The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 92 79 65
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs citing IaaS 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.17% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.90% 3.70% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £578 £450
% change year-on-year
-30.73% +28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IaaS
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Cloud Services Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
69 54 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.95% 5.50% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 38 3
Average daily rate £365 £325 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -17.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £436 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -33.33%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

IaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

IaaS Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

IaaS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (66.67%) LDAP
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) RSpec
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds