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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 339 360 346
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -14
Contract jobs citing IaaS 54 41 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.02% 5.74% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 15
Average daily rate
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£500 £433 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.60% -13.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £595 £684
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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
1076 714 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.84% 3.06% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 493 325
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 3
Average hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.46 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+63.26% -33.78%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +20 12 £500 +27.38% 5
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (46.60%) PaaS
2 40 (38.83%) Windows
3 36 (34.95%) Linux
4 28 (27.18%) Puppet
4 28 (27.18%) DevOps
5 27 (26.21%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (26.21%) VMware
6 26 (25.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 24 (23.30%) SaaS
7 24 (23.30%) Microsoft
8 23 (22.33%) Configuration Management
9 22 (21.36%) Firewall
9 22 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (20.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (20.39%) Active Directory
11 20 (19.42%) vSphere
12 19 (18.45%) Finance
12 19 (18.45%) Migration
13 16 (15.53%) SharePoint
13 16 (15.53%) IIS
14 15 (14.56%) SAN
14 15 (14.56%) Security Cleared
14 15 (14.56%) Office 365
14 15 (14.56%) Ruby
15 14 (13.59%) Network Security
15 14 (13.59%) Hyper-V
15 14 (13.59%) SQL Server
16 13 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (12.62%) NAS

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 16 (15.53%) SharePoint
1 16 (15.53%) IIS
2 13 (12.62%) OpenStack
2 13 (12.62%) Lync
3 12 (11.65%) MS Exchange
4 8 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (5.83%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (4.85%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.88%) Apache
8 3 (2.91%) Node.js
9 2 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.97%) JBoss
10 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (7.77%) MS Office
2 4 (3.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.94%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 48 (46.60%) PaaS
2 26 (25.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (23.30%) SaaS
4 15 (14.56%) Office 365
5 10 (9.71%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.94%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.36%) Firewall
2 15 (14.56%) SAN
3 14 (13.59%) Network Security
4 13 (12.62%) NAS
5 12 (11.65%) DNS
6 11 (10.68%) VLAN
7 9 (8.74%) VPN
8 8 (7.77%) WAN
9 7 (6.80%) LAN
10 6 (5.83%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (5.83%) LDAP
11 5 (4.85%) MPLS
12 4 (3.88%) VPLS
12 4 (3.88%) Internet
13 3 (2.91%) PBX
13 3 (2.91%) VoIP
14 2 (1.94%) Reverse Proxy
14 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
14 2 (1.94%) SSL
14 2 (1.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.68%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.85%) Big Data
4 4 (3.88%) MySQL
4 4 (3.88%) EDRMS
5 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.91%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.94%) Spotfire
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.94%) OLTP
6 2 (1.94%) OLAP
6 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.77%) TeamCity
3 6 (5.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.91%) RSpec
4 3 (2.91%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.97%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.97%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.97%) Hudson
6 1 (0.97%) JIRA
6 1 (0.97%) Subversion
6 1 (0.97%) Maven
General
1 19 (18.45%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Publishing
3 6 (5.83%) Local Government
3 6 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.88%) Games
5 2 (1.94%) Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Korean Language
5 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.97%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (29.13%) Architect
2 17 (16.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (13.59%) Analyst
4 11 (10.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (10.68%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure Designer
5 8 (7.77%) Designer
6 7 (6.80%) Security Architect
6 7 (6.80%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (5.83%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Consultant
8 5 (4.85%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (3.88%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.88%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (3.88%) Solutions Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Security Specialist
9 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.71%) Web Services
2 5 (4.85%) .NET
3 2 (1.94%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (1.94%) XML
4 1 (0.97%) Middleware
4 1 (0.97%) XSD
4 1 (0.97%) XSLT
4 1 (0.97%) RESTful
4 1 (0.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.97%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Clustering
1 11 (10.68%) Private Cloud
1 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.71%) Public Cloud
3 8 (7.77%) Spread Betting
4 6 (5.83%) CMDB
5 4 (3.88%) Open Source
6 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.94%) Online Games
8 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.97%) Wiki
8 1 (0.97%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 40 (38.83%) Windows
2 36 (34.95%) Linux
3 13 (12.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.91%) UNIX
5 3 (2.91%) CentOS
6 2 (1.94%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.94%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.94%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.97%) AIX
7 1 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.18%) DevOps
2 23 (22.33%) Configuration Management
3 22 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (20.39%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (18.45%) Migration
6 13 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (12.62%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (11.65%) ITIL
8 10 (9.71%) Validation
9 9 (8.74%) Incident Management
10 8 (7.77%) Project Management
11 7 (6.80%) Service Management
11 7 (6.80%) Security Architecture
11 7 (6.80%) Business Analysis
11 7 (6.80%) Release Management
12 6 (5.83%) Load Balancing
12 6 (5.83%) Network Architecture
12 6 (5.83%) Network Management
12 6 (5.83%) Requirements Engineering
12 6 (5.83%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.56%) Ruby
2 9 (8.74%) Perl
2 9 (8.74%) Python
2 9 (8.74%) Bash Shell
3 7 (6.80%) SQL
4 4 (3.88%) Java
5 3 (2.91%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.94%) C#
7 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.97%) R
7 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (14.56%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (8.74%) VCAP
3 9 (8.74%) Degree
4 8 (7.77%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.80%) VCDX
6 6 (5.83%) PMP
6 6 (5.83%) PMI Certification
6 6 (5.83%) CISSP
7 5 (4.85%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (3.88%) CISM
9 2 (1.94%) GCIA
9 2 (1.94%) GCIH
9 2 (1.94%) GCED
9 2 (1.94%) VCP5
9 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.94%) MCSE
9 2 (1.94%) GIAC
9 2 (1.94%) CISA
10 1 (0.97%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (20.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 21 (20.39%) Active Directory
2 20 (19.42%) vSphere
3 14 (13.59%) Hyper-V
4 12 (11.65%) vCloud
5 4 (3.88%) XenApp
5 4 (3.88%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (3.88%) UAG
6 2 (1.94%) Docker
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.94%) Firmware
6 2 (1.94%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.97%) NFS
7 1 (0.97%) Gluster
7 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.97%) Squid
7 1 (0.97%) Ceph
7 1 (0.97%) GPFS
7 1 (0.97%) KVM
Systems Management
1 28 (27.18%) Puppet
2 27 (26.21%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (8.74%) Ansible
4 7 (6.80%) SCCM
5 6 (5.83%) Salt
6 2 (1.94%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.97%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.97%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.97%) yum
7 1 (0.97%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.97%) StatsD
7 1 (0.97%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 27 (26.21%) VMware
2 24 (23.30%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.65%) Cisco
4 6 (5.83%) IBM
5 4 (3.88%) Blue Coat
5 4 (3.88%) HP
5 4 (3.88%) Sophos
5 4 (3.88%) Mercator
5 4 (3.88%) Citrix
6 3 (2.91%) Teradata
6 3 (2.91%) Oracle
6 3 (2.91%) Rackspace
6 3 (2.91%) Tableau
7 2 (1.94%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.94%) Brocade
7 2 (1.94%) Netezza
7 2 (1.94%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.94%) NetApp
7 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.97%) Symantec
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