Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 270 344 402
Rank change year-on-year +74 +58 +47
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 393 324 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.96% 0.70% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.73% 1.95% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 227 161
London median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% - +7.32%
10th Percentile £450 £454 £444
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
London median hourly rate £52.50 - -
England median hourly rate £52.50 - £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 14,394 16,577 15,386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.19% 35.88% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,101 11,783 10,824
London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 264 232
London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.89% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £13.45 £13.04 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £22.42 £19.66
% change year-on-year -8.56% +14.04% -1.70%

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 18 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Public Cloud in London

Public Cloud
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Public Cloud in London over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Contractor hourly 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 18 July 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 +28 69 £550 -8.33% 25
West London +26 20 £525 +5.00% 11
East London +11 12 £575 -14.81% 6
South London +1 3 £575 +1.32% 4
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 273 (69.47%) Amazon AWS
2 219 (55.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 185 (47.07%) DevOps
4 160 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (27.48%) Python
6 99 (25.19%) Java
7 91 (23.16%) Ansible
8 89 (22.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 87 (22.14%) Linux
10 82 (20.87%) Finance
10 82 (20.87%) Kubernetes
11 77 (19.59%) Terraform
12 69 (17.56%) Microsoft
13 68 (17.30%) Migration
14 63 (16.03%) Jenkins
14 63 (16.03%) Docker
15 62 (15.78%) PowerShell
16 58 (14.76%) Google
16 58 (14.76%) SQL
17 53 (13.49%) Infrastructure as Code
18 50 (12.72%) Firewall
18 50 (12.72%) Git (software)
18 50 (12.72%) IaaS
19 48 (12.21%) Puppet
20 47 (11.96%) PaaS
21 45 (11.45%) Big Data
21 45 (11.45%) Microservices
21 45 (11.45%) Hybrid Cloud
21 45 (11.45%) Data Centre
22 43 (10.94%) SaaS

