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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 124 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing IaaS 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.036% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.38% 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£600 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
137 64 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.80% 2.30% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 33 37
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £310 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £334
% change year-on-year
- +19.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £9.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.63% -48.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £16.53
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.30%

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
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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Slough - 2 £600 -
Bracknell - 1 £400 -
IaaS
South East

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (75.00%) SaaS
1 6 (75.00%) PaaS
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Multimedia
3 3 (37.50%) Quantitative Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 3 (37.50%) Time Management
3 3 (37.50%) Marketing
3 3 (37.50%) Business Development
3 3 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) IPv6
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Streaming Video
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (37.50%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (37.50%) Marketing Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) BMC
4 2 (25.00%) Broadband
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) PlateSpin
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (12.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) SaaS
1 6 (75.00%) PaaS
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
1 3 (37.50%) IPv6
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Broadband
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (37.50%) Multimedia
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Business Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Streaming Video
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Quantitative Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) Time Management
1 3 (37.50%) Business Development
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Portfolio Management
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) BMC
1 2 (25.00%) PlateSpin
1 2 (25.00%) VMware