Period
to

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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 398 451 352
Rank change year-on-year +53 -99 +164
Contract jobs citing Private Cloud 188 53 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.47% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% 0.56% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 36 34
10th Percentile £452 £419 £402
25th Percentile £513 £519 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £588 £625 £506
Median % change year-on-year -6.00% +23.52% -10.04%
75th Percentile £660 £700 £600
90th Percentile £713 £756 £653
England median daily rate £580 £548 £475
% change year-on-year +5.94% +15.26% -5.00%

Private Cloud is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,790 9,413 6,168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.81% 34.00% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,104 6,599 4,510
10th Percentile £400 £355 £320
25th Percentile £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £538
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +2.33% +2.38%
75th Percentile £725 £656 £650
90th Percentile £819 £750 £750
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 146 90
10th Percentile £18.14 £15.40 £14.25
25th Percentile £23.91 £20.00 £21.58
Median hourly rate £40.75 £32.45 £38.50
Median % change year-on-year +25.58% -15.70% +57.12%
75th Percentile £51.75 £44.69 £47.81
90th Percentile £67.50 £57.50 £53.98
England median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £24.70
% change year-on-year +6.00% +1.21% +17.62%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 - 15 £570 - 12
West London -6 2 £600 - 3
East London - 1 £525 - 1
Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 76 (40.43%) VMware
1 76 (40.43%) Kubernetes
2 67 (35.64%) Linux
3 63 (33.51%) Azure
4 60 (31.91%) AWS
5 56 (29.79%) Firewall
6 55 (29.26%) Docker
7 54 (28.72%) DevOps
7 54 (28.72%) IBM
8 51 (27.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 51 (27.13%) SaaS
8 51 (27.13%) PaaS
9 49 (26.06%) Agile
10 46 (24.47%) Finance
11 45 (23.94%) Public Cloud
12 44 (23.40%) Terraform
12 44 (23.40%) Microsoft
12 44 (23.40%) Migration
13 40 (21.28%) Python
13 40 (21.28%) GCP
13 40 (21.28%) CI/CD
14 39 (20.74%) Data Centre
15 38 (20.21%) Unix
15 38 (20.21%) VPN
16 37 (19.68%) WebSphere
17 35 (18.62%) Java
17 35 (18.62%) IaaS
18 32 (17.02%) Windows
19 30 (15.96%) Hybrid Cloud
19 30 (15.96%) Social Skills

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 37 (19.68%) WebSphere
2 25 (13.30%) OpenStack
3 16 (8.51%) WebLogic
3 16 (8.51%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (6.38%) Confluence
5 8 (4.26%) Apache
5 8 (4.26%) Cloud Foundry
5 8 (4.26%) nginx
6 3 (1.60%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (1.60%) IIS
7 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.53%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.53%) Drupal
8 1 (0.53%) JBoss
8 1 (0.53%) Mattermost
8 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 63 (33.51%) Azure
2 60 (31.91%) AWS
3 51 (27.13%) PaaS
3 51 (27.13%) SaaS
4 40 (21.28%) GCP
5 35 (18.62%) IaaS
6 13 (6.91%) Azure Monitor
7 11 (5.85%) GitHub
8 8 (4.26%) Azure Sentinel
8 8 (4.26%) OpenShift
9 5 (2.66%) Anthos
10 4 (2.13%) Azure AKS
10 4 (2.13%) Google Workspace
10 4 (2.13%) Microsoft 365
10 4 (2.13%) npm
11 3 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.60%) Azure DevOps
11 3 (1.60%) Tricentis Tosca
11 3 (1.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (1.06%) Google Kubernetes Engine
Communications & Networking
1 56 (29.79%) Firewall
2 38 (20.21%) VPN
3 24 (12.77%) DNS
4 22 (11.70%) SSL
5 18 (9.57%) IPsec
6 17 (9.04%) DHCP
7 16 (8.51%) IKE
8 15 (7.98%) Internet
9 14 (7.45%) WAN
10 13 (6.91%) LAN
11 11 (5.85%) VLAN
11 11 (5.85%) Wireless
12 10 (5.32%) SAN
13 8 (4.26%) Network Security
13 8 (4.26%) TCP/IP
14 4 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (2.13%) HTTP
15 3 (1.60%) iSCSI
15 3 (1.60%) Multicast
15 3 (1.60%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.85%) DB2
2 10 (5.32%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.26%) MySQL
5 5 (2.66%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.66%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.13%) BigQuery
6 4 (2.13%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.60%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.06%) Redis
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.53%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.53%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (12.23%) GitLab
2 21 (11.17%) Git (software)
3 17 (9.04%) Jenkins
4 13 (6.91%) JIRA
5 6 (3.19%) Maven
6 4 (2.13%) Subversion
7 3 (1.60%) Gradle
8 2 (1.06%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.06%) PyCharm
8 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio Code
9 1 (0.53%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket Server
9 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.53%) gulp
9 1 (0.53%) Redmine
9 1 (0.53%) Selenium
9 1 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 46 (24.47%) Finance
2 30 (15.96%) Social Skills
3 25 (13.30%) Banking
4 23 (12.23%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.85%) Games
6 10 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.26%) Public Sector
8 6 (3.19%) Influencing Skills
9 4 (2.13%) Billing
9 4 (2.13%) Front Office
9 4 (2.13%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (1.60%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.53%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.53%) Electronics
11 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.53%) Law
11 1 (0.53%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 59 (31.38%) Architect
2 29 (15.43%) Developer
3 26 (13.83%) Infrastructure Architect
4 24 (12.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (8.51%) Cloud Architect
6 15 (7.98%) Security Engineer
6 15 (7.98%) VMware Engineer
7 13 (6.91%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (6.38%) Consultant
8 12 (6.38%) Design Engineer
8 12 (6.38%) Project Manager
8 12 (6.38%) Unix Engineer
9 11 (5.85%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (5.85%) Telecoms Engineer
9 11 (5.85%) Unix Security Engineer
10 10 (5.32%) Middleware Developer
11 9 (4.79%) Security Architect
12 8 (4.26%) Azure Architect
12 8 (4.26%) Network Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (4.26%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.43%) Middleware
2 28 (14.89%) WebSphere MQ
3 17 (9.04%) OAuth
3 17 (9.04%) OAuth2
4 16 (8.51%) IBM Integration Bus
4 16 (8.51%) REST
5 13 (6.91%) Node.js
6 8 (4.26%) libvirt
7 7 (3.72%) Pandas
7 7 (3.72%) React
8 6 (3.19%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (2.66%) Kafka
9 5 (2.66%) PySpark
9 5 (2.66%) SOAP
9 5 (2.66%) Spring
9 5 (2.66%) Spring Boot
10 4 (2.13%) .NET
10 4 (2.13%) LDAP
11 3 (1.60%) EJB
11 3 (1.60%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (23.94%) Public Cloud
2 39 (20.74%) Data Centre
3 30 (15.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 23 (12.23%) PKI
5 17 (9.04%) DataPower
6 11 (5.85%) Management Information System
7 9 (4.79%) Legacy Applications
8 8 (4.26%) Cloud Native
9 5 (2.66%) CMDB
9 5 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (2.13%) Replication
10 4 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (2.13%) Tandem
11 3 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.60%) PMI
12 2 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 67 (35.64%) Linux
2 38 (20.21%) Unix
3 32 (17.02%) Windows
4 16 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (7.98%) Windows Server
6 11 (5.85%) VMS
7 4 (2.13%) Android
7 4 (2.13%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.60%) CentOS
8 3 (1.60%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (1.60%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (1.06%) MVS
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (28.72%) DevOps
2 49 (26.06%) Agile
3 44 (23.40%) Migration
4 40 (21.28%) CI/CD
5 25 (13.30%) Microservices
6 24 (12.77%) Load Balancing
7 23 (12.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (11.70%) Configuration Management
9 20 (10.64%) Identity Access Management
9 20 (10.64%) Infrastructure as Code
10 19 (10.11%) Application Security
11 18 (9.57%) High Availability
11 18 (9.57%) Zero Trust
12 17 (9.04%) Cybersecurity
12 17 (9.04%) Data Loss Prevention
12 17 (9.04%) Vulnerability Management
13 16 (8.51%) Infrastructure Automation
13 16 (8.51%) Key Management
13 16 (8.51%) Password Management
14 15 (7.98%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (21.28%) Python
2 35 (18.62%) Java
3 27 (14.36%) SQL
4 19 (10.11%) Bash
5 18 (9.57%) PowerShell
6 12 (6.38%) Go
7 10 (5.32%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.19%) Perl
9 5 (2.66%) Ruby
10 3 (1.60%) C#
10 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.06%) Lisp
12 1 (0.53%) ES6
12 1 (0.53%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 8 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (4.26%) SC Cleared
1 8 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.72%) Degree
2 7 (3.72%) TOGAF Certification
3 6 (3.19%) CCIE
3 6 (3.19%) PMI Certification
3 6 (3.19%) PMP
4 5 (2.66%) RHCA
4 5 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.13%) CCIE Security
5 4 (2.13%) CCNP
5 4 (2.13%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.06%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.53%) CISM
7 1 (0.53%) CISSP
7 1 (0.53%) MCP
7 1 (0.53%) MCSE
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.60%) OASIS TOSCA
1 3 (1.60%) P3O
1 3 (1.60%) QA
1 3 (1.60%) SLA
2 2 (1.06%) DICOM
2 2 (1.06%) HL7
2 2 (1.06%) PMO
System Software
1 55 (29.26%) Docker
2 51 (27.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (14.89%) vSphere
4 20 (10.64%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (9.57%) vCloud
6 17 (9.04%) VMware Workstation
7 12 (6.38%) VMware NSX
8 11 (5.85%) Active Directory
9 8 (4.26%) KVM
9 8 (4.26%) oVirt
10 7 (3.72%) Ceph
11 6 (3.19%) Hyper-V
12 4 (2.13%) NFS
12 4 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (1.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.53%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.53%) Firmware
14 1 (0.53%) Samba
Systems Management
1 76 (40.43%) Kubernetes
2 44 (23.40%) Terraform
3 27 (14.36%) Ansible
4 12 (6.38%) Prometheus
5 9 (4.79%) logstash
6 8 (4.26%) Consul
7 7 (3.72%) Puppet
8 6 (3.19%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (2.66%) Istio
9 5 (2.66%) Kibana
10 4 (2.13%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 4 (2.13%) Grafana
10 4 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (2.13%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 3 (1.60%) Rancher
11 3 (1.60%) vCenter Server
11 3 (1.60%) vRealize
11 3 (1.60%) ZABBIX
12 2 (1.06%) CloudForms
12 2 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 76 (40.43%) VMware
2 54 (28.72%) IBM
3 44 (23.40%) Microsoft
4 29 (15.43%) Oracle
5 27 (14.36%) Citrix
6 22 (11.70%) Google
7 21 (11.17%) Red Hat
8 18 (9.57%) Cisco
8 18 (9.57%) F5
9 16 (8.51%) CA
10 11 (5.85%) HP
11 7 (3.72%) ServiceNow
12 6 (3.19%) Juniper
13 5 (2.66%) NetApp
14 4 (2.13%) Artemis
14 4 (2.13%) CheckPoint
14 4 (2.13%) Zerto
15 3 (1.60%) Palo Alto
16 2 (1.06%) BMC
16 2 (1.06%) Zscaler