Period
to 16 November 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in contract job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Public Cloud
London > Central London
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 188 239 251
Rank change year-on-year +51 +12 -73
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 75 54 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.01% 0.59% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.12% 1.53% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 41 22
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +0.92% -0.91%
10th Percentile £386 £450 £389
90th Percentile £651 £700 £709
London median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 - -
London median hourly rate £43.50 - -

Public Cloud is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,401 3,531 3,500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 32.46% 38.52% 41.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,806 2,685 2,648
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £305 £300 £313
90th Percentile £700 £700 £713
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 65 43
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £21.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -8.13% +18.08%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.79 £12.80
90th Percentile £50.37 £35.75 £33.25
London median hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £21.45
% change year-on-year - +7.23% +12.13%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in Central London

Public Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Public Cloud in Central London

Public Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Public Cloud in Central London over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Public Cloud in Central London

Public Cloud
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 Public Cloud within the Central London region over the 6 months to 16 November 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 +57 60 £525 -2.33% 16
Southwark - 5 £575 -
City of Westminster -3 1 - -
Public Cloud
London

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Public Cloud 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 Public Cloud.

1 42 (56.00%) Azure
2 41 (54.67%) AWS
3 31 (41.33%) DevOps
4 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (36.00%) Python
6 23 (30.67%) GCP
7 19 (25.33%) SQL
7 19 (25.33%) PowerShell
8 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
10 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
11 13 (17.33%) Scrum
12 12 (16.00%) TDD
12 12 (16.00%) NoSQL
12 12 (16.00%) Microservices
12 12 (16.00%) Terraform
13 11 (14.67%) Java
14 10 (13.33%) HTML
14 10 (13.33%) CSS
14 10 (13.33%) Jenkins
14 10 (13.33%) Office 365
14 10 (13.33%) Degree
14 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (13.33%) Ansible
15 9 (12.00%) Kubernetes
15 9 (12.00%) Bash Shell
15 9 (12.00%) High Availability
15 9 (12.00%) C#
15 9 (12.00%) .NET
15 9 (12.00%) Windows

Public Cloud
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 5 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.33%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (56.00%) Azure
2 41 (54.67%) AWS
3 23 (30.67%) GCP
4 10 (13.33%) Office 365
5 7 (9.33%) PaaS
6 6 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (8.00%) IaaS
7 4 (5.33%) Amazon S3
7 4 (5.33%) Apigee
8 3 (4.00%) SaaS
9 2 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (2.67%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (2.67%) GitHub
9 2 (2.67%) Power Platform
9 2 (2.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 2 (2.67%) Serverless
9 2 (2.67%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (2.67%) Sumo Logic
9 2 (2.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) Firewall
2 8 (10.67%) DNS
3 7 (9.33%) VPN
4 5 (6.67%) DHCP
4 5 (6.67%) Internet
4 5 (6.67%) WAN
5 4 (5.33%) LAN
5 4 (5.33%) MPLS
6 3 (4.00%) BGP
6 3 (4.00%) BIG-IP
6 3 (4.00%) Ethernet
6 3 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (4.00%) OSPF
6 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.00%) VoIP
7 2 (2.67%) Converged Networks
8 1 (1.33%) NX-OS
8 1 (1.33%) SAN
8 1 (1.33%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) NoSQL
2 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (6.67%) Big Data
5 4 (5.33%) SAP HANA
6 3 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.67%) Power BI
7 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.33%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.33%) BigQuery
8 1 (1.33%) Data Lake
8 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.33%) MySQL
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.00%) Maven
3 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.33%) Gradle
4 1 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.33%) Subversion
4 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (9.33%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.33%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Marketing
4 3 (4.00%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.33%) Electronics
5 1 (1.33%) Environmental Health
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) Developer
2 14 (18.67%) Architect
3 12 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Azure Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Data Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (5.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Node.js Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.00%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Design Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.33%) CSS
1 10 (13.33%) HTML
2 9 (12.00%) .NET
3 8 (10.67%) Node.js
3 8 (10.67%) React
4 7 (9.33%) RESTful
4 7 (9.33%) Web Services
5 5 (6.67%) Kafka
5 5 (6.67%) SOAP
6 4 (5.33%) Vue.js
7 3 (4.00%) REST
8 2 (2.67%) HTML5
9 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.33%) OpenID
9 1 (1.33%) SAP Fiori
9 1 (1.33%) SAPUI5
9 1 (1.33%) Spring Boot
9 1 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Data Centre
1 7 (9.33%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.33%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.00%) iPad
4 3 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.00%) Replication
5 2 (2.67%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.33%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.33%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.33%) VMS
5 2 (2.67%) CentOS
5 2 (2.67%) Unix
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.33%) DevOps
2 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.33%) Scrum
4 12 (16.00%) Microservices
4 12 (16.00%) TDD
5 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (12.00%) High Availability
7 8 (10.67%) Migration
7 8 (10.67%) Open Source
7 8 (10.67%) Project Management
7 8 (10.67%) Service Delivery
7 8 (10.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 7 (9.33%) Computer Science
8 7 (9.33%) Configuration Management
8 7 (9.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.00%) Data Science
9 6 (8.00%) Data Security
9 6 (8.00%) Front End Development
9 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.00%) Python
2 19 (25.33%) PowerShell
2 19 (25.33%) SQL
3 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.67%) Java
5 9 (12.00%) Bash Shell
5 9 (12.00%) C#
6 6 (8.00%) Go
7 5 (6.67%) Groovy
8 4 (5.33%) C++
8 4 (5.33%) Ruby
9 2 (2.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Degree
2 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.33%) CCDA
4 4 (5.33%) CCDP
4 4 (5.33%) CCIE
4 4 (5.33%) CCNA
4 4 (5.33%) CCNP
4 4 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.00%) BC Cleared
5 3 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.67%) AWS Certification
6 2 (2.67%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.67%) PMP
7 1 (1.33%) CAPM
7 1 (1.33%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.33%) Project+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (1.33%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.67%) Docker
3 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (16.00%) Terraform
2 10 (13.33%) Ansible
3 9 (12.00%) Kubernetes
4 5 (6.67%) WSUS
5 4 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.00%) Puppet
6 3 (4.00%) SCOM
7 2 (2.67%) logstash
7 2 (2.67%) SCCM
8 1 (1.33%) Kubeflow
8 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.33%) Salt
8 1 (1.33%) SCSM
8 1 (1.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Google
2 8 (10.67%) VMware
3 5 (6.67%) CA
3 5 (6.67%) Cisco
3 5 (6.67%) Citrix
3 5 (6.67%) SAP
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle
5 3 (4.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.67%) Ariba
6 2 (2.67%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (2.67%) Concur
6 2 (2.67%) F5
6 2 (2.67%) Gigya
6 2 (2.67%) Juniper
6 2 (2.67%) Kronos
6 2 (2.67%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.67%) Splunk