Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 495 557 664
Rank change year-on-year +62 +107 +11
Contract jobs citing Hybrid Cloud 313 352 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.34% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 1.05% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 234 121
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £381 £355 £400
90th Percentile £725 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 1
UK median hourly rate £80.00 £35.00 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.57% -46.15% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £80.00 - £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 26,450 33,587 33,188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.23% 32.47% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,780 21,806 21,765
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £273 £263
90th Percentile £665 £656 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,060 1,054 1,014
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £11.74 £12.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.63 £19.00 £19.66
% change year-on-year +8.55% -3.36% -1.70%

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 23 October 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hybrid Cloud over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 October 2019. 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 +53 290 £550 +4.76% 120
UK excluding London +32 186 £525 +5.00% 90
London +81 123 £625 +10.38% 45
South East +39 55 £550 -8.33% 17
Midlands +64 41 £513 -6.82% 18
North of England +17 41 £500 +11.11% 31
West Midlands +39 35 £469 -21.88% 13
North West +22 25 £550 +28.55% 16
South West -16 19 £550 +10.00% 2
Yorkshire +26 16 £450 +5.88% 9
Scotland +31 14 £400 -23.81% 11
East of England +15 12 £448 -8.67% 7
East Midlands +30 5 £569 -5.21% 5
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
Channel Islands - 2 £500 -
North East +7 1 £450 -14.29% 6

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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.

1 189 (60.38%) Azure
2 147 (46.96%) AWS
3 101 (32.27%) Microsoft
4 99 (31.63%) DevOps
5 92 (29.39%) Migration
6 87 (27.80%) PaaS
7 80 (25.56%) IaaS
8 78 (24.92%) Data Centre
9 70 (22.36%) Agile Software Development
10 66 (21.09%) Public Cloud
11 58 (18.53%) VMware
11 58 (18.53%) Firewall
12 56 (17.89%) SaaS
13 54 (17.25%) Windows
14 53 (16.93%) PowerShell
15 51 (16.29%) Office 365
16 46 (14.70%) Web Services
17 44 (14.06%) Docker
18 43 (13.74%) GCP
19 42 (13.42%) Kubernetes
19 42 (13.42%) VMware Infrastructure
20 40 (12.78%) Terraform
21 37 (11.82%) Finance
22 36 (11.50%) Linux
22 36 (11.50%) Microsoft Office
22 36 (11.50%) Active Directory
22 36 (11.50%) VPN
23 33 (10.54%) Ansible
24 31 (9.90%) Security Cleared
24 31 (9.90%) Cisco

