Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 184 244
Rank change year-on-year -4 +60 +29
Contract jobs citing IaaS 63 62 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.88% 0.92% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.24% 6.94% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 56 28
City of London median daily rate £518 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.91% +7.32% -6.82%
10th Percentile £355 £391 £365
90th Percentile £675 £641 £658
Central London median daily rate £520 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -5.45% +4.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £34.36 - -
Central London median hourly rate £34.36 - -

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 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 1202 893 606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.88% 13.27% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 741 484
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £320 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £439
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.11% +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 6
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £25.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.43% +38.48% +29.62%
10th Percentile £11.25 £20.61 £21.00
90th Percentile £26.39 £52.49 £35.50
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £44.62 £24.23
% change year-on-year -59.66% +84.16% +18.20%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 - 1 £725 -
IaaS
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 43 (68.25%) PaaS
2 39 (61.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (57.14%) DevOps
4 27 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 19 (30.16%) Windows
6 17 (26.98%) Linux
6 17 (26.98%) SaaS
6 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (20.63%) PowerShell
7 13 (20.63%) Active Directory
7 13 (20.63%) Finance
8 12 (19.05%) Java
8 12 (19.05%) SQL
8 12 (19.05%) Puppet
8 12 (19.05%) Office 365
8 12 (19.05%) Data Centre
9 11 (17.46%) Windows Server
9 11 (17.46%) VMware
10 10 (15.87%) Jenkins
11 9 (14.29%) Ansible
11 9 (14.29%) Public Cloud
11 9 (14.29%) Configuration Management
11 9 (14.29%) C#
11 9 (14.29%) Banking
12 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
12 8 (12.70%) DNS
12 8 (12.70%) Citrix
12 8 (12.70%) Unix
12 8 (12.70%) Firewall

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 6 (9.52%) Skype for Business
2 5 (7.94%) Apache
2 5 (7.94%) IIS
3 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (4.76%) Confluence
5 2 (3.17%) Mule
6 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.59%) JBoss
6 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 43 (68.25%) PaaS
2 39 (61.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (26.98%) SaaS
5 12 (19.05%) Office 365
6 5 (7.94%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (7.94%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (7.94%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (6.35%) Google Compute Engine
7 4 (6.35%) OpenShift
8 3 (4.76%) CloudBees
8 3 (4.76%) GitHub
9 2 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.59%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (1.59%) G Suite
10 1 (1.59%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) DNS
1 8 (12.70%) Firewall
2 7 (11.11%) VPN
3 6 (9.52%) NetScaler
3 6 (9.52%) Skype
3 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.94%) Network Security
4 5 (7.94%) WAN
5 4 (6.35%) LAN
6 3 (4.76%) Internet
6 3 (4.76%) IPsec
7 2 (3.17%) DMZ
7 2 (3.17%) HTTPS
7 2 (3.17%) LDAP
7 2 (3.17%) SAN
7 2 (3.17%) SSL
7 2 (3.17%) VoIP
8 1 (1.59%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.59%) HTTP
8 1 (1.59%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.59%) Big Data
4 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.59%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.59%) QlikView
4 1 (1.59%) Redis
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.94%) Maven
4 4 (6.35%) IBM UrbanCode
4 4 (6.35%) JIRA
4 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (3.17%) Capybara
6 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.17%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.17%) JUnit
6 2 (3.17%) Mocha
6 2 (3.17%) QUnit
6 2 (3.17%) Selenium
6 2 (3.17%) SonarQube
6 2 (3.17%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.59%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Advertising
4 3 (4.76%) Legal
4 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) French Language
5 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Law
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (23.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (17.46%) Architect
2 11 (17.46%) Azure Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Consultant
4 7 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (9.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Azure Consultant
5 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (6.35%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Java Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (6.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Java Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) .NET
1 7 (11.11%) jQuery
2 6 (9.52%) XML
3 5 (7.94%) Ajax
3 5 (7.94%) Java EE
3 5 (7.94%) RESTful
4 4 (6.35%) Web Services
5 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.76%) JSON
5 3 (4.76%) REST
5 3 (4.76%) SOAP
5 3 (4.76%) Spring
5 3 (4.76%) Spring Boot
6 2 (3.17%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (3.17%) CSS
6 2 (3.17%) Dojo
6 2 (3.17%) Handlebars
6 2 (3.17%) HTML5
6 2 (3.17%) React Native
6 2 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 6 (9.52%) Private Cloud
4 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Cloud
4 5 (7.94%) Virtual Team
5 4 (6.35%) PKI
5 4 (6.35%) User Experience
6 3 (4.76%) Clustering
6 3 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.17%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.59%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.59%) DataPower
8 1 (1.59%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (1.59%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Windows
2 17 (26.98%) Linux
3 11 (17.46%) Windows Server
4 8 (12.70%) Unix
5 6 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.35%) CentOS
7 2 (3.17%) Android
7 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.17%) VMS
8 1 (1.59%) Solaris
8 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) DevOps
2 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 7 (11.11%) CRM
4 7 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 6 (9.52%) Change Control
5 6 (9.52%) Release Management
6 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (7.94%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.94%) Microservices
6 5 (7.94%) Scrum
6 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.35%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 4 (6.35%) Data Security
7 4 (6.35%) Kanban
7 4 (6.35%) OO
7 4 (6.35%) Project Management
7 4 (6.35%) Software Delivery
7 4 (6.35%) Software Testing
7 4 (6.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.63%) PowerShell
2 12 (19.05%) Java
2 12 (19.05%) SQL
3 9 (14.29%) C#
4 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.11%) Python
5 5 (7.94%) Perl
5 5 (7.94%) Ruby
6 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.17%) C
6 2 (3.17%) Korn
6 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.59%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) CEH
1 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.59%) CISSP
1 1 (1.59%) CREST Certified
1 1 (1.59%) Degree
1 1 (1.59%) GIAC
1 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.59%) Master's Degree
1 1 (1.59%) MBA
1 1 (1.59%) MCSE
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.59%) PMP
1 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (1.59%) SANS
1 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) GDPR
2 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.59%) GCP
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.59%) PMO
3 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.70%) Docker
3 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.52%) XenApp
5 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.17%) vSphere
7 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.59%) NFS
7 1 (1.59%) UAG
7 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (19.05%) Puppet
2 9 (14.29%) Ansible
3 6 (9.52%) Nagios
4 5 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (6.35%) Prometheus
6 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (3.17%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.59%) Ionix
7 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.59%) SCOM
7 1 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.59%) Terraform
7 1 (1.59%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.59%) vMotion
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) VMware
3 8 (12.70%) Citrix
4 7 (11.11%) Google
5 6 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.35%) Cisco
7 3 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.17%) EMC
8 2 (3.17%) Intel
8 2 (3.17%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.17%) Splunk
8 2 (3.17%) Telerik
8 2 (3.17%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.59%) AppSense
9 1 (1.59%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (1.59%) CyberArk
9 1 (1.59%) ForgeRock
9 1 (1.59%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.59%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.59%) Tableau