The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 343 374 336
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -38
Contract jobs citing IaaS 55 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.088% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.88% 3.30% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 18
Average daily rate
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£500 £443 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.99% -11.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £368 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £613 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £580 £450
% change year-on-year
-27.58% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
936 576 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.43% 2.67% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 404 333
Average daily rate £450 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.32% -61.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +22 15 £500 -6.97% 9
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 48 (46.15%) PaaS
2 36 (34.62%) Linux
3 31 (29.81%) Windows
3 31 (29.81%) DevOps
4 28 (26.92%) SaaS
4 28 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (25.00%) Puppet
6 23 (22.12%) Microsoft Azure
7 22 (21.15%) Microsoft
8 21 (20.19%) VMware
9 20 (19.23%) Finance
10 19 (18.27%) Configuration Management
10 19 (18.27%) vSphere
11 18 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (16.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (16.35%) Firewall
12 17 (16.35%) OpenStack
13 15 (14.42%) SAN
13 15 (14.42%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (13.46%) Migration
14 14 (13.46%) DNS
14 14 (13.46%) ITIL
15 13 (12.50%) IIS
15 13 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (12.50%) Hyper-V
15 13 (12.50%) Security Cleared
15 13 (12.50%) Network Security
16 12 (11.54%) NAS
16 12 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 17 (16.35%) OpenStack
2 13 (12.50%) IIS
3 12 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 11 (10.58%) Lync
5 10 (9.62%) MS Exchange
6 7 (6.73%) Tomcat
6 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (4.81%) Jetty
7 5 (4.81%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (2.88%) Apache
8 3 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.92%) nginx
10 1 (0.96%) JBoss
10 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.96%) WordPress
10 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.96%) CloudStack
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MS Office
2 2 (1.92%) PowerPivot
2 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 48 (46.15%) PaaS
2 28 (26.92%) SaaS
3 23 (22.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (14.42%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (11.54%) Office 365
6 7 (6.73%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.96%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.35%) Firewall
2 15 (14.42%) SAN
3 14 (13.46%) DNS
4 13 (12.50%) Network Security
5 12 (11.54%) NAS
6 10 (9.62%) VLAN
7 8 (7.69%) WAN
8 7 (6.73%) LAN
8 7 (6.73%) VPN
9 6 (5.77%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (4.81%) LDAP
11 4 (3.85%) VPLS
11 4 (3.85%) SNMP
11 4 (3.85%) MPLS
11 4 (3.85%) Wireless
12 3 (2.88%) PBX
12 3 (2.88%) VoIP
13 2 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
13 2 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.65%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.85%) Big Data
4 4 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.88%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.88%) MySQL
6 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.92%) Spotfire
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (1.92%) OLAP
6 2 (1.92%) OLTP
6 2 (1.92%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.69%) TeamCity
3 6 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (3.85%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.85%) JIRA
5 3 (2.88%) RSpec
6 1 (0.96%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.96%) Maven
6 1 (0.96%) Hudson
6 1 (0.96%) MSBuild
General
1 20 (19.23%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.73%) Local Government
3 6 (5.77%) Publishing
4 4 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.88%) Banking
6 2 (1.92%) Games
7 1 (0.96%) Back Office
7 1 (0.96%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.96%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (25.96%) Architect
2 21 (20.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (16.35%) Analyst
4 11 (10.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 10 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (8.65%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure Designer
7 8 (7.69%) Designer
7 8 (7.69%) Business Analyst
8 7 (6.73%) Consultant
8 7 (6.73%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Lead Architect
10 5 (4.81%) Security Architect
11 4 (3.85%) Cloud Architect
11 4 (3.85%) IT Security Architect
11 4 (3.85%) Solutions Analyst
11 4 (3.85%) IT Architect
12 3 (2.88%) Technical Support
12 3 (2.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.54%) Web Services
2 4 (3.85%) REST
2 4 (3.85%) JSON
3 3 (2.88%) .NET
4 1 (0.96%) Middleware
4 1 (0.96%) XML
4 1 (0.96%) XSD
4 1 (0.96%) XSLT
4 1 (0.96%) RESTful
4 1 (0.96%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) Clustering
2 8 (7.69%) Spread Betting
3 7 (6.73%) Open Source
3 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.81%) CMDB
5 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.92%) Derivative
8 1 (0.96%) Online Games
8 1 (0.96%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.62%) Linux
2 31 (29.81%) Windows
3 8 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.77%) UNIX
5 4 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.88%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.96%) AIX
7 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.81%) DevOps
2 28 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (18.27%) Configuration Management
4 18 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (13.46%) Migration
5 14 (13.46%) ITIL
6 13 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (9.62%) Validation
8 8 (7.69%) Scrum
8 8 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 8 (7.69%) Project Management
9 7 (6.73%) Security Architecture
9 7 (6.73%) Business Analysis
9 7 (6.73%) Incident Management
10 6 (5.77%) Information Security
10 6 (5.77%) Network Architecture
10 6 (5.77%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.77%) ITSM
10 6 (5.77%) Service Management
11 5 (4.81%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.58%) Python
1 11 (10.58%) Ruby
2 9 (8.65%) Perl
3 7 (6.73%) Java
4 6 (5.77%) Bash Shell
4 6 (5.77%) SQL
5 2 (1.92%) C#
6 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.96%) PHP
6 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (9.62%) Degree
4 9 (8.65%) VCAP
5 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.73%) VCDX
6 5 (4.81%) CISSP
6 5 (4.81%) PMP
6 5 (4.81%) PMI Certification
6 5 (4.81%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (3.85%) CISA
7 4 (3.85%) CISM
8 3 (2.88%) VCP5
9 2 (1.92%) MCSE
9 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.96%) GIAC
10 1 (0.96%) RHCE
10 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.96%) CCNP
10 1 (0.96%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.85%) COBIT
3 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 19 (18.27%) vSphere
2 17 (16.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 12 (11.54%) Active Directory
4 12 (11.54%) vCloud
5 4 (3.85%) KVM
5 4 (3.85%) XenApp
6 2 (1.92%) UAG
6 2 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.92%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.96%) Firmware
7 1 (0.96%) NFS
7 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 26 (25.00%) Puppet
2 9 (8.65%) Ansible
3 6 (5.77%) Salt
4 5 (4.81%) Nagios
4 5 (4.81%) SCCM
5 4 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (2.88%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.96%) collectd
7 1 (0.96%) Graphite
7 1 (0.96%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.96%) Kibana
7 1 (0.96%) Opsview
Vendors
1 22 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.19%) VMware
3 11 (10.58%) HP
4 10 (9.62%) Cisco
5 7 (6.73%) IBM
6 5 (4.81%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.85%) Citrix
8 3 (2.88%) NetApp
8 3 (2.88%) Oracle
9 2 (1.92%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.92%) Tableau
9 2 (1.92%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.92%) Teradata
9 2 (1.92%) Netezza
9 2 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.92%) Sophos
9 2 (1.92%) Mercator
10 1 (0.96%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.96%) Informatica
10 1 (0.96%) EMC
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago