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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cloud Computing
Rank 319 361 363
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +2
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 116 76 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.51% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.92% 4.42% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 57 45
Median daily rate £500 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £486 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +8.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.24 - -
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
2962 1718 1401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.09% 7.36% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2179 1267 988
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 13
Median hourly rate £33.97 £21.64 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.97% -26.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.02 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £34.12 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.88 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-28.50% +28.20%

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 25 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +24 23 £550 - 6
Canary Wharf -2 1 £463 -2.63%
Croydon - 1 £475 -
Westminster - 1 £525 -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 91 (42.13%) Linux
2 86 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
4 60 (27.78%) Java
5 56 (25.93%) DevOps
6 53 (24.54%) Data Centre
7 51 (23.61%) Puppet
8 50 (23.15%) Firewall
8 50 (23.15%) Finance
9 48 (22.22%) Python
10 47 (21.76%) Unix
10 47 (21.76%) Oracle
11 42 (19.44%) VMware
12 41 (18.98%) VMware Infrastructure
13 39 (18.06%) Ansible
14 36 (16.67%) Web Services
15 35 (16.20%) Perl
15 35 (16.20%) Configuration Management
15 35 (16.20%) Ruby
16 34 (15.74%) Git (software)
16 34 (15.74%) Bash Shell
17 32 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
18 31 (14.35%) DNS
18 31 (14.35%) Apache
18 31 (14.35%) Continuous Delivery
19 29 (13.43%) AIX
19 29 (13.43%) SQL Server
19 29 (13.43%) Load Balancing
20 28 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
20 28 (12.96%) ITIL

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 31 (14.35%) Apache
2 24 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 18 (8.33%) OpenStack
4 11 (5.09%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (5.09%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.17%) Apache Spark
5 9 (4.17%) JBoss
6 5 (2.31%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.85%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.39%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.39%) IIS
8 3 (1.39%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.39%) SAS
9 2 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.93%) WildFly
10 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.46%) Drupal
10 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.39%) SPSS
3 2 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.46%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.46%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 84 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (6.48%) PaaS
4 12 (5.56%) IaaS
4 12 (5.56%) SaaS
5 11 (5.09%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (4.63%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (4.63%) Amazon S3
6 10 (4.63%) Amazon SQS
6 10 (4.63%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (3.24%) GitHub
7 7 (3.24%) Office 365
8 5 (2.31%) Amazon Kinesis
9 4 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.93%) Force.com
11 2 (0.93%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.93%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.93%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.46%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 50 (23.15%) Firewall
2 31 (14.35%) DNS
3 21 (9.72%) TCP/IP
4 16 (7.41%) CTI
4 16 (7.41%) SAN
4 16 (7.41%) SSL
5 15 (6.94%) VLAN
6 11 (5.09%) VoIP
7 8 (3.70%) NAS
8 7 (3.24%) HTTP
8 7 (3.24%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.31%) WAN
10 4 (1.85%) LDAP
10 4 (1.85%) Network Security
10 4 (1.85%) VPN
11 3 (1.39%) BGP
11 3 (1.39%) LAN
11 3 (1.39%) MPLS
11 3 (1.39%) OSPF
11 3 (1.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.57%) MySQL
3 24 (11.11%) Big Data
3 24 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 16 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (7.41%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 12 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (5.09%) Oracle Database
7 9 (4.17%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.70%) Apache Hive
9 6 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.78%) DB2
9 6 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.31%) Parquet
11 4 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.85%) SimpleDB
12 3 (1.39%) HBase
12 3 (1.39%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 34 (15.74%) Git (software)
2 23 (10.65%) Jenkins
3 16 (7.41%) Subversion
4 14 (6.48%) JIRA
4 14 (6.48%) Maven
5 11 (5.09%) RSpec
6 10 (4.63%) JUnit
6 10 (4.63%) Mockito
7 8 (3.70%) Mercurial
8 7 (3.24%) Gerrit
9 6 (2.78%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.31%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.85%) GitLab
11 4 (1.85%) Gradle
11 4 (1.85%) IntelliJ
12 3 (1.39%) Bundler
12 3 (1.39%) Selenium
12 3 (1.39%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.93%) MSBuild
13 2 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (23.15%) Finance
2 13 (6.02%) Banking
3 12 (5.56%) Retail
4 5 (2.31%) Front Office
4 5 (2.31%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.85%) Marketing
6 2 (0.93%) Advertising
