The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 35 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing IaaS 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.81% 0.52% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 22.22% 6.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate £575 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+109.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £565
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.86
IaaS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
27 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.16% 8.59% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 8
Average daily rate £575 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% +2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +33.43%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IaaS across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

IaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IaaS across the Bedfordshire region.

IaaS Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -1 5 £575 +130.00%
IaaS
East of England

IaaS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing IaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IaaS.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) High Availability
2 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (50.00%) Service Management
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Sitecore
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (33.33%) hybris
5 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (16.67%) SaaS
6 1 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (16.67%) Legal

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing IaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
1 6 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (50.00%) AWS Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) High Availability
2 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
3 4 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Service Management
5 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) hybris
1 2 (33.33%) Sitecore