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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 335 333 357
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 90 90 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.38% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.56% 7.00% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 70 47
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £578 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £348
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +29.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Computing
England

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
1620 1285 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.90% 5.46% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1164 862 601
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.35% +4.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%

Cloud Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -1 28 £510 +66.53% 6
Uxbridge - 2 £333 - 1
Feltham - 1 £425 -
Docklands, London - 1 £580 -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 73 (40.56%) Java
2 62 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (25.56%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (22.22%) Linux
4 40 (22.22%) DevOps
5 37 (20.56%) Microsoft
6 34 (18.89%) Windows
6 34 (18.89%) SaaS
7 31 (17.22%) Finance
8 29 (16.11%) .NET
8 29 (16.11%) Salesforce.com
9 28 (15.56%) Visualforce
9 28 (15.56%) Apex Code
9 28 (15.56%) Mason
10 27 (15.00%) VMware
11 25 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
11 25 (13.89%) Big Data
12 24 (13.33%) TDD
13 23 (12.78%) Microsoft Azure
14 22 (12.22%) Force.com
14 22 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (12.22%) Puppet
15 21 (11.67%) JavaScript
16 19 (10.56%) Analytics
17 18 (10.00%) SQL
17 18 (10.00%) Ruby
18 17 (9.44%) Pair Programming
18 17 (9.44%) PHP
18 17 (9.44%) Data Centre
19 16 (8.89%) Oracle

