Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 2019 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
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 291 358 386
Rank change year-on-year +67 +28 +127
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 370 317 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.87% 0.67% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.35% 1.80% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 214 152
London median daily rate £575 £550 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +0.92% +3.81%
10th Percentile £438 £450 £444
90th Percentile £676 £696 £625
England median daily rate £550 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
London median hourly rate £70.00 £30.77 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.49% - -
England median hourly rate £70.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 15,726 17,579 14,688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 36.88% 37.40% 36.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,213 12,661 10,239
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £324 £313 £300
90th Percentile £700 £688 £669
England median daily rate £475 £465 £440
% change year-on-year +2.15% +5.68% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 296 254
London median hourly rate £23.87 £22.50 £24.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.07% -7.82% +21.75%
10th Percentile £13.18 £12.41 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.19 £48.38 £51.25
England median hourly rate £20.25 £21.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.56% +9.50% -3.03%

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 24 March 2019.

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 24 March 2019. 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 +19 55 £550 +1.85% 13
South London +18 30 £575 -4.17%
West London +24 22 £550 +10.00%
East London -38 11 £575 -11.54% 1
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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.

1 272 (73.51%) Amazon AWS
2 202 (54.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 197 (53.24%) DevOps
4 141 (38.11%) Agile Software Development
5 115 (31.08%) Ansible
6 105 (28.38%) Kubernetes
7 103 (27.84%) Linux
8 95 (25.68%) Python
8 95 (25.68%) Docker
8 95 (25.68%) Terraform
9 91 (24.59%) Jenkins
10 79 (21.35%) Google Cloud Platform
11 77 (20.81%) Migration
12 76 (20.54%) Java
13 73 (19.73%) Finance
14 72 (19.46%) Configuration Management
15 67 (18.11%) Opscode Chef
16 62 (16.76%) Google
17 61 (16.49%) PaaS
18 60 (16.22%) Git (software)
19 59 (15.95%) Microsoft
20 58 (15.68%) Puppet
21 52 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
21 52 (14.05%) Data Centre
22 51 (13.78%) SaaS
23 50 (13.51%) PowerShell
23 50 (13.51%) SQL
24 48 (12.97%) IaaS
25 47 (12.70%) Security Cleared
26 42 (11.35%) Web Services

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 20 (5.41%) Apache
2 10 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (1.62%) Confluence
4 6 (1.62%) IIS
4 6 (1.62%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.35%) nginx
5 5 (1.35%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.35%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.08%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.08%) CMS
7 3 (0.81%) Drupal
8 2 (0.54%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (0.54%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.27%) Jetty
9 1 (0.27%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.54%) SPSS
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (1.35%) Oracle FAH
2 3 (0.81%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.27%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 272 (73.51%) Amazon AWS
2 202 (54.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (21.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 61 (16.49%) PaaS
5 51 (13.78%) SaaS
6 48 (12.97%) IaaS
7 29 (7.84%) Azure Active Directory
8 25 (6.76%) GitHub
9 21 (5.68%) Amazon S3
10 20 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 19 (5.14%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (5.14%) Stackdriver
12 17 (4.59%) Office 365
13 15 (4.05%) Serverless
14 14 (3.78%) AWS Lambda
15 13 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
16 12 (3.24%) OpenShift
17 9 (2.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 8 (2.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 8 (2.16%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.30%) Firewall
2 25 (6.76%) DNS
3 23 (6.22%) VPN
4 20 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 12 (3.24%) LAN
5 12 (3.24%) WAN
6 11 (2.97%) BGP
7 10 (2.70%) Network Security
7 10 (2.70%) OSPF
7 10 (2.70%) SAN
8 8 (2.16%) ICMP
8 8 (2.16%) Internet
9 7 (1.89%) DHCP
10 6 (1.62%) MPLS
10 6 (1.62%) Software-Defined Networking
11 5 (1.35%) SSL
11 5 (1.35%) Unified Communications
11 5 (1.35%) VoIP
12 4 (1.08%) Ethernet
12 4 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.57%) Big Data
2 25 (6.76%) Amazon RDS
2 25 (6.76%) NoSQL
3 16 (4.32%) MySQL
3 16 (4.32%) SQL Server
4 13 (3.51%) Azure SQL Database
5 12 (3.24%) Hadoop
5 12 (3.24%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (2.70%) Redis
7 8 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (2.16%) Data Lake
7 8 (2.16%) JanusGraph
8 7 (1.89%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.62%) DB2
9 6 (1.62%) Neo4j
10 5 (1.35%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.35%) Blockchain
10 5 (1.35%) Essbase
10 5 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 91 (24.59%) Jenkins
2 60 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 16 (4.32%) Maven
4 15 (4.05%) Artifactory
4 15 (4.05%) JIRA
5 12 (3.24%) GitLab
6 11 (2.97%) SonarQube
6 11 (2.97%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (2.70%) Selenium
8 9 (2.43%) GoCD
9 8 (2.16%) Gradle
10 6 (1.62%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.35%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (1.08%) Babel
12 4 (1.08%) JMeter
12 4 (1.08%) Subversion
12 4 (1.08%) webpack
General
1 73 (19.73%) Finance
2 39 (10.54%) Banking
3 19 (5.14%) Financial Institution
4 17 (4.59%) Billing
5 11 (2.97%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.70%) Retail
7 7 (1.89%) Legal
8 6 (1.62%) Marketing
9 3 (0.81%) Advertising
10 2 (0.54%) Automotive
10 2 (0.54%) Electronics
10 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.27%) Front Office
11 1 (0.27%) Law
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 79 (21.35%) Architect
2 71 (19.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 42 (11.35%) AWS Engineer
4 40 (10.81%) Cloud Engineer
5 39 (10.54%) Developer
6 38 (10.27%) Cloud Architect
7 30 (8.11%) AWS DevOps
8 24 (6.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 20 (5.41%) Azure Engineer
9 20 (5.41%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 19 (5.14%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (4.59%) Python Engineer
12 16 (4.32%) AWS Architect
12 16 (4.32%) Azure Architect
12 16 (4.32%) Software Engineer
13 15 (4.05%) AWS Developer
13 15 (4.05%) Consultant
13 15 (4.05%) Java Engineer
14 14 (3.78%) Analyst
14 14 (3.78%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (11.35%) Web Services
2 38 (10.27%) Node.js
3 27 (7.30%) RESTful
4 23 (6.22%) Kafka
5 20 (5.41%) REST
6 13 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (3.24%) SOAP
8 10 (2.70%) .NET
8 10 (2.70%) SAML
8 10 (2.70%) Spring
9 9 (2.43%) React
10 8 (2.16%) Apache NiFi
10 8 (2.16%) OAuth
11 7 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (1.89%) Elastic Stack
12 6 (1.62%) OpenID
13 5 (1.35%) CSS
13 5 (1.35%) Django
13 5 (1.35%) HTML
13 5 (1.35%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.05%) Data Centre
2 35 (9.46%) Hybrid Cloud
3 21 (5.68%) Private Cloud
4 15 (4.05%) Cloud Native
4 15 (4.05%) Virtual Team
5 13 (3.51%) Hedge funds
6 12 (3.24%) Fintech
7 10 (2.70%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.89%) PKI
9 6 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.35%) Enterprise Cloud
10 5 (1.35%) Robotics
10 5 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.08%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.81%) Clustering
12 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.81%) Grid Computing
13 2 (0.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 103 (27.84%) Linux
2 37 (10.00%) Windows
3 25 (6.76%) Unix
4 17 (4.59%) Windows Server
5 15 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.35%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.35%) VMS
6 5 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.08%) Android
7 4 (1.08%) CentOS
8 3 (0.81%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.54%) Debian
9 2 (0.54%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.54%) Solaris
10 1 (0.27%) AIX
10 1 (0.27%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.27%) Fedora
10 1 (0.27%) SUSE
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (53.24%) DevOps
2 141 (38.11%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (20.81%) Migration
4 72 (19.46%) Configuration Management
5 52 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (10.00%) Microservices
6 37 (10.00%) Open Source
7 36 (9.73%) ITIL
8 32 (8.65%) Continuous Delivery
8 32 (8.65%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 32 (8.65%) Test Automation
9 31 (8.38%) Software Engineering
10 30 (8.11%) Mentoring
11 28 (7.57%) Task Automation
12 25 (6.76%) Load Balancing
13 24 (6.49%) Analytics
14 23 (6.22%) Infrastructure Transformation
14 23 (6.22%) Scrum
15 21 (5.68%) Coaching
15 21 (5.68%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (25.68%) Python
2 76 (20.54%) Java
3 50 (13.51%) PowerShell
3 50 (13.51%) SQL
4 33 (8.92%) JavaScript
5 26 (7.03%) Bash Shell
6 25 (6.76%) Go
7 23 (6.22%) Ruby
7 23 (6.22%) Scala
8 15 (4.05%) C++
9 11 (2.97%) C#
9 11 (2.97%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.43%) Java 8
10 9 (2.43%) Perl
11 8 (2.16%) R
12 5 (1.35%) C
12 5 (1.35%) Clojure
12 5 (1.35%) ES6
13 4 (1.08%) Groovy
14 3 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (12.70%) Security Cleared
2 37 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.59%) CISSP
3 17 (4.59%) Degree
4 15 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (3.78%) CISM
6 10 (2.70%) CCIE
7 8 (2.16%) CCNA
8 7 (1.89%) CCNP
9 6 (1.62%) MCSE
9 6 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.35%) CCDP
11 4 (1.08%) AWS Certification
11 4 (1.08%) BC Cleared
11 4 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (1.08%) CCDA
12 3 (0.81%) CEH
12 3 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.81%) ISSAP
12 3 (0.81%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.97%) QA
2 8 (2.16%) GDPR
3 7 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.81%) COBIT
4 3 (0.81%) PSD2
4 3 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.81%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (0.54%) PMO
5 2 (0.54%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 95 (25.68%) Docker
2 36 (9.73%) Active Directory
3 20 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (4.05%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.08%) NFS
6 4 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.08%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.81%) vSphere
8 2 (0.54%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.54%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.27%) GPFS
9 1 (0.27%) HDFS
9 1 (0.27%) KVM
9 1 (0.27%) LXC
9 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 115 (31.08%) Ansible
2 105 (28.38%) Kubernetes
3 95 (25.68%) Terraform
4 67 (18.11%) Opscode Chef
5 58 (15.68%) Puppet
6 13 (3.51%) Salt
6 13 (3.51%) SCCM
7 12 (3.24%) Packer
8 9 (2.43%) Mesos
9 8 (2.16%) Sysdig
10 7 (1.89%) SCOM
10 7 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (1.62%) logstash
12 5 (1.35%) Nagios
12 5 (1.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 5 (1.35%) vCenter Server
13 4 (1.08%) Consul
13 4 (1.08%) Kibana
13 4 (1.08%) SCSM
13 4 (1.08%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 62 (16.76%) Google
2 59 (15.95%) Microsoft
3 30 (8.11%) VMware
4 20 (5.41%) Oracle
4 20 (5.41%) ServiceNow
5 19 (5.14%) Cisco
6 13 (3.51%) Splunk
7 10 (2.70%) NetApp
8 9 (2.43%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.43%) SAP
9 6 (1.62%) Dell
9 6 (1.62%) IBM
9 6 (1.62%) Tableau
10 5 (1.35%) F5
10 5 (1.35%) Hyperion
10 5 (1.35%) Mercator
10 5 (1.35%) SaltStack
10 5 (1.35%) Symantec
11 4 (1.08%) New Relic
11 4 (1.08%) Veritas