The first table below looks at the demand for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Berkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 128 - 134
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IaaS 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.035% - 0.064%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.59% - 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
63 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.21% 1.95% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 15
Average daily rate £450 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £313 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 £18.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
IaaS
South East

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IaaS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - - - - 2
Reading - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
IaaS
South East

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) PKI
2 3 (37.50%) Wyse
2 3 (37.50%) Replication
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) PaaS
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 2 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) RSpec
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) OSS Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) PKI
1 3 (37.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) XenApp
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Wyse
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft