Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 215 187
Rank change year-on-year -4 -28 +99
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 41 25 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.59% 0.38% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 0.91% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 43
City of London median daily rate £550 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.79% -7.77%
10th Percentile £417 £413 £388
90th Percentile £775 £675 £575
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £475
% change year-on-year +4.55% +15.79% -7.77%
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 3,048 2,759 2,732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.65% 42.06% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,336 2,089 2,213
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% +2.15%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £300
90th Percentile £725 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £465
% change year-on-year - +12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 30 29
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £21.16 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.82% +11.34% -8.80%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £42.70 £33.36 £48.60
Central London median hourly rate £19.38 £18.85 £18.73
% change year-on-year +2.79% +0.67% -10.12%

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 August 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 25 (60.98%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (46.34%) Java
3 17 (41.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (31.71%) Migration
5 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (21.95%) Windows
6 9 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (19.51%) IaaS
7 8 (19.51%) Docker
7 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
7 8 (19.51%) Linux
7 8 (19.51%) Banking
7 8 (19.51%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (14.63%) Finance
8 6 (14.63%) Maven
8 6 (14.63%) SOAP
8 6 (14.63%) Cisco
8 6 (14.63%) DNS
8 6 (14.63%) REST
8 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
9 5 (12.20%) Android
9 5 (12.20%) OAuth
9 5 (12.20%) OWASP
9 5 (12.20%) Scala
9 5 (12.20%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (12.20%) Clojure
9 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
9 5 (12.20%) SDLC
9 5 (12.20%) Fintech
9 5 (12.20%) Terraform

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 (9.76%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) JBoss
2 1 (2.44%) Jetty
2 1 (2.44%) Mongrel
2 1 (2.44%) nginx
2 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 25 (60.98%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (41.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (19.51%) IaaS
4 4 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (7.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (7.32%) Heroku
6 2 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (4.88%) PaaS
6 2 (4.88%) SaaS
7 1 (2.44%) Office 365
7 1 (2.44%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (2.44%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) DNS
2 4 (9.76%) HTTP
2 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.32%) Firewall
3 3 (7.32%) FTP
3 3 (7.32%) SSL
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (4.88%) Kerberos
4 2 (4.88%) NAS
4 2 (4.88%) SAN
4 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.44%) DHCP
5 1 (2.44%) DMZ
5 1 (2.44%) Internet
5 1 (2.44%) LAN
5 1 (2.44%) Multicast
5 1 (2.44%) Network Security
5 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Maven
2 5 (12.20%) JMeter
2 5 (12.20%) The Grinder
3 4 (9.76%) Gradle
4 3 (7.32%) webpack
5 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.88%) Subversion
6 1 (2.44%) Ant
6 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.44%) GitLab
6 1 (2.44%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.44%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (19.51%) Banking
2 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Architect
2 5 (12.20%) Cloud Architect
2 5 (12.20%) Developer
2 5 (12.20%) Mobile Tester
2 5 (12.20%) Penetration Tester
2 5 (12.20%) Security Penetration Tester
2 5 (12.20%) Security Tester
2 5 (12.20%) Technical Leader
2 5 (12.20%) Tester
3 4 (9.76%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) Security Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Security Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Java Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) REST
1 6 (14.63%) SOAP
2 5 (12.20%) OAuth
2 5 (12.20%) Web Services
3 4 (9.76%) RESTful
4 3 (7.32%) .NET
4 3 (7.32%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (7.32%) Dropwizard
4 3 (7.32%) Guice
4 3 (7.32%) Kafka
4 3 (7.32%) OAuth2
4 3 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (7.32%) Ratpack
5 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.88%) Middleware
5 2 (4.88%) SAML
6 1 (2.44%) CSS
6 1 (2.44%) JRuby
6 1 (2.44%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.20%) Fintech
3 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Cloud Native
4 2 (4.88%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.88%) PKI
5 1 (2.44%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.44%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Linux
3 5 (12.20%) Android
3 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.32%) CoreOS
5 3 (7.32%) Unix
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.44%) Debian
7 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Migration
2 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (19.51%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (12.20%) OWASP
5 5 (12.20%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (12.20%) SDLC
5 5 (12.20%) Security Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.20%) TDD
5 5 (12.20%) TOGAF
6 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.76%) Microservices
6 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.32%) Coaching
7 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (7.32%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (7.32%) High Availability
7 3 (7.32%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) Java
2 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
3 5 (12.20%) Clojure
3 5 (12.20%) Scala
3 5 (12.20%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) Python
5 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.32%) C#
5 3 (7.32%) Java 8
5 3 (7.32%) Perl
6 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.88%) Ruby
7 1 (2.44%) Cypher
7 1 (2.44%) Go
7 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) CISSP
2 2 (4.88%) MCSA
2 2 (4.88%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) GCP
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 2 (4.88%) NIST 800
1 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Docker
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.88%) OpenAM
4 2 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.44%) KVM
5 1 (2.44%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Ansible
1 5 (12.20%) Terraform
2 4 (9.76%) Kubernetes
2 4 (9.76%) Mesos
2 4 (9.76%) Puppet
3 3 (7.32%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (4.88%) CASB
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.88%) SCCM
4 2 (4.88%) SCOM
4 2 (4.88%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.44%) Graylog
5 1 (2.44%) Kibana
5 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.44%) Salt
5 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.44%) SCSM
5 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Cisco
2 5 (12.20%) CA
2 5 (12.20%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.32%) Apigee
4 3 (7.32%) Forcepoint
4 3 (7.32%) Google
4 3 (7.32%) Splunk
4 3 (7.32%) Symantec
5 2 (4.88%) CyberArk
5 2 (4.88%) Dell
5 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.88%) Tripwire
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.44%) EMC
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) Juniper
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.44%) SAP
6 1 (2.44%) Veritas