The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 352 397 406
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +9
Contract jobs citing IaaS 54 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.099% 0.027%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.35% 3.73% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 18 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £452
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 -
Cloud Services Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1010 644 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.30% 2.65% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 493 312
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -62.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-51.47% +151.85%
IaaS
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +26 12 £456 -17.12% 3
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 63 (65.63%) PaaS
2 51 (53.13%) SaaS
3 27 (28.13%) Linux
4 23 (23.96%) Windows
5 20 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 17 (17.71%) SOA
6 17 (17.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 16 (16.67%) Web Services
8 15 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
9 13 (13.54%) Oracle
9 13 (13.54%) HP
10 12 (12.50%) Service Delivery
10 12 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (12.50%) DevOps
10 12 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (12.50%) Puppet
11 11 (11.46%) Migration
12 10 (10.42%) VMware
12 10 (10.42%) Firewall
12 10 (10.42%) Middleware
12 10 (10.42%) ITIL
13 9 (9.38%) Project Management
13 9 (9.38%) Change Management
13 9 (9.38%) Finance
13 9 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (9.38%) Load Balancing
13 9 (9.38%) Ruby
14 8 (8.33%) SC Cleared

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (8.33%) IIS
2 7 (7.29%) OpenStack
3 5 (5.21%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (5.21%) Node.js
4 4 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.13%) Apache
5 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (3.13%) nginx
5 3 (3.13%) Lync
5 3 (3.13%) CloudStack
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 63 (65.63%) PaaS
2 51 (53.13%) SaaS
3 17 (17.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (4.17%) Office 365
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.04%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) Firewall
2 7 (7.29%) SAN
2 7 (7.29%) NAS
3 6 (6.25%) DNS
3 6 (6.25%) SNMP
4 5 (5.21%) SSL
5 4 (4.17%) SSH
5 4 (4.17%) MPLS
5 4 (4.17%) Kerberos
5 4 (4.17%) VPN
6 3 (3.13%) PBX
6 3 (3.13%) WAN
6 3 (3.13%) LDAP
6 3 (3.13%) VLAN
6 3 (3.13%) VPLS
6 3 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.13%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.04%) Broadband
7 1 (1.04%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.17%) VLDB
5 3 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Bugzilla
1 5 (5.21%) NUnit
1 5 (5.21%) JIRA
1 5 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.17%) RSpec
3 1 (1.04%) Mocha
3 1 (1.04%) Yeoman
3 1 (1.04%) Bower
3 1 (1.04%) PhantomJS
3 1 (1.04%) Grunt
3 1 (1.04%) Gradle
3 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (9.38%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Publishing
3 3 (3.13%) Legal
4 2 (2.08%) German Language
4 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.08%) Advertising
4 2 (2.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Back Office
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Local Government
5 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (40.63%) Architect
2 13 (13.54%) Cloud Architect
3 9 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) Transition Manager
4 8 (8.33%) Service Transition Manager
4 8 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 7 (7.29%) Consultant
6 6 (6.25%) Lead Architect
6 6 (6.25%) Developer
6 6 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
7 5 (5.21%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Integration Architect
7 5 (5.21%) BizTalk Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Senior BizTalk Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.67%) Web Services
2 10 (10.42%) Middleware
3 5 (5.21%) XML
3 5 (5.21%) XSD
3 5 (5.21%) XSL
3 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 5 (5.21%) WCF
4 1 (1.04%) HTML
4 1 (1.04%) .NET
4 1 (1.04%) J2EE
4 1 (1.04%) CSS
4 1 (1.04%) Java EE
4 1 (1.04%) CSS3
4 1 (1.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) Open Source
2 4 (4.17%) Spread Betting
2 4 (4.17%) PKI
2 4 (4.17%) Clustering
3 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.04%) CESG
4 1 (1.04%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.04%) NGOSS
4 1 (1.04%) Derivative
4 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.04%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.13%) Linux
2 23 (23.96%) Windows
3 5 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.17%) UNIX
5 3 (3.13%) AIX
5 3 (3.13%) HPUX
5 3 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.71%) SOA
2 16 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 12 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 12 (12.50%) DevOps
4 11 (11.46%) Migration
5 10 (10.42%) ITIL
6 9 (9.38%) Project Management
6 9 (9.38%) Change Management
6 9 (9.38%) Load Balancing
7 8 (8.33%) OO
8 6 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.25%) Validation
9 5 (5.21%) EAI
9 5 (5.21%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.21%) OOD
9 5 (5.21%) OOP
9 5 (5.21%) CRM
9 5 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.38%) Ruby
2 8 (8.33%) Java
3 7 (7.29%) C#
4 2 (2.08%) Python
4 2 (2.08%) VBScript
4 2 (2.08%) C++
5 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.04%) C
5 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.21%) Degree
3 5 (5.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (5.21%) VCDX
3 5 (5.21%) VCAP
4 2 (2.08%) CISSP
5 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.33%) vSphere
3 5 (5.21%) vCloud
4 4 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (12.50%) Puppet
3 3 (3.13%) Nagios
3 3 (3.13%) Nessus
3 3 (3.13%) collectd
3 3 (3.13%) Ansible
3 3 (3.13%) Opsview
4 2 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.54%) Oracle
2 13 (13.54%) HP
3 10 (10.42%) VMware
4 6 (6.25%) Cisco
5 5 (5.21%) Citrix
6 4 (4.17%) SAP
6 4 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.13%) Adobe
7 3 (3.13%) IBM
7 3 (3.13%) Akamai
8 2 (2.08%) Cognizant
9 1 (1.04%) Mercator
9 1 (1.04%) ServiceNow
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