The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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)
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 265 244 348
Rank change year-on-year -21 +104  
Contract jobs citing IaaS 169 187 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.81% 0.87% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.25% 7.14% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 143 65
Median daily rate £539 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.09% +4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £428 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £668 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £470 £475
% change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Median hourly rate - £47.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +35.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

IaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3219 2618 1739
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.51% 12.25% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2296 1950 1191
Median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £620 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 26
Median hourly rate £22.62 £22.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.81% -37.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.66 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £44.45 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year +75.75% -38.31%  

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing IaaS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in London

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IaaS in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for IaaS in London

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in London

IaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IaaS in London

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 23 £518 -8.00% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £825 -
Wimbledon - 1 £315 -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 214 (59.94%) PaaS
2 186 (52.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 145 (40.62%) DevOps
4 132 (36.97%) Amazon AWS
5 119 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 116 (32.49%) Windows
7 115 (32.21%) Agile Software Development
8 108 (30.25%) Linux
9 87 (24.37%) Java
10 86 (24.09%) Opscode Chef
11 80 (22.41%) SaaS
12 75 (21.01%) Finance
13 73 (20.45%) Configuration Management
13 73 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
14 72 (20.17%) Python
15 66 (18.49%) Active Directory
15 66 (18.49%) Puppet
16 59 (16.53%) Migration
17 55 (15.41%) Ansible
17 55 (15.41%) SQL Server
18 51 (14.29%) PowerShell
19 50 (14.01%) SQL
20 49 (13.73%) Ruby
20 49 (13.73%) Jenkins
21 47 (13.17%) Git (software)
22 46 (12.89%) Data Centre
23 44 (12.32%) Web Services
24 43 (12.04%) VMware
25 41 (11.48%) DNS
25 41 (11.48%) Security Cleared

