Period
to 14 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Public Cloud in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Public Cloud over the 6 months to 14 August 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.

Public Cloud
England > London
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 321 402 439
Rank change year-on-year +81 +37 +106
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 343 206 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.75% 0.48% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.95% 1.25% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 156 160
London median daily rate £550 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.32% -2.38%
10th Percentile £454 £444 £410
90th Percentile £700 £719 £650
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £65.00 -

Public 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 17,553 16,470 17,185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.50% 38.69% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,578 11,695 12,314
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £288
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 226 228
London median hourly rate £23.50 £21.90 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.31% +9.50% -
10th Percentile £13.21 £12.66 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.79 £49.60 £55.57
England median hourly rate £21.90 £19.92 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.95% -0.41% +8.11%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in London

Public Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Public Cloud in London

Public Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Public Cloud in London over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Public Cloud in London

Public 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 Public Cloud within the London region over the 6 months to 14 August 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 +6 61 £550 - 24
South London -20 26 £650 +18.18% 7
West London -24 16 £500 -23.08% 7
East London -13 8 £675 +17.39% 7
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Public 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 Public Cloud.

1 225 (65.60%) Amazon AWS
2 167 (48.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 142 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (33.24%) DevOps
5 99 (28.86%) Java
6 96 (27.99%) Linux
7 80 (23.32%) Migration
8 77 (22.45%) Ansible
9 66 (19.24%) Docker
10 64 (18.66%) Jenkins
11 63 (18.37%) Configuration Management
12 62 (18.08%) Data Centre
13 57 (16.62%) Kubernetes
13 57 (16.62%) Security Cleared
13 57 (16.62%) Continuous Integration
14 55 (16.03%) Microsoft
15 53 (15.45%) Finance
15 53 (15.45%) PaaS
16 52 (15.16%) Python
16 52 (15.16%) Terraform
17 51 (14.87%) Puppet
18 50 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
18 50 (14.58%) Windows
18 50 (14.58%) Web Services
19 44 (12.83%) SC Cleared
20 42 (12.24%) IaaS
21 41 (11.95%) Google
22 39 (11.37%) Microservices
23 37 (10.79%) Open Source
24 36 (10.50%) Maven

