The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 373 364 406
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +42
Contract jobs citing IaaS 39 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.12% 0.061%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.98% 5.46% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 7
Average daily rate £445 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £428 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £649 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
783 458 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.24% 2.12% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 331 337
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £16.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £31.85 £76.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
IaaS
England

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 18 April 2014.

IaaS Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 11 £400 -3.03% 5
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 38 (57.58%) PaaS
2 27 (40.91%) SaaS
3 23 (34.85%) Windows
4 20 (30.30%) Linux
5 18 (27.27%) SOA
6 15 (22.73%) Middleware
6 15 (22.73%) Puppet
7 14 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (19.70%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (19.70%) TOGAF
9 11 (16.67%) Web Services
10 10 (15.15%) Oracle
10 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
10 10 (15.15%) VMware
10 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
10 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (15.15%) OpenStack
11 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (13.64%) Project Management
11 9 (13.64%) UNIX
12 8 (12.12%) ITIL
12 8 (12.12%) Red Hat
12 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (10.61%) SSH
13 7 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (10.61%) HP
13 7 (10.61%) OO
13 7 (10.61%) C#
14 6 (9.09%) Clustering

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 10 (15.15%) OpenStack
2 5 (7.58%) IIS
2 5 (7.58%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (6.06%) Apache
3 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.55%) Node.js
4 3 (4.55%) Apache Solr
4 3 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (3.03%) CloudStack
5 2 (3.03%) nginx
5 2 (3.03%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (57.58%) PaaS
2 27 (40.91%) SaaS
3 13 (19.70%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.52%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) SSH
2 4 (6.06%) Firewall
2 4 (6.06%) Kerberos
3 3 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (4.55%) iSCSI
3 3 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (4.55%) FTP
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.52%) Junos
4 1 (1.52%) NAS
4 1 (1.52%) Internet
4 1 (1.52%) SAN
4 1 (1.52%) VoIP
4 1 (1.52%) WAN
4 1 (1.52%) DNS
4 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.06%) VLDB
3 3 (4.55%) Big Data
4 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.52%) Redis
5 1 (1.52%) MySQL
5 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.52%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.52%) OrientDB
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) JIRA
2 5 (7.58%) NUnit
2 5 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.58%) Bugzilla
3 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.52%) Selenium
4 1 (1.52%) Maven
4 1 (1.52%) Mocha
4 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.52%) RSpec
4 1 (1.52%) Gradle
4 1 (1.52%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.52%) Grunt
4 1 (1.52%) Bower
4 1 (1.52%) PhantomJS
4 1 (1.52%) Yeoman
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Publishing
2 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
2 2 (3.03%) Banking
2 2 (3.03%) German Language
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Back Office
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) Architect
2 7 (10.61%) Consultant
2 7 (10.61%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 6 (9.09%) Developer
4 5 (7.58%) BizTalk Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Senior BizTalk Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (7.58%) Senior Developer
4 5 (7.58%) Integration Architect
5 4 (6.06%) Security Consultant
5 4 (6.06%) Analyst
5 4 (6.06%) IT Consultant
5 4 (6.06%) IT Security Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Data Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Data Centre Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Process Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (3.03%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) Middleware
2 11 (16.67%) Web Services
3 5 (7.58%) WCF
3 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 5 (7.58%) XML
3 5 (7.58%) XSD
3 5 (7.58%) XSL
4 4 (6.06%) JSON
5 3 (4.55%) RESTful
6 2 (3.03%) .NET
6 2 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.52%) Java EE
7 1 (1.52%) Spring
7 1 (1.52%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.52%) HTML5
7 1 (1.52%) CSS3
7 1 (1.52%) J2EE
7 1 (1.52%) HTML
7 1 (1.52%) CSS
7 1 (1.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Clustering
2 5 (7.58%) Open Source
3 3 (4.55%) PKI
3 3 (4.55%) CESG
3 3 (4.55%) Firmware
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.85%) Windows
2 20 (30.30%) Linux
3 9 (13.64%) UNIX
4 7 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (9.09%) AIX
6 3 (4.55%) HPUX
6 3 (4.55%) Solaris
7 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.03%) Android
7 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.52%) CentOS
8 1 (1.52%) Gentoo
8 1 (1.52%) SUSE
8 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) SOA
2 13 (19.70%) TOGAF
3 9 (13.64%) Project Management
4 8 (12.12%) ITIL
4 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.61%) OO
6 6 (9.09%) Migration
6 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.58%) Refactoring
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (7.58%) Security Architecture
7 5 (7.58%) OOP
7 5 (7.58%) EAI
7 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.58%) OOD
7 5 (7.58%) CRM
7 5 (7.58%) Service Management
8 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.06%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) C#
2 6 (9.09%) Java
2 6 (9.09%) Ruby
3 4 (6.06%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.55%) Perl
4 3 (4.55%) SQL
5 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.03%) C++
5 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.52%) Scala
6 1 (1.52%) VBScript
6 1 (1.52%) PHP
6 1 (1.52%) Python
6 1 (1.52%) C
6 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) RHCE
4 2 (3.03%) VCAP
4 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.52%) Degree
5 1 (1.52%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) COBIT
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.09%) vSphere
3 4 (6.06%) XenServer
4 3 (4.55%) NFS
4 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.55%) vCloud
5 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.52%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (22.73%) Puppet
2 14 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.55%) Nessus
3 3 (4.55%) Nagios
3 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (3.03%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.52%) SCCM
5 1 (1.52%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.52%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.52%) collectd
5 1 (1.52%) Ansible
5 1 (1.52%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Oracle
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
1 10 (15.15%) VMware
2 8 (12.12%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.61%) HP
4 5 (7.58%) Cisco
5 4 (6.06%) EMC
6 3 (4.55%) 3PAR
6 3 (4.55%) JBoss
6 3 (4.55%) Dell
6 3 (4.55%) IBM
7 2 (3.03%) Foundry
8 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.52%) Aruba
8 1 (1.52%) Akamai
8 1 (1.52%) Gemalto
8 1 (1.52%) Q1 Labs
8 1 (1.52%) Splunk
8 1 (1.52%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.52%) SAP
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