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 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 123 139 146
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Contract jobs citing IaaS 5 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.36% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.38% 3.97% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 6
Median daily rate £594 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £345 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -
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
210 277 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.37% 8.98% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 187 103
Median daily rate £400 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 2
Median hourly rate £16.25 £30.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.83% +130.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £19.10 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £40.80 £13.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.82% +31.42%

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 29 August 2016.

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 29 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire +1 2 £600 +26.31%
Bedfordshire - 2 £588 -
Essex - 1 £363 -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 38 (82.61%) SaaS
2 30 (65.22%) PaaS
3 17 (36.96%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (30.43%) Information Security
5 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (26.09%) Identity Access Management
7 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
8 10 (21.74%) LAN
8 10 (21.74%) WAN
8 10 (21.74%) Linux
9 9 (19.57%) Service Delivery
10 8 (17.39%) Firewall
10 8 (17.39%) Windows
10 8 (17.39%) NHS
10 8 (17.39%) Information Governance
10 8 (17.39%) Patch Management
10 8 (17.39%) Security Operations
11 7 (15.22%) VMware
12 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 5 (10.87%) Web Services
13 5 (10.87%) Office 365
14 4 (8.70%) Puppet
14 4 (8.70%) Packer
14 4 (8.70%) DevOps
14 4 (8.70%) Ansible
14 4 (8.70%) Vagrant
14 4 (8.70%) Python
14 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
14 4 (8.70%) Ruby
15 3 (6.52%) SharePoint

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 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 38 (82.61%) SaaS
2 30 (65.22%) PaaS
3 17 (36.96%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (10.87%) Office 365
6 2 (4.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (4.35%) Amazon S3
6 2 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (4.35%) Route 53
7 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) LAN
1 10 (21.74%) WAN
2 8 (17.39%) Firewall
3 2 (4.35%) DNS
3 2 (4.35%) Network Security
4 1 (2.17%) DHCP
4 1 (2.17%) FTP
4 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (4.35%) MarkLogic
1 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
1 2 (4.35%) Neo4j
1 2 (4.35%) Redis
2 1 (2.17%) GIS
2 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) Selenium
2 2 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
1 2 (4.35%) Legal
1 2 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Local Government
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (82.61%) Architect
2 31 (67.39%) Solutions Architect
3 26 (56.52%) Security Architect
4 22 (47.83%) Security Solutions Architect
5 15 (32.61%) Cloud Architect
6 12 (26.09%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 8 (17.39%) Virtualisation Architect
8 4 (8.70%) Information Architect
8 4 (8.70%) Information Security Architect
9 3 (6.52%) AWS Architect
9 3 (6.52%) Azure Architect
9 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) CRM Architect
10 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (4.35%) Network Security Architect
10 2 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
10 2 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) ELK Stack
2 2 (4.35%) Node.js
3 1 (2.17%) REST
3 1 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) NHS
2 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) CCTV
3 2 (4.35%) SCADA
4 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Linux
2 8 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Information Security
2 12 (26.09%) Identity Access Management
3 9 (19.57%) Service Delivery
4 8 (17.39%) Information Governance
4 8 (17.39%) Patch Management
4 8 (17.39%) Security Operations
5 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.70%) DevOps
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.35%) CRM
6 2 (4.35%) Data Security
6 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.35%) Identity Management
6 2 (4.35%) Migration
6 2 (4.35%) QMS
6 2 (4.35%) Quality Management
6 2 (4.35%) Service Management
6 2 (4.35%) Software Delivery
6 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) Python
1 4 (8.70%) Ruby
2 2 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) C
3 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.35%) GxP
2 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Ansible
1 4 (8.70%) Packer
1 4 (8.70%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) Kibana
2 2 (4.35%) logstash
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) VMware
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) ESRI
4 1 (2.17%) IBM