Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 198 171
Rank change year-on-year +18 -27 +55
Contract jobs citing IaaS 78 60 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.09% 0.83% 1.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.20% 4.71% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 54 59
City of London median daily rate £513 £518 £536
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.97% -3.45% +2.10%
10th Percentile £400 £366 £404
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £518 £543
% change year-on-year +1.45% -4.70% +3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 1,856 1,275 897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 26.00% 17.74% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,501 1,017 745
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £325
90th Percentile £675 £638 £624
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +13.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 3
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% +51.42%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £20.61
90th Percentile £23.75 £30.75 £52.49
Central London median hourly rate £18.76 £18.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +4.22% -48.57% +59.09%

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 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 57 (73.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (71.79%) PaaS
3 37 (47.44%) Microsoft
4 36 (46.15%) DevOps
5 29 (37.18%) Active Directory
5 29 (37.18%) Amazon AWS
6 27 (34.62%) PowerShell
6 27 (34.62%) Windows
7 26 (33.33%) Office 365
8 24 (30.77%) SaaS
9 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (25.64%) Azure Active Directory
11 19 (24.36%) SQL
12 17 (21.79%) Finance
13 16 (20.51%) Migration
13 16 (20.51%) JSON
14 15 (19.23%) Scrum
14 15 (19.23%) Python
14 15 (19.23%) Analytics
15 14 (17.95%) SDLC
15 14 (17.95%) Windows Server
16 13 (16.67%) SharePoint
17 12 (15.38%) JIRA
17 12 (15.38%) Docker
18 11 (14.10%) Kubernetes
18 11 (14.10%) SCCM
18 11 (14.10%) Linux
18 11 (14.10%) VMware
18 11 (14.10%) Banking
19 10 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery

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 13 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.13%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.56%) Confluence
4 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.56%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.28%) CMS
5 1 (1.28%) IIS
5 1 (1.28%) Mule
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.28%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (73.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (71.79%) PaaS
3 29 (37.18%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (33.33%) Office 365
5 24 (30.77%) SaaS
6 20 (25.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (6.41%) Datadog
8 3 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (3.85%) GitHub
8 3 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (3.85%) OpenShift
9 2 (2.56%) Amazon S3
9 2 (2.56%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (2.56%) npm
9 2 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (1.28%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (1.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) Firewall
2 6 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (7.69%) LAN
2 6 (7.69%) WAN
3 5 (6.41%) DNS
4 2 (2.56%) AMQP
4 2 (2.56%) DMZ
4 2 (2.56%) Network Security
4 2 (2.56%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.56%) VPN
4 2 (2.56%) Wireless
5 1 (1.28%) BGP
5 1 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.28%) Internet
5 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.28%) IPsec
5 1 (1.28%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.28%) MPLS
5 1 (1.28%) OSPF
5 1 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (6.41%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (5.13%) Redis
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.56%) Aerospike
6 2 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.56%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.56%) Hazelcast
6 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.56%) Power BI
7 1 (1.28%) Big Data
7 1 (1.28%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.28%) OLTP
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (15.38%) JIRA
2 8 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.41%) TeamCity
5 4 (5.13%) Bitbucket
6 3 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.85%) Selenium
6 3 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (2.56%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.56%) GitLab
7 2 (2.56%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (2.56%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.56%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.56%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.28%) Babel
General
1 17 (21.79%) Finance
2 11 (14.10%) Banking
3 4 (5.13%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.56%) Legal
4 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (26.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (20.51%) Architect
3 11 (14.10%) Azure DevOps
3 11 (14.10%) Azure Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (7.69%) Azure Architect
5 6 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Consultant
5 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Server Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Azure Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Office 365 Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Office 365 Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Active Directory Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) JSON
2 6 (7.69%) .NET
3 5 (6.41%) Node.js
4 4 (5.13%) Kafka
4 4 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (5.13%) REST
4 4 (5.13%) Spring Boot
4 4 (5.13%) Web Services
5 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.56%) Java EE
6 2 (2.56%) LDAP
6 2 (2.56%) OAuth
6 2 (2.56%) RESTful
6 2 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (2.56%) SAML
6 2 (2.56%) Socket.IO
6 2 (2.56%) Spring
6 2 (2.56%) Vert.x
7 1 (1.28%) Jest
7 1 (1.28%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Public Cloud
2 8 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.41%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.85%) PKI
5 2 (2.56%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.56%) Fintech
5 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.28%) Clustering
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.28%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.62%) Windows
2 14 (17.95%) Windows Server
3 11 (14.10%) Linux
4 5 (6.41%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.56%) Android
6 2 (2.56%) CentOS
6 2 (2.56%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.56%) Unix
6 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.15%) DevOps
2 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.51%) Migration
4 15 (19.23%) Analytics
4 15 (19.23%) Scrum
5 14 (17.95%) SDLC
6 10 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (10.26%) Kanban
8 8 (10.26%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.97%) Change Control
9 7 (8.97%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (8.97%) High Availability
9 7 (8.97%) ITIL
10 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (7.69%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.62%) PowerShell
2 19 (24.36%) SQL
3 15 (19.23%) Python
4 10 (12.82%) Java
5 8 (10.26%) Ruby
6 6 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.69%) C#
7 5 (6.41%) Go
8 2 (2.56%) C++
8 2 (2.56%) Java 8
8 2 (2.56%) Perl
8 2 (2.56%) Scala
8 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.28%) ES6
9 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.28%) PHP
9 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.69%) CCNA
3 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) Degree
4 2 (2.56%) MCSE
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.28%) CCIE
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.28%) ISEB
5 1 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.28%) MCSD
5 1 (1.28%) MCTS
5 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.28%) PMP
5 1 (1.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) FedRAMP
2 2 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (37.18%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.38%) Docker
3 8 (10.26%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.28%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.28%) vSphere
7 1 (1.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) Kubernetes
1 11 (14.10%) SCCM
2 6 (7.69%) Ansible
2 6 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.69%) Puppet
2 6 (7.69%) SCOM
2 6 (7.69%) Terraform
3 4 (5.13%) Consul
3 4 (5.13%) Nagios
3 4 (5.13%) Packer
3 4 (5.13%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.56%) Fluentd
4 2 (2.56%) Kibana
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.56%) Prometheus
4 2 (2.56%) Salt
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.28%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 37 (47.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.10%) VMware
3 10 (12.82%) Cisco
4 7 (8.97%) Oracle
5 6 (7.69%) Google
6 4 (5.13%) Splunk
7 3 (3.85%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.56%) Citrix
8 2 (2.56%) Forcepoint
8 2 (2.56%) IBM
8 2 (2.56%) Juniper
8 2 (2.56%) Micro Focus
8 2 (2.56%) New Relic
8 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.56%) SaltStack
8 2 (2.56%) Symantec
9 1 (1.28%) Apple
9 1 (1.28%) CA
9 1 (1.28%) NetApp
9 1 (1.28%) Toshiba