Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 278 257 270
Rank change year-on-year -21 +13 +88
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 108 117 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.64% 0.73% 0.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.22% 5.02% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 44 101
South East median daily rate £485 £431 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.46% -9.21% +14.46%
10th Percentile £279 £299 £318
90th Percentile £700 £649 £600
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £10.24
England median hourly rate £14.50 £21.16 £18.75
% change year-on-year -31.46% +12.81% -46.42%

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 3,355 2,329 1,943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.95% 14.59% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,126 1,457 1,296
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £294 £270 £270
90th Percentile £600 £575 £574
England median daily rate £480 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +2.13% +4.44% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 32 26
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -18.52% -2.41%
10th Percentile £10.65 £11.25 £13.32
90th Percentile £56.25 £41.33 £52.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -9.52% +7.09% -14.74%

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 17 August 2018.

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
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 17 August 2018. 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 -3 77 £525 +15.07% 25
Berkshire +4 60 £475 +8.57% 16
Surrey -9 17 £283 -29.38%
Hampshire -17 12 £495 +52.31% 8
Oxfordshire +9 11 £700 +100.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -16 6 £195 -60.00% 4
Kent +12 2 £725 +11.54% 2
Sussex - 1 £665 -
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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 42 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 36 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (30.56%) Microsoft
4 30 (27.78%) Customer-Centricity
5 26 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (18.52%) Degree
8 19 (17.59%) Mandarin Language
9 17 (15.74%) Microservices
10 16 (14.81%) PaaS
10 16 (14.81%) Migration
11 15 (13.89%) Java
11 15 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
12 14 (12.96%) VMware
12 14 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (12.04%) Office 365
13 13 (12.04%) IaaS
13 13 (12.04%) Public Cloud
13 13 (12.04%) DevOps
13 13 (12.04%) Web Services
13 13 (12.04%) Finance
14 12 (11.11%) Firewall
14 12 (11.11%) Project Management
14 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
14 12 (11.11%) Active Directory
14 12 (11.11%) Retail
14 12 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (10.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 11 (10.19%) ITIL
15 11 (10.19%) Windows

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 (9.26%) OpenStack
2 5 (4.63%) JBoss
2 5 (4.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (0.93%) CMS
4 1 (0.93%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.93%) IIS
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (10.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.93%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 36 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (14.81%) PaaS
4 13 (12.04%) IaaS
4 13 (12.04%) Office 365
5 9 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (7.41%) SaaS
7 2 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.85%) G Suite
8 1 (0.93%) GitHub
8 1 (0.93%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.11%) Firewall
2 11 (10.19%) Internet
3 8 (7.41%) DNS
4 7 (6.48%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.48%) VPN
5 6 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
5 6 (5.56%) WAN
5 6 (5.56%) Wireless
6 5 (4.63%) LTE
7 4 (3.70%) LAN
7 4 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (2.78%) BGP
8 3 (2.78%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.78%) Kerberos
8 3 (2.78%) MPLS
8 3 (2.78%) OSPF
8 3 (2.78%) VoLTE
9 2 (1.85%) 3G
9 2 (1.85%) EIGRP
9 2 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.41%) Power BI
2 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.93%) MySQL
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.56%) Rational Rose
3 5 (4.63%) JIRA
4 3 (2.78%) Gradle
4 3 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.85%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.93%) GoCD
6 1 (0.93%) JUnit
6 1 (0.93%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.93%) Selenium
6 1 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 42 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 19 (17.59%) Mandarin Language
3 13 (12.04%) Finance
4 12 (11.11%) Retail
5 6 (5.56%) Marketing
6 2 (1.85%) Back Office
6 2 (1.85%) Front Office
7 1 (0.93%) Billing
7 1 (0.93%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (34.26%) Architect
2 16 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (11.11%) Analyst
4 11 (10.19%) Cloud Architect
5 9 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 9 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 8 (7.41%) Project Assistant
7 7 (6.48%) Lead Architect
7 7 (6.48%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.56%) Consultant
8 6 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Digital Architect
9 5 (4.63%) PHP Architect
10 4 (3.70%) AWS Architect
10 4 (3.70%) Coordinator
10 4 (3.70%) Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Junior
10 4 (3.70%) OSS Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.04%) Web Services
2 7 (6.48%) OAuth
3 5 (4.63%) Laravel
3 5 (4.63%) Symfony
4 4 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 4 (3.70%) HTML
4 4 (3.70%) JSON
5 3 (2.78%) HTML5
5 3 (2.78%) J2EE
5 3 (2.78%) REST
5 3 (2.78%) Spring
5 3 (2.78%) XML
5 3 (2.78%) XSLT
6 2 (1.85%) JAAS
6 2 (1.85%) LDAP
6 2 (1.85%) OpenID
6 2 (1.85%) SAML
6 2 (1.85%) Spring Boot
6 2 (1.85%) XACML
7 1 (0.93%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.04%) Public Cloud
2 11 (10.19%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.26%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.41%) Data Centre
5 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Licensing
5 6 (5.56%) Replication
6 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.70%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.78%) PMI
8 3 (2.78%) User Experience
9 2 (1.85%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.85%) Robotics
10 1 (0.93%) CMDB
10 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.93%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.93%) Social Media
10 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.19%) Windows
2 8 (7.41%) Linux
3 4 (3.70%) Unix
4 3 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.85%) CentOS
5 2 (1.85%) Debian
5 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.93%) AIX
6 1 (0.93%) Android
6 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.93%) Solaris
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.78%) Customer-Centricity
2 23 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.74%) Microservices
4 16 (14.81%) Migration
5 14 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (12.04%) DevOps
7 12 (11.11%) Project Management
8 11 (10.19%) ITIL
9 10 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (8.33%) SOA
11 8 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (7.41%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.41%) High Availability
11 8 (7.41%) Web Development
12 7 (6.48%) Service Management
12 7 (6.48%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (6.48%) Workflow
13 6 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (5.56%) RAD
13 6 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.89%) Java
2 10 (9.26%) C
2 10 (9.26%) PowerShell
2 10 (9.26%) Python
3 7 (6.48%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.48%) VBA
4 6 (5.56%) PHP
4 6 (5.56%) SQL
5 4 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.70%) Groovy
6 3 (2.78%) Scala
7 2 (1.85%) C#
7 2 (1.85%) C++
8 1 (0.93%) ES6
8 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (18.52%) Degree
2 9 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.70%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.85%) PhD
5 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) CCNP
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.93%) CISM
6 1 (0.93%) CISSP
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.93%) CWNA
6 1 (0.93%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.93%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.48%) GCP
1 7 (6.48%) QA
1 7 (6.48%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) GDPR
2 1 (0.93%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.93%) PMO
2 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 12 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.33%) vSphere
3 8 (7.41%) Docker
4 1 (0.93%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (9.26%) SCCM
2 9 (8.33%) Ansible
3 6 (5.56%) Terraform
4 5 (4.63%) Puppet
5 3 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.85%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.85%) Netcool
6 2 (1.85%) NSN NetAct
6 2 (1.85%) OpenView
6 2 (1.85%) Packer
6 2 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.85%) TeMIP
7 1 (0.93%) Grafana
7 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 33 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.96%) VMware
3 11 (10.19%) Cisco
4 9 (8.33%) HP
5 8 (7.41%) Oracle
6 6 (5.56%) Casewise
6 6 (5.56%) Huawei
7 4 (3.70%) ATG
7 4 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.78%) Google
8 3 (2.78%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.85%) BMC
9 2 (1.85%) BT
9 2 (1.85%) Citrix
9 2 (1.85%) Mirantis
9 2 (1.85%) Rackspace
9 2 (1.85%) Remedy
9 2 (1.85%) Splunk
9 2 (1.85%) Workday
10 1 (0.93%) Okta