Period
to 4 March 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 350 427 497
Rank change year-on-year +77 +70 +25
Contract jobs citing Private Cloud 79 64 115
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 0.67% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 40 72
Median daily rate £550 £538 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% -3.85%
10th Percentile £382 £379 £413
90th Percentile £750 £726 £639
England median daily rate £550 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £52.50 - -

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 7,626 9,607 15,272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.03% 34.40% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,333 6,869 10,963
Median daily rate £525 £520 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% -0.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £320 £295 £313
90th Percentile £725 £710 £700
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 148 248
Median hourly rate £31.35 £24.24 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.36% +10.16% -2.22%
10th Percentile £16.99 £12.44 £12.93
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.54 £20.25
% change year-on-year +18.37% +6.41% -3.60%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +70 3 £625 +20.48% 5
West London +44 1 - -
East London +28 1 £638 +66.45% 2
Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 55 (69.62%) Azure
2 31 (39.24%) Windows
2 31 (39.24%) VMware
3 29 (36.71%) AWS
4 28 (35.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (34.18%) Public Cloud
6 26 (32.91%) Kubernetes
7 25 (31.65%) Finance
7 25 (31.65%) Microsoft
8 20 (25.32%) Linux
9 17 (21.52%) Docker
10 16 (20.25%) DevOps
10 16 (20.25%) GCP
10 16 (20.25%) PaaS
11 15 (18.99%) Microsoft 365
11 15 (18.99%) IaaS
11 15 (18.99%) Windows Server
12 14 (17.72%) SaaS
12 14 (17.72%) Python
12 14 (17.72%) DNS
12 14 (17.72%) Active Directory
12 14 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (16.46%) Banking
13 13 (16.46%) vSphere
13 13 (16.46%) High Availability
14 12 (15.19%) Data Centre
15 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (13.92%) vRealize Orchestrator
15 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (13.92%) Hyper-V

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 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
1 7 (8.86%) Skype for Business
2 4 (5.06%) CMS
2 4 (5.06%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.06%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.06%) WordPress
3 3 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.53%) nginx
4 2 (2.53%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.27%) Confluence
5 1 (1.27%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.27%) IIS
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.27%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (3.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.27%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 55 (69.62%) Azure
2 29 (36.71%) AWS
3 16 (20.25%) GCP
3 16 (20.25%) PaaS
4 15 (18.99%) IaaS
4 15 (18.99%) Microsoft 365
5 14 (17.72%) SaaS
6 5 (6.33%) Amazon ECS
6 5 (6.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (6.33%) Power Platform
7 4 (5.06%) OpenShift
8 3 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (3.80%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (2.53%) PowerApps
9 2 (2.53%) ShareGate
10 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (1.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (1.27%) Serverless
10 1 (1.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.72%) DNS
2 10 (12.66%) Firewall
2 10 (12.66%) LAN
2 10 (12.66%) WAN
3 7 (8.86%) DMZ
3 7 (8.86%) Multicast
3 7 (8.86%) Skype
4 6 (7.59%) VSAN
5 5 (6.33%) Calico
5 5 (6.33%) DHCP
6 4 (5.06%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (5.06%) SAN
6 4 (5.06%) WLAN
7 3 (3.80%) HTTP
8 2 (2.53%) BGP
8 2 (2.53%) Extranet
8 2 (2.53%) Intranet
8 2 (2.53%) VPN
8 2 (2.53%) VRRP
8 2 (2.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) Power BI
3 2 (2.53%) Big Data
3 2 (2.53%) DB2
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.27%) MarkLogic
4 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.86%) GitLab
3 6 (7.59%) TeamCity
4 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.80%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.53%) Burp Suite
6 2 (2.53%) JIRA
6 2 (2.53%) Maven
6 2 (2.53%) Selenium
6 2 (2.53%) sqlmap
7 1 (1.27%) Gatling
7 1 (1.27%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.27%) JMeter
7 1 (1.27%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.27%) PyCharm
7 1 (1.27%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 25 (31.65%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Banking
3 8 (10.13%) Financial Institution
4 5 (6.33%) Law
5 4 (5.06%) Legal
6 2 (2.53%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.27%) Billing
7 1 (1.27%) Police
7 1 (1.27%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.27%) Retail
7 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (39.24%) Architect
2 15 (18.99%) Cloud Architect
3 9 (11.39%) Developer
3 9 (11.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Consultant
5 5 (6.33%) Azure Architect
5 5 (6.33%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (6.33%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.06%) Cloud Specialist
6 4 (5.06%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Platform Architect
6 4 (5.06%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) AWS Architect
7 3 (3.80%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (3.80%) Network Specialist
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (3.80%) VMware Architect
8 2 (2.53%) Citrix Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) Web Services
2 8 (10.13%) .NET
3 6 (7.59%) JSON
3 6 (7.59%) REST
4 5 (6.33%) XML
5 4 (5.06%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.80%) jQuery
7 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.53%) CSS
7 2 (2.53%) HTML
7 2 (2.53%) Kafka
7 2 (2.53%) Middleware
7 2 (2.53%) Node.js
7 2 (2.53%) OAuth
7 2 (2.53%) React
7 2 (2.53%) ServiceStack
7 2 (2.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.53%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.27%) OpenJDK
8 1 (1.27%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 27 (34.18%) Public Cloud
2 12 (15.19%) Data Centre
3 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (10.13%) Enterprise Cloud
5 6 (7.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.80%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.53%) Cloud Native
7 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.27%) CMDB
8 1 (1.27%) DataPower
8 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (39.24%) Windows
2 20 (25.32%) Linux
3 15 (18.99%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (12.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (5.06%) Unix
7 4 (5.06%) VMS
7 4 (5.06%) Windows 2000
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (2.53%) CentOS
9 1 (1.27%) Android
9 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) DevOps
2 14 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.46%) High Availability
4 11 (13.92%) Migration
5 8 (10.13%) Microservices
6 7 (8.86%) Capacity Management
6 7 (8.86%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.86%) CRM
6 7 (8.86%) Network Architecture
6 7 (8.86%) Network Design
6 7 (8.86%) Network Virtualisation
7 6 (7.59%) Benchmarking
7 6 (7.59%) Customer Insight
7 6 (7.59%) Product Requirements
7 6 (7.59%) Storage Management
7 6 (7.59%) Technical Leadership
8 5 (6.33%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.33%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (6.33%) Project Delivery
8 5 (6.33%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) Python
2 10 (12.66%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.86%) C#
5 6 (7.59%) Java
6 2 (2.53%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.53%) PHP
6 2 (2.53%) SQL
7 1 (1.27%) C
7 1 (1.27%) Go
7 1 (1.27%) Perl
7 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) Degree
4 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.53%) CCNA
5 2 (2.53%) CCNP
5 2 (2.53%) RHCA
5 2 (2.53%) RHCE
5 2 (2.53%) RHCSA
5 2 (2.53%) RHCVA
5 2 (2.53%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (2.53%) VCAP
6 1 (1.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (1.27%) CCDP
6 1 (1.27%) CCIE
6 1 (1.27%) CGEIT
6 1 (1.27%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) NIST
2 1 (1.27%) GDPR
2 1 (1.27%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 28 (35.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (21.52%) Docker
3 14 (17.72%) Active Directory
4 13 (16.46%) vSphere
5 11 (13.92%) Hyper-V
6 9 (11.39%) VMware NSX
7 4 (5.06%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (5.06%) Xen
8 3 (3.80%) KVM
8 3 (3.80%) vCloud
9 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (32.91%) Kubernetes
2 11 (13.92%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 9 (11.39%) Ansible
4 8 (10.13%) vRealize
5 7 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (8.86%) Puppet
6 6 (7.59%) Tivoli
7 5 (6.33%) Istio
8 4 (5.06%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (5.06%) Terraform
9 3 (3.80%) SCCM
9 3 (3.80%) SCOM
9 3 (3.80%) vCenter Server
10 2 (2.53%) Consul
10 2 (2.53%) Salt
11 1 (1.27%) HAProxy
11 1 (1.27%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (1.27%) Kibana
11 1 (1.27%) logstash
11 1 (1.27%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 31 (39.24%) VMware
2 25 (31.65%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.92%) Cisco
4 10 (12.66%) IBM
4 10 (12.66%) Red Hat
5 7 (8.86%) Palo Alto
6 6 (7.59%) BMC
6 6 (7.59%) CA
6 6 (7.59%) F5
6 6 (7.59%) Google
6 6 (7.59%) HP
7 4 (5.06%) Citrix
7 4 (5.06%) Intel
7 4 (5.06%) Oracle
7 4 (5.06%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (5.06%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.80%) Foundry
8 3 (3.80%) Juniper
8 3 (3.80%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.53%) Infoblox