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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
London / City of London
Rank 89 138 170
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +32
Contract jobs citing IaaS 58 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.98% 0.43% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.43% 6.81% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 11 12
Median daily rate £462 £475 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.78% -7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
402 191 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.71% 6.30% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 149 200
Median daily rate £478 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017, 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 62 (68.13%) PaaS
2 52 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (46.15%) Windows
4 34 (37.36%) Finance
5 33 (36.26%) Microsoft
6 29 (31.87%) SQL Server
7 26 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (26.37%) C#
8 24 (26.37%) DevOps
9 23 (25.27%) Web Services
9 23 (25.27%) TDD
10 22 (24.18%) Scrum
10 22 (24.18%) Linux
10 22 (24.18%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (24.18%) SaaS
11 21 (23.08%) IIS
12 20 (21.98%) PowerShell
13 19 (20.88%) JIRA
13 19 (20.88%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (18.68%) CRM
14 17 (18.68%) SharePoint
14 17 (18.68%) ERP
15 16 (17.58%) BizTalk Server
15 16 (17.58%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (17.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (17.58%) Logistics
15 16 (17.58%) Dynamics CRM
15 16 (17.58%) Dynamics AX
15 16 (17.58%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (17.58%) WCF

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 21 (23.08%) IIS
2 17 (18.68%) SharePoint
3 16 (17.58%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (6.59%) JBoss
5 3 (3.30%) Confluence
5 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.20%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.20%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (2.20%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (2.20%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.10%) Hubot
7 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.10%) nginx
7 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Office
2 1 (1.10%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (17.58%) Dynamics AX
1 16 (17.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 62 (68.13%) PaaS
2 52 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (24.18%) SaaS
4 19 (20.88%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (8.79%) Office 365
6 5 (5.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (5.49%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (3.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.20%) GitHub
9 1 (1.10%) Akamai
9 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.99%) DNS
1 10 (10.99%) VPN
2 8 (8.79%) Firewall
3 6 (6.59%) LAN
4 5 (5.49%) DMARC
5 4 (4.40%) Internet
5 4 (4.40%) LDAP
5 4 (4.40%) WAN
6 3 (3.30%) DKIM
6 3 (3.30%) SMTP
7 2 (2.20%) AMQP
7 2 (2.20%) DMZ
7 2 (2.20%) iSCSI
7 2 (2.20%) SAN
8 1 (1.10%) Converged Networks
8 1 (1.10%) Network Security
8 1 (1.10%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.10%) VoIP
8 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (31.87%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (17.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.30%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.20%) DB2
4 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.20%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.10%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (20.88%) JIRA
2 16 (17.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.20%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.20%) MSI
5 1 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 34 (37.36%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Banking
2 6 (6.59%) Retail
3 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.20%) Electronics
5 2 (2.20%) Legal
5 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.20%) Marketing
6 1 (1.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (28.57%) Developer
2 21 (23.08%) Architect
3 16 (17.58%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 16 (17.58%) Microsoft Developer
4 13 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (10.99%) Project Manager
6 8 (8.79%) Cloud Architect
6 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) AWS DevOps
8 6 (6.59%) Technical Architect
9 5 (5.49%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Azure Architect
9 5 (5.49%) Deployment Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 5 (5.49%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (4.40%) Cloud Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (3.30%) Oracle Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.27%) Web Services
2 16 (17.58%) WCF
3 13 (14.29%) .NET
4 6 (6.59%) HTML
4 6 (6.59%) Middleware
5 5 (5.49%) COM
6 3 (3.30%) CSS
6 3 (3.30%) HTML5
6 3 (3.30%) jQuery
6 3 (3.30%) Node.js
6 3 (3.30%) REST
6 3 (3.30%) SOAP
6 3 (3.30%) XML
7 2 (2.20%) JSON
7 2 (2.20%) JSON Schema
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (2.20%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.20%) RESTful
7 2 (2.20%) XSD
8 1 (1.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Public Cloud
2 4 (4.40%) Clustering
2 4 (4.40%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.30%) Replication
3 3 (3.30%) User Experience
4 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.20%) PKI
4 2 (2.20%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.10%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.10%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (46.15%) Windows
2 22 (24.18%) Linux
3 11 (12.09%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.20%) Unix
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.10%) Android
6 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.37%) DevOps
3 23 (25.27%) TDD
4 22 (24.18%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (24.18%) Scrum
5 17 (18.68%) CRM
5 17 (18.68%) ERP
6 16 (17.58%) Logistics
7 11 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (12.09%) Open Source
7 11 (12.09%) Project Management
8 8 (8.79%) High Availability
9 7 (7.69%) Build Automation
9 7 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.69%) ITIL
9 7 (7.69%) Load Balancing
9 7 (7.69%) Migration
9 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.59%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (5.49%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.37%) C#
2 20 (21.98%) PowerShell
3 11 (12.09%) Python
4 9 (9.89%) Java
5 7 (7.69%) Ruby
6 6 (6.59%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.49%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.49%) SQL
8 2 (2.20%) PHP
9 1 (1.10%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.10%) Go
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) SC Cleared
1 11 (12.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.59%) Degree
3 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.10%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.10%) CISSP
5 1 (1.10%) ISEB
5 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (2.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.20%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (9.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.69%) Docker
4 6 (6.59%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.20%) KVM
5 2 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (8.79%) Puppet
3 7 (7.69%) Ansible
3 7 (7.69%) Terraform
4 5 (5.49%) SCOM
5 3 (3.30%) SCCM
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.20%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.20%) SCSM
6 2 (2.20%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.10%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.10%) Consul
7 1 (1.10%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (1.10%) vRealize
Vendors
1 33 (36.26%) Microsoft
2 15 (16.48%) Oracle
3 8 (8.79%) Splunk
3 8 (8.79%) VMware
4 6 (6.59%) New Relic
4 6 (6.59%) Rackspace
5 4 (4.40%) Cisco
5 4 (4.40%) Dell
5 4 (4.40%) HP
6 3 (3.30%) Citrix
6 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.20%) IBM
7 2 (2.20%) Nuix
7 2 (2.20%) SAP
7 2 (2.20%) Sybase
7 2 (2.20%) Symantec
7 2 (2.20%) Teradata
8 1 (1.10%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.10%) NetApp
8 1 (1.10%) Tableau