Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 204 230
Rank change year-on-year -45 +26 +115
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 144 171 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.85% 1.03% 0.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.80% 5.77% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 61 92
South East median daily rate £475 £535 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +18.89% -2.70%
10th Percentile £279 £331 £310
90th Percentile £700 £638 £525
England median daily rate £525 £535 £475
% change year-on-year -1.87% +12.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South East median hourly rate - - £18.62
England median hourly rate £18.66 £17.90 £23.46
% change year-on-year +4.25% -23.70% -60.90%

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 3,788 2,966 2,015
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.32% 17.81% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,399 1,819 1,291
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £262 £275
90th Percentile £613 £580 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 47 35
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +9.38%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.97 £56.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -11.63%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -23 82 £475 -12.44% 23
Berkshire 0 69 £475 -9.52% 15
Surrey +2 28 £400 -20.00%
Hampshire -15 28 £425 +9.68% 9
Oxfordshire +9 9 £700 +25.00% 5
West Sussex -15 5 £296 -56.91% 4
Buckinghamshire -18 4 £388 -16.22% 3
Kent -2 1 £800 +23.08%
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 69 (47.92%) Microsoft
2 66 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (34.72%) Amazon AWS
5 48 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 41 (28.47%) Customer-Centricity
7 35 (24.31%) DevOps
8 33 (22.92%) Git (software)
9 32 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 32 (22.22%) Windows
10 28 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (18.06%) Selenium
11 26 (18.06%) Scrum
11 26 (18.06%) Linux
11 26 (18.06%) ITIL
11 26 (18.06%) Jenkins
11 26 (18.06%) Ansible
12 25 (17.36%) Kubernetes
12 25 (17.36%) Puppet
12 25 (17.36%) Finance
12 25 (17.36%) Degree
13 24 (16.67%) Configuration Management
13 24 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
14 23 (15.97%) High Availability
14 23 (15.97%) SC Cleared
15 21 (14.58%) Kanban
15 21 (14.58%) Active Directory
15 21 (14.58%) GitHub
16 20 (13.89%) Auto-Scaling
16 20 (13.89%) Software Delivery

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 8 (5.56%) Confluence
2 5 (3.47%) OpenStack
2 5 (3.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.39%) IIS
4 2 (1.39%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.69%) Apache
5 1 (0.69%) CMS
5 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.69%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.69%) JBoss
5 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (11.81%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (9.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.69%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 66 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (34.72%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (14.58%) GitHub
4 19 (13.19%) SaaS
5 18 (12.50%) Office 365
6 5 (3.47%) IaaS
6 5 (3.47%) PaaS
7 4 (2.78%) BrowserStack
8 2 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.39%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.69%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.81%) Internet
2 15 (10.42%) DNS
3 14 (9.72%) TCP/IP
4 13 (9.03%) Firewall
5 12 (8.33%) VPN
5 12 (8.33%) Wireless
6 11 (7.64%) 3GPP
7 10 (6.94%) Reverse Proxy
8 7 (4.86%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (4.86%) WAN
9 6 (4.17%) LAN
10 5 (3.47%) LTE
10 5 (3.47%) MPLS
10 5 (3.47%) Network Security
10 5 (3.47%) Radio Access Network
11 4 (2.78%) Skype
11 4 (2.78%) VoIP
12 3 (2.08%) NAS
12 3 (2.08%) OSPF
12 3 (2.08%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (11.81%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.78%) MySQL
3 4 (2.78%) Power BI
4 3 (2.08%) MariaDB
4 3 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.39%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (22.92%) Git (software)
2 26 (18.06%) Jenkins
2 26 (18.06%) Selenium
3 18 (12.50%) Subversion
4 13 (9.03%) JIRA
5 6 (4.17%) Rational Rose
6 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.78%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.08%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.08%) GitLab
8 3 (2.08%) Protractor
8 3 (2.08%) webpack
9 2 (1.39%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.69%) Gradle
10 1 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
General
1 48 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 25 (17.36%) Finance
3 20 (13.89%) Mandarin Language
4 10 (6.94%) Retail
5 7 (4.86%) Marketing
6 5 (3.47%) Automotive
7 2 (1.39%) Back Office
7 2 (1.39%) Front Office
8 1 (0.69%) Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (25.00%) Architect
2 26 (18.06%) Solutions Architect
3 24 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (8.33%) Analyst
5 10 (6.94%) Consultant
6 9 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
6 9 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 9 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (4.86%) Azure Architect
7 7 (4.86%) Lead Architect
7 7 (4.86%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.86%) SaaS Architect
8 6 (4.17%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.17%) Developer
8 6 (4.17%) Junior
9 5 (3.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.47%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (3.47%) Digital Architect
9 5 (3.47%) PHP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.42%) Web Services
2 9 (6.25%) .NET
3 8 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 8 (5.56%) HTML
3 8 (5.56%) Symfony
4 7 (4.86%) CSS
5 5 (3.47%) JSON
5 5 (3.47%) Laravel
5 5 (3.47%) REST
6 4 (2.78%) Angular 2
6 4 (2.78%) HTML5
6 4 (2.78%) XML
7 3 (2.08%) .NET Core
7 3 (2.08%) CSS3
7 3 (2.08%) jQuery
7 3 (2.08%) LAMP
7 3 (2.08%) Node.js
7 3 (2.08%) RESTful
7 3 (2.08%) SOAP
7 3 (2.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (10.42%) Public Cloud
4 12 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 12 (8.33%) Microsoft Licensing
5 9 (6.25%) Replication
6 4 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.78%) User Experience
7 3 (2.08%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.08%) PMI
8 2 (1.39%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.39%) Handset
8 2 (1.39%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.39%) Robotics
9 1 (0.69%) Clustering
9 1 (0.69%) CMDB
9 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.69%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (22.22%) Windows
2 26 (18.06%) Linux
3 5 (3.47%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.78%) Unix
5 3 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.39%) CentOS
6 2 (1.39%) Debian
6 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.69%) Android
7 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (28.47%) Customer-Centricity
3 35 (24.31%) DevOps
4 28 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (18.06%) ITIL
5 26 (18.06%) Scrum
6 24 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 24 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 23 (15.97%) High Availability
8 21 (14.58%) Kanban
9 20 (13.89%) Auto-Scaling
9 20 (13.89%) Software Delivery
10 19 (13.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (13.19%) Release Management
11 16 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (11.11%) Test Automation
12 14 (9.72%) Workflow
13 12 (8.33%) Computer Science
13 12 (8.33%) SOA
13 12 (8.33%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 18 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 12 (8.33%) C
3 11 (7.64%) Java
4 10 (6.94%) VBA
5 9 (6.25%) PHP
6 8 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.56%) SQL
7 7 (4.86%) Perl
8 6 (4.17%) C#
8 6 (4.17%) Python
9 3 (2.08%) ES6
9 3 (2.08%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.08%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.69%) C++
10 1 (0.69%) Groovy
10 1 (0.69%) Scala
10 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 25 (17.36%) Degree
3 23 (15.97%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.47%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.78%) CCNP
6 4 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.08%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.08%) PhD
8 2 (1.39%) PMP
9 1 (0.69%) CCIE
9 1 (0.69%) CISM
9 1 (0.69%) CISSP
9 1 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.69%) HNC
9 1 (0.69%) HND
9 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.69%) MCP
9 1 (0.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.56%) QA
2 6 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.19%) Docker
3 14 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (6.25%) vSphere
5 1 (0.69%) XenApp
5 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (18.06%) Ansible
2 25 (17.36%) Kubernetes
2 25 (17.36%) Puppet
3 11 (7.64%) SCCM
4 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.08%) Terraform
5 2 (1.39%) Netcool
5 2 (1.39%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (1.39%) OpenView
5 2 (1.39%) Packer
5 2 (1.39%) TeMIP
6 1 (0.69%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.69%) Grafana
6 1 (0.69%) Graylog
6 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 69 (47.92%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 14 (9.72%) VMware
4 12 (8.33%) Huawei
5 11 (7.64%) Cisco
6 10 (6.94%) Citrix
6 10 (6.94%) HP
7 9 (6.25%) Oracle
7 9 (6.25%) ServiceNow
8 6 (4.17%) Casewise
9 3 (2.08%) BT
9 3 (2.08%) Google
9 3 (2.08%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.39%) BMC
10 2 (1.39%) Nokia
10 2 (1.39%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.39%) Remedy
10 2 (1.39%) Samsung
10 2 (1.39%) Sonus
10 2 (1.39%) UiPath