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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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 492 425 449
Rank change year-on-year -67 +24 +60
Contract jobs citing Hybrid Cloud 377 334 155
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.51% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 1.69% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 233 104
10th Percentile £456 £419 £350
25th Percentile £524 £475 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £622 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year +13.07% +10.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £713 £700 £591
90th Percentile £753 £750 £671
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £495 £480
% change year-on-year +21.09% +3.23% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
10th Percentile £63.30 - -
25th Percentile £66.00 - -
Median hourly rate £80.00 £25.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +220.00% - -
75th Percentile £88.00 - -
90th Percentile £92.95 £28.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £92.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year +270.00% - -

Hybrid Cloud is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 28,139 19,818 12,640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.79% 30.40% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,822 13,430 8,296
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
25th Percentile £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £665 £603 £600
90th Percentile £775 £700 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £433 £433
% change year-on-year +12.72% -0.04% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 682 683 478
10th Percentile £14.51 £12.00 £12.61
25th Percentile £17.56 £15.50 £16.69
Median hourly rate £26.98 £25.00 £24.71
Median % change year-on-year +7.92% +1.17% +18.48%
75th Percentile £51.40 £48.62 £46.48
90th Percentile £66.00 £60.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £20.98
% change year-on-year -2.27% +4.89% +12.17%

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 30 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Hybrid Cloud over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Hourly rate histogram 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 30 June 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 -52 301 £600 +14.29% 95
Work from Home -88 190 £600 +9.09% 27
London -27 186 £666 +15.24% 38
UK excluding London -79 90 £600 +21.09% 64
South East -30 28 £600 +15.94% 8
North of England -47 23 £600 +15.66% 23
North West -19 15 £600 +9.59% 11
East of England -17 12 £622 +28.22% 4
South West -20 12 £575 +16.75% 11
Scotland -25 11 £650 +35.42% 6
Yorkshire -36 9 £600 +26.32% 5
Midlands -48 5 £469 -8.09% 11
West Midlands -48 4 £469 -8.09% 8
North East -11 1 £900 +33.33% 7
East Midlands - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 218 (57.82%) Azure
2 193 (51.19%) AWS
3 137 (36.34%) Microsoft
3 137 (36.34%) DevOps
4 129 (34.22%) CI/CD
5 104 (27.59%) Agile
6 99 (26.26%) Kubernetes
7 95 (25.20%) Python
8 93 (24.67%) Terraform
9 88 (23.34%) Docker
10 87 (23.08%) GCP
11 84 (22.28%) Infrastructure as Code
12 83 (22.02%) Security Cleared
13 81 (21.49%) PaaS
14 79 (20.95%) Public Cloud
15 78 (20.69%) Finance
16 75 (19.89%) IaaS
17 73 (19.36%) SC Cleared
18 72 (19.10%) Microservices
18 72 (19.10%) Migration
19 71 (18.83%) Social Skills
20 68 (18.04%) PowerShell
21 67 (17.77%) Linux
22 60 (15.92%) SaaS
23 59 (15.65%) Windows
23 59 (15.65%) Firewall
24 58 (15.38%) VMware
25 57 (15.12%) Ansible
26 55 (14.59%) Google
27 53 (14.06%) Data Centre

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 17 (4.51%) OpenStack
2 13 (3.45%) Confluence
3 8 (2.12%) IIS
4 6 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (1.59%) NServiceBus
4 6 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.06%) JBoss
6 3 (0.80%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.53%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.53%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.27%) Apache
8 1 (0.27%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.27%) CMS
8 1 (0.27%) Drupal
8 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.27%) nginx
8 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 9 (2.39%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.12%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 218 (57.82%) Azure
2 193 (51.19%) AWS
3 87 (23.08%) GCP
4 81 (21.49%) PaaS
5 75 (19.89%) IaaS
6 60 (15.92%) SaaS
7 41 (10.88%) Serverless
8 35 (9.28%) Azure DevOps
9 31 (8.22%) OpenShift
10 27 (7.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 27 (7.16%) Microsoft 365
11 26 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
12 25 (6.63%) Azure Monitor
13 23 (6.10%) GitHub
14 22 (5.84%) Power Platform
15 15 (3.98%) Azure Stack
16 14 (3.71%) Azure Logic Apps
17 13 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
17 13 (3.45%) Azure Sentinel
18 11 (2.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 59 (15.65%) Firewall
2 29 (7.69%) VPN
3 28 (7.43%) DNS
4 21 (5.57%) Internet
5 16 (4.24%) SSL
6 15 (3.98%) Network Security
7 14 (3.71%) DHCP
7 14 (3.71%) WAN
8 13 (3.45%) LAN
9 11 (2.92%) VLAN
10 10 (2.65%) IPsec
11 8 (2.12%) IKE
11 8 (2.12%) MPLS
12 6 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (1.33%) BGP
13 5 (1.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 5 (1.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (1.33%) SAN
13 5 (1.33%) VSAN
13 5 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.84%) NoSQL
2 21 (5.57%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (4.24%) Big Data
4 14 (3.71%) MongoDB
4 14 (3.71%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.65%) Metadata
7 10 (2.65%) Power BI
8 9 (2.39%) SQL Server
9 8 (2.12%) MySQL
10 7 (1.86%) Azure SQL Database
10 7 (1.86%) Data Lake
10 7 (1.86%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (1.59%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.33%) Amazon Athena
12 5 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.06%) GIS
14 3 (0.80%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 51 (13.53%) Jenkins
2 29 (7.69%) GitLab
3 28 (7.43%) JIRA
4 24 (6.37%) Git (software)
5 13 (3.45%) Artifactory
6 9 (2.39%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.12%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (1.59%) SonarQube
8 6 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (1.33%) Gatling
9 5 (1.33%) Gradle
9 5 (1.33%) Maven
9 5 (1.33%) Postman
9 5 (1.33%) Selenium
9 5 (1.33%) Spinnaker
9 5 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.06%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.80%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.80%) IntelliJ
11 3 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 78 (20.69%) Finance
2 71 (18.83%) Social Skills
3 32 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (7.43%) Public Sector
5 17 (4.51%) Presentation Skills
6 10 (2.65%) Marketing
7 9 (2.39%) Documentation Skills
7 9 (2.39%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.12%) Influencing Skills
8 8 (2.12%) Law
9 7 (1.86%) Banking
9 7 (1.86%) Games
10 6 (1.59%) Legal
11 4 (1.06%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.53%) Back Office
13 2 (0.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.27%) Electronics
14 1 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 157 (41.64%) Architect
2 55 (14.59%) Cloud Engineer
3 49 (13.00%) Solutions Architect
4 44 (11.67%) Cloud Architect
5 42 (11.14%) Azure Architect
6 39 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
7 23 (6.10%) AWS Architect
8 22 (5.84%) Azure Engineer
9 21 (5.57%) Consultant
9 21 (5.57%) Data Architect
9 21 (5.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (5.31%) Security Engineer
11 18 (4.77%) Infrastructure Architect
11 18 (4.77%) Security Architect
12 14 (3.71%) GCP Architect
12 14 (3.71%) Lead Architect
12 14 (3.71%) Network Engineer
13 13 (3.45%) AWS Engineer
13 13 (3.45%) Developer
14 10 (2.65%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.90%) .NET
2 18 (4.77%) JSON
3 17 (4.51%) REST
4 14 (3.71%) Node.js
5 13 (3.45%) ARM Templates
6 9 (2.39%) CSS
6 9 (2.39%) HTML
6 9 (2.39%) Kafka
6 9 (2.39%) OAuth
7 8 (2.12%) Middleware
7 8 (2.12%) OAuth2
8 6 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (1.59%) RESTful
9 5 (1.33%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.33%) Play Framework
9 5 (1.33%) Spring Boot
10 4 (1.06%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.06%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (1.06%) Spring
11 3 (0.80%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 79 (20.95%) Public Cloud
2 53 (14.06%) Data Centre
3 49 (13.00%) Private Cloud
4 31 (8.22%) Cloud Native
5 26 (6.90%) Management Information System
6 21 (5.57%) PKI
7 16 (4.24%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (2.65%) Replication
8 10 (2.65%) Virtual Team
9 8 (2.12%) CMDB
9 8 (2.12%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (2.12%) Legacy Applications
10 7 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (1.59%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (1.59%) Robotics
11 6 (1.59%) Tandem
12 5 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.33%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 67 (17.77%) Linux
2 59 (15.65%) Windows
3 34 (9.02%) Windows Server
4 13 (3.45%) Unix
5 8 (2.12%) Windows Server 2019
6 6 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.59%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.33%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.33%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.27%) Android
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (36.34%) DevOps
2 129 (34.22%) CI/CD
3 104 (27.59%) Agile
4 84 (22.28%) Infrastructure as Code
5 72 (19.10%) Microservices
5 72 (19.10%) Migration
6 47 (12.47%) Analytics
7 46 (12.20%) Configuration Management
8 37 (9.81%) Technical Leadership
9 36 (9.55%) Security Architecture
10 33 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
11 27 (7.16%) Network Virtualisation
12 26 (6.90%) Data Protection
13 25 (6.63%) Scrum
14 24 (6.37%) Identity Access Management
15 23 (6.10%) Computer Science
15 23 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 23 (6.10%) ITIL
16 21 (5.57%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 95 (25.20%) Python
2 68 (18.04%) PowerShell
3 40 (10.61%) Java
4 35 (9.28%) JavaScript
5 32 (8.49%) Bash
6 27 (7.16%) SQL
7 23 (6.10%) Ruby
8 12 (3.18%) C#
9 9 (2.39%) Groovy
10 7 (1.86%) C
10 7 (1.86%) Go
11 5 (1.33%) Bicep
12 4 (1.06%) Google Apps Script
13 3 (0.80%) Perl
14 2 (0.53%) R
15 1 (0.27%) Jython
15 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 83 (22.02%) Security Cleared
2 73 (19.36%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.51%) Degree
4 14 (3.71%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.92%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (2.12%) CCIE
8 6 (1.59%) ISEB
9 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.06%) MCSE
11 3 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.80%) CCNP
11 3 (0.80%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.80%) MCSA
11 3 (0.80%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (0.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 2 (0.53%) CISSP
12 2 (0.53%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.27%) GIAC
13 1 (0.27%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.59%) Accessibility
2 5 (1.33%) GDPR
3 4 (1.06%) ISO 20022
3 4 (1.06%) NIST
3 4 (1.06%) SEPA
4 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.80%) NCSC
4 3 (0.80%) NIST 800
5 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 88 (23.34%) Docker
2 48 (12.73%) Active Directory
3 41 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (5.04%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (2.92%) VMware NSX
6 10 (2.65%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (2.39%) vSphere
8 8 (2.12%) vCloud
8 8 (2.12%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (1.86%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.27%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
10 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 99 (26.26%) Kubernetes
2 93 (24.67%) Terraform
3 57 (15.12%) Ansible
4 24 (6.37%) SCCM
5 19 (5.04%) Puppet
6 18 (4.77%) Microsoft Intune
6 18 (4.77%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (4.51%) Grafana
8 16 (4.24%) Prometheus
9 15 (3.98%) Kibana
10 10 (2.65%) logstash
10 10 (2.65%) Nagios
10 10 (2.65%) vRealize
11 8 (2.12%) CloudForms
11 8 (2.12%) ZABBIX
12 6 (1.59%) Consul
13 5 (1.33%) Salt
14 4 (1.06%) FortiGate
14 4 (1.06%) SCOM
14 4 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 137 (36.34%) Microsoft
2 58 (15.38%) VMware
3 55 (14.59%) Google
4 42 (11.14%) Cisco
5 20 (5.31%) IBM
6 19 (5.04%) Oracle
7 18 (4.77%) F5
8 15 (3.98%) Splunk
9 13 (3.45%) CheckPoint
9 13 (3.45%) Red Hat
9 13 (3.45%) SAP
10 12 (3.18%) Dell
10 12 (3.18%) HP
10 12 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (2.92%) CA
11 11 (2.92%) MuleSoft
11 11 (2.92%) Palo Alto
12 10 (2.65%) NetApp
13 9 (2.39%) ServiceNow
14 7 (1.86%) Infoblox