Period
to 10 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Cloud Administrator was £506 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Administrator
Central London > City of London
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 - 261
Rank change year-on-year - +261 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Cloud Administrator 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.056% - 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% - 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
City of London median daily rate £506 - £525
10th Percentile £484 - £513
90th Percentile £533 - £538
Central London median daily rate £506 £380 £525
% change year-on-year +33.22% -27.62% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6749 6217 8142
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 95.37% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5353 4927 6421
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 73 114
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -9.09% +13.24%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.58 £11.19
90th Percentile £30.75 £54.03 £38.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.21 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.19% -4.40% +9.09%

Cloud Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Cloud Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Administrator in the City of London

Cloud Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Administrator in the City of London

Cloud Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, Cloud Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Cloud Administrator in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) HBase
2 2 (50.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Flume
2 2 (50.00%) Palantir
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Pig
2 2 (50.00%) Sqoop
2 2 (50.00%) Oozie
2 2 (50.00%) SQLite
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) COBOL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) HDFS
2 2 (50.00%) Impala
2 2 (50.00%) SaltStack

Cloud Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (50.00%) Cloudera CDH
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) HBase
2 2 (50.00%) Impala
2 2 (50.00%) SQLite
2 2 (50.00%) Sqoop
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) PySpark
1 2 (50.00%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) COBOL
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Flume
1 2 (50.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (50.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Control-M
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (50.00%) Oozie
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cloudera
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Palantir
1 2 (50.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com