Period
to 28 September 2020

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 28 September 2020 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
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 228 239 323
Rank change year-on-year +11 +84 +93
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 127 429 351
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.95% 1.13% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.42% 3.32% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 243 269
Median daily rate £550 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £413 £413 £450
90th Percentile £850 £748 £700
England median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 -
% change year-on-year -13.79% - -

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 5,243 12,908 16,565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.40% 33.93% 36.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,603 8,945 11,815
Median daily rate £525 £525 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.96% +4.00%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 199 248
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.93 £23.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.64% -3.21% +8.17%
10th Percentile £17.54 £12.76 £13.31
90th Percentile £49.43 £53.00 £54.01
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £20.09
% change year-on-year +59.09% +9.53% +0.43%

Public Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Public Cloud in London

Public Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Public Cloud in London.

Daily rate trend for Public Cloud in London

Public Cloud
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Public Cloud in London over the 6 months to 28 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Public Cloud in London

Public Cloud
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Public Cloud in London.

Hourly rate trend for Public Cloud in London

Public Cloud
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Public Cloud in London over the 6 months to 28 September 2020.

Hourly 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 28 September 2020. 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 +86 12 £525 - 20
South London +55 9 £525 -8.70% 5
East London +37 4 £418 -40.36% 7
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2020, 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 82 (64.57%) Azure
2 71 (55.91%) AWS
3 70 (55.12%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (34.65%) DevOps
5 43 (33.86%) Security Cleared
6 40 (31.50%) SC Cleared
7 34 (26.77%) Finance
7 34 (26.77%) GCP
8 33 (25.98%) Kubernetes
8 33 (25.98%) Python
9 31 (24.41%) Jenkins
10 27 (21.26%) Migration
11 26 (20.47%) Microsoft
12 25 (19.69%) Windows
12 25 (19.69%) Docker
13 24 (18.90%) Terraform
13 24 (18.90%) Linux
13 24 (18.90%) Java
14 22 (17.32%) Open Source
15 21 (16.54%) SQL
16 18 (14.17%) Firewall
16 18 (14.17%) Software Engineering
16 18 (14.17%) Ansible
17 17 (13.39%) IaaS
17 17 (13.39%) NoSQL
17 17 (13.39%) PowerShell
18 16 (12.60%) Amazon EC2
18 16 (12.60%) JavaScript
18 16 (12.60%) Microservices
19 15 (11.81%) GitLab

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 7 (5.51%) Confluence
2 5 (3.94%) Apache
3 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.79%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.79%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 82 (64.57%) Azure
2 71 (55.91%) AWS
3 34 (26.77%) GCP
4 17 (13.39%) IaaS
5 16 (12.60%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (10.24%) PaaS
7 10 (7.87%) OpenShift
7 10 (7.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (7.09%) Amazon S3
9 8 (6.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (5.51%) AWS CodePipeline
10 7 (5.51%) Azure Stack
10 7 (5.51%) Serverless
11 6 (4.72%) Amazon ECS
11 6 (4.72%) Amazon EKS
11 6 (4.72%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (4.72%) SaaS
12 5 (3.94%) CloudFront
13 4 (3.15%) AWS CloudTrail
13 4 (3.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.17%) Firewall
2 10 (7.87%) DNS
3 7 (5.51%) VPN
4 5 (3.94%) Internet
5 4 (3.15%) WAN
6 3 (2.36%) 4G
6 3 (2.36%) DHCP
6 3 (2.36%) Kerberos
6 3 (2.36%) LAN
6 3 (2.36%) SAN
6 3 (2.36%) Skype
6 3 (2.36%) SSH
7 2 (1.57%) 2G
7 2 (1.57%) 5G
7 2 (1.57%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (1.57%) Multicast
7 2 (1.57%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.57%) PABX
7 2 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.39%) NoSQL
2 9 (7.09%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.51%) Big Data
3 7 (5.51%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.94%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.15%) MySQL
5 4 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.57%) BigQuery
6 2 (1.57%) Flink
6 2 (1.57%) HBase
6 2 (1.57%) JanusGraph
6 2 (1.57%) Redis
6 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.79%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.79%) Impala
7 1 (0.79%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 31 (24.41%) Jenkins
2 15 (11.81%) GitLab
3 11 (8.66%) Artifactory
4 10 (7.87%) Git (software)
4 10 (7.87%) Maven
5 7 (5.51%) JIRA
6 4 (3.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.57%) Babel
8 2 (1.57%) CircleCI
8 2 (1.57%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.57%) Hudson
8 2 (1.57%) Selenium
8 2 (1.57%) Snyk
8 2 (1.57%) webpack
9 1 (0.79%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.79%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.79%) Protractor
9 1 (0.79%) Subversion
9 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (26.77%) Finance
2 13 (10.24%) Front Office
3 12 (9.45%) Banking
3 12 (9.45%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.36%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.57%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Billing
7 1 (0.79%) Czech Language
7 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Local Government
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (22.83%) Architect
1 29 (22.83%) Developer
2 15 (11.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (9.45%) Cloud Engineer
4 11 (8.66%) Java Developer
5 10 (7.87%) AWS Engineer
5 10 (7.87%) Azure Engineer
5 10 (7.87%) Consultant
5 10 (7.87%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (7.09%) Cloud Architect
6 9 (7.09%) Senior DevOps
6 9 (7.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 8 (6.30%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Python Developer
8 7 (5.51%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.72%) Analyst
9 6 (4.72%) AWS Architect
9 6 (4.72%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Python Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.02%) Node.js
2 13 (10.24%) AngularJS
2 13 (10.24%) React
2 13 (10.24%) Web Services
3 12 (9.45%) .NET
3 12 (9.45%) Spring
4 10 (7.87%) REST
5 9 (7.09%) GraphQL
5 9 (7.09%) Spring Boot
6 7 (5.51%) Swagger
7 6 (4.72%) CSS
7 6 (4.72%) Twisted
8 5 (3.94%) HTML
8 5 (3.94%) Lambda Expressions
9 4 (3.15%) HTML5
9 4 (3.15%) Kafka
9 4 (3.15%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (2.36%) CSS3
10 3 (2.36%) LDAP
10 3 (2.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.81%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.24%) Private Cloud
3 11 (8.66%) Cloud Native
3 11 (8.66%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (7.87%) Derivative
5 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (7.09%) Blog
5 9 (7.09%) Equities
5 9 (7.09%) Equity Derivative
5 9 (7.09%) Fixed Income
5 9 (7.09%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (7.09%) Hedge funds
6 6 (4.72%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (4.72%) Market Risk
6 6 (4.72%) Swaptions
7 4 (3.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (2.36%) Cyberattack
8 3 (2.36%) Taxonomies
9 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.69%) Windows
2 24 (18.90%) Linux
3 6 (4.72%) VMS
4 3 (2.36%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.36%) Unix
4 3 (2.36%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (55.12%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (34.65%) DevOps
3 27 (21.26%) Migration
4 22 (17.32%) Open Source
5 18 (14.17%) Software Engineering
6 16 (12.60%) Microservices
7 15 (11.81%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (11.81%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (11.81%) Infrastructure as Code
7 15 (11.81%) Wealth Management
8 14 (11.02%) Scrum
9 12 (9.45%) Coaching
9 12 (9.45%) Portfolio Management
9 12 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (9.45%) Service Management
9 12 (9.45%) TDD
10 10 (7.87%) Analytics
10 10 (7.87%) BDD
10 10 (7.87%) Data Analytics
10 10 (7.87%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.98%) Python
2 24 (18.90%) Java
3 21 (16.54%) SQL
4 17 (13.39%) PowerShell
5 16 (12.60%) JavaScript
6 9 (7.09%) C++
6 9 (7.09%) R
6 9 (7.09%) TypeScript
7 6 (4.72%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.72%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.36%) Go
8 3 (2.36%) Java 8
9 2 (1.57%) C#
9 2 (1.57%) Ruby
10 1 (0.79%) Erlang
10 1 (0.79%) Perl
10 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (33.86%) Security Cleared
2 40 (31.50%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.24%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.36%) DBS Check
4 3 (2.36%) Degree
5 2 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.79%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.79%) CCDP
6 1 (0.79%) CCIE
6 1 (0.79%) CCNP
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.79%) CWSP
6 1 (0.79%) ISEB
6 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.79%) MCSE
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.30%) NCSC
2 6 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.79%) GDPR
3 1 (0.79%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.79%) NIST
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (19.69%) Docker
2 11 (8.66%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.72%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.57%) Squid
5 2 (1.57%) vSphere
5 2 (1.57%) XenApp
5 2 (1.57%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.79%) KVM
6 1 (0.79%) vCloud
6 1 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.79%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (25.98%) Kubernetes
2 24 (18.90%) Terraform
3 18 (14.17%) Ansible
4 6 (4.72%) Nessus
5 5 (3.94%) SCCM
6 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (2.36%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.57%) OpenVAS
7 2 (1.57%) Puppet
7 2 (1.57%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.79%) Argo
8 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.79%) Kubeflow
8 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.79%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.79%) SCOM
8 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (20.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.24%) Splunk
3 12 (9.45%) Google
4 11 (8.66%) Oracle
5 10 (7.87%) VMware
6 8 (6.30%) Fortinet
7 7 (5.51%) Palo Alto
8 6 (4.72%) Murex
9 5 (3.94%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.36%) Cisco
10 3 (2.36%) Citrix
10 3 (2.36%) SAP
11 2 (1.57%) AppDynamics
11 2 (1.57%) Cloudera
11 2 (1.57%) Dynatrace
11 2 (1.57%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.79%) AlgoSec
12 1 (0.79%) AlienVault
12 1 (0.79%) Blue Prism
12 1 (0.79%) Concur