Period
to 21 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Private Cloud in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Private Cloud over the 6 months to 21 January 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.

Private Cloud
England > South West
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 211 186 200
Rank change year-on-year -25 +14 +16
Contract jobs citing Private Cloud 19 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.19% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 0.75% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 0
South West median daily rate £435 £406 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.08% - -
England median daily rate £500 £520 £500
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £52.50 -
England median hourly rate - £48.75 -

Private 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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,820 1,338 1,487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.67% 25.78% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,144 810 1,013
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +7.38% -0.67%
10th Percentile £263 £185 £225
90th Percentile £588 £550 £568
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 66 110
South West median hourly rate £41.52 £30.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.11% +8.93% -25.33%
10th Percentile £14.77 £11.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.31 £44.28
England median hourly rate £20.72 £20.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.91% +4.55% +2.56%

Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Private Cloud in the South West

Private Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Private Cloud in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Private Cloud in the South West

Private Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Private Cloud in the South West over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Private Cloud in the South West

Private Cloud
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Private Cloud within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Wiltshire -28 12 £600 -
Bristol -20 5 £381 +22.00% 4
Somerset - 2 £466 -
Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Private 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 West region with a requirement for Private Cloud.

1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 12 (63.16%) PaaS
3 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
3 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 11 (57.89%) Windows
4 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
5 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
7 6 (31.58%) Firewall
7 6 (31.58%) SQL
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
7 6 (31.58%) Remedy
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 5 (26.32%) ITIL
8 5 (26.32%) ITSM
8 5 (26.32%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
9 4 (21.05%) IaaS
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco
9 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
10 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (15.79%) SAN
10 3 (15.79%) VPN
10 3 (15.79%) C
10 3 (15.79%) Migration
10 3 (15.79%) CCNA
10 3 (15.79%) Service Management
10 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning

Private Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (63.16%) PaaS
2 4 (21.05%) IaaS
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (10.53%) Office 365
5 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) Skype
3 2 (10.53%) VSAN
4 1 (5.26%) BGP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) OSPF
4 1 (5.26%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (5.26%) TACACS
4 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
4 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.53%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (10.53%) Big Data
4 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Architect
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Azure Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Infoblox Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Migration Manager
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Public Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) NHS
3 2 (10.53%) PKI
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) ITSM
4 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (15.79%) Service Management
6 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
6 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.53%) DevOps
6 2 (10.53%) DRM
6 2 (10.53%) IT Strategy
6 2 (10.53%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (10.53%) NsoIT
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (10.53%) Software Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) C
4 2 (10.53%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.26%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
1 11 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) CCNA
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) CCSA
4 1 (5.26%) CCSE
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 3 (15.79%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (10.53%) Docker
4 2 (10.53%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
4 2 (10.53%) UAG
4 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (10.53%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) vCenter Server
2 1 (5.26%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Remedy
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
4 2 (10.53%) Dell
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Veeam
5 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
5 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Infoblox