Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 429 389 540
Rank change year-on-year -40 +151 +57
Contract jobs citing Hybrid Cloud 428 139 328
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.46% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.81% 1.47% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 100 214
10th Percentile £436 £361 £394
25th Percentile £500 £425 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £645
90th Percentile £775 £738 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +9.47% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
10th Percentile £34.75 " £64.25
25th Percentile £49.38 " £77.50
Median hourly rate £77.50 - £80.00
75th Percentile £81.25 " £83.75
90th Percentile " " £84.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £77.50 - £80.00

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 23,615 9,436 25,921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.76% 31.30% 28.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,399 6,327 16,979
10th Percentile £306 £268 £275
25th Percentile £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £490 £475
Median % change year-on-year +4.59% +3.16% -
75th Percentile £625 £606 £575
90th Percentile £713 £725 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 683 336 876
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.19 £11.62
25th Percentile £15.04 £17.19 £14.22
Median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.86
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +31.86% -0.69%
75th Percentile £49.80 £47.25 £47.50
90th Percentile £65.00 £57.25 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year -10.42% +26.12% -1.83%

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 17 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Hybrid Cloud over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

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 17 September 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 -43 333 £574 +14.80% 131
London -78 175 £600 +9.09% 59
UK excluding London -49 157 £520 +9.47% 77
Work from Home -138 145 £550 -12.70% 19
East of England -26 33 £553 +11.62% 5
South East -68 33 £573 +14.50% 21
North of England -42 32 £513 -19.13% 32
South West -29 25 £493 +9.44% 7
Scotland -51 24 £480 - 5
Yorkshire -32 14 £475 -8.21% 8
North West -44 11 £461 -33.27% 20
North East - 7 £675 - 4
West Midlands -65 6 £510 +37.84% 5
Midlands -78 6 £510 +37.84% 6
Wales - 4 - - 2

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 209 (48.83%) Azure
2 197 (46.03%) AWS
3 132 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (30.84%) DevOps
4 113 (26.40%) Social Skills
5 100 (23.36%) PaaS
6 98 (22.90%) IaaS
7 97 (22.66%) Microsoft
8 96 (22.43%) Microservices
9 93 (21.73%) Migration
10 89 (20.79%) GCP
11 81 (18.93%) Kubernetes
12 77 (17.99%) Finance
13 73 (17.06%) Python
14 71 (16.59%) Terraform
15 63 (14.72%) Java
16 62 (14.49%) VMware
16 62 (14.49%) Google
17 61 (14.25%) Ansible
18 60 (14.02%) JIRA
18 60 (14.02%) SaaS
19 59 (13.79%) Firewall
20 55 (12.85%) Oracle
21 54 (12.62%) Security Cleared
22 53 (12.38%) Scrum
23 52 (12.15%) Infrastructure as Code
24 51 (11.92%) Windows
25 49 (11.45%) Confluence
25 49 (11.45%) Public Cloud
26 48 (11.21%) Linux

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 49 (11.45%) Confluence
2 16 (3.74%) OpenStack
3 11 (2.57%) Apache Spark
4 9 (2.10%) Apache
4 9 (2.10%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.93%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.47%) IIS
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.23%) CMS
7 1 (0.23%) Drupal
7 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.23%) nginx
7 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.17%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.23%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 209 (48.83%) Azure
2 197 (46.03%) AWS
3 100 (23.36%) PaaS
4 98 (22.90%) IaaS
5 89 (20.79%) GCP
6 60 (14.02%) SaaS
7 37 (8.64%) Serverless
8 33 (7.71%) Microsoft 365
9 23 (5.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 22 (5.14%) Cloud Computing
11 21 (4.91%) AWS Lambda
12 19 (4.44%) GitHub
13 18 (4.21%) OpenShift
14 16 (3.74%) Azure Active Directory
15 14 (3.27%) Amazon S3
15 14 (3.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 13 (3.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 12 (2.80%) Azure Stack
18 9 (2.10%) Azure App Service
19 8 (1.87%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 59 (13.79%) Firewall
2 40 (9.35%) WAN
3 36 (8.41%) LAN
4 29 (6.78%) VPN
5 20 (4.67%) BGP
5 20 (4.67%) OSPF
6 19 (4.44%) DNS
6 19 (4.44%) Wireless
7 18 (4.21%) MPLS
8 17 (3.97%) IPv4
9 15 (3.50%) HTTP
9 15 (3.50%) Network Security
9 15 (3.50%) VLAN
10 14 (3.27%) Internet
11 12 (2.80%) IPv6
11 12 (2.80%) Multicast
11 12 (2.80%) VPLS
12 11 (2.57%) Unicast
13 7 (1.64%) SD-WAN
13 7 (1.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.81%) Oracle Database
2 41 (9.58%) MySQL
3 32 (7.48%) Big Data
4 27 (6.31%) Metadata
5 19 (4.44%) Hadoop
6 16 (3.74%) NoSQL
7 15 (3.50%) BigQuery
8 14 (3.27%) Looker
8 14 (3.27%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.80%) Data Lake
9 12 (2.80%) SQL Server
10 9 (2.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.87%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (1.40%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.17%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 60 (14.02%) JIRA
2 30 (7.01%) Jenkins
3 28 (6.54%) GitLab
4 18 (4.21%) Checkstyle
4 18 (4.21%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.87%) git-flow
6 6 (1.40%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.70%) CircleCI
8 3 (0.70%) ERwin
8 3 (0.70%) Maven
8 3 (0.70%) Postman
8 3 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.70%) Selenium
8 3 (0.70%) SonarQube
8 3 (0.70%) Travis CI
8 3 (0.70%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.47%) MSBuild
General
1 113 (26.40%) Social Skills
2 77 (17.99%) Finance
3 43 (10.05%) Public Sector
4 34 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (4.44%) Presentation Skills
6 17 (3.97%) Banking
6 17 (3.97%) Telecoms
7 14 (3.27%) Influencing Skills
8 13 (3.04%) Documentation Skills
9 11 (2.57%) Retail
10 7 (1.64%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.64%) Local Government
11 4 (0.93%) French Language
11 4 (0.93%) Law
11 4 (0.93%) Legal
12 3 (0.70%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.47%) Marketing
14 1 (0.23%) Automotive
14 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 174 (40.65%) Architect
2 57 (13.32%) Cloud Architect
3 47 (10.98%) Developer
4 42 (9.81%) Azure Engineer
5 39 (9.11%) Azure Architect
6 38 (8.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 37 (8.64%) Java Developer
8 35 (8.18%) Solutions Architect
9 31 (7.24%) Cloud Engineer
10 28 (6.54%) AWS Architect
11 27 (6.31%) Consultant
12 24 (5.61%) Data Architect
13 22 (5.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 18 (4.21%) Platform Engineer
15 16 (3.74%) Cloud Consultant
16 13 (3.04%) VMware Architect
17 12 (2.80%) Project Manager
17 12 (2.80%) Senior Developer
18 11 (2.57%) Enterprise Architect
19 10 (2.34%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.18%) J2SE
1 35 (8.18%) Spring
1 35 (8.18%) Spring Boot
2 26 (6.07%) Web Services
3 13 (3.04%) Kafka
3 13 (3.04%) Node.js
3 13 (3.04%) REST
4 12 (2.80%) ARM Templates
4 12 (2.80%) Middleware
4 12 (2.80%) SAML
5 10 (2.34%) JSON
5 10 (2.34%) RESTful
6 8 (1.87%) OAuth
6 8 (1.87%) Spine.js
6 8 (1.87%) Swagger
7 7 (1.64%) .NET
8 6 (1.40%) OpenID
8 6 (1.40%) SOAP
9 5 (1.17%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.93%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.45%) Public Cloud
2 43 (10.05%) Data Centre
3 37 (8.64%) Cloud Native
4 14 (3.27%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.04%) Virtual Team
6 10 (2.34%) Private Cloud
6 10 (2.34%) User Experience
7 8 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (1.87%) Legacy Systems
7 8 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.64%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.64%) Tandem
9 6 (1.40%) Cyber Defence
10 5 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.17%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (0.93%) Blog
11 4 (0.93%) PKI
11 4 (0.93%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 51 (11.92%) Windows
2 48 (11.21%) Linux
3 22 (5.14%) Windows Server
4 14 (3.27%) Unix
5 10 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.64%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (1.17%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.93%) AIX
8 4 (0.93%) Android
8 4 (0.93%) CentOS
9 3 (0.70%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.70%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.23%) HPUX
11 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.23%) Solaris
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
1 132 (30.84%) DevOps
2 96 (22.43%) Microservices
3 93 (21.73%) Migration
4 53 (12.38%) Scrum
5 52 (12.15%) Infrastructure as Code
6 45 (10.51%) BDD
6 45 (10.51%) TDD
7 43 (10.05%) Cybersecurity
8 41 (9.58%) Analytics
9 39 (9.11%) Security Architecture
10 37 (8.64%) ITIL
10 37 (8.64%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 36 (8.41%) Data Management
11 36 (8.41%) Test Automation
12 35 (8.18%) Pair Programming
12 35 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (8.18%) User Stories
13 32 (7.48%) Open Source
14 31 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 73 (17.06%) Python
2 63 (14.72%) Java
3 35 (8.18%) Java 11
3 35 (8.18%) Java 8
3 35 (8.18%) PowerShell
4 29 (6.78%) SQL
5 25 (5.84%) Bash Shell
6 13 (3.04%) Scala
7 11 (2.57%) Go
8 9 (2.10%) C
8 9 (2.10%) C++
9 8 (1.87%) JavaScript
9 8 (1.87%) Ruby
10 6 (1.40%) Perl
11 5 (1.17%) C#
11 5 (1.17%) R
11 5 (1.17%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.70%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.70%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (12.62%) Security Cleared
2 45 (10.51%) SC Cleared
3 30 (7.01%) OCPJP
3 30 (7.01%) Sun Certification
4 27 (6.31%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (5.61%) Degree
6 13 (3.04%) CCNP
7 11 (2.57%) DV Cleared
8 10 (2.34%) AWS Certification
8 10 (2.34%) CCIE
9 8 (1.87%) CISSP
10 7 (1.64%) CCDP
10 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (1.40%) CCSP
11 6 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.40%) PMI Certification
11 6 (1.40%) TOGAF Certification
12 5 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (1.17%) MCSE
13 4 (0.93%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.21%) Data Quality
2 15 (3.50%) GDPR
3 14 (3.27%) QA
4 13 (3.04%) NIST
5 9 (2.10%) COBIT
6 6 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (1.17%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.93%) NIST 800
9 3 (0.70%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.47%) BS7799
11 1 (0.23%) Accessibility
11 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.23%) NCSC
11 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (10.51%) Docker
3 23 (5.37%) Active Directory
4 22 (5.14%) VMware NSX
5 9 (2.10%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.87%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.70%) HDFS
7 3 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.70%) vSphere
8 2 (0.47%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.23%) Ceph
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 81 (18.93%) Kubernetes
2 71 (16.59%) Terraform
3 61 (14.25%) Ansible
4 20 (4.67%) Puppet
5 19 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (3.27%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 11 (2.57%) vRealize
8 9 (2.10%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 7 (1.64%) Prometheus
10 6 (1.40%) Consul
10 6 (1.40%) StackStorm
11 5 (1.17%) Kibana
11 5 (1.17%) Nagios
11 5 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (1.17%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.93%) Grafana
12 4 (0.93%) Istio
12 4 (0.93%) SCCM
13 3 (0.70%) Nessus
14 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 97 (22.66%) Microsoft
2 62 (14.49%) Google
2 62 (14.49%) VMware
3 55 (12.85%) Oracle
4 35 (8.18%) Sun
5 34 (7.94%) Cisco
6 25 (5.84%) Splunk
7 14 (3.27%) Citrix
8 13 (3.04%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.80%) CheckPoint
10 10 (2.34%) F5
10 10 (2.34%) Palo Alto
11 9 (2.10%) Atlassian
12 8 (1.87%) Cloudera
13 7 (1.64%) IBM
13 7 (1.64%) NetApp
13 7 (1.64%) Neustar
13 7 (1.64%) Rackspace
13 7 (1.64%) Zscaler
14 6 (1.40%) Nortel