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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 243 344 344
Rank change year-on-year
+101 0
Contract jobs citing IaaS 202 89 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.91% 0.38% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.02% 5.17% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 66 76
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 £375 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £638 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £448
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.55%
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
2876 1722 1375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.99% 7.31% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2163 1231 937
Median daily rate £475 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £17.15 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.13 £89.00 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-20.48% +22.05%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +42 18 £575 +1.09% 10
Hounslow - 2 £575 -
Enfield - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £475 -
Twickenham - 1 £388 -
Westminster - 1 £575 -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 213 (59.00%) PaaS
2 163 (45.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 149 (41.27%) Amazon AWS
4 134 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (37.12%) DevOps
5 121 (33.52%) SaaS
6 98 (27.15%) Linux
6 98 (27.15%) Microsoft
7 85 (23.55%) Windows
8 79 (21.88%) Puppet
9 75 (20.78%) Opscode Chef
10 70 (19.39%) Configuration Management
11 67 (18.56%) Active Directory
12 66 (18.28%) Ansible
13 58 (16.07%) Java
14 54 (14.96%) Migration
14 54 (14.96%) VMware
15 52 (14.40%) OpenStack
15 52 (14.40%) Private Cloud
16 51 (14.13%) Docker
17 49 (13.57%) Continuous Delivery
18 48 (13.30%) Office 365
18 48 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
19 46 (12.74%) Data Centre
20 45 (12.47%) Finance
21 44 (12.19%) Azure Active Directory
22 42 (11.63%) Windows Server
23 41 (11.36%) SQL
24 40 (11.08%) SQL Server
24 40 (11.08%) VMware Infrastructure

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 52 (14.40%) OpenStack
2 21 (5.82%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.71%) Confluence
4 14 (3.88%) Apache
4 14 (3.88%) Cloud Foundry
5 13 (3.60%) nginx
6 7 (1.94%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.94%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.94%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.66%) IIS
7 6 (1.66%) JBoss
8 5 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.49%) MS Office
3 3 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.55%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.28%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 213 (59.00%) PaaS
2 163 (45.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 149 (41.27%) Amazon AWS
4 121 (33.52%) SaaS
5 48 (13.30%) Office 365
6 44 (12.19%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (4.71%) Google Apps
8 12 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (2.77%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (1.94%) Trello
11 6 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (1.66%) Yammer
12 5 (1.39%) GitHub
13 3 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.83%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.83%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.83%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.55%) HP Helion
14 2 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.70%) Network Security
2 28 (7.76%) VPN
3 27 (7.48%) Firewall
4 21 (5.82%) LAN
4 21 (5.82%) SSL
5 19 (5.26%) WAN
6 15 (4.16%) DNS
7 14 (3.88%) SAN
8 12 (3.32%) DMZ
9 8 (2.22%) DHCP
9 8 (2.22%) Software-Defined Networking
10 7 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (1.66%) NAS
12 5 (1.39%) AMQP
12 5 (1.39%) Internet
12 5 (1.39%) MPLS
12 5 (1.39%) MQTT
12 5 (1.39%) Skype
12 5 (1.39%) VLAN
12 5 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.08%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.16%) MySQL
3 12 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.32%) Hadoop
3 12 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (3.05%) OLAP
5 10 (2.77%) Big Data
5 10 (2.77%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.66%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.11%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.11%) Power BI
7 4 (1.11%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.83%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.83%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.55%) Hazelcast
9 2 (0.55%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 36 (9.97%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.26%) JIRA
3 16 (4.43%) Maven
3 16 (4.43%) Octopus Deploy
4 15 (4.16%) Jenkins
5 14 (3.88%) Ant
5 14 (3.88%) Gradle
6 12 (3.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (3.05%) Vagrant
8 7 (1.94%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (1.66%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.11%) Subversion
10 4 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.11%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.83%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.83%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.28%) FxCop
12 1 (0.28%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.28%) StyleCop
12 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 45 (12.47%) Finance
2 15 (4.16%) Banking
2 15 (4.16%) Retail
3 11 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.66%) Advertising
4 6 (1.66%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.39%) Marketing
6 4 (1.11%) Publishing
7 2 (0.55%) Electronics
7 2 (0.55%) Games
7 2 (0.55%) Legal
7 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.28%) French Language
8 1 (0.28%) German Language
8 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 130 (36.01%) Architect
2 59 (16.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 53 (14.68%) Cloud Architect
4 39 (10.80%) Consultant
5 35 (9.70%) Senior DevOps
6 34 (9.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 27 (7.48%) Solutions Architect
7 27 (7.48%) Technical Architect
8 24 (6.65%) Azure Consultant
8 24 (6.65%) Cloud Engineer
9 23 (6.37%) AWS Architect
9 23 (6.37%) Infrastructure Architect
9 23 (6.37%) Security Architect
10 22 (6.09%) Analyst
10 22 (6.09%) Azure Architect
11 20 (5.54%) AWS Engineer
12 17 (4.71%) AWS DevOps
13 16 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (4.43%) Platform Engineer
13 16 (4.43%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.97%) .NET
2 32 (8.86%) Web Services
3 19 (5.26%) Node.js
4 15 (4.16%) RESTful
5 14 (3.88%) LAMP
5 14 (3.88%) Middleware
6 12 (3.32%) HTML
6 12 (3.32%) LAPP Stack
7 11 (3.05%) LEMP Stack
7 11 (3.05%) libvirt
7 11 (3.05%) Sensu
8 8 (2.22%) AngularJS
9 7 (1.94%) HTML5
9 7 (1.94%) SOAP
9 7 (1.94%) Spring
10 6 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (1.66%) boto
10 6 (1.66%) React
11 5 (1.39%) Backbone.js
11 5 (1.39%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.40%) Private Cloud
2 46 (12.74%) Data Centre
3 19 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 11 (3.05%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.77%) Replication
6 8 (2.22%) PKI
7 7 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.66%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.66%) Clustering
8 6 (1.66%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.11%) User Experience
10 3 (0.83%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.83%) EPoS
10 3 (0.83%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.55%) CCTV
11 2 (0.55%) CMDB
11 2 (0.55%) New Media
11 2 (0.55%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 98 (27.15%) Linux
2 85 (23.55%) Windows
3 42 (11.63%) Windows Server
4 19 (5.26%) Unix
5 13 (3.60%) CentOS
5 13 (3.60%) Fedora
6 11 (3.05%) VMS
6 11 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.39%) Solaris
9 4 (1.11%) AIX
9 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.55%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.28%) Android
12 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
1 134 (37.12%) DevOps
2 70 (19.39%) Configuration Management
3 54 (14.96%) Migration
4 49 (13.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 48 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (10.53%) Open Source
7 31 (8.59%) High Availability
8 27 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (6.65%) Software Delivery
10 23 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (6.37%) ITIL
10 23 (6.37%) Load Balancing
11 21 (5.82%) TOGAF
12 20 (5.54%) Scrum
13 19 (5.26%) Service Design
14 17 (4.71%) Project Management
14 17 (4.71%) Service Delivery
15 14 (3.88%) BDD
15 14 (3.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 58 (16.07%) Java
2 41 (11.36%) SQL
3 39 (10.80%) Python
4 37 (10.25%) PowerShell
5 20 (5.54%) C#
5 20 (5.54%) JavaScript
6 14 (3.88%) Perl
7 12 (3.32%) Scala
8 11 (3.05%) C
9 10 (2.77%) Bash Shell
9 10 (2.77%) Ruby
10 6 (1.66%) Go
11 4 (1.11%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.55%) CoffeeScript
12 2 (0.55%) PHP
12 2 (0.55%) R
13 1 (0.28%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.28%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.28%) C++
13 1 (0.28%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 32 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 25 (6.93%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.88%) Degree
4 10 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.94%) CISSP
7 6 (1.66%) MCSE
8 5 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (1.39%) CCNP
9 4 (1.11%) CCNA
9 4 (1.11%) PMP
10 3 (0.83%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.83%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.83%) CISMP
10 3 (0.83%) ISSAP
10 3 (0.83%) MCSA
10 3 (0.83%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.83%) VCAP
11 2 (0.55%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (1.94%) QA
2 5 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.83%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 67 (18.56%) Active Directory
2 51 (14.13%) Docker
3 40 (11.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (7.76%) vCloud
5 24 (6.65%) KVM
6 21 (5.82%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (3.88%) Xen
8 12 (3.32%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (2.77%) Hyper-V
10 8 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (2.22%) VMware ESX
11 6 (1.66%) NFS
12 4 (1.11%) Ceph
12 4 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (1.11%) vSphere
12 4 (1.11%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.83%) XenApp
14 2 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 79 (21.88%) Puppet
2 75 (20.78%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (18.28%) Ansible
4 29 (8.03%) Terraform
5 22 (6.09%) Kubernetes
6 20 (5.54%) Mesos
7 13 (3.60%) Packer
8 11 (3.05%) Ganglia
8 11 (3.05%) Graphite
8 11 (3.05%) StatsD
9 10 (2.77%) SCOM
10 9 (2.49%) AirWatch
11 8 (2.22%) SCCM
12 4 (1.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 4 (1.11%) Kibana
12 4 (1.11%) logstash
12 4 (1.11%) SCOrch
13 2 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 2 (0.55%) Salt
13 2 (0.55%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 98 (27.15%) Microsoft
2 54 (14.96%) VMware
3 37 (10.25%) Cisco
4 29 (8.03%) Google
5 20 (5.54%) Oracle
6 17 (4.71%) IBM
6 17 (4.71%) NetApp
7 15 (4.16%) Citrix
8 14 (3.88%) Juniper
8 14 (3.88%) Splunk
9 12 (3.32%) HP
10 11 (3.05%) Red Hat
11 10 (2.77%) EMC
12 9 (2.49%) Rackspace
13 8 (2.22%) F5
14 4 (1.11%) Alteryx
14 4 (1.11%) SAP
14 4 (1.11%) ServiceNow
15 3 (0.83%) Dell
15 3 (0.83%) Mercator
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Acumin
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day Initial 6 Month Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £535 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago