Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 167 222
Rank change year-on-year -53 +55 +61
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 26 67 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 1.09% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 2.77% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 67 9
City of London median daily rate £530 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.64% +15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £389 £470 £390
90th Percentile £731 £575 £875
Central London median daily rate £540 £550 £613
% change year-on-year -1.82% -10.20% +36.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 2,981 2,418 2,766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 42.53% 39.48% 40.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,373 1,852 2,176
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £289
90th Percentile £725 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 26 48
City of London median hourly rate £21.63 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.82% -2.55% +9.75%
10th Percentile £12.58 £13.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.58 £55.00 £32.52
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +13.16% -2.56% +11.43%

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 18 February 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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 18 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (42.31%) IaaS
4 10 (38.46%) Java
4 10 (38.46%) Python
5 9 (34.62%) DevOps
6 8 (30.77%) Windows
6 8 (30.77%) Banking
7 7 (26.92%) Ruby
7 7 (26.92%) Linux
7 7 (26.92%) C#
8 6 (23.08%) Firewall
8 6 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (23.08%) Ansible
9 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
9 5 (19.23%) SDLC
9 5 (19.23%) Security Operations
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
9 5 (19.23%) Finance
9 5 (19.23%) Web Services
9 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (19.23%) PaaS
9 5 (19.23%) Puppet
10 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
10 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
10 4 (15.38%) Security Architecture
10 4 (15.38%) Android
10 4 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
10 4 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering

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 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 18 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (42.31%) IaaS
4 5 (19.23%) PaaS
5 4 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (11.54%) SaaS
7 2 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (7.69%) Office 365
8 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (3.85%) Google App Engine
8 1 (3.85%) Heroku
8 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
8 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) Network Security
3 3 (11.54%) SSL
4 2 (7.69%) DMZ
4 2 (7.69%) IPsec
4 2 (7.69%) LAN
4 2 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) FTP
5 1 (3.85%) HTTP
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) Big Data
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) Data Lake
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.85%) Gradle
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) webpack
General
1 8 (30.77%) Banking
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) AWS Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) Cloud Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Azure Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Java Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Mobile Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Penetration Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Security Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Security Penetration Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Security Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Security Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) Dropwizard
4 1 (3.85%) Guice
4 1 (3.85%) Java EE
4 1 (3.85%) LDAP
4 1 (3.85%) OAuth
4 1 (3.85%) OAuth2
4 1 (3.85%) Ratpack
4 1 (3.85%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 4 (15.38%) Fintech
2 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (11.54%) Private Cloud
2 3 (11.54%) Virtual Team
3 2 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) PKI
3 2 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 4 (15.38%) Android
3 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) CoreOS
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) DevOps
2 6 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) SDLC
3 5 (19.23%) Security Operations
4 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (15.38%) Security Architecture
4 4 (15.38%) Security Testing
4 4 (15.38%) SIEM
4 4 (15.38%) TDD
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (11.54%) OO
5 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
1 10 (38.46%) Python
2 7 (26.92%) C#
2 7 (26.92%) Ruby
3 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Groovy
6 1 (3.85%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 2 (7.69%) CCSP
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.69%) CISM
1 2 (7.69%) CISSP
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) MCSD
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) HIPAA
2 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Docker
2 2 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Ansible
2 5 (19.23%) Puppet
3 4 (15.38%) Terraform
4 2 (7.69%) Nessus
4 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (7.69%) OSSEC
4 2 (7.69%) Packer
5 1 (3.85%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (3.85%) Kibana
5 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Splunk
3 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) Google
3 2 (7.69%) Intel
3 2 (7.69%) McAfee
3 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
3 2 (7.69%) Qualys
3 2 (7.69%) Sourcefire
3 2 (7.69%) Symantec
3 2 (7.69%) Trend Micro
3 2 (7.69%) Tripwire
4 1 (3.85%) ForgeRock
4 1 (3.85%) LogRhythm
4 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.85%) TOWER Software