The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 28 32 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing IaaS 9 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.28% 1.89% 0.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.08% 20.69% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Median daily rate £625 £575 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +109.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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
39 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.23% 9.12% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 28
Median daily rate £450 £569 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.87% +26.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £578 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing IaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
Luton +15 9 £625 +8.69%
IaaS
East of England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 15 (93.75%) E-Commerce
1 15 (93.75%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (93.75%) High Availability
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) WAN
2 11 (68.75%) DNS
2 11 (68.75%) Load Balancing
2 11 (68.75%) Relational Database
3 10 (62.50%) Service Management
4 9 (56.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (50.00%) Windows
6 7 (43.75%) LAN
6 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (43.75%) Capacity Management
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (18.75%) Planning and Forecasting
8 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 2 (12.50%) Marketing
9 2 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
10 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
10 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
10 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
10 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (6.25%) VMware
10 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
10 1 (6.25%) PowerShell

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 15 (93.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) DNS
1 11 (68.75%) WAN
2 7 (43.75%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Architect
2 13 (81.25%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (62.50%) AWS Architect
4 5 (31.25%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce Architect
6 3 (18.75%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Design Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) E-Commerce
1 15 (93.75%) High Availability
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Load Balancing
3 10 (62.50%) Service Management
4 9 (56.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (43.75%) Capacity Management
5 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (18.75%) Planning and Forecasting
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
8 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) VMware