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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 123 135 111
Rank change year-on-year +12 -24 +70
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 74 32 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.71% 1.01% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.05% 2.57% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 21 24
10th Percentile £500 £463 £413
25th Percentile £544 £478 £414
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £550 £454
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% +21.15% -17.45%
75th Percentile £775 £594 £547
90th Percentile £873 £680 £606
Central London median daily rate £625 £550 £465
% change year-on-year +13.64% +18.41% -16.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
10th Percentile - - £38.45
25th Percentile - - £41.00
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
75th Percentile - - £55.50
90th Percentile - - £58.95
Central London median hourly rate - - £47.50
% change year-on-year - - -32.14%

Public Cloud is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,465 1,243 891
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.81% 39.26% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,039 867 634
10th Percentile £400 £375 £307
25th Percentile £494 £463 £414
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £580 £583 £525
Median % change year-on-year -0.43% +10.95% -
75th Percentile £707 £675 £625
90th Percentile £825 £738 £688
Central London median daily rate £575 £575 £525
% change year-on-year - +9.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 29
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £27.25 £12.38 £15.00
Median hourly rate £45.50 £21.50 £32.25
Median % change year-on-year +111.63% -33.33% +59.26%
75th Percentile £54.50 £37.25 £39.25
90th Percentile £63.35 £42.25 £49.50
Central London median hourly rate £45.50 £20.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +127.50% -40.30% +63.41%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Public Cloud as a proportion 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

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

Daily rate trend for Public Cloud in the City of London

Public Cloud
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Public Cloud in the City of London over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Public Cloud in the City of London

Public Cloud
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Public Cloud in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Public Cloud in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 48 (64.86%) AWS
2 41 (55.41%) Azure
3 34 (45.95%) CI/CD
4 31 (41.89%) Finance
5 26 (35.14%) Social Skills
6 24 (32.43%) DevOps
7 23 (31.08%) Python
8 21 (28.38%) Docker
9 20 (27.03%) Migration
9 20 (27.03%) Agile
10 18 (24.32%) GCP
11 17 (22.97%) Terraform
11 17 (22.97%) Infrastructure as Code
11 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
12 16 (21.62%) Serverless
13 15 (20.27%) PowerShell
14 14 (18.92%) Data Protection
14 14 (18.92%) Jenkins
15 13 (17.57%) Configuration Management
15 13 (17.57%) Linux
16 12 (16.22%) Java
16 12 (16.22%) Financial Institution
16 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (16.22%) Legal
16 12 (16.22%) Ansible
16 12 (16.22%) Hedge funds
16 12 (16.22%) GDPR
16 12 (16.22%) Kubernetes
16 12 (16.22%) Data Centre
17 11 (14.86%) Git (software)

