The first table below looks at the demand for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Essex region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank - 44 -
Contract jobs citing IaaS 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 1.72% -
As % of the Cloud Services category - 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £606 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £452
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 -
Cloud Services Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
14 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.90% 5.16% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 1
Average daily rate £450 £405 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -19.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-51.47% +151.85%
IaaS
East of England

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IaaS across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

IaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IaaS across the Essex region.

IaaS Daily Rate Trend in Essex

IaaS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) DataPower
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) IBM SmartCloud
1 1 (100.00%) VisualVM
1 1 (100.00%) Opsview

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) VisualVM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Build Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk