Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 249 295 355
Rank change year-on-year +46 +60 +38
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 243 377 306
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.96% 0.88% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.75% 2.51% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 251 210
Median daily rate £563 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £414 £413 £450
90th Percentile £800 £688 £700
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £53.75 £70.00 £30.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.21% +127.49% -
10th Percentile £50.38 £70.00 £29.22
90th Percentile £60.13 £70.00 £32.33
England median hourly rate £57.50 £70.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -17.86% +55.56% -

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 8,842 14,996 16,803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.00% 35.03% 36.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,144 10,539 11,988
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £303 £313 £308
90th Percentile £713 £700 £700
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 236 293
Median hourly rate £29.86 £25.00 £22.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.44% +11.51% -5.28%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.50 £12.49
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.71 £48.70
Median hourly rate £24.86 £21.00 £21.70
% change year-on-year +18.36% -3.23% +8.50%

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 6 April 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
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 6 April 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 +74 43 £500 -9.09% 30
South London +18 14 £550 -4.35% 4
West London +30 13 £535 -2.73% 8
East London +46 6 £600 +4.35% 9
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 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.

1 160 (65.84%) AWS
2 137 (56.38%) Azure
3 98 (40.33%) DevOps
3 98 (40.33%) GCP
4 71 (29.22%) Finance
4 71 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (28.81%) Python
6 64 (26.34%) Kubernetes
7 63 (25.93%) Docker
8 52 (21.40%) SQL
9 46 (18.93%) Microservices
9 46 (18.93%) Analytics
10 45 (18.52%) Linux
11 44 (18.11%) Java
12 42 (17.28%) Migration
12 42 (17.28%) Ansible
13 40 (16.46%) Web Services
13 40 (16.46%) Terraform
14 39 (16.05%) Google
14 39 (16.05%) Jenkins
15 38 (15.64%) Microsoft
16 35 (14.40%) Windows
16 35 (14.40%) Software Engineering
16 35 (14.40%) Security Cleared
17 34 (13.99%) SC Cleared
17 34 (13.99%) NoSQL
18 31 (12.76%) PaaS
19 30 (12.35%) Open Source
19 30 (12.35%) IaaS
20 29 (11.93%) PowerShell