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 5 (6.76%) Confluence
2 4 (5.41%) Apache
2 4 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.35%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 48 (64.86%) AWS
2 41 (55.41%) Azure
3 18 (24.32%) GCP
4 16 (21.62%) Serverless
5 11 (14.86%) PaaS
6 8 (10.81%) IaaS
7 7 (9.46%) Azure DevOps
8 6 (8.11%) Amazon S3
8 6 (8.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (6.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (5.41%) Azure Storage
10 4 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (4.05%) Amazon EKS
11 3 (4.05%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (4.05%) CloudFront
11 3 (4.05%) Microsoft 365
11 3 (4.05%) OpenShift
11 3 (4.05%) SaaS
12 2 (2.70%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) DNS
1 10 (13.51%) Firewall
2 8 (10.81%) WAN
3 7 (9.46%) SSL
3 7 (9.46%) VPN
4 6 (8.11%) Network Security
5 5 (6.76%) tcpdump
6 4 (5.41%) DHCP
6 4 (5.41%) Internet
6 4 (5.41%) LAN
7 3 (4.05%) HTTP
7 3 (4.05%) IPv6
7 3 (4.05%) NGN
7 3 (4.05%) SD-WAN
7 3 (4.05%) Wireless
8 2 (2.70%) Broadband
8 2 (2.70%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.70%) MPLS
8 2 (2.70%) VoIP
8 2 (2.70%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.05%) SAP HANA
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.70%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.35%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.35%) DB2
5 1 (1.35%) DTS
5 1 (1.35%) DynamoDB
5 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.35%) Flink
5 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.35%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Jenkins
2 11 (14.86%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.46%) JIRA
4 5 (6.76%) GitLab
5 3 (4.05%) git-flow
5 3 (4.05%) RSpec
6 2 (2.70%) Babel
6 2 (2.70%) Cypress.io
6 2 (2.70%) ESLint
6 2 (2.70%) Storybook
7 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.35%) Maven
7 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (41.89%) Finance
2 26 (35.14%) Social Skills
3 12 (16.22%) Financial Institution
3 12 (16.22%) Legal
4 7 (9.46%) Banking
5 5 (6.76%) Presentation Skills
6 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.05%) Influencing Skills
7 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.70%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (1.35%) Front Office
9 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.35%) Marketing
9 1 (1.35%) Public Sector
9 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Architect
2 11 (14.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (10.81%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (10.81%) Azure Engineer
3 8 (10.81%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (10.81%) Consultant
4 7 (9.46%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (8.11%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (8.11%) Developer
6 5 (6.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) AWS Architect
8 3 (4.05%) AWS Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) Azure Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Service Architect
9 2 (2.70%) Cybersecurity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.11%) JSON
2 4 (5.41%) Kafka
2 4 (5.41%) REST
3 3 (4.05%) CSS
3 3 (4.05%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (4.05%) HTML
3 3 (4.05%) Web Services
4 2 (2.70%) AWS Amplify
4 2 (2.70%) Enzyme
4 2 (2.70%) GatsbyJS
4 2 (2.70%) Jest
4 2 (2.70%) JSON Schema
4 2 (2.70%) Next.js
4 2 (2.70%) Node.js
4 2 (2.70%) Puppeteer
4 2 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.70%) React
4 2 (2.70%) Redux
4 2 (2.70%) SAML
4 2 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Data Centre
1 12 (16.22%) Hedge funds
2 9 (12.16%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (9.46%) Cloud Native
3 7 (9.46%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.05%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.70%) Housing Association
6 2 (2.70%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.70%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.35%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.35%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Linux
2 8 (10.81%) Windows
3 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.70%) SUSE
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (1.35%) CentOS
4 1 (1.35%) Debian
4 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) CI/CD
2 24 (32.43%) DevOps
3 20 (27.03%) Agile
3 20 (27.03%) Migration
4 17 (22.97%) Infrastructure as Code
5 14 (18.92%) Data Protection
6 13 (17.57%) Configuration Management
7 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (12.16%) RBAC
9 8 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (10.81%) Network Virtualisation
10 7 (9.46%) Microservices
10 7 (9.46%) Project Management
11 6 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (8.11%) Security Architecture
12 5 (6.76%) ITIL
12 5 (6.76%) Load Balancing
12 5 (6.76%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (6.76%) Scrum
12 5 (6.76%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.08%) Python
2 15 (20.27%) PowerShell
3 12 (16.22%) Java
4 11 (14.86%) Bash
5 10 (13.51%) Perl
6 9 (12.16%) JavaScript
7 8 (10.81%) Go
7 8 (10.81%) Ruby
8 6 (8.11%) SQL
9 3 (4.05%) C++
9 3 (4.05%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.70%) C
10 2 (2.70%) ES6
11 1 (1.35%) PHP
11 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) AWS Certification
1 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) CCNP
3 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.70%) RHCA
3 2 (2.70%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.35%) CCIE
4 1 (1.35%) CCNA
4 1 (1.35%) CISSP
4 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.22%) GDPR
2 2 (2.70%) Accessibility
2 2 (2.70%) WCAG
3 1 (1.35%) COBIT
3 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (28.38%) Docker
2 7 (9.46%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.05%) VMware NSX
5 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.35%) vCloud
6 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (22.97%) Terraform
2 12 (16.22%) Ansible
2 12 (16.22%) Kubernetes
3 8 (10.81%) Puppet
4 6 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (6.76%) Prometheus
6 3 (4.05%) Consul
6 3 (4.05%) Icinga
6 3 (4.05%) Packer
6 3 (4.05%) Salt
6 3 (4.05%) SCCM
7 2 (2.70%) Nagios
7 2 (2.70%) SCOM
7 2 (2.70%) SCSM
7 2 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.35%) Grafana
8 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.35%) QRadar
8 1 (1.35%) vRealize
8 1 (1.35%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) Google
3 5 (6.76%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.41%) Cisco
4 4 (5.41%) SAP
4 4 (5.41%) VMware
5 3 (4.05%) Dell
5 3 (4.05%) IBM
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle
5 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.05%) Refinitiv
6 2 (2.70%) Citrix
6 2 (2.70%) Concur
6 2 (2.70%) Kronos
6 2 (2.70%) Mitel
6 2 (2.70%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.35%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.35%) Juniper
7 1 (1.35%) NetScout
7 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds