The first table below looks at the demand for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the East Midlands region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 83 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing IaaS 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.28% 0.21% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.43% 8.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£345 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £414 £452
% change year-on-year
-3.38% -8.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 -
Cloud Services Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
35 37 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.45% 2.56% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 0
Average daily rate £370 £298 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +137.03%
IaaS
England

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IaaS across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

IaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IaaS across the East Midlands region.

IaaS Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

IaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IaaS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

IaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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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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
Northamptonshire 0 1 £475 +15.15%
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - - - -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) SaaS
1 4 (66.67%) PaaS
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) XSD
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (33.33%) WSDL
3 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) NetWeaver

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) NetWeaver
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) SaaS
1 4 (66.67%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 2 (33.33%) DMZ
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSD
2 2 (33.33%) JMS
2 2 (33.33%) WSDL
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Intel
2 2 (33.33%) Software AG
2 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) hybris
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco