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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 173 187 207
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +20
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 31 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.36% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.12% 9.50% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 15
Average daily rate
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£500 £313 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £823 £540 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £335
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Computing
London

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
340 221 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 5.72% 3.75% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 161 142
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £35.50 £21.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.05% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £20.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £21.85 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -48.43%

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 July 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 July 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 18 (40.91%) Java
2 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.09%) SaaS
4 13 (29.55%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (29.55%) Apex Code
4 13 (29.55%) Visualforce
4 13 (29.55%) Mason
5 11 (25.00%) Force.com
6 10 (22.73%) DevOps
6 10 (22.73%) Finance
7 9 (20.45%) Ruby
8 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 8 (18.18%) Windows
9 6 (13.64%) Linux
9 6 (13.64%) .NET
9 6 (13.64%) TDD
9 6 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (11.36%) BDD
10 5 (11.36%) Puppet
10 5 (11.36%) Analytics
10 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (11.36%) RESTful
10 5 (11.36%) VMware
10 5 (11.36%) UNIX
10 5 (11.36%) Python
10 5 (11.36%) PHP
10 5 (11.36%) SQL
10 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
11 4 (9.09%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.27%) Apache
1 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.27%) CICS
1 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.27%) WordPress
1 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.09%) SaaS
2 11 (25.00%) Force.com
3 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (4.55%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (2.27%) Office 365
6 1 (2.27%) IaaS
6 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Firewall
1 4 (9.09%) Unified Communications
1 4 (9.09%) Converged Networks
2 2 (4.55%) LAN
2 2 (4.55%) WAN
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (9.09%) Big Data
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) RSpec
1 4 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Front Office
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Architect
2 12 (27.27%) Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Technical Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Head of Security
4 4 (9.09%) Chief Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Mobility Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Digital Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) Visualforce
1 13 (29.55%) Mason
2 6 (13.64%) .NET
3 5 (11.36%) RESTful
4 4 (9.09%) Backbone.js
4 4 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (9.09%) Ember.js
4 4 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (6.82%) LAMP
5 3 (6.82%) HTML
5 3 (6.82%) MEAP
6 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.55%) Web Services
6 2 (4.55%) XML
6 2 (4.55%) HTML5
7 1 (2.27%) AppFabric
7 1 (2.27%) CSS3
7 1 (2.27%) WCF
7 1 (2.27%) WF
7 1 (2.27%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 4 (9.09%) Visualisation
2 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) PMI
3 2 (4.55%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.27%) CESG
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Wiki
4 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.27%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.27%) AS400
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
3 5 (11.36%) UNIX
4 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.82%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (6.82%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) CentOS
5 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.73%) DevOps
3 6 (13.64%) TDD
4 5 (11.36%) BDD
4 5 (11.36%) Analytics
5 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 4 (9.09%) Open Source
5 4 (9.09%) Big Data Analytics
5 4 (9.09%) Information Assurance
5 4 (9.09%) CRM
6 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.55%) OO
7 2 (4.55%) Release Management
7 2 (4.55%) Pair Programming
7 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.55%) Project Management
7 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) Java
2 13 (29.55%) Apex Code
3 9 (20.45%) Ruby
4 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.36%) PHP
5 5 (11.36%) SQL
5 5 (11.36%) Python
6 3 (6.82%) C#
7 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.55%) Clojure
7 2 (4.55%) Go
8 1 (2.27%) SOQL
8 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.27%) COBOL
8 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) CISA
2 2 (4.55%) MCSE
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.55%) PMP
2 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.27%) MCTS
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.36%) Puppet
3 4 (9.09%) Ansible
4 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco
4 3 (6.82%) Siebel
4 3 (6.82%) Juniper
4 3 (6.82%) Eloqua
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.27%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.27%) NetApp
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) Apple
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) Murex
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) WorldPay
6 1 (2.27%) Zend
City, London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Mason Frank
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 26 days ago