Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 205 209
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 +73
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 37 33 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.54% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% 1.36% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 21
City of London median daily rate £600 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +10.53% -6.86%
10th Percentile £414 £400 £406
90th Percentile £775 £578 £800
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +9.52% +10.53% -6.86%
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 2,976 2,421 2,599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 42.94% 39.41% 40.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,297 1,850 2,079
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £294
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £520 £500 £474
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.54% +5.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 21 44
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -1.58% -6.05%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.50 £11.33
90th Percentile £47.51 £30.00 £40.74
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +21.21% -13.16% -4.40%

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 23 May 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 27 (72.97%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (43.24%) Java
3 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (27.03%) Banking
5 9 (24.32%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (21.62%) Docker
6 8 (21.62%) TDD
6 8 (21.62%) Migration
6 8 (21.62%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (18.92%) IaaS
8 6 (16.22%) SDLC
8 6 (16.22%) Fintech
8 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
8 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
8 6 (16.22%) Security Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Android
8 6 (16.22%) Reverse Engineering
8 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (16.22%) Maven
8 6 (16.22%) Cisco
8 6 (16.22%) Web Services
8 6 (16.22%) Windows
8 6 (16.22%) Linux
8 6 (16.22%) Python
9 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
9 5 (13.51%) DNS
9 5 (13.51%) Perl
9 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
9 5 (13.51%) C#

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 (10.81%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) JBoss
2 1 (2.70%) Jetty
2 1 (2.70%) Mongrel
2 1 (2.70%) nginx
2 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 27 (72.97%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (18.92%) IaaS
4 5 (13.51%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (8.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (8.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (8.11%) Heroku
6 2 (5.41%) PaaS
7 1 (2.70%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (2.70%) SaaS
7 1 (2.70%) Sumo Logic
7 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) Firewall
2 4 (10.81%) HTTP
3 3 (8.11%) FTP
3 3 (8.11%) SSL
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (5.41%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.70%) DMZ
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
5 1 (2.70%) LAN
5 1 (2.70%) Multicast
5 1 (2.70%) NAS
5 1 (2.70%) Network Security
5 1 (2.70%) SAN
5 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
3 2 (5.41%) MySQL
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Maven
2 5 (13.51%) JMeter
2 5 (13.51%) The Grinder
3 4 (10.81%) Gradle
4 3 (8.11%) webpack
5 1 (2.70%) Ant
5 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (27.03%) Banking
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Architect
2 8 (21.62%) Consultant
3 7 (18.92%) AWS Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Java Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) Mobile Tester
4 6 (16.22%) Penetration Tester
4 6 (16.22%) Security Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) Security Penetration Tester
4 6 (16.22%) Security Tester
4 6 (16.22%) Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Azure Architect
5 5 (13.51%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (8.11%) AWS Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Leader
8 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Web Services
2 5 (13.51%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
2 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (13.51%) OAuth
3 3 (8.11%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (8.11%) CSS
3 3 (8.11%) Dropwizard
3 3 (8.11%) Guice
3 3 (8.11%) HTML
3 3 (8.11%) Kafka
3 3 (8.11%) OAuth2
3 3 (8.11%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (8.11%) Ratpack
3 3 (8.11%) REST
3 3 (8.11%) RESTful
3 3 (8.11%) SOAP
4 2 (5.41%) Middleware
4 2 (5.41%) SAML
5 1 (2.70%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Fintech
2 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.11%) PKI
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Cloud Native
4 2 (5.41%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Android
1 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) CoreOS
2 3 (8.11%) Unix
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) Debian
4 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (21.62%) Migration
2 8 (21.62%) TDD
2 8 (21.62%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Reverse Engineering
4 6 (16.22%) SDLC
4 6 (16.22%) Security Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
5 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.51%) MVC
5 5 (13.51%) OWASP
5 5 (13.51%) TOGAF
6 4 (10.81%) Microservices
6 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.11%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Java
2 6 (16.22%) Python
3 5 (13.51%) C#
3 5 (13.51%) Clojure
3 5 (13.51%) Perl
3 5 (13.51%) Scala
4 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.81%) Ruby
5 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.11%) Java 8
6 1 (2.70%) Go
6 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) CISSP
2 2 (5.41%) MCSA
2 2 (5.41%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) MCSD
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) GCP
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 2 (5.41%) NIST 800
2 1 (2.70%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) OpenAM
2 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) KVM
3 1 (2.70%) VirtualBox
3 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Ansible
1 5 (13.51%) Puppet
1 5 (13.51%) Terraform
2 3 (8.11%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (8.11%) Kubernetes
2 3 (8.11%) Mesos
3 2 (5.41%) CASB
3 2 (5.41%) Kibana
3 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.41%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.70%) CSIRT
4 1 (2.70%) Graylog
4 1 (2.70%) Nagios
4 1 (2.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.70%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Cisco
2 3 (8.11%) Forcepoint
2 3 (8.11%) Google
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Splunk
3 2 (5.41%) CA
3 2 (5.41%) CyberArk
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.41%) Symantec
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.70%) Dell
4 1 (2.70%) EMC
4 1 (2.70%) F5
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Juniper
4 1 (2.70%) New Relic
4 1 (2.70%) Perforce
4 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow