The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the City of London region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 175 201 192
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -9
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 20 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.98% 11.32% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 21
Average daily rate
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£306 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £355 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £340 £425
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £54.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
167 159 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.87% 2.24% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 118 68
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
Cloud Computing
London

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 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 29 July 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 25 (44.64%) Java
2 21 (37.50%) Linux
3 16 (28.57%) UNIX
3 16 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (26.79%) Oracle
4 15 (26.79%) Python
4 15 (26.79%) SOA
4 15 (26.79%) DevOps
5 14 (25.00%) VMware
5 14 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 14 (25.00%) Puppet
6 13 (23.21%) Git (software)
6 13 (23.21%) WebSphere
6 13 (23.21%) Tomcat
6 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
7 12 (21.43%) SQL
7 12 (21.43%) J2EE
7 12 (21.43%) MySQL
7 12 (21.43%) WebLogic
7 12 (21.43%) Subversion
7 12 (21.43%) Project Management
7 12 (21.43%) JIRA
7 12 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (21.43%) vCloud
8 11 (19.64%) Jenkins
8 11 (19.64%) Mercurial
8 11 (19.64%) Gerrit
8 11 (19.64%) Maven
8 11 (19.64%) Ant
8 11 (19.64%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (23.21%) Tomcat
1 13 (23.21%) WebSphere
2 12 (21.43%) WebLogic
3 9 (16.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (5.36%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.57%) Apache
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.79%) IIS
6 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.79%) CMS
6 1 (1.79%) Jetty
6 1 (1.79%) Lightstreamer
6 1 (1.79%) nginx
6 1 (1.79%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (17.86%) SaaS
3 7 (12.50%) Force.com
4 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (5.36%) PaaS
6 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.79%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) HTTP
2 5 (8.93%) SSL
3 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.57%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.57%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.79%) Internet
5 1 (1.79%) NetScreen
5 1 (1.79%) Firewall
5 1 (1.79%) IPsec
5 1 (1.79%) VPN
5 1 (1.79%) DNS
5 1 (1.79%) LDAP
5 1 (1.79%) VoIP
5 1 (1.79%) DHCP
5 1 (1.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.43%) MySQL
3 11 (19.64%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.36%) Big Data
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.79%) KDB
6 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.79%) DB2
6 1 (1.79%) Triplestore
6 1 (1.79%) HBase
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Git (software)
2 12 (21.43%) Subversion
2 12 (21.43%) JIRA
3 11 (19.64%) Maven
3 11 (19.64%) Ant
3 11 (19.64%) Mercurial
3 11 (19.64%) Gerrit
3 11 (19.64%) Jenkins
4 10 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (17.86%) AnthillPro
4 10 (17.86%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.79%) JMeter
6 1 (1.79%) JUnit
6 1 (1.79%) WATIR
6 1 (1.79%) FishEye
6 1 (1.79%) RSpec
6 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Ivy
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Legal
4 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.57%) Advertising
4 2 (3.57%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Games
5 1 (1.79%) Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Law
5 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) Project Manager
1 9 (16.07%) Deployment Manager
2 7 (12.50%) Developer
3 5 (8.93%) Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Technical Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Python Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Administrator
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) J2EE
2 11 (19.64%) .NET
3 10 (17.86%) Web Services
4 7 (12.50%) Mason
4 7 (12.50%) Visualforce
5 6 (10.71%) XML
6 5 (8.93%) SOAP
6 5 (8.93%) JSON
7 4 (7.14%) REST
7 4 (7.14%) HATEOAS
8 3 (5.36%) Middleware
8 3 (5.36%) Servlets
9 2 (3.57%) HTML
9 2 (3.57%) CSS
9 2 (3.57%) Android SDK
9 2 (3.57%) OpenID
9 2 (3.57%) OAuth
9 2 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.79%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.57%) FMCG
3 1 (1.79%) Open Source
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.79%) Ontologies
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Linux
2 16 (28.57%) UNIX
3 8 (14.29%) Android
4 6 (10.71%) Apple iOS
5 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.36%) SUSE
6 3 (5.36%) Fedora
6 3 (5.36%) Windows
6 3 (5.36%) CentOS
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.57%) Debian
8 1 (1.79%) OpenSolaris
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.79%) AIX
8 1 (1.79%) Solaris
8 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (26.79%) SOA
2 15 (26.79%) DevOps
3 12 (21.43%) Project Management
4 11 (19.64%) ETL
5 8 (14.29%) Demand Management
6 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.93%) Scrum
8 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.93%) Business Analysis
9 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.14%) OO
9 4 (7.14%) Test Strategy
10 3 (5.36%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.36%) TDD
10 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
10 3 (5.36%) Automated Testing
11 2 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (44.64%) Java
2 15 (26.79%) Python
3 14 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 12 (21.43%) SQL
5 11 (19.64%) PL/SQL
6 7 (12.50%) Apex Code
7 4 (7.14%) Ruby
8 3 (5.36%) C#
9 2 (3.57%) C++
9 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.57%) AWK
9 2 (3.57%) sed
10 1 (1.79%) Lisp
10 1 (1.79%) Korn
10 1 (1.79%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.79%) C-shell
10 1 (1.79%) Perl
10 1 (1.79%) PHP
10 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) vCloud
2 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.14%) Xen
3 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.36%) KVM
4 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (3.57%) XenServer
5 1 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.79%) OpenSSH
5 1 (1.79%) Snort
5 1 (1.79%) Squid
5 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.79%) qmail
5 1 (1.79%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) Puppet
2 5 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.57%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.79%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Oracle
2 14 (25.00%) VMware
3 7 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.14%) IBM
6 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.36%) Google
6 3 (5.36%) Akamai
7 2 (3.57%) WSO2
7 2 (3.57%) Citrix
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco
8 1 (1.79%) Nokia
8 1 (1.79%) Veritas
8 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.79%) Sybase
8 1 (1.79%) JBoss
8 1 (1.79%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.79%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.79%) Qualys
8 1 (1.79%) Symantec
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