Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 418 336 454
Rank change year-on-year -82 +118 +58
Contract jobs citing Private Cloud 169 72 61
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.40% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.33% 1.14% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 41 37
10th Percentile £425 £396 £360
25th Percentile £520 £463 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £595 £550 £538
Median % change year-on-year +8.18% +2.33% +2.38%
75th Percentile £675 £638 £700
90th Percentile £775 £688 £750
England median daily rate £575 £550 £475
% change year-on-year +4.55% +15.79% -1.61%

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 12,693 6,335 9,288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.75% 35.33% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,394 4,555 6,650
10th Percentile £375 £314 £300
25th Percentile £475 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £700 £638 £625
90th Percentile £788 £725 £713
England median daily rate £540 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +13.68% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 90 120
10th Percentile £19.25 £14.91 £12.44
25th Percentile £24.50 £22.50 £16.49
Median hourly rate £43.74 £28.44 £22.03
Median % change year-on-year +53.82% +29.07% -4.22%
75th Percentile £52.00 £46.00 £36.70
90th Percentile £64.13 £60.00 £52.25
England median hourly rate £25.77 £26.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -2.77% +29.27% +1.23%

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 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 -46 11 £578 -7.60% 12
Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 78 (46.15%) Azure
2 67 (39.64%) Kubernetes
3 63 (37.28%) PaaS
4 60 (35.50%) SaaS
4 60 (35.50%) Public Cloud
5 58 (34.32%) VMware
6 54 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (30.18%) Docker
8 49 (28.99%) DevOps
9 48 (28.40%) Linux
10 43 (25.44%) Microsoft
10 43 (25.44%) Finance
11 41 (24.26%) REST
12 38 (22.49%) Internet
13 36 (21.30%) Firewall
13 36 (21.30%) AWS
14 35 (20.71%) IaaS
14 35 (20.71%) CI/CD
15 34 (20.12%) Python
15 34 (20.12%) Migration
16 32 (18.93%) Infrastructure Automation
17 31 (18.34%) Hybrid Cloud
17 31 (18.34%) Microservices
17 31 (18.34%) Terraform
18 30 (17.75%) Data Centre
18 30 (17.75%) VMware Infrastructure
19 28 (16.57%) OpenStack
20 27 (15.98%) Social Skills
20 27 (15.98%) Application Security
21 25 (14.79%) Identity Access Management

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 28 (16.57%) OpenStack
2 15 (8.88%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (8.28%) Confluence
4 6 (3.55%) Apache
4 6 (3.55%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (2.96%) nginx
5 5 (2.96%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.37%) Mattermost
7 3 (1.78%) IIS
7 3 (1.78%) JBoss
7 3 (1.78%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.78%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.18%) SAS
8 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.59%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.59%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 78 (46.15%) Azure
2 63 (37.28%) PaaS
3 60 (35.50%) SaaS
4 36 (21.30%) AWS
5 35 (20.71%) IaaS
6 21 (12.43%) Azure Monitor
7 18 (10.65%) GitHub
8 15 (8.88%) GCP
8 15 (8.88%) Microsoft 365
9 14 (8.28%) Azure Sentinel
10 9 (5.33%) OpenShift
11 8 (4.73%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (2.37%) Apigee
12 4 (2.37%) Serverless
13 3 (1.78%) Power Platform
14 2 (1.18%) Nutanix
14 2 (1.18%) ShareGate
14 2 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 1 (0.59%) OneDrive
15 1 (0.59%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (22.49%) Internet
2 36 (21.30%) Firewall
3 25 (14.79%) VPN
4 20 (11.83%) IKE
4 20 (11.83%) IPsec
4 20 (11.83%) SSL
5 19 (11.24%) DNS
6 11 (6.51%) WAN
7 10 (5.92%) DHCP
7 10 (5.92%) Network Security
8 9 (5.33%) Intranet
9 8 (4.73%) TCP/IP
10 6 (3.55%) HTTP
10 6 (3.55%) LAN
10 6 (3.55%) SD-WAN
11 4 (2.37%) iSCSI
11 4 (2.37%) Wireless
12 3 (1.78%) Skype
12 3 (1.78%) VSAN
13 2 (1.18%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (3.55%) NoSQL
2 6 (3.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.96%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.37%) DB2
5 3 (1.78%) InfluxDB
6 2 (1.18%) MS Access
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.59%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.59%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.59%) Power BI
7 1 (0.59%) Redis
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (12.43%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.47%) GitLab
3 15 (8.88%) JIRA
4 12 (7.10%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.55%) Maven
6 4 (2.37%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.37%) Selenium
7 3 (1.78%) Gradle
7 3 (1.78%) IntelliJ
7 3 (1.78%) PyCharm
7 3 (1.78%) Visual Studio Code
8 2 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.59%) JUnit
9 1 (0.59%) Mockito
9 1 (0.59%) Spinnaker
9 1 (0.59%) Subversion
9 1 (0.59%) WebDriver
General
1 43 (25.44%) Finance
2 27 (15.98%) Social Skills
3 22 (13.02%) Telecoms
4 17 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (8.88%) Games
6 14 (8.28%) Banking
7 6 (3.55%) Public Sector
8 5 (2.96%) Influencing Skills
8 5 (2.96%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (1.78%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.18%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (1.18%) Electronics
10 2 (1.18%) Front Office
10 2 (1.18%) Law
10 2 (1.18%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.59%) Billing
11 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (39.05%) Architect
2 28 (16.57%) Security Architect
3 23 (13.61%) Developer
4 18 (10.65%) Azure Architect
5 16 (9.47%) Lead Architect
6 15 (8.88%) Design Engineer
6 15 (8.88%) Security Engineer
6 15 (8.88%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (8.28%) Cloud Architect
7 14 (8.28%) Lead Security Architect
8 13 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
9 12 (7.10%) Cloud Developer
9 12 (7.10%) Consultant
10 10 (5.92%) VMware Architect
11 9 (5.33%) Azure Developer
12 8 (4.73%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (4.73%) Data Architect
13 7 (4.14%) DevOps Engineer
13 7 (4.14%) Project Manager
13 7 (4.14%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (24.26%) REST
2 20 (11.83%) OAuth
2 20 (11.83%) OAuth2
3 14 (8.28%) Node.js
4 11 (6.51%) JSON
5 8 (4.73%) Spring
6 7 (4.14%) Spring Boot
7 6 (3.55%) Kafka
8 5 (2.96%) Pandas
9 4 (2.37%) SOAP
9 4 (2.37%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (2.37%) XML
9 4 (2.37%) YAML
10 3 (1.78%) .NET
10 3 (1.78%) CSS
10 3 (1.78%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (1.78%) HTML
10 3 (1.78%) Middleware
10 3 (1.78%) PySpark
10 3 (1.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 60 (35.50%) Public Cloud
2 31 (18.34%) Hybrid Cloud
3 30 (17.75%) Data Centre
4 25 (14.79%) PKI
5 16 (9.47%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (6.51%) Virtual Team
7 9 (5.33%) Replication
8 8 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (3.55%) Cloud Native
10 5 (2.96%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (2.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (2.37%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (1.78%) Legacy Code
12 3 (1.78%) Tandem
13 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
13 2 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.59%) CMDB
14 1 (0.59%) DataPower
14 1 (0.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 48 (28.40%) Linux
2 20 (11.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (10.65%) Windows
4 17 (10.06%) Unix
5 10 (5.92%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.55%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (2.37%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (1.78%) Android
8 3 (1.78%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.78%) Debian
8 3 (1.78%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.78%) Solaris
8 3 (1.78%) VMS
9 2 (1.18%) MVS
10 1 (0.59%) AIX
10 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (28.99%) DevOps
3 35 (20.71%) CI/CD
4 34 (20.12%) Migration
5 32 (18.93%) Infrastructure Automation
6 31 (18.34%) Microservices
7 27 (15.98%) Application Security
8 25 (14.79%) Identity Access Management
9 23 (13.61%) Zero Trust
10 20 (11.83%) Data Loss Prevention
10 20 (11.83%) Key Management
10 20 (11.83%) Password Management
10 20 (11.83%) Vulnerability Management
11 18 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (9.47%) Configuration Management
12 16 (9.47%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (9.47%) Load Balancing
13 14 (8.28%) Log Analytics
14 13 (7.69%) Analytics
15 12 (7.10%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.12%) Python
2 25 (14.79%) SQL
3 22 (13.02%) PowerShell
4 20 (11.83%) Bash
5 17 (10.06%) Java
6 14 (8.28%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.33%) Perl
7 9 (5.33%) Ruby
8 6 (3.55%) Go
9 3 (1.78%) C
9 3 (1.78%) Java 11
9 3 (1.78%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.18%) C++
10 2 (1.18%) PHP
10 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.18%) VBScript
11 1 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (6.51%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (5.33%) CCIE
3 8 (4.73%) Degree
4 7 (4.14%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.55%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.37%) AWS Certification
6 4 (2.37%) CCIE Security
6 4 (2.37%) CCNA
6 4 (2.37%) CCNP
6 4 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.78%) Master's Degree
8 2 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.18%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.18%) MCSE
8 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.59%) MCP
9 1 (0.59%) MCT
9 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.78%) QA
1 3 (1.78%) SLA
2 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.59%) GDPR
3 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.59%) PMBOK
System Software
1 51 (30.18%) Docker
2 30 (17.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (13.02%) vCloud
4 20 (11.83%) VMware Workstation
5 18 (10.65%) Active Directory
6 16 (9.47%) vSphere
7 6 (3.55%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.37%) NFS
9 4 (2.37%) VMware NSX
10 3 (1.78%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.18%) BitLocker
11 2 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.59%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 67 (39.64%) Kubernetes
2 31 (18.34%) Terraform
3 25 (14.79%) Ansible
4 15 (8.88%) logstash
4 15 (8.88%) Prometheus
5 10 (5.92%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 9 (5.33%) Consul
6 9 (5.33%) Kibana
7 7 (4.14%) vCenter Server
8 6 (3.55%) Istio
8 6 (3.55%) Puppet
9 5 (2.96%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (2.37%) CASB
10 4 (2.37%) Grafana
10 4 (2.37%) vRealize
11 3 (1.78%) Icinga
12 2 (1.18%) Data Guard
12 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (1.18%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 58 (34.32%) VMware
2 43 (25.44%) Microsoft
3 23 (13.61%) Red Hat
4 20 (11.83%) CA
5 19 (11.24%) ServiceNow
6 17 (10.06%) IBM
7 12 (7.10%) Google
8 11 (6.51%) Cisco
9 10 (5.92%) Oracle
10 8 (4.73%) Citrix
10 8 (4.73%) Zerto
11 5 (2.96%) NetApp
12 4 (2.37%) Atlassian
12 4 (2.37%) F5
13 3 (1.78%) Apple
13 3 (1.78%) Dell
13 3 (1.78%) Palo Alto
13 3 (1.78%) Ping Identity
13 3 (1.78%) Splunk
14 2 (1.18%) HP