The first table below looks at the demand for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 23 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 Gatwick 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IaaS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 6.98% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 75.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£220 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £414 £452
% change year-on-year
-3.38% -8.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 -
Cloud Services Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 9.30% 4.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate £220 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +137.03%
IaaS
West Sussex

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

IaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

IaaS Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) PKI
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (66.67%) UAG
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) UAG
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) VMware