Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 224 311 403
Rank change year-on-year +87 +92 -46
Contract jobs citing Public Cloud 401 379 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.12% 0.82% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.34% 2.27% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 277 185
London median daily rate £600 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £429 £450 £425
90th Percentile £716 £693 £725
England median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
London median hourly rate £43.50 - -
England median hourly rate £43.50 - £45.00

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 12,003 16,698 17,598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.53% 36.01% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,363 11,914 12,479
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £308 £313 £310
90th Percentile £700 £700 £688
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 271 228
London median hourly rate £23.81 £22.93 £21.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.84% +4.70% +9.72%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 20 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Public Cloud in London

Public Cloud
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Public Cloud in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +58 74 £525 -4.55% 29
East London +40 20 £600 -7.69% 9
West London +33 14 £543 -1.36% 21
South London -4 7 £575 - 3
Public Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 280 (69.83%) AWS
2 232 (57.86%) Azure
3 168 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (34.91%) DevOps
5 109 (27.18%) Finance
6 108 (26.93%) GCP
7 102 (25.44%) Python
8 94 (23.44%) Java
9 86 (21.45%) Microsoft
10 84 (20.95%) Ansible
11 77 (19.20%) SQL
12 76 (18.95%) Kubernetes
13 74 (18.45%) Docker
14 69 (17.21%) Terraform
15 64 (15.96%) Linux
15 64 (15.96%) PowerShell
16 61 (15.21%) Analytics
17 55 (13.72%) Google
18 54 (13.47%) Windows
19 51 (12.72%) Microservices
20 50 (12.47%) Continuous Integration
20 50 (12.47%) PaaS
21 49 (12.22%) NoSQL
21 49 (12.22%) Security Cleared
22 48 (11.97%) Banking
22 48 (11.97%) Jenkins
23 47 (11.72%) Migration
23 47 (11.72%) Git (software)
24 46 (11.47%) SC Cleared
24 46 (11.47%) 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 17 (4.24%) Apache Spark
2 13 (3.24%) Apache
3 11 (2.74%) OpenStack
4 10 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.25%) NetWeaver
6 5 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.00%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.75%) Apache Qpid
8 3 (0.75%) nginx
9 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.25%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.25%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 11 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (3.74%) FINCAD Analytics
2 3 (0.75%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.50%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.50%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 280 (69.83%) AWS
2 232 (57.86%) Azure
3 108 (26.93%) GCP
4 50 (12.47%) PaaS
5 40 (9.98%) IaaS
6 29 (7.23%) GitHub
7 26 (6.48%) Apigee
8 25 (6.23%) SaaS
9 24 (5.99%) Office 365
10 19 (4.74%) OpenShift
11 18 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (3.99%) Azure Active Directory
12 16 (3.99%) Serverless
13 15 (3.74%) AWS Step Functions
14 9 (2.24%) Amazon S3
14 9 (2.24%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 7 (1.75%) Azure Functions
16 7 (1.75%) Power Platform
17 6 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.98%) Firewall
2 17 (4.24%) DNS
2 17 (4.24%) WAN
3 11 (2.74%) VPN
4 10 (2.49%) DHCP
5 8 (2.00%) LAN
5 8 (2.00%) SAN
6 7 (1.75%) Internet
7 6 (1.50%) Wireless
8 5 (1.25%) BGP
8 5 (1.25%) MPLS
8 5 (1.25%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.00%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.00%) Network Security
10 3 (0.75%) AMQP
10 3 (0.75%) BIG-IP
10 3 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (0.75%) NAS
10 3 (0.75%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.22%) NoSQL
2 35 (8.73%) SQL Server
3 27 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (5.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 21 (5.24%) MongoDB
6 20 (4.99%) Big Data
7 17 (4.24%) Data Lake
8 16 (3.99%) Amazon Athena
8 16 (3.99%) Amazon Aurora
9 15 (3.74%) Azure SQL Database
10 11 (2.74%) SAP HANA
11 10 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.49%) Relational Database
12 8 (2.00%) Aerospike
12 8 (2.00%) BigQuery
12 8 (2.00%) Hadoop
12 8 (2.00%) Oracle Database
12 8 (2.00%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 48 (11.97%) Jenkins
2 47 (11.72%) Git (software)
3 29 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (4.24%) Visual Studio
5 13 (3.24%) Visual Studio Team System
6 12 (2.99%) Bitbucket
6 12 (2.99%) Maven
7 9 (2.24%) Bitbucket Server
8 8 (2.00%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.25%) JIRA
10 4 (1.00%) Selenium
10 4 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.75%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.50%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.50%) Gradle
12 2 (0.50%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.50%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.50%) Protractor
General
1 109 (27.18%) Finance
2 48 (11.97%) Banking
3 20 (4.99%) Investment Banking
4 18 (4.49%) Front Office
4 18 (4.49%) Public Sector
5 17 (4.24%) Marketing
6 10 (2.49%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.75%) Billing
7 7 (1.75%) Legal
8 6 (1.50%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.25%) Advertising
9 5 (1.25%) Retail
10 3 (0.75%) Law
10 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.75%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Environmental Health
11 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 70 (17.46%) Architect
2 60 (14.96%) DevOps Engineer
3 59 (14.71%) Developer
4 51 (12.72%) Cloud Engineer
5 37 (9.23%) Azure Engineer
6 35 (8.73%) AWS Engineer
7 24 (5.99%) Analyst
7 24 (5.99%) Cloud Architect
8 22 (5.49%) AWS DevOps
8 22 (5.49%) Azure Architect
9 21 (5.24%) AWS Developer
10 20 (4.99%) Solutions Architect
11 19 (4.74%) Automation Engineer
11 19 (4.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 19 (4.74%) Project Manager
12 18 (4.49%) Azure DevOps
12 18 (4.49%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 18 (4.49%) Software Engineer
13 17 (4.24%) Cloud Automation Engineer
14 15 (3.74%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (11.47%) Web Services
2 31 (7.73%) Kafka
3 21 (5.24%) Node.js
4 19 (4.74%) RESTful
4 19 (4.74%) SOAP
5 18 (4.49%) HTML
5 18 (4.49%) REST
6 16 (3.99%) .NET
6 16 (3.99%) CSS
6 16 (3.99%) J2EE
7 14 (3.49%) React
8 13 (3.24%) OAuth
8 13 (3.24%) OpenID
8 13 (3.24%) SAML
9 12 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
10 9 (2.24%) Spring
11 8 (2.00%) JSON
12 7 (1.75%) AngularJS
12 7 (1.75%) HTML5
13 6 (1.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.22%) Data Centre
2 31 (7.73%) Hybrid Cloud
3 26 (6.48%) Private Cloud
4 22 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (4.49%) Fixed Income
6 16 (3.99%) Derivative
6 16 (3.99%) Equities
6 16 (3.99%) Equity Derivative
6 16 (3.99%) Hedge funds
7 15 (3.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (3.24%) Virtual Team
9 12 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (2.00%) Cloud Native
11 8 (2.00%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.75%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.50%) Enterprise Cloud
14 5 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 5 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (15.96%) Linux
2 54 (13.47%) Windows
3 29 (7.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (6.48%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.74%) Unix
6 7 (1.75%) CentOS
7 6 (1.50%) VMS
8 5 (1.25%) AIX
8 5 (1.25%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.75%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (41.90%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (34.91%) DevOps
3 61 (15.21%) Analytics
4 51 (12.72%) Microservices
5 50 (12.47%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (11.72%) Migration
7 36 (8.98%) Scrum
8 34 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (8.23%) Configuration Management
9 33 (8.23%) Project Management
10 32 (7.98%) Software Engineering
11 31 (7.73%) Infrastructure as Code
12 30 (7.48%) Open Source
13 27 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (6.73%) TDD
14 24 (5.99%) Computer Science
15 23 (5.74%) Continuous Delivery
15 23 (5.74%) Mentoring
16 22 (5.49%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (5.24%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 102 (25.44%) Python
2 94 (23.44%) Java
3 77 (19.20%) SQL
4 64 (15.96%) PowerShell
5 38 (9.48%) Bash Shell
6 34 (8.48%) JavaScript
7 26 (6.48%) C#
8 21 (5.24%) C++
9 18 (4.49%) Go
10 14 (3.49%) Ruby
11 12 (2.99%) Scala
12 11 (2.74%) Perl
13 10 (2.49%) R
13 10 (2.49%) Shell Script
14 9 (2.24%) Groovy
15 5 (1.25%) F#
16 4 (1.00%) Clojure
16 4 (1.00%) Java 8
16 4 (1.00%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (12.22%) Security Cleared
2 46 (11.47%) SC Cleared
3 43 (10.72%) Degree
4 16 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 10 (2.49%) CCSP
7 9 (2.24%) CISSP
8 7 (1.75%) SANS
9 6 (1.50%) CISM
9 6 (1.50%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.25%) CCNA
10 5 (1.25%) CCNP
10 5 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (1.00%) AWS Certification
11 4 (1.00%) CCDA
11 4 (1.00%) CCDP
11 4 (1.00%) CCIE
11 4 (1.00%) CEH
11 4 (1.00%) PMP
11 4 (1.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.24%) QA
2 9 (2.24%) NIST
3 8 (2.00%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.00%) PMO
3 8 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.75%) HIPAA
4 7 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.00%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.00%) GDPR
6 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.50%) NCSC
6 2 (0.50%) PSD2
7 1 (0.25%) COBIT
7 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (18.45%) Docker
2 39 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (6.48%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.24%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.75%) KVM
6 3 (0.75%) oVirt
7 2 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.50%) vSphere
7 2 (0.50%) XenApp
7 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.25%) HDFS
8 1 (0.25%) LXC
8 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 84 (20.95%) Ansible
2 76 (18.95%) Kubernetes
3 69 (17.21%) Terraform
4 33 (8.23%) Puppet
5 32 (7.98%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (2.24%) SCCM
7 8 (2.00%) Salt
8 7 (1.75%) logstash
9 5 (1.25%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (1.25%) collectd
9 5 (1.25%) SCOM
9 5 (1.25%) WSUS
9 5 (1.25%) Zipkin
10 3 (0.75%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.75%) Graphite
10 3 (0.75%) Istio
10 3 (0.75%) Pingdom
10 3 (0.75%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.50%) Kubeflow
11 2 (0.50%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 86 (21.45%) Microsoft
2 55 (13.72%) Google
3 44 (10.97%) VMware
4 32 (7.98%) Oracle
5 27 (6.73%) Cisco
6 24 (5.99%) Splunk
7 22 (5.49%) CA
8 17 (4.24%) Citrix
9 16 (3.99%) Tableau
10 15 (3.74%) SAP
11 11 (2.74%) HP
12 10 (2.49%) Red Hat
13 9 (2.24%) IBM
14 8 (2.00%) BMC
14 8 (2.00%) Databricks
14 8 (2.00%) Palo Alto
15 7 (1.75%) CheckPoint
16 6 (1.50%) Alteryx
16 6 (1.50%) Juniper
17 5 (1.25%) New Relic