Period
to 18 March 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 18 March 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
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 199 223 175
Rank change year-on-year +24 -48 +40
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 49 32 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.72% 0.45% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.79% 1.07% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 45
City of London median daily rate £544 £530 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.59% -3.64% -26.67%
10th Percentile £364 £438 £459
90th Percentile £721 £706 £575
Central London median daily rate £550 £540 £550
% change year-on-year +1.85% -1.82% -26.67%
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 2,730 2,999 2,373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.28% 42.39% 39.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,036 2,367 1,798
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £320 £313
90th Percentile £688 £725 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 51 26
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.02% +13.16% -2.56%
10th Percentile £13.09 £12.50 £13.25
90th Percentile £40.65 £48.50 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -10.47% +13.16% -3.77%

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 March 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 18 March 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 28 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (55.10%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (51.02%) DevOps
4 19 (38.78%) Migration
5 18 (36.73%) Finance
6 13 (26.53%) Python
6 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
6 13 (26.53%) SaaS
7 11 (22.45%) PaaS
7 11 (22.45%) IaaS
7 11 (22.45%) Ansible
7 11 (22.45%) Google
8 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (20.41%) SQL
8 10 (20.41%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (18.37%) Terraform
9 9 (18.37%) Windows
10 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
10 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
10 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (16.33%) SCCM
11 7 (14.29%) Kubernetes
11 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
11 7 (14.29%) Hyper-V
11 7 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (14.29%) Node.js
11 7 (14.29%) Identity Management
11 7 (14.29%) Java
12 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
12 6 (12.24%) Firewall

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 (4.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 28 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (55.10%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (26.53%) SaaS
4 11 (22.45%) IaaS
4 11 (22.45%) PaaS
5 10 (20.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (10.20%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (10.20%) Office 365
7 4 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (8.16%) Datadog
8 3 (6.12%) GitHub
9 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (4.08%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (4.08%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (4.08%) Serverless
10 1 (2.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (2.04%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
10 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (2.04%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Firewall
2 5 (10.20%) DHCP
2 5 (10.20%) DNS
3 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.12%) Converged Networks
4 3 (6.12%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.12%) Internet
4 3 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (6.12%) MPLS
4 3 (6.12%) NAS
4 3 (6.12%) SAN
4 3 (6.12%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (6.12%) VoIP
4 3 (6.12%) VPN
4 3 (6.12%) WAN
5 2 (4.08%) BGP
5 2 (4.08%) OSPF
5 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.04%) LAN
6 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.08%) Blockchain
3 2 (4.08%) Data Lake
3 2 (4.08%) Essbase
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.04%) Big Data
4 1 (2.04%) MarkLogic
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.12%) GoCD
3 1 (2.04%) Ant
3 1 (2.04%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.04%) Hudson
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) Maven
3 1 (2.04%) Selenium
3 1 (2.04%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Automotive
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Front Office
5 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Architect
2 8 (16.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (8.16%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (8.16%) Cloud Specialist
5 4 (8.16%) Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) AWS Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Office 365 Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Security Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) Node.js
2 3 (6.12%) REST
2 3 (6.12%) Web Services
3 2 (4.08%) Kafka
3 2 (4.08%) OAuth
3 2 (4.08%) OpenID
3 2 (4.08%) RESTful
3 2 (4.08%) SAML
3 2 (4.08%) SOAP
3 2 (4.08%) Spring
4 1 (2.04%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.04%) React
4 1 (2.04%) React Native
4 1 (2.04%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.16%) Hedge funds
3 3 (6.12%) Cloud Native
4 2 (4.08%) Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.08%) Fintech
4 2 (4.08%) PKI
4 2 (4.08%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Equities
5 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.04%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.12%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) DevOps
2 19 (38.78%) Migration
3 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (16.33%) Service Delivery
5 7 (14.29%) Identity Management
6 5 (10.20%) Cloud Operations
6 5 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (10.20%) Microservices
6 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.16%) Build Automation
7 4 (8.16%) Change Control
7 4 (8.16%) Change Management
7 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (8.16%) Network Architecture
7 4 (8.16%) Security Architecture
7 4 (8.16%) Storage Management
7 4 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (8.16%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) Python
2 10 (20.41%) SQL
3 7 (14.29%) Java
3 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.12%) Go
6 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.08%) C++
6 2 (4.08%) R
6 2 (4.08%) Ruby
6 2 (4.08%) Scala
7 1 (2.04%) C#
7 1 (2.04%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) CISSP
1 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) BC Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (6.12%) CCDA
2 3 (6.12%) CCDP
2 3 (6.12%) CCIE
2 3 (6.12%) CCNA
2 3 (6.12%) CCNP
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.12%) CISM
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) GDPR
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 2 (4.08%) Solvency II
3 1 (2.04%) HIPAA
3 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.24%) Docker
4 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) Ansible
2 9 (18.37%) Terraform
3 8 (16.33%) SCCM
4 7 (14.29%) Kubernetes
4 7 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (10.20%) Packer
5 5 (10.20%) SCOM
6 3 (6.12%) NetBackup
6 3 (6.12%) Puppet
6 3 (6.12%) SCSM
6 3 (6.12%) SCVMM
6 3 (6.12%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (4.08%) SCOrch
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (2.04%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (2.04%) Kibana
8 1 (2.04%) logstash
8 1 (2.04%) Nagios
8 1 (2.04%) RANCID
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) Google
3 5 (10.20%) NetApp
3 5 (10.20%) VMware
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco
4 3 (6.12%) Dell
4 3 (6.12%) Symantec
4 3 (6.12%) Veritas
5 2 (4.08%) Hyperion
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle
6 1 (2.04%) Amdocs
6 1 (2.04%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (2.04%) CA
6 1 (2.04%) Cramer
6 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.04%) NetCracker
6 1 (2.04%) Perforce
6 1 (2.04%) Radware
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds