Period
to 21 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public 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 Public Cloud over the 6 months to 21 October 2019 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.

Public Cloud
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 220 230
Rank change year-on-year +55 +10 -69
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 60 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.01% 0.53% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.18% 1.33% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 19
City of London median daily rate £525 £543 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +4.33% -5.45%
10th Percentile £394 £414 £291
90th Percentile £630 £775 £723
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £520
% change year-on-year -4.55% +5.77% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £52.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 - -

Public 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 1,885 2,788 2,890
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 31.61% 40.25% 42.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,425 2,157 2,214
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £305 £300 £316
90th Percentile £700 £713 £706
Central London median daily rate £515 £520 £525
% change year-on-year -0.96% -0.95% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 55 35
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.25 £21.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.49% -9.20% +11.58%
10th Percentile £11.45 £13.31 £12.80
90th Percentile £50.40 £37.09 £33.25
Central London median hourly rate £20.83 £19.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year +8.21% -4.94% +15.71%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in the City of London

Public Cloud
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 Public Cloud in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Public Cloud in the City of London

Public Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Public Cloud in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Public Cloud in the City of London

Public Cloud
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Public Cloud within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 5 £575 -
Public Cloud
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Public 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 Public Cloud.

1 42 (70.00%) Azure
2 31 (51.67%) AWS
3 21 (35.00%) PowerShell
3 21 (35.00%) DevOps
4 20 (33.33%) Python
4 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (20.00%) GCP
6 11 (18.33%) Java
6 11 (18.33%) SQL
6 11 (18.33%) Degree
6 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 10 (16.67%) Terraform
8 9 (15.00%) High Availability
8 9 (15.00%) Office 365
8 9 (15.00%) .NET
8 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (15.00%) C#
8 9 (15.00%) Windows
8 9 (15.00%) Service Delivery
8 9 (15.00%) Firewall
8 9 (15.00%) VMware
9 8 (13.33%) Finance
9 8 (13.33%) Linux
9 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
9 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
9 8 (13.33%) Bash Shell
9 8 (13.33%) Ansible

Public 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 4 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.33%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) Jetty
4 1 (1.67%) Mongrel
4 1 (1.67%) nginx
4 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 42 (70.00%) Azure
2 31 (51.67%) AWS
3 12 (20.00%) GCP
4 9 (15.00%) Office 365
5 7 (11.67%) PaaS
6 6 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (10.00%) IaaS
7 3 (5.00%) Amazon S3
8 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (3.33%) Apigee
8 2 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (3.33%) GitHub
8 2 (3.33%) Power Platform
8 2 (3.33%) Serverless
8 2 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.67%) Google App Engine
9 1 (1.67%) OpenShift
9 1 (1.67%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) Firewall
2 7 (11.67%) DNS
2 7 (11.67%) VPN
3 5 (8.33%) Internet
3 5 (8.33%) WAN
4 4 (6.67%) DHCP
4 4 (6.67%) LAN
4 4 (6.67%) MPLS
5 3 (5.00%) BGP
5 3 (5.00%) BIG-IP
5 3 (5.00%) Ethernet
5 3 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (5.00%) OSPF
5 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.00%) VoIP
6 2 (3.33%) Converged Networks
7 1 (1.67%) NX-OS
7 1 (1.67%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.67%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.67%) Big Data
5 3 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.33%) Power BI
6 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.67%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.67%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.67%) MySQL
7 1 (1.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.33%) Maven
4 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.33%) Gradle
6 2 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.67%) Ant
7 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.67%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.67%) Subversion
7 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.67%) Environmental Health
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Architect
2 11 (18.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Azure Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Data Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (5.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) .NET
2 6 (10.00%) Web Services
3 4 (6.67%) Kafka
3 4 (6.67%) SOAP
3 4 (6.67%) Vue.js
4 3 (5.00%) CSS
4 3 (5.00%) HTML
4 3 (5.00%) RESTful
5 2 (3.33%) HTML5
5 2 (3.33%) Middleware
5 2 (3.33%) REST
5 2 (3.33%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.67%) GraphQL
6 1 (1.67%) Lambda Expressions
6 1 (1.67%) OpenID
6 1 (1.67%) React
6 1 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.00%) iPad
4 2 (3.33%) Grid Computing
4 2 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) VMS
3 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.33%) CentOS
4 2 (3.33%) Unix
5 1 (1.67%) Debian
5 1 (1.67%) Fedora
5 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) DevOps
2 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (15.00%) High Availability
4 9 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 8 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 8 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 8 (13.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 7 (11.67%) Microservices
6 7 (11.67%) Open Source
6 7 (11.67%) Project Management
6 7 (11.67%) TDD
7 6 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (10.00%) Data Security
7 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.00%) Migration
7 6 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
8 5 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (8.33%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 20 (33.33%) Python
3 11 (18.33%) Java
3 11 (18.33%) SQL
4 9 (15.00%) C#
5 8 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.67%) Go
7 6 (10.00%) Groovy
8 4 (6.67%) C++
9 3 (5.00%) Ruby
10 2 (3.33%) Scala
11 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Degree
2 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.67%) CCDA
5 4 (6.67%) CCDP
5 4 (6.67%) CCIE
5 4 (6.67%) CCNA
5 4 (6.67%) CCNP
5 4 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (5.00%) BC Cleared
6 3 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (3.33%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (1.67%) CAPM
8 1 (1.67%) CCSP
8 1 (1.67%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.67%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.67%) PMP
8 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.33%) Docker
4 5 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.67%) KVM
5 1 (1.67%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) Terraform
2 8 (13.33%) Ansible
3 6 (10.00%) Kubernetes
4 5 (8.33%) WSUS
5 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.00%) SCOM
6 2 (3.33%) logstash
6 2 (3.33%) Puppet
6 2 (3.33%) Salt
6 2 (3.33%) SCCM
7 1 (1.67%) Kubeflow
7 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.67%) SCSM
7 1 (1.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) VMware
3 7 (11.67%) Google
4 5 (8.33%) Cisco
4 5 (8.33%) Citrix
5 4 (6.67%) CA
5 4 (6.67%) Oracle
5 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (3.33%) F5
6 2 (3.33%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.33%) MuleSoft
6 2 (3.33%) Radware
6 2 (3.33%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.67%) Aruba
7 1 (1.67%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.67%) Okta
7 1 (1.67%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.67%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow