The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
North West / Merseyside
Rank - 34 -
Contract jobs citing IaaS 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.25% -
As % of the Cloud Services category - 21.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £550 £475
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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

Cloud Services Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
40 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.94% 5.96% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 8
Median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £165 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £395 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £145.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -8.25%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing IaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

IaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

IaaS Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside