Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 136 104 155
Rank change year-on-year -32 +51 +56
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 54 21 42
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.36% 1.01% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.88% 2.84% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 15 26
10th Percentile £509 £447 £419
25th Percentile £534 £484 £476
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £538 £531
Median % change year-on-year +11.63% +1.18% -
75th Percentile £738 £557 £601
90th Percentile £825 £586 £700
Central London median daily rate £600 £538 £538
% change year-on-year +11.63% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £48.50
Median hourly rate - - £52.00
75th Percentile - - £55.50
90th Percentile - - -
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 1,391 740 1,522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 35.05% 35.44% 30.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,057 521 1,181
10th Percentile £405 £313 £297
25th Percentile £489 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £688 £638 £625
90th Percentile £800 £725 £700
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £515
% change year-on-year +9.52% +1.94% -1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 30
10th Percentile £36.55 £13.22 £11.90
25th Percentile £41.75 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate £50.50 £32.00 £20.67
Median % change year-on-year +57.81% +54.85% +10.51%
75th Percentile £61.94 £37.25 £31.78
90th Percentile £64.85 £46.70 £52.25
Central London median hourly rate £50.50 £30.95 £21.00
% change year-on-year +63.19% +47.36% +10.67%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 32 (59.26%) Azure
2 26 (48.15%) Finance
3 25 (46.30%) AWS
4 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (35.19%) Social Skills
6 17 (31.48%) DevOps
7 16 (29.63%) CI/CD
8 14 (25.93%) Kubernetes
9 13 (24.07%) GCP
9 13 (24.07%) Docker
9 13 (24.07%) Configuration Management
9 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
9 13 (24.07%) Legal
9 13 (24.07%) Data Protection
9 13 (24.07%) GDPR
9 13 (24.07%) Serverless
10 12 (22.22%) Financial Institution
10 12 (22.22%) Python
10 12 (22.22%) Hedge funds
10 12 (22.22%) PowerShell
11 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
13 9 (16.67%) Data Centre
13 9 (16.67%) PaaS
14 8 (14.81%) Microservices
14 8 (14.81%) Ansible
14 8 (14.81%) Terraform
14 8 (14.81%) Self-Motivation
14 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure as Code
15 7 (12.96%) RBAC

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 3 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 32 (59.26%) Azure
2 25 (46.30%) AWS
3 13 (24.07%) GCP
3 13 (24.07%) Serverless
4 9 (16.67%) PaaS
5 7 (12.96%) GitHub
6 5 (9.26%) IaaS
6 5 (9.26%) OpenShift
7 4 (7.41%) Amazon S3
7 4 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (3.70%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (3.70%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (3.70%) Azure Functions
9 2 (3.70%) Azure Service Fabric
9 2 (3.70%) NuGet
9 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) LAN
1 4 (7.41%) WAN
2 3 (5.56%) DNS
2 3 (5.56%) Network Security
2 3 (5.56%) VSAN
3 2 (3.70%) DHCP
3 2 (3.70%) Firewall
3 2 (3.70%) Internet
3 2 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (1.85%) BGP
4 1 (1.85%) Multicast
4 1 (1.85%) SD-WAN
4 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (3.70%) DB2
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.85%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.85%) Flink
4 1 (1.85%) Redis
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.56%) GitLab
3 2 (3.70%) JIRA
3 2 (3.70%) Postman
3 2 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.85%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.85%) git-flow
4 1 (1.85%) Maven
4 1 (1.85%) RSpec
4 1 (1.85%) webpack
General
1 26 (48.15%) Finance
2 19 (35.19%) Social Skills
3 13 (24.07%) Legal
4 12 (22.22%) Financial Institution
5 4 (7.41%) Banking
6 3 (5.56%) Billing
6 3 (5.56%) Front Office
6 3 (5.56%) Public Sector
7 2 (3.70%) Marketing
7 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.85%) Military
8 1 (1.85%) Police
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Architect
2 10 (18.52%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Developer
4 5 (9.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Front Office Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Python Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Quantitative Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (3.70%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) .NET
1 5 (9.26%) REST
2 4 (7.41%) JSON
2 4 (7.41%) Web Services
3 3 (5.56%) CSS
3 3 (5.56%) HTML
3 3 (5.56%) SOAP
4 2 (3.70%) ARM Templates
4 2 (3.70%) Azure Blueprints
4 2 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (3.70%) Node.js
4 2 (3.70%) OAuth
4 2 (3.70%) Play Framework
4 2 (3.70%) RESTful
4 2 (3.70%) YAML
5 1 (1.85%) Apache NiFi
5 1 (1.85%) CSS3
5 1 (1.85%) D3.js
5 1 (1.85%) React
5 1 (1.85%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Hedge funds
2 9 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 8 (14.81%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (9.26%) Private Cloud
5 3 (5.56%) CMDB
6 2 (3.70%) Cloud Native
6 2 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.85%) Blog
7 1 (1.85%) Clustering
7 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.85%) NVMe
7 1 (1.85%) Replication
7 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Unix
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) AIX
4 1 (1.85%) VMS
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) DevOps
3 16 (29.63%) CI/CD
4 13 (24.07%) Configuration Management
4 13 (24.07%) Data Protection
5 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure as Code
6 8 (14.81%) Microservices
7 7 (12.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (12.96%) Migration
7 7 (12.96%) RBAC
8 6 (11.11%) Analytics
8 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 6 (11.11%) SDLC
9 5 (9.26%) AOP
9 5 (9.26%) Decision-Making
9 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (9.26%) ITIL
9 5 (9.26%) Security Architecture
9 5 (9.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 12 (22.22%) Python
2 7 (12.96%) Java
3 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.41%) Ruby
5 3 (5.56%) Bash
5 3 (5.56%) Go
5 3 (5.56%) Perl
5 3 (5.56%) Scala
5 3 (5.56%) SQL
6 2 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (1.85%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.85%) ES6
7 1 (1.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.85%) R
7 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) AWS Certification
1 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) CCIE
2 2 (3.70%) CCNA
2 2 (3.70%) CCNP
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (3.70%) RHCA
2 2 (3.70%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) GDPR
2 5 (9.26%) SLA
3 2 (3.70%) Accessibility
3 2 (3.70%) COBIT
3 2 (3.70%) GRC
3 2 (3.70%) PMO
3 2 (3.70%) QA
3 2 (3.70%) WCAG
4 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (24.07%) Docker
2 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.41%) VMware NSX
4 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.70%) vCloud
5 2 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.70%) vSphere
6 1 (1.85%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) Kubernetes
2 8 (14.81%) Ansible
2 8 (14.81%) Terraform
3 7 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (11.11%) Prometheus
4 6 (11.11%) Puppet
5 4 (7.41%) Grafana
5 4 (7.41%) Packer
5 4 (7.41%) vRealize
6 3 (5.56%) Consul
6 3 (5.56%) Nagios
7 2 (3.70%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (3.70%) Icinga
7 2 (3.70%) VxRail
8 1 (1.85%) CASB
8 1 (1.85%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.85%) RSA Archer
8 1 (1.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) VMware
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco
5 3 (5.56%) Dell
5 3 (5.56%) IBM
6 2 (3.70%) Juniper
6 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.85%) Google
7 1 (1.85%) Kenna
7 1 (1.85%) NetApp
7 1 (1.85%) Qualys
7 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.85%) Veeam