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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 99 110 108
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing IaaS 16 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.73% 0.56% 0.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.71% 10.07% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 7
Median daily rate £501 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.10% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £445 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £538 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £465
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -
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
280 139 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.73% 5.52% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 67 70
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -61.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +17 3 £551 +10.10%
Bracknell - 3 £500 -
Slough +2 1 £360 -23.20% 1
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
IaaS
South East

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (50.00%) PaaS
3 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (30.00%) Windows
5 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
6 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
6 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
7 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (16.67%) Cisco
9 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
9 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
9 4 (13.33%) DNS
9 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
9 4 (13.33%) SQL
9 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
9 4 (13.33%) CRM
9 4 (13.33%) VMware
9 4 (13.33%) SaaS
9 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (10.00%) Information Security
10 3 (10.00%) Open Source
10 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
10 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
10 3 (10.00%) DHCP
10 3 (10.00%) MS Office
10 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (10.00%) CISSP

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 (23.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.33%) SAS
4 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (50.00%) PaaS
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (13.33%) SaaS
4 3 (10.00%) Office 365
5 2 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (3.33%) Bluemix
6 1 (3.33%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
6 1 (3.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) HTTP
3 2 (6.67%) Network Security
3 2 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (6.67%) TACACS
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.33%) FTP
4 1 (3.33%) IPsec
4 1 (3.33%) MPLS
4 1 (3.33%) Skype
4 1 (3.33%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) JUnit
2 1 (3.33%) Maven
2 1 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.33%) TestNG
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Billing
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Architect
1 9 (30.00%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Azure Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (3.33%) CRM Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Digital Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce Web Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) ELK Stack
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) JSON
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
1 1 (3.33%) Node.js
1 1 (3.33%) REST
1 1 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (6.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.33%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.33%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.67%) Android
3 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Unix
4 1 (3.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) CRM
2 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.00%) Information Security
2 3 (10.00%) Open Source
2 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (6.67%) DevOps
3 2 (6.67%) Project Management
3 2 (6.67%) Security Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Threat Modelling
3 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (3.33%) SABSA
4 1 (3.33%) Software Delivery
4 1 (3.33%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) VB
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) CISSP
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) CCIE
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) CISM
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) ISSAP
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) BitLocker
3 2 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) Ceph
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
1 2 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) Kibana
2 1 (3.33%) logstash
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) LANDesk
4 2 (6.67%) NetApp
4 2 (6.67%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) F5
5 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Sonatype