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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 287 334 371
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +37
Contract jobs citing IaaS 158 81 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.69% 0.36% 0.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.77% 5.53% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 57 40
Median daily rate £550 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £525 £388
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +35.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 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
2335 1464 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.17% 6.43% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 976 748
Median daily rate £475 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 8
Median hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +105.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £17.50 £16.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £35.00 £20.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 2 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 2 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 +45 22 £525 +16.66% 6
Hayes - 2 £565 -
Hounslow - 2 £565 -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 165 (57.69%) PaaS
2 116 (40.56%) DevOps
3 105 (36.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 103 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (35.66%) SaaS
6 88 (30.77%) Linux
7 81 (28.32%) Microsoft
7 81 (28.32%) Amazon AWS
8 76 (26.57%) Puppet
9 69 (24.13%) Windows
10 67 (23.43%) Java
11 63 (22.03%) VMware
12 59 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
13 56 (19.58%) Open Source
14 48 (16.78%) Configuration Management
14 48 (16.78%) Opscode Chef
15 46 (16.08%) VMware Infrastructure
16 43 (15.03%) Security Cleared
17 42 (14.69%) Docker
17 42 (14.69%) Private Cloud
18 41 (14.34%) SC Cleared
19 40 (13.99%) OpenStack
20 38 (13.29%) Continuous Delivery
21 36 (12.59%) Migration
21 36 (12.59%) JIRA
22 35 (12.24%) Active Directory
22 35 (12.24%) Data Centre
23 32 (11.19%) Confluence
24 31 (10.84%) Ansible
25 30 (10.49%) SQL

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 40 (13.99%) OpenStack
2 32 (11.19%) Confluence
3 19 (6.64%) JBoss
4 18 (6.29%) Cloud Foundry
5 17 (5.94%) Node.js
6 12 (4.20%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.50%) IIS
8 9 (3.15%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.45%) WebSphere
10 6 (2.10%) Apache
10 6 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.75%) nginx
11 5 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.75%) Skype for Business
12 3 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.05%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.70%) DNN
13 2 (0.70%) Drupal
13 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (6.64%) HipChat
2 9 (3.15%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.40%) MS Office
4 2 (0.70%) Gliffy
5 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.35%) RMDS
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 165 (57.69%) PaaS
2 105 (36.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 102 (35.66%) SaaS
4 81 (28.32%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (9.44%) Office 365
6 19 (6.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (2.10%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.75%) Google Apps
9 5 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (1.40%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (1.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (1.40%) Route 53
11 3 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.70%) Heroku
12 2 (0.70%) Trello
12 2 (0.70%) Yammer
13 1 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.09%) VPN
2 25 (8.74%) Firewall
3 21 (7.34%) LAN
3 21 (7.34%) SAN
3 21 (7.34%) WAN
4 14 (4.90%) Network Security
5 12 (4.20%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (4.20%) DMZ
6 8 (2.80%) DNS
7 7 (2.45%) Unified Communications
7 7 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (2.10%) MPLS
9 5 (1.75%) Internet
9 5 (1.75%) Skype
10 4 (1.40%) HTTPS
10 4 (1.40%) NAS
10 4 (1.40%) Software-Defined Networking
10 4 (1.40%) VLAN
11 3 (1.05%) DHCP
11 3 (1.05%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.24%) MySQL
3 12 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.50%) OLAP
5 9 (3.15%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.10%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.10%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.40%) Big Data
10 3 (1.05%) HBase
10 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.05%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.70%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (12.59%) JIRA
2 21 (7.34%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
4 11 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (3.50%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (2.80%) Gradle
6 8 (2.80%) Maven
7 7 (2.45%) Ant
8 5 (1.75%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.40%) Travis CI
9 4 (1.40%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.70%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.70%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.35%) Mocha
11 1 (0.35%) Selenium
11 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (7.34%) Finance
2 10 (3.50%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.80%) Banking
4 7 (2.45%) Marketing
5 6 (2.10%) Games
6 4 (1.40%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Legal
7 2 (0.70%) Retail
8 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) French Language
8 1 (0.35%) German Language
8 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (30.42%) Architect
2 42 (14.69%) Solutions Architect
3 37 (12.94%) Cloud Architect
3 37 (12.94%) Consultant
4 35 (12.24%) DevOps Engineer
5 19 (6.64%) Cloud Engineer
6 18 (6.29%) AWS Architect
6 18 (6.29%) Security Architect
7 17 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (5.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 16 (5.59%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 16 (5.59%) Support Engineer
9 15 (5.24%) Platform Engineer
10 14 (4.90%) Azure Architect
10 14 (4.90%) Infrastructure Architect
11 13 (4.55%) Azure Consultant
11 13 (4.55%) Developer
12 11 (3.85%) Analyst
12 11 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
12 11 (3.85%) Head of DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.49%) .NET
2 17 (5.94%) Web Services
3 10 (3.50%) RESTful
4 9 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (2.45%) J2EE
5 7 (2.45%) LAMP
6 6 (2.10%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.10%) jQuery
6 6 (2.10%) Middleware
6 6 (2.10%) Velocity
7 5 (1.75%) HTML
8 4 (1.40%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (1.40%) SOAP
9 3 (1.05%) ADO.NET
9 3 (1.05%) Kafka
9 3 (1.05%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (1.05%) OAuth
10 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.70%) COM
10 2 (0.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.69%) Private Cloud
2 35 (12.24%) Data Centre
3 10 (3.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (2.80%) Public Cloud
4 8 (2.80%) User Experience
5 7 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.75%) Online Games
7 4 (1.40%) BYOD
7 4 (1.40%) Social Media
8 3 (1.05%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.05%) Fintech
8 3 (1.05%) Grid Computing
8 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.70%) Clustering
9 2 (0.70%) Neural Network
9 2 (0.70%) PKI
9 2 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 88 (30.77%) Linux
2 69 (24.13%) Windows
3 28 (9.79%) Unix
4 18 (6.29%) Windows Server
5 13 (4.55%) VMS
6 7 (2.45%) CentOS
6 7 (2.45%) Fedora
7 6 (2.10%) Android
7 6 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.75%) Solaris
8 5 (1.75%) Windows Phone
8 5 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.05%) AIX
10 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.05%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.70%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.70%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (40.56%) DevOps
2 103 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (19.58%) Open Source
5 48 (16.78%) Configuration Management
6 38 (13.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 36 (12.59%) Migration
8 28 (9.79%) Automated Testing
9 25 (8.74%) High Availability
10 19 (6.64%) Change Management
11 16 (5.59%) Scrum
12 15 (5.24%) TDD
12 15 (5.24%) TOGAF
13 14 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (4.90%) Capacity Planning
14 13 (4.55%) API Development
14 13 (4.55%) BDD
15 12 (4.20%) Load Balancing
15 12 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (3.85%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (23.43%) Java
2 30 (10.49%) Python
2 30 (10.49%) SQL
3 15 (5.24%) C#
4 11 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 9 (3.15%) C
5 9 (3.15%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.10%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.75%) Ruby
8 4 (1.40%) CoffeeScript
8 4 (1.40%) Go
8 4 (1.40%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.05%) C++
9 3 (1.05%) Scala
9 3 (1.05%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.70%) Clojure
10 2 (0.70%) Perl
10 2 (0.70%) PHP
10 2 (0.70%) R
10 2 (0.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 43 (15.03%) Security Cleared
2 41 (14.34%) SC Cleared
3 22 (7.69%) Degree
4 11 (3.85%) CISSP
5 9 (3.15%) CISM
6 5 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.40%) MCSE
7 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.05%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.05%) MCSA
9 2 (0.70%) CCIE
9 2 (0.70%) CCNA
9 2 (0.70%) CCNP
9 2 (0.70%) CLAS
10 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.35%) CCSA
10 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.35%) EMC Certification
10 1 (0.35%) ISEB
10 1 (0.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 46 (16.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (14.69%) Docker
3 35 (12.24%) Active Directory
4 17 (5.94%) Hyper-V
4 17 (5.94%) VMware ESX
5 14 (4.90%) vCloud
6 11 (3.85%) XenDesktop
7 10 (3.50%) KVM
7 10 (3.50%) NFS
7 10 (3.50%) Xen
8 9 (3.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (3.15%) XenApp
9 8 (2.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (1.75%) vSphere
11 2 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.70%) LXC
11 2 (0.70%) XenServer
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 76 (26.57%) Puppet
2 48 (16.78%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (10.84%) Ansible
4 16 (5.59%) SCCM
5 14 (4.90%) Kubernetes
6 13 (4.55%) Mesos
7 12 (4.20%) Terraform
8 8 (2.80%) CFEngine
9 7 (2.45%) Packer
9 7 (2.45%) SCOM
10 4 (1.40%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 3 (1.05%) Salt
11 3 (1.05%) Windows Intune
12 2 (0.70%) Graphite
12 2 (0.70%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.70%) XenMobile
13 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.35%) MOM
13 1 (0.35%) Nagios
13 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (28.32%) Microsoft
2 63 (22.03%) VMware
3 23 (8.04%) Cisco
4 19 (6.64%) Atlassian
5 17 (5.94%) Oracle
6 14 (4.90%) F5
7 12 (4.20%) IBM
7 12 (4.20%) Rackspace
8 11 (3.85%) Google
8 11 (3.85%) Splunk
9 10 (3.50%) Citrix
10 8 (2.80%) NetApp
11 7 (2.45%) HP
11 7 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (2.45%) Sybase
12 6 (2.10%) Sage
13 3 (1.05%) Apple
13 3 (1.05%) BT
13 3 (1.05%) SAP
14 2 (0.70%) EMC
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