Period
to 27 November 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 98 163 223
Rank change year-on-year +65 +60 +11
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 20 60 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.01% 1.04% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.74% 3.25% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 29
Median daily rate £525 £525 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.33% -1.38%
10th Percentile £393 £321 £450
90th Percentile £583 £615 £689
Central London median daily rate £538 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +2.38% -4.55% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £52.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.88% - -
Central London median hourly rate £37.50 £52.00 -
% change year-on-year -27.88% - -

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 730 1,846 2,824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.00% 31.92% 39.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 1,407 2,204
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £325 £297 £285
90th Percentile £720 £700 £713
Central London median daily rate £525 £515 £525
% change year-on-year +1.94% -1.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 63
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +9.09% -18.92%
10th Percentile £14.92 £12.30 £13.45
90th Percentile £47.05 £51.85 £36.27
Median hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £19.25
% change year-on-year +52.38% +9.09% -14.44%

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 27 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Public Cloud in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (55.00%) AWS
2 10 (50.00%) Azure
2 10 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 8 (40.00%) Microservices
3 8 (40.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) Internet
4 7 (35.00%) Spring
4 7 (35.00%) Kafka
4 7 (35.00%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (35.00%) Java 8
5 6 (30.00%) IaaS
5 6 (30.00%) PaaS
5 6 (30.00%) DevOps
6 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) SCCM
7 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (15.00%) SaaS
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (15.00%) ITSM
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) SAN
8 3 (15.00%) Windows

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 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) AWS
2 10 (50.00%) Azure
3 7 (35.00%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (30.00%) IaaS
4 6 (30.00%) PaaS
5 3 (15.00%) SaaS
6 2 (10.00%) GCP
6 2 (10.00%) Office 365
7 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Internet
2 3 (15.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) SSH
4 1 (5.00%) 2G
4 1 (5.00%) 3G
4 1 (5.00%) 4G
4 1 (5.00%) 5G
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) Skype
4 1 (5.00%) SNMP
4 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Impala
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.00%) Hudson
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
1 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Architect
2 2 (10.00%) AWS Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Network Deployment Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Kafka
1 7 (35.00%) Spring
2 1 (5.00%) LAMP
2 1 (5.00%) Memcached
2 1 (5.00%) OAuth
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
2 1 (5.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2016
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2019
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Microservices
3 6 (30.00%) DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) ITSM
4 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Operations
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Patch Management
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) Java 8
3 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) Erlang
5 1 (5.00%) Kotlin
5 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (20.00%) SCCM
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (10.00%) Terraform
4 2 (10.00%) WSUS
5 1 (5.00%) Ansible
5 1 (5.00%) Kubeflow
5 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (5.00%) Nagios
5 1 (5.00%) Puppet
5 1 (5.00%) Rundeck
5 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Cloudera
5 1 (5.00%) Dynatrace
5 1 (5.00%) McAfee
5 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.00%) Splunk