Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 145 209
Rank change year-on-year -46 +64 +64
Contract jobs citing IaaS 55 90 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.78% 1.44% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.25% 10.50% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 83 26
City of London median daily rate £518 £525 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +8.25% -7.62%
10th Percentile £338 £355 £375
90th Percentile £675 £623 £650
Central London median daily rate £518 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -1.43% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,294 857 456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.32% 13.70% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,034 714 373
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.36% +4.71%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £275
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 3 5
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +44.45% +30.09%
10th Percentile £11.25 £20.61 £20.80
90th Percentile £32.73 £52.49 £28.98
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £27.46 £23.12
% change year-on-year -34.45% +18.80% +18.54%

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 January 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 17 January 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
London Bridge - 1 £725 -
IaaS
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 37 (67.27%) PaaS
2 34 (61.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (58.18%) DevOps
4 22 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
6 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (27.27%) Windows
7 15 (27.27%) PowerShell
8 14 (25.45%) Linux
9 13 (23.64%) Finance
10 11 (20.00%) SQL
10 11 (20.00%) SaaS
11 10 (18.18%) Office 365
11 10 (18.18%) VMware
11 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
12 9 (16.36%) CRM
12 9 (16.36%) DNS
12 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
12 9 (16.36%) Puppet
12 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (14.55%) Dynamics CRM
13 8 (14.55%) XenApp
13 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
13 8 (14.55%) Citrix
13 8 (14.55%) C#
13 8 (14.55%) Java
13 8 (14.55%) Windows Server
13 8 (14.55%) Public Cloud
13 8 (14.55%) Ansible
14 7 (12.73%) Skype

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 (12.73%) Skype for Business
2 3 (5.45%) Apache
2 3 (5.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) Mule
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (10.91%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 37 (67.27%) PaaS
2 34 (61.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (20.00%) SaaS
5 10 (18.18%) Office 365
6 7 (12.73%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (5.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (5.45%) Google Compute Engine
9 2 (3.64%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.82%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (1.82%) CloudBees
10 1 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) DNS
2 7 (12.73%) NetScaler
2 7 (12.73%) Skype
3 6 (10.91%) Firewall
3 6 (10.91%) Network Security
3 6 (10.91%) VPN
4 4 (7.27%) Internet
5 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.64%) DMZ
6 2 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.64%) IPsec
6 2 (3.64%) LAN
6 2 (3.64%) SAN
6 2 (3.64%) SSL
6 2 (3.64%) WAN
7 1 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.82%) NAS
7 1 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.82%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.82%) Redis
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.45%) IBM UrbanCode
4 3 (5.45%) Maven
4 3 (5.45%) Vagrant
4 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.82%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.82%) Capybara
5 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.82%) git-flow
5 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.82%) JIRA
5 1 (1.82%) JUnit
5 1 (1.82%) Mocha
5 1 (1.82%) QUnit
5 1 (1.82%) Selenium
5 1 (1.82%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) Architect
2 10 (18.18%) Azure Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Consultant
4 6 (10.91%) AWS DevOps
4 6 (10.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Azure Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (7.27%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Security Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
1 4 (7.27%) jQuery
2 3 (5.45%) Ajax
2 3 (5.45%) Java EE
2 3 (5.45%) RESTful
2 3 (5.45%) Web Services
2 3 (5.45%) XML
3 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (1.82%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.82%) CSS3
4 1 (1.82%) Handlebars
4 1 (1.82%) HTML5
4 1 (1.82%) Node.js
4 1 (1.82%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.82%) React Native
4 1 (1.82%) REST
4 1 (1.82%) Sass
4 1 (1.82%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.55%) Public Cloud
3 5 (9.09%) Private Cloud
4 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (7.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (7.27%) Virtual Team
5 3 (5.45%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (3.64%) Clustering
6 2 (3.64%) Cyberattack
6 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.64%) PKI
6 2 (3.64%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (3.64%) User Experience
7 1 (1.82%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.82%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.82%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) Linux
3 8 (14.55%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.73%) Unix
5 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.45%) CentOS
7 2 (3.64%) VMS
8 1 (1.82%) Android
8 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.82%) Solaris
8 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) DevOps
2 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.36%) CRM
4 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
4 7 (12.73%) Load Balancing
5 5 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (9.09%) Data Security
5 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (9.09%) Release Management
5 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 4 (7.27%) Change Control
6 4 (7.27%) ChatOps
6 4 (7.27%) Microservices
6 4 (7.27%) OO
6 4 (7.27%) Patch Management
6 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.45%) Security Architecture
7 3 (5.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 11 (20.00%) SQL
3 8 (14.55%) C#
3 8 (14.55%) Java
4 6 (10.91%) Python
5 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.27%) Ruby
6 3 (5.45%) Perl
7 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.64%) C
8 1 (1.82%) Korn
8 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) CEH
1 3 (5.45%) CISSP
2 2 (3.64%) CREST Certified
2 2 (3.64%) GIAC
2 2 (3.64%) SANS
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.82%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) GDPR
1 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.82%) PMO
2 1 (1.82%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.55%) XenApp
3 6 (10.91%) Docker
4 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.64%) vSphere
6 1 (1.82%) NFS
6 1 (1.82%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) Puppet
2 8 (14.55%) Ansible
3 6 (10.91%) Nagios
4 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.45%) Prometheus
4 3 (5.45%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.82%) Ionix
5 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.82%) SCOM
5 1 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.82%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) VMware
3 8 (14.55%) Citrix
4 6 (10.91%) Google
5 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco
7 2 (3.64%) EMC
7 2 (3.64%) Intel
7 2 (3.64%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.64%) SAP
7 2 (3.64%) Splunk
8 1 (1.82%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.82%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.82%) Facebook
8 1 (1.82%) ForgeRock
8 1 (1.82%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.82%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.82%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.82%) Xamarin