Period
to 14 May 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Private Cloud in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Private Cloud over the 6 months to 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Private Cloud
England > London
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 394 383 494
Rank change year-on-year -11 +111 -37
Contract jobs citing Private Cloud 69 46 113
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 0.69% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 60
10th Percentile £404 £413 £424
25th Percentile £457 £475 £448
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £538 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.98% +2.38% -4.55%
75th Percentile £642 £638 £600
90th Percentile £717 £692 £663
England median daily rate £540 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +8.00% - -6.98%

Private Cloud is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 7,914 6,675 12,853
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.16% 32.15% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,538 4,846 9,179
10th Percentile £350 £313 £325
25th Percentile £431 £413 £420
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +2.38% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £650 £638 £625
90th Percentile £738 £725 £700
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 115 188
10th Percentile £15.46 £13.06 £13.10
25th Percentile £21.25 £18.00 £18.61
Median hourly rate £32.00 £31.72 £25.15
Median % change year-on-year +0.88% +26.14% +11.77%
75th Percentile £47.50 £47.44 £38.81
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.45 £51.11
England median hourly rate £26.00 £21.57 £21.00
% change year-on-year +20.54% +2.71% -2.33%

Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Private Cloud in London

Private Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Private Cloud in London

Private Cloud
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Private Cloud in London over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Private Cloud in London

Private Cloud
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 Private Cloud within the London region over the 6 months to 14 May 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
West London +23 1 - - 1
Central London +15 1 £625 +11.11% 13
East London +13 1 £638 +146.14%
Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Private Cloud 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 Private Cloud.

1 47 (68.12%) Azure
2 33 (47.83%) VMware
3 31 (44.93%) Windows
4 29 (42.03%) Public Cloud
5 28 (40.58%) AWS
6 24 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (34.78%) Kubernetes
7 21 (30.43%) IaaS
7 21 (30.43%) Linux
8 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
8 20 (28.99%) GCP
9 19 (27.54%) Migration
9 19 (27.54%) PaaS
10 18 (26.09%) DevOps
11 17 (24.64%) Docker
11 17 (24.64%) Windows Server
11 17 (24.64%) High Availability
12 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (21.74%) Finance
12 15 (21.74%) Data Centre
13 14 (20.29%) Python
13 14 (20.29%) SaaS
13 14 (20.29%) PowerShell
14 13 (18.84%) vSphere
14 13 (18.84%) IBM
15 12 (17.39%) Red Hat
15 12 (17.39%) Jenkins
16 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (15.94%) Hyper-V
16 11 (15.94%) Google

Private Cloud
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 9 (13.04%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.80%) CMS
2 4 (5.80%) WordPress
3 3 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.90%) nginx
5 1 (1.45%) Confluence
5 1 (1.45%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.45%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 47 (68.12%) Azure
2 28 (40.58%) AWS
3 21 (30.43%) IaaS
4 20 (28.99%) GCP
5 19 (27.54%) PaaS
6 14 (20.29%) SaaS
7 4 (5.80%) OpenShift
8 3 (4.35%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (4.35%) Microsoft 365
9 2 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (2.90%) Azure App Service
9 2 (2.90%) Azure Storage
9 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.90%) Power Platform
9 2 (2.90%) PowerApps
9 2 (2.90%) ShareGate
10 1 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (1.45%) AWS KMS
10 1 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (1.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) LAN
1 7 (10.14%) WAN
2 6 (8.70%) VSAN
3 5 (7.25%) DHCP
3 5 (7.25%) DNS
3 5 (7.25%) Multicast
4 4 (5.80%) SAN
5 3 (4.35%) Calico
5 3 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.90%) Extranet
6 2 (2.90%) Firewall
6 2 (2.90%) Intranet
6 2 (2.90%) VPN
6 2 (2.90%) Wireless
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.45%) HTTP
7 1 (1.45%) Internet
7 1 (1.45%) NAS
7 1 (1.45%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) Hadoop
1 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.35%) Redis
2 2 (2.90%) DB2
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.45%) Big Data
3 1 (1.45%) MarkLogic
3 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.14%) GitLab
3 6 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.70%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.80%) JUnit
5 3 (4.35%) Mockito
5 3 (4.35%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.90%) JIRA
6 2 (2.90%) Maven
6 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.45%) Burp Suite
7 1 (1.45%) Gradle
7 1 (1.45%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.45%) JMeter
7 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.45%) Selenium
7 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 15 (21.74%) Finance
2 11 (15.94%) Social Skills
3 10 (14.49%) Banking
4 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.35%) Law
6 2 (2.90%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (2.90%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (2.90%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.45%) Electronics
7 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.45%) Marketing
7 1 (1.45%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (1.45%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (36.23%) Architect
2 15 (21.74%) Cloud Architect
3 9 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Azure Architect
5 5 (7.25%) Cloud Specialist
5 5 (7.25%) Network Specialist
5 5 (7.25%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (5.80%) AWS Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Cloud Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Platform Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.35%) VMware Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Transformation Director
8 2 (2.90%) Transformation Programme Director
8 2 (2.90%) VMware Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) Web Services
2 5 (7.25%) Kafka
3 4 (5.80%) .NET
3 4 (5.80%) JSON
3 4 (5.80%) Spring
3 4 (5.80%) Swagger
4 3 (4.35%) Akka
4 3 (4.35%) Memcached
4 3 (4.35%) Middleware
4 3 (4.35%) RESTEasy
4 3 (4.35%) Spring MVC
4 3 (4.35%) WireMock
5 2 (2.90%) J2EE
5 2 (2.90%) Node.js
5 2 (2.90%) REST
5 2 (2.90%) ServiceStack
5 2 (2.90%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.90%) XML
5 2 (2.90%) YAML
6 1 (1.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (42.03%) Public Cloud
2 15 (21.74%) Data Centre
3 7 (10.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (5.80%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.90%) AS400
6 2 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.45%) CMDB
7 1 (1.45%) DataPower
7 1 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.93%) Windows
2 21 (30.43%) Linux
3 17 (24.64%) Windows Server
4 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (11.59%) VMS
7 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (4.35%) Debian
8 3 (4.35%) Unix
8 3 (4.35%) Windows 2000
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (1.45%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) Migration
2 18 (26.09%) DevOps
3 17 (24.64%) High Availability
4 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.04%) Configuration Management
6 8 (11.59%) Capacity Management
7 7 (10.14%) Customer Insight
7 7 (10.14%) Microservices
7 7 (10.14%) Network Architecture
7 7 (10.14%) Network Design
7 7 (10.14%) Product Requirements
7 7 (10.14%) Storage Management
8 5 (7.25%) Benchmarking
8 5 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (7.25%) Server Management
8 5 (7.25%) Technical Leadership
9 4 (5.80%) Change Management
9 4 (5.80%) CRM
9 4 (5.80%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.80%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) PowerShell
1 14 (20.29%) Python
2 9 (13.04%) Java
3 4 (5.80%) SQL
4 3 (4.35%) Scala
5 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.45%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.45%) C
6 1 (1.45%) C#
6 1 (1.45%) Go
6 1 (1.45%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.45%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.45%) PHP
6 1 (1.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.80%) Degree
4 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.90%) CCNA
5 2 (2.90%) RHCA
5 2 (2.90%) RHCE
5 2 (2.90%) RHCSA
5 2 (2.90%) RHCVA
5 2 (2.90%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (2.90%) VCAP
6 1 (1.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (1.45%) CCNP
6 1 (1.45%) CCSP
6 1 (1.45%) CGEIT
6 1 (1.45%) CISSP
6 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) NIST
2 2 (2.90%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (24.64%) Docker
3 13 (18.84%) vSphere
4 11 (15.94%) Hyper-V
5 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
6 6 (8.70%) VMware NSX
7 3 (4.35%) vCloud
7 3 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (4.35%) Xen
8 2 (2.90%) KVM
8 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (34.78%) Kubernetes
2 10 (14.49%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 8 (11.59%) Ansible
4 7 (10.14%) Puppet
4 7 (10.14%) Tivoli
4 7 (10.14%) vRealize
5 6 (8.70%) Terraform
6 4 (5.80%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (4.35%) Grafana
7 3 (4.35%) Istio
7 3 (4.35%) SCCM
7 3 (4.35%) vCenter Server
8 2 (2.90%) SCOM
8 2 (2.90%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.45%) Consul
9 1 (1.45%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.45%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (1.45%) logstash
9 1 (1.45%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.45%) Rancher
Vendors
1 33 (47.83%) VMware
2 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
3 13 (18.84%) IBM
4 12 (17.39%) Red Hat
5 11 (15.94%) Google
6 7 (10.14%) BMC
6 7 (10.14%) CA
6 7 (10.14%) HP
7 6 (8.70%) Cisco
8 5 (7.25%) F5
9 4 (5.80%) Oracle
9 4 (5.80%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (4.35%) Foundry
10 3 (4.35%) Intel
10 3 (4.35%) Juniper
10 3 (4.35%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.90%) Alibaba
11 2 (2.90%) Citrix
11 2 (2.90%) Nintex
11 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds