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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England / London
Rank 212 301 316
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +15
Contract jobs citing IaaS 208 110 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.07% 0.52% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.03% 5.64% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 77 62
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £613 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £550 £475
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £100.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +185.71%
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 London region.

Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
2959 1952 1336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.27% 9.25% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2242 1453 932
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 27
Median hourly rate £24.00 £27.95 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -2.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £13.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £129.00 £100.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.36% -2.52%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +35 47 £513 +7.89% 7
Canary Wharf - 5 £463 -
Twickenham - 2 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £410 - 1
Chiswick - 1 £477 -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 284 (68.11%) PaaS
2 236 (56.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 142 (34.05%) Microsoft
3 142 (34.05%) Amazon AWS
4 140 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
5 133 (31.89%) DevOps
6 126 (30.22%) Windows
7 92 (22.06%) SaaS
8 81 (19.42%) Linux
9 80 (19.18%) SQL Server
10 77 (18.47%) Finance
11 76 (18.23%) PowerShell
12 70 (16.79%) Active Directory
13 65 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
14 60 (14.39%) Scrum
14 60 (14.39%) Java
15 59 (14.15%) Python
16 56 (13.43%) Migration
16 56 (13.43%) Opscode Chef
16 56 (13.43%) Office 365
17 55 (13.19%) Git (software)
18 52 (12.47%) Puppet
19 51 (12.23%) VMware
19 51 (12.23%) SQL
20 50 (11.99%) C#
21 49 (11.75%) Jenkins
22 46 (11.03%) .NET
22 46 (11.03%) Web Services
23 44 (10.55%) Oracle
24 43 (10.31%) Business Intelligence

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 41 (9.83%) IIS
2 39 (9.35%) SharePoint
3 24 (5.76%) Confluence
4 23 (5.52%) OpenStack
5 22 (5.28%) BizTalk Server
6 21 (5.04%) Cloud Foundry
7 19 (4.56%) WebLogic
8 17 (4.08%) Apache
9 15 (3.60%) MS Exchange
10 14 (3.36%) Skype for Business
10 14 (3.36%) Tomcat
11 11 (2.64%) Oracle Coherence
12 10 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (2.40%) nginx
12 10 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (1.68%) Apache Solr
13 7 (1.68%) JBoss
13 7 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (1.44%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (7.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.12%) MS Office
3 4 (0.96%) MS Project
4 3 (0.72%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (5.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (4.32%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.72%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 284 (68.11%) PaaS
2 236 (56.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 142 (34.05%) Amazon AWS
4 92 (22.06%) SaaS
5 56 (13.43%) Office 365
6 30 (7.19%) Azure Active Directory
7 20 (4.80%) GitHub
8 18 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (3.60%) AWS CloudFormation
9 15 (3.60%) OpenShift
10 13 (3.12%) CloudBees
11 9 (2.16%) Data Lake Analytics
12 7 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (1.20%) OneDrive
14 4 (0.96%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.72%) Akamai
15 3 (0.72%) AWS OpsWorks
15 3 (0.72%) Google Drive
15 3 (0.72%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.07%) Firewall
2 40 (9.59%) DNS
3 33 (7.91%) WAN
4 31 (7.43%) LAN
5 29 (6.95%) VPN
6 20 (4.80%) Network Security
7 16 (3.84%) DHCP
8 13 (3.12%) DMARC
8 13 (3.12%) Internet
9 12 (2.88%) DMZ
10 11 (2.64%) DKIM
10 11 (2.64%) SMTP
11 10 (2.40%) LDAP
11 10 (2.40%) Skype
12 9 (2.16%) SAN
13 8 (1.92%) Software-Defined Networking
13 8 (1.92%) VLAN
14 7 (1.68%) Unified Communications
15 6 (1.44%) TCP/IP
15 6 (1.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (4.80%) Azure SQL Database
3 20 (4.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (4.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (3.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (3.60%) Power BI
7 13 (3.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (2.64%) MySQL
8 11 (2.64%) SQL Server 2016
9 10 (2.40%) Data Lake
10 9 (2.16%) Data Mining
10 9 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 9 (2.16%) NoSQL
10 9 (2.16%) QlikView
10 9 (2.16%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.92%) Big Data
11 8 (1.92%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 55 (13.19%) Git (software)
2 49 (11.75%) Jenkins
3 43 (10.31%) JIRA
4 24 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (4.08%) SonarQube
6 9 (2.16%) Subversion
6 9 (2.16%) Vagrant
7 7 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (1.44%) Ant
8 6 (1.44%) Maven
8 6 (1.44%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.20%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.20%) Selenium
9 5 (1.20%) Travis CI
10 3 (0.72%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.72%) Gradle
10 3 (0.72%) JUnit
10 3 (0.72%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.48%) MSI
General
1 77 (18.47%) Finance
2 25 (6.00%) Retail
3 23 (5.52%) Banking
4 18 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.40%) Legal
5 10 (2.40%) Marketing
6 8 (1.92%) Advertising
7 6 (1.44%) Electronics
7 6 (1.44%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.72%) Billing
9 2 (0.48%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.24%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
10 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 144 (34.53%) Architect
2 66 (15.83%) Developer
3 60 (14.39%) Cloud Architect
4 55 (13.19%) DevOps Engineer
5 47 (11.27%) Azure Architect
6 43 (10.31%) Consultant
7 40 (9.59%) Infrastructure Architect
8 29 (6.95%) Solutions Architect
9 28 (6.71%) Azure Engineer
10 25 (6.00%) AWS Architect
11 22 (5.28%) Azure Consultant
12 20 (4.80%) Cloud Engineer
12 20 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (4.80%) Project Manager
12 20 (4.80%) Technical Architect
13 18 (4.32%) AWS Engineer
13 18 (4.32%) Dynamics AX Developer
13 18 (4.32%) Java Developer
13 18 (4.32%) Microsoft Developer
14 17 (4.08%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (11.03%) .NET
1 46 (11.03%) Web Services
2 33 (7.91%) JSON
3 29 (6.95%) REST
4 27 (6.47%) Node.js
4 27 (6.47%) SOAP
5 26 (6.24%) Middleware
6 23 (5.52%) HTML
7 20 (4.80%) Spring
8 18 (4.32%) J2EE
8 18 (4.32%) WCF
9 17 (4.08%) CSS
9 17 (4.08%) HTML5
10 16 (3.84%) jQuery
11 13 (3.12%) AngularJS
11 13 (3.12%) Backbone.js
11 13 (3.12%) CSS3
11 13 (3.12%) Dojo
11 13 (3.12%) Ember.js
11 13 (3.12%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.59%) Data Centre
2 31 (7.43%) Public Cloud
3 16 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.84%) Hybrid Cloud
4 15 (3.60%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.12%) Clustering
5 13 (3.12%) User Experience
6 12 (2.88%) Private Cloud
7 9 (2.16%) Virtual Team
8 8 (1.92%) Replication
8 8 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (1.68%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.20%) Enterprise Cloud
10 5 (1.20%) NHS
10 5 (1.20%) Social Media
11 4 (0.96%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.96%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.96%) PKI
12 3 (0.72%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.72%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 126 (30.22%) Windows
2 81 (19.42%) Linux
3 43 (10.31%) Windows Server
4 24 (5.76%) Unix
5 18 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.20%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.96%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.72%) CentOS
10 3 (0.72%) Fedora
10 3 (0.72%) Solaris
10 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.24%) Android
12 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.24%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (31.89%) DevOps
3 65 (15.59%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (14.39%) Scrum
5 56 (13.43%) Migration
6 43 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
6 43 (10.31%) TDD
7 41 (9.83%) Configuration Management
8 34 (8.15%) Open Source
8 34 (8.15%) Project Management
9 31 (7.43%) CRM
9 31 (7.43%) Microservices
10 27 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (6.00%) E-Commerce
12 23 (5.52%) Continuous Delivery
13 21 (5.04%) High Availability
13 21 (5.04%) ITIL
14 20 (4.80%) ERP
15 19 (4.56%) SOA
16 18 (4.32%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 76 (18.23%) PowerShell
2 60 (14.39%) Java
3 59 (14.15%) Python
4 51 (12.23%) SQL
5 50 (11.99%) C#
6 38 (9.11%) Ruby
7 28 (6.71%) Bash Shell
8 21 (5.04%) Perl
9 18 (4.32%) JavaScript
10 11 (2.64%) Go
11 9 (2.16%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.92%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.68%) C
14 6 (1.44%) CoffeeScript
14 6 (1.44%) PHP
15 4 (0.96%) Groovy
16 2 (0.48%) C++
16 2 (0.48%) VB
17 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 43 (10.31%) Security Cleared
2 35 (8.39%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.04%) Degree
4 16 (3.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (3.12%) MCSE
7 8 (1.92%) CCNA
8 7 (1.68%) AWS Certification
8 7 (1.68%) CISSP
9 6 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.44%) MCSD
9 6 (1.44%) PMP
10 5 (1.20%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.96%) CCIE
11 4 (0.96%) CISM
11 4 (0.96%) EMC Certification
11 4 (0.96%) ISEB
11 4 (0.96%) MCTS
12 3 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.72%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (1.44%) QA
3 5 (1.20%) SLA
4 4 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) BS7799
5 1 (0.24%) GCP
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) RMADS
5 1 (0.24%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 70 (16.79%) Active Directory
2 39 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (9.11%) Docker
4 26 (6.24%) Hyper-V
4 26 (6.24%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (3.84%) vCloud
6 5 (1.20%) XenApp
7 3 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.72%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.72%) KVM
8 2 (0.48%) NFS
8 2 (0.48%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.48%) UAG
8 2 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.24%) Postfix
9 1 (0.24%) vSphere
9 1 (0.24%) Xen
9 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 56 (13.43%) Opscode Chef
2 52 (12.47%) Puppet
3 34 (8.15%) Ansible
4 29 (6.95%) SCOM
5 22 (5.28%) SCCM
6 14 (3.36%) Terraform
7 9 (2.16%) Nagios
8 8 (1.92%) Kubernetes
8 8 (1.92%) SCOrch
8 8 (1.92%) SCVMM
9 7 (1.68%) CA Single Sign-On
10 6 (1.44%) AirWatch
10 6 (1.44%) Consul
11 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (0.96%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.72%) Ganglia
13 3 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.72%) WMI
Vendors
1 142 (34.05%) Microsoft
2 51 (12.23%) VMware
3 44 (10.55%) Oracle
4 19 (4.56%) Citrix
5 17 (4.08%) Red Hat
6 15 (3.60%) Cisco
7 14 (3.36%) SaltStack
8 13 (3.12%) Google
9 11 (2.64%) CheckPoint
9 11 (2.64%) Splunk
9 11 (2.64%) Tableau
10 9 (2.16%) New Relic
10 9 (2.16%) SAP
11 8 (1.92%) NetApp
12 7 (1.68%) ATG
12 7 (1.68%) Mercator
12 7 (1.68%) Rackspace
12 7 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.44%) HP
13 6 (1.44%) IBM
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Central London / West End
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