Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 231 263 293
Rank change year-on-year +32 +30 +45
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 150 109 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.96% 0.66% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.14% 2.14% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 66 21
South East median daily rate £513 £488 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +17.47% -2.35%
10th Percentile £360 £363 £388
90th Percentile £645 £663 £588
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate £70.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +55.56% - -

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 4,772 5,105 4,729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.50% 30.69% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,846 2,960 2,665
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £235 £220 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 226 256
South East median hourly rate £18.75 £24.02 £17.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.94% +37.65% -27.29%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.45 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.38 £47.23
England median hourly rate £20.25 £21.79 £19.63
% change year-on-year -7.09% +11.03% -1.88%

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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 +41 86 £525 - 16
Berkshire +18 75 £525 - 11
Hampshire +6 30 £475 +5.56% 10
Surrey -11 16 £479 +0.74% 20
West Sussex +2 11 £538 +7.50% 8
Buckinghamshire +17 8 £575 +15.00% 2
Oxfordshire +34 3 £400 - 3
Kent - 3 £630 -
East Sussex - 1 - - 2
Sussex - 1 - -
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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.

1 107 (71.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (59.33%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (43.33%) Windows
4 62 (41.33%) Microsoft
5 51 (34.00%) DevOps
6 48 (32.00%) PaaS
7 47 (31.33%) IaaS
8 36 (24.00%) Linux
9 34 (22.67%) Data Protection
10 30 (20.00%) Web Services
10 30 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 29 (19.33%) Degree
11 29 (19.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 28 (18.67%) ITIL
13 27 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (18.00%) IT Strategy
14 26 (17.33%) Data Centre
14 26 (17.33%) DNS
15 25 (16.67%) VMware
15 25 (16.67%) Windows Server
16 24 (16.00%) PowerShell
17 22 (14.67%) Ansible
17 22 (14.67%) Security Cleared
17 22 (14.67%) SaaS
17 22 (14.67%) Telecoms
18 21 (14.00%) Finance
18 21 (14.00%) Information Security
18 21 (14.00%) Oracle
18 21 (14.00%) Git (software)
18 21 (14.00%) TOGAF

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 10 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 9 (6.00%) IIS
3 6 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.33%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.33%) Apache
6 1 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.67%) Confluence
6 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.67%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 107 (71.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (59.33%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (32.00%) PaaS
4 47 (31.33%) IaaS
5 22 (14.67%) SaaS
6 17 (11.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (10.67%) Office 365
8 10 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (3.33%) GitHub
9 5 (3.33%) OneDrive
9 5 (3.33%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.33%) Apigee
10 2 (1.33%) Serverless
11 1 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.33%) DNS
2 18 (12.00%) Firewall
3 16 (10.67%) LAN
3 16 (10.67%) WAN
4 13 (8.67%) VPN
5 12 (8.00%) Internet
5 12 (8.00%) SAN
6 10 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 9 (6.00%) Reverse Proxy
8 8 (5.33%) NFC
9 7 (4.67%) Unified Communications
9 7 (4.67%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (4.00%) NAS
11 5 (3.33%) Skype
12 4 (2.67%) DHCP
13 3 (2.00%) 5G
13 3 (2.00%) LTE
14 2 (1.33%) 4G
14 2 (1.33%) Software-Defined Networking
14 2 (1.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (6.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (4.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.67%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.33%) MySQL
6 2 (1.33%) NewSQL
6 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.67%) Big Data
7 1 (0.67%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.67%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.67%) Redis
7 1 (0.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 21 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 20 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 10 (6.67%) SonarQube
5 9 (6.00%) JIRA
6 8 (5.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.00%) GitLab
9 2 (1.33%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.33%) Selenium
9 2 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.33%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.67%) CF BOSH
10 1 (0.67%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.67%) Codeship
10 1 (0.67%) JMeter
10 1 (0.67%) JUnit
10 1 (0.67%) Maven
10 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (14.67%) Telecoms
2 21 (14.00%) Finance
3 16 (10.67%) Manufacturing
4 11 (7.33%) Billing
5 9 (6.00%) Marketing
6 8 (5.33%) Back Office
6 8 (5.33%) Electronics
7 2 (1.33%) Retail
8 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (38.00%) Architect
2 23 (15.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 20 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
4 18 (12.00%) Azure Engineer
5 13 (8.67%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (7.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (7.33%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (6.67%) Chief Architect
9 9 (6.00%) Azure Architect
9 9 (6.00%) Consultant
10 8 (5.33%) Designer
10 8 (5.33%) Oracle Architect
10 8 (5.33%) Payments Architect
10 8 (5.33%) Security Architect
10 8 (5.33%) WebOps Engineer
11 6 (4.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 6 (4.00%) Network Engineer
11 6 (4.00%) Platform Engineer
12 5 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.00%) Web Services
2 10 (6.67%) Middleware
3 9 (6.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (5.33%) JSON
5 7 (4.67%) OAuth
5 7 (4.67%) OpenID
5 7 (4.67%) SAML
6 5 (3.33%) REST
7 3 (2.00%) Node.js
7 3 (2.00%) RESTful
8 2 (1.33%) .NET
8 2 (1.33%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.67%) COM
9 1 (0.67%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.67%) Kafka
9 1 (0.67%) Protocol Buffers
9 1 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.67%) SOAP
9 1 (0.67%) Swagger
9 1 (0.67%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.33%) Data Centre
2 20 (13.33%) Private Cloud
3 19 (12.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 17 (11.33%) Management Information System
5 15 (10.00%) Replication
6 10 (6.67%) Driving Licence
7 9 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (6.00%) DataPower
7 9 (6.00%) Microsoft Licensing
8 8 (5.33%) Cloud Native
9 5 (3.33%) Life Science
10 4 (2.67%) Client/Server
10 4 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (2.00%) Smart Meter
12 2 (1.33%) Fintech
12 2 (1.33%) Robotics
13 1 (0.67%) Marketing Technology
13 1 (0.67%) User Experience
13 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 65 (43.33%) Windows
2 36 (24.00%) Linux
3 25 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 14 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (6.67%) AIX
6 9 (6.00%) Unix
6 9 (6.00%) Windows 10
6 9 (6.00%) Windows 7
6 9 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.33%) Solaris
8 3 (2.00%) CentOS
9 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.67%) Android
10 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (34.00%) DevOps
2 34 (22.67%) Data Protection
3 29 (19.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 28 (18.67%) ITIL
5 27 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (18.00%) IT Strategy
6 21 (14.00%) Computer Science
6 21 (14.00%) Information Security
6 21 (14.00%) TOGAF
7 16 (10.67%) Active Listening
8 15 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
9 14 (9.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (9.33%) Test Automation
9 14 (9.33%) Waterfall
10 13 (8.67%) ITIL V3
11 12 (8.00%) Load Balancing
11 12 (8.00%) PRINCE2
12 11 (7.33%) Mathematics
12 11 (7.33%) Migration
12 11 (7.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 13 (8.67%) Java
3 12 (8.00%) SQL
4 10 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 10 (6.67%) Python
5 9 (6.00%) C#
6 5 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.00%) Go
7 3 (2.00%) Perl
7 3 (2.00%) Ruby
7 3 (2.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.33%) C
9 1 (0.67%) PHP
9 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (19.33%) Degree
2 22 (14.67%) Security Cleared
3 19 (12.67%) SC Cleared
4 14 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (5.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 8 (5.33%) CCSP
5 8 (5.33%) CISA
5 8 (5.33%) CISM
5 8 (5.33%) CISSP
5 8 (5.33%) CLAS
5 8 (5.33%) CREST Certified
5 8 (5.33%) IISP
6 7 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.00%) CCNP
7 6 (4.00%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (2.00%) AWS Certification
9 3 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.00%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.67%) QA
2 12 (8.00%) GDPR
3 8 (5.33%) ISAE 3402
3 8 (5.33%) ISO 22301
3 8 (5.33%) ISO 31000
3 8 (5.33%) ISO 9001
3 8 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 8 (5.33%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.00%) PMO
5 2 (1.33%) SLA
6 1 (0.67%) HIPAA
System Software
1 30 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.67%) Docker
3 10 (6.67%) XenApp
4 9 (6.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (6.00%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (5.33%) ISA Server
6 4 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.67%) vSphere
7 3 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.33%) KVM
9 1 (0.67%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.67%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.67%) Postfix
9 1 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.67%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (14.67%) Ansible
2 10 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (6.00%) Data Guard
3 9 (6.00%) SCCM
4 8 (5.33%) Nessus
4 8 (5.33%) Puppet
4 8 (5.33%) Terraform
4 8 (5.33%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 7 (4.67%) Kubernetes
5 7 (4.67%) SCOrch
6 6 (4.00%) CloudForms
7 2 (1.33%) Graphite
7 2 (1.33%) Mesos
7 2 (1.33%) Packer
7 2 (1.33%) SCOM
7 2 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.67%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.67%) Nagios
8 1 (0.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 62 (41.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (16.67%) VMware
3 21 (14.00%) Oracle
4 20 (13.33%) IBM
5 19 (12.67%) Google
6 17 (11.33%) Cisco
7 14 (9.33%) Citrix
8 13 (8.67%) Red Hat
9 11 (7.33%) Okta
10 10 (6.67%) SAP
10 10 (6.67%) Splunk
11 8 (5.33%) ArcSight
11 8 (5.33%) Barracuda Networks
11 8 (5.33%) Centrify
11 8 (5.33%) Imperva
11 8 (5.33%) McAfee
11 8 (5.33%) Qualys
11 8 (5.33%) Trend Micro
11 8 (5.33%) Tripwire
12 7 (4.67%) Juniper