The table below looks at the statistics for Cloud Computing skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Computing
England / London
Rank 307 333 341
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +8
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 90 87 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.01% 4.43% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 59 54
Median daily rate £510 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £350 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £25.49 £20.53 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.14% -41.33%
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 London region.

Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
2988 1965 1327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.42% 9.17% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2265 1461 922
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 27
Median hourly rate £23.00 £27.27 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.64% -5.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £100.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 London

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cloud Computing across the London region.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Trend in London

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the London region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Cloud Computing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Cloud Computing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the London region.

Cloud Computing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Cloud Computing
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cloud Computing across the London region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Cloud Computing Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the London region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 15 £563 +56.25% 15
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 London region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 94 (43.32%) Linux
2 89 (41.01%) Java
3 88 (40.55%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (39.63%) Amazon AWS
5 81 (37.33%) Python
6 58 (26.73%) Puppet
7 53 (24.42%) Hadoop
7 53 (24.42%) DevOps
8 51 (23.50%) Ansible
9 48 (22.12%) Big Data
10 47 (21.66%) Unix
11 45 (20.74%) Configuration Management
11 45 (20.74%) Finance
11 45 (20.74%) VMware
11 45 (20.74%) Ruby
12 42 (19.35%) Git (software)
13 41 (18.89%) Apache Spark
14 40 (18.43%) VMware Infrastructure
14 40 (18.43%) Scala
15 38 (17.51%) Bash Shell
15 38 (17.51%) Apache Hive
16 36 (16.59%) SQL
16 36 (16.59%) Docker
17 35 (16.13%) Kafka
18 33 (15.21%) Windows
18 33 (15.21%) SOA
18 33 (15.21%) DNS
18 33 (15.21%) Continuous Delivery
19 30 (13.82%) PostgreSQL
19 30 (13.82%) R

