Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 149 212 194
Rank change year-on-year +63 -18 -5
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 32 34 66
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.77% 0.50% 0.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.48% 1.62% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 62
Median daily rate £600 £500 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -0.99% -0.98%
10th Percentile £420 £420 £425
90th Percentile £725 £648 £725
Central London median daily rate £575 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -0.99%
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 1,288 2,097 1,671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.17% 30.70% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 1,640 1,361
Median daily rate £513 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £311 £363 £344
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.38% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 17
Median hourly rate £30.72 £19.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.58% -3.75% -5.46%
10th Percentile £18.68 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.88 £23.75 £50.35
Median hourly rate £26.44 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +39.16% -5.00% +7.72%

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 8 April 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 8 April 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 13 (40.63%) DevOps
2 12 (37.50%) AWS
3 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (28.13%) HTML
4 9 (28.13%) Python
5 8 (25.00%) Machine Learning
6 7 (21.88%) Terraform
6 7 (21.88%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
7 6 (18.75%) Front Office
7 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure as Code
7 6 (18.75%) Puppet
8 5 (15.63%) Azure
8 5 (15.63%) Ansible
8 5 (15.63%) Content Writing
8 5 (15.63%) Web Services
8 5 (15.63%) XML
8 5 (15.63%) Finance
8 5 (15.63%) Publishing
8 5 (15.63%) Software Architecture
9 4 (12.50%) HTML5
9 4 (12.50%) Amazon S3
9 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
9 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
9 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 4 (12.50%) TDD
9 4 (12.50%) Derivative
9 4 (12.50%) Degree
9 4 (12.50%) Refactoring

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 (12.50%) Jupyter
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) AWS
2 5 (15.63%) Azure
3 4 (12.50%) Amazon S3
4 3 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (9.38%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (9.38%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (9.38%) GCP
4 3 (9.38%) Serverless
5 2 (6.25%) IaaS
5 2 (6.25%) PaaS
6 1 (3.13%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (3.13%) GitHub
6 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) VPN
2 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (9.38%) MPLS
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) DNS
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) Multicast
3 2 (6.25%) VPLS
3 2 (6.25%) WAN
3 2 (6.25%) Wireless
4 1 (3.13%) BGP
4 1 (3.13%) DHCP
4 1 (3.13%) HSRP
4 1 (3.13%) HTTP
4 1 (3.13%) Junos
4 1 (3.13%) OSPF
4 1 (3.13%) SNMP
4 1 (3.13%) SSL
4 1 (3.13%) VLAN
4 1 (3.13%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (9.38%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) Blockchain
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) HBase
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) Mocha
1 1 (3.13%) webpack
General
1 6 (18.75%) Front Office
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Publishing
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Quantitative Developer
2 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) Angular Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Architect
3 2 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (3.13%) IT Manager
4 1 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (3.13%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (3.13%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) Web Services
2 5 (15.63%) XML
3 4 (12.50%) CSS
3 4 (12.50%) HTML5
3 4 (12.50%) NumPy
3 4 (12.50%) TensorFlow
4 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
4 3 (9.38%) CSS3
5 2 (6.25%) .NET
5 2 (6.25%) Kafka
5 2 (6.25%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (3.13%) LESS
6 1 (3.13%) Nightwatchjs
6 1 (3.13%) Node.js
6 1 (3.13%) React
6 1 (3.13%) Redux
6 1 (3.13%) RESTful
6 1 (3.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Derivative
2 3 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Social Media
3 2 (6.25%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) DevOps
2 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 7 (21.88%) Artificial Intelligence
4 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
5 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure as Code
6 5 (15.63%) Content Writing
6 5 (15.63%) Software Architecture
7 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 4 (12.50%) OO
7 4 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (12.50%) Refactoring
7 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.50%) TDD
8 3 (9.38%) Decision-Making
8 3 (9.38%) Deployment Automation
8 3 (9.38%) Migration
8 3 (9.38%) Service Design
8 3 (9.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Python
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) Go
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CCNP
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) COBIT
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Terraform
2 6 (18.75%) Puppet
3 5 (15.63%) Ansible
4 3 (9.38%) Kubernetes
5 2 (6.25%) Graphite
5 2 (6.25%) Nagios
5 2 (6.25%) Prometheus
6 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Google
1 2 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (3.13%) Aruba
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco
2 1 (3.13%) F5
2 1 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) Informatica
2 1 (3.13%) Juniper
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Sybase
2 1 (3.13%) Talend