The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IaaS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.21% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£575 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £406 £452
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -10.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 -
Cloud Services Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
17 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.53% 2.79% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 2
Average daily rate £425 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +151.85%
IaaS
East of England

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) B2C
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) BPR
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) B2C
1 1 (100.00%) BPR
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP