Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 265 303
Rank change year-on-year -5 +38 +50
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 120 114 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.71% 0.68% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.25% 2.27% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 57 24
South East median daily rate £538 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £413 £329 £383
90th Percentile £700 £724 £564
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 - £45.00 -

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 5,342 5,013 4,984
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.40% 29.91% 30.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,191 2,906 2,836
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £253 £213 £213
90th Percentile £588 £570 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 233 287
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £19.34 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.58% -10.05% +15.02%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.75 £11.98
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £54.25
England median hourly rate £20.24 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.50% +5.10%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +6 59 £550 +4.76% 17
Berkshire -3 43 £475 -13.64% 10
Hampshire +8 30 £500 - 11
Surrey -23 19 £563 +25.00% 7
West Sussex -9 11 £538 +13.16% 3
Oxfordshire - 9 £700 - 1
Buckinghamshire -5 7 £613 +40.00% 6
Sussex - 1 - -
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 88 (73.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (59.17%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (44.17%) Windows
4 48 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 45 (37.50%) DevOps
6 43 (35.83%) Linux
7 34 (28.33%) PaaS
8 31 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (25.00%) IaaS
10 27 (22.50%) Data Centre
11 25 (20.83%) Hybrid Cloud
12 24 (20.00%) Web Services
12 24 (20.00%) Active Directory
13 23 (19.17%) DNS
13 23 (19.17%) Management Information System
13 23 (19.17%) Security Cleared
14 22 (18.33%) SaaS
14 22 (18.33%) Git (software)
14 22 (18.33%) Jenkins
15 21 (17.50%) Ansible
15 21 (17.50%) Data Protection
16 20 (16.67%) Waterfall
16 20 (16.67%) Visual Studio
17 19 (15.83%) Firewall
17 19 (15.83%) Degree
18 18 (15.00%) Java
18 18 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 17 (14.17%) IT Strategy
19 17 (14.17%) Terraform
19 17 (14.17%) VMware

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 11 (9.17%) IIS
2 8 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.00%) Apache
4 5 (4.17%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.50%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.83%) JBoss
7 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 88 (73.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (59.17%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (28.33%) PaaS
4 30 (25.00%) IaaS
5 22 (18.33%) SaaS
6 14 (11.67%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (11.67%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (7.50%) Office 365
8 5 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (4.17%) OneDrive
8 5 (4.17%) Serverless
9 3 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.67%) G Suite
11 1 (0.83%) Apigee
11 1 (0.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.17%) DNS
2 19 (15.83%) Firewall
3 15 (12.50%) Internet
4 12 (10.00%) VPN
5 10 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 10 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 9 (7.50%) LAN
6 9 (7.50%) WAN
7 8 (6.67%) NFC
7 8 (6.67%) SAN
8 5 (4.17%) BIG-IP
8 5 (4.17%) Skype
8 5 (4.17%) Unified Communications
8 5 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (3.33%) MPLS
10 2 (1.67%) DHCP
10 2 (1.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (1.67%) NAS
10 2 (1.67%) Network Security
10 2 (1.67%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (2.50%) Big Data
2 3 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (2.50%) Redis
3 2 (1.67%) MySQL
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.83%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (0.83%) DB2
4 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (18.33%) Git (software)
1 22 (18.33%) Jenkins
2 20 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 12 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (7.50%) SonarQube
5 8 (6.67%) JIRA
6 7 (5.83%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (4.17%) Travis CI
8 4 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.67%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.83%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.83%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.83%) Codeship
10 1 (0.83%) GitLab
10 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (9.17%) Finance
2 9 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.67%) Back Office
4 5 (4.17%) Marketing
5 3 (2.50%) Billing
6 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (40.83%) Architect
2 18 (15.00%) Cloud Architect
3 15 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (9.17%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (8.33%) Security Architect
7 9 (7.50%) Team Leader
8 8 (6.67%) Azure Architect
8 8 (6.67%) Consultant
8 8 (6.67%) Payments Architect
9 7 (5.83%) AWS Architect