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 16 (5.11%) OpenStack
2 9 (2.88%) Confluence
3 6 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.92%) IIS
3 6 (1.92%) nginx
4 5 (1.60%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.28%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.64%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 36 (11.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 189 (60.38%) Azure
2 147 (46.96%) AWS
3 87 (27.80%) PaaS
4 80 (25.56%) IaaS
5 56 (17.89%) SaaS
6 51 (16.29%) Office 365
7 43 (13.74%) GCP
8 17 (5.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 17 (5.43%) OpenShift
9 15 (4.79%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (3.19%) Serverless
11 8 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 8 (2.56%) GitHub
12 6 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (1.60%) Azure Functions
13 5 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (1.28%) Power Platform
15 3 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (0.96%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.96%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 58 (18.53%) Firewall
2 36 (11.50%) VPN
3 23 (7.35%) Network Security
4 22 (7.03%) DNS
4 22 (7.03%) SAN
5 19 (6.07%) TCP/IP
6 18 (5.75%) Internet
6 18 (5.75%) WAN
7 17 (5.43%) Cisco Firepower
7 17 (5.43%) NAS
8 16 (5.11%) Reverse Proxy
9 14 (4.47%) VSAN
10 11 (3.51%) iSCSI
11 8 (2.56%) DHCP
12 7 (2.24%) BGP
12 7 (2.24%) DMZ
13 6 (1.92%) Wireless
14 5 (1.60%) SSL
15 4 (1.28%) Software-Defined Networking
16 3 (0.96%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.56%) MySQL
3 7 (2.24%) Big Data
4 5 (1.60%) Data Lake
5 4 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.96%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.96%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (0.96%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.64%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.64%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.64%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.64%) Power BI
7 2 (0.64%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.32%) OLAP
8 1 (0.32%) OLTP
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (6.39%) Jenkins
2 14 (4.47%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.83%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (3.19%) JIRA
4 10 (3.19%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (1.92%) Checkstyle
6 5 (1.60%) CA Gen
7 3 (0.96%) Artifactory
7 3 (0.96%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.96%) GitLab
7 3 (0.96%) Robot Framework
7 3 (0.96%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.64%) Maven
8 2 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.64%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.32%) ERwin
9 1 (0.32%) JUnit
9 1 (0.32%) Subversion
9 1 (0.32%) TestNG
General
1 37 (11.82%) Finance
2 17 (5.43%) Public Sector
3 10 (3.19%) Banking
4 7 (2.24%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.28%) Law
5 4 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.64%) Electronics
7 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.64%) Marketing
7 2 (0.64%) Military
7 2 (0.64%) Police
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Local Government
8 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 147 (46.96%) Architect
2 59 (18.85%) Cloud Architect
3 45 (14.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 41 (13.10%) Solutions Architect
5 36 (11.50%) Azure Architect
6 34 (10.86%) AWS Architect
7 33 (10.54%) Cloud Engineer
8 22 (7.03%) Security Architect
9 20 (6.39%) Azure Engineer
10 17 (5.43%) Technical Architect
11 16 (5.11%) AWS Engineer
12 15 (4.79%) Senior Architect
13 13 (4.15%) Data Architect
14 12 (3.83%) Developer
15 11 (3.51%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 11 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 11 (3.51%) VMware Architect
16 10 (3.19%) Kubernetes Engineer
17 9 (2.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
17 9 (2.88%) Senior Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (14.70%) Web Services
2 19 (6.07%) .NET
3 8 (2.56%) Kafka
4 7 (2.24%) J2EE
4 7 (2.24%) LDAP
4 7 (2.24%) Spring
4 7 (2.24%) Spring Boot
5 6 (1.92%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (1.92%) JSON
6 4 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.96%) RESTful
8 2 (0.64%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.64%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.64%) CSS
8 2 (0.64%) HTML
8 2 (0.64%) HTML5
8 2 (0.64%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.32%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 78 (24.92%) Data Centre
2 66 (21.09%) Public Cloud
3 25 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.43%) Cloud Native
5 16 (5.11%) Replication
6 13 (4.15%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (2.56%) Enterprise Cloud
8 8 (2.56%) PKI
8 8 (2.56%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Licensing
10 4 (1.28%) User Experience
11 2 (0.64%) CCTV
11 2 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.64%) iPhone
11 2 (0.64%) NHS
12 1 (0.32%) Life Science
12 1 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (17.25%) Windows
2 36 (11.50%) Linux
3 21 (6.71%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.56%) Unix
6 7 (2.24%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.96%) Android
8 3 (0.96%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.64%) VMS
9 2 (0.64%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (31.63%) DevOps
2 92 (29.39%) Migration
3 70 (22.36%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (9.27%) Microservices
6 27 (8.63%) Infrastructure as Code
7 26 (8.31%) Configuration Management
8 25 (7.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 24 (7.67%) Computer Science
10 23 (7.35%) Information Security
10 23 (7.35%) Scrum
11 22 (7.03%) DevSecOps
11 22 (7.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (7.03%) TOGAF
12 21 (6.71%) ITIL
12 21 (6.71%) Presales
13 20 (6.39%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (6.07%) Project Delivery
14 19 (6.07%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (16.93%) PowerShell
2 25 (7.99%) SQL
3 24 (7.67%) Python
4 23 (7.35%) Java
5 17 (5.43%) Bash Shell
6 16 (5.11%) C#
7 8 (2.56%) Perl
8 7 (2.24%) Java 8
9 5 (1.60%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.60%) Ruby
9 5 (1.60%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.28%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.96%) C
11 3 (0.96%) Scala
12 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (9.90%) Security Cleared
2 30 (9.58%) Degree
3 23 (7.35%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.19%) CISSP
5 9 (2.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.92%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.92%) SANS
8 5 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.28%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (0.96%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.96%) CCNP
10 3 (0.96%) CEH
10 3 (0.96%) CISM
10 3 (0.96%) MCP
11 2 (0.64%) CISMP
12 1 (0.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 1 (0.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.51%) QA
2 10 (3.19%) NCSC
3 7 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.60%) GDPR
4 5 (1.60%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.64%) COBIT
5 2 (0.64%) SLA
6 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 44 (14.06%) Docker
2 42 (13.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (11.50%) Active Directory
4 22 (7.03%) vSphere
5 20 (6.39%) VMware NSX
6 18 (5.75%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (4.15%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (3.83%) NFS
9 11 (3.51%) VMFS
10 6 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (1.28%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.96%) KVM
12 3 (0.96%) Xen
13 2 (0.64%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.64%) Firmware
13 2 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.32%) IAG
14 1 (0.32%) Shibboleth
14 1 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 42 (13.42%) Kubernetes
2 40 (12.78%) Terraform
3 33 (10.54%) Ansible
4 22 (7.03%) vRealize
5 20 (6.39%) vCenter Server
6 16 (5.11%) Puppet
7 15 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (4.15%) Single Sign-On
9 11 (3.51%) logstash
9 11 (3.51%) vMotion
10 9 (2.88%) SCCM
11 7 (2.24%) SCOM
12 6 (1.92%) Kibana
13 5 (1.60%) BMC PATROL
13 5 (1.60%) collectd
13 5 (1.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 5 (1.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 5 (1.60%) Salt
13 5 (1.60%) Zipkin
14 3 (0.96%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 101 (32.27%) Microsoft
2 58 (18.53%) VMware
3 31 (9.90%) Cisco
4 20 (6.39%) Google
5 16 (5.11%) Workday
6 12 (3.83%) F5
6 12 (3.83%) Oracle
7 11 (3.51%) IBM
8 10 (3.19%) HP
9 8 (2.56%) Fortinet
10 7 (2.24%) Alibaba
10 7 (2.24%) CheckPoint
10 7 (2.24%) Splunk
11 5 (1.60%) Blue Coat
11 5 (1.60%) Dynatrace
11 5 (1.60%) Forcepoint
11 5 (1.60%) New Relic
11 5 (1.60%) Pega
11 5 (1.60%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.60%) webMethods