Period
to 19 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 610 641 678
Rank change year-on-year +31 +37 +131
Contract jobs citing Hybrid Cloud 288 192 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 0.59% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 108 145
UK median daily rate £538 £516 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.12% +8.68% -
10th Percentile £377 £400 £311
90th Percentile £721 £663 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £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 35,105 32,555 37,572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.93% 34.19% 34.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,822 21,147 24,601
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,106 1,110 1,240
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.88 £19.50 £20.92
% change year-on-year +12.18% -6.77% +19.51%

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 July 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 July 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 +29 270 £550 +5.26% 88
UK excluding London +44 159 £500 +2.56% 56
London -2 118 £600 +4.35% 39
South East +18 61 £600 +41.18% 16
North of England 0 41 £494 +3.95% 17
South West +33 27 £488 - 7
North West -3 23 £406 -14.58% 8
Midlands -1 16 £475 -3.80% 7
Yorkshire -19 13 £488 +2.63% 9
West Midlands -8 11 £450 -8.86% 7
Scotland -40 9 £450 +12.50% 5
East of England -18 6 - - 2
East Midlands +2 5 £475 -
North East +1 5 £658 -

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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.

1 146 (50.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 124 (43.06%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (28.13%) Finance
4 76 (26.39%) Microsoft
5 71 (24.65%) Windows
6 68 (23.61%) Migration
7 60 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (20.49%) DevOps
9 55 (19.10%) IaaS
10 53 (18.40%) PaaS
11 43 (14.93%) Data Centre
12 41 (14.24%) Linux
13 39 (13.54%) Active Directory
14 36 (12.50%) SaaS
14 36 (12.50%) SQL
15 33 (11.46%) VMware
15 33 (11.46%) Public Cloud
16 32 (11.11%) Firewall
17 31 (10.76%) Office 365
17 31 (10.76%) Kanban
18 30 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (10.42%) Docker
18 30 (10.42%) Python
19 28 (9.72%) Configuration Management
20 27 (9.38%) OWASP
20 27 (9.38%) Windows Server
21 26 (9.03%) Security Architecture
21 26 (9.03%) Java
22 25 (8.68%) Middleware
22 25 (8.68%) Microservices

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 11 (3.82%) JBoss
1 11 (3.82%) Tomcat
2 9 (3.13%) OpenStack
3 7 (2.43%) IIS
4 4 (1.39%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.04%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.69%) Apache
6 2 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.69%) nginx
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.35%) Confluence
7 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.43%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.69%) Relativity
3 1 (0.35%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 146 (50.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 124 (43.06%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (19.10%) IaaS
4 53 (18.40%) PaaS
5 36 (12.50%) SaaS
6 31 (10.76%) Office 365
7 22 (7.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (4.51%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (4.51%) Serverless
9 9 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (2.43%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (2.08%) Azure Data Factory
11 6 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (1.74%) iPaaS
13 4 (1.39%) Amazon S3
13 4 (1.39%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 4 (1.39%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (1.04%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 32 (11.11%) Firewall
2 17 (5.90%) DNS
3 16 (5.56%) WAN
4 15 (5.21%) Network Security
4 15 (5.21%) VPN
5 11 (3.82%) LAN
6 9 (3.13%) Software-Defined Networking
7 7 (2.43%) DHCP
7 7 (2.43%) SAN
8 5 (1.74%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.74%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.04%) HTTP
9 3 (1.04%) Internet
9 3 (1.04%) SMTP
9 3 (1.04%) SSL
10 2 (0.69%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.69%) MPLS
10 2 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.82%) Big Data
3 10 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.13%) DB2
5 7 (2.43%) Power BI
6 6 (2.08%) Data Lake
7 5 (1.74%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.39%) HDInsight
8 4 (1.39%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.04%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (1.04%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.69%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.35%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (7.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.43%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.08%) Subversion
4 4 (1.39%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.69%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.69%) JIRA
6 2 (0.69%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.69%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.35%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.35%) ERwin
7 1 (0.35%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 81 (28.13%) Finance
2 23 (7.99%) Banking
3 13 (4.51%) Financial Institution
4 9 (3.13%) Retail
4 9 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.08%) Back Office
5 6 (2.08%) Law
6 4 (1.39%) Legal
7 3 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.69%) Games
8 2 (0.69%) Local Government
9 1 (0.35%) Billing
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Front Office
9 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 130 (45.14%) Architect
2 69 (23.96%) Cloud Architect
3 38 (13.19%) Cloud Engineer
4 32 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 29 (10.07%) Azure Architect
6 27 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
7 24 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
8 23 (7.99%) AWS Architect
9 22 (7.64%) AWS Engineer
10 20 (6.94%) Infrastructure Architect
10 20 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (6.60%) Project Manager
12 18 (6.25%) Developer
12 18 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
13 16 (5.56%) Consultant
14 14 (4.86%) Technical Architect
15 13 (4.51%) AWS DevOps
16 11 (3.82%) Cloud Consultant
16 11 (3.82%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
16 11 (3.82%) Electronic Trading Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.68%) Middleware
2 21 (7.29%) REST
3 18 (6.25%) Web Services
4 16 (5.56%) Kafka
5 15 (5.21%) Node.js
6 11 (3.82%) Akka
7 7 (2.43%) JSON
7 7 (2.43%) OAuth
8 6 (2.08%) .NET
8 6 (2.08%) SOAP
9 5 (1.74%) JMS
10 4 (1.39%) XML
11 3 (1.04%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (1.04%) SAML
12 2 (0.69%) Elastic Stack
12 2 (0.69%) LAPP Stack
12 2 (0.69%) LDAP
12 2 (0.69%) OpenID
12 2 (0.69%) RESTful
12 2 (0.69%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.93%) Data Centre
2 33 (11.46%) Public Cloud
3 22 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.56%) Private Cloud
5 12 (4.17%) Fintech
6 11 (3.82%) Equities
6 11 (3.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.74%) PKI
8 5 (1.74%) User Experience
9 4 (1.39%) Cloud Native
10 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.04%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.04%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.69%) Clustering
11 2 (0.69%) Replication
11 2 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 71 (24.65%) Windows
2 41 (14.24%) Linux
3 27 (9.38%) Windows Server
4 14 (4.86%) Unix
5 13 (4.51%) Windows 10
6 10 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.04%) Android
8 3 (1.04%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.04%) VMS
9 2 (0.69%) AIX
9 2 (0.69%) Solaris
9 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.69%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.35%) Debian
10 1 (0.35%) Fedora
10 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (23.61%) Migration
2 60 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (20.49%) DevOps
4 31 (10.76%) Kanban
5 30 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (9.72%) Configuration Management
7 27 (9.38%) OWASP
8 26 (9.03%) Security Architecture
9 25 (8.68%) Microservices
10 22 (7.64%) Cybersecurity
10 22 (7.64%) ITIL
10 22 (7.64%) Scrum
11 21 (7.29%) Project Management
12 18 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (5.90%) Use Case
14 15 (5.21%) Analytics
15 14 (4.86%) Load Balancing
16 13 (4.51%) High Availability
16 13 (4.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.50%) SQL
2 30 (10.42%) Python
3 26 (9.03%) Java
4 24 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 13 (4.51%) JavaScript
6 10 (3.47%) Ruby
7 9 (3.13%) Perl
8 5 (1.74%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.04%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.35%) C
10 1 (0.35%) C#
10 1 (0.35%) PHP
10 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (7.99%) CISSP
2 22 (7.64%) CISM
3 20 (6.94%) Security Cleared
4 18 (6.25%) Degree
5 14 (4.86%) AWS Certification
5 14 (4.86%) CISA
5 14 (4.86%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.43%) CEH
6 7 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.43%) MCSE
6 7 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.08%) CCNP
7 6 (2.08%) SANS
8 5 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.04%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.04%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.69%) MCSA
11 1 (0.35%) CCIE
11 1 (0.35%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (7.99%) GDPR
2 23 (7.99%) NIST 800
3 11 (3.82%) GCP
4 3 (1.04%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.69%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.69%) QA
5 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.69%) SLA
6 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (13.54%) Active Directory
2 30 (10.42%) Docker
3 19 (6.60%) Hyper-V
3 19 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (3.13%) vSphere
6 5 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.04%) BitLocker
7 3 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.69%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.69%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (6.60%) Terraform
2 18 (6.25%) Puppet
3 17 (5.90%) Kubernetes
3 17 (5.90%) SCCM
4 14 (4.86%) Ansible
5 11 (3.82%) Single Sign-On
6 10 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (3.47%) SCOM
7 6 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (2.08%) Rancher
7 6 (2.08%) vRealize
8 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.39%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (1.04%) Mesos
10 3 (1.04%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.69%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.69%) Kibana
11 2 (0.69%) logstash
11 2 (0.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 76 (26.39%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.46%) VMware
3 22 (7.64%) Google
4 13 (4.51%) Capita
5 11 (3.82%) Bloomberg
5 11 (3.82%) IBM
5 11 (3.82%) Reuters
6 10 (3.47%) Cisco
7 9 (3.13%) Citrix
8 7 (2.43%) Oracle
9 6 (2.08%) McAfee
9 6 (2.08%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.74%) Dell
10 5 (1.74%) HP
10 5 (1.74%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (1.74%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.74%) webMethods
11 4 (1.39%) F5
11 4 (1.39%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.39%) New Relic