Period
to 25 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hybrid Cloud in contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Hybrid Cloud over the 6 months to 25 February 2020 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.

Hybrid Cloud
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 376 380 491
Rank change year-on-year +4 +111 +49
Contract jobs citing Hybrid Cloud 165 284 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.43% 0.54% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 1.84% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 156 70
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £495 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.69% +1.49% +8.33%
10th Percentile £408 £365 £300
90th Percentile £675 £575 £675
UK median daily rate £580 £500 £520
% change year-on-year +16.00% -3.85% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate £80.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £80.00 - -

Hybrid 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11,268 15,421 15,386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 29.63% 29.39% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,497 9,307 9,396
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +0.88%
10th Percentile £188 £243 £210
90th Percentile £588 £575 £564
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 753 721 719
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -3.17% +12.79%
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.50 £11.03
90th Percentile £52.45 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £24.05 £21.00 £21.70
% change year-on-year +14.52% -3.23% +12.73%

Hybrid Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Hybrid Cloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Hybrid Cloud in the UK excluding London

Hybrid Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Hybrid Cloud in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Hybrid Cloud in the UK excluding London

Hybrid Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hybrid Cloud in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hybrid Cloud in the UK excluding London

Hybrid Cloud
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hybrid Cloud in the UK excluding London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hybrid Cloud in the UK excluding London

Hybrid Cloud
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hybrid Cloud within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 25 February 2020. 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
North of England +34 54 £593 +17.91% 25
South East +49 43 £575 +18.56% 21
North West +19 37 £593 +13.94% 12
Midlands +22 26 £519 +15.92% 3
West Midlands +28 23 £538 +20.79%
South West +13 22 £563 +12.50% 4
North East +18 10 £425 -19.81% 7
Scotland +14 8 £500 +29.03% 6
Northern Ireland - 8 - -
Yorkshire +28 7 - - 6
East of England -8 5 £390 -20.00% 1
East Midlands - 3 £325 - 3
Wales +31 2 £500 +7.24% 6
Hybrid Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Hybrid 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Hybrid Cloud.

1 107 (64.85%) Azure
2 70 (42.42%) Microsoft
3 63 (38.18%) AWS
4 55 (33.33%) Migration
5 50 (30.30%) Data Centre
6 47 (28.48%) DevOps
7 45 (27.27%) PaaS
8 44 (26.67%) IaaS
9 39 (23.64%) Public Cloud
10 38 (23.03%) Office 365
10 38 (23.03%) SaaS
10 38 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
11 34 (20.61%) VMware
12 30 (18.18%) Kubernetes
13 29 (17.58%) Public Sector
13 29 (17.58%) Windows
14 27 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
15 25 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 25 (15.15%) Docker
16 24 (14.55%) Web Services
17 23 (13.94%) PowerShell
18 22 (13.33%) Firewall
18 22 (13.33%) Terraform
19 19 (11.52%) Presales
19 19 (11.52%) Linux
20 18 (10.91%) Cisco
20 18 (10.91%) Scrum
20 18 (10.91%) vSphere
21 16 (9.70%) Degree
21 16 (9.70%) SQL

Hybrid Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 6 (3.64%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.82%) nginx
3 2 (1.21%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.21%) Confluence
4 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (8.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 107 (64.85%) Azure
2 63 (38.18%) AWS
3 45 (27.27%) PaaS
4 44 (26.67%) IaaS
5 38 (23.03%) Office 365
5 38 (23.03%) SaaS
6 15 (9.09%) GCP
7 12 (7.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 11 (6.67%) GitHub
9 6 (3.64%) Amazon S3
10 5 (3.03%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (3.03%) OpenShift
11 4 (2.42%) Apigee
11 4 (2.42%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (2.42%) Trello
11 4 (2.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.82%) Power Platform
12 3 (1.82%) PowerApps
13 2 (1.21%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.33%) Firewall
2 14 (8.48%) VPN
3 12 (7.27%) NAS
3 12 (7.27%) SAN
4 11 (6.67%) DNS
5 10 (6.06%) Internet
5 10 (6.06%) Reverse Proxy
5 10 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.45%) iSCSI
6 9 (5.45%) VSAN
7 8 (4.85%) Network Security
8 5 (3.03%) Cisco Firepower
8 5 (3.03%) DHCP
8 5 (3.03%) WAN
9 3 (1.82%) BGP
10 2 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.21%) Multicast
10 2 (1.21%) VXLAN
11 1 (0.61%) Skype
11 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.24%) Data Lake
2 6 (3.64%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.03%) SAP HANA
4 3 (1.82%) Big Data
4 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.21%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.61%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.64%) GitLab
2 6 (3.64%) JIRA
3 5 (3.03%) Artifactory
4 3 (1.82%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.82%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.21%) CircleCI
5 2 (1.21%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.61%) CF BOSH
6 1 (0.61%) Maven
6 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.61%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (17.58%) Public Sector
2 13 (7.88%) Finance
3 7 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.03%) Electronics
4 5 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.03%) Marketing
5 3 (1.82%) Local Government
6 1 (0.61%) Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 93 (56.36%) Architect
2 37 (22.42%) Solutions Architect
3 33 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
4 18 (10.91%) Cloud Engineer
5 16 (9.70%) Azure Architect
6 15 (9.09%) Senior Architect
7 14 (8.48%) AWS Architect
8 12 (7.27%) Azure Engineer
8 12 (7.27%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 11 (6.67%) Technical Architect
10 10 (6.06%) Consultant
10 10 (6.06%) Senior Cloud Architect
11 9 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (4.24%) Infrastructure Architect
12 7 (4.24%) VMware Architect
13 6 (3.64%) Security Architect
14 5 (3.03%) Developer
14 5 (3.03%) DevOps Architect
14 5 (3.03%) Office 365 Architect
14 5 (3.03%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.55%) Web Services
2 16 (9.70%) .NET
3 9 (5.45%) AngularJS
4 6 (3.64%) .NET Core
4 6 (3.64%) React
5 5 (3.03%) RESTful
6 4 (2.42%) JSON
7 3 (1.82%) GraphQL
7 3 (1.82%) OAuth
7 3 (1.82%) OAuth2
7 3 (1.82%) OpenID
7 3 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (1.82%) YAML
8 2 (1.21%) COM
8 2 (1.21%) Node.js
9 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.61%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.61%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 50 (30.30%) Data Centre
2 39 (23.64%) Public Cloud
3 10 (6.06%) Cloud Native
3 10 (6.06%) Replication
4 5 (3.03%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Licensing
6 3 (1.82%) NHS
7 2 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.61%) Life Science
8 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.58%) Windows
2 19 (11.52%) Linux
3 6 (3.64%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.03%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (33.33%) Migration
2 47 (28.48%) DevOps
3 38 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 19 (11.52%) Presales
6 18 (10.91%) Scrum
7 15 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 15 (9.09%) ITIL
7 15 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (8.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (8.48%) Microservices
8 14 (8.48%) Project Delivery
9 13 (7.88%) High Availability
9 13 (7.88%) Software Engineering
10 11 (6.67%) Information Security
10 11 (6.67%) TOGAF
11 10 (6.06%) ERP
11 10 (6.06%) Re-Platforming
11 10 (6.06%) Time Management
11 10 (6.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.94%) PowerShell
2 16 (9.70%) SQL
3 13 (7.88%) Java
4 10 (6.06%) Python
5 9 (5.45%) Bash Shell
6 7 (4.24%) C#
7 3 (1.82%) Kotlin
7 3 (1.82%) Ruby
8 1 (0.61%) Perl
8 1 (0.61%) Scala
8 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (9.70%) Degree
2 14 (8.48%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.42%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.82%) MCSA
7 3 (1.82%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (1.21%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.21%) CCNP
8 2 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.61%) CCDP
9 1 (0.61%) CISSP
9 1 (0.61%) GIAC
9 1 (0.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.09%) NCSC
2 5 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.42%) QA
3 4 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.21%) GDPR
4 2 (1.21%) SLA
5 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (15.15%) Docker
3 18 (10.91%) vSphere
4 13 (7.88%) VMware NSX
5 9 (5.45%) Active Directory
5 9 (5.45%) NFS
5 9 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (5.45%) VMFS
5 9 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.82%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 30 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 22 (13.33%) Terraform
3 14 (8.48%) Ansible
4 13 (7.88%) vCenter Server
4 13 (7.88%) vRealize
5 9 (5.45%) vMotion
6 7 (4.24%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (3.03%) Puppet
8 4 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.82%) Grafana
9 3 (1.82%) Prometheus
9 3 (1.82%) SCCM
10 2 (1.21%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.61%) Kibana
11 1 (0.61%) logstash
11 1 (0.61%) Nessus
Vendors
1 70 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 34 (20.61%) VMware
3 18 (10.91%) Cisco
4 10 (6.06%) SAP
4 10 (6.06%) Workday
5 5 (3.03%) Fortinet
5 5 (3.03%) Sparx
6 4 (2.42%) Alibaba
6 4 (2.42%) IBM
6 4 (2.42%) NetApp
6 4 (2.42%) Oracle
6 4 (2.42%) Palo Alto
7 3 (1.82%) Avaya
7 3 (1.82%) ForgeRock
7 3 (1.82%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.82%) Splunk
8 2 (1.21%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.21%) New Relic
8 2 (1.21%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (1.21%) SaltStack