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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 132 - 126
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IaaS 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% - 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.90% - 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£500 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £565 £425
% change year-on-year
-20.35% +32.94%
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
138 57 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.91% 2.37% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 33 28
Average daily rate £450 £310 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -27.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £190 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £433 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -13.87%

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
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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
Essex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) PaaS
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
4 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
4 2 (28.57%) ForgeRock
4 2 (28.57%) OpenAM
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) WSDL
4 2 (28.57%) OSGi
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) JPA
4 2 (28.57%) CentOS
4 2 (28.57%) Apache CXF
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon S3
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (71.43%) PaaS
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon S3
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
2 2 (28.57%) OSGi
2 2 (28.57%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (28.57%) WSDL
2 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) JPA
2 2 (28.57%) Apache CXF
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) MCollective
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) OpenAM
2 1 (14.29%) Graphite
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
1 2 (28.57%) ForgeRock
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) NetApp