Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 158 200
Rank change year-on-year -3 +42 +50
Contract jobs citing IaaS 92 68 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.33% 1.09% 0.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.42% 7.44% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 62 27
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +7.69%
10th Percentile £407 £355 £348
90th Percentile £645 £662 £763
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £575
% change year-on-year +2.44% -10.87% +21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £55.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 1,696 914 665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.45% 14.69% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,385 724 554
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +10.47%
10th Percentile £359 £313 £308
90th Percentile £669 £638 £629
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 10
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.08 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.11% +0.37% -18.45%
10th Percentile £18.16 £13.40 £18.50
90th Percentile £49.18 £29.77 £31.38
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% - -23.12%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 22 June 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 60 (65.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 60 (65.22%) PaaS
2 51 (55.43%) DevOps
3 44 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (40.22%) SaaS
5 33 (35.87%) Finance
6 31 (33.70%) Amazon AWS
7 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
8 28 (30.43%) Windows
9 27 (29.35%) Scrum
10 21 (22.83%) Project Management
10 21 (22.83%) Waterfall
10 21 (22.83%) PowerShell
11 18 (19.57%) Ruby
11 18 (19.57%) Linux
12 16 (17.39%) Kanban
12 16 (17.39%) Reinsurance
13 15 (16.30%) Docker
13 15 (16.30%) Jenkins
14 14 (15.22%) TDD
14 14 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (14.13%) JSON
15 13 (14.13%) Cybersecurity
16 12 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (13.04%) Banking
16 12 (13.04%) Java
17 11 (11.96%) Progress
17 11 (11.96%) Active Directory
17 11 (11.96%) Technical Architecture
17 11 (11.96%) SDLC

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 (6.52%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (3.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.17%) Apache
3 2 (2.17%) IIS
3 2 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.09%) CMS
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 60 (65.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 60 (65.22%) PaaS
2 37 (40.22%) SaaS
3 31 (33.70%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (7.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (7.61%) Amazon S3
5 5 (5.43%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (5.43%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (5.43%) Heroku
6 4 (4.35%) GitHub
6 4 (4.35%) Office 365
7 3 (3.26%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.09%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) DNS
2 7 (7.61%) Firewall
2 7 (7.61%) Network Security
3 6 (6.52%) SAN
4 5 (5.43%) DHCP
5 3 (3.26%) LAN
5 3 (3.26%) MPLS
5 3 (3.26%) NAS
5 3 (3.26%) NetScaler
5 3 (3.26%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (3.26%) VPN
5 3 (3.26%) WAN
6 2 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.17%) HTTP
6 2 (2.17%) Internet
6 2 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.17%) Multicast
6 2 (2.17%) VSAN
7 1 (1.09%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.43%) Redis
4 2 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.09%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.09%) HBase
5 1 (1.09%) HDInsight
5 1 (1.09%) MySQL
5 1 (1.09%) OLTP
5 1 (1.09%) Power BI
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (16.30%) Jenkins
2 10 (10.87%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.43%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (4.35%) JIRA
4 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.17%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.17%) Gerrit
5 2 (2.17%) git-flow
5 2 (2.17%) Maven
5 2 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.09%) Psake
6 1 (1.09%) Subversion
6 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (35.87%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Banking
3 4 (4.35%) Retail
4 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Electronics
5 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (17.39%) Architect
2 15 (16.30%) Azure DevOps
3 14 (15.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (13.04%) Developer
5 11 (11.96%) Delivery Manager
6 9 (9.78%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (9.78%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (9.78%) Project Manager
7 8 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
7 8 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (8.70%) Consultant
7 8 (8.70%) DevOps Manager
8 7 (7.61%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) Cloud Architect
8 7 (7.61%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
8 7 (7.61%) Security Consultant
9 6 (6.52%) AWS Consultant
9 6 (6.52%) Mobile Tester
9 6 (6.52%) Security Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.13%) JSON
2 10 (10.87%) REST
3 8 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (5.43%) .NET
4 5 (5.43%) HTML
5 4 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.26%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.26%) CSS
7 2 (2.17%) CSS3
7 2 (2.17%) HTML5
7 2 (2.17%) RESTful
7 2 (2.17%) Web Services
7 2 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.09%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.09%) Ionic Framework
8 1 (1.09%) Middleware
8 1 (1.09%) Sass
8 1 (1.09%) Swagger
8 1 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) Reinsurance
2 10 (10.87%) Fintech
3 8 (8.70%) Public Cloud
4 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.61%) Data Centre
4 7 (7.61%) Virtual Team
5 5 (5.43%) Cloud Native
6 4 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (4.35%) Private Cloud
6 4 (4.35%) User Experience
7 3 (3.26%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (3.26%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (2.17%) Cyberattack
8 2 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.43%) Windows
2 18 (19.57%) Linux
3 8 (8.70%) Android
3 8 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 8 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.43%) Unix
4 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.09%) Solaris
7 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (55.43%) DevOps
2 44 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (29.35%) Scrum
4 21 (22.83%) Project Management
4 21 (22.83%) Waterfall
5 16 (17.39%) Kanban
6 14 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (15.22%) TDD
7 13 (14.13%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (11.96%) SDLC
9 11 (11.96%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (11.96%) User Stories
10 10 (10.87%) Change Management
10 10 (10.87%) Deployment Automation
11 9 (9.78%) Migration
12 8 (8.70%) ITIL
12 8 (8.70%) MVC
12 8 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
13 7 (7.61%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.83%) PowerShell
2 18 (19.57%) Ruby
3 12 (13.04%) Java
4 10 (10.87%) Python
5 9 (9.78%) Bash Shell
6 7 (7.61%) SQL
7 5 (5.43%) Go
8 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.17%) Groovy
10 1 (1.09%) C
10 1 (1.09%) C#
10 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) CISSP
1 7 (7.61%) ISEB
1 7 (7.61%) ISEB Practitioner
2 5 (5.43%) CEH
2 5 (5.43%) SANS
3 3 (3.26%) CISM
3 3 (3.26%) Degree
3 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) CCNP
4 2 (2.17%) CISA
4 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.17%) CREST Certified
4 2 (2.17%) GIAC
4 2 (2.17%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.09%) MCSE
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) HIPAA
1 2 (2.17%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.17%) SEPA
2 1 (1.09%) TARGET2
System Software
1 15 (16.30%) Docker
2 11 (11.96%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.26%) XenApp
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.17%) VMware NSX
5 2 (2.17%) vSphere
5 2 (2.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.09%) KVM
6 1 (1.09%) NFS
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.09%) SRDF
6 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.52%) Puppet
3 5 (5.43%) Terraform
4 3 (3.26%) Ansible
4 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.17%) Packer
5 2 (2.17%) SCCM
6 1 (1.09%) CSIRT
6 1 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) HockeyApp
6 1 (1.09%) MaaS360
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) Nessus
6 1 (1.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.96%) Progress
3 9 (9.78%) VMware
4 7 (7.61%) New Relic
4 7 (7.61%) Rollbar
5 5 (5.43%) Cisco
5 5 (5.43%) Citrix
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle
7 3 (3.26%) Google
8 2 (2.17%) BT
8 2 (2.17%) EMC
8 2 (2.17%) IBM
8 2 (2.17%) Ivanti
8 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.17%) SAP
8 2 (2.17%) Wyse
9 1 (1.09%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.09%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.09%) McAfee
9 1 (1.09%) NetApp