Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 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
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 410 445 477
Rank change year-on-year +35 +32 +172
Contract jobs citing Hybrid Cloud 320 159 394
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.78% 1.25% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 95 227
10th Percentile £419 £351 £383
25th Percentile £465 £462 £436
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% -2.78%
75th Percentile £700 £622 £619
90th Percentile £750 £723 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £500 £485
% change year-on-year -0.31% +3.09% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £66.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £82.50

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 18,026 12,709 25,873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.21% 29.14% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,092 8,308 16,994
10th Percentile £300 £256 £288
25th Percentile £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
75th Percentile £603 £600 £580
90th Percentile £700 £706 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 647 521 874
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.61 £11.80
25th Percentile £15.77 £16.20 £13.85
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.70 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +1.21% +23.50% -11.11%
75th Percentile £48.75 £46.75 £43.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £55.00 £51.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £20.98 £18.06
% change year-on-year +8.46% +16.17% -16.02%

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 15 June 2021.

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 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 15 June 2021. 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 +29 227 £525 -4.55% 73
Work from Home -145 135 £575 +1.23% 13
London -40 114 £585 +1.74% 31
UK excluding London +36 113 £498 -0.31% 46
South East +26 36 £518 -6.76% 21
Scotland -17 20 £500 - 4
North of England +19 16 £513 -13.50% 9
East of England +7 12 £479 +1.06% 4
South West +6 12 £493 -3.90% 5
West Midlands -4 12 £510 +23.64% 3
Midlands -6 12 £510 +23.64% 3
Yorkshire +21 10 £475 -18.80% 3
North East +18 4 £675 +58.82% 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £650 -
North West -1 2 £550 -15.38% 5
Wales +5 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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.

1 188 (58.75%) Azure
2 134 (41.88%) AWS
3 114 (35.63%) DevOps
4 92 (28.75%) VMware
5 91 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (26.88%) PaaS
7 84 (26.25%) Microsoft
8 79 (24.69%) Migration
9 77 (24.06%) IaaS
10 76 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
11 66 (20.63%) Windows
12 58 (18.13%) PowerShell
12 58 (18.13%) Social Skills
13 57 (17.81%) GCP
14 56 (17.50%) Google
14 56 (17.50%) Kubernetes
15 54 (16.88%) Python
15 54 (16.88%) Finance
16 53 (16.56%) Microservices
17 52 (16.25%) Terraform
18 48 (15.00%) Security Cleared
19 47 (14.69%) Docker
20 44 (13.75%) Public Cloud
21 43 (13.44%) SaaS
22 42 (13.13%) Linux
23 40 (12.50%) SC Cleared
23 40 (12.50%) Data Centre
23 40 (12.50%) Windows Server
24 38 (11.88%) Infrastructure as Code
25 37 (11.56%) Microsoft 365

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 (7.81%) Confluence
2 14 (4.38%) OpenStack
3 13 (4.06%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.56%) Apache
5 5 (1.56%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.63%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.31%) CMS
7 1 (0.31%) Drupal
7 1 (0.31%) IIS
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 10 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.63%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 188 (58.75%) Azure
2 134 (41.88%) AWS
3 86 (26.88%) PaaS
4 77 (24.06%) IaaS
5 57 (17.81%) GCP
6 43 (13.44%) SaaS
7 37 (11.56%) Microsoft 365
8 16 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
9 15 (4.69%) Azure Stack
9 15 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (4.69%) Serverless
10 13 (4.06%) GitHub
11 11 (3.44%) Azure Logic Apps
12 9 (2.81%) Azure App Service
12 9 (2.81%) Azure Service Bus
13 7 (2.19%) OpenShift
14 5 (1.56%) Akamai
14 5 (1.56%) Amazon S3
14 5 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.69%) Firewall
2 22 (6.88%) VPN
3 21 (6.56%) WAN
4 20 (6.25%) LAN
5 19 (5.94%) DNS
6 17 (5.31%) Internet
7 15 (4.69%) OSPF
7 15 (4.69%) VLAN
8 14 (4.38%) BGP
9 13 (4.06%) IPv4
10 12 (3.75%) Network Security
11 11 (3.44%) Multicast
12 10 (3.13%) HTTP
12 10 (3.13%) IPv6
12 10 (3.13%) MPLS
12 10 (3.13%) Unicast
12 10 (3.13%) VPLS
13 9 (2.81%) Wireless
14 8 (2.50%) DHCP
15 6 (1.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.56%) Big Data
2 15 (4.69%) MySQL
3 13 (4.06%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.75%) BigQuery
4 12 (3.75%) NoSQL
4 12 (3.75%) SQL Server
5 11 (3.44%) Looker
6 7 (2.19%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.19%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.56%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.25%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.94%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.94%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.63%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.63%) HBase
Development Applications
1 32 (10.00%) JIRA
2 26 (8.13%) GitLab
3 24 (7.50%) Jenkins
4 20 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 17 (5.31%) Visual Studio
6 11 (3.44%) Visual Studio Code
7 10 (3.13%) Bitbucket
7 10 (3.13%) IntelliJ
7 10 (3.13%) JUnit
7 10 (3.13%) PyCharm
8 8 (2.50%) Gatling
8 8 (2.50%) LoadRunner
9 7 (2.19%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.25%) git-flow
10 4 (1.25%) Maven
11 3 (0.94%) Checkstyle
11 3 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.94%) Spinnaker
12 2 (0.63%) Gradle
12 2 (0.63%) MSBuild
General
1 58 (18.13%) Social Skills
2 54 (16.88%) Finance
3 27 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (8.44%) Influencing Skills
4 23 (7.19%) Public Sector
5 19 (5.94%) Presentation Skills
6 14 (4.38%) Documentation Skills
7 13 (4.06%) Telecoms
8 10 (3.13%) Banking
9 9 (2.81%) Retail
10 5 (1.56%) Law
11 3 (0.94%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.94%) French Language
11 3 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.63%) Electronics
12 2 (0.63%) Local Government
13 1 (0.31%) Back Office
13 1 (0.31%) Legal
13 1 (0.31%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 126 (39.38%) Architect
2 50 (15.63%) Cloud Architect
3 35 (10.94%) Azure Engineer
4 33 (10.31%) Solutions Architect
5 26 (8.13%) Azure Architect
6 25 (7.81%) Developer
6 25 (7.81%) Product Owner
7 24 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
8 18 (5.63%) Consultant
9 17 (5.31%) Data Architect
10 15 (4.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 13 (4.06%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (4.06%) Enterprise Architect
12 12 (3.75%) AWS Architect
12 12 (3.75%) VMware Architect
13 11 (3.44%) Cloud Consultant
14 10 (3.13%) Java Developer
15 9 (2.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 9 (2.81%) Security Architect
16 8 (2.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.00%) REST
2 15 (4.69%) Web Services
3 13 (4.06%) Node.js
4 9 (2.81%) J2SE
4 9 (2.81%) Kafka
4 9 (2.81%) Spring
4 9 (2.81%) Spring Boot
5 8 (2.50%) .NET
5 8 (2.50%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (2.50%) Middleware
6 7 (2.19%) Spine.js
7 6 (1.88%) JSON
7 6 (1.88%) SAML
8 5 (1.56%) .NET Core
8 5 (1.56%) Swagger
9 4 (1.25%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.25%) OAuth
9 4 (1.25%) OpenID
9 4 (1.25%) React
9 4 (1.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.75%) Public Cloud
2 40 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 27 (8.44%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (7.81%) Tandem
5 24 (7.50%) Cloud Native
6 23 (7.19%) Virtual Team
7 20 (6.25%) Private Cloud
8 8 (2.50%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.56%) Clustering
10 5 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.25%) Cyber Defence
11 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.94%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (0.94%) User Experience
13 2 (0.63%) Blog
13 2 (0.63%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.63%) Life Science
13 2 (0.63%) NHS
13 2 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 66 (20.63%) Windows
2 42 (13.13%) Linux
3 40 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 15 (4.69%) Windows Server 2019
5 14 (4.38%) Unix
6 9 (2.81%) Windows 10
7 8 (2.50%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.25%) VMS
11 3 (0.94%) CentOS
11 3 (0.94%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.63%) Android
12 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (35.63%) DevOps
2 91 (28.44%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (24.69%) Migration
4 53 (16.56%) Microservices
5 38 (11.88%) Infrastructure as Code
6 36 (11.25%) Scrum
7 30 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
8 29 (9.06%) Configuration Management
9 26 (8.13%) Presales
10 25 (7.81%) ITIL
10 25 (7.81%) TOGAF
11 24 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (7.19%) Kanban
13 21 (6.56%) Test Automation
14 20 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
15 19 (5.94%) Decision-Making
15 19 (5.94%) Security Architecture
15 19 (5.94%) TDD
16 18 (5.63%) BDD
16 18 (5.63%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 58 (18.13%) PowerShell
2 54 (16.88%) Python
3 26 (8.13%) SQL
4 24 (7.50%) Java
5 19 (5.94%) Bash Shell
6 18 (5.63%) JavaScript
7 17 (5.31%) Go
8 16 (5.00%) Ruby
9 13 (4.06%) TypeScript
10 9 (2.81%) Java 8
11 8 (2.50%) C#
11 8 (2.50%) Scala
12 5 (1.56%) Perl
13 4 (1.25%) C
13 4 (1.25%) C++
14 3 (0.94%) R
15 2 (0.63%) PHP
15 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 19 (5.94%) Degree
5 9 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.81%) OCPJP
5 9 (2.81%) Sun Certification
6 8 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (2.19%) AWS Certification
8 5 (1.56%) CCNP
8 5 (1.56%) TOGAF Certification
8 5 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.25%) MCSE
10 3 (0.94%) CCIE
10 3 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.94%) VCAP
11 2 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.81%) COBIT
2 9 (2.81%) QA
3 6 (1.88%) NIST
4 4 (1.25%) GDPR
5 3 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.63%) BS7799
6 2 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.63%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.31%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (14.69%) Docker
3 34 (10.63%) Active Directory
4 26 (8.13%) Virtual Desktop
5 18 (5.63%) VMware NSX
6 16 (5.00%) Hyper-V
7 9 (2.81%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (2.81%) vSphere
8 4 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.63%) HDFS
9 2 (0.63%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.63%) vCloud
10 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 56 (17.50%) Kubernetes
2 52 (16.25%) Terraform
3 36 (11.25%) Ansible
4 21 (6.56%) Puppet
5 19 (5.94%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 19 (5.94%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (5.94%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 16 (5.00%) vRealize
7 11 (3.44%) Consul
8 8 (2.50%) Kibana
8 8 (2.50%) logstash
9 6 (1.88%) SCCM
9 6 (1.88%) vCenter Server
10 5 (1.56%) Packer
10 5 (1.56%) SCOM
10 5 (1.56%) StackStorm
11 4 (1.25%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.94%) PowerCLI
13 2 (0.63%) FreeIPA
13 2 (0.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 92 (28.75%) VMware
2 84 (26.25%) Microsoft
3 56 (17.50%) Google
4 27 (8.44%) Citrix
4 27 (8.44%) Oracle
5 15 (4.69%) Cisco
5 15 (4.69%) Splunk
6 12 (3.75%) Atlassian
6 12 (3.75%) Sun
7 11 (3.44%) Rackspace
8 10 (3.13%) Red Hat
9 9 (2.81%) ServiceNow
10 7 (2.19%) IBM
11 6 (1.88%) Neustar
11 6 (1.88%) Palo Alto
11 6 (1.88%) Zscaler
12 5 (1.56%) F5
13 4 (1.25%) Dell
13 4 (1.25%) HP
13 4 (1.25%) SolarWinds