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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IaaS 20 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.81% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 58.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 0
Average daily rate
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£479 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £448 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 -
IaaS
South West

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
34 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.88% 2.30% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 4 2
Average daily rate £473 £145 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+225.86% -50.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £145 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £350 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-4.87% -26.78%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IaaS across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

IaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 15 £473 -
IaaS
South West

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 19 (95.00%) SOA
2 17 (85.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (55.00%) ITIL
4 10 (50.00%) ISO 9000
4 10 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 10 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 10 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (50.00%) RMADS
5 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (45.00%) CEH
5 9 (45.00%) CISSP
5 9 (45.00%) OWASP
6 8 (40.00%) DV Cleared
7 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (30.00%) Information Assurance
9 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
9 5 (25.00%) Digital Media
10 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (20.00%) Internet
10 4 (20.00%) Firewall
10 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
12 2 (10.00%) Finance
12 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
12 2 (10.00%) JSP
12 2 (10.00%) SaaS
12 2 (10.00%) PaaS
13 1 (5.00%) Line Management
13 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (5.00%) C

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (10.00%) SaaS
1 2 (10.00%) PaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 10 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Security Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Lead Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Information Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Lead Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) RMADS
2 5 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) SOA
2 11 (55.00%) ITIL
3 10 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 9 (45.00%) OWASP
5 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (30.00%) Information Assurance
7 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
8 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
10 1 (5.00%) Information Security
10 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
10 1 (5.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (85.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) CISSP
2 9 (45.00%) CEH
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) ISO 9000
1 10 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) EMC
1 1 (5.00%) VMware