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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Computing
England / London
Rank 291 330 348
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +18
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 114 86 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.60% 0.41% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.91% 4.60% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 62 54
Median daily rate £500 £500 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £303 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £675 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
2913 1869 1276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.24% 8.90% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2185 1391 909
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.64 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.65% +7.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £100.00 £46.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +22.22%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +7 21 £488 +39.28% 10
Canary Wharf - 1 £588 -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 106 (47.32%) Linux
2 99 (44.20%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (41.07%) Java
4 87 (38.84%) Python
4 87 (38.84%) Amazon AWS
5 72 (32.14%) Puppet
6 59 (26.34%) DevOps
7 58 (25.89%) Configuration Management
8 54 (24.11%) Ansible
9 53 (23.66%) Git (software)
10 51 (22.77%) Unix
11 49 (21.88%) VMware
11 49 (21.88%) Hadoop
12 45 (20.09%) Bash Shell
12 45 (20.09%) VMware Infrastructure
13 43 (19.20%) Ruby
13 43 (19.20%) Finance
14 42 (18.75%) Big Data
15 41 (18.30%) Apache Spark
16 39 (17.41%) Kafka
17 37 (16.52%) Continuous Delivery
18 35 (15.63%) DNS
18 35 (15.63%) Scala
18 35 (15.63%) Apache Hive
19 33 (14.73%) Docker
20 32 (14.29%) Load Balancing
20 32 (14.29%) Windows
20 32 (14.29%) SQL
20 32 (14.29%) Oracle
21 30 (13.39%) 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 41 (18.30%) Apache Spark
2 27 (12.05%) Elasticsearch
3 25 (11.16%) Apache
4 22 (9.82%) OpenStack
5 11 (4.91%) WebSphere
6 10 (4.46%) Tomcat
7 8 (3.57%) Apache Pig
8 7 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (2.68%) IIS
9 6 (2.68%) JBoss
9 6 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (2.23%) MS Exchange
10 5 (2.23%) Skype for Business
11 3 (1.34%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (1.34%) nginx
11 3 (1.34%) SAS
12 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.89%) WildFly
13 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.34%) SPSS
3 1 (0.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.45%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.34%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.34%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 87 (38.84%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (11.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (7.59%) Amazon Kinesis
4 16 (7.14%) IaaS
5 15 (6.70%) SaaS
6 13 (5.80%) PaaS
7 11 (4.91%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (4.91%) Amazon S3
8 10 (4.46%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (4.46%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (4.02%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (2.68%) Office 365
11 4 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (1.34%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (1.34%) Force.com
12 3 (1.34%) GitHub
12 3 (1.34%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.89%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.89%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 2 (0.89%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.63%) DNS
2 23 (10.27%) Firewall
3 21 (9.38%) TCP/IP
4 19 (8.48%) SAN
5 15 (6.70%) VLAN
6 14 (6.25%) SSL
7 11 (4.91%) LAN
7 11 (4.91%) Network Security
8 10 (4.46%) WAN
9 9 (4.02%) Internet
9 9 (4.02%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (4.02%) NAS
10 8 (3.57%) iSCSI
10 8 (3.57%) LDAP
11 6 (2.68%) HTTP
12 4 (1.79%) VPN
13 3 (1.34%) DHCP
13 3 (1.34%) Skype
14 2 (0.89%) BGP
14 2 (0.89%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (21.88%) Hadoop
2 42 (18.75%) Big Data
3 35 (15.63%) Apache Hive
4 30 (13.39%) PostgreSQL
5 25 (11.16%) Relational Database
6 24 (10.71%) MySQL
7 17 (7.59%) Parquet
7 17 (7.59%) SQL Server
8 12 (5.36%) MongoDB
9 11 (4.91%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (4.46%) Oracle Database
11 9 (4.02%) Sqoop
12 7 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (2.68%) DB2
13 6 (2.68%) NoSQL
14 5 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (1.79%) Impala
16 3 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
17 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 53 (23.66%) Git (software)
2 28 (12.50%) JIRA
3 23 (10.27%) Jenkins
4 17 (7.59%) Maven
5 14 (6.25%) JUnit
5 14 (6.25%) Mockito
6 9 (4.02%) RSpec
7 8 (3.57%) Gradle
7 8 (3.57%) Subversion
8 6 (2.68%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.68%) IntelliJ
8 6 (2.68%) Selenium
9 4 (1.79%) Artifactory
9 4 (1.79%) Gerrit
9 4 (1.79%) GitLab
9 4 (1.79%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.79%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.34%) Bundler
10 3 (1.34%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 43 (19.20%) Finance
2 16 (7.14%) Retail
3 9 (4.02%) Banking
4 8 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.13%) Marketing
6 6 (2.68%) Front Office
7 5 (2.23%) Advertising
7 5 (2.23%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.79%) Legal
9 2 (0.89%) Games
9 2 (0.89%) German Language
9 2 (0.89%) Law
10 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.45%) Electronics
10 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (16.52%) Architect
2 30 (13.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (11.61%) Developer
4 25 (11.16%) Data Engineer
5 18 (8.04%) AWS Engineer
6 17 (7.59%) Linux Engineer
7 15 (6.70%) Cloud Engineer
8 14 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
8 14 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
8 14 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (5.80%) Java Developer
10 12 (5.36%) Administrator
11 11 (4.91%) Big Data Engineer
12 10 (4.46%) Hadoop Engineer
12 10 (4.46%) Infrastructure Architect
12 10 (4.46%) Java Engineer
13 9 (4.02%) Analyst
13 9 (4.02%) Platform Engineer
14 8 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (17.41%) Kafka
2 25 (11.16%) JSON
3 24 (10.71%) JMS
3 24 (10.71%) Spring
3 24 (10.71%) XML
4 23 (10.27%) Web Services
5 19 (8.48%) RabbitMQ
6 17 (7.59%) Apache Avro
7 16 (7.14%) LAMP
8 15 (6.70%) Spark Streaming
9 12 (5.36%) REST
10 11 (4.91%) Middleware
11 9 (4.02%) HTML
12 8 (3.57%) AngularJS
12 8 (3.57%) libvirt
12 8 (3.57%) Spring MVC
13 7 (3.13%) JPA
13 7 (3.13%) jQuery
13 7 (3.13%) RESTful
14 6 (2.68%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (9.82%) Statistics
2 18 (8.04%) Computer Science
2 18 (8.04%) Management Information System
2 18 (8.04%) Private Cloud
3 17 (7.59%) Client/Server
4 16 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.46%) Clustering
6 9 (4.02%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.68%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.23%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.23%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.79%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.79%) Derivative
9 4 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.34%) Fintech
10 3 (1.34%) Life Science
10 3 (1.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 106 (47.32%) Linux
2 51 (22.77%) Unix
3 32 (14.29%) Windows
4 20 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (7.14%) AIX
5 16 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 13 (5.80%) Oracle Linux
7 9 (4.02%) Solaris
7 9 (4.02%) SUSE
8 7 (3.13%) CentOS
8 7 (3.13%) Ubuntu
9 6 (2.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.45%) Android
11 1 (0.45%) Fedora
11 1 (0.45%) HPUX
11 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (44.20%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (26.34%) DevOps
3 58 (25.89%) Configuration Management
4 37 (16.52%) Continuous Delivery
5 32 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 30 (13.39%) ITIL
7 29 (12.95%) SOA
8 27 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (11.61%) Open Source
10 23 (10.27%) Microservices
11 21 (9.38%) Unit Testing
12 20 (8.93%) Scrum
13 19 (8.48%) Information Security
13 19 (8.48%) ITIL V3
13 19 (8.48%) TDD
14 17 (7.59%) Service Management
15 14 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
15 14 (6.25%) Project Management
16 13 (5.80%) Analytics
16 13 (5.80%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 92 (41.07%) Java
2 87 (38.84%) Python
3 45 (20.09%) Bash Shell
4 43 (19.20%) Ruby
5 35 (15.63%) Scala
6 32 (14.29%) SQL
7 29 (12.95%) R
8 26 (11.61%) Perl
9 18 (8.04%) Shell Script
10 14 (6.25%) JavaScript
11 13 (5.80%) Korn
12 9 (4.02%) C++
13 8 (3.57%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.79%) C#
14 4 (1.79%) PHP
14 4 (1.79%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.34%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.89%) C
17 1 (0.45%) C-shell
17 1 (0.45%) Go
Qualifications
1 17 (7.59%) Degree
2 13 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.36%) RHCE
4 11 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.46%) CCNA
5 10 (4.46%) CCNP
5 10 (4.46%) RHCSA
5 10 (4.46%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.57%) RHCA
7 3 (1.34%) ISACA
7 3 (1.34%) SANS
8 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.89%) RHCT
9 1 (0.45%) CISSP
9 1 (0.45%) MCSA
9 1 (0.45%) MCSE
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.45%) PMP
9 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.57%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.23%) QA
3 3 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (20.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (14.73%) Docker
3 19 (8.48%) vSphere
4 17 (7.59%) NFS
5 15 (6.70%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (5.80%) iptables
7 12 (5.36%) Active Directory
7 12 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (4.46%) KVM
9 8 (3.57%) XenServer
10 7 (3.13%) Samba
11 5 (2.23%) HDFS
11 5 (2.23%) Hyper-V
11 5 (2.23%) VirtualBox
12 3 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.89%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.89%) vCloud
13 2 (0.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.45%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 72 (32.14%) Puppet
2 54 (24.11%) Ansible
3 30 (13.39%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (6.70%) HAProxy
4 15 (6.70%) Kubernetes
5 12 (5.36%) Red Hat Satellite
6 11 (4.91%) Nagios
7 10 (4.46%) Mesos
7 10 (4.46%) Terraform
8 7 (3.13%) NetBackup
9 6 (2.68%) OpenView
10 5 (2.23%) logstash
10 5 (2.23%) Salt
11 3 (1.34%) Kibana
11 3 (1.34%) OpenNMS
11 3 (1.34%) Zenoss
12 2 (0.89%) Cacti
12 2 (0.89%) Grafana
12 2 (0.89%) OSSEC
12 2 (0.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (21.88%) VMware
2 32 (14.29%) Oracle
3 20 (8.93%) HP
4 19 (8.48%) Microsoft
5 18 (8.04%) Red Hat
6 15 (6.70%) Dell
6 15 (6.70%) IBM
7 13 (5.80%) Google
8 12 (5.36%) Cisco
8 12 (5.36%) Sun
9 9 (4.02%) Symantec
10 8 (3.57%) NetApp
11 7 (3.13%) Citrix
11 7 (3.13%) Teradata
11 7 (3.13%) Veritas
12 6 (2.68%) 3PAR
12 6 (2.68%) Brocade
12 6 (2.68%) Splunk
13 5 (2.23%) MuleSoft
13 5 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
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