Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 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
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 461 501 607
Rank change year-on-year +40 +106 +72
Contract jobs citing Hybrid Cloud 267 425 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.43% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 1.35% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 239 161
UK median daily rate £580 £500 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £400 £367 £350
90th Percentile £738 £625 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £490 £488
% change year-on-year +17.35% +0.51% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
UK median hourly rate £80.00 - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 21,276 31,372 33,345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.59% 31.93% 32.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,324 20,447 22,110
UK median daily rate £460 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £234 £275 £259
90th Percentile £675 £660 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 962 1,024 1,018
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £20.32 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.14% -5.51% +10.26%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.85 £11.62
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £48.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.37 £20.00 £20.53
% change year-on-year +6.84% -2.58% +11.73%

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 23 February 2020.

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
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 23 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
England +36 246 £588 +17.50% 98
UK excluding London +19 163 £575 +17.35% 70
London +98 97 £613 +11.36% 40
North of England +17 54 £593 +17.91% 26
South East +44 43 £575 +18.56% 22
North West +28 37 £593 +13.94% 13
Midlands +29 26 £519 +16.57% 3
West Midlands +22 23 £538 +20.79%
South West +25 20 £615 +23.00% 5
North East +16 10 £425 -19.81% 7
Scotland +19 8 £500 +29.03% 6
Northern Ireland - 8 - -
Yorkshire +25 7 - - 6
East of England +2 5 £390 -20.00% 2
East Midlands - 3 £325 - 3
Wales +26 2 £500 +7.24% 7

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for Hybrid Cloud.

1 174 (65.17%) Azure
2 122 (45.69%) AWS
3 94 (35.21%) Microsoft
4 84 (31.46%) DevOps
5 77 (28.84%) Migration
6 69 (25.84%) Public Cloud
7 68 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (24.72%) PaaS
9 60 (22.47%) IaaS
10 57 (21.35%) Data Centre
11 52 (19.48%) Kubernetes
12 50 (18.73%) VMware
13 49 (18.35%) SaaS
14 45 (16.85%) Docker
15 44 (16.48%) Office 365
16 43 (16.10%) Windows
16 43 (16.10%) PowerShell
17 41 (15.36%) VMware Infrastructure
17 41 (15.36%) Public Sector
18 39 (14.61%) Terraform
19 36 (13.48%) GCP
20 32 (11.99%) Linux
20 32 (11.99%) Web Services
20 32 (11.99%) Firewall
21 29 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
22 28 (10.49%) vSphere
23 27 (10.11%) Finance
23 27 (10.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 27 (10.11%) Infrastructure as Code
24 26 (9.74%) Security Cleared

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 6 (2.25%) OpenStack
2 5 (1.87%) nginx
3 4 (1.50%) Confluence
4 3 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.12%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.75%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.75%) IIS
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (5.62%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 174 (65.17%) Azure
2 122 (45.69%) AWS
3 66 (24.72%) PaaS
4 60 (22.47%) IaaS
5 49 (18.35%) SaaS
6 44 (16.48%) Office 365
7 36 (13.48%) GCP
8 19 (7.12%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 12 (4.49%) GitHub
9 12 (4.49%) OpenShift
10 8 (3.00%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (2.62%) Amazon S3
11 7 (2.62%) Serverless
12 6 (2.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (1.87%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (1.87%) Azure Functions
13 5 (1.87%) Power Platform
13 5 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (1.50%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 32 (11.99%) Firewall
2 23 (8.61%) VPN
3 18 (6.74%) iSCSI
3 18 (6.74%) VSAN
4 17 (6.37%) DNS
5 13 (4.87%) NAS
5 13 (4.87%) SAN
6 12 (4.49%) Internet
6 12 (4.49%) Reverse Proxy
7 11 (4.12%) Network Security
7 11 (4.12%) TCP/IP
7 11 (4.12%) WAN
8 10 (3.75%) DHCP
9 5 (1.87%) Cisco Firepower
9 5 (1.87%) LAN
10 4 (1.50%) BGP
11 3 (1.12%) MPLS
11 3 (1.12%) Skype
12 2 (0.75%) Multicast
12 2 (0.75%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.24%) Big Data
2 8 (3.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.62%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (2.62%) Data Lake
4 6 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.87%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.87%) SAP HANA
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.75%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (0.75%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.75%) Power BI
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.37%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.37%) Cloudera CDH
8 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (6.37%) Jenkins
2 11 (4.12%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.12%) Visual Studio Team System
3 9 (3.37%) JIRA
4 6 (2.25%) GitLab
5 5 (1.87%) Artifactory
5 5 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.50%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.12%) CircleCI
8 2 (0.75%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket Server
9 1 (0.37%) CF BOSH
9 1 (0.37%) Maven
9 1 (0.37%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (15.36%) Public Sector
2 27 (10.11%) Finance
3 7 (2.62%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.87%) Electronics
4 5 (1.87%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.87%) Marketing
5 4 (1.50%) Local Government
6 3 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.37%) Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Military
7 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 136 (50.94%) Architect
2 53 (19.85%) Cloud Architect
3 45 (16.85%) Solutions Architect
4 33 (12.36%) Azure Architect
5 31 (11.61%) DevOps Engineer
6 27 (10.11%) Cloud Engineer
7 26 (9.74%) AWS Architect
8 20 (7.49%) Senior Architect
9 16 (5.99%) Azure Engineer
10 14 (5.24%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 14 (5.24%) Consultant
10 14 (5.24%) Technical Architect
11 13 (4.87%) Infrastructure Architect
12 11 (4.12%) Data Architect
12 11 (4.12%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 11 (4.12%) Senior Cloud Architect
13 10 (3.75%) VMware Engineer
14 8 (3.00%) Associate Consultant
14 8 (3.00%) Cloud Consultant
14 8 (3.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.99%) Web Services
2 21 (7.87%) .NET
3 8 (3.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (2.25%) .NET Core
4 6 (2.25%) RESTful
5 5 (1.87%) React
6 4 (1.50%) JSON
6 4 (1.50%) OAuth
7 3 (1.12%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (1.12%) GraphQL
7 3 (1.12%) Kafka
7 3 (1.12%) OAuth2
7 3 (1.12%) OpenID
7 3 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (1.12%) YAML
8 2 (0.75%) COM
8 2 (0.75%) LDAP
8 2 (0.75%) Node.js
9 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.37%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 69 (25.84%) Public Cloud
2 57 (21.35%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.62%) Cloud Native
4 11 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.75%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (3.75%) Replication
6 6 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.25%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.50%) NHS
7 4 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.37%) FMCG
9 1 (0.37%) Life Science
9 1 (0.37%) PKI
9 1 (0.37%) User Experience
9 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.10%) Windows
2 32 (11.99%) Linux
3 11 (4.12%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.75%) VMS
6 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.37%) Android
7 1 (0.37%) Unix
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (31.46%) DevOps
2 77 (28.84%) Migration
3 68 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (10.11%) Infrastructure as Code
5 27 (10.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 25 (9.36%) High Availability
6 25 (9.36%) Presales
7 21 (7.87%) Analytics
7 21 (7.87%) Microservices
8 20 (7.49%) Computer Science
8 20 (7.49%) Scrum
9 19 (7.12%) ITIL
9 19 (7.12%) Software Engineering
10 17 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (6.37%) DevSecOps
10 17 (6.37%) Security Architecture
11 16 (5.99%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (5.99%) TOGAF
12 15 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 43 (16.10%) PowerShell
2 22 (8.24%) Bash Shell
3 20 (7.49%) Python
4 19 (7.12%) Java
5 18 (6.74%) SQL
6 12 (4.49%) C#
7 7 (2.62%) Ruby
8 3 (1.12%) Kotlin
9 2 (0.75%) C
9 2 (0.75%) Go
9 2 (0.75%) Perl
9 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.37%) Scala
10 1 (0.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (9.74%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.87%) SC Cleared
3 20 (7.49%) Degree
4 9 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.62%) AWS Certification
6 6 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.50%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (1.12%) CCIE
8 3 (1.12%) MCSA
9 2 (0.75%) CCNP
9 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.75%) MCSE
10 1 (0.37%) CCDP
10 1 (0.37%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (0.37%) CCNA
10 1 (0.37%) CISSP
10 1 (0.37%) GIAC
10 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.99%) NCSC
2 7 (2.62%) QA
3 6 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.12%) GDPR
5 3 (1.12%) SLA
6 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.37%) NIST
7 1 (0.37%) NIST 800
System Software
1 45 (16.85%) Docker
2 41 (15.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (10.49%) vSphere
4 26 (9.74%) VMware NSX
5 18 (6.74%) NFS
5 18 (6.74%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (6.74%) VMFS
5 18 (6.74%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (6.37%) Active Directory
7 3 (1.12%) Shibboleth
8 2 (0.75%) KVM
8 2 (0.75%) Xen
9 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 52 (19.48%) Kubernetes
2 39 (14.61%) Terraform
3 26 (9.74%) Ansible
4 22 (8.24%) vCenter Server
4 22 (8.24%) vRealize
5 18 (6.74%) vMotion
6 9 (3.37%) Puppet
7 8 (3.00%) logstash
7 8 (3.00%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.87%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (1.87%) collectd
9 5 (1.87%) SCCM
9 5 (1.87%) Zipkin
10 3 (1.12%) Grafana
10 3 (1.12%) Kibana
10 3 (1.12%) Prometheus
11 2 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.37%) Packer
Vendors
1 94 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 50 (18.73%) VMware
3 23 (8.61%) Cisco
4 10 (3.75%) HP
4 10 (3.75%) SAP
4 10 (3.75%) Workday
5 8 (3.00%) Splunk
6 7 (2.62%) Fortinet
6 7 (2.62%) Google
6 7 (2.62%) New Relic
6 7 (2.62%) Palo Alto
7 5 (1.87%) BMC
7 5 (1.87%) Dynatrace
7 5 (1.87%) Intel
7 5 (1.87%) Sparx
8 4 (1.50%) Alibaba
8 4 (1.50%) F5
8 4 (1.50%) Mercator
8 4 (1.50%) NetApp
8 4 (1.50%) Red Hat