Period
to 30 March 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 234 276 233
Rank change year-on-year +42 -43 +46
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 57 101 152
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.58% 0.64% 0.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.17% 2.46% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 39 73
Median daily rate £475 £500 £560
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -10.71% +17.89%
10th Percentile £372 £285 £303
90th Percentile £575 £623 £680
England median daily rate £500 £525 £550
% change year-on-year -4.76% -4.55% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £19.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% - -
England median hourly rate £19.25 £24.33 £35.00
% change year-on-year -20.88% -30.49% +29.63%

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 2,624 4,100 3,330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.73% 25.95% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,698 2,591 2,019
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £213 £278 £300
90th Percentile £625 £625 £595
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 66 47
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.38 £18.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.84% +1.46% +20.73%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.25 £11.21
90th Percentile £58.00 £60.63 £45.00
Median hourly rate £24.20 £18.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +32.58% -8.75% +5.26%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 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
Thames Valley +16 25 £463 -11.90% 15
Berkshire +5 21 £450 -14.29% 8
Hampshire +38 13 £480 -8.57% 2
Surrey +63 11 £500 -10.11% 5
East Sussex - 8 £425 -
Buckinghamshire +21 4 £475 +18.75% 2
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 32 (56.14%) AWS
2 28 (49.12%) Security Cleared
3 22 (38.60%) SC Cleared
4 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (33.33%) Analytics
5 18 (31.58%) Azure
5 18 (31.58%) Python
6 17 (29.82%) SQL
7 16 (28.07%) Web Services
8 13 (22.81%) Windows
8 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
8 13 (22.81%) SaaS
8 13 (22.81%) High Availability
8 13 (22.81%) Docker
9 12 (21.05%) DevOps
9 12 (21.05%) Ansible
9 12 (21.05%) Kubernetes
9 12 (21.05%) Internet
10 11 (19.30%) Firewall
10 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
10 11 (19.30%) Machine Learning
10 11 (19.30%) Visualisation
10 11 (19.30%) Hadoop
10 11 (19.30%) Data Analysis
10 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (19.30%) Big Data
11 10 (17.54%) Apache Spark
11 10 (17.54%) Data Science
11 10 (17.54%) Test Automation

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 10 (17.54%) Apache Spark
2 5 (8.77%) Confluence
2 5 (8.77%) Jupyter
2 5 (8.77%) OpenStack
3 4 (7.02%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.75%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) SAP CRM
1 5 (8.77%) SAP ERP
1 5 (8.77%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (7.02%) NetSuite
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.75%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 32 (56.14%) AWS
2 18 (31.58%) Azure
3 13 (22.81%) SaaS
4 8 (14.04%) IaaS
4 8 (14.04%) PaaS
5 6 (10.53%) Amazon S3
5 6 (10.53%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (10.53%) GitHub
5 6 (10.53%) OpenShift
5 6 (10.53%) Serverless
6 5 (8.77%) GCP
7 4 (7.02%) Amazon Cognito
7 4 (7.02%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (7.02%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (7.02%) Office 365
8 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (3.51%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (3.51%) Boomi
8 2 (3.51%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) Internet
2 11 (19.30%) Firewall
2 11 (19.30%) TCP/IP
3 9 (15.79%) DNS
3 9 (15.79%) VPN
4 7 (12.28%) WAN
5 6 (10.53%) LAN
6 5 (8.77%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (7.02%) ADSL
7 4 (7.02%) BGP
7 4 (7.02%) DSL
7 4 (7.02%) EIGRP
7 4 (7.02%) Ethernet
7 4 (7.02%) MPLS
7 4 (7.02%) OSPF
7 4 (7.02%) RIP
7 4 (7.02%) Unified Communications
7 4 (7.02%) xDSL
8 3 (5.26%) NAS
8 3 (5.26%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) Big Data
1 11 (19.30%) Hadoop
2 8 (14.04%) Data Mining
3 6 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.77%) MariaDB
5 3 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (3.51%) Data Lake
6 2 (3.51%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (1.75%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.75%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.75%) MySQL
7 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.75%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.53%) GitLab
2 6 (10.53%) Selenium
3 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.77%) JIRA
4 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (3.51%) Artifactory
5 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.51%) JUnit
5 2 (3.51%) Maven
5 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.75%) Grunt
6 1 (1.75%) Postman
6 1 (1.75%) Sublime Text
6 1 (1.75%) webpack
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.77%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.51%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.75%) German Language
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (17.54%) Architect
1 10 (17.54%) Developer
2 8 (14.04%) Data Scientist
3 6 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Senior Data Scientist
4 4 (7.02%) Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) AWS Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (7.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.26%) Systems Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) IP Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.07%) Web Services
2 3 (5.26%) Apache Cordova
2 3 (5.26%) LDAP
2 3 (5.26%) Node.js
3 2 (3.51%) .NET
3 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.51%) Apache Camel
3 2 (3.51%) CSS
3 2 (3.51%) Flutter
3 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.51%) HTML
3 2 (3.51%) Ionic Framework
3 2 (3.51%) JSON
3 2 (3.51%) Kafka
3 2 (3.51%) Middleware
3 2 (3.51%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (3.51%) Pandas
3 2 (3.51%) REST
3 2 (3.51%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (3.51%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.04%) Algorithms
3 5 (8.77%) Analytical Mindset
3 5 (8.77%) Replication
4 3 (5.26%) Cloud Native
4 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Licensing
5 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.75%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.75%) PKI
6 1 (1.75%) User Experience
6 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Linux
3 4 (7.02%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.26%) Android
5 2 (3.51%) Solaris
5 2 (3.51%) Unix
6 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (33.33%) Analytics
2 13 (22.81%) High Availability
3 12 (21.05%) DevOps
4 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (19.30%) Data Analysis
4 11 (19.30%) Machine Learning
4 11 (19.30%) Visualisation
5 10 (17.54%) Data Science
5 10 (17.54%) Data Visualisation
5 10 (17.54%) Scrum
5 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
6 9 (15.79%) Computer Science
6 9 (15.79%) Data Analytics
6 9 (15.79%) ERP
6 9 (15.79%) Kanban
6 9 (15.79%) Mathematics
6 9 (15.79%) Statistics
7 8 (14.04%) Data Munging
7 8 (14.04%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.58%) Python
2 17 (29.82%) SQL
3 9 (15.79%) Java
4 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.51%) Apple Swift
5 2 (3.51%) C
5 2 (3.51%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.51%) R
5 2 (3.51%) Scala
6 1 (1.75%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.75%) C#
6 1 (1.75%) C++
6 1 (1.75%) ES6
6 1 (1.75%) Java 8
6 1 (1.75%) SOQL
6 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (49.12%) Security Cleared
2 22 (38.60%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (10.53%) Degree
4 5 (8.77%) BC Cleared
5 4 (7.02%) CCIP
5 4 (7.02%) CCNA
5 4 (7.02%) CCNP
5 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.26%) CCDP
7 2 (3.51%) AWS Certification
7 2 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.75%) AAT
8 1 (1.75%) ACCA
8 1 (1.75%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) PMO
3 1 (1.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (22.81%) Docker
2 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (21.05%) Ansible
1 12 (21.05%) Kubernetes
2 6 (10.53%) Puppet
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (7.02%) Terraform
4 3 (5.26%) Kibana
5 2 (3.51%) Grafana
5 2 (3.51%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.75%) logstash
6 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.04%) SAP
3 7 (12.28%) Google
4 6 (10.53%) Cisco
5 5 (8.77%) Atlassian
5 5 (8.77%) Juniper
5 5 (8.77%) ServiceNow
6 4 (7.02%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle
7 3 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (5.26%) VMware
8 2 (3.51%) Cloudera
8 2 (3.51%) Dell
8 2 (3.51%) JD Edwards
8 2 (3.51%) MuleSoft
8 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.51%) Splunk
8 2 (3.51%) TIBCO
8 2 (3.51%) Workday
8 2 (3.51%) Xamarin