Period
to 13 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Private Cloud in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Private Cloud over the 6 months to 13 December 2017 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.

Private Cloud
England > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 337 325 355
Rank change year-on-year -12 +30 -12
Contract jobs citing Private Cloud 39 40 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 0.82% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 30
South East median daily rate £531 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +24.24%
10th Percentile £300 £368 £399
90th Percentile £626 £543 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South East median hourly rate - - £21.75
England median hourly rate £48.75 £41.00 £30.19
% change year-on-year +18.90% +35.81% -

Private Cloud 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 4940 4862 5888
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.42% 29.77% 30.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2893 2774 3452
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £220 £219 £225
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 283 321
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £10.54 £12.00 £11.38
90th Percentile £50.00 £54.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £21.20 £20.38 £19.35
% change year-on-year +4.05% +5.30% +10.57%

Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Private Cloud in the South East

Private Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Private Cloud in the South East

Private Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Private Cloud in the South East over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Private Cloud in the South East

Private Cloud
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 Private Cloud within the South East region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. 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 29 £594 +18.75% 3
Berkshire -9 21 £594 +18.75% 3
Buckinghamshire -32 8 £300 -31.43%
West Sussex +1 6 £500 +33.33% 1
Hampshire +20 4 £350 -36.36%
Oxfordshire +4 1 - -
Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Private Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Private Cloud.

1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Linux
3 15 (38.46%) VMware
4 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (30.77%) Data Centre
4 12 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 11 (28.21%) OpenStack
5 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (25.64%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (25.64%) IBM
6 10 (25.64%) EMC
7 9 (23.08%) Oracle
7 9 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (20.51%) Information Security
8 8 (20.51%) NetApp
9 7 (17.95%) Symantec
9 7 (17.95%) Cisco
9 7 (17.95%) TOGAF
9 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (17.95%) Security Architecture
10 6 (15.38%) Public Cloud
10 6 (15.38%) Microservices
10 6 (15.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 6 (15.38%) Migration
10 6 (15.38%) Web Services
10 6 (15.38%) Finance
11 5 (12.82%) Firewall
11 5 (12.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager

Private Cloud
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 11 (28.21%) OpenStack
2 3 (7.69%) IIS
2 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.13%) IBM Domino
3 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (25.64%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (12.82%) IaaS
5 4 (10.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (5.13%) Office 365
6 2 (5.13%) SaaS
7 1 (2.56%) HP Helion
7 1 (2.56%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (2.56%) PaaS
7 1 (2.56%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
1 5 (12.82%) SAN
2 4 (10.26%) WAN
3 3 (7.69%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) LAN
4 2 (5.13%) Internet
4 2 (5.13%) NAS
4 2 (5.13%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.13%) VPN
5 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.56%) VLAN
5 1 (2.56%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) Star Schema
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Architect
2 8 (20.51%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Security Architect
5 3 (7.69%) AWS Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Information Security Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Azure Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Server Migration Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
6 2 (5.13%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) LAMP
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.38%) Public Cloud
2 6 (15.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 5 (12.82%) EMC VNX
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle Exalogic
4 4 (10.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.69%) Replication
6 2 (5.13%) CESG
6 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.13%) FlexPod
6 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (2.56%) Fintech
7 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Linux
3 12 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 9 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (12.82%) AIX
6 5 (12.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (10.26%) Unix
8 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (5.13%) CentOS
9 2 (5.13%) Solaris
9 2 (5.13%) SUSE
9 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Information Security
2 7 (17.95%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (17.95%) Security Architecture
2 7 (17.95%) TOGAF
3 6 (15.38%) Microservices
3 6 (15.38%) Migration
4 5 (12.82%) Service Design
5 4 (10.26%) ArchiMate
5 4 (10.26%) DevOps
5 4 (10.26%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (10.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (10.26%) SIEM
5 4 (10.26%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 4 (10.26%) UML
6 3 (7.69%) Coaching
6 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
6 3 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
1 4 (10.26%) Python
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (5.13%) CCSP
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.13%) CISM
2 2 (5.13%) CISSP
2 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) COBIT
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.56%) GCP
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.82%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (10.26%) Docker
3 4 (10.26%) vSphere
4 3 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 3 (7.69%) XenServer
5 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.13%) vCloud
5 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.13%) VMware NSX
6 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Ansible
1 5 (12.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (10.26%) Puppet
3 3 (7.69%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.13%) CFEngine
4 2 (5.13%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.13%) SCCM
4 2 (5.13%) SCOM
4 2 (5.13%) SCOrch
4 2 (5.13%) SCVMM
4 2 (5.13%) Unicenter
4 2 (5.13%) vRealize
5 1 (2.56%) Mesos
5 1 (2.56%) Terraform
5 1 (2.56%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.56%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) VMware
2 10 (25.64%) EMC
2 10 (25.64%) IBM
3 9 (23.08%) Oracle
4 8 (20.51%) NetApp
5 7 (17.95%) Cisco
5 7 (17.95%) Symantec
6 5 (12.82%) Dell
6 5 (12.82%) HP
6 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.82%) Sun
7 4 (10.26%) ArcSight
7 4 (10.26%) CyberArk
7 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
7 4 (10.26%) Tripwire
8 3 (7.69%) Brocade
8 3 (7.69%) Citrix
8 3 (7.69%) Google
8 3 (7.69%) Intel
8 3 (7.69%) SAP