Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 211 238
Rank change year-on-year +21 +27 +28
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 50 42 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.71% 0.63% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.21% 4.72% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 25
City of London median daily rate £586 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.20% +7.53% +5.68%
10th Percentile £425 £359 £242
90th Percentile £725 £625 £670
Central London median daily rate £581 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +16.10% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £19.92 -
Central London median hourly rate - £19.92 -

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 1188 889 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.91% 13.36% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 740 477
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £433
% change year-on-year +2.56% +12.72% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 6
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £25.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.43% +38.48% +29.62%
10th Percentile £11.25 £20.61 £21.00
90th Percentile £26.39 £52.49 £35.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £44.62 £24.23
% change year-on-year -59.66% +84.16% +18.20%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 19 November 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 29 (58.00%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (42.00%) Java
2 21 (42.00%) Finance
3 19 (38.00%) Python
4 17 (34.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (30.00%) Banking
5 15 (30.00%) DevOps
6 10 (20.00%) MySQL
7 9 (18.00%) Linux
7 9 (18.00%) Internet
8 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
8 8 (16.00%) Windows
8 8 (16.00%) Servlets
8 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (16.00%) TeamCity
9 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
9 7 (14.00%) PaaS
9 7 (14.00%) Scala
9 7 (14.00%) Puppet
9 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
9 7 (14.00%) Patch Management
9 7 (14.00%) Data Centre
9 7 (14.00%) Issue Tracking
9 7 (14.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (14.00%) Front Office
9 7 (14.00%) Grid Computing
9 7 (14.00%) Integration Testing
9 7 (14.00%) Cisco
10 6 (12.00%) 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 6 (12.00%) nginx
2 5 (10.00%) Jetty
2 5 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.00%) SAS
3 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.00%) Apache
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 29 (58.00%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (34.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (14.00%) PaaS
4 5 (10.00%) IaaS
4 5 (10.00%) SaaS
5 3 (6.00%) Bluemix
5 3 (6.00%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (6.00%) Serverless
6 2 (4.00%) GitHub
6 2 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) Internet
2 5 (10.00%) LAN
2 5 (10.00%) WAN
3 4 (8.00%) DNS
4 3 (6.00%) Firewall
4 3 (6.00%) HTTP
4 3 (6.00%) Network Security
4 3 (6.00%) SSL
4 3 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.00%) DMZ
5 2 (4.00%) IPsec
5 2 (4.00%) VPN
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.00%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) MySQL
2 5 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.00%) Big Data
3 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.00%) DB2
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) TeamCity
2 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (10.00%) Subversion
4 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.00%) Ant
5 3 (6.00%) Gradle
5 3 (6.00%) Maven
5 3 (6.00%) Vagrant
6 2 (4.00%) Bundler
6 2 (4.00%) gulp
7 1 (2.00%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 15 (30.00%) Banking
3 7 (14.00%) Front Office
4 3 (6.00%) Advertising
5 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Retail
6 1 (2.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Developer
2 7 (14.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Administrator
3 6 (12.00%) Architect
3 6 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Front Office Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Scala Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Senior Scala Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Senior Systems Developer
4 5 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Cloud Developer
4 5 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (10.00%) Python Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) Servlets
2 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (10.00%) React
2 5 (10.00%) Web Services
3 4 (8.00%) HTML
3 4 (8.00%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (8.00%) XML
4 3 (6.00%) CSS
4 3 (6.00%) CSS3
4 3 (6.00%) HTML5
4 3 (6.00%) Java EE
4 3 (6.00%) JPA
4 3 (6.00%) JSON
4 3 (6.00%) Node.js
4 3 (6.00%) RESTful
4 3 (6.00%) Spring
4 3 (6.00%) Spring Boot
4 3 (6.00%) Spring MVC
5 2 (4.00%) REST
5 2 (4.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Data Centre
1 7 (14.00%) Grid Computing
2 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (6.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.00%) Clustering
5 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.00%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.00%) Replication
5 2 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.00%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.00%) Derivative
6 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Linux
2 8 (16.00%) Windows
3 5 (10.00%) Unix
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.00%) CentOS
4 4 (8.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (6.00%) Android
6 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) DevOps
2 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 7 (14.00%) Integration Testing
3 7 (14.00%) Issue Tracking
3 7 (14.00%) Patch Management
4 6 (12.00%) High Availability
5 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.00%) Open Source
5 5 (10.00%) Release Management
6 4 (8.00%) ETL
6 4 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (8.00%) Multithreading
6 4 (8.00%) Service Management
6 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) Java
2 19 (38.00%) Python
3 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
4 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (14.00%) Scala
5 6 (12.00%) C#
5 6 (12.00%) SQL
6 5 (10.00%) Perl
6 5 (10.00%) Ruby
7 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.00%) C++
8 2 (4.00%) C
8 2 (4.00%) R
9 1 (2.00%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Docker
2 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Puppet
2 5 (10.00%) Terraform
3 4 (8.00%) Ansible
3 4 (8.00%) Packer
4 2 (4.00%) Rundeck
5 1 (2.00%) Kibana
5 1 (2.00%) logstash
5 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Cisco
2 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) IBM
3 3 (6.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (4.00%) Google
4 2 (4.00%) NetApp
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.00%) Vertica
5 1 (2.00%) Dynatrace
5 1 (2.00%) Splunk
5 1 (2.00%) XebiaLabs