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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 132 142 112
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -30
Contract jobs citing IaaS 6 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.065% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.29% 1.48% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £350 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £464 £400
% change year-on-year
-19.13% +15.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.75
IaaS
England

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
262 135 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.66% 4.41% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 99 31
Average daily rate £400 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -68.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £12.60 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £13.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -44.71%

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 4 September 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
Cambridgeshire -1 5 £400 +14.28% 5
Hertfordshire - 1 £425 -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 14 (87.50%) Puppet
2 13 (81.25%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (81.25%) Ruby
2 13 (81.25%) Python
2 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 13 (81.25%) DevOps
3 12 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (75.00%) Web Services
4 11 (68.75%) Configuration Management
5 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (43.75%) Ansible
7 6 (37.50%) Perl
8 3 (18.75%) Vagrant
8 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
8 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 3 (18.75%) UNIX
8 3 (18.75%) Windows
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
9 2 (12.50%) HTML
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 2 (12.50%) VMware
9 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
9 2 (12.50%) Node.js
9 2 (12.50%) HTML5
9 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (81.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (31.25%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) Sensu
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) DevOps
2 11 (68.75%) Configuration Management
3 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Python
1 13 (81.25%) Ruby
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (6.25%) VCAP
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
1 1 (6.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (87.50%) Puppet
2 12 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (43.75%) Ansible
4 3 (18.75%) Vagrant
5 2 (12.50%) logstash
5 2 (12.50%) Graphite
6 1 (6.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) NetApp
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle