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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 125 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing IaaS 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.18% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.35% 5.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£600 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £578 £450
% change year-on-year
-30.73% +28.33%
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
92 92 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.19% 3.30% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 46 24
Average daily rate £425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £9.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -48.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -34.21%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -
Wokingham - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Reading - - - - 2
IaaS
South East

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 10 (83.33%) PaaS
2 9 (75.00%) SaaS
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) BMC
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) EMC
6 4 (33.33%) Java
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco
7 3 (25.00%) C#
7 3 (25.00%) Perl
7 3 (25.00%) Python
7 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (25.00%) WSUS
7 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (25.00%) Migration
7 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
7 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
7 3 (25.00%) OpenStack

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (8.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) PaaS
2 9 (75.00%) SaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
4 1 (8.33%) SNMP
4 1 (8.33%) IPv6
4 1 (8.33%) Broadband
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) RSpec
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
1 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Architect
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Transition Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Streaming Video
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Quantitative Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Business Development
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Perl
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) HP APS
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) vCloud
3 2 (16.67%) Docker
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) WSUS
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Netcool
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) BMC
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (33.33%) EMC
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) PlateSpin
4 2 (16.67%) webMethods
4 2 (16.67%) Remedy
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Infoblox
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