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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 264 435 457
Rank change year-on-year
+171 +22
Contract jobs citing IaaS 451 193 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.93% 0.38% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.36% 6.13% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 124 105
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £328 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £643 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £418
% change year-on-year
- +13.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Median hourly rate £47.25 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
UK excluding London median 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
4819 3151 2122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.90% 6.21% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3428 2065 1379
Median daily rate £468 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £389 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.75% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 65 46
Median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +101.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.50 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £26.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £26.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-40.99% +78.33%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +100 186 £545 +3.80% 25
South East +48 75 £450 +28.57% 11
North West 0 40 £435 -33.07% 4
Yorkshire +17 33 £488 +1.56%
West Midlands +10 33 £456 +1.38% 10
South West +20 27 £500 +11.11% 1
East of England +21 24 £413 -2.94% 2
North East - 19 £500 - 1
East Midlands - 10 £600 -
Midlands - 6 £513 -
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 438 (62.30%) PaaS
2 294 (41.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 281 (39.97%) SaaS
4 247 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
5 241 (34.28%) Amazon AWS
6 221 (31.44%) DevOps
7 213 (30.30%) Linux
8 200 (28.45%) Microsoft
9 184 (26.17%) Windows
10 156 (22.19%) Puppet
11 140 (19.91%) Opscode Chef
12 124 (17.64%) VMware
13 115 (16.36%) Open Source
14 114 (16.22%) Python
15 108 (15.36%) Java
16 104 (14.79%) Configuration Management
17 100 (14.22%) Active Directory
18 98 (13.94%) Data Centre
18 98 (13.94%) ITIL
19 95 (13.51%) SQL
20 94 (13.37%) .NET
21 91 (12.94%) PowerShell
22 90 (12.80%) SQL Server
23 87 (12.38%) VMware Infrastructure
24 77 (10.95%) Office 365
25 76 (10.81%) Ansible
26 73 (10.38%) Docker
26 73 (10.38%) Finance
27 72 (10.24%) Security Cleared
28 71 (10.10%) Oracle

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 (8.96%) SharePoint
2 61 (8.68%) OpenStack
3 32 (4.55%) Apache
4 30 (4.27%) IIS
5 23 (3.27%) Confluence
6 20 (2.84%) MS Exchange
7 19 (2.70%) Tomcat
8 18 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
9 15 (2.13%) nginx
10 13 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (1.56%) JBoss
11 11 (1.56%) Skype for Business
12 10 (1.42%) WebSphere
13 8 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (1.14%) NServiceBus
14 7 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.71%) Apache Spark
15 5 (0.71%) Mule
Applications
1 50 (7.11%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.14%) MS Office
3 6 (0.85%) HipChat
4 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.28%) Gliffy
5 2 (0.28%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) Maximo
3 1 (0.14%) RMDS
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 438 (62.30%) PaaS
2 294 (41.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 281 (39.97%) SaaS
4 241 (34.28%) Amazon AWS
5 77 (10.95%) Office 365
6 58 (8.25%) Azure Active Directory
7 52 (7.40%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (1.85%) Google Apps
9 11 (1.56%) Amazon S3
10 9 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (1.14%) Yammer
12 7 (1.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (0.85%) Heroku
13 6 (0.85%) Route 53
14 4 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.57%) GitHub
14 4 (0.57%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 65 (9.25%) Firewall
2 55 (7.82%) LAN
3 53 (7.54%) WAN
4 51 (7.25%) Network Security
