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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 251 458 450
Rank change year-on-year
+207 -8
Contract jobs citing IaaS 478 186 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.96% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.27% 5.64% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 124 134
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £622 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £465
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -
IaaS
UK

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
5781 3295 2393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.64% 6.24% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3982 2222 1539
Median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 56 47
Median hourly rate £19.61 £23.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.73% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 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
London +102 211 £525 -4.54% 26
South East +76 103 £500 +6.66% 7
North West +43 43 £388 -18.42% 4
North East +17 37 £500 +37.93%
West Midlands +6 36 £400 -32.20% 5
East of England +10 20 £588 +38.23% 3
Yorkshire +11 13 £525 -4.54% 4
East Midlands +4 11 £378 +7.85% 1
South West +18 10 £500 +50.37% 2
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 England region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 618 (66.31%) PaaS
2 392 (42.06%) SaaS
3 385 (41.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 314 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
5 297 (31.87%) Amazon AWS
6 295 (31.65%) DevOps
7 292 (31.33%) Microsoft
8 274 (29.40%) Linux
9 262 (28.11%) Windows
10 176 (18.88%) Open Source
11 170 (18.24%) ITIL
11 170 (18.24%) VMware
12 159 (17.06%) Active Directory
13 158 (16.95%) Puppet
14 151 (16.20%) Opscode Chef
15 133 (14.27%) Configuration Management
16 123 (13.20%) Python
17 122 (13.09%) VMware Infrastructure
18 113 (12.12%) PowerShell
18 113 (12.12%) Security Cleared
19 112 (12.02%) Finance
20 110 (11.80%) Office 365
21 108 (11.59%) Data Centre
21 108 (11.59%) MS Excel
22 107 (11.48%) SQL
23 99 (10.62%) Java
24 96 (10.30%) TOGAF
25 92 (9.87%) SQL Server
25 92 (9.87%) Windows Server
26 91 (9.76%) Git (software)

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 72 (7.73%) OpenStack
2 67 (7.19%) SharePoint
3 44 (4.72%) Apache
4 36 (3.86%) IIS
5 31 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
6 28 (3.00%) MS Exchange
7 27 (2.90%) Confluence
8 22 (2.36%) Tomcat
9 20 (2.15%) nginx
10 18 (1.93%) Oracle Application Server
11 15 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (1.39%) JBoss
13 12 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
14 11 (1.18%) Skype for Business
15 10 (1.07%) Apache Spark
16 9 (0.97%) NServiceBus
17 8 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
17 8 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 108 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.15%) MS Office
3 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.21%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) Gliffy
5 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 31 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.97%) SAP hybris
4 5 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.11%) Maximo
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.11%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 618 (66.31%) PaaS
2 392 (42.06%) SaaS
3 385 (41.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 297 (31.87%) Amazon AWS
5 110 (11.80%) Office 365
6 73 (7.83%) Azure Active Directory
7 39 (4.18%) Cloud Computing
8 28 (3.00%) GitHub
9 24 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
10 21 (2.25%) OpenShift
11 19 (2.04%) CloudBees
12 16 (1.72%) Google Apps
12 16 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
13 15 (1.61%) HP Helion
14 10 (1.07%) Yammer
15 8 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
16 7 (0.75%) OneDrive
17 6 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
17 6 (0.64%) Trello
18 5 (0.54%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 74 (7.94%) DNS
