Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 341 328 334
Rank change year-on-year -13 +6 +32
Contract jobs citing Private Cloud 39 48 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 0.98% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 35
South East median daily rate £394 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% - +23.53%
10th Percentile £118 £400 £425
90th Percentile £564 £625 £583
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £12.50 - -
England median hourly rate £12.50 £48.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year -74.36% +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 5,318 4,893 5,362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.32% 30.07% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,142 2,794 3,107
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £225
90th Percentile £588 £570 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 258 310
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £19.15 £21.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.79% -11.46% +23.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 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 0 21 £215 -63.79% 2
Berkshire +2 18 £173 -70.95%
Surrey -15 11 £525 -4.55% 2
Hampshire -19 7 £375 -15.25% 7
Oxfordshire +7 3 £450 - 2
Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Private Cloud 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 Private Cloud.

1 25 (64.10%) Data Centre
2 19 (48.72%) Cisco
3 17 (43.59%) Huawei
4 16 (41.03%) SLA
4 16 (41.03%) Alibaba
4 16 (41.03%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (30.77%) Mandarin Language
5 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (28.21%) Service Delivery
7 9 (23.08%) Project Management
7 9 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (20.51%) Migration
8 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
8 8 (20.51%) Java
8 8 (20.51%) Linux
9 7 (17.95%) Python
9 7 (17.95%) Windows
9 7 (17.95%) Degree
9 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
10 6 (15.38%) VMware
10 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
10 6 (15.38%) SQL
11 5 (12.82%) PHP
11 5 (12.82%) C
11 5 (12.82%) Firewall
11 5 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (12.82%) Performance Optimisation
12 4 (10.26%) Power BI

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 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.26%) Azure Data Factory
3 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.13%) IaaS
4 2 (5.13%) SaaS
5 1 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.56%) Office 365
5 1 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) Kerberos
3 2 (5.13%) Network Security
3 2 (5.13%) WAN
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.56%) NAS
4 1 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) TACACS
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) tcpdump
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Data Lake
2 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.26%) Power BI
3 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (30.77%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) 1st Line Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Data Centre Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (17.95%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Azure Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Power BI Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Migration Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Security Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) JAAS
1 2 (5.13%) LDAP
1 2 (5.13%) OAuth
1 2 (5.13%) OpenID
1 2 (5.13%) SAML
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
1 2 (5.13%) XACML
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) WCF
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (64.10%) Data Centre
2 16 (41.03%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
4 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (10.26%) Public Cloud
6 2 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (2.56%) PKI
7 1 (2.56%) PMI
7 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Service Delivery
2 9 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (23.08%) Project Management
3 8 (20.51%) Migration
4 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (12.82%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.69%) Information Security
7 3 (7.69%) Security Architecture
8 2 (5.13%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (5.13%) Network Design
8 2 (5.13%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (5.13%) People Management
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.13%) Scrum
8 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) Python
3 6 (15.38%) SQL
4 5 (12.82%) C
4 5 (12.82%) PHP
5 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.56%) C#
6 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.56%) Tcl
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) CCSA
4 1 (2.56%) CCSE
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (41.03%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) GDPR
2 1 (2.56%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.69%) VMware NSX
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Single Sign-On
1 2 (5.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (5.13%) vCenter Server
2 1 (2.56%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Cisco
2 17 (43.59%) Huawei
3 16 (41.03%) Alibaba
4 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.38%) VMware
6 2 (5.13%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.56%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.56%) F5
7 1 (2.56%) Google
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle