Period
to 14 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Cloud Computing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Computing over the 6 months to 14 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Cloud Computing
England > South East
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 157 293 290
Rank change year-on-year +136 -3 -33
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 27 70 104
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.58% 0.48% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.17% 1.76% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 37 47
Median daily rate £410 £440 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.82% -11.11% +13.14%
10th Percentile £351 £347 £279
90th Percentile £504 £553 £700
England median daily rate £500 £490 £525
% change year-on-year +2.04% -6.67% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.86% - -
England median hourly rate £19.50 £52.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -62.86% +262.07% -31.46%

Cloud Computing is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,245 3,987 3,497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.52% 27.19% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 837 2,528 2,207
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £263 £291 £295
90th Percentile £640 £612 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 92 46
Median hourly rate £23.00 £35.25 £18.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.75% +86.06% +14.82%
10th Percentile £16.43 £16.25 £10.88
90th Percentile £54.50 £83.75 £56.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year +55.56% +16.88% -8.33%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in the South East

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cloud Computing in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in the South East

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cloud Computing in the South East over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in the South East

Cloud Computing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cloud Computing in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Cloud Computing in the South East

Cloud Computing
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Cloud Computing in the South East over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Cloud Computing in the South East

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the South East region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
Thames Valley +94 13 £420 - 5
Berkshire +71 8 £389 -16.96% 4
West Sussex +44 6 - -
Buckinghamshire +46 5 £453 +19.12%
Hampshire +74 3 £410 -3.53% 2
Surrey +71 3 £365 -18.89% 1
East Sussex +37 2 £438 +9.38%
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing 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 South East region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 15 (55.56%) Windows
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) AWS
3 10 (37.04%) Degree
3 10 (37.04%) ITIL
3 10 (37.04%) DNS
3 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (33.33%) DHCP
4 9 (33.33%) VMware
5 8 (29.63%) Solaris
5 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (29.63%) Splunk
6 7 (25.93%) ServiceNow
6 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
6 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
6 7 (25.93%) Unix
6 7 (25.93%) C
6 7 (25.93%) Java
6 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
6 7 (25.93%) Firewall
6 7 (25.93%) Finance
6 7 (25.93%) Scrum
7 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 6 (22.22%) Information Security
7 6 (22.22%) SQL
7 6 (22.22%) IIS
7 6 (22.22%) Linux
7 6 (22.22%) WAN
7 6 (22.22%) Citrix

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (22.22%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.70%) Jupyter
3 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP CRM
1 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.70%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) AWS
2 6 (22.22%) Azure
3 4 (14.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (14.81%) Amazon S3
4 3 (11.11%) npm
5 2 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (7.41%) OpenShift
5 2 (7.41%) Serverless
6 1 (3.70%) Amazon Cognito
6 1 (3.70%) Amazon GuardDuty
6 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.70%) GCP
6 1 (3.70%) GitHub
6 1 (3.70%) Office 365
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) DNS
2 9 (33.33%) DHCP
3 7 (25.93%) Firewall
4 6 (22.22%) DMZ
4 6 (22.22%) WAN
5 5 (18.52%) LAN
5 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
6 4 (14.81%) Internet
7 3 (11.11%) ADSL
7 3 (11.11%) BGP
7 3 (11.11%) DSL
7 3 (11.11%) EIGRP
7 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
7 3 (11.11%) MPLS
7 3 (11.11%) OSPF
7 3 (11.11%) PPP
7 3 (11.11%) RIP
7 3 (11.11%) TACACS
7 3 (11.11%) VoIP
7 3 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
1 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.41%) Big Data
3 2 (7.41%) Data Mining
3 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.11%) Grunt
3 3 (11.11%) Mocha
3 3 (11.11%) webpack
4 2 (7.41%) Artifactory
4 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.41%) JUnit
4 2 (7.41%) Maven
4 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.70%) GitLab
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) German Language
3 1 (3.70%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Operations Support Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Wintel Support
2 4 (14.81%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Applications Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Mobile Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) IP Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Node.js
2 5 (18.52%) Apache Cordova
3 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
3 4 (14.81%) jQuery
3 4 (14.81%) React
3 4 (14.81%) Web Services
4 3 (11.11%) Backbone.js
4 3 (11.11%) Chai
4 3 (11.11%) Express
4 3 (11.11%) JSON
4 3 (11.11%) LDAP
4 3 (11.11%) PhoneGap
4 3 (11.11%) React Native
4 3 (11.11%) REST
4 3 (11.11%) RESTful
4 3 (11.11%) Sass
4 3 (11.11%) SOAP
4 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.11%) User Experience
4 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
4 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Native
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.70%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Solaris
3 7 (25.93%) Unix
4 6 (22.22%) Linux
5 5 (18.52%) Android
6 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.70%) AIX
7 1 (3.70%) HPUX
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) ITIL
3 7 (25.93%) Scrum
3 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
4 6 (22.22%) Information Security
4 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 6 (22.22%) Patch Management
4 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 6 (22.22%) Ticket Management
5 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
5 5 (18.52%) DevOps
5 5 (18.52%) Migration
5 5 (18.52%) Open Source
5 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
5 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (18.52%) Technology Roadmap
6 4 (14.81%) High Availability
6 4 (14.81%) Kanban
6 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
6 4 (14.81%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) C
1 7 (25.93%) Java
1 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) Apple Swift
3 5 (18.52%) Objective-C
4 4 (14.81%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) ES6
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) Kotlin
6 2 (7.41%) Scala
7 1 (3.70%) ES7
7 1 (3.70%) Go
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Degree
2 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) BC Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (11.11%) CCDP
4 3 (11.11%) CCIP
4 3 (11.11%) CCNA
4 3 (11.11%) CCNP
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) SLA
2 3 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) GDPR
3 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (22.22%) Firmware
4 4 (14.81%) Docker
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (18.52%) Kubernetes
3 4 (14.81%) Ansible
4 2 (7.41%) Grafana
4 2 (7.41%) Kibana
4 2 (7.41%) Prometheus
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.70%) Puppet
5 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 9 (33.33%) VMware
2 8 (29.63%) Splunk
3 7 (25.93%) ServiceNow
4 6 (22.22%) Citrix
5 5 (18.52%) Cisco
5 5 (18.52%) Xamarin
6 3 (11.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (11.11%) Juniper
6 3 (11.11%) OutSystems
6 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 3 (11.11%) SAP
7 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
8 1 (3.70%) Capita
8 1 (3.70%) Computacenter
8 1 (3.70%) Lumension
8 1 (3.70%) Mavenir
8 1 (3.70%) MuleSoft
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle
8 1 (3.70%) Sybase