Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 462 290 512
Rank change year-on-year -172 +222 -69
Contract jobs citing Private Cloud 80 62 85
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.47% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 1.29% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 40 53
10th Percentile £446 £406 £430
25th Percentile £519 £472 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £550 £588
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% -6.38% +2.17%
75th Percentile £714 £627 £700
90th Percentile £784 £725 £750
England median daily rate £563 £510 £525
% change year-on-year +10.40% -2.95% -4.55%

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 10,931 4,817 12,302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.76% 36.70% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,906 3,473 8,788
10th Percentile £363 £318 £318
25th Percentile £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £555 £540 £525
Median % change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% -
75th Percentile £675 £663 £625
90th Percentile £750 £750 £700
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 67 155
10th Percentile £14.62 £15.56 £12.76
25th Percentile £20.40 £23.75 £15.85
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.75 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year -13.91% +67.78% -4.26%
75th Percentile £48.31 £47.75 £47.50
90th Percentile £62.45 £53.50 £52.80
England median hourly rate £25.00 £31.50 £20.98
% change year-on-year -20.63% +50.16% -0.70%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -54 7 £585 +6.27% 16
Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 31 (38.75%) Azure
2 30 (37.50%) Kubernetes
3 29 (36.25%) VMware
3 29 (36.25%) Linux
4 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (32.50%) Migration
5 24 (30.00%) Microservices
6 21 (26.25%) Python
6 21 (26.25%) AWS
7 20 (25.00%) OpenStack
7 20 (25.00%) SQL
8 19 (23.75%) GCP
8 19 (23.75%) Docker
9 18 (22.50%) DevOps
10 17 (21.25%) Data Centre
10 17 (21.25%) Java
10 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
10 17 (21.25%) Google
11 16 (20.00%) IaaS
11 16 (20.00%) Finance
11 16 (20.00%) Firewall
12 15 (18.75%) Jenkins
13 13 (16.25%) PaaS
13 13 (16.25%) Bash Shell
13 13 (16.25%) Windows
13 13 (16.25%) Infrastructure as Code
14 12 (15.00%) VMS
14 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
14 12 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (13.75%) Spring

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 20 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 6 (7.50%) Apache
2 6 (7.50%) Confluence
3 5 (6.25%) CMS
3 5 (6.25%) nginx
4 4 (5.00%) Mattermost
4 4 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.25%) IIS
5 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 31 (38.75%) Azure
2 21 (26.25%) AWS
3 19 (23.75%) GCP
4 16 (20.00%) IaaS
5 13 (16.25%) PaaS
6 9 (11.25%) SaaS
7 7 (8.75%) OpenShift
8 5 (6.25%) GitHub
9 4 (5.00%) Apigee
9 4 (5.00%) npm
10 3 (3.75%) Microsoft 365
11 2 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (2.50%) Azure App Service
11 2 (2.50%) Azure Storage
11 2 (2.50%) Serverless
12 1 (1.25%) Akamai
12 1 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (1.25%) AWS KMS
12 1 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (1.25%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.00%) Firewall
2 9 (11.25%) VPN
3 6 (7.50%) WAN
4 5 (6.25%) IKE
4 5 (6.25%) IPsec
4 5 (6.25%) SSL
5 4 (5.00%) LAN
5 4 (5.00%) Wireless
6 3 (3.75%) DNS
7 2 (2.50%) HTTP
7 2 (2.50%) Internet
7 2 (2.50%) SD-WAN
8 1 (1.25%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.25%) Intranet
8 1 (1.25%) SAN
8 1 (1.25%) Skype
8 1 (1.25%) SMTP
8 1 (1.25%) SSH
8 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.25%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.50%) Hadoop
2 6 (7.50%) Redis
3 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.00%) DB2
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.25%) Big Data
7 1 (1.25%) MySQL
7 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.50%) JIRA
3 6 (7.50%) Mockito
3 6 (7.50%) WebDriver
4 5 (6.25%) JUnit
5 4 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.00%) Selenium
5 4 (5.00%) Travis CI
6 2 (2.50%) GitLab
6 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.25%) Gradle
7 1 (1.25%) Maven
General
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Social Skills
3 10 (12.50%) Public Sector
4 7 (8.75%) Telecoms
5 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.50%) Games
6 2 (2.50%) Electronics
6 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.50%) Marketing
7 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.25%) Banking
7 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.25%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (1.25%) Law
7 1 (1.25%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 34 (42.50%) Architect
2 20 (25.00%) Developer
3 10 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 9 (11.25%) Cloud Developer
4 9 (11.25%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Azure Architect
5 7 (8.75%) Data Architect
6 6 (7.50%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.50%) Lead Architect
6 6 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Design Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Lead Security Architect
7 5 (6.25%) Market Data Architect
7 5 (6.25%) Python Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Security Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) VMware Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) Node.js
1 11 (13.75%) Spring
2 9 (11.25%) JSON
3 8 (10.00%) Web Services
4 6 (7.50%) Akka
4 6 (7.50%) Kafka
4 6 (7.50%) Memcached
4 6 (7.50%) RESTEasy
4 6 (7.50%) Spring MVC
4 6 (7.50%) Swagger
4 6 (7.50%) WireMock
4 6 (7.50%) YAML
5 5 (6.25%) Django
5 5 (6.25%) OAuth
5 5 (6.25%) OAuth2
5 5 (6.25%) Pandas
6 4 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (3.75%) .NET
7 3 (3.75%) REST
8 2 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.75%) Public Cloud
3 8 (10.00%) PKI
4 6 (7.50%) Legacy Code
5 3 (3.75%) Cloud Native
5 3 (3.75%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.50%) AS400
6 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.50%) Legacy Applications
6 2 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.50%) User Experience
7 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.25%) Linux
2 13 (16.25%) Windows
3 12 (15.00%) VMS
4 10 (12.50%) Debian
5 9 (11.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (8.75%) Windows Server
7 6 (7.50%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.75%) Unix
9 1 (1.25%) Android
9 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.25%) CentOS
9 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.25%) MVS
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (32.50%) Migration
2 24 (30.00%) Microservices
3 18 (22.50%) DevOps
4 13 (16.25%) Infrastructure as Code
5 10 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 8 (10.00%) Web Development
7 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.75%) Front End Development
7 7 (8.75%) Identity Access Management
7 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (8.75%) Scrum
8 6 (7.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (7.50%) Data Pipeline
8 6 (7.50%) MVC
8 6 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (7.50%) Project Delivery
9 5 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.25%) Password Management
9 5 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.25%) Python
2 20 (25.00%) SQL
3 17 (21.25%) Java
4 13 (16.25%) Bash Shell
5 10 (12.50%) Java 11
6 7 (8.75%) PowerShell
7 6 (7.50%) Scala
8 2 (2.50%) C
8 2 (2.50%) PHP
8 2 (2.50%) R
8 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.25%) C#
9 1 (1.25%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.25%) Perl
9 1 (1.25%) Ruby
9 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.25%) CISSP
3 1 (1.25%) Degree
3 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.25%) MCP
3 1 (1.25%) MCSE
3 1 (1.25%) MCT
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.25%) PMP
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.25%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (1.25%) GRC
3 1 (1.25%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.25%) NCSC
3 1 (1.25%) NIST
System Software
1 19 (23.75%) Docker
2 12 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.50%) vSphere
4 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.25%) vCloud
4 5 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.25%) VMFS
7 1 (1.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 30 (37.50%) Kubernetes
2 10 (12.50%) Ansible
2 10 (12.50%) Terraform
3 6 (7.50%) Grafana
4 5 (6.25%) vCenter Server
5 4 (5.00%) Puppet
6 2 (2.50%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.25%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.25%) Rancher
7 1 (1.25%) Salt
7 1 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.25%) vRealize
7 1 (1.25%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 29 (36.25%) VMware
2 17 (21.25%) Google
2 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.75%) Red Hat
4 7 (8.75%) IBM
5 6 (7.50%) CA
5 6 (7.50%) SAP
6 5 (6.25%) Cisco
6 5 (6.25%) Citrix
7 4 (5.00%) Oracle
8 3 (3.75%) Splunk
9 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.50%) Dell
9 2 (2.50%) EMC
9 2 (2.50%) F5
9 2 (2.50%) NetApp
9 2 (2.50%) Zerto
10 1 (1.25%) Alibaba
10 1 (1.25%) CyberArk
10 1 (1.25%) Palo Alto