2 66 (7.08%) Firewall
3 56 (6.01%) Network Security
4 50 (5.36%) LAN
5 48 (5.15%) WAN
6 35 (3.76%) DHCP
7 32 (3.43%) VPN
8 27 (2.90%) SSL
9 20 (2.15%) HTTP
10 18 (1.93%) Internet
11 15 (1.61%) SAN
12 14 (1.50%) NetScaler
12 14 (1.50%) Wireless
13 13 (1.39%) IP Telephony
14 12 (1.29%) Skype
15 10 (1.07%) LDAP
15 10 (1.07%) TCP/IP
16 9 (0.97%) DMZ
16 9 (0.97%) MPLS
16 9 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (9.87%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.22%) Azure SQL Database
3 26 (2.79%) Oracle Database
4 25 (2.68%) MySQL
4 25 (2.68%) NoSQL
5 20 (2.15%) MongoDB
6 19 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
7 14 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (1.29%) Hadoop
9 10 (1.07%) Relational Database
10 9 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (0.97%) Big Data
10 9 (0.97%) OLTP
11 7 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.64%) Power BI
12 6 (0.64%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 91 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 63 (6.76%) Jenkins
3 62 (6.65%) JIRA
4 30 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (2.79%) Maven
6 24 (2.58%) SonarQube
7 17 (1.82%) Ant
7 17 (1.82%) Vagrant
7 17 (1.82%) Visual Studio
8 12 (1.29%) Gradle
8 12 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (0.97%) Selenium
10 9 (0.97%) Subversion
11 8 (0.86%) Cucumber
11 8 (0.86%) FxCop
11 8 (0.86%) StyleCop
12 7 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (0.64%) JUnit
14 5 (0.54%) Mocha
General
1 112 (12.02%) Finance
2 29 (3.11%) Retail
3 28 (3.00%) Banking
4 22 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.15%) Marketing
6 14 (1.50%) Advertising
7 7 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.64%) Billing
9 5 (0.54%) Automotive
9 5 (0.54%) Back Office
9 5 (0.54%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.43%) Publishing
11 3 (0.32%) Electronics
11 3 (0.32%) Legal
12 2 (0.21%) Local Government
12 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.11%) Law
13 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 332 (35.62%) Architect
2 123 (13.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 118 (12.66%) Cloud Architect
4 83 (8.91%) Solutions Architect
5 74 (7.94%) Consultant
6 69 (7.40%) Security Architect
7 60 (6.44%) Infrastructure Architect
8 55 (5.90%) Azure Architect
9 53 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 52 (5.58%) Senior DevOps
11 49 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
12 47 (5.04%) Analyst
12 47 (5.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 42 (4.51%) Developer
13 42 (4.51%) Technical Architect
14 39 (4.18%) AWS Architect
15 35 (3.76%) Azure Engineer
16 33 (3.54%) Azure Consultant
17 28 (3.00%) Cloud Consultant
18 27 (2.90%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (7.73%) .NET
2 52 (5.58%) Web Services
3 41 (4.40%) HTML
4 38 (4.08%) REST
5 37 (3.97%) Middleware
6 36 (3.86%) JSON
7 35 (3.76%) CSS
8 33 (3.54%) Node.js
9 30 (3.22%) HTML5
10 25 (2.68%) SOAP
11 21 (2.25%) Sass
12 20 (2.15%) AngularJS
12 20 (2.15%) jQuery
13 19 (2.04%) React
14 17 (1.82%) Backbone.js
15 15 (1.61%) ASP.NET
15 15 (1.61%) Spring
16 14 (1.50%) Dojo
16 14 (1.50%) LEMP Stack
17 13 (1.39%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 108 (11.59%) Data Centre
2 55 (5.90%) Private Cloud
3 51 (5.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 46 (4.94%) Public Cloud
5 34 (3.65%) Management Information System
6 29 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (3.00%) Clustering
8 25 (2.68%) User Experience
9 20 (2.15%) PKI
10 18 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (1.93%) Mobile App
11 16 (1.72%) Replication
12 15 (1.61%) CMDB
13 14 (1.50%) Computer Science
14 13 (1.39%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.64%) Enterprise Cloud
15 6 (0.64%) NHS
15 6 (0.64%) SCADA
16 4 (0.43%) CCTV
16 4 (0.43%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 274 (29.40%) Linux
2 262 (28.11%) Windows
3 92 (9.87%) Windows Server
4 59 (6.33%) Unix
5 53 (5.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (2.36%) CentOS
9 12 (1.29%) Fedora
10 11 (1.18%) Mac OS X
10 11 (1.18%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.97%) AIX
12 8 (0.86%) Android
12 8 (0.86%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.86%) VMS
12 8 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.75%) Solaris
14 6 (0.64%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.54%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (33.69%) Agile Software Development
2 295 (31.65%) DevOps
3 176 (18.88%) Open Source
4 170 (18.24%) ITIL
5 133 (14.27%) Configuration Management
6 96 (10.30%) TOGAF
7 83 (8.91%) Service Management
8 80 (8.58%) Continuous Delivery
8 80 (8.58%) Migration
9 79 (8.48%) Change Management
9 79 (8.48%) Scrum
10 77 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
10 77 (8.26%) PRINCE2
11 69 (7.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 68 (7.30%) Project Management
13 65 (6.97%) Problem Management
14 64 (6.87%) High Availability
15 57 (6.12%) Data Management
16 49 (5.26%) Kanban
17 48 (5.15%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 123 (13.20%) Python
2 113 (12.12%) PowerShell
3 107 (11.48%) SQL
4 99 (10.62%) Java
5 67 (7.19%) JavaScript
6 51 (5.47%) Ruby
7 40 (4.29%) Bash Shell
7 40 (4.29%) C#
8 36 (3.86%) Perl
9 27 (2.90%) C++
10 15 (1.61%) C
11 11 (1.18%) PHP
11 11 (1.18%) Scala
12 10 (1.07%) Go
13 9 (0.97%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.54%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.43%) Groovy
16 2 (0.21%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.21%) R
16 2 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 113 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 62 (6.65%) SC Cleared
3 42 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (3.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 31 (3.33%) MCSE
6 28 (3.00%) Degree
7 25 (2.68%) CISSP
8 21 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (2.15%) MCSA
10 11 (1.18%) AWS Certification
10 11 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (0.97%) CCNA
12 8 (0.86%) GIAC
12 8 (0.86%) PMP
13 7 (0.75%) CCNP
13 7 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.75%) VCAP
14 6 (0.64%) PMI Certification
15 5 (0.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 21 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.72%) QA
4 6 (0.64%) SLA
5 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) RMADS
System Software
1 159 (17.06%) Active Directory
2 122 (13.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (7.40%) Docker
4 41 (4.40%) Hyper-V
5 38 (4.08%) vCloud
6 31 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (3.22%) vSphere
8 22 (2.36%) KVM
9 21 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
10 16 (1.72%) Xen
10 16 (1.72%) XenDesktop
11 13 (1.39%) XenServer
12 6 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.64%) XenApp
13 5 (0.54%) Ceph
14 4 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
15 3 (0.32%) BitLocker
15 3 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
16 2 (0.21%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 158 (16.95%) Puppet
2 151 (16.20%) Opscode Chef
3 90 (9.66%) Ansible
4 40 (4.29%) SCOM
5 33 (3.54%) SCCM
6 28 (3.00%) Terraform
7 20 (2.15%) Packer
8 16 (1.72%) Kubernetes
8 16 (1.72%) Mesos
9 11 (1.18%) Ganglia
9 11 (1.18%) Graphite
9 11 (1.18%) StatsD
10 10 (1.07%) AirWatch
11 9 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (0.54%) CA Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.54%) Kibana
12 5 (0.54%) logstash
12 5 (0.54%) vRealize
13 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (0.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 292 (31.33%) Microsoft
2 170 (18.24%) VMware
3 81 (8.69%) Oracle
4 71 (7.62%) Cisco
5 51 (5.47%) Google
6 49 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 37 (3.97%) Citrix
8 30 (3.22%) SaltStack
9 23 (2.47%) NetApp
10 18 (1.93%) ServiceNow
11 17 (1.82%) New Relic
12 16 (1.72%) CheckPoint
13 15 (1.61%) Dell
13 15 (1.61%) HP
13 15 (1.61%) Juniper
13 15 (1.61%) Rackspace
14 14 (1.50%) IBM
14 14 (1.50%) SAP
15 13 (1.39%) AppDynamics
15 13 (1.39%) EMC
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