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 21 (5.34%) Apache Spark
2 13 (3.31%) Apache
3 8 (2.04%) OpenStack
3 8 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.53%) Apache Airflow
4 6 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.02%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.76%) Apache Qpid
6 3 (0.76%) DataSynapse
6 3 (0.76%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.76%) nginx
7 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.51%) IIS
7 2 (0.51%) Jetty
7 2 (0.51%) Mongrel
7 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.25%) CMS
8 1 (0.25%) Confluence
8 1 (0.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.51%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 273 (69.47%) Amazon AWS
2 219 (55.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (22.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 50 (12.72%) IaaS
5 47 (11.96%) PaaS
6 43 (10.94%) SaaS
7 32 (8.14%) GitHub
8 28 (7.12%) Azure Active Directory
9 20 (5.09%) Apigee
10 17 (4.33%) Office 365
11 16 (4.07%) OpenShift
12 14 (3.56%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (3.05%) Serverless
14 11 (2.80%) Amazon S3
15 9 (2.29%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (2.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 8 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
17 7 (1.78%) Azure ExpressRoute
18 6 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
18 6 (1.53%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 50 (12.72%) Firewall
2 32 (8.14%) DNS
3 26 (6.62%) WAN
4 22 (5.60%) DHCP
5 15 (3.82%) VPN
6 14 (3.56%) Internet
7 13 (3.31%) SAN
8 10 (2.54%) LAN
8 10 (2.54%) TCP/IP
9 8 (2.04%) MPLS
9 8 (2.04%) Network Security
10 7 (1.78%) BGP
10 7 (1.78%) OSPF
10 7 (1.78%) Software-Defined Networking
11 6 (1.53%) Ethernet
11 6 (1.53%) NAS
11 6 (1.53%) VoIP
12 5 (1.27%) HTTP
12 5 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (1.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.45%) Big Data
2 30 (7.63%) SQL Server
3 22 (5.60%) NoSQL
4 16 (4.07%) Hadoop
5 15 (3.82%) Azure SQL Database
6 13 (3.31%) MySQL
7 12 (3.05%) Amazon RDS
8 11 (2.80%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (1.78%) Data Lake
10 7 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.53%) Amazon Athena
11 6 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.53%) Blockchain
11 6 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.53%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.53%) Redis
12 5 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (1.27%) BigQuery
12 5 (1.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 63 (16.03%) Jenkins
2 50 (12.72%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.82%) Maven
4 13 (3.31%) GitLab
5 11 (2.80%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (2.29%) Gradle
6 9 (2.29%) JIRA
6 9 (2.29%) Travis CI
6 9 (2.29%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (2.04%) Artifactory
7 8 (2.04%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.53%) Selenium
8 6 (1.53%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.27%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.02%) Babel
10 4 (1.02%) Cobertura
10 4 (1.02%) Metasploit
10 4 (1.02%) SonarQube
10 4 (1.02%) webpack
General
1 82 (20.87%) Finance
2 36 (9.16%) Banking
3 19 (4.83%) Financial Institution
4 16 (4.07%) Legal
5 12 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.29%) Marketing
7 6 (1.53%) Multimedia
7 6 (1.53%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.02%) Billing
8 4 (1.02%) Retail
9 3 (0.76%) Law
10 2 (0.51%) Automotive
10 2 (0.51%) French Language
10 2 (0.51%) Front Office
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 81 (20.61%) Architect
2 75 (19.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 61 (15.52%) Cloud Engineer
4 54 (13.74%) AWS Engineer
5 49 (12.47%) Developer
6 34 (8.65%) Cloud Architect
7 31 (7.89%) Azure Engineer
8 30 (7.63%) AWS DevOps
9 28 (7.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 24 (6.11%) Java Developer
11 22 (5.60%) Consultant
12 21 (5.34%) Solutions Architect
13 19 (4.83%) Azure Architect
13 19 (4.83%) Project Manager
14 18 (4.58%) Python Engineer
15 16 (4.07%) Network Engineer
15 16 (4.07%) Python Developer
16 15 (3.82%) Data Engineer
17 14 (3.56%) AWS Developer
17 14 (3.56%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (10.18%) RESTful
2 37 (9.41%) Web Services
3 27 (6.87%) Kafka
4 25 (6.36%) REST
5 18 (4.58%) SOAP
6 15 (3.82%) Node.js
7 14 (3.56%) HTML
8 13 (3.31%) OAuth
8 13 (3.31%) OpenID
8 13 (3.31%) SAML
9 12 (3.05%) CSS
10 11 (2.80%) Spring
11 10 (2.54%) Swagger
12 9 (2.29%) .NET
13 7 (1.78%) React
13 7 (1.78%) Spring Boot
14 6 (1.53%) HTML5
14 6 (1.53%) Middleware
14 6 (1.53%) Natural Language Processing
14 6 (1.53%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.45%) Data Centre
1 45 (11.45%) Hybrid Cloud
2 32 (8.14%) Cloud Native
3 24 (6.11%) Private Cloud
4 18 (4.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.29%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (2.29%) Enterprise Cloud
7 8 (2.04%) User Experience
8 7 (1.78%) PKI
8 7 (1.78%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.53%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.27%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.27%) Clustering
10 5 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.27%) Grid Computing
10 5 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 87 (22.14%) Linux
2 41 (10.43%) Windows
3 18 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (3.82%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.05%) Unix
6 5 (1.27%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.02%) Kali Linux
7 4 (1.02%) Solaris
7 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.76%) AIX
8 3 (0.76%) CentOS
8 3 (0.76%) Debian
8 3 (0.76%) VMS
9 2 (0.51%) Fedora
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (47.07%) DevOps
2 160 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (17.30%) Migration
4 53 (13.49%) Infrastructure as Code
5 45 (11.45%) Microservices
6 41 (10.43%) Analytics
7 40 (10.18%) Configuration Management
8 39 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (7.89%) Software Engineering
10 30 (7.63%) Project Management
11 27 (6.87%) Network Virtualisation
12 26 (6.62%) Coaching
12 26 (6.62%) Computer Science
12 26 (6.62%) Open Source
13 25 (6.36%) Security Architecture
13 25 (6.36%) Task Automation
14 24 (6.11%) Continuous Delivery
14 24 (6.11%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 24 (6.11%) TDD
15 23 (5.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 108 (27.48%) Python
2 99 (25.19%) Java
3 62 (15.78%) PowerShell
4 58 (14.76%) SQL
5 26 (6.62%) Bash Shell
6 25 (6.36%) JavaScript
7 23 (5.85%) Go
8 18 (4.58%) C++
8 18 (4.58%) Groovy
9 17 (4.33%) Perl
10 15 (3.82%) Ruby
10 15 (3.82%) Scala
11 12 (3.05%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.04%) C#
12 8 (2.04%) R
13 5 (1.27%) ES6
14 4 (1.02%) PHP
15 3 (0.76%) Gremlin
15 3 (0.76%) Java 8
16 2 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 42 (10.69%) Security Cleared
2 34 (8.65%) SC Cleared
3 23 (5.85%) Degree
4 17 (4.33%) CISSP
5 13 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.80%) CISM
7 9 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (2.29%) CCNA
8 8 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (1.78%) CCIE
9 7 (1.78%) CCNP
10 6 (1.53%) BC Cleared
10 6 (1.53%) CCDA
10 6 (1.53%) CCDP
11 4 (1.02%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (1.02%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (1.02%) PhD
12 3 (0.76%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.76%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.82%) GDPR
2 9 (2.29%) QA
3 5 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.27%) NCSC
4 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (0.51%) NIST
5 2 (0.51%) PSD2
5 2 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 63 (16.03%) Docker
2 32 (8.14%) Active Directory
3 26 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (4.07%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.27%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.76%) Shibboleth
7 3 (0.76%) vSphere
8 2 (0.51%) KVM
8 2 (0.51%) NFS
8 2 (0.51%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.51%) Xen
9 1 (0.25%) HDFS
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 91 (23.16%) Ansible
2 82 (20.87%) Kubernetes
3 77 (19.59%) Terraform
4 48 (12.21%) Puppet
5 40 (10.18%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (5.60%) Salt
7 10 (2.54%) SCCM
8 5 (1.27%) Mesos
8 5 (1.27%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.27%) Packer
8 5 (1.27%) SCOM
8 5 (1.27%) SCSM
8 5 (1.27%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.02%) logstash
9 4 (1.02%) Nessus
9 4 (1.02%) Nmap
9 4 (1.02%) Rancher
9 4 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.02%) Sysdig
9 4 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (17.56%) Microsoft
2 58 (14.76%) Google
3 38 (9.67%) VMware
4 33 (8.40%) Oracle
5 17 (4.33%) Cisco
6 16 (4.07%) CA
7 14 (3.56%) CheckPoint
8 11 (2.80%) Splunk
9 10 (2.54%) SAP
10 9 (2.29%) NetApp
10 9 (2.29%) Qualys
10 9 (2.29%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.29%) TIBCO
11 7 (1.78%) LogRhythm
11 7 (1.78%) MuleSoft
12 6 (1.53%) Dell
12 6 (1.53%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.27%) Citrix
13 5 (1.27%) IBM
13 5 (1.27%) Salesforce.com