Period
to 29 January 2020

The median contractor rate for a Cloud Architect was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 29 January 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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.

Cloud Architect
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 116 180 164
Rank change year-on-year +64 -16 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Cloud Architect 33 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.06% 0.45% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.47% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 20
Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £563 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +2.27% -
10th Percentile £507 £494 £449
90th Percentile £638 £731 £653
England median daily rate £600 £613 £575
% change year-on-year -2.04% +6.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £77.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +121.43% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 3,000 4,698 4,320
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 95.82% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,983 3,179 2,848
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £233 £259 £225
90th Percentile £575 £558 £538
England median daily rate £463 £468 £450
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 184 154
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.75 £15.30 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.48% +2.00% +7.47%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.40 £9.87
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
England median hourly rate £18.90 £18.70 £18.38
% change year-on-year +1.07% +1.77% -0.68%

Cloud Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Cloud Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Architect in Yorkshire

Cloud Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cloud Architect in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Architect in Yorkshire

Cloud Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Architect in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 29 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Architect in Yorkshire

Cloud Architect
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Architect within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 29 January 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
West Yorkshire +42 31 £525 -4.55% 3
North Yorkshire +2 2 £650 +13.04% 1
Cloud Architect
England

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2020, Cloud Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Cloud Architect in the job title.

1 27 (81.82%) Azure
2 22 (66.67%) IaaS
3 18 (54.55%) AWS
4 16 (48.48%) Migration
5 12 (36.36%) SaaS
5 12 (36.36%) PaaS
6 11 (33.33%) Kubernetes
7 10 (30.30%) GCP
7 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
8 9 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (27.27%) Security Architecture
8 9 (27.27%) Ansible
8 9 (27.27%) Python
8 9 (27.27%) VMS
8 9 (27.27%) DevOps
9 8 (24.24%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco
9 8 (24.24%) Network Security
10 7 (21.21%) Fortinet
10 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (21.21%) Security Testing
10 7 (21.21%) OpenStack
10 7 (21.21%) VMware
10 7 (21.21%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (21.21%) Firewall
10 7 (21.21%) Project Management
10 7 (21.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (21.21%) vSphere
10 7 (21.21%) Alibaba
10 7 (21.21%) vCenter Server

Cloud Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 7 (21.21%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 27 (81.82%) Azure
2 22 (66.67%) IaaS
3 18 (54.55%) AWS
4 12 (36.36%) PaaS
4 12 (36.36%) SaaS
5 10 (30.30%) GCP
6 2 (6.06%) Apigee
6 2 (6.06%) Serverless
7 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (3.03%) Google App Engine
7 1 (3.03%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) Network Security
2 7 (21.21%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Billing
2 1 (3.03%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) RESTful
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.06%) Cloud Native
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) VMS
2 2 (6.06%) Unix
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Migration
2 9 (27.27%) DevOps
2 9 (27.27%) Security Architecture
3 7 (21.21%) DevSecOps
3 7 (21.21%) Project Management
3 7 (21.21%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (21.21%) Security Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) Microservices
5 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.06%) Information Security
5 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.06%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.03%) Data Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Operations Management
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
2 9 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (21.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (6.06%) GDPR
3 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (21.21%) VMware NSX
1 7 (21.21%) vSphere
2 2 (6.06%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 9 (27.27%) Ansible
3 7 (21.21%) vCenter Server
3 7 (21.21%) vRealize
4 2 (6.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco
2 7 (21.21%) Alibaba
2 7 (21.21%) Fortinet
2 7 (21.21%) VMware
3 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) Google