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in 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 41 (18.89%) Apache Spark
2 23 (10.60%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (8.29%) OpenStack
4 14 (6.45%) Apache
5 11 (5.07%) Apache Pig
6 10 (4.61%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.76%) IIS
7 6 (2.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (2.76%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (2.30%) MS Exchange
8 5 (2.30%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.30%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.84%) JBoss
9 4 (1.84%) SAS
10 3 (1.38%) nginx
11 2 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.92%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.92%) CMS
12 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 10 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.84%) SPSS
3 1 (0.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.46%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (1.84%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.38%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.38%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 86 (39.63%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (11.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (8.29%) IaaS
4 17 (7.83%) Amazon Kinesis
5 15 (6.91%) SaaS
6 13 (5.99%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (5.99%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (5.99%) PaaS
7 12 (5.53%) Amazon S3
8 10 (4.61%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (4.15%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (2.76%) Office 365
11 5 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (1.84%) OpenShift
13 3 (1.38%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (1.38%) Force.com
13 3 (1.38%) GitHub
14 2 (0.92%) Boomi
14 2 (0.92%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 33 (15.21%) DNS
2 26 (11.98%) Firewall
3 15 (6.91%) TCP/IP
4 14 (6.45%) SAN
5 13 (5.99%) Network Security
5 13 (5.99%) SSL
6 12 (5.53%) LAN
7 11 (5.07%) Internet
7 11 (5.07%) WAN
8 9 (4.15%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (3.69%) HTTP
9 8 (3.69%) VLAN
10 7 (3.23%) LDAP
11 6 (2.76%) iSCSI
11 6 (2.76%) NAS
12 5 (2.30%) VPN
13 3 (1.38%) DHCP
13 3 (1.38%) DMZ
13 3 (1.38%) Skype
14 2 (0.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (24.42%) Hadoop
2 48 (22.12%) Big Data
3 38 (17.51%) Apache Hive
4 30 (13.82%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (11.06%) Relational Database
6 18 (8.29%) SQL Server
7 17 (7.83%) MySQL
7 17 (7.83%) Parquet
8 11 (5.07%) MongoDB
9 10 (4.61%) Sqoop
10 8 (3.69%) NoSQL
11 7 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (2.30%) DB2
14 4 (1.84%) Impala
14 4 (1.84%) Oracle Database
15 3 (1.38%) GIS
15 3 (1.38%) HBase
15 3 (1.38%) Pentaho
16 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 25 (11.52%) JIRA
3 21 (9.68%) Jenkins
4 14 (6.45%) JUnit
4 14 (6.45%) Mockito
5 13 (5.99%) Maven
6 9 (4.15%) RSpec
7 6 (2.76%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.76%) Selenium
8 5 (2.30%) Artifactory
9 4 (1.84%) Gerrit
9 4 (1.84%) Gradle
9 4 (1.84%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.84%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.84%) Subversion
9 4 (1.84%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (1.84%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.38%) Bundler
10 3 (1.38%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.92%) ClearCase
General
1 45 (20.74%) Finance
2 14 (6.45%) Retail
3 9 (4.15%) Banking
3 9 (4.15%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.69%) Financial Institution
4 8 (3.69%) Marketing
5 6 (2.76%) Advertising
6 5 (2.30%) Front Office
6 5 (2.30%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.38%) Games
7 3 (1.38%) German Language
7 3 (1.38%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (19.82%) Architect
2 28 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (12.44%) Data Engineer
4 22 (10.14%) Developer
5 20 (9.22%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (7.83%) AWS Engineer
7 16 (7.37%) Cloud Architect
8 15 (6.91%) Big Data Engineer
9 14 (6.45%) Hadoop Engineer
10 12 (5.53%) AWS DevOps
10 12 (5.53%) Cloud Engineer
10 12 (5.53%) Java Developer
10 12 (5.53%) Linux Engineer
11 11 (5.07%) Administrator
11 11 (5.07%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 11 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (4.61%) Java Engineer
13 9 (4.15%) Analyst
13 9 (4.15%) Platform Engineer
13 9 (4.15%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (16.13%) Kafka
2 22 (10.14%) JSON
2 22 (10.14%) Spring
3 20 (9.22%) JMS
4 19 (8.76%) Web Services
4 19 (8.76%) XML
5 17 (7.83%) Apache Avro
5 17 (7.83%) Spark Streaming
6 15 (6.91%) Middleware
7 12 (5.53%) HTML
7 12 (5.53%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (4.15%) LAMP
9 8 (3.69%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.69%) REST
9 8 (3.69%) Spring MVC
10 7 (3.23%) jQuery
10 7 (3.23%) RESTful
11 6 (2.76%) Hibernate
11 6 (2.76%) Java EE
11 6 (2.76%) libvirt
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.76%) Management Information System
3 15 (6.91%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.53%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.61%) Client/Server
6 9 (4.15%) Private Cloud
7 8 (3.69%) Clustering
8 7 (3.23%) Fintech
9 6 (2.76%) Data Structures
9 6 (2.76%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (2.30%) Digital Media
10 5 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.84%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.38%) Derivative
12 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.38%) Public Cloud
12 3 (1.38%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.92%) Cloud Native
13 2 (0.92%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 94 (43.32%) Linux
2 47 (21.66%) Unix
3 33 (15.21%) Windows
4 20 (9.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (7.83%) Windows Server
6 15 (6.91%) AIX
7 11 (5.07%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (3.69%) CentOS
8 8 (3.69%) Solaris
9 7 (3.23%) SUSE
10 6 (2.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (2.30%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.46%) Android
13 1 (0.46%) Fedora
13 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (40.55%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (24.42%) DevOps
3 45 (20.74%) Configuration Management
4 33 (15.21%) Continuous Delivery
4 33 (15.21%) SOA
5 26 (11.98%) ITIL
6 25 (11.52%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (10.60%) Information Security
7 23 (10.60%) Load Balancing
7 23 (10.60%) Open Source
8 22 (10.14%) Statistics
9 21 (9.68%) Unit Testing
10 20 (9.22%) Microservices
11 19 (8.76%) TDD
12 18 (8.29%) ITIL V3
12 18 (8.29%) Scrum
13 17 (7.83%) Analytics
13 17 (7.83%) E-Commerce
14 15 (6.91%) High Availability
15 14 (6.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 89 (41.01%) Java
2 81 (37.33%) Python
3 45 (20.74%) Ruby
4 40 (18.43%) Scala
5 38 (17.51%) Bash Shell
6 36 (16.59%) SQL
7 30 (13.82%) R
8 22 (10.14%) Perl
9 14 (6.45%) JavaScript
10 12 (5.53%) Korn
10 12 (5.53%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.23%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.30%) PHP
13 4 (1.84%) C++
14 3 (1.38%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.38%) C#
15 2 (0.92%) C
16 1 (0.46%) C-shell
16 1 (0.46%) Go
16 1 (0.46%) Julia
Qualifications
1 14 (6.45%) Degree
2 11 (5.07%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.61%) RHCE
3 10 (4.61%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.69%) CCNA
5 8 (3.69%) CCNP
5 8 (3.69%) RHCSA
6 6 (2.76%) RHCA
7 4 (1.84%) ISACA
7 4 (1.84%) SANS
8 2 (0.92%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.92%) RHCT
9 1 (0.46%) CISSP
9 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.46%) MCSA
9 1 (0.46%) MCSE
9 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.46%) PMP
9 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.38%) QA
4 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (18.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (16.59%) Docker
3 16 (7.37%) Active Directory
4 15 (6.91%) vSphere
5 13 (5.99%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (5.53%) NFS
7 10 (4.61%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (3.69%) KVM
9 7 (3.23%) HDFS
10 6 (2.76%) iptables
10 6 (2.76%) XenServer
11 5 (2.30%) Hyper-V
11 5 (2.30%) Samba
11 5 (2.30%) VirtualBox
12 4 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (1.38%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.46%) vCloud
15 1 (0.46%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 58 (26.73%) Puppet
2 51 (23.50%) Ansible
3 25 (11.52%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (7.37%) Kubernetes
5 11 (5.07%) Mesos
5 11 (5.07%) Red Hat Satellite
5 11 (5.07%) Terraform
6 9 (4.15%) Nagios
7 8 (3.69%) HAProxy
8 5 (2.30%) logstash
9 4 (1.84%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.84%) OpenNMS
9 4 (1.84%) OpenView
9 4 (1.84%) Zenoss
10 3 (1.38%) Kibana
11 2 (0.92%) Cacti
11 2 (0.92%) Grafana
11 2 (0.92%) OSSEC
11 2 (0.92%) SCCM
12 1 (0.46%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 45 (20.74%) VMware
2 28 (12.90%) Oracle
3 21 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 20 (9.22%) HP
5 17 (7.83%) Dell
5 17 (7.83%) Red Hat
6 15 (6.91%) IBM
7 12 (5.53%) Cisco
8 11 (5.07%) Sun
9 9 (4.15%) Citrix
9 9 (4.15%) Symantec
10 8 (3.69%) Google
10 8 (3.69%) Splunk
10 8 (3.69%) Teradata
11 6 (2.76%) NetApp
12 5 (2.30%) MuleSoft
12 5 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.84%) Cloudera
13 4 (1.84%) Hortonworks
13 4 (1.84%) Talend
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