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 35 (9.80%) SharePoint
2 34 (9.52%) OpenStack
3 32 (8.96%) IIS
4 23 (6.44%) BizTalk Server
5 22 (6.16%) Cloud Foundry
6 15 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (3.92%) MS Exchange
7 14 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 14 (3.92%) Skype for Business
8 10 (2.80%) Hubot
8 10 (2.80%) nginx
9 9 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (2.24%) Tomcat
11 7 (1.96%) Apache
11 7 (1.96%) Confluence
11 7 (1.96%) Oracle Coherence
11 7 (1.96%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.40%) CMS
12 5 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (1.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (6.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (5.32%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.96%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 4 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 214 (59.94%) PaaS
2 186 (52.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 132 (36.97%) Amazon AWS
4 80 (22.41%) SaaS
5 39 (10.92%) Office 365
6 29 (8.12%) Azure Active Directory
7 15 (4.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (3.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (2.80%) IBM Cloud
11 8 (2.24%) Bluemix
12 7 (1.96%) OpenShift
12 7 (1.96%) Oracle CX
12 7 (1.96%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 6 (1.68%) GitHub
14 5 (1.40%) Azure Data Factory
14 5 (1.40%) Data Lake Analytics
14 5 (1.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (1.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (1.12%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 41 (11.48%) DNS
1 41 (11.48%) Network Security
2 40 (11.20%) Firewall
3 29 (8.12%) WAN
4 26 (7.28%) LAN
5 25 (7.00%) VPN
6 24 (6.72%) IPsec
7 23 (6.44%) TCP/IP
8 18 (5.04%) HTTP
9 15 (4.20%) DHCP
9 15 (4.20%) SAN
10 13 (3.64%) HTTPS
11 12 (3.36%) SSL
12 9 (2.52%) Skype
12 9 (2.52%) VoIP
13 8 (2.24%) VLAN
14 6 (1.68%) DMZ
14 6 (1.68%) LDAP
15 4 (1.12%) MPLS
15 4 (1.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (15.41%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
5 13 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (3.08%) Big Data
7 10 (2.80%) Power BI
8 8 (2.24%) Data Lake
9 7 (1.96%) Oracle ODI
9 7 (1.96%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.40%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (1.40%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.40%) OLAP
11 5 (1.40%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 49 (13.73%) Jenkins
2 47 (13.17%) Git (software)
3 30 (8.40%) JIRA
4 25 (7.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (3.64%) Maven
6 11 (3.08%) Selenium
7 9 (2.52%) Ant
8 8 (2.24%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (2.24%) Travis CI
8 8 (2.24%) Visual Studio
8 8 (2.24%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (1.96%) Gradle
9 7 (1.96%) SonarQube
10 6 (1.68%) IBM UrbanCode
11 5 (1.40%) Grunt
11 5 (1.40%) Subversion
12 4 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.12%) Gerrit
12 4 (1.12%) JBehave
12 4 (1.12%) JUnit
General
1 75 (21.01%) Finance
2 19 (5.32%) Banking
3 14 (3.92%) Advertising
3 14 (3.92%) Retail
4 10 (2.80%) Legal
5 9 (2.52%) Law
6 8 (2.24%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.24%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.68%) Marketing
8 4 (1.12%) Billing
9 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.56%) Electronics
10 2 (0.56%) French Language
10 2 (0.56%) Front Office
10 2 (0.56%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.28%) Back Office
11 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (28.29%) Architect
2 56 (15.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 52 (14.57%) Cloud Architect
4 43 (12.04%) Developer
5 38 (10.64%) Consultant
6 32 (8.96%) Azure Architect
7 30 (8.40%) Azure Engineer
8 29 (8.12%) Cloud Engineer
9 26 (7.28%) Technical Architect
10 19 (5.32%) AWS Architect
10 19 (5.32%) AWS DevOps
10 19 (5.32%) AWS Engineer
10 19 (5.32%) Dynamics AX Developer
10 19 (5.32%) Microsoft Developer
10 19 (5.32%) Security Engineer
11 18 (5.04%) Azure Consultant
11 18 (5.04%) Infrastructure Architect
12 16 (4.48%) Azure DevOps
12 16 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (4.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (12.32%) Web Services
2 25 (7.00%) .NET
3 22 (6.16%) Middleware
4 20 (5.60%) Node.js
5 19 (5.32%) WCF
6 15 (4.20%) JSON
7 11 (3.08%) J2EE
8 10 (2.80%) HTML
9 9 (2.52%) CSS
9 9 (2.52%) Spring
10 8 (2.24%) SOAP
10 8 (2.24%) XML
11 7 (1.96%) REST
12 6 (1.68%) AngularJS
12 6 (1.68%) HTML5
13 5 (1.40%) COM
13 5 (1.40%) jQuery
13 5 (1.40%) RESTful
13 5 (1.40%) WAP
14 4 (1.12%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.89%) Data Centre
2 40 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.48%) Hybrid Cloud
4 15 (4.20%) Private Cloud
5 14 (3.92%) Virtual Team
6 13 (3.64%) Public Cloud
7 12 (3.36%) Cloud Native
8 10 (2.80%) Clustering
9 9 (2.52%) PKI
9 9 (2.52%) Replication
10 8 (2.24%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.68%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.68%) User Experience
11 6 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (1.40%) CMDB
12 5 (1.40%) Enterprise Cloud
12 5 (1.40%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
14 3 (0.84%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 116 (32.49%) Windows
2 108 (30.25%) Linux
3 38 (10.64%) Windows Server
4 22 (6.16%) Unix
5 18 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.80%) Windows 10
7 10 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.52%) CentOS
9 8 (2.24%) Fedora
10 6 (1.68%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.40%) Solaris
12 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.56%) VMS
14 1 (0.28%) Android
14 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (40.62%) DevOps
2 115 (32.21%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (20.45%) Configuration Management
3 73 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
4 59 (16.53%) Migration
5 40 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
5 40 (11.20%) Continuous Delivery
6 39 (10.92%) Open Source
7 38 (10.64%) Scrum
8 33 (9.24%) SOA
9 28 (7.84%) Project Management
9 28 (7.84%) TDD
10 26 (7.28%) Penetration Testing
11 24 (6.72%) ERP
11 24 (6.72%) TOGAF
12 23 (6.44%) CRM
12 23 (6.44%) Disaster Recovery
12 23 (6.44%) Security Monitoring
12 23 (6.44%) Security Operations
13 22 (6.16%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 87 (24.37%) Java
2 72 (20.17%) Python
3 51 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 50 (14.01%) SQL
5 49 (13.73%) Ruby
6 32 (8.96%) C#
7 29 (8.12%) Bash Shell
8 20 (5.60%) Go
9 17 (4.76%) Perl
10 14 (3.92%) JavaScript
10 14 (3.92%) PHP
11 13 (3.64%) C-shell
11 13 (3.64%) Korn
12 10 (2.80%) CoffeeScript
13 7 (1.96%) C
14 6 (1.68%) C++
15 3 (0.84%) ES6
15 3 (0.84%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.84%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 35 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.60%) CISSP
4 17 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (3.92%) CEH
5 14 (3.92%) SANS
6 13 (3.64%) CREST Certified
6 13 (3.64%) GIAC
7 12 (3.36%) MCSE
8 11 (3.08%) Degree
9 8 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.40%) MCSA
12 4 (1.12%) AWS Certification
12 4 (1.12%) CCIE
12 4 (1.12%) CISA
12 4 (1.12%) CISM
13 3 (0.84%) CCNA
13 3 (0.84%) PMP
13 3 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.84%) COBIT
2 3 (0.84%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.84%) QA
3 2 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.56%) RMADS
4 1 (0.28%) PA-DSS
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.28%) SAS 70
4 1 (0.28%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 66 (18.49%) Active Directory
2 32 (8.96%) Docker
3 30 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (6.72%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (4.20%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.96%) vCloud
7 5 (1.40%) NFS
8 3 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.84%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.56%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.56%) KVM
9 2 (0.56%) UAG
9 2 (0.56%) XenApp
10 1 (0.28%) Postfix
10 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 86 (24.09%) Opscode Chef
2 66 (18.49%) Puppet
3 55 (15.41%) Ansible
4 28 (7.84%) SCOM
5 21 (5.88%) Kubernetes
5 21 (5.88%) SCCM
6 17 (4.76%) Terraform
7 10 (2.80%) Consul
7 10 (2.80%) SCOrch
8 9 (2.52%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (2.24%) Nagios
10 7 (1.96%) Packer
10 7 (1.96%) SCVMM
11 6 (1.68%) AirWatch
11 6 (1.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (1.12%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
13 3 (0.84%) vCenter Server
13 3 (0.84%) vRealize
Vendors
1 119 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 43 (12.04%) VMware
3 36 (10.08%) Oracle
4 17 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 15 (4.20%) Cisco
5 15 (4.20%) Google
6 14 (3.92%) CheckPoint
7 11 (3.08%) Citrix
8 10 (2.80%) ServiceNow
9 9 (2.52%) EMC
10 8 (2.24%) New Relic
10 8 (2.24%) SaltStack
10 8 (2.24%) Splunk
10 8 (2.24%) Tableau
11 7 (1.96%) HP
11 7 (1.96%) Kronos
12 6 (1.68%) IBM
12 6 (1.68%) Symantec
13 5 (1.40%) ATG
13 5 (1.40%) SAP
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