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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 273 418 451
Rank change year-on-year
+145 +33
Contract jobs citing IaaS 430 195 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.87% 0.40% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.47% 6.84% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 131 92
Median daily rate £495 £500 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £345 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £582
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £525 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - -
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
4543 2850 1910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.22% 5.79% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3162 1844 1241
Median daily rate £463 £415 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 79 31
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +84.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.26 £14.90 £8.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +96.07%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +92 186 £550 +15.78% 40
South East +44 78 £450 -5.26% 17
East of England +37 44 £413 -8.33% 1
North West -29 35 £450 -30.76% 4
South West +10 23 £488 +8.33% 3
West Midlands +9 21 £450 +45.16% 11
Yorkshire +13 17 £488 -7.14% 3
North East - 15 £500 - 1
East Midlands - 11 £550 -
Midlands - 2 £475 -
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 382 (59.22%) PaaS
2 257 (39.84%) SaaS
2 257 (39.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 226 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
4 222 (34.42%) Amazon AWS
5 201 (31.16%) Microsoft
6 195 (30.23%) Linux
7 191 (29.61%) DevOps
8 174 (26.98%) Windows
9 139 (21.55%) Puppet
10 120 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
10 120 (18.60%) VMware
11 108 (16.74%) Java
12 96 (14.88%) Data Centre
13 94 (14.57%) Configuration Management
13 94 (14.57%) Python
14 91 (14.11%) .NET
15 89 (13.80%) Open Source
16 87 (13.49%) SQL Server
17 86 (13.33%) SQL
18 82 (12.71%) PowerShell
19 81 (12.56%) VMware Infrastructure
20 79 (12.25%) Continuous Integration
21 77 (11.94%) Security Cleared
21 77 (11.94%) Active Directory
22 75 (11.63%) ITIL
23 73 (11.32%) Finance
24 72 (11.16%) Oracle
25 67 (10.39%) Office 365
26 66 (10.23%) Private Cloud

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 65 (10.08%) SharePoint
2 54 (8.37%) OpenStack
3 37 (5.74%) Node.js
4 32 (4.96%) Apache
5 31 (4.81%) Confluence
5 31 (4.81%) IIS
6 21 (3.26%) Tomcat
7 20 (3.10%) JBoss
7 20 (3.10%) MS Exchange
8 18 (2.79%) Cloud Foundry
9 15 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (1.86%) nginx
11 11 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (1.71%) Skype for Business
12 10 (1.55%) WebSphere
13 9 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.62%) Mule
16 4 (0.62%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 43 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.17%) HipChat
3 9 (1.40%) MS Office
4 2 (0.31%) Gliffy
4 2 (0.31%) MS Project
4 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.47%) Maximo
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.16%) RMDS
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 382 (59.22%) PaaS
2 257 (39.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 257 (39.84%) SaaS
3 222 (34.42%) Amazon AWS
4 67 (10.39%) Office 365
5 52 (8.06%) Cloud Computing
6 38 (5.89%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (1.86%) Amazon S3
8 10 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.24%) Yammer
10 7 (1.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 7 (1.09%) Heroku
11 6 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.93%) Google Apps
11 6 (0.93%) Route 53
12 4 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.47%) GitHub
13 3 (0.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 64 (9.92%) Firewall
2 57 (8.84%) LAN
3 56 (8.68%) WAN
4 44 (6.82%) VPN
5 39 (6.05%) Network Security
6 32 (4.96%) DNS
7 29 (4.50%) Internet
8 27 (4.19%) SAN
9 21 (3.26%) DHCP
10 15 (2.33%) Skype
11 14 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (2.17%) Unified Communications
12 12 (1.86%) DMZ
12 12 (1.86%) MPLS
