Period
to 18 October 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 18 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.

Public Cloud
England > South East
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 280 280 310
Rank change year-on-year 0 +30 +53
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 98 87 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.53% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.84% 1.78% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 35 22
South East median daily rate £538 £500 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +3.90% +4.62%
10th Percentile £408 £375 £363
90th Percentile £730 £750 £538
England median daily rate £550 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% -0.97%
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 5,320 4,883 5,404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.34% 30.01% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,157 2,793 3,128
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 £569 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 257 314
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.39% -9.53% +21.87%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.10 £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%

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 18 October 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 18 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 -8 41 £575 +6.98% 13
Hampshire +3 26 £500 - 2
Berkshire -4 24 £500 -9.09% 10
Surrey -26 23 £550 +15.79% 5
Oxfordshire - 17 £700 - 2
West Sussex -5 7 £538 -29.51% 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 72 (73.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (68.37%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (42.86%) Linux
4 40 (40.82%) Windows
5 35 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (33.67%) DevOps
7 28 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 23 (23.47%) PaaS
8 23 (23.47%) Ansible
9 22 (22.45%) SaaS
9 22 (22.45%) IaaS
10 19 (19.39%) Firewall
10 19 (19.39%) Java
10 19 (19.39%) Terraform
11 18 (18.37%) Active Directory
12 17 (17.35%) DNS
12 17 (17.35%) Web Services
12 17 (17.35%) Hybrid Cloud
13 16 (16.33%) Data Centre
13 16 (16.33%) Visual Studio
13 16 (16.33%) Management Information System
13 16 (16.33%) Jenkins
13 16 (16.33%) Waterfall
14 15 (15.31%) Mentoring
14 15 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (14.29%) Git (software)
15 14 (14.29%) Migration
15 14 (14.29%) VMware
15 14 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery

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 7 (7.14%) IIS
2 5 (5.10%) Apache
3 4 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.02%) JBoss
6 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 72 (73.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (68.37%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (23.47%) PaaS
4 22 (22.45%) IaaS
4 22 (22.45%) SaaS
5 13 (13.27%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (10.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (6.12%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (5.10%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (5.10%) Serverless
9 3 (3.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (3.06%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (3.06%) Office 365
10 2 (2.04%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.39%) Firewall
2 17 (17.35%) DNS
3 14 (14.29%) Internet
4 11 (11.22%) VPN
5 8 (8.16%) Reverse Proxy
5 8 (8.16%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.10%) BIG-IP
6 5 (5.10%) SAN
7 4 (4.08%) MPLS
7 4 (4.08%) NFC
8 2 (2.04%) DHCP
8 2 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (2.04%) LAN
8 2 (2.04%) Network Security
8 2 (2.04%) WAN
9 1 (1.02%) Converged Networks
9 1 (1.02%) HTTP
9 1 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.02%) SMS
9 1 (1.02%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.16%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.12%) Big Data
4 3 (3.06%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.06%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (3.06%) Redis
5 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.04%) MySQL
6 1 (1.02%) DB2
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (16.33%) Jenkins
1 16 (16.33%) Visual Studio
2 14 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 12 (12.24%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (5.10%) Travis CI
5 4 (4.08%) JIRA
5 4 (4.08%) SonarQube
5 4 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.02%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (5.10%) Marketing
1 5 (5.10%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.08%) Back Office
3 3 (3.06%) Billing
3 3 (3.06%) Finance
4 2 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (46.94%) Architect
2 20 (20.41%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (16.33%) Cloud Architect
4 11 (11.22%) AWS Architect
4 11 (11.22%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (9.18%) Team Leader
6 8 (8.16%) Consultant
7 7 (7.14%) Azure Architect
8 6 (6.12%) AWS DevOps
8 6 (6.12%) AWS Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.12%) Security Architect
9 5 (5.10%) Digital Architect
9 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) PHP Architect
9 5 (5.10%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.35%) Web Services
2 12 (12.24%) JSON
3 8 (8.16%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (6.12%) Middleware
4 6 (6.12%) Node.js
5 5 (5.10%) COM
5 5 (5.10%) Laravel
5 5 (5.10%) Symfony
6 4 (4.08%) .NET
6 4 (4.08%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (3.06%) Kafka
7 3 (3.06%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (3.06%) React
7 3 (3.06%) Sensu
8 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.02%) WCF
8 1 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.35%) Hybrid Cloud
2 16 (16.33%) Data Centre
2 16 (16.33%) Management Information System
3 10 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (9.18%) Replication
5 8 (8.16%) Microsoft Licensing
6 6 (6.12%) Computer Science
7 5 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (4.08%) Driving Licence
8 4 (4.08%) Mobile App
8 4 (4.08%) Private Cloud
9 3 (3.06%) Cloud Native
10 2 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
11 1 (1.02%) Clustering
11 1 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (1.02%) PKI
11 1 (1.02%) Smart Meter
11 1 (1.02%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 42 (42.86%) Linux
2 40 (40.82%) Windows
3 11 (11.22%) Windows Server
4 9 (9.18%) Ubuntu
5 7 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.12%) CoreOS
7 4 (4.08%) AIX
7 4 (4.08%) CentOS
7 4 (4.08%) Solaris
7 4 (4.08%) Unix
7 4 (4.08%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.06%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (33.67%) DevOps
3 16 (16.33%) Waterfall
4 15 (15.31%) Mentoring
4 15 (15.31%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (14.29%) Migration
6 13 (13.27%) TOGAF
7 12 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (12.24%) Data Protection
8 11 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (11.22%) Microservices
9 10 (10.20%) ITIL
9 10 (10.20%) Scrum
10 9 (9.18%) Information Security
11 8 (8.16%) Software Licensing
12 7 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
12 7 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 7 (7.14%) SDLC
13 6 (6.12%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.39%) Java
2 14 (14.29%) C#
3 12 (12.24%) JavaScript
3 12 (12.24%) SQL
4 11 (11.22%) Bash Shell
4 11 (11.22%) PowerShell
5 9 (9.18%) Python
6 6 (6.12%) Ruby
7 5 (5.10%) PHP
8 4 (4.08%) Scala
9 3 (3.06%) Perl
10 2 (2.04%) AWK
11 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.16%) DV Cleared
3 7 (7.14%) Degree
4 5 (5.10%) CISM
4 5 (5.10%) CISSP
5 4 (4.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (4.08%) CCSP
5 4 (4.08%) CISA
5 4 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.08%) CLAS
5 4 (4.08%) CREST Certified
5 4 (4.08%) IISP
6 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.04%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.02%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.02%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.27%) GDPR
2 10 (10.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (9.18%) QA
4 6 (6.12%) HIPAA
4 6 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (4.08%) ISAE 3402
5 4 (4.08%) ISO 22301
5 4 (4.08%) ISO 31000
5 4 (4.08%) ISO 9001
5 4 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 4 (4.08%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.02%) COBIT
6 1 (1.02%) NIST 800
6 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (18.37%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.12%) Docker
5 5 (5.10%) vSphere
6 4 (4.08%) ISA Server
6 4 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.06%) Apache Flume
7 3 (3.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (3.06%) Dovecot
7 3 (3.06%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (3.06%) Postfix
7 3 (3.06%) XenApp
8 2 (2.04%) VMware NSX
9 1 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 23 (23.47%) Ansible
2 19 (19.39%) Terraform
3 12 (12.24%) CloudForms
3 12 (12.24%) SCOrch
4 8 (8.16%) Nagios
4 8 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (7.14%) Kubernetes
6 5 (5.10%) Puppet
7 4 (4.08%) Nessus
7 4 (4.08%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 3 (3.06%) Data Guard
8 3 (3.06%) Grafana
8 3 (3.06%) Graphite
8 3 (3.06%) HAProxy
8 3 (3.06%) Mesos
8 3 (3.06%) Salt
8 3 (3.06%) StatsD
8 3 (3.06%) ZABBIX
9 2 (2.04%) Kibana
9 2 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.29%) VMware
3 12 (12.24%) Splunk
4 11 (11.22%) Oracle
5 10 (10.20%) Google
6 9 (9.18%) Cisco
6 9 (9.18%) Red Hat
7 8 (8.16%) Citrix
7 8 (8.16%) IBM
8 5 (5.10%) F5
8 5 (5.10%) Juniper
8 5 (5.10%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (4.08%) ArcSight
9 4 (4.08%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (4.08%) Guidewire
9 4 (4.08%) HP
9 4 (4.08%) Imperva
9 4 (4.08%) McAfee
9 4 (4.08%) Qualys
9 4 (4.08%) Trend Micro