Public 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 26 (7.58%) Apache
2 11 (3.21%) nginx
3 9 (2.62%) WordPress
4 8 (2.33%) CMS
4 8 (2.33%) WildFly
5 7 (2.04%) Apache Pig
5 7 (2.04%) IIS
6 6 (1.75%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (1.75%) Jetty
6 6 (1.75%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.46%) Mongrel
7 5 (1.46%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.46%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.17%) Confluence
9 1 (0.29%) Hubot
9 1 (0.29%) JBoss
9 1 (0.29%) lighttpd
9 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.75%) SAP BPC
1 6 (1.75%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.58%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 2 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 225 (65.60%) Amazon AWS
2 167 (48.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (15.45%) PaaS
4 42 (12.24%) IaaS
5 33 (9.62%) SaaS
6 21 (6.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 20 (5.83%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (5.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 14 (4.08%) Office 365
10 7 (2.04%) GitHub
10 7 (2.04%) OpenShift
11 6 (1.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (1.75%) Google App Engine
11 6 (1.75%) IBM Cloud
11 6 (1.75%) Serverless
11 6 (1.75%) SoftLayer
12 5 (1.46%) Rackspace Cloud
12 5 (1.46%) Sumo Logic
13 4 (1.17%) Datadog
14 3 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 36 (10.50%) DNS
2 35 (10.20%) VPN
3 31 (9.04%) Firewall
4 22 (6.41%) TCP/IP
5 18 (5.25%) HTTP
6 14 (4.08%) SSL
7 9 (2.62%) ICMP
8 8 (2.33%) Internet
9 6 (1.75%) SMTP
10 5 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.46%) Cisco ISE
11 4 (1.17%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (1.17%) LAN
11 4 (1.17%) Network Security
11 4 (1.17%) WAN
11 4 (1.17%) Wireless
12 3 (0.87%) BGP
12 3 (0.87%) EIGRP
12 3 (0.87%) FTP
12 3 (0.87%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.00%) Hadoop
2 20 (5.83%) Big Data
2 20 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (4.96%) MySQL
4 15 (4.37%) NoSQL
5 14 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.21%) Redis
7 10 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (2.62%) SQL Server
9 8 (2.33%) MongoDB
10 7 (2.04%) Apache Hive
11 6 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.75%) Flink
11 6 (1.75%) Neo4j
11 6 (1.75%) SAP BW
12 5 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.46%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 4 (1.17%) HBase
14 3 (0.87%) BigQuery
14 3 (0.87%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 64 (18.66%) Jenkins
2 36 (10.50%) Maven
3 31 (9.04%) Git (software)
4 19 (5.54%) JMeter
4 19 (5.54%) The Grinder
5 12 (3.50%) Subversion
6 11 (3.21%) TeamCity
7 9 (2.62%) Artifactory
7 9 (2.62%) Gradle
7 9 (2.62%) JIRA
8 8 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (2.33%) SonarQube
9 6 (1.75%) Mercurial
10 5 (1.46%) Ant
10 5 (1.46%) CircleCI
10 5 (1.46%) GitLab
10 5 (1.46%) MSBuild
10 5 (1.46%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (1.46%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.17%) CruiseControl
General
1 53 (15.45%) Finance
2 15 (4.37%) Banking
3 9 (2.62%) Marketing
4 7 (2.04%) Law
5 6 (1.75%) Retail
5 6 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.17%) Legal
7 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.58%) Billing
8 2 (0.58%) Electronics
8 2 (0.58%) Games
8 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.58%) Publishing
8 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (22.16%) Architect
2 45 (13.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 41 (11.95%) Consultant
4 32 (9.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 29 (8.45%) Cloud Architect
5 29 (8.45%) Developer
6 21 (6.12%) AWS DevOps
7 18 (5.25%) Technical Leader
8 17 (4.96%) AWS Consultant
8 17 (4.96%) Azure Engineer
9 16 (4.66%) AWS Engineer
9 16 (4.66%) Project Manager
10 15 (4.37%) Azure Architect
11 14 (4.08%) AWS Architect
11 14 (4.08%) Cloud Consultant
11 14 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (3.79%) DevOps Consultant
12 13 (3.79%) Technical Architect
13 12 (3.50%) Java Engineer
14 11 (3.21%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (14.58%) Web Services
2 27 (7.87%) Kafka
3 24 (7.00%) REST
4 22 (6.41%) RabbitMQ
5 19 (5.54%) Node.js
6 17 (4.96%) SOAP
7 16 (4.66%) .NET
8 15 (4.37%) ActiveMQ
9 13 (3.79%) RESTful
10 11 (3.21%) HTML
11 10 (2.92%) CSS
12 9 (2.62%) Elastic Stack
13 7 (2.04%) Express
13 7 (2.04%) OAuth
14 6 (1.75%) HTML5
14 6 (1.75%) jQuery
14 6 (1.75%) Samza
15 5 (1.46%) AngularJS
15 5 (1.46%) JRuby
15 5 (1.46%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (18.08%) Data Centre
2 32 (9.33%) Private Cloud
3 13 (3.79%) Fintech
3 13 (3.79%) Hybrid Cloud
3 13 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (3.21%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.92%) Cloud Native
6 9 (2.62%) PKI
6 9 (2.62%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.04%) Enterprise Cloud
8 7 (2.04%) User Experience
9 6 (1.75%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.75%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.46%) Replication
11 4 (1.17%) W3C
12 3 (0.87%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (0.87%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 96 (27.99%) Linux
2 50 (14.58%) Windows
3 26 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (7.00%) Unix
5 15 (4.37%) CentOS
6 10 (2.92%) Windows Server
7 7 (2.04%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.75%) Android
8 6 (1.75%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.75%) Debian
9 5 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.17%) CoreOS
10 4 (1.17%) Fedora
10 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.29%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.29%) VMS
11 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (33.24%) DevOps
3 80 (23.32%) Migration
4 63 (18.37%) Configuration Management
5 57 (16.62%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (11.37%) Microservices
7 37 (10.79%) Open Source
8 36 (10.50%) Mentoring
9 27 (7.87%) Technical Architecture
10 26 (7.58%) ITIL
10 26 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (7.58%) Test Automation
11 25 (7.29%) Load Balancing
12 23 (6.71%) TDD
13 21 (6.12%) Scrum
14 20 (5.83%) Data Modelling
15 18 (5.25%) Software Engineering
16 17 (4.96%) Cybersecurity
16 17 (4.96%) E-Commerce
17 16 (4.66%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (28.86%) Java
2 52 (15.16%) Python
3 27 (7.87%) Scala
4 26 (7.58%) Ruby
5 24 (7.00%) PowerShell
6 23 (6.71%) C#
6 23 (6.71%) JavaScript
6 23 (6.71%) SQL
7 20 (5.83%) Clojure
8 18 (5.25%) Bash Shell
9 17 (4.96%) Go
10 14 (4.08%) Java 8
11 10 (2.92%) Perl
12 7 (2.04%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.87%) Groovy
13 3 (0.87%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.58%) Jython
15 1 (0.29%) AWK
15 1 (0.29%) ES6
15 1 (0.29%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 57 (16.62%) Security Cleared
2 44 (12.83%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.83%) Degree
4 9 (2.62%) CISSP
5 8 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.75%) CISM
7 5 (1.46%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.17%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.17%) PMP
9 3 (0.87%) CCIE
9 3 (0.87%) CCNP
9 3 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.58%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.58%) MCSA
10 2 (0.58%) SSCP
10 2 (0.58%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.58%) VCP6
10 2 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.66%) GCP
2 9 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.62%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.75%) QA
3 6 (1.75%) SLA
4 4 (1.17%) PMO
5 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (0.58%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.29%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.29%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.29%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
System Software
1 66 (19.24%) Docker
2 25 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.12%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.46%) KVM
5 5 (1.46%) VirtualBox
5 5 (1.46%) Xen
6 4 (1.17%) GPFS
6 4 (1.17%) LXC
6 4 (1.17%) vCloud
7 2 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.58%) OpenAM
7 2 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.58%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.58%) vSphere
8 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.29%) IAG
8 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 77 (22.45%) Ansible
2 57 (16.62%) Kubernetes
3 52 (15.16%) Terraform
4 51 (14.87%) Puppet
5 50 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (4.96%) Mesos
7 15 (4.37%) Salt
8 11 (3.21%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (2.04%) Consul
9 7 (2.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 7 (2.04%) Nagios
9 7 (2.04%) Sysdig
10 6 (1.75%) Ambari
10 6 (1.75%) Hadoop YARN
10 6 (1.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 6 (1.75%) SCCM
11 5 (1.46%) Graylog
11 5 (1.46%) Kibana
11 5 (1.46%) logstash
11 5 (1.46%) Packer
Vendors
1 55 (16.03%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.95%) Google
3 35 (10.20%) VMware
4 22 (6.41%) Splunk
5 19 (5.54%) Red Hat
6 13 (3.79%) CA
6 13 (3.79%) Cisco
7 12 (3.50%) Cloudera
7 12 (3.50%) SAP
8 11 (3.21%) IBM
9 10 (2.92%) Apigee
9 10 (2.92%) New Relic
10 9 (2.62%) AppDynamics
10 9 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (2.33%) Oracle
11 8 (2.33%) Rackspace
12 6 (1.75%) Symantec
13 5 (1.46%) HP
13 5 (1.46%) Perforce
13 5 (1.46%) ServiceNow