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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 12 August 2022 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 172 149 116
Rank change year-on-year -23 -33 +86
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 28 22 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.62% 0.63% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.76% 1.69% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 14
10th Percentile £488 £458 £425
25th Percentile £513 £511 £469
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £598 £525
Median % change year-on-year -7.95% +13.81% +4.90%
75th Percentile £709 £795 £606
90th Percentile £738 - £710
Central London median daily rate £550 £575 £500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +15.00% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,592 1,303 723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.16% 37.57% 33.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,179 956 559
10th Percentile £350 £373 £323
25th Percentile £471 £463 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £513
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.32% -2.38%
75th Percentile £675 £638 £588
90th Percentile £763 £713 £675
Central London median daily rate £563 £550 £513
% change year-on-year +2.27% +7.32% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 6
10th Percentile £15.75 £13.65 £17.50
25th Percentile £22.63 £13.88 £21.43
Median hourly rate £50.00 £22.98 £33.92
Median % change year-on-year +117.63% -32.27% +61.52%
75th Percentile £57.50 £31.06 £46.74
90th Percentile - £41.53 £52.63
Central London median hourly rate £41.50 £22.98 £33.92
% change year-on-year +80.63% -32.27% +59.62%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in the City of London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cloud Computing in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in the City of London

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cloud Computing in the City of London over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in the City of London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cloud Computing in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Cloud Computing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 21 (75.00%) Azure
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) Finance
3 10 (35.71%) AWS
4 9 (32.14%) Social Skills
4 9 (32.14%) Migration
5 8 (28.57%) Agile
5 8 (28.57%) CI/CD
6 7 (25.00%) GCP
6 7 (25.00%) C#
6 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (17.86%) Python
7 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
7 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (17.86%) DevOps
7 5 (17.86%) Kubernetes
7 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (14.29%) Amazon EKS
8 4 (14.29%) GDPR
8 4 (14.29%) REST
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
8 4 (14.29%) Analytics
8 4 (14.29%) Windows
8 4 (14.29%) Java
8 4 (14.29%) SQL
9 3 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (10.71%) Legal
9 3 (10.71%) MVC
9 3 (10.71%) Risk Management

Cloud Computing
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 3 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 21 (75.00%) Azure
2 10 (35.71%) AWS
3 7 (25.00%) GCP
4 4 (14.29%) Amazon EKS
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (10.71%) Google Kubernetes Engine
5 3 (10.71%) OpenShift
5 3 (10.71%) Power Platform
6 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (7.14%) Azure AKS
7 1 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
7 1 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (3.57%) GitHub
7 1 (3.57%) IaaS
7 1 (3.57%) Nutanix
7 1 (3.57%) PaaS
7 1 (3.57%) SaaS
7 1 (3.57%) Serverless
7 1 (3.57%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) MPLS
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Big Data
3 2 (7.14%) Power BI
4 1 (3.57%) Power Query
4 1 (3.57%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
1 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Social Skills
3 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.71%) Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
4 3 (10.71%) Legal
5 2 (7.14%) International Banking
5 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
6 1 (3.57%) Front Office
6 1 (3.57%) German Language
6 1 (3.57%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Public Sector
6 1 (3.57%) Retail
6 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) BizTalk Developer
3 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Author
4 2 (7.14%) Azure Developer
4 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Integration Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Lead Security Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Author
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) REST
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.71%) XML
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) WCF
3 2 (7.14%) WF
4 1 (3.57%) .NET Core
4 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.57%) Angular 2
4 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.57%) COM
4 1 (3.57%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) Spring
4 1 (3.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (10.71%) Hedge funds
1 3 (10.71%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.14%) Credit Risk
2 2 (7.14%) Grid Computing
2 2 (7.14%) Market Risk
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (3.57%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Migration
2 8 (28.57%) Agile
2 8 (28.57%) CI/CD
3 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (17.86%) DevOps
3 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (14.29%) Analytics
5 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
5 3 (10.71%) MVC
5 3 (10.71%) Requirements Gathering
5 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.71%) SDLC
5 3 (10.71%) SOA
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) C#
2 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 5 (17.86%) Python
3 4 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) Scala
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) AWS Certification
2 2 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (7.14%) CISM
2 2 (7.14%) CISSP
2 2 (7.14%) CRISC
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) RHCA
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) GDPR
2 2 (7.14%) RMADS
3 1 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.14%) Ansible
3 1 (3.57%) Control-M
3 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.57%) Netcool
3 1 (3.57%) QRadar
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) Terraform
3 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Google
2 3 (10.71%) PagerDuty
2 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) BMC
4 1 (3.57%) CyberArk
4 1 (3.57%) EMC
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Qualys
4 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.57%) Sophos
4 1 (3.57%) Splunk