Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Cloud Computing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Computing over the 6 months to 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cloud Computing
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 222 214
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8 +15
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 74 77 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.88% 0.84% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.58% 3.05% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 66 29
Central London median daily rate £500 £505 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.99% -3.81% -
10th Percentile £350 £378 £404
90th Percentile £725 £675 £645
London median daily rate £525 £550 £515
% change year-on-year -4.55% +6.80% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Central London median hourly rate - - £21.16
London median hourly rate - - £21.16

Cloud Computing is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,871 2,528 1,353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 34.32% 27.51% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,290 2,000 1,037
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £300
90th Percentile £673 £675 £638
London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 24
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -20.83%
10th Percentile £17.73 £16.25 £12.88
90th Percentile £60.75 £34.20 £29.77
London median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £21.23
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.99% -3.51%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in Central London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cloud Computing in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in Central London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in Central London over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in Central London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cloud Computing in Central London

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in Central 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 Central London region over the 6 months to 17 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +7 44 £500 -1.67% 20
West End of London +21 7 £375 -44.44%
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 £675 -
City of Westminster -11 1 - -
Southwark -24 1 £395 -19.80%
Cloud Computing
London

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 49 (66.22%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (36.49%) DevOps
4 22 (29.73%) Finance
4 22 (29.73%) Python
5 20 (27.03%) Visualisation
6 19 (25.68%) SQL
7 17 (22.97%) Google
8 16 (21.62%) Amazon S3
8 16 (21.62%) Docker
8 16 (21.62%) Data Centre
8 16 (21.62%) Terraform
9 14 (18.92%) Migration
9 14 (18.92%) Windows
10 13 (17.57%) ETL
10 13 (17.57%) Firewall
10 13 (17.57%) Data Visualisation
10 13 (17.57%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (16.22%) Tableau
11 12 (16.22%) MySQL
11 12 (16.22%) Java
12 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
12 11 (14.86%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (14.86%) InfluxDB
13 10 (13.51%) Ansible
13 10 (13.51%) Project Management
13 10 (13.51%) Linux
13 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (12.16%) Open Source

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 4 (5.41%) Apache
1 4 (5.41%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.05%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) Jetty
3 1 (1.35%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.35%) nginx
3 1 (1.35%) SAS
3 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.76%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.35%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (66.22%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (21.62%) Amazon S3
3 13 (17.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (8.11%) Google Sheets
6 5 (6.76%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (5.41%) SaaS
7 4 (5.41%) Serverless
8 3 (4.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (4.05%) IaaS
8 3 (4.05%) PaaS
8 3 (4.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (2.70%) GitHub
9 2 (2.70%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (1.35%) Apigee
10 1 (1.35%) AWS Fargate
10 1 (1.35%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.57%) Firewall
2 9 (12.16%) DNS
3 4 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (5.41%) WAN
4 3 (4.05%) Network Security
5 1 (1.35%) HTTP
5 1 (1.35%) Internet
5 1 (1.35%) LAN
5 1 (1.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.22%) MySQL
2 11 (14.86%) InfluxDB
2 11 (14.86%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (12.16%) Big Data
4 8 (10.81%) Hadoop
4 8 (10.81%) MongoDB
5 7 (9.46%) NoSQL
6 6 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (6.76%) BigQuery
7 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
8 4 (5.41%) Apache Hive
8 4 (5.41%) HBase
8 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
9 3 (4.05%) Data Lake
9 3 (4.05%) Impala
9 3 (4.05%) OLAP
9 3 (4.05%) OLTP
9 3 (4.05%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (4.05%) Sqoop
10 2 (2.70%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.41%) JIRA
3 3 (4.05%) Maven
4 2 (2.70%) Subversion
4 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.35%) Ant
5 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.35%) GitLab
5 1 (1.35%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.35%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.35%) RStudio
5 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (29.73%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Retail
4 4 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Front Office
5 1 (1.35%) Law
5 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Developer
2 18 (24.32%) Analyst
3 12 (16.22%) Data Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Consultant
5 9 (12.16%) Active Directory Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) Architect
7 7 (9.46%) Active Directory Consultant
7 7 (9.46%) Business Analyst
7 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (9.46%) Tableau Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 5 (6.76%) Project Manager
10 4 (5.41%) C# Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
11 3 (4.05%) Data Business Analyst
11 3 (4.05%) Platform Architect
11 3 (4.05%) Security Manager
11 3 (4.05%) Security Project Manager
11 3 (4.05%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) Kafka
2 3 (4.05%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) Apache NiFi
2 3 (4.05%) LAMP
2 3 (4.05%) LDAP
2 3 (4.05%) Node.js
2 3 (4.05%) Pandas
3 2 (2.70%) React
3 2 (2.70%) Servlets
3 2 (2.70%) Spring
3 2 (2.70%) Web Services
4 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.35%) CSS
4 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.35%) HTML
4 1 (1.35%) JAX-RS
4 1 (1.35%) JRuby
4 1 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.35%) RESTful
4 1 (1.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.11%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.05%) BYOD
4 3 (4.05%) Cloud Native
4 3 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.70%) Clustering
5 2 (2.70%) PKI
5 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.70%) Replication
5 2 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.70%) User Experience
6 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.35%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.35%) iSeries
6 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) Windows
2 10 (13.51%) Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (1.35%) CentOS
4 1 (1.35%) Debian
4 1 (1.35%) Fedora
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Unix
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.49%) DevOps
3 20 (27.03%) Visualisation
4 14 (18.92%) Migration
5 13 (17.57%) Data Visualisation
5 13 (17.57%) ETL
6 10 (13.51%) Project Management
7 9 (12.16%) Agile Project Management
7 9 (12.16%) Analytics
7 9 (12.16%) Open Source
7 9 (12.16%) Translating Business Requirements
7 9 (12.16%) Workshop Facilitation
8 8 (10.81%) Data Analysis
9 7 (9.46%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (9.46%) Microservices
9 7 (9.46%) Scrum
9 7 (9.46%) TDD
10 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure as Code
10 6 (8.11%) Prototyping
10 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Identification
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.73%) Python
2 19 (25.68%) SQL
3 12 (16.22%) Java
4 8 (10.81%) C#
4 8 (10.81%) Go
4 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.76%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.76%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.76%) Ruby
6 4 (5.41%) C++
6 4 (5.41%) Scala
6 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.35%) Java 8
7 1 (1.35%) Java 9
7 1 (1.35%) Perl
7 1 (1.35%) PHP
7 1 (1.35%) R
7 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) Degree
4 2 (2.70%) CISA
4 2 (2.70%) CISSP
4 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.35%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.35%) MCSE
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) COBIT
1 3 (4.05%) GDPR
1 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 16 (21.62%) Docker
2 9 (12.16%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.05%) Apache Flume
3 3 (4.05%) HDFS
4 1 (1.35%) KVM
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.35%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (21.62%) Terraform
2 10 (13.51%) Ansible
3 8 (10.81%) Puppet
4 7 (9.46%) Kubernetes
5 5 (6.76%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.05%) Consul
6 3 (4.05%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (4.05%) Packer
7 1 (1.35%) Grafana
7 1 (1.35%) Graphite
7 1 (1.35%) Istio
7 1 (1.35%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (1.35%) Kibana
7 1 (1.35%) logstash
7 1 (1.35%) Nagios
7 1 (1.35%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.35%) Salt
7 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (22.97%) Google
2 12 (16.22%) Tableau
3 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.11%) Alteryx
5 4 (5.41%) Informatica
5 4 (5.41%) Oracle
5 4 (5.41%) Talend
6 3 (4.05%) Cloudera
6 3 (4.05%) Teradata
7 1 (1.35%) Cognos
7 1 (1.35%) hybris
7 1 (1.35%) IBM
7 1 (1.35%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.35%) NetApp
7 1 (1.35%) Perforce
7 1 (1.35%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.35%) SAP
7 1 (1.35%) TOWER Software
7 1 (1.35%) VMware