Period
to 30 November 2021

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 30 November 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.

Public Cloud
England > London
6 months to
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 212 203 234
Rank change year-on-year -9 +31 +85
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 516 198 401
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.36% 1.25% 1.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.10% 3.43% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 136 213
10th Percentile £494 £403 £432
25th Percentile £530 £486 £506
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £621 £550 £600
Median % change year-on-year +12.95% -8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £713 £638 £675
90th Percentile £788 £744 £713
England median daily rate £600 £548 £550
% change year-on-year +9.59% -0.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £52.00
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% -27.88% -
England median hourly rate £75.00 £37.50 £52.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -27.88% -

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 12,582 5,767 10,773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.22% 36.33% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,317 4,171 7,689
10th Percentile £363 £313 £308
25th Percentile £469 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £688 £650 £625
90th Percentile £775 £750 £710
England median daily rate £525 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 76 136
10th Percentile £16.58 £12.76 £12.44
25th Percentile £23.00 £22.44 £15.90
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.37 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year +19.17% +36.60% -1.19%
75th Percentile £53.50 £39.39 £39.56
90th Percentile £67.25 £48.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.07 £27.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -12.47% +34.15% +2.50%

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 30 November 2021.

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 30 November 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 -27 54 £600 +11.63% 60
West London -21 4 £461 -9.56% 4
South London -1 2 - - 2
East London -13 1 - - 16
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 30 November 2021, 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.

1 357 (69.19%) Azure
2 279 (54.07%) AWS
3 261 (50.58%) DevOps
4 208 (40.31%) Agile Software Development
5 185 (35.85%) Terraform
6 159 (30.81%) GCP
7 147 (28.49%) Kubernetes
8 131 (25.39%) Finance
9 116 (22.48%) Microsoft
10 113 (21.90%) Docker
11 108 (20.93%) PaaS
12 106 (20.54%) Python
13 104 (20.16%) Infrastructure as Code
14 98 (18.99%) Social Skills
15 96 (18.60%) Java
15 96 (18.60%) Migration
16 90 (17.44%) Ansible
17 89 (17.25%) Linux
18 85 (16.47%) Jenkins
19 84 (16.28%) Microservices
20 80 (15.50%) GitHub
20 80 (15.50%) Open Source
20 80 (15.50%) Google
21 79 (15.31%) IaaS
22 78 (15.12%) Bash Shell
23 69 (13.37%) PowerShell
23 69 (13.37%) Windows
24 65 (12.60%) SQL
25 62 (12.02%) Banking
26 58 (11.24%) JavaScript

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 19 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (2.91%) Tomcat
3 13 (2.52%) Confluence
4 11 (2.13%) Apache
5 10 (1.94%) OpenStack
6 9 (1.74%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.55%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.55%) JBoss
7 8 (1.55%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.97%) IIS
9 4 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.78%) WildFly
10 3 (0.58%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.39%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.19%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.19%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (1.55%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Cloudability
1 3 (0.58%) Magento
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.39%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 357 (69.19%) Azure
2 279 (54.07%) AWS
3 159 (30.81%) GCP
4 108 (20.93%) PaaS
5 80 (15.50%) GitHub
6 79 (15.31%) IaaS
7 51 (9.88%) SaaS
8 50 (9.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 43 (8.33%) Serverless
10 19 (3.68%) Amazon S3
11 18 (3.49%) Amazon EKS
11 18 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
11 18 (3.49%) OpenShift
12 17 (3.29%) Azure Active Directory
12 17 (3.29%) Azure Data Factory
12 17 (3.29%) Azure Functions
12 17 (3.29%) GitHub Actions
13 16 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
14 15 (2.91%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 15 (2.91%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.95%) Firewall
2 38 (7.36%) Network Security
3 29 (5.62%) WAN
4 28 (5.43%) Internet
5 19 (3.68%) DNS
6 18 (3.49%) VPN
7 15 (2.91%) BGP
8 12 (2.33%) TCP/IP
9 11 (2.13%) DHCP
10 10 (1.94%) OSPF
10 10 (1.94%) Software-Defined Networking
11 9 (1.74%) SSL
11 9 (1.74%) Wireless
12 7 (1.36%) Ethernet
12 7 (1.36%) Multicast
13 6 (1.16%) Gigabit Ethernet
13 6 (1.16%) HTTP
13 6 (1.16%) MPLS
13 6 (1.16%) OpenLDAP
13 6 (1.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.46%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.29%) Big Data
3 11 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 10 (1.94%) MongoDB
4 10 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (1.74%) Power BI
6 8 (1.55%) Amazon Redshift
6 8 (1.55%) MySQL
6 8 (1.55%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.36%) BigQuery
7 7 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (1.16%) Redshift Spectrum
9 5 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (0.97%) Data Lake
9 5 (0.97%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.78%) Redis
10 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.58%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 85 (16.47%) Jenkins
2 48 (9.30%) Maven
3 40 (7.75%) Gradle
4 39 (7.56%) TeamCity
5 37 (7.17%) Git (software)
6 25 (4.84%) JIRA
7 21 (4.07%) Sonatype Nexus
8 14 (2.71%) GitLab
9 10 (1.94%) CircleCI
10 8 (1.55%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.36%) Artifactory
12 4 (0.78%) git-flow
12 4 (0.78%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.78%) JUnit
12 4 (0.78%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (0.78%) Protractor
13 3 (0.58%) IntelliJ
13 3 (0.58%) Selenium
13 3 (0.58%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 131 (25.39%) Finance
2 98 (18.99%) Social Skills
3 62 (12.02%) Banking
4 31 (6.01%) Retail
5 25 (4.84%) Public Sector
6 20 (3.88%) Investment Banking
7 18 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.52%) Financial Institution
9 12 (2.33%) Telecoms
10 11 (2.13%) Legal
11 10 (1.94%) Marketing
11 10 (1.94%) Presentation Skills
12 8 (1.55%) Billing
12 8 (1.55%) Manufacturing
13 7 (1.36%) Documentation Skills
13 7 (1.36%) Electronics
13 7 (1.36%) Retail Banking
14 6 (1.16%) Front Office
15 4 (0.78%) Automotive
16 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 181 (35.08%) Architect
2 79 (15.31%) Cloud Architect
3 69 (13.37%) Cloud Engineer
4 57 (11.05%) Solutions Architect
5 52 (10.08%) Azure Architect
6 51 (9.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 50 (9.69%) Developer
8 44 (8.53%) Azure Engineer
9 40 (7.75%) Technical Architect
10 34 (6.59%) AWS Engineer
11 29 (5.62%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 22 (4.26%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 20 (3.88%) Security Architect
14 19 (3.68%) Lead Architect
15 18 (3.49%) AWS DevOps
15 18 (3.49%) Technical Leader
16 17 (3.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 17 (3.29%) Consultant
16 17 (3.29%) Infrastructure Architect
17 16 (3.10%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (7.95%) Kafka
2 39 (7.56%) REST
3 26 (5.04%) Node.js
4 20 (3.88%) Web Services
5 18 (3.49%) Elastic Stack
5 18 (3.49%) React
6 15 (2.91%) ARM Templates
7 14 (2.71%) OAuth
7 14 (2.71%) Spring
8 13 (2.52%) SOAP
9 12 (2.33%) CSS
9 12 (2.33%) HTML
9 12 (2.33%) RESTful
10 10 (1.94%) .NET
10 10 (1.94%) JSON
11 9 (1.74%) AngularJS
11 9 (1.74%) Spring Boot
12 8 (1.55%) HTML5
13 7 (1.36%) Middleware
14 6 (1.16%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.88%) Cloud Native
2 36 (6.98%) Private Cloud
3 35 (6.78%) Data Centre
4 31 (6.01%) Hybrid Cloud
5 23 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.33%) Virtual Team
7 11 (2.13%) Clustering
8 10 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (1.94%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.94%) Legacy Applications
9 9 (1.74%) User Experience
10 7 (1.36%) Enterprise Cloud
10 7 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.36%) Taxonomies
11 6 (1.16%) CMDB
11 6 (1.16%) PKI
11 6 (1.16%) Video on Demand
12 5 (0.97%) Credit Risk
12 5 (0.97%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 89 (17.25%) Linux
2 69 (13.37%) Windows
3 37 (7.17%) Unix
4 25 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (2.71%) CentOS
5 14 (2.71%) Ubuntu
6 12 (2.33%) Windows Server
7 11 (2.13%) Debian
8 8 (1.55%) Amazon Linux
8 8 (1.55%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (1.16%) Windows Server 2019
10 5 (0.97%) VMS
11 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2016
12 3 (0.58%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.39%) AIX
13 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (50.58%) DevOps
2 208 (40.31%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (20.16%) Infrastructure as Code
4 96 (18.60%) Migration
5 84 (16.28%) Microservices
6 80 (15.50%) Open Source
7 53 (10.27%) Cybersecurity
8 52 (10.08%) Collaborative Working
9 49 (9.50%) SDLC
10 45 (8.72%) Scrum
11 44 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 43 (8.33%) Analytics
13 37 (7.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 36 (6.98%) Load Balancing
14 36 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
15 32 (6.20%) Deployment Automation
15 32 (6.20%) DevSecOps
16 31 (6.01%) ITIL
16 31 (6.01%) Kanban
17 30 (5.81%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 106 (20.54%) Python
2 96 (18.60%) Java
3 78 (15.12%) Bash Shell
4 69 (13.37%) PowerShell
5 65 (12.60%) SQL
6 58 (11.24%) JavaScript
7 32 (6.20%) C#
8 28 (5.43%) Go
9 21 (4.07%) Ruby
10 17 (3.29%) TypeScript
11 13 (2.52%) C
12 11 (2.13%) Scala
12 11 (2.13%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.36%) Groovy
14 4 (0.78%) C++
15 3 (0.58%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.39%) Cypher
16 2 (0.39%) HiveQL
17 1 (0.19%) Clojure
17 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 28 (5.43%) Degree
3 25 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (3.68%) SC Cleared
5 18 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 16 (3.10%) CISSP
7 14 (2.71%) DV Cleared
8 12 (2.33%) CCIE
9 10 (1.94%) CCNP
10 8 (1.55%) CEH
10 8 (1.55%) CISA
11 7 (1.36%) CRISC
12 6 (1.16%) AWS Certification
13 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.78%) CCIE Security
14 4 (0.78%) CISM
14 4 (0.78%) TOGAF Certification
15 3 (0.58%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 3 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
15 3 (0.58%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.26%) GRC
2 19 (3.68%) GDPR
3 14 (2.71%) NIST
4 10 (1.94%) QA
5 8 (1.55%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.78%) COBIT
7 4 (0.78%) SLA
8 3 (0.58%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.58%) PMO
9 2 (0.39%) Accessibility
9 2 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.39%) WCAG
10 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.19%) IFRS
10 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.19%) SOC 2
System Software
1 113 (21.90%) Docker
2 43 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (7.75%) Active Directory
4 23 (4.46%) VMware NSX
5 21 (4.07%) vSphere
6 16 (3.10%) NFS
7 6 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.78%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.78%) vCloud
8 4 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.58%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 2 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.19%) Ceph
11 1 (0.19%) KVM
11 1 (0.19%) LXC
11 1 (0.19%) Squid
Systems Management
1 185 (35.85%) Terraform
2 147 (28.49%) Kubernetes
3 90 (17.44%) Ansible
4 32 (6.20%) Prometheus
5 26 (5.04%) Puppet
6 22 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (2.91%) Consul
7 15 (2.91%) Packer
8 14 (2.71%) Kibana
9 13 (2.52%) vRealize
10 12 (2.33%) Grafana
11 11 (2.13%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 10 (1.94%) RSA Archer
13 9 (1.74%) Cisco CUCM
13 9 (1.74%) Docker Swarm
14 7 (1.36%) HAProxy
14 7 (1.36%) Icinga
14 7 (1.36%) Istio
14 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
15 6 (1.16%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 116 (22.48%) Microsoft
2 80 (15.50%) Google
3 48 (9.30%) VMware
4 39 (7.56%) Red Hat
5 32 (6.20%) Databricks
6 29 (5.62%) Cisco
7 22 (4.26%) Oracle
8 18 (3.49%) IBM
9 15 (2.91%) ServiceNow
10 14 (2.71%) NetApp
11 13 (2.52%) Qualys
12 12 (2.33%) CheckPoint
12 12 (2.33%) Citrix
12 12 (2.33%) Palo Alto
13 10 (1.94%) SAP
14 8 (1.55%) F5
15 7 (1.36%) Nokia
15 7 (1.36%) Splunk
16 6 (1.16%) Dell
16 6 (1.16%) Fortinet