Period
to 7 March 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 7 March 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
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 427 468 489
Rank change year-on-year +41 +21 +128
Contract jobs citing Hybrid Cloud 204 253 436
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.26% 1.21% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 137 248
Median daily rate £501 £575 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.87% +13.86% +1.00%
10th Percentile £348 £399 £378
90th Percentile £750 £738 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -15.45% +10.11% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £80.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.75% +60.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £80.00 -
% change year-on-year -68.75% - -

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 16,129 20,881 30,903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.53% 31.62% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,786 13,516 20,580
Median daily rate £475 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £258 £229 £275
90th Percentile £688 £675 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -1.18% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 661 919 981
Median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £12.30 £12.44 £11.85
90th Percentile £58.00 £53.15 £48.75
Median hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +14.63% +5.13% -2.50%

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 March 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
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 7 March 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 +76 158 £500 -13.79% 98
UK excluding London +75 85 £465 -15.45% 56
Work from Home -165 72 £500 - 16
London +51 71 £500 -21.57% 50
South East +90 34 £525 -4.55% 11
North of England +45 14 £475 -19.83% 18
East of England +67 12 £425 +8.97% 3
Scotland +29 9 £500 -13.04% 9
North West +26 9 £475 -20.34% 10
South West +67 8 £438 -24.89% 8
Yorkshire +44 4 £450 -18.18% 5
Midlands +22 4 £438 -12.50% 7
West Midlands +14 4 £438 -15.66% 3
Northern Ireland +4 4 £650 -
North East +23 1 £600 +41.18% 3

For the 6 months to 7 March 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.

1 114 (55.88%) Azure
2 78 (38.24%) AWS
3 71 (34.80%) Microsoft
4 61 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (29.90%) DevOps
5 59 (28.92%) Migration
6 58 (28.43%) VMware
6 58 (28.43%) IaaS
7 52 (25.49%) Terraform
8 48 (23.53%) PaaS
9 44 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 42 (20.59%) Kubernetes
11 40 (19.61%) PowerShell
12 37 (18.14%) Google
12 37 (18.14%) Microservices
13 36 (17.65%) Windows
13 36 (17.65%) Python
14 34 (16.67%) Finance
14 34 (16.67%) GCP
14 34 (16.67%) Public Cloud
15 33 (16.18%) Docker
16 31 (15.20%) Data Centre
17 30 (14.71%) Security Cleared
18 29 (14.22%) Windows Server
19 28 (13.73%) Private Cloud
19 28 (13.73%) Active Directory
20 26 (12.75%) Linux
20 26 (12.75%) Scrum
21 25 (12.25%) Oracle
21 25 (12.25%) Microsoft 365

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 19 (9.31%) Confluence
2 9 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.45%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.96%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.47%) Apache
6 3 (1.47%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (6.86%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Avolution ABACUS
2 2 (0.98%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 114 (55.88%) Azure
2 78 (38.24%) AWS
3 58 (28.43%) IaaS
4 48 (23.53%) PaaS
5 34 (16.67%) GCP
6 25 (12.25%) Microsoft 365
7 17 (8.33%) SaaS
8 15 (7.35%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (5.39%) Azure Stack
10 10 (4.90%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (3.92%) Serverless
12 6 (2.94%) Logic Apps
13 4 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (1.96%) GitHub
14 3 (1.47%) Amazon EKS
14 3 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (1.47%) OpenShift
14 3 (1.47%) Power Platform
14 3 (1.47%) PowerApps
15 2 (0.98%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.27%) DNS
2 17 (8.33%) DHCP
2 17 (8.33%) Firewall
3 16 (7.84%) VSAN
4 15 (7.35%) Internet
5 13 (6.37%) WAN
6 12 (5.88%) LAN
7 11 (5.39%) VPN
8 8 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.45%) Network Security
9 5 (2.45%) Skype
9 5 (2.45%) Wireless
10 4 (1.96%) IP Telephony
10 4 (1.96%) PBX
10 4 (1.96%) VoIP
11 3 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (1.47%) Unified Communications
11 3 (1.47%) WLAN
12 2 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.86%) MySQL
2 12 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.92%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.43%) Big Data
5 4 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.47%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.49%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.49%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.49%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (10.29%) JIRA
2 19 (9.31%) Git (software)
3 16 (7.84%) Visual Studio
4 14 (6.86%) GitLab
4 14 (6.86%) Jenkins
5 9 (4.41%) IntelliJ
5 9 (4.41%) JUnit
5 9 (4.41%) PyCharm
5 9 (4.41%) Visual Studio Code
6 8 (3.92%) Gatling
6 8 (3.92%) LoadRunner
7 7 (3.43%) Gradle
7 7 (3.43%) Maven
8 6 (2.94%) Checkstyle
8 6 (2.94%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.96%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.98%) Hudson
12 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.49%) Spinnaker
General
1 34 (16.67%) Finance
2 13 (6.37%) Public Sector
3 10 (4.90%) Banking
4 8 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.96%) Law
6 3 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) French Language
7 1 (0.49%) Local Government
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) Retail Finance
7 1 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 72 (35.29%) Architect
2 33 (16.18%) Cloud Architect
3 27 (13.24%) Azure Engineer
4 21 (10.29%) Developer
5 17 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (7.35%) Azure Architect
7 14 (6.86%) Cloud Engineer
8 13 (6.37%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 11 (5.39%) Enterprise Architect
10 10 (4.90%) Product Owner
11 9 (4.41%) Analyst
11 9 (4.41%) Java Developer
11 9 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.92%) Consultant
13 7 (3.43%) AWS Architect
13 7 (3.43%) Network Engineer
13 7 (3.43%) Technical Architect
14 6 (2.94%) Automation Developer
14 6 (2.94%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 6 (2.94%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.88%) Node.js
1 12 (5.88%) REST
2 9 (4.41%) J2SE
2 9 (4.41%) Spring
2 9 (4.41%) Spring Boot
3 8 (3.92%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (3.43%) .NET
4 7 (3.43%) HTML
4 7 (3.43%) HTML5
5 6 (2.94%) .NET Core
5 6 (2.94%) Kafka
5 6 (2.94%) Middleware
5 6 (2.94%) Web Services
5 6 (2.94%) YAML
6 5 (2.45%) CSS
6 5 (2.45%) React
7 3 (1.47%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.47%) SOAP
8 2 (0.98%) OpenID
8 2 (0.98%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 31 (15.20%) Data Centre
3 28 (13.73%) Private Cloud
4 13 (6.37%) Credit Risk
4 13 (6.37%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (6.37%) Virtual Team
5 10 (4.90%) Tandem
6 6 (2.94%) Cloud Native
6 6 (2.94%) Clustering
7 5 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) CMDB
9 1 (0.49%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.49%) NHS
9 1 (0.49%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.49%) PKI
9 1 (0.49%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.65%) Windows
2 29 (14.22%) Windows Server
3 26 (12.75%) Linux
4 14 (6.86%) Windows Server 2019
5 8 (3.92%) Windows 10
6 7 (3.43%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (2.45%) Unix
7 5 (2.45%) VMS
8 4 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.47%) CentOS
9 3 (1.47%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.98%) Android
10 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
1 61 (29.90%) DevOps
2 59 (28.92%) Migration
3 37 (18.14%) Microservices
4 26 (12.75%) Scrum
5 19 (9.31%) Load Balancing
6 18 (8.82%) Infrastructure as Code
6 18 (8.82%) Kanban
7 16 (7.84%) Presales
7 16 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (7.84%) Test Automation
8 15 (7.35%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 14 (6.86%) Configuration Management
9 14 (6.86%) OWASP
9 14 (6.86%) TDD
10 13 (6.37%) BDD
11 12 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 12 (5.88%) IT Strategy
11 12 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 40 (19.61%) PowerShell
2 36 (17.65%) Python
3 21 (10.29%) Java
4 19 (9.31%) Bash Shell
5 15 (7.35%) JavaScript
6 13 (6.37%) C#
7 10 (4.90%) Go
7 10 (4.90%) Ruby
7 10 (4.90%) TypeScript
8 9 (4.41%) Java 8
9 8 (3.92%) Scala
9 8 (3.92%) SQL
10 2 (0.98%) Perl
11 1 (0.49%) F#
11 1 (0.49%) Haskell
11 1 (0.49%) Jython
11 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 22 (10.78%) DV Cleared
3 18 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.41%) OCPJP
4 9 (4.41%) Sun Certification
5 6 (2.94%) Degree
6 5 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.96%) CCDP
7 4 (1.96%) CCNP
8 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.98%) VCAP
9 2 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.49%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.49%) CCA
10 1 (0.49%) CCNA
10 1 (0.49%) CISSP
10 1 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.45%) NIST
2 4 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.47%) GDPR
4 2 (0.98%) NIST 800
4 2 (0.98%) QA
5 1 (0.49%) Basel III
5 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.49%) NCSC
5 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (16.18%) Docker
3 28 (13.73%) Active Directory
4 18 (8.82%) vSphere
5 16 (7.84%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (7.35%) VMware NSX
7 10 (4.90%) Hyper-V
7 10 (4.90%) Virtual Desktop
8 9 (4.41%) NFS
8 9 (4.41%) VMFS
8 9 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 52 (25.49%) Terraform
2 42 (20.59%) Kubernetes
3 16 (7.84%) vCenter Server
3 16 (7.84%) vRealize
4 14 (6.86%) Ansible
5 9 (4.41%) Consul
5 9 (4.41%) Puppet
5 9 (4.41%) vMotion
5 9 (4.41%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 8 (3.92%) Kibana
6 8 (3.92%) logstash
6 8 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.45%) SCCM
8 4 (1.96%) SCOM
9 3 (1.47%) FortiGate
9 3 (1.47%) Packer
9 3 (1.47%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.98%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 1 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 71 (34.80%) Microsoft
2 58 (28.43%) VMware
3 37 (18.14%) Google
4 25 (12.25%) Oracle
5 12 (5.88%) Cisco
5 12 (5.88%) Citrix
6 11 (5.39%) Palo Alto
7 10 (4.90%) Dell
8 9 (4.41%) Red Hat
8 9 (4.41%) Sun
9 7 (3.43%) Atlassian
9 7 (3.43%) F5
9 7 (3.43%) ServiceNow
10 5 (2.45%) Avaya
10 5 (2.45%) Nortel
11 4 (1.96%) Dynatrace
11 4 (1.96%) Infoblox
11 4 (1.96%) Rackspace
11 4 (1.96%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.96%) Splunk