The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 278 314 325
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +11
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 115 67 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.31% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.94% 14.89% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 49 83
Average daily rate £450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £250 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £555 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
-61.40% -
Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
770 450 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.30% 2.08% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 328 341
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £16.50 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.55 £31.85 £91.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-50.96% +4.00%
Cloud Computing
England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London +16 37 £428 -14.50% 1
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 69 (37.50%) Java
2 51 (27.72%) Linux
3 44 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (23.91%) Puppet
4 43 (23.37%) VMware
5 38 (20.65%) SaaS
6 34 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (16.85%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (16.30%) Amazon EC2
9 28 (15.22%) Big Data
9 28 (15.22%) SQL Server
10 27 (14.67%) Finance
11 26 (14.13%) Windows
11 26 (14.13%) SOA
11 26 (14.13%) Opscode Chef
12 25 (13.59%) Oracle
13 24 (13.04%) UNIX
13 24 (13.04%) .NET
13 24 (13.04%) TDD
14 22 (11.96%) Bash Shell
15 21 (11.41%) Ruby
15 21 (11.41%) SQL
15 21 (11.41%) Python
15 21 (11.41%) Microsoft
16 20 (10.87%) DNS
16 20 (10.87%) TCP/IP
16 20 (10.87%) J2EE
17 19 (10.33%) Web Services
17 19 (10.33%) Tomcat
17 19 (10.33%) Salesforce.com

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 19 (10.33%) Tomcat
2 17 (9.24%) WebSphere
3 14 (7.61%) Apache
4 11 (5.98%) WebLogic
5 9 (4.89%) IIS
5 9 (4.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (3.80%) nginx
6 7 (3.80%) Jetty
7 5 (2.72%) Documentum
7 5 (2.72%) CMS
8 4 (2.17%) Node.js
8 4 (2.17%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.09%) SAP Web AS
9 2 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.09%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.54%) Drupal
10 1 (0.54%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.54%) WordPress
10 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 38 (20.65%) SaaS
2 30 (16.30%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (10.33%) Force.com
4 17 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (7.61%) PaaS
7 11 (5.98%) IaaS
8 10 (5.43%) Google App Engine
9 2 (1.09%) Joyent
9 2 (1.09%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.54%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.87%) TCP/IP
1 20 (10.87%) DNS
2 17 (9.24%) DHCP
3 16 (8.70%) HTTP
4 11 (5.98%) SSL
5 10 (5.43%) LAN
6 8 (4.35%) FTP
6 8 (4.35%) IPsec
7 5 (2.72%) Network Security
7 5 (2.72%) WAN
8 4 (2.17%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.17%) MPLS
9 3 (1.63%) Internet
9 3 (1.63%) Firewall
9 3 (1.63%) NAS
9 3 (1.63%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.09%) tcpdump
10 2 (1.09%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.09%) SAN
10 2 (1.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.22%) SQL Server
1 28 (15.22%) Big Data
2 14 (7.61%) MySQL
2 14 (7.61%) MongoDB
3 11 (5.98%) Hadoop
4 10 (5.43%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.89%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (3.26%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.63%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.63%) HBase
9 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.09%) Triplestore
10 2 (1.09%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (9.78%) Jenkins
2 12 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.43%) Maven
3 10 (5.43%) JIRA
3 10 (5.43%) Ant
3 10 (5.43%) Mercurial
4 9 (4.89%) Gerrit
4 9 (4.89%) Subversion
4 9 (4.89%) Visual Studio
4 9 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.89%) AnthillPro
4 9 (4.89%) TeamCity
5 7 (3.80%) Cucumber
6 6 (3.26%) WATIR
7 5 (2.72%) ClearQuest
7 5 (2.72%) RSpec
8 4 (2.17%) FishEye
8 4 (2.17%) Apache Ivy
9 2 (1.09%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.09%) Hudson
General
1 27 (14.67%) Finance
2 12 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.89%) Games
4 6 (3.26%) Retail
5 5 (2.72%) Banking
6 3 (1.63%) Legal
7 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.09%) Law
8 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.54%) Back Office
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
8 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (19.57%) Developer
2 31 (16.85%) Architect
3 18 (9.78%) Consultant
4 11 (5.98%) Administrator
5 10 (5.43%) Software Engineer
6 9 (4.89%) Analyst
6 9 (4.89%) Test Manager
6 9 (4.89%) Deployment Manager
7 8 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (3.80%) Enterprise Architect
8 7 (3.80%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (3.26%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (3.26%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.26%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (2.72%) Ruby Developer
10 5 (2.72%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 4 (2.17%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.17%) Python Developer
11 4 (2.17%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.04%) .NET
2 20 (10.87%) J2EE
3 19 (10.33%) Web Services
3 19 (10.33%) Middleware
3 19 (10.33%) Mason
3 19 (10.33%) Visualforce
4 13 (7.07%) HTML
5 11 (5.98%) CSS
6 10 (5.43%) Servlets
7 8 (4.35%) JSON
7 8 (4.35%) HTML5
8 7 (3.80%) CSS3
8 7 (3.80%) Spring
8 7 (3.80%) XML
9 6 (3.26%) SOAP
9 6 (3.26%) Hibernate
9 6 (3.26%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (3.26%) REST
10 5 (2.72%) AngularJS
10 5 (2.72%) HATEOAS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.78%) Open Source
2 9 (4.89%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.17%) Replication
3 4 (2.17%) Machine Learning
3 4 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.63%) Statistics
4 3 (1.63%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.09%) FMCG
5 2 (1.09%) iPad
5 2 (1.09%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.09%) Ontologies
5 2 (1.09%) PKI
5 2 (1.09%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.09%) GIS
5 2 (1.09%) Xbox
6 1 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.54%) Social Media
6 1 (0.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 51 (27.72%) Linux
2 26 (14.13%) Windows
3 24 (13.04%) UNIX
4 16 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.43%) CentOS
6 7 (3.80%) Debian
7 6 (3.26%) Android
7 6 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.26%) SUSE
8 5 (2.72%) Fedora
8 5 (2.72%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.72%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.63%) VMS
11 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.54%) OpenSolaris
12 1 (0.54%) AIX
12 1 (0.54%) Solaris
12 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (14.13%) SOA
4 24 (13.04%) TDD
5 19 (10.33%) Scrum
5 19 (10.33%) Test Automation
6 18 (9.78%) Project Management
7 16 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 15 (8.15%) TOGAF
9 14 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (7.61%) Unit Testing
10 13 (7.07%) Test Strategy
11 12 (6.52%) OO
12 11 (5.98%) ITIL
12 11 (5.98%) Automated Testing
12 11 (5.98%) Software Engineering
12 11 (5.98%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (5.43%) Business Analysis
13 10 (5.43%) Migration
13 10 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (37.50%) Java
2 22 (11.96%) Bash Shell
3 21 (11.41%) SQL
3 21 (11.41%) Python
3 21 (11.41%) Ruby
4 19 (10.33%) Apex Code
5 17 (9.24%) C#
6 13 (7.07%) JavaScript
7 12 (6.52%) Shell Script
8 9 (4.89%) PHP
8 9 (4.89%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.80%) C++
9 7 (3.80%) C
10 6 (3.26%) Perl
11 5 (2.72%) VB
11 5 (2.72%) AWK
11 5 (2.72%) sed
12 4 (2.17%) Scala
13 3 (1.63%) F#
14 2 (1.09%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 13 (7.07%) SC Cleared
1 13 (7.07%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.89%) Degree
3 6 (3.26%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.72%) CISSP
5 4 (2.17%) CISM
6 3 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.09%) ISEB
7 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.54%) VCAP
8 1 (0.54%) CISA
8 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.54%) CCNP
8 1 (0.54%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.89%) QA
2 6 (3.26%) SLA
3 2 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (16.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (8.15%) vCloud
3 13 (7.07%) Xen
4 12 (6.52%) VMware ESX
5 9 (4.89%) Active Directory
6 7 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.80%) KVM
7 5 (2.72%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (2.72%) XenServer
8 4 (2.17%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.54%) qmail
9 1 (0.54%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.54%) XenApp
9 1 (0.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.54%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.54%) vSphere
9 1 (0.54%) NFS
9 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 44 (23.91%) Puppet
2 26 (14.13%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.72%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.09%) Foglight
4 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.54%) Nessus
5 1 (0.54%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.54%) WSUS
5 1 (0.54%) SCOM
5 1 (0.54%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (23.37%) VMware
2 25 (13.59%) Oracle
3 21 (11.41%) Microsoft
4 19 (10.33%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (9.24%) Google
6 12 (6.52%) Red Hat
7 11 (5.98%) Citrix
8 7 (3.80%) HP
8 7 (3.80%) IBM
9 6 (3.26%) Rackspace
10 5 (2.72%) Nimsoft
10 5 (2.72%) CA
11 4 (2.17%) Cisco
12 3 (1.63%) SAP
12 3 (1.63%) Akamai
12 3 (1.63%) WSO2
13 2 (1.09%) BMC
13 2 (1.09%) Sitecore
13 2 (1.09%) DataSynapse
13 2 (1.09%) JBoss
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Greater London
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