The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 245 337 355
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +18
Contract jobs citing IaaS 191 84 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.88% 0.38% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.97% 5.45% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 60 48
Median daily rate £550 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £603 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £525 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - -
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
2395 1542 1137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.01% 6.93% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1739 1026 802
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 10
Median hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +104.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £17.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £40.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +92.30%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing IaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +44 21 £538 +19.44% 8
Hounslow - 2 £575 -
Enfield - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £475 -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 London region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 168 (57.34%) PaaS
2 124 (42.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 119 (40.61%) DevOps
4 107 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (35.49%) SaaS
6 101 (34.47%) Amazon AWS
7 84 (28.67%) Linux
8 81 (27.65%) Microsoft
9 75 (25.60%) Puppet
10 67 (22.87%) Windows
11 63 (21.50%) Java
12 57 (19.45%) Continuous Integration
13 53 (18.09%) VMware
13 53 (18.09%) Opscode Chef
14 49 (16.72%) Private Cloud
15 48 (16.38%) Docker
16 46 (15.70%) Active Directory
16 46 (15.70%) Configuration Management
17 45 (15.36%) Open Source
18 42 (14.33%) Ansible
19 41 (13.99%) Continuous Delivery
20 39 (13.31%) VMware Infrastructure
20 39 (13.31%) SQL
21 38 (12.97%) Migration
22 36 (12.29%) Security Cleared
22 36 (12.29%) OpenStack
23 35 (11.95%) SC Cleared
24 34 (11.60%) .NET
25 33 (11.26%) SQL Server
25 33 (11.26%) Office 365

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in 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 36 (12.29%) OpenStack
2 28 (9.56%) Confluence
3 22 (7.51%) SharePoint
4 19 (6.48%) Node.js
5 16 (5.46%) JBoss
6 12 (4.10%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (4.10%) IIS
7 9 (3.07%) Tomcat
8 8 (2.73%) nginx
8 8 (2.73%) WebSphere
9 7 (2.39%) Apache
9 7 (2.39%) Skype for Business
10 6 (2.05%) MS Exchange
10 6 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.37%) Apache Spark
12 3 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.68%) DNN
13 2 (0.68%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.78%) HipChat
3 6 (2.05%) MS Office
4 2 (0.68%) Gliffy
5 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.34%) RMDS
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 168 (57.34%) PaaS
2 124 (42.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (35.49%) SaaS
4 101 (34.47%) Amazon AWS
5 33 (11.26%) Office 365
6 27 (9.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (2.73%) Google Apps
8 6 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (2.05%) Amazon S3
8 6 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (2.05%) Yammer
9 4 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (1.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (1.37%) Route 53
9 4 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (1.02%) Heroku
11 2 (0.68%) GitHub
11 2 (0.68%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.22%) Firewall
2 25 (8.53%) VPN
3 23 (7.85%) Network Security
4 19 (6.48%) LAN
5 17 (5.80%) WAN
6 12 (4.10%) DMZ
6 12 (4.10%) SAN
7 11 (3.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (3.41%) DNS
9 8 (2.73%) DHCP
10 7 (2.39%) MPLS
10 7 (2.39%) Skype
10 7 (2.39%) SSL
11 6 (2.05%) Internet
12 5 (1.71%) Unified Communications
12 5 (1.71%) VLAN
13 4 (1.37%) NAS
13 4 (1.37%) Software-Defined Networking
13 4 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.26%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.48%) MySQL
3 11 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.41%) Hadoop
4 10 (3.41%) OLAP
5 9 (3.07%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.39%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (2.39%) Big Data
8 6 (2.05%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.37%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.02%) HBase
10 3 (1.02%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.02%) Power BI
10 3 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.68%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 30 (10.24%) JIRA
2 26 (8.87%) Git (software)
3 15 (5.12%) Jenkins
4 14 (4.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (4.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (3.75%) Maven
7 10 (3.41%) Ant
7 10 (3.41%) Gradle
8 9 (3.07%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (2.05%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.71%) Travis CI
11 4 (1.37%) Subversion
11 4 (1.37%) Vagrant
11 4 (1.37%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.02%) MSBuild
12 3 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.34%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.34%) Hudson
13 1 (0.34%) Mocha
13 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (9.56%) Finance
2 10 (3.41%) Banking
3 9 (3.07%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.05%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.05%) Marketing
5 4 (1.37%) Retail
6 3 (1.02%) Games
7 2 (0.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.34%) French Language
8 1 (0.34%) German Language
8 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 97 (33.11%) Architect
2 44 (15.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 37 (12.63%) Cloud Architect
4 34 (11.60%) Solutions Architect
