Period
to 19 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 206 184 205
Rank change year-on-year -22 +21 +4
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 39 69 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 0.98% 0.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.77% 3.71% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 64 22
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.55% -3.38% +8.95%
10th Percentile £419 £400 £413
90th Percentile £675 £675 £817
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £518
% change year-on-year - -3.38% +0.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
City of London median hourly rate - - £18.57
Central London median hourly rate - - £18.57

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 2,204 1,861 1,004
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.97% 26.43% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,758 1,527 782
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £358 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £506 £500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +1.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 18
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -6.22% -3.06%
10th Percentile £18.53 £18.50 £13.62
90th Percentile £54.00 £33.00 £31.15
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.16
% change year-on-year +7.50% -5.46% -3.84%

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019, 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 19 (48.72%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (33.33%) Finance
4 11 (28.21%) Migration
4 11 (28.21%) Java
4 11 (28.21%) Windows
4 11 (28.21%) Python
4 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
5 10 (25.64%) MySQL
6 9 (23.08%) SQL
6 9 (23.08%) DNS
6 9 (23.08%) Firewall
6 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 8 (20.51%) Banking
7 8 (20.51%) Terraform
7 8 (20.51%) Workshop Facilitation
8 7 (17.95%) Docker
8 7 (17.95%) DevOps
8 7 (17.95%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (17.95%) Hadoop
8 7 (17.95%) Big Data
9 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (15.38%) Google
9 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
9 6 (15.38%) C#
9 6 (15.38%) Linux
10 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
10 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
10 5 (12.82%) TDD

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 (10.26%) Apache
2 3 (7.69%) Apache Airflow
2 3 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Jetty
3 1 (2.56%) Mongrel
3 1 (2.56%) nginx
3 1 (2.56%) SAS
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (48.72%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (10.26%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (10.26%) Amazon S3
5 3 (7.69%) Serverless
6 2 (5.13%) GitHub
6 2 (5.13%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (2.56%) Apigee
7 1 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.56%) CloudBees
7 1 (2.56%) Google App Engine
7 1 (2.56%) Heroku
7 1 (2.56%) IaaS
7 1 (2.56%) Office 365
7 1 (2.56%) PaaS
7 1 (2.56%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) DNS
1 9 (23.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) SSL
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) MySQL
2 7 (17.95%) Big Data
2 7 (17.95%) Hadoop
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.69%) Apache Hive
5 3 (7.69%) BigQuery
5 3 (7.69%) Data Lake
5 3 (7.69%) HBase
5 3 (7.69%) Impala
5 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.69%) OLAP
5 3 (7.69%) OLTP
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (7.69%) Sqoop
6 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.56%) InfluxDB
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.13%) Subversion
2 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.56%) Ant
3 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) GitLab
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Maven
3 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.56%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.56%) RStudio
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Front Office
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Active Directory Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Active Directory Consultant
3 6 (15.38%) Consultant
3 6 (15.38%) Data Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Security Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Firewall Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
1 3 (7.69%) Apache NiFi
1 3 (7.69%) Kafka
1 3 (7.69%) LAMP
2 2 (5.13%) Node.js
2 2 (5.13%) React
2 2 (5.13%) Servlets
2 2 (5.13%) Spring
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) JAX-RS
3 1 (2.56%) JRuby
3 1 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.56%) Redux
3 1 (2.56%) RESTful
3 1 (2.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) Replication
4 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.56%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.56%) PKI
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (2.56%) CentOS
4 1 (2.56%) Debian
4 1 (2.56%) Fedora
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) Migration
3 8 (20.51%) Workshop Facilitation
4 7 (17.95%) DevOps
5 6 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (12.82%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (12.82%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (12.82%) High Availability
6 5 (12.82%) Information Security
6 5 (12.82%) Machine Learning
6 5 (12.82%) Open Source
6 5 (12.82%) TDD
7 4 (10.26%) Dashboard Development
7 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure as Code
7 4 (10.26%) Microservices
7 4 (10.26%) Multithreading
7 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (7.69%) Data Enrichment
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) Java
1 11 (28.21%) Python
2 9 (23.08%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) C#
3 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.82%) Go
4 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.26%) Scala
6 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.69%) Ruby
6 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.13%) C++
8 1 (2.56%) Java 8
8 1 (2.56%) Java 9
8 1 (2.56%) Perl
8 1 (2.56%) R
8 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) CISA
3 2 (5.13%) CISSP
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) COBIT
1 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) GDPR
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) Docker
3 3 (7.69%) Apache Flume
3 3 (7.69%) HDFS
4 1 (2.56%) KVM
4 1 (2.56%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Terraform
2 4 (10.26%) Ansible
3 3 (7.69%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (7.69%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.13%) Puppet
5 1 (2.56%) Grafana
5 1 (2.56%) Graphite
5 1 (2.56%) Istio
5 1 (2.56%) Kibana
5 1 (2.56%) logstash
5 1 (2.56%) Nagios
5 1 (2.56%) Prometheus
5 1 (2.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Google
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Cloudera
3 3 (7.69%) Informatica
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) Talend
3 3 (7.69%) Teradata
4 1 (2.56%) Alteryx
4 1 (2.56%) Cognos
4 1 (2.56%) Okta
4 1 (2.56%) Perforce
4 1 (2.56%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Tableau
4 1 (2.56%) VMware