The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 302 309 326
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 115 70 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.47% 15.09% 22.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 50 82
Average daily rate £450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £250 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-61.40% -28.75%
Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
795 464 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.21% 2.11% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 333 328
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £16.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £31.85 £76.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Cloud Computing
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 34 £430 -18.09% 11
Uxbridge -3 1 £410 - 1
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 63 (35.00%) Java
2 46 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (23.33%) Linux
4 40 (22.22%) Puppet
5 38 (21.11%) SaaS
6 36 (20.00%) VMware
7 30 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
8 29 (16.11%) Big Data
9 28 (15.56%) SOA
9 28 (15.56%) SQL Server
10 26 (14.44%) Windows
10 26 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (13.89%) Oracle
11 25 (13.89%) Finance
11 25 (13.89%) TDD
12 24 (13.33%) Middleware
13 23 (12.78%) UNIX
14 22 (12.22%) Web Services
14 22 (12.22%) SQL
15 21 (11.67%) Project Management
15 21 (11.67%) Ruby
15 21 (11.67%) Amazon EC2
15 21 (11.67%) Bash Shell
16 20 (11.11%) Scrum
17 19 (10.56%) Python
17 19 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
17 19 (10.56%) Test Automation
18 18 (10.00%) PaaS
18 18 (10.00%) .NET

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 11 (6.11%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 9 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 8 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (3.89%) Apache
6 5 (2.78%) Documentum
6 5 (2.78%) CMS
6 5 (2.78%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.22%) Node.js
8 2 (1.11%) Drupal
8 2 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.11%) WordPress
8 2 (1.11%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.11%) SAP Web AS
8 2 (1.11%) IIS
8 2 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (1.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 38 (21.11%) SaaS
2 21 (11.67%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (10.00%) PaaS
5 17 (9.44%) Force.com
5 17 (9.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (8.33%) IaaS
7 2 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (1.11%) Joyent
8 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.56%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.56%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.67%) DNS
2 11 (6.11%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.56%) LAN
4 9 (5.00%) DHCP
5 7 (3.89%) HTTP
6 5 (2.78%) WAN
6 5 (2.78%) Network Security
7 4 (2.22%) SSL
7 4 (2.22%) Ethernet
7 4 (2.22%) Internet
7 4 (2.22%) MPLS
8 3 (1.67%) Firewall
8 3 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (1.67%) NAS
9 2 (1.11%) Wireshark
9 2 (1.11%) tcpdump
9 2 (1.11%) VPN
9 2 (1.11%) SAN
10 1 (0.56%) NetScreen
10 1 (0.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.11%) Big Data
2 28 (15.56%) SQL Server
3 16 (8.89%) MongoDB
4 15 (8.33%) MySQL
5 13 (7.22%) Hadoop
6 12 (6.67%) NoSQL
7 10 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.33%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (2.78%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.78%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.22%) HBase
12 3 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.67%) Apache Hive
13 2 (1.11%) Sqoop
13 2 (1.11%) Triplestore
14 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (7.22%) Jenkins
2 12 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.00%) Ant
3 9 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.00%) Maven
3 9 (5.00%) Mercurial
3 9 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 9 (5.00%) JIRA
4 8 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.44%) AnthillPro
4 8 (4.44%) Gerrit
4 8 (4.44%) Subversion
5 7 (3.89%) Cucumber
6 6 (3.33%) WATIR
7 5 (2.78%) ClearQuest
7 5 (2.78%) RSpec
8 4 (2.22%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (2.22%) FishEye
9 2 (1.11%) Selenium
9 2 (1.11%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (13.89%) Finance
2 13 (7.22%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.00%) Games
4 6 (3.33%) Retail
5 4 (2.22%) Banking
6 3 (1.67%) Legal
7 2 (1.11%) Law
7 2 (1.11%) Publishing
8 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (20.56%) Architect
2 34 (18.89%) Developer
3 18 (10.00%) Consultant
4 10 (5.56%) Administrator
4 10 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 9 (5.00%) Analyst
5 9 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 9 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (4.44%) Deployment Manager
6 8 (4.44%) Technical Architect
7 7 (3.89%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (3.89%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (3.89%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (3.33%) Java Developer
8 6 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (2.78%) Ruby Developer
9 5 (2.78%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 4 (2.22%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (2.22%) Design Engineer
10 4 (2.22%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.33%) Middleware
2 22 (12.22%) Web Services
3 18 (10.00%) .NET
4 17 (9.44%) Visualforce
4 17 (9.44%) Mason
5 13 (7.22%) J2EE
5 13 (7.22%) HTML
6 11 (6.11%) CSS
7 8 (4.44%) JSON
8 7 (3.89%) XML
8 7 (3.89%) Spring
8 7 (3.89%) REST
8 7 (3.89%) HTML5
9 6 (3.33%) CSS3
9 6 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (3.33%) LAMP
9 6 (3.33%) Hibernate
9 6 (3.33%) SOAP
10 5 (2.78%) HATEOAS
10 5 (2.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.78%) Open Source
2 9 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.22%) Machine Learning
3 4 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.22%) Replication
4 3 (1.67%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.67%) Statistics
5 2 (1.11%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.11%) Ontologies
5 2 (1.11%) PKI
5 2 (1.11%) FMCG
5 2 (1.11%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.11%) Xbox
5 2 (1.11%) iPad
5 2 (1.11%) GIS
5 2 (1.11%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.11%) Clustering
5 2 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (23.33%) Linux
2 26 (14.44%) Windows
3 23 (12.78%) UNIX
4 17 (9.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (5.56%) CentOS
6 7 (3.89%) Debian
7 6 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.33%) Android
7 6 (3.33%) SUSE
8 5 (2.78%) Fedora
8 5 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (2.78%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.67%) VMS
11 2 (1.11%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.56%) AIX
12 1 (0.56%) Solaris
12 1 (0.56%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (15.56%) SOA
3 26 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (13.89%) TDD
5 21 (11.67%) Project Management
6 20 (11.11%) Scrum
7 19 (10.56%) Test Automation
8 16 (8.89%) TOGAF
9 14 (7.78%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (7.22%) Test Strategy
11 12 (6.67%) Migration
11 12 (6.67%) OO
12 11 (6.11%) ITIL
12 11 (6.11%) Software Engineering
12 11 (6.11%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (6.11%) BDD
13 10 (5.56%) Business Analysis
13 10 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (5.00%) ETL
15 8 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 63 (35.00%) Java
2 22 (12.22%) SQL
3 21 (11.67%) Ruby
3 21 (11.67%) Bash Shell
4 19 (10.56%) Python
5 17 (9.44%) C#
5 17 (9.44%) Apex Code
6 13 (7.22%) JavaScript
7 12 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 10 (5.56%) PHP
9 8 (4.44%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.89%) C
10 7 (3.89%) C++
11 6 (3.33%) Perl
12 5 (2.78%) VB
12 5 (2.78%) AWK
12 5 (2.78%) sed
13 4 (2.22%) Scala
14 3 (1.67%) F#
15 2 (1.11%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (7.78%) SC Cleared
1 14 (7.78%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.00%) Degree
3 6 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.78%) CISSP
5 4 (2.22%) CISM
6 3 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.11%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.11%) ISEB
8 1 (0.56%) CCNP
8 1 (0.56%) CCNA
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.56%) CISA
8 1 (0.56%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.00%) QA
2 6 (3.33%) SLA
3 2 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.78%) vCloud
3 12 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 8 (4.44%) Active Directory
5 7 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.89%) KVM
6 6 (3.33%) Xen
7 5 (2.78%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.78%) XenServer
7 5 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.56%) NFS
8 1 (0.56%) Squid
8 1 (0.56%) Snort
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.56%) vSphere
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.56%) XenApp
8 1 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.56%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 40 (22.22%) Puppet
2 30 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.78%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.67%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.11%) Foglight
6 1 (0.56%) Nagios
6 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.56%) Nessus
6 1 (0.56%) Oozie
6 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.56%) SCOM
6 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (20.00%) VMware
2 25 (13.89%) Oracle
3 17 (9.44%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (7.78%) Microsoft
5 13 (7.22%) Red Hat
6 11 (6.11%) Citrix
7 8 (4.44%) Google
8 7 (3.89%) HP
8 7 (3.89%) IBM
8 7 (3.89%) Rackspace
9 5 (2.78%) CA
9 5 (2.78%) Nimsoft
10 4 (2.22%) BMC
10 4 (2.22%) Cisco
11 3 (1.67%) SAP
11 3 (1.67%) Akamai
11 3 (1.67%) WSO2
12 2 (1.11%) DataSynapse
12 2 (1.11%) Netezza
12 2 (1.11%) Greenplum
London
DP Connect
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Advantage Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Greater London
Blue Town Online
Rate: dependant on experience
Posted: 19 days ago