Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 137 196 228
Rank change year-on-year +59 +32 -36
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 38 52 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.91% 0.76% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.62% 2.05% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 47 22
Median daily rate £475 £538 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.63% -4.53% +5.73%
10th Percentile £414 £330 £464
90th Percentile £661 £703 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £550 £575
% change year-on-year -9.09% -4.35% +6.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £57.50 £70.00 -
% change year-on-year -17.86% - -

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 1,451 2,535 2,906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.79% 37.14% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,044 1,863 2,269
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £285 £306 £314
90th Percentile £700 £688 £725
Central London median daily rate £510 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 43 53
Median hourly rate £25.72 £18.70 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.54% -13.02% +13.16%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.01 £12.65
90th Percentile £52.25 £37.50 £48.45
Median hourly rate £26.72 £19.63 £21.50
% change year-on-year +36.15% -8.72% +16.22%

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 5 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Public Cloud in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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 16 (42.11%) AWS
2 13 (34.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (34.21%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (34.21%) Cyberthreat
2 13 (34.21%) NCSC
2 13 (34.21%) NIST
3 12 (31.58%) ISACA
3 12 (31.58%) GIAC
4 11 (28.95%) Linux
4 11 (28.95%) Python
4 11 (28.95%) Kubernetes
4 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
4 11 (28.95%) DevOps
5 10 (26.32%) GCP
5 10 (26.32%) Risk Management
5 10 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (26.32%) Azure
5 10 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (23.68%) Terraform
7 8 (21.05%) Google
8 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.16%) Migration
9 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
9 5 (13.16%) Groovy
9 5 (13.16%) Kanban
9 5 (13.16%) Docker
10 4 (10.53%) GitHub
10 4 (10.53%) Microservices
10 4 (10.53%) Public Sector

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 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.26%) Confluence
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (5.26%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (42.11%) AWS
2 10 (26.32%) Azure
2 10 (26.32%) GCP
3 4 (10.53%) GitHub
4 2 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (5.26%) Azure Functions
4 2 (5.26%) OpenShift
4 2 (5.26%) SaaS
4 2 (5.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) Serverless
4 2 (5.26%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (2.63%) Google Drive
5 1 (2.63%) IaaS
5 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
1 2 (5.26%) OpenVPN
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) MPLS
2 1 (2.63%) NAS
2 1 (2.63%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SAP HANA
2 3 (7.89%) Data Lake
3 2 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.63%) Impala
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.89%) Maven
3 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.26%) JIRA
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (10.53%) Public Sector
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (13.16%) Architect
1 5 (13.16%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (10.53%) Developer
2 4 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Data Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (7.89%) Security Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Auditor
4 2 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Python Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Security Advisor
4 2 (5.26%) Senior Auditor
5 1 (2.63%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.63%) IT Security Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) CSS
1 3 (7.89%) HTML
1 3 (7.89%) Jest
1 3 (7.89%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) J2EE
2 2 (5.26%) JSON
2 2 (5.26%) Node.js
2 2 (5.26%) SAP Business Workflow
2 2 (5.26%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (5.26%) SAPUI5
2 2 (5.26%) Spring
2 2 (5.26%) Vue.js
2 2 (5.26%) YAML
3 1 (2.63%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Cloud Native
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Unix
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.26%) CentOS
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (28.95%) DevOps
3 10 (26.32%) Requirements Analysis
3 10 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (26.32%) Risk Management
4 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.16%) Kanban
5 5 (13.16%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (10.53%) Microservices
7 3 (7.89%) BDD
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.89%) Data Integration
7 3 (7.89%) Front End Development
7 3 (7.89%) High Availability
7 3 (7.89%) Information Security
7 3 (7.89%) Machine Learning
7 3 (7.89%) Scrum
7 3 (7.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) Python
2 5 (13.16%) Groovy
2 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.26%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) Go
4 2 (5.26%) Java
4 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.26%) Ruby
4 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.26%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) GIAC
1 12 (31.58%) ISACA
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.63%) CCIE
3 1 (2.63%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (2.63%) CISSP
3 1 (2.63%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (34.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (34.21%) NCSC
1 13 (34.21%) NIST
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Docker
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.63%) VMware NSX
4 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) Kubernetes
2 9 (23.68%) Terraform
3 3 (7.89%) Kubeflow
3 3 (7.89%) logstash
4 2 (5.26%) Ansible
5 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.63%) Puppet
5 1 (2.63%) SCCM
5 1 (2.63%) SCOM
5 1 (2.63%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Google
2 4 (10.53%) SAP
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco
3 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) Ariba
4 2 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.26%) Concur
4 2 (5.26%) Fortinet
4 2 (5.26%) Gigya
4 2 (5.26%) hybris
4 2 (5.26%) Kronos
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.26%) TOWER Software
5 1 (2.63%) Juniper
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) OneLogin
5 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.63%) Thycotic