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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 348 333 366
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +33
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 71 90 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.38% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.38% 6.93% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 57 47
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£525 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £283 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 1299 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.73% 5.42% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1170 865 633
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £15.70 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 August 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 August 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 -6 19 £513 +57.69% 19
Bromley - 2 £475 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £475 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £580 -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 71 (40.57%) Java
2 56 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (26.86%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (24.57%) Linux
5 39 (22.29%) Microsoft
5 39 (22.29%) DevOps
6 37 (21.14%) Windows
7 34 (19.43%) SaaS
8 32 (18.29%) .NET
9 30 (17.14%) Finance
9 30 (17.14%) VMware
10 28 (16.00%) Mason
11 27 (15.43%) Salesforce.com
11 27 (15.43%) Visualforce
11 27 (15.43%) Apex Code
12 26 (14.86%) Opscode Chef
13 25 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
14 24 (13.71%) SQL
14 24 (13.71%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (13.14%) Puppet
16 22 (12.57%) TDD
17 21 (12.00%) Oracle
17 21 (12.00%) SQL Server
17 21 (12.00%) JavaScript
17 21 (12.00%) Force.com
18 20 (11.43%) Big Data
19 19 (10.86%) Analytics
19 19 (10.86%) Jenkins
19 19 (10.86%) PHP
20 18 (10.29%) UNIX

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 13 (7.43%) Tomcat
2 12 (6.86%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.71%) nginx
4 9 (5.14%) WebSphere
4 9 (5.14%) Jetty
4 9 (5.14%) IIS
5 7 (4.00%) Apache
6 4 (2.29%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.71%) Node.js
8 2 (1.14%) WordPress
8 2 (1.14%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.14%) CICS
8 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.57%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.57%) CMS
9 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.57%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.14%) MS Office
4 1 (0.57%) MS Project
4 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (4.57%) BigMachines
2 2 (1.14%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.57%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 47 (26.86%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (19.43%) SaaS
3 25 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (12.00%) Force.com
5 13 (7.43%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (7.43%) IaaS
6 9 (5.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (5.14%) Google App Engine
7 7 (4.00%) Office 365
8 6 (3.43%) PaaS
9 4 (2.29%) Amazon S3
9 4 (2.29%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (2.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.57%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (7.43%) DNS
3 11 (6.29%) Firewall
4 9 (5.14%) IPsec
4 9 (5.14%) HTTP
4 9 (5.14%) DHCP
4 9 (5.14%) Unified Communications
4 9 (5.14%) Converged Networks
5 8 (4.57%) FTP
6 6 (3.43%) SAN
7 5 (2.86%) VPN
8 4 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.29%) Network Security
9 3 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.71%) Multicast
9 3 (1.71%) SSL
10 2 (1.14%) WAN
10 2 (1.14%) VLAN
10 2 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.57%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.43%) Big Data
3 16 (9.14%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (7.43%) MySQL
4 13 (7.43%) MongoDB
5 11 (6.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (5.71%) Hadoop
7 9 (5.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (3.43%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.71%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.71%) HBase
11 2 (1.14%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.57%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (10.86%) Jenkins
2 11 (6.29%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.57%) Maven
4 7 (4.00%) Ant
5 6 (3.43%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (2.86%) RSpec
6 5 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.29%) JIRA
7 4 (2.29%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.71%) Hudson
9 2 (1.14%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.14%) ClearQuest
9 2 (1.14%) Subversion
10 1 (0.57%) JUnit
10 1 (0.57%) Selenium
10 1 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.57%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.57%) Gradle
10 1 (0.57%) Grunt
General
1 30 (17.14%) Finance
2 12 (6.86%) Banking
3 9 (5.14%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.00%) Marketing
5 6 (3.43%) French Language
6 5 (2.86%) Publishing
6 5 (2.86%) Front Office
7 4 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.29%) Dutch Language
8 3 (1.71%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.71%) Legal
9 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.14%) Billing