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 12 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 11 (6.11%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.00%) IIS
3 9 (5.00%) nginx
4 8 (4.44%) Jetty
4 8 (4.44%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.89%) Apache
6 3 (1.67%) Node.js
7 2 (1.11%) WordPress
7 2 (1.11%) Confluence
7 2 (1.11%) CICS
7 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.56%) CMS
8 1 (0.56%) Drupal
8 1 (0.56%) SAS
8 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.56%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.44%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.11%) MS Project
4 1 (0.56%) MS Office
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) SPSS
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.44%) BigMachines
2 2 (1.11%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.56%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 46 (25.56%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (18.89%) SaaS
3 23 (12.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (12.22%) Force.com
5 14 (7.78%) IaaS
6 13 (7.22%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (5.00%) Google App Engine
7 9 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (4.44%) Office 365
9 5 (2.78%) PaaS
10 4 (2.22%) Amazon S3
10 4 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (1.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.11%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (1.11%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.78%) Firewall
2 12 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 12 (6.67%) DNS
3 9 (5.00%) HTTP
3 9 (5.00%) IPsec
3 9 (5.00%) Unified Communications
3 9 (5.00%) Converged Networks
4 7 (3.89%) DHCP
4 7 (3.89%) FTP
5 6 (3.33%) VPN
6 5 (2.78%) SAN
7 4 (2.22%) Network Security
7 4 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.67%) VLAN
8 3 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.67%) SSL
8 3 (1.67%) LAN
9 2 (1.11%) VoIP
9 2 (1.11%) WAN
9 2 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.89%) Big Data
2 15 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 13 (7.22%) SQL Server
4 11 (6.11%) MySQL
4 11 (6.11%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (3.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.67%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.67%) HBase
9 2 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.56%) Triplestore
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (8.89%) Jenkins
2 14 (7.78%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.89%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (3.33%) RSpec
4 6 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.78%) Maven
6 4 (2.22%) Ant
7 2 (1.11%) JIRA
7 2 (1.11%) Subversion
7 2 (1.11%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.56%) Selenium
8 1 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.56%) JUnit
8 1 (0.56%) Gradle
8 1 (0.56%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.56%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (17.22%) Finance
2 9 (5.00%) Marketing
3 8 (4.44%) Banking
4 7 (3.89%) Publishing
5 6 (3.33%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.78%) French Language
6 5 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.67%) Legal
7 3 (1.67%) Dutch Language
7 3 (1.67%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.11%) Billing
8 2 (1.11%) German Language
8 2 (1.11%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.11%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.11%) Front Office
9 1 (0.56%) Retail
9 1 (0.56%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.56%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 43 (23.89%) Developer
2 41 (22.78%) Architect
3 16 (8.89%) Consultant
3 16 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (7.78%) Java Developer
4 14 (7.78%) Cloud Architect
5 13 (7.22%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 12 (6.67%) Analyst
7 10 (5.56%) Administrator
8 9 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.44%) Chief Architect
9 8 (4.44%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.44%) Head of Security
10 7 (3.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 6 (3.33%) Salesforce.com Architect
11 6 (3.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 6 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (2.78%) Business Analyst
12 5 (2.78%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.11%) .NET
2 28 (15.56%) Mason
2 28 (15.56%) Visualforce
3 14 (7.78%) Web Services
4 13 (7.22%) RESTful
5 9 (5.00%) HTML
5 9 (5.00%) J2EE
6 7 (3.89%) CSS
6 7 (3.89%) Servlets
6 7 (3.89%) LAMP
7 6 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (3.33%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.78%) Ember.js
8 5 (2.78%) Backbone.js
8 5 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (2.78%) HTML5
8 5 (2.78%) MDX
9 4 (2.22%) XML
9 4 (2.22%) Middleware
9 4 (2.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.44%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 9 (5.00%) Grid Computing
3 9 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.78%) Private Cloud
5 5 (2.78%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.22%) Replication
6 4 (2.22%) CESG
6 4 (2.22%) EMC VNX
6 4 (2.22%) EMC VMAX
6 4 (2.22%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.67%) BYOD
7 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.67%) User Experience
7 3 (1.67%) FMCG
8 2 (1.11%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.11%) AS400
8 2 (1.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.22%) Linux
2 34 (18.89%) Windows
3 16 (8.89%) UNIX
4 6 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.33%) Android
5 4 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.11%) CentOS
7 2 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (22.22%) DevOps
3 24 (13.33%) TDD
4 19 (10.56%) Analytics
5 17 (9.44%) Pair Programming
6 14 (7.78%) ITIL
6 14 (7.78%) Information Assurance
7 13 (7.22%) Open Source
7 13 (7.22%) Project Management
7 13 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (6.67%) CRM
8 12 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 11 (6.11%) ETL
9 11 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (6.11%) Unit Testing
9 11 (6.11%) BDD
10 10 (5.56%) Service Management
11 9 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (5.00%) Big Data Analytics
12 8 (4.44%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (40.56%) Java
2 28 (15.56%) Apex Code
3 21 (11.67%) JavaScript
4 18 (10.00%) Ruby
4 18 (10.00%) SQL
5 17 (9.44%) PHP
6 14 (7.78%) Python
7 8 (4.44%) C#
8 4 (2.22%) C
9 3 (1.67%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.67%) Clojure
9 3 (1.67%) Go
10 2 (1.11%) R
10 2 (1.11%) COBOL
10 2 (1.11%) Perl
11 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.56%) C++
11 1 (0.56%) Scala
11 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.11%) CISA
3 10 (5.56%) Degree
4 9 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.78%) CCNP
6 5 (2.78%) CCNA
7 4 (2.22%) ISEB
7 4 (2.22%) CISSP
7 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.22%) MCSE
7 4 (2.22%) CISM
8 3 (1.67%) PMP
8 3 (1.67%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.11%) MCSA
9 2 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.56%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.67%) QA
2 3 (1.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.56%) WAI
System Software
1 22 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (2.78%) vCloud
3 5 (2.78%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.22%) Docker
5 2 (1.11%) vSphere
5 2 (1.11%) XenApp
6 1 (0.56%) XenServer
6 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.56%) Xen
6 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.56%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 25 (13.89%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (12.22%) Puppet
3 13 (7.22%) Ansible
4 6 (3.33%) Control-M
5 4 (2.22%) EMC VPLEX
6 3 (1.67%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.11%) Mesos
7 2 (1.11%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.56%) StatsD
8 1 (0.56%) Nagios
8 1 (0.56%) WSUS
8 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.56%) yum
8 1 (0.56%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 37 (20.56%) Microsoft
2 29 (16.11%) Salesforce.com
3 27 (15.00%) VMware
4 16 (8.89%) Oracle
5 15 (8.33%) Cisco
6 10 (5.56%) Citrix
7 9 (5.00%) Google
8 7 (3.89%) Eloqua
8 7 (3.89%) Siebel
9 6 (3.33%) SAP
9 6 (3.33%) EMC
10 5 (2.78%) Rackspace
10 5 (2.78%) Teradata
11 4 (2.22%) Juniper
11 4 (2.22%) IBM
11 4 (2.22%) Adobe
12 3 (1.67%) BMC
12 3 (1.67%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.67%) NetApp
12 3 (1.67%) Altiris
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £1000 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago