Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 514 517 490
Rank change year-on-year +3 -27 -5
Contract jobs citing Private Cloud 123 115 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.25% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.65% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 74 76
London median daily rate £525 £520 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% -5.45% +8.59%
10th Percentile £412 £305 £422
90th Percentile £653 £718 £706
England median daily rate £500 £510 £500
% change year-on-year -2.01% +2.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £48.75 -

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 16,466 17,585 15,134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.28% 37.84% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,783 12,712 10,623
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £293
90th Percentile £700 £688 £656
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 240 257
London median hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.80% +6.99% +5.15%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £12.84
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £50.05
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.67% +3.28% +0.88%

Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Private Cloud in London

Private Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Private Cloud in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Private Cloud in London

Private Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Private Cloud in London over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor 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 19 January 2019. 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 -22 11 £450 -13.46% 15
South London +1 2 £575 -32.35%
West London +6 1 - - 10
Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 60 (48.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (39.02%) IaaS
3 42 (34.15%) PaaS
4 40 (32.52%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (32.52%) DevOps
5 37 (30.08%) Jenkins
5 37 (30.08%) Windows
6 35 (28.46%) Linux
7 34 (27.64%) SQL
8 32 (26.02%) Microsoft
9 30 (24.39%) SQL Server
10 29 (23.58%) Finance
11 28 (22.76%) Python
12 27 (21.95%) PowerShell
12 27 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (21.14%) Ansible
14 25 (20.33%) Java
15 24 (19.51%) DNS
16 23 (18.70%) Active Directory
16 23 (18.70%) VPN
16 23 (18.70%) Docker
16 23 (18.70%) Public Cloud
17 22 (17.89%) Azure SQL Database
18 21 (17.07%) Puppet
18 21 (17.07%) Git (software)
18 21 (17.07%) Firewall
18 21 (17.07%) Virtual Machines
19 20 (16.26%) Network Virtualisation
20 18 (14.63%) Migration
21 15 (12.20%) Banking

