Period
to 9 July 2020

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 9 July 2020 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
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 123 207 188
Rank change year-on-year +84 -19 +18
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 20 36 70
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.73% 0.54% 0.98%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.31% 1.65% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 65
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.95% +0.05% -4.76%
10th Percentile £406 £419 £400
90th Percentile £705 £653 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 866 2,188 1,866
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.79% 32.66% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 1,734 1,522
Median daily rate £515 £525 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £336 £371 £351
90th Percentile £675 £675 £668
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 11
Median hourly rate £38.20 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.67% +7.50% -5.46%
10th Percentile £22.50 £18.53 £18.50
90th Percentile £58.63 £26.80 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +62.79% +7.50% -5.46%

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 9 July 2020.

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 9 July 2020, 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 13 (65.00%) AWS
2 9 (45.00%) Python
2 9 (45.00%) DevOps
3 7 (35.00%) GCP
4 6 (30.00%) Serverless
4 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 6 (30.00%) Azure
4 6 (30.00%) Puppet
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) Java
5 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) Terraform
5 5 (25.00%) Kubernetes
6 4 (20.00%) Ansible
6 4 (20.00%) Docker
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) High Availability
7 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (15.00%) Amazon S3
7 3 (15.00%) Software Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) C#
7 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (15.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (15.00%) Ruby
7 3 (15.00%) Google
7 3 (15.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (15.00%) Time 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 2 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (10.00%) Jupyter
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) AWS
2 7 (35.00%) GCP
3 6 (30.00%) Azure
3 6 (30.00%) Serverless
4 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (15.00%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (15.00%) Amazon S3
4 3 (15.00%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (10.00%) IaaS
5 2 (10.00%) PaaS
5 2 (10.00%) SaaS
6 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (5.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) BGP
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) HSRP
3 1 (5.00%) Junos
3 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.00%) MPLS
3 1 (5.00%) OSPF
3 1 (5.00%) SNMP
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) VLAN
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Blockchain
3 1 (5.00%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.00%) Flink
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Gradle
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Serena SBM
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Front Office
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Publishing
4 1 (5.00%) International Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Quantitative Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Chief Technology Officer
4 1 (5.00%) Database Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) UI Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) Node.js
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.00%) Kafka
3 2 (10.00%) NumPy
3 2 (10.00%) React
3 2 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) LDAP
4 1 (5.00%) Redux
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) Samza
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) TensorFlow
4 1 (5.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
1 2 (10.00%) Derivative
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.00%) Grid Computing
2 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) DevOps
2 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) High Availability
5 3 (15.00%) API Development
5 3 (15.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) Auto-Scaling
5 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.00%) Decision-Making
5 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (15.00%) Microservices
5 3 (15.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) Software Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Time Management
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
6 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) Go
4 3 (15.00%) Ruby
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (10.00%) Scala
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) ES6
6 1 (5.00%) ES7
6 1 (5.00%) Groovy
6 1 (5.00%) Kotlin
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) GDPR
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Puppet
2 5 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (25.00%) Terraform
3 4 (20.00%) Ansible
4 2 (10.00%) Graphite
4 2 (10.00%) Nagios
4 2 (10.00%) Prometheus
5 1 (5.00%) Control-M
5 1 (5.00%) Icinga
5 1 (5.00%) Netcool
5 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.00%) QRadar
5 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
5 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Altiris
3 1 (5.00%) Aruba
3 1 (5.00%) BMC
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Infoblox
3 1 (5.00%) Ivanti
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) Qualys
3 1 (5.00%) Serena
3 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.00%) Splunk
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec