Period
to 14 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public 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 Public Cloud over the 6 months to 14 August 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.

Public Cloud
England > South East
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 312 289 339
Rank change year-on-year -23 +50 +53
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 79 78 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.47% 0.49% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 1.60% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 28 37
South East median daily rate £538 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.52% -2.35% -15.00%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £325
90th Percentile £745 £623 £519
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £65.00 -

Public 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 5,402 4,875 5,898
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.34% 30.54% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,064 2,765 3,575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £255 £227 £239
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 249 286
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £18.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.44% -22.58% +35.02%
10th Percentile £10.69 £11.25 £11.72
90th Percentile £51.13 £46.00 £51.13
England median hourly rate £21.90 £19.92 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.95% -0.41% +8.11%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in the South East

Public 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 Public Cloud in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Public Cloud in the South East

Public Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Public Cloud in the South East over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Public Cloud in the South East

Public Cloud
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 Public Cloud in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Public Cloud in the South East

Public 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 Public Cloud within the South East region over the 6 months to 14 August 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 -32 44 £575 +39.90% 10
Berkshire -18 25 £500 +21.95% 6
Surrey -23 20 £525 +16.67% 12
Oxfordshire +11 17 £700 +47.37% 4
Hampshire +2 11 £515 - 8
West Sussex - 4 £519 - 1
Buckinghamshire -17 2 - -
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Public 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 Public Cloud.

1 53 (67.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (64.56%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (36.71%) Linux
3 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (30.38%) Windows
5 21 (26.58%) Java
5 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
6 17 (21.52%) C#
7 16 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (20.25%) DevOps
7 16 (20.25%) Mentoring
8 15 (18.99%) Microservices
8 15 (18.99%) Firewall
8 15 (18.99%) Migration
9 14 (17.72%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
9 14 (17.72%) SaaS
9 14 (17.72%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (16.46%) Windows Server
10 13 (16.46%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (16.46%) .NET
11 12 (15.19%) Web Services
11 12 (15.19%) Python
11 12 (15.19%) Active Directory
11 12 (15.19%) TDD
11 12 (15.19%) Node.js
11 12 (15.19%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (15.19%) Terraform
11 12 (15.19%) React
12 11 (13.92%) GDPR

Public 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 6 (7.59%) IIS
2 4 (5.06%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.80%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.53%) Apache
4 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (67.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (64.56%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (17.72%) SaaS
4 12 (15.19%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (13.92%) IaaS
6 8 (10.13%) PaaS
7 7 (8.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (8.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (7.59%) Office 365
9 4 (5.06%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (3.80%) Serverless
11 2 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (2.53%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (2.53%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.99%) Firewall
2 10 (12.66%) Internet
3 9 (11.39%) DNS
4 8 (10.13%) VPN
5 5 (6.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.06%) SAN
7 2 (2.53%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (2.53%) MPLS
7 2 (2.53%) Network Security
7 2 (2.53%) NFC
7 2 (2.53%) SMS
8 1 (1.27%) DHCP
8 1 (1.27%) DVB
8 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) Big Data
2 6 (7.59%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.53%) Redis
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.06%) Bitbucket
3 4 (5.06%) gulp
3 4 (5.06%) Travis CI
4 3 (3.80%) JIRA
5 2 (2.53%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.53%) SonarQube
5 2 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.33%) Finance
1 5 (6.33%) Marketing
2 3 (3.80%) Retail
3 2 (2.53%) Back Office
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (44.30%) Architect
2 14 (17.72%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (15.19%) Developer
4 11 (13.92%) Cloud Architect
5 9 (11.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (10.13%) .NET Developer
7 7 (8.86%) AWS DevOps
7 7 (8.86%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Consultant
8 6 (7.59%) AWS Architect
9 5 (6.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) AWS Solutions Architect
9 5 (6.33%) Digital Architect
9 5 (6.33%) PHP Architect
9 5 (6.33%) Security Architect
10 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) .NET
1 13 (16.46%) ASP.NET Web API
2 12 (15.19%) Node.js
2 12 (15.19%) React
2 12 (15.19%) Web Services
3 9 (11.39%) AngularJS
4 6 (7.59%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (7.59%) Middleware
5 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.33%) Laravel
5 5 (6.33%) Symfony
6 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (5.06%) CSS
6 4 (5.06%) HTML
6 4 (5.06%) Redux
6 4 (5.06%) REST
6 4 (5.06%) WebSockets
7 2 (2.53%) JSON
7 2 (2.53%) Kafka
7 2 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.39%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.39%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (7.59%) Replication
4 5 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Licensing
4 5 (6.33%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.33%) Private Cloud
5 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.06%) iPad
6 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.27%) Clustering
7 1 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.27%) PKI
7 1 (1.27%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.71%) Linux
2 24 (30.38%) Windows
3 13 (16.46%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.33%) CoreOS
5 5 (6.33%) Ubuntu
6 4 (5.06%) AIX
7 3 (3.80%) CentOS
7 3 (3.80%) Solaris
7 3 (3.80%) Unix
7 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.80%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (20.25%) DevOps
2 16 (20.25%) Mentoring
3 15 (18.99%) Microservices
3 15 (18.99%) Migration
4 14 (17.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (17.72%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (15.19%) TDD
6 11 (13.92%) TOGAF
7 10 (12.66%) Analytics
7 10 (12.66%) Data Analytics
7 10 (12.66%) Data Protection
7 10 (12.66%) E-Commerce
7 10 (12.66%) Load Balancing
8 8 (10.13%) Big Data Analytics
8 8 (10.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (8.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (8.86%) SDLC
9 7 (8.86%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) Java
2 17 (21.52%) C#
3 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.19%) Python
5 9 (11.39%) PowerShell
5 9 (11.39%) SQL
6 6 (7.59%) Ruby
7 5 (6.33%) PHP
8 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.06%) Scala
9 2 (2.53%) AWK
9 2 (2.53%) Perl
10 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) CISM
3 4 (5.06%) CISSP
3 4 (5.06%) Degree
4 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (2.53%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.53%) CCSP
5 2 (2.53%) CISA
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.53%) CLAS
5 2 (2.53%) CREST Certified
5 2 (2.53%) IISP
6 1 (1.27%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.27%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.92%) GDPR
2 8 (10.13%) QA
2 8 (10.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (7.59%) HIPAA
4 4 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (2.53%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (2.53%) ISO 22301
5 2 (2.53%) ISO 31000
5 2 (2.53%) ISO 9001
5 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
5 2 (2.53%) SLA
6 1 (1.27%) GCP
6 1 (1.27%) NIST 800
System Software
1 12 (15.19%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.33%) Docker
3 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.80%) vSphere
4 3 (3.80%) XenApp
5 2 (2.53%) Apache Flume
5 2 (2.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (2.53%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.53%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) Terraform
2 8 (10.13%) Ansible
3 6 (7.59%) Kubernetes
3 6 (7.59%) Nagios
4 3 (3.80%) Data Guard
4 3 (3.80%) Puppet
5 2 (2.53%) Grafana
5 2 (2.53%) Graphite
5 2 (2.53%) Kibana
5 2 (2.53%) Mesos
5 2 (2.53%) Nessus
5 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.53%) Salt
5 2 (2.53%) SCCM
5 2 (2.53%) StatsD
5 2 (2.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.53%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 2 (2.53%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.53%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.27%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.66%) Google
2 10 (12.66%) VMware
3 8 (10.13%) Oracle
3 8 (10.13%) Splunk
4 5 (6.33%) IBM
5 4 (5.06%) Cisco
5 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.80%) 3PAR
6 3 (3.80%) Citrix
6 3 (3.80%) HP
7 2 (2.53%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.53%) Centrify
7 2 (2.53%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.53%) F5
7 2 (2.53%) Juniper
7 2 (2.53%) New Relic
7 2 (2.53%) Okta
7 2 (2.53%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.53%) Qualys