The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK / England
Rank 200 375 432
Rank change year-on-year
+175 +57
Contract jobs citing IaaS 510 223 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.25% 0.48% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.80% 6.43% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 149 114
Median daily rate £475 £523 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.17% +10.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £368 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £725 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £100.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
5202 3467 2300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.75% 7.45% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3672 2429 1547
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 57 64
Median hourly rate £19.00 £28.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% +24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £100.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-36.36% +22.22%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing IaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in England

IaaS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IaaS across the England region.

IaaS Daily Rate Trend in England

IaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IaaS across the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

IaaS Daily Rate Histogram in England

IaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IaaS across the England region.

IaaS Hourly Rate Trend in England

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
London +78 222 £488 -7.14% 34
South East +122 137 £500 +19.40% 13
North East +39 63 £350 - 1
West Midlands +11 20 £488 -12.94% 1
North West +32 19 £335 -21.17% 7
East of England +9 19 £613 +8.88% 4
Yorkshire +15 13 £388 -18.42% 2
South West +16 10 £440 +17.33% 4
East Midlands +11 10 £335 -6.87%
Midlands - 1 £450 -
South Coast - 1 £500 -
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 735 (71.29%) PaaS
2 393 (38.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 379 (36.76%) Windows
4 352 (34.14%) SaaS
5 349 (33.85%) Linux
6 346 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
7 345 (33.46%) Microsoft
8 311 (30.16%) DevOps
9 276 (26.77%) ITIL
10 267 (25.90%) Amazon AWS
11 263 (25.51%) VMware
12 212 (20.56%) Open Source
13 192 (18.62%) Service Management
14 171 (16.59%) Security Cleared
15 144 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
16 142 (13.77%) Change Management
17 139 (13.48%) MS Excel
18 129 (12.51%) SC Cleared
19 127 (12.32%) Oracle
19 127 (12.32%) Active Directory
19 127 (12.32%) Scrum
20 126 (12.22%) SQL Server
21 119 (11.54%) Data Management
22 118 (11.45%) Finance
22 118 (11.45%) Configuration Management
23 115 (11.15%) Java
24 114 (11.06%) Puppet
25 110 (10.67%) Opscode Chef
26 108 (10.48%) PowerShell
26 108 (10.48%) Python

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in 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 63 (6.11%) IIS
2 57 (5.53%) OpenStack
3 56 (5.43%) SharePoint
4 50 (4.85%) WebSphere
5 42 (4.07%) Cloud Foundry
6 41 (3.98%) Confluence
7 38 (3.69%) Oracle Application Server
8 35 (3.39%) Apache
9 28 (2.72%) Tomcat
10 24 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
11 21 (2.04%) Apache Spark
11 21 (2.04%) WebLogic
12 20 (1.94%) MS Exchange
13 17 (1.65%) JBoss
14 14 (1.36%) nginx
14 14 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 13 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (1.16%) Skype for Business
17 11 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
17 11 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 139 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 52 (5.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (2.42%) MS Office
4 5 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.39%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.39%) MS Project
6 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.097%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 46 (4.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (3.88%) Oracle EBS
3 37 (3.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 19 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.87%) SAP hybris
6 7 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.097%) Magento
10 1 (0.097%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 735 (71.29%) PaaS
2 393 (38.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 352 (34.14%) SaaS
4 267 (25.90%) Amazon AWS
5 77 (7.47%) Office 365
6 48 (4.66%) Azure Active Directory
7 36 (3.49%) GitHub
8 29 (2.81%) OpenShift
9 27 (2.62%) CloudBees
10 24 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 24 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
11 21 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
12 13 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (1.26%) HP Helion
13 7 (0.68%) Google App Engine
14 6 (0.58%) Data Lake Analytics
14 6 (0.58%) OneDrive
14 6 (0.58%) Sumo Logic
15 4 (0.39%) Akamai
15 4 (0.39%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 94 (9.12%) DNS
2 86 (8.34%) Firewall
3 53 (5.14%) WAN
4 51 (4.95%) LAN
5 34 (3.30%) VPN
6 33 (3.20%) DHCP
7 32 (3.10%) HTTP
8 30 (2.91%) LDAP
8 30 (2.91%) Network Security
9 25 (2.42%) Internet
10 17 (1.65%) NetScaler
11 14 (1.36%) DMZ
11 14 (1.36%) TCP/IP
12 13 (1.26%) DMARC
12 13 (1.26%) MPLS
13 12 (1.16%) IP Telephony
13 12 (1.16%) Remote Desktop
14 11 (1.07%) DKIM
14 11 (1.07%) SMTP
15 10 (0.97%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 53 (5.14%) MongoDB
3 52 (5.04%) Oracle Database
4 43 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 40 (3.88%) Oracle Database 12c
6 39 (3.78%) NoSQL
7 38 (3.69%) Relational Database
8 29 (2.81%) Hadoop
8 29 (2.81%) Oracle Reports
9 28 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 28 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 23 (2.23%) MySQL
11 19 (1.84%) DB2
12 16 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
12 16 (1.55%) Power BI
13 15 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (1.16%) Data Lake
16 10 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 94 (9.12%) Jenkins
2 90 (8.73%) Git (software)
3 77 (7.47%) JIRA
4 33 (3.20%) SonarQube
5 32 (3.10%) Maven
6 30 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
8 16 (1.55%) Ant
9 15 (1.45%) Vagrant
10 11 (1.07%) Selenium
11 10 (0.97%) Cucumber
11 10 (0.97%) Gradle
11 10 (0.97%) Subversion
12 9 (0.87%) Grunt
12 9 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (0.78%) JUnit
14 7 (0.68%) Jasmine
14 7 (0.68%) Mocha
14 7 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 118 (11.45%) Finance
2 32 (3.10%) Banking
3 29 (2.81%) Retail
4 24 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.23%) Advertising
5 23 (2.23%) Marketing
6 11 (1.07%) Aerospace
7 9 (0.87%) Legal
8 7 (0.68%) Electronics
8 7 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.58%) Back Office
10 5 (0.48%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.39%) Billing
12 3 (0.29%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.19%) Games
14 1 (0.097%) Automotive
14 1 (0.097%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.097%) German Language
14 1 (0.097%) Law
Job Titles
1 267 (25.90%) Architect
2 106 (10.28%) Developer
3 104 (10.09%) Cloud Architect
4 83 (8.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 76 (7.37%) Azure Architect
6 67 (6.50%) Consultant
7 62 (6.01%) DBA
8 59 (5.72%) Infrastructure Architect
9 57 (5.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 53 (5.14%) Solutions Architect
11 50 (4.85%) AWS Architect
12 44 (4.27%) Analyst
13 40 (3.88%) Operations Engineer
13 40 (3.88%) Oracle DBA
14 36 (3.49%) Administrator
15 35 (3.39%) Cloud Engineer
16 33 (3.20%) Azure Consultant
17 32 (3.10%) Azure Engineer
18 29 (2.81%) Automation Engineer
19 28 (2.72%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (8.24%) Web Services
2 74 (7.18%) .NET
3 62 (6.01%) REST
4 61 (5.92%) SOAP
5 59 (5.72%) JSON
6 58 (5.63%) HTML
7 49 (4.75%) CSS
8 45 (4.36%) HTML5
9 42 (4.07%) Node.js
10 38 (3.69%) Middleware
11 32 (3.10%) jQuery
12 31 (3.01%) Sass
13 29 (2.81%) Spring
14 27 (2.62%) AngularJS
14 27 (2.62%) RESTful
15 26 (2.52%) CSS3
16 23 (2.23%) J2EE
17 21 (2.04%) ASP.NET
17 21 (2.04%) Dojo
18 20 (1.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 80 (7.76%) Data Centre
2 73 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (5.82%) Management Information System
4 42 (4.07%) Public Cloud
5 40 (3.88%) CMDB
6 36 (3.49%) Hybrid Cloud
7 32 (3.10%) Clustering
8 31 (3.01%) User Experience
9 28 (2.72%) Private Cloud
10 26 (2.52%) Mobile App
11 20 (1.94%) Replication
12 17 (1.65%) Tandem
13 15 (1.45%) PKI
14 12 (1.16%) Virtual Team
15 11 (1.07%) Client/Server
16 10 (0.97%) Data Integration
16 10 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
17 9 (0.87%) Computer Science
18 7 (0.68%) Taxonomies
18 7 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 379 (36.76%) Windows
2 349 (33.85%) Linux
3 92 (8.92%) Unix
4 91 (8.83%) Windows Server
5 54 (5.24%) AIX
6 51 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 45 (4.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 40 (3.88%) Windows 2000
8 40 (3.88%) Windows XP
9 31 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (1.75%) CentOS
11 10 (0.97%) Fedora
11 10 (0.97%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.87%) Android
12 9 (0.87%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.78%) CoreOS
13 8 (0.78%) MVS
13 8 (0.78%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.78%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.58%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (33.56%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (30.16%) DevOps
3 276 (26.77%) ITIL
4 212 (20.56%) Open Source
5 192 (18.62%) Service Management
6 142 (13.77%) Change Management
7 127 (12.32%) Scrum
8 119 (11.54%) Data Management
9 118 (11.45%) Configuration Management
10 106 (10.28%) PRINCE2
11 101 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
12 96 (9.31%) Problem Management
13 93 (9.02%) High Availability
14 88 (8.54%) Migration
15 83 (8.05%) TDD
16 71 (6.89%) Continuous Delivery
17 68 (6.60%) ITSM
18 67 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
18 67 (6.50%) E-Commerce
19 62 (6.01%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 115 (11.15%) Java
2 108 (10.48%) PowerShell
2 108 (10.48%) Python
3 103 (9.99%) SQL
4 79 (7.66%) C#
5 69 (6.69%) Ruby
6 52 (5.04%) JavaScript
7 42 (4.07%) Bash Shell
8 33 (3.20%) Perl
9 22 (2.13%) C
10 18 (1.75%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.16%) C++
11 12 (1.16%) PHP
11 12 (1.16%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.07%) Go
13 6 (0.58%) Groovy
13 6 (0.58%) R
14 3 (0.29%) Korn
14 3 (0.29%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 171 (16.59%) Security Cleared
2 129 (12.51%) SC Cleared
3 34 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (3.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 28 (2.72%) Degree
5 28 (2.72%) MCSE
6 25 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (1.75%) MCSA
9 16 (1.55%) DV Cleared
10 12 (1.16%) AWS Certification
10 12 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (1.07%) CCNA
12 10 (0.97%) CISSP
13 7 (0.68%) MCSD
13 7 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (0.58%) PMP
15 5 (0.48%) CCIE
15 5 (0.48%) ISEB
15 5 (0.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.95%) SLA
2 33 (3.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.36%) QA
5 10 (0.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.097%) BS7799
6 1 (0.097%) GCP
6 1 (0.097%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.097%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.097%) RMADS
System Software
1 144 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 127 (12.32%) Active Directory
3 83 (8.05%) Docker
4 44 (4.27%) Hyper-V
5 39 (3.78%) Virtual Machines
6 30 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (2.62%) vSphere
8 24 (2.33%) vCloud
9 13 (1.26%) XenDesktop
10 12 (1.16%) XenServer
11 11 (1.07%) KVM
12 8 (0.78%) HDFS
12 8 (0.78%) XenApp
13 7 (0.68%) Xen
14 5 (0.48%) VirtualBox
15 3 (0.29%) Oracle Clusterware
15 3 (0.29%) UAG
15 3 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (0.19%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 114 (11.06%) Puppet
2 110 (10.67%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (6.01%) Ansible
4 38 (3.69%) SCOM
5 34 (3.30%) SCCM
6 18 (1.75%) Terraform
7 15 (1.45%) Nagios
8 13 (1.26%) Packer
9 12 (1.16%) SCOrch
10 11 (1.07%) SCVMM
11 10 (0.97%) Salt
11 10 (0.97%) ZABBIX
12 9 (0.87%) Kubernetes
13 8 (0.78%) CA Single Sign-On
13 8 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
14 7 (0.68%) AirWatch
14 7 (0.68%) vRealize
15 6 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
16 5 (0.48%) CA Spectrum
16 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 345 (33.46%) Microsoft
2 263 (25.51%) VMware
3 127 (12.32%) Oracle
4 62 (6.01%) Red Hat
5 52 (5.04%) Cisco
6 47 (4.56%) CA
7 39 (3.78%) Citrix
8 35 (3.39%) Google
9 27 (2.62%) CheckPoint
10 24 (2.33%) Splunk
11 23 (2.23%) SaltStack
12 20 (1.94%) ServiceNow
13 19 (1.84%) Dell
13 19 (1.84%) Remedy
14 17 (1.65%) Rackspace
15 16 (1.55%) BMC
15 16 (1.55%) New Relic
15 16 (1.55%) SAP
16 15 (1.45%) IBM
16 15 (1.45%) MuleSoft
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