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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 332 288 318
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +30
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 82 114 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.49% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.96% 12.03% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 75 49
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 £348 £339 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -61.40%
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
1376 948 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.16% 4.07% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 670 394
Average daily rate £438 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £328
% change year-on-year
- +22.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 7 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -20.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £17.52
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -20.06%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -15 13 £475 +10.46% 31
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 - -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 60 (41.67%) Java
2 52 (36.11%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (32.64%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (20.83%) DevOps
5 29 (20.14%) Microsoft
6 24 (16.67%) Finance
6 24 (16.67%) SaaS
7 23 (15.97%) Puppet
7 23 (15.97%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (15.97%) Windows
7 23 (15.97%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (15.28%) Linux
9 21 (14.58%) Apex Code
9 21 (14.58%) Visualforce
10 20 (13.89%) Mason
10 20 (13.89%) Big Data
10 20 (13.89%) VMware
11 19 (13.19%) TDD
11 19 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (13.19%) Git (software)
12 18 (12.50%) Hadoop
12 18 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
12 18 (12.50%) Configuration Management
13 16 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (10.42%) nginx
14 15 (10.42%) Tomcat
14 15 (10.42%) Web Services
14 15 (10.42%) Pair Programming
15 14 (9.72%) Apache
15 14 (9.72%) Oracle

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 15 (10.42%) Tomcat
1 15 (10.42%) nginx
2 14 (9.72%) Apache
3 11 (7.64%) IIS
4 9 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.25%) Jetty
5 8 (5.56%) Node.js
6 7 (4.86%) WebSphere
7 6 (4.17%) CMS
8 5 (3.47%) Magnolia
9 3 (2.08%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.39%) SAS
10 2 (1.39%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.69%) Confluence
11 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
3 1 (0.69%) SPSS
3 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.56%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.69%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 52 (36.11%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (16.67%) SaaS
3 18 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (9.72%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (9.03%) Force.com
6 12 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
7 11 (7.64%) IaaS
8 9 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (6.25%) Google App Engine
9 5 (3.47%) Amazon S3
10 3 (2.08%) Office 365
11 2 (1.39%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (1.39%) PaaS
12 1 (0.69%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.03%) Firewall
2 11 (7.64%) DNS
3 10 (6.94%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.25%) HTTP
5 8 (5.56%) IPsec
6 7 (4.86%) VPN
7 5 (3.47%) DHCP
7 5 (3.47%) FTP
7 5 (3.47%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.78%) VLAN
8 4 (2.78%) LAN
8 4 (2.78%) VoIP
9 3 (2.08%) MPLS
9 3 (2.08%) Network Security
10 2 (1.39%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (1.39%) Wireless
10 2 (1.39%) SSL
10 2 (1.39%) OSPF
10 2 (1.39%) BGP
10 2 (1.39%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.89%) Big Data
2 18 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 10 (6.94%) NoSQL
4 9 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 7 (4.86%) Redis
7 6 (4.17%) MySQL
8 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.47%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (2.78%) HBase
9 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.08%) Apache Hive
10 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.08%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.39%) Pentaho
11 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (13.19%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (4.86%) Hudson
4 7 (4.86%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.78%) Maven
6 3 (2.08%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.08%) RSpec
6 3 (2.08%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.39%) EasyMock
7 2 (1.39%) jMock
7 2 (1.39%) JIRA
7 2 (1.39%) Ant
7 2 (1.39%) JUnit
8 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (6.94%) Publishing
3 6 (4.17%) Banking
3 6 (4.17%) Marketing
4 5 (3.47%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.78%) German Language
5 4 (2.78%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.39%) Korean Language
7 2 (1.39%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.39%) Turkish Language
7 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.39%) French Language
8 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.69%) Billing
8 1 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (29.17%) Developer
2 25 (17.36%) Java Developer
3 20 (13.89%) Architect
4 16 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (9.72%) Analyst
6 12 (8.33%) Consultant
7 11 (7.64%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (6.94%) Cloud Architect
9 9 (6.25%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 9 (6.25%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.56%) Project Manager
10 8 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (4.17%) Technical Manager
11 6 (4.17%) Business Analyst
11 6 (4.17%) Administrator
11 6 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 5 (3.47%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 5 (3.47%) Integration Manager
12 5 (3.47%) Technical Architect
13 4 (2.78%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.58%) Visualforce
2 20 (13.89%) Mason
3 15 (10.42%) Web Services
4 11 (7.64%) .NET
5 10 (6.94%) Ruby on Rails
6 9 (6.25%) XML
7 8 (5.56%) J2EE
8 7 (4.86%) Middleware
8 7 (4.86%) Play Framework
9 5 (3.47%) Servlets
10 4 (2.78%) HTML
10 4 (2.78%) RESTful
11 3 (2.08%) HTML5
11 3 (2.08%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (2.08%) Ember.js
11 3 (2.08%) CSS
11 3 (2.08%) Hibernate
11 3 (2.08%) Spring
11 3 (2.08%) Backbone.js
12 2 (1.39%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.56%) Replication
2 8 (5.56%) Open Source
2 8 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.17%) User Experience
4 5 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.47%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.78%) Grid Computing
5 4 (2.78%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.08%) BYOD
7 2 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.39%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.39%) Kindle
7 2 (1.39%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.39%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.69%) FMCG
8 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.69%) Clustering
8 1 (0.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.97%) Windows
2 22 (15.28%) Linux
3 9 (6.25%) Android
4 8 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.17%) UNIX
6 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.69%) CentOS
8 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (32.64%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (20.83%) DevOps
3 19 (13.19%) TDD
4 18 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 16 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (10.42%) Pair Programming
7 14 (9.72%) Analytics
8 13 (9.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (7.64%) Scrum
9 11 (7.64%) CRM
10 10 (6.94%) E-Commerce
10 10 (6.94%) Software Engineering
10 10 (6.94%) Load Balancing
11 9 (6.25%) Web Development
11 9 (6.25%) Kanban
11 9 (6.25%) ETL
11 9 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (5.56%) ITIL
12 8 (5.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 60 (41.67%) Java
2 21 (14.58%) Apex Code
3 11 (7.64%) Ruby
4 10 (6.94%) SQL
4 10 (6.94%) Python
5 7 (4.86%) Groovy
5 7 (4.86%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.47%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.08%) PHP
7 3 (2.08%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.08%) C#
8 2 (1.39%) R
9 1 (0.69%) Google Apps Script
9 1 (0.69%) Go
9 1 (0.69%) SOQL
9 1 (0.69%) Clojure
9 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (5.56%) Degree
2 7 (4.86%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.86%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.47%) CCNP
5 4 (2.78%) CCNA
6 3 (2.08%) ISEB
7 2 (1.39%) CISSP
7 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.39%) PMP
7 2 (1.39%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.39%) CISA
7 2 (1.39%) CISM
7 2 (1.39%) MCSE
7 2 (1.39%) MCTS
8 1 (0.69%) CIMA
8 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.69%) ACCA
8 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) PMBOK
System Software
1 19 (13.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.86%) VirtualBox
2 7 (4.86%) Varnish
3 4 (2.78%) XenApp
3 4 (2.78%) Xen
4 3 (2.08%) Squid
4 3 (2.08%) Docker
5 2 (1.39%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.39%) XenServer
6 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.69%) vCloud
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.69%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 23 (15.97%) Puppet
1 23 (15.97%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (6.94%) Ansible
3 7 (4.86%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.69%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.69%) StatsD
4 1 (0.69%) Control-M
4 1 (0.69%) Nagios
4 1 (0.69%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.69%) WSUS
4 1 (0.69%) SCOM
4 1 (0.69%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.69%) yum
4 1 (0.69%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.69%) Mesos
Vendors
1 29 (20.14%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.97%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (13.89%) VMware
4 14 (9.72%) Oracle
5 9 (6.25%) Citrix
5 9 (6.25%) Google
6 8 (5.56%) Eloqua
6 8 (5.56%) Siebel
7 6 (4.17%) Cisco
7 6 (4.17%) Akamai
7 6 (4.17%) Rackspace
8 5 (3.47%) Teradata
9 3 (2.08%) Altiris
9 3 (2.08%) Symantec
9 3 (2.08%) IBM
9 3 (2.08%) BMC
9 3 (2.08%) SAP
9 3 (2.08%) Adobe
10 2 (1.39%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.39%) Juniper
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