96%) IaaS
3 28 (59.57%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (55.32%) PaaS
5 12 (25.53%) SaaS
6 8 (17.02%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (10.64%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 5 (10.64%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (10.64%) Office 365
8 1 (2.13%) Apigee
8 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) Firewall
2 11 (23.40%) DNS
3 5 (10.64%) Internet
3 5 (10.64%) NAS
3 5 (10.64%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (10.64%) SAN
3 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.64%) VPN
4 3 (6.38%) 5G
4 3 (6.38%) LTE
5 2 (4.26%) 2.5G
5 2 (4.26%) 2G
5 2 (4.26%) 3G
5 2 (4.26%) 4G
5 2 (4.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.13%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
2 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (23.40%) Telecoms
2 9 (19.15%) Billing
2 9 (19.15%) Electronics
2 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Manufacturing
2 9 (19.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Cloud Engineer
2 16 (34.04%) Azure Engineer
3 11 (23.40%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (21.28%) Architect
5 9 (19.15%) WebOps Engineer
6 8 (17.02%) Consultant
7 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (12.77%) Oracle Architect
8 5 (10.64%) Azure Consultant
8 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (10.64%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (8.51%) Active Directory Consultant
9 4 (8.51%) Cloud Consultant
9 4 (8.51%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (8.51%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Active Directory Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Middleware Architect
10 3 (6.38%) Oracle Consultant
10 3 (6.38%) Oracle Middleware Architect
10 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) Middleware
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (10.64%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) Node.js
4 1 (2.13%) gRPC
4 1 (2.13%) Protocol Buffers
4 1 (2.13%) REST
4 1 (2.13%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) DataPower
1 7 (14.89%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (12.77%) Private Cloud
3 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Licensing
3 5 (10.64%) Replication
4 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) Cloud Native
5 2 (4.26%) Clustering
6 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Windows Server
3 8 (17.02%) Linux
4 7 (14.89%) AIX
4 7 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (14.89%) Unix
4 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (40.43%) IT Strategy
3 17 (36.17%) Active Listening
4 11 (23.40%) Web Operations
5 10 (21.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (19.15%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (19.15%) Incident Management
6 9 (19.15%) Programme Management
6 9 (19.15%) Test Automation
7 8 (17.02%) DevOps
8 7 (14.89%) Data Protection
8 7 (14.89%) ITIL
8 7 (14.89%) Load Balancing
8 7 (14.89%) Network Design
8 7 (14.89%) Service Management
8 7 (14.89%) TOGAF
9 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.64%) Software Licensing
9 5 (10.64%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
2 9 (19.15%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) Java
3 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.26%) Python
4 1 (2.13%) C
4 1 (2.13%) Go
4 1 (2.13%) Perl
4 1 (2.13%) PHP
4 1 (2.13%) Ruby
4 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) Degree
5 2 (4.26%) AWS Certification
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (14.89%) XenApp
3 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.26%) SCCM
3 1 (2.13%) confd
3 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle
2 9 (19.15%) SAP
3 8 (17.02%) Google
4 7 (14.89%) Citrix
4 7 (14.89%) IBM
4 7 (14.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco