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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cloud Computing
Rank 319 305 320
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 76 98 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.45% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.67% 15.83% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 62 38
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£450 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
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
991 619 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.66% 2.82% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 419 317
Average daily rate £450 £420 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 0
Average hourly rate £27.16 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -30.66%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +10 23 £450 - 31
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - - 2
Hammersmith - 1 £380 -
Uxbridge - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 62 (43.36%) Java
2 42 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (24.48%) SaaS
4 34 (23.78%) Salesforce.com
5 32 (22.38%) Visualforce
5 32 (22.38%) Apex Code
6 31 (21.68%) Mason
7 28 (19.58%) Finance
8 25 (17.48%) Force.com
9 20 (13.99%) Microsoft
9 20 (13.99%) Amazon AWS
9 20 (13.99%) Git (software)
10 19 (13.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (12.59%) DevOps
12 16 (11.19%) Big Data
12 16 (11.19%) VMware
12 16 (11.19%) Scrum
12 16 (11.19%) Banking
12 16 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (10.49%) Migration
13 15 (10.49%) Web Services
14 14 (9.79%) Linux
14 14 (9.79%) TDD
14 14 (9.79%) Puppet
14 14 (9.79%) Hadoop
15 13 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (9.09%) Apache
16 12 (8.39%) Firewall
16 12 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (8.39%) Kanban

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 13 (9.09%) Apache
2 10 (6.99%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.29%) nginx
4 7 (4.90%) Jetty
4 7 (4.90%) Node.js
5 6 (4.20%) CMS
6 5 (3.50%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.50%) IIS
6 5 (3.50%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.50%) Lync
6 5 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.50%) Magnolia
7 3 (2.10%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.70%) SAS
9 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.40%) MS Project
3 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 35 (24.48%) SaaS
2 25 (17.48%) Force.com
3 20 (13.99%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (8.39%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (5.59%) IaaS
5 8 (5.59%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (4.90%) Office 365
7 5 (3.50%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.10%) Google App Engine
8 3 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.40%) PaaS
10 1 (0.70%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.70%) Joyent
10 1 (0.70%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.39%) Firewall
2 10 (6.99%) LAN
3 8 (5.59%) WAN
4 6 (4.20%) Network Security
5 4 (2.80%) HTTP
5 4 (2.80%) VoIP
5 4 (2.80%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.80%) VPN
6 3 (2.10%) DNS
6 3 (2.10%) SAN
6 3 (2.10%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.40%) SNMP
7 2 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.40%) SMTP
7 2 (1.40%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.40%) Wireless
7 2 (1.40%) IPsec
7 2 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.19%) Big Data
2 14 (9.79%) Hadoop
3 10 (6.99%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.90%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.90%) Redis
5 5 (3.50%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.80%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.10%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.10%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.70%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (13.99%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.90%) Mercurial
2 7 (4.90%) Hudson
3 5 (3.50%) TeamCity
3 5 (3.50%) JIRA
3 5 (3.50%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (2.80%) jMock
4 4 (2.80%) JUnit
4 4 (2.80%) EasyMock
4 4 (2.80%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.80%) Maven
5 2 (1.40%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.70%) NUnit
6 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.70%) RSpec
6 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
General
1 28 (19.58%) Finance
2 16 (11.19%) Banking
3 8 (5.59%) Investment Banking
3 8 (5.59%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.20%) Publishing
4 6 (4.20%) Local Government
5 5 (3.50%) Retail
6 4 (2.80%) Marketing
7 2 (1.40%) German Language
7 2 (1.40%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.40%) Korean Language
7 2 (1.40%) Turkish Language
7 2 (1.40%) Games
7 2 (1.40%) Legal
7 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.70%) Advertising
8 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.70%) Billing
8 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (32.17%) Developer
2 24 (16.78%) Java Developer
3 22 (15.38%) Analyst
4 18 (12.59%) Architect
5 14 (9.79%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 11 (7.69%) Consultant
6 11 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.99%) Project Manager
7 10 (6.99%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (6.29%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (4.20%) Integration Manager
10 5 (3.50%) Administrator
10 5 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.50%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.50%) Technical Architect
11 4 (2.80%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.80%) Security Analyst
11 4 (2.80%) Java Software Engineer
11 4 (2.80%) Technical Manager
11 4 (2.80%) Messaging Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.38%) Visualforce
2 31 (21.68%) Mason
3 15 (10.49%) Web Services
4 11 (7.69%) XML
5 9 (6.29%) Middleware
6 8 (5.59%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (4.90%) Play Framework
8 6 (4.20%) .NET
9 5 (3.50%) RESTful
10 4 (2.80%) OpenSocial
10 4 (2.80%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.80%) Spring
11 3 (2.10%) WCF
11 3 (2.10%) HTML
12 2 (1.40%) AppFabric
12 2 (1.40%) REST
12 2 (1.40%) WF
12 2 (1.40%) J2EE
12 2 (1.40%) CSS
13 1 (0.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.29%) Replication
2 8 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.90%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.20%) Open Source
4 6 (4.20%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.20%) User Experience
5 5 (3.50%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.80%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.10%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.40%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.40%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.40%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.40%) Kindle
9 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.70%) Xbox
9 1 (0.70%) FMCG
9 1 (0.70%) Clustering
9 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.79%) Linux
2 12 (8.39%) Android
3 10 (6.99%) UNIX
4 9 (6.29%) Windows
5 7 (4.90%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.70%) CentOS
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (13.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (12.59%) DevOps
4 16 (11.19%) Scrum
4 16 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (10.49%) Migration
6 14 (9.79%) TDD
7 12 (8.39%) Kanban
8 11 (7.69%) Pair Programming
8 11 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 10 (6.99%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.29%) Load Balancing
10 9 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (6.29%) Analytics
10 9 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (5.59%) Project Management
11 8 (5.59%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (4.90%) CRM
12 7 (4.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 62 (43.36%) Java
2 32 (22.38%) Apex Code
3 10 (6.99%) Ruby
3 10 (6.99%) Python
4 9 (6.29%) SQL
5 7 (4.90%) Groovy
5 7 (4.90%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.20%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.80%) C#
8 3 (2.10%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.10%) C
9 2 (1.40%) C++
9 2 (1.40%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.70%) XAML
10 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.70%) VBA
10 1 (0.70%) PHP
10 1 (0.70%) SOQL
10 1 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (3.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.10%) Degree
3 2 (1.40%) VCP4
3 2 (1.40%) MCSE
3 2 (1.40%) CCNP
3 2 (1.40%) CISSP
3 2 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.40%) PMP
3 2 (1.40%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.40%) CISA
3 2 (1.40%) CISM
3 2 (1.40%) MCTS
4 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) PMBOK
System Software
1 12 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.90%) Varnish
2 7 (4.90%) VirtualBox
3 4 (2.80%) Xen
4 3 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.10%) XenApp
4 3 (2.10%) Squid
5 2 (1.40%) XenServer
5 2 (1.40%) vCloud
5 2 (1.40%) Docker
6 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (9.79%) Puppet
2 13 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.90%) Vagrant
4 6 (4.20%) Ansible
5 5 (3.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (3.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.70%) Control-M
6 1 (0.70%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.70%) SCOM
6 1 (0.70%) Salt
6 1 (0.70%) Mesos
Vendors
1 34 (23.78%) Salesforce.com
2 20 (13.99%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.19%) VMware
4 10 (6.99%) Oracle
5 6 (4.20%) Akamai
6 5 (3.50%) Eloqua
6 5 (3.50%) Rackspace
6 5 (3.50%) IronPort
6 5 (3.50%) Siebel
6 5 (3.50%) Symantec
6 5 (3.50%) Citrix
7 4 (2.80%) Cisco
7 4 (2.80%) EMC
7 4 (2.80%) Google
8 2 (1.40%) Teradata
8 2 (1.40%) SAP
9 1 (0.70%) Adobe
9 1 (0.70%) HP
9 1 (0.70%) IBM
9 1 (0.70%) Business Objects
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