Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for IaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IaaS over the 6 months to 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
London > Central London
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 189 176
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13 +43
Contract jobs citing IaaS 92 108 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.09% 1.18% 1.06%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.31% 4.44% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 90 72
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% -10.43%
10th Percentile £398 £407 £355
90th Percentile £679 £675 £662
London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Central London median hourly rate - £55.00 -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year -36.36% - -

IaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,783 2,433 1,226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 32.93% 26.67% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,201 1,916 959
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.52% +3.68%
10th Percentile £369 £325 £300
90th Percentile £673 £663 £625
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 15
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.46% -3.84%
10th Percentile £16.45 £16.25 £13.07
90th Percentile £40.15 £40.63 £29.77
London median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £21.16
% change year-on-year -2.00% +18.18% -15.38%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing IaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in Central London

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IaaS in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for IaaS in Central London

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in Central London

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in Central 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 Central London region over the 6 months to 26 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -11 68 £525 - 6
City of Westminster - 7 £650 -
Southwark - 5 £525 -
West End of London +4 4 £600 +14.29%
IaaS
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing IaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 72 (78.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (75.00%) PaaS
3 49 (53.26%) Microsoft
4 38 (41.30%) Windows
5 37 (40.22%) DevOps
6 33 (35.87%) PowerShell
7 32 (34.78%) SaaS
8 29 (31.52%) Active Directory
9 28 (30.43%) Finance
10 27 (29.35%) SQL
11 24 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
12 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (21.74%) Migration
14 18 (19.57%) Windows Server
15 16 (17.39%) Azure Active Directory
16 15 (16.30%) Linux
16 15 (16.30%) Python
17 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
17 14 (15.22%) Hyper-V
18 13 (14.13%) Firewall
19 12 (13.04%) VMware
19 12 (13.04%) Docker
19 12 (13.04%) Office 365
19 12 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 11 (11.96%) Hybrid Cloud
20 11 (11.96%) Public Cloud
21 10 (10.87%) Banking
21 10 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
21 10 (10.87%) DNS
22 9 (9.78%) .NET

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.35%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.26%) IIS
4 2 (2.17%) Confluence
4 2 (2.17%) JBoss
4 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.09%) Apache
5 1 (1.09%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (1.09%) CMS
5 1 (1.09%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 72 (78.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (75.00%) PaaS
3 32 (34.78%) SaaS
4 24 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (17.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (13.04%) Office 365
7 7 (7.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (5.43%) Power Platform
9 4 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (4.35%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (3.26%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 3 (3.26%) Serverless
11 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (2.17%) Azure Stack
11 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (2.17%) GitHub
11 2 (2.17%) OpenShift
12 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
12 1 (1.09%) Stackdriver
12 1 (1.09%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.13%) Firewall
2 10 (10.87%) DNS
3 8 (8.70%) SAN
4 7 (7.61%) DHCP
5 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.43%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (4.35%) WAN
8 3 (3.26%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.26%) LAN
8 3 (3.26%) NAS
8 3 (3.26%) Network Security
8 3 (3.26%) Software-Defined Networking
8 3 (3.26%) VPN
9 2 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.17%) Internet
9 2 (2.17%) VLAN
10 1 (1.09%) AMQP
10 1 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.09%) IPsec
10 1 (1.09%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.43%) Power BI
3 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.35%) Big Data
4 4 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (3.26%) Data Lake
5 3 (3.26%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.26%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.17%) MySQL
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.26%) MSI
4 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.26%) WiX
5 2 (2.17%) JIRA
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.09%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.09%) git-flow
6 1 (1.09%) Maven
6 1 (1.09%) ScriptRunner
6 1 (1.09%) Subversion
6 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio Code
6 1 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (30.43%) Finance
2 10 (10.87%) Banking
3 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.26%) Advertising
4 3 (3.26%) Marketing
4 3 (3.26%) Retail
5 2 (2.17%) Law
5 2 (2.17%) Legal
6 1 (1.09%) Billing
6 1 (1.09%) Front Office
6 1 (1.09%) Games
6 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (40.22%) Architect
2 15 (16.30%) Azure Engineer
3 14 (15.22%) Azure Architect
4 12 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (11.96%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) Azure DevOps
6 10 (10.87%) Cloud Architect
6 10 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (9.78%) Technical Architect
8 8 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (6.52%) Active Directory Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Azure Consultant
9 6 (6.52%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (6.52%) Consultant
10 5 (5.43%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.43%) Developer
10 5 (5.43%) PowerShell Engineer
11 4 (4.35%) Azure Specialist
11 4 (4.35%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) .NET
1 9 (9.78%) JSON
2 7 (7.61%) Web Services
3 3 (3.26%) CSS
3 3 (3.26%) HTML
3 3 (3.26%) Kafka
3 3 (3.26%) REST
3 3 (3.26%) SOAP
3 3 (3.26%) Software Packaging
4 2 (2.17%) .NET Core
4 2 (2.17%) HTML5
4 2 (2.17%) Middleware
4 2 (2.17%) Spring
4 2 (2.17%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.09%) Ajax
5 1 (1.09%) Apache NiFi
5 1 (1.09%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.09%) jQuery
5 1 (1.09%) OAuth
5 1 (1.09%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Hybrid Cloud
1 11 (11.96%) Public Cloud
2 7 (7.61%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.43%) Clustering
3 5 (5.43%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (5.43%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.26%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.17%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.17%) PKI
5 2 (2.17%) Replication
6 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.09%) Social Media
6 1 (1.09%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 38 (41.30%) Windows
2 18 (19.57%) Windows Server
3 15 (16.30%) Linux
4 6 (6.52%) Unix
4 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.26%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.17%) Solaris
7 2 (2.17%) VMS
8 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (40.22%) DevOps
2 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.74%) Migration
4 12 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (8.70%) Project Management
7 7 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure as Code
8 6 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (6.52%) High Availability
8 6 (6.52%) Network Virtualisation
8 6 (6.52%) Presales
8 6 (6.52%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.43%) Architectural Design
9 5 (5.43%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (5.43%) Identity Management
9 5 (5.43%) Information Security
9 5 (5.43%) Server Management
10 4 (4.35%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 33 (35.87%) PowerShell
2 27 (29.35%) SQL
3 15 (16.30%) Python
4 9 (9.78%) Java
5 8 (8.70%) C#
6 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.43%) Ruby
7 4 (4.35%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.26%) VB
9 2 (2.17%) Groovy
9 2 (2.17%) Perl
10 1 (1.09%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) Degree
1 5 (5.43%) MCSE
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.35%) AWS Certification
3 3 (3.26%) CISA
3 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) CISM
4 2 (2.17%) CISSP
4 2 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.17%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (1.09%) CCNP
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.09%) CRISC
5 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (31.52%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.22%) Hyper-V
3 12 (13.04%) Docker
4 9 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (4.35%) XenApp
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) Kubernetes
1 8 (8.70%) SCCM
1 8 (8.70%) SCOM
2 7 (7.61%) Terraform
3 5 (5.43%) Puppet
4 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (3.26%) Ansible
5 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (3.26%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.26%) QRadar
5 3 (3.26%) SCOrch
5 3 (3.26%) SCSM
5 3 (3.26%) SCVMM
5 3 (3.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (2.17%) CASB
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.09%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (1.09%) Netcool
7 1 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 49 (53.26%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.04%) VMware
3 7 (7.61%) Oracle
4 6 (6.52%) Symantec
5 5 (5.43%) Citrix
6 4 (4.35%) Cisco
7 3 (3.26%) Dell
7 3 (3.26%) F5
7 3 (3.26%) NetApp
7 3 (3.26%) Sybase
7 3 (3.26%) Veritas
8 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.17%) Google
8 2 (2.17%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.17%) Tableau
9 1 (1.09%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.09%) IBM
9 1 (1.09%) Juniper
9 1 (1.09%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.09%) SAP