Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 611 647 718
Rank change year-on-year +36 +71 +62
Contract jobs citing Hybrid Cloud 276 175 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 0.57% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 98 104
UK median daily rate £520 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.46% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £350 £382 £321
90th Percentile £690 £688 £636
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
UK median hourly rate - £21.47 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.47 -

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 34,295 30,679 35,638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.94% 33.65% 33.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,535 19,896 23,168
UK median daily rate £450 £436 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.21% +2.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £260 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,063 1,086 1,259
UK median hourly rate £21.90 £20.99 £21.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.36% -1.66% +21.94%
10th Percentile £11.52 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £48.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.22 £19.30 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.95% -8.08% +20.00%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +59 257 £525 +1.69% 68
UK excluding London +48 139 £488 +2.63% 34
London -11 131 £550 - 37
South East +11 58 £510 -2.86% 19
Midlands +11 23 £475 +20.25% 2
South West +31 21 £488 - 3
West Midlands -4 20 £500 +26.58% 2
North of England -11 19 £500 +17.65% 5
North West -5 12 £488 +14.71% 4
Scotland -20 9 £281 -27.42% 3
Yorkshire -16 7 £500 +23.08%
East of England -4 6 - - 2
Wales - 4 £425 -
East Midlands - 3 £475 -

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 147 (53.26%) Amazon AWS
2 146 (52.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (28.26%) Finance
4 74 (26.81%) DevOps
5 72 (26.09%) Windows
6 71 (25.72%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (24.64%) IaaS
8 65 (23.55%) Microsoft
9 64 (23.19%) Linux
10 53 (19.20%) PaaS
11 48 (17.39%) Public Cloud
12 47 (17.03%) VMware
13 45 (16.30%) Migration
13 45 (16.30%) Java
14 41 (14.86%) Python
15 40 (14.49%) PowerShell
15 40 (14.49%) Data Centre
16 38 (13.77%) Docker
17 37 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
18 36 (13.04%) Ansible
19 34 (12.32%) SaaS
19 34 (12.32%) Firewall
20 33 (11.96%) Configuration Management
21 32 (11.59%) Web Services
21 32 (11.59%) Git (software)
22 30 (10.87%) Test Automation
22 30 (10.87%) Microservices
23 29 (10.51%) Load Balancing
23 29 (10.51%) ITIL
24 28 (10.14%) Windows Server

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 27 (9.78%) OpenStack
2 14 (5.07%) JBoss
2 14 (5.07%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.62%) IIS
4 6 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.81%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.09%) IBM Domino
6 3 (1.09%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.72%) Confluence
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.36%) SAS
8 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Relativity
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 147 (53.26%) Amazon AWS
2 146 (52.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (24.64%) IaaS
4 53 (19.20%) PaaS
5 34 (12.32%) SaaS
6 27 (9.78%) Office 365
7 22 (7.97%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (5.80%) Google Cloud Platform
9 15 (5.43%) OpenShift
10 14 (5.07%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (5.07%) Serverless
11 11 (3.99%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (3.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (2.90%) Amazon S3
13 8 (2.90%) GitHub
14 6 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
15 5 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
16 4 (1.45%) Azure Data Factory
17 2 (0.72%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
17 2 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.32%) Firewall
2 24 (8.70%) LAN
3 22 (7.97%) WAN
4 19 (6.88%) VPN
5 15 (5.43%) DNS
6 10 (3.62%) SAN
7 8 (2.90%) TCP/IP
8 7 (2.54%) Network Security
9 6 (2.17%) DHCP
10 5 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.81%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (1.45%) Internet
11 4 (1.45%) MPLS
11 4 (1.45%) Software-Defined Networking
12 3 (1.09%) HTTP
12 3 (1.09%) SMTP
12 3 (1.09%) Unified Communications
12 3 (1.09%) VLAN
12 3 (1.09%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.90%) Big Data
3 6 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.81%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.45%) Data Lake
5 4 (1.45%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.45%) Power BI
6 3 (1.09%) Blockchain
6 3 (1.09%) DB2
6 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.72%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (0.72%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.72%) HDInsight
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 32 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.88%) Jenkins
3 16 (5.80%) Subversion
4 10 (3.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (3.26%) JIRA
6 8 (2.90%) Bitbucket
7 7 (2.54%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.81%) GitLab
8 5 (1.81%) Selenium
9 4 (1.45%) JMeter
9 4 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.72%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.36%) Apache Continuum
12 1 (0.36%) CircleCI
12 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.36%) ERwin
12 1 (0.36%) JDeveloper
General
1 78 (28.26%) Finance
2 24 (8.70%) Banking
3 17 (6.16%) Financial Institution
4 11 (3.99%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.90%) Retail
6 7 (2.54%) Law
7 5 (1.81%) Legal
8 4 (1.45%) Marketing
9 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.72%) Advertising
10 2 (0.72%) Automotive
10 2 (0.72%) Games
11 1 (0.36%) Electronics
11 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 116 (42.03%) Architect
2 52 (18.84%) Cloud Architect
3 51 (18.48%) Cloud Engineer
4 30 (10.87%) AWS Engineer
5 23 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
6 22 (7.97%) AWS Architect
6 22 (7.97%) Consultant
7 21 (7.61%) Azure Architect
7 21 (7.61%) Infrastructure Architect
8 20 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
9 19 (6.88%) Developer
9 19 (6.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (5.80%) Security Architect
12 15 (5.43%) AWS DevOps
12 15 (5.43%) Azure Consultant
13 13 (4.71%) Electronic Trading Developer
14 12 (4.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 12 (4.35%) Cloud Consultant
15 11 (3.99%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.59%) Web Services
2 21 (7.61%) Node.js
3 19 (6.88%) REST
4 17 (6.16%) JSON
5 15 (5.43%) Middleware
6 13 (4.71%) Akka
6 13 (4.71%) Kafka
7 7 (2.54%) OAuth
8 6 (2.17%) .NET
8 6 (2.17%) LDAP
8 6 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (1.45%) OAuth2
9 4 (1.45%) RESTful
9 4 (1.45%) SAML
9 4 (1.45%) Spring
10 3 (1.09%) SOAP
10 3 (1.09%) Spring Boot
10 3 (1.09%) XACML
11 2 (0.72%) React
11 2 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (17.39%) Public Cloud
2 40 (14.49%) Data Centre
3 27 (9.78%) Private Cloud
4 16 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.43%) Fintech
5 15 (5.43%) PKI
6 14 (5.07%) Equities
6 14 (5.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (3.99%) Enterprise Cloud
8 10 (3.62%) Computer Science
8 10 (3.62%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.81%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.81%) Replication
12 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.45%) User Experience
12 4 (1.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 3 (1.09%) Fat Client
13 3 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 72 (26.09%) Windows
2 64 (23.19%) Linux
3 28 (10.14%) Windows Server
4 19 (6.88%) Unix
5 12 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.17%) Solaris
7 6 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.81%) AIX
8 5 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.45%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.09%) CentOS
10 3 (1.09%) SUSE
10 3 (1.09%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.72%) VMS
11 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.36%) Debian
12 1 (0.36%) Fedora
12 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (26.81%) DevOps
2 71 (25.72%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (16.30%) Migration
4 37 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (11.96%) Configuration Management
6 30 (10.87%) Microservices
6 30 (10.87%) Test Automation
7 29 (10.51%) ITIL
7 29 (10.51%) Load Balancing
8 26 (9.42%) Kanban
9 22 (7.97%) Use Case
10 20 (7.25%) Security Architecture
11 19 (6.88%) Cybersecurity
11 19 (6.88%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (6.88%) High Availability
12 18 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (6.16%) Continuous Delivery
14 14 (5.07%) Continuous Deployment
14 14 (5.07%) Electronic Trading
14 14 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (16.30%) Java
2 41 (14.86%) Python
3 40 (14.49%) PowerShell
4 26 (9.42%) Ruby
5 25 (9.06%) SQL
6 16 (5.80%) Perl
7 15 (5.43%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.90%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.17%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.81%) PHP
11 4 (1.45%) C#
12 3 (1.09%) Scala
13 2 (0.72%) C
13 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.36%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 17 (6.16%) Degree
2 14 (5.07%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.71%) CISSP
4 12 (4.35%) AWS Certification
4 12 (4.35%) CISM
5 11 (3.99%) CCNP
5 11 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.99%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.17%) CEH
6 6 (2.17%) CISA
7 4 (1.45%) CCIE
7 4 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.45%) MCSE
7 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.09%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.72%) SANS
9 2 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.36%) HP ASE
10 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.80%) GDPR
2 13 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.26%) NIST 800
4 6 (2.17%) GAAP
5 5 (1.81%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (1.81%) GCP
6 3 (1.09%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.72%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.72%) QA
7 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.36%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (13.77%) Docker
2 27 (9.78%) Active Directory
3 22 (7.97%) Hyper-V
4 17 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (2.90%) vCloud
7 6 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (1.81%) VMware NSX
9 4 (1.45%) vSphere
9 4 (1.45%) XenApp
10 3 (1.09%) BitLocker
10 3 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 36 (13.04%) Ansible
2 25 (9.06%) Puppet
3 23 (8.33%) Kubernetes
4 20 (7.25%) Terraform
5 19 (6.88%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (3.62%) SCCM
7 8 (2.90%) Mesos
7 8 (2.90%) Rundeck
7 8 (2.90%) ZABBIX
8 7 (2.54%) Nagios
8 7 (2.54%) SCOM
9 6 (2.17%) Packer
9 6 (2.17%) SCVMM
10 5 (1.81%) Graylog
10 5 (1.81%) logstash
10 5 (1.81%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (1.81%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.81%) vRealize
11 4 (1.45%) Automic
12 3 (1.09%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 65 (23.55%) Microsoft
2 47 (17.03%) VMware
3 18 (6.52%) Cisco
4 17 (6.16%) Capita
5 15 (5.43%) Google
6 14 (5.07%) Red Hat
7 13 (4.71%) Bloomberg
7 13 (4.71%) Reuters
8 11 (3.99%) Citrix
9 9 (3.26%) Oracle
10 8 (2.90%) HP
10 8 (2.90%) New Relic
11 7 (2.54%) CA
11 7 (2.54%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.54%) IBM
11 7 (2.54%) NetApp
11 7 (2.54%) Splunk
12 6 (2.17%) Dell
12 6 (2.17%) EMC
12 6 (2.17%) F5