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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 480 457 508
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +51
Contract jobs citing IaaS 118 112 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.23% 0.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.83% 5.39% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 88 29
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£475 £464 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £220 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £555 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.00
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
3080 2078 1326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.96% 4.21% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2064 1345 926
Average daily rate £415 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £528 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 53 34
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £24.00 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -48.43%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +4 58 £550 +12.82% 18
South East -6 36 £350 +59.09% 13
North West -21 8 £650 +61.49% 8
East of England +7 7 £400 +14.28% 1
South West -13 3 £450 -7.21% 10
West Midlands - 3 £450 - 8
Yorkshire - 2 £472 -
North East - 1 £400 -
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 117 (46.25%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (41.90%) PaaS
3 84 (33.20%) Linux
4 81 (32.02%) VMware
5 79 (31.23%) Opscode Chef
6 78 (30.83%) Microsoft Azure
7 73 (28.85%) Microsoft
8 72 (28.46%) Windows
9 64 (25.30%) VMware Infrastructure
10 62 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
11 61 (24.11%) Cloud Computing
12 60 (23.72%) Oracle
13 59 (23.32%) Python
13 59 (23.32%) SaaS
14 56 (22.13%) Big Data
15 52 (20.55%) Citrix
16 51 (20.16%) DNS
16 51 (20.16%) MongoDB
17 50 (19.76%) Hadoop
18 48 (18.97%) JavaScript
19 45 (17.79%) Java
19 45 (17.79%) Apache Cassandra
19 45 (17.79%) StatsD
19 45 (17.79%) DevOps
20 44 (17.39%) R
20 44 (17.39%) Visualisation
20 44 (17.39%) Teradata
21 43 (17.00%) Data Warehouse
21 43 (17.00%) Tableau
21 43 (17.00%) Machine Learning

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 37 (14.62%) Node.js
2 26 (10.28%) MS Exchange
3 25 (9.88%) SharePoint
4 24 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (9.09%) OpenStack
6 20 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (6.32%) IIS
8 10 (3.95%) Apache
8 10 (3.95%) Lync
9 9 (3.56%) Tomcat
9 9 (3.56%) Oracle Workflow
10 8 (3.16%) Eucalyptus
11 5 (1.98%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.58%) Confluence
13 3 (1.19%) JBoss
13 3 (1.19%) CMS
14 2 (0.79%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.37%) MS Office
3 4 (1.58%) MS Project
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Magento
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 117 (46.25%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (41.90%) PaaS
3 78 (30.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (24.11%) Cloud Computing
5 59 (23.32%) SaaS
6 17 (6.72%) Office 365
7 8 (3.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (2.37%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.19%) IBM PureFlex
11 2 (0.79%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.79%) Joyent
11 2 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.79%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.79%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 51 (20.16%) DNS
2 35 (13.83%) DHCP
3 31 (12.25%) SAN
4 27 (10.67%) VLAN
5 26 (10.28%) Firewall
6 25 (9.88%) TCP/IP
7 24 (9.49%) Internet
7 24 (9.49%) NAS
8 22 (8.70%) Network Security
8 22 (8.70%) LAN
9 19 (7.51%) VPN
10 15 (5.93%) Fibre Channel
11 13 (5.14%) WLAN
12 9 (3.56%) WAN
12 9 (3.56%) LDAP
13 8 (3.16%) Software-Defined Networking
14 7 (2.77%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (2.37%) Cisco Nexus
16 5 (1.98%) MPLS
17 4 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (22.13%) Big Data
2 51 (20.16%) MongoDB
3 50 (19.76%) Hadoop
4 45 (17.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 43 (17.00%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (6.32%) SQL Server
7 7 (2.77%) MySQL
8 5 (1.98%) HBase
9 4 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.58%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.79%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.79%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.79%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.40%) Redis
12 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (5.53%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.14%) JIRA
2 13 (5.14%) Subversion
3 11 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.77%) Maven
5 6 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.58%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.58%) IntelliJ
6 4 (1.58%) Ant
6 4 (1.58%) Spock
6 4 (1.58%) Geb
7 2 (0.79%) JUnit
7 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.79%) MSI
7 2 (0.79%) Selenium
8 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.40%) Grunt
8 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (9.88%) Finance
2 10 (3.95%) Banking
3 6 (2.37%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.98%) Billing
4 5 (1.98%) Marketing
5 4 (1.58%) Publishing
5 4 (1.58%) Games
5 4 (1.58%) Retail
6 3 (1.19%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.40%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 106 (41.90%) Architect
2 36 (14.23%) Technical Architect
3 32 (12.65%) Cloud Architect
4 24 (9.49%) Digital Architect
5 22 (8.70%) Digital Technical Architect
6 19 (7.51%) Security Architect
