Period
to 19 September 2021

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 19 September 2021 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
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 145 111 186
Rank change year-on-year -34 +75 +22
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 21 14 51
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.59% 0.80% 0.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.57% 2.33% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 34
10th Percentile £461 £425 £415
25th Percentile £516 £488 £453
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £638 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +21.43% - +2.44%
75th Percentile £795 £553 £588
90th Percentile £850 £608 £684
Central London median daily rate £625 £525 £520
% change year-on-year +19.05% +0.96% +4.00%

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 1,337 602 2,112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.29% 34.28% 33.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,017 474 1,684
10th Percentile £370 £313 £363
25th Percentile £463 £425 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% -2.38% +0.24%
75th Percentile £644 £588 £600
90th Percentile £724 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £523 £525
% change year-on-year +5.26% -0.48% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 18
10th Percentile £13.85 £16.50 £17.15
25th Percentile £13.88 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate £18.13 £21.25 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -14.71% +1.19% +10.53%
75th Percentile £28.06 £28.81 £23.55
90th Percentile £41.78 £40.18 £31.69
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year -1.18% - +8.97%

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 19 September 2021.

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 19 September 2021, 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 (61.90%) AWS
2 8 (38.10%) Social Skills
3 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (28.57%) Docker
5 5 (23.81%) Go
5 5 (23.81%) Azure
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Linux
5 5 (23.81%) Python
5 5 (23.81%) Terraform
5 5 (23.81%) DevOps
5 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure as Code
6 4 (19.05%) Prometheus
6 4 (19.05%) Insurtech
6 4 (19.05%) Observability
6 4 (19.05%) Business Case
6 4 (19.05%) Kubernetes
6 4 (19.05%) Public Cloud
6 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
6 4 (19.05%) GCP
6 4 (19.05%) Grafana
6 4 (19.05%) Consul
6 4 (19.05%) Packer
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (19.05%) HTTP
6 4 (19.05%) Migration
6 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Puppet

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 (9.52%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Mule
2 1 (4.76%) nginx
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (61.90%) AWS
2 5 (23.81%) Azure
3 4 (19.05%) GCP
4 3 (14.29%) Amazon S3
4 3 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (14.29%) SaaS
4 3 (14.29%) Serverless
4 3 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (9.52%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (9.52%) AWS Fargate
5 2 (9.52%) GitHub
5 2 (9.52%) OpenShift
6 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (4.76%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Step Functions
6 1 (4.76%) GitHub Actions
6 1 (4.76%) PaaS
6 1 (4.76%) Pulumi
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) HTTP
2 3 (14.29%) IGMP
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
1 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.76%) Couchbase
2 1 (4.76%) Data Lake
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (38.10%) Social Skills
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Influencing Skills
4 2 (9.52%) Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.76%) International Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
1 5 (23.81%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Kubernetes Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Data Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Business Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Business Objects Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Head of Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Reliability Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) React
2 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
2 2 (9.52%) Node.js
2 2 (9.52%) REST
2 2 (9.52%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) Public Cloud
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (23.81%) DevOps
1 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure as Code
2 4 (19.05%) Business Case
2 4 (19.05%) Insurtech
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Observability
2 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (14.29%) Fintech
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security
3 3 (14.29%) Low Latency
3 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (14.29%) Thought Leadership
3 3 (14.29%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.52%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Go
1 5 (23.81%) Python
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) GDPR
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) NIST
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Docker
2 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Terraform
2 4 (19.05%) Consul
2 4 (19.05%) Grafana
2 4 (19.05%) Kubernetes
2 4 (19.05%) Packer
2 4 (19.05%) Prometheus
2 4 (19.05%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) Control-M
3 1 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.76%) Netcool
3 1 (4.76%) QRadar
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.76%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) EMC
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Splunk
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) BMC
3 1 (4.76%) CyberArk
3 1 (4.76%) Databricks
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) NetApp
3 1 (4.76%) Qualys