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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 110 115 113
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing IaaS 13 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.39% 5.88% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
Median daily rate £450 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £493 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £448
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.23%
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
241 136 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.08% 5.28% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 68 46
Median daily rate £450 £428 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +29.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-29.54% +29.41%

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 26 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 26 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 +16 10 £450 -10.00%
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
IaaS
South East

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (47.62%) PaaS
4 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
6 7 (33.33%) Windows
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 6 (28.57%) VPN
8 5 (23.81%) Public Cloud
9 4 (19.05%) CRM
9 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
9 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
10 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (14.29%) Open Source
10 3 (14.29%) SaaS
10 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (14.29%) Information Security
10 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (14.29%) Citrix
10 3 (14.29%) CISSP
10 3 (14.29%) DNS
10 3 (14.29%) Cisco
10 3 (14.29%) Linux
10 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
10 3 (14.29%) Presales
11 2 (9.52%) Threat Modelling
11 2 (9.52%) Windows Server

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 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (47.62%) PaaS
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (14.29%) SaaS
4 2 (9.52%) Office 365
5 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (4.76%) Bluemix
5 1 (4.76%) OneDrive
5 1 (4.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) VPN
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) HTTP
3 2 (9.52%) IPsec
3 2 (9.52%) MPLS
3 2 (9.52%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) BGP
4 1 (4.76%) FTP
4 1 (4.76%) IPv6
4 1 (4.76%) Skype
4 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Neo4j
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Power BI
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Azure Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Azure Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
1 2 (9.52%) JSON
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.76%) ELK Stack
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Public Cloud
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.76%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.76%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Social Media
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Android
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) CRM
2 3 (14.29%) Information Security
2 3 (14.29%) Open Source
2 3 (14.29%) Presales
2 3 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) Security Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) Threat Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) C
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) C++
2 2 (9.52%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) VB
2 2 (9.52%) VBScript
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CISSP
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CISM
3 1 (4.76%) ISSAP
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.76%) MCSA
3 1 (4.76%) MCSD
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.76%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Kibana
2 1 (4.76%) logstash
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) Rackspace
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.76%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) NetScout
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat