Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 457 474 612
Rank change year-on-year +17 +138 +86
Contract jobs citing Hybrid Cloud 224 459 280
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.47% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 1.49% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 254 152
Median daily rate £575 £511 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.47% +2.25% -3.15%
10th Percentile £368 £369 £358
90th Percentile £729 £669 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.11% +2.46% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £80.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £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 19,400 30,798 33,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.91% 31.77% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,036 20,006 21,698
Median daily rate £473 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £231 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 999 1,021
Median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.81% -2.33% +9.36%
10th Percentile £12.83 £11.85 £11.61
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.00 £50.67
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.67%

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 7 April 2020.

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 17 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 7 April 2020. 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 0 201 £575 +12.20% 41
UK excluding London -20 120 £550 +10.11% 28
London +71 94 £600 +4.35% 19
North of England +19 37 £596 +18.07% 11
South East +65 25 £563 +27.84% 8
North West +18 23 £600 +14.83% 6
South West +25 21 £538 +7.50% 1
Midlands +31 14 £363 -19.44% 1
West Midlands +24 12 £400 -11.11%
North East +26 10 £425 -18.47% 2
East of England +5 8 £448 -9.37% 1
Work from Home +7 7 £600 +55.84% 3
Northern Ireland - 7 - - 1
Scotland +31 6 £650 +67.74% 1
Wales +33 4 £450 -18.18% 4
Yorkshire +26 4 - - 3
East Midlands - 2 £325 - 1

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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.

1 131 (58.48%) Azure
2 109 (48.66%) AWS
3 77 (34.38%) DevOps
4 75 (33.48%) Microsoft
5 57 (25.45%) PaaS
5 57 (25.45%) IaaS
6 53 (23.66%) Public Cloud
7 49 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (20.98%) Migration
9 44 (19.64%) VMware
10 42 (18.75%) Windows
10 42 (18.75%) Kubernetes
10 42 (18.75%) Docker
11 41 (18.30%) SaaS
12 40 (17.86%) Linux
13 39 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (15.18%) Data Centre
15 33 (14.73%) GCP
15 33 (14.73%) Office 365
16 30 (13.39%) Terraform
17 29 (12.95%) Public Sector
18 28 (12.50%) Python
19 27 (12.05%) Firewall
19 27 (12.05%) Security Cleared
20 25 (11.16%) PowerShell
21 24 (10.71%) Ansible
21 24 (10.71%) Microservices
21 24 (10.71%) Computer Science
21 24 (10.71%) Cisco
21 24 (10.71%) Java

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 12 (5.36%) Confluence
2 4 (1.79%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.34%) nginx
4 2 (0.89%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.89%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.89%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (4.02%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 131 (58.48%) Azure
2 109 (48.66%) AWS
3 57 (25.45%) IaaS
3 57 (25.45%) PaaS
4 41 (18.30%) SaaS
5 33 (14.73%) GCP
5 33 (14.73%) Office 365
6 14 (6.25%) GitHub
7 13 (5.80%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 11 (4.91%) Amazon S3
9 9 (4.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (3.57%) OpenShift
11 6 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (2.68%) Serverless
12 5 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (2.23%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (1.79%) Apigee
13 4 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (1.79%) Trello
14 3 (1.34%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.05%) Firewall
2 15 (6.70%) VPN
3 14 (6.25%) DNS
4 13 (5.80%) iSCSI
4 13 (5.80%) VSAN
5 12 (5.36%) SAN
6 9 (4.02%) Network Security
7 7 (3.13%) NAS
8 6 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (2.68%) DHCP
8 6 (2.68%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (2.68%) Reverse Proxy
9 5 (2.23%) NetScaler
9 5 (2.23%) TCP/IP
9 5 (2.23%) WAN
10 4 (1.79%) Internet
11 3 (1.34%) BGP
11 3 (1.34%) LAN
11 3 (1.34%) MPLS
11 3 (1.34%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.80%) Big Data
2 11 (4.91%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.68%) Cosmos DB
3 6 (2.68%) MySQL
3 6 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.23%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (2.23%) SAP HANA
5 4 (1.79%) Data Lake
5 4 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.34%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.34%) BigQuery
6 3 (1.34%) MariaDB
6 3 (1.34%) Neo4j
6 3 (1.34%) Redis
7 2 (0.89%) Power BI
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.45%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (7.59%) JIRA
2 13 (5.80%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.36%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.13%) Bitbucket
5 6 (2.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (2.68%) GitLab
5 6 (2.68%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (2.23%) Checkstyle
7 4 (1.79%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.34%) CircleCI
8 3 (1.34%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket Server
9 1 (0.45%) CF BOSH
9 1 (0.45%) Maven
9 1 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.45%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (12.95%) Public Sector
2 23 (10.27%) Finance
3 5 (2.23%) Local Government
4 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.34%) Electronics
5 3 (1.34%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.34%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 95 (42.41%) Architect
2 35 (15.63%) Cloud Engineer
3 34 (15.18%) Solutions Architect
4 33 (14.73%) Cloud Architect
5 25 (11.16%) Azure Architect
6 21 (9.38%) Consultant
7 19 (8.48%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (6.70%) AWS Architect
8 15 (6.70%) Azure Engineer
9 14 (6.25%) Senior Architect
10 10 (4.46%) Developer
11 9 (4.02%) Technical Architect
12 8 (3.57%) Associate Consultant
12 8 (3.57%) Cloud Consultant
12 8 (3.57%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (3.57%) Network Engineer
12 8 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
13 6 (2.68%) Associate Engineer
13 6 (2.68%) Senior Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.82%) Web Services
2 17 (7.59%) .NET
3 9 (4.02%) AngularJS
4 7 (3.13%) .NET Core
5 6 (2.68%) React
6 5 (2.23%) RESTful
7 4 (1.79%) J2EE
7 4 (1.79%) Spring
7 4 (1.79%) Spring Boot
8 3 (1.34%) GraphQL
8 3 (1.34%) OAuth
8 3 (1.34%) OAuth2
8 3 (1.34%) OpenID
8 3 (1.34%) YAML
9 2 (0.89%) COM
9 2 (0.89%) JSON
9 2 (0.89%) Node.js
10 1 (0.45%) CSS
10 1 (0.45%) HTML
10 1 (0.45%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 53 (23.66%) Public Cloud
2 34 (15.18%) Data Centre
3 14 (6.25%) Cloud Native
4 10 (4.46%) Linux Command Line
5 7 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.13%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.23%) Clustering
6 5 (2.23%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.79%) Replication
8 3 (1.34%) NHS
9 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Licensing
10 1 (0.45%) PKI
10 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.75%) Windows
2 40 (17.86%) Linux
3 15 (6.70%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.91%) Windows 10
5 7 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.68%) Unix
6 6 (2.68%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.34%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.89%) VMS
10 1 (0.45%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.45%) CentOS
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (34.38%) DevOps
2 49 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (20.98%) Migration
4 24 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 24 (10.71%) Microservices
5 22 (9.82%) High Availability
6 21 (9.38%) Infrastructure as Code
6 21 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (8.93%) Software Engineering
8 17 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 16 (7.14%) Scrum
10 15 (6.70%) Configuration Management
10 15 (6.70%) Presales
10 15 (6.70%) Thought Leadership
11 14 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (6.25%) Security Architecture
12 13 (5.80%) Analytics
12 13 (5.80%) Data Engineering
12 13 (5.80%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.50%) Python
2 25 (11.16%) PowerShell
3 24 (10.71%) Java
4 17 (7.59%) SQL
5 16 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 9 (4.02%) C#
7 7 (3.13%) Perl
8 5 (2.23%) Java 8
8 5 (2.23%) Ruby
9 3 (1.34%) Kotlin
10 2 (0.89%) C
10 2 (0.89%) Go
10 2 (0.89%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (12.05%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 19 (8.48%) Degree
4 14 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (5.80%) AWS Certification
6 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.23%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.23%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.34%) CCIE
8 3 (1.34%) MCSA
9 2 (0.89%) MCSE
10 1 (0.45%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (0.45%) CCNA
10 1 (0.45%) CCNP
10 1 (0.45%) CISSP
10 1 (0.45%) GIAC
10 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.57%) NCSC
3 3 (1.34%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.89%) GDPR
4 2 (0.89%) NIST
4 2 (0.89%) SLA
5 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.45%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 42 (18.75%) Docker
2 39 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.82%) vSphere
4 21 (9.38%) Active Directory
5 20 (8.93%) VMware NSX
6 13 (5.80%) NFS
6 13 (5.80%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (5.80%) VMFS
6 13 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.68%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 5 (2.23%) XenApp
9 3 (1.34%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.89%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 42 (18.75%) Kubernetes
2 30 (13.39%) Terraform
3 24 (10.71%) Ansible
4 19 (8.48%) vRealize
5 16 (7.14%) vCenter Server
6 13 (5.80%) vMotion
7 7 (3.13%) SCCM
8 5 (2.23%) Puppet
9 4 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.34%) Grafana
10 3 (1.34%) logstash
10 3 (1.34%) Prometheus
10 3 (1.34%) SCOM
10 3 (1.34%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.89%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.89%) collectd
11 2 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.89%) NetMRI
11 2 (0.89%) Zipkin
12 1 (0.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 75 (33.48%) Microsoft
2 44 (19.64%) VMware
3 24 (10.71%) Cisco
4 11 (4.91%) Palo Alto
5 10 (4.46%) Citrix
6 9 (4.02%) NetApp
7 8 (3.57%) SAP
8 7 (3.13%) Atlassian
8 7 (3.13%) Nimble Storage
9 6 (2.68%) EMC
9 6 (2.68%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.23%) EqualLogic
10 5 (2.23%) Fortinet
11 4 (1.79%) Google
11 4 (1.79%) Infoblox
11 4 (1.79%) Mercator
11 4 (1.79%) New Relic
11 4 (1.79%) Splunk
11 4 (1.79%) Workday
12 3 (1.34%) Alibaba