Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 343 257 311
Rank change year-on-year -86 +54 +47
Contract jobs citing Cloud Computing 253 115 272
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.71% 0.82% 0.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.85% 2.31% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 84 206
10th Percentile £450 £363 £375
25th Percentile £475 £438 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £530 £548
Median % change year-on-year +8.49% -3.20% +4.29%
75th Percentile £700 £631 £650
90th Percentile £797 £696 £725
England median daily rate £550 £520 £525
% change year-on-year +5.77% -0.95% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% -

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 13,691 4,987 12,082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.16% 35.42% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,122 3,696 8,852
10th Percentile £383 £350 £325
25th Percentile £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +3.45%
75th Percentile £650 £625 £613
90th Percentile £725 £717 £688
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 11 87
10th Percentile £13.38 £15.00 £15.35
25th Percentile £19.98 £21.13 £18.70
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year - +19.05% +5.00%
75th Percentile £49.25 £41.00 £25.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £52.50 £43.85
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +20.00%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -54 25 £625 +21.36% 36
South London +4 6 £550 -26.67% 4
Cloud Computing
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 136 (53.75%) AWS
2 105 (41.50%) Azure
3 92 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (35.97%) Python
5 88 (34.78%) Social Skills
6 71 (28.06%) DevOps
7 68 (26.88%) Finance
8 67 (26.48%) GCP
9 59 (23.32%) Java
10 57 (22.53%) Linux
11 54 (21.34%) Infrastructure as Code
12 53 (20.95%) Terraform
13 52 (20.55%) JavaScript
14 50 (19.76%) Docker
15 47 (18.58%) SQL
16 46 (18.18%) Microsoft
17 43 (17.00%) Kubernetes
18 42 (16.60%) Problem-Solving
19 38 (15.02%) Degree
20 36 (14.23%) Windows
21 35 (13.83%) Migration
22 34 (13.44%) Web Services
23 33 (13.04%) Ansible
24 32 (12.65%) Node.js
24 32 (12.65%) Computer Science
25 31 (12.25%) PaaS
26 30 (11.86%) Google
26 30 (11.86%) Banking
26 30 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
27 29 (11.46%) 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 16 (6.32%) Confluence
2 13 (5.14%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.35%) Apache Spark
4 9 (3.56%) Apache
4 9 (3.56%) IIS
5 8 (3.16%) Apache Airflow
6 7 (2.77%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.37%) nginx
8 3 (1.19%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.19%) JBoss
8 3 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.79%) CMS
9 2 (0.79%) Luigi
9 2 (0.79%) Mule
10 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.40%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.40%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.40%) WildFly
Applications
1 12 (4.74%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.35%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 136 (53.75%) AWS
2 105 (41.50%) Azure
3 67 (26.48%) GCP
4 31 (12.25%) PaaS
5 29 (11.46%) IaaS
6 28 (11.07%) SaaS
7 21 (8.30%) GitHub
7 21 (8.30%) Microsoft 365
8 16 (6.32%) Power Platform
9 15 (5.93%) Serverless
10 13 (5.14%) OpenShift
11 11 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (4.35%) Azure Sentinel
12 10 (3.95%) Apigee
12 10 (3.95%) Azure Active Directory
13 8 (3.16%) Amazon S3
13 8 (3.16%) Cloud Functions
14 5 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (1.98%) Google Compute Engine
14 5 (1.98%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.30%) Firewall
2 14 (5.53%) BGP
3 13 (5.14%) HTTP
4 11 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
5 10 (3.95%) DNS
5 10 (3.95%) TCP/IP
6 9 (3.56%) Kerberos
6 9 (3.56%) Network Security
7 7 (2.77%) LAN
8 6 (2.37%) SSL
9 5 (1.98%) Unified Communications
9 5 (1.98%) WAN
10 4 (1.58%) IGMP
10 4 (1.58%) VPN
11 3 (1.19%) OSPF
12 2 (0.79%) H.323
12 2 (0.79%) MGCP
12 2 (0.79%) MPLS
12 2 (0.79%) QSIG
12 2 (0.79%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.46%) NoSQL
2 21 (8.30%) MongoDB
2 21 (8.30%) Relational Database
3 18 (7.11%) Big Data
3 18 (7.11%) SQL Server
4 16 (6.32%) Power BI
5 14 (5.53%) Tableau
6 10 (3.95%) MySQL
6 10 (3.95%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.16%) BigQuery
9 7 (2.77%) Couchbase
9 7 (2.77%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.98%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.98%) Data Lake
10 5 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.58%) Bigtable
12 3 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (10.67%) Git (software)
2 23 (9.09%) JIRA
3 14 (5.53%) Jenkins
4 11 (4.35%) Subversion
5 6 (2.37%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.58%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.58%) Serena SBM
7 3 (1.19%) Visual Studio Code
8 2 (0.79%) AppScan
8 2 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.79%) Grunt
8 2 (0.79%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (0.79%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.79%) Mocha
8 2 (0.79%) webpack
9 1 (0.40%) CF BOSH
9 1 (0.40%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.40%) Log4j
9 1 (0.40%) Log4Net
9 1 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 88 (34.78%) Social Skills
2 68 (26.88%) Finance
3 30 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (11.86%) Banking
4 8 (3.16%) Public Sector
5 7 (2.77%) Influencing Skills
6 5 (1.98%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.58%) Games
8 3 (1.19%) Billing
8 3 (1.19%) Legal
8 3 (1.19%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (0.79%) Electronics
9 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 2 (0.79%) Marketing
10 1 (0.40%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.40%) International Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Local Government
10 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (20.55%) Architect
2 39 (15.42%) Developer
3 26 (10.28%) Analyst
4 19 (7.51%) Business Analyst
4 19 (7.51%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (7.11%) Cloud Architect
6 17 (6.72%) Cloud Engineer
7 15 (5.93%) Azure Engineer
8 14 (5.53%) Data Engineer
8 14 (5.53%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (5.14%) AWS Engineer
9 13 (5.14%) Java Developer
9 13 (5.14%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.74%) Security Engineer
11 11 (4.35%) Security Architect
12 10 (3.95%) Technical Architect
13 9 (3.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 9 (3.56%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
13 9 (3.56%) Software Engineer
14 8 (3.16%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.44%) Web Services
2 32 (12.65%) Node.js
3 25 (9.88%) .NET
4 23 (9.09%) React
5 19 (7.51%) REST
6 18 (7.11%) CSS
7 17 (6.72%) HTML
8 15 (5.93%) Spring
9 14 (5.53%) JSON
10 12 (4.74%) Middleware
11 11 (4.35%) RESTful
11 11 (4.35%) XML
12 10 (3.95%) CSS3
12 10 (3.95%) Kafka
12 10 (3.95%) LDAP
13 9 (3.56%) HTML5
13 9 (3.56%) SOAP
14 8 (3.16%) AngularJS
15 6 (2.37%) ARM Templates
15 6 (2.37%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.72%) Cloud Native
1 17 (6.72%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.14%) Enterprise Cloud
3 11 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.95%) Public Cloud
5 9 (3.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (3.16%) Clustering
6 8 (3.16%) PKI
7 7 (2.77%) Legacy Systems
8 6 (2.37%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.37%) Replication
9 5 (1.98%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.98%) Grid Computing
9 5 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.98%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.98%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.58%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.19%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 57 (22.53%) Linux
2 36 (14.23%) Windows
3 10 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (3.95%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.77%) Unix
4 7 (2.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (2.77%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.58%) Android
6 4 (1.58%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.58%) Solaris
6 4 (1.58%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.58%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (1.19%) CentOS
7 3 (1.19%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.19%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.79%) SUSE
9 1 (0.40%) HPUX
9 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (28.06%) DevOps
3 54 (21.34%) Infrastructure as Code
4 42 (16.60%) Problem-Solving
5 35 (13.83%) Migration
6 32 (12.65%) Computer Science
7 29 (11.46%) Analytics
8 27 (10.67%) Microservices
9 21 (8.30%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 20 (7.91%) Data Science
11 19 (7.51%) Scrum
12 18 (7.11%) Change Management
12 18 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (7.11%) Project Management
13 16 (6.32%) Unit Testing
14 15 (5.93%) Full Stack Development
15 14 (5.53%) Data Pipeline
15 14 (5.53%) Deployment Automation
15 14 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (5.53%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 91 (35.97%) Python
2 59 (23.32%) Java
3 52 (20.55%) JavaScript
4 47 (18.58%) SQL
5 25 (9.88%) C#
6 21 (8.30%) Bash Shell
6 21 (8.30%) PowerShell
7 16 (6.32%) TypeScript
8 13 (5.14%) Scala
9 7 (2.77%) Go
9 7 (2.77%) Ruby
10 6 (2.37%) C
11 5 (1.98%) Perl
11 5 (1.98%) R
12 4 (1.58%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.58%) C++
12 4 (1.58%) Kotlin
12 4 (1.58%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.19%) PHP
13 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (15.02%) Degree
2 27 (10.67%) Security Cleared
3 26 (10.28%) SC Cleared
4 14 (5.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.77%) CISSP
6 6 (2.37%) CISA
7 5 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.58%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.58%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.19%) CCNA
9 3 (1.19%) CCNP
10 2 (0.79%) CISM
10 2 (0.79%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.40%) CCIP
11 1 (0.40%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.53%) GDPR
2 12 (4.74%) QA
3 9 (3.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (3.16%) Accessibility
5 5 (1.98%) NIST
6 4 (1.58%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.58%) PCI DSS
7 3 (1.19%) GRC
7 3 (1.19%) NCSC
8 2 (0.79%) SLA
9 1 (0.40%) PMO
9 1 (0.40%) SOC 1
9 1 (0.40%) SOC 2
System Software
1 50 (19.76%) Docker
2 26 (10.28%) Active Directory
3 19 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (5.53%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.79%) NFS
6 2 (0.79%) Veritas File System
6 2 (0.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.79%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 53 (20.95%) Terraform
2 43 (17.00%) Kubernetes
3 33 (13.04%) Ansible
4 17 (6.72%) Puppet
5 14 (5.53%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (3.16%) Packer
7 7 (2.77%) Prometheus
8 6 (2.37%) Control-M
8 6 (2.37%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (2.37%) Istio
8 6 (2.37%) QRadar
8 6 (2.37%) Tivoli
8 6 (2.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (1.98%) Consul
9 5 (1.98%) Grafana
10 3 (1.19%) Icinga
10 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (1.19%) Netcool
11 2 (0.79%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.79%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 46 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.86%) Google
3 22 (8.70%) Oracle
4 20 (7.91%) VMware
5 12 (4.74%) Cisco
5 12 (4.74%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (3.56%) Atlassian
6 9 (3.56%) Red Hat
6 9 (3.56%) Splunk
7 7 (2.77%) Databricks
7 7 (2.77%) EMC
8 6 (2.37%) BMC
8 6 (2.37%) CyberArk
8 6 (2.37%) IBM
8 6 (2.37%) Qualys
8 6 (2.37%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.98%) SaltStack
10 4 (1.58%) Blue Prism
10 4 (1.58%) Informatica
10 4 (1.58%) Xamarin