Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 333 365 508
Rank change year-on-year +32 +143 +19
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 316 230 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.68% 0.56% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.79% 1.53% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 170 65
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £426 £443 £422
90th Percentile £700 £625 £831
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £30.77 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00

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 17,641 15,030 16,578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.87% 36.37% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,803 10,540 11,718
London median daily rate £500 £475 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.98% +2.50%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 252 267
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.53% +11.08%
10th Percentile £12.15 £12.89 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.35 £51.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%

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 February 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 24 February 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 -59 39 £558 +1.36% 17
South London -23 24 £600 +8.84% 1
East London -1 16 £600 +13.21% 4
West London -22 12 £569 +42.19% 10
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 241 (76.27%) Amazon AWS
2 173 (54.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 171 (54.11%) DevOps
4 127 (40.19%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (34.18%) Linux
6 103 (32.59%) Ansible
7 87 (27.53%) Jenkins
8 82 (25.95%) Java
9 80 (25.32%) Python
10 75 (23.73%) Terraform
11 74 (23.42%) Continuous Integration
11 74 (23.42%) Puppet
12 70 (22.15%) Docker
13 67 (21.20%) Microservices
14 63 (19.94%) Web Services
15 57 (18.04%) IaaS
16 56 (17.72%) Security Cleared
17 54 (17.09%) Kubernetes
18 52 (16.46%) Configuration Management
18 52 (16.46%) Migration
19 51 (16.14%) Load Balancing
20 50 (15.82%) VPN
21 49 (15.51%) Ruby
22 48 (15.19%) Microsoft
23 47 (14.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 45 (14.24%) SaaS
24 45 (14.24%) C#
25 43 (13.61%) PaaS
26 42 (13.29%) Firewall
26 42 (13.29%) TDD

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 29 (9.18%) Tomcat
2 13 (4.11%) Confluence
3 11 (3.48%) Apache Spark
4 9 (2.85%) OpenStack
5 8 (2.53%) nginx
6 7 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.90%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.90%) WildFly
8 4 (1.27%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.95%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.63%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.32%) JBoss
11 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 241 (76.27%) Amazon AWS
2 173 (54.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (18.04%) IaaS
4 45 (14.24%) SaaS
5 43 (13.61%) PaaS
6 34 (10.76%) GitHub
7 24 (7.59%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (5.70%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (5.38%) Office 365
10 16 (5.06%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (2.85%) Amazon S3
12 9 (2.85%) Slack
13 7 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (1.90%) Datadog
15 5 (1.58%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (1.58%) OpenShift
16 4 (1.27%) Route 53
17 3 (0.95%) Trello
18 2 (0.63%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 50 (15.82%) VPN
2 42 (13.29%) Firewall
3 25 (7.91%) DNS
4 24 (7.59%) TCP/IP
5 16 (5.06%) Network Security
6 12 (3.80%) HTTP
6 12 (3.80%) ICMP
6 12 (3.80%) LAN
7 11 (3.48%) Internet
7 11 (3.48%) WAN
8 8 (2.53%) Software-Defined Networking
9 7 (2.22%) SSL
10 6 (1.90%) IPsec
11 4 (1.27%) DMZ
12 3 (0.95%) FTP
12 3 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.95%) SAN
12 3 (0.95%) VoIP
13 2 (0.63%) BIG-IP
13 2 (0.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.54%) NoSQL
2 23 (7.28%) MySQL
3 21 (6.65%) Amazon RDS
4 20 (6.33%) Hadoop
5 15 (4.75%) Big Data
6 14 (4.43%) SQL Server
7 8 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.90%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (1.58%) Redis
10 4 (1.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.95%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.63%) BigQuery
12 2 (0.63%) Bigtable
12 2 (0.63%) Flink
12 2 (0.63%) GIS
12 2 (0.63%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 87 (27.53%) Jenkins
2 35 (11.08%) Git (software)
3 22 (6.96%) Maven
4 17 (5.38%) JIRA
5 13 (4.11%) TeamCity
5 13 (4.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (2.85%) Artifactory
6 9 (2.85%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (2.53%) SonarQube
8 6 (1.90%) Subversion
9 5 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.27%) IBM UrbanCode
10 4 (1.27%) Selenium
11 3 (0.95%) git-flow
11 3 (0.95%) GoCD
11 3 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.63%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.63%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.32%) Gradle
General
1 36 (11.39%) Finance
2 31 (9.81%) Retail
3 21 (6.65%) Banking
4 16 (5.06%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.22%) Marketing
6 6 (1.90%) Billing
6 6 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.63%) Electronics
7 2 (0.63%) Law
7 2 (0.63%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Games
8 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 85 (26.90%) Architect
2 56 (17.72%) DevOps Engineer
3 42 (13.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 41 (12.97%) Developer
5 39 (12.34%) Consultant
6 35 (11.08%) Cloud Architect
7 33 (10.44%) AWS DevOps
8 27 (8.54%) Azure Architect
8 27 (8.54%) Full Stack Developer
9 26 (8.23%) AWS Engineer
9 26 (8.23%) Senior DevOps
9 26 (8.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 25 (7.91%) AWS Consultant
10 25 (7.91%) DevOps Consultant
11 23 (7.28%) .NET Developer
12 22 (6.96%) Senior Developer
13 19 (6.01%) AWS Architect
13 19 (6.01%) Senior .NET Developer
13 19 (6.01%) Senior Full Stack Developer
14 15 (4.75%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (19.94%) Web Services
2 33 (10.44%) .NET
3 31 (9.81%) AngularJS
4 27 (8.54%) ASP.NET
4 27 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (7.91%) ASP.NET Web API
6 23 (7.28%) Node.js
7 22 (6.96%) React
8 21 (6.65%) Ember.js
9 19 (6.01%) Kafka
10 10 (3.16%) Elastic Stack
11 7 (2.22%) Middleware
12 5 (1.58%) RESTful
13 4 (1.27%) REST
14 3 (0.95%) HTML
14 3 (0.95%) Java EE
14 3 (0.95%) pytest
15 2 (0.63%) CSS
15 2 (0.63%) LDAP
15 2 (0.63%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.13%) Data Centre
2 28 (8.86%) Private Cloud
3 21 (6.65%) Blog
4 20 (6.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 16 (5.06%) Virtual Team
6 15 (4.75%) Enterprise Cloud
7 14 (4.43%) Fintech
8 9 (2.85%) Cloud Native
9 7 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.90%) Clustering
10 6 (1.90%) PKI
11 4 (1.27%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.27%) FMCG
11 4 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (0.95%) BYOD
12 3 (0.95%) CESG
12 3 (0.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (0.95%) Replication
12 3 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 108 (34.18%) Linux
2 47 (14.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 38 (12.03%) Windows
4 36 (11.39%) Unix
5 31 (9.81%) CentOS
6 7 (2.22%) Android
7 6 (1.90%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.58%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.32%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (54.11%) DevOps
2 127 (40.19%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (23.42%) Continuous Integration
4 67 (21.20%) Microservices
5 52 (16.46%) Configuration Management
5 52 (16.46%) Migration
6 51 (16.14%) Load Balancing
7 42 (13.29%) TDD
8 38 (12.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (11.39%) Scrum
10 34 (10.76%) CQRS
11 33 (10.44%) E-Commerce
12 32 (10.13%) Mentoring
13 31 (9.81%) BDD
13 31 (9.81%) Open Source
14 29 (9.18%) Continuous Delivery
15 28 (8.86%) High Availability
15 28 (8.86%) MVC
16 26 (8.23%) Test Automation
17 25 (7.91%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 82 (25.95%) Java
2 80 (25.32%) Python
3 49 (15.51%) Ruby
4 45 (14.24%) C#
5 34 (10.76%) Bash Shell
6 26 (8.23%) SQL
7 22 (6.96%) Groovy
8 20 (6.33%) PowerShell
9 17 (5.38%) Perl
10 15 (4.75%) Go
11 13 (4.11%) JavaScript
12 8 (2.53%) Scala
13 5 (1.58%) C
13 5 (1.58%) VB
13 5 (1.58%) VBScript
14 4 (1.27%) ES6
14 4 (1.27%) PHP
14 4 (1.27%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.32%) GraphQL
15 1 (0.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 56 (17.72%) Security Cleared
2 35 (11.08%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.43%) CISSP
4 13 (4.11%) Degree
5 12 (3.80%) CISM
6 9 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 7 (2.22%) AWS Certification
7 7 (2.22%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (1.90%) CCSP
9 4 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.95%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.95%) PMP
11 2 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.63%) CCNP
11 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.32%) MCSD
12 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.32%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.85%) QA
3 7 (2.22%) GCP
3 7 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.27%) GAAP
4 4 (1.27%) GDPR
5 3 (0.95%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.95%) RMADS
5 3 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.63%) PMO
7 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 70 (22.15%) Docker
2 12 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.85%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.95%) XenApp
6 2 (0.63%) pfSense
6 2 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.63%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.32%) vCloud
7 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.32%) vSphere
7 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 103 (32.59%) Ansible
2 75 (23.73%) Terraform
3 74 (23.42%) Puppet
4 54 (17.09%) Kubernetes
5 38 (12.03%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (9.18%) logstash
7 8 (2.53%) Packer
8 7 (2.22%) Nessus
8 7 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (2.22%) OSSEC
9 6 (1.90%) Consul
10 4 (1.27%) HAProxy
10 4 (1.27%) Mesos
10 4 (1.27%) Salt
11 3 (0.95%) Kibana
12 2 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.63%) Rancher
12 2 (0.63%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 48 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 34 (10.76%) Google
3 17 (5.38%) Oracle
3 17 (5.38%) VMware
4 7 (2.22%) Intel
4 7 (2.22%) McAfee
4 7 (2.22%) Qualys
4 7 (2.22%) Sourcefire
4 7 (2.22%) Symantec
4 7 (2.22%) Trend Micro
4 7 (2.22%) Tripwire
5 6 (1.90%) Cisco
6 5 (1.58%) LogRhythm
6 5 (1.58%) Splunk
7 4 (1.27%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.27%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.27%) Palo Alto
8 3 (0.95%) Citrix
8 3 (0.95%) ForgeRock
8 3 (0.95%) ServiceNow