Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 155 220 230
Rank change year-on-year +65 +10 -63
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 46 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.93% 0.50% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.80% 1.26% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 18
City of London median daily rate £531 £525 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +0.96% -5.45%
10th Percentile £419 £407 £320
90th Percentile £700 £689 £676
Central London median daily rate £538 £538 £520
% change year-on-year - +3.37% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £52.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 - -

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 1,641 2,694 2,914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.02% 39.60% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,252 2,040 2,281
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £276 £281 £319
90th Percentile £700 £700 £725
Central London median daily rate £512 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -2.48% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 37
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -32.00% +44.74%
10th Percentile £12.08 £13.16 £15.23
90th Percentile £52.25 £35.05 £46.90
Central London median hourly rate £21.28 £19.25 £27.09
% change year-on-year +10.55% -28.94% +44.67%

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 17 January 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 25 (54.35%) Azure
2 23 (50.00%) AWS
3 17 (36.96%) Python
4 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
6 12 (26.09%) Terraform
7 11 (23.91%) GCP
8 10 (21.74%) DevOps
9 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
9 9 (19.57%) SQL
10 8 (17.39%) Java
10 8 (17.39%) Linux
10 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
10 8 (17.39%) Google
11 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (15.22%) VMware
11 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
11 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
11 7 (15.22%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 6 (13.04%) Ansible
12 6 (13.04%) Kubernetes
12 6 (13.04%) Go
12 6 (13.04%) Machine Learning
12 6 (13.04%) Office 365
12 6 (13.04%) High Availability
12 6 (13.04%) C#
12 6 (13.04%) Web Services
12 6 (13.04%) Windows
12 6 (13.04%) TDD

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 (8.70%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (4.35%) SAP Portal
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (54.35%) Azure
2 23 (50.00%) AWS
3 11 (23.91%) GCP
4 6 (13.04%) Office 365
5 2 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (4.35%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.35%) GitHub
5 2 (4.35%) IaaS
5 2 (4.35%) PaaS
5 2 (4.35%) SaaS
5 2 (4.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 2 (4.35%) Serverless
5 2 (4.35%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) VPN
1 5 (10.87%) WAN
2 4 (8.70%) Internet
2 4 (8.70%) MPLS
3 3 (6.52%) DHCP
3 3 (6.52%) DNS
3 3 (6.52%) Firewall
3 3 (6.52%) LAN
4 2 (4.35%) BGP
4 2 (4.35%) BIG-IP
4 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (4.35%) OSPF
4 2 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.35%) VoIP
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.17%) Converged Networks
5 1 (2.17%) NX-OS
5 1 (2.17%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Big Data
1 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
1 5 (10.87%) SAP HANA
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.17%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.52%) Maven
2 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.35%) Subversion
3 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Cloud Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Data Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (6.52%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.35%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) Web Services
2 5 (10.87%) .NET
3 4 (8.70%) Kafka
4 2 (4.35%) J2EE
4 2 (4.35%) RESTful
4 2 (4.35%) SAP Business Workflow
4 2 (4.35%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (4.35%) SAPUI5
4 2 (4.35%) SOAP
4 2 (4.35%) Spring
4 2 (4.35%) Vue.js
5 1 (2.17%) CSS
5 1 (2.17%) HTML
5 1 (2.17%) Jest
5 1 (2.17%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) Windows
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.52%) Unix
5 2 (4.35%) CentOS
5 2 (4.35%) VMS
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.74%) DevOps
3 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (15.22%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
4 6 (13.04%) Data Science
4 6 (13.04%) Data Security
4 6 (13.04%) High Availability
4 6 (13.04%) Machine Learning
4 6 (13.04%) TDD
5 5 (10.87%) Analytics
5 5 (10.87%) Microservices
5 5 (10.87%) Migration
5 5 (10.87%) Project Management
6 4 (8.70%) Data Engineering
6 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.70%) Data Munging
6 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.70%) OO
6 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) Python
2 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
3 9 (19.57%) SQL
4 8 (17.39%) Java
5 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.04%) C#
6 6 (13.04%) Go
7 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
7 5 (10.87%) Groovy
8 4 (8.70%) C++
9 2 (4.35%) Ruby
9 2 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) CCIE
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) CCDA
3 3 (6.52%) CCDP
3 3 (6.52%) CCNA
3 3 (6.52%) CCNP
3 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) AWS Certification
4 2 (4.35%) BC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.17%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.70%) Docker
4 4 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) Terraform
2 6 (13.04%) Ansible
2 6 (13.04%) Kubernetes
3 4 (8.70%) WSUS
4 3 (6.52%) logstash
4 3 (6.52%) SCOM
5 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.35%) SCCM
6 1 (2.17%) Kubeflow
6 1 (2.17%) Puppet
6 1 (2.17%) Salt
6 1 (2.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Google
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) VMware
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco
3 5 (10.87%) SAP
4 4 (8.70%) Citrix
5 3 (6.52%) Fortinet
5 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.35%) Ariba
6 2 (4.35%) Concur
6 2 (4.35%) Gigya
6 2 (4.35%) hybris
6 2 (4.35%) Juniper
6 2 (4.35%) Kronos
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle
6 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.17%) Aruba
7 1 (2.17%) Okta
7 1 (2.17%) OneLogin
7 1 (2.17%) Thycotic