5 31 (10.58%) Consultant
6 25 (8.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 24 (8.19%) Security Architect
8 19 (6.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (6.48%) Platform Engineer
9 18 (6.14%) Support Engineer
10 17 (5.80%) AWS Architect
11 15 (5.12%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 14 (4.78%) Developer
13 13 (4.44%) Azure Architect
13 13 (4.44%) Azure Consultant
13 13 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
13 13 (4.44%) Senior Platform Engineer
14 12 (4.10%) Analyst
14 12 (4.10%) Enterprise Architect
14 12 (4.10%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (11.60%) .NET
2 21 (7.17%) Web Services
3 12 (4.10%) RESTful
4 10 (3.41%) LAMP
4 10 (3.41%) Middleware
5 8 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (2.05%) J2EE
6 6 (2.05%) jQuery
6 6 (2.05%) LAPP Stack
6 6 (2.05%) Velocity
7 5 (1.71%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.71%) HTML
7 5 (1.71%) SOAP
8 4 (1.37%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.37%) LEMP Stack
8 4 (1.37%) libvirt
8 4 (1.37%) Sensu
9 3 (1.02%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.02%) Java EE
9 3 (1.02%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 49 (16.72%) Private Cloud
2 31 (10.58%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.07%) Public Cloud
5 8 (2.73%) PKI
6 6 (2.05%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.37%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.37%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.02%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.02%) Fintech
9 3 (1.02%) Grid Computing
9 3 (1.02%) Online Games
9 3 (1.02%) Replication
9 3 (1.02%) SCADA
9 3 (1.02%) User Experience
10 2 (0.68%) BYOD
10 2 (0.68%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 84 (28.67%) Linux
2 67 (22.87%) Windows
3 26 (8.87%) Unix
4 25 (8.53%) Windows Server
5 12 (4.10%) VMS
6 9 (3.07%) CentOS
6 9 (3.07%) Fedora
6 9 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.39%) Solaris
7 7 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.37%) AIX
10 3 (1.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.68%) Android
11 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.68%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (40.61%) DevOps
2 107 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (19.45%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (15.70%) Configuration Management
5 45 (15.36%) Open Source
6 41 (13.99%) Continuous Delivery
7 38 (12.97%) Migration
8 23 (7.85%) High Availability
9 21 (7.17%) Automated Testing
10 19 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (5.80%) Change Management
12 16 (5.46%) ITIL
12 16 (5.46%) TOGAF
13 15 (5.12%) Load Balancing
13 15 (5.12%) Service Delivery
13 15 (5.12%) Software Delivery
13 15 (5.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (5.12%) TDD
14 14 (4.78%) Project Management
15 13 (4.44%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (21.50%) Java
2 39 (13.31%) SQL
3 31 (10.58%) Python
4 18 (6.14%) PowerShell
5 16 (5.46%) C#
6 11 (3.75%) C
7 10 (3.41%) Bash Shell
7 10 (3.41%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.39%) Go
8 7 (2.39%) Perl
9 6 (2.05%) Ruby
9 6 (2.05%) Scala
10 4 (1.37%) CoffeeScript
10 4 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.68%) Clojure
11 2 (0.68%) PHP
11 2 (0.68%) R
12 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.34%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.34%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 36 (12.29%) Security Cleared
2 35 (11.95%) SC Cleared
3 19 (6.48%) Degree
4 10 (3.41%) CISSP
5 8 (2.73%) MCSE
5 8 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.71%) CCNP
8 4 (1.37%) CCNA
8 4 (1.37%) CISM
8 4 (1.37%) MCSA
9 3 (1.02%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.02%) CISMP
9 3 (1.02%) ISSAP
9 3 (1.02%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.02%) PMP
9 3 (1.02%) VCAP
10 2 (0.68%) CCIE
10 2 (0.68%) CLAS
10 2 (0.68%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.02%) QA
3 2 (0.68%) SLA
4 1 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 48 (16.38%) Docker
2 46 (15.70%) Active Directory
3 39 (13.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (6.83%) vCloud
5 15 (5.12%) KVM
6 13 (4.44%) Xen
7 12 (4.10%) VMware ESX
8 9 (3.07%) NFS
9 8 (2.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (2.39%) Hyper-V
11 4 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.68%) LXC
13 2 (0.68%) vSphere
13 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.68%) XenServer
14 1 (0.34%) SRDF
14 1 (0.34%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 75 (25.60%) Puppet
2 53 (18.09%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (14.33%) Ansible
4 20 (6.83%) Kubernetes
5 17 (5.80%) Terraform
6 16 (5.46%) Mesos
7 9 (3.07%) Packer
7 9 (3.07%) SCCM
8 6 (2.05%) SCOM
9 4 (1.37%) Ganglia
9 4 (1.37%) Graphite
9 4 (1.37%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 4 (1.37%) StatsD
10 3 (1.02%) AirWatch
10 3 (1.02%) Salt
11 2 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.68%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.68%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.68%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 81 (27.65%) Microsoft
2 53 (18.09%) VMware
3 29 (9.90%) Cisco
4 22 (7.51%) Oracle
5 14 (4.78%) Atlassian
5 14 (4.78%) Google
5 14 (4.78%) IBM
5 14 (4.78%) NetApp
6 13 (4.44%) Citrix
6 13 (4.44%) Rackspace
7 12 (4.10%) F5
7 12 (4.10%) Splunk
8 11 (3.75%) HP
9 8 (2.73%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (2.39%) Sybase
11 6 (2.05%) EMC
12 5 (1.71%) Juniper
13 4 (1.37%) Alteryx
13 4 (1.37%) Sage
London
Connectus
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: From £560 to £580 per day 10 months contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £525 per day + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £620 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TDA Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago