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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing IaaS 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 1.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category - - 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate - - £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £525 £388
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +35.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 - -
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
21 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.43% 3.95% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 13
Average daily rate £350 £313 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) SSDT
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Civica

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Civica