Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 512 634 677
Rank change year-on-year +122 +43 +153
Contract jobs citing Hybrid Cloud 426 257 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 0.74% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 137 148
UK median daily rate £508 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.50% -2.44% +11.41%
10th Percentile £360 £350 £343
90th Percentile £675 £675 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £489 £488 £455
% change year-on-year +0.26% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £21.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.47

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 34,703 34,707 34,038
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.08% 33.62% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,888 23,074 22,186
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,036 1,004 1,207
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £20.92 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.24% +4.61% +5.10%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.32 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.75% - +7.99%

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 14 December 2018.

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 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 14 December 2018. 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 +141 394 £510 +2.00% 122
UK excluding London +84 270 £489 +0.26% 84
London +45 139 £575 +9.52% 41
North of England +60 92 £490 +0.51% 22
South East +4 69 £525 +2.44% 25
North West +25 47 £515 +14.44% 14
South West -2 33 £400 -20.00% 5
Yorkshire +7 32 £425 -12.82% 3
Midlands +2 32 £550 +5.77% 26
West Midlands -1 32 £550 +5.77% 13
East of England +3 30 £481 -12.50% 3
Scotland -18 16 £438 +39.89% 2
North East - 13 £513 - 5
East Midlands +12 4 £600 - 13
Wales -29 2 £383 -10.00% 1

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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.

1 233 (54.69%) Amazon AWS
2 198 (46.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 149 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
4 145 (34.04%) DevOps
5 142 (33.33%) Windows
6 103 (24.18%) Linux
7 97 (22.77%) Microsoft
8 94 (22.07%) Ansible
8 94 (22.07%) Docker
9 84 (19.72%) Migration
10 77 (18.08%) IaaS
11 75 (17.61%) Data Centre
12 74 (17.37%) Jenkins
13 72 (16.90%) Oracle
13 72 (16.90%) PaaS
14 70 (16.43%) Puppet
15 68 (15.96%) Active Directory
16 66 (15.49%) VMware
17 65 (15.26%) Kubernetes
18 63 (14.79%) Scrum
19 62 (14.55%) Public Cloud
20 60 (14.08%) Finance
21 56 (13.15%) Configuration Management
21 56 (13.15%) Terraform
22 55 (12.91%) Git (software)
23 54 (12.68%) Java
23 54 (12.68%) Python
24 51 (11.97%) Office 365
24 51 (11.97%) Kanban
25 50 (11.74%) Stakeholder Management

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 35 (8.22%) Confluence
2 14 (3.29%) OpenStack
3 13 (3.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (2.35%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.41%) JBoss
6 4 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.70%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.47%) Apache
8 2 (0.47%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.23%) CMS
9 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.23%) nginx
9 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.99%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 233 (54.69%) Amazon AWS
2 198 (46.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (18.08%) IaaS
4 72 (16.90%) PaaS
5 51 (11.97%) Office 365
6 44 (10.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 41 (9.62%) Cloud Computing
8 34 (7.98%) SaaS
9 33 (7.75%) Google Cloud Platform
10 30 (7.04%) Serverless
11 28 (6.57%) OpenShift
12 17 (3.99%) GitHub
13 14 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
14 12 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
15 11 (2.58%) AWS Lambda
16 9 (2.11%) Amazon S3
17 8 (1.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 4 (0.94%) Amazon ELB
18 4 (0.94%) IBM Cloud
18 4 (0.94%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 41 (9.62%) Firewall
2 21 (4.93%) DNS
2 21 (4.93%) WAN
3 17 (3.99%) LAN
4 14 (3.29%) Network Security
4 14 (3.29%) VLAN
4 14 (3.29%) VPN
5 10 (2.35%) SAN
6 7 (1.64%) VSAN
7 6 (1.41%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.94%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.70%) NAS
9 3 (0.70%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (0.47%) DHCP
10 2 (0.47%) DMZ
10 2 (0.47%) Internet
10 2 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.47%) MPLS
10 2 (0.47%) Multicast
11 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.57%) MySQL
3 19 (4.46%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (1.17%) DB2
7 4 (0.94%) Amazon Aurora
7 4 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (0.94%) Redis
8 3 (0.70%) Big Data
8 3 (0.70%) Data Lake
8 3 (0.70%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.70%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.47%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.47%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.47%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.47%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 74 (17.37%) Jenkins
2 55 (12.91%) Git (software)
3 42 (9.86%) JIRA
4 37 (8.69%) Sonatype Nexus
5 35 (8.22%) Maven
6 21 (4.93%) GitLab
7 19 (4.46%) Visual Studio
8 14 (3.29%) Bitbucket
9 12 (2.82%) Artifactory
9 12 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (2.82%) Subversion
10 10 (2.35%) Robot Framework
11 9 (2.11%) Checkstyle
12 8 (1.88%) CA Gen
12 8 (1.88%) JUnit
13 6 (1.41%) CF BOSH
14 4 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (0.70%) TeamCity
16 2 (0.47%) SoapUI
General
1 60 (14.08%) Finance
2 13 (3.05%) Banking
3 7 (1.64%) Financial Institution
4 6 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.17%) Back Office
5 5 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.94%) Aerospace
6 4 (0.94%) Law
6 4 (0.94%) Marketing
7 3 (0.70%) Legal
7 3 (0.70%) Local Government
7 3 (0.70%) Retail
8 2 (0.47%) German Language
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 133 (31.22%) Architect
2 53 (12.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 52 (12.21%) Cloud Architect
4 33 (7.75%) Cloud Engineer
5 32 (7.51%) Azure Architect
6 27 (6.34%) Solutions Architect
7 25 (5.87%) Security Architect
8 23 (5.40%) Project Manager
9 22 (5.16%) AWS Engineer
9 22 (5.16%) Developer
10 20 (4.69%) AWS Architect
10 20 (4.69%) Infrastructure Architect
11 19 (4.46%) Technical Architect
12 17 (3.99%) Azure Engineer
13 16 (3.76%) AWS DevOps
13 16 (3.76%) Consultant
14 15 (3.52%) Java Developer
15 14 (3.29%) Technical Manager
16 13 (3.05%) Azure Consultant
16 13 (3.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.34%) Kafka
2 26 (6.10%) YAML
3 21 (4.93%) Elastic Stack
3 21 (4.93%) Web Services
4 20 (4.69%) J2EE
5 19 (4.46%) Spring
6 16 (3.76%) Middleware
7 13 (3.05%) JSON
8 11 (2.58%) Spring Boot
9 10 (2.35%) .NET
9 10 (2.35%) XML
10 9 (2.11%) OAuth
10 9 (2.11%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (2.11%) SAML
11 8 (1.88%) AngularJS
11 8 (1.88%) Node.js
12 6 (1.41%) JMS
13 5 (1.17%) .NET Core
13 5 (1.17%) .NET Framework
14 4 (0.94%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 75 (17.61%) Data Centre
2 62 (14.55%) Public Cloud
3 22 (5.16%) Private Cloud
4 19 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.29%) User Experience
7 9 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (1.88%) Blog
8 8 (1.88%) Replication
9 6 (1.41%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.41%) PKI
10 5 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.17%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.94%) PMI
12 3 (0.70%) CMDB
12 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Cloud
13 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.47%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.23%) Cyber Defence
14 1 (0.23%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 142 (33.33%) Windows
2 103 (24.18%) Linux
3 41 (9.62%) Windows Server
4 38 (8.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (4.93%) Unix
6 20 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (4.46%) Windows 10
8 12 (2.82%) Solaris
9 9 (2.11%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.70%) Android
11 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.47%) CentOS
13 1 (0.23%) AIX
13 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (34.04%) DevOps
3 84 (19.72%) Migration
4 63 (14.79%) Scrum
5 56 (13.15%) Configuration Management
6 51 (11.97%) Kanban
7 50 (11.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (9.39%) Test Automation
9 36 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
10 32 (7.51%) Microservices
11 31 (7.28%) ITIL
12 30 (7.04%) Waterfall
13 29 (6.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 28 (6.57%) SDLC
15 27 (6.34%) Change Management
15 27 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (6.10%) Project Management
16 26 (6.10%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 24 (5.63%) SOA
18 22 (5.16%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 54 (12.68%) Java
1 54 (12.68%) Python
2 48 (11.27%) Ruby
2 48 (11.27%) SQL
3 43 (10.09%) Perl
4 26 (6.10%) PowerShell
5 22 (5.16%) Bash Shell
6 14 (3.29%) Shell Script
7 13 (3.05%) Java 8
8 11 (2.58%) JavaScript
9 8 (1.88%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.94%) Go
10 4 (0.94%) PHP
11 3 (0.70%) C
12 2 (0.47%) C++
12 2 (0.47%) Groovy
13 1 (0.23%) C#
13 1 (0.23%) R
13 1 (0.23%) Scala
13 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (6.57%) Security Cleared
2 27 (6.34%) AWS Certification
3 20 (4.69%) Degree
4 17 (3.99%) SC Cleared
5 15 (3.52%) CISSP
6 14 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (2.58%) CISM
8 11 (2.58%) MCSE
9 10 (2.35%) TOGAF Certification
10 7 (1.64%) MCSA
11 6 (1.41%) CEH
12 5 (1.17%) CCNP
12 5 (1.17%) CISA
12 5 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.94%) CCNA
13 4 (0.94%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.69%) GDPR
2 15 (3.52%) QA
3 12 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.35%) NIST 800
5 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.47%) SLA
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
6 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.23%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 94 (22.07%) Docker
2 68 (15.96%) Active Directory
3 39 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (5.16%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (3.52%) Hyper-V
6 11 (2.58%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (2.11%) VMware NSX
7 9 (2.11%) vSphere
8 8 (1.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.94%) XenApp
10 3 (0.70%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.70%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.47%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.47%) XenServer
12 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.23%) vCloud
12 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 94 (22.07%) Ansible
2 70 (16.43%) Puppet
3 65 (15.26%) Kubernetes
4 56 (13.15%) Terraform
5 31 (7.28%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (6.10%) Nagios
7 20 (4.69%) ZABBIX
8 19 (4.46%) SCCM
9 17 (3.99%) SCOM
10 16 (3.76%) Docker Swarm
11 13 (3.05%) Microsoft Intune
12 12 (2.82%) CloudForms
12 12 (2.82%) Rancher
12 12 (2.82%) Salt
12 12 (2.82%) SCOrch
12 12 (2.82%) vRealize
13 9 (2.11%) Packer
14 6 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
15 5 (1.17%) Grafana
16 4 (0.94%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 97 (22.77%) Microsoft
2 72 (16.90%) Oracle
3 66 (15.49%) VMware
4 38 (8.92%) Red Hat
5 29 (6.81%) Google
6 28 (6.57%) Cisco
7 16 (3.76%) McAfee
7 16 (3.76%) Riverbed
8 12 (2.82%) IBM
9 10 (2.35%) Citrix
10 8 (1.88%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.88%) BEA
10 8 (1.88%) Informatica
10 8 (1.88%) Pega
10 8 (1.88%) webMethods
11 7 (1.64%) PlateSpin
12 4 (0.94%) EMC
12 4 (0.94%) hybris
12 4 (0.94%) SaltStack
12 4 (0.94%) Splunk