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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 289 416 494
Rank change year-on-year
+127 +78
Contract jobs citing IaaS 386 187 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.76% 0.37% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.69% 6.91% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 129 70
Median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £328 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £675 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £525 £388
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +35.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 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
4444 2707 1814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.72% 5.34% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3069 1742 1171
Median daily rate £463 £418 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.77% +2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 93 29
Median hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.42% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £15.00 £8.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £39.40 £27.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 3 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 3 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 +51 156 £550 +18.91% 30
South East +52 80 £450 -2.70% 17
East of England +38 47 £413 -8.33% 3
North West -20 38 £450 -30.76% 6
Yorkshire +17 19 £500 -6.97% 4
South West +9 16 £500 +11.11% 2
West Midlands +7 16 £481 +55.24% 11
East Midlands +12 6 £550 - 2
North East - 4 £488 -
Midlands - 2 £475 - 1
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 358 (59.37%) PaaS
2 235 (38.97%) SaaS
3 224 (37.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 212 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
5 195 (32.34%) Linux
5 195 (32.34%) Amazon AWS
6 193 (32.01%) Microsoft
7 170 (28.19%) DevOps
8 156 (25.87%) Windows
9 136 (22.55%) Puppet
10 130 (21.56%) VMware
11 117 (19.40%) Opscode Chef
12 113 (18.74%) Java
13 95 (15.75%) Configuration Management
14 91 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
15 90 (14.93%) Python
16 88 (14.59%) Open Source
17 87 (14.43%) Data Centre
18 83 (13.76%) .NET
19 82 (13.60%) SQL Server
20 80 (13.27%) Security Cleared
21 78 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
22 69 (11.44%) SC Cleared
23 68 (11.28%) SQL
24 66 (10.95%) Finance
25 64 (10.61%) Oracle
26 63 (10.45%) PowerShell
27 62 (10.28%) Unix
27 62 (10.28%) Migration
28 61 (10.12%) JIRA

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 57 (9.45%) OpenStack
2 50 (8.29%) SharePoint
3 40 (6.63%) Node.js
4 35 (5.80%) Confluence
5 31 (5.14%) Apache
6 29 (4.81%) IIS
7 24 (3.98%) Cloud Foundry
7 24 (3.98%) JBoss
8 21 (3.48%) Tomcat
9 14 (2.32%) MS Exchange
10 13 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (1.49%) Skype for Business
13 8 (1.33%) nginx
13 8 (1.33%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
16 3 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 35 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.15%) HipChat
3 7 (1.16%) MS Office
4 2 (0.33%) Gliffy
4 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.50%) Maximo
2 3 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.17%) RMDS
4 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 358 (59.37%) PaaS
2 235 (38.97%) SaaS
3 224 (37.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 195 (32.34%) Amazon AWS
5 57 (9.45%) Cloud Computing
6 52 (8.62%) Office 365
7 26 (4.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (1.82%) Amazon S3
9 9 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (1.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (1.00%) Heroku
11 6 (1.00%) Route 53
12 5 (0.83%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.66%) Yammer
14 3 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 60 (9.95%) Firewall
2 51 (8.46%) LAN
2 51 (8.46%) WAN
3 43 (7.13%) VPN
4 35 (5.80%) SAN
5 32 (5.31%) Internet
6 29 (4.81%) DNS
7 28 (4.64%) Network Security
8 15 (2.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (2.49%) DHCP
8 15 (2.49%) Unified Communications
9 14 (2.32%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (1.99%) DMZ
10 12 (1.99%) Skype
11 11 (1.82%) MPLS
12 9 (1.49%) VLAN
13 7 (1.16%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (1.00%) Extranet
14 6 (1.00%) NAS
15 5 (0.83%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (13.60%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (4.64%) MySQL
3 25 (4.15%) MongoDB
4 24 (3.98%) Apache Cassandra
5 20 (3.32%) Amazon RDS
5 20 (3.32%) Hadoop
6 18 (2.99%) Big Data
7 12 (1.99%) Azure SQL Database
7 12 (1.99%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.66%) OLAP
9 9 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.83%) GIS
11 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.66%) HBase
12 4 (0.66%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 61 (10.12%) JIRA
2 48 (7.96%) Git (software)
3 26 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (3.98%) Jenkins
5 19 (3.15%) Selenium
5 19 (3.15%) Visual Studio
6 16 (2.65%) Maven
6 16 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (1.99%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (1.49%) Ant
9 9 (1.49%) Cucumber
9 9 (1.49%) JUnit
10 8 (1.33%) Gradle
10 8 (1.33%) Subversion
11 7 (1.16%) MSI
12 6 (1.00%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.83%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.83%) Vagrant
14 4 (0.66%) NUnit
General
1 66 (10.95%) Finance
2 15 (2.49%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.32%) Banking
4 13 (2.16%) Marketing
5 12 (1.99%) Billing
6 9 (1.49%) Legal
7 8 (1.33%) Games
8 7 (1.16%) Retail
9 4 (0.66%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.50%) Advertising
10 3 (0.50%) Electronics
10 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 221 (36.65%) Architect
2 99 (16.42%) Cloud Architect
3 98 (16.25%) Solutions Architect
4 70 (11.61%) DevOps Engineer
5 61 (10.12%) Consultant
6 49 (8.13%) Security Architect
7 42 (6.97%) Cloud Engineer
8 38 (6.30%) Infrastructure Architect
9 37 (6.14%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 36 (5.97%) Analyst
11 34 (5.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 30 (4.98%) Security Solutions Architect
13 28 (4.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 27 (4.48%) Developer
15 24 (3.98%) AWS Architect
15 24 (3.98%) Business Analyst
15 24 (3.98%) Technical Architect
16 23 (3.81%) Azure Consultant
16 23 (3.81%) Azure Engineer
16 23 (3.81%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (13.76%) .NET
2 37 (6.14%) Web Services
3 23 (3.81%) AngularJS
4 18 (2.99%) .NET Framework
4 18 (2.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 14 (2.32%) HTML
5 14 (2.32%) JSON
6 13 (2.16%) REST
7 12 (1.99%) LAMP
8 11 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (1.82%) RESTful
9 10 (1.66%) CSS
9 10 (1.66%) SOAP
10 9 (1.49%) jQuery
11 8 (1.33%) J2EE
11 8 (1.33%) Middleware
12 7 (1.16%) ASP.NET
12 7 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (1.16%) XML
13 6 (1.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 87 (14.43%) Data Centre
2 61 (10.12%) Private Cloud
3 38 (6.30%) Public Cloud
4 33 (5.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 20 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.65%) Social Media
8 14 (2.32%) Visualisation
9 13 (2.16%) User Experience
10 10 (1.66%) NHS
10 10 (1.66%) VCE vBlock
11 9 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.33%) PKI
13 7 (1.16%) Replication
14 6 (1.00%) CMDB
14 6 (1.00%) Computer Science
14 6 (1.00%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 5 (0.83%) Online Games
16 4 (0.66%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 195 (32.34%) Linux
2 156 (25.87%) Windows
3 62 (10.28%) Unix
4 47 (7.79%) Windows Server
5 19 (3.15%) VMS
6 18 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.99%) CentOS
10 11 (1.82%) Android
11 8 (1.33%) AIX
12 7 (1.16%) Fedora
13 6 (1.00%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.83%) Solaris
14 5 (0.83%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.83%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.66%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.50%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (28.19%) DevOps
3 95 (15.75%) Configuration Management
4 88 (14.59%) Open Source
5 78 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
6 62 (10.28%) Migration
7 52 (8.62%) Continuous Delivery
7 52 (8.62%) ITIL
8 44 (7.30%) Project Management
9 43 (7.13%) TOGAF
10 37 (6.14%) CRM
10 37 (6.14%) High Availability
11 32 (5.31%) Automated Testing
11 32 (5.31%) Information Security
12 30 (4.98%) Enterprise Architecture
12 30 (4.98%) OO
12 30 (4.98%) Scrum
13 27 (4.48%) Change Management
13 27 (4.48%) TDD
14 26 (4.31%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 113 (18.74%) Java
2 90 (14.93%) Python
3 68 (11.28%) SQL
4 63 (10.45%) PowerShell
5 32 (5.31%) Bash Shell
5 32 (5.31%) JavaScript
5 32 (5.31%) Ruby
6 31 (5.14%) C#
7 12 (1.99%) C
7 12 (1.99%) R
8 11 (1.82%) Perl
9 10 (1.66%) Go
10 8 (1.33%) PHP
11 4 (0.66%) C++
11 4 (0.66%) CoffeeScript
11 4 (0.66%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.66%) VB
12 3 (0.50%) Scala
12 3 (0.50%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 80 (13.27%) Security Cleared
2 69 (11.44%) SC Cleared
3 33 (5.47%) Degree
4 15 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.32%) MCSE
6 13 (2.16%) CISSP
7 12 (1.99%) MCSA
8 11 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (1.82%) CISM
9 9 (1.49%) MCP
10 7 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (1.16%) ISEB
10 7 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.00%) CCNA
11 6 (1.00%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.00%) EMC Certification
11 6 (1.00%) VCAP
12 5 (0.83%) CCNP
13 4 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (2.16%) QA
3 7 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (1.00%) GxP
5 5 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.33%) COBIT
6 2 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.17%) RMADS
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 91 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (9.62%) Docker
3 57 (9.45%) Active Directory
4 39 (6.47%) Hyper-V
5 29 (4.81%) vCloud
6 20 (3.32%) KVM
6 20 (3.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 19 (3.15%) VMware ESX
8 18 (2.99%) XenApp
9 13 (2.16%) XenDesktop
10 10 (1.66%) NFS
10 10 (1.66%) vSphere
10 10 (1.66%) Xen
11 8 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (1.33%) XenServer
12 3 (0.50%) RHEV
13 2 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.33%) LXC
13 2 (0.33%) UAG
13 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 136 (22.55%) Puppet
2 117 (19.40%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (8.13%) Ansible
4 37 (6.14%) SCCM
5 31 (5.14%) SCOM
6 20 (3.32%) Kubernetes
7 18 (2.99%) Mesos
8 17 (2.82%) StatsD
9 13 (2.16%) Terraform
10 11 (1.82%) Packer
11 10 (1.66%) CFEngine
11 10 (1.66%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 10 (1.66%) SCOrch
12 6 (1.00%) HP SiteScope
12 6 (1.00%) Tivoli
12 6 (1.00%) vRealize
12 6 (1.00%) Windows Intune
13 5 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 4 (0.66%) Nagios
14 4 (0.66%) Salt
Vendors
1 193 (32.01%) Microsoft
2 130 (21.56%) VMware
3 64 (10.61%) Oracle
4 53 (8.79%) Citrix
5 42 (6.97%) Cisco
6 30 (4.98%) HP
7 20 (3.32%) SaltStack
8 19 (3.15%) Atlassian
9 18 (2.99%) Rackspace
10 16 (2.65%) Google
10 16 (2.65%) IBM
10 16 (2.65%) Splunk
11 15 (2.49%) Apigee
11 15 (2.49%) F5
11 15 (2.49%) Mashery
11 15 (2.49%) Red Hat
12 13 (2.16%) EMC
12 13 (2.16%) NetApp
13 11 (1.82%) Barracuda Networks
13 11 (1.82%) Tableau
Nottinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £470 per day + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £620 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
Rickmansworth
aap3
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - 475 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
Woking
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago