Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 122 132 191
Rank change year-on-year +10 +59 +37
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 24 36 57
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.95% 0.94% 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.40% 2.68% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 48
10th Percentile £463 " £363
25th Percentile £481 £414 £469
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £563
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -15.56% -6.25%
75th Percentile £584 £575 £673
90th Percentile £598 £662 £733
Central London median daily rate £550 £475 £575
% change year-on-year +15.79% -17.39% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £57.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £57.50 £70.00
% change year-on-year - -17.86% +154.55%

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 1,001 1,343 2,500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.52% 35.25% 37.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 975 1,849
10th Percentile £341 £276 £313
25th Percentile £436 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £520 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.77% -0.95% -
75th Percentile £650 £625 £625
90th Percentile £725 £694 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 45 44
10th Percentile £11.59 £12.42 £12.58
25th Percentile £12.38 £14.38 £16.19
Median hourly rate £16.03 £25.00 £18.98
Median % change year-on-year -35.90% +31.75% -11.18%
75th Percentile £23.75 £38.75 £33.13
90th Percentile £36.13 £52.25 £37.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.99 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -24.05% +25.00% -4.76%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 16 (66.67%) AWS
2 13 (54.17%) Kubernetes
3 12 (50.00%) Azure
4 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (33.33%) Java
5 8 (33.33%) Google
5 8 (33.33%) Microservices
5 8 (33.33%) GCP
6 7 (29.17%) Java 8
6 7 (29.17%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (29.17%) Internet
6 7 (29.17%) Finance
6 7 (29.17%) Spring
7 6 (25.00%) Kafka
8 5 (20.83%) IaaS
8 5 (20.83%) DevOps
8 5 (20.83%) PaaS
8 5 (20.83%) Migration
8 5 (20.83%) Project Management
8 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.67%) Decision-Making
9 4 (16.67%) Cloud Native
10 3 (12.50%) Terraform
10 3 (12.50%) Python
10 3 (12.50%) Banking
10 3 (12.50%) Analytics
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft 365
11 2 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
11 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
11 2 (8.33%) Open Source

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 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (66.67%) AWS
2 12 (50.00%) Azure
3 8 (33.33%) GCP
4 7 (29.17%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (20.83%) IaaS
5 5 (20.83%) PaaS
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft 365
7 2 (8.33%) Serverless
8 1 (4.17%) Amazon Cognito
8 1 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (4.17%) Cloud Functions
8 1 (4.17%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (4.17%) Power Platform
8 1 (4.17%) SoftLayer
8 1 (4.17%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) Network Security
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) BGP
3 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.17%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (4.17%) HTTP
3 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.17%) InfiniBand
3 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.17%) Multicast
3 1 (4.17%) OSPF
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) Power BI
2 1 (4.17%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.17%) Robot Framework
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Billing
3 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft 365 Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft 365 Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Spring
2 6 (25.00%) Kafka
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) LDAP
4 1 (4.17%) Node.js
4 1 (4.17%) OAuth
4 1 (4.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Cloud Native
2 2 (8.33%) CMDB
2 2 (8.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Microservices
3 5 (20.83%) DevOps
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Decision-Making
5 3 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) AOP
6 2 (8.33%) Cloud Operations
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.33%) Economics
6 2 (8.33%) FinOps
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) ITSM
6 2 (8.33%) Open Source
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) Java 8
3 3 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) AWS Certification
1 1 (4.17%) CCIE
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) CISSP
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) Kubernetes
2 3 (12.50%) Terraform
3 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Google
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.17%) Alteryx
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica
4 1 (4.17%) Nokia
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) VMware