Period
to

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 17 May 2022 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
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 365 281 334
Rank change year-on-year -84 +53 +16
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 226 190 99
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.59% 0.80% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.53% 2.06% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 137 75
10th Percentile £420 £413 £400
25th Percentile £481 £463 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +7.32%
75th Percentile £670 £600 £613
90th Percentile £750 £699 £700
England median daily rate £550 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £85.00 - -
England median hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year +33.33% +1.30% +3.16%

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 14,724 9,229 7,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.20% 38.82% 34.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,021 6,778 5,278
10th Percentile £388 £363 £325
25th Percentile £475 £431 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £688 £625 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £700
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 42 47
10th Percentile £19.89 £15.13 £14.20
25th Percentile £24.00 £21.86 £19.35
Median hourly rate £40.25 £33.18 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +21.33% +32.70% +16.28%
75th Percentile £65.00 £64.69 £48.31
90th Percentile £80.00 £68.00 £63.30
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.14% +5.25% +5.26%

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -30 27 £565 +2.73% 25
West London - 8 £450 - 5
South London -13 1 £370 -34.22% 2
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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.

1 121 (53.54%) Azure
2 95 (42.04%) AWS
3 94 (41.59%) Finance
4 83 (36.73%) Agile
5 75 (33.19%) Python
6 68 (30.09%) CI/CD
7 67 (29.65%) Microsoft
8 60 (26.55%) DevOps
9 58 (25.66%) Social Skills
10 53 (23.45%) Migration
11 47 (20.80%) PowerShell
11 47 (20.80%) Terraform
12 46 (20.35%) SQL
13 44 (19.47%) GCP
13 44 (19.47%) Problem-Solving
14 36 (15.93%) Windows
15 35 (15.49%) C#
16 33 (14.60%) Active Directory
17 32 (14.16%) REST
17 32 (14.16%) Java
18 27 (11.95%) VMware
18 27 (11.95%) Analytics
18 27 (11.95%) VMware Infrastructure
19 26 (11.50%) Linux
20 25 (11.06%) Business Intelligence
20 25 (11.06%) SQL Server
20 25 (11.06%) Kubernetes
21 24 (10.62%) Public Cloud
22 23 (10.18%) Change Management
23 22 (9.73%) 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 12 (5.31%) IIS
1 12 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.98%) Confluence
3 7 (3.10%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.77%) nginx
4 4 (1.77%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.33%) JBoss
5 3 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.88%) Apache
6 2 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.88%) Traefik
7 1 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.44%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (5.75%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.88%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.87%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 121 (53.54%) Azure
2 95 (42.04%) AWS
3 44 (19.47%) GCP
4 22 (9.73%) Azure Monitor
5 21 (9.29%) PaaS
5 21 (9.29%) SaaS
6 20 (8.85%) IaaS
7 16 (7.08%) Microsoft 365
8 14 (6.19%) Power Platform
9 12 (5.31%) GitHub
10 11 (4.87%) Azure Active Directory
10 11 (4.87%) Azure Sentinel
11 9 (3.98%) Nutanix
11 9 (3.98%) OpenShift
12 7 (3.10%) Amazon EKS
13 6 (2.65%) Serverless
14 5 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (1.77%) Amazon S3
16 3 (1.33%) Rubrik
16 3 (1.33%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.96%) DNS
2 16 (7.08%) Firewall
3 14 (6.19%) Reverse Proxy
4 13 (5.75%) BGP
5 9 (3.98%) Kerberos
5 9 (3.98%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.54%) DHCP
6 8 (3.54%) DMZ
7 4 (1.77%) SSL
8 3 (1.33%) Network Security
9 2 (0.88%) Broadband
9 2 (0.88%) HTTP
9 2 (0.88%) Internet
9 2 (0.88%) Softphone
9 2 (0.88%) VLAN
9 2 (0.88%) VPN
10 1 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.44%) SMTP
10 1 (0.44%) SNMP
10 1 (0.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (5.31%) Power BI
3 11 (4.87%) MySQL
4 10 (4.42%) Big Data
5 9 (3.98%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.54%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.65%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.65%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.21%) Data Lake
9 4 (1.77%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.77%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.33%) Sybase ASE
10 3 (1.33%) Tableau
11 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 22 (9.73%) Jenkins
2 21 (9.29%) Git (software)
3 17 (7.52%) JIRA
4 14 (6.19%) TeamCity
5 13 (5.75%) Subversion
6 7 (3.10%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.77%) Serena SBM
9 3 (1.33%) GitLab
9 3 (1.33%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.88%) Gatling
10 2 (0.88%) JMeter
10 2 (0.88%) Selenium
11 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.44%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.44%) Cypress.io
11 1 (0.44%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 94 (41.59%) Finance
2 58 (25.66%) Social Skills
3 22 (9.73%) Banking
3 22 (9.73%) Public Sector
4 16 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.98%) Legal
5 9 (3.98%) Presentation Skills
6 8 (3.54%) Influencing Skills
7 6 (2.65%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.65%) Front Office
7 6 (2.65%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.21%) Organisational Skills
9 3 (1.33%) Law
10 2 (0.88%) Aviation
10 2 (0.88%) Billing
10 2 (0.88%) International Banking
10 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.88%) Marketing
10 2 (0.88%) Retail
11 1 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 53 (23.45%) Architect
2 36 (15.93%) Developer
3 33 (14.60%) Cloud Architect
4 17 (7.52%) Azure Architect
4 17 (7.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (5.75%) Cloud Specialist
6 12 (5.31%) Data Engineer
7 11 (4.87%) Azure Engineer
7 11 (4.87%) Programme Manager
7 11 (4.87%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 11 (4.87%) Senior Manager
7 11 (4.87%) Senior Service Manager
8 10 (4.42%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (4.42%) Delivery Manager
8 10 (4.42%) Senior Programme Manager
9 9 (3.98%) Analyst
9 9 (3.98%) C# Developer
9 9 (3.98%) Project Manager
9 9 (3.98%) Senior Delivery Manager
10 8 (3.54%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (14.16%) REST
2 14 (6.19%) React
3 11 (4.87%) .NET
4 10 (4.42%) LDAP
4 10 (4.42%) Node.js
4 10 (4.42%) Spring
4 10 (4.42%) XML
5 9 (3.98%) ARM Templates
6 8 (3.54%) Spring Boot
7 7 (3.10%) AngularJS
7 7 (3.10%) Hibernate
7 7 (3.10%) Web Services
8 6 (2.65%) Kafka
8 6 (2.65%) RESTful
9 5 (2.21%) JPA
9 5 (2.21%) JSON
9 5 (2.21%) Middleware
10 3 (1.33%) Java EE
10 3 (1.33%) OAuth
10 3 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.62%) Public Cloud
2 11 (4.87%) Virtual Team
3 10 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.98%) Cloud Native
4 9 (3.98%) Clustering
4 9 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.98%) Replication
5 6 (2.65%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.65%) User Experience
6 5 (2.21%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.21%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.77%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.33%) Renewable Energy
9 2 (0.88%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.88%) Grid Computing
9 2 (0.88%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (15.93%) Windows
2 26 (11.50%) Linux
3 14 (6.19%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.98%) Unix
5 5 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.77%) Solaris
7 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.88%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.44%) CentOS
9 1 (0.44%) SUSE
9 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (36.73%) Agile
2 68 (30.09%) CI/CD
3 60 (26.55%) DevOps
4 53 (23.45%) Migration
5 44 (19.47%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (11.95%) Analytics
7 25 (11.06%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (10.18%) Change Management
9 22 (9.73%) ITIL
10 20 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (8.85%) Microservices
11 19 (8.41%) Service Management
12 17 (7.52%) Project Management
12 17 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (7.08%) Infrastructure as Code
13 16 (7.08%) Software Engineering
14 15 (6.64%) High Availability
15 14 (6.19%) Artificial Intelligence
15 14 (6.19%) Data Modelling
15 14 (6.19%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 75 (33.19%) Python
2 47 (20.80%) PowerShell
3 46 (20.35%) SQL
4 35 (15.49%) C#
5 32 (14.16%) Java
6 16 (7.08%) JavaScript
6 16 (7.08%) Scala
7 11 (4.87%) C
8 10 (4.42%) TypeScript
9 8 (3.54%) Perl
10 7 (3.10%) Bash
11 6 (2.65%) Ruby
12 5 (2.21%) VBA
13 3 (1.33%) C++
13 3 (1.33%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.33%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.88%) Go
14 2 (0.88%) PHP
14 2 (0.88%) R
14 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (7.96%) Degree
2 10 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.10%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.77%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.77%) RHCA
5 3 (1.33%) APMP
5 3 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.88%) CCNA
6 2 (0.88%) CISA
6 2 (0.88%) CISM
6 2 (0.88%) ISACA
6 2 (0.88%) MCSE
6 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.44%) CCNP
7 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.44%) RHCE
7 1 (0.44%) VCP5
7 1 (0.44%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.31%) GDPR
2 9 (3.98%) QA
3 8 (3.54%) SLA
4 7 (3.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.77%) ITGC
6 2 (0.88%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.44%) COBIT
7 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.44%) OASIS TOSCA
7 1 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (14.60%) Active Directory
2 27 (11.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (8.85%) Docker
4 13 (5.75%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (4.87%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (3.54%) Firmware
7 4 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.44%) KVM
8 1 (0.44%) NFS
8 1 (0.44%) vCloud
8 1 (0.44%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.44%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.44%) vSphere
8 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (20.80%) Terraform
2 25 (11.06%) Kubernetes
3 20 (8.85%) Ansible
4 9 (3.98%) Control-M
4 9 (3.98%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (3.54%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 8 (3.54%) EMC NetWorker
5 8 (3.54%) QRadar
5 8 (3.54%) Tivoli
5 8 (3.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (2.65%) Netcool
7 5 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.77%) Puppet
9 3 (1.33%) Data Guard
9 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (1.33%) SCCM
10 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 2 (0.88%) FlexNet
10 2 (0.88%) Grafana
10 2 (0.88%) Istio
Vendors
1 67 (29.65%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.95%) VMware
3 18 (7.96%) Oracle
4 17 (7.52%) Google
4 17 (7.52%) Splunk
5 13 (5.75%) ServiceNow
6 10 (4.42%) Red Hat
7 9 (3.98%) BMC
7 9 (3.98%) Citrix
7 9 (3.98%) CyberArk
7 9 (3.98%) EMC
7 9 (3.98%) Qualys
8 8 (3.54%) IBM
9 5 (2.21%) SAP
10 4 (1.77%) Cisco
10 4 (1.77%) Serena
11 3 (1.33%) PagerDuty
11 3 (1.33%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.33%) Sybase
12 2 (0.88%) Palo Alto