Period
to 3 March 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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 240 317 341
Rank change year-on-year +77 +24 +60
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 197 171 302
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.99% 0.62% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.61% 1.80% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 131 210
Median daily rate £525 £530 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.94% -3.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £413 £393 £383
90th Percentile £693 £700 £750
England median daily rate £500 £514 £525
% change year-on-year -2.72% -2.10% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £18.66
England median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £18.66
% change year-on-year -1.32% +1.82% +28.69%

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 7,535 9,520 12,613
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.70% 34.26% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,498 7,058 9,366
Median daily rate £515 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £340
90th Percentile £688 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 70 64
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.72 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.46% +19.55% -17.21%
10th Percentile £20.00 £16.51 £12.50
90th Percentile £68.07 £78.75 £43.63
Median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.25% +14.29% -2.78%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +51 25 £550 - 10
South London +49 3 £506 +22.73% 2
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 110 (55.84%) AWS
2 79 (40.10%) Azure
3 51 (25.89%) DevOps
4 49 (24.87%) Microsoft
4 49 (24.87%) Finance
5 45 (22.84%) Python
6 41 (20.81%) Java
7 40 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (19.80%) Kubernetes
9 36 (18.27%) GCP
9 36 (18.27%) Linux
10 34 (17.26%) Docker
11 32 (16.24%) TDD
12 31 (15.74%) Microservices
13 30 (15.23%) Security Cleared
14 28 (14.21%) SQL
15 27 (13.71%) SC Cleared
16 26 (13.20%) JavaScript
16 26 (13.20%) VMware
16 26 (13.20%) Google
16 26 (13.20%) Terraform
17 23 (11.68%) SaaS
17 23 (11.68%) PaaS
17 23 (11.68%) REST
18 22 (11.17%) Ansible
18 22 (11.17%) Unit Testing
18 22 (11.17%) Software Engineering
18 22 (11.17%) Public Sector
19 21 (10.66%) Banking
19 21 (10.66%) NoSQL

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 17 (8.63%) Apache
2 10 (5.08%) Apache Airflow
2 10 (5.08%) Apache Spark
3 9 (4.57%) NServiceBus
4 7 (3.55%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.03%) Confluence
6 3 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.52%) Ethereum
6 3 (1.52%) JBoss
6 3 (1.52%) Mule
6 3 (1.52%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.02%) CMS
7 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.51%) IIS
8 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.54%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.51%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (0.51%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.51%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.51%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 110 (55.84%) AWS
2 79 (40.10%) Azure
3 36 (18.27%) GCP
4 23 (11.68%) PaaS
4 23 (11.68%) SaaS
5 17 (8.63%) IaaS
6 12 (6.09%) Microsoft 365
7 9 (4.57%) Amazon ECS
8 6 (3.05%) GitHub
9 4 (2.03%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (2.03%) Serverless
10 2 (1.02%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.02%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 2 (1.02%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (1.02%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.51%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.57%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.06%) LAN
2 8 (4.06%) WAN
3 7 (3.55%) Firewall
3 7 (3.55%) Multicast
3 7 (3.55%) Network Security
4 6 (3.05%) MPLS
4 6 (3.05%) Unified Communications
5 5 (2.54%) HTTP
5 5 (2.54%) Kerberos
5 5 (2.54%) VoIP
5 5 (2.54%) Wireless
6 4 (2.03%) DNS
7 3 (1.52%) BGP
7 3 (1.52%) BIG-IP
7 3 (1.52%) H.323
7 3 (1.52%) MGCP
7 3 (1.52%) OSPF
7 3 (1.52%) Sourcefire
7 3 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.66%) NoSQL
2 14 (7.11%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (6.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 12 (6.09%) Big Data
5 11 (5.58%) SQL Server
6 10 (5.08%) MongoDB
7 9 (4.57%) Relational Database
8 8 (4.06%) DB2
8 8 (4.06%) Hazelcast
9 6 (3.05%) Amazon Redshift
9 6 (3.05%) Flink
10 5 (2.54%) Couchbase
10 5 (2.54%) MySQL
10 5 (2.54%) OLTP
11 4 (2.03%) Amazon Aurora
11 4 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.52%) BigQuery
12 3 (1.52%) Blockchain
12 3 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (5.58%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.57%) Cypress.io
2 9 (4.57%) webpack
3 6 (3.05%) TeamCity
4 5 (2.54%) JIRA
5 4 (2.03%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.03%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.03%) IntelliJ
5 4 (2.03%) Maven
6 3 (1.52%) Gradle
6 3 (1.52%) JUnit
6 3 (1.52%) Selenium
6 3 (1.52%) Serena SBM
6 3 (1.52%) SonarQube
6 3 (1.52%) Subversion
7 2 (1.02%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.51%) JMeter
8 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
General
1 49 (24.87%) Finance
2 22 (11.17%) Public Sector
3 21 (10.66%) Banking
4 8 (4.06%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.03%) Retail
7 3 (1.52%) Local Government
8 2 (1.02%) Billing
8 2 (1.02%) Front Office
8 2 (1.02%) International Banking
8 2 (1.02%) Marketing
8 2 (1.02%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.51%) French Language
9 1 (0.51%) Law
9 1 (0.51%) Legal
9 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 62 (31.47%) Developer
2 30 (15.23%) Architect
3 21 (10.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (10.66%) Java Developer
4 12 (6.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (5.58%) .NET Developer
5 11 (5.58%) Cloud Architect
6 9 (4.57%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (4.57%) Project Manager
6 9 (4.57%) Software Engineer
7 8 (4.06%) AWS DevOps
7 8 (4.06%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (4.06%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 7 (3.55%) Administrator
8 7 (3.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.05%) DBA
9 6 (3.05%) Security Architect
9 6 (3.05%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (2.54%) Network Engineer
10 5 (2.54%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.68%) REST
2 21 (10.66%) Kafka
3 20 (10.15%) .NET
3 20 (10.15%) Spring
4 16 (8.12%) AngularJS
4 16 (8.12%) React
5 15 (7.61%) Node.js
6 14 (7.11%) RESTful
6 14 (7.11%) Web Services
7 11 (5.58%) .NET Core
8 10 (5.08%) gRPC
8 10 (5.08%) NumPy
8 10 (5.08%) Pandas
8 10 (5.08%) Ruby on Rails
9 9 (4.57%) ASP.NET
9 9 (4.57%) ASP.NET Core
9 9 (4.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (4.57%) HTML
9 9 (4.57%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (4.57%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.60%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (5.58%) User Experience
4 9 (4.57%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.55%) Cloud Native
5 7 (3.55%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.05%) Clustering
6 6 (3.05%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (2.54%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.54%) Grid Computing
8 4 (2.03%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.52%) Blog
9 3 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.52%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.52%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.52%) Replication
10 2 (1.02%) CMDB
10 2 (1.02%) PKI
10 2 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.02%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.27%) Linux
2 16 (8.12%) Unix
2 16 (8.12%) Windows
3 4 (2.03%) Solaris
3 4 (2.03%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (1.02%) Android
5 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.02%) CentOS
5 2 (1.02%) MVS
5 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.02%) SUSE
5 2 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.89%) DevOps
2 40 (20.30%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (16.24%) TDD
4 31 (15.74%) Microservices
5 22 (11.17%) Software Engineering
5 22 (11.17%) Unit Testing
6 20 (10.15%) BDD
7 19 (9.64%) Fintech
7 19 (9.64%) Open Source
8 16 (8.12%) Test Automation
9 14 (7.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (7.11%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (6.60%) Infrastructure as Code
10 13 (6.60%) Multithreading
10 13 (6.60%) Statistics
11 12 (6.09%) Data Modelling
11 12 (6.09%) Release Management
11 12 (6.09%) Security Architecture
11 12 (6.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 45 (22.84%) Python
2 41 (20.81%) Java
3 28 (14.21%) SQL
4 26 (13.20%) JavaScript
5 19 (9.64%) C#
6 15 (7.61%) Ruby
7 14 (7.11%) Java 8
8 10 (5.08%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.57%) Kotlin
10 7 (3.55%) Go
11 6 (3.05%) Groovy
12 5 (2.54%) Scala
13 4 (2.03%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.03%) R
14 3 (1.52%) Solidity
15 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.02%) C++
15 2 (1.02%) Clojure
15 2 (1.02%) ClojureScript
15 2 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (15.23%) Security Cleared
2 27 (13.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.54%) CCNA
4 5 (2.54%) CCNP
4 5 (2.54%) Degree
5 3 (1.52%) ACCA
5 3 (1.52%) CISSP
6 2 (1.02%) APMP
6 2 (1.02%) CCSA
6 2 (1.02%) CISA
6 2 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.02%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.51%) AAT
7 1 (0.51%) CIMA
7 1 (0.51%) CISM
7 1 (0.51%) CRISC
7 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.06%) NIST
2 6 (3.05%) GDPR
2 6 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.03%) COBIT
3 4 (2.03%) QA
3 4 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.51%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.51%) IFRS
5 1 (0.51%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (17.26%) Docker
2 15 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.08%) Active Directory
4 9 (4.57%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (4.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (3.05%) Hyper-V
6 6 (3.05%) KVM
6 6 (3.05%) Xen
7 3 (1.52%) NFS
7 3 (1.52%) VMware NSX
8 2 (1.02%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.51%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.51%) oVirt
9 1 (0.51%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 39 (19.80%) Kubernetes
2 26 (13.20%) Terraform
3 22 (11.17%) Ansible
4 8 (4.06%) Puppet
5 5 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.03%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (2.03%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 3 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.52%) Control-M
7 3 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.52%) Icinga
7 3 (1.52%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (1.52%) Netcool
7 3 (1.52%) QRadar
7 3 (1.52%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.02%) Nessus
8 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 49 (24.87%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.20%) Google
2 26 (13.20%) VMware
3 16 (8.12%) Oracle
4 15 (7.61%) IBM
5 11 (5.58%) Splunk
6 8 (4.06%) AppDynamics
7 7 (3.55%) Cisco
7 7 (3.55%) EMC
8 5 (2.54%) Intel
8 5 (2.54%) Palo Alto
8 5 (2.54%) SolarWinds
9 4 (2.03%) Infoblox
9 4 (2.03%) NetApp
9 4 (2.03%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.03%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.52%) BMC
10 3 (1.52%) Citrix
10 3 (1.52%) Hyperion
10 3 (1.52%) webMethods