Period
to 23 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 23 June 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.

Public Cloud
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 132 199
Rank change year-on-year -18 +67 -33
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 42 41 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.95% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.87% 3.20% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 0
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £496 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.85% - -
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £30.77 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year -52.66% - -

Public 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,461 1,281 1,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.80% 29.67% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 779 895
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.69% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £231 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £513 £545
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 76 63
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +14.29% -33.33%
10th Percentile £11.70 £10.08 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £38.75 £25.80
England median hourly rate £23.50 £19.95 £20.78
% change year-on-year +17.81% -4.01% +14.25%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Public Cloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in the West Midlands

Public Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Public Cloud in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Public Cloud in the West Midlands

Public Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Public Cloud in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Public Cloud in the West Midlands

Public Cloud
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Public Cloud within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 June 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
Coventry -5 17 £450 -8.86% 4
Shropshire -28 10 £625 +25.97% 1
Birmingham -18 6 £600 +20.00% 5
Warwickshire - 4 £408 -
Herefordshire - 2 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Public 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Public Cloud.

1 34 (80.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 21 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (45.24%) SaaS
4 19 (45.24%) PaaS
4 19 (45.24%) DevOps
5 18 (42.86%) IaaS
6 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (38.10%) Windows
8 15 (35.71%) SQL
9 14 (33.33%) .NET
9 14 (33.33%) C#
9 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 14 (33.33%) Windows Server
10 12 (28.57%) Visual Studio
10 12 (28.57%) T-SQL
10 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
10 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
10 12 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (28.57%) WSUS
10 12 (28.57%) PowerShell
11 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
11 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
12 8 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
13 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (16.67%) Ansible
13 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

Public Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.76%) Confluence
3 1 (2.38%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (80.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (45.24%) PaaS
3 19 (45.24%) SaaS
4 18 (42.86%) IaaS
5 12 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (11.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (4.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (4.76%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (4.76%) Serverless
7 2 (4.76%) Slack
7 2 (4.76%) Trello
7 2 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) SMS
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) PuTTY
3 1 (2.38%) SSH
3 1 (2.38%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (4.76%) Hazelcast
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
3 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.76%) Redis
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.38%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) Artifactory
3 2 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.76%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.76%) Grunt
3 2 (4.76%) gulp
3 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.76%) JIRA
3 2 (4.76%) Maven
3 2 (4.76%) MSBuild
3 2 (4.76%) MSI
3 2 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (4.76%) Subversion
3 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Security Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) AWS Architect
4 7 (16.67%) Azure Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Head of Architecture
7 3 (7.14%) Head of Digital
7 3 (7.14%) Migration Architect
8 2 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Designer
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (4.76%) Lead DevOps
8 2 (4.76%) Support Manager
8 2 (4.76%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) Node.js
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
4 2 (4.76%) Ajax
4 2 (4.76%) CSS
4 2 (4.76%) HTML5
4 2 (4.76%) jQuery
4 2 (4.76%) Memcached
4 2 (4.76%) REST
4 2 (4.76%) RESTful
4 2 (4.76%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (2.38%) COM
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.38%) SAP XI
5 1 (2.38%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (14.29%) User Experience
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) Cloud Native
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) Social Media
4 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.52%) Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) DevOps
2 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 8 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (14.29%) IT Strategy
6 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 6 (14.29%) Migration
6 6 (14.29%) Service Management
6 6 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (9.52%) ITIL
7 4 (9.52%) Microservices
7 4 (9.52%) Scrum
7 4 (9.52%) Service Design
7 4 (9.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 14 (33.33%) C#
3 12 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 12 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.76%) C
4 2 (4.76%) Java
4 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) BC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) Docker
3 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) WSUS
2 7 (16.67%) Ansible
3 4 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Google
2 5 (11.90%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) HP
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) SAP