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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 134 183 196
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +13
Contract jobs citing IaaS 23 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.59% 5.60% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 15
Median daily rate £563 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £354 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £748 £588 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £525 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
349 339 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.47% 6.10% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 246 186
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 £338 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.56 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-25.78% +96.07%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 21 (63.64%) PaaS
2 20 (60.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (48.48%) DevOps
3 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
4 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (42.42%) Puppet
6 12 (36.36%) .NET
6 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 11 (33.33%) Java
7 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 11 (33.33%) IBM
7 11 (33.33%) TDD
7 11 (33.33%) High Availability
7 11 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (33.33%) Docker
7 11 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (30.30%) VPN
9 9 (27.27%) DMZ
9 9 (27.27%) JIRA
9 9 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
9 9 (27.27%) Confluence
9 9 (27.27%) Splunk
9 9 (27.27%) SaaS
9 9 (27.27%) BDD
9 9 (27.27%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (21.21%) VMware
10 7 (21.21%) Cisco
10 7 (21.21%) SQL

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 (27.27%) Confluence
2 3 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (9.09%) Node.js
2 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 21 (63.64%) PaaS
2 20 (60.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (27.27%) SaaS
5 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (6.06%) Office 365
7 1 (3.03%) Google Apps
7 1 (3.03%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) VPN
2 9 (27.27%) DMZ
3 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) LAN
3 3 (9.09%) WAN
4 2 (6.06%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.03%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) FCoE
5 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.03%) HTTP
5 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.03%) Multicast
5 1 (3.03%) NAS
5 1 (3.03%) Network Security
5 1 (3.03%) Skype
5 1 (3.03%) VLAN
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Couchbase
3 1 (3.03%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.03%) HBase
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Power BI
3 1 (3.03%) QlikView
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 9 (27.27%) JIRA
1 9 (27.27%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.03%) Mocha
2 1 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Architect
1 6 (18.18%) Azure Consultant
1 6 (18.18%) Consultant
1 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Developer
3 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Head of DevOps
4 2 (6.06%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Head of Digital
5 1 (3.03%) Head of Engineering
5 1 (3.03%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (12.12%) jQuery
2 4 (12.12%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (6.06%) Velocity
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) D3.js
4 1 (3.03%) Flash
4 1 (3.03%) Middleware
4 1 (3.03%) React
4 1 (3.03%) Rendezvous
4 1 (3.03%) RESTful
4 1 (3.03%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.03%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
1 4 (12.12%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) EMC Centera
2 1 (3.03%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (3.03%) EMC VNX
2 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
2 1 (3.03%) SCADA
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
4 1 (3.03%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) DevOps
2 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (33.33%) High Availability
3 11 (33.33%) TDD
4 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (27.27%) BDD
6 6 (18.18%) Migration
7 5 (15.15%) Open Source
8 4 (12.12%) MVC
8 4 (12.12%) Project Management
9 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.09%) User Stories
10 2 (6.06%) API Development
10 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (6.06%) CRM
10 2 (6.06%) Release Management
10 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) C
4 3 (9.09%) Python
4 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) ES6
6 1 (3.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (3.03%) CISM
1 1 (3.03%) CISSP
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) MCSE
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 11 (33.33%) Docker
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) Xen
4 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (6.06%) NFS
5 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.06%) XenServer
6 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.03%) KVM
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (3.03%) SRDF
6 1 (3.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) Puppet
2 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.06%) XenMobile
3 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) IBM
3 9 (27.27%) Splunk
4 7 (21.21%) Cisco
4 7 (21.21%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) EMC
5 2 (6.06%) Juniper
5 2 (6.06%) NetApp
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) Sybase
6 1 (3.03%) Brocade
6 1 (3.03%) Google
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Intel
6 1 (3.03%) Lotus
6 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.03%) Tableau
6 1 (3.03%) TIBCO