The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 116 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing IaaS 10 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.39% 0.20% 0.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.19% 4.76% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 8
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +34.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £463 £400
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.75
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
139 105 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.38% 4.29% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 50 55
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £30.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 - £30.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 - £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -44.71%

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 3 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 4 £425 -10.52% 12
Slough - 1 £488 -
IaaS
South East

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) PaaS
2 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) NetApp
4 4 (33.33%) DHCP
4 4 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Marketing
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (25.00%) SaaS
5 3 (25.00%) IBM PureFlex
5 3 (25.00%) Public Cloud
5 3 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (25.00%) CA
5 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (25.00%) IPsec
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) C++
5 3 (25.00%) VBScript
5 3 (25.00%) VB
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) FTP

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) PaaS
2 3 (25.00%) IBM PureFlex
2 3 (25.00%) SaaS
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DHCP
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (25.00%) IPsec
2 3 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 3 (25.00%) FTP
2 3 (25.00%) HTTP
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) IPv6
3 1 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
General
1 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Consultant
1 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Network Support
1 2 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Escalation Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Business Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Head of Technology
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (8.33%) Streaming Video
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing Strategy
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Business Development
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) C++
1 3 (25.00%) VBScript
1 3 (25.00%) VB
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (8.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) NetApp
3 3 (25.00%) CA
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) VMware