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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 353 359 397
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +38
Contract jobs citing IaaS 58 47 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.21% 0.067%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.64% 3.95% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 41 12
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£525 £488 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £600 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £225 £413
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.00
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
1593 1191 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.97% 5.20% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1127 818 529
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £16.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.50 £52.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

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 7 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 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 +2 12 £488 +13.04% 3
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 59 (50.86%) PaaS
2 50 (43.10%) Windows
3 42 (36.21%) VMware
4 39 (33.62%) Linux
4 39 (33.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 36 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 31 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 31 (26.72%) Amazon AWS
7 27 (23.28%) SaaS
8 24 (20.69%) Data Centre
9 23 (19.83%) DevOps
9 23 (19.83%) Active Directory
9 23 (19.83%) SharePoint
10 21 (18.10%) Finance
11 20 (17.24%) Cisco
11 20 (17.24%) Migration
11 20 (17.24%) vSphere
12 19 (16.38%) Office 365
12 19 (16.38%) DNS
13 17 (14.66%) MS Excel
13 17 (14.66%) Firewall
14 16 (13.79%) SAN
15 15 (12.93%) CISSP
15 15 (12.93%) Configuration Management
15 15 (12.93%) IIS
15 15 (12.93%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (12.93%) Lync
15 15 (12.93%) Puppet
16 14 (12.07%) CISM
17 13 (11.21%) Service Delivery

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 23 (19.83%) SharePoint
2 15 (12.93%) IIS
2 15 (12.93%) Lync
3 13 (11.21%) OpenStack
3 13 (11.21%) MS Exchange
4 10 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (7.76%) Office Communications Server
6 7 (6.03%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (3.45%) Confluence
7 4 (3.45%) Eucalyptus
8 3 (2.59%) Node.js
8 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.72%) Apache
10 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.86%) JBoss
10 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (14.66%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Magento
1 1 (0.86%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 59 (50.86%) PaaS
2 39 (33.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (26.72%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (23.28%) SaaS
5 19 (16.38%) Office 365
6 13 (11.21%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.72%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.72%) Rackspace Cloud
7 2 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.86%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.86%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.86%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.86%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.38%) DNS
2 17 (14.66%) Firewall
3 16 (13.79%) SAN
4 10 (8.62%) Network Security
5 9 (7.76%) NAS
5 9 (7.76%) LDAP
6 8 (6.90%) VPN
6 8 (6.90%) VLAN
7 7 (6.03%) TCP/IP
7 7 (6.03%) Internet
8 5 (4.31%) Software-Defined Networking
9 4 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (3.45%) VoIP
10 3 (2.59%) WAN
10 3 (2.59%) LAN
11 2 (1.72%) PBX
11 2 (1.72%) DHCP
11 2 (1.72%) MPLS
12 1 (0.86%) VPLS
12 1 (0.86%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.62%) Big Data
3 5 (4.31%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.45%) HBase
4 4 (3.45%) EDRMS
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.72%) MySQL
7 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (6.03%) JIRA
2 5 (4.31%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.45%) IntelliJ
3 4 (3.45%) Subversion
3 4 (3.45%) Spock
3 4 (3.45%) Geb
3 4 (3.45%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (18.10%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Publishing
3 5 (4.31%) Games
4 2 (1.72%) Retail
4 2 (1.72%) Korean Language
4 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.86%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.86%) Marketing
5 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (40.52%) Architect
2 17 (14.66%) Security Architect
2 17 (14.66%) Cloud Architect
3 16 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (10.34%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 9 (7.76%) Cyber Security Architect
6 8 (6.90%) Analyst
6 8 (6.90%) Administrator
