Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 606 648 766
Rank change year-on-year +42 +118 +13
Contract jobs citing Hybrid Cloud 255 205 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.21% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 0.65% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 132 68
UK median daily rate £500 £513 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.63% +3.89%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £725 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £463 £460
% change year-on-year +8.11% +0.54% -16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
UK median hourly rate - £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 33,553 31,668 35,375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.48% 32.68% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,471 20,668 22,536
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £238
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 947 1,114 1,414
UK median hourly rate £21.78 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.24% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.32 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.35 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.24 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.20% - +14.29%

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 19 January 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 14 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 19 January 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 +30 228 £525 +2.24% 67
UK excluding London +33 131 £500 +8.11% 35
London -14 122 £525 -2.78% 35
South East +11 53 £525 -7.85% 11
Scotland -5 20 £300 -13.04% 4
Midlands +9 16 £545 +45.33% 5
North of England +14 15 £488 +14.71% 12
West Midlands +7 15 £545 +45.33% 3
East of England -1 14 £500 -16.67% 1
North West -1 11 £450 +2.86% 6
South West +7 8 £500 -2.44% 2
Wales - 5 £425 -
Yorkshire +4 4 £494 -5.95% 5
East Midlands - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Hybrid Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Hybrid Cloud.

1 157 (61.57%) Amazon AWS
2 144 (56.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (32.55%) DevOps
4 70 (27.45%) IaaS
5 69 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (25.88%) Linux
7 65 (25.49%) Windows
8 64 (25.10%) Finance
9 63 (24.71%) Microsoft
10 58 (22.75%) Public Cloud
11 55 (21.57%) VMware
12 49 (19.22%) PaaS
13 46 (18.04%) Ansible
14 40 (15.69%) Python
15 39 (15.29%) Web Services
15 39 (15.29%) Java
16 36 (14.12%) OpenStack
17 35 (13.73%) Docker
17 35 (13.73%) Data Centre
17 35 (13.73%) Migration
18 34 (13.33%) Firewall
18 34 (13.33%) PowerShell
19 32 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
19 32 (12.55%) Private Cloud
20 30 (11.76%) Jenkins
20 30 (11.76%) Puppet
21 29 (11.37%) SaaS
21 29 (11.37%) Cloud Computing
21 29 (11.37%) Ruby
22 28 (10.98%) Kubernetes

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 36 (14.12%) OpenStack
2 6 (2.35%) IIS
3 5 (1.96%) JBoss
4 3 (1.18%) IBM Domino
4 3 (1.18%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.18%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.18%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.39%) Confluence
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 157 (61.57%) Amazon AWS
2 144 (56.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (27.45%) IaaS
4 49 (19.22%) PaaS
5 29 (11.37%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (11.37%) SaaS
6 23 (9.02%) Office 365
7 16 (6.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 15 (5.88%) OpenShift
9 12 (4.71%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (3.53%) GitHub
12 8 (3.14%) Serverless
12 8 (3.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (2.75%) Amazon S3
14 3 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.78%) IBM Cloud
16 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudTrail
16 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (13.33%) Firewall
2 27 (10.59%) DNS
3 23 (9.02%) VPN
4 21 (8.24%) LAN
5 19 (7.45%) WAN
6 14 (5.49%) Network Security
6 14 (5.49%) TCP/IP
7 13 (5.10%) SAN
8 9 (3.53%) DHCP
9 5 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.96%) iSCSI
9 5 (1.96%) VLAN
9 5 (1.96%) VXLAN
10 4 (1.57%) BGP
10 4 (1.57%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.57%) Internet
10 4 (1.57%) NAS
10 4 (1.57%) OSPF
10 4 (1.57%) Reverse Proxy
10 4 (1.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.96%) Relational Database
1 5 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.18%) Big Data
4 2 (0.78%) Blockchain
4 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.39%) Bigtable
5 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.39%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.39%) MySQL
5 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.39%) OLAP
5 1 (0.39%) OLTP
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 22 (8.63%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.49%) Subversion
4 11 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (4.31%) TeamCity
5 7 (2.75%) JIRA
6 5 (1.96%) GitLab
6 5 (1.96%) Selenium
7 4 (1.57%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.57%) JMeter
7 4 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.18%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.39%) Apache Continuum
10 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
General
1 64 (25.10%) Finance
2 17 (6.67%) Banking
3 11 (4.31%) Law
4 6 (2.35%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.57%) Marketing
6 3 (1.18%) Advertising
6 3 (1.18%) Retail
7 2 (0.78%) Automotive
7 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 101 (39.61%) Architect
2 48 (18.82%) Cloud Engineer
3 41 (16.08%) Cloud Architect
4 27 (10.59%) AWS Engineer
5 22 (8.63%) DevOps Engineer
6 19 (7.45%) Consultant
7 18 (7.06%) Azure Architect
8 16 (6.27%) AWS Architect
9 13 (5.10%) Infrastructure Architect
10 12 (4.71%) Technical Architect
11 11 (4.31%) Azure Engineer
11 11 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.92%) Support Engineer
13 9 (3.53%) Azure Consultant
13 9 (3.53%) Enterprise Architect
13 9 (3.53%) Optimisation Engineer
13 9 (3.53%) Security Architect
14 8 (3.14%) AWS DevOps
14 8 (3.14%) Azure DevOps
14 8 (3.14%) Cloud Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.29%) Web Services
2 21 (8.24%) JSON
3 11 (4.31%) Node.js
4 9 (3.53%) Middleware
5 8 (3.14%) REST
6 7 (2.75%) Spring Boot
7 6 (2.35%) AngularJS
7 6 (2.35%) React
7 6 (2.35%) RESTful
7 6 (2.35%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (2.35%) Spring
8 5 (1.96%) J2EE
8 5 (1.96%) Spring MVC
8 5 (1.96%) Spring Security
9 4 (1.57%) LDAP
10 3 (1.18%) .NET
10 3 (1.18%) OAuth
10 3 (1.18%) OAuth2
11 2 (0.78%) Akka
11 2 (0.78%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 58 (22.75%) Public Cloud
2 35 (13.73%) Data Centre
3 32 (12.55%) Private Cloud
4 17 (6.67%) PKI
5 11 (4.31%) Enterprise Cloud
6 10 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.53%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.35%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.96%) Replication
10 4 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.57%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 3 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.18%) Equities
11 3 (1.18%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.18%) Fintech
11 3 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.18%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.78%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 66 (25.88%) Linux
2 65 (25.49%) Windows
3 26 (10.20%) Windows Server
4 21 (8.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (7.45%) Unix
6 13 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.31%) CentOS
8 8 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (2.35%) Solaris
11 5 (1.96%) AIX
11 5 (1.96%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.57%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.18%) SUSE
14 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (32.55%) DevOps
2 69 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (13.73%) Migration
4 32 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (10.20%) Load Balancing
6 21 (8.24%) ITIL
7 20 (7.84%) Configuration Management
8 19 (7.45%) Test Automation
9 17 (6.67%) Microservices
10 15 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (5.88%) TOGAF
11 14 (5.49%) High Availability
12 13 (5.10%) Continuous Deployment
12 13 (5.10%) Kanban
12 13 (5.10%) Security Architecture
12 13 (5.10%) SOA
13 12 (4.71%) Project Management
13 12 (4.71%) SIEM
14 11 (4.31%) Infrastructure Management
14 11 (4.31%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 40 (15.69%) Python
2 39 (15.29%) Java
3 34 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 29 (11.37%) Ruby
5 17 (6.67%) Perl
6 11 (4.31%) SQL
7 7 (2.75%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.75%) C#
7 7 (2.75%) Go
7 7 (2.75%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.35%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.57%) PHP
10 3 (1.18%) Scala
11 1 (0.39%) C
11 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (5.49%) Degree
2 10 (3.92%) CISSP
2 10 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 10 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.14%) CCNP
3 8 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.35%) MCSE
4 6 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.57%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.57%) SANS
7 3 (1.18%) CCIE
7 3 (1.18%) CEH
7 3 (1.18%) CISM
7 3 (1.18%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.78%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.39%) CCNA
9 1 (0.39%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.92%) PCI DSS
3 9 (3.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (2.35%) GAAP
5 5 (1.96%) GDPR
5 5 (1.96%) SAS 70
6 4 (1.57%) PA-DSS
6 4 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (1.18%) QA
8 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.78%) PMO
9 1 (0.39%) COBIT
9 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.39%) GCP
9 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (13.73%) Docker
2 27 (10.59%) Active Directory
3 18 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 13 (5.10%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (3.53%) vCloud
7 7 (2.75%) VMware NSX
8 5 (1.96%) XenApp
9 4 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.57%) vSphere
10 3 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.78%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.78%) flannel
12 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 46 (18.04%) Ansible
2 30 (11.76%) Puppet
3 28 (10.98%) Kubernetes
4 20 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (5.49%) Nagios
5 14 (5.49%) SCCM
5 14 (5.49%) Terraform
6 10 (3.92%) Rundeck
7 9 (3.53%) SCOM
8 7 (2.75%) Packer
9 6 (2.35%) Mesos
10 5 (1.96%) Graylog
10 5 (1.96%) logstash
10 5 (1.96%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.96%) vRealize
10 5 (1.96%) ZABBIX
11 4 (1.57%) Consul
11 4 (1.57%) SCVMM
12 3 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
12 3 (1.18%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 63 (24.71%) Microsoft
2 55 (21.57%) VMware
3 23 (9.02%) Cisco
4 19 (7.45%) Google
5 13 (5.10%) Red Hat
5 13 (5.10%) Splunk
6 8 (3.14%) Citrix
7 7 (2.75%) CA
7 7 (2.75%) CheckPoint
7 7 (2.75%) EMC
8 6 (2.35%) F5
8 6 (2.35%) Oracle
9 5 (1.96%) Dell
9 5 (1.96%) HP
9 5 (1.96%) IBM
9 5 (1.96%) NetApp
9 5 (1.96%) New Relic
10 4 (1.57%) Capita
10 4 (1.57%) Micro Focus
10 4 (1.57%) Serena