Period
to 12 April 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Enterprise Cloud in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Enterprise Cloud over the 6 months to 12 April 2021 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.

Enterprise Cloud
UK
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 560 629 753
Rank change year-on-year +69 +124 +77
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Cloud 81 61 107
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.32% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 55 82
10th Percentile £413 £327 £439
25th Percentile £455 £458 £503
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £605 £600
Median % change year-on-year -21.49% +0.83% +9.09%
75th Percentile £575 £703 £775
90th Percentile £650 £838 £825
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £566 £585
% change year-on-year -17.00% -3.21% +6.36%

Enterprise 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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,348 19,022 30,707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.19% 31.90% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,643 12,305 20,391
10th Percentile £275 £230 £275
25th Percentile £380 £363 £370
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £473 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.17% -0.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 709 861 948
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.61 £11.85
25th Percentile £16.00 £16.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.85 £20.60
Median % change year-on-year +9.41% +10.95% -0.29%
75th Percentile £45.50 £45.00 £42.81
90th Percentile £58.00 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.73 £19.25
% change year-on-year +13.39% +7.66% -3.75%

Enterprise Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Enterprise Cloud as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Cloud in the UK

Enterprise Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Enterprise Cloud.

Daily rate trend for Enterprise Cloud in the UK

Enterprise Cloud
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Enterprise Cloud over the 6 months to 12 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Enterprise Cloud in the UK

Enterprise Cloud
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Enterprise Cloud within the UK over the 6 months to 12 April 2021. 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
England +106 71 £475 -24.00% 27
London +43 38 £525 -20.75% 4
UK excluding London +103 32 £470 -17.00% 24
Work from Home -231 19 £483 - 3
North of England +68 15 £475 -24.00% 11
North West +41 12 £475 -9.52% 5
South East +69 11 £460 -1.08% 4
Midlands +28 4 £513 +3.54% 6
Yorkshire +35 2 £613 -2.00% 6
East Midlands +29 2 £419 -1.47% 4
West Midlands +13 2 £725 +28.32% 2
Scotland +12 2 - - 1
North East +31 1 £425 -46.03%

For the 6 months to 12 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise 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 with a requirement for Enterprise Cloud.

1 51 (62.96%) Azure
2 34 (41.98%) AWS
3 29 (35.80%) PaaS
4 27 (33.33%) DevOps
5 22 (27.16%) Windows
5 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
6 21 (25.93%) Active Directory
6 21 (25.93%) Linux
7 19 (23.46%) Terraform
8 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (22.22%) Hyper-V
9 17 (20.99%) Migration
9 17 (20.99%) .NET
9 17 (20.99%) NIST
10 16 (19.75%) PowerShell
11 15 (18.52%) Infrastructure as Code
12 14 (17.28%) Docker
12 14 (17.28%) Architectural Design
12 14 (17.28%) Test Automation
12 14 (17.28%) .NET Framework
13 13 (16.05%) ReSharper
13 13 (16.05%) REST
13 13 (16.05%) Finance
13 13 (16.05%) Firewall
13 13 (16.05%) GCP
13 13 (16.05%) Service Design
13 13 (16.05%) Webhook
14 12 (14.81%) Cosmos DB
14 12 (14.81%) Microsoft 365
15 11 (13.58%) Degree

Enterprise Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (7.41%) JBoss
1 6 (7.41%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.23%) Confluence
4 1 (1.23%) Predix
4 1 (1.23%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (2.47%) Magento
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 51 (62.96%) Azure
2 34 (41.98%) AWS
3 29 (35.80%) PaaS
4 13 (16.05%) GCP
5 12 (14.81%) Microsoft 365
6 7 (8.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (8.64%) IaaS
7 6 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (6.17%) GitHub
9 4 (4.94%) Amazon EKS
10 3 (3.70%) Power Platform
10 3 (3.70%) SaaS
11 2 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (2.47%) PowerApps
12 1 (1.23%) Azure Functions
12 1 (1.23%) OneDrive
12 1 (1.23%) OpenShift
12 1 (1.23%) Power Automate
12 1 (1.23%) Serverless
12 1 (1.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) Firewall
2 6 (7.41%) Network Security
3 4 (4.94%) Internet
4 3 (3.70%) DNS
4 3 (3.70%) VSAN
5 2 (2.47%) Multicast
6 1 (1.23%) DHCP
6 1 (1.23%) Intranet
6 1 (1.23%) LAN
6 1 (1.23%) VLAN
6 1 (1.23%) VoIP
6 1 (1.23%) VPN
6 1 (1.23%) WAN
6 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) Cosmos DB
2 7 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.70%) MySQL
5 2 (2.47%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.47%) Essbase
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle Smart View
5 2 (2.47%) Power BI
6 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.23%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) ReSharper
2 8 (9.88%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.47%) GitLab
5 1 (1.23%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.23%) JIRA
5 1 (1.23%) Maven
5 1 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
2 10 (12.35%) Public Sector
3 9 (11.11%) Banking
4 4 (4.94%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.23%) French Language
6 1 (1.23%) Front Office
6 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (25.93%) Architect
2 15 (18.52%) Cloud Architect
3 14 (17.28%) Cloud Engineer
4 12 (14.81%) Azure Engineer
5 10 (12.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (11.11%) Consultant
7 7 (8.64%) Project Manager
7 7 (8.64%) Security Architect
8 5 (6.17%) Azure Architect
8 5 (6.17%) Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Platform Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Security Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Technical Leader
9 4 (4.94%) Technical Manager
10 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
10 3 (3.70%) Senior IT Manager
10 3 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.99%) .NET
2 14 (17.28%) .NET Framework
3 13 (16.05%) REST
4 4 (4.94%) Middleware
4 4 (4.94%) SailPoint
5 3 (3.70%) Web Services
6 2 (2.47%) CSS
6 2 (2.47%) CSS3
6 2 (2.47%) HTML
6 2 (2.47%) HTML5
6 2 (2.47%) jQuery
6 2 (2.47%) Kafka
6 2 (2.47%) Laravel
6 2 (2.47%) React
6 2 (2.47%) Symfony
6 2 (2.47%) Vue.js
7 1 (1.23%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.23%) JSON
7 1 (1.23%) OAuth2
7 1 (1.23%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Cloud Native
1 7 (8.64%) Public Cloud
2 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.41%) Private Cloud
3 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.70%) Blog
4 3 (3.70%) Industry 4.0
4 3 (3.70%) PMI
5 2 (2.47%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Clustering
6 1 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.23%) FMCG
6 1 (1.23%) Industrial Internet of Things
6 1 (1.23%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.23%) Robotics
6 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.16%) Windows
2 21 (25.93%) Linux
3 6 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2019
5 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.94%) VMS
5 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) DevOps
2 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.99%) Migration
4 15 (18.52%) Infrastructure as Code
5 14 (17.28%) Architectural Design
5 14 (17.28%) Test Automation
6 13 (16.05%) Service Design
6 13 (16.05%) Webhook
7 9 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 8 (9.88%) Change Management
8 8 (9.88%) Project Management
8 8 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (8.64%) Project Delivery
9 7 (8.64%) Scrum
10 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
10 6 (7.41%) Information Security
10 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
10 6 (7.41%) Security Management
10 6 (7.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.75%) PowerShell
2 11 (13.58%) Java
2 11 (13.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.41%) Python
4 4 (4.94%) C#
5 3 (3.70%) SQL
6 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.47%) C
6 2 (2.47%) C++
6 2 (2.47%) PHP
7 1 (1.23%) Ruby
7 1 (1.23%) Scala
7 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) Degree
2 7 (8.64%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (8.64%) SC Cleared
2 7 (8.64%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.70%) CISM
5 3 (3.70%) CISSP
5 3 (3.70%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.47%) Master's Degree
6 2 (2.47%) VCAP
7 1 (1.23%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.23%) CISA
7 1 (1.23%) GIAC
7 1 (1.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.99%) NIST
2 2 (2.47%) GDPR
2 2 (2.47%) GRC
2 2 (2.47%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) COBIT
3 1 (1.23%) FedRAMP
3 1 (1.23%) FISMA
3 1 (1.23%) GLBA
3 1 (1.23%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.23%) NIST 800
3 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.23%) PMO
3 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.23%) SOC 1
3 1 (1.23%) SOC 2
System Software
1 21 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 18 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 14 (17.28%) Docker
4 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (6.17%) vSphere
6 4 (4.94%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (3.70%) vCloud
7 3 (3.70%) VMware NSX
8 2 (2.47%) KVM
8 2 (2.47%) Xen
9 1 (1.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 19 (23.46%) Terraform
2 8 (9.88%) Kubernetes
3 6 (7.41%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (6.17%) vRealize
4 5 (6.17%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 4 (4.94%) Ansible
6 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.70%) Puppet
6 3 (3.70%) SCCM
6 3 (3.70%) SCOM
6 3 (3.70%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.23%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.23%) Istio
Vendors
1 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.58%) VMware
3 10 (12.35%) Oracle
4 5 (6.17%) Google
5 3 (3.70%) Alibaba
5 3 (3.70%) Foundry
5 3 (3.70%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.70%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.47%) Cognizant
6 2 (2.47%) HP
6 2 (2.47%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.47%) Intel
6 2 (2.47%) SAP
6 2 (2.47%) Zend
7 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco
7 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.23%) Talend
7 1 (1.23%) Veritas