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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 236 302 330
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +28
Contract jobs citing IaaS 211 125 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.99% 0.55% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.97% 6.30% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 95 83
Median daily rate £500 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £740 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £100.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 - -
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
3026 1984 1411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.17% 8.78% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2233 1509 1033
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.64 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.73% -21.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £100.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +27 41 £525 - 3
Canary Wharf - 5 £438 -
Chiswick - 1 £477 -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 290 (69.71%) PaaS
2 211 (50.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 182 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
4 152 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
5 149 (35.82%) DevOps
6 104 (25.00%) SaaS
7 102 (24.52%) Microsoft
8 92 (22.12%) Windows
9 88 (21.15%) Linux
10 68 (16.35%) Opscode Chef
11 66 (15.87%) Puppet
12 65 (15.63%) PowerShell
13 62 (14.90%) Git (software)
14 60 (14.42%) Active Directory
14 60 (14.42%) Finance
15 59 (14.18%) Scrum
15 59 (14.18%) Java
16 57 (13.70%) Python
17 53 (12.74%) Office 365
18 52 (12.50%) Ansible
19 51 (12.26%) Data Centre
19 51 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
20 49 (11.78%) Migration
20 49 (11.78%) Configuration Management
21 48 (11.54%) Security Cleared
22 47 (11.30%) Jenkins
23 43 (10.34%) Windows Server
23 43 (10.34%) Microservices
23 43 (10.34%) VMware
24 42 (10.10%) SQL Server

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 (9.62%) OpenStack
2 39 (9.38%) Confluence
3 38 (9.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 17 (4.09%) Apache
5 15 (3.61%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.61%) WebLogic
6 14 (3.37%) IIS
6 14 (3.37%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (2.40%) nginx
8 9 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.92%) Apache Spark
9 8 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.68%) Apache Solr
11 6 (1.44%) Alfresco
11 6 (1.44%) CMS
11 6 (1.44%) MS Exchange
12 5 (1.20%) JBoss
13 4 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.13%) MS Office
3 4 (0.96%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.96%) MS Project
4 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.20%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.24%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 290 (69.71%) PaaS
2 211 (50.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 182 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
4 104 (25.00%) SaaS
5 53 (12.74%) Office 365
6 32 (7.69%) GitHub
7 30 (7.21%) Azure Active Directory
8 26 (6.25%) OpenShift
9 24 (5.77%) CloudBees
10 21 (5.05%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (4.57%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (3.37%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (1.68%) Data Lake Analytics
14 6 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (1.20%) G Suite
15 5 (1.20%) Trello
16 3 (0.72%) Google Drive
17 2 (0.48%) Google Play
17 2 (0.48%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.77%) Network Security
2 23 (5.53%) VPN
3 21 (5.05%) Firewall
3 21 (5.05%) LAN
3 21 (5.05%) WAN
4 18 (4.33%) DNS
5 14 (3.37%) SSL
6 13 (3.13%) DMARC
7 12 (2.88%) Internet
7 12 (2.88%) Software-Defined Networking
8 11 (2.64%) DKIM
8 11 (2.64%) SMTP
9 9 (2.16%) DMZ
10 7 (1.68%) AMQP
10 7 (1.68%) SAN
11 6 (1.44%) LDAP
12 5 (1.20%) DHCP
12 5 (1.20%) MQTT
12 5 (1.20%) VoIP
13 4 (0.96%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (3.37%) MySQL
3 14 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (2.88%) Azure SQL Database
4 12 (2.88%) Hadoop
5 11 (2.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.16%) Data Mining
7 8 (1.92%) Big Data
7 8 (1.92%) Data Lake
7 8 (1.92%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.92%) Power BI
8 7 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (1.68%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (1.44%) QlikView
10 4 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 62 (14.90%) Git (software)
2 47 (11.30%) Jenkins
3 40 (9.62%) JIRA
4 28 (6.73%) SonarQube
5 13 (3.13%) Maven
5 13 (3.13%) Vagrant
6 11 (2.64%) Ant
7 9 (2.16%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.16%) Gradle
7 9 (2.16%) Selenium
8 6 (1.44%) JUnit
8 6 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (1.44%) Subversion
9 5 (1.20%) Capybara
9 5 (1.20%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.20%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.20%) Mocha
9 5 (1.20%) QUnit
10 4 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (14.42%) Finance
2 29 (6.97%) Retail
3 28 (6.73%) Banking
4 22 (5.29%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.13%) Advertising
6 9 (2.16%) Legal
7 8 (1.92%) Marketing
8 7 (1.68%) Electronics
8 7 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.96%) Publishing
10 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.48%) Back Office
12 1 (0.24%) Billing
12 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.24%) Games
12 1 (0.24%) German Language
12 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 160 (38.46%) Architect
2 68 (16.35%) Cloud Architect
3 55 (13.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 48 (11.54%) Consultant
5 47 (11.30%) Azure Architect
6 38 (9.13%) Developer
7 34 (8.17%) AWS Architect
8 29 (6.97%) Infrastructure Architect
8 29 (6.97%) Project Manager
9 26 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
10 25 (6.01%) Azure Consultant
10 25 (6.01%) Cloud Engineer
11 20 (4.81%) Technical Architect
12 19 (4.57%) Azure Engineer
13 18 (4.33%) AWS Engineer
13 18 (4.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 17 (4.09%) Cloud Consultant
15 16 (3.85%) Senior DevOps
16 15 (3.61%) Analyst
16 15 (3.61%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (9.86%) HTML
2 39 (9.38%) .NET
2 39 (9.38%) Web Services
3 36 (8.65%) REST
3 36 (8.65%) SOAP
4 35 (8.41%) JSON
5 29 (6.97%) HTML5
6 28 (6.73%) CSS
6 28 (6.73%) Node.js
7 25 (6.01%) jQuery
8 24 (5.77%) React
9 23 (5.53%) Backbone.js
10 22 (5.29%) AngularJS
11 20 (4.81%) Dojo
12 18 (4.33%) CSS3
12 18 (4.33%) Ember.js
12 18 (4.33%) Sass
13 16 (3.85%) Middleware
13 16 (3.85%) Spring
13 16 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.26%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.73%) Public Cloud
3 23 (5.53%) Mobile App
3 23 (5.53%) User Experience
4 19 (4.57%) Private Cloud
5 17 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (2.64%) Clustering
8 9 (2.16%) Replication
9 8 (1.92%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.68%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.20%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.96%) NHS
13 3 (0.72%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.72%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Cloud
13 3 (0.72%) EPoS
13 3 (0.72%) Online Banking
13 3 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 92 (22.12%) Windows
2 88 (21.15%) Linux
3 43 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 28 (6.73%) Unix
5 13 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.92%) CentOS
7 8 (1.92%) Fedora
8 7 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.44%) Android
9 6 (1.44%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.96%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.72%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.24%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.24%) Solaris
13 1 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (35.82%) DevOps
3 59 (14.18%) Scrum
4 51 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (11.78%) Configuration Management
5 49 (11.78%) Migration
6 43 (10.34%) Microservices
7 37 (8.89%) TDD
8 36 (8.65%) Project Management
9 33 (7.93%) Continuous Delivery
10 32 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 31 (7.45%) Open Source
12 30 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (7.21%) Software Delivery
13 28 (6.73%) BDD
14 26 (6.25%) High Availability
15 23 (5.53%) Kanban
16 22 (5.29%) TOGAF
17 21 (5.05%) ATDD
17 21 (5.05%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 65 (15.63%) PowerShell
2 59 (14.18%) Java
3 57 (13.70%) Python
4 35 (8.41%) Ruby
5 32 (7.69%) C#
5 32 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 30 (7.21%) SQL
7 23 (5.53%) Bash Shell
8 17 (4.09%) Perl
9 9 (2.16%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.92%) C
11 7 (1.68%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.44%) Groovy
12 6 (1.44%) Scala
13 5 (1.20%) Go
14 4 (0.96%) PHP
15 2 (0.48%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.48%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.48%) VB
16 1 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 48 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 40 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.88%) Degree
5 11 (2.64%) AWS Certification
6 10 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.16%) CISSP
8 7 (1.68%) CCNA
8 7 (1.68%) PMP
8 7 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.20%) MCSD
10 5 (1.20%) MCSE
10 5 (1.20%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.96%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (0.96%) ISEB
11 4 (0.96%) MCTS
11 4 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.72%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.64%) QA
2 10 (2.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.72%) SLA
5 1 (0.24%) BS7799
5 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.24%) RMADS
System Software
1 60 (14.42%) Active Directory
2 39 (9.38%) Docker
3 31 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (5.29%) vCloud
5 13 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 13 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (2.64%) KVM
7 7 (1.68%) Xen
8 6 (1.44%) XenApp
9 4 (0.96%) Ceph
9 4 (0.96%) vSphere
9 4 (0.96%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.48%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 68 (16.35%) Opscode Chef
2 66 (15.87%) Puppet
3 52 (12.50%) Ansible
4 19 (4.57%) Terraform
5 18 (4.33%) SCOM
6 9 (2.16%) Ganglia
6 9 (2.16%) Graphite
6 9 (2.16%) SCCM
6 9 (2.16%) StatsD
7 8 (1.92%) CA Single Sign-On
7 8 (1.92%) Packer
8 6 (1.44%) Mesos
8 6 (1.44%) Nagios
9 5 (1.20%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.96%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.96%) Kibana
10 4 (0.96%) logstash
11 3 (0.72%) PowerCLI
12 2 (0.48%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.48%) vRealize
Vendors
1 102 (24.52%) Microsoft
2 43 (10.34%) VMware
3 33 (7.93%) Google
4 28 (6.73%) Oracle
5 17 (4.09%) Citrix
5 17 (4.09%) Red Hat
6 16 (3.85%) Cisco
7 12 (2.88%) Splunk
8 11 (2.64%) Rackspace
8 11 (2.64%) SaltStack
9 10 (2.40%) IBM
9 10 (2.40%) Mercator
10 8 (1.92%) MuleSoft
10 8 (1.92%) New Relic
11 7 (1.68%) ATG
11 7 (1.68%) HP
11 7 (1.68%) NetApp
11 7 (1.68%) SAP
11 7 (1.68%) Tableau
12 5 (1.20%) Xamarin
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