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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 143 167 198
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +31
Contract jobs citing IaaS 29 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.85% 0.46% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.17% 7.34% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 12
Median daily rate £550 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £650 £586
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £469
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.00%
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
470 286 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.75% 6.21% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 232 173
Median daily rate £513 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +12.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.94 £21.20 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £23.78 £21.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 September 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 September 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 24 (53.33%) PaaS
2 22 (48.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (35.56%) SaaS
4 15 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (28.89%) Linux
6 12 (26.67%) Finance
6 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (24.44%) DevOps
8 10 (22.22%) Open Source
8 10 (22.22%) Web Services
9 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (20.00%) Public Cloud
10 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (17.78%) VPN
10 8 (17.78%) Project Management
10 8 (17.78%) Oracle
11 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (15.56%) Retail
11 7 (15.56%) Load Balancing
11 7 (15.56%) Windows
11 7 (15.56%) Python
11 7 (15.56%) DNS
11 7 (15.56%) High Availability
12 6 (13.33%) Splunk
12 6 (13.33%) Build Automation
12 6 (13.33%) Rackspace
12 6 (13.33%) Terraform
12 6 (13.33%) New Relic
12 6 (13.33%) Ansible

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 3 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) GemFire
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (53.33%) PaaS
2 22 (48.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (35.56%) SaaS
4 15 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (6.67%) Office 365
7 2 (4.44%) Google Apps
8 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (2.22%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (2.22%) OpenShift
8 1 (2.22%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) VPN
2 7 (15.56%) DNS
3 4 (8.89%) Firewall
4 3 (6.67%) LAN
4 3 (6.67%) WAN
5 2 (4.44%) Network Security
6 1 (2.22%) AMQP
6 1 (2.22%) DHCP
6 1 (2.22%) LDAP
6 1 (2.22%) MPLS
6 1 (2.22%) MQTT
6 1 (2.22%) NAS
6 1 (2.22%) SAN
6 1 (2.22%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (2.22%) VLAN
6 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.22%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.22%) Infinispan
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Architect
2 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Architect
2 8 (17.78%) Project Manager
3 6 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Oracle Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Azure Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) Web Services
2 3 (6.67%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) HTML
2 3 (6.67%) HTML5
3 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.44%) CSS
3 2 (4.44%) jQuery
3 2 (4.44%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (4.44%) SOAP
3 2 (4.44%) Velocity
4 1 (2.22%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.22%) Flash
4 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.22%) Java EE
4 1 (2.22%) JMS
4 1 (2.22%) JPA
4 1 (2.22%) Middleware
4 1 (2.22%) React
4 1 (2.22%) RESTful
4 1 (2.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.22%) EMC Centera
4 1 (2.22%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.22%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) Windows
3 2 (4.44%) Unix
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.22%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (24.44%) DevOps
3 10 (22.22%) Open Source
4 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (17.78%) Project Management
6 7 (15.56%) High Availability
6 7 (15.56%) Load Balancing
6 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.33%) Build Automation
7 6 (13.33%) TOGAF
8 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.89%) ITIL
9 4 (8.89%) Scrum
9 4 (8.89%) Service Design
10 3 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (4.44%) Business Development
11 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (4.44%) ITSM
11 2 (4.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) Python
2 6 (13.33%) Ruby
3 5 (11.11%) SQL
4 4 (8.89%) Java
5 3 (6.67%) C#
5 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (13.33%) Ansible
2 6 (13.33%) Terraform
3 2 (4.44%) Puppet
4 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.22%) NetApp OnCommand
4 1 (2.22%) SCOM
4 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle
3 6 (13.33%) New Relic
3 6 (13.33%) Rackspace
3 6 (13.33%) Splunk
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco
5 3 (6.67%) Google
5 3 (6.67%) NetApp
5 3 (6.67%) VMware
6 2 (4.44%) Juniper
6 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.22%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.22%) Brocade
7 1 (2.22%) EMC
7 1 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) IBM
7 1 (2.22%) Informatica
7 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.22%) SAP
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