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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 182 211 208
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -3
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 20 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.43% 8.61% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 8
Average daily rate
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£500 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £367 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £490 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £400 £468
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -14.43%
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
212 151 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.57% 2.07% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 111 60
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £371 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £16.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -41.66%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014, 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 19 (44.19%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) Linux
3 12 (27.91%) Android
4 9 (20.93%) Banking
4 9 (20.93%) Web Services
4 9 (20.93%) UNIX
4 9 (20.93%) SQL
4 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
5 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (18.60%) DevOps
5 8 (18.60%) Oracle
5 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
5 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
5 8 (18.60%) SOA
5 8 (18.60%) Middleware
6 7 (16.28%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (16.28%) MySQL
6 7 (16.28%) Python
6 7 (16.28%) Retail
6 7 (16.28%) Subversion
6 7 (16.28%) WebSphere
6 7 (16.28%) VMware
6 7 (16.28%) Mobile App
6 7 (16.28%) Visualforce
6 7 (16.28%) Apex Code
6 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
7 6 (13.95%) Force.com
7 6 (13.95%) SaaS
7 6 (13.95%) Mason
7 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 7 (16.28%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.63%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (11.63%) Lync
3 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
3 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (6.98%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Lightstreamer
5 1 (2.33%) nginx
5 1 (2.33%) Jetty
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Force.com
1 6 (13.95%) SaaS
1 6 (13.95%) Office 365
2 5 (11.63%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.33%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.33%) IaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) HTTP
1 5 (11.63%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.65%) AMQP
2 2 (4.65%) LDAP
2 2 (4.65%) LAN
2 2 (4.65%) WAN
2 2 (4.65%) DHCP
2 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) DNS
2 2 (4.65%) SSL
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) IPsec
3 1 (2.33%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) MySQL
3 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (4.65%) Big Data
5 2 (4.65%) DB2
5 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.28%) Subversion
3 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.63%) Mercurial
4 5 (11.63%) Gerrit
4 5 (11.63%) Maven
4 5 (11.63%) JIRA
4 5 (11.63%) Ant
5 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (9.30%) AnthillPro
5 4 (9.30%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (20.93%) Banking
2 7 (16.28%) Retail
3 6 (13.95%) Investment Banking
3 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 6 (13.95%) Finance
4 4 (9.30%) Marketing
5 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.65%) Advertising
6 1 (2.33%) Publishing
6 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.33%) Front Office
6 1 (2.33%) Law
6 1 (2.33%) Legal
6 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Project Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Messaging Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Designer
4 3 (6.98%) Deployment Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (4.65%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) Web Services
2 8 (18.60%) Middleware
3 7 (16.28%) Visualforce
4 6 (13.95%) Mason
4 6 (13.95%) J2EE
5 5 (11.63%) .NET
5 5 (11.63%) XML
5 5 (11.63%) JSON
6 4 (9.30%) RESTful
6 4 (9.30%) Servlets
6 4 (9.30%) HTML
7 2 (4.65%) XSD
7 2 (4.65%) JMS
7 2 (4.65%) JSP
8 1 (2.33%) HTML5
8 1 (2.33%) REST
8 1 (2.33%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.33%) Mustache
8 1 (2.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.63%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.65%) Social Network
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Linux
2 12 (27.91%) Android
3 9 (20.93%) UNIX
4 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.30%) Windows
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.33%) CentOS
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.33%) Fedora
7 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) SOA
1 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (18.60%) DevOps
2 6 (13.95%) Demand Management
2 6 (13.95%) ETL
2 6 (13.95%) Project Management
3 3 (6.98%) Migration
3 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.65%) CRM
4 2 (4.65%) Market Research
4 2 (4.65%) Analytics
4 2 (4.65%) TDD
4 2 (4.65%) Network Design
4 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
4 2 (4.65%) Scrum
4 2 (4.65%) Workflow
4 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) Java
2 9 (20.93%) SQL
3 7 (16.28%) Python
3 7 (16.28%) Apex Code
4 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
4 5 (11.63%) PL/SQL
4 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.30%) C#
6 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) SOQL
7 1 (2.33%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
1 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) vCloud
2 2 (4.65%) HDFS
3 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) Xen
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Puppet
1 5 (11.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 5 (11.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (16.28%) VMware
3 5 (11.63%) IronPort
3 5 (11.63%) Symantec
4 3 (6.98%) IBM
4 3 (6.98%) Business Objects
4 3 (6.98%) Google
5 2 (4.65%) Rackspace
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) Juniper
6 1 (2.33%) SaltStack
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