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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England / London
Rank 197 287 310
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +23
Contract jobs citing IaaS 229 127 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.18% 0.61% 0.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.78% 6.77% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 99 76
Median daily rate £500 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £750 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £100.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2942 1877 1247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.15% 8.98% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2198 1399 892
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £412
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.16 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.47% -8.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.90 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £100.00 £43.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 60 £462 -9.46% 6
Canary Wharf - 6 £463 -
Twickenham - 2 £400 -
Chiswick - 1 £477 -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 294 (67.90%) PaaS
2 237 (54.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 167 (38.57%) Amazon AWS
4 146 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (33.26%) DevOps
6 137 (31.64%) Microsoft
7 125 (28.87%) Windows
8 103 (23.79%) SaaS
9 77 (17.78%) Linux
10 75 (17.32%) Finance
11 71 (16.40%) PowerShell
12 69 (15.94%) Scrum
13 67 (15.47%) SQL Server
14 64 (14.78%) Active Directory
15 61 (14.09%) Java
15 61 (14.09%) Office 365
16 58 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
17 57 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
18 54 (12.47%) JIRA
18 54 (12.47%) Migration
19 53 (12.24%) TDD
19 53 (12.24%) Git (software)
20 52 (12.01%) VMware
21 51 (11.78%) Web Services
21 51 (11.78%) Jenkins
22 50 (11.55%) Python
22 50 (11.55%) Security Cleared
23 47 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
23 47 (10.85%) Windows Server
24 46 (10.62%) Puppet

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 37 (8.55%) Confluence
2 36 (8.31%) Cloud Foundry
2 36 (8.31%) IIS
3 34 (7.85%) SharePoint
4 23 (5.31%) OpenStack
5 17 (3.93%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (3.93%) Tomcat
6 16 (3.70%) Apache
6 16 (3.70%) WebLogic
7 11 (2.54%) Oracle Coherence
8 10 (2.31%) MS Exchange
8 10 (2.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (2.31%) Skype for Business
9 8 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.62%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.62%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.62%) CMS
10 7 (1.62%) JBoss
10 7 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (6.24%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.46%) MS Office
3 4 (0.92%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.92%) MS Project
4 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (4.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (3.93%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.23%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 294 (67.90%) PaaS
2 237 (54.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 167 (38.57%) Amazon AWS
4 103 (23.79%) SaaS
5 61 (14.09%) Office 365
6 33 (7.62%) GitHub
7 27 (6.24%) Azure Active Directory
8 26 (6.00%) OpenShift
9 24 (5.54%) CloudBees
10 16 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (1.39%) Data Lake Analytics
14 5 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (1.15%) OneDrive
15 4 (0.92%) Akamai
16 3 (0.69%) Google Drive
16 3 (0.69%) Google Play
16 3 (0.69%) Heroku
16 3 (0.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.78%) Firewall
2 31 (7.16%) DNS
2 31 (7.16%) LAN
3 30 (6.93%) VPN
4 29 (6.70%) WAN
5 15 (3.46%) Network Security
6 14 (3.23%) Internet
7 13 (3.00%) DMARC
8 11 (2.54%) DHCP
8 11 (2.54%) DKIM
8 11 (2.54%) SMTP
9 10 (2.31%) DMZ
10 9 (2.08%) LDAP
11 8 (1.85%) SAN
11 8 (1.85%) Software-Defined Networking
12 7 (1.62%) Skype
13 6 (1.39%) Unified Communications
13 6 (1.39%) VLAN
14 5 (1.15%) VoIP
14 5 (1.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.47%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (4.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (3.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 10 (2.31%) Hadoop
6 10 (2.31%) Power BI
6 10 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (2.08%) Data Mining
7 9 (2.08%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.08%) MySQL
8 8 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (1.62%) Data Lake
9 7 (1.62%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.62%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (1.39%) QlikView
11 4 (0.92%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 54 (12.47%) JIRA
2 53 (12.24%) Git (software)
3 51 (11.78%) Jenkins
4 28 (6.47%) SonarQube
5 21 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (3.00%) Maven
7 11 (2.54%) Ant
8 10 (2.31%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.31%) Selenium
9 9 (2.08%) Gradle
10 7 (1.62%) JUnit
10 7 (1.62%) Vagrant
11 6 (1.39%) Capybara
11 6 (1.39%) Jasmine
11 6 (1.39%) Mocha
11 6 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (1.39%) QUnit
11 6 (1.39%) Subversion
12 5 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.15%) Eclipse
General
1 75 (17.32%) Finance
2 29 (6.70%) Banking
3 28 (6.47%) Retail
4 21 (4.85%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.00%) Advertising
6 9 (2.08%) Legal
7 8 (1.85%) Marketing
8 6 (1.39%) Electronics
8 6 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.15%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.46%) Back Office
10 2 (0.46%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.23%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
11 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 161 (37.18%) Architect
2 69 (15.94%) Cloud Architect
3 66 (15.24%) Developer
4 55 (12.70%) Azure Architect
5 46 (10.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 39 (9.01%) Consultant
6 39 (9.01%) Infrastructure Architect
7 33 (7.62%) AWS Architect
8 27 (6.24%) Solutions Architect
9 26 (6.00%) Project Manager
10 22 (5.08%) Azure Engineer
11 20 (4.62%) Azure Consultant
11 20 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (4.39%) Cloud Engineer
12 19 (4.39%) Technical Architect
13 18 (4.16%) Java Developer
14 17 (3.93%) Dynamics AX Developer
14 17 (3.93%) Microsoft Developer
15 15 (3.46%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
16 13 (3.00%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (11.78%) Web Services
2 37 (8.55%) HTML
2 37 (8.55%) JSON
3 36 (8.31%) .NET
3 36 (8.31%) REST
3 36 (8.31%) SOAP
4 29 (6.70%) CSS
4 29 (6.70%) Middleware
5 26 (6.00%) HTML5
6 25 (5.77%) jQuery
6 25 (5.77%) Spring
7 24 (5.54%) Node.js
8 21 (4.85%) Dojo
9 20 (4.62%) AngularJS
9 20 (4.62%) Backbone.js
9 20 (4.62%) React
10 19 (4.39%) CSS3
10 19 (4.39%) Ember.js
10 19 (4.39%) J2EE
10 19 (4.39%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.39%) Data Centre
2 35 (8.08%) Public Cloud
3 24 (5.54%) User Experience
4 23 (5.31%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (3.46%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (3.00%) Clustering
7 13 (3.00%) Private Cloud
8 10 (2.31%) Replication
9 8 (1.85%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.62%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.15%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.15%) NHS
11 5 (1.15%) Social Media
11 5 (1.15%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.92%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (0.92%) PKI
13 3 (0.69%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.69%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 125 (28.87%) Windows
2 77 (17.78%) Linux
3 47 (10.85%) Windows Server
4 20 (4.62%) Unix
5 13 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.08%) CentOS
7 9 (2.08%) Fedora
8 7 (1.62%) Android
8 7 (1.62%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.92%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.23%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.23%) Solaris
12 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (33.26%) DevOps
3 69 (15.94%) Scrum
4 58 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (12.47%) Migration
6 53 (12.24%) TDD
7 47 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
8 37 (8.55%) Microservices
9 35 (8.08%) Project Management
10 34 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (7.62%) Configuration Management
12 30 (6.93%) Open Source
13 28 (6.47%) BDD
13 28 (6.47%) CRM
14 27 (6.24%) Continuous Delivery
15 23 (5.31%) Kanban
15 23 (5.31%) Software Delivery
16 21 (4.85%) ATDD
16 21 (4.85%) SOA
17 20 (4.62%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 71 (16.40%) PowerShell
2 61 (14.09%) Java
3 50 (11.55%) Python
4 45 (10.39%) C#
5 41 (9.47%) Ruby
6 31 (7.16%) SQL
7 27 (6.24%) Bash Shell
8 22 (5.08%) JavaScript
9 13 (3.00%) Perl
10 9 (2.08%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.85%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.62%) C
13 6 (1.39%) Groovy
14 5 (1.15%) Go
15 4 (0.92%) PHP
16 3 (0.69%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.69%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.46%) VB
18 1 (0.23%) Korn
18 1 (0.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 50 (11.55%) Security Cleared
2 41 (9.47%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.62%) Degree
4 16 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.31%) MCSE
7 9 (2.08%) AWS Certification
7 9 (2.08%) CISSP
8 7 (1.62%) CCNA
9 6 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.39%) PMP
9 6 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (1.15%) MCSD
10 5 (1.15%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 4 (0.92%) CCIE
11 4 (0.92%) EMC Certification
11 4 (0.92%) ISEB
11 4 (0.92%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 8 (1.85%) QA
3 6 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.92%) SLA
5 1 (0.23%) BS7799
5 1 (0.23%) GCP
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) RMADS
System Software
1 64 (14.78%) Active Directory
2 39 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (7.16%) Docker
4 21 (4.85%) Hyper-V
5 20 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (3.46%) vCloud
7 5 (1.15%) XenApp
8 3 (0.69%) KVM
9 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.46%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.23%) UAG
10 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.23%) vSphere
10 1 (0.23%) Xen
10 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 57 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
2 46 (10.62%) Puppet
3 37 (8.55%) Ansible
4 24 (5.54%) SCOM
5 17 (3.93%) SCCM
6 9 (2.08%) Terraform
7 8 (1.85%) CA Single Sign-On
7 8 (1.85%) Packer
7 8 (1.85%) SCOrch
7 8 (1.85%) SCVMM
8 6 (1.39%) AirWatch
8 6 (1.39%) Nagios
9 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.69%) Ganglia
10 3 (0.69%) Graphite
10 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.69%) StatsD
10 3 (0.69%) WMI
11 2 (0.46%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 137 (31.64%) Microsoft
2 52 (12.01%) VMware
3 45 (10.39%) Oracle
4 23 (5.31%) Google
5 20 (4.62%) Red Hat
6 19 (4.39%) Citrix
7 16 (3.70%) Cisco
8 12 (2.77%) Splunk
9 11 (2.54%) IBM
10 10 (2.31%) SaltStack
11 9 (2.08%) Rackspace
12 8 (1.85%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.85%) Mercator
12 8 (1.85%) MuleSoft
12 8 (1.85%) New Relic
13 7 (1.62%) ATG
13 7 (1.62%) EMC
13 7 (1.62%) NetApp
13 7 (1.62%) Tableau
14 6 (1.39%) Xamarin
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