7 18 (7.11%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (7.11%) Senior Architect
8 17 (6.72%) Consultant
9 15 (5.93%) Analyst
9 15 (5.93%) Administrator
9 15 (5.93%) Senior Technical Architect
10 13 (5.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (4.74%) Developer
11 12 (4.74%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (4.74%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 11 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
13 10 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
13 10 (3.95%) Senior Digital Architect
13 10 (3.95%) Cyber Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.62%) .NET
2 36 (14.23%) AngularJS
3 34 (13.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 32 (12.65%) Web Services
5 7 (2.77%) REST
6 6 (2.37%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.37%) JSON
7 4 (1.58%) JMX
7 4 (1.58%) Spring
7 4 (1.58%) SOAP
7 4 (1.58%) Grails
7 4 (1.58%) RESTful
7 4 (1.58%) Apache Camel
7 4 (1.58%) JAX-RS
7 4 (1.58%) Spring Boot
8 3 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (1.19%) boto
9 2 (0.79%) WCF
9 2 (0.79%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.39%) Visualisation
2 41 (16.21%) Data Centre
3 15 (5.93%) Hybrid Cloud
3 15 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.14%) User Experience
5 9 (3.56%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.16%) Enterprise Cloud
7 7 (2.77%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.37%) Clustering
8 6 (2.37%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.98%) PKI
9 5 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.58%) FlexPod
10 4 (1.58%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.19%) Streaming Video
12 2 (0.79%) Replication
12 2 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.79%) CESG
12 2 (0.79%) CMDB
12 2 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 84 (33.20%) Linux
2 72 (28.46%) Windows
3 33 (13.04%) UNIX
4 23 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (7.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.16%) CentOS
8 7 (2.77%) Ubuntu
8 7 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.37%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (1.58%) Solaris
11 2 (0.79%) VMS
12 1 (0.40%) Debian
12 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (24.51%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (17.79%) DevOps
3 43 (17.00%) Machine Learning
4 35 (13.83%) Configuration Management
5 31 (12.25%) Service Delivery
6 25 (9.88%) ITIL
6 25 (9.88%) Migration
7 23 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (7.51%) Open Source
9 16 (6.32%) Workflow
10 15 (5.93%) Project Management
11 14 (5.53%) Service Management
11 14 (5.53%) Capacity Management
11 14 (5.53%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (5.14%) Change Management
12 13 (5.14%) E-Commerce
13 12 (4.74%) Performance Management
14 11 (4.35%) Cyber Security
15 9 (3.56%) Time Management
16 8 (3.16%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 59 (23.32%) Python
2 48 (18.97%) JavaScript
3 45 (17.79%) Java
4 44 (17.39%) R
5 31 (12.25%) SQL
6 26 (10.28%) Ruby
7 16 (6.32%) Bash Shell
8 14 (5.53%) Perl
9 11 (4.35%) PowerShell
10 10 (3.95%) C
10 10 (3.95%) C#
11 8 (3.16%) PHP
12 6 (2.37%) C++
13 4 (1.58%) Groovy
14 3 (1.19%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.79%) PHP5
16 1 (0.40%) Scala
16 1 (0.40%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.40%) Go
Qualifications
1 20 (7.91%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.72%) SC Cleared
3 16 (6.32%) CISSP
4 15 (5.93%) CISM
5 8 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.16%) CCNA
5 8 (3.16%) Degree
6 7 (2.77%) MCSE
6 7 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.98%) MCSA
7 5 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.58%) JNCIA
8 4 (1.58%) CCSA
8 4 (1.58%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.58%) MCP
9 3 (1.19%) PMP
9 3 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.79%) CCNP
11 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.14%) SLA
2 3 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.19%) QA
3 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) EMIR
System Software
1 64 (25.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (15.02%) Active Directory
3 22 (8.70%) vSphere
4 19 (7.51%) vCloud
5 13 (5.14%) Hyper-V
6 10 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.77%) Docker
8 6 (2.37%) NFS
8 6 (2.37%) VMware ESX
9 5 (1.98%) Firmware
9 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.58%) UAG
10 4 (1.58%) KVM
11 3 (1.19%) GPFS
11 3 (1.19%) Ceph
11 3 (1.19%) Gluster
11 3 (1.19%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.79%) XenServer
13 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 79 (31.23%) Opscode Chef
2 45 (17.79%) StatsD
3 40 (15.81%) Puppet
4 15 (5.93%) vMotion
5 12 (4.74%) Ansible
6 6 (2.37%) SCCM
7 5 (1.98%) Vagrant
8 4 (1.58%) SCOM
8 4 (1.58%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.58%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (1.19%) yum
9 3 (1.19%) Cobbler
9 3 (1.19%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.19%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.79%) Salt
10 2 (0.79%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.40%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 81 (32.02%) VMware
2 73 (28.85%) Microsoft
3 60 (23.72%) Oracle
4 52 (20.55%) Citrix
5 44 (17.39%) Teradata
6 43 (17.00%) Tableau
7 42 (16.60%) Apigee
7 42 (16.60%) Mashery
8 32 (12.65%) Cisco
9 29 (11.46%) Red Hat
10 21 (8.30%) HP
11 17 (6.72%) NetApp
12 15 (5.93%) IBM
13 10 (3.95%) CA
13 10 (3.95%) Rackspace
14 8 (3.16%) 3PAR
14 8 (3.16%) SAP
15 7 (2.77%) EMC
16 6 (2.37%) BMC
16 6 (2.37%) Brocade
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