The first table below looks at the demand for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Middlesex 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 29 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IaaS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.41% - 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.33% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £700 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
12 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.92% 1.48% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate £492 - £455
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 - £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 - £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-50.96% +4.00%
IaaS
South East

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

IaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

IaaS Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

IaaS
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow