Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 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.

Hybrid Cloud
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 395 518 518
Rank change year-on-year +123 0 +34
Contract jobs citing Hybrid Cloud 229 132 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.47% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.58% 0.84% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 76 37
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £364 £400
90th Percentile £600 £675 £575
UK median daily rate £525 £539 £520
% change year-on-year -2.55% +3.61% +11.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
UK excluding London median hourly rate £82.50 - £65.00
UK median hourly rate £82.50 - £65.00

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 14,458 15,710 15,032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 29.73% 29.60% 30.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,635 9,305 8,954
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £250 £232 £223
90th Percentile £594 £569 £544
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 765 737 803
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.33 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.33% +18.47% -14.29%
10th Percentile £11.06 £11.17 £11.06
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £20.86 £21.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.77% +9.50% -4.76%

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 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
South East +46 68 £500 -16.67% 5
Midlands +47 42 £450 -5.26% 5
West Midlands +37 40 £450 -5.26% 4
East of England +36 36 £450 - 6
North of England +24 35 £445 -17.59% 4
South West -11 33 £513 +5.13%
Yorkshire +28 20 £425 -22.73% 1
North West +11 13 £494 -5.95% 1
Scotland +25 11 £363 -19.44% 2
North East +9 2 £490 -25.48% 2
Channel Islands - 2 £500 -
Wales - 2 £550 -
East Midlands +15 1 £625 +31.58% 1
Hybrid Cloud
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 116 (50.66%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (50.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (31.00%) Microsoft
5 67 (29.26%) VMware
6 56 (24.45%) Windows
7 50 (21.83%) Active Directory
8 46 (20.09%) Migration
9 42 (18.34%) Scrum
9 42 (18.34%) PaaS
9 42 (18.34%) IaaS
10 38 (16.59%) Data Centre
11 37 (16.16%) Security Cleared
12 36 (15.72%) Docker
12 36 (15.72%) DevOps
13 33 (14.41%) Java
14 32 (13.97%) Microservices
14 32 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
15 31 (13.54%) Office 365
16 29 (12.66%) Ansible
17 28 (12.23%) Kanban
17 28 (12.23%) Oracle
18 27 (11.79%) SQL
19 26 (11.35%) PowerShell
19 26 (11.35%) Public Cloud
20 25 (10.92%) SC Cleared
20 25 (10.92%) Firewall
21 24 (10.48%) Terraform
22 23 (10.04%) Finance
22 23 (10.04%) MySQL

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 18 (7.86%) WebLogic
2 14 (6.11%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.24%) Confluence
4 9 (3.93%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.75%) Apache
6 2 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.87%) CMS
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (7.42%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.87%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 116 (50.66%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (50.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (18.34%) IaaS
3 42 (18.34%) PaaS
4 31 (13.54%) Office 365
5 13 (5.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (5.68%) SaaS
6 10 (4.37%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 10 (4.37%) GitHub
7 7 (3.06%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (2.62%) Akamai
8 6 (2.62%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.31%) Azure Stack
9 3 (1.31%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.31%) Serverless
9 3 (1.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.87%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.87%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.92%) Firewall
2 14 (6.11%) DNS
3 11 (4.80%) Network Security
4 9 (3.93%) VPN
4 9 (3.93%) WAN
5 7 (3.06%) Software-Defined Networking
6 6 (2.62%) DMZ
6 6 (2.62%) SAN
7 4 (1.75%) Cisco Firepower
7 4 (1.75%) DHCP
7 4 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.75%) LAN
7 4 (1.75%) SSL
7 4 (1.75%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.31%) Internet
8 3 (1.31%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (1.31%) VSAN
9 2 (0.87%) HTTP
9 2 (0.87%) MPLS
10 1 (0.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.04%) MySQL
2 19 (8.30%) Oracle Database
3 11 (4.80%) RDBMS
3 11 (4.80%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.37%) Data Lake
4 10 (4.37%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.87%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.87%) Big Data
6 2 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.87%) OLAP
6 2 (0.87%) Redis
6 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.44%) OLTP
7 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.44%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (7.86%) Jenkins
2 16 (6.99%) JIRA
3 11 (4.80%) Robot Framework
4 10 (4.37%) Checkstyle
5 8 (3.49%) Maven
6 7 (3.06%) Bitbucket
6 7 (3.06%) Git (software)
6 7 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.62%) CA Gen
7 6 (2.62%) CF BOSH
7 6 (2.62%) GitLab
7 6 (2.62%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.75%) JUnit
9 3 (1.31%) Artifactory
9 3 (1.31%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.31%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.87%) ERwin
11 1 (0.44%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.44%) TestNG
11 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (10.04%) Finance
2 9 (3.93%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.62%) Billing
4 5 (2.18%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.87%) Banking
5 2 (0.87%) Law
5 2 (0.87%) Military
6 1 (0.44%) Electronics
6 1 (0.44%) Legal
6 1 (0.44%) Marketing
6 1 (0.44%) Retail
6 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (33.19%) Architect
2 28 (12.23%) Azure Architect
3 23 (10.04%) Cloud Architect
4 22 (9.61%) Developer
5 20 (8.73%) Cloud Engineer
6 17 (7.42%) DevOps Engineer
6 17 (7.42%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (6.11%) Consultant
7 14 (6.11%) Technical Architect
8 13 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (4.80%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (4.80%) Java Developer
10 10 (4.37%) Analyst
11 9 (3.93%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (3.49%) AWS Architect
12 8 (3.49%) Azure Consultant
12 8 (3.49%) Azure Engineer
13 7 (3.06%) AWS Engineer
13 7 (3.06%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 7 (3.06%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.17%) J2EE
2 13 (5.68%) Node.js
2 13 (5.68%) Spring
2 13 (5.68%) Spring Boot
2 13 (5.68%) Web Services
3 12 (5.24%) Middleware
4 10 (4.37%) .NET
5 9 (3.93%) Kafka
6 6 (2.62%) .NET Core
6 6 (2.62%) Ajax
6 6 (2.62%) GraphQL
6 6 (2.62%) HTML
6 6 (2.62%) HTML5
7 5 (2.18%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.18%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (2.18%) SOAP
8 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.31%) REST
10 2 (0.87%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.87%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.59%) Data Centre
2 26 (11.35%) Public Cloud
3 17 (7.42%) Private Cloud
4 12 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.06%) Virtual Team
6 6 (2.62%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.18%) Replication
7 5 (2.18%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.31%) PKI
9 3 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.87%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.87%) Clustering
10 2 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.87%) FMCG
10 2 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.87%) iPhone
10 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.44%) iPad
11 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 56 (24.45%) Windows
2 22 (9.61%) Linux
2 22 (9.61%) Windows Server
3 18 (7.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (6.99%) Solaris
5 15 (6.55%) Windows 10
6 13 (5.68%) Unix
7 11 (4.80%) AIX
8 7 (3.06%) Android
9 6 (2.62%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.62%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.31%) CentOS
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (20.09%) Migration
3 42 (18.34%) Scrum
4 36 (15.72%) DevOps
5 32 (13.97%) Microservices
6 28 (12.23%) Kanban
7 22 (9.61%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 21 (9.17%) ITIL
8 21 (9.17%) Test Strategy
9 20 (8.73%) Network Virtualisation
10 18 (7.86%) Configuration Management
11 15 (6.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 15 (6.55%) Presales
11 15 (6.55%) Service Delivery
11 15 (6.55%) Service Management
11 15 (6.55%) SOA
11 15 (6.55%) Test Automation
12 14 (6.11%) Network Architecture
13 13 (5.68%) Enterprise Architecture
13 13 (5.68%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 33 (14.41%) Java
2 27 (11.79%) SQL
3 26 (11.35%) PowerShell
4 21 (9.17%) Python
5 19 (8.30%) Java 8
6 14 (6.11%) Ruby
7 12 (5.24%) Perl
8 8 (3.49%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.06%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.62%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.62%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.75%) C#
12 1 (0.44%) C
12 1 (0.44%) C++
12 1 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (16.16%) Security Cleared
2 25 (10.92%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.68%) DV Cleared
4 11 (4.80%) Degree
5 9 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.49%) MCSE
7 7 (3.06%) CISSP
8 5 (2.18%) AWS Certification
8 5 (2.18%) MCSA
9 3 (1.31%) CISM
9 3 (1.31%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.87%) CCNP
10 2 (0.87%) CEH
10 2 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.87%) CISMP
10 2 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.87%) ISEB
10 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.87%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.37%) QA
2 8 (3.49%) SLA
3 5 (2.18%) NCSC
4 2 (0.87%) COBIT
4 2 (0.87%) GDPR
5 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 50 (21.83%) Active Directory
2 36 (15.72%) Docker
3 32 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (6.99%) Virtual Desktop
5 14 (6.11%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (5.68%) Hyper-V
7 10 (4.37%) vSphere
8 6 (2.62%) VMware NSX
9 4 (1.75%) BitLocker
9 4 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.87%) Firmware
11 2 (0.87%) vCloud
11 2 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.44%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 29 (12.66%) Ansible
2 24 (10.48%) Terraform
3 18 (7.86%) SCCM
4 15 (6.55%) SCOM
5 14 (6.11%) Kubernetes
6 13 (5.68%) Puppet
7 11 (4.80%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (3.49%) vRealize
9 6 (2.62%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (2.62%) SCVMM
10 4 (1.75%) vCenter Server
10 4 (1.75%) WSUS
11 3 (1.31%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.87%) Istio
12 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.87%) Nagios
12 2 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.87%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 2 (0.87%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.44%) CASB
Vendors
1 71 (31.00%) Microsoft
2 67 (29.26%) VMware
3 28 (12.23%) Oracle
4 15 (6.55%) Cisco
5 12 (5.24%) IBM
6 8 (3.49%) Fujitsu
6 8 (3.49%) Google
7 7 (3.06%) webMethods
8 6 (2.62%) BEA
8 6 (2.62%) F5
8 6 (2.62%) Informatica
8 6 (2.62%) Micro Focus
8 6 (2.62%) Pega
8 6 (2.62%) SaltStack
9 5 (2.18%) Blue Coat
9 5 (2.18%) Citrix
9 5 (2.18%) Dell
9 5 (2.18%) McAfee
9 5 (2.18%) SAP
10 4 (1.75%) BT