Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 568 661 642
Rank change year-on-year +93 -19 +183
Contract jobs citing Hybrid Cloud 336 217 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.64% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 117 191
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +3.26%
10th Percentile £355 £425 £330
90th Percentile £689 £675 £738
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.15% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £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 35,111 33,940 36,707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.17% 34.25% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,948 22,216 23,983
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +4.38% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,084 1,055 1,250
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £46.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.64
% change year-on-year - -3.10% +17.94%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +89 308 £525 -4.55% 77
UK excluding London +45 195 £500 - 44
London +30 122 £575 - 36
South East +12 66 £600 +9.09% 12
North of England +6 49 £425 -11.69% 11
South West +9 28 £494 -1.25% 5
North West +2 24 £406 -18.86% 9
Midlands -5 23 £600 +11.63% 7
West Midlands -1 21 £600 +11.63% 5
East of England -18 21 £403 -19.05% 6
Yorkshire -7 20 £425 -10.53% 2
Scotland -18 11 £525 +5.00% 2
East Midlands +13 6 £600 - 2
North East -9 5 £658 -
Wales - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 169 (50.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 166 (49.40%) Amazon AWS
3 85 (25.30%) Windows
4 81 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (23.51%) Microsoft
6 77 (22.92%) Migration
7 76 (22.62%) DevOps
8 63 (18.75%) IaaS
9 62 (18.45%) PaaS
10 61 (18.15%) Finance
11 56 (16.67%) VMware
12 53 (15.77%) Data Centre
13 52 (15.48%) Public Cloud
14 48 (14.29%) Office 365
15 47 (13.99%) Linux
16 45 (13.39%) SQL
17 43 (12.80%) Active Directory
18 41 (12.20%) Docker
19 38 (11.31%) Scrum
20 37 (11.01%) SaaS
20 37 (11.01%) Ansible
21 36 (10.71%) Google Cloud Platform
21 36 (10.71%) Terraform
22 35 (10.42%) Google
23 34 (10.12%) Python
24 32 (9.52%) Kanban
25 31 (9.23%) Firewall
25 31 (9.23%) ITIL
26 29 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
26 29 (8.63%) Security Architecture

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 12 (3.57%) OpenStack
2 7 (2.08%) Confluence
2 7 (2.08%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (0.89%) IIS
4 3 (0.89%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.60%) Apache
5 2 (0.60%) nginx
6 1 (0.30%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.30%) JBoss
6 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.30%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 169 (50.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 166 (49.40%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (18.75%) IaaS
4 62 (18.45%) PaaS
5 48 (14.29%) Office 365
6 37 (11.01%) SaaS
7 36 (10.71%) Google Cloud Platform
8 19 (5.65%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
10 11 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (2.98%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (2.98%) Serverless
12 8 (2.38%) Amazon S3
12 8 (2.38%) GitHub
13 6 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (1.79%) IBM Cloud
13 6 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (1.49%) iPaaS
15 4 (1.19%) Lucidchart
16 3 (0.89%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.23%) Firewall
2 25 (7.44%) WAN
3 21 (6.25%) DNS
4 20 (5.95%) LAN
5 16 (4.76%) Network Security
6 13 (3.87%) VPN
7 8 (2.38%) Software-Defined Networking
8 7 (2.08%) SAN
9 5 (1.49%) DHCP
10 4 (1.19%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.19%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.89%) HTTP
11 3 (0.89%) Internet
11 3 (0.89%) NAS
11 3 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (0.89%) VSAN
12 2 (0.60%) DMZ
12 2 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.60%) Multicast
12 2 (0.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.36%) MySQL
2 17 (5.06%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.38%) Big Data
4 6 (1.79%) DB2
5 5 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.49%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.19%) Amazon Aurora
6 4 (1.19%) Redis
7 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.89%) Power BI
8 2 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.60%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.60%) Hazelcast
8 2 (0.60%) HDInsight
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (8.04%) Jenkins
2 21 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.27%) JIRA
4 8 (2.38%) GitLab
4 8 (2.38%) Maven
4 8 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.08%) Bitbucket
5 7 (2.08%) Checkstyle
6 6 (1.79%) CA Gen
6 6 (1.79%) CF BOSH
7 5 (1.49%) Robot Framework
8 4 (1.19%) Subversion
8 4 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.89%) JUnit
10 2 (0.60%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.60%) Selenium
10 2 (0.60%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 61 (18.15%) Finance
2 15 (4.46%) Banking
3 7 (2.08%) Retail
3 7 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.79%) Back Office
4 6 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.49%) Law
6 4 (1.19%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.89%) Legal
7 3 (0.89%) Local Government
8 2 (0.60%) Games
8 2 (0.60%) German Language
8 2 (0.60%) Marketing
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) Front Office
9 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 142 (42.26%) Architect
2 63 (18.75%) Cloud Architect
3 34 (10.12%) Security Architect
4 32 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
4 32 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 27 (8.04%) Project Manager
6 26 (7.74%) Azure Architect
7 22 (6.55%) AWS Architect
7 22 (6.55%) Infrastructure Architect
8 18 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
8 18 (5.36%) Technical Architect
9 15 (4.46%) Developer
10 14 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
11 12 (3.57%) Analyst
11 12 (3.57%) Azure Engineer
12 11 (3.27%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
12 11 (3.27%) Network Architect
13 10 (2.98%) AWS Engineer
13 10 (2.98%) Cloud Specialist
13 10 (2.98%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.55%) Middleware
2 18 (5.36%) Web Services
3 14 (4.17%) Kafka
3 14 (4.17%) OAuth
4 13 (3.87%) JSON
5 12 (3.57%) .NET
5 12 (3.57%) J2EE
6 10 (2.98%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (2.98%) Spring
7 9 (2.68%) Node.js
7 9 (2.68%) SAML
8 8 (2.38%) REST
8 8 (2.38%) Spring Boot
9 6 (1.79%) Elastic Stack
9 6 (1.79%) JMS
9 6 (1.79%) SOAP
10 5 (1.49%) OAuth2
11 4 (1.19%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.19%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.77%) Data Centre
2 52 (15.48%) Public Cloud
3 19 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.65%) Private Cloud
4 15 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.38%) PKI
6 6 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (1.49%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.49%) Replication
8 4 (1.19%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.89%) CMDB
9 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.60%) Clustering
10 2 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.60%) User Experience
10 2 (0.60%) Wiki
11 1 (0.30%) Blog
11 1 (0.30%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.30%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 85 (25.30%) Windows
2 47 (13.99%) Linux
3 29 (8.63%) Windows Server
4 26 (7.74%) Unix
5 20 (5.95%) Windows 10
6 10 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.08%) Solaris
8 4 (1.19%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.89%) Android
9 3 (0.89%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.60%) VMS
11 1 (0.30%) AIX
11 1 (0.30%) CentOS
11 1 (0.30%) Debian
11 1 (0.30%) Fedora
11 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (22.92%) Migration
3 76 (22.62%) DevOps
4 38 (11.31%) Scrum
5 32 (9.52%) Kanban
6 31 (9.23%) ITIL
7 29 (8.63%) Security Architecture
8 27 (8.04%) Configuration Management
9 23 (6.85%) Microservices
9 23 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (6.85%) Waterfall
10 22 (6.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 21 (6.25%) OWASP
11 21 (6.25%) TOGAF
12 20 (5.95%) PRINCE2
12 20 (5.95%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (5.95%) Project Management
13 19 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (5.65%) Cybersecurity
14 18 (5.36%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (13.39%) SQL
2 34 (10.12%) Python
3 27 (8.04%) Java
4 21 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 17 (5.06%) Ruby
6 13 (3.87%) Perl
7 12 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.27%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.68%) Java 8
10 6 (1.79%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.79%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.60%) C#
11 2 (0.60%) Groovy
12 1 (0.30%) C
12 1 (0.30%) Go
12 1 (0.30%) PHP
12 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (7.74%) CISSP
2 22 (6.55%) CISM
3 20 (5.95%) Degree
3 20 (5.95%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 12 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.27%) CEH
6 10 (2.98%) CISA
7 9 (2.68%) CCNP
7 9 (2.68%) MCSE
8 8 (2.38%) AWS Certification
8 8 (2.38%) TOGAF Certification
9 6 (1.79%) MCSA
9 6 (1.79%) SANS
10 4 (1.19%) CRISC
11 3 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 2 (0.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.44%) GDPR
2 19 (5.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (5.06%) NIST 800
4 9 (2.68%) QA
5 3 (0.89%) ISO 20022
5 3 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.60%) PMO
6 2 (0.60%) SLA
7 1 (0.30%) COBIT
7 1 (0.30%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.30%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (12.80%) Active Directory
2 41 (12.20%) Docker
3 29 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (5.36%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.98%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (2.68%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (2.38%) vSphere
8 6 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.49%) VMware NSX
10 4 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.89%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.60%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.30%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.30%) LXC
13 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.30%) vCloud
13 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (11.01%) Ansible
2 36 (10.71%) Terraform
3 29 (8.63%) Kubernetes
4 28 (8.33%) Puppet
5 19 (5.65%) SCCM
6 18 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (4.46%) SCOM
8 14 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
9 12 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
10 11 (3.27%) Nagios
11 8 (2.38%) CloudForms
11 8 (2.38%) SCOrch
11 8 (2.38%) vRealize
12 7 (2.08%) Rancher
13 6 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (1.19%) Grafana
14 4 (1.19%) NetBackup
14 4 (1.19%) Prometheus
14 4 (1.19%) ZABBIX
15 3 (0.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (23.51%) Microsoft
2 56 (16.67%) VMware
3 35 (10.42%) Google
4 23 (6.85%) Cisco
5 17 (5.06%) Oracle
6 12 (3.57%) IBM
7 11 (3.27%) Citrix
7 11 (3.27%) webMethods
8 9 (2.68%) McAfee
9 7 (2.08%) Informatica
10 6 (1.79%) BEA
10 6 (1.79%) Pega
11 5 (1.49%) MuleSoft
11 5 (1.49%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (1.49%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.49%) Sitecore
12 4 (1.19%) Dell
12 4 (1.19%) New Relic
12 4 (1.19%) PlateSpin
12 4 (1.19%) SaltStack