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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 250 342 350
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +8
Contract jobs citing IaaS 199 92 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.88% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.65% 5.47% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 63 73
Median daily rate £525 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -
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
2991 1682 1409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.17% 7.13% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2223 1216 957
Median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 23
Median hourly rate £33.97 £23.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.69% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £15.40 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £44.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.82% +31.42%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +33 23 £563 +12.50% 4
Twickenham - 1 £388 -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 248 (61.85%) PaaS
2 185 (46.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 177 (44.14%) Amazon AWS
4 152 (37.91%) DevOps
5 149 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
6 132 (32.92%) SaaS
7 96 (23.94%) Microsoft
8 91 (22.69%) Linux
9 90 (22.44%) Windows
10 79 (19.70%) Opscode Chef
11 73 (18.20%) Puppet
12 71 (17.71%) Configuration Management
13 70 (17.46%) Ansible
14 65 (16.21%) Active Directory
15 56 (13.97%) Migration
16 54 (13.47%) Java
17 53 (13.22%) Office 365
18 51 (12.72%) Data Centre
19 50 (12.47%) VMware
20 49 (12.22%) Finance
20 49 (12.22%) OpenStack
21 48 (11.97%) Private Cloud
22 47 (11.72%) Continuous Delivery
23 46 (11.47%) Continuous Integration
24 45 (11.22%) Git (software)
24 45 (11.22%) Docker
25 44 (10.97%) Windows Server
26 43 (10.72%) Azure Active Directory
26 43 (10.72%) VMware Infrastructure
27 42 (10.47%) PowerShell

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 49 (12.22%) OpenStack
2 28 (6.98%) Confluence
3 27 (6.73%) Cloud Foundry
4 21 (5.24%) SharePoint
5 14 (3.49%) Apache
6 11 (2.74%) nginx
7 9 (2.24%) Apache Spark
8 8 (2.00%) IIS
9 7 (1.75%) MS Exchange
10 6 (1.50%) JBoss
10 6 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.50%) Skype for Business
10 6 (1.50%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.49%) MS Office
3 3 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.50%) Gliffy
5 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.25%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.25%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 248 (61.85%) PaaS
2 185 (46.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 177 (44.14%) Amazon AWS
4 132 (32.92%) SaaS
5 53 (13.22%) Office 365
6 43 (10.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 19 (4.74%) GitHub
8 16 (3.99%) Google Apps
9 15 (3.74%) OpenShift
10 13 (3.24%) CloudBees
10 13 (3.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (1.75%) Trello
14 6 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (1.50%) Yammer
15 3 (0.75%) Heroku
15 3 (0.75%) OneDrive
16 2 (0.50%) Google App Engine
16 2 (0.50%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.48%) Network Security
2 31 (7.73%) Firewall
3 25 (6.23%) LAN
4 23 (5.74%) VPN
4 23 (5.74%) WAN
5 21 (5.24%) SSL
6 16 (3.99%) DNS
7 10 (2.49%) SAN
8 8 (2.00%) DHCP
9 7 (1.75%) DMZ
9 7 (1.75%) Internet
9 7 (1.75%) Software-Defined Networking
10 5 (1.25%) AMQP
10 5 (1.25%) MQTT
10 5 (1.25%) NAS
10 5 (1.25%) VLAN
10 5 (1.25%) Wireless
11 4 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (0.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.24%) MySQL
3 12 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.99%) Hadoop
4 11 (2.74%) OLAP
4 11 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (2.49%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (2.00%) Big Data
7 6 (1.50%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.00%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.00%) Power BI
9 4 (1.00%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.75%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.50%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.50%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 45 (11.22%) Git (software)
2 29 (7.23%) Jenkins
2 29 (7.23%) JIRA
3 19 (4.74%) Maven
4 16 (3.99%) Ant
4 16 (3.99%) Gradle
5 14 (3.49%) SonarQube
6 12 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (2.74%) Vagrant
8 8 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (1.75%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.75%) Selenium
10 6 (1.50%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (1.00%) Capybara
12 4 (1.00%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.00%) JUnit
12 4 (1.00%) Mocha
12 4 (1.00%) QUnit
12 4 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (12.22%) Finance
2 22 (5.49%) Banking
3 20 (4.99%) Retail
4 9 (2.24%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.00%) Advertising
6 6 (1.50%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.00%) Publishing
8 3 (0.75%) Legal
8 3 (0.75%) Marketing
9 2 (0.50%) Electronics
9 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 152 (37.91%) Architect
2 62 (15.46%) Cloud Architect
3 60 (14.96%) DevOps Engineer
4 38 (9.48%) Consultant
5 36 (8.98%) Senior DevOps
6 35 (8.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 31 (7.73%) Azure Architect
7 31 (7.73%) Security Architect
8 30 (7.48%) AWS Architect
9 28 (6.98%) Technical Architect
10 23 (5.74%) Analyst
11 22 (5.49%) Azure Consultant
11 22 (5.49%) Infrastructure Architect
12 21 (5.24%) AWS Engineer
12 21 (5.24%) Cloud Engineer
13 20 (4.99%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
13 20 (4.99%) Solutions Architect
14 18 (4.49%) AWS DevOps
15 16 (3.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 16 (3.99%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.48%) Web Services
2 30 (7.48%) .NET
3 26 (6.48%) HTML
4 21 (5.24%) Node.js
5 19 (4.74%) Middleware
6 17 (4.24%) SOAP
7 16 (3.99%) HTML5
8 15 (3.74%) AngularJS
8 15 (3.74%) jQuery
9 14 (3.49%) CSS
9 14 (3.49%) RESTful
10 13 (3.24%) JSON
10 13 (3.24%) React
11 12 (2.99%) Backbone.js
11 12 (2.99%) LAMP
12 11 (2.74%) LEMP Stack
12 11 (2.74%) libvirt
12 11 (2.74%) REST
12 11 (2.74%) Sensu
12 11 (2.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.72%) Data Centre
2 48 (11.97%) Private Cloud
3 21 (5.24%) Public Cloud
4 17 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.99%) User Experience
6 13 (3.24%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (2.74%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.49%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.49%) PKI
9 9 (2.24%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.24%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.24%) Replication
10 8 (2.00%) Clustering
11 3 (0.75%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.75%) EPoS
11 3 (0.75%) Grid Computing
12 2 (0.50%) CCTV
12 2 (0.50%) New Media
12 2 (0.50%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 91 (22.69%) Linux
2 90 (22.44%) Windows
3 44 (10.97%) Windows Server
4 21 (5.24%) Unix
5 15 (3.74%) CentOS
5 15 (3.74%) Fedora
6 13 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.74%) VMS
8 9 (2.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.75%) Android
9 7 (1.75%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.25%) Solaris
11 4 (1.00%) AIX
11 4 (1.00%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (37.91%) DevOps
2 149 (37.16%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (17.71%) Configuration Management
4 56 (13.97%) Migration
5 47 (11.72%) Continuous Delivery
6 46 (11.47%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (8.48%) Software Delivery
7 34 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (8.23%) Open Source
9 31 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (7.73%) Scrum
10 27 (6.73%) Load Balancing
11 25 (6.23%) High Availability
11 25 (6.23%) Project Management
12 24 (5.99%) Continuous Deployment
13 23 (5.74%) ITIL
13 23 (5.74%) Microservices
13 23 (5.74%) TOGAF
14 21 (5.24%) Service Design
14 21 (5.24%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 54 (13.47%) Java
2 42 (10.47%) PowerShell
2 42 (10.47%) SQL
3 39 (9.73%) Python
4 27 (6.73%) JavaScript
5 20 (4.99%) C#
6 17 (4.24%) Ruby
7 14 (3.49%) Perl
8 11 (2.74%) Scala
9 10 (2.49%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.00%) C
11 4 (1.00%) Go
11 4 (1.00%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.50%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.50%) Groovy
12 2 (0.50%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.25%) R
13 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.25%) SOQL
13 1 (0.25%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 41 (10.22%) Security Cleared
2 33 (8.23%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.74%) Degree
4 12 (2.99%) CISSP
5 11 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.00%) AWS Certification
8 7 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (1.50%) MCSE
10 5 (1.25%) BC Cleared
10 5 (1.25%) CCNP
10 5 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.00%) CCNA
11 4 (1.00%) PMP
12 3 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 3 (0.75%) CISMP
12 3 (0.75%) ISSAP
12 3 (0.75%) MCSA
12 3 (0.75%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.00%) QA
3 5 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.75%) SLA
5 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 65 (16.21%) Active Directory
2 45 (11.22%) Docker
3 43 (10.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (6.73%) vCloud
5 23 (5.74%) KVM
6 16 (3.99%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (3.49%) Xen
8 12 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (2.49%) Hyper-V
10 8 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.00%) Ceph
11 4 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.00%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.75%) NFS
12 3 (0.75%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.75%) vSphere
12 3 (0.75%) XenApp
13 2 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 79 (19.70%) Opscode Chef
2 73 (18.20%) Puppet
3 70 (17.46%) Ansible
4 27 (6.73%) Terraform
5 19 (4.74%) Kubernetes
5 19 (4.74%) Mesos
6 15 (3.74%) Packer
7 11 (2.74%) Ganglia
7 11 (2.74%) Graphite
7 11 (2.74%) StatsD
8 10 (2.49%) SCCM
8 10 (2.49%) SCOM
9 9 (2.24%) AirWatch
10 4 (1.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 4 (1.00%) Kibana
10 4 (1.00%) logstash
10 4 (1.00%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.75%) vRealize
12 2 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.50%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 96 (23.94%) Microsoft
2 50 (12.47%) VMware
3 38 (9.48%) Google
4 31 (7.73%) Cisco
5 21 (5.24%) Oracle
6 16 (3.99%) IBM
6 16 (3.99%) NetApp
7 15 (3.74%) Red Hat
8 14 (3.49%) Juniper
9 13 (3.24%) Citrix
10 12 (2.99%) HP
11 11 (2.74%) Rackspace
11 11 (2.74%) Splunk
12 9 (2.24%) EMC
13 6 (1.50%) F5
14 4 (1.00%) Alteryx
14 4 (1.00%) MuleSoft
14 4 (1.00%) SAP
14 4 (1.00%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.00%) Xamarin
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