Period
to 17 July 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Hybrid Cloud in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Hybrid Cloud over the 6 months to 17 July 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
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 498 618 667
Rank change year-on-year +120 +49 +15
Contract jobs citing Hybrid Cloud 367 282 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 0.84% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 169 107
UK median daily rate £533 £550 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.18% +5.77% +9.47%
10th Percentile £363 £384 £400
90th Percentile £709 £725 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £500 £481
% change year-on-year -4.00% +3.90% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
UK median hourly rate £82.50 - £65.00
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 29,962 33,477 31,397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.28% 32.30% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,322 21,598 20,293
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £270 £263
90th Percentile £665 £656 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,060 1,068 1,074
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £21.63 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.20% +8.13% -4.37%
10th Percentile £11.60 £11.81 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.53 £19.00
% change year-on-year -8.91% +8.05% -5.59%

Hybrid Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Hybrid Cloud in the UK

Hybrid Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Hybrid Cloud in the UK

Hybrid Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hybrid Cloud in the UK

Hybrid Cloud
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hybrid Cloud in the UK

Hybrid Cloud
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hybrid Cloud over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Hybrid Cloud in the UK

Hybrid Cloud
Top 16 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 17 July 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 +110 346 £550 - 97
UK excluding London +77 209 £480 -4.00% 76
London +80 157 £600 - 30
South East +36 64 £500 -16.67% 18
Midlands +34 35 £450 -5.26% 15
South West -14 34 £513 +5.13% 4
West Midlands +42 33 £450 - 9
East of England +31 30 £450 - 6
North of England +24 29 £445 -15.24% 24
Yorkshire +32 16 £440 -20.00% 6
Scotland +32 13 £381 -15.28% 6
North West +14 12 £459 +1.94% 16
East Midlands +20 2 £625 +31.58% 6
Wales - 2 £550 - 3
Channel Islands - 2 £500 -
North East +18 1 £450 -31.56% 2

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 with a requirement for Hybrid Cloud.

1 198 (53.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 179 (48.77%) Amazon AWS
3 110 (29.97%) Microsoft
4 107 (29.16%) DevOps
5 103 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
6 96 (26.16%) PaaS
7 92 (25.07%) IaaS
8 79 (21.53%) Migration
9 76 (20.71%) VMware
10 70 (19.07%) Public Cloud
11 69 (18.80%) Windows
12 65 (17.71%) Active Directory
13 63 (17.17%) Ansible
14 54 (14.71%) Terraform
15 52 (14.17%) Firewall
16 51 (13.90%) Office 365
17 50 (13.62%) SQL
18 49 (13.35%) Security Cleared
19 48 (13.08%) Finance
20 46 (12.53%) Linux
20 46 (12.53%) Microservices
20 46 (12.53%) Data Centre
21 45 (12.26%) Docker
21 45 (12.26%) PowerShell
22 43 (11.72%) Scrum
22 43 (11.72%) Jenkins
23 42 (11.44%) Java
24 38 (10.35%) SaaS
25 37 (10.08%) Puppet
25 37 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure

Hybrid 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 16 (4.36%) OpenStack
2 15 (4.09%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.81%) Confluence
4 8 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.18%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.09%) Apache
6 4 (1.09%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.82%) Anypoint
7 3 (0.82%) Mule
8 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.54%) CMS
8 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.54%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 31 (8.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.54%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 198 (53.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 179 (48.77%) Amazon AWS
3 96 (26.16%) PaaS
4 92 (25.07%) IaaS
5 51 (13.90%) Office 365
6 38 (10.35%) SaaS
7 34 (9.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 27 (7.36%) Azure Active Directory
9 21 (5.72%) GitHub
10 16 (4.36%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 11 (3.00%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (3.00%) Serverless
12 10 (2.72%) Power Platform
13 9 (2.45%) OpenShift
14 8 (2.18%) Amazon S3
14 8 (2.18%) Azure Stack
14 8 (2.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (1.63%) Akamai
16 5 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
16 5 (1.36%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 52 (14.17%) Firewall
2 27 (7.36%) Network Security
3 26 (7.08%) VPN
4 19 (5.18%) DNS
5 12 (3.27%) Software-Defined Networking
6 11 (3.00%) WAN
7 9 (2.45%) TCP/IP
8 8 (2.18%) DHCP
8 8 (2.18%) SAN
9 7 (1.91%) Internet
9 7 (1.91%) VSAN
10 6 (1.63%) DMZ
11 5 (1.36%) Cisco Firepower
11 5 (1.36%) Wireless
12 4 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.09%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.09%) NAS
12 4 (1.09%) Skype
12 4 (1.09%) SSL
13 3 (0.82%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.90%) MySQL
2 22 (5.99%) SQL Server
3 19 (5.18%) Big Data
4 15 (4.09%) Data Lake
4 15 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (3.81%) Azure SQL Database
6 11 (3.00%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.45%) Power BI
8 8 (2.18%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.18%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.91%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.82%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (0.82%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.54%) Amazon Aurora
12 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (11.72%) Jenkins
2 18 (4.90%) JIRA
3 15 (4.09%) GitLab
4 10 (2.72%) Bitbucket
4 10 (2.72%) Checkstyle
4 10 (2.72%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.72%) Robot Framework
5 9 (2.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (2.18%) Travis CI
7 6 (1.63%) CA Gen
7 6 (1.63%) CF BOSH
7 6 (1.63%) LoadRunner
8 5 (1.36%) Artifactory
8 5 (1.36%) Maven
8 5 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.09%) JUnit
9 4 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.09%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.82%) SoapUI
General
1 48 (13.08%) Finance
2 19 (5.18%) Banking
3 13 (3.54%) Billing
4 8 (2.18%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.91%) Law
6 5 (1.36%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.09%) Legal
8 2 (0.54%) Games
8 2 (0.54%) Military
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Marketing
9 1 (0.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 143 (38.96%) Architect
2 49 (13.35%) Cloud Architect
3 45 (12.26%) Azure Architect
4 43 (11.72%) DevOps Engineer
5 37 (10.08%) Cloud Engineer
6 34 (9.26%) Developer
7 27 (7.36%) Azure Engineer
8 26 (7.08%) Security Architect
9 24 (6.54%) AWS Engineer
9 24 (6.54%) Solutions Architect
10 22 (5.99%) Consultant
11 20 (5.45%) Technical Architect
12 16 (4.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (3.54%) AWS Architect
13 13 (3.54%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (3.00%) AWS DevOps
14 11 (3.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 11 (3.00%) Java Developer
14 11 (3.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 10 (2.72%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.08%) Web Services
2 20 (5.45%) J2EE
3 16 (4.36%) Node.js
4 15 (4.09%) .NET
5 13 (3.54%) RESTful
5 13 (3.54%) Spring
5 13 (3.54%) Spring Boot
6 12 (3.27%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (2.18%) HTML
7 8 (2.18%) HTML5
7 8 (2.18%) Kafka
7 8 (2.18%) REST
8 6 (1.63%) .NET Core
8 6 (1.63%) Ajax
8 6 (1.63%) GraphQL
9 5 (1.36%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.36%) Middleware
9 5 (1.36%) SOAP
10 4 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (1.09%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 70 (19.07%) Public Cloud
2 46 (12.53%) Data Centre
3 31 (8.45%) Private Cloud
4 29 (7.90%) Cloud Native
5 20 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (4.36%) PKI
7 11 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (2.45%) Enterprise Cloud
8 9 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (1.63%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.09%) Replication
11 4 (1.09%) User Experience
12 3 (0.82%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.82%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.54%) CCTV
13 2 (0.54%) FMCG
13 2 (0.54%) iPhone
13 2 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 69 (18.80%) Windows
2 46 (12.53%) Linux
3 28 (7.63%) Windows Server
4 20 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (3.81%) Windows 10
6 13 (3.54%) Unix
6 13 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.18%) Android
8 7 (1.91%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.91%) Solaris
8 7 (1.91%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.09%) CentOS
10 2 (0.54%) VMS
10 2 (0.54%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.27%) AIX
11 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (29.16%) DevOps
2 103 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (21.53%) Migration
4 46 (12.53%) Microservices
5 43 (11.72%) Scrum
6 36 (9.81%) Configuration Management
6 36 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (7.90%) Infrastructure as Code
8 28 (7.63%) ITIL
9 25 (6.81%) Kanban
9 25 (6.81%) Service Management
9 25 (6.81%) Test Automation
10 23 (6.27%) Task Automation
11 21 (5.72%) Enterprise Architecture
11 21 (5.72%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 21 (5.72%) Service Delivery
11 21 (5.72%) TOGAF
12 20 (5.45%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (5.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 19 (5.18%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (13.62%) SQL
2 45 (12.26%) PowerShell
3 42 (11.44%) Java
4 37 (10.08%) Python
5 19 (5.18%) Java 8
6 15 (4.09%) JavaScript
7 13 (3.54%) Ruby
8 12 (3.27%) Perl
9 10 (2.72%) Bash Shell
9 10 (2.72%) C#
10 9 (2.45%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.18%) Go
12 7 (1.91%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.82%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.82%) C
13 3 (0.82%) VB
14 2 (0.54%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.27%) C++
15 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (13.35%) Security Cleared
2 30 (8.17%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.63%) Degree
4 14 (3.81%) CISSP
4 14 (3.81%) DV Cleared
5 12 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.72%) MCSE
7 6 (1.63%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.63%) SANS
8 5 (1.36%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (1.36%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.09%) CISM
9 4 (1.09%) CISMP
9 4 (1.09%) MCSA
10 3 (0.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.82%) CEH
10 3 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.63%) QA
2 9 (2.45%) GDPR
3 8 (2.18%) SLA
4 6 (1.63%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.09%) COBIT
5 4 (1.09%) NCSC
6 3 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.27%) NIST
8 1 (0.27%) PSD2
System Software
1 65 (17.71%) Active Directory
2 45 (12.26%) Docker
3 37 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (4.36%) Virtual Desktop
6 14 (3.81%) vSphere
7 11 (3.00%) VMware NSX
8 8 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.09%) BitLocker
9 4 (1.09%) NFS
9 4 (1.09%) VMFS
10 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.54%) Firmware
11 2 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.27%) IAG
12 1 (0.27%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 63 (17.17%) Ansible
2 54 (14.71%) Terraform
3 37 (10.08%) Puppet
4 33 (8.99%) Kubernetes
5 30 (8.17%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (6.54%) SCCM
7 19 (5.18%) SCOM
8 16 (4.36%) Salt
9 15 (4.09%) vRealize
10 9 (2.45%) SCVMM
10 9 (2.45%) vCenter Server
11 6 (1.63%) Istio
12 5 (1.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (1.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 4 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (1.09%) vMotion
13 4 (1.09%) WSUS
14 3 (0.82%) Data Guard
14 3 (0.82%) SCSM
Vendors
1 110 (29.97%) Microsoft
2 76 (20.71%) VMware
3 28 (7.63%) Google
4 21 (5.72%) Cisco
5 19 (5.18%) Oracle
6 12 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (2.45%) Dell
7 9 (2.45%) SAP
8 8 (2.18%) Citrix
8 8 (2.18%) webMethods
9 7 (1.91%) F5
9 7 (1.91%) Greenplum
10 6 (1.63%) BEA
10 6 (1.63%) Informatica
10 6 (1.63%) Micro Focus
10 6 (1.63%) Pega
10 6 (1.63%) SaltStack
10 6 (1.63%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.36%) Juniper
11 5 (1.36%) MuleSoft