Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 125 145 214
Rank change year-on-year +20 +69 -20
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 21 23 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.83% 0.60% 0.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.35% 1.93% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 23
10th Percentile £422 £423 £412
25th Percentile £513 £479 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £575 £500
Median % change year-on-year -2.17% +15.00% -
75th Percentile £650 £688 £575
90th Percentile £720 £725 £648
Central London median daily rate £556 £575 £490
% change year-on-year -3.26% +17.35% -2.00%

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 893 1,193 2,078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.25% 31.31% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 938 1,630
10th Percentile £363 £300 £363
25th Percentile £433 £413 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £513 £525
Median % change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +5.00%
75th Percentile £600 £600 £599
90th Percentile £668 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 10
10th Percentile £13.45 £18.64 £12.05
25th Percentile £13.56 £19.68 £13.25
Median hourly rate £18.60 £33.92 £19.13
Median % change year-on-year -45.17% +77.36% -11.05%
75th Percentile £26.26 £50.19 £21.31
90th Percentile £28.20 £58.63 £22.85
Central London median hourly rate £23.45 £23.22 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.99% +22.21% -11.63%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 10 (47.62%) Azure
1 10 (47.62%) AWS
2 9 (42.86%) Python
3 8 (38.10%) Banking
4 7 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) VMware
6 5 (23.81%) Google
6 5 (23.81%) Analytics
6 5 (23.81%) CCNA
6 5 (23.81%) DevOps
6 5 (23.81%) GCP
7 4 (19.05%) Kubernetes
7 4 (19.05%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 4 (19.05%) EMC
7 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (19.05%) NetApp
7 4 (19.05%) Go
7 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (19.05%) Ruby
7 4 (19.05%) Mule
7 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (14.29%) Network Security
8 3 (14.29%) Big Data
8 3 (14.29%) MPLS
8 3 (14.29%) Migration
8 3 (14.29%) JavaScript

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 4 (19.05%) Mule
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) AWS
1 10 (47.62%) Azure
2 5 (23.81%) GCP
3 2 (9.52%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (9.52%) PaaS
3 2 (9.52%) SaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (4.76%) Power Platform
4 1 (4.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) MPLS
1 3 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) BIG-IP
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (9.52%) H.323
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) MGCP
2 2 (9.52%) NX-OS
2 2 (9.52%) Sourcefire
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
2 2 (9.52%) VoIP
2 2 (9.52%) Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) Multicast
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) Couchbase
2 2 (9.52%) Flink
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon QuickSight
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (4.76%) Essbase
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Power BI
3 1 (4.76%) Sisense
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Tableau
General
1 8 (38.10%) Banking
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Architect
1 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Security Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Automation Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (4.76%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Data Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) Kafka
2 2 (9.52%) REST
2 2 (9.52%) RESTful
2 2 (9.52%) Samza
2 2 (9.52%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) Django
3 1 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (4.76%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Grid Computing
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Native
3 1 (4.76%) Equities
3 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Analytics
1 5 (23.81%) DevOps
2 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
2 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
3 3 (14.29%) Microservices
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) API Design
4 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) DNA
4 2 (9.52%) Email Migration
4 2 (9.52%) MapReduce
4 2 (9.52%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Python
2 7 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) Go
3 4 (19.05%) Ruby
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) Groovy
5 2 (9.52%) R
6 1 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) ACCA
4 1 (4.76%) CCIE
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) COBIT
3 1 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (4.76%) GDPR
3 1 (4.76%) NIST
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Docker
3 2 (9.52%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Kubernetes
1 4 (19.05%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 2 (9.52%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (9.52%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (9.52%) Terraform
3 1 (4.76%) CASB
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) Salt
3 1 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Google
3 4 (19.05%) EMC
3 4 (19.05%) NetApp
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) ExtraHop
5 2 (9.52%) F5
5 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
5 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.76%) Hyperion
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) Radianz