The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England / East of England
Rank 102 107 112
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing IaaS 18 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.85% 0.64% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.41% 7.94% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 11
Median daily rate £613 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +10.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £550 £475
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Cloud Services Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
243 189 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.53% 8.02% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 128 88
Median daily rate £450 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £15.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.25% +29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £15.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing IaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IaaS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

IaaS Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Bedfordshire +9 9 £625 +8.69%
Cambridgeshire +6 7 £515 +22.98% 3
Hertfordshire -2 1 £450 -14.28%
Suffolk - 1 - -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 East of England region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 41 (85.42%) E-Commerce
2 37 (77.08%) Linux
3 29 (60.42%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (47.92%) PaaS
6 22 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (41.67%) Node.js
7 20 (41.67%) REST
7 20 (41.67%) Docker
8 19 (39.58%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (39.58%) DNS
9 17 (35.42%) Windows
10 15 (31.25%) High Availability
11 14 (29.17%) Python
12 13 (27.08%) TDD
12 13 (27.08%) Ubuntu
13 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
13 12 (25.00%) MongoDB
14 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
14 11 (22.92%) Load Balancing
14 11 (22.92%) WAN
14 11 (22.92%) HTTP
14 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
15 10 (20.83%) C#
15 10 (20.83%) Service Management
16 9 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
17 8 (16.67%) JSON
17 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
17 8 (16.67%) .NET
17 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.08%) nginx
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (60.42%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (47.92%) PaaS
3 22 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.17%) Office 365
4 2 (4.17%) SaaS
5 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) DNS
2 11 (22.92%) HTTP
2 11 (22.92%) WAN
3 8 (16.67%) SSL
3 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (14.58%) LAN
5 1 (2.08%) AMQP
5 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.58%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Architect
2 13 (27.08%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (25.00%) Developer
4 11 (22.92%) Platform Engineer
5 10 (20.83%) AWS Architect
5 10 (20.83%) Node.js Developer
6 9 (18.75%) MongoDB Developer
7 6 (12.50%) C# Developer
8 5 (10.42%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce Architect
9 4 (8.33%) Technical Architect
10 3 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Web Developer
11 2 (4.17%) Azure Architect
11 2 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
11 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce Engineer
11 2 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
11 2 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
11 2 (4.17%) Senior Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) Node.js
1 20 (41.67%) REST
2 8 (16.67%) .NET
2 8 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (2.08%) Kafka
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (77.08%) Linux
2 17 (35.42%) Windows
3 13 (27.08%) Ubuntu
4 7 (14.58%) CoreOS
5 6 (12.50%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (85.42%) E-Commerce
2 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (39.58%) Continuous Delivery
4 15 (31.25%) High Availability
5 13 (27.08%) TDD
6 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 11 (22.92%) Load Balancing
8 10 (20.83%) Service Management
9 9 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (14.58%) Capacity Management
10 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (14.58%) Kanban
10 7 (14.58%) Scrum
10 7 (14.58%) SOA
11 4 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
12 3 (6.25%) DevOps
12 3 (6.25%) Planning and Forecasting
12 3 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) Python
2 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.83%) C#
4 6 (12.50%) C++
4 6 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) Go
5 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 20 (41.67%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.08%) Consul
2 1 (2.08%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.08%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (2.08%) Citrix
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