Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 371 346 513
Rank change year-on-year -25 +167 +34
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 280 284 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.59% 0.64% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 1.75% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 219 65
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £424 £438 £413
90th Percentile £736 £625 £695
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £44.50

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 18445 16200 17217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.78% 36.26% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13270 11418 12084
London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £275
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 261 284
London median hourly rate £20.97 £19.92 £20.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -4.73% +16.17%
10th Percentile £12.73 £11.67 £12.02
90th Percentile £45.25 £50.00 £46.83
England median hourly rate £21.20 £20.38 £19.35
% change year-on-year +4.05% +5.30% +10.57%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 -83 27 £545 -0.91% 5
South London -16 25 £550 -6.38% 1
East London -3 14 £575 +9.52% 3
West London -7 12 £588 -5.24%
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Public Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Public Cloud.

1 223 (79.64%) Amazon AWS
2 164 (58.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 163 (58.21%) DevOps
4 117 (41.79%) Linux
5 102 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (36.43%) Ansible
6 91 (32.50%) Jenkins
7 78 (27.86%) Puppet
8 75 (26.79%) Python
9 73 (26.07%) Docker
10 72 (25.71%) Terraform
11 65 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
12 61 (21.79%) Java
13 60 (21.43%) Web Services
14 57 (20.36%) VPN
15 56 (20.00%) Kubernetes
16 53 (18.93%) Configuration Management
17 52 (18.57%) Microsoft
17 52 (18.57%) Load Balancing
17 52 (18.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 49 (17.50%) IaaS
19 48 (17.14%) Microservices
20 46 (16.43%) Ruby
20 46 (16.43%) Migration
21 45 (16.07%) Security Cleared
22 44 (15.71%) Firewall
23 42 (15.00%) Windows
23 42 (15.00%) Git (software)
24 41 (14.64%) Opscode Chef
25 40 (14.29%) C#

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 28 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 14 (5.00%) Confluence
3 13 (4.64%) OpenStack
4 12 (4.29%) nginx
5 8 (2.86%) Apache Spark
6 7 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.14%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.79%) IIS
8 5 (1.79%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.07%) Apache
9 3 (1.07%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.36%) SAS
10 1 (0.36%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 223 (79.64%) Amazon AWS
2 164 (58.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (17.50%) IaaS
4 34 (12.14%) SaaS
5 31 (11.07%) GitHub
5 31 (11.07%) PaaS
6 17 (6.07%) AWS CloudFormation
7 16 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (5.36%) Google Cloud Platform
9 14 (5.00%) Office 365
10 12 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (3.57%) Amazon S3
12 9 (3.21%) OpenShift
12 9 (3.21%) Slack
13 8 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
15 6 (2.14%) Datadog
16 4 (1.43%) Route 53
17 3 (1.07%) Serverless
17 3 (1.07%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 57 (20.36%) VPN
2 44 (15.71%) Firewall
3 36 (12.86%) DNS
4 20 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 14 (5.00%) Network Security
6 13 (4.64%) LAN
6 13 (4.64%) WAN
7 12 (4.29%) HTTP
8 11 (3.93%) SSL
9 10 (3.57%) Internet
10 9 (3.21%) IPsec
11 8 (2.86%) DHCP
11 8 (2.86%) ICMP
11 8 (2.86%) SAN
12 6 (2.14%) Software-Defined Networking
13 5 (1.79%) BGP
14 4 (1.43%) DMZ
14 4 (1.43%) Ethernet
14 4 (1.43%) FTP
14 4 (1.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 18 (6.43%) SQL Server
3 16 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
3 16 (5.71%) MySQL
4 15 (5.36%) Hadoop
5 10 (3.57%) Big Data
6 9 (3.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.43%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.07%) GIS
9 3 (1.07%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.36%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.36%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.36%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.36%) Redis
11 1 (0.36%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 91 (32.50%) Jenkins
2 42 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 21 (7.50%) Maven
4 17 (6.07%) JIRA
5 16 (5.71%) TeamCity
6 11 (3.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 10 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (3.21%) Artifactory
9 8 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (2.50%) Subversion
11 6 (2.14%) SonarQube
11 6 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (1.43%) IBM UrbanCode
13 4 (1.43%) Mercurial
13 4 (1.43%) Selenium
14 3 (1.07%) Bitbucket
14 3 (1.07%) git-flow
14 3 (1.07%) GoCD
15 2 (0.71%) Gradle
General
1 39 (13.93%) Finance
2 21 (7.50%) Banking
2 21 (7.50%) Retail
3 13 (4.64%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.43%) Billing
4 4 (1.43%) Investment Banking
4 4 (1.43%) Marketing
5 3 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.71%) Electronics
6 2 (0.71%) Law
6 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (26.07%) Architect
2 55 (19.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 46 (16.43%) Cloud Engineer
4 40 (14.29%) Consultant
5 38 (13.57%) AWS DevOps
6 33 (11.79%) AWS Engineer
6 33 (11.79%) Cloud Architect
7 31 (11.07%) Developer
8 28 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
9 27 (9.64%) AWS Consultant
10 19 (6.79%) AWS Architect
10 19 (6.79%) Azure Architect
10 19 (6.79%) Azure Engineer
10 19 (6.79%) Full Stack Developer
10 19 (6.79%) Senior DevOps
10 19 (6.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 16 (5.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 16 (5.71%) Security Architect
11 16 (5.71%) Senior Developer
12 15 (5.36%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (21.43%) Web Services
2 30 (10.71%) .NET
3 26 (9.29%) AngularJS
4 24 (8.57%) Node.js
5 22 (7.86%) ASP.NET Web API
6 21 (7.50%) ASP.NET
6 21 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (6.79%) Ember.js
8 18 (6.43%) React
9 14 (5.00%) Kafka
10 9 (3.21%) Elastic Stack
11 8 (2.86%) Middleware
12 7 (2.50%) RESTful
13 4 (1.43%) JSON
13 4 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (1.43%) REST
14 3 (1.07%) Java EE
14 3 (1.07%) pytest
15 2 (0.71%) OAuth2
15 2 (0.71%) Ratpack
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.36%) Data Centre
2 28 (10.00%) Private Cloud
3 19 (6.79%) Blog
4 18 (6.43%) Hybrid Cloud
5 15 (5.36%) Virtual Team
6 14 (5.00%) Enterprise Cloud
7 8 (2.86%) PKI
8 6 (2.14%) Cloud Native
8 6 (2.14%) Clustering
9 5 (1.79%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.43%) Replication
10 4 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (1.07%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.07%) BYOD
11 3 (1.07%) CESG
11 3 (1.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.71%) NHS
12 2 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 117 (41.79%) Linux
2 52 (18.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 42 (15.00%) Windows
4 37 (13.21%) Unix
5 32 (11.43%) CentOS
6 8 (2.86%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.71%) Android
8 2 (0.71%) CoreOS
8 2 (0.71%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (58.21%) DevOps
2 102 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (18.93%) Configuration Management
5 52 (18.57%) Load Balancing
6 48 (17.14%) Microservices
7 46 (16.43%) Migration
8 39 (13.93%) TDD
9 32 (11.43%) Test Automation
10 31 (11.07%) Mentoring
11 30 (10.71%) E-Commerce
11 30 (10.71%) Scrum
12 29 (10.36%) High Availability
13 28 (10.00%) BDD
14 24 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (8.57%) CQRS
15 23 (8.21%) Continuous Delivery
16 22 (7.86%) MVC
16 22 (7.86%) Open Source
17 19 (6.79%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 75 (26.79%) Python
2 61 (21.79%) Java
3 46 (16.43%) Ruby
4 40 (14.29%) C#
5 36 (12.86%) Bash Shell
6 27 (9.64%) SQL
7 18 (6.43%) Groovy
8 16 (5.71%) Perl
8 16 (5.71%) PowerShell
9 12 (4.29%) Go
10 11 (3.93%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.79%) Scala
12 3 (1.07%) Korn
12 3 (1.07%) PHP
12 3 (1.07%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.71%) VB
13 2 (0.71%) VBScript
14 1 (0.36%) C
14 1 (0.36%) C++
14 1 (0.36%) Jython
Qualifications
1 45 (16.07%) Security Cleared
2 23 (8.21%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.00%) Degree
4 10 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (3.57%) CISSP
5 8 (2.86%) AWS Certification
5 8 (2.86%) CISM
6 5 (1.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 5 (1.79%) CCSP
6 5 (1.79%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.07%) CCIE
7 3 (1.07%) EMC Certification
7 3 (1.07%) MCSE
7 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.71%) CCNP
8 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.71%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.71%) PMP
9 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.21%) GCP
1 9 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.14%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.79%) GDPR
4 3 (1.07%) QA
4 3 (1.07%) RMADS
5 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 73 (26.07%) Docker
2 23 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (2.14%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.43%) GPFS
6 4 (1.43%) LXC
7 3 (1.07%) XenApp
8 2 (0.71%) pfSense
8 2 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.71%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.36%) Snort
9 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.36%) vCloud
9 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.36%) vSphere
9 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 102 (36.43%) Ansible
2 78 (27.86%) Puppet
3 72 (25.71%) Terraform
4 56 (20.00%) Kubernetes
5 41 (14.64%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (8.93%) logstash
7 6 (2.14%) Packer
7 6 (2.14%) vRealize
8 5 (1.79%) Mesos
8 5 (1.79%) Nessus
8 5 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.79%) OSSEC
9 4 (1.43%) Consul
9 4 (1.43%) Rancher
9 4 (1.43%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.07%) AirWatch
10 3 (1.07%) Salt
11 2 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.71%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.71%) Kibana
Vendors
1 52 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.00%) Google
3 26 (9.29%) VMware
4 17 (6.07%) Cisco
5 16 (5.71%) Oracle
6 10 (3.57%) Splunk
7 8 (2.86%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.50%) CheckPoint
8 7 (2.50%) Citrix
8 7 (2.50%) Palo Alto
9 6 (2.14%) Mercator
10 5 (1.79%) Intel
10 5 (1.79%) LogRhythm
10 5 (1.79%) McAfee
10 5 (1.79%) Qualys
10 5 (1.79%) Sourcefire
10 5 (1.79%) Symantec
10 5 (1.79%) Trend Micro
10 5 (1.79%) Tripwire
11 4 (1.43%) SevOne