The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 445 517 490
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -27
Contract jobs citing IaaS 136 59 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.65% 3.69% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 37 29
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£525 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.97% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £363 £450
% change year-on-year
+51.72% -19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2407 1600 900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.75% 3.11% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1568 996 587
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 28 14
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.26 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £38.10 £31.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -16.12%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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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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
London +12 51 £500 +12.99% 20
North West - 43 £650 - 2
South East -5 22 £425 -34.61% 12
East of England +26 8 £288 - 3
Yorkshire -13 6 £538 - 2
South West +4 3 £550 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £310 - 1
East Midlands +5 1 - -
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 96 (42.67%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (40.00%) Linux
3 87 (38.67%) PaaS
4 85 (37.78%) Opscode Chef
5 69 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (28.89%) Windows
6 65 (28.89%) Cloud Computing
7 58 (25.78%) MongoDB
8 55 (24.44%) Python
9 50 (22.22%) Citrix
10 49 (21.78%) Oracle
10 49 (21.78%) DevOps
11 48 (21.33%) JavaScript
12 47 (20.89%) Big Data
12 47 (20.89%) Puppet
13 46 (20.44%) Microsoft Azure
13 46 (20.44%) SaaS
14 45 (20.00%) Configuration Management
14 45 (20.00%) VMware
15 44 (19.56%) Hadoop
16 43 (19.11%) Teradata
17 42 (18.67%) Tableau
17 42 (18.67%) StatsD
18 41 (18.22%) R
18 41 (18.22%) Apache Cassandra
18 41 (18.22%) Data Warehouse
19 40 (17.78%) Machine Learning
20 39 (17.33%) Apigee
20 39 (17.33%) Mashery
20 39 (17.33%) Java

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 36 (16.00%) Node.js
2 28 (12.44%) OpenStack
3 27 (12.00%) SharePoint
4 21 (9.33%) IIS
5 17 (7.56%) MS Exchange
6 14 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (5.33%) Lync
8 11 (4.89%) Tomcat
9 8 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (3.56%) Apache
9 8 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (2.22%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (1.33%) CMS
12 2 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.89%) JBoss
12 2 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.33%) MS Office
3 6 (2.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.89%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 96 (42.67%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (38.67%) PaaS
3 65 (28.89%) Cloud Computing
4 46 (20.44%) SaaS
4 46 (20.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (9.33%) Office 365
6 4 (1.78%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.89%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.89%) Joyent
8 2 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.89%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.89%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.44%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.78%) DNS
2 30 (13.33%) Firewall
3 23 (10.22%) Internet
4 20 (8.89%) VPN
5 18 (8.00%) SAN
6 16 (7.11%) Network Security
6 16 (7.11%) NAS
7 14 (6.22%) DHCP
8 12 (5.33%) WAN
8 12 (5.33%) VLAN
9 11 (4.89%) LAN
10 10 (4.44%) LDAP
11 9 (4.00%) TCP/IP
12 6 (2.67%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (1.78%) MPLS
15 3 (1.33%) VPLS
15 3 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (1.33%) VoIP
15 3 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (25.78%) MongoDB
2 47 (20.89%) Big Data
3 44 (19.56%) Hadoop
4 41 (18.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 41 (18.22%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (8.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.11%) MySQL
6 7 (3.11%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.67%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.78%) EDRMS
10 3 (1.33%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.89%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.89%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.89%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.89%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 25 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 15 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 11 (4.89%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (3.56%) JIRA
5 7 (3.11%) Subversion
6 6 (2.67%) Maven
7 4 (1.78%) Ant
7 4 (1.78%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.33%) RSpec
9 1 (0.44%) Hudson
9 1 (0.44%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.44%) JUnit
9 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.44%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.44%) MSI
9 1 (0.44%) Selenium
General
1 30 (13.33%) Finance
2 8 (3.56%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.56%) Games
3 7 (3.11%) Publishing
4 6 (2.67%) Local Government
4 6 (2.67%) Banking
5 3 (1.33%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.33%) Marketing
6 2 (0.89%) Korean Language
6 2 (0.89%) Billing
6 2 (0.89%) Retail
6 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 87 (38.67%) Architect
2 36 (16.00%) Technical Architect
3 24 (10.67%) Digital Architect
4 23 (10.22%) DevOps Engineer
5 22 (9.78%) Digital Technical Architect
6 21 (9.33%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (7.11%) Analyst
8 16 (7.11%) Infrastructure Architect
8 16 (7.11%) Senior Architect
8 16 (7.11%) Cloud Architect
9 15 (6.67%) Senior Technical Architect
10 14 (6.22%) Consultant
11 12 (5.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 11 (4.89%) Administrator
13 10 (4.44%) Senior Digital Architect
14 9 (4.00%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
14 9 (4.00%) Designer
14 9 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
14 9 (4.00%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 35 (15.56%) AngularJS
3 34 (15.11%) .NET
4 21 (9.33%) Web Services
5 6 (2.67%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.22%) HTML
6 5 (2.22%) XML
7 4 (1.78%) JSON
7 4 (1.78%) REST
8 3 (1.33%) jQuery
8 3 (1.33%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.33%) CSS
9 2 (0.89%) SOAP
9 2 (0.89%) WCF
9 2 (0.89%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.89%) MSMQ
9 2 (0.89%) WSDL
9 2 (0.89%) Middleware
9 2 (0.89%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.89%) Visualisation
2 20 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.78%) User Experience
4 11 (4.89%) Public Cloud
4 11 (4.89%) Open Source
5 10 (4.44%) Clustering
6 9 (4.00%) Private Cloud
7 8 (3.56%) Spread Betting
8 7 (3.11%) PKI
8 7 (3.11%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.67%) CMDB
10 4 (1.78%) FlexPod
11 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.33%) Online Games
11 3 (1.33%) Streaming Video
11 3 (1.33%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.89%) Statistics
12 2 (0.89%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 90 (40.00%) Linux
2 65 (28.89%) Windows
3 24 (10.67%) UNIX
4 19 (8.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (5.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.11%) CentOS
7 4 (1.78%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.33%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.33%) Solaris
9 2 (0.89%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.44%) Debian
10 1 (0.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (21.78%) DevOps
3 45 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 40 (17.78%) Machine Learning
5 36 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (15.11%) ITIL
7 23 (10.22%) Migration
8 21 (9.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (7.11%) Service Management
10 15 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (5.33%) Validation
11 12 (5.33%) Project Management
11 12 (5.33%) E-Commerce
11 12 (5.33%) Release Management
11 12 (5.33%) Incident Management
12 11 (4.89%) PRINCE2
13 9 (4.00%) SOA
14 8 (3.56%) Service Delivery
14 8 (3.56%) Change Management
14 8 (3.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 55 (24.44%) Python
2 48 (21.33%) JavaScript
3 41 (18.22%) R
4 39 (17.33%) Java
5 30 (13.33%) Ruby
6 18 (8.00%) Perl
7 17 (7.56%) Bash Shell
8 15 (6.67%) SQL
9 13 (5.78%) PowerShell
10 11 (4.89%) C#
11 6 (2.67%) C
12 5 (2.22%) PHP
13 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.89%) PHP5
14 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.44%) VBScript
15 1 (0.44%) C++
15 1 (0.44%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 30 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 22 (9.78%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.89%) Degree
4 10 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (3.56%) VCAP
6 7 (3.11%) VCDX
6 7 (3.11%) PMP
6 7 (3.11%) PMI Certification
6 7 (3.11%) CISSP
7 6 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.67%) MCP
7 6 (2.67%) MCSE
8 5 (2.22%) MCSA
8 5 (2.22%) CISM
8 5 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.89%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.89%) GCED
9 2 (0.89%) VCP5
9 2 (0.89%) GIAC
9 2 (0.89%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.22%) SLA
1 5 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.89%) COBIT
2 2 (0.89%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 25 (11.11%) vSphere
4 16 (7.11%) Hyper-V
5 14 (6.22%) vCloud
6 9 (4.00%) UAG
7 6 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.67%) Firmware
8 4 (1.78%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (1.78%) KVM
8 4 (1.78%) Docker
9 3 (1.33%) GPFS
9 3 (1.33%) Ceph
9 3 (1.33%) XenApp
9 3 (1.33%) Gluster
9 3 (1.33%) NFS
9 3 (1.33%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 85 (37.78%) Opscode Chef
2 47 (20.89%) Puppet
3 42 (18.67%) StatsD
4 14 (6.22%) Ansible
5 13 (5.78%) SCCM
6 9 (4.00%) Salt
7 6 (2.67%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.78%) AirWatch
9 3 (1.33%) CFEngine
9 3 (1.33%) yum
9 3 (1.33%) Cobbler
9 3 (1.33%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.33%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.89%) OVSD
10 2 (0.89%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.44%) Nagios
11 1 (0.44%) SCOM
11 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 50 (22.22%) Citrix
2 49 (21.78%) Oracle
3 45 (20.00%) VMware
4 43 (19.11%) Teradata
5 42 (18.67%) Tableau
6 39 (17.33%) Microsoft
6 39 (17.33%) Apigee
6 39 (17.33%) Mashery
7 20 (8.89%) Red Hat
8 18 (8.00%) Cisco
9 12 (5.33%) NetApp
10 8 (3.56%) HP
11 7 (3.11%) IBM
11 7 (3.11%) BMC
12 6 (2.67%) WorldPay
13 5 (2.22%) Rackspace
14 4 (1.78%) CA
14 4 (1.78%) EMC
14 4 (1.78%) Mercator
14 4 (1.78%) Juniper
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