Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 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.

Enterprise Cloud
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 740 844 845
Rank change year-on-year +104 +1 +11
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Cloud 104 62 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.060% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.19% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 45 16
UK median daily rate £625 £588 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +16.92% -4.19%
10th Percentile £460 £461 £339
90th Percentile £790 £718 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £588 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +23.68% +5.56% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 29,424 33,489 31,534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.29% 32.50% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,943 21,530 20,436
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,056 1,042 997
UK median hourly rate £21.46 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.18% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £11.71 £12.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.94 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -0.30% +5.26% -5.00%

Enterprise Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Enterprise Cloud in the UK

Enterprise Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Enterprise Cloud in the UK

Enterprise Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Enterprise Cloud over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Enterprise Cloud in the UK

Enterprise Cloud
Top 12 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 17 August 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
England +93 100 £625 +6.38% 22
London +77 63 £650 +10.64% 5
UK excluding London +47 32 £588 +23.68% 18
West Midlands - 12 £665 - 2
Midlands - 12 £665 - 3
North of England +37 10 £588 +24.34% 1
South East +29 8 £488 +62.50% 11
North West +17 8 £588 +24.34%
East of England +13 1 £375 -34.78% 1
South West -20 1 £650 +8.33% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £550 - 1
North East - 1 £315 -

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 62 (59.62%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (58.65%) DevOps
3 41 (39.42%) Linux
3 41 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 36 (34.62%) Python
6 31 (29.81%) JSON
7 30 (28.85%) Bash Shell
8 29 (27.88%) Ruby
9 27 (25.96%) Security Cleared
10 26 (25.00%) Perl
11 24 (23.08%) Migration
12 23 (22.12%) Opscode Chef
13 22 (21.15%) Jenkins
14 21 (20.19%) Open Source
14 21 (20.19%) Microsoft
15 20 (19.23%) Finance
15 20 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 20 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
16 19 (18.27%) Google Cloud Platform
17 18 (17.31%) AWS Certification
18 17 (16.35%) Suricata
18 17 (16.35%) Infrastructure Automation
18 17 (16.35%) SC Cleared
18 17 (16.35%) Qualys
18 17 (16.35%) Splunk
18 17 (16.35%) Google
19 16 (15.38%) Web Services
19 16 (15.38%) Terraform
20 14 (13.46%) AWS CloudFormation

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 4 (3.85%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.88%) Confluence
3 2 (1.92%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.92%) DataSynapse
4 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.96%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.96%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.96%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 62 (59.62%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (18.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (13.46%) Amazon S3
4 14 (13.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (11.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 12 (11.54%) PaaS
7 10 (9.62%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (9.62%) Serverless
8 9 (8.65%) Office 365
9 8 (7.69%) AWS CloudTrail
9 8 (7.69%) GitHub
9 8 (7.69%) IaaS
9 8 (7.69%) SaaS
10 7 (6.73%) Amazon ELB
10 7 (6.73%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (6.73%) Datadog
11 3 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (2.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.62%) VPN
2 5 (4.81%) Internet
3 3 (2.88%) DNS
3 3 (2.88%) Firewall
3 3 (2.88%) Network Security
4 2 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.92%) DKIM
4 2 (1.92%) DMARC
4 2 (1.92%) LAN
4 2 (1.92%) SMTP
4 2 (1.92%) WAN
5 1 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.96%) DHCP
5 1 (0.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (5.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (4.81%) SAP HANA
4 4 (3.85%) Big Data
4 4 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.88%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (2.88%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.92%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.92%) MemSQL
7 1 (0.96%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.96%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.96%) Power BI
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (21.15%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.58%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (4.81%) JIRA
5 3 (2.88%) GitLab
6 2 (1.92%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.92%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.96%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.96%) Hudson
7 1 (0.96%) Maven
7 1 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 20 (19.23%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Banking
3 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.92%) Front Office
5 1 (0.96%) Billing
5 1 (0.96%) Legal
5 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (30.77%) Architect
2 27 (25.96%) Cloud Architect
2 27 (25.96%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (22.12%) Cloud Engineer
4 15 (14.42%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
6 10 (9.62%) Azure Architect
7 9 (8.65%) Security Architect
8 8 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
9 6 (5.77%) AWS DevOps
9 6 (5.77%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Azure Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Consultant
10 5 (4.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.85%) Developer
12 3 (2.88%) Project Manager
12 3 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
13 2 (1.92%) C# Developer
13 2 (1.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 2 (1.92%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (29.81%) JSON
2 16 (15.38%) Web Services
3 4 (3.85%) .NET
4 3 (2.88%) Kafka
4 3 (2.88%) Node.js
4 3 (2.88%) REST
5 2 (1.92%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.92%) gRPC
5 2 (1.92%) JNI
5 2 (1.92%) Middleware
5 2 (1.92%) React
5 2 (1.92%) Spring
6 1 (0.96%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.96%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.96%) HTML
6 1 (0.96%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.96%) TensorFlow
6 1 (0.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Public Cloud
2 7 (6.73%) Cyberthreat
2 7 (6.73%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (5.77%) Cloud Native
4 4 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.88%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.92%) Derivative
6 2 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.92%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.92%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.96%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.96%) Clustering
7 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.96%) Replication
7 1 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 41 (39.42%) Linux
2 20 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (5.77%) Windows
4 3 (2.88%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.92%) CentOS
5 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.92%) Unix
6 1 (0.96%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (58.65%) DevOps
2 41 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (23.08%) Migration
4 21 (20.19%) Open Source
5 20 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
6 17 (16.35%) Infrastructure Automation
7 14 (13.46%) Cloud Operations
8 12 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (9.62%) Kanban
10 9 (8.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (7.69%) Data Architecture
11 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure as Code
11 8 (7.69%) Security Architecture
11 8 (7.69%) Security Operations
11 8 (7.69%) SIEM
12 7 (6.73%) Cyber Intelligence
12 7 (6.73%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 7 (6.73%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (6.73%) Threat Intelligence
12 7 (6.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 36 (34.62%) Python
2 30 (28.85%) Bash Shell
3 29 (27.88%) Ruby
4 26 (25.00%) Perl
5 6 (5.77%) C#
5 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.81%) Go
6 5 (4.81%) Java
6 5 (4.81%) SQL
7 3 (2.88%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.96%) C
8 1 (0.96%) R
8 1 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (25.96%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.31%) AWS Certification
3 17 (16.35%) SC Cleared
4 13 (12.50%) RHCE
5 4 (3.85%) CISA
5 4 (3.85%) CISM
5 4 (3.85%) CISMP
5 4 (3.85%) CISSP
5 4 (3.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 4 (3.85%) ISSMP
6 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.92%) Degree
8 1 (0.96%) CCNA
8 1 (0.96%) CCNP
8 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.96%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 8 (7.69%) NIST
1 8 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.88%) QA
3 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (10.58%) Docker
2 10 (9.62%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.96%) HDFS
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (22.12%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (16.35%) Suricata
3 16 (15.38%) Terraform
4 12 (11.54%) Ansible
5 8 (7.69%) Puppet
6 4 (3.85%) Kubernetes
6 4 (3.85%) Nagios
7 3 (2.88%) Prometheus
8 2 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (1.92%) Grafana
8 2 (1.92%) Kibana
8 2 (1.92%) SCCM
9 1 (0.96%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.96%) logstash
9 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.96%) Salt
9 1 (0.96%) SCOM
9 1 (0.96%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.96%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (20.19%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.35%) Google
2 17 (16.35%) Qualys
2 17 (16.35%) Splunk
3 9 (8.65%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.73%) VMware
5 5 (4.81%) SAP
6 4 (3.85%) Cisco
7 2 (1.92%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.92%) Databricks
7 2 (1.92%) Fujitsu
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle
7 2 (1.92%) Reuters
7 2 (1.92%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.92%) Solace
7 2 (1.92%) Sybase
8 1 (0.96%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.96%) IBM
8 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.96%) Tableau