Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 225 162
Rank change year-on-year -4 -63 +102
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 42 20 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.29% 1.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 0.67% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 87
City of London median daily rate £546 £535 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% -2.73% +7.06%
10th Percentile £422 £277 £415
90th Percentile £775 £728 £575
Central London median daily rate £550 £535 £550
% change year-on-year +2.80% -2.73% +7.06%
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 3,020 2,971 2,775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 43.08% 43.36% 41.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,350 2,283 2,211
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £306 £320 £313
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 35 30
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.10% +7.89% -9.52%
10th Percentile £13.18 £12.61 £11.25
90th Percentile £37.09 £33.25 £85.08
Central London median hourly rate £19.38 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -0.64% +2.63% -5.00%

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 16 October 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (54.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (42.86%) Java
4 16 (38.10%) Migration
5 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (28.57%) Finance
6 12 (28.57%) Docker
7 10 (23.81%) IaaS
7 10 (23.81%) Banking
8 9 (21.43%) Google
8 9 (21.43%) Windows
8 9 (21.43%) Linux
8 9 (21.43%) Ansible
8 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
9 8 (19.05%) Python
9 8 (19.05%) DevOps
9 8 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (16.67%) REST
10 7 (16.67%) PaaS
10 7 (16.67%) RESTful
10 7 (16.67%) Web Services
10 7 (16.67%) Oracle
10 7 (16.67%) Terraform
11 6 (14.29%) Kubernetes
11 6 (14.29%) SQL
11 6 (14.29%) SOAP
11 6 (14.29%) DNS
11 6 (14.29%) Cisco
11 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 6 (14.29%) Maven

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 (9.52%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) Jetty
3 1 (2.38%) Mongrel
3 1 (2.38%) nginx
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle FAH
1 2 (4.76%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 27 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (54.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (23.81%) IaaS
4 7 (16.67%) PaaS
5 6 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (14.29%) SaaS
6 4 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (7.14%) Heroku
8 2 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (4.76%) Datadog
8 2 (4.76%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (4.76%) OpenShift
8 2 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (2.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (2.38%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (2.38%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (2.38%) Serverless
9 1 (2.38%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (9.52%) HTTP
2 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.14%) FTP
3 3 (7.14%) SSL
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (4.76%) DMZ
4 2 (4.76%) Firewall
4 2 (4.76%) Kerberos
4 2 (4.76%) LAN
4 2 (4.76%) Multicast
4 2 (4.76%) NAS
4 2 (4.76%) Network Security
4 2 (4.76%) SAN
4 2 (4.76%) Unified Communications
4 2 (4.76%) WAN
5 1 (2.38%) DHCP
5 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) Aerospike
3 2 (4.76%) Couchbase
3 2 (4.76%) Essbase
3 2 (4.76%) Hazelcast
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (4.76%) Redis
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Maven
2 5 (11.90%) JMeter
2 5 (11.90%) The Grinder
3 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.52%) Gradle
4 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 3 (7.14%) webpack
5 2 (4.76%) Artifactory
5 2 (4.76%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.76%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (4.76%) Selenium
5 2 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (4.76%) Subversion
5 2 (4.76%) Zephyr
6 1 (2.38%) Ant
6 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Architect
2 7 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Technical Leader
5 4 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) AWS Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Compliance Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Mobile Tester
7 2 (4.76%) Network Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Security Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Security Advisor
7 2 (4.76%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) REST
1 7 (16.67%) RESTful
1 7 (16.67%) Web Services
2 6 (14.29%) SOAP
3 5 (11.90%) OAuth
4 4 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (9.52%) Kafka
4 4 (9.52%) Node.js
4 4 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (7.14%) Dropwizard
5 3 (7.14%) Guice
5 3 (7.14%) OAuth2
5 3 (7.14%) Ratpack
6 2 (4.76%) Java EE
6 2 (4.76%) LDAP
6 2 (4.76%) Middleware
6 2 (4.76%) SAML
6 2 (4.76%) Spring Boot
6 2 (4.76%) Vert.x
7 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Hedge funds
2 4 (9.52%) PKI
3 3 (7.14%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.76%) Cloud Native
4 2 (4.76%) Fintech
4 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.38%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Linux
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Unix
2 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.14%) Android
3 3 (7.14%) CoreOS
3 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Debian
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Migration
2 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (19.05%) DevOps
4 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 5 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (11.90%) Microservices
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
5 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
6 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (9.52%) OWASP
6 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.52%) TDD
7 3 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (7.14%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (7.14%) High Availability
7 3 (7.14%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) Java
2 8 (19.05%) Python
3 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 6 (14.29%) Scala
3 6 (14.29%) SQL
4 5 (11.90%) Clojure
5 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.52%) Go
5 4 (9.52%) Perl
6 3 (7.14%) Java 8
6 3 (7.14%) Ruby
7 1 (2.38%) C#
7 1 (2.38%) Cypher
7 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.14%) CISSP
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) CISM
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) MCSA
3 2 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.38%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.38%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 2 (4.76%) NIST 800
1 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Docker
2 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.76%) OpenAM
4 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.38%) KVM
5 1 (2.38%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Ansible
2 7 (16.67%) Terraform
3 6 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 6 (14.29%) Puppet
4 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (9.52%) Mesos
5 4 (9.52%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (7.14%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (7.14%) Nagios
7 2 (4.76%) CASB
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (4.76%) Consul
7 2 (4.76%) CSIRT
7 2 (4.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (4.76%) SCCM
7 2 (4.76%) SCOM
8 1 (2.38%) Graylog
8 1 (2.38%) Kibana
8 1 (2.38%) Salt
8 1 (2.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Google
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco
4 5 (11.90%) CA
4 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.90%) Splunk
4 5 (11.90%) VMware
5 4 (9.52%) Forcepoint
6 3 (7.14%) Apigee
6 3 (7.14%) AppDynamics
6 3 (7.14%) New Relic
6 3 (7.14%) Symantec
7 2 (4.76%) CyberArk
7 2 (4.76%) F5
7 2 (4.76%) Hyperion
7 2 (4.76%) IBM
7 2 (4.76%) Juniper
7 2 (4.76%) Micro Focus
7 2 (4.76%) Tripwire
8 1 (2.38%) Perforce