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 8 (3.29%) Apache
2 6 (2.47%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.06%) Confluence
3 5 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.65%) nginx
5 3 (1.23%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.23%) Red Hat Fuse
6 2 (0.82%) JBoss
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.82%) SAP Portal
6 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.41%) lighttpd
7 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.88%) FINCAD Analytics
2 4 (1.65%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.82%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 160 (65.84%) AWS
2 137 (56.38%) Azure
3 98 (40.33%) GCP
4 31 (12.76%) PaaS
5 30 (12.35%) IaaS
6 28 (11.52%) SaaS
7 22 (9.05%) OpenShift
8 15 (6.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (5.35%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (5.35%) GitHub
9 13 (5.35%) Serverless
10 7 (2.88%) AWS Step Functions
11 6 (2.47%) Amazon EKS
11 6 (2.47%) Azure Functions
11 6 (2.47%) Office 365
12 5 (2.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (2.06%) Power Platform
12 5 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.00%) Firewall
2 8 (3.29%) WAN
3 7 (2.88%) DNS
4 6 (2.47%) VPN
5 5 (2.06%) HTTP
5 5 (2.06%) SAN
6 4 (1.65%) DHCP
6 4 (1.65%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.65%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.65%) Wireless
7 3 (1.23%) LAN
7 3 (1.23%) MPLS
7 3 (1.23%) NAS
8 2 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.82%) Network Security
8 2 (0.82%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.82%) SSL
9 1 (0.41%) BGP
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.41%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.99%) NoSQL
2 14 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (5.76%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.94%) Big Data
4 9 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 8 (3.29%) Amazon Athena
5 8 (3.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (2.88%) Amazon Aurora
7 6 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.47%) Data Lake
7 6 (2.47%) Flink
7 6 (2.47%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.06%) Power BI
8 5 (2.06%) SAP HANA
9 4 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.65%) HBase
9 4 (1.65%) JanusGraph
9 4 (1.65%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 39 (16.05%) Jenkins
2 20 (8.23%) Artifactory
3 14 (5.76%) Git (software)
4 13 (5.35%) Maven
5 10 (4.12%) GitLab
6 7 (2.88%) JIRA
6 7 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.47%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.06%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.23%) Babel
10 3 (1.23%) Bitbucket Server
10 3 (1.23%) webpack
11 2 (0.82%) Ant
11 2 (0.82%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.82%) Subversion
11 2 (0.82%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.41%) Spinnaker
General
1 71 (29.22%) Finance
2 21 (8.64%) Front Office
3 20 (8.23%) Banking
4 14 (5.76%) Public Sector
5 10 (4.12%) Marketing
6 6 (2.47%) Retail
7 5 (2.06%) Billing
8 4 (1.65%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.23%) Local Government
10 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.41%) Advertising
11 1 (0.41%) Games
11 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (19.75%) Architect
2 39 (16.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 38 (15.64%) Cloud Engineer
4 32 (13.17%) Developer
5 21 (8.64%) Cloud Architect
6 20 (8.23%) AWS Engineer
7 18 (7.41%) Analyst
7 18 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (6.17%) AWS Developer
9 14 (5.76%) AWS DevOps
10 12 (4.94%) Azure Engineer
11 11 (4.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 11 (4.53%) Data Engineer
12 10 (4.12%) Consultant
12 10 (4.12%) Lead Architect
12 10 (4.12%) Software Engineer
13 9 (3.70%) Azure Architect
13 9 (3.70%) Azure DevOps
13 9 (3.70%) Java Developer
13 9 (3.70%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (16.46%) Web Services
2 26 (10.70%) Node.js
3 20 (8.23%) React
4 16 (6.58%) .NET
4 16 (6.58%) AngularJS
5 10 (4.12%) REST
5 10 (4.12%) Spring
6 9 (3.70%) CSS
6 9 (3.70%) J2EE
6 9 (3.70%) Kafka
7 7 (2.88%) HTML
7 7 (2.88%) JSON
7 7 (2.88%) LDAP
7 7 (2.88%) Spring Boot
8 5 (2.06%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (2.06%) GraphQL
8 5 (2.06%) SOAP
8 5 (2.06%) Swagger
9 4 (1.65%) SAML
9 4 (1.65%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.05%) Hedge funds
1 22 (9.05%) Hybrid Cloud
2 21 (8.64%) Derivative
2 21 (8.64%) Equities
2 21 (8.64%) Equity Derivative
2 21 (8.64%) Fixed Income
2 21 (8.64%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (6.58%) Cyberthreat
4 15 (6.17%) Data Centre
4 15 (6.17%) Private Cloud
5 14 (5.76%) Blog
5 14 (5.76%) Cloud Native
6 10 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.88%) Replication
8 5 (2.06%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.23%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.52%) Linux
2 35 (14.40%) Windows
3 13 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (4.94%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.47%) Unix
6 4 (1.65%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.23%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.82%) CentOS
8 2 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.41%) AIX
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.41%) Android
9 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.41%) VMS
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (40.33%) DevOps
2 71 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (18.93%) Analytics
3 46 (18.93%) Microservices
4 42 (17.28%) Migration
5 35 (14.40%) Software Engineering
6 30 (12.35%) Open Source
7 26 (10.70%) Scrum
8 24 (9.88%) Asset Management
9 22 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (9.05%) Investment Management
10 20 (8.23%) Cybersecurity
11 19 (7.82%) Data Analytics
12 17 (7.00%) Infrastructure as Code
12 17 (7.00%) Mentoring
12 17 (7.00%) Risk Management
13 16 (6.58%) Configuration Management
13 16 (6.58%) Wealth Management
14 15 (6.17%) ETL
14 15 (6.17%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 70 (28.81%) Python
2 52 (21.40%) SQL
3 44 (18.11%) Java
4 29 (11.93%) JavaScript
4 29 (11.93%) PowerShell
5 27 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 20 (8.23%) R
7 19 (7.82%) C++
8 12 (4.94%) C#
9 8 (3.29%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.88%) Groovy
10 7 (2.88%) Ruby
11 6 (2.47%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.65%) Go
12 4 (1.65%) Perl
13 3 (1.23%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.41%) Elixir
15 1 (0.41%) Korn
15 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (14.40%) Security Cleared
2 34 (13.99%) SC Cleared
3 23 (9.47%) Degree
4 12 (4.94%) GIAC
4 12 (4.94%) ISACA
5 10 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.47%) CISSP
8 5 (2.06%) CCIE
9 4 (1.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (1.65%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.65%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (1.23%) CCSP
11 2 (0.82%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.82%) CISA
11 2 (0.82%) CISM
11 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.82%) OCP
11 2 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.41%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.82%) NCSC
2 18 (7.41%) NIST
3 15 (6.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (5.35%) QA
5 4 (1.65%) PMO
6 3 (1.23%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.41%) COBIT
8 1 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.41%) GDPR
8 1 (0.41%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.41%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 63 (25.93%) Docker
2 20 (8.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.29%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.88%) Active Directory
5 6 (2.47%) VMware NSX
6 3 (1.23%) vSphere
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 64 (26.34%) Kubernetes
2 42 (17.28%) Ansible
3 40 (16.46%) Terraform
4 21 (8.64%) Puppet
5 19 (7.82%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (3.70%) logstash
7 6 (2.47%) Mesos
8 4 (1.65%) Kibana
8 4 (1.65%) Kubeflow
9 3 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.23%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.82%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.82%) collectd
10 2 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.82%) Salt
10 2 (0.82%) SCCM
10 2 (0.82%) SCOM
10 2 (0.82%) SCSM
10 2 (0.82%) Zipkin
11 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 39 (16.05%) Google
2 38 (15.64%) Microsoft
3 26 (10.70%) VMware
4 15 (6.17%) Oracle
5 14 (5.76%) Cisco
6 10 (4.12%) Citrix
6 10 (4.12%) Tableau
7 9 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.29%) SAP
9 7 (2.88%) Fortinet
9 7 (2.88%) Palo Alto
10 5 (2.06%) F5
10 5 (2.06%) Splunk
10 5 (2.06%) Sun
11 4 (1.65%) BMC
11 4 (1.65%) Dell
11 4 (1.65%) Juniper
11 4 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.23%) HP
12 3 (1.23%) Sybase