Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 393 531 610
Rank change year-on-year +138 +79 +70
Contract jobs citing Hybrid Cloud 157 335 307
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.33% 1.16% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 211 189
Median daily rate £500 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £350 £369 £370
90th Percentile £650 £713 £720
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £82.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.58% +135.71% -46.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £82.50 -
% change year-on-year -57.58% - -

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 11,781 28,933 33,344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.45% 31.74% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,357 18,465 21,461
Median daily rate £481 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £258 £275 £273
90th Percentile £713 £670 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 1,055 1,040
Median hourly rate £31.61 £20.86 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.57% -3.00% +7.50%
10th Percentile £12.98 £11.63 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.00 £50.27
Median hourly rate £24.10 £19.03 £20.00
% change year-on-year +26.64% -4.85% +5.26%

Hybrid Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Hybrid Cloud in the UK

Hybrid Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for Hybrid Cloud in the UK

Hybrid Cloud
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Hybrid Cloud over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Hybrid Cloud in the UK

Hybrid Cloud
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Hybrid Cloud.

Hourly rate trend for Hybrid Cloud in the UK

Hybrid Cloud
Top 15 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 8 August 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 +141 146 £525 -4.55% 34
London +136 77 £568 -5.42% 13
UK excluding London +135 72 £475 -5.00% 22
South West +76 19 £470 -8.29% 1
South East +132 15 £550 - 13
East of England +81 15 £480 +6.67% 3
Midlands +76 15 £375 -16.67% 2
West Midlands +52 15 £375 -14.29% 1
Work from Home -14 11 £550 -10.20% 7
North of England +99 5 £585 +30.00% 2
Wales +42 4 £450 -18.18%
North West +71 2 £683 +40.00% 1
North East +35 2 £425 -5.56% 1
Scotland +62 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +60 1 £585 +30.00%

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 69 (43.95%) Azure
2 66 (42.04%) AWS
3 58 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (36.94%) DevOps
4 42 (26.75%) Microsoft
5 38 (24.20%) Windows
6 36 (22.93%) Security Cleared
7 35 (22.29%) PaaS
7 35 (22.29%) Migration
7 35 (22.29%) IaaS
8 34 (21.66%) Docker
9 33 (21.02%) PowerShell
10 31 (19.75%) Java
11 30 (19.11%) Linux
12 29 (18.47%) Finance
12 29 (18.47%) SC Cleared
12 29 (18.47%) Microservices
12 29 (18.47%) Data Centre
13 26 (16.56%) Terraform
14 25 (15.92%) JIRA
14 25 (15.92%) Confluence
14 25 (15.92%) Scrum
14 25 (15.92%) Active Directory
15 23 (14.65%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 23 (14.65%) Kubernetes
16 22 (14.01%) Infrastructure as Code
17 21 (13.38%) Python
18 20 (12.74%) Configuration Management
18 20 (12.74%) Project Management
18 20 (12.74%) Ansible

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 25 (15.92%) Confluence
2 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.64%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.64%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 69 (43.95%) Azure
2 66 (42.04%) AWS
3 35 (22.29%) IaaS
3 35 (22.29%) PaaS
4 15 (9.55%) GCP
5 12 (7.64%) Office 365
6 11 (7.01%) SaaS
7 10 (6.37%) Azure Stack
8 8 (5.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (4.46%) Logic Apps
10 5 (3.18%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (3.18%) Amazon S3
10 5 (3.18%) GitHub
10 5 (3.18%) OpenShift
10 5 (3.18%) Serverless
11 3 (1.91%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 2 (1.27%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 2 (1.27%) Azure Functions
12 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.55%) DNS
1 15 (9.55%) Firewall
2 8 (5.10%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (5.10%) SAN
3 7 (4.46%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (4.46%) NetScaler
4 5 (3.18%) Network Security
5 4 (2.55%) VPN
6 3 (1.91%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (1.91%) SSL
7 2 (1.27%) LAN
7 2 (1.27%) WAN
8 1 (0.64%) DHCP
8 1 (0.64%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.64%) Internet
8 1 (0.64%) IPsec
8 1 (0.64%) PBX
8 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.64%) VoIP
8 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.10%) MySQL
2 17 (10.83%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.10%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.82%) GIS
5 4 (2.55%) Big Data
5 4 (2.55%) Cosmos DB
5 4 (2.55%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (2.55%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.55%) QGIS
6 3 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.91%) BigQuery
6 3 (1.91%) MariaDB
6 3 (1.91%) Neo4j
6 3 (1.91%) Redis
6 3 (1.91%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.91%) Spatial Data
7 2 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (15.92%) JIRA
2 17 (10.83%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.28%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.01%) Checkstyle
5 9 (5.73%) GitLab
6 8 (5.10%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (2.55%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.55%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.64%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.64%) Maven
8 1 (0.64%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.64%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (18.47%) Finance
2 17 (10.83%) Public Sector
3 4 (2.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.27%) Banking
4 2 (1.27%) Law
4 2 (1.27%) Local Government
5 1 (0.64%) Electronics
5 1 (0.64%) Legal
5 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.64%) Marketing
5 1 (0.64%) Police
Job Titles
1 33 (21.02%) Architect
2 20 (12.74%) Azure Engineer
2 20 (12.74%) Cloud Engineer
2 20 (12.74%) Developer
3 19 (12.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (12.10%) Java Developer
4 14 (8.92%) Consultant
5 13 (8.28%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (7.01%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.37%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 9 (5.73%) Delivery Manager
9 8 (5.10%) Project Manager
9 8 (5.10%) Senior DevOps
10 7 (4.46%) AWS Engineer
10 7 (4.46%) Enterprise Architect
10 7 (4.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.46%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.82%) Security Consultant
11 6 (3.82%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.82%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.46%) Spring
1 18 (11.46%) Spring Boot
2 10 (6.37%) J2EE
3 8 (5.10%) .NET
3 8 (5.10%) J2SE
4 7 (4.46%) .NET Core
5 6 (3.82%) AngularJS
5 6 (3.82%) React
6 5 (3.18%) PostGIS
6 5 (3.18%) Web Services
7 2 (1.27%) Kafka
7 2 (1.27%) LDAP
7 2 (1.27%) RESTful
8 1 (0.64%) CSS
8 1 (0.64%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.64%) HTML
8 1 (0.64%) HTML5
8 1 (0.64%) WPF
8 1 (0.64%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.47%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.46%) Public Cloud
3 15 (9.55%) Private Cloud
4 9 (5.73%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (5.10%) Clustering
6 7 (4.46%) Augmented Reality
6 7 (4.46%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.18%) Cloud Native
9 4 (2.55%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.27%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.27%) PKI
12 1 (0.64%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.64%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.64%) Replication
12 1 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (24.20%) Windows
2 30 (19.11%) Linux
3 17 (10.83%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.10%) VMS
5 8 (5.10%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (4.46%) Unix
7 5 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.55%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.91%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.27%) Solaris
11 1 (0.64%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.64%) CentOS
11 1 (0.64%) Debian
11 1 (0.64%) Fedora
11 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
1 58 (36.94%) DevOps
2 35 (22.29%) Migration
3 29 (18.47%) Microservices
4 25 (15.92%) Scrum
5 23 (14.65%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 22 (14.01%) Infrastructure as Code
7 20 (12.74%) Configuration Management
7 20 (12.74%) Project Management
8 19 (12.10%) BDD
8 19 (12.10%) Kanban
8 19 (12.10%) Pair Programming
8 19 (12.10%) TDD
9 18 (11.46%) Open Source
10 16 (10.19%) ITIL
11 15 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (8.92%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (8.28%) Computer Science
13 13 (8.28%) Process Improvement
14 12 (7.64%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.02%) PowerShell
2 31 (19.75%) Java
3 21 (13.38%) Python
4 19 (12.10%) Java 8
5 18 (11.46%) SQL
6 16 (10.19%) C#
7 8 (5.10%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.46%) Perl
9 3 (1.91%) Ruby
10 2 (1.27%) C
11 1 (0.64%) C++
11 1 (0.64%) Go
11 1 (0.64%) Groovy
11 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (22.93%) Security Cleared
2 29 (18.47%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.64%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.10%) AWS Certification
4 8 (5.10%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (5.10%) Degree
4 8 (5.10%) OCPJP
4 8 (5.10%) Sun Certification
5 7 (4.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (3.18%) CISSP
7 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.91%) MCSE
8 3 (1.91%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (1.27%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.64%) CCNA
10 1 (0.64%) CCNP
10 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.64%) CSPO
10 1 (0.64%) MCP
10 1 (0.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.91%) NCSC
3 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.64%) NIST
4 1 (0.64%) PMO
4 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (21.66%) Docker
2 25 (15.92%) Active Directory
3 18 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (8.28%) Hyper-V
5 8 (5.10%) XenApp
6 7 (4.46%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 6 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (3.18%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (2.55%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.64%) Kamailio
10 1 (0.64%) NFS
10 1 (0.64%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.64%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (16.56%) Terraform
2 23 (14.65%) Kubernetes
3 20 (12.74%) Ansible
4 5 (3.18%) Puppet
5 4 (2.55%) vRealize
6 3 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.91%) Packer
6 3 (1.91%) SCCM
6 3 (1.91%) SCOM
7 2 (1.27%) Consul
7 2 (1.27%) NetMRI
7 2 (1.27%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.64%) Grafana
8 1 (0.64%) Istio
8 1 (0.64%) Knative
8 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.64%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.64%) vMotion
Vendors
1 42 (26.75%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.10%) VMware
3 17 (10.83%) Oracle
4 12 (7.64%) Cisco
4 12 (7.64%) Citrix
5 10 (6.37%) Sun
6 8 (5.10%) NetApp
6 8 (5.10%) ServiceNow
7 7 (4.46%) EMC
7 7 (4.46%) EqualLogic
7 7 (4.46%) Nimble Storage
7 7 (4.46%) Palo Alto
8 6 (3.82%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.18%) Veeam
10 4 (2.55%) Atlassian
10 4 (2.55%) ESRI
10 4 (2.55%) Infoblox
11 3 (1.91%) Google
11 3 (1.91%) IBM
12 2 (1.27%) Talend