Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 237 152
Rank change year-on-year +17 -85 +93
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 36 21 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% 0.29% 1.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 0.68% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 83
City of London median daily rate £538 £540 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.46% -1.82% +15.79%
10th Percentile £448 £340 £425
90th Percentile £676 £718 £575
Central London median daily rate £543 £540 £550
% change year-on-year +0.46% -1.82% +15.79%
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 2,947 3,078 2,636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 41.29% 42.83% 40.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,280 2,409 2,027
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £281 £319 £313
90th Percentile £713 £725 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 35 31
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £24.49 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.38% +28.87% -3.80%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.13 £12.89
90th Percentile £33.00 £33.92 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.38 £22.26 £18.45
% change year-on-year -12.95% +20.64% -6.58%

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 11 December 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 26 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (52.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (44.44%) DevOps
4 15 (41.67%) Finance
4 15 (41.67%) Migration
5 12 (33.33%) Python
5 12 (33.33%) Ansible
6 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (27.78%) Java
7 10 (27.78%) IaaS
7 10 (27.78%) Terraform
8 9 (25.00%) Google
9 8 (22.22%) Financial Institution
9 8 (22.22%) SaaS
9 8 (22.22%) PaaS
9 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (22.22%) Hedge funds
10 7 (19.44%) Node.js
10 7 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (19.44%) Banking
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle
11 6 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (16.67%) Change Control
11 6 (16.67%) Datadog
11 6 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
12 5 (13.89%) Packer
12 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
12 5 (13.89%) Docker

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 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) Drupal
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle FAH
1 2 (5.56%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 26 (72.22%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (52.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (27.78%) IaaS
4 8 (22.22%) PaaS
4 8 (22.22%) SaaS
5 6 (16.67%) Datadog
6 4 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (8.33%) Apigee
7 3 (8.33%) Office 365
8 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (5.56%) GitHub
8 2 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (5.56%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (5.56%) OpenShift
8 2 (5.56%) Serverless
8 2 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (2.78%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
9 1 (2.78%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.78%) DMZ
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) Multicast
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (5.56%) Aerospike
3 2 (5.56%) Couchbase
3 2 (5.56%) Essbase
3 2 (5.56%) Hazelcast
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.56%) Redis
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) GoCD
3 2 (5.56%) Artifactory
3 2 (5.56%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.56%) IBM UrbanCode
3 2 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (5.56%) Selenium
3 2 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.56%) Zephyr
4 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.78%) GitLab
4 1 (2.78%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Financial Institution
3 7 (19.44%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Architect
2 7 (19.44%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (8.33%) AWS Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Security Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Node.js
2 4 (11.11%) REST
2 4 (11.11%) RESTful
3 3 (8.33%) SOAP
3 3 (8.33%) Web Services
4 2 (5.56%) Java EE
4 2 (5.56%) LDAP
4 2 (5.56%) Spring Boot
4 2 (5.56%) Vert.x
5 1 (2.78%) .NET
5 1 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.78%) JSON
5 1 (2.78%) Kafka
5 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.78%) React
5 1 (2.78%) React Native
5 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Hedge funds
2 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) Fintech
4 2 (5.56%) PKI
5 1 (2.78%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.33%) Android
4 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) DevOps
2 15 (41.67%) Migration
3 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (16.67%) Change Control
6 6 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (11.11%) Information Security
7 4 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Build Automation
8 3 (8.33%) Change Management
8 3 (8.33%) Coaching
8 3 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
8 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.33%) Open Source
8 3 (8.33%) SDLC
8 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineering
8 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Python
2 10 (27.78%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.11%) SQL
4 3 (8.33%) Go
5 2 (5.56%) C#
5 2 (5.56%) Perl
5 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.56%) Ruby
5 2 (5.56%) Scala
6 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.78%) Cypher
6 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) CISM
2 2 (5.56%) CISSP
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.56%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.78%) GDPR
2 1 (2.78%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Docker
2 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) Ansible
2 10 (27.78%) Terraform
3 7 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (13.89%) Packer
5 4 (11.11%) Kubernetes
5 4 (11.11%) Puppet
6 3 (8.33%) SCCM
6 3 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (5.56%) Consul
7 2 (5.56%) Nagios
7 2 (5.56%) SCOM
7 2 (5.56%) SCOrch
8 1 (2.78%) CSIRT
8 1 (2.78%) Grafana
8 1 (2.78%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Google
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle
3 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.11%) Splunk
5 3 (8.33%) CA
6 2 (5.56%) AppDynamics
6 2 (5.56%) Hyperion
6 2 (5.56%) IBM
6 2 (5.56%) Micro Focus
6 2 (5.56%) NetApp
6 2 (5.56%) New Relic
6 2 (5.56%) Tripwire
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco
7 1 (2.78%) F5
7 1 (2.78%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.78%) Juniper
7 1 (2.78%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.78%) SaltStack
7 1 (2.78%) Trend Micro
7 1 (2.78%) VMware