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The median contractor rate for a Senior Cloud Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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.

Senior Cloud Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 186 160 138
Rank change year-on-year -26 -22 +91
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Cloud Engineer 7 4 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
10th Percentile £451 - £487
25th Percentile £498 - £523
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £594
Median % change year-on-year - -7.37% +10.47%
75th Percentile £591 - £661
90th Percentile £619 - £696
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £594
% change year-on-year - -7.37% +10.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 3,954 2,898 2,567
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.50% 93.82% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,922 2,125 1,935
10th Percentile £363 £350 £305
25th Percentile £465 £444 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £565 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.73% +10.00% -3.85%
75th Percentile £688 £638 £600
90th Percentile £775 £716 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £546 £500
% change year-on-year +0.69% +9.25% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 37 38
10th Percentile £16.05 £12.23 £12.48
25th Percentile £25.75 £14.25 £14.41
Median hourly rate £42.50 £23.00 £26.22
Median % change year-on-year +84.78% -12.28% +27.90%
75th Percentile £55.25 £32.40 £39.25
90th Percentile £64.45 £39.55 £53.70
Central London median hourly rate £41.50 £22.75 £26.44
% change year-on-year +82.42% -13.96% +32.20%

Senior Cloud Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior Cloud Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Cloud Engineer in the City of London

Senior Cloud Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Senior Cloud Engineer in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Senior Cloud Engineer in the City of London

Senior Cloud Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Senior Cloud Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Senior Cloud Engineer in the City of London

Senior Cloud Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, Senior Cloud Engineer contract jobs required 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 featuring Senior Cloud Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Azure
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Financial Institution
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Legal
2 3 (42.86%) AOP
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Hedge funds
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 3 (42.86%) Big Data
2 3 (42.86%) Kafka
2 3 (42.86%) Data Transformation
2 3 (42.86%) Data Munging
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Spark
2 3 (42.86%) Data Structures
2 3 (42.86%) Spark Streaming
2 3 (42.86%) GDPR
2 3 (42.86%) Workload Management
2 3 (42.86%) PySpark
2 3 (42.86%) Data Pipeline
2 3 (42.86%) Metadata
3 2 (28.57%) Strategic Thinking
3 2 (28.57%) Terraform
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (28.57%) Observability
3 2 (28.57%) Agile

Senior Cloud Engineer Skill Set
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 3 (42.86%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Azure
2 3 (42.86%) AWS
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
1 3 (42.86%) Metadata
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Financial Institution
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Kafka
1 3 (42.86%) PySpark
1 3 (42.86%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) OAuth
2 1 (14.29%) OAuth2
2 1 (14.29%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Structures
1 3 (42.86%) Hedge funds
2 1 (14.29%) Housing Association
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) AOP
1 3 (42.86%) Data Munging
1 3 (42.86%) Data Pipeline
1 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
1 3 (42.86%) Data Transformation
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) Workload Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure as Code
2 2 (28.57%) Observability
2 2 (28.57%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Go
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Terraform
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Mitel
1 1 (14.29%) SaltStack