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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 108 119 118
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing IaaS 15 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.64% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.98% 2.05% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £538
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £475 £418
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +13.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
IaaS
South East

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
251 146 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.71% 5.88% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 73 50
Median daily rate £450 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.14 £25.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-35.43% +61.29%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IaaS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

IaaS Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 11 £450 - 2
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
Newbury - 1 £150 -
IaaS
South East

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (45.45%) PaaS
3 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
4 8 (36.36%) VPN
5 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
5 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
6 6 (27.27%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco
7 5 (22.73%) Citrix
7 5 (22.73%) Public Cloud
7 5 (22.73%) Presales
8 4 (18.18%) MPLS
8 4 (18.18%) CRM
8 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
8 4 (18.18%) Software Architecture
8 4 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (18.18%) VMware
9 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (13.64%) Information Security
9 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (13.64%) Open Source
9 3 (13.64%) SaaS
9 3 (13.64%) CISSP
9 3 (13.64%) DNS
9 3 (13.64%) Linux
9 3 (13.64%) MS Excel

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 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Project
3 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (45.45%) PaaS
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) SaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Bluemix
3 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) VPN
2 4 (18.18%) MPLS
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
4 2 (9.09%) DHCP
4 2 (9.09%) HTTP
4 2 (9.09%) IPsec
4 2 (9.09%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) BGP
5 1 (4.55%) FTP
5 1 (4.55%) IPv6
5 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Neo4j
2 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Azure Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Architect
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (4.55%) SaaS Architect
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) JSON
1 2 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.55%) ELK Stack
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Public Cloud
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.55%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Social Media
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) Android
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Presales
2 4 (18.18%) CRM
2 4 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (18.18%) Software Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security
3 3 (13.64%) Open Source
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) Security Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Threat Modelling
4 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) SABSA
5 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (4.55%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) C
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) VB
2 2 (9.09%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CISM
3 1 (4.55%) ISSAP
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) MCSD
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) BitLocker
2 1 (4.55%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Kibana
2 1 (4.55%) logstash
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) LANDesk
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) NetScout
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat