The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 37 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing IaaS 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.51% 0.48% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 26.32% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£430 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Cloud Services Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
19 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.74% 3.35% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 3
Average daily rate £330 £238 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.94% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £300 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £394
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -35.60%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

IaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

IaaS Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 21 (95.45%) SOA
2 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
3 13 (59.09%) ITIL
4 12 (54.55%) ISO 9000
4 12 (54.55%) Risk Management
4 12 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (54.55%) RMADS
5 11 (50.00%) Manufacturing
5 11 (50.00%) CEH
5 11 (50.00%) CISSP
5 11 (50.00%) OWASP
6 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
7 9 (40.91%) DV Cleared
8 8 (36.36%) Information Assurance
9 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (22.73%) Security Architecture
10 5 (22.73%) Digital Media
11 4 (18.18%) Firewall
11 4 (18.18%) Internet
11 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
11 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
13 2 (9.09%) Finance
13 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
13 2 (9.09%) JSP
13 2 (9.09%) SaaS
13 2 (9.09%) PaaS
14 1 (4.55%) Line Management
14 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (4.55%) C

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (9.09%) SaaS
1 2 (9.09%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
General
1 11 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Architect
2 9 (40.91%) Security Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (22.73%) Lead Architect
4 5 (22.73%) Information Architect
4 5 (22.73%) Lead Security Architect
5 4 (18.18%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) RMADS
2 5 (22.73%) Digital Media
3 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) SOA
2 13 (59.09%) ITIL
3 12 (54.55%) Risk Management
4 11 (50.00%) OWASP
5 8 (36.36%) Information Assurance
6 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) Security Architecture
8 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 1 (4.55%) Line Management
10 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
10 1 (4.55%) Information Security
10 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) Security Cleared
2 11 (50.00%) CEH
2 11 (50.00%) CISSP
3 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 9 (40.91%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) ISO 9000
1 12 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.55%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) EMC
1 1 (4.55%) VMware