Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 173 101 152
Rank change year-on-year -72 +51 +56
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 17 24 45
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.43% 1.15% 0.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.12% 3.47% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 29
10th Percentile £450 £450 £410
25th Percentile £558 £494 £469
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £620 £535 £550
Median % change year-on-year +15.89% -2.73% +2.33%
75th Percentile £795 £631 £638
90th Percentile £850 £705 £695
Central London median daily rate £623 £530 £550
% change year-on-year +17.45% -3.64% -

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 1,522 691 1,632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.35% 33.09% 32.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,235 547 1,301
10th Percentile £400 £319 £315
25th Percentile £480 £416 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £520
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +0.96% -0.95%
75th Percentile £665 £594 £600
90th Percentile £750 £650 £667
Central London median daily rate £570 £500 £518
% change year-on-year +14.00% -3.38% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 13
10th Percentile £13.79 £20.25 £18.71
25th Percentile £13.88 £20.63 £20.00
Median hourly rate £14.25 £21.25 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -32.94% +3.66% +17.14%
75th Percentile £19.10 £21.88 £22.00
90th Percentile £24.75 £22.25 £23.70
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -36.67% +9.76% +13.10%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 11 (64.71%) Social Skills
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) AWS
2 8 (47.06%) DevOps
3 7 (41.18%) Migration
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (29.41%) Fintech
5 5 (29.41%) CI/CD
5 5 (29.41%) Docker
6 4 (23.53%) OpenShift
6 4 (23.53%) Azure
6 4 (23.53%) JIRA
6 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
6 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) Kubernetes
7 3 (17.65%) GCP
7 3 (17.65%) Public Cloud
7 3 (17.65%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (17.65%) Business Case
7 3 (17.65%) Influencing Skills
7 3 (17.65%) Thought Leadership
7 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) LAN
7 3 (17.65%) WAN
7 3 (17.65%) HTTP
7 3 (17.65%) Python
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 3 (17.65%) IGMP
7 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery

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 (11.76%) Confluence
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) AWS
2 4 (23.53%) Azure
2 4 (23.53%) OpenShift
3 3 (17.65%) GCP
4 2 (11.76%) Amazon EKS
4 2 (11.76%) GitHub
4 2 (11.76%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
1 3 (17.65%) IGMP
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Kerberos
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Big Data
1 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.88%) Data Lake
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.88%) AppScan
General
1 11 (64.71%) Social Skills
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 3 (17.65%) Influencing Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
4 2 (11.76%) Legal
4 2 (11.76%) Public Sector
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Business Objects Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Migration Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Platform Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Site Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Node.js
1 3 (17.65%) REST
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) CSS3
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (17.65%) Public Cloud
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Hedge funds
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.88%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (47.06%) DevOps
2 7 (41.18%) Migration
3 6 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (29.41%) CI/CD
4 5 (29.41%) Fintech
5 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Business Case
6 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
6 3 (17.65%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (17.65%) Low Latency
6 3 (17.65%) Thought Leadership
6 3 (17.65%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 2 (11.76%) API Integration
7 2 (11.76%) High Availability
7 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) Security Hardening
7 2 (11.76%) Storage Management
7 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) Scala
3 2 (11.76%) VBA
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Go
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) AWS Certification
1 2 (11.76%) RHCA
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) GDPR
2 1 (5.88%) Accessibility
2 1 (5.88%) NCSC
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Docker
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Kubernetes
2 2 (11.76%) Ansible
2 2 (11.76%) Control-M
2 2 (11.76%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (11.76%) Netcool
2 2 (11.76%) QRadar
2 2 (11.76%) Tivoli
2 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Consul
3 1 (5.88%) Grafana
3 1 (5.88%) HP Fortify
3 1 (5.88%) Packer
3 1 (5.88%) Prometheus
3 1 (5.88%) Puppet
3 1 (5.88%) Terraform
3 1 (5.88%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
1 3 (17.65%) Splunk
2 2 (11.76%) BMC
2 2 (11.76%) CyberArk
2 2 (11.76%) EMC
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Qualys
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Checkmarx
3 1 (5.88%) Veracode