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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 453 479 521
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +42
Contract jobs citing IaaS 122 84 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.18% 0.063%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.08% 4.24% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 63 18
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £220 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £581 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £283 £414
% change year-on-year
+41.59% -31.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £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
2989 1981 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.01% 4.14% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1986 1309 812
Average daily rate £403 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £293
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +32.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 48 36
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £24.80 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

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 6 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 6 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 +18 62 £525 +7.69% 15
South East -8 30 £350 +59.09% 6
East of England +8 9 £400 -30.43% 3
North West - 8 £650 -
South West -4 6 £450 -10.00% 6
West Midlands - 3 £450 - 5
Yorkshire - 3 £418 - 4
North East - 1 £400 - 1
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 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 (45.70%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (40.23%) PaaS
3 91 (35.55%) Linux
4 84 (32.81%) Opscode Chef
5 82 (32.03%) Windows
6 76 (29.69%) Microsoft Azure
7 74 (28.91%) VMware
8 71 (27.73%) Microsoft
9 65 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
10 62 (24.22%) Cloud Computing
11 60 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 60 (23.44%) Python
12 58 (22.66%) Oracle
13 57 (22.27%) SaaS
14 54 (21.09%) Big Data
14 54 (21.09%) Citrix
15 53 (20.70%) MongoDB
16 50 (19.53%) DevOps
16 50 (19.53%) DNS
17 49 (19.14%) Hadoop
18 47 (18.36%) JavaScript
19 45 (17.58%) Java
19 45 (17.58%) StatsD
19 45 (17.58%) Puppet
20 44 (17.19%) Apache Cassandra
20 44 (17.19%) R
20 44 (17.19%) Teradata
21 43 (16.80%) Data Warehouse
21 43 (16.80%) Machine Learning
21 43 (16.80%) Tableau

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 36 (14.06%) Node.js
2 32 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 28 (10.94%) MS Exchange
4 25 (9.77%) OpenStack
4 25 (9.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (8.98%) IIS
6 20 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (6.64%) Lync
8 10 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (3.52%) Office Communications Server
9 9 (3.52%) Apache
9 9 (3.52%) Tomcat
9 9 (3.52%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (2.34%) Eucalyptus
11 4 (1.56%) Confluence
11 4 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.17%) CMS
12 3 (1.17%) JBoss
13 2 (0.78%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 27 (10.55%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.30%) MS Office
3 3 (1.17%) MS Project
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Magento
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 117 (45.70%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (40.23%) PaaS
3 76 (29.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 62 (24.22%) Cloud Computing
5 57 (22.27%) SaaS
6 25 (9.77%) Office 365
7 8 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (2.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.78%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.78%) Joyent
10 2 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.78%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.78%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.39%) Yammer
11 1 (0.39%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 50 (19.53%) DNS
2 31 (12.11%) Firewall
3 28 (10.94%) SAN
3 28 (10.94%) DHCP
4 25 (9.77%) Internet
5 24 (9.38%) VLAN
6 22 (8.59%) VPN
7 21 (8.20%) TCP/IP
7 21 (8.20%) NAS
7 21 (8.20%) Network Security
8 19 (7.42%) LAN
9 14 (5.47%) LDAP
10 11 (4.30%) WAN
11 9 (3.52%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (3.13%) WLAN
13 7 (2.73%) Software-Defined Networking
14 6 (2.34%) MPLS
15 4 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (1.56%) SSH
15 4 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (21.09%) Big Data
2 53 (20.70%) MongoDB
3 49 (19.14%) Hadoop
4 44 (17.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 43 (16.80%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (8.20%) SQL Server
7 6 (2.34%) MySQL
8 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.56%) EDRMS
8 4 (1.56%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.56%) HBase
9 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.78%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (6.64%) Jenkins
2 13 (5.08%) JIRA
3 12 (4.69%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.30%) Subversion
5 6 (2.34%) Maven
5 6 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (2.34%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.95%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.56%) Spock
7 4 (1.56%) Geb
7 4 (1.56%) IntelliJ
7 4 (1.56%) Ant
8 2 (0.78%) JUnit
8 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.78%) MSI
8 2 (0.78%) Selenium
9 1 (0.39%) RSpec
9 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (11.33%) Finance
2 10 (3.91%) Banking
3 6 (2.34%) Games
3 6 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.95%) Publishing
4 5 (1.95%) Billing
5 4 (1.56%) Marketing
6 3 (1.17%) Retail
6 3 (1.17%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.78%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.39%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 104 (40.63%) Architect
2 37 (14.45%) Technical Architect
3 30 (11.72%) Cloud Architect
4 24 (9.38%) Digital Architect
5 22 (8.59%) Digital Technical Architect
6 21 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (7.03%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (6.25%) Senior Architect
8 16 (6.25%) Administrator
8 16 (6.25%) Consultant
8 16 (6.25%) Analyst
8 16 (6.25%) Security Architect
9 15 (5.86%) Senior Technical Architect
9 15 (5.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (5.47%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 13 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
12 12 (4.69%) Developer
13 10 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
13 10 (3.91%) Senior Digital Architect
14 9 (3.52%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.45%) .NET
2 36 (14.06%) AngularJS
3 34 (13.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 32 (12.50%) Web Services
5 7 (2.73%) REST
6 6 (2.34%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.34%) JSON
7 4 (1.56%) JMX
7 4 (1.56%) Spring
7 4 (1.56%) SOAP
7 4 (1.56%) JAX-RS
7 4 (1.56%) Grails
7 4 (1.56%) RESTful
7 4 (1.56%) Apache Camel
7 4 (1.56%) Spring Boot
8 3 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (1.17%) boto
8 3 (1.17%) Middleware
9 2 (0.78%) MSMQ
9 2 (0.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.02%) Visualisation
1 41 (16.02%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.08%) User Experience
3 13 (5.08%) Public Cloud
4 12 (4.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (3.91%) Clustering
6 6 (2.34%) PKI
6 6 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.34%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (1.95%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.95%) CMDB
8 4 (1.56%) FlexPod
9 3 (1.17%) Online Games
9 3 (1.17%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.17%) FMCG
9 3 (1.17%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 91 (35.55%) Linux
2 82 (32.03%) Windows
3 33 (12.89%) UNIX
4 23 (8.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (8.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (3.52%) CentOS
7 8 (3.13%) Ubuntu
8 7 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.34%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (1.56%) Solaris
11 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.78%) VMS
12 1 (0.39%) AIX
12 1 (0.39%) Debian
12 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (19.53%) DevOps
3 43 (16.80%) Machine Learning
4 42 (16.41%) Configuration Management
5 31 (12.11%) ITIL
6 26 (10.16%) Migration
7 25 (9.77%) Service Delivery
7 25 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (7.03%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (6.64%) Open Source
9 17 (6.64%) Service Management
10 15 (5.86%) Project Management
10 15 (5.86%) E-Commerce
10 15 (5.86%) Workflow
11 12 (4.69%) Change Management
11 12 (4.69%) Incident Management
11 12 (4.69%) Capacity Management
12 11 (4.30%) PRINCE2
13 10 (3.91%) SOA
13 10 (3.91%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (23.44%) Python
2 47 (18.36%) JavaScript
3 45 (17.58%) Java
4 44 (17.19%) R
5 27 (10.55%) Ruby
6 26 (10.16%) SQL
7 17 (6.64%) Perl
7 17 (6.64%) Bash Shell
8 14 (5.47%) PowerShell
9 11 (4.30%) C
10 10 (3.91%) C#
11 7 (2.73%) PHP
12 5 (1.95%) C++
13 4 (1.56%) Groovy
14 3 (1.17%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.78%) PHP5
16 1 (0.39%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.64%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.47%) CISSP
4 13 (5.08%) CISM
5 11 (4.30%) Degree
6 9 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (3.13%) MCSE
7 8 (3.13%) CCNA
8 7 (2.73%) PMI Certification
8 7 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.34%) PMP
10 5 (1.95%) CCSA
10 5 (1.95%) MCP
10 5 (1.95%) MCSA
11 4 (1.56%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.17%) CCNP
13 2 (0.78%) GCIA
13 2 (0.78%) GCIH
13 2 (0.78%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.08%) SLA
2 4 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.78%) QA
3 2 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.39%) EMIR
System Software
1 60 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (15.63%) Active Directory
3 29 (11.33%) vSphere
4 19 (7.42%) Hyper-V
5 15 (5.86%) vCloud
6 10 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (3.13%) Docker
8 6 (2.34%) Firmware
8 6 (2.34%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.34%) NFS
8 6 (2.34%) UAG
9 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.56%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.56%) KVM
11 3 (1.17%) GPFS
11 3 (1.17%) Ceph
11 3 (1.17%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.17%) Gluster
11 3 (1.17%) XenApp
12 2 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 84 (32.81%) Opscode Chef
2 45 (17.58%) StatsD
2 45 (17.58%) Puppet
3 13 (5.08%) Ansible
4 9 (3.52%) SCCM
4 9 (3.52%) vMotion
5 5 (1.95%) SCOM
6 4 (1.56%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.56%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (1.56%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.56%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.17%) Salt
7 3 (1.17%) yum
7 3 (1.17%) Cobbler
7 3 (1.17%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.17%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.39%) Nagios
Vendors
1 74 (28.91%) VMware
2 71 (27.73%) Microsoft
3 58 (22.66%) Oracle
4 54 (21.09%) Citrix
5 44 (17.19%) Teradata
6 43 (16.80%) Tableau
7 42 (16.41%) Apigee
7 42 (16.41%) Mashery
8 28 (10.94%) Cisco
9 27 (10.55%) Red Hat
10 18 (7.03%) HP
11 14 (5.47%) NetApp
12 10 (3.91%) IBM
13 9 (3.52%) Rackspace
14 8 (3.13%) 3PAR
14 8 (3.13%) SAP
15 7 (2.73%) CA
15 7 (2.73%) Brocade
16 6 (2.34%) EMC
16 6 (2.34%) BMC
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