Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 303 285 340
Rank change year-on-year -18 +55 +31
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 67 65 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.42% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.28% 1.35% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 24 36
South East median daily rate £500 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.48% +3.75% -22.71%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £325
90th Percentile £775 £581 £613
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 £30.77 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year -52.66% - -

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 5,240 4,807 5,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.81% 31.19% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,998 2,722 3,443
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.01% +5.60%
10th Percentile £232 £216 £241
90th Percentile £575 £550 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 255 299
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.88% -41.38% +74.70%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.54 £11.77
90th Percentile £56.25 £46.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £22.54 £19.66 £21.00
% change year-on-year +14.62% -6.38% +16.67%

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 June 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 19 June 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 -26 41 £525 +26.51% 11
Berkshire -19 26 £500 +19.05% 7
Surrey -19 16 £403 -12.02% 4
Oxfordshire +8 13 £750 +57.89% 3
Hampshire -1 8 £425 - 9
West Sussex +1 2 £500 -4.76%
Buckinghamshire -19 2 - - 1
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 48 (71.64%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (62.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (35.82%) Linux
5 20 (29.85%) Windows
6 18 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (25.37%) Java
8 16 (23.88%) C#
8 16 (23.88%) .NET
8 16 (23.88%) DevOps
9 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (22.39%) TDD
10 14 (20.90%) Microservices
10 14 (20.90%) React
10 14 (20.90%) Node.js
11 13 (19.40%) Analytics
12 12 (17.91%) Ansible
12 12 (17.91%) Terraform
12 12 (17.91%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (16.42%) Python
13 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
13 11 (16.42%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
14 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
14 10 (14.93%) Data Analytics
14 10 (14.93%) Big Data
14 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
14 10 (14.93%) Migration
15 9 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
16 8 (11.94%) AngularJS

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 4 (5.97%) IIS
2 3 (4.48%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.99%) Apache
3 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 48 (71.64%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (62.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (11.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (11.94%) IaaS
4 6 (8.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (5.97%) Office 365
5 4 (5.97%) PaaS
5 4 (5.97%) SaaS
6 3 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.99%) Serverless
8 1 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Firewall
2 3 (4.48%) VPN
3 2 (2.99%) DNS
3 2 (2.99%) SMS
4 1 (1.49%) DVB
4 1 (1.49%) Internet
4 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) Big Data
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.99%) Redis
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
1 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.96%) gulp
3 4 (5.97%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.99%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Architect
2 14 (20.90%) Developer
3 9 (13.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (11.94%) .NET Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Cloud Architect
5 7 (10.45%) Consultant
5 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (8.96%) AWS Architect
6 6 (8.96%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) React Developer
7 5 (7.46%) AWS Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.97%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (4.48%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.48%) Azure Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.88%) .NET
2 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET Web API
3 14 (20.90%) Node.js
3 14 (20.90%) React
4 8 (11.94%) AngularJS
4 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET
5 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (8.96%) CSS
6 6 (8.96%) HTML
6 6 (8.96%) Redux
6 6 (8.96%) REST
6 6 (8.96%) WebSockets
7 5 (7.46%) Web Services
8 2 (2.99%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (2.99%) JSON
8 2 (2.99%) Kafka
8 2 (2.99%) Middleware
8 2 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.99%) Sensu
9 1 (1.49%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Data Centre
1 7 (10.45%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (8.96%) iPad
2 6 (8.96%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.97%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.48%) Replication
5 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.49%) Blog
6 1 (1.49%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.49%) Clustering
6 1 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.49%) Life Science
6 1 (1.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.82%) Linux
2 20 (29.85%) Windows
3 7 (10.45%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.48%) CentOS
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.49%) AIX
7 1 (1.49%) Solaris
7 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.87%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (23.88%) DevOps
4 15 (22.39%) TDD
5 14 (20.90%) Microservices
6 13 (19.40%) Analytics
7 12 (17.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (16.42%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 11 (16.42%) Mentoring
9 10 (14.93%) Data Analytics
9 10 (14.93%) Migration
10 9 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (11.94%) Big Data Analytics
11 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
11 8 (11.94%) E-Commerce
12 7 (10.45%) Load Balancing
12 7 (10.45%) MVC
12 7 (10.45%) Pair Programming
12 7 (10.45%) SDLC
13 6 (8.96%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) Java
2 16 (23.88%) C#
3 11 (16.42%) Python
4 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
6 6 (8.96%) Bash Shell
7 5 (7.46%) Perl
7 5 (7.46%) Ruby
8 4 (5.97%) Scala
9 3 (4.48%) SQL
10 2 (2.99%) AWK
10 2 (2.99%) Korn
10 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.49%) PHP
11 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
1 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.99%) CISM
2 2 (2.99%) CISSP
2 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.49%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.49%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) GDPR
2 6 (8.96%) HIPAA
2 6 (8.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (4.48%) QA
4 2 (2.99%) SLA
5 1 (1.49%) GCP
5 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.99%) Apache Flume
3 2 (2.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.99%) Gluster
3 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.99%) NFS
3 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.99%) vSphere
4 1 (1.49%) Docker
4 1 (1.49%) vCloud
4 1 (1.49%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) Ansible
1 12 (17.91%) Terraform
2 4 (5.97%) Puppet
3 2 (2.99%) BladeLogic
3 2 (2.99%) Grafana
3 2 (2.99%) Graphite
3 2 (2.99%) Kibana
3 2 (2.99%) Mesos
3 2 (2.99%) Nagios
3 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.99%) Salt
3 2 (2.99%) SCCM
3 2 (2.99%) StatsD
3 2 (2.99%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.49%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) Google
2 8 (11.94%) VMware
3 6 (8.96%) Oracle
4 3 (4.48%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.99%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.99%) New Relic
5 2 (2.99%) Splunk
6 1 (1.49%) Capita
6 1 (1.49%) ESRI