The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 148 193 185
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -8
Contract jobs citing IaaS 18 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.39% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.13% 6.28% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 14
Median daily rate £575 £569 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.09% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £328 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £443
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -
IaaS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
436 366 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.82% 6.18% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 281 171
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £28.50 £35.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.71% +67.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £34.30 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £36.70 £21.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-28.89% +29.41%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing IaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IaaS across the City of London region.

IaaS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

IaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IaaS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

IaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IaaS 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 City of London region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 25 (64.10%) PaaS
2 23 (58.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (46.15%) DevOps
4 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 14 (35.90%) Java
7 13 (33.33%) Puppet
8 12 (30.77%) High Availability
8 12 (30.77%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (30.77%) .NET
8 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
9 11 (28.21%) VPN
9 11 (28.21%) IBM
9 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (28.21%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (28.21%) SaaS
9 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (25.64%) Splunk
10 10 (25.64%) Windows
11 9 (23.08%) Linux
11 9 (23.08%) DMZ
11 9 (23.08%) TDD
11 9 (23.08%) Finance
11 9 (23.08%) BDD
11 9 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (23.08%) Confluence
11 9 (23.08%) JIRA
11 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
11 9 (23.08%) Docker

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 9 (23.08%) Confluence
2 3 (7.69%) JBoss
3 2 (5.13%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (5.13%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.56%) GemFire
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.56%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 25 (64.10%) PaaS
2 23 (58.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (30.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (28.21%) SaaS
5 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.13%) Google Apps
6 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.56%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (2.56%) Office 365
6 1 (2.56%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) VPN
2 9 (23.08%) DMZ
3 4 (10.26%) Firewall
4 3 (7.69%) LAN
4 3 (7.69%) SAN
4 3 (7.69%) WAN
5 2 (5.13%) DNS
5 2 (5.13%) NAS
6 1 (2.56%) AMQP
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.56%) DHCP
6 1 (2.56%) FCoE
6 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.56%) HTTP
6 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.56%) MQTT
6 1 (2.56%) Multicast
6 1 (2.56%) Network Security
6 1 (2.56%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.56%) Big Data
3 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.56%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.56%) HBase
3 1 (2.56%) Infinispan
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 9 (23.08%) JIRA
1 9 (23.08%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Architect
2 7 (17.95%) Consultant
3 6 (15.38%) Azure Consultant
3 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Developer
6 3 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Head of DevOps
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) .NET
2 7 (17.95%) Web Services
3 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (5.13%) jQuery
3 2 (5.13%) Middleware
3 2 (5.13%) Node.js
3 2 (5.13%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (5.13%) SOAP
3 2 (5.13%) Velocity
4 1 (2.56%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.56%) HTML5
4 1 (2.56%) Java EE
4 1 (2.56%) JPA
4 1 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.56%) React
4 1 (2.56%) Rendezvous
4 1 (2.56%) RESTful
4 1 (2.56%) Spring
4 1 (2.56%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) Replication
4 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.56%) EMC Centera
4 1 (2.56%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.56%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Linux
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.13%) Unix
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.56%) Solaris
5 1 (2.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) DevOps
2 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) High Availability
4 11 (28.21%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (23.08%) BDD
5 9 (23.08%) TDD
6 7 (17.95%) Migration
6 7 (17.95%) Open Source
6 7 (17.95%) Project Management
7 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.69%) ITIL
8 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
9 2 (5.13%) CRM
9 2 (5.13%) MVC
9 2 (5.13%) Release Management
9 2 (5.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) C
3 3 (7.69%) C#
3 3 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.08%) Docker
3 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.69%) Xen
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.13%) NFS
5 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.13%) XenServer
6 1 (2.56%) KVM
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.56%) SRDF
6 1 (2.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (33.33%) Puppet
2 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.13%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.56%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.56%) Ansible
4 1 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.56%) SCOM
4 1 (2.56%) Terraform
4 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.21%) IBM
3 10 (25.64%) Splunk
4 7 (17.95%) Cisco
4 7 (17.95%) Oracle
5 6 (15.38%) VMware
6 3 (7.69%) Google
6 3 (7.69%) NetApp
7 2 (5.13%) Citrix
7 2 (5.13%) EMC
7 2 (5.13%) Juniper
7 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.56%) Brocade
8 1 (2.56%) DataSynapse
8 1 (2.56%) HP
8 1 (2.56%) Informatica
8 1 (2.56%) Intel
8 1 (2.56%) Sybase
8 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
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