The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the City of London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 184 217 219
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +2
Contract jobs citing IaaS 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.014% 0.026%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.01% 0.65% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £551 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.25% -31.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £452
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -10.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 -
Cloud Services Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
157 155 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.74% 2.18% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 116 68
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +151.85%
IaaS
London

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014, 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 16 (76.19%) PaaS
2 15 (71.43%) SaaS
3 10 (47.62%) SOA
4 9 (42.86%) Web Services
5 8 (38.10%) Linux
6 7 (33.33%) Windows
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (23.81%) C#
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
8 5 (23.81%) IIS
8 5 (23.81%) XML
8 5 (23.81%) XSD
8 5 (23.81%) XSL
8 5 (23.81%) OOP
8 5 (23.81%) OO
8 5 (23.81%) CRM
8 5 (23.81%) EAI
8 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
8 5 (23.81%) OOD
8 5 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (23.81%) Bugzilla
8 5 (23.81%) NUnit
8 5 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 5 (23.81%) JIRA
8 5 (23.81%) Refactoring
8 5 (23.81%) WCF
8 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (23.81%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) nginx
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) CloudStack
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (76.19%) PaaS
2 15 (71.43%) SaaS
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Kerberos
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) SSH
2 1 (4.76%) VoIP
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) SNMP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) VLDB
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Bugzilla
1 5 (23.81%) NUnit
1 5 (23.81%) JIRA
1 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.52%) RSpec
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Legal
1 2 (9.52%) Advertising
1 2 (9.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
1 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
1 5 (23.81%) BizTalk Developer
1 5 (23.81%) Senior BizTalk Developer
2 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Transition Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
3 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Integration Architect
4 1 (4.76%) DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Senior DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Web Services
2 5 (23.81%) XML
2 5 (23.81%) XSD
2 5 (23.81%) XSL
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 5 (23.81%) WCF
3 3 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) PKI
1 1 (4.76%) Open Source
1 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) SOA
2 5 (23.81%) OOP
2 5 (23.81%) OO
2 5 (23.81%) CRM
2 5 (23.81%) EAI
2 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
2 5 (23.81%) OOD
2 5 (23.81%) Refactoring
2 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Security Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) Ruby
3 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) CISSP
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) Nagios
3 1 (4.76%) collectd
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) Opsview
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) Cognizant
4 1 (4.76%) Akamai
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