Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 166 198
Rank change year-on-year -1 +32 -14
Contract jobs citing IaaS 54 91 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.91% 1.30% 0.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.68% 4.79% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 78 56
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.45% -5.91%
10th Percentile £425 £400 £328
90th Percentile £720 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £520
% change year-on-year - +0.96% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £52.00 - £34.36
Central London median hourly rate £52.00 - £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 2,016 1,898 1,248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.05% 27.03% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,585 1,566 1,007
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £329 £340 £313
90th Percentile £667 £659 £643
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 20
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.78% -45.86%
10th Percentile £18.68 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £29.85 £23.75 £26.12
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.10 £19.00
% change year-on-year +16.02% -4.74% -45.71%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 - 15 £500 -
IaaS
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 41 (75.93%) Azure
1 41 (75.93%) PaaS
2 31 (57.41%) Microsoft
3 27 (50.00%) DevOps
4 18 (33.33%) Windows
5 16 (29.63%) Finance
6 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (25.93%) Kubernetes
8 12 (22.22%) Docker
8 12 (22.22%) SaaS
8 12 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (20.37%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (20.37%) .NET
9 11 (20.37%) PowerShell
9 11 (20.37%) AWS
9 11 (20.37%) Microservices
10 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
10 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
10 10 (18.52%) Migration
11 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
11 9 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
12 8 (14.81%) Office 365
13 7 (12.96%) Project Management
13 7 (12.96%) SQL
13 7 (12.96%) C#
13 7 (12.96%) Python
13 7 (12.96%) .NET Core
13 7 (12.96%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (12.96%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (12.96%) Ansible

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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.70%) Ethereum
2 2 (3.70%) Hyperledger
2 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (3.70%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 41 (75.93%) Azure
1 41 (75.93%) PaaS
2 12 (22.22%) SaaS
3 11 (20.37%) AWS
4 8 (14.81%) Office 365
5 7 (12.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (7.41%) Power Platform
7 3 (5.56%) GCP
7 3 (5.56%) OpenShift
8 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (3.70%) Serverless
8 2 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.85%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (1.85%) GitHub
9 1 (1.85%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (1.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) VPN
2 3 (5.56%) DHCP
2 3 (5.56%) Firewall
3 2 (3.70%) DNS
3 2 (3.70%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
3 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.70%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.85%) MPLS
4 1 (1.85%) Network Security
4 1 (1.85%) Skype
4 1 (1.85%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (1.85%) VLAN
4 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) Power BI
3 3 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.70%) Blockchain
4 2 (3.70%) Data Lake
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) Redis
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.85%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.56%) JIRA
2 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.85%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.85%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (29.63%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Advertising
4 3 (5.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Environmental Health
5 1 (1.85%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Azure Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) Architect
4 9 (16.67%) Azure DevOps
4 9 (16.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Azure Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Data Centre Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Data Migration Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Migration Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Programme Manager
8 3 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Azure Administrator
9 2 (3.70%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) .NET
2 7 (12.96%) .NET Core
3 4 (7.41%) RESTful
4 3 (5.56%) CSS
4 3 (5.56%) REST
4 3 (5.56%) Web Services
5 2 (3.70%) HTML
5 2 (3.70%) HTML5
5 2 (3.70%) Qt
5 2 (3.70%) SOAP
5 2 (3.70%) STL
5 2 (3.70%) YAML
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.85%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.85%) GraphQL
6 1 (1.85%) OAuth
6 1 (1.85%) OpenID
6 1 (1.85%) React
6 1 (1.85%) RxJS
6 1 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.96%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (11.11%) Public Cloud
4 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) Replication
6 1 (1.85%) User Experience
6 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Linux
3 4 (7.41%) VMS
3 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) DevOps
2 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (20.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (20.37%) Microservices
5 10 (18.52%) Migration
6 9 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
7 7 (12.96%) Project Management
8 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (11.11%) Presales
8 6 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.26%) High Availability
10 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity
10 4 (7.41%) Change Management
10 4 (7.41%) Personalization
10 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
10 4 (7.41%) Workshop Facilitation
11 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.96%) C#
2 7 (12.96%) Python
2 7 (12.96%) SQL
3 6 (11.11%) Java
3 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.56%) Ruby
6 2 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (1.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) GDPR
1 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (22.22%) Docker
2 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.70%) NFS
4 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.70%) vSphere
5 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) Kubernetes
2 7 (12.96%) Ansible
3 5 (9.26%) Terraform
4 4 (7.41%) Puppet
5 3 (5.56%) SCCM
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.70%) SCOM
7 1 (1.85%) CASB
7 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (57.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) VMware
3 3 (5.56%) Google
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco
4 2 (3.70%) NetApp
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (1.85%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (1.85%) Apple
5 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) Juniper
5 1 (1.85%) Meraki
5 1 (1.85%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.85%) Polycom
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.85%) Splunk
5 1 (1.85%) Sybase
5 1 (1.85%) Tableau