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 5 (4.07%) Apache
1 5 (4.07%) OpenStack
2 4 (3.25%) IIS
3 3 (2.44%) CMS
3 3 (2.44%) Drupal
4 2 (1.63%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.63%) GemFire
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.81%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 60 (48.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (39.02%) IaaS
3 42 (34.15%) PaaS
4 40 (32.52%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (11.38%) SaaS
6 12 (9.76%) Office 365
7 11 (8.94%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (8.13%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.81%) Akamai
11 1 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.81%) Apigee
11 1 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.81%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.81%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.81%) Serverless
11 1 (0.81%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.51%) DNS
2 23 (18.70%) VPN
3 21 (17.07%) Firewall
4 7 (5.69%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.88%) BIG-IP
5 6 (4.88%) HTTP
5 6 (4.88%) Internet
6 5 (4.07%) DHCP
7 4 (3.25%) Intranet
7 4 (3.25%) NetScaler
7 4 (3.25%) Network Security
8 3 (2.44%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.81%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.81%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.81%) SSH
10 1 (0.81%) SSL
10 1 (0.81%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.81%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.89%) Azure SQL Database
3 10 (8.13%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.50%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (6.50%) MySQL
5 5 (4.07%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.25%) Power BI
7 3 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (2.44%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.63%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.63%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (1.63%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.81%) Essbase
9 1 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (30.08%) Jenkins
2 21 (17.07%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.88%) GitLab
3 6 (4.88%) Maven
4 5 (4.07%) IBM UrbanCode
5 3 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.63%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.63%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.63%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.81%) Appium
7 1 (0.81%) Gradle
7 1 (0.81%) JIRA
7 1 (0.81%) JUnit
7 1 (0.81%) Selenium
7 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (23.58%) Finance
2 15 (12.20%) Banking
3 10 (8.13%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.50%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.25%) Retail
6 3 (2.44%) Billing
6 3 (2.44%) Electronics
6 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.44%) Marketing
7 2 (1.63%) Front Office
7 2 (1.63%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.63%) Law
7 2 (1.63%) Legal
7 2 (1.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (35.77%) Architect
2 19 (15.45%) Cloud Architect
3 18 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (8.94%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (7.32%) Developer
5 9 (7.32%) Python Engineer
6 8 (6.50%) Network Architect
6 8 (6.50%) Network Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) Azure Architect
7 7 (5.69%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) AWS Architect
8 6 (4.88%) Cloud Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Programmer
8 6 (4.88%) Python Programmer
9 5 (4.07%) Azure DevOps
9 5 (4.07%) Development Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.25%) Automation Developer
10 4 (3.25%) Senior DevOps
10 4 (3.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.50%) XML
2 7 (5.69%) React
3 6 (4.88%) .NET
4 5 (4.07%) LDAP
5 4 (3.25%) Ajax
5 4 (3.25%) CSS
5 4 (3.25%) HTML
5 4 (3.25%) Java EE
5 4 (3.25%) jQuery
5 4 (3.25%) JSON
5 4 (3.25%) RESTful
5 4 (3.25%) SQLAlchemy
5 4 (3.25%) WebRTC
5 4 (3.25%) WebSockets
6 2 (1.63%) REST
7 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.81%) OAuth
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.81%) Swagger
7 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.70%) Public Cloud
2 8 (6.50%) Algorithms
2 8 (6.50%) Data Structures
2 8 (6.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (5.69%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.25%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (3.25%) Hedge funds
4 4 (3.25%) NHS
4 4 (3.25%) PKI
4 4 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.25%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.44%) W3C
6 2 (1.63%) CMDB
7 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.81%) Clustering
7 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.81%) RIA
7 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (30.08%) Windows
2 35 (28.46%) Linux
3 10 (8.13%) Unix
3 10 (8.13%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.52%) DevOps
2 27 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.26%) Network Virtualisation
4 18 (14.63%) Migration
5 13 (10.57%) Load Balancing
6 12 (9.76%) OO
6 12 (9.76%) Service Design
7 11 (8.94%) Configuration Management
7 11 (8.94%) Data Protection
7 11 (8.94%) Open Source
7 11 (8.94%) Test Automation
8 10 (8.13%) DRM
8 10 (8.13%) ITIL
9 9 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.32%) Microservices
9 9 (7.32%) Re-Platforming
9 9 (7.32%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 9 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.64%) SQL
2 28 (22.76%) Python
3 27 (21.95%) PowerShell
4 25 (20.33%) Java
5 13 (10.57%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.50%) Perl
7 7 (5.69%) C#
7 7 (5.69%) Ruby
8 4 (3.25%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (3.25%) R
9 2 (1.63%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.81%) Tcl
10 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.88%) Degree
1 6 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.07%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.44%) CISSP
3 3 (2.44%) CRISC
3 3 (2.44%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (1.63%) CCNP
4 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.81%) CCEA
5 1 (0.81%) CCNA
5 1 (0.81%) CCSA
5 1 (0.81%) CCSE
5 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.81%) ISEB
5 1 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.81%) MCP
5 1 (0.81%) MCSA
5 1 (0.81%) MCSE
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.13%) QA
2 3 (2.44%) PMO
2 3 (2.44%) WCAG
3 2 (1.63%) GDPR
3 2 (1.63%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.81%) PSD2
System Software
1 23 (18.70%) Active Directory
1 23 (18.70%) Docker
2 21 (17.07%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.25%) KVM
4 4 (3.25%) LXC
5 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.44%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.63%) HDFS
7 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (21.14%) Ansible
2 21 (17.07%) Puppet
3 12 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (8.13%) Terraform
5 6 (4.88%) Kubernetes
5 6 (4.88%) vRealize
5 6 (4.88%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 5 (4.07%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (3.25%) Salt
8 2 (1.63%) Nagios
9 1 (0.81%) ArcSight ESM
9 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.81%) Packer
9 1 (0.81%) Rancher
9 1 (0.81%) SCCM
9 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (26.02%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.57%) Oracle
2 13 (10.57%) VMware
3 12 (9.76%) Google
4 9 (7.32%) CyberArk
5 7 (5.69%) F5
6 6 (4.88%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.07%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.07%) Citrix
7 5 (4.07%) HP
7 5 (4.07%) Rackspace
8 4 (3.25%) Cisco
8 4 (3.25%) SaltStack
9 3 (2.44%) CA
9 3 (2.44%) SAP
9 3 (2.44%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.63%) IBM
10 2 (1.63%) PlateSpin
10 2 (1.63%) Splunk
11 1 (0.81%) Blue Coat