Period
to 4 April 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cloud Native in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Native over the 6 months to 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Native
England > South East
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 250 303 354
Rank change year-on-year +53 +51 -
Contract jobs citing Cloud Native 32 78 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.50% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 1.64% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 51 15
Median daily rate £550 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% -2.18% -
10th Percentile £500 £425 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £710
England median daily rate £550 £600 £550
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £35.00 -

Cloud Native is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,919 4,763 5,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.17% 30.42% 30.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,638 2,839 2,941
Median daily rate £425 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +1.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £185 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 234 228
Median hourly rate £30.00 £18.81 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.49% -16.40% +28.57%
10th Percentile £12.98 £11.90 £10.20
90th Percentile £51.84 £51.25 £52.50
Median hourly rate £24.71 £21.00 £21.77
% change year-on-year +17.64% -3.51% +8.83%

Cloud Native
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cloud Native as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Native in the South East

Cloud Native
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cloud Native in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Cloud Native in the South East

Cloud Native
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cloud Native in the South East over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cloud Native in the South East

Cloud Native
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 Native within the South East region over the 6 months to 4 April 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
Hampshire +40 16 £571 -3.76% 7
Thames Valley +32 7 £625 +31.58% 3
Berkshire +25 7 £625 +16.28% 1
Surrey +64 6 £500 +8.11%
East Sussex +20 3 £550 +15.79% 1
Cloud Native
England

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Native 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 Native.

1 28 (87.50%) AWS
2 16 (50.00%) DevOps
3 14 (43.75%) Migration
4 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (40.63%) Terraform
5 12 (37.50%) Docker
6 11 (34.38%) SaaS
6 11 (34.38%) Azure
7 10 (31.25%) Network Design
7 10 (31.25%) SQL
7 10 (31.25%) Oracle
8 9 (28.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (28.13%) Kubernetes
9 8 (25.00%) Microservices
9 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 7 (21.88%) Ansible
10 7 (21.88%) IaaS
11 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (18.75%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (18.75%) Windows
11 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
11 6 (18.75%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 5 (15.63%) Public Sector
12 5 (15.63%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
12 5 (15.63%) GitLab
12 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
12 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (15.63%) VMware
12 5 (15.63%) PaaS

Cloud Native
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 3 (9.38%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (9.38%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 28 (87.50%) AWS
2 11 (34.38%) Azure
2 11 (34.38%) SaaS
3 9 (28.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (21.88%) IaaS
5 6 (18.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (18.75%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 5 (15.63%) Amazon GuardDuty
6 5 (15.63%) PaaS
7 4 (12.50%) Amazon S3
8 3 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (9.38%) GCP
8 3 (9.38%) OpenShift
9 2 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (3.13%) Amazon EKS
10 1 (3.13%) AWS CodePipeline
10 1 (3.13%) CloudFront
10 1 (3.13%) Route 53
10 1 (3.13%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.25%) MariaDB
1 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
1 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) GitLab
2 2 (6.25%) Artifactory
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 5 (15.63%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Architect
2 10 (31.25%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (28.13%) Cloud Architect
4 8 (25.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (18.75%) AWS Architect
5 6 (18.75%) Developer
6 5 (15.63%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (9.38%) AWS Developer
8 3 (9.38%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (9.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Systems Architect
9 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
9 2 (6.25%) AWS Specialist
9 2 (6.25%) Azure Architect
9 2 (6.25%) Cloud Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Middleware
2 3 (9.38%) Spring
2 3 (9.38%) Spring Boot
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) .NET Core
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (6.25%) CSS
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) Keycloak
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (6.25%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.25%) AIX
3 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) DevOps
2 14 (43.75%) Migration
3 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (31.25%) Network Design
5 8 (25.00%) Microservices
6 3 (9.38%) Analytics
6 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.38%) Data Analytics
6 3 (9.38%) High Availability
6 3 (9.38%) SOA
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.25%) Information Security
7 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.25%) Market Research
7 2 (6.25%) SIEM
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.25%) TDD
7 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
7 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) F#
3 2 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
4 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) CISSP
3 1 (3.13%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) GDPR
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Docker
2 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) Terraform
2 9 (28.13%) Kubernetes
3 7 (21.88%) Ansible
4 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (9.38%) Puppet
5 2 (6.25%) Kibana
5 2 (6.25%) Nessus
5 2 (6.25%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) Google
5 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
5 2 (6.25%) Qualys
6 1 (3.13%) CyberArk
6 1 (3.13%) Splunk