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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
UK / England
Rank 228 403 444
Rank change year-on-year
+175 +41
Contract jobs citing IaaS 433 218 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.03% 0.46% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.11% 5.91% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 139 102
Median daily rate £476 £523 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.08% +16.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £375 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £675 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £550 £475
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £100.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +185.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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
5337 3691 2387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.76% 7.87% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3804 2623 1556
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
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 £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 60 85
Median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.50 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £100.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.36% -2.52%

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 20 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IaaS across the England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

IaaS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 February 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 +89 208 £500 - 38
South East +93 115 £500 -9.90% 11
North East +9 32 £350 -50.00% 2
Yorkshire +22 18 £365 -43.84% 7
East of England -1 17 £619 +17.85% 3
South West +19 15 £453 +16.08% 5
West Midlands -1 11 £475 -15.17% 6
East Midlands +10 10 £403 +11.80%
North West +4 7 £469 +7.14% 6
Midlands +3 1 £450 -
South Coast - 1 £500 -
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 725 (70.59%) PaaS
2 403 (39.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 373 (36.32%) Windows
4 364 (35.44%) Microsoft
5 352 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
6 342 (33.30%) Linux
7 340 (33.11%) SaaS
8 290 (28.24%) ITIL
9 288 (28.04%) DevOps
10 253 (24.63%) VMware
11 243 (23.66%) Amazon AWS
12 207 (20.16%) Open Source
13 188 (18.31%) Service Management
14 174 (16.94%) Security Cleared
15 150 (14.61%) SQL Server
16 142 (13.83%) Change Management
17 140 (13.63%) MS Excel
18 139 (13.53%) Oracle
19 136 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
20 135 (13.15%) SC Cleared
21 131 (12.76%) Active Directory
22 130 (12.66%) SQL
23 126 (12.27%) Finance
24 124 (12.07%) Scrum
25 119 (11.59%) Data Management
25 119 (11.59%) Python
26 117 (11.39%) Configuration Management
27 114 (11.10%) Puppet
28 113 (11.00%) PowerShell
29 112 (10.91%) Java

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 73 (7.11%) IIS
2 69 (6.72%) SharePoint
3 52 (5.06%) WebSphere
4 49 (4.77%) OpenStack
5 38 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
6 35 (3.41%) Apache
7 28 (2.73%) Confluence
8 27 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
9 25 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
9 25 (2.43%) Tomcat
10 24 (2.34%) WebLogic
11 23 (2.24%) MS Exchange
12 18 (1.75%) Apache Spark
12 18 (1.75%) nginx
12 18 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (1.56%) Skype for Business
14 14 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 13 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
16 12 (1.17%) JBoss
17 11 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 140 (13.63%) MS Excel
2 52 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (2.14%) MS Office
4 5 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.39%) MS Project
6 3 (0.29%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.097%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 58 (5.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (3.89%) Oracle EBS
3 37 (3.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.88%) SAP Hybris
6 7 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.097%) Magento
11 1 (0.097%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 725 (70.59%) PaaS
2 403 (39.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 340 (33.11%) SaaS
4 243 (23.66%) Amazon AWS
5 74 (7.21%) Office 365
6 49 (4.77%) Azure Active Directory
7 25 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (2.24%) GitHub
9 21 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
10 19 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
10 19 (1.85%) OpenShift
11 16 (1.56%) CloudBees
12 13 (1.27%) HP Helion
13 11 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (0.88%) Data Lake Analytics
15 8 (0.78%) Loggly
15 8 (0.78%) Sumo Logic
16 6 (0.58%) OneDrive
17 5 (0.49%) Google App Engine
18 4 (0.39%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 100 (9.74%) DNS
2 87 (8.47%) Firewall
3 62 (6.04%) WAN
4 56 (5.45%) LAN
5 37 (3.60%) DHCP
6 35 (3.41%) HTTP
7 33 (3.21%) VPN
8 32 (3.12%) Network Security
9 30 (2.92%) LDAP
10 24 (2.34%) Internet
11 23 (2.24%) TCP/IP
12 19 (1.85%) SSL
13 17 (1.66%) DMZ
13 17 (1.66%) NetScaler
14 13 (1.27%) DMARC
14 13 (1.27%) MPLS
14 13 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
15 12 (1.17%) IP Telephony
15 12 (1.17%) Skype
16 11 (1.07%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 59 (5.74%) Oracle Database
3 51 (4.97%) MongoDB
4 50 (4.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (4.48%) Relational Database
6 40 (3.89%) Oracle Database 12c
7 36 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 35 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 33 (3.21%) NoSQL
10 29 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
11 28 (2.73%) Hadoop
12 25 (2.43%) MySQL
13 21 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
13 21 (2.04%) Power BI
14 19 (1.85%) DB2
15 18 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
16 17 (1.66%) SQL Server 2016
17 16 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
17 16 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 15 (1.46%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 108 (10.52%) Git (software)
2 90 (8.76%) Jenkins
3 64 (6.23%) JIRA
4 35 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (2.34%) Maven
6 22 (2.14%) SonarQube
6 22 (2.14%) Visual Studio Team System
7 18 (1.75%) Vagrant
8 13 (1.27%) Grunt
9 12 (1.17%) Subversion
10 11 (1.07%) Ant
10 11 (1.07%) Travis CI
11 10 (0.97%) Selenium
12 9 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (0.88%) Visual Studio
13 6 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (0.58%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.49%) GoCD
General
1 126 (12.27%) Finance
2 28 (2.73%) Retail
3 27 (2.63%) Marketing
4 24 (2.34%) Banking
5 21 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 20 (1.95%) Advertising
7 12 (1.17%) Legal
8 11 (1.07%) Aerospace
9 9 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.78%) Electronics
11 6 (0.58%) Billing
11 6 (0.58%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.58%) Publishing
12 5 (0.49%) Back Office
13 3 (0.29%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.19%) Games
15 1 (0.097%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.097%) German Language
15 1 (0.097%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.097%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 250 (24.34%) Architect
2 118 (11.49%) Developer
3 87 (8.47%) Cloud Architect
4 84 (8.18%) DevOps Engineer
5 72 (7.01%) Consultant
6 66 (6.43%) Azure Architect
7 64 (6.23%) DBA
8 61 (5.94%) Infrastructure Architect
9 55 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 49 (4.77%) Solutions Architect
11 45 (4.38%) Analyst
12 43 (4.19%) Oracle DBA
13 42 (4.09%) Operations Engineer
14 41 (3.99%) Azure Engineer
15 38 (3.70%) AWS Architect
16 37 (3.60%) Cloud Engineer
17 36 (3.51%) Administrator
18 33 (3.21%) Azure Consultant
19 31 (3.02%) Technical Architect
20 28 (2.73%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (9.54%) .NET
2 90 (8.76%) Web Services
3 56 (5.45%) REST
4 54 (5.26%) JSON
4 54 (5.26%) SOAP
5 53 (5.16%) Node.js
6 52 (5.06%) HTML
7 42 (4.09%) CSS
7 42 (4.09%) HTML5
8 32 (3.12%) Middleware
8 32 (3.12%) RESTful
9 29 (2.82%) WCF
10 28 (2.73%) ASP.NET
10 28 (2.73%) Spring
11 27 (2.63%) Sass
12 26 (2.53%) jQuery
13 25 (2.43%) AngularJS
14 24 (2.34%) CSS3
14 24 (2.34%) J2EE
14 24 (2.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 75 (7.30%) Data Centre
2 74 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (5.65%) Management Information System
4 41 (3.99%) CMDB
5 39 (3.80%) Public Cloud
6 33 (3.21%) Clustering
6 33 (3.21%) Hybrid Cloud
7 24 (2.34%) Private Cloud
8 21 (2.04%) User Experience
9 19 (1.85%) Replication
10 18 (1.75%) Mobile App
11 17 (1.66%) Tandem
11 17 (1.66%) Virtual Team
12 15 (1.46%) PKI
13 8 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (0.68%) Computer Science
14 7 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
14 7 (0.68%) Taxonomies
15 5 (0.49%) Blackberry
15 5 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 373 (36.32%) Windows
2 342 (33.30%) Linux
3 93 (9.06%) Unix
4 85 (8.28%) Windows Server
5 54 (5.26%) AIX
6 51 (4.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 40 (3.89%) Windows 2000
8 40 (3.89%) Windows XP
9 32 (3.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (1.56%) Ubuntu
11 14 (1.36%) CoreOS
12 13 (1.27%) CentOS
13 11 (1.07%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.88%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.78%) MVS
16 7 (0.68%) Solaris
17 6 (0.58%) HPUX
17 6 (0.58%) VMS
17 6 (0.58%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (28.24%) ITIL
3 288 (28.04%) DevOps
4 207 (20.16%) Open Source
5 188 (18.31%) Service Management
6 142 (13.83%) Change Management
7 124 (12.07%) Scrum
8 119 (11.59%) Data Management
9 117 (11.39%) Configuration Management
10 108 (10.52%) Continuous Integration
11 104 (10.13%) PRINCE2
12 96 (9.35%) High Availability
12 96 (9.35%) Problem Management
13 95 (9.25%) Migration
14 90 (8.76%) TDD
15 79 (7.69%) E-Commerce
16 73 (7.11%) CRM
17 72 (7.01%) ITSM
18 71 (6.91%) Continuous Delivery
19 67 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 130 (12.66%) SQL
2 119 (11.59%) Python
3 113 (11.00%) PowerShell
4 112 (10.91%) Java
5 93 (9.06%) C#
6 65 (6.33%) Ruby
7 62 (6.04%) JavaScript
8 44 (4.28%) Bash Shell
9 39 (3.80%) Perl
10 20 (1.95%) C
11 19 (1.85%) Go
12 18 (1.75%) T-SQL
13 17 (1.66%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.56%) PHP
15 12 (1.17%) C++
16 7 (0.68%) TypeScript
16 7 (0.68%) VB
17 6 (0.58%) CoffeeScript
17 6 (0.58%) R
18 5 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 174 (16.94%) Security Cleared
2 135 (13.15%) SC Cleared
3 40 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (3.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 32 (3.12%) MCSE
6 29 (2.82%) Degree
7 24 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
8 20 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (1.85%) MCSA
10 15 (1.46%) DV Cleared
11 12 (1.17%) CCNA
12 9 (0.88%) PMP
12 9 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (0.78%) CISSP
13 8 (0.78%) MCSD
13 8 (0.78%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.68%) AWS Certification
15 5 (0.49%) CCIE
15 5 (0.49%) ISEB
16 4 (0.39%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.36%) SLA
2 33 (3.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.27%) QA
5 10 (0.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.097%) BS7799
7 1 (0.097%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.097%) GCP
7 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.097%) ISO19770
7 1 (0.097%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.097%) RMADS
7 1 (0.097%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 136 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 131 (12.76%) Active Directory
3 85 (8.28%) Docker
4 46 (4.48%) Hyper-V
5 43 (4.19%) Virtual Machines
6 30 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (2.63%) vSphere
8 24 (2.34%) vCloud
9 13 (1.27%) XenDesktop
10 12 (1.17%) XenServer
11 11 (1.07%) KVM
12 8 (0.78%) HDFS
12 8 (0.78%) XenApp
13 7 (0.68%) Xen
14 5 (0.49%) VirtualBox
15 4 (0.39%) UAG
16 3 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
16 3 (0.29%) ISA Server
16 3 (0.29%) Oracle Clusterware
16 3 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 114 (11.10%) Puppet
2 111 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (6.04%) Ansible
4 44 (4.28%) SCOM
5 38 (3.70%) SCCM
6 23 (2.24%) Terraform
7 20 (1.95%) Nagios
8 15 (1.46%) Kubernetes
9 14 (1.36%) ZABBIX
10 13 (1.27%) Salt
11 12 (1.17%) SCOrch
12 11 (1.07%) SCVMM
13 9 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
14 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 7 (0.68%) AirWatch
15 7 (0.68%) CA Single Sign-On
15 7 (0.68%) Consul
16 6 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
17 5 (0.49%) CA Spectrum
17 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 364 (35.44%) Microsoft
2 253 (24.63%) VMware
3 139 (13.53%) Oracle
4 53 (5.16%) Red Hat
5 52 (5.06%) Cisco
6 49 (4.77%) CA
7 41 (3.99%) Citrix
8 30 (2.92%) CheckPoint
8 30 (2.92%) Google
9 29 (2.82%) SaltStack
10 25 (2.43%) Splunk
11 20 (1.95%) SAP
12 19 (1.85%) Dell
12 19 (1.85%) New Relic
12 19 (1.85%) Remedy
13 18 (1.75%) Rackspace
13 18 (1.75%) ServiceNow
13 18 (1.75%) Tableau
14 16 (1.56%) BMC
15 13 (1.27%) HP
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £451500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500pd
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £550 to £600 per annum 10 month initial contract.
Posted: 5 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £425 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £425 - £525
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil
aap3
Rate: £45.00 - £55.00 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London / West End
Zimbani
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 27 days ago