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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 319 338 321
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 90 68 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.32% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.74% 5.42% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 52 55
Average daily rate £500 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £283 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £657 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.80 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
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
1899 1255 782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.10% 5.99% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1424 878 546
Average daily rate £475 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 10
Average hourly rate £29.64 £28.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +69.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-15.56% +30.62%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +40 11 £350 -17.64% 12
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 62 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (33.52%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (28.57%) Java
4 46 (25.27%) Linux
5 43 (23.63%) Finance
6 40 (21.98%) VMware
6 40 (21.98%) Windows
7 38 (20.88%) DevOps
8 34 (18.68%) Web Services
9 33 (18.13%) Python
10 30 (16.48%) C#
10 30 (16.48%) SQL Server
10 30 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
11 29 (15.93%) Degree
11 29 (15.93%) Oracle
11 29 (15.93%) Microsoft
11 29 (15.93%) TDD
12 26 (14.29%) Unix
12 26 (14.29%) Puppet
13 25 (13.74%) SaaS
13 25 (13.74%) JavaScript
13 25 (13.74%) Big Data
13 25 (13.74%) Jenkins
14 24 (13.19%) Amazon EC2
15 23 (12.64%) SQL
15 23 (12.64%) Scrum
15 23 (12.64%) Opscode Chef
16 22 (12.09%) .NET
16 22 (12.09%) CRM
16 22 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 18 (9.89%) WebSphere
2 13 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 12 (6.59%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.49%) Apache
5 9 (4.95%) Node.js
6 8 (4.40%) IIS
6 8 (4.40%) Jetty
6 8 (4.40%) nginx
7 5 (2.75%) CMS
7 5 (2.75%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.65%) JBoss
9 3 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.10%) Confluence
10 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.10%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.10%) NServiceBus
10 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.75%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.75%) MS Office
2 2 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 13 (7.14%) Eloqua
2 9 (4.95%) BigMachines
3 3 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.55%) Magento
5 1 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.55%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.55%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.55%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 61 (33.52%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (13.74%) SaaS
3 24 (13.19%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (6.59%) Amazon S3
6 11 (6.04%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (6.04%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (5.49%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (4.40%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (4.40%) Force.com
8 8 (4.40%) Google App Engine
9 7 (3.85%) IaaS
9 7 (3.85%) PaaS
10 5 (2.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (2.20%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (1.10%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.55%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.55%) GitHub
13 1 (0.55%) Office 365
13 1 (0.55%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.89%) SAN
1 18 (9.89%) TCP/IP
2 17 (9.34%) DNS
3 14 (7.69%) Internet
4 11 (6.04%) DHCP
4 11 (6.04%) NAS
5 9 (4.95%) HTTP
6 8 (4.40%) Firewall
6 8 (4.40%) FTP
6 8 (4.40%) IPsec
7 6 (3.30%) WAN
8 5 (2.75%) SSL
9 4 (2.20%) iSCSI
9 4 (2.20%) LAN
9 4 (2.20%) Multicast
10 3 (1.65%) Converged Networks
10 3 (1.65%) Network Security
10 3 (1.65%) Wireless
11 2 (1.10%) VPN
11 2 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.74%) Big Data
3 21 (11.54%) NoSQL
4 17 (9.34%) MongoDB
5 13 (7.14%) Redis
6 12 (6.59%) MySQL
7 10 (5.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 10 (5.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (3.85%) Oracle Database
9 6 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.30%) SimpleDB
10 5 (2.75%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (2.20%) Pentaho
11 4 (2.20%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.65%) DB2
12 3 (1.65%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.65%) Power BI
12 3 (1.65%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 25 (13.74%) Jenkins
2 21 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 14 (7.69%) JIRA
3 14 (7.69%) Maven
4 9 (4.95%) Ant
4 9 (4.95%) TeamCity
5 8 (4.40%) JUnit
5 8 (4.40%) Oracle APEX
6 7 (3.85%) Mockito
7 6 (3.30%) RSpec
7 6 (3.30%) Subversion
7 6 (3.30%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.75%) Gerrit
9 4 (2.20%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.20%) Hudson
9 4 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (2.20%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.65%) Selenium
11 2 (1.10%) Axure RP
General
1 43 (23.63%) Finance
2 16 (8.79%) Front Office
2 16 (8.79%) Marketing
3 10 (5.49%) Banking
4 9 (4.95%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.30%) Retail
6 4 (2.20%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.20%) French Language
6 4 (2.20%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.65%) Dutch Language
7 3 (1.65%) German Language
8 2 (1.10%) Billing
8 2 (1.10%) Electronics
8 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.55%) Advertising
9 1 (0.55%) Back Office
9 1 (0.55%) Games
9 1 (0.55%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.55%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (27.47%) Developer
2 36 (19.78%) Architect
3 19 (10.44%) Consultant
4 16 (8.79%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (6.59%) C# Developer
7 10 (5.49%) Python Developer
8 9 (4.95%) Front Office Developer
9 8 (4.40%) AWS Engineer
9 8 (4.40%) Cloud Architect
9 8 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.40%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.85%) Analyst
10 7 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (3.85%) Digital Architect
10 7 (3.85%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.30%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.30%) Quantitative Developer
11 6 (3.30%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.30%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.68%) Web Services
2 22 (12.09%) .NET
3 17 (9.34%) HTML
4 16 (8.79%) Mason
5 15 (8.24%) CSS
6 13 (7.14%) XML
7 12 (6.59%) Middleware
7 12 (6.59%) Visualforce
8 11 (6.04%) HTML5
8 11 (6.04%) J2EE
9 10 (5.49%) ASP.NET
9 10 (5.49%) Django
9 10 (5.49%) jQuery
9 10 (5.49%) RESTful
10 9 (4.95%) AngularJS
10 9 (4.95%) CSS3
10 9 (4.95%) LAMP
11 8 (4.40%) Servlets
11 8 (4.40%) WCF
12 7 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.34%) Data Centre
1 17 (9.34%) Mobile App
2 10 (5.49%) Internet of Things
3 9 (4.95%) Augmented Reality
4 8 (4.40%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.40%) Grid Computing
5 7 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.85%) User Experience
6 6 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.75%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.75%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.75%) Mobile Computing
7 5 (2.75%) MPEG
7 5 (2.75%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.20%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.20%) Replication
9 3 (1.65%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.65%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.65%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (25.27%) Linux
2 40 (21.98%) Windows
3 26 (14.29%) Unix
4 16 (8.79%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.30%) AIX
5 6 (3.30%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (2.75%) SUSE
6 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.20%) Android
8 3 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.65%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (20.88%) DevOps
3 29 (15.93%) TDD
4 23 (12.64%) Scrum
5 22 (12.09%) CRM
6 21 (11.54%) Configuration Management
6 21 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 20 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (9.34%) Software Engineering
9 15 (8.24%) Data Analysis
9 15 (8.24%) ITIL
10 14 (7.69%) Open Source
11 13 (7.14%) Multithreading
11 13 (7.14%) SDLC
12 12 (6.59%) BDD
12 12 (6.59%) E-Commerce
12 12 (6.59%) Unit Testing
13 11 (6.04%) Analytics
13 11 (6.04%) ETL
13 11 (6.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (28.57%) Java
2 33 (18.13%) Python
3 30 (16.48%) C#
4 25 (13.74%) JavaScript
5 23 (12.64%) SQL
6 20 (10.99%) PowerShell
7 17 (9.34%) Ruby
8 14 (7.69%) Bash Shell
9 12 (6.59%) Apex Code
9 12 (6.59%) Perl
10 11 (6.04%) PHP
11 7 (3.85%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.75%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.20%) Korn
13 4 (2.20%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.65%) C++
14 3 (1.65%) VBScript
15 2 (1.10%) AWK
15 2 (1.10%) Scala
15 2 (1.10%) sed
Qualifications
1 29 (15.93%) Degree
2 6 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.75%) CCNA
3 5 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.75%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (2.20%) CCNP
4 4 (2.20%) RHCA
4 4 (2.20%) RHCE
4 4 (2.20%) RHCSA
5 3 (1.65%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.65%) PMP
6 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) MBA
6 1 (0.55%) MCSA
6 1 (0.55%) MCSE
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.20%) PCI DSS
1 4 (2.20%) QA
2 3 (1.65%) SLA
3 2 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.10%) SDET
4 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.55%) WAI
System Software
1 30 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.69%) Docker
3 9 (4.95%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.85%) vCloud
4 7 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.75%) vSphere
6 4 (2.20%) iptables
6 4 (2.20%) NFS
7 3 (1.65%) Ceph
8 1 (0.55%) HDFS
8 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.55%) KVM
8 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (14.29%) Puppet
2 23 (12.64%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (8.79%) Ansible
4 6 (3.30%) Control-M
5 4 (2.20%) BladeLogic
5 4 (2.20%) HAProxy
5 4 (2.20%) Packer
6 3 (1.65%) EMC VPLEX
7 2 (1.10%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.55%) Kibana
8 1 (0.55%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.55%) logstash
8 1 (0.55%) Mesos
8 1 (0.55%) Nagios
8 1 (0.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (21.98%) VMware
2 29 (15.93%) Microsoft
2 29 (15.93%) Oracle
3 20 (10.99%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (9.34%) Google
5 11 (6.04%) Cisco
6 10 (5.49%) EMC
7 9 (4.95%) Siebel
8 8 (4.40%) Informatica
9 7 (3.85%) SAP
10 6 (3.30%) IBM
10 6 (3.30%) Sybase
11 5 (2.75%) BMC
11 5 (2.75%) Citrix
11 5 (2.75%) NetApp
11 5 (2.75%) Perforce
11 5 (2.75%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 4 (2.20%) BT
12 4 (2.20%) Marketo
12 4 (2.20%) Talend
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