Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 207 230 227
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3 -10
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 72 66 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.83% 0.71% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.46% 1.79% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 47 30
Central London median daily rate £550 £600 £533
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.68% +12.11%
10th Percentile £370 £441 £441
90th Percentile £744 £760 £675
London median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £70.00 - -
London median hourly rate £52.50 - -

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 2,923 3,688 2,981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 33.77% 39.45% 39.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,158 2,781 2,222
Central London median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £330 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £713 £675
London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 63 36
Central London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £17.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +12.06% -6.07%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.25 £12.51
90th Percentile £50.61 £43.40 £29.88
London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £21.70
% change year-on-year +8.89% +3.69% +8.50%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +32 65 £550 -8.33% 21
Southwark - 6 £600 -
City of Westminster -20 2 £565 -11.37%
Public Cloud
London

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 45 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (48.61%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (43.06%) DevOps
4 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
5 21 (29.17%) Migration
6 19 (26.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (23.61%) PowerShell
9 15 (20.83%) Finance
9 15 (20.83%) Firewall
10 14 (19.44%) Active Directory
10 14 (19.44%) SQL
11 13 (18.06%) Java
11 13 (18.06%) Python
11 13 (18.06%) Service Delivery
12 12 (16.67%) VMware
12 12 (16.67%) Windows
12 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 12 (16.67%) Google
12 12 (16.67%) PaaS
12 12 (16.67%) IaaS
12 12 (16.67%) Data Centre
13 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
14 10 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (13.89%) Hyper-V
14 10 (13.89%) Azure SQL Database
14 10 (13.89%) DNS
15 9 (12.50%) Project Management
15 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (12.50%) Kubernetes

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 2 (2.78%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.78%) DataSynapse
2 1 (1.39%) Apache
2 1 (1.39%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (1.39%) Drupal
2 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.39%) IIS
2 1 (1.39%) Jetty
2 1 (1.39%) Mongrel
2 1 (1.39%) nginx
2 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 45 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (48.61%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (26.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (16.67%) IaaS
4 12 (16.67%) PaaS
5 9 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (9.72%) SaaS
7 6 (8.33%) Office 365
8 3 (4.17%) Amazon S3
8 3 (4.17%) Apigee
8 3 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (4.17%) GitHub
9 2 (2.78%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (2.78%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (2.78%) Azure Stack
9 2 (2.78%) Power Platform
10 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (1.39%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (1.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.83%) Firewall
2 10 (13.89%) DNS
3 8 (11.11%) VPN
4 7 (9.72%) WAN
5 6 (8.33%) DHCP
5 6 (8.33%) Ethernet
5 6 (8.33%) Internet
5 6 (8.33%) MPLS
5 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.33%) VoIP
6 5 (6.94%) BGP
6 5 (6.94%) OSPF
7 4 (5.56%) Converged Networks
7 4 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (5.56%) LAN
7 4 (5.56%) NAS
7 4 (5.56%) SAN
7 4 (5.56%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (2.78%) SDH
8 2 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.56%) Big Data
3 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.17%) Data Lake
4 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.78%) BigQuery
5 2 (2.78%) Blockchain
5 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.78%) Power BI
6 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.39%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.39%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.56%) Maven
3 3 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.78%) Ant
4 2 (2.78%) Gradle
4 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.39%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.39%) Hudson
5 1 (1.39%) JIRA
5 1 (1.39%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.39%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.39%) Subversion
5 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.17%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Automotive
5 1 (1.39%) Electronics
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Architect
2 14 (19.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (9.72%) Technical Specialist
5 6 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Azure Specialist
6 5 (6.94%) Cloud Specialist
6 5 (6.94%) Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Security Specialist
7 4 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Azure Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (4.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) REST
1 5 (6.94%) SOAP
1 5 (6.94%) Web Services
2 4 (5.56%) .NET
2 4 (5.56%) CSS
2 4 (5.56%) HTML
3 3 (4.17%) OAuth
3 3 (4.17%) OpenID
3 3 (4.17%) RESTful
3 3 (4.17%) SAML
3 3 (4.17%) Spring Boot
4 2 (2.78%) HTML5
4 2 (2.78%) JRuby
4 2 (2.78%) Kafka
4 2 (2.78%) Middleware
4 2 (2.78%) Spring
4 2 (2.78%) Vue.js
5 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.39%) Laravel
5 1 (1.39%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.56%) Cloud Native
4 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.17%) iPad
4 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.78%) Clustering
5 2 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.78%) Grid Computing
5 2 (2.78%) PKI
5 2 (2.78%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.39%) SCADA
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) Windows
2 8 (11.11%) Linux
3 5 (6.94%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.78%) VMS
6 1 (1.39%) CentOS
6 1 (1.39%) Debian
6 1 (1.39%) Fedora
6 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.06%) DevOps
2 21 (29.17%) Migration
3 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (18.06%) Service Delivery
5 9 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (12.50%) Project Management
5 9 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
6 8 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (9.72%) Configuration Management
7 7 (9.72%) High Availability
7 7 (9.72%) SIEM
7 7 (9.72%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.33%) Microservices
9 5 (6.94%) Coaching
9 5 (6.94%) Functional Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Identity Management
9 5 (6.94%) Information Security
9 5 (6.94%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.61%) PowerShell
2 14 (19.44%) SQL
3 13 (18.06%) Java
3 13 (18.06%) Python
4 6 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 6 (8.33%) Go
4 6 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.17%) C#
5 3 (4.17%) Groovy
5 3 (4.17%) Ruby
6 2 (2.78%) C++
6 2 (2.78%) Perl
6 2 (2.78%) PHP
6 2 (2.78%) R
7 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.39%) Scala
7 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (9.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (8.33%) BC Cleared
5 6 (8.33%) CCDA
5 6 (8.33%) CCDP
5 6 (8.33%) CCIE
5 6 (8.33%) CCNA
5 6 (8.33%) CCNP
5 6 (8.33%) Degree
6 5 (6.94%) CISSP
7 3 (4.17%) CISM
7 3 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (2.78%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (2.78%) CISMP
8 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.78%) PMP
8 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) GDPR
1 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (1.39%) NCSC
System Software
1 14 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.89%) Hyper-V
2 10 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.11%) Docker
4 4 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.39%) KVM
6 1 (1.39%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.39%) vSphere
6 1 (1.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 8 (11.11%) Ansible
3 6 (8.33%) Terraform
4 4 (5.56%) NetBackup
4 4 (5.56%) SCCM
4 4 (5.56%) SCOM
4 4 (5.56%) SCSM
4 4 (5.56%) SCVMM
4 4 (5.56%) WSUS
5 2 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.78%) Puppet
6 1 (1.39%) Amdocs OSS
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.39%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.39%) Kibana
6 1 (1.39%) logstash
6 1 (1.39%) Nagios
6 1 (1.39%) RANCID
6 1 (1.39%) Salt
6 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.67%) Google
2 12 (16.67%) VMware
3 6 (8.33%) Cisco
4 4 (5.56%) CA
4 4 (5.56%) Citrix
4 4 (5.56%) NetApp
4 4 (5.56%) Oracle
4 4 (5.56%) Symantec
5 3 (4.17%) Dell
5 3 (4.17%) Veritas
6 2 (2.78%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.78%) Perforce
6 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.78%) SAP
6 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.78%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.39%) Amdocs
7 1 (1.39%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.39%) NetCracker