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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 309 310 351
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +41
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 103 98 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.43% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.47% 8.23% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 75 48
Average daily rate
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£488 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £540 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £54.00
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
1593 1191 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.97% 5.20% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1127 818 529
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £16.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.50 £52.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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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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 -1 29 £500 +17.64% 20
Uxbridge - 2 £333 -
Feltham - 1 £425 -
Docklands, London - 1 £580 -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 72 (39.78%) Java
2 61 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (30.94%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (23.76%) DevOps
5 41 (22.65%) Linux
6 37 (20.44%) Microsoft
6 37 (20.44%) Windows
7 31 (17.13%) SaaS
8 29 (16.02%) Salesforce.com
9 27 (14.92%) Finance
9 27 (14.92%) VMware
9 27 (14.92%) Visualforce
9 27 (14.92%) Apex Code
9 27 (14.92%) Opscode Chef
10 26 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
10 26 (14.36%) Mason
11 25 (13.81%) Puppet
11 25 (13.81%) Big Data
11 25 (13.81%) .NET
12 22 (12.15%) TDD
12 22 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (11.05%) Force.com
14 19 (10.50%) Amazon EC2
14 19 (10.50%) Analytics
15 18 (9.94%) JavaScript
16 17 (9.39%) UNIX
16 17 (9.39%) Ruby
16 17 (9.39%) Firewall
17 16 (8.84%) Pair Programming
17 16 (8.84%) Oracle

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 14 (7.73%) Tomcat
2 13 (7.18%) IIS
3 12 (6.63%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.63%) nginx
4 10 (5.52%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.97%) Jetty
6 8 (4.42%) Apache
7 4 (2.21%) Node.js
8 2 (1.10%) WordPress
8 2 (1.10%) Confluence
8 2 (1.10%) CICS
8 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.55%) Drupal
9 1 (0.55%) SAS
9 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.55%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.55%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 14 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.42%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.55%) SPSS
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
3 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.97%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.55%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 56 (30.94%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (17.13%) SaaS
3 26 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (11.05%) Force.com
5 19 (10.50%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (7.18%) IaaS
7 11 (6.08%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (6.08%) Google App Engine
8 9 (4.97%) Office 365
9 8 (4.42%) Amazon S3
9 8 (4.42%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (1.66%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (1.66%) PaaS
10 3 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (1.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (1.10%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (1.10%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.55%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.39%) Firewall
2 14 (7.73%) DNS
3 13 (7.18%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.08%) HTTP
5 10 (5.52%) IPsec
6 9 (4.97%) Unified Communications
6 9 (4.97%) Converged Networks
7 8 (4.42%) VPN
8 7 (3.87%) DHCP
8 7 (3.87%) FTP
9 5 (2.76%) LAN
9 5 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.21%) VLAN
10 4 (2.21%) Network Security
10 4 (2.21%) VoIP
11 3 (1.66%) WAN
11 3 (1.66%) SSL
11 3 (1.66%) SAN
11 3 (1.66%) MPLS
12 2 (1.10%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.81%) Big Data
2 15 (8.29%) Hadoop
3 13 (7.18%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (6.08%) MySQL
4 11 (6.08%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.97%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.31%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.66%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.66%) HBase
8 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.55%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.55%) Sqoop
10 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.55%) Triplestore
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (8.84%) Jenkins
2 13 (7.18%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.42%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (3.31%) RSpec
4 6 (3.31%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.21%) Ant
5 4 (2.21%) Maven
6 2 (1.10%) JIRA
6 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.55%) Hudson
7 1 (0.55%) Selenium
7 1 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.55%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.55%) Mercurial
General
1 27 (14.92%) Finance
2 9 (4.97%) Marketing
3 8 (4.42%) Publishing
4 5 (2.76%) French Language
4 5 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.21%) German Language
5 4 (2.21%) Italian Language
5 4 (2.21%) Banking
6 3 (1.66%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.66%) Dutch Language
6 3 (1.66%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.10%) Turkish Language
7 2 (1.10%) Korean Language
7 2 (1.10%) Front Office
7 2 (1.10%) Legal
7 2 (1.10%) Billing
7 2 (1.10%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.55%) Retail
8 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (21.55%) Architect
2 38 (20.99%) Developer
3 16 (8.84%) Consultant
3 16 (8.84%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (7.18%) Analyst
4 13 (7.18%) Java Developer
4 13 (7.18%) Cloud Architect
4 13 (7.18%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (6.63%) Technical Architect
5 12 (6.63%) Administrator
6 10 (5.52%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.97%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.42%) Head of Security
8 8 (4.42%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.42%) Chief Architect
9 7 (3.87%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 7 (3.87%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.31%) Technical Manager
11 5 (2.76%) Network Engineer
11 5 (2.76%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.92%) Visualforce
2 26 (14.36%) Mason
3 25 (13.81%) .NET
4 13 (7.18%) Web Services
5 12 (6.63%) RESTful
6 11 (6.08%) J2EE
7 7 (3.87%) HTML
7 7 (3.87%) Servlets
7 7 (3.87%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (3.31%) LAMP
9 5 (2.76%) CSS
9 5 (2.76%) XML
9 5 (2.76%) Backbone.js
9 5 (2.76%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (2.76%) Ember.js
10 4 (2.21%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.21%) MEAP
10 4 (2.21%) Middleware
10 4 (2.21%) HTML5
11 3 (1.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.84%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.08%) Mobile App
4 10 (5.52%) Visualisation
4 10 (5.52%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.76%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.76%) Grid Computing
6 4 (2.21%) CESG
6 4 (2.21%) Replication
6 4 (2.21%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.21%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.66%) BYOD
7 3 (1.66%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.66%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (1.66%) FMCG
7 3 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.66%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.10%) Wiki
8 2 (1.10%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.10%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 41 (22.65%) Linux
2 37 (20.44%) Windows
3 17 (9.39%) UNIX
4 12 (6.63%) Android
5 11 (6.08%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.21%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.55%) CentOS
10 1 (0.55%) Solaris
10 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (23.76%) DevOps
3 22 (12.15%) TDD
4 19 (10.50%) Analytics
5 16 (8.84%) Pair Programming
5 16 (8.84%) Open Source
6 14 (7.73%) Information Assurance
6 14 (7.73%) CRM
6 14 (7.73%) Configuration Management
7 13 (7.18%) Project Management
7 13 (7.18%) ITIL
7 13 (7.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (7.18%) SDLC
8 11 (6.08%) BDD
9 10 (5.52%) Unit Testing
9 10 (5.52%) Software Engineering
10 9 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (4.97%) Service Management
10 9 (4.97%) ETL
10 9 (4.97%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 72 (39.78%) Java
2 27 (14.92%) Apex Code
3 18 (9.94%) JavaScript
4 17 (9.39%) Ruby
5 14 (7.73%) PHP
5 14 (7.73%) SQL
5 14 (7.73%) Python
6 4 (2.21%) C#
6 4 (2.21%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.66%) Clojure
7 3 (1.66%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.66%) Go
7 3 (1.66%) C
8 2 (1.10%) COBOL
8 2 (1.10%) Perl
8 2 (1.10%) R
8 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.55%) Google Apps Script
9 1 (0.55%) Scala
9 1 (0.55%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (6.63%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.08%) CISA
3 9 (4.97%) Degree
3 9 (4.97%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.31%) CCNP
6 5 (2.76%) CCNA
6 5 (2.76%) MCSE
6 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.21%) CISSP
7 4 (2.21%) CISM
8 3 (1.66%) PMP
8 3 (1.66%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.66%) ISEB
9 2 (1.10%) MCSA
9 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.10%) MCTS
10 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.55%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.66%) SLA
3 2 (1.10%) QA
4 1 (0.55%) PMBOK
System Software
1 22 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (2.21%) vCloud
3 4 (2.21%) Xen
3 4 (2.21%) Docker
3 4 (2.21%) XenApp
4 2 (1.10%) XenServer
4 2 (1.10%) vSphere
5 1 (0.55%) Varnish
5 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.55%) pfSense
5 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (14.92%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (13.81%) Puppet
3 15 (8.29%) Ansible
4 4 (2.21%) Control-M
5 3 (1.66%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.66%) EMC VPLEX
6 2 (1.10%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.10%) Mesos
7 1 (0.55%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.55%) StatsD
7 1 (0.55%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.55%) Nagios
7 1 (0.55%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.55%) WSUS
7 1 (0.55%) SCOM
7 1 (0.55%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.55%) yum
Vendors
1 37 (20.44%) Microsoft
2 29 (16.02%) Salesforce.com
3 27 (14.92%) VMware
4 16 (8.84%) Oracle
5 13 (7.18%) Citrix
6 12 (6.63%) Cisco
7 11 (6.08%) Google
8 8 (4.42%) Siebel
8 8 (4.42%) Eloqua
9 6 (3.31%) Rackspace
10 5 (2.76%) Teradata
10 5 (2.76%) Akamai
10 5 (2.76%) SAP
11 4 (2.21%) IBM
11 4 (2.21%) Juniper
12 3 (1.66%) BMC
12 3 (1.66%) Adobe
12 3 (1.66%) Business Objects
12 3 (1.66%) Altiris
12 3 (1.66%) EMC
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