Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 303 415 355
Rank change year-on-year +112 -60 +181
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 380 216 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.82% 0.48% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.13% 1.22% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 163 229
London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £450 £424 £424
90th Percentile £700 £762 £625
England median daily rate £550 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% -0.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £65.00 -

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 17,801 17,752 16,931
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.54% 39.46% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,832 12,687 12,052
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £284
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 223 247
London median hourly rate £22.93 £21.30 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.65% +12.11% -4.70%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 60 £563 +8.17% 20
South London +11 42 £575 +4.55% 4
West London -19 10 £550 -11.11% 10
East London -14 8 £675 +17.39% 8
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 275 (72.37%) Amazon AWS
2 205 (53.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 152 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 144 (37.89%) DevOps
5 126 (33.16%) Linux
6 111 (29.21%) Docker
7 108 (28.42%) Ansible
8 96 (25.26%) Java
9 87 (22.89%) Kubernetes
10 85 (22.37%) Migration
11 83 (21.84%) Configuration Management
12 77 (20.26%) Terraform
13 75 (19.74%) Jenkins
14 74 (19.47%) Python
15 72 (18.95%) Finance
16 71 (18.68%) Data Centre
17 69 (18.16%) PaaS
18 66 (17.37%) Puppet
18 66 (17.37%) Opscode Chef
19 58 (15.26%) Microsoft
20 57 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
21 55 (14.47%) Security Cleared
21 55 (14.47%) Web Services
22 53 (13.95%) SaaS
23 50 (13.16%) IaaS
23 50 (13.16%) Windows
24 49 (12.89%) Git (software)
24 49 (12.89%) Google
25 44 (11.58%) Microservices
26 43 (11.32%) SC Cleared

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 27 (7.11%) Apache
2 10 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (2.37%) WordPress
4 8 (2.11%) CMS
5 6 (1.58%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.32%) IIS
6 5 (1.32%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.05%) Confluence
8 3 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.79%) nginx
8 3 (0.79%) WildFly
9 2 (0.53%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.53%) Jetty
9 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.26%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.26%) lighttpd
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.58%) SAP BPC
1 6 (1.58%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.32%) Oracle FAH
3 3 (0.79%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.53%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 2 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 275 (72.37%) Amazon AWS
2 205 (53.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (18.16%) PaaS
4 53 (13.95%) SaaS
5 50 (13.16%) IaaS
6 33 (8.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (5.53%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (4.47%) IBM Cloud
9 14 (3.68%) GitHub
9 14 (3.68%) OpenShift
10 13 (3.42%) SoftLayer
11 12 (3.16%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (2.89%) Azure Active Directory
13 10 (2.63%) Serverless
14 8 (2.11%) Datadog
14 8 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (1.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 6 (1.58%) AWS Lambda
15 6 (1.58%) Office 365
15 6 (1.58%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 39 (10.26%) DNS
2 38 (10.00%) Firewall
3 30 (7.89%) VPN
4 22 (5.79%) TCP/IP
5 13 (3.42%) HTTP
5 13 (3.42%) SSL
6 8 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (2.11%) Cisco ISE
6 8 (2.11%) ICMP
7 6 (1.58%) BGP
7 6 (1.58%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (1.58%) EIGRP
7 6 (1.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (1.58%) IP Telephony
7 6 (1.58%) Network Security
7 6 (1.58%) OSPF
7 6 (1.58%) SMTP
7 6 (1.58%) Wireless
8 4 (1.05%) LAN
8 4 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.05%) NoSQL
2 18 (4.74%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (4.21%) MySQL
3 16 (4.21%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.95%) Amazon RDS
5 14 (3.68%) SQL Server
6 12 (3.16%) Hadoop
7 11 (2.89%) Big Data
7 11 (2.89%) Redis
8 9 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.58%) SAP BW
11 5 (1.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 5 (1.32%) Couchbase
11 5 (1.32%) Essbase
11 5 (1.32%) HBase
11 5 (1.32%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 75 (19.74%) Jenkins
2 49 (12.89%) Git (software)
3 38 (10.00%) Maven
4 22 (5.79%) JMeter
4 22 (5.79%) The Grinder
5 14 (3.68%) Artifactory
6 13 (3.42%) SonarQube
7 10 (2.63%) JIRA
8 9 (2.37%) GitLab
8 9 (2.37%) TeamCity
9 8 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (2.11%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.11%) Selenium
9 8 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (1.84%) Subversion
11 6 (1.58%) Bitbucket
11 6 (1.58%) Gradle
11 6 (1.58%) IBM UrbanCode
11 6 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.58%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 72 (18.95%) Finance
2 22 (5.79%) Banking
3 11 (2.89%) Retail
4 7 (1.84%) Marketing
5 6 (1.58%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.58%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.79%) Law
7 2 (0.53%) Advertising
7 2 (0.53%) Games
7 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.53%) Publishing
8 1 (0.26%) Billing
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
8 1 (0.26%) Legal
8 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (22.89%) Architect
2 80 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 36 (9.47%) Cloud Architect
4 35 (9.21%) Consultant
5 31 (8.16%) Cloud Engineer
6 30 (7.89%) Developer
7 23 (6.05%) AWS DevOps
7 23 (6.05%) Azure Architect
8 19 (5.00%) Java Engineer
8 19 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 18 (4.74%) AWS Architect
9 18 (4.74%) AWS Engineer
9 18 (4.74%) Technical Leader
10 17 (4.47%) Azure Engineer
11 16 (4.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 15 (3.95%) Software Engineer
13 14 (3.68%) Cloud Consultant
13 14 (3.68%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 14 (3.68%) Project Manager
14 13 (3.42%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (14.47%) Web Services
2 40 (10.53%) Node.js
3 32 (8.42%) Kafka
4 29 (7.63%) RabbitMQ
5 23 (6.05%) ActiveMQ
5 23 (6.05%) REST
6 18 (4.74%) SOAP
7 16 (4.21%) RESTful
8 15 (3.95%) .NET
9 10 (2.63%) LDAP
10 8 (2.11%) CSS
10 8 (2.11%) OAuth
10 8 (2.11%) SAML
11 7 (1.84%) Elastic Stack
11 7 (1.84%) Express
12 6 (1.58%) 802.1X
12 6 (1.58%) Java EE
12 6 (1.58%) jQuery
13 5 (1.32%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.32%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 71 (18.68%) Data Centre
2 34 (8.95%) Private Cloud
3 17 (4.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 15 (3.95%) PKI
5 11 (2.89%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.37%) Cloud Native
7 8 (2.11%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.84%) Enterprise Cloud
9 6 (1.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (1.58%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.32%) Grid Computing
10 5 (1.32%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.32%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.32%) Replication
11 4 (1.05%) Cyber Defence
11 4 (1.05%) Fintech
11 4 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.05%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 126 (33.16%) Linux
2 50 (13.16%) Windows
3 43 (11.32%) Unix
4 39 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (4.47%) Windows Server
6 14 (3.68%) CentOS
7 7 (1.84%) Android
7 7 (1.84%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.79%) CoreOS
8 3 (0.79%) VMS
8 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.53%) Debian
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.26%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (37.89%) DevOps
3 85 (22.37%) Migration
4 83 (21.84%) Configuration Management
5 57 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (11.58%) Microservices
7 33 (8.68%) ITIL
7 33 (8.68%) Open Source
8 31 (8.16%) Test Automation
9 30 (7.89%) Mentoring
10 28 (7.37%) Technical Architecture
11 25 (6.58%) TDD
12 24 (6.32%) Scrum
12 24 (6.32%) Software Engineering
13 23 (6.05%) Load Balancing
13 23 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (5.53%) Data Modelling
15 19 (5.00%) Coaching
15 19 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
16 18 (4.74%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (25.26%) Java
2 74 (19.47%) Python
3 32 (8.42%) Scala
4 28 (7.37%) JavaScript
4 28 (7.37%) PowerShell
5 27 (7.11%) SQL
6 26 (6.84%) Bash Shell
7 23 (6.05%) Clojure
8 22 (5.79%) Java 8
8 22 (5.79%) Ruby
9 20 (5.26%) C#
10 15 (3.95%) Go
11 12 (3.16%) Perl
12 8 (2.11%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.79%) Groovy
13 3 (0.79%) VBScript
14 2 (0.53%) Jython
14 2 (0.53%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.53%) PHP
14 2 (0.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 55 (14.47%) Security Cleared
2 43 (11.32%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.53%) Degree
4 11 (2.89%) CISSP
5 10 (2.63%) CISM
6 8 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.32%) AWS Certification
8 5 (1.32%) CCNP
9 4 (1.05%) CCIE
9 4 (1.05%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.79%) PMP
11 2 (0.53%) MCSA
11 2 (0.53%) MCSE
11 2 (0.53%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.53%) SSCP
11 2 (0.53%) VCP6
11 2 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.37%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.32%) QA
3 5 (1.32%) SLA
4 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (0.53%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.26%) COBIT
5 1 (0.26%) GDPR
5 1 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.26%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.26%) PMO
5 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 111 (29.21%) Docker
2 28 (7.37%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.16%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.84%) GPFS
4 7 (1.84%) LXC
5 3 (0.79%) vCloud
6 2 (0.53%) NFS
6 2 (0.53%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.53%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.53%) vSphere
7 1 (0.26%) IAG
7 1 (0.26%) KVM
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 108 (28.42%) Ansible
2 87 (22.89%) Kubernetes
3 77 (20.26%) Terraform
4 66 (17.37%) Opscode Chef
4 66 (17.37%) Puppet
5 20 (5.26%) Mesos
6 11 (2.89%) Salt
7 9 (2.37%) Single Sign-On
7 9 (2.37%) ZABBIX
8 8 (2.11%) Nagios
8 8 (2.11%) Sysdig
9 6 (1.58%) FortiGate
9 6 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.58%) SCCM
10 4 (1.05%) Consul
10 4 (1.05%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (1.05%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (0.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (0.79%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 58 (15.26%) Microsoft
2 49 (12.89%) Google
3 37 (9.74%) VMware
4 26 (6.84%) Splunk
5 25 (6.58%) Red Hat
6 23 (6.05%) IBM
7 19 (5.00%) Cisco
7 19 (5.00%) Oracle
8 17 (4.47%) CA
9 13 (3.42%) SAP
10 11 (2.89%) Apigee
11 9 (2.37%) AppDynamics
11 9 (2.37%) Cloudera
11 9 (2.37%) New Relic
11 9 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (2.37%) Symantec
12 8 (2.11%) F5
12 8 (2.11%) SevOne
13 6 (1.58%) Meraki
13 6 (1.58%) SolarWinds