The first table below looks at the demand for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 536 452 552
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +100
Contract jobs citing IaaS 54 51 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.045%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.76% 6.07% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 12
Average daily rate £448 £450 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% -3.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £410 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1438 840 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.80% 1.95% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 551 467
Average daily rate £420 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.14 £12.15 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £31.65 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IaaS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -9 39 £445 -11.00% 15
South East -9 7 £650 +30.00% 11
South West -29 3 - - 1
Yorkshire -27 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £350 - 2
East of England -26 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 72 (60.50%) PaaS
2 36 (30.25%) Windows
3 35 (29.41%) Security Cleared
4 33 (27.73%) SaaS
5 30 (25.21%) Linux
5 30 (25.21%) ITIL
6 24 (20.17%) VMware
7 22 (18.49%) Asset Management
7 22 (18.49%) SC Cleared
7 22 (18.49%) Big Data
8 20 (16.81%) SOA
8 20 (16.81%) WAN
9 19 (15.97%) LAN
9 19 (15.97%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (15.97%) MVS
9 19 (15.97%) VME
9 19 (15.97%) Data Analysis
9 19 (15.97%) Puppet
9 19 (15.97%) High Availability
10 18 (15.13%) Cloud Computing
10 18 (15.13%) Oracle
11 17 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (13.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (13.45%) Middleware
12 16 (13.45%) HP
12 16 (13.45%) Service Management
12 16 (13.45%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (11.76%) Finance
14 14 (11.76%) TOGAF

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.40%) OpenStack
2 6 (5.04%) IIS
3 5 (4.20%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.20%) Apache
3 5 (4.20%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.36%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.36%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.52%) Node.js
5 3 (2.52%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.52%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.68%) Alfresco
6 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.68%) CloudStack
6 2 (1.68%) nginx
7 1 (0.84%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MS Office
1 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.68%) Summit
4 1 (0.84%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 72 (60.50%) PaaS
2 33 (27.73%) SaaS
3 18 (15.13%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.84%) Heroku
7 1 (0.84%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.81%) WAN
2 19 (15.97%) LAN
3 12 (10.08%) Firewall
4 8 (6.72%) VPN
5 7 (5.88%) SSH
6 4 (3.36%) Kerberos
7 3 (2.52%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (2.52%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.52%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.52%) FTP
8 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.84%) Junos
9 1 (0.84%) NAS
9 1 (0.84%) VLAN
9 1 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.84%) DMZ
9 1 (0.84%) SAN
9 1 (0.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.49%) Big Data
2 6 (5.04%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.36%) VLDB
5 3 (2.52%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.84%) Redis
7 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.84%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.84%) OrientDB
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.84%) DB2
7 1 (0.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.04%) JIRA
2 5 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.20%) NUnit
2 5 (4.20%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.68%) RSpec
4 1 (0.84%) Mocha
4 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.84%) Gradle
4 1 (0.84%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.84%) Bower
4 1 (0.84%) Grunt
4 1 (0.84%) PhantomJS
4 1 (0.84%) Yeoman
4 1 (0.84%) Selenium
4 1 (0.84%) Maven
4 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (11.76%) Finance
2 7 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.52%) Banking
4 2 (1.68%) Publishing
4 2 (1.68%) Retail
4 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.68%) German Language
5 1 (0.84%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Legal
5 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.84%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (47.06%) Architect
2 18 (15.13%) Enterprise Architect
3 15 (12.61%) Technical Architect
4 10 (8.40%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (7.56%) Consultant
6 8 (6.72%) Senior Architect
6 8 (6.72%) Senior Enterprise Architect
7 7 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (5.04%) Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (4.20%) BizTalk Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Senior BizTalk Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Integration Architect
9 5 (4.20%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Security Consultant
10 4 (3.36%) IT Consultant
10 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.45%) Middleware
2 14 (11.76%) Web Services
3 10 (8.40%) .NET
4 6 (5.04%) XML
4 6 (5.04%) XSD
5 5 (4.20%) WCF
5 5 (4.20%) JSON
5 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 5 (4.20%) XSL
6 3 (2.52%) RESTful
6 3 (2.52%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.68%) HTML
8 1 (0.84%) CSS3
8 1 (0.84%) REST
8 1 (0.84%) HTML5
8 1 (0.84%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.84%) Java EE
8 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.84%) Spring
8 1 (0.84%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.88%) Open Source
2 7 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.88%) Reference Data
2 7 (5.88%) Data Integration
2 7 (5.88%) Clustering
3 6 (5.04%) PKI
4 3 (2.52%) CESG
4 3 (2.52%) Replication
4 3 (2.52%) Firmware
5 1 (0.84%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.84%) Spread Betting
5 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.84%) DataPower
5 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.84%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (30.25%) Windows
2 30 (25.21%) Linux
3 19 (15.97%) MVS
3 19 (15.97%) VME
4 9 (7.56%) UNIX
5 8 (6.72%) Android
5 8 (6.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (5.88%) Apple iOS
7 6 (5.04%) AIX
7 6 (5.04%) Windows Phone
8 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.52%) HPUX
8 3 (2.52%) Solaris
9 2 (1.68%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.68%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.84%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.84%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.21%) ITIL
2 22 (18.49%) Asset Management
3 20 (16.81%) SOA
4 19 (15.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (15.97%) Data Analysis
4 19 (15.97%) High Availability
5 17 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (13.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (13.45%) Service Management
7 14 (11.76%) TOGAF
7 14 (11.76%) Project Management
8 12 (10.08%) Data Modelling
8 12 (10.08%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.56%) PRINCE2
11 8 (6.72%) PRINCE
11 8 (6.72%) Data Architecture
12 7 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (5.88%) OO
13 6 (5.04%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.76%) Java
2 9 (7.56%) SQL
3 8 (6.72%) C#
4 7 (5.88%) Ruby
5 4 (3.36%) Perl
5 4 (3.36%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.68%) C++
6 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.84%) Scala
7 1 (0.84%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.84%) PHP
7 1 (0.84%) VBScript
7 1 (0.84%) C
7 1 (0.84%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 22 (18.49%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.40%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.52%) VCAP
4 3 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.52%) RHCE
5 2 (1.68%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) VCDX
6 1 (0.84%) Degree
6 1 (0.84%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) QA
2 3 (2.52%) COBIT
3 2 (1.68%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.68%) SLA
3 2 (1.68%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 15 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.40%) vSphere
3 8 (6.72%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.04%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.36%) XenApp
5 4 (3.36%) XenServer
5 4 (3.36%) vCloud
6 3 (2.52%) NFS
7 1 (0.84%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 19 (15.97%) Puppet
2 16 (13.45%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.52%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (2.52%) Nessus
3 3 (2.52%) Nagios
4 2 (1.68%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.84%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.84%) collectd
5 1 (0.84%) Ansible
5 1 (0.84%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.84%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.84%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.84%) SCCM
5 1 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (20.17%) VMware
2 18 (15.13%) Oracle
3 16 (13.45%) HP
4 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.56%) Red Hat
6 8 (6.72%) Cisco
7 6 (5.04%) IBM
7 6 (5.04%) Citrix
8 4 (3.36%) JBoss
8 4 (3.36%) EMC
9 3 (2.52%) Foundry
9 3 (2.52%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.52%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.52%) Wyse
9 3 (2.52%) Dell
10 2 (1.68%) SAP
10 2 (1.68%) Remedy
10 2 (1.68%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.68%) Splunk
11 1 (0.84%) Q1 Labs
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