12 12 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (1.71%) VLAN
14 10 (1.55%) SSL
15 9 (1.40%) Wireless
16 7 (1.09%) NAS
17 5 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.12%) MySQL
3 26 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (4.03%) MongoDB
4 22 (3.41%) Hadoop
5 20 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
5 20 (3.10%) Big Data
6 18 (2.79%) Amazon RDS
7 15 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
8 13 (2.02%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.55%) OLAP
10 9 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (0.93%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.93%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.78%) GIS
12 5 (0.78%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.62%) HBase
14 3 (0.47%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 55 (8.53%) Git (software)
2 54 (8.37%) JIRA
3 27 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (3.88%) Jenkins
5 19 (2.95%) Octopus Deploy
6 18 (2.79%) Maven
7 16 (2.48%) Visual Studio
8 15 (2.33%) Selenium
9 14 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (1.86%) Ant
11 11 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (1.55%) Gradle
12 10 (1.55%) Subversion
13 8 (1.24%) Vagrant
14 6 (0.93%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.93%) MSI
14 6 (0.93%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.93%) Travis CI
15 5 (0.78%) JUnit
16 4 (0.62%) FxCop
General
1 73 (11.32%) Finance
2 15 (2.33%) Banking
2 15 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.02%) Billing
4 10 (1.55%) Marketing
5 9 (1.40%) Legal
6 6 (0.93%) Retail
7 5 (0.78%) Games
7 5 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.47%) Advertising
8 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.16%) Electronics
9 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.16%) French Language
9 1 (0.16%) German Language
9 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 250 (38.76%) Architect
2 102 (15.81%) Cloud Architect
3 95 (14.73%) Solutions Architect
4 81 (12.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 63 (9.77%) Security Architect
6 60 (9.30%) Consultant
7 46 (7.13%) Infrastructure Architect
8 38 (5.89%) Cloud Engineer
8 38 (5.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 36 (5.58%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 35 (5.43%) Analyst
11 34 (5.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 33 (5.12%) Security Solutions Architect
13 27 (4.19%) Technical Architect
14 26 (4.03%) Developer
14 26 (4.03%) Enterprise Architect
15 25 (3.88%) Azure Consultant
15 25 (3.88%) Azure Engineer
16 23 (3.57%) Business Analyst
17 22 (3.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (14.11%) .NET
2 34 (5.27%) Web Services
3 20 (3.10%) AngularJS
4 17 (2.64%) .NET Framework
5 15 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 14 (2.17%) LAMP
7 13 (2.02%) Middleware
7 13 (2.02%) RESTful
8 10 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (1.55%) JSON
9 9 (1.40%) HTML
9 9 (1.40%) J2EE
9 9 (1.40%) REST
9 9 (1.40%) SOAP
10 7 (1.09%) jQuery
11 6 (0.93%) CSS
11 6 (0.93%) LAPP Stack
11 6 (0.93%) LEMP Stack
11 6 (0.93%) Velocity
11 6 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 96 (14.88%) Data Centre
2 66 (10.23%) Private Cloud
3 38 (5.89%) Public Cloud
4 34 (5.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 23 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.02%) PKI
7 13 (2.02%) Visualisation
8 12 (1.86%) Social Media
9 10 (1.55%) NHS
9 10 (1.55%) Replication
9 10 (1.55%) VCE vBlock
10 9 (1.40%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.24%) Cloud Native
11 8 (1.24%) User Experience
12 7 (1.09%) SCADA
13 6 (0.93%) CMDB
13 6 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 4 (0.62%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 195 (30.23%) Linux
2 174 (26.98%) Windows
3 61 (9.46%) Unix
4 59 (9.15%) Windows Server
5 23 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (2.95%) VMS
8 18 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (2.17%) CentOS
10 11 (1.71%) AIX
11 9 (1.40%) Fedora
11 9 (1.40%) Solaris
12 7 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.93%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.78%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.62%) Android
15 4 (0.62%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.47%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (29.61%) DevOps
3 94 (14.57%) Configuration Management
4 89 (13.80%) Open Source
5 79 (12.25%) Continuous Integration
6 75 (11.63%) ITIL
7 66 (10.23%) Migration
8 54 (8.37%) Continuous Delivery
9 51 (7.91%) Project Management
10 48 (7.44%) TOGAF
11 40 (6.20%) Information Security
12 39 (6.05%) CRM
12 39 (6.05%) High Availability
13 34 (5.27%) Service Delivery
14 32 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
15 30 (4.65%) Change Management
16 29 (4.50%) OO
17 26 (4.03%) Enterprise Architecture
17 26 (4.03%) Use Case
18 25 (3.88%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 108 (16.74%) Java
2 94 (14.57%) Python
3 86 (13.33%) SQL
4 82 (12.71%) PowerShell
5 40 (6.20%) JavaScript
6 36 (5.58%) Ruby
7 34 (5.27%) Bash Shell
8 27 (4.19%) C#
9 19 (2.95%) Perl
10 15 (2.33%) C
11 13 (2.02%) Go
12 11 (1.71%) R
13 9 (1.40%) PHP
14 6 (0.93%) C++
14 6 (0.93%) Scala
15 4 (0.62%) CoffeeScript
15 4 (0.62%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.62%) VB
16 3 (0.47%) VBScript
17 2 (0.31%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 77 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 64 (9.92%) SC Cleared
3 32 (4.96%) Degree
4 22 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (3.10%) MCSE
6 16 (2.48%) CISSP
7 12 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (1.86%) MCSA
8 9 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (1.40%) MCP
8 9 (1.40%) VCAP
9 8 (1.24%) CCNA
10 7 (1.09%) CCNP
10 7 (1.09%) ISEB
10 7 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.93%) CISM
11 6 (0.93%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.93%) EMC Certification
12 5 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.47%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.17%) QA
3 12 (1.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.93%) GxP
5 5 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.31%) COBIT
6 2 (0.31%) SLA
7 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) RMADS
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 81 (12.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 77 (11.94%) Active Directory
3 62 (9.61%) Docker
4 33 (5.12%) vCloud
5 28 (4.34%) Hyper-V
6 25 (3.88%) KVM
7 14 (2.17%) VMware ESX
7 14 (2.17%) Xen
8 12 (1.86%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (1.40%) NFS
9 9 (1.40%) vSphere
10 8 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (1.24%) XenServer
11 7 (1.09%) XenApp
12 4 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.47%) RHEV
14 2 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.31%) PowerHA
14 2 (0.31%) UAG
14 2 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 139 (21.55%) Puppet
2 120 (18.60%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (9.30%) Ansible
4 37 (5.74%) SCOM
5 31 (4.81%) SCCM
6 24 (3.72%) Kubernetes
7 19 (2.95%) Mesos
8 18 (2.79%) StatsD
9 17 (2.64%) Terraform
10 13 (2.02%) Packer
11 11 (1.71%) SCOrch
12 10 (1.55%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 7 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 7 (1.09%) Tivoli
13 7 (1.09%) Windows Intune
14 6 (0.93%) HP SiteScope
14 6 (0.93%) vRealize
15 4 (0.62%) Ganglia
15 4 (0.62%) Graphite
15 4 (0.62%) Salt
Vendors
1 201 (31.16%) Microsoft
2 120 (18.60%) VMware
3 72 (11.16%) Oracle
4 55 (8.53%) Citrix
5 51 (7.91%) Cisco
6 35 (5.43%) HP
7 22 (3.41%) SaltStack
8 21 (3.26%) NetApp
8 21 (3.26%) Rackspace
9 19 (2.95%) IBM
9 19 (2.95%) Red Hat
10 18 (2.79%) EMC
11 17 (2.64%) Google
11 17 (2.64%) Splunk
12 14 (2.17%) Apigee
12 14 (2.17%) Atlassian
12 14 (2.17%) Mashery
13 13 (2.02%) F5
14 12 (1.86%) Barracuda Networks
15 10 (1.55%) Tableau
London
Blue Fire Professional Services
Rate: From £560 to £580 per day 10 months contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £525 per day + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £620 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £490.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
TDA Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
England
iKonnect Global Solutions
Rate: £400 - £650 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago