The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 167 183 177
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 19 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.50% 16.07% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 12
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£450 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £210 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £564 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Computing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
181 112 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.65% 1.87% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 78 77
Average daily rate £450 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £272 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Cloud Computing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cloud Computing across the City of London region.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Cloud Computing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the City of London region.

Cloud Computing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cloud Computing.

1 20 (47.62%) Java
2 13 (30.95%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (26.19%) Android
3 11 (26.19%) Banking
4 10 (23.81%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (23.81%) Visualforce
4 10 (23.81%) Apex Code
5 9 (21.43%) SaaS
6 8 (19.05%) Mason
6 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 7 (16.67%) Middleware
7 7 (16.67%) XML
7 7 (16.67%) CRM
7 7 (16.67%) Investment Banking
7 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (14.29%) Mobile App
8 6 (14.29%) Office 365
8 6 (14.29%) Apple iOS
8 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (14.29%) Software Architecture
8 6 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (14.29%) Finance
8 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (14.29%) Linux
8 6 (14.29%) Web Services
8 6 (14.29%) SQL
8 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
9 5 (11.90%) Symantec
9 5 (11.90%) Blackberry

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cloud Computing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.90%) Office Communications Server
2 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (11.90%) Lync
2 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.14%) nginx
5 2 (4.76%) Node.js
5 2 (4.76%) Jetty
5 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.76%) Apache
6 1 (2.38%) SAS
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.95%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (21.43%) SaaS
3 7 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (14.29%) Office 365
4 6 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (11.90%) Amazon S3
5 5 (11.90%) Force.com
6 1 (2.38%) PaaS
6 1 (2.38%) Heroku
6 1 (2.38%) Google App Engine
6 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.76%) AMQP
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (4.76%) LDAP
2 2 (4.76%) LAN
2 2 (4.76%) WAN
2 2 (4.76%) DHCP
2 2 (4.76%) HTTP
2 2 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) FTP
3 1 (2.38%) SSL
3 1 (2.38%) SAN
3 1 (2.38%) IPsec
3 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
1 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
1 5 (11.90%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.14%) Big Data
3 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.76%) Redis
3 2 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.76%) DB2
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
3 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.38%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (4.76%) Hudson
3 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.38%) Subversion
4 1 (2.38%) NUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 11 (26.19%) Banking
2 7 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 6 (14.29%) Finance
4 5 (11.90%) Retail
5 3 (7.14%) Publishing
6 2 (4.76%) Legal
6 2 (4.76%) Marketing
7 1 (2.38%) Local Government
7 1 (2.38%) Front Office
7 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Integration Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Designer
5 3 (7.14%) Messaging Architect
6 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Business Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Siebel Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) Visualforce
2 8 (19.05%) Mason
3 7 (16.67%) Middleware
3 7 (16.67%) XML
4 6 (14.29%) Web Services
5 4 (9.52%) JSON
5 4 (9.52%) .NET
6 3 (7.14%) Servlets
6 3 (7.14%) HTML
6 3 (7.14%) RESTful
7 2 (4.76%) REST
7 2 (4.76%) Play Framework
7 2 (4.76%) WCF
7 2 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.76%) JSP
7 2 (4.76%) XSD
7 2 (4.76%) JMS
8 1 (2.38%) SOAP
8 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.90%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Social Network
3 2 (4.76%) Replication
3 2 (4.76%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.38%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Android
2 6 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 6 (14.29%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Windows
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.76%) UNIX
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) CRM
1 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.29%) Software Architecture
2 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (11.90%) Mobile Application Development
3 5 (11.90%) DevOps
4 4 (9.52%) Analytics
4 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 4 (9.52%) TDD
4 4 (9.52%) Pair Programming
4 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.52%) SOA
5 3 (7.14%) Scrum
5 3 (7.14%) BDD
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.76%) Kanban
6 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) Java
2 10 (23.81%) Apex Code
3 6 (14.29%) SQL
4 5 (11.90%) C#
4 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.14%) Python
7 2 (4.76%) Groovy
7 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.76%) Ruby
8 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.38%) VBA
8 1 (2.38%) XPath
8 1 (2.38%) SOQL
8 1 (2.38%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.38%) MCSE
1 1 (2.38%) MCTS
1 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) Varnish
2 2 (4.76%) VirtualBox
2 2 (4.76%) HDFS
3 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 5 (11.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.90%) Symantec
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 5 (11.90%) VMware
3 5 (11.90%) IronPort
3 5 (11.90%) Akamai
4 3 (7.14%) Siebel
4 3 (7.14%) Business Objects
4 3 (7.14%) Google
4 3 (7.14%) Eloqua
5 2 (4.76%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.38%) Juniper
6 1 (2.38%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.38%) Tableau
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