Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 474 511 491
Rank change year-on-year +37 -20 +32
Contract jobs citing Private Cloud 154 119 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 0.64% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 86 103
London median daily rate £550 £520 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -5.45% +10.00%
10th Percentile £413 £305 £425
90th Percentile £703 £700 £675
England median daily rate £525 £496 £500
% change year-on-year +5.79% -0.75% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £12.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -72.22% +9.76% +35.81%

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 17,786 18,595 17,039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.43% 39.66% 37.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,790 13,294 12,050
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £288
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 280 237 256
London median hourly rate £23.50 £21.40 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.81% +11.87% -4.35%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £11.86
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 -21 24 £475 -8.65% 16
South London +1 17 £625 +25.00% 2
West London -5 5 £538 -17.31% 4
Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 69 (44.81%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (41.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (33.12%) Microsoft
4 43 (27.92%) DevOps
5 42 (27.27%) Linux
6 41 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (22.08%) Windows
8 32 (20.78%) IaaS
8 32 (20.78%) Public Cloud
9 30 (19.48%) SQL
9 30 (19.48%) VMware
10 29 (18.83%) Finance
10 29 (18.83%) PaaS
11 28 (18.18%) Security Cleared
12 27 (17.53%) SC Cleared
13 25 (16.23%) ITIL
13 25 (16.23%) Jenkins
14 24 (15.58%) Migration
14 24 (15.58%) Firewall
15 23 (14.94%) SQL Server
16 22 (14.29%) Python
17 21 (13.64%) Cisco
18 20 (12.99%) Puppet
18 20 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (12.34%) Network Design
20 18 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
20 18 (11.69%) Ansible
21 17 (11.04%) Docker
21 17 (11.04%) Open Source
21 17 (11.04%) DNS

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 (5.84%) CMS
1 9 (5.84%) OpenStack
2 7 (4.55%) WordPress
3 5 (3.25%) Apache
4 4 (2.60%) IIS
5 3 (1.95%) Drupal
6 2 (1.30%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.65%) Confluence
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.65%) nginx
7 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) HipChat
2 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 69 (44.81%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (41.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (20.78%) IaaS
4 29 (18.83%) PaaS
5 15 (9.74%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (7.14%) SaaS
7 8 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (5.19%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (5.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (5.19%) Office 365
8 2 (1.30%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.65%) Lucidchart
9 1 (0.65%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.58%) Firewall
2 17 (11.04%) DNS
3 12 (7.79%) Software-Defined Networking
3 12 (7.79%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.19%) DHCP
4 8 (5.19%) VPN
5 7 (4.55%) Unified Communications
6 6 (3.90%) BIG-IP
6 6 (3.90%) Internet
7 5 (3.25%) Ethernet
7 5 (3.25%) HTTP
7 5 (3.25%) VoIP
8 4 (2.60%) Intranet
8 4 (2.60%) LAN
8 4 (2.60%) NetScaler
8 4 (2.60%) SAN
8 4 (2.60%) WAN
9 3 (1.95%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.95%) Wireless
9 3 (1.95%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.69%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (9.74%) Power BI
4 7 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.95%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.30%) MySQL
7 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.65%) DB2
8 1 (0.65%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (16.23%) Jenkins
2 16 (10.39%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.90%) GitLab
3 6 (3.90%) Maven
4 4 (2.60%) IBM UrbanCode
5 3 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.30%) Gradle
6 2 (1.30%) JIRA
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.65%) Appium
7 1 (0.65%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.65%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.65%) Cobertura
7 1 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.65%) Selenium
7 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.65%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (18.83%) Finance
2 11 (7.14%) Banking
2 11 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.60%) Electronics
3 4 (2.60%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.60%) Marketing
3 4 (2.60%) Retail
4 3 (1.95%) Billing
4 3 (1.95%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.30%) Law
5 2 (1.30%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (32.47%) Architect
2 21 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (11.69%) Developer
4 14 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 12 (7.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 12 (7.79%) Power BI Developer
6 11 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
6 11 (7.14%) Network Engineer
7 10 (6.49%) AWS Architect
8 8 (5.19%) Azure Architect
8 8 (5.19%) Python Engineer
8 8 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.19%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.55%) Network Architect
10 6 (3.90%) Azure Engineer
10 6 (3.90%) Consultant
10 6 (3.90%) Programmer
10 6 (3.90%) Python Programmer
10 6 (3.90%) Security Architect
10 6 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.49%) Web Services
2 6 (3.90%) .NET
3 5 (3.25%) SQLAlchemy
4 4 (2.60%) Ajax
4 4 (2.60%) CSS
4 4 (2.60%) HTML
4 4 (2.60%) Java EE
4 4 (2.60%) jQuery
4 4 (2.60%) LDAP
4 4 (2.60%) RESTful
4 4 (2.60%) WebRTC
4 4 (2.60%) WebSockets
4 4 (2.60%) XML
5 3 (1.95%) 802.1X
5 3 (1.95%) React
6 2 (1.30%) REST
7 1 (0.65%) boto
7 1 (0.65%) Middleware
7 1 (0.65%) Node.js
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.78%) Public Cloud
2 12 (7.79%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.49%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (5.84%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (4.55%) Enterprise Cloud
6 6 (3.90%) PKI
7 4 (2.60%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.60%) Clustering
7 4 (2.60%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.60%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.95%) Replication
8 3 (1.95%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 3 (1.95%) W3C
9 2 (1.30%) CMDB
9 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.30%) NHS
10 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.65%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.27%) Linux
2 34 (22.08%) Windows
3 13 (8.44%) Windows Server
4 11 (7.14%) Unix
5 7 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.90%) CentOS
7 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.65%) Solaris
9 1 (0.65%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.92%) DevOps
2 41 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (16.23%) ITIL
4 24 (15.58%) Migration
5 19 (12.34%) Network Design
6 17 (11.04%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (11.04%) Open Source
6 17 (11.04%) Technical Architecture
7 16 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (9.09%) Load Balancing
9 13 (8.44%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (8.44%) Data Modelling
10 12 (7.79%) Coaching
10 12 (7.79%) Collaborative Working
11 10 (6.49%) Analytics
11 10 (6.49%) Data Analysis
12 9 (5.84%) Deployment Automation
12 9 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 9 (5.84%) Systems Engineering
12 9 (5.84%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.48%) SQL
2 22 (14.29%) Python
3 13 (8.44%) Java
3 13 (8.44%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.79%) PowerShell
5 9 (5.84%) Perl
6 6 (3.90%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.25%) C#
7 5 (3.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 5 (3.25%) Ruby
8 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.65%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 28 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 27 (17.53%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.49%) Degree
4 8 (5.19%) CCNP
4 8 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (4.55%) CCNA
6 6 (3.90%) CCIE
6 6 (3.90%) CCIE Data Center
7 4 (2.60%) CISSP
7 4 (2.60%) CRISC
7 4 (2.60%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.30%) AWS Certification
9 2 (1.30%) MCSA
10 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.65%) MCP
10 1 (0.65%) MCSE
10 1 (0.65%) VCAP
10 1 (0.65%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 5 (3.25%) QA
2 3 (1.95%) WCAG
3 2 (1.30%) GDPR
3 2 (1.30%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (1.30%) PMO
4 1 (0.65%) PSD2
4 1 (0.65%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (12.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (11.04%) Docker
3 16 (10.39%) Active Directory
4 9 (5.84%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.84%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (5.19%) VMware NSX
6 5 (3.25%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 4 (2.60%) KVM
7 4 (2.60%) LXC
8 2 (1.30%) HDFS
8 2 (1.30%) NFS
9 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (12.99%) Puppet
2 18 (11.69%) Ansible
3 14 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (7.14%) Terraform
5 7 (4.55%) Kubernetes
6 6 (3.90%) Salt
6 6 (3.90%) vRealize
6 6 (3.90%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 5 (3.25%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.95%) SCCM
8 3 (1.95%) SCOM
9 2 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.30%) Nagios
9 2 (1.30%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.30%) Rancher
9 2 (1.30%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.65%) yum
Vendors
1 51 (33.12%) Microsoft
2 30 (19.48%) VMware
3 21 (13.64%) Cisco
4 13 (8.44%) Google
5 12 (7.79%) Red Hat
6 9 (5.84%) CyberArk
7 8 (5.19%) Oracle
8 7 (4.55%) Citrix
8 7 (4.55%) F5
8 7 (4.55%) IBM
8 7 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (3.90%) SAP
10 5 (3.25%) SaltStack
11 4 (2.60%) CA
11 4 (2.60%) HP
12 3 (1.95%) NetApp
12 3 (1.95%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.30%) EMC
13 2 (1.30%) ServiceNow
13 2 (1.30%) Veritas