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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 495 479 510
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +31
Contract jobs citing IaaS 84 72 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.15% 0.054%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.57% 5.90% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 48 16
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£500 £565 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.50% +13.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £398 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £675 £713
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £565 £425
% change year-on-year
-20.35% +32.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
1839 1220 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.71% 2.61% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1244 784 477
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 22 13
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.23 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -13.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £11.80 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £44.25 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -13.87%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +38 50 £500 -9.09% 12
South East -25 17 £474 -0.26% 8
North West -31 6 £500 -13.41% 3
South West -26 5 £475 -29.62% 1
East of England - 4 £500 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £410 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 113 (55.94%) PaaS
2 69 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (31.68%) SaaS
4 63 (31.19%) Linux
5 46 (22.77%) DevOps
6 44 (21.78%) Security Cleared
7 38 (18.81%) Windows
8 37 (18.32%) Microsoft
9 35 (17.33%) ITIL
9 35 (17.33%) SOA
9 35 (17.33%) Puppet
10 34 (16.83%) Microsoft Azure
11 33 (16.34%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (16.34%) Opscode Chef
11 33 (16.34%) VMware
12 27 (13.37%) Configuration Management
13 26 (12.87%) SC Cleared
14 24 (11.88%) Amazon AWS
14 24 (11.88%) Finance
14 24 (11.88%) Firewall
14 24 (11.88%) Ruby
15 23 (11.39%) Migration
15 23 (11.39%) Active Directory
15 23 (11.39%) HP
15 23 (11.39%) Java
15 23 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (10.89%) Web Services
16 22 (10.89%) Python
17 20 (9.90%) OpenStack
18 19 (9.41%) DNS

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 20 (9.90%) OpenStack
2 14 (6.93%) IIS
3 12 (5.94%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.94%) MS Exchange
4 10 (4.95%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.47%) Lync
6 6 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.97%) Jetty
7 5 (2.48%) Apache
8 4 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.98%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.49%) nginx
10 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.50%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (4.95%) MS Office
2 5 (2.48%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.49%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.99%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.50%) assyst
1 1 (0.50%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 113 (55.94%) PaaS
2 64 (31.68%) SaaS
3 34 (16.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (11.88%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (8.91%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (5.45%) Office 365
7 4 (1.98%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.50%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.50%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.50%) Route 53
9 1 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.50%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.88%) Firewall
2 19 (9.41%) DNS
3 15 (7.43%) WAN
4 14 (6.93%) SAN
5 13 (6.44%) VPN
5 13 (6.44%) Network Security
6 12 (5.94%) NAS
6 12 (5.94%) LAN
7 10 (4.95%) MPLS
7 10 (4.95%) VLAN
8 9 (4.46%) Internet
8 9 (4.46%) SSL
9 8 (3.96%) SNMP
10 7 (3.47%) VPLS
11 6 (2.97%) LDAP
12 5 (2.48%) DHCP
12 5 (2.48%) Wireless
13 4 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.98%) Reverse Proxy
13 4 (1.98%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.91%) MongoDB
2 11 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.47%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.97%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.97%) MySQL
5 5 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.98%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.98%) Big Data
6 4 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.49%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.99%) OLTP
8 2 (0.99%) OLAP
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.99%) Spotfire
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (6.93%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.45%) RSpec
3 9 (4.46%) TeamCity
4 7 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.98%) SoapUI
5 4 (1.98%) JIRA
6 3 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.99%) Maven
8 1 (0.50%) Ant
8 1 (0.50%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.50%) Hudson
8 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.50%) MSBuild
General
1 24 (11.88%) Finance
2 13 (6.44%) Manufacturing
3 9 (4.46%) Local Government
4 8 (3.96%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.97%) Banking
6 5 (2.48%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.98%) Publishing
8 2 (0.99%) Games
8 2 (0.99%) Retail
8 2 (0.99%) Billing
8 2 (0.99%) Back Office
9 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (38.61%) Architect
2 28 (13.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (11.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 18 (8.91%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (7.92%) Lead Architect
6 15 (7.43%) Security Architect
7 13 (6.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (5.94%) Analyst
8 12 (5.94%) Cloud Architect
9 11 (5.45%) Service Transition Manager
9 11 (5.45%) Service Manager
9 11 (5.45%) Transition Manager
10 10 (4.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 9 (4.46%) Designer
11 9 (4.46%) Consultant
12 8 (3.96%) Technical Architect
12 8 (3.96%) Infrastructure Designer
13 7 (3.47%) Applications Support Manager
13 7 (3.47%) Support Manager
13 7 (3.47%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.89%) Web Services
2 8 (3.96%) JSON
3 7 (3.47%) HTML
3 7 (3.47%) REST
4 6 (2.97%) .NET
5 5 (2.48%) J2EE
5 5 (2.48%) Middleware
6 4 (1.98%) LAMP
6 4 (1.98%) Java EE
7 3 (1.49%) Spring
7 3 (1.49%) XML
7 3 (1.49%) CSS
7 3 (1.49%) jQuery
8 2 (0.99%) JPA
8 2 (0.99%) Apache CXF
8 2 (0.99%) RESTful
8 2 (0.99%) OSGi
8 2 (0.99%) Apache Camel
8 2 (0.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.99%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.93%) RMADS
1 14 (6.93%) Open Source
2 11 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.95%) Clustering
4 7 (3.47%) Digital Media
4 7 (3.47%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.48%) Spread Betting
7 4 (1.98%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.98%) PKI
8 3 (1.49%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.49%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.99%) Derivative
9 2 (0.99%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.50%) CMDB
10 1 (0.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 63 (31.19%) Linux
2 38 (18.81%) Windows
3 11 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.97%) UNIX
7 4 (1.98%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.49%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.99%) Android
9 2 (0.99%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.99%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.99%) CentOS
10 1 (0.50%) VMS
10 1 (0.50%) AIX
10 1 (0.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (22.77%) DevOps
3 35 (17.33%) SOA
3 35 (17.33%) ITIL
4 33 (16.34%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (13.37%) Configuration Management
6 23 (11.39%) Migration
7 17 (8.42%) Risk Management
8 13 (6.44%) Change Management
8 13 (6.44%) Load Balancing
8 13 (6.44%) Information Assurance
9 12 (5.94%) Security Architecture
9 12 (5.94%) Network Architecture
9 12 (5.94%) OWASP
9 12 (5.94%) TOGAF
9 12 (5.94%) Service Delivery
10 11 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (5.45%) Validation
10 11 (5.45%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (4.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.88%) Ruby
2 23 (11.39%) Java
3 22 (10.89%) Python
4 14 (6.93%) Perl
5 11 (5.45%) C#
6 10 (4.95%) SQL
7 9 (4.46%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.97%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.48%) C
9 5 (2.48%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.49%) PHP
11 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.50%) C++
12 1 (0.50%) Scala
12 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.50%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 44 (21.78%) Security Cleared
2 26 (12.87%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.42%) CISSP
4 12 (5.94%) CEH
4 12 (5.94%) DV Cleared
5 10 (4.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (4.95%) Degree
6 7 (3.47%) VCAP
7 6 (2.97%) MCSE
7 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.48%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (2.48%) VCDX
9 4 (1.98%) MCP
9 4 (1.98%) MCSA
9 4 (1.98%) CISA
9 4 (1.98%) CISM
10 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.99%) VCP5
11 1 (0.50%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (6.93%) ISO 9000
3 4 (1.98%) COBIT
4 2 (0.99%) QA
4 2 (0.99%) SLA
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 23 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 23 (11.39%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.43%) vSphere
3 11 (5.45%) vCloud
3 11 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.48%) KVM
5 4 (1.98%) UAG
6 3 (1.49%) XenApp
7 2 (0.99%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.99%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.99%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.50%) Varnish
8 1 (0.50%) Firmware
8 1 (0.50%) Docker
8 1 (0.50%) LXC
8 1 (0.50%) Corosync
8 1 (0.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 35 (17.33%) Puppet
2 33 (16.34%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (4.46%) Ansible
4 8 (3.96%) SCCM
5 6 (2.97%) Nagios
5 6 (2.97%) Salt
6 5 (2.48%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.49%) WSUS
9 2 (0.99%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.99%) OVSD
9 2 (0.99%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.99%) Graphite
10 1 (0.50%) collectd
10 1 (0.50%) Kibana
10 1 (0.50%) Opsview
10 1 (0.50%) Pingdom
10 1 (0.50%) Netcool
10 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 37 (18.32%) Microsoft
2 33 (16.34%) VMware
3 23 (11.39%) HP
4 17 (8.42%) Red Hat
5 13 (6.44%) Oracle
5 13 (6.44%) Cisco
6 11 (5.45%) Citrix
7 10 (4.95%) EMC
8 9 (4.46%) IBM
9 6 (2.97%) NetApp
10 5 (2.48%) BMC
11 4 (1.98%) SAP
12 3 (1.49%) Adobe
13 2 (0.99%) Juniper
13 2 (0.99%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.99%) webMethods
13 2 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
13 2 (0.99%) Teradata
13 2 (0.99%) Netezza
13 2 (0.99%) Isilon
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