9 7 (5.83%) AWS Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
10 5 (4.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Azure Consultant
10 5 (4.17%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.00%) Web Services
2 12 (10.00%) JSON
3 8 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (4.17%) COM
4 5 (4.17%) Middleware
5 4 (3.33%) Laravel
5 4 (3.33%) Symfony
6 3 (2.50%) Kafka
6 3 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (2.50%) Sensu
7 2 (1.67%) OAuth
7 2 (1.67%) OpenID
7 2 (1.67%) SAML
8 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.83%) Node.js
8 1 (0.83%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 25 (20.83%) Hybrid Cloud
3 23 (19.17%) Management Information System
4 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (8.33%) Driving Licence
5 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Licensing
5 10 (8.33%) Replication
6 8 (6.67%) Private Cloud
7 6 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (3.33%) Mobile App
10 3 (2.50%) Cloud Native
11 2 (1.67%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.67%) Robotics
11 2 (1.67%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.83%) CMDB
12 1 (0.83%) Life Science
12 1 (0.83%) LPAR
12 1 (0.83%) NHS
12 1 (0.83%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 53 (44.17%) Windows
2 43 (35.83%) Linux
3 16 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.50%) Ubuntu
5 8 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.67%) Solaris
6 7 (5.83%) Windows 7
7 6 (5.00%) CoreOS
7 6 (5.00%) Windows 10
8 5 (4.17%) AIX
9 4 (3.33%) Unix
9 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (2.50%) CentOS
10 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.50%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.83%) Android
11 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (37.50%) DevOps
2 31 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (17.50%) Data Protection
4 20 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 18 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 17 (14.17%) IT Strategy
7 16 (13.33%) Computer Science
8 15 (12.50%) ITIL
8 15 (12.50%) Migration
8 15 (12.50%) TOGAF
9 14 (11.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (11.67%) Information Security
10 13 (10.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (9.17%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (8.33%) ITIL V3
12 10 (8.33%) Scrum
12 10 (8.33%) Software Licensing
13 9 (7.50%) Security Architecture
14 8 (6.67%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.00%) Java
2 16 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 13 (10.83%) Bash Shell
3 13 (10.83%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.00%) SQL
5 11 (9.17%) Python
6 9 (7.50%) C#
7 7 (5.83%) Ruby
8 5 (4.17%) PHP
9 4 (3.33%) Perl
10 2 (1.67%) AWK
10 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.83%) C
11 1 (0.83%) Go
11 1 (0.83%) Scala
11 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (19.17%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.83%) Degree
3 14 (11.67%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.50%) DV Cleared
5 8 (6.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 8 (6.67%) CCSP
5 8 (6.67%) CISA
5 8 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (6.67%) CISM
5 8 (6.67%) CISSP
5 8 (6.67%) CLAS
5 8 (6.67%) CREST Certified
5 8 (6.67%) IISP
6 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.67%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.67%) MCSE
8 2 (1.67%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.17%) GDPR
1 11 (9.17%) QA
2 9 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (6.67%) ISAE 3402
3 8 (6.67%) ISO 22301
3 8 (6.67%) ISO 31000
3 8 (6.67%) ISO 9001
3 8 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 8 (6.67%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.50%) PMO
5 2 (1.67%) HIPAA
5 2 (1.67%) SLA
6 1 (0.83%) COBIT
6 1 (0.83%) NIST 800
System Software
1 24 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.67%) Docker
3 8 (6.67%) ISA Server
4 7 (5.83%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.00%) vSphere
6 4 (3.33%) XenApp
7 3 (2.50%) Apache Flume
7 3 (2.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (2.50%) Dovecot
7 3 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.50%) Postfix
7 3 (2.50%) VMware NSX
8 2 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.83%) Firmware
9 1 (0.83%) Samba
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (17.50%) Ansible
2 17 (14.17%) Terraform
3 12 (10.00%) CloudForms
3 12 (10.00%) SCOrch
4 9 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (6.67%) Kubernetes
5 8 (6.67%) Nagios
5 8 (6.67%) Nessus
5 8 (6.67%) Puppet
5 8 (6.67%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 7 (5.83%) SCCM
7 3 (2.50%) Data Guard
7 3 (2.50%) Grafana
7 3 (2.50%) Graphite
7 3 (2.50%) HAProxy
7 3 (2.50%) Mesos
7 3 (2.50%) Salt
7 3 (2.50%) StatsD
7 3 (2.50%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 48 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.17%) VMware
3 16 (13.33%) Splunk
4 15 (12.50%) IBM
5 14 (11.67%) Google
5 14 (11.67%) Oracle
6 13 (10.83%) Cisco
7 11 (9.17%) Red Hat
8 9 (7.50%) Citrix
9 8 (6.67%) ArcSight
9 8 (6.67%) Barracuda Networks
9 8 (6.67%) Centrify
9 8 (6.67%) HP
9 8 (6.67%) Imperva
9 8 (6.67%) McAfee
9 8 (6.67%) Okta
9 8 (6.67%) Qualys
9 8 (6.67%) Trend Micro
9 8 (6.67%) Tripwire
10 5 (4.17%) F5