Period
to 14 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Private Cloud in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Private Cloud over the 6 months to 14 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Private Cloud
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 124 231 239
Rank change year-on-year +107 +8 -22
Contract jobs citing Private Cloud 5 5 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.077% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.24% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 14
Median daily rate £556 £544 £496
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +9.57% +0.51%
10th Percentile £477 £491 £413
90th Percentile £642 £612 £546
Central London median daily rate £550 £600 £500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £55.00

Private Cloud is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 763 2,108 2,855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.79% 32.62% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 1,565 2,173
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £709 £675 £725
Central London median daily rate £518 £525 £517
% change year-on-year -1.43% +1.55% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 46 55
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.67 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.37% +3.33% -5.46%
10th Percentile £13.26 £11.25 £14.47
90th Percentile £47.75 £56.00 £45.33
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.92 £19.75
% change year-on-year +67.34% +5.90% +3.95%

Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Private Cloud as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Private Cloud in the City of London

Private Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Private Cloud in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Private Cloud in the City of London

Private Cloud
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Private Cloud in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Private Cloud in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Private Cloud 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 Private Cloud.

1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) IaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) PaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP

Private Cloud
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 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) IaaS
2 2 (40.00%) PaaS
3 1 (20.00%) AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) CloudOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon Linux
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Server Management
3 2 (40.00%) Task Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Project Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Thinking
4 1 (20.00%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (20.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Terraform
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) CommVault
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat