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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 361 365 367
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing IaaS 47 41 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.18% 0.082%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.36% 4.22% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £445 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 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
1399 971 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.25% 4.16% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 686 398
Average daily rate £425 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 8 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -29.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £16.02
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -15.70%

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 May 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 1 May 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 -3 5 £320 -14.66% 6
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 50 (49.02%) PaaS
2 49 (48.04%) Windows
3 39 (38.24%) Linux
4 33 (32.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 30 (29.41%) VMware
6 29 (28.43%) Amazon AWS
7 28 (27.45%) Puppet
7 28 (27.45%) Microsoft
8 25 (24.51%) Opscode Chef
9 24 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (22.55%) SaaS
10 23 (22.55%) Configuration Management
11 22 (21.57%) SharePoint
11 22 (21.57%) vSphere
11 22 (21.57%) DevOps
12 21 (20.59%) Finance
13 20 (19.61%) Active Directory
14 18 (17.65%) SAN
14 18 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (16.67%) Office 365
16 16 (15.69%) OpenStack
16 16 (15.69%) Firewall
17 15 (14.71%) Migration
17 15 (14.71%) IIS
17 15 (14.71%) Ruby
17 15 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (13.73%) MS Excel
18 14 (13.73%) Cisco
18 14 (13.73%) DNS

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 22 (21.57%) SharePoint
2 16 (15.69%) OpenStack
3 15 (14.71%) IIS
4 12 (11.76%) Lync
5 11 (10.78%) MS Exchange
6 8 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.90%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.90%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (3.92%) Apache
9 3 (2.94%) Node.js
9 3 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.98%) JBoss
11 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.86%) MS Office
3 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.96%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 50 (49.02%) PaaS
2 33 (32.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (28.43%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (22.55%) SaaS
5 17 (16.67%) Office 365
6 11 (10.78%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.96%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.96%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.98%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.65%) SAN
2 16 (15.69%) Firewall
3 14 (13.73%) DNS
4 13 (12.75%) NAS
5 10 (9.80%) VLAN
6 8 (7.84%) Network Security
6 8 (7.84%) VPN
7 6 (5.88%) Internet
8 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
8 5 (4.90%) LDAP
8 5 (4.90%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (3.92%) MPLS
10 3 (2.94%) VoIP
10 3 (2.94%) VPLS
11 2 (1.96%) PBX
11 2 (1.96%) Wireless
12 1 (0.98%) Software-Defined Networking
12 1 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 1 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.78%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.86%) Big Data
4 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.92%) MySQL
5 4 (3.92%) EDRMS
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.94%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.96%) Spotfire
7 2 (1.96%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.96%) OLTP
7 2 (1.96%) OLAP
7 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.84%) TeamCity
2 7 (6.86%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (4.90%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.94%) JIRA
5 3 (2.94%) RSpec
5 3 (2.94%) Subversion
6 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.98%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.98%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.98%) Hudson
7 1 (0.98%) Maven
General
1 21 (20.59%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Publishing
3 5 (4.90%) Games
4 3 (2.94%) Banking
5 2 (1.96%) Korean Language
6 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.98%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (36.27%) Architect
2 16 (15.69%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (14.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (10.78%) Security Architect
4 11 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (10.78%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 11 (10.78%) Cloud Architect
5 8 (7.84%) Analyst
6 7 (6.86%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Consultant
8 5 (4.90%) Administrator
8 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 5 (4.90%) Security Specialist
9 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (3.92%) Cyber Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.84%) Web Services
2 5 (4.90%) .NET
3 2 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (1.96%) XML
4 1 (0.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.98%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.98%) Middleware
4 1 (0.98%) XSD
4 1 (0.98%) XSLT
4 1 (0.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.80%) Clustering
3 9 (8.82%) Private Cloud
3 9 (8.82%) Public Cloud
4 8 (7.84%) Spread Betting
5 6 (5.88%) CMDB
6 5 (4.90%) Open Source
7 3 (2.94%) Online Games
8 2 (1.96%) Wiki
8 2 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.98%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.98%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 49 (48.04%) Windows
2 39 (38.24%) Linux
3 15 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.94%) Solaris
5 3 (2.94%) UNIX
5 3 (2.94%) CentOS
6 2 (1.96%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.98%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.55%) Configuration Management
2 22 (21.57%) DevOps
3 18 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (14.71%) Migration
5 14 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (12.75%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (10.78%) ITIL
8 10 (9.80%) Incident Management
9 8 (7.84%) Release Management
9 8 (7.84%) Project Management
10 7 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (6.86%) PRINCE2
10 7 (6.86%) Business Analysis
11 6 (5.88%) Cyber Security
11 6 (5.88%) Network Management
11 6 (5.88%) Requirements Engineering
11 6 (5.88%) Security Architecture
11 6 (5.88%) ITSM
11 6 (5.88%) Service Management
12 5 (4.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.71%) Ruby
2 11 (10.78%) Bash Shell
2 11 (10.78%) Perl
2 11 (10.78%) Python
3 10 (9.80%) SQL
4 4 (3.92%) Java
5 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.94%) C
6 2 (1.96%) C#
6 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.98%) R
7 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (9.80%) Degree
1 10 (9.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (7.84%) VCAP
3 7 (6.86%) CISSP
3 7 (6.86%) VCDX
4 6 (5.88%) CISM
4 6 (5.88%) PMP
4 6 (5.88%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.96%) GCIA
6 2 (1.96%) GCIH
6 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.96%) GIAC
6 2 (1.96%) CISA
6 2 (1.96%) VCP5
6 2 (1.96%) GCED
7 1 (0.98%) CRISC
7 1 (0.98%) MCP
7 1 (0.98%) MCSE
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.98%) EMIR
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (21.57%) vSphere
3 20 (19.61%) Active Directory
4 12 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 11 (10.78%) vCloud
6 4 (3.92%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (3.92%) UAG
6 4 (3.92%) NFS
6 4 (3.92%) Firmware
7 3 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.94%) Ceph
7 3 (2.94%) KVM
7 3 (2.94%) GPFS
7 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (2.94%) Gluster
7 3 (2.94%) XenApp
7 3 (2.94%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.96%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (27.45%) Puppet
2 25 (24.51%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (8.82%) Ansible
4 6 (5.88%) Salt
5 4 (3.92%) SCCM
5 4 (3.92%) AirWatch
6 3 (2.94%) CFEngine
6 3 (2.94%) Cobbler
6 3 (2.94%) Tivoli
6 3 (2.94%) yum
6 3 (2.94%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.96%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.98%) StatsD
8 1 (0.98%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.98%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (29.41%) VMware
2 28 (27.45%) Microsoft
3 14 (13.73%) Cisco
4 7 (6.86%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.86%) IBM
5 6 (5.88%) WorldPay
5 6 (5.88%) Oracle
5 6 (5.88%) HP
6 5 (4.90%) NetApp
6 5 (4.90%) Brocade
7 4 (3.92%) Blue Coat
7 4 (3.92%) Sophos
7 4 (3.92%) Mercator
8 3 (2.94%) Tableau
8 3 (2.94%) Rackspace
8 3 (2.94%) Citrix
8 3 (2.94%) Symantec
8 3 (2.94%) Sybase
8 3 (2.94%) 3PAR
8 3 (2.94%) Teradata
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