Period
to 21 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 21 July 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 172 168 182
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14 +30
Contract jobs citing IaaS 68 94 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.03% 1.32% 0.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.10% 5.02% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 81 49
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.45% -5.91%
10th Percentile £393 £408 £355
90th Percentile £680 £675 £745
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £538
% change year-on-year +4.76% -2.33% -6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
City of London median hourly rate - £55.00 £34.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +60.07% -
Central London median hourly rate - £55.00 £34.36
% change year-on-year - +60.07% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,191 1,872 1,024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.08% 26.36% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,748 1,537 798
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £360 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 18
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -6.22% -3.06%
10th Percentile £18.53 £18.50 £13.62
90th Percentile £54.00 £33.00 £31.15
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.16
% change year-on-year +7.50% -5.46% -3.84%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in the City of London

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IaaS in the City of London

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in the City of London

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
London Bridge - 7 £525 -
Moorgate -9 2 £550 -
IaaS
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 52 (76.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (75.00%) PaaS
3 41 (60.29%) Microsoft
4 29 (42.65%) Windows
5 26 (38.24%) Finance
5 26 (38.24%) SaaS
6 25 (36.76%) DevOps
7 22 (32.35%) PowerShell
8 21 (30.88%) SQL
9 19 (27.94%) Active Directory
10 17 (25.00%) Migration
11 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
13 12 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (17.65%) Office 365
13 12 (17.65%) Public Cloud
14 10 (14.71%) Azure Active Directory
14 10 (14.71%) Docker
14 10 (14.71%) Windows Server
14 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 9 (13.24%) Linux
15 9 (13.24%) Python
15 9 (13.24%) Project Management
16 8 (11.76%) DNS
16 8 (11.76%) .NET
16 8 (11.76%) Firewall
16 8 (11.76%) Banking
16 8 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
16 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
16 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (4.41%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.94%) IIS
3 2 (2.94%) JBoss
3 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.94%) MS Project Server
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 52 (76.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (75.00%) PaaS
3 26 (38.24%) SaaS
4 12 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (17.65%) Office 365
5 10 (14.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (7.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (5.88%) Power Platform
8 3 (4.41%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (4.41%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (2.94%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (2.94%) Azure Stack
9 2 (2.94%) GitHub
9 2 (2.94%) OneDrive
9 2 (2.94%) OpenShift
9 2 (2.94%) Serverless
10 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.47%) Slack
10 1 (1.47%) Stackdriver
10 1 (1.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) DNS
1 8 (11.76%) Firewall
2 6 (8.82%) DHCP
2 6 (8.82%) SAN
2 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (4.41%) NAS
4 3 (4.41%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (2.94%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.94%) Network Security
5 2 (2.94%) VPN
5 2 (2.94%) WAN
6 1 (1.47%) AMQP
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.47%) IPsec
6 1 (1.47%) LAN
6 1 (1.47%) MPLS
6 1 (1.47%) Skype
6 1 (1.47%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.88%) Data Lake
4 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.88%) Power BI
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (4.41%) Big Data
5 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.41%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.94%) MySQL
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.94%) MSI
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.94%) WiX
4 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.47%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.47%) git-flow
4 1 (1.47%) JIRA
4 1 (1.47%) Maven
4 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (38.24%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Advertising
4 3 (4.41%) Retail
5 2 (2.94%) Law
5 2 (2.94%) Legal
6 1 (1.47%) Front Office
6 1 (1.47%) Games
6 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (38.24%) Architect
2 11 (16.18%) Azure Architect
3 10 (14.71%) Azure Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Azure DevOps
6 6 (8.82%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Azure Specialist
8 4 (5.88%) Developer
8 4 (5.88%) PowerShell Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Cloud Specialist
9 3 (4.41%) Security Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) .NET
2 3 (4.41%) .NET Core
2 3 (4.41%) CSS
2 3 (4.41%) HTML
2 3 (4.41%) Web Services
3 2 (2.94%) HTML5
3 2 (2.94%) JSON
3 2 (2.94%) Kafka
3 2 (2.94%) Middleware
3 2 (2.94%) Software Packaging
3 2 (2.94%) Spring
3 2 (2.94%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.47%) Ajax
4 1 (1.47%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.47%) jQuery
4 1 (1.47%) OAuth
4 1 (1.47%) OpenID
4 1 (1.47%) REST
4 1 (1.47%) SAML
4 1 (1.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Public Cloud
2 7 (10.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.88%) Clustering
5 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.94%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.94%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.94%) PKI
6 2 (2.94%) Replication
7 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) Social Media
7 1 (1.47%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.65%) Windows
2 10 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 9 (13.24%) Linux
4 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.88%) Unix
6 3 (4.41%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.94%) Solaris
7 2 (2.94%) VMS
8 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) DevOps
2 17 (25.00%) Migration
3 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (13.24%) Project Management
6 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure as Code
7 7 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (8.82%) High Availability
8 6 (8.82%) Presales
9 5 (7.35%) Identity Management
9 5 (7.35%) Information Security
9 5 (7.35%) Server Management
9 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (5.88%) Network Architecture
10 4 (5.88%) Security Architecture
11 3 (4.41%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 22 (32.35%) PowerShell
2 21 (30.88%) SQL
3 9 (13.24%) Python
4 7 (10.29%) C#
5 4 (5.88%) Java
5 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.94%) Perl
7 2 (2.94%) Ruby
7 2 (2.94%) VB
8 1 (1.47%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) CISA
3 2 (2.94%) CISM
3 2 (2.94%) CISSP
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.94%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (1.47%) CCNP
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.47%) CRISC
4 1 (1.47%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (27.94%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.71%) Docker
3 8 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 8 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.94%) XenApp
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) Kubernetes
2 7 (10.29%) SCCM
2 7 (10.29%) Terraform
3 6 (8.82%) SCOM
4 5 (7.35%) Puppet
5 3 (4.41%) Ansible
5 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (4.41%) NetBackup
5 3 (4.41%) SCSM
5 3 (4.41%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.94%) CASB
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.94%) QRadar
6 2 (2.94%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.94%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.47%) Netcool
Vendors
1 41 (60.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) VMware
3 6 (8.82%) Oracle
4 5 (7.35%) Symantec
5 4 (5.88%) NetApp
6 3 (4.41%) Citrix
6 3 (4.41%) Dell
6 3 (4.41%) Sybase
6 3 (4.41%) Veritas
7 2 (2.94%) Cisco
7 2 (2.94%) F5
7 2 (2.94%) Google
7 2 (2.94%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.94%) Tableau
8 1 (1.47%) IBM
8 1 (1.47%) Juniper
8 1 (1.47%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.47%) SAP