5 49 (6.97%) VPN
6 36 (5.12%) DNS
7 27 (3.84%) Internet
8 26 (3.70%) SAN
9 22 (3.13%) DHCP
10 14 (1.99%) MPLS
10 14 (1.99%) Skype
10 14 (1.99%) SSL
11 13 (1.85%) DMZ
12 12 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (1.71%) VLAN
13 11 (1.56%) Wireless
14 10 (1.42%) Unified Communications
15 9 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (0.85%) NAS
16 6 (0.85%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.98%) MySQL
3 30 (4.27%) MongoDB
4 27 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (3.56%) Azure SQL Database
6 23 (3.27%) Big Data
6 23 (3.27%) Hadoop
7 18 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (2.28%) Amazon RDS
9 13 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.56%) OLAP
11 10 (1.42%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.42%) SQL Server 2016
12 9 (1.28%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.71%) Power BI
13 5 (0.71%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.57%) GIS
15 3 (0.43%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 67 (9.53%) Git (software)
2 43 (6.12%) JIRA
3 25 (3.56%) Jenkins
3 25 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (3.27%) Octopus Deploy
5 15 (2.13%) Maven
6 14 (1.99%) Ant
6 14 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (1.85%) Visual Studio
8 11 (1.56%) Gradle
8 11 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (1.56%) Vagrant
9 8 (1.14%) FxCop
9 8 (1.14%) StyleCop
10 7 (1.00%) Subversion
11 6 (0.85%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.85%) Travis CI
12 5 (0.71%) Selenium
13 3 (0.43%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.43%) MSBuild
General
1 73 (10.38%) Finance
2 17 (2.42%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.28%) Banking
4 12 (1.71%) Marketing
5 10 (1.42%) Billing
6 9 (1.28%) Legal
7 6 (0.85%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.85%) Retail
8 5 (0.71%) Games
8 5 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.57%) Advertising
10 3 (0.43%) Automotive
10 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.14%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) French Language
11 1 (0.14%) German Language
11 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 269 (38.26%) Architect
2 108 (15.36%) Cloud Architect
3 103 (14.65%) Solutions Architect
4 100 (14.22%) DevOps Engineer
5 69 (9.82%) Security Architect
6 64 (9.10%) Consultant
7 51 (7.25%) Senior DevOps
8 47 (6.69%) Infrastructure Architect
8 47 (6.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 41 (5.83%) Technical Architect
10 40 (5.69%) Analyst
11 38 (5.41%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 38 (5.41%) Security Solutions Architect
12 37 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
13 31 (4.41%) Azure Consultant
13 31 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 30 (4.27%) Developer
15 27 (3.84%) Azure Engineer
16 25 (3.56%) Azure Architect
17 23 (3.27%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (13.37%) .NET
2 42 (5.97%) Web Services
3 41 (5.83%) Node.js
4 25 (3.56%) Middleware
5 20 (2.84%) AngularJS
6 17 (2.42%) .NET Framework
7 16 (2.28%) RESTful
8 15 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (1.99%) LAMP
10 11 (1.56%) HTML
11 10 (1.42%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (1.42%) LAPP Stack
12 9 (1.28%) LEMP Stack
12 9 (1.28%) SOAP
13 7 (1.00%) CSS
13 7 (1.00%) ELK Stack
13 7 (1.00%) J2EE
13 7 (1.00%) JSON
13 7 (1.00%) Sensu
13 7 (1.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 98 (13.94%) Data Centre
2 65 (9.25%) Private Cloud
3 45 (6.40%) Public Cloud
4 40 (5.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 22 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (2.84%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.71%) PKI
8 11 (1.56%) NHS
8 11 (1.56%) VCE vBlock
8 11 (1.56%) Visualisation
9 10 (1.42%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.42%) Replication
10 9 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.14%) Cloud Native
11 8 (1.14%) User Experience
12 7 (1.00%) CMDB
12 7 (1.00%) Social Media
13 6 (0.85%) SCADA
14 5 (0.71%) Clustering
14 5 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 213 (30.30%) Linux
2 184 (26.17%) Windows
3 65 (9.25%) Unix
4 56 (7.97%) Windows Server
5 23 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (2.70%) VMS
6 19 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (2.56%) CentOS
8 16 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (1.56%) AIX
10 10 (1.42%) Fedora
11 8 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.00%) Solaris
13 6 (0.85%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.85%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.71%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.28%) Android
16 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (31.44%) DevOps
3 115 (16.36%) Open Source
4 104 (14.79%) Configuration Management
5 98 (13.94%) ITIL
6 69 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
7 61 (8.68%) Migration
8 53 (7.54%) Continuous Delivery
8 53 (7.54%) Information Security
9 51 (7.25%) Project Management
9 51 (7.25%) TOGAF
10 46 (6.54%) High Availability
11 45 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
12 42 (5.97%) PRINCE2
13 41 (5.83%) Service Delivery
14 36 (5.12%) Service Design
15 35 (4.98%) Problem Management
16 34 (4.84%) CRM
17 32 (4.55%) Service Management
18 30 (4.27%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (16.22%) Python
2 108 (15.36%) Java
3 95 (13.51%) SQL
4 91 (12.94%) PowerShell
5 58 (8.25%) JavaScript
6 40 (5.69%) Ruby
7 36 (5.12%) Bash Shell
8 29 (4.13%) C#
9 25 (3.56%) Perl
10 18 (2.56%) C++
11 15 (2.13%) C
12 14 (1.99%) Go
13 11 (1.56%) R
14 9 (1.28%) PHP
15 8 (1.14%) Scala
16 4 (0.57%) CoffeeScript
16 4 (0.57%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.57%) VB
16 4 (0.57%) VBScript
17 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 72 (10.24%) Security Cleared
2 46 (6.54%) SC Cleared
3 28 (3.98%) Degree
4 21 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (2.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 20 (2.84%) CISSP
6 18 (2.56%) MCSE
7 13 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.42%) MCSA
9 9 (1.28%) VCAP
10 7 (1.00%) CCNP
10 7 (1.00%) ISEB
10 7 (1.00%) MCP
10 7 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.85%) CCNA
11 6 (0.85%) EMC Certification
11 6 (0.85%) GIAC
11 6 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.71%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.57%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.28%) QA
4 6 (0.85%) GxP
5 5 (0.71%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.43%) SLA
7 2 (0.28%) COBIT
7 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) RMADS
8 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 100 (14.22%) Active Directory
2 87 (12.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (10.38%) Docker
4 37 (5.26%) vCloud
5 32 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 30 (4.27%) Virtual Machines
7 27 (3.84%) KVM
8 17 (2.42%) Xen
9 14 (1.99%) Virtual Desktop
10 12 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (1.56%) VMware ESX
12 9 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (1.14%) NFS
14 7 (1.00%) vSphere
14 7 (1.00%) XenApp
15 6 (0.85%) XenServer
16 5 (0.71%) Ceph
17 4 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
18 3 (0.43%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 156 (22.19%) Puppet
2 140 (19.91%) Opscode Chef
3 76 (10.81%) Ansible
4 40 (5.69%) SCOM
5 30 (4.27%) SCCM
6 29 (4.13%) Kubernetes
7 24 (3.41%) Mesos
8 21 (2.99%) StatsD
8 21 (2.99%) Terraform
9 14 (1.99%) Packer
10 12 (1.71%) SCOrch
11 8 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 8 (1.14%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 8 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (1.14%) Tivoli
12 7 (1.00%) Ganglia
12 7 (1.00%) Graphite
12 7 (1.00%) Kibana
12 7 (1.00%) logstash
12 7 (1.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 200 (28.45%) Microsoft
2 124 (17.64%) VMware
3 71 (10.10%) Oracle
4 65 (9.25%) Cisco
5 46 (6.54%) Citrix
6 30 (4.27%) HP
7 25 (3.56%) SaltStack
8 24 (3.41%) Google
8 24 (3.41%) NetApp
9 22 (3.13%) Rackspace
10 18 (2.56%) EMC
10 18 (2.56%) IBM
11 17 (2.42%) Splunk
12 14 (1.99%) Apigee
12 14 (1.99%) Juniper
12 14 (1.99%) Mashery
12 14 (1.99%) Red Hat
13 13 (1.85%) Barracuda Networks
14 11 (1.56%) F5
14 11 (1.56%) Tableau
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