6 8 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Consultant
8 5 (4.31%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.31%) Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Security Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 5 (4.31%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Security Specialist
9 4 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (3.45%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.76%) Web Services
2 4 (3.45%) JMX
2 4 (3.45%) Spring
2 4 (3.45%) Grails
2 4 (3.45%) RESTful
2 4 (3.45%) JAX-RS
2 4 (3.45%) Apache Camel
2 4 (3.45%) Spring Boot
3 3 (2.59%) .NET
4 2 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (1.72%) XML
4 2 (1.72%) Middleware
5 1 (0.86%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.86%) XSD
5 1 (0.86%) XSLT
5 1 (0.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.48%) Public Cloud
3 10 (8.62%) Clustering
3 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.31%) CMDB
4 5 (4.31%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (3.45%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.59%) Online Games
6 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.72%) Spread Betting
7 2 (1.72%) Wiki
7 2 (1.72%) CESG
7 2 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.72%) FMCG
8 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.86%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 50 (43.10%) Windows
2 39 (33.62%) Linux
3 15 (12.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (7.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.03%) CentOS
5 7 (6.03%) UNIX
6 6 (5.17%) Ubuntu
7 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (3.45%) Solaris
9 1 (0.86%) AIX
9 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.83%) DevOps
2 20 (17.24%) Migration
3 15 (12.93%) Configuration Management
4 13 (11.21%) Service Delivery
5 12 (10.34%) ITIL
5 12 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (8.62%) Cyber Security
7 10 (8.62%) Workflow
7 10 (8.62%) Project Management
7 10 (8.62%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (7.76%) Incident Management
9 8 (6.90%) Service Management
9 8 (6.90%) Change Management
9 8 (6.90%) PRINCE2
10 7 (6.03%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.03%) Load Balancing
10 7 (6.03%) Release Management
11 6 (5.17%) Open Source
11 6 (5.17%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.48%) Python
1 11 (9.48%) Bash Shell
2 10 (8.62%) Perl
3 9 (7.76%) SQL
3 9 (7.76%) C
4 8 (6.90%) Java
5 6 (5.17%) Ruby
6 4 (3.45%) Groovy
6 4 (3.45%) C++
7 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.72%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) CISSP
2 14 (12.07%) CISM
3 10 (8.62%) Degree
4 9 (7.76%) Security Cleared
5 8 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (6.03%) CCNA
6 7 (6.03%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.17%) PMP
7 6 (5.17%) PMI Certification
8 5 (4.31%) CCSA
9 4 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.45%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.59%) MCSE
10 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.72%) CCNP
11 2 (1.72%) GIAC
11 2 (1.72%) GCIA
11 2 (1.72%) GCIH
11 2 (1.72%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (1.72%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) SLA
2 3 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.72%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.86%) EMIR
System Software
1 31 (26.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (19.83%) Active Directory
3 20 (17.24%) vSphere
4 13 (11.21%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.17%) NFS
5 6 (5.17%) VMware ESX
5 6 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (5.17%) Docker
6 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (3.45%) Firmware
7 4 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (3.45%) UAG
8 3 (2.59%) Gluster
8 3 (2.59%) KVM
8 3 (2.59%) XenApp
8 3 (2.59%) GPFS
8 3 (2.59%) Ceph
9 2 (1.72%) vCloud
10 1 (0.86%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (12.93%) Puppet
2 12 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.45%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (3.45%) AirWatch
3 4 (3.45%) SCCM
4 3 (2.59%) Tivoli
4 3 (2.59%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.59%) CFEngine
4 3 (2.59%) yum
4 3 (2.59%) Cobbler
4 3 (2.59%) Ansible
5 2 (1.72%) Salt
6 1 (0.86%) StatsD
6 1 (0.86%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 42 (36.21%) VMware
2 36 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 20 (17.24%) Cisco
4 13 (11.21%) Red Hat
5 12 (10.34%) HP
6 8 (6.90%) Oracle
6 8 (6.90%) IBM
7 7 (6.03%) Brocade
7 7 (6.03%) Rackspace
8 6 (5.17%) 3PAR
8 6 (5.17%) NetApp
9 5 (4.31%) Citrix
9 5 (4.31%) Sybase
9 5 (4.31%) SAP
9 5 (4.31%) WorldPay
10 4 (3.45%) Sophos
10 4 (3.45%) Blue Coat
10 4 (3.45%) Mercator
11 3 (2.59%) Symantec
12 2 (1.72%) hybris
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