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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 283 441 439
Rank change year-on-year
+158 -2
Contract jobs citing IaaS 413 191 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.82% 0.36% 0.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.36% 5.78% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 134 135
Median daily rate £513 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £330 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £476 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -
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
5608 3303 2352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.14% 6.23% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3930 2208 1521
Median daily rate £475 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 54 54
Median hourly rate £19.61 £23.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.73% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.72 £39.80 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +30.43%

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 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IaaS across the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

IaaS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 August 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
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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 +95 214 £525 -4.54% 27
South East +41 81 £500 +39.86% 11
West Midlands +1 37 £451 +12.62% 6
North West +24 26 £400 -38.46%
Yorkshire +9 19 £500 -
South West +26 17 £500 - 5
East of England +6 5 £594 +39.70% 1
East Midlands 0 5 £500 +42.85%
Midlands - 5 £525 -
North East -19 4 £519 +29.68%
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 547 (64.89%) PaaS
2 361 (42.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 323 (38.32%) SaaS
4 292 (34.64%) Amazon AWS
5 290 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
6 274 (32.50%) DevOps
7 245 (29.06%) Microsoft
8 229 (27.16%) Windows
9 224 (26.57%) Linux
10 166 (19.69%) Puppet
11 153 (18.15%) Opscode Chef
12 135 (16.01%) VMware
13 133 (15.78%) Configuration Management
14 129 (15.30%) Active Directory
15 119 (14.12%) PowerShell
16 112 (13.29%) Open Source
17 111 (13.17%) SQL
18 107 (12.69%) Python
19 106 (12.57%) Data Centre
20 105 (12.46%) ITIL
21 98 (11.63%) Java
21 98 (11.63%) Ansible
22 95 (11.27%) Security Cleared
22 95 (11.27%) Office 365
23 92 (10.91%) SQL Server
24 91 (10.79%) VMware Infrastructure
25 88 (10.44%) Git (software)
26 82 (9.73%) Finance
27 79 (9.37%) .NET
28 78 (9.25%) Migration

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 78 (9.25%) OpenStack
2 65 (7.71%) SharePoint
3 39 (4.63%) Apache
4 32 (3.80%) Cloud Foundry
5 30 (3.56%) Confluence
6 24 (2.85%) IIS
6 24 (2.85%) MS Exchange
7 20 (2.37%) Tomcat
8 16 (1.90%) nginx
9 13 (1.54%) JBoss
9 13 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (1.30%) Skype for Business
11 10 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
12 9 (1.07%) Apache Spark
12 9 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (1.07%) NServiceBus
13 6 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 67 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.66%) MS Office
3 3 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.24%) Gliffy
4 2 (0.24%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.59%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.12%) Maximo
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.12%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 547 (64.89%) PaaS
2 361 (42.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 323 (38.32%) SaaS
4 292 (34.64%) Amazon AWS
5 95 (11.27%) Office 365
6 74 (8.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 40 (4.74%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (2.61%) GitHub
9 18 (2.14%) OpenShift
10 17 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
11 16 (1.90%) Google Apps
12 14 (1.66%) CloudBees
12 14 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (1.19%) Yammer
14 8 (0.95%) Amazon S3
15 7 (0.83%) Trello
16 6 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
17 5 (0.59%) Heroku
17 5 (0.59%) OneDrive
18 4 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (7.83%) Firewall
2 61 (7.24%) LAN
3 60 (7.12%) Network Security
4 59 (7.00%) WAN
5 51 (6.05%) DNS
6 47 (5.58%) VPN
7 26 (3.08%) DHCP
8 24 (2.85%) SSL
9 20 (2.37%) SAN
10 18 (2.14%) Internet
11 13 (1.54%) Skype
11 13 (1.54%) VLAN
11 13 (1.54%) Wireless
12 12 (1.42%) HTTP
12 12 (1.42%) MPLS
13 11 (1.30%) DMZ
14 9 (1.07%) Software-Defined Networking
14 9 (1.07%) Unified Communications
14 9 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (0.83%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.68%) Azure SQL Database
3 27 (3.20%) MySQL
4 16 (1.90%) NoSQL
5 15 (1.78%) MongoDB
6 14 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (1.66%) Hadoop
6 14 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (1.42%) Big Data
9 11 (1.30%) OLAP
9 11 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
10 9 (1.07%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.59%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.59%) Power BI
11 5 (0.59%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.47%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.36%) GIS
13 3 (0.36%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 88 (10.44%) Git (software)
2 52 (6.17%) JIRA
3 49 (5.81%) Jenkins
4 30 (3.56%) Maven
4 30 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (2.49%) Ant
6 20 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
7 18 (2.14%) SonarQube
7 18 (2.14%) Visual Studio
8 17 (2.02%) Gradle
9 16 (1.90%) Vagrant
10 11 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (1.30%) Selenium
11 9 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (0.95%) Cucumber
12 8 (0.95%) FxCop
12 8 (0.95%) StyleCop
12 8 (0.95%) Subversion
13 6 (0.71%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.47%) Mocha
General
1 82 (9.73%) Finance
2 26 (3.08%) Banking
3 22 (2.61%) Retail
4 20 (2.37%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.19%) Advertising
5 10 (1.19%) Marketing
6 8 (0.95%) Legal
7 7 (0.83%) Billing
8 6 (0.71%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.59%) Automotive
10 4 (0.47%) Publishing
11 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.24%) Back Office
12 2 (0.24%) Electronics
12 2 (0.24%) Local Government
13 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.12%) Games
13 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 311 (36.89%) Architect
2 122 (14.47%) Cloud Architect
3 121 (14.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 93 (11.03%) Solutions Architect
5 78 (9.25%) Consultant
5 78 (9.25%) Security Architect
6 61 (7.24%) Senior DevOps
7 56 (6.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 53 (6.29%) Infrastructure Architect
9 48 (5.69%) Cloud Engineer
10 46 (5.46%) Analyst
10 46 (5.46%) Azure Architect
11 41 (4.86%) Azure Consultant
12 38 (4.51%) Technical Architect
13 37 (4.39%) AWS Architect
14 36 (4.27%) Azure Engineer
15 35 (4.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 33 (3.91%) Developer
16 33 (3.91%) Security Solutions Architect
17 31 (3.68%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (9.37%) .NET
2 51 (6.05%) Web Services
3 35 (4.15%) Middleware
4 31 (3.68%) HTML
5 27 (3.20%) JSON
6 26 (3.08%) Node.js
7 24 (2.85%) REST
8 22 (2.61%) CSS
9 20 (2.37%) SOAP
10 17 (2.02%) AngularJS
10 17 (2.02%) HTML5
11 16 (1.90%) Spring
12 15 (1.78%) jQuery
13 14 (1.66%) LAMP
13 14 (1.66%) React
13 14 (1.66%) RESTful
14 13 (1.54%) LAPP Stack
14 13 (1.54%) LEMP Stack
15 12 (1.42%) Backbone.js
16 11 (1.30%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 106 (12.57%) Data Centre
2 65 (7.71%) Private Cloud
3 53 (6.29%) Public Cloud
4 49 (5.81%) Hybrid Cloud
5 26 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 25 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (2.49%) User Experience
8 17 (2.02%) PKI
9 16 (1.90%) Computer Science
9 16 (1.90%) Replication
10 15 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.54%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.54%) Clustering
12 12 (1.42%) Mobile App
13 11 (1.30%) NHS
14 9 (1.07%) VCE vBlock
15 7 (0.83%) CMDB
16 6 (0.71%) SCADA
17 4 (0.47%) CCTV
17 4 (0.47%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 229 (27.16%) Windows
2 224 (26.57%) Linux
3 75 (8.90%) Windows Server
4 52 (6.17%) Unix
5 32 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (2.85%) CentOS
8 19 (2.25%) VMS
8 19 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (1.90%) Fedora
10 11 (1.30%) AIX
11 10 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (1.07%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.95%) Android
13 8 (0.95%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.83%) Solaris
15 6 (0.71%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.59%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (32.50%) DevOps
3 133 (15.78%) Configuration Management
4 112 (13.29%) Open Source
5 105 (12.46%) ITIL
6 78 (9.25%) Migration
7 76 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
8 71 (8.42%) Continuous Delivery
9 64 (7.59%) Project Management
9 64 (7.59%) Service Management
9 64 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 61 (7.24%) TOGAF
11 59 (7.00%) Scrum
12 56 (6.64%) Information Security
13 53 (6.29%) PRINCE2
14 50 (5.93%) High Availability
15 42 (4.98%) Service Design
16 40 (4.74%) Microservices
16 40 (4.74%) Software Delivery
17 39 (4.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 119 (14.12%) PowerShell
2 111 (13.17%) SQL
3 107 (12.69%) Python
4 98 (11.63%) Java
5 63 (7.47%) JavaScript
6 49 (5.81%) Ruby
7 38 (4.51%) Bash Shell
8 30 (3.56%) C#
8 30 (3.56%) Perl
9 22 (2.61%) C++
10 19 (2.25%) C
11 11 (1.30%) Scala
12 9 (1.07%) Go
12 9 (1.07%) PHP
13 5 (0.59%) VBScript
14 4 (0.47%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.47%) VB
15 2 (0.24%) Groovy
15 2 (0.24%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 95 (11.27%) Security Cleared
2 59 (7.00%) SC Cleared
3 29 (3.44%) Degree
4 26 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (2.97%) CISSP
6 18 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 18 (2.14%) MCSE
7 15 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (1.30%) AWS Certification
9 9 (1.07%) MCSA
9 9 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (0.95%) GIAC
10 8 (0.95%) VCAP
11 7 (0.83%) CCNP
11 7 (0.83%) MCP
11 7 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (0.59%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 17 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.54%) QA
4 4 (0.47%) GxP
4 4 (0.47%) SLA
5 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 129 (15.30%) Active Directory
2 91 (10.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (8.90%) Docker
4 38 (4.51%) vCloud
5 33 (3.91%) Hyper-V
6 27 (3.20%) KVM
7 23 (2.73%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (1.78%) Xen
9 14 (1.66%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (0.95%) XenApp
11 7 (0.83%) vSphere
12 6 (0.71%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.59%) Ceph
14 4 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.47%) VMware ESX
15 3 (0.36%) NFS
15 3 (0.36%) XenServer
16 2 (0.24%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 166 (19.69%) Puppet
2 153 (18.15%) Opscode Chef
3 98 (11.63%) Ansible
4 42 (4.98%) SCOM
5 37 (4.39%) SCCM
6 28 (3.32%) Terraform
7 25 (2.97%) Packer
8 23 (2.73%) Kubernetes
8 23 (2.73%) Mesos
9 11 (1.30%) Ganglia
9 11 (1.30%) Graphite
9 11 (1.30%) StatsD
10 9 (1.07%) AirWatch
10 9 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (1.07%) SCOrch
10 9 (1.07%) vRealize
11 8 (0.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 8 (0.95%) Tivoli
12 7 (0.83%) Kibana
12 7 (0.83%) logstash
Vendors
1 245 (29.06%) Microsoft
2 135 (16.01%) VMware
3 70 (8.30%) Cisco
4 57 (6.76%) Oracle
5 44 (5.22%) Google
6 29 (3.44%) Red Hat
7 25 (2.97%) Citrix
8 24 (2.85%) SaltStack
9 21 (2.49%) HP
9 21 (2.49%) IBM
9 21 (2.49%) NetApp
10 16 (1.90%) EMC
10 16 (1.90%) Rackspace
11 15 (1.78%) Splunk
12 14 (1.66%) Juniper
12 14 (1.66%) New Relic
13 13 (1.54%) AppDynamics
14 12 (1.42%) Dynatrace
15 11 (1.30%) Barracuda Networks
16 7 (0.83%) MuleSoft
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