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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England / London
Rank 221 312 329
Rank change year-on-year +91 +17  
Contract jobs citing IaaS 193 117 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.99% 0.53% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.50% 5.63% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 72 52
Median daily rate £518 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.90% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £386 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £614 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +5.55% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year +194.11% -  

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 2970 2080 1357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.26% 9.43% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2208 1538 913
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 28
Median hourly rate £21.50 £26.25 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.09% -3.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.12 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £43.50 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 +34 44 £475 +8.50% 6
Canary Wharf - 6 £605 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £410 -
Twickenham - 1 £400 -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 272 (63.70%) PaaS
2 236 (55.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 147 (34.43%) DevOps
4 146 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
5 143 (33.49%) Microsoft
6 140 (32.79%) Windows
7 135 (31.62%) Amazon AWS
8 92 (21.55%) Linux
8 92 (21.55%) SaaS
9 90 (21.08%) Finance
10 86 (20.14%) SQL Server
11 81 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
12 76 (17.80%) PowerShell
13 71 (16.63%) Active Directory
14 67 (15.69%) Java
15 64 (14.99%) Migration
15 64 (14.99%) Scrum
16 62 (14.52%) Python
17 59 (13.82%) VMware
18 58 (13.58%) C#
18 58 (13.58%) Opscode Chef
19 56 (13.11%) Git (software)
20 55 (12.88%) Oracle
20 55 (12.88%) SQL
21 52 (12.18%) Puppet
21 52 (12.18%) Business Intelligence
22 51 (11.94%) Web Services
22 51 (11.94%) Office 365
23 49 (11.48%) Jenkins
23 49 (11.48%) Configuration Management

IaaS
Top Related 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 45 (10.54%) IIS
1 45 (10.54%) SharePoint
2 30 (7.03%) BizTalk Server
3 27 (6.32%) OpenStack
4 21 (4.92%) Cloud Foundry
5 19 (4.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 18 (4.22%) Confluence
6 18 (4.22%) WebLogic
7 17 (3.98%) Apache
7 17 (3.98%) MS Exchange
8 15 (3.51%) Tomcat
9 14 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (3.28%) Skype for Business
10 12 (2.81%) nginx
11 11 (2.58%) Oracle Coherence
12 9 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (2.11%) JBoss
13 8 (1.87%) Hubot
14 6 (1.41%) CMS
14 6 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.51%) MS Office
3 4 (0.94%) MS Project
4 2 (0.47%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (7.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (6.09%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.64%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 5 (1.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.70%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 272 (63.70%) PaaS
2 236 (55.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 135 (31.62%) Amazon AWS
4 92 (21.55%) SaaS
5 51 (11.94%) Office 365
6 29 (6.79%) Azure Active Directory
7 19 (4.45%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (3.28%) GitHub
9 11 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (2.34%) OpenShift
11 9 (2.11%) Data Lake Analytics
12 8 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (1.64%) CloudBees
13 7 (1.64%) Oracle CX
14 6 (1.41%) IBM Cloud
15 5 (1.17%) Amazon S3
15 5 (1.17%) OneDrive
15 5 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 4 (0.94%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 47 (11.01%) DNS
1 47 (11.01%) Firewall
2 31 (7.26%) WAN
3 30 (7.03%) LAN
4 28 (6.56%) VPN
5 23 (5.39%) Network Security
6 21 (4.92%) DHCP
7 16 (3.75%) SAN
8 14 (3.28%) Internet
9 13 (3.04%) DMARC
10 12 (2.81%) SSL
11 11 (2.58%) DKIM
11 11 (2.58%) IPsec
11 11 (2.58%) SMTP
11 11 (2.58%) VLAN
12 10 (2.34%) LDAP
12 10 (2.34%) Software-Defined Networking
12 10 (2.34%) VoIP
13 9 (2.11%) DMZ
13 9 (2.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (20.14%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (4.22%) Azure SQL Database
6 15 (3.51%) Power BI
7 12 (2.81%) Data Lake
7 12 (2.81%) SQL Server 2016
7 12 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.58%) Big Data
8 11 (2.58%) MySQL
9 10 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (2.11%) Data Mining
10 9 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.11%) NoSQL
10 9 (2.11%) QlikView
11 8 (1.87%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.87%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.87%) Relational Database
12 7 (1.64%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 56 (13.11%) Git (software)
2 49 (11.48%) Jenkins
3 45 (10.54%) JIRA
4 32 (7.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (2.58%) SonarQube
6 10 (2.34%) Subversion
7 9 (2.11%) Maven
8 8 (1.87%) Ant
8 8 (1.87%) Visual Studio
9 7 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (1.64%) Selenium
9 7 (1.64%) Vagrant
10 6 (1.41%) Travis CI
11 5 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.17%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (0.94%) Gradle
13 3 (0.70%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.70%) Hudson
13 3 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 90 (21.08%) Finance
2 23 (5.39%) Banking
3 20 (4.68%) Retail
4 19 (4.45%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.81%) Legal
6 11 (2.58%) Advertising
7 9 (2.11%) Marketing
8 8 (1.87%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.64%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.41%) Billing
10 6 (1.41%) Electronics
10 6 (1.41%) Law
11 2 (0.47%) Back Office
11 2 (0.47%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) German Language
12 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 141 (33.02%) Architect
2 77 (18.03%) Developer
3 60 (14.05%) Cloud Architect
4 55 (12.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 42 (9.84%) Azure Architect
6 40 (9.37%) Consultant
7 34 (7.96%) Infrastructure Architect
8 32 (7.49%) Technical Architect
9 30 (7.03%) Azure Engineer
10 26 (6.09%) Dynamics AX Developer
11 25 (5.85%) Microsoft Developer
12 24 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
13 22 (5.15%) Cloud Engineer
14 19 (4.45%) AWS Architect
14 19 (4.45%) Azure Consultant
14 19 (4.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 18 (4.22%) Java Developer
16 16 (3.75%) Project Manager
17 15 (3.51%) AWS Engineer
18 14 (3.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (11.94%) Web Services
2 46 (10.77%) .NET
3 29 (6.79%) JSON
4 26 (6.09%) WCF
5 25 (5.85%) Middleware
6 24 (5.62%) Node.js
7 22 (5.15%) REST
8 21 (4.92%) SOAP
9 20 (4.68%) Spring
10 19 (4.45%) J2EE
11 18 (4.22%) HTML
12 13 (3.04%) XML
13 11 (2.58%) CSS
13 11 (2.58%) HTML5
14 10 (2.34%) jQuery
15 8 (1.87%) AngularJS
15 8 (1.87%) JPA
15 8 (1.87%) RESTful
16 7 (1.64%) Ember.js
16 7 (1.64%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.37%) Data Centre
2 27 (6.32%) Public Cloud
3 24 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.98%) Hybrid Cloud
5 13 (3.04%) Clustering
6 11 (2.58%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.58%) Private Cloud
7 10 (2.34%) Cloud Native
7 10 (2.34%) Replication
8 9 (2.11%) User Experience
8 9 (2.11%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.17%) CMDB
10 5 (1.17%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.17%) NHS
10 5 (1.17%) PKI
10 5 (1.17%) Social Media
11 4 (0.94%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.94%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 140 (32.79%) Windows
2 92 (21.55%) Linux
3 43 (10.07%) Windows Server
4 28 (6.56%) Unix
5 21 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (4.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.11%) Windows 10
9 7 (1.64%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.41%) Solaris
11 5 (1.17%) CentOS
11 5 (1.17%) Fedora
12 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.47%) Android
13 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.23%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.23%) VMS
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (34.43%) DevOps
2 146 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
4 64 (14.99%) Migration
4 64 (14.99%) Scrum
5 52 (12.18%) Business Intelligence
6 49 (11.48%) Configuration Management
7 47 (11.01%) TDD
8 39 (9.13%) CRM
9 38 (8.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 38 (8.90%) Open Source
10 32 (7.49%) ERP
11 31 (7.26%) Project Management
12 26 (6.09%) Logistics
13 25 (5.85%) Microservices
13 25 (5.85%) SOA
14 24 (5.62%) High Availability
14 24 (5.62%) ITIL
15 22 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
16 21 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (17.80%) PowerShell
2 67 (15.69%) Java
3 62 (14.52%) Python
4 58 (13.58%) C#
5 55 (12.88%) SQL
6 35 (8.20%) Ruby
7 33 (7.73%) Bash Shell
8 24 (5.62%) Perl
9 18 (4.22%) JavaScript
10 15 (3.51%) Go
11 14 (3.28%) C
12 9 (2.11%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.87%) CoffeeScript
14 7 (1.64%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.17%) PHP
16 3 (0.70%) C++
16 3 (0.70%) Groovy
17 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.47%) VB
18 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 47 (11.01%) Security Cleared
2 39 (9.13%) SC Cleared
3 23 (5.39%) Degree
4 14 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.58%) MCSE
7 8 (1.87%) CISSP
8 7 (1.64%) AWS Certification
9 6 (1.41%) CCNA
9 6 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.17%) CISM
11 4 (0.94%) CCIE
11 4 (0.94%) CISA
11 4 (0.94%) EMC Certification
11 4 (0.94%) ISEB
11 4 (0.94%) MCSD
12 3 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 2 (0.47%) MCP
13 2 (0.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 9 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.17%) SLA
4 4 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.70%) QA
6 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.23%) BS7799
7 1 (0.23%) GCP
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.23%) PMO
7 1 (0.23%) RMADS
7 1 (0.23%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 71 (16.63%) Active Directory
2 44 (10.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (9.37%) Docker
4 31 (7.26%) Virtual Machines
5 26 (6.09%) Hyper-V
6 12 (2.81%) vCloud
7 5 (1.17%) NFS
8 4 (0.94%) KVM
8 4 (0.94%) XenApp
9 3 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.70%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.47%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.47%) UAG
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.23%) Postfix
11 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.23%) vSphere
11 1 (0.23%) Xen
11 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 58 (13.58%) Opscode Chef
2 52 (12.18%) Puppet
3 36 (8.43%) Ansible
4 29 (6.79%) SCOM
5 22 (5.15%) SCCM
6 13 (3.04%) Kubernetes
7 12 (2.81%) Terraform
8 11 (2.58%) Nagios
9 9 (2.11%) SCOrch
10 8 (1.87%) AirWatch
10 8 (1.87%) Consul
11 7 (1.64%) SCVMM
12 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
13 5 (1.17%) Failover Clustering
13 5 (1.17%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.94%) FortiGate
14 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
14 4 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
15 3 (0.70%) StatsD
Vendors
1 143 (33.49%) Microsoft
2 59 (13.82%) VMware
3 55 (12.88%) Oracle
4 22 (5.15%) Red Hat
5 18 (4.22%) Cisco
6 15 (3.51%) CheckPoint
6 15 (3.51%) Google
6 15 (3.51%) SaltStack
7 14 (3.28%) Citrix
8 11 (2.58%) HP
8 11 (2.58%) IBM
8 11 (2.58%) Tableau
9 9 (2.11%) Splunk
10 8 (1.87%) EMC
10 8 (1.87%) SAP
11 7 (1.64%) Dell
11 7 (1.64%) Kronos
11 7 (1.64%) New Relic
12 6 (1.41%) ATG
12 6 (1.41%) NetApp
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