Period
to 19 September 2021

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 19 September 2021 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
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 123 114 169
Rank change year-on-year -9 +55 +52
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 43 11 68
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.20% 0.63% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.12% 1.83% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 7 46
10th Percentile £426 £353 £411
25th Percentile £525 £438 £486
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £513 £539
Median % change year-on-year +12.20% -4.87% -1.37%
75th Percentile £750 £544 £600
90th Percentile £795 £570 £674
Central London median daily rate £575 £519 £540
% change year-on-year +10.84% -3.94% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £52.00
Median % change year-on-year - -8.65% -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £52.00
% change year-on-year -26.32% -8.65% -

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 1,378 602 1,864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.44% 34.28% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 396 1,420
10th Percentile £381 £313 £319
25th Percentile £489 £413 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £688 £620 £625
90th Percentile £775 £693 £688
Central London median daily rate £600 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 34
10th Percentile £8.00 £16.00 £11.25
25th Percentile £19.44 £31.00 £12.76
Median hourly rate £33.45 £37.75 £20.25
Median % change year-on-year -11.39% +86.42% +5.19%
75th Percentile £42.63 £47.75 £33.61
90th Percentile £62.25 £53.00 £46.23
Central London median hourly rate £30.25 £37.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -19.33% +82.93% +5.81%

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 19 September 2021.

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 19 September 2021, 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 22 (51.16%) AWS
2 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) Azure
3 18 (41.86%) Kubernetes
4 16 (37.21%) Social Skills
5 14 (32.56%) Finance
6 13 (30.23%) DevOps
7 12 (27.91%) Docker
8 10 (23.26%) Packer
8 10 (23.26%) Analytics
9 9 (20.93%) Puppet
9 9 (20.93%) Software Delivery
9 9 (20.93%) Consul
9 9 (20.93%) Prometheus
9 9 (20.93%) Insurtech
10 8 (18.60%) Microservices
11 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure as Code
11 7 (16.28%) Terraform
12 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
12 6 (13.95%) Java
12 6 (13.95%) Python
12 6 (13.95%) Spring
12 6 (13.95%) PaaS
12 6 (13.95%) GCP
12 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
12 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (11.63%) IaaS
13 5 (11.63%) Icinga
13 5 (11.63%) Go
13 5 (11.63%) ServiceNow

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 2 (4.65%) Confluence
1 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 22 (51.16%) AWS
2 20 (46.51%) Azure
3 6 (13.95%) GCP
3 6 (13.95%) PaaS
4 5 (11.63%) IaaS
5 4 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (9.30%) GitHub
6 3 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (6.98%) Serverless
7 2 (4.65%) Azure App Service
7 2 (4.65%) Azure Functions
7 2 (4.65%) Azure Key Vault
7 2 (4.65%) Azure Service Fabric
7 2 (4.65%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (2.33%) Power Platform
8 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) DHCP
1 2 (4.65%) DNS
1 2 (4.65%) Firewall
1 2 (4.65%) Network Security
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) SD-WAN
2 1 (2.33%) SSH
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) VSAN
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.65%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.65%) Redis
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.33%) Power BI
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.65%) Jasmine
3 2 (4.65%) JIRA
3 2 (4.65%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (4.65%) Postman
3 2 (4.65%) Protractor
General
1 16 (37.21%) Social Skills
2 14 (32.56%) Finance
3 5 (11.63%) Banking
4 4 (9.30%) Billing
4 4 (9.30%) Legal
5 3 (6.98%) Financial Institution
5 3 (6.98%) Front Office
6 2 (4.65%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (2.33%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.33%) Military
7 1 (2.33%) Police
7 1 (2.33%) Public Sector
7 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Architect
3 6 (13.95%) Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Support
5 4 (9.30%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Front Office Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Python Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Quantitative Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Salesforce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Spring
2 5 (11.63%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (9.30%) CSS
3 4 (9.30%) HTML
3 4 (9.30%) RESTful
4 3 (6.98%) Node.js
5 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.65%) ARM Templates
5 2 (4.65%) CSS3
5 2 (4.65%) HTML5
5 2 (4.65%) JSON
5 2 (4.65%) Kafka
5 2 (4.65%) NgRx
5 2 (4.65%) Play Framework
5 2 (4.65%) Sass
5 2 (4.65%) Spring Boot
5 2 (4.65%) Spring Security
5 2 (4.65%) Web Services
6 1 (2.33%) JSF
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) CMDB
3 3 (6.98%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.65%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.33%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) DevOps
3 10 (23.26%) Analytics
4 9 (20.93%) Insurtech
4 9 (20.93%) Software Delivery
5 8 (18.60%) Microservices
6 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure as Code
7 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (11.63%) Decision-Making
8 5 (11.63%) Migration
8 5 (11.63%) Tech Ops
9 4 (9.30%) AOP
9 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
9 4 (9.30%) Economics
9 4 (9.30%) ITIL
9 4 (9.30%) ITSM
9 4 (9.30%) Performance Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.30%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) Java
1 6 (13.95%) Python
2 5 (11.63%) Go
3 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.30%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.98%) Java 8
4 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.65%) Ruby
5 2 (4.65%) Scala
5 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.33%) Clojure
6 1 (2.33%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) CCIE
3 1 (2.33%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) CCNP
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CISSP
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) GDPR
2 2 (4.65%) Accessibility
2 2 (4.65%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) WCAG
3 1 (2.33%) IFRS
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) Docker
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) VMFS
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (41.86%) Kubernetes
2 10 (23.26%) Packer
3 9 (20.93%) Consul
3 9 (20.93%) Prometheus
3 9 (20.93%) Puppet
4 7 (16.28%) Terraform
5 5 (11.63%) Icinga
6 4 (9.30%) Grafana
7 1 (2.33%) Ansible
7 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
7 1 (2.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) ServiceNow
3 4 (9.30%) Google
4 2 (4.65%) Databricks
4 2 (4.65%) Dynatrace
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) Splunk
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.33%) Meraki
5 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.33%) VMware