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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 197 197 216
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Contract jobs citing IaaS 11 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.12% 0.014%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.09% 3.24% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
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£450 £431 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £225 £416
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -45.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.00
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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
356 216 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 6.10% 3.69% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 160 124
Average daily rate £450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £288 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
- +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £25.75 £20.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.60% +26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.19 £20.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £20.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -51.56%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IaaS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing IaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IaaS.

1 11 (47.83%) Linux
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) PaaS
3 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) ITIL
4 8 (34.78%) DNS
4 8 (34.78%) Degree
4 8 (34.78%) DevOps
5 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
5 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (30.43%) VMware
5 7 (30.43%) Service Management
5 7 (30.43%) ITSM
5 7 (30.43%) Python
5 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
5 7 (30.43%) Windows
5 7 (30.43%) Perl
5 7 (30.43%) PMP
5 7 (30.43%) PMI Certification
5 7 (30.43%) Project Management
6 6 (26.09%) Cisco
6 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
6 6 (26.09%) C
6 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
6 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
6 6 (26.09%) CMDB

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing IaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) IIS
1 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
1 5 (21.74%) Lync
2 4 (17.39%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.35%) Apache
5 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) PaaS
2 6 (26.09%) SaaS
3 4 (17.39%) Office 365
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (4.35%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (4.35%) SoftLayer
5 1 (4.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) VLAN
2 4 (17.39%) LDAP
3 3 (13.04%) VPN
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) NAS
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) PBX
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) SMTP
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) VPLS
5 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (4.35%) MPLS
5 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (26.09%) CMDB
3 4 (17.39%) Clustering
4 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
4 3 (13.04%) Public Cloud
4 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
5 2 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
6 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.35%) CentOS
6 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
2 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) DevOps
3 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (30.43%) PRINCE2
3 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) Service Management
3 7 (30.43%) ITSM
4 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
4 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
4 6 (26.09%) Requirements Engineering
4 6 (26.09%) Network Management
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (26.09%) Release Management
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (21.74%) Migration
6 4 (17.39%) Benchmarking
6 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
6 4 (17.39%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Perl
1 7 (30.43%) Python
1 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
2 6 (26.09%) C
3 4 (17.39%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) PMP
2 7 (30.43%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.35%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) vSphere
3 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) NFS
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.35%) KVM
5 1 (4.35%) GPFS
5 1 (4.35%) Ceph
5 1 (4.35%) Gluster
5 1 (4.35%) Squid
5 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Puppet
2 4 (17.39%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (8.70%) Ansible
3 2 (8.70%) Salt
3 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.35%) HAProxy
4 1 (4.35%) CFEngine
4 1 (4.35%) Cobbler
4 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.35%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) WorldPay
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 4 (17.39%) HP
5 3 (13.04%) Brocade
5 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.70%) 3PAR
6 2 (8.70%) NetApp
6 2 (8.70%) IBM
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 2 (8.70%) Sybase
7 1 (4.35%) Lotus
7 1 (4.35%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
7 1 (4.35%) Symantec
7 1 (4.35%) LANDesk
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