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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 143 171 178
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +7
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 16 22 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.41% 0.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.66% 6.67% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 27
Median daily rate £544 £500 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £383 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £885 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
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
343 330 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.37% 6.09% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 237 188
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.07%

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016, 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 19 (65.52%) Linux
2 17 (58.62%) Oracle
3 16 (55.17%) Unix
4 14 (48.28%) Finance
4 14 (48.28%) VMware
5 13 (44.83%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (41.38%) WebSphere
7 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (37.93%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (37.93%) Java
8 10 (34.48%) ITIL
8 10 (34.48%) DNS
8 10 (34.48%) IBM
8 10 (34.48%) Bash Shell
9 9 (31.03%) SQL
9 9 (31.03%) AIX
9 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (27.59%) Firewall
11 7 (24.14%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
11 7 (24.14%) Python
11 7 (24.14%) WebLogic
11 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
12 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
12 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
12 6 (20.69%) Windows
12 6 (20.69%) Middleware
12 6 (20.69%) SSL
12 6 (20.69%) Maven
12 6 (20.69%) SUSE

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 12 (41.38%) WebSphere
2 7 (24.14%) WebLogic
3 4 (13.79%) Apache
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
4 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.45%) JBoss
6 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) BigMachines
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.45%) Eloqua
1 1 (3.45%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (44.83%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.24%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.45%) SaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) DNS
2 8 (27.59%) Firewall
3 6 (20.69%) SSL
4 2 (6.90%) SAN
5 1 (3.45%) Converged Networks
5 1 (3.45%) HTTP
5 1 (3.45%) LDAP
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Big Data
2 4 (13.79%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.90%) DB2
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.45%) Power BI
5 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
1 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
1 6 (20.69%) JIRA
1 6 (20.69%) Maven
2 4 (13.79%) Ant
2 4 (13.79%) Gerrit
2 4 (13.79%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.79%) TeamCity
3 2 (6.90%) AdminStudio
3 2 (6.90%) GitLab
3 2 (6.90%) Gradle
3 2 (6.90%) InstallShield
3 2 (6.90%) IntelliJ
3 2 (6.90%) MSI
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Financial Institution
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Architect
2 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Applications Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Deployment Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Middleware Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Platform Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Packager
4 2 (6.90%) AWS Developer
4 2 (6.90%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (6.90%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (20.69%) Middleware
3 5 (17.24%) REST
4 4 (13.79%) LAMP
5 3 (10.34%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.34%) HTML
5 3 (10.34%) HTML5
5 3 (10.34%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (10.34%) J2EE
5 3 (10.34%) Java EE
5 3 (10.34%) SOAP
5 3 (10.34%) XML
6 2 (6.90%) Apache Axis
6 2 (6.90%) Apache CXF
6 2 (6.90%) Guice
6 2 (6.90%) JPA
6 2 (6.90%) JSON
6 2 (6.90%) Kafka
6 2 (6.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) DataPower
3 3 (10.34%) Hedge funds
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.90%) Life Science
5 1 (3.45%) Clustering
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Linux
2 16 (55.17%) Unix
3 9 (31.03%) AIX
4 6 (20.69%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (20.69%) SUSE
4 6 (20.69%) Windows
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
5 4 (13.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Continuous Delivery
2 10 (34.48%) ITIL
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
5 5 (17.24%) Change Management
5 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.79%) DevOps
6 4 (13.79%) ETL
6 4 (13.79%) SOA
7 3 (10.34%) AOP
7 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.34%) High Availability
7 3 (10.34%) Low Latency
7 3 (10.34%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) Service Management
8 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.90%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) Bash Shell
3 9 (31.03%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) Python
4 7 (24.14%) Shell Script
5 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
6 4 (13.79%) Perl
6 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
7 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
7 3 (10.34%) Ruby
8 2 (6.90%) Korn
8 2 (6.90%) VBScript
9 1 (3.45%) Apex Code
9 1 (3.45%) C++
9 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
3 1 (3.45%) RHCA
3 1 (3.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Government Security Classifications
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (13.79%) vCloud
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (10.34%) vSphere
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.45%) NFS
6 1 (3.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
2 3 (10.34%) Ansible
3 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.90%) SCCM
4 1 (3.45%) Nagios
4 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.45%) OpenView
4 1 (3.45%) Packer
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (3.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Oracle
2 14 (48.28%) VMware
3 10 (34.48%) IBM
4 5 (17.24%) Citrix
5 4 (13.79%) HP
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.79%) Software AG
5 4 (13.79%) webMethods
6 3 (10.34%) Bloomberg
6 3 (10.34%) Dell
6 3 (10.34%) Hortonworks
6 3 (10.34%) Reuters
7 2 (6.90%) Google
7 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (6.90%) SAP
8 1 (3.45%) Adobe
8 1 (3.45%) NetApp
8 1 (3.45%) Sun
8 1 (3.45%) Veritas