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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 22 May 2022 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
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 125 119 127
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 +57
Contract jobs citing IaaS 68 37 32
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.62% 1.30% 1.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.16% 3.69% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 29 19
10th Percentile £456 £405 £298
25th Percentile £525 £444 £370
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £590 £600 £495
Median % change year-on-year -1.67% +21.21% -5.71%
75th Percentile £638 £713 £619
90th Percentile £688 £725 £632
Central London median daily rate £590 £560 £550
% change year-on-year +5.36% +1.82% +4.76%

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 1,635 1,004 992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.87% 35.22% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,285 729 780
10th Percentile £375 £363 £300
25th Percentile £475 £450 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £503
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +4.48% -4.29%
75th Percentile £688 £619 £600
90th Percentile £775 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 7
10th Percentile - £13.50 £17.10
25th Percentile £13.88 £13.69 £22.11
Median hourly rate £18.34 £18.38 £41.40
Median % change year-on-year -0.18% -55.62% +104.44%
75th Percentile £27.00 £24.82 £52.63
90th Percentile £59.25 £27.34 £59.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £26.44
% change year-on-year -10.29% -14.90% +34.73%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing IaaS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IaaS in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for IaaS in the City of London

IaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IaaS in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for IaaS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 50 (73.53%) PaaS
2 45 (66.18%) Azure
3 35 (51.47%) SaaS
4 32 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 31 (45.59%) DevOps
6 27 (39.71%) CI/CD
7 23 (33.82%) Microservices
7 23 (33.82%) Finance
8 20 (29.41%) Agile
9 17 (25.00%) Migration
9 17 (25.00%) AWS
10 16 (23.53%) Infrastructure as Code
11 15 (22.06%) .NET
12 14 (20.59%) Serverless
13 13 (19.12%) Active Directory
14 12 (17.65%) SQL
15 11 (16.18%) Terraform
15 11 (16.18%) Middleware
15 11 (16.18%) Banking
16 10 (14.71%) Windows
16 10 (14.71%) Data Centre
17 9 (13.24%) Hybrid Cloud
17 9 (13.24%) GCP
17 9 (13.24%) Social Skills
17 9 (13.24%) AngularJS
17 9 (13.24%) Analytics
17 9 (13.24%) PowerShell
18 8 (11.76%) Docker
18 8 (11.76%) REST
18 8 (11.76%) SQL Server

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 5 (7.35%) NServiceBus
2 3 (4.41%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.94%) Confluence
3 2 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) CMS
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 50 (73.53%) PaaS
2 45 (66.18%) Azure
3 35 (51.47%) SaaS
4 17 (25.00%) AWS
5 14 (20.59%) Serverless
6 9 (13.24%) GCP
7 8 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (11.76%) Azure Logic Apps
8 7 (10.29%) Azure Monitor
8 7 (10.29%) Microsoft 365
8 7 (10.29%) Power Platform
9 6 (8.82%) Azure Functions
9 6 (8.82%) GitHub
10 5 (7.35%) Azure Service Bus
11 3 (4.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (4.41%) Amazon S3
11 3 (4.41%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (4.41%) Datadog
12 2 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) DNS
1 3 (4.41%) Firewall
1 3 (4.41%) WAN
1 3 (4.41%) Wireless
2 2 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
2 2 (2.94%) iSCSI
2 2 (2.94%) LAN
2 2 (2.94%) MPLS
2 2 (2.94%) Network Security
2 2 (2.94%) SAN
2 2 (2.94%) SD-WAN
2 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.94%) VPN
3 1 (1.47%) DHCP
3 1 (1.47%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.47%) NAS
3 1 (1.47%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.41%) Redis
3 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.94%) Big Data
4 2 (2.94%) Power BI
5 1 (1.47%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.47%) DTS
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.88%) JIRA
3 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.41%) GitLab
3 3 (4.41%) Gradle
3 3 (4.41%) Maven
3 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.94%) Subversion
5 1 (1.47%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.47%) webpack
General
1 23 (33.82%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Banking
3 9 (13.24%) Social Skills
4 7 (10.29%) Financial Institution
5 6 (8.82%) Legal
6 3 (4.41%) Automotive
6 3 (4.41%) International Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.47%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (1.47%) Law
7 1 (1.47%) Marketing
7 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) Architect
2 12 (17.65%) Azure Engineer
3 11 (16.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (14.71%) Developer
4 10 (14.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) AWS Architect
9 4 (5.88%) Azure Architect
9 4 (5.88%) Lead DevOps
9 4 (5.88%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Cloud Architect
11 2 (2.94%) .NET Developer
11 2 (2.94%) Agile Java Developer
11 2 (2.94%) Java Architect
11 2 (2.94%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) .NET
2 11 (16.18%) Middleware
3 9 (13.24%) AngularJS
4 8 (11.76%) REST
5 7 (10.29%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (8.82%) ARM Templates
6 6 (8.82%) CSS
7 5 (7.35%) HTML
7 5 (7.35%) Node.js
8 4 (5.88%) CSS3
8 4 (5.88%) HTML5
8 4 (5.88%) OAuth
8 4 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (4.41%) React
9 3 (4.41%) SAML
9 3 (4.41%) Spring
9 3 (4.41%) YAML
10 2 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.94%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.24%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (8.82%) Public Cloud
4 5 (7.35%) Cloud Native
4 5 (7.35%) Hedge funds
5 4 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (4.41%) Private Cloud
6 3 (4.41%) User Experience
7 2 (2.94%) Clustering
7 2 (2.94%) Replication
8 1 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.47%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) Linux
3 6 (8.82%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.94%) Unix
4 2 (2.94%) VMS
5 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (45.59%) DevOps
2 27 (39.71%) CI/CD
3 23 (33.82%) Microservices
4 20 (29.41%) Agile
5 17 (25.00%) Migration
6 16 (23.53%) Infrastructure as Code
7 9 (13.24%) Analytics
8 7 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (10.29%) Log Analytics
8 7 (10.29%) Platform Engineering
8 7 (10.29%) Scrum
9 6 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (7.35%) AOP
10 5 (7.35%) Data Protection
10 5 (7.35%) Project Delivery
10 5 (7.35%) Security Architecture
10 5 (7.35%) TDD
11 4 (5.88%) Fintech
11 4 (5.88%) IT Strategy
11 4 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) SQL
2 9 (13.24%) PowerShell
3 8 (11.76%) Java
4 7 (10.29%) Python
5 6 (8.82%) C#
6 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.41%) Go
7 3 (4.41%) Kotlin
8 2 (2.94%) Bash
8 2 (2.94%) Perl
9 1 (1.47%) C
9 1 (1.47%) C++
9 1 (1.47%) PHP
9 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.47%) Search Processing Language
9 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.47%) CISSP
3 1 (1.47%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) GIAC
3 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.47%) OSCP
3 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) GDPR
2 3 (4.41%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (19.12%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.76%) Docker
3 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.47%) Firmware
5 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) Terraform
2 6 (8.82%) Kubernetes
3 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.94%) Ansible
4 2 (2.94%) SCCM
5 1 (1.47%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (1.47%) Control-M
5 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.47%) Netcool
5 1 (1.47%) QRadar
5 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 32 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) VMware
3 5 (7.35%) Google
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle
5 3 (4.41%) Citrix
6 2 (2.94%) EMC
6 2 (2.94%) NetApp
6 2 (2.94%) Splunk
7 1 (1.47%) Apple
7 1 (1.47%) ATG
7 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.47%) BMC
7 1 (1.47%) Cisco
7 1 (1.47%) Commvault
7 1 (1.47%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.47%) IBM
7 1 (1.47%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (1.47%) Qualys
7 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.47%) Veeam