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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 113 137 137
Rank change year-on-year
+24 0
Contract jobs citing IaaS 16 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.64% 0.39% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.50% 4.86% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 5
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £448
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
246 247 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.77% 7.94% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 173 91
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 £40.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.25% -2.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-31.11% +32.35%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Cambridgeshire +20 7 £413 +3.12%
Hertfordshire +12 5 £600 +26.31%
Bedfordshire - 3 £588 - 1
Essex - 1 £363 -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 48 (81.36%) SaaS
2 38 (64.41%) PaaS
3 22 (37.29%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (32.20%) Information Security
5 16 (27.12%) LAN
5 16 (27.12%) WAN
5 16 (27.12%) Identity Access Management
6 15 (25.42%) Linux
6 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (20.34%) Windows
7 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
7 12 (20.34%) Service Delivery
8 11 (18.64%) Firewall
8 11 (18.64%) Patch Management
8 11 (18.64%) Security Operations
9 10 (16.95%) VMware
9 10 (16.95%) NHS
9 10 (16.95%) Information Governance
10 8 (13.56%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (13.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (11.86%) Finance
12 6 (10.17%) Legal
12 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
12 6 (10.17%) Quality Management
12 6 (10.17%) GxP
12 6 (10.17%) QMS
12 6 (10.17%) Prototyping
13 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
13 5 (8.47%) Web Services
13 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development

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 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 48 (81.36%) SaaS
2 38 (64.41%) PaaS
3 22 (37.29%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (25.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (6.78%) Office 365
6 2 (3.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (3.39%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.39%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (3.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.39%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) LAN
1 16 (27.12%) WAN
2 11 (18.64%) Firewall
3 3 (5.08%) DNS
3 3 (5.08%) Network Security
4 2 (3.39%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.39%) Wireless
5 1 (1.69%) DHCP
5 1 (1.69%) FTP
5 1 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.39%) MarkLogic
2 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.39%) MySQL
2 2 (3.39%) Neo4j
2 2 (3.39%) Redis
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) GIS
3 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Vagrant
2 2 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.39%) JIRA
2 2 (3.39%) Selenium
2 2 (3.39%) Subversion
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Legal
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Local Government
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (79.66%) Architect
2 39 (66.10%) Solutions Architect
3 32 (54.24%) Security Architect
4 28 (47.46%) Security Solutions Architect
5 20 (33.90%) Cloud Architect
6 16 (27.12%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
8 8 (13.56%) Virtualisation Architect
9 6 (10.17%) Information Architect
9 6 (10.17%) Information Security Architect
9 6 (10.17%) Technologist
10 4 (6.78%) AWS Architect
11 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 2 (3.39%) Applications Architect
12 2 (3.39%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
12 2 (3.39%) CRM Architect
12 2 (3.39%) DevOps Engineer
12 2 (3.39%) Network Security Architect
12 2 (3.39%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) Web Services
2 2 (3.39%) ELK Stack
2 2 (3.39%) Node.js
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) REST
3 1 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) NHS
2 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.78%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.39%) CCTV
4 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (3.39%) SCADA
4 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.69%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Linux
2 12 (20.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) Information Security
2 16 (27.12%) Identity Access Management
3 12 (20.34%) Service Delivery
4 11 (18.64%) Patch Management
4 11 (18.64%) Security Operations
5 10 (16.95%) Information Governance
6 8 (13.56%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (10.17%) Prototyping
7 6 (10.17%) QMS
7 6 (10.17%) Quality Management
7 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.78%) DevOps
9 4 (6.78%) TOGAF
10 3 (5.08%) ArchiMate
10 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.08%) High Availability
10 3 (5.08%) ITIL
10 3 (5.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) Python
1 4 (6.78%) Ruby
2 2 (3.39%) Java
3 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.17%) GxP
3 3 (5.08%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.39%) COBIT
5 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.39%) Docker
3 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Ansible
1 4 (6.78%) Packer
1 4 (6.78%) Puppet
2 2 (3.39%) Kibana
2 2 (3.39%) logstash
2 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.95%) VMware
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) Citrix
4 1 (1.69%) ESRI
4 1 (1.69%) hybris
4 1 (1.69%) IBM
4 1 (1.69%) Sitecore