Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 289 284 262
Rank change year-on-year -5 -22 +9
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 72 103 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.50% 0.62% 0.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.81% 2.96% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 47 45
South East median daily rate £435 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.42% +11.76% -8.11%
10th Percentile £347 £279 £301
90th Percentile £583 £700 £640
England median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
South East median hourly rate £17.50 - -
England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £21.16
% change year-on-year +20.69% -31.46% +12.81%

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 3,978 3,476 2,430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.39% 20.96% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,523 2,213 1,516
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £268
90th Percentile £613 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 48 31
South East median hourly rate £35.25 £18.95 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.06% +14.82% -18.52%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.03 £11.25
90th Percentile £83.75 £56.25 £39.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +18.42% -6.17% +3.26%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cloud Computing in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in the South East

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in the South East over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in the South East

Cloud Computing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cloud Computing in the South East

Cloud Computing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in the South East over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor 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 22 August 2019. 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 -29 31 £420 -16.00% 13
Berkshire -39 26 £469 -1.32% 5
Hampshire +3 15 £400 -19.19% 4
Surrey +20 12 £450 +59.29% 11
Kent +8 7 £400 -50.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +19 4 £380 +94.87% 7
East Sussex - 4 £500 - 5
West Sussex - 3 £425 - 3
Oxfordshire +22 1 £415 -40.71% 1
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 34 (47.22%) Azure
2 23 (31.94%) AWS
2 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
3 22 (30.56%) DevOps
4 20 (27.78%) Cisco
4 20 (27.78%) Firewall
5 17 (23.61%) Linux
5 17 (23.61%) Test Automation
6 16 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (22.22%) Python
7 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
8 14 (19.44%) C#
8 14 (19.44%) Internet
8 14 (19.44%) SaaS
8 14 (19.44%) Information Security
8 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (19.44%) Google
8 14 (19.44%) GCP
9 13 (18.06%) Network Security
9 13 (18.06%) Security Cleared
9 13 (18.06%) Windows
10 12 (16.67%) Web Services
10 12 (16.67%) SQL
10 12 (16.67%) VPN
10 12 (16.67%) DNS
10 12 (16.67%) Degree
10 12 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 12 (16.67%) TDD
11 11 (15.28%) PaaS
11 11 (15.28%) Telecoms

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 4 (5.56%) Jupyter
2 3 (4.17%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (2.78%) Confluence
4 1 (1.39%) Apache
4 1 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.39%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (1.39%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 34 (47.22%) Azure
2 23 (31.94%) AWS
3 14 (19.44%) GCP
3 14 (19.44%) SaaS
4 11 (15.28%) PaaS
5 8 (11.11%) IaaS
6 6 (8.33%) NuGet
7 4 (5.56%) Amazon S3
7 4 (5.56%) GitHub
7 4 (5.56%) npm
7 4 (5.56%) Office 365
8 3 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (2.78%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (2.78%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.39%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (1.39%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (1.39%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (1.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.78%) Firewall
2 14 (19.44%) Internet
3 13 (18.06%) Network Security
4 12 (16.67%) DNS
4 12 (16.67%) VPN
5 11 (15.28%) TCP/IP
6 8 (11.11%) WAN
7 7 (9.72%) Ethernet
7 7 (9.72%) H.323
7 7 (9.72%) LAN
7 7 (9.72%) MPLS
7 7 (9.72%) Skype
7 7 (9.72%) Unified Communications
7 7 (9.72%) xDSL
8 6 (8.33%) ADSL
8 6 (8.33%) BGP
8 6 (8.33%) DSL
8 6 (8.33%) EIGRP
8 6 (8.33%) OSPF
8 6 (8.33%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.72%) Big Data
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.33%) MySQL
4 4 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.78%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.39%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.39%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.72%) JIRA
3 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.17%) Grunt
4 3 (4.17%) Selenium
4 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (4.17%) webpack
5 2 (2.78%) GitLab
5 2 (2.78%) InstallAnywhere
5 2 (2.78%) Mocha
5 2 (2.78%) Moq
5 2 (2.78%) MSTest
5 2 (2.78%) NUnit
5 2 (2.78%) Subversion
5 2 (2.78%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.39%) JUnit
6 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.39%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.39%) WATIR
General
1 11 (15.28%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.17%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Games
4 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 12 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 12 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 11 (15.28%) Azure Engineer
3 11 (15.28%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Architect
5 9 (12.50%) Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
6 8 (11.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Senior DevOps
7 7 (9.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (6.94%) Consultant
10 4 (5.56%) IP Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) IP Network Engineer
11 3 (4.17%) C# Developer
12 2 (2.78%) C++ Software Engineer
12 2 (2.78%) Data Consultant
12 2 (2.78%) Firewall Engineer
12 2 (2.78%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) Web Services
2 8 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 7 (9.72%) .NET
3 7 (9.72%) .NET Framework
3 7 (9.72%) WebRTC
4 5 (6.94%) CSS
4 5 (6.94%) HTML
4 5 (6.94%) jQuery
4 5 (6.94%) JSON
4 5 (6.94%) React
5 4 (5.56%) Node.js
5 4 (5.56%) Pandas
5 4 (5.56%) RESTful
6 3 (4.17%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.17%) Express
6 3 (4.17%) PhoneGap
6 3 (4.17%) REST
6 3 (4.17%) SOAP
6 3 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.72%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Replication
4 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.17%) User Experience
5 2 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.39%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (1.39%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.61%) Linux
2 13 (18.06%) Windows
3 9 (12.50%) Android
3 9 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.94%) Unix
5 3 (4.17%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.17%) zOS
6 1 (1.39%) CentOS
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) DevOps
2 17 (23.61%) Test Automation
3 16 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (19.44%) Information Security
5 12 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 12 (16.67%) TDD
6 11 (15.28%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (13.89%) Cryptography
7 10 (13.89%) Data Privacy
7 10 (13.89%) Migration
8 9 (12.50%) Communications Security
8 9 (12.50%) High Availability
8 9 (12.50%) Scrum
8 9 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 9 (12.50%) Web Development
9 8 (11.11%) Analytics
9 8 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (11.11%) iOS Development
10 7 (9.72%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.22%) Python
2 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 14 (19.44%) C#
4 12 (16.67%) SQL
5 10 (13.89%) C
6 8 (11.11%) TypeScript
7 6 (8.33%) Java
7 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.56%) ES6
9 3 (4.17%) C++
9 3 (4.17%) Korn
10 2 (2.78%) Apple Swift
10 2 (2.78%) Go
10 2 (2.78%) Kotlin
10 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.78%) Perl
11 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (18.06%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.67%) Degree
3 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.11%) CCNA
4 8 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (9.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (8.33%) CCIP
6 6 (8.33%) CCNP
7 5 (6.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (6.94%) CCDP
8 3 (4.17%) BC Cleared
9 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
9 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (2.78%) MCSE
9 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.78%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (1.39%) AAT
10 1 (1.39%) ACCA
10 1 (1.39%) CIMA
10 1 (1.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) Docker
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (6.94%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.39%) KVM
4 1 (1.39%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.39%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) Puppet
2 8 (11.11%) Ansible
3 7 (9.72%) Kubernetes
4 6 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.39%) logstash
7 1 (1.39%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.78%) Cisco
3 14 (19.44%) Google
4 10 (13.89%) AlgoSec
4 10 (13.89%) Palo Alto
4 10 (13.89%) Zscaler
5 9 (12.50%) Oracle
6 7 (9.72%) Juniper
7 6 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.56%) VMware
9 3 (4.17%) IBM
10 2 (2.78%) Citrix
10 2 (2.78%) JD Edwards
10 2 (2.78%) OutSystems
10 2 (2.78%) Xamarin
11 1 (1.39%) CyberArk
11 1 (1.39%) F5
11 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.39%) Splunk