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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 278 444 423
Rank change year-on-year
+166 -21
Contract jobs citing IaaS 420 173 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.84% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.02% 5.37% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 121 126
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £330 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £449
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.25 - -
UK excluding London median 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
5238 3223 2132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.49% 6.25% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3705 2154 1391
Median daily rate £473 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.85% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 45 52
Median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.00 £31.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-29.54% +29.41%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +99 193 £525 -4.54% 35
South East +16 63 £465 +30.98% 18
West Midlands +10 38 £425 -5.55% 9
North West +22 36 £425 -34.61% 2
South West +20 23 £488 +8.33% 5
Yorkshire +15 23 £500 +4.16% 2
East of England +21 16 £413 -2.94% 1
North East -28 15 £513 +28.12%
East Midlands - 11 £575 - 3
Midlands - 6 £513 - 1
IaaS
UK

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 481 (62.47%) PaaS
2 333 (43.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 310 (40.26%) SaaS
4 279 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
5 267 (34.68%) Amazon AWS
6 233 (30.26%) Microsoft
7 230 (29.87%) DevOps
8 216 (28.05%) Linux
9 206 (26.75%) Windows
10 161 (20.91%) Puppet
11 153 (19.87%) Opscode Chef
12 125 (16.23%) Active Directory
13 119 (15.45%) Configuration Management
14 118 (15.32%) PowerShell
15 117 (15.19%) VMware
16 115 (14.94%) Python
17 111 (14.42%) Open Source
18 106 (13.77%) Data Centre
18 106 (13.77%) ITIL
18 106 (13.77%) SQL
19 105 (13.64%) Java
20 99 (12.86%) SQL Server
21 98 (12.73%) .NET
22 88 (11.43%) Office 365
23 87 (11.30%) Ansible
24 81 (10.52%) VMware Infrastructure
25 80 (10.39%) Git (software)
25 80 (10.39%) Finance
26 77 (10.00%) Security Cleared
27 75 (9.74%) Windows Server

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 69 (8.96%) OpenStack
2 66 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 37 (4.81%) Apache
4 23 (2.99%) IIS
4 23 (2.99%) MS Exchange
5 20 (2.60%) Confluence
6 19 (2.47%) Cloud Foundry
7 18 (2.34%) nginx
8 16 (2.08%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (1.56%) Skype for Business
11 10 (1.30%) NServiceBus
12 9 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (1.04%) JBoss
13 8 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.65%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.52%) Mule
15 4 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 61 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.95%) MS Office
3 3 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.26%) Gliffy
4 2 (0.26%) MS Project
5 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Maximo
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 481 (62.47%) PaaS
2 333 (43.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 310 (40.26%) SaaS
4 267 (34.68%) Amazon AWS
5 88 (11.43%) Office 365
6 70 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
7 55 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (2.34%) Google Apps
9 12 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (1.30%) Yammer
11 9 (1.17%) Amazon S3
12 8 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.91%) GitHub
13 7 (0.91%) Trello
14 6 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.78%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 5 (0.65%) Heroku
15 5 (0.65%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 64 (8.31%) Firewall
2 58 (7.53%) Network Security
3 57 (7.40%) LAN
4 55 (7.14%) WAN
5 48 (6.23%) VPN
6 39 (5.06%) DNS
7 28 (3.64%) Internet
7 28 (3.64%) SAN
8 25 (3.25%) SSL
9 23 (2.99%) DHCP
10 15 (1.95%) Skype
11 13 (1.69%) DMZ
12 12 (1.56%) MPLS
12 12 (1.56%) VLAN
12 12 (1.56%) Wireless
13 11 (1.43%) Software-Defined Networking
14 10 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (1.30%) Unified Communications
15 9 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.03%) Azure SQL Database
3 28 (3.64%) MongoDB
3 28 (3.64%) MySQL
4 26 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (2.99%) Big Data
6 22 (2.86%) Hadoop
7 15 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (1.43%) OLAP
10 10 (1.30%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
11 9 (1.17%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.65%) Power BI
12 5 (0.65%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.52%) Data Mining
13 4 (0.52%) GIS
14 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 80 (10.39%) Git (software)
2 41 (5.32%) JIRA
3 31 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (3.51%) Jenkins
5 25 (3.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 17 (2.21%) Visual Studio
7 16 (2.08%) Maven
8 15 (1.95%) Ant
8 15 (1.95%) Vagrant
9 14 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (1.56%) Gradle
11 10 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (1.17%) FxCop
12 9 (1.17%) StyleCop
13 7 (0.91%) Subversion
14 6 (0.78%) Selenium
14 6 (0.78%) TeamCity
15 5 (0.65%) SonarQube
15 5 (0.65%) Travis CI
16 3 (0.39%) Cucumber
General
1 80 (10.39%) Finance
2 19 (2.47%) Banking
3 17 (2.21%) Telecoms
4 15 (1.95%) Retail
5 14 (1.82%) Marketing
6 9 (1.17%) Legal
7 8 (1.04%) Billing
8 6 (0.78%) Advertising
8 6 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.52%) Automotive
9 4 (0.52%) Publishing
10 3 (0.39%) Games
10 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.26%) Electronics
11 2 (0.26%) Local Government
12 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.13%) French Language
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
12 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 300 (38.96%) Architect
2 119 (15.45%) Cloud Architect
3 109 (14.16%) DevOps Engineer
4 103 (13.38%) Solutions Architect
5 75 (9.74%) Consultant
6 74 (9.61%) Security Architect
7 57 (7.40%) Senior DevOps
8 53 (6.88%) Infrastructure Architect
8 53 (6.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 52 (6.75%) Cloud Engineer
10 47 (6.10%) Technical Architect
11 44 (5.71%) Analyst
12 38 (4.94%) Azure Consultant
12 38 (4.94%) Security Solutions Architect
13 37 (4.81%) Azure Engineer
13 37 (4.81%) Cloud Solutions Architect
14 34 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 29 (3.77%) Azure Architect
16 28 (3.64%) Cloud Consultant
17 27 (3.51%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (12.73%) .NET
2 49 (6.36%) Web Services
3 39 (5.06%) Node.js
4 30 (3.90%) Middleware
5 23 (2.99%) AngularJS
6 16 (2.08%) .NET Framework
6 16 (2.08%) LAMP
7 15 (1.95%) HTML
7 15 (1.95%) RESTful
8 14 (1.82%) LAPP Stack
9 13 (1.69%) LEMP Stack
9 13 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (1.56%) JSON
10 12 (1.56%) Spring
11 11 (1.43%) libvirt
11 11 (1.43%) Sensu
12 10 (1.30%) SOAP
13 9 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (1.17%) REST
14 8 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 106 (13.77%) Data Centre
2 64 (8.31%) Private Cloud
3 51 (6.62%) Public Cloud
4 44 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
5 25 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.08%) Replication
8 12 (1.56%) NHS
8 12 (1.56%) PKI
8 12 (1.56%) User Experience
8 12 (1.56%) VCE vBlock
8 12 (1.56%) Visualisation
9 11 (1.43%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.30%) Clustering
11 7 (0.91%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.78%) Cloud Native
12 6 (0.78%) CMDB
12 6 (0.78%) SCADA
12 6 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 216 (28.05%) Linux
2 206 (26.75%) Windows
3 75 (9.74%) Windows Server
4 58 (7.53%) Unix
5 30 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (2.60%) CentOS
8 19 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (2.47%) VMS
9 11 (1.43%) AIX
9 11 (1.43%) Fedora
10 9 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.91%) Solaris
12 6 (0.78%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.78%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.65%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.39%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.39%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.26%) Android
15 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (29.87%) DevOps
3 119 (15.45%) Configuration Management
4 111 (14.42%) Open Source
5 106 (13.77%) ITIL
6 75 (9.74%) Migration
7 64 (8.31%) Continuous Delivery
8 63 (8.18%) TOGAF
9 62 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (7.66%) Project Management
11 56 (7.27%) High Availability
11 56 (7.27%) Information Security
11 56 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 49 (6.36%) PRINCE2
13 43 (5.58%) Service Delivery
14 41 (5.32%) Service Management
15 39 (5.06%) Scrum
16 38 (4.94%) CRM
16 38 (4.94%) Service Design
17 34 (4.42%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (15.32%) PowerShell
2 115 (14.94%) Python
3 106 (13.77%) SQL
4 105 (13.64%) Java
5 66 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 40 (5.19%) Ruby
7 37 (4.81%) Bash Shell
8 30 (3.90%) C#
9 29 (3.77%) Perl
10 19 (2.47%) C++
11 18 (2.34%) C
12 12 (1.56%) Go
12 12 (1.56%) Scala
13 11 (1.43%) R
14 9 (1.17%) PHP
15 5 (0.65%) VBScript
16 4 (0.52%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.52%) VB
17 3 (0.39%) CoffeeScript
18 1 (0.13%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 77 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 48 (6.23%) SC Cleared
3 30 (3.90%) Degree
4 26 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (2.73%) CISSP
6 20 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 18 (2.34%) MCSE
8 13 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.17%) MCSA
9 9 (1.17%) VCAP
10 7 (0.91%) CCNP
10 7 (0.91%) GIAC
10 7 (0.91%) ISEB
10 7 (0.91%) MCP
10 7 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (0.78%) EMC Certification
12 5 (0.65%) CCNA
13 4 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.95%) QA
4 6 (0.78%) GxP
5 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.52%) SLA
6 2 (0.26%) COBIT
6 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) RMADS
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 125 (16.23%) Active Directory
2 81 (10.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (8.70%) Docker
4 41 (5.32%) vCloud
5 34 (4.42%) Hyper-V
6 29 (3.77%) KVM
7 26 (3.38%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (1.95%) Xen
9 13 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
10 12 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
11 11 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (1.43%) XenApp
12 9 (1.17%) vSphere
13 8 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (1.04%) VMware ESX
14 6 (0.78%) NFS
14 6 (0.78%) XenDesktop
15 5 (0.65%) Ceph
15 5 (0.65%) XenServer
16 4 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 161 (20.91%) Puppet
2 153 (19.87%) Opscode Chef
3 87 (11.30%) Ansible
4 44 (5.71%) SCOM
5 32 (4.16%) SCCM
6 30 (3.90%) Terraform
7 28 (3.64%) Kubernetes
8 25 (3.25%) Mesos
9 24 (3.12%) StatsD
10 15 (1.95%) Packer
11 13 (1.69%) SCOrch
12 11 (1.43%) Ganglia
12 11 (1.43%) Graphite
13 9 (1.17%) AirWatch
14 8 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 8 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
14 8 (1.04%) Tivoli
15 7 (0.91%) Kibana
15 7 (0.91%) logstash
15 7 (0.91%) vRealize
Vendors
1 233 (30.26%) Microsoft
2 117 (15.19%) VMware
3 69 (8.96%) Cisco
3 69 (8.96%) Oracle
4 47 (6.10%) Citrix
5 36 (4.68%) Google
6 28 (3.64%) HP
7 25 (3.25%) SaltStack
8 23 (2.99%) NetApp
9 18 (2.34%) IBM
10 17 (2.21%) EMC
10 17 (2.21%) Red Hat
11 16 (2.08%) Juniper
11 16 (2.08%) Splunk
12 15 (1.95%) Rackspace
13 13 (1.69%) Apigee
13 13 (1.69%) Mashery
14 12 (1.56%) AppDynamics
14 12 (1.56%) Dynatrace
14 12 (1.56%) New Relic
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