Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 445 438 471
Rank change year-on-year -7 +33 +47
Contract jobs citing Hybrid Cloud 436 175 298
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.64% 1.32% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 128 163
10th Percentile £463 £350 £402
25th Percentile £513 £425 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £580 £525 £590
Median % change year-on-year +10.48% -11.02% +18.00%
75th Percentile £663 £625 £675
90th Percentile £700 £750 £735
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £485 £575
% change year-on-year +18.45% -15.65% +21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £73.75 - £77.50
Median hourly rate £77.50 - £80.00
75th Percentile £81.25 - £82.50
90th Percentile - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £77.50 - £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 26,625 13,256 20,593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.33% 31.10% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,740 9,006 13,457
10th Percentile £300 £260 £250
25th Percentile £415 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £473
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +0.53% -0.53%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £744 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 671 526 817
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.50 £12.33
25th Percentile £16.00 £16.75 £15.07
Median hourly rate £26.27 £26.27 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year - +25.10% +5.00%
75th Percentile £49.25 £46.56 £44.25
90th Percentile £65.00 £60.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £20.21
% change year-on-year -20.00% +23.73% +9.22%

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -21 365 £575 +9.52% 171
London -41 214 £580 +10.48% 77
UK excluding London -53 136 £575 +18.45% 111
Work from Home -87 133 £575 +15.00% 25
South East -50 44 £596 +10.88% 21
East of England -28 30 £580 +36.47% 9
North of England -47 25 £520 -1.89% 37
North West -34 16 £500 -7.41% 20
South West -44 16 £487 +19.88% 5
Scotland -47 16 £588 +23.68% 17
North East +8 11 £575 -4.17% 10
Yorkshire -35 4 £550 +15.79% 7
Wales - 3 £625 - 3
West Midlands -57 2 £535 +33.75% 11
Midlands -67 2 £535 +33.75% 18

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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.

1 242 (55.50%) Azure
2 193 (44.27%) AWS
3 154 (35.32%) Agile Software Development
4 141 (32.34%) CI/CD
5 138 (31.65%) Microsoft
6 133 (30.50%) DevOps
7 108 (24.77%) PaaS
8 107 (24.54%) Python
9 102 (23.39%) Finance
10 97 (22.25%) Microservices
10 97 (22.25%) Kubernetes
11 95 (21.79%) Terraform
12 91 (20.87%) Public Cloud
13 86 (19.72%) SaaS
14 83 (19.04%) Social Skills
15 80 (18.35%) Linux
16 79 (18.12%) GCP
17 72 (16.51%) IaaS
18 70 (16.06%) Google
19 69 (15.83%) Windows
20 68 (15.60%) Migration
20 68 (15.60%) Ansible
21 64 (14.68%) Infrastructure as Code
22 57 (13.07%) Security Cleared
23 55 (12.61%) Private Cloud
24 54 (12.39%) PowerShell
24 54 (12.39%) Active Directory
25 53 (12.16%) VMware
26 52 (11.93%) Analytics
27 51 (11.70%) Docker

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 41 (9.40%) Confluence
2 22 (5.05%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (3.67%) OpenStack
4 12 (2.75%) NServiceBus
5 11 (2.52%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.29%) IIS
7 9 (2.06%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.92%) Apache
8 4 (0.92%) nginx
9 3 (0.69%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.23%) CMS
10 1 (0.23%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (3.44%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.15%) Avolution ABACUS
2 2 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 242 (55.50%) Azure
2 193 (44.27%) AWS
3 108 (24.77%) PaaS
4 86 (19.72%) SaaS
5 79 (18.12%) GCP
6 72 (16.51%) IaaS
7 47 (10.78%) Serverless
8 40 (9.17%) Microsoft 365
9 35 (8.03%) Azure Monitor
10 34 (7.80%) Azure Active Directory
11 30 (6.88%) GitHub
12 28 (6.42%) AWS CloudFormation
12 28 (6.42%) Cloud Computing
12 28 (6.42%) Power Platform
13 18 (4.13%) Azure Sentinel
13 18 (4.13%) Google Workspace
14 17 (3.90%) Azure Functions
14 17 (3.90%) Azure Logic Apps
15 16 (3.67%) AWS Lambda
16 15 (3.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 48 (11.01%) Internet
2 43 (9.86%) Firewall
3 29 (6.65%) VPN
4 26 (5.96%) WAN
5 19 (4.36%) DNS
6 18 (4.13%) LAN
7 13 (2.98%) Network Security
8 11 (2.52%) VLAN
9 10 (2.29%) MPLS
10 9 (2.06%) TCP/IP
11 7 (1.61%) DHCP
12 6 (1.38%) BGP
12 6 (1.38%) Cisco ISE
13 5 (1.15%) HTTP
13 5 (1.15%) Reverse Proxy
13 5 (1.15%) Wireless
14 4 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (0.92%) EIGRP
14 4 (0.92%) IPv4
14 4 (0.92%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.49%) MySQL
2 30 (6.88%) Oracle Database
3 24 (5.50%) SQL Server
4 20 (4.59%) Big Data
5 17 (3.90%) Metadata
6 16 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (3.67%) NoSQL
7 15 (3.44%) MongoDB
8 13 (2.98%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 11 (2.52%) Hadoop
11 9 (2.06%) Data Lake
12 8 (1.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.83%) Neo4j
13 7 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (1.15%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.92%) Blockchain
16 4 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 46 (10.55%) JIRA
2 44 (10.09%) GitLab
3 36 (8.26%) Jenkins
4 34 (7.80%) Git (software)
5 15 (3.44%) Checkstyle
6 10 (2.29%) ERwin
7 6 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (1.15%) Terragrunt
9 4 (0.92%) git-flow
9 4 (0.92%) Spinnaker
9 4 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.69%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.69%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.69%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.69%) PyCharm
10 3 (0.69%) Visual Studio Code
11 2 (0.46%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.46%) Toad
11 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 102 (23.39%) Finance
2 83 (19.04%) Social Skills
3 40 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (7.57%) Public Sector
5 20 (4.59%) Presentation Skills
6 14 (3.21%) Financial Institution
7 13 (2.98%) Law
8 10 (2.29%) Banking
9 8 (1.83%) Influencing Skills
10 6 (1.38%) Billing
10 6 (1.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 6 (1.38%) Legal
11 5 (1.15%) Local Government
12 4 (0.92%) Marketing
12 4 (0.92%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.69%) Documentation Skills
13 3 (0.69%) Games
14 2 (0.46%) Electronics
14 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 141 (32.34%) Architect
2 63 (14.45%) Cloud Engineer
3 48 (11.01%) Developer
4 38 (8.72%) Consultant
5 36 (8.26%) Solutions Architect
6 30 (6.88%) Cloud Architect
7 29 (6.65%) Azure Architect
8 28 (6.42%) DevOps Engineer
9 27 (6.19%) Java Developer
10 26 (5.96%) AWS Architect
11 23 (5.28%) Cloud Consultant
12 22 (5.05%) Azure Engineer
13 15 (3.44%) Azure Developer
13 15 (3.44%) Network Engineer
13 15 (3.44%) Security Engineer
14 14 (3.21%) Cloud Developer
14 14 (3.21%) Technical Architect
15 13 (2.98%) Security Architect
16 12 (2.75%) Senior Cloud Engineer
17 11 (2.52%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (10.55%) REST
2 30 (6.88%) Spring Boot
3 28 (6.42%) J2SE
3 28 (6.42%) Spring
4 24 (5.50%) Node.js
5 21 (4.82%) Web Services
6 20 (4.59%) ARM Templates
7 16 (3.67%) Middleware
8 14 (3.21%) SAML
9 13 (2.98%) .NET
9 13 (2.98%) JSON
9 13 (2.98%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (2.06%) Kafka
10 9 (2.06%) LDAP
10 9 (2.06%) OAuth
11 8 (1.83%) Elastic Stack
12 7 (1.61%) AngularJS
12 7 (1.61%) RESTful
13 6 (1.38%) OpenID
14 5 (1.15%) React
Miscellaneous
1 91 (20.87%) Public Cloud
2 55 (12.61%) Private Cloud
3 45 (10.32%) Cloud Native
4 44 (10.09%) Data Centre
5 31 (7.11%) Management Information System
6 25 (5.73%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (3.90%) Virtual Team
8 12 (2.75%) PKI
9 11 (2.52%) Blog
10 10 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.15%) Legacy Systems
13 4 (0.92%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.92%) Industry 4.0
13 4 (0.92%) Internet of Things
13 4 (0.92%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.92%) Renewable Energy
13 4 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 80 (18.35%) Linux
2 69 (15.83%) Windows
3 17 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (3.90%) Windows Server
4 14 (3.21%) Unix
5 11 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (2.29%) Windows Server 2019
7 8 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.61%) Windows 10
9 6 (1.38%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (1.15%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.69%) AIX
11 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.46%) Android
12 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.23%) CentOS
13 1 (0.23%) Solaris
13 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (35.32%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (32.34%) CI/CD
3 133 (30.50%) DevOps
4 97 (22.25%) Microservices
5 68 (15.60%) Migration
6 64 (14.68%) Infrastructure as Code
7 52 (11.93%) Analytics
8 49 (11.24%) Infrastructure Automation
9 46 (10.55%) Configuration Management
9 46 (10.55%) Problem-Solving
9 46 (10.55%) Security Architecture
10 40 (9.17%) Scrum
11 32 (7.34%) BDD
11 32 (7.34%) TDD
12 31 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (7.11%) Presales
13 29 (6.65%) Identity Access Management
13 29 (6.65%) Root Cause Analysis
14 28 (6.42%) Test Automation
14 28 (6.42%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 107 (24.54%) Python
2 54 (12.39%) PowerShell
3 47 (10.78%) Bash
3 47 (10.78%) Java
4 44 (10.09%) SQL
5 28 (6.42%) Java 11
5 28 (6.42%) Java 8
6 26 (5.96%) JavaScript
7 20 (4.59%) Ruby
8 15 (3.44%) Go
9 14 (3.21%) Google Apps Script
10 12 (2.75%) Scala
11 11 (2.52%) Perl
12 10 (2.29%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.83%) C#
14 6 (1.38%) Groovy
15 5 (1.15%) C++
16 4 (0.92%) Bicep
17 2 (0.46%) R
17 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (13.07%) Security Cleared
2 45 (10.32%) SC Cleared
3 21 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (4.82%) OCPJP
3 21 (4.82%) Sun Certification
4 17 (3.90%) Degree
5 13 (2.98%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.75%) CISSP
7 11 (2.52%) AWS Certification
8 9 (2.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 9 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (2.06%) CCSP
8 9 (2.06%) GIAC
9 7 (1.61%) CCNP
10 6 (1.38%) CCIE
11 4 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.69%) ISEB
13 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.46%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.59%) GDPR
2 13 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.29%) NIST
4 9 (2.06%) Data Quality
4 9 (2.06%) QA
5 8 (1.83%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.38%) NIST 800
7 5 (1.15%) HIPAA
7 5 (1.15%) SOC 2
8 1 (0.23%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.23%) NCSC
System Software
1 54 (12.39%) Active Directory
2 51 (11.70%) Docker
3 41 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (4.13%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (2.06%) VMware NSX
6 6 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.92%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.69%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 3 (0.69%) vSphere
9 2 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.23%) Ceph
10 1 (0.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.23%) Firmware
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.23%) NFS
10 1 (0.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 97 (22.25%) Kubernetes
2 95 (21.79%) Terraform
3 68 (15.60%) Ansible
4 30 (6.88%) Prometheus
5 26 (5.96%) Kibana
6 23 (5.28%) Consul
7 19 (4.36%) logstash
8 15 (3.44%) Grafana
9 12 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (2.75%) Single Sign-On
10 10 (2.29%) Microsoft Intune
11 9 (2.06%) Puppet
11 9 (2.06%) SCCM
12 8 (1.83%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 8 (1.83%) Nagios
12 8 (1.83%) ZABBIX
13 7 (1.61%) Istio
13 7 (1.61%) Packer
13 7 (1.61%) SCOM
13 7 (1.61%) vRealize
Vendors
1 138 (31.65%) Microsoft
2 70 (16.06%) Google
3 53 (12.16%) VMware
4 41 (9.40%) Oracle
5 24 (5.50%) Cisco
6 22 (5.05%) Sun
7 20 (4.59%) Red Hat
8 16 (3.67%) F5
9 15 (3.44%) Cloudera
9 15 (3.44%) ServiceNow
10 12 (2.75%) Citrix
10 12 (2.75%) Palo Alto
11 10 (2.29%) Informatica
12 9 (2.06%) TOWER Software
13 8 (1.83%) Atlassian
13 8 (1.83%) CheckPoint
14 7 (1.61%) Hortonworks
14 7 (1.61%) Splunk
14 7 (1.61%) Talend
15 6 (1.38%) McAfee