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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
London / City of London
Rank 112 142 178
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +36
Contract jobs citing IaaS 45 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.52% 0.34% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.90% 4.62% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 9 9
Median daily rate £463 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £340 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £550 £475
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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
413 238 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.94% 7.44% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 192 210
Median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £19.16 £29.64 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.36% +66.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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 February 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 February 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 57 (65.52%) PaaS
2 56 (64.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (47.13%) Windows
4 35 (40.23%) Microsoft
5 32 (36.78%) SQL Server
6 31 (35.63%) Finance
7 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (28.74%) C#
7 25 (28.74%) DevOps
8 23 (26.44%) TDD
9 22 (25.29%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (25.29%) PowerShell
10 21 (24.14%) IIS
10 21 (24.14%) Web Services
10 21 (24.14%) Scrum
11 20 (22.99%) Linux
11 20 (22.99%) SaaS
12 19 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (20.69%) JIRA
14 17 (19.54%) CRM
14 17 (19.54%) SharePoint
14 17 (19.54%) ERP
14 17 (19.54%) BizTalk Server
15 16 (18.39%) WCF
15 16 (18.39%) Logistics
15 16 (18.39%) Dynamics CRM
15 16 (18.39%) Dynamics AX
15 16 (18.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (18.39%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (18.39%) Team Foundation Server

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 (24.14%) IIS
2 17 (19.54%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (19.54%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.05%) JBoss
4 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.45%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.30%) Confluence
5 2 (2.30%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (2.30%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.15%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.15%) Hubot
6 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.15%) nginx
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Office
2 1 (1.15%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (18.39%) Dynamics AX
1 16 (18.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 57 (65.52%) PaaS
2 56 (64.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (22.99%) SaaS
4 19 (21.84%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (11.49%) Office 365
6 6 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (4.60%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (2.30%) GitHub
10 1 (1.15%) Akamai
10 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
10 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) DNS
2 8 (9.20%) VPN
3 7 (8.05%) Firewall
4 6 (6.90%) LAN
5 5 (5.75%) DMARC
5 5 (5.75%) LDAP
6 4 (4.60%) Internet
7 3 (3.45%) DKIM
7 3 (3.45%) SMTP
7 3 (3.45%) WAN
8 2 (2.30%) AMQP
8 2 (2.30%) DMZ
8 2 (2.30%) iSCSI
8 2 (2.30%) SAN
9 1 (1.15%) Converged Networks
9 1 (1.15%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (1.15%) VoIP
9 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (36.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (18.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (18.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.45%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.30%) DB2
4 2 (2.30%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.15%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (20.69%) JIRA
2 16 (18.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.30%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.30%) MSI
5 1 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 31 (35.63%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Banking
2 5 (5.75%) Retail
3 3 (3.45%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Electronics
4 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Advertising
5 1 (1.15%) Billing
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (28.74%) Developer
2 20 (22.99%) Architect
3 16 (18.39%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Developer
4 11 (12.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) Azure Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (8.05%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (8.05%) Technical Architect
7 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 6 (6.90%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Azure Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (4.60%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.45%) Consultant
10 3 (3.45%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.14%) Web Services
2 16 (18.39%) WCF
3 15 (17.24%) .NET
4 6 (6.90%) Middleware
5 5 (5.75%) COM
5 5 (5.75%) HTML
6 4 (4.60%) SOAP
7 3 (3.45%) jQuery
7 3 (3.45%) Node.js
7 3 (3.45%) REST
7 3 (3.45%) XML
8 2 (2.30%) CSS
8 2 (2.30%) HTML5
8 2 (2.30%) JSON
8 2 (2.30%) JSON Schema
8 2 (2.30%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (2.30%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.30%) RESTful
8 2 (2.30%) XSD
9 1 (1.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Public Cloud
2 5 (5.75%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.60%) Clustering
4 3 (3.45%) Replication
4 3 (3.45%) User Experience
5 2 (2.30%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) PKI
6 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (47.13%) Windows
2 20 (22.99%) Linux
3 11 (12.64%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (28.74%) DevOps
2 23 (26.44%) TDD
3 22 (25.29%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (24.14%) Scrum
5 17 (19.54%) CRM
5 17 (19.54%) ERP
6 16 (18.39%) Logistics
7 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (12.64%) Open Source
8 10 (11.49%) Migration
9 8 (9.20%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (9.20%) ITIL
10 6 (6.90%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.90%) High Availability
10 6 (6.90%) Project Management
11 5 (5.75%) Load Balancing
11 5 (5.75%) Performance Management
11 5 (5.75%) Software Architecture
11 5 (5.75%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.74%) C#
2 22 (25.29%) PowerShell
3 9 (10.34%) Java
4 8 (9.20%) Python
5 7 (8.05%) Bash Shell
6 6 (6.90%) SQL
7 5 (5.75%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.75%) Ruby
8 2 (2.30%) PHP
9 1 (1.15%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.15%) Go
Qualifications
1 9 (10.34%) Degree
1 9 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 9 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.30%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.15%) ISEB
4 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (2.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.05%) Docker
2 7 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.30%) KVM
4 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.30%) XenApp
5 1 (1.15%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 13 (14.94%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (9.20%) Puppet
3 6 (6.90%) Ansible
4 5 (5.75%) SCOM
4 5 (5.75%) Terraform
5 3 (3.45%) SCCM
6 2 (2.30%) Galera Cluster
6 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.30%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.30%) SCSM
6 2 (2.30%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.15%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.15%) Consul
7 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 35 (40.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.94%) Oracle
3 8 (9.20%) VMware
4 6 (6.90%) Splunk
5 4 (4.60%) Cisco
5 4 (4.60%) Dell
5 4 (4.60%) HP
5 4 (4.60%) New Relic
5 4 (4.60%) Rackspace
6 3 (3.45%) Citrix
7 2 (2.30%) IBM
7 2 (2.30%) Nuix
7 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.30%) SAP
7 2 (2.30%) Sybase
7 2 (2.30%) Symantec
7 2 (2.30%) Teradata
8 1 (1.15%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.15%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.15%) Tableau
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