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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 151 177
Rank change year-on-year +2 +26  
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 17 14 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.52% 0.42% 0.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.90% 3.66% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 23
Median daily rate £500 £588 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +17.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £850 £860
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £350
% change year-on-year - +28.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.40 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Cloud Computing is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 436 382 382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 13.36% 11.35% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 325 279
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £349 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -20.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.11 £19.00 £16.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £81.96 £24.80 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in the City of London

Cloud Computing
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 Computing in the City of London.

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

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in the City of London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cloud Computing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 19 (54.29%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (37.14%) Java
3 12 (34.29%) Linux
3 12 (34.29%) DevOps
4 11 (31.43%) Python
4 11 (31.43%) Internet
5 9 (25.71%) Finance
5 9 (25.71%) Advertising
5 9 (25.71%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) Servlets
5 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
6 8 (22.86%) Puppet
7 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (20.00%) Project Management
7 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (17.14%) HTML
8 6 (17.14%) MySQL
8 6 (17.14%) Unix
8 6 (17.14%) CSS
8 6 (17.14%) IBM
8 6 (17.14%) Ruby
8 6 (17.14%) Ansible
8 6 (17.14%) Docker
8 6 (17.14%) Terraform
9 5 (14.29%) Patch Management
9 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
9 5 (14.29%) Big Data
9 5 (14.29%) High Availability
9 5 (14.29%) Open Source

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 5 (14.29%) Jetty
1 5 (14.29%) nginx
1 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Pig
3 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.86%) CloudStack
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 19 (54.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Bluemix
2 3 (8.57%) IBM Cloud
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) Internet
2 4 (11.43%) DNS
3 3 (8.57%) HTTP
4 2 (5.71%) HTTPS
4 2 (5.71%) LAN
4 2 (5.71%) Network Security
4 2 (5.71%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (5.71%) WAN
4 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.86%) BGP
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.86%) MPLS
5 1 (2.86%) OSPF
5 1 (2.86%) SSH
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) VLAN
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) MySQL
2 5 (14.29%) Big Data
2 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
3 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.57%) GIS
4 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.71%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.86%) Power BI
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) Ant
2 3 (8.57%) Gradle
2 3 (8.57%) Maven
2 3 (8.57%) Subversion
2 3 (8.57%) TeamCity
2 3 (8.57%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.71%) Bundler
3 2 (5.71%) gulp
4 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 9 (25.71%) Advertising
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) French Language
3 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Administrator
3 3 (8.57%) Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Data Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Development Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) Servlets
2 6 (17.14%) CSS
2 6 (17.14%) HTML
3 4 (11.43%) CSS3
3 4 (11.43%) HTML5
3 4 (11.43%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (11.43%) RESTful
3 4 (11.43%) Web Services
4 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.57%) Java EE
4 3 (8.57%) JPA
4 3 (8.57%) Leaflet
4 3 (8.57%) Play Framework
4 3 (8.57%) React
4 3 (8.57%) Spring
4 3 (8.57%) Spring Boot
4 3 (8.57%) Spring MVC
5 2 (5.71%) OpenLayers
6 1 (2.86%) jQuery
6 1 (2.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Unix
3 4 (11.43%) CentOS
3 4 (11.43%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.71%) AIX
4 2 (5.71%) Android
4 2 (5.71%) Solaris
4 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) DevOps
2 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) Project Management
4 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 5 (14.29%) High Availability
4 5 (14.29%) Open Source
4 5 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 5 (14.29%) Release Management
5 3 (8.57%) Analytics
5 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.57%) Front End Development
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
5 3 (8.57%) MVC
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Product Marketing
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.71%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) Python
3 9 (25.71%) SQL
4 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
5 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (17.14%) Ruby
7 4 (11.43%) Perl
8 3 (8.57%) C++
8 3 (8.57%) Scala
9 1 (2.86%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.86%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Docker
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) HDFS
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.86%) KVM
4 1 (2.86%) vCloud
4 1 (2.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Puppet
2 6 (17.14%) Ansible
2 6 (17.14%) Terraform
3 4 (11.43%) Packer
4 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.71%) Mesos
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) IBM
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco
3 4 (11.43%) HP
3 4 (11.43%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Google
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) Bloomberg
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) Dell
5 2 (5.71%) Hortonworks
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.71%) Reuters
6 1 (2.86%) Capita
6 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.86%) Palantir
6 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.86%) Sun
6 1 (2.86%) Teradata
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