Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 176 190
Rank change year-on-year +12 +14 +69
Contract jobs citing IaaS 98 64 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.40% 0.98% 0.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.55% 6.27% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 56 34
City of London median daily rate £525 £518 £569
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -9.01% +13.75%
10th Percentile £406 £355 £381
90th Percentile £675 £725 £723
Central London median daily rate £525 £531 £575
% change year-on-year -1.18% -7.61% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
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 1,766 1,020 794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.29% 15.55% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,439 791 658
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £360 £310 £311
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 9
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -22.73% -
10th Percentile £16.01 £12.55 £18.50
90th Percentile £37.90 £30.69 £37.40
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -22.73% -19.46%

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 2018. 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
Moorgate - 3 - -
IaaS
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 63 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (63.27%) PaaS
3 52 (53.06%) DevOps
4 40 (40.82%) SaaS
4 40 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (36.73%) Amazon AWS
6 35 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 34 (34.69%) Finance
8 31 (31.63%) Windows
9 29 (29.59%) Scrum
10 21 (21.43%) Project Management
10 21 (21.43%) PowerShell
11 20 (20.41%) Waterfall
12 18 (18.37%) Ruby
12 18 (18.37%) Linux
13 17 (17.35%) Kanban
14 16 (16.33%) JSON
14 16 (16.33%) Active Directory
14 16 (16.33%) Reinsurance
15 15 (15.31%) TDD
16 14 (14.29%) Java
17 13 (13.27%) Banking
17 13 (13.27%) Jenkins
17 13 (13.27%) Docker
18 12 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
18 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
18 12 (12.24%) Python
18 12 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (12.24%) REST
18 12 (12.24%) Office 365

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 7 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.04%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.02%) Apache
4 1 (1.02%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.02%) CMS
4 1 (1.02%) Confluence
4 1 (1.02%) IIS
4 1 (1.02%) Mule
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 62 (63.27%) PaaS
3 40 (40.82%) SaaS
4 36 (36.73%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (12.24%) Office 365
6 10 (10.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (7.14%) Amazon S3
8 5 (5.10%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (5.10%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (5.10%) Heroku
9 2 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (2.04%) GitHub
9 2 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (1.02%) OneDrive
10 1 (1.02%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) Firewall
2 5 (5.10%) DNS
3 4 (4.08%) Network Security
3 4 (4.08%) SAN
4 3 (3.06%) LAN
4 3 (3.06%) MPLS
4 3 (3.06%) NAS
4 3 (3.06%) Software-Defined Networking
4 3 (3.06%) VPN
4 3 (3.06%) WAN
5 2 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.04%) DHCP
5 2 (2.04%) HTTP
5 2 (2.04%) Internet
5 2 (2.04%) Multicast
5 2 (2.04%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.04%) VSAN
6 1 (1.02%) FCoE
6 1 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.02%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.16%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.10%) Redis
4 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.04%) Power BI
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.02%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.02%) HBase
6 1 (1.02%) MySQL
6 1 (1.02%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 13 (13.27%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.12%) JIRA
4 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.04%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.02%) Babel
7 1 (1.02%) JUnit
7 1 (1.02%) Maven
7 1 (1.02%) Mocha
7 1 (1.02%) Selenium
7 1 (1.02%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.02%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (34.69%) Finance
2 13 (13.27%) Banking
3 5 (5.10%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (15.31%) Architect
1 15 (15.31%) Azure DevOps
1 15 (15.31%) Developer
1 15 (15.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (11.22%) Delivery Manager
3 9 (9.18%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (9.18%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
3 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Manager
3 9 (9.18%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.16%) DevOps Manager
5 7 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) Consultant
5 7 (7.14%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 6 (6.12%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Mobile Tester
7 5 (5.10%) Penetration Tester
7 5 (5.10%) Security Penetration Tester
7 5 (5.10%) Server Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.33%) JSON
2 12 (12.24%) REST
3 8 (8.16%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (6.12%) .NET
4 6 (6.12%) HTML
5 4 (4.08%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.08%) CSS
5 4 (4.08%) Web Services
6 3 (3.06%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.06%) CSS3
6 3 (3.06%) HTML5
7 2 (2.04%) Node.js
7 2 (2.04%) RESTful
7 2 (2.04%) Spring
7 2 (2.04%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.02%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (1.02%) Ionic Framework
8 1 (1.02%) React
8 1 (1.02%) Sass
8 1 (1.02%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.33%) Reinsurance
2 9 (9.18%) Fintech
3 8 (8.16%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.16%) Public Cloud
4 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.14%) Virtual Team
5 6 (6.12%) Cloud Native
6 5 (5.10%) User Experience
7 4 (4.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (3.06%) Private Cloud
8 3 (3.06%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.04%) PKI
10 1 (1.02%) BYOD
10 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.02%) Replication
10 1 (1.02%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.63%) Windows
2 18 (18.37%) Linux
3 8 (8.16%) Windows Server
4 7 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 6 (6.12%) Android
5 6 (6.12%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.06%) Unix
6 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.04%) CentOS
7 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.02%) Solaris
8 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (53.06%) DevOps
2 40 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (29.59%) Scrum
4 21 (21.43%) Project Management
5 20 (20.41%) Waterfall
6 17 (17.35%) Kanban
7 15 (15.31%) TDD
8 12 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (11.22%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (11.22%) Migration
9 11 (11.22%) User Stories
10 10 (10.20%) Change Management
10 10 (10.20%) MVC
10 10 (10.20%) SDLC
10 10 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (9.18%) Deployment Automation
11 9 (9.18%) ITIL
12 8 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (8.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 18 (18.37%) Ruby
3 14 (14.29%) Java
4 12 (12.24%) Python
5 10 (10.20%) SQL
6 9 (9.18%) Bash Shell
7 7 (7.14%) Go
8 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.06%) C#
9 3 (3.06%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.04%) Java 8
11 1 (1.02%) C++
11 1 (1.02%) ES6
11 1 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) ISEB
1 7 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
2 5 (5.10%) CISSP
3 3 (3.06%) CEH
3 3 (3.06%) CISM
3 3 (3.06%) SANS
4 2 (2.04%) CISA
4 2 (2.04%) Degree
4 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (1.02%) CCNA
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.02%) MCSE
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) FedRAMP
1 2 (2.04%) HIPAA
1 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 16 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.27%) Docker
3 8 (8.16%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.04%) VMware NSX
5 2 (2.04%) vSphere
5 2 (2.04%) XenApp
5 2 (2.04%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.02%) KVM
6 1 (1.02%) NFS
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.02%) SRDF
6 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.02%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) SCCM
2 5 (5.10%) SCOM
2 5 (5.10%) Terraform
3 3 (3.06%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.06%) Packer
4 2 (2.04%) Ansible
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.04%) Puppet
5 1 (1.02%) Consul
5 1 (1.02%) CSIRT
5 1 (1.02%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.02%) HockeyApp
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.02%) Nessus
5 1 (1.02%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.02%) Salt
5 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.22%) Progress
3 8 (8.16%) VMware
4 7 (7.14%) New Relic
4 7 (7.14%) Rollbar
5 6 (6.12%) Cisco
6 4 (4.08%) Oracle
6 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.06%) Citrix
8 2 (2.04%) BT
8 2 (2.04%) EMC
8 2 (2.04%) Google
8 2 (2.04%) Ivanti
8 2 (2.04%) SAP
8 2 (2.04%) Splunk
8 2 (2.04%) Wyse
9 1 (1.02%) F5
9 1 (1.02%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.02%) McAfee
9 1 (1.02%) Sitecore