Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 203 223 317
Rank change year-on-year +20 +94 +50
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 215 352 351
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.21% 1.16% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.17% 3.46% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 203 252
Median daily rate £525 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £380 £416 £438
90th Percentile £663 £750 £685
England median daily rate £525 £550 £538
% change year-on-year -4.55% +2.33% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £52.00 -
England median hourly rate £57.50 £69.75 -
% change year-on-year -17.56% - -

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 6,780 10,169 15,866
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.02% 33.64% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,788 7,217 11,398
Median daily rate £525 £515 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.94% -1.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £313
90th Percentile £725 £700 £700
England median daily rate £475 £470 £475
% change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 139 253
Median hourly rate £28.02 £22.85 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.63% +3.86% -0.07%
10th Percentile £16.13 £12.44 £13.00
90th Percentile £56.50 £52.30 £47.00
Median hourly rate £26.27 £21.51 £20.00
% change year-on-year +22.12% +7.56% -

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +66 22 £525 - 19
West London +38 9 £510 -5.99% 4
South London +42 4 £556 -4.91% 2
East London +25 2 £725 +20.83% 12
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 135 (62.79%) Azure
2 113 (52.56%) AWS
3 78 (36.28%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (31.63%) DevOps
5 52 (24.19%) GCP
6 50 (23.26%) Finance
7 48 (22.33%) Kubernetes
8 47 (21.86%) Linux
9 46 (21.40%) Microservices
9 46 (21.40%) Security Cleared
10 45 (20.93%) PaaS
11 44 (20.47%) Python
12 43 (20.00%) Jenkins
13 41 (19.07%) SC Cleared
14 40 (18.60%) Microsoft
15 38 (17.67%) Java
16 36 (16.74%) SQL
16 36 (16.74%) IaaS
16 36 (16.74%) Terraform
17 32 (14.88%) Windows
18 26 (12.09%) Migration
18 26 (12.09%) Kafka
19 25 (11.63%) Docker
19 25 (11.63%) Banking
20 23 (10.70%) PowerShell
20 23 (10.70%) Git (software)
20 23 (10.70%) Spring
20 23 (10.70%) Software Engineering
20 23 (10.70%) Google
20 23 (10.70%) Oracle

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 12 (5.58%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (4.65%) Confluence
3 7 (3.26%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.79%) CMS
5 5 (2.33%) WordPress
6 3 (1.40%) WildFly
7 2 (0.93%) Apache
7 2 (0.93%) Camunda
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.93%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.47%) JBoss
8 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.93%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.93%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.47%) Magento
3 1 (0.47%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.47%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.47%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 135 (62.79%) Azure
2 113 (52.56%) AWS
3 52 (24.19%) GCP
4 45 (20.93%) PaaS
5 36 (16.74%) IaaS
6 20 (9.30%) SaaS
7 19 (8.84%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (4.65%) Amazon S3
9 9 (4.19%) GitHub
9 9 (4.19%) Office 365
10 8 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (3.26%) Serverless
12 6 (2.79%) OpenShift
13 5 (2.33%) Cloud Functions
14 4 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (1.86%) Logic Apps
14 4 (1.86%) Power Platform
15 3 (1.40%) Amazon EKS
15 3 (1.40%) Azure Active Directory
15 3 (1.40%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.77%) Firewall
2 12 (5.58%) WAN
3 11 (5.12%) Internet
3 11 (5.12%) LAN
4 10 (4.65%) DNS
5 9 (4.19%) VPN
6 8 (3.72%) Multicast
7 7 (3.26%) Network Security
8 3 (1.40%) SAN
8 3 (1.40%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.93%) DHCP
9 2 (0.93%) Skype
9 2 (0.93%) SSH
10 1 (0.47%) Cisco Firepower
10 1 (0.47%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.47%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.47%) NX-OS
10 1 (0.47%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.30%) NoSQL
2 13 (6.05%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.58%) MongoDB
3 12 (5.58%) Tableau
4 10 (4.65%) Tableau Server
5 9 (4.19%) Hadoop
5 9 (4.19%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.79%) Big Data
8 5 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.33%) MySQL
9 4 (1.86%) Redis
10 3 (1.40%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.93%) Amazon Athena
11 2 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.93%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.93%) Power BI
12 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 43 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 23 (10.70%) Git (software)
3 14 (6.51%) JIRA
4 12 (5.58%) Selenium
5 11 (5.12%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.72%) Maven
7 7 (3.26%) CircleCI
8 6 (2.79%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.33%) GitLab
9 5 (2.33%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.86%) Hudson
11 3 (1.40%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.40%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (1.40%) Protractor
11 3 (1.40%) Snyk
12 1 (0.47%) PyCharm
12 1 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.47%) Terragrunt
12 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 50 (23.26%) Finance
2 25 (11.63%) Banking
3 19 (8.84%) Public Sector
4 6 (2.79%) Retail
5 5 (2.33%) Front Office
5 5 (2.33%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.40%) Law
6 3 (1.40%) Legal
6 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.93%) Electronics
7 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 66 (30.70%) Developer
2 64 (29.77%) Architect
3 25 (11.63%) Cloud Architect
4 24 (11.16%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (8.37%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (7.91%) Python Developer
7 16 (7.44%) AWS DevOps
8 15 (6.98%) AWS Engineer
8 15 (6.98%) Java Developer
9 14 (6.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 14 (6.51%) Azure Architect
10 13 (6.05%) AWS Developer
10 13 (6.05%) Azure Developer
11 12 (5.58%) Senior Developer
12 11 (5.12%) Consultant
13 10 (4.65%) Enterprise Architect
13 10 (4.65%) Python Engineer
13 10 (4.65%) Tableau Developer
14 9 (4.19%) AWS Architect
14 9 (4.19%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.09%) Kafka
2 23 (10.70%) Spring
3 15 (6.98%) .NET
3 15 (6.98%) CSS
3 15 (6.98%) HTML
4 14 (6.51%) Node.js
5 13 (6.05%) HTML5
5 13 (6.05%) JSON
5 13 (6.05%) REST
6 11 (5.12%) Web Services
7 10 (4.65%) React
7 10 (4.65%) Spring Boot
8 9 (4.19%) CSS3
8 9 (4.19%) Twisted
9 5 (2.33%) .NET Core
9 5 (2.33%) React Native
10 4 (1.86%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.86%) Middleware
10 4 (1.86%) Oracle Fusion
10 4 (1.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.91%) Private Cloud
2 16 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.98%) Cloud Native
4 11 (5.12%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (4.65%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (4.19%) Data Centre
6 9 (4.19%) Market Risk
6 9 (4.19%) Swaptions
7 7 (3.26%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.33%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (1.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.86%) iPad
10 3 (1.40%) Cyberattack
10 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.40%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.93%) Derivative
11 2 (0.93%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.93%) User Experience
12 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 47 (21.86%) Linux
2 32 (14.88%) Windows
3 7 (3.26%) Unix
4 6 (2.79%) Android
4 6 (2.79%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.86%) VMS
6 3 (1.40%) CoreOS
6 3 (1.40%) Debian
6 3 (1.40%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.40%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.47%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (36.28%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (31.63%) DevOps
3 46 (21.40%) Microservices
4 26 (12.09%) Migration
5 23 (10.70%) Software Engineering
6 21 (9.77%) Open Source
6 21 (9.77%) Risk Management
7 20 (9.30%) Data Modelling
8 19 (8.84%) Cybersecurity
9 18 (8.37%) Service Management
10 16 (7.44%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (6.98%) OO
11 15 (6.98%) TDD
12 14 (6.51%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (6.05%) Test Automation
14 12 (5.58%) Analytics
14 12 (5.58%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.47%) Python
2 38 (17.67%) Java
3 36 (16.74%) SQL
4 23 (10.70%) PowerShell
5 22 (10.23%) JavaScript
6 20 (9.30%) Bash Shell
7 13 (6.05%) C#
8 12 (5.58%) Java 8
9 11 (5.12%) Go
10 9 (4.19%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.26%) Kotlin
12 5 (2.33%) ES6
12 5 (2.33%) R
13 4 (1.86%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.40%) Ruby
15 2 (0.93%) C
15 2 (0.93%) Erlang
16 1 (0.47%) C++
16 1 (0.47%) Perl
16 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (21.40%) Security Cleared
2 41 (19.07%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.12%) Degree
4 7 (3.26%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.40%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.93%) CCIE
6 2 (0.93%) CISA
6 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.93%) CISM
6 2 (0.93%) CISSP
6 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.93%) MCSE
6 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.47%) CCDP
7 1 (0.47%) CCNP
7 1 (0.47%) CWSP
7 1 (0.47%) ISEB
7 1 (0.47%) MCP
7 1 (0.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.58%) QA
2 9 (4.19%) NCSC
3 7 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.33%) NIST
5 2 (0.93%) COBIT
5 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.93%) GDPR
5 2 (0.93%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.47%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.47%) FISMA
6 1 (0.47%) GLBA
6 1 (0.47%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.47%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.47%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.47%) SEPA
6 1 (0.47%) TARGET2
System Software
1 25 (11.63%) Docker
2 14 (6.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.12%) Active Directory
4 9 (4.19%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.72%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (2.33%) Xen
7 3 (1.40%) KVM
8 2 (0.93%) vSphere
9 1 (0.47%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 48 (22.33%) Kubernetes
2 36 (16.74%) Terraform
3 20 (9.30%) Ansible
4 8 (3.72%) Nessus
5 6 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.79%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.86%) Puppet
6 4 (1.86%) Rundeck
7 3 (1.40%) Grafana
7 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.40%) OpenVAS
8 2 (0.93%) Istio
8 2 (0.93%) SCCM
9 1 (0.47%) Consul
9 1 (0.47%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.47%) Kibana
9 1 (0.47%) logstash
9 1 (0.47%) Marathon
9 1 (0.47%) Mesos
9 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.70%) Google
2 23 (10.70%) Oracle
3 15 (6.98%) VMware
4 13 (6.05%) Splunk
5 9 (4.19%) Murex
6 7 (3.26%) Fortinet
6 7 (3.26%) Palo Alto
7 6 (2.79%) Confluent
7 6 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.79%) SAP
8 5 (2.33%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.86%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.86%) Cisco
9 4 (1.86%) Intel
9 4 (1.86%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.40%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.93%) AlienVault
11 2 (0.93%) FactSet
11 2 (0.93%) Informatica