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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 354 396 369
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -27
Contract jobs citing IaaS 55 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.12% 0.056%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.69% 4.25% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 19 10
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£500 £573 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £423 £473
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £671 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
967 659 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.19% 2.72% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 457 276
Average daily rate £450 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 2
Average hourly rate £21.56 £16.75 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.71% -64.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -9.93%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +15 14 £500 -9.09% 5
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 62 (57.41%) PaaS
2 40 (37.04%) SaaS
3 32 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (28.70%) Linux
5 29 (26.85%) DevOps
6 28 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 23 (21.30%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (17.59%) Windows
8 19 (17.59%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (16.67%) Puppet
10 17 (15.74%) HP
11 16 (14.81%) Migration
11 16 (14.81%) VMware
11 16 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (13.89%) Security Cleared
13 14 (12.96%) Firewall
14 13 (12.04%) Finance
14 13 (12.04%) DNS
14 13 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (12.04%) vSphere
14 13 (12.04%) OpenStack
15 12 (11.11%) Network Security
15 12 (11.11%) Load Balancing
16 11 (10.19%) Hyper-V
16 11 (10.19%) SAN
16 11 (10.19%) Web Services
16 11 (10.19%) Validation
16 11 (10.19%) Service Delivery
17 10 (9.26%) Configuration Management

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (12.04%) OpenStack
2 9 (8.33%) IIS
3 8 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.48%) Lync
5 5 (4.63%) Jetty
6 4 (3.70%) Apache
6 4 (3.70%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (2.78%) nginx
7 3 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.85%) CloudStack
8 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.93%) WordPress
9 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.93%) Node.js
9 1 (0.93%) JBoss
9 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) MS Office
2 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.85%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 62 (57.41%) PaaS
2 40 (37.04%) SaaS
3 23 (21.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (6.48%) Office 365
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.93%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.96%) Firewall
2 13 (12.04%) DNS
3 12 (11.11%) Network Security
4 11 (10.19%) SAN
5 10 (9.26%) WAN
6 9 (8.33%) VLAN
6 9 (8.33%) NAS
7 8 (7.41%) SNMP
7 8 (7.41%) VPN
8 7 (6.48%) LAN
8 7 (6.48%) MPLS
9 6 (5.56%) SSL
9 6 (5.56%) VPLS
10 4 (3.70%) LDAP
10 4 (3.70%) PBX
10 4 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (2.78%) Wireless
12 1 (0.93%) SSH
12 1 (0.93%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 8 (7.41%) Hadoop
2 7 (6.48%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (4.63%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.70%) Big Data
6 3 (2.78%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.78%) MySQL
7 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.85%) OLAP
7 2 (1.85%) OLTP
7 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.85%) Spotfire
7 2 (1.85%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.70%) TeamCity
2 4 (3.70%) SoapUI
2 4 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (3.70%) JIRA
3 3 (2.78%) RSpec
4 1 (0.93%) Maven
4 1 (0.93%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.93%) Hudson
4 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.93%) Rational Rose
General
1 13 (12.04%) Finance
2 8 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.41%) Local Government
3 4 (3.70%) Financial Institution
3 4 (3.70%) Banking
4 3 (2.78%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (31.48%) Architect
2 18 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (10.19%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (10.19%) Analyst
4 10 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (9.26%) Lead Architect
5 8 (7.41%) Service Manager
5 8 (7.41%) Designer
5 8 (7.41%) Infrastructure Designer
5 8 (7.41%) Transition Manager
5 8 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
5 8 (7.41%) Service Transition Manager
6 7 (6.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Consultant
7 6 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Security Architect
8 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.70%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.19%) Web Services
2 4 (3.70%) REST
2 4 (3.70%) JSON
3 3 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (0.93%) RESTful
4 1 (0.93%) Middleware
4 1 (0.93%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Clustering
2 7 (6.48%) Open Source
3 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.70%) Spread Betting
4 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.85%) CESG
6 2 (1.85%) Derivative
7 1 (0.93%) RMADS
7 1 (0.93%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.70%) Linux
2 19 (17.59%) Windows
3 6 (5.56%) UNIX
4 3 (2.78%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.93%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.85%) DevOps
3 16 (14.81%) Migration
3 16 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 11 (10.19%) Validation
5 11 (10.19%) Service Delivery
6 10 (9.26%) Configuration Management
7 9 (8.33%) ITIL
7 9 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (8.33%) Change Management
8 8 (7.41%) Scrum
9 7 (6.48%) TOGAF
9 7 (6.48%) Network Architecture
9 7 (6.48%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (5.56%) Security Management
10 6 (5.56%) Information Security
11 5 (4.63%) Security Architecture
11 5 (4.63%) Information Assurance
11 5 (4.63%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.26%) Ruby
2 9 (8.33%) Python
3 8 (7.41%) Java
4 6 (5.56%) Perl
5 5 (4.63%) SQL
6 4 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.85%) C#
8 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.93%) C
8 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.93%) PHP
8 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (6.48%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.56%) VCAP
5 5 (4.63%) Degree
5 5 (4.63%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (4.63%) CISSP
6 4 (3.70%) CISA
6 4 (3.70%) CISM
6 4 (3.70%) VCDX
7 2 (1.85%) VCP5
8 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.93%) RHCE
8 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.93%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) COBIT
1 4 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 13 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (12.04%) vSphere
2 11 (10.19%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (7.41%) vCloud
5 4 (3.70%) KVM
6 2 (1.85%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.85%) XenApp
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.93%) NFS
7 1 (0.93%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (17.59%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (16.67%) Puppet
3 8 (7.41%) Ansible
4 6 (5.56%) Nagios
5 4 (3.70%) Salt
5 4 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (2.78%) SCCM
6 3 (2.78%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.85%) Opsview
7 2 (1.85%) collectd
7 2 (1.85%) Graphite
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.93%) Kibana
8 1 (0.93%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 28 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.74%) HP
3 16 (14.81%) VMware
4 9 (8.33%) IBM
5 6 (5.56%) Oracle
5 6 (5.56%) Cisco
6 5 (4.63%) Citrix
6 5 (4.63%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.78%) Adobe
7 3 (2.78%) SAP
8 2 (1.85%) Teradata
8 2 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.85%) NetApp
8 2 (1.85%) Akamai
8 2 (1.85%) Tableau
8 2 (1.85%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.85%) Netezza
9 1 (0.93%) Informatica
9 1 (0.93%) EMC
9 1 (0.93%) SaltStack
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