Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 102 164 209
Rank change year-on-year +62 +45 +9
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 11 71 36
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.62% 1.14% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.70% 3.58% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 50 30
Median daily rate £513 £525 £546
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% -3.89% -0.68%
10th Percentile £383 £330 £413
90th Percentile £560 £673 £783
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £575
% change year-on-year - -8.70% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £52.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.65% - -
Central London median hourly rate £47.50 £52.00 -
% change year-on-year -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 648 1,981 2,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.53% 31.72% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 1,495 2,178
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £693 £700 £713
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £514
% change year-on-year - +2.19% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 53
Median hourly rate £35.75 £20.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.75% +3.90% -7.57%
10th Percentile £14.33 £11.25 £13.31
90th Percentile £50.38 £52.53 £37.09
Median hourly rate £35.25 £20.67 £19.50
% change year-on-year +70.58% +5.97% +2.63%

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 25 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Public Cloud in the City of London

Public Cloud
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Public Cloud in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 September 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Public Cloud in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Azure
2 4 (36.36%) AWS
2 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) IaaS
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) Internet
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes
3 3 (27.27%) SCCM
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 3 (27.27%) PaaS
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) SaaS
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (18.18%) ITSM
4 2 (18.18%) SSH
4 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) Java

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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Azure
2 4 (36.36%) AWS
3 3 (27.27%) IaaS
3 3 (27.27%) PaaS
4 2 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (18.18%) SaaS
5 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) SSH
3 1 (9.09%) 2G
3 1 (9.09%) 3G
3 1 (9.09%) 4G
3 1 (9.09%) 5G
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Skype
3 1 (9.09%) SNMP
3 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) Impala
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Hudson
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 2 (18.18%) Public Sector
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) AWS Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Developer
1 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support
2 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Support
2 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Product Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) Kafka
2 1 (9.09%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) Memcached
2 1 (9.09%) OAuth
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2016
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2019
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (18.18%) ITSM
3 2 (18.18%) Microservices
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Java 8
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Erlang
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) Kubeflow
3 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (9.09%) Nagios
3 1 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) Rundeck
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Cloudera
4 1 (9.09%) Dynatrace
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
4 1 (9.09%) Splunk