Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 183 208 205
Rank change year-on-year +25 -3 -5
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 63 44 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.94% 0.62% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.80% 1.52% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 35 29
City of London median daily rate £550 £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% +10.53%
10th Percentile £358 £425 £438
90th Percentile £700 £775 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £600 £525
% change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate £70.00 - -

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 2,253 2,892 2,574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.76% 40.78% 39.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,646 2,218 1,939
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £338 £313 £306
90th Percentile £688 £725 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £517 £500
% change year-on-year +1.55% +3.40% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 51 25
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +11.84% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.31 £12.52
90th Percentile £47.76 £46.39 £29.91
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.25% +17.65% -10.53%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 - 6 £600 -
Public Cloud
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 40 (63.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (41.27%) DevOps
4 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
5 19 (30.16%) Migration
6 16 (25.40%) Firewall
6 16 (25.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 14 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 14 (22.22%) Finance
7 14 (22.22%) SQL
8 13 (20.63%) PowerShell
8 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
9 12 (19.05%) PaaS
9 12 (19.05%) IaaS
10 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
10 11 (17.46%) Google
10 11 (17.46%) Windows
10 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
11 10 (15.87%) DNS
11 10 (15.87%) Python
11 10 (15.87%) Java
11 10 (15.87%) Azure SQL Database
11 10 (15.87%) Technical Leadership
12 9 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
12 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (14.29%) VMware
12 9 (14.29%) VPN
12 9 (14.29%) Project Management

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 2 (3.17%) DataSynapse
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Airflow
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.59%) Drupal
2 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) Jetty
2 1 (1.59%) Mongrel
2 1 (1.59%) nginx
2 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 40 (63.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (25.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (19.05%) IaaS
4 12 (19.05%) PaaS
5 9 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (11.11%) SaaS
7 3 (4.76%) GitHub
7 3 (4.76%) Office 365
8 2 (3.17%) Apigee
8 2 (3.17%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (3.17%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (3.17%) Azure Stack
8 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (3.17%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.59%) G Suite
9 1 (1.59%) Google App Engine
9 1 (1.59%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (1.59%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) Firewall
2 10 (15.87%) DNS
3 9 (14.29%) VPN
4 8 (12.70%) WAN
5 7 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 7 (11.11%) Internet
5 7 (11.11%) MPLS
5 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 7 (11.11%) VoIP
6 6 (9.52%) BGP
6 6 (9.52%) DHCP
6 6 (9.52%) OSPF
7 5 (7.94%) Converged Networks
7 5 (7.94%) LAN
8 4 (6.35%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (6.35%) NAS
8 4 (6.35%) SAN
8 4 (6.35%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.76%) Big Data
4 3 (4.76%) Data Lake
4 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.17%) Blockchain
5 2 (3.17%) Power BI
6 1 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.59%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.59%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.59%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.35%) Maven
3 3 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (3.17%) Ant
4 2 (3.17%) Gradle
4 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.59%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.59%) Hudson
5 1 (1.59%) JIRA
5 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.59%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.59%) Subversion
5 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Legal
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Automotive
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (30.16%) Architect
2 11 (17.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Azure Specialist
6 5 (7.94%) Security Specialist
7 4 (6.35%) Cloud Specialist
7 4 (6.35%) Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.76%) Azure Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Azure DevOps
8 3 (4.76%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) .NET
1 4 (6.35%) CSS
1 4 (6.35%) HTML
1 4 (6.35%) REST
1 4 (6.35%) SOAP
2 3 (4.76%) OAuth
2 3 (4.76%) OpenID
2 3 (4.76%) SAML
2 3 (4.76%) Spring Boot
3 2 (3.17%) HTML5
3 2 (3.17%) Middleware
3 2 (3.17%) Spring
3 2 (3.17%) Vue.js
3 2 (3.17%) Web Services
4 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.59%) CakePHP
4 1 (1.59%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (1.59%) JRuby
4 1 (1.59%) Servlets
4 1 (1.59%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Cloud Native
3 3 (4.76%) iPad
3 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Clustering
4 2 (3.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.17%) Grid Computing
4 2 (3.17%) PKI
4 2 (3.17%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.17%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.59%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Windows
2 7 (11.11%) Linux
3 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) VMS
6 1 (1.59%) CentOS
6 1 (1.59%) Debian
6 1 (1.59%) Fedora
6 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) DevOps
2 19 (30.16%) Migration
3 14 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (15.87%) Technical Leadership
6 9 (14.29%) Project Management
7 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.70%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (11.11%) High Availability
8 7 (11.11%) SIEM
9 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
9 6 (9.52%) Microservices
10 5 (7.94%) Coaching
10 5 (7.94%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (7.94%) Functional Testing
10 5 (7.94%) Identity Management
10 5 (7.94%) Information Security
10 5 (7.94%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) SQL
2 13 (20.63%) PowerShell
3 10 (15.87%) Java
3 10 (15.87%) Python
4 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.35%) Go
6 3 (4.76%) C#
7 2 (3.17%) C++
7 2 (3.17%) Groovy
7 2 (3.17%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) R
8 1 (1.59%) Perl
8 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.59%) Ruby
8 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (12.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (11.11%) BC Cleared
5 7 (11.11%) CCDA
5 7 (11.11%) CCDP
5 7 (11.11%) CCIE
5 7 (11.11%) CCNA
5 7 (11.11%) CCNP
6 5 (7.94%) CISSP
6 5 (7.94%) Degree
7 3 (4.76%) CISM
8 2 (3.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (3.17%) CCSP
8 2 (3.17%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (3.17%) CISMP
8 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.59%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) GDPR
1 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.11%) Docker
2 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.59%) KVM
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.59%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.59%) vSphere
4 1 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.94%) Ansible
3 4 (6.35%) NetBackup
3 4 (6.35%) SCCM
3 4 (6.35%) SCOM
3 4 (6.35%) SCSM
3 4 (6.35%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.17%) Puppet
4 2 (3.17%) Terraform
5 1 (1.59%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.59%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (1.59%) Istio
5 1 (1.59%) Kibana
5 1 (1.59%) Kubeflow
5 1 (1.59%) logstash
5 1 (1.59%) RANCID
5 1 (1.59%) Salt
5 1 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.59%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) Google
3 9 (14.29%) VMware
4 7 (11.11%) Cisco
5 4 (6.35%) CA
5 4 (6.35%) NetApp
5 4 (6.35%) Oracle
5 4 (6.35%) Symantec
6 3 (4.76%) Dell
6 3 (4.76%) Veritas
7 2 (3.17%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (3.17%) F5
7 2 (3.17%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.17%) MuleSoft
7 2 (3.17%) Perforce
7 2 (3.17%) Radware
7 2 (3.17%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.17%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.59%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.59%) Rackspace