Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 250 236 238
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2 +105
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 127 137 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.77% 0.84% 0.87%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.68% 5.06% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 44 97
South East median daily rate £475 £530 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.38% +17.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £279 £329 £316
90th Percentile £700 £651 £555
England median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South East median hourly rate - - £18.62
England median hourly rate - £15.99 £19.92
% change year-on-year - -19.75% -43.09%

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 3,447 2,706 1,986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.96% 16.63% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,189 1,700 1,276
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £488 £471 £450
% change year-on-year +3.61% +4.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 38 36
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.68% +22.56%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.88 £13.00
90th Percentile £82.25 £41.12 £56.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.55
% change year-on-year -12.50% +7.85% -19.37%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -5 74 £525 -4.55% 13
Berkshire +19 61 £475 -13.64% 5
Surrey +7 29 £425 -15.00% 5
Hampshire -13 20 £438 +34.62% 10
Oxfordshire +13 10 £700 +25.00% 7
West Sussex -19 3 £293 -42.65% 3
Buckinghamshire -20 3 £388 -20.51% 1
Kent +5 1 £800 +18.52% 2
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 55 (43.31%) Microsoft
2 50 (39.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (35.43%) Telecoms
4 44 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (30.71%) Amazon AWS
6 37 (29.13%) Customer-Centricity
7 27 (21.26%) DevOps
8 24 (18.90%) Git (software)
9 23 (18.11%) Security Cleared
9 23 (18.11%) Degree
10 20 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (15.75%) Finance
10 20 (15.75%) Active Directory
10 20 (15.75%) Linux
11 19 (14.96%) ITIL
11 19 (14.96%) Mandarin Language
11 19 (14.96%) Jenkins
12 18 (14.17%) Ansible
12 18 (14.17%) Docker
12 18 (14.17%) Kubernetes
12 18 (14.17%) Windows
13 17 (13.39%) Selenium
13 17 (13.39%) PowerShell
13 17 (13.39%) High Availability
13 17 (13.39%) SaaS
14 16 (12.60%) Puppet
14 16 (12.60%) Continuous Delivery
14 16 (12.60%) Scrum
14 16 (12.60%) Configuration Management
15 15 (11.81%) Kanban

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 (4.72%) OpenStack
2 5 (3.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.15%) Confluence
4 2 (1.57%) Apache
4 2 (1.57%) JBoss
4 2 (1.57%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.79%) CMS
5 1 (0.79%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.79%) IIS
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (10.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (9.45%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (8.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.79%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 50 (39.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (30.71%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (13.39%) SaaS
4 13 (10.24%) GitHub
4 13 (10.24%) Office 365
5 7 (5.51%) PaaS
6 6 (4.72%) IaaS
7 3 (2.36%) BrowserStack
8 2 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.79%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.02%) Internet
2 12 (9.45%) DNS
2 12 (9.45%) Firewall
3 11 (8.66%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.09%) WAN
4 9 (7.09%) Wireless
5 8 (6.30%) Reverse Proxy
5 8 (6.30%) VPN
6 7 (5.51%) 3GPP
6 7 (5.51%) LAN
6 7 (5.51%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (3.94%) LTE
7 5 (3.94%) Network Security
7 5 (3.94%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (3.15%) MPLS
9 3 (2.36%) BGP
9 3 (2.36%) Ethernet
9 3 (2.36%) Kerberos
9 3 (2.36%) OSPF
9 3 (2.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.66%) Amazon RDS
1 11 (8.66%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (4.72%) Power BI
3 4 (3.15%) MySQL
4 3 (2.36%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.36%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.57%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.79%) Redis
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (18.90%) Git (software)
2 19 (14.96%) Jenkins
3 17 (13.39%) Selenium
4 11 (8.66%) Subversion
5 7 (5.51%) JIRA
6 6 (4.72%) Rational Rose
7 4 (3.15%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (2.36%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.36%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.57%) GitLab
9 2 (1.57%) Gradle
9 2 (1.57%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.57%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.79%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 45 (35.43%) Telecoms
2 20 (15.75%) Finance
3 19 (14.96%) Mandarin Language
4 11 (8.66%) Retail
5 5 (3.94%) Marketing
6 2 (1.57%) Automotive
6 2 (1.57%) Back Office
6 2 (1.57%) Front Office
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (27.56%) Architect
2 25 (19.69%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (12.60%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (9.45%) Analyst
5 9 (7.09%) Consultant
5 9 (7.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 9 (7.09%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (7.09%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 8 (6.30%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (5.51%) Lead Architect
7 7 (5.51%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.51%) SaaS Architect
8 6 (4.72%) Azure Architect
8 6 (4.72%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.72%) Project Assistant
9 5 (3.94%) Digital Architect
9 5 (3.94%) PHP Architect
10 4 (3.15%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (3.15%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (3.15%) OSS Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.45%) Web Services
2 8 (6.30%) Symfony
3 6 (4.72%) AngularJS
3 6 (4.72%) HTML
3 6 (4.72%) JSON
4 5 (3.94%) HTML5
4 5 (3.94%) Laravel
4 5 (3.94%) OAuth
4 5 (3.94%) REST
4 5 (3.94%) XML
5 4 (3.15%) .NET
5 4 (3.15%) CSS
6 3 (2.36%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (2.36%) CSS3
6 3 (2.36%) jQuery
6 3 (2.36%) LAMP
6 3 (2.36%) SOAP
6 3 (2.36%) Spring
7 2 (1.57%) OpenID
7 2 (1.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.24%) Public Cloud
2 13 (10.24%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (7.87%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.87%) Microsoft Licensing
4 9 (7.09%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.30%) Replication
6 5 (3.94%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.36%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.36%) PMI
7 3 (2.36%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.36%) User Experience
8 2 (1.57%) Handset
8 2 (1.57%) Robotics
9 1 (0.79%) CCTV
9 1 (0.79%) CMDB
9 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.75%) Linux
2 18 (14.17%) Windows
3 4 (3.15%) Unix
4 3 (2.36%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.57%) CentOS
5 2 (1.57%) Debian
5 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.79%) Android
6 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (29.13%) Customer-Centricity
3 27 (21.26%) DevOps
4 20 (15.75%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (14.96%) ITIL
6 17 (13.39%) High Availability
7 16 (12.60%) Configuration Management
7 16 (12.60%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (12.60%) Scrum
8 15 (11.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (11.81%) Kanban
8 15 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (10.24%) Auto-Scaling
9 13 (10.24%) Migration
9 13 (10.24%) Project Management
9 13 (10.24%) Software Delivery
10 12 (9.45%) Release Management
10 12 (9.45%) SOA
10 12 (9.45%) Test Automation
10 12 (9.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.39%) PowerShell
2 14 (11.02%) Java
3 13 (10.24%) C
4 12 (9.45%) VBA
5 9 (7.09%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.09%) PHP
5 9 (7.09%) Python
6 7 (5.51%) Perl
6 7 (5.51%) SQL
7 6 (4.72%) C#
8 3 (2.36%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.57%) C++
9 2 (1.57%) Groovy
9 2 (1.57%) Scala
10 1 (0.79%) ES6
10 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (18.11%) Degree
1 23 (18.11%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.02%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.30%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.94%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.36%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.57%) CCNP
6 2 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.57%) PhD
6 2 (1.57%) PMP
7 1 (0.79%) CISM
7 1 (0.79%) CISSP
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.79%) HNC
7 1 (0.79%) HND
7 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) QA
1 7 (5.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.79%) GDPR
2 1 (0.79%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.79%) PMO
2 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (15.75%) Active Directory
2 18 (14.17%) Docker
3 12 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (7.09%) vSphere
5 1 (0.79%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 18 (14.17%) Ansible
1 18 (14.17%) Kubernetes
2 16 (12.60%) Puppet
3 10 (7.87%) SCCM
4 4 (3.15%) Terraform
5 3 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.57%) Netcool
6 2 (1.57%) NSN NetAct
6 2 (1.57%) OpenView
6 2 (1.57%) Packer
6 2 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.57%) TeMIP
7 1 (0.79%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 55 (43.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.45%) VMware
3 11 (8.66%) Atlassian
3 11 (8.66%) Cisco
4 10 (7.87%) Huawei
5 9 (7.09%) HP
6 8 (6.30%) Oracle
7 7 (5.51%) Citrix
8 6 (4.72%) Casewise
9 5 (3.94%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.36%) BT
10 3 (2.36%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.57%) ATG
11 2 (1.57%) BMC
11 2 (1.57%) Mirantis
11 2 (1.57%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.57%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.57%) Remedy
11 2 (1.57%) Samsung
11 2 (1.57%) Sonus