Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 347 394 469
Rank change year-on-year +47 +75 +90
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 299 195 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.67% 0.49% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.76% 1.29% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 148 91
London median daily rate £575 £539 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.73% +5.12% -2.38%
10th Percentile £443 £444 £410
90th Percentile £705 £658 £738
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £30.77 - -
England median hourly rate £30.77 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year -52.66% - -

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 16,998 15,110 16,281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.90% 38.12% 37.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,173 10,717 11,674
London median daily rate £500 £500 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.84% +4.00%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 235 230
London median hourly rate £24.00 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £51.63
England median hourly rate £23.00 £19.68 £21.00
% change year-on-year +16.86% -6.27% +16.67%

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 June 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 18 June 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 -34 52 £588 +11.90% 36
South London - 19 £650 - 2
West London -18 17 £500 +21.21% 7
East London -21 8 £650 +13.04% 3
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 205 (68.56%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (49.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 132 (44.15%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (34.45%) DevOps
5 92 (30.77%) Java
6 68 (22.74%) Linux
7 60 (20.07%) Continuous Integration
8 57 (19.06%) Microservices
9 55 (18.39%) Jenkins
10 54 (18.06%) Migration
11 53 (17.73%) Python
12 50 (16.72%) Ansible
13 48 (16.05%) Docker
14 44 (14.72%) Kubernetes
14 44 (14.72%) Terraform
15 42 (14.05%) Web Services
15 42 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
16 41 (13.71%) Configuration Management
17 40 (13.38%) Windows
17 40 (13.38%) Google
17 40 (13.38%) PaaS
18 39 (13.04%) Open Source
18 39 (13.04%) Security Cleared
19 38 (12.71%) Finance
19 38 (12.71%) IaaS
20 37 (12.37%) Microsoft
21 36 (12.04%) Data Centre
22 35 (11.71%) SC Cleared
22 35 (11.71%) SaaS
23 34 (11.37%) Opscode Chef

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 23 (7.69%) Apache
2 13 (4.35%) WildFly
3 12 (4.01%) nginx
4 10 (3.34%) Apache Spark
5 9 (3.01%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (3.01%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.68%) Apache Pig
7 7 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (2.34%) IIS
8 6 (2.01%) Jetty
9 5 (1.67%) Mongrel
9 5 (1.67%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.67%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.33%) Confluence
11 1 (0.33%) Hubot
11 1 (0.33%) JBoss
11 1 (0.33%) lighttpd
11 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 2 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.33%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 205 (68.56%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (49.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (13.38%) PaaS
4 38 (12.71%) IaaS
5 35 (11.71%) SaaS
6 21 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (6.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 17 (5.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (5.02%) Office 365
10 13 (4.35%) GitHub
11 6 (2.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (1.67%) Google App Engine
12 5 (1.67%) Rackspace Cloud
12 5 (1.67%) Sumo Logic
13 3 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (1.00%) Heroku
13 3 (1.00%) Serverless
13 3 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.67%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.03%) VPN
2 27 (9.03%) DNS
3 25 (8.36%) Firewall
4 21 (7.02%) TCP/IP
5 17 (5.69%) HTTP
6 12 (4.01%) ICMP
7 10 (3.34%) Internet
8 9 (3.01%) SSL
9 6 (2.01%) LAN
10 5 (1.67%) Network Security
10 5 (1.67%) WAN
11 4 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (1.34%) Software-Defined Networking
12 3 (1.00%) FTP
13 2 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.67%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.67%) NAS
13 2 (0.67%) SAN
13 2 (0.67%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.36%) Hadoop
2 25 (8.36%) Big Data
3 23 (7.69%) MySQL
4 21 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (6.02%) NoSQL
6 14 (4.68%) Amazon RDS
7 11 (3.68%) Redis
7 11 (3.68%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.34%) MongoDB
9 9 (3.01%) Apache Hive
10 8 (2.68%) SQL Server
11 7 (2.34%) Flink
12 6 (2.01%) Neo4j
13 4 (1.34%) BigQuery
13 4 (1.34%) Bigtable
14 2 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.67%) Cosmos DB
14 2 (0.67%) Power BI
14 2 (0.67%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 55 (18.39%) Jenkins
2 33 (11.04%) Maven
3 26 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 17 (5.69%) JMeter
4 17 (5.69%) The Grinder
5 11 (3.68%) Subversion
6 10 (3.34%) Artifactory
7 9 (3.01%) Gradle
7 9 (3.01%) TeamCity
8 8 (2.68%) JIRA
9 7 (2.34%) SonarQube
10 6 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (2.01%) Vagrant
10 6 (2.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (1.67%) Ant
11 5 (1.67%) MSBuild
12 4 (1.34%) CruiseControl
12 4 (1.34%) Mercurial
13 3 (1.00%) GitLab
General
1 38 (12.71%) Finance
2 15 (5.02%) Banking
3 14 (4.68%) Retail
4 12 (4.01%) Marketing
5 10 (3.34%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.34%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.01%) Legal
8 5 (1.67%) Law
9 4 (1.34%) Billing
10 3 (1.00%) Electronics
11 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.67%) Publishing
11 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 75 (25.08%) Architect
2 39 (13.04%) Consultant
2 39 (13.04%) Developer
3 31 (10.37%) Cloud Architect
4 26 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
5 25 (8.36%) DevOps Engineer
6 20 (6.69%) AWS Consultant
7 16 (5.35%) AWS DevOps
8 15 (5.02%) AWS Engineer
9 14 (4.68%) Azure Architect
9 14 (4.68%) Technical Architect
10 13 (4.35%) .NET Developer
10 13 (4.35%) Java Developer
10 13 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (4.01%) DevOps Consultant
11 12 (4.01%) Project Manager
11 12 (4.01%) Senior Developer
12 11 (3.68%) Analyst
12 11 (3.68%) Cloud Consultant
12 11 (3.68%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (14.05%) Web Services
2 29 (9.70%) Kafka
3 22 (7.36%) .NET
4 19 (6.35%) RabbitMQ
5 18 (6.02%) Node.js
6 15 (5.02%) AngularJS
7 13 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
7 13 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 13 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (3.68%) HTML
9 10 (3.34%) CSS
9 10 (3.34%) REST
10 8 (2.68%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (2.68%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (2.68%) React
11 7 (2.34%) Ember.js
11 7 (2.34%) RESTful
11 7 (2.34%) Samza
12 6 (2.01%) Express
12 6 (2.01%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.04%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.36%) Private Cloud
3 20 (6.69%) Fintech
4 16 (5.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 12 (4.01%) Cloud Native
5 12 (4.01%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (3.01%) Virtual Team
7 8 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.68%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.68%) PKI
8 7 (2.34%) Blog
8 7 (2.34%) User Experience
9 6 (2.01%) Data Structures
9 6 (2.01%) Enterprise Cloud
10 5 (1.67%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.34%) FMCG
11 4 (1.34%) W3C
12 3 (1.00%) Fat Client
12 3 (1.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 68 (22.74%) Linux
2 40 (13.38%) Windows
3 19 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (5.35%) CentOS
5 13 (4.35%) Unix
6 8 (2.68%) Windows Server
7 7 (2.34%) Android
7 7 (2.34%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.01%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.67%) Debian
9 5 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.34%) CoreOS
10 4 (1.34%) Fedora
10 4 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (44.15%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (34.45%) DevOps
3 60 (20.07%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (19.06%) Microservices
5 54 (18.06%) Migration
6 42 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (13.71%) Configuration Management
8 39 (13.04%) Open Source
9 34 (11.37%) TDD
10 33 (11.04%) Mentoring
11 29 (9.70%) Scrum
12 26 (8.70%) E-Commerce
13 25 (8.36%) Load Balancing
14 22 (7.36%) Continuous Delivery
14 22 (7.36%) CQRS
14 22 (7.36%) Test Automation
15 21 (7.02%) Technical Architecture
16 19 (6.35%) ITIL
16 19 (6.35%) Programme Delivery
16 19 (6.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 92 (30.77%) Java
2 53 (17.73%) Python
3 34 (11.37%) Ruby
4 33 (11.04%) C#
5 30 (10.03%) Scala
6 26 (8.70%) PowerShell
7 23 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 19 (6.35%) Go
9 18 (6.02%) Clojure
9 18 (6.02%) SQL
10 16 (5.35%) Bash Shell
10 16 (5.35%) Perl
11 12 (4.01%) Java 8
12 6 (2.01%) Groovy
13 5 (1.67%) PHP
14 4 (1.34%) C
14 4 (1.34%) ES6
14 4 (1.34%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.00%) VB
15 3 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 35 (11.71%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.02%) Degree
4 12 (4.01%) CISSP
5 9 (3.01%) CISM
6 7 (2.34%) AWS Certification
6 7 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.67%) PMP
8 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (1.00%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 2 (0.67%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.67%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.67%) VCP6
10 2 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.68%) GCP
1 11 (3.68%) QA
2 9 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.34%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.34%) GAAP
4 4 (1.34%) HIPAA
4 4 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.34%) SLA
5 3 (1.00%) PMO
6 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (0.67%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.33%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.33%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 48 (16.05%) Docker
2 16 (5.35%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.67%) KVM
4 5 (1.67%) VirtualBox
4 5 (1.67%) Xen
5 4 (1.34%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.67%) GPFS
6 2 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.67%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.67%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.33%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.33%) LXC
7 1 (0.33%) vCloud
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (16.72%) Ansible
2 44 (14.72%) Kubernetes
2 44 (14.72%) Terraform
3 34 (11.37%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (11.04%) Puppet
5 14 (4.68%) Mesos
6 9 (3.01%) Salt
7 8 (2.68%) Consul
7 8 (2.68%) logstash
7 8 (2.68%) Packer
7 8 (2.68%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (2.34%) Ambari
8 7 (2.34%) Hadoop YARN
8 7 (2.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (2.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (2.01%) Kibana
9 6 (2.01%) Prometheus
9 6 (2.01%) SCCM
9 6 (2.01%) Sysdig
10 5 (1.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (13.38%) Google
2 37 (12.37%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.35%) VMware
4 15 (5.02%) Splunk
5 11 (3.68%) Oracle
6 10 (3.34%) Red Hat
7 9 (3.01%) Cloudera
8 8 (2.68%) Cisco
9 7 (2.34%) SAP
10 6 (2.01%) New Relic
11 5 (1.67%) AppDynamics
11 5 (1.67%) IBM
11 5 (1.67%) Perforce
11 5 (1.67%) Rackspace
11 5 (1.67%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.67%) Symantec
12 4 (1.34%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.34%) HP
13 3 (1.00%) Forcepoint
13 3 (1.00%) McAfee