6 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.93%) Law
6 2 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (18.98%) Architect
2 39 (18.06%) Developer
3 28 (12.96%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (9.26%) Java Developer
5 19 (8.80%) Designer
5 19 (8.80%) Linux Engineer
5 19 (8.80%) Security Designer
6 18 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
7 16 (7.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 15 (6.94%) AWS Engineer
8 15 (6.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 13 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
10 12 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
10 12 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
11 11 (5.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (4.63%) Head of Infrastructure
12 10 (4.63%) Head of Security
13 8 (3.70%) Analyst
13 8 (3.70%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.67%) Web Services
2 22 (10.19%) REST
3 18 (8.33%) Spring
4 17 (7.87%) Middleware
4 17 (7.87%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (6.48%) XML
6 13 (6.02%) LAMP
7 12 (5.56%) Kafka
8 11 (5.09%) JPA
8 11 (5.09%) JSON
9 10 (4.63%) JMS
10 9 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
10 9 (4.17%) AngularJS
10 9 (4.17%) Hibernate
10 9 (4.17%) J2EE
10 9 (4.17%) Java EE
11 8 (3.70%) HTML
12 7 (3.24%) libvirt
12 7 (3.24%) Spring MVC
13 6 (2.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 53 (24.54%) Data Centre
2 18 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 18 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 16 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 13 (6.02%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.70%) DataPower
6 7 (3.24%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.24%) Clustering
6 7 (3.24%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.24%) Statistics
7 4 (1.85%) Derivative
7 4 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.39%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.39%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.39%) MPEG
8 3 (1.39%) Replication
9 2 (0.93%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 91 (42.13%) Linux
2 47 (21.76%) Unix
3 29 (13.43%) AIX
4 21 (9.72%) Windows
5 16 (7.41%) Oracle Linux
5 16 (7.41%) SUSE
6 15 (6.94%) Windows Server
7 14 (6.48%) Solaris
8 9 (4.17%) Ubuntu
9 8 (3.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 7 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.93%) Android
12 2 (0.93%) HPUX
12 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (25.93%) DevOps
3 35 (16.20%) Configuration Management
4 31 (14.35%) Continuous Delivery
5 29 (13.43%) Load Balancing
6 28 (12.96%) ITIL
7 27 (12.50%) Open Source
8 22 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (9.26%) Project Management
10 19 (8.80%) High Availability
11 18 (8.33%) Scrum
12 17 (7.87%) TDD
13 16 (7.41%) Microservices
13 16 (7.41%) OO
13 16 (7.41%) SOA
14 14 (6.48%) Service Management
15 13 (6.02%) BDD
15 13 (6.02%) Enterprise Architecture
16 12 (5.56%) Kernel Tuning
16 12 (5.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (27.78%) Java
2 48 (22.22%) Python
3 35 (16.20%) Perl
3 35 (16.20%) Ruby
4 34 (15.74%) Bash Shell
5 27 (12.50%) SQL
6 18 (8.33%) C++
7 17 (7.87%) Shell Script
8 14 (6.48%) JavaScript
9 10 (4.63%) C#
10 8 (3.70%) Korn
10 8 (3.70%) R
10 8 (3.70%) Scala
11 6 (2.78%) PHP
12 5 (2.31%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.85%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.39%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.93%) Go
15 2 (0.93%) RPG
15 2 (0.93%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (11.57%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.26%) Degree
2 20 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.24%) CCNA
3 7 (3.24%) CCNP
3 7 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.24%) RHCA
3 7 (3.24%) RHCE
3 7 (3.24%) RHCSA
4 3 (1.39%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.46%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) MBA
6 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.65%) Government Security Classifications
2 5 (2.31%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.31%) QA
3 2 (0.93%) SLA
4 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.46%) GCP
System Software
1 41 (18.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.87%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.02%) Docker
3 13 (6.02%) NFS
4 12 (5.56%) iptables
4 12 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (5.56%) vSphere
5 10 (4.63%) KVM
6 9 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.24%) XenServer
8 6 (2.78%) VirtualBox
9 4 (1.85%) Samba
10 3 (1.39%) Apache Flume
10 3 (1.39%) vCloud
10 3 (1.39%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 51 (23.61%) Puppet
2 39 (18.06%) Ansible
3 32 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (6.94%) Salt
5 12 (5.56%) HAProxy
6 6 (2.78%) Kubernetes
6 6 (2.78%) Mesos
6 6 (2.78%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.31%) Nagios
7 5 (2.31%) Terraform
8 4 (1.85%) OpenView
8 4 (1.85%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (1.85%) SCCM
9 2 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.46%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.46%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 47 (21.76%) Oracle
2 42 (19.44%) VMware
3 28 (12.96%) IBM
4 20 (9.26%) Microsoft
5 16 (7.41%) HP
6 14 (6.48%) Citrix
7 13 (6.02%) Google
8 10 (4.63%) Bloomberg
8 10 (4.63%) Dell
8 10 (4.63%) Hortonworks
8 10 (4.63%) Reuters
9 8 (3.70%) Red Hat
9 8 (3.70%) Software AG
9 8 (3.70%) webMethods
10 6 (2.78%) NetApp
10 6 (2.78%) Veritas
11 4 (1.85%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.85%) Brocade
11 4 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.85%) Sun
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