The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 89 117 118
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +1
Contract jobs citing IaaS 18 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.93% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.82% 2.86% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Median daily rate £475 £560 £533
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.17% +5.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £560 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £560 £627
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Cloud Services Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
204 210 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.52% 8.65% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 136 55
Median daily rate £475 £413 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £190 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing IaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

IaaS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

IaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

IaaS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 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
Reading +19 10 £481 -14.06%
Newbury - 1 - -
IaaS
South East

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 23 (65.71%) PaaS
2 20 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
4 16 (45.71%) CRM
5 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 15 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (40.00%) ERP
7 12 (34.29%) SQL
7 12 (34.29%) Migration
8 11 (31.43%) SharePoint
8 11 (31.43%) Windows
9 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
10 9 (25.71%) Complex ETL
10 9 (25.71%) ETL
10 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (25.71%) Multithreading
10 9 (25.71%) Data Migration
10 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (22.86%) VMware
12 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 6 (17.14%) WCF
13 6 (17.14%) .NET
13 6 (17.14%) Web Services
14 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
14 5 (14.29%) Finance
15 4 (11.43%) Cisco
15 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
15 4 (11.43%) MSF
15 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
15 4 (11.43%) Windows 10

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 11 (31.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (65.71%) PaaS
2 20 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.57%) Office 365
3 3 (8.57%) SaaS
4 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.86%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
1 3 (8.57%) Network Security
2 2 (5.71%) DHCP
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (5.71%) TACACS
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (2.86%) MPLS
3 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 9 (25.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) JUnit
1 1 (2.86%) Maven
1 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.86%) TestNG
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Architect
2 11 (31.43%) Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Integration Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Azure Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Azure Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Network Architect
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Developer
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (11.43%) WCF Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Data Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Data Migration Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Migration Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) VMware Architect
7 2 (5.71%) CRM Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Data Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Data Migration Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
1 6 (17.14%) WCF
1 6 (17.14%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Android
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) VMS
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) CRM
2 14 (40.00%) ERP
3 12 (34.29%) Migration
4 9 (25.71%) Complex ETL
4 9 (25.71%) Data Migration
4 9 (25.71%) ETL
4 9 (25.71%) Multithreading
5 4 (11.43%) MSF
6 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.71%) Service Management
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.86%) Contact Management
7 1 (2.86%) ITSM
7 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) Scrum
7 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.71%) C
3 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) CCIE
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (5.71%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.86%) KVM
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCOM
2 2 (5.71%) Ansible
2 2 (5.71%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) PowerCLI
3 1 (2.86%) Terraform
3 1 (2.86%) vMotion
3 1 (2.86%) vRealize
3 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.86%) BMC
5 1 (2.86%) EMC
5 1 (2.86%) F5
5 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.86%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.86%) NetApp
5 1 (2.86%) Sonatype