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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cloud Computing
Rank 316 359 341
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -18
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 90 62 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.91% 9.63% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 46 44
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £474
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £588 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £335 £425
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -21.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £54.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1010 644 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.30% 2.65% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 493 312
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -62.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-51.47% +151.85%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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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 +17 20 £306 -27.94% 13
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Brentford - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 92 (44.88%) Java
2 54 (26.34%) SaaS
3 49 (23.90%) Linux
4 41 (20.00%) VMware
5 38 (18.54%) Salesforce.com
6 37 (18.05%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (17.56%) Visualforce
7 36 (17.56%) Apex Code
7 36 (17.56%) Puppet
8 35 (17.07%) Force.com
8 35 (17.07%) Mason
9 33 (16.10%) DevOps
10 30 (14.63%) Finance
11 29 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (14.15%) Amazon EC2
12 26 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (12.68%) TCP/IP
12 26 (12.68%) Microsoft
12 26 (12.68%) Python
12 26 (12.68%) UNIX
13 25 (12.20%) SQL
13 25 (12.20%) .NET
13 25 (12.20%) SOA
14 24 (11.71%) HTTP
14 24 (11.71%) Tomcat
14 24 (11.71%) Oracle
14 24 (11.71%) Windows
14 24 (11.71%) TDD
15 23 (11.22%) Web Services
15 23 (11.22%) J2EE

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (11.71%) Tomcat
2 22 (10.73%) WebSphere
3 16 (7.80%) Apache
4 13 (6.34%) WebLogic
4 13 (6.34%) Node.js
5 11 (5.37%) Jetty
6 10 (4.88%) IIS
7 9 (4.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (4.39%) nginx
8 4 (1.95%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.46%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.98%) Documentum
10 2 (0.98%) CMS
11 1 (0.49%) SAP Web AS
11 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.49%) Lightstreamer
11 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 54 (26.34%) SaaS
2 35 (17.07%) Force.com
3 29 (14.15%) Amazon EC2
4 17 (8.29%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (6.34%) Google App Engine
5 13 (6.34%) PaaS
6 12 (5.85%) IaaS
7 9 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (1.46%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.49%) Joyent
9 1 (0.49%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.68%) TCP/IP
2 24 (11.71%) HTTP
3 23 (11.22%) DNS
4 19 (9.27%) DHCP
5 16 (7.80%) SSL
6 12 (5.85%) FTP
7 10 (4.88%) IPsec
8 9 (4.39%) LAN
9 5 (2.44%) Firewall
9 5 (2.44%) VPN
10 4 (1.95%) MPLS
10 4 (1.95%) Ethernet
10 4 (1.95%) WAN
11 3 (1.46%) SAN
12 2 (0.98%) tcpdump
12 2 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (0.98%) Network Security
12 2 (0.98%) NAS
12 2 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.73%) Big Data
2 21 (10.24%) SQL Server
3 18 (8.78%) MySQL
4 16 (7.80%) NoSQL
5 14 (6.83%) MongoDB
6 12 (5.85%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (5.37%) Hadoop
8 8 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.93%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.95%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.95%) HBase
11 3 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.46%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.98%) Triplestore
12 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (11.22%) Jenkins
2 20 (9.76%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.32%) JIRA
4 14 (6.83%) Maven
4 14 (6.83%) Subversion
5 12 (5.85%) Mercurial
5 12 (5.85%) TeamCity
5 12 (5.85%) Gerrit
5 12 (5.85%) Ant
6 11 (5.37%) AnthillPro
6 11 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.44%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.46%) WATIR
8 3 (1.46%) RSpec
9 2 (0.98%) Selenium
9 2 (0.98%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.98%) JUnit
9 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.49%) Xcode
10 1 (0.49%) NetBeans
General
1 30 (14.63%) Finance
2 14 (6.83%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.90%) Banking
3 8 (3.90%) Retail
4 6 (2.93%) Games
5 4 (1.95%) Legal
6 3 (1.46%) iGaming
7 2 (0.98%) Marketing
7 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.98%) Advertising
7 2 (0.98%) Law
8 1 (0.49%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Front Office
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (24.88%) Developer
2 29 (14.15%) Architect
3 15 (7.32%) Project Manager
4 14 (6.83%) Analyst
5 13 (6.34%) Administrator
5 13 (6.34%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 10 (4.88%) Consultant
7 9 (4.39%) Deployment Manager
7 9 (4.39%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (3.90%) Technical Architect
8 8 (3.90%) Business Analyst
8 8 (3.90%) Software Engineer
9 7 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (2.93%) Java Developer
10 6 (2.93%) Python Developer
11 5 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.44%) Web Developer
11 5 (2.44%) Salesforce.com Administrator
12 4 (1.95%) Cloud Architect
12 4 (1.95%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (17.56%) Visualforce
2 35 (17.07%) Mason
3 25 (12.20%) .NET
4 23 (11.22%) Web Services
4 23 (11.22%) J2EE
5 17 (8.29%) Servlets
6 16 (7.80%) Middleware
7 14 (6.83%) HTML
8 12 (5.85%) CSS
9 9 (4.39%) JSON
10 8 (3.90%) XML
11 7 (3.41%) CSS3
11 7 (3.41%) REST
11 7 (3.41%) HTML5
12 6 (2.93%) SOAP
13 5 (2.44%) Spring
13 5 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (2.44%) Django
13 5 (2.44%) HATEOAS
13 5 (2.44%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.83%) Open Source
2 13 (6.34%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.93%) FMCG
5 3 (1.46%) Grid Computing
5 3 (1.46%) Clustering
5 3 (1.46%) Replication
5 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.46%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.46%) Physics
5 3 (1.46%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.46%) FlexPod
6 2 (0.98%) Social Media
6 2 (0.98%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.98%) PKI
6 2 (0.98%) Statistics
6 2 (0.98%) Taxonomies
6 2 (0.98%) Ontologies
6 2 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.98%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 49 (23.90%) Linux
2 26 (12.68%) UNIX
3 24 (11.71%) Windows
4 12 (5.85%) Android
4 12 (5.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 9 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.44%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.44%) CentOS
7 5 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.46%) Fedora
9 3 (1.46%) SUSE
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.98%) VMS
10 2 (0.98%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.98%) Debian
11 1 (0.49%) AIX
11 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.05%) Continuous Integration
2 33 (16.10%) DevOps
3 29 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (12.20%) SOA
5 24 (11.71%) TDD
6 22 (10.73%) Unit Testing
6 22 (10.73%) Project Management
7 21 (10.24%) Configuration Management
8 19 (9.27%) Scrum
9 17 (8.29%) Migration
9 17 (8.29%) Automated Testing
10 15 (7.32%) Software Engineering
11 14 (6.83%) BDD
11 14 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (5.85%) OO
12 12 (5.85%) ETL
13 11 (5.37%) Business Analysis
14 9 (4.39%) Data Analysis
14 9 (4.39%) TOGAF
14 9 (4.39%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 92 (44.88%) Java
2 36 (17.56%) Apex Code
3 26 (12.68%) Python
4 25 (12.20%) SQL
5 19 (9.27%) Ruby
5 19 (9.27%) Bash Shell
6 18 (8.78%) JavaScript
7 16 (7.80%) C#
8 14 (6.83%) C++
9 12 (5.85%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.90%) Scala
10 8 (3.90%) PHP
11 6 (2.93%) C
12 5 (2.44%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.95%) Perl
13 4 (1.95%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.98%) sed
14 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.98%) F#
14 2 (0.98%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 12 (5.85%) Security Cleared
1 12 (5.85%) SC Cleared
2 9 (4.39%) Degree
3 4 (1.95%) CISSP
4 3 (1.46%) CISM
4 3 (1.46%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.98%) RHCE
5 2 (0.98%) CISA
6 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.98%) QA
1 2 (0.98%) SLA
2 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.34%) vCloud
3 11 (5.37%) Active Directory
4 10 (4.88%) Xen
5 6 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.44%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.44%) KVM
7 4 (1.95%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.46%) qmail
8 3 (1.46%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.98%) Postfix
9 2 (0.98%) XenServer
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.49%) Snort
10 1 (0.49%) Squid
10 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.49%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 36 (17.56%) Puppet
2 15 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.93%) Salt
4 2 (0.98%) Ansible
4 2 (0.98%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.98%) Foglight
5 1 (0.49%) Nessus
5 1 (0.49%) Nagios
5 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (20.00%) VMware
2 38 (18.54%) Salesforce.com
3 26 (12.68%) Microsoft
4 24 (11.71%) Oracle
5 19 (9.27%) Google
6 12 (5.85%) Citrix
7 11 (5.37%) IBM
8 9 (4.39%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.93%) Cisco
10 5 (2.44%) SaltStack
10 5 (2.44%) SAP
11 3 (1.46%) HP
11 3 (1.46%) Adobe
11 3 (1.46%) Akamai
11 3 (1.46%) WSO2
11 3 (1.46%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.98%) Vyatta
12 2 (0.98%) Facebook
12 2 (0.98%) Nimsoft
12 2 (0.98%) DataSynapse
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