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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Computing
London / City of London
Rank 131 142 164
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +22
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 22 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 0.30% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.45% 4.71% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 19
Median daily rate £500 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £430 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
404 191 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.70% 6.31% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 149 205
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 23 (57.50%) Java
2 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (52.50%) Linux
3 21 (52.50%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (47.50%) Python
5 16 (40.00%) Finance
5 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 16 (40.00%) Kafka
6 15 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (35.00%) Hadoop
8 13 (32.50%) Puppet
8 13 (32.50%) JIRA
9 12 (30.00%) Scala
9 12 (30.00%) Apache Spark
9 12 (30.00%) Big Data
10 11 (27.50%) R
10 11 (27.50%) DevOps
10 11 (27.50%) Apache Hive
11 10 (25.00%) SQL
12 9 (22.50%) Unix
12 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
12 9 (22.50%) VMware
12 9 (22.50%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (22.50%) Ansible
12 9 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (22.50%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (20.00%) JSON
13 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (20.00%) Cisco

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 15 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (30.00%) Apache Spark
3 7 (17.50%) Apache
4 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 4 (10.00%) IIS
6 2 (5.00%) JBoss
6 2 (5.00%) WildFly
7 1 (2.50%) Apache Pig
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.50%) nginx
7 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.50%) SAS
7 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
7 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (2.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 21 (52.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (12.50%) IaaS
4 3 (7.50%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (2.50%) Boomi
5 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.50%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (2.50%) iPaaS
5 1 (2.50%) Office 365
5 1 (2.50%) PaaS
5 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
3 3 (7.50%) Internet
4 2 (5.00%) LAN
4 2 (5.00%) SSL
4 2 (5.00%) VoIP
5 1 (2.50%) DHCP
5 1 (2.50%) HTTP
5 1 (2.50%) SAN
5 1 (2.50%) Skype
5 1 (2.50%) SSH
5 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) Hadoop
2 12 (30.00%) Big Data
3 11 (27.50%) Apache Hive
4 9 (22.50%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
7 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
8 3 (7.50%) Parquet
9 2 (5.00%) Impala
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (5.00%) Sqoop
10 1 (2.50%) DB2
10 1 (2.50%) GIS
10 1 (2.50%) HBase
10 1 (2.50%) MySQL
10 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
10 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (32.50%) JIRA
3 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.00%) GitLab
4 4 (10.00%) Gradle
4 4 (10.00%) IntelliJ
4 4 (10.00%) Maven
4 4 (10.00%) Subversion
5 1 (2.50%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Advertising
3 2 (5.00%) Law
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Data Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Developer
3 5 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Big Data Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Architect
4 4 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (10.00%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Hadoop Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) AWS Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) Kafka
2 8 (20.00%) JSON
3 7 (17.50%) JMS
3 7 (17.50%) XML
4 5 (12.50%) REST
5 4 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (10.00%) Apache Axis
5 4 (10.00%) Apache CXF
5 4 (10.00%) Guice
5 4 (10.00%) J2EE
5 4 (10.00%) JDBC
5 4 (10.00%) JPA
5 4 (10.00%) SOAP
5 4 (10.00%) Spring
5 4 (10.00%) Spring Boot
5 4 (10.00%) Web Services
5 4 (10.00%) WSDL
6 3 (7.50%) Apache Avro
6 3 (7.50%) Spark Streaming
7 1 (2.50%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
3 6 (15.00%) Statistics
4 5 (12.50%) Public Cloud
5 2 (5.00%) Life Science
5 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.50%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.50%) Clustering
6 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.50%) Linked Data
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) Unix
3 7 (17.50%) Windows
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.00%) AIX
5 2 (5.00%) CentOS
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.50%) Solaris
6 1 (2.50%) SUSE
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) DevOps
3 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
3 9 (22.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (17.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (15.00%) ITIL
6 6 (15.00%) Project Management
6 6 (15.00%) SOA
7 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (12.50%) Microservices
7 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Validation
8 4 (10.00%) Analytics
8 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.00%) Kanban
8 4 (10.00%) OO
8 4 (10.00%) Performance Management
8 4 (10.00%) Scrum
8 4 (10.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) Java
2 19 (47.50%) Python
3 12 (30.00%) Scala
4 11 (27.50%) R
5 10 (25.00%) SQL
6 7 (17.50%) Ruby
7 6 (15.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (15.00%) Perl
8 5 (12.50%) C++
8 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
9 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
9 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.50%) Go
10 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.50%) Korn
10 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) RHCE
1 2 (5.00%) RHCSA
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Flume
4 1 (2.50%) Ceph
4 1 (2.50%) Docker
4 1 (2.50%) GlusterFS
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) Puppet
2 9 (22.50%) Ansible
2 9 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (12.50%) Salt
4 1 (2.50%) Cacti
4 1 (2.50%) Grafana
4 1 (2.50%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.50%) Kibana
4 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.50%) logstash
4 1 (2.50%) OSSEC
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) VMware
2 8 (20.00%) Cisco
3 7 (17.50%) Dell
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle
4 6 (15.00%) HP
5 5 (12.50%) Google
6 3 (7.50%) Cloudera
6 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.00%) Citrix
7 2 (5.00%) IBM
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.50%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.50%) EMC
8 1 (2.50%) Hortonworks
8 1 (2.50%) Reuters
8 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.50%) Splunk
8 1 (2.50%) Sun
8 1 (2.50%) Teradata
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