Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 170 209
Rank change year-on-year +67 +39 -1
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 15 57 47
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.83% 0.96% 0.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.56% 2.84% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 39 38
Median daily rate £508 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.73% +7.32% -10.87%
10th Percentile £411 £410 £371
90th Percentile £571 £695 £639
Central London median daily rate £508 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -7.73% +10.00% -14.89%
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 587 2,007 1,865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.54% 33.77% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 1,588 1,527
Median daily rate £515 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £318 £340 £341
90th Percentile £638 £650 £671
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -0.95% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.02% +0.56%
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.68 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.55 £23.68
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £18.76
% change year-on-year +36.90% +11.94% -1.26%

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 October 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 23 October 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 11 (73.33%) GCP
2 9 (60.00%) AWS
3 8 (53.33%) Azure
4 7 (46.67%) Python
5 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) SaaS
5 6 (40.00%) PaaS
5 6 (40.00%) Banking
5 6 (40.00%) IaaS
5 6 (40.00%) Terraform
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 5 (33.33%) Kubernetes
6 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (33.33%) Security Hardening
6 5 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
6 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (33.33%) High Availability
6 5 (33.33%) Clustering
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) Kerberos
6 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 5 (33.33%) LDAP
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle
7 4 (26.67%) Java
7 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (26.67%) SQL

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 (13.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (73.33%) GCP
2 9 (60.00%) AWS
3 8 (53.33%) Azure
4 6 (40.00%) IaaS
4 6 (40.00%) PaaS
4 6 (40.00%) SaaS
5 4 (26.67%) GitHub
6 3 (20.00%) Serverless
7 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (6.67%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) BigQuery
2 1 (6.67%) Couchbase
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) Flink
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Gradle
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Serena SBM
2 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Retail
4 1 (6.67%) International Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Chief Technology Officer
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Information Officer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Manager
3 1 (6.67%) React Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) LDAP
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) Node.js
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) Kafka
4 1 (6.67%) React
4 1 (6.67%) Redux
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) Samza
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) Velocity
4 1 (6.67%) WebSockets
4 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.67%) Grid Computing
3 1 (6.67%) PMI
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2016
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2019
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) High Availability
1 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 5 (33.33%) Security Hardening
2 4 (26.67%) Microservices
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Case
5 1 (6.67%) Critical Thinking
5 1 (6.67%) Epics
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Storage Management
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) Go
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) Scala
5 1 (6.67%) ES6
5 1 (6.67%) ES7
5 1 (6.67%) Groovy
5 1 (6.67%) Kotlin
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (6.67%) CCSP
2 1 (6.67%) CISA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CISM
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) Docker
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Terraform
2 5 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 4 (26.67%) Ansible
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (20.00%) Puppet
5 1 (6.67%) Control-M
5 1 (6.67%) Icinga
5 1 (6.67%) Netcool
5 1 (6.67%) QRadar
5 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
5 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Google
3 3 (20.00%) SaltStack
4 2 (13.33%) Splunk
5 1 (6.67%) Altiris
5 1 (6.67%) BMC
5 1 (6.67%) CyberArk
5 1 (6.67%) Databricks
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
5 1 (6.67%) Ivanti
5 1 (6.67%) Qualys
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Serena
5 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) UiPath