Period
to 1 August 2021

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 6 months to 1 August 2021 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.

Cloud Computing
England > London
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 329 308 342
Rank change year-on-year -21 +34 -21
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 204 69 269
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.68% 0.44% 0.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.78% 1.30% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 57 204
10th Percentile £413 £401 £350
25th Percentile £466 £463 £424
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £551 £500
Median % change year-on-year -0.09% +10.10% -8.68%
75th Percentile £633 £675 £628
90th Percentile £739 £731 £696
England median daily rate £525 £488 £488
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -7.14%

Cloud Computing is in the Cloud Services category. The following 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.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 11,449 5,311 12,942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.01% 33.71% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,336 3,998 9,456
10th Percentile £375 £350 £350
25th Percentile £456 £431 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £638 £625 £613
90th Percentile £713 £713 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 29 84
10th Percentile £13.63 £19.00 £13.61
25th Percentile £18.12 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +30.95% -6.67%
75th Percentile £51.63 £50.00 £30.94
90th Percentile £68.00 £61.60 £52.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +10.85%

Cloud Computing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Cloud Computing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Cloud Computing in London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cloud Computing in London.

Daily rate trend for Cloud Computing in London

Cloud Computing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cloud Computing in London over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Cloud Computing in London

Cloud Computing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cloud Computing in London.

Hourly rate trend 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 6 months to 1 August 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -20 23 £566 +7.90% 25
South London - 6 £550 - 2
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Cloud Computing 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 London region with a requirement for Cloud Computing.

1 119 (58.33%) AWS
2 87 (42.65%) Azure
3 59 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (28.43%) Python
5 57 (27.94%) Java
6 56 (27.45%) Social Skills
7 49 (24.02%) DevOps
8 44 (21.57%) GCP
9 41 (20.10%) Finance
10 39 (19.12%) Linux
11 35 (17.16%) Microsoft
12 34 (16.67%) Kubernetes
13 33 (16.18%) Terraform
13 33 (16.18%) Google
13 33 (16.18%) Docker
14 30 (14.71%) REST
15 29 (14.22%) Security Cleared
16 28 (13.73%) Web Services
17 27 (13.24%) JavaScript
17 27 (13.24%) SQL
17 27 (13.24%) SC Cleared
17 27 (13.24%) Infrastructure as Code
18 26 (12.75%) Degree
18 26 (12.75%) Windows
18 26 (12.75%) Spring
19 25 (12.25%) PaaS
20 24 (11.76%) NoSQL
21 23 (11.27%) Ansible
21 23 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
22 22 (10.78%) Banking

Cloud Computing
Co-occurring 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 14 (6.86%) Confluence
2 11 (5.39%) Apache Spark
2 11 (5.39%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.45%) IIS
3 5 (2.45%) Mule
3 5 (2.45%) nginx
3 5 (2.45%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.96%) Apache
4 4 (1.96%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (1.96%) JBoss
4 4 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.47%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.98%) CMS
6 2 (0.98%) Luigi
7 1 (0.49%) Drupal
7 1 (0.49%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 119 (58.33%) AWS
2 87 (42.65%) Azure
3 44 (21.57%) GCP
4 25 (12.25%) PaaS
5 21 (10.29%) IaaS
6 20 (9.80%) SaaS
7 14 (6.86%) Microsoft 365
8 13 (6.37%) GitHub
8 13 (6.37%) Serverless
9 9 (4.41%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (3.43%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (2.94%) Amazon S3
11 6 (2.94%) Power Platform
12 5 (2.45%) Apigee
13 4 (1.96%) OneDrive
13 4 (1.96%) OpenShift
13 4 (1.96%) Snowflake
14 3 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (1.47%) iPaaS
14 3 (1.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.41%) HTTP
2 8 (3.92%) Firewall
3 7 (3.43%) Kerberos
4 6 (2.94%) DNS
4 6 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.96%) LAN
5 4 (1.96%) Network Security
6 3 (1.47%) BGP
6 3 (1.47%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (1.47%) SSL
6 3 (1.47%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.98%) H.323
7 2 (0.98%) ISDN
7 2 (0.98%) MGCP
7 2 (0.98%) QSIG
7 2 (0.98%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.98%) SAN
7 2 (0.98%) SCCP
7 2 (0.98%) VoIP
7 2 (0.98%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 21 (10.29%) MongoDB
3 19 (9.31%) Relational Database
4 18 (8.82%) SQL Server
5 14 (6.86%) Big Data
6 10 (4.90%) MySQL
7 9 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.92%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.94%) BigQuery
9 6 (2.94%) Couchbase
9 6 (2.94%) DB2
9 6 (2.94%) Hazelcast
9 6 (2.94%) Power BI
9 6 (2.94%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.45%) Apache Hive
10 5 (2.45%) Data Lake
10 5 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.45%) Tableau
11 4 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (9.31%) JIRA
2 13 (6.37%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.39%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.41%) Subversion
5 6 (2.94%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.96%) Serena SBM
7 3 (1.47%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.47%) Selenium
8 2 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.98%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.98%) Grunt
8 2 (0.98%) Mocha
8 2 (0.98%) webpack
9 1 (0.49%) AppScan
9 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.49%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.49%) Postman
9 1 (0.49%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 56 (27.45%) Social Skills
2 41 (20.10%) Finance
3 22 (10.78%) Banking
4 16 (7.84%) Public Sector
5 14 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.45%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.96%) Local Government
8 3 (1.47%) Electronics
8 3 (1.47%) Influencing Skills
8 3 (1.47%) Legal
9 1 (0.49%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.49%) Games
9 1 (0.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.49%) International Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Law
9 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.49%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (20.59%) Architect
1 42 (20.59%) Developer
2 23 (11.27%) Java Developer
3 18 (8.82%) Cloud Architect
4 14 (6.86%) Cloud Engineer
4 14 (6.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (6.37%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (5.39%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (4.90%) Data Engineer
7 10 (4.90%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.41%) Analyst
8 9 (4.41%) Business Analyst
9 8 (3.92%) Consultant
9 8 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (3.92%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.43%) Azure Engineer
10 7 (3.43%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 7 (3.43%) Security Architect
11 6 (2.94%) AWS DevOps
11 6 (2.94%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.71%) REST
2 28 (13.73%) Web Services
3 26 (12.75%) Spring
4 20 (9.80%) Node.js
5 19 (9.31%) Kafka
6 18 (8.82%) JSON
7 13 (6.37%) React
7 13 (6.37%) XML
8 11 (5.39%) .NET
8 11 (5.39%) AngularJS
9 10 (4.90%) CSS
9 10 (4.90%) RESTful
10 9 (4.41%) SOAP
11 8 (3.92%) GraphQL
11 8 (3.92%) HTML
11 8 (3.92%) Middleware
11 8 (3.92%) Spring Boot
12 7 (3.43%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (2.94%) LDAP
13 6 (2.94%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.86%) Public Cloud
2 11 (5.39%) Cloud Native
3 10 (4.90%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.43%) Clustering
5 7 (3.43%) Legacy Systems
5 7 (3.43%) Replication
6 6 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.45%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (2.45%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.96%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.96%) Grid Computing
8 4 (1.96%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.96%) PKI
9 3 (1.47%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.47%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.98%) Tandem
10 2 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.12%) Linux
2 26 (12.75%) Windows
3 10 (4.90%) Unix
4 8 (3.92%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.45%) Solaris
6 4 (1.96%) Android
6 4 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.96%) CentOS
7 3 (1.47%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.98%) SUSE
8 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.49%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (24.02%) DevOps
3 27 (13.24%) Infrastructure as Code
4 23 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (10.29%) Migration
6 20 (9.80%) Microservices
7 18 (8.82%) Computer Science
7 18 (8.82%) Scrum
8 16 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (7.84%) Open Source
9 15 (7.35%) High Availability
9 15 (7.35%) Information Security
10 14 (6.86%) Analytics
10 14 (6.86%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (6.37%) TDD
12 12 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (5.88%) Data Security
12 12 (5.88%) Software Engineering
12 12 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
13 11 (5.39%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 58 (28.43%) Python
2 57 (27.94%) Java
3 27 (13.24%) JavaScript
3 27 (13.24%) SQL
4 17 (8.33%) Ruby
5 16 (7.84%) Bash Shell
6 15 (7.35%) PowerShell
7 11 (5.39%) C#
8 10 (4.90%) Java 11
9 9 (4.41%) Go
10 6 (2.94%) Java 8
10 6 (2.94%) Scala
11 5 (2.45%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.96%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.96%) C
12 4 (1.96%) C++
12 4 (1.96%) Groovy
12 4 (1.96%) Kotlin
12 4 (1.96%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (14.22%) Security Cleared
2 27 (13.24%) SC Cleared
3 26 (12.75%) Degree
4 11 (5.39%) CISSP
5 7 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (2.45%) CCNA
7 5 (2.45%) CISA
7 5 (2.45%) CRISC
8 4 (1.96%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.96%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.98%) CCNP
9 2 (0.98%) CISM
9 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.49%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.49%) CISMP
10 1 (0.49%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.49%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.86%) GDPR
2 11 (5.39%) QA
3 10 (4.90%) NIST
4 9 (4.41%) Cyber Essentials
4 9 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (3.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.98%) GRC
6 2 (0.98%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.98%) PMO
6 2 (0.98%) SLA
7 1 (0.49%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.49%) IFRS
7 1 (0.49%) NCSC
7 1 (0.49%) SOC 1
7 1 (0.49%) SOC 2
System Software
1 33 (16.18%) Docker
2 20 (9.80%) Active Directory
3 17 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.47%) NFS
8 2 (0.98%) Veritas File System
8 2 (0.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.98%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.49%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.49%) KVM
9 1 (0.49%) SRDF
9 1 (0.49%) vSphere
9 1 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (16.67%) Kubernetes
2 33 (16.18%) Terraform
3 23 (11.27%) Ansible
4 12 (5.88%) Puppet
5 9 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.94%) Control-M
6 6 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (2.94%) QRadar
6 6 (2.94%) Tivoli
6 6 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (2.94%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 5 (2.45%) Packer
8 4 (1.96%) Consul
8 4 (1.96%) Prometheus
9 3 (1.47%) Grafana
9 3 (1.47%) Icinga
9 3 (1.47%) Istio
9 3 (1.47%) Netcool
10 2 (0.98%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 35 (17.16%) Microsoft
2 33 (16.18%) Google
3 21 (10.29%) Oracle
4 17 (8.33%) VMware
5 13 (6.37%) IBM
6 12 (5.88%) EMC
6 12 (5.88%) Splunk
7 9 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (3.43%) AppDynamics
9 6 (2.94%) BMC
9 6 (2.94%) CyberArk
9 6 (2.94%) Databricks
9 6 (2.94%) NetApp
9 6 (2.94%) Qualys
9 6 (2.94%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.45%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.96%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.96%) Serena
11 4 (1.96%) Xamarin
12 3 (1.47%) Infoblox