9 2 (1.14%) German Language
9 2 (1.14%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.57%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (25.14%) Developer
2 40 (22.86%) Architect
3 16 (9.14%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (8.00%) Cloud Architect
5 14 (8.00%) Consultant
6 10 (5.71%) Technical Architect
6 10 (5.71%) Administrator
7 9 (5.14%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.14%) Analyst
8 8 (4.57%) Chief Architect
8 8 (4.57%) Head of Security
9 7 (4.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 7 (4.00%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.43%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (3.43%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (3.43%) SQL Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.29%) .NET
2 28 (16.00%) Mason
3 27 (15.43%) Visualforce
4 16 (9.14%) Web Services
5 12 (6.86%) RESTful
6 10 (5.71%) J2EE
7 9 (5.14%) HTML
8 8 (4.57%) CSS
8 8 (4.57%) Servlets
8 8 (4.57%) Middleware
9 7 (4.00%) LAMP
10 6 (3.43%) XML
10 6 (3.43%) MDX
10 6 (3.43%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.86%) REST
11 5 (2.86%) HTML5
11 5 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (2.29%) Spring
12 4 (2.29%) ASP.NET
12 4 (2.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.71%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.29%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.71%) Grid Computing
3 10 (5.71%) Visualisation
4 7 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.43%) Private Cloud
5 6 (3.43%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.86%) Replication
6 5 (2.86%) EMC VNX
6 5 (2.86%) EMC VMAX
6 5 (2.86%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.29%) CESG
7 4 (2.29%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.71%) User Experience
8 3 (1.71%) FMCG
8 3 (1.71%) BYOD
9 2 (1.14%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.14%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 43 (24.57%) Linux
2 37 (21.14%) Windows
3 18 (10.29%) UNIX
4 6 (3.43%) Android
4 6 (3.43%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.29%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.14%) CentOS
7 1 (0.57%) Solaris
7 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (22.29%) DevOps
3 22 (12.57%) TDD
4 19 (10.86%) Analytics
5 14 (8.00%) ITIL
5 14 (8.00%) CRM
5 14 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 14 (8.00%) Information Assurance
6 12 (6.86%) Unit Testing
6 12 (6.86%) Open Source
6 12 (6.86%) Project Management
6 12 (6.86%) Pair Programming
7 11 (6.29%) BDD
7 11 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (5.14%) Service Management
9 9 (5.14%) Automated Testing
9 9 (5.14%) Big Data Analytics
10 8 (4.57%) ETL
11 7 (4.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (40.57%) Java
2 27 (15.43%) Apex Code
3 24 (13.71%) SQL
4 21 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 19 (10.86%) PHP
6 17 (9.71%) Ruby
7 15 (8.57%) C#
8 14 (8.00%) Python
9 6 (3.43%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.86%) Perl
11 4 (2.29%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.29%) C
12 3 (1.71%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.71%) Clojure
12 3 (1.71%) Go
13 2 (1.14%) R
13 2 (1.14%) COBOL
14 1 (0.57%) C++
14 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (6.86%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.71%) Degree
3 9 (5.14%) CISA
3 9 (5.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.86%) CCNA
5 4 (2.29%) ISEB
5 4 (2.29%) CCNP
6 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.71%) MCSE
7 2 (1.14%) MCSA
7 2 (1.14%) CISSP
7 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.14%) CISM
7 2 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.57%) CIMA
8 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.57%) PMP
8 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.29%) QA
3 3 (1.71%) SLA
4 1 (0.57%) WAI
System Software
1 24 (13.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.57%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (3.43%) vCloud
3 6 (3.43%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.86%) Docker
5 2 (1.14%) vSphere
6 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.57%) XenApp
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.57%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 26 (14.86%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (13.14%) Puppet
3 10 (5.71%) Ansible
4 7 (4.00%) Control-M
5 5 (2.86%) EMC VPLEX
6 3 (1.71%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.14%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.14%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.57%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.57%) StatsD
8 1 (0.57%) Nagios
8 1 (0.57%) WSUS
8 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.57%) yum
8 1 (0.57%) Pingdom
8 1 (0.57%) Mesos
Vendors
1 39 (22.29%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.14%) VMware
3 27 (15.43%) Salesforce.com
4 21 (12.00%) Oracle
5 17 (9.71%) Cisco
6 10 (5.71%) Citrix
7 9 (5.14%) EMC
7 9 (5.14%) Google
8 7 (4.00%) Eloqua
8 7 (4.00%) Siebel
9 6 (3.43%) SAP
10 5 (2.86%) Juniper
11 4 (2.29%) NetApp
11 4 (2.29%) Sybase
11 4 (2.29%) IBM
11 4 (2.29%) Adobe
11 4 (2.29%) F5
11 4 (2.29%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.71%) Teradata
12 3 (1.71%) Altiris
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