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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 143 126 143
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Contract jobs citing IaaS 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.033% 0.12% 0.033%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.85% 5.45% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £456 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +29.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
118 55 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.84% 2.27% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 36 16
Average daily rate £413 £310 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.06% -25.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £190 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -41.66%

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 24 October 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
Cambridgeshire - 1 £310 - 1
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) MCollective
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) MCollective
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet