The first table below looks at the demand for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 18 April 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 of England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 143 117 134
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +17
Contract jobs citing IaaS 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.032% 0.044% 0.032%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.02% 2.56% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
98 39 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.11% 1.73% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 18 5
Average daily rate £400 £438 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +30.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £550 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 £33.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
IaaS
England

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

IaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

IaaS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Essex -25 1 - -
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) DataPower
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Build Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss