The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Cloud Computing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cloud Computing over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cloud Computing
England / London
Rank 301 305 341
Rank change year-on-year +4 +36  
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 97 126 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.50% 0.57% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.29% 6.03% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 80 51
Median daily rate £510 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.36% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £627 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £503
% change year-on-year -10.52% -5.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £18.57 £20.53 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.57% -41.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.00

Cloud Computing is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2951 2091 1383
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.24% 9.44% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2194 1543 931
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 27
Median hourly rate £21.92 £26.25 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.50% -3.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.28 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £43.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.92% -13.35%  

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cloud Computing in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cloud Computing in London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cloud Computing in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cloud Computing in London

Cloud Computing
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cloud Computing within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 18 £575 +53.33% 8
Heathrow - 1 £425 -
Cloud Computing
England

Cloud Computing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 90 (41.86%) Java
2 83 (38.60%) Linux
3 82 (38.14%) Amazon AWS
4 77 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (33.95%) Python
6 55 (25.58%) Hadoop
6 55 (25.58%) DevOps
7 50 (23.26%) Finance
7 50 (23.26%) Big Data
7 50 (23.26%) Ansible
8 48 (22.33%) Puppet
9 46 (21.40%) Unix
10 40 (18.60%) SQL
10 40 (18.60%) Ruby
10 40 (18.60%) Apache Spark
11 39 (18.14%) Git (software)
12 37 (17.21%) Apache Hive
12 37 (17.21%) Windows
13 36 (16.74%) SOA
13 36 (16.74%) Configuration Management
13 36 (16.74%) Scala
14 34 (15.81%) Docker
15 33 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
16 32 (14.88%) VMware
17 30 (13.95%) Bash Shell
17 30 (13.95%) Kafka
18 28 (13.02%) VMware Infrastructure
18 28 (13.02%) DNS
18 28 (13.02%) Continuous Delivery
19 27 (12.56%) Microservices

Cloud Computing
Top Related IT Skills in 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 40 (18.60%) Apache Spark
2 21 (9.77%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (6.98%) Apache Pig
3 15 (6.98%) OpenStack
4 14 (6.51%) Apache
5 12 (5.58%) WebSphere
6 10 (4.65%) Tomcat
7 9 (4.19%) JBoss
8 7 (3.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.86%) IIS
9 4 (1.86%) SAS
9 4 (1.86%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.40%) Apache Solr
10 3 (1.40%) CMS
10 3 (1.40%) Mule
10 3 (1.40%) nginx
11 2 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.93%) CloudStack
11 2 (0.93%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.86%) SPSS
3 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.47%) MS Office
4 1 (0.47%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (1.86%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.40%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.40%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.47%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 82 (38.14%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (11.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (8.84%) IaaS
4 14 (6.51%) PaaS
4 14 (6.51%) SaaS
5 12 (5.58%) Amazon Kinesis
6 11 (5.12%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (5.12%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (4.65%) Amazon S3
8 8 (3.72%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (3.26%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (1.86%) OpenShift
12 3 (1.40%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.93%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.93%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 2 (0.93%) Boomi
13 2 (0.93%) Force.com
13 2 (0.93%) Office 365
14 1 (0.47%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.02%) DNS
2 22 (10.23%) Firewall
3 19 (8.84%) Network Security
4 16 (7.44%) Internet
5 15 (6.98%) TCP/IP
6 12 (5.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (4.19%) LAN
8 8 (3.72%) SAN
9 7 (3.26%) HTTP
9 7 (3.26%) SSL
9 7 (3.26%) WAN
10 5 (2.33%) LDAP
10 5 (2.33%) VPN
11 4 (1.86%) Multicast
11 4 (1.86%) VLAN
11 4 (1.86%) Wireshark
12 3 (1.40%) DHCP
12 3 (1.40%) DMZ
12 3 (1.40%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.40%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (25.58%) Hadoop
2 50 (23.26%) Big Data
3 37 (17.21%) Apache Hive
4 25 (11.63%) SQL Server
5 21 (9.77%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (9.30%) Relational Database
7 17 (7.91%) MySQL
8 14 (6.51%) MongoDB
9 13 (6.05%) Sqoop
10 12 (5.58%) Parquet
11 11 (5.12%) NoSQL
12 9 (4.19%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (2.79%) HBase
15 4 (1.86%) Impala
16 3 (1.40%) Data Lake
16 3 (1.40%) DataStax
16 3 (1.40%) DB2
16 3 (1.40%) DocumentDB
16 3 (1.40%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 39 (18.14%) Git (software)
2 25 (11.63%) Jenkins
3 20 (9.30%) JIRA
4 12 (5.58%) JUnit
4 12 (5.58%) Maven
4 12 (5.58%) Mockito
5 7 (3.26%) Cucumber
5 7 (3.26%) RSpec
6 6 (2.79%) Artifactory
6 6 (2.79%) Selenium
6 6 (2.79%) Subversion
7 5 (2.33%) Gerrit
7 5 (2.33%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.86%) Gradle
8 4 (1.86%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (1.86%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.40%) Hudson
9 3 (1.40%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 50 (23.26%) Finance
2 13 (6.05%) Banking
3 12 (5.58%) Retail
3 12 (5.58%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.12%) Advertising
4 11 (5.12%) Marketing
5 8 (3.72%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.26%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.79%) Front Office
8 4 (1.86%) Legal
9 3 (1.40%) German Language
10 2 (0.93%) Billing
10 2 (0.93%) Games
10 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.47%) Back Office
11 1 (0.47%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.47%) Electronics
11 1 (0.47%) French Language
11 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (24.19%) Architect
2 27 (12.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (12.09%) Developer
4 24 (11.16%) Data Engineer
5 23 (10.70%) Solutions Architect
6 19 (8.84%) Cloud Architect
7 15 (6.98%) Big Data Engineer
8 14 (6.51%) Hadoop Engineer
9 13 (6.05%) Java Developer
10 12 (5.58%) AWS Engineer
11 11 (5.12%) Administrator
11 11 (5.12%) Security Officer
12 10 (4.65%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 10 (4.65%) Platform Engineer
13 9 (4.19%) Analyst
14 8 (3.72%) AWS DevOps
14 8 (3.72%) Linux Engineer
14 8 (3.72%) Support Engineer
14 8 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
14 8 (3.72%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.95%) Kafka
2 25 (11.63%) Spring
3 21 (9.77%) Web Services
4 18 (8.37%) JMS
4 18 (8.37%) JSON
5 15 (6.98%) HTML
5 15 (6.98%) XML
6 14 (6.51%) Middleware
7 13 (6.05%) Spring MVC
8 12 (5.58%) Apache Avro
8 12 (5.58%) Spark Streaming
9 11 (5.12%) AngularJS
9 11 (5.12%) Hibernate
9 11 (5.12%) REST
10 10 (4.65%) jQuery
10 10 (4.65%) RESTful
11 9 (4.19%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (3.72%) Ajax
12 8 (3.72%) HTML5
13 7 (3.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (11.16%) Management Information System
3 15 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 14 (6.51%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.65%) Private Cloud
6 7 (3.26%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.26%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.26%) Fintech
6 7 (3.26%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (2.79%) Clustering
8 5 (2.33%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.33%) Digital Media
8 5 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.33%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.86%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.93%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 83 (38.60%) Linux
2 46 (21.40%) Unix
3 37 (17.21%) Windows
4 18 (8.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (6.98%) Windows Server
6 10 (4.65%) AIX
7 9 (4.19%) CentOS
8 6 (2.79%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (2.79%) Solaris
9 5 (2.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.93%) Android
10 2 (0.93%) SUSE
11 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.47%) Debian
11 1 (0.47%) Fedora
11 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (25.58%) DevOps
3 36 (16.74%) Configuration Management
3 36 (16.74%) SOA
4 28 (13.02%) Continuous Delivery
5 27 (12.56%) Microservices
6 26 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (12.09%) Information Security
7 21 (9.77%) Analytics
8 20 (9.30%) ITIL
8 20 (9.30%) Open Source
8 20 (9.30%) TDD
9 19 (8.84%) Risk Management
10 18 (8.37%) E-Commerce
10 18 (8.37%) Scrum
11 17 (7.91%) MVC
11 17 (7.91%) Statistics
12 16 (7.44%) Load Balancing
12 16 (7.44%) Unit Testing
13 15 (6.98%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 90 (41.86%) Java
2 73 (33.95%) Python
3 40 (18.60%) Ruby
3 40 (18.60%) SQL
4 36 (16.74%) Scala
5 30 (13.95%) Bash Shell
6 26 (12.09%) R
7 17 (7.91%) Perl
8 16 (7.44%) JavaScript
9 9 (4.19%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.72%) Korn
11 7 (3.26%) C#
12 5 (2.33%) PHP
12 5 (2.33%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.86%) C++
14 3 (1.40%) C
15 2 (0.93%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.47%) C-shell
16 1 (0.47%) Go
16 1 (0.47%) Julia
Qualifications
1 18 (8.37%) Degree
2 9 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.72%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.26%) RHCE
5 6 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.33%) CCNA
6 5 (2.33%) CCNP
6 5 (2.33%) RHCSA
7 4 (1.86%) CISSP
7 4 (1.86%) ISACA
7 4 (1.86%) SANS
8 3 (1.40%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.40%) CISA
8 3 (1.40%) CISM
8 3 (1.40%) RHCA
9 2 (0.93%) PMP
9 2 (0.93%) RHCT
10 1 (0.47%) MCSE
10 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.72%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.40%) FedRAMP
4 2 (0.93%) QA
4 2 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (15.81%) Docker
2 28 (13.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.05%) Active Directory
4 11 (5.12%) HDFS
5 9 (4.19%) vSphere
6 7 (3.26%) Apache Flume
6 7 (3.26%) NFS
6 7 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.33%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (1.86%) KVM
10 3 (1.40%) iptables
10 3 (1.40%) Samba
10 3 (1.40%) XenServer
11 2 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.47%) vCloud
12 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 50 (23.26%) Ansible
2 48 (22.33%) Puppet
3 21 (9.77%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (7.91%) Kubernetes
5 13 (6.05%) Terraform
6 11 (5.12%) Mesos
7 9 (4.19%) Red Hat Satellite
8 8 (3.72%) logstash
9 7 (3.26%) Nagios
10 6 (2.79%) Kibana
11 5 (2.33%) HAProxy
12 4 (1.86%) OpenNMS
12 4 (1.86%) Zenoss
13 3 (1.40%) FortiGate
13 3 (1.40%) SCOM
14 2 (0.93%) Cacti
14 2 (0.93%) Grafana
14 2 (0.93%) NetBackup
14 2 (0.93%) OpenView
14 2 (0.93%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 32 (14.88%) VMware
2 27 (12.56%) Oracle
3 21 (9.77%) Microsoft
4 19 (8.84%) Dell
4 19 (8.84%) HP
5 16 (7.44%) Red Hat
6 14 (6.51%) IBM
7 12 (5.58%) Cisco
8 11 (5.12%) Symantec
9 10 (4.65%) Splunk
10 9 (4.19%) Sun
10 9 (4.19%) Teradata
11 8 (3.72%) Cloudera
11 8 (3.72%) Google
12 5 (2.33%) Citrix
12 5 (2.33%) Hortonworks
12 5 (2.33%) Informatica
12 5 (2.33%) MuleSoft
13 4 (1.86%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
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