The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 351 384 402
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +18
Contract jobs citing IaaS 64 49 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.02% 3.79% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 42 21
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £378 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £474 £400
% change year-on-year
-20.84% +18.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.00
IaaS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1591 1293 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.71% 5.40% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1151 860 633
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 9
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.70 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IaaS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in London

IaaS
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IaaS across the London region.

IaaS Daily Rate Trend in London

IaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IaaS across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

IaaS Daily Rate Histogram in London

IaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IaaS across the London region.

IaaS Hourly Rate Trend in London

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +13 17 £438 -9.09% 7
Croydon -20 1 £525 +16.66%
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 59 (48.36%) PaaS
2 45 (36.89%) VMware
3 39 (31.97%) Windows
4 38 (31.15%) Microsoft
4 38 (31.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 36 (29.51%) Linux
6 32 (26.23%) Amazon AWS
6 32 (26.23%) SaaS
7 29 (23.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (19.67%) DevOps
9 21 (17.21%) Data Centre
10 20 (16.39%) Finance
11 19 (15.57%) Red Hat
12 17 (13.93%) Security Cleared
12 17 (13.93%) DNS
12 17 (13.93%) Cisco
13 16 (13.11%) Python
13 16 (13.11%) Oracle
13 16 (13.11%) CISSP
13 16 (13.11%) Migration
13 16 (13.11%) SC Cleared
14 15 (12.30%) CISM
14 15 (12.30%) SQL
14 15 (12.30%) MS Excel
15 14 (11.48%) SharePoint
15 14 (11.48%) Service Delivery
15 14 (11.48%) Firewall
15 14 (11.48%) Project Management
15 14 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (11.48%) OpenStack

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 14 (11.48%) SharePoint
1 14 (11.48%) OpenStack
2 10 (8.20%) Lync
3 9 (7.38%) IIS
4 7 (5.74%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.74%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.92%) Office Communications Server
5 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (4.92%) Eucalyptus
5 6 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.28%) Confluence
6 4 (3.28%) Node.js
7 3 (2.46%) Apache
7 3 (2.46%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.64%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.82%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.82%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (12.30%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Primavera
2 2 (1.64%) Magento
3 1 (0.82%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 59 (48.36%) PaaS
2 38 (31.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (26.23%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (26.23%) SaaS
4 13 (10.66%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (9.84%) Office 365
6 2 (1.64%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.64%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.82%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.82%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.82%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.82%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.82%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.93%) DNS
2 14 (11.48%) Firewall
3 12 (9.84%) SAN
3 12 (9.84%) Internet
4 9 (7.38%) LDAP
4 9 (7.38%) Network Security
5 6 (4.92%) NAS
5 6 (4.92%) Software-Defined Networking
5 6 (4.92%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.10%) VPN
7 4 (3.28%) VLAN
8 3 (2.46%) SSL
9 2 (1.64%) LAN
9 2 (1.64%) WAN
9 2 (1.64%) DHCP
10 1 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.82%) MPLS
10 1 (0.82%) DMZ
10 1 (0.82%) SMTP
10 1 (0.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.02%) Big Data
2 10 (8.20%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.74%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.92%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.10%) HBase
6 4 (3.28%) MySQL
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.64%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.82%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.82%) Redis
8 1 (0.82%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 10 (8.20%) Subversion
2 8 (6.56%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.74%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.92%) JIRA
5 4 (3.28%) Maven
5 4 (3.28%) IntelliJ
5 4 (3.28%) Spock
5 4 (3.28%) Geb
5 4 (3.28%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.46%) Ant
7 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.82%) Selenium
8 1 (0.82%) Grunt
General
1 20 (16.39%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) Banking
3 4 (3.28%) Publishing
4 3 (2.46%) Games
4 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.64%) Retail
5 2 (1.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (40.98%) Architect
2 19 (15.57%) Cloud Architect
3 18 (14.75%) Security Architect
4 13 (10.66%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (9.02%) Test Manager
6 10 (8.20%) Cyber Security Architect
7 9 (7.38%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 8 (6.56%) Consultant
9 7 (5.74%) Administrator
9 7 (5.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.92%) Test Environment Manager
10 6 (4.92%) Environment Manager
11 5 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) Developer
11 5 (4.10%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.10%) Security Engineer
12 4 (3.28%) Java Developer
12 4 (3.28%) VMWare Administrator
12 4 (3.28%) Cloud Engineer
13 3 (2.46%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.20%) Web Services
2 6 (4.92%) .NET
3 4 (3.28%) JMX
3 4 (3.28%) Spring
3 4 (3.28%) Grails
3 4 (3.28%) RESTful
3 4 (3.28%) JAX-RS
3 4 (3.28%) Apache Camel
3 4 (3.28%) Spring Boot
4 3 (2.46%) REST
5 2 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.82%) jQuery
6 1 (0.82%) J2EE
6 1 (0.82%) CSS
6 1 (0.82%) XML
6 1 (0.82%) Middleware
6 1 (0.82%) CSS3
6 1 (0.82%) HTML5
6 1 (0.82%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.21%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.92%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (4.92%) Enterprise Cloud
3 6 (4.92%) Clustering
4 5 (4.10%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.46%) PMI
6 3 (2.46%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.64%) Online Games
7 2 (1.64%) FMCG
7 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.82%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.82%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.82%) CESG
8 1 (0.82%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (31.97%) Windows
2 36 (29.51%) Linux
3 11 (9.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (8.20%) Ubuntu
4 10 (8.20%) CentOS
5 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.92%) UNIX
7 3 (2.46%) Solaris
8 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.67%) DevOps
2 16 (13.11%) Migration
3 14 (11.48%) Project Management
3 14 (11.48%) Service Delivery
3 14 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (9.84%) Workflow
5 12 (9.84%) ITIL
6 11 (9.02%) Cyber Security
6 11 (9.02%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (7.38%) Open Source
7 9 (7.38%) Configuration Management
8 8 (6.56%) Capacity Management
9 7 (5.74%) Time Management
9 7 (5.74%) Performance Management
9 7 (5.74%) PRINCE2
9 7 (5.74%) Change Management
10 6 (4.92%) Information Security
11 5 (4.10%) Workflow Management
11 5 (4.10%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.11%) Python
2 15 (12.30%) SQL
3 13 (10.66%) Java
4 12 (9.84%) Bash Shell
5 10 (8.20%) Ruby
6 9 (7.38%) C
6 9 (7.38%) Perl
7 5 (4.10%) C++
7 5 (4.10%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.28%) Groovy
9 3 (2.46%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.82%) Scala
11 1 (0.82%) R
11 1 (0.82%) Go
11 1 (0.82%) C#
11 1 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (13.93%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.11%) SC Cleared
2 16 (13.11%) CISSP
3 15 (12.30%) CISM
4 7 (5.74%) CCNA
4 7 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (4.10%) Degree
5 5 (4.10%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.28%) CCSA
6 4 (3.28%) JNCIA
7 3 (2.46%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.64%) PMP
8 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.64%) MCSE
8 2 (1.64%) RHCE
9 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.82%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) SLA
2 6 (4.92%) QA
3 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.64%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.82%) EMIR
System Software
1 29 (23.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.66%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.66%) vSphere
3 11 (9.02%) Docker
4 8 (6.56%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.92%) VMware ESX
5 6 (4.92%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.10%) NFS
6 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.64%) Firmware
7 2 (1.64%) Gluster
7 2 (1.64%) GPFS
7 2 (1.64%) Ceph
7 2 (1.64%) KVM
8 1 (0.82%) HDFS
8 1 (0.82%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.82%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (10.66%) Puppet
2 11 (9.02%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.74%) Ansible
4 4 (3.28%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (3.28%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.64%) yum
5 2 (1.64%) CFEngine
5 2 (1.64%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.64%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.64%) Nagios
5 2 (1.64%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.82%) WMI
6 1 (0.82%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.82%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.82%) StatsD
6 1 (0.82%) Salt
6 1 (0.82%) Mesos
Vendors
1 45 (36.89%) VMware
2 38 (31.15%) Microsoft
3 19 (15.57%) Red Hat
4 17 (13.93%) Cisco
5 16 (13.11%) Oracle
6 13 (10.66%) HP
7 8 (6.56%) IBM
8 7 (5.74%) Rackspace
9 6 (4.92%) Brocade
9 6 (4.92%) 3PAR
9 6 (4.92%) SAP
10 5 (4.10%) Sybase
10 5 (4.10%) NetApp
11 4 (3.28%) EMC
12 3 (2.46%) Dell
12 3 (2.46%) hybris
13 2 (1.64%) Atlassian
13 2 (1.64%) Symantec
13 2 (1.64%) Google
13 2 (1.64%) Siebel
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