Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 307 388 348
Rank change year-on-year +81 -40 +171
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 385 274 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.82% 0.58% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.20% 1.50% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 206 220
London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £461 £421 £438
90th Percentile £685 £719 £625
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 17,506 18,265 16,095
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.17% 38.46% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,636 13,104 11,327
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £316 £313 £288
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 233 264
London median hourly rate £22.93 £21.90 £19.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +13.09% -6.47%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £11.68
90th Percentile £53.25 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.24 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.50% +5.10%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +8 51 £543 +0.46% 30
South London +4 48 £575 +4.55% 5
West London -1 16 £550 -6.38% 10
East London -33 10 £650 +13.04% 4
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 278 (72.21%) Amazon AWS
2 210 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 178 (46.23%) DevOps
4 139 (36.10%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (33.77%) Linux
6 123 (31.95%) Ansible
7 110 (28.57%) Docker
8 100 (25.97%) Configuration Management
9 96 (24.94%) Terraform
10 93 (24.16%) Kubernetes
11 92 (23.90%) Migration
12 91 (23.64%) Python
13 88 (22.86%) Jenkins
14 81 (21.04%) Opscode Chef
15 78 (20.26%) Puppet
16 76 (19.74%) Java
17 74 (19.22%) Finance
18 73 (18.96%) PaaS
19 70 (18.18%) Data Centre
20 67 (17.40%) Security Cleared
21 64 (16.62%) Microsoft
22 55 (14.29%) IaaS
23 54 (14.03%) Git (software)
23 54 (14.03%) Google
24 52 (13.51%) SC Cleared
24 52 (13.51%) SaaS
25 51 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
26 46 (11.95%) Unix
26 46 (11.95%) Web Services
27 45 (11.69%) Open Source

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 17 (4.42%) Apache
2 11 (2.86%) CMS
3 9 (2.34%) WordPress
4 7 (1.82%) Confluence
4 7 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.82%) OpenStack
4 7 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.04%) IIS
7 3 (0.78%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.78%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.78%) Drupal
7 3 (0.78%) nginx
8 2 (0.52%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
1 2 (0.52%) SPSS
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.56%) SAP BPC
1 6 (1.56%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.30%) Oracle FAH
3 3 (0.78%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 278 (72.21%) Amazon AWS
2 210 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (18.96%) PaaS
4 55 (14.29%) IaaS
5 52 (13.51%) SaaS
6 40 (10.39%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (4.68%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (4.68%) GitHub
8 17 (4.42%) IBM Cloud
9 16 (4.16%) Azure Active Directory
10 15 (3.90%) OpenShift
11 13 (3.38%) Datadog
11 13 (3.38%) Serverless
11 13 (3.38%) SoftLayer
12 12 (3.12%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (2.86%) Amazon S3
13 11 (2.86%) Apigee
13 11 (2.86%) Office 365
14 9 (2.34%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (2.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.35%) DNS
2 33 (8.57%) Firewall
3 31 (8.05%) VPN
4 25 (6.49%) TCP/IP
5 12 (3.12%) ICMP
6 10 (2.60%) BGP
6 10 (2.60%) OSPF
7 7 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (1.82%) Cisco ISE
7 7 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (1.82%) EIGRP
7 7 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (1.82%) IP Telephony
7 7 (1.82%) Network Security
7 7 (1.82%) Wireless
8 6 (1.56%) LAN
8 6 (1.56%) SMTP
8 6 (1.56%) WAN
9 5 (1.30%) HTTP
9 5 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.45%) NoSQL
2 16 (4.16%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (3.64%) MySQL
3 14 (3.64%) Redis
3 14 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 13 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (3.12%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (2.86%) Hadoop
7 10 (2.60%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.34%) Big Data
9 8 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.56%) Couchbase
10 6 (1.56%) Neo4j
10 6 (1.56%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.56%) SAP BW
11 5 (1.30%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 5 (1.30%) Essbase
11 5 (1.30%) JanusGraph
Development Applications
1 88 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 54 (14.03%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.94%) Artifactory
3 19 (4.94%) Maven
4 17 (4.42%) SonarQube
5 13 (3.38%) JIRA
6 12 (3.12%) GitLab
7 9 (2.34%) Selenium
7 9 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (2.08%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.82%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.82%) JMeter
9 7 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (1.82%) The Grinder
10 6 (1.56%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.56%) GoCD
10 6 (1.56%) IBM UrbanCode
10 6 (1.56%) Subversion
10 6 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 74 (19.22%) Finance
2 30 (7.79%) Banking
3 13 (3.38%) Financial Institution
4 12 (3.12%) Retail
5 5 (1.30%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.04%) Billing
6 4 (1.04%) Law
7 3 (0.78%) Marketing
8 2 (0.52%) Advertising
8 2 (0.52%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 96 (24.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 89 (23.12%) Architect
3 38 (9.87%) Cloud Architect
4 31 (8.05%) Cloud Engineer
5 30 (7.79%) AWS DevOps
6 29 (7.53%) Consultant
7 27 (7.01%) AWS Engineer
8 23 (5.97%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 22 (5.71%) Azure Architect
10 21 (5.45%) Azure Engineer
10 21 (5.45%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 19 (4.94%) AWS Architect
12 17 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (4.16%) Developer
14 15 (3.90%) Analyst
14 15 (3.90%) Software Engineer
14 15 (3.90%) Technical Leader
15 14 (3.64%) Technical Architect
16 13 (3.38%) Java Engineer
16 13 (3.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (11.95%) Web Services
2 38 (9.87%) Node.js
3 23 (5.97%) REST
4 22 (5.71%) Kafka
5 18 (4.68%) SOAP
6 15 (3.90%) RabbitMQ
7 13 (3.38%) ActiveMQ
8 12 (3.12%) Elastic Stack
9 11 (2.86%) RESTful
10 10 (2.60%) LDAP
11 9 (2.34%) .NET
12 7 (1.82%) 802.1X
12 7 (1.82%) Sensu
13 6 (1.56%) React
13 6 (1.56%) SAML
14 5 (1.30%) Akka
14 5 (1.30%) Java EE
14 5 (1.30%) Memcached
14 5 (1.30%) Spring Boot
15 4 (1.04%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 70 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 29 (7.53%) Private Cloud
3 22 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (3.38%) Hedge funds
5 10 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (2.60%) Virtual Team
6 9 (2.34%) PKI
7 8 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.08%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.82%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.56%) Enterprise Cloud
9 6 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (1.56%) Replication
10 5 (1.30%) Fintech
10 5 (1.30%) Grid Computing
10 5 (1.30%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.04%) Robotics
12 3 (0.78%) PMI
13 2 (0.52%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 130 (33.77%) Linux
2 46 (11.95%) Unix
3 38 (9.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 38 (9.87%) Windows
4 15 (3.90%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.12%) CentOS
6 6 (1.56%) Android
6 6 (1.56%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.04%) VMS
8 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.26%) Debian
9 1 (0.26%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (46.23%) DevOps
2 139 (36.10%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (25.97%) Configuration Management
4 92 (23.90%) Migration
5 51 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (11.69%) Open Source
7 39 (10.13%) ITIL
8 30 (7.79%) Mentoring
8 30 (7.79%) Microservices
9 28 (7.27%) Load Balancing
9 28 (7.27%) Technical Architecture
10 27 (7.01%) Coaching
10 27 (7.01%) Data Modelling
11 24 (6.23%) Scrum
11 24 (6.23%) Test Automation
12 21 (5.45%) Analytics
12 21 (5.45%) Service Management
13 20 (5.19%) Continuous Delivery
14 19 (4.94%) Collaborative Working
15 18 (4.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 91 (23.64%) Python
2 76 (19.74%) Java
3 35 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 35 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 31 (8.05%) SQL
5 29 (7.53%) JavaScript
6 24 (6.23%) Ruby
7 21 (5.45%) Scala
8 16 (4.16%) Go
9 14 (3.64%) Perl
10 12 (3.12%) Java 8
11 10 (2.60%) C#
12 8 (2.08%) Clojure
12 8 (2.08%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.30%) C++
14 3 (0.78%) C
14 3 (0.78%) Groovy
14 3 (0.78%) PHP
14 3 (0.78%) VBScript
15 2 (0.52%) AWK
Qualifications
1 67 (17.40%) Security Cleared
2 52 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.42%) Degree
4 13 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.60%) CISM
5 10 (2.60%) CISSP
6 8 (2.08%) CCIE
7 5 (1.30%) CCNP
8 4 (1.04%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.04%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.78%) ISSAP
9 3 (0.78%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.78%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.78%) SANS
10 2 (0.52%) CCNA
10 2 (0.52%) CEH
10 2 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.52%) MCSE
10 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.52%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.08%) QA
2 6 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.04%) GDPR
5 3 (0.78%) COBIT
5 3 (0.78%) SLA
5 3 (0.78%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.52%) PMO
6 2 (0.52%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.26%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.26%) PSD2
7 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 110 (28.57%) Docker
2 27 (7.01%) Active Directory
3 24 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (3.12%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.82%) GPFS
5 7 (1.82%) LXC
6 3 (0.78%) vCloud
7 2 (0.52%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.52%) NFS
7 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.52%) vSphere
8 1 (0.26%) IAG
8 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 123 (31.95%) Ansible
2 96 (24.94%) Terraform
3 93 (24.16%) Kubernetes
4 81 (21.04%) Opscode Chef
5 78 (20.26%) Puppet
6 12 (3.12%) Salt
6 12 (3.12%) Sysdig
7 11 (2.86%) ZABBIX
8 10 (2.60%) Mesos
9 9 (2.34%) Nagios
10 8 (2.08%) Packer
10 8 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
11 7 (1.82%) Consul
11 7 (1.82%) FortiGate
11 7 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (1.56%) SCCM
13 5 (1.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 5 (1.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 4 (1.04%) Kibana
14 4 (1.04%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 64 (16.62%) Microsoft
2 54 (14.03%) Google
3 34 (8.83%) VMware
4 26 (6.75%) Splunk
5 25 (6.49%) Red Hat
6 21 (5.45%) IBM
7 18 (4.68%) Cisco
8 16 (4.16%) Oracle
9 15 (3.90%) CA
10 13 (3.38%) SAP
11 12 (3.12%) New Relic
11 12 (3.12%) ServiceNow
12 9 (2.34%) F5
12 9 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (2.08%) AppDynamics
13 8 (2.08%) SevOne
14 7 (1.82%) Fortinet
14 7 (1.82%) Meraki
14 7 (1.82%) SolarWinds
14 7 (1.82%) Symantec