The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 179 219 227
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +8
Contract jobs citing IaaS 82 49 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 0.50% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.09% 7.97% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 32 22
Median daily rate £500 £360 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £325 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -
IaaS
England

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

Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1014 615 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.80% 6.26% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 365 215
Median daily rate £450 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.00 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.94 £39.00 £103.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.82% +31.42%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

IaaS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

IaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IaaS across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

IaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

IaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IaaS across the South East region.

IaaS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 37 £550 - 5
Surrey +19 21 £465 -7.00% 1
Berkshire +13 13 £501 +0.10% 2
West Sussex -4 4 £338 +53.40%
East Sussex -4 3 £412 +24.84%
Buckinghamshire +14 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire +2 2 £451 +38.84% 1
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 119 (74.84%) PaaS
2 70 (44.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (42.77%) Microsoft
4 60 (37.74%) Windows
5 51 (32.08%) Linux
6 49 (30.82%) PowerShell
7 48 (30.19%) VMware
8 37 (23.27%) Amazon AWS
9 36 (22.64%) SaaS
10 35 (22.01%) SQL
11 34 (21.38%) SQL Server
12 33 (20.75%) Security Cleared
13 32 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (20.13%) Service Management
14 31 (19.50%) DevOps
15 30 (18.87%) Configuration Management
16 27 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
17 26 (16.35%) Puppet
18 25 (15.72%) Git (software)
19 24 (15.09%) ITIL
20 23 (14.47%) .NET
21 22 (13.84%) Python
21 22 (13.84%) SharePoint
22 20 (12.58%) SC Cleared
23 19 (11.95%) Release Management
23 19 (11.95%) Ruby
23 19 (11.95%) Performance Monitoring
23 19 (11.95%) Application Performance Monitoring
24 17 (10.69%) MS Excel
24 17 (10.69%) Cisco

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (13.84%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.66%) OpenStack
3 8 (5.03%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.40%) JBoss
5 6 (3.77%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.52%) Apache
7 4 (2.52%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.89%) IIS
9 2 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.26%) WildFly
10 1 (0.63%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.63%) ArcSDE
10 1 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (10.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.26%) MS Office
2 2 (1.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 119 (74.84%) PaaS
2 70 (44.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (23.27%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (22.64%) SaaS
5 11 (6.92%) Office 365
6 10 (6.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (6.29%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.89%) Yammer
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.63%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.63%) Heroku
9 1 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.69%) DNS
2 16 (10.06%) Firewall
3 14 (8.81%) DHCP
3 14 (8.81%) VPN
4 10 (6.29%) Network Security
5 9 (5.66%) LAN
5 9 (5.66%) MPLS
6 8 (5.03%) WAN
7 7 (4.40%) VLAN
8 5 (3.14%) Internet
9 4 (2.52%) LDAP
10 3 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.26%) IPsec
11 2 (1.26%) SAN
11 2 (1.26%) Skype
11 2 (1.26%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (1.26%) TACACS
11 2 (1.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.38%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.06%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (5.03%) MySQL
4 6 (3.77%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.52%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.89%) MariaDB
6 3 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.26%) Big Data
8 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.63%) GIS
8 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.63%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.63%) Power BI
8 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (15.72%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (8.18%) Visual Studio
4 9 (5.66%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.40%) Maven
6 3 (1.89%) JIRA
7 2 (1.26%) AdminStudio
7 2 (1.26%) Ant
7 2 (1.26%) InstallShield
7 2 (1.26%) MSI
7 2 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.26%) Subversion
8 1 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (4.40%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.77%) Finance
3 4 (2.52%) Marketing
4 2 (1.26%) Advertising
4 2 (1.26%) Back Office
4 2 (1.26%) Banking
4 2 (1.26%) Billing
5 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (25.16%) Architect
2 23 (14.47%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (11.95%) Azure Engineer
3 19 (11.95%) Cloud Architect
4 18 (11.32%) Cloud Engineer
5 17 (10.69%) Consultant
6 12 (7.55%) Senior DevOps
6 12 (7.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 11 (6.92%) Azure Consultant
8 9 (5.66%) Azure DevOps
8 9 (5.66%) Cloud Consultant
8 9 (5.66%) Microsoft Consultant
9 8 (5.03%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (4.40%) Azure Architect
10 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Engineer
11 6 (3.77%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (3.77%) Developer
11 6 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.77%) Security Architect
12 5 (3.14%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.47%) .NET
2 6 (3.77%) Web Services
3 5 (3.14%) CSS
3 5 (3.14%) JSON
4 4 (2.52%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (2.52%) XML
5 3 (1.89%) REST
6 2 (1.26%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.26%) Apache Camel
6 2 (1.26%) boto
6 2 (1.26%) LAMP
6 2 (1.26%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (1.26%) OAuth
6 2 (1.26%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.26%) SAML
6 2 (1.26%) Spring
7 1 (0.63%) HTML
7 1 (0.63%) Middleware
7 1 (0.63%) Node.js
7 1 (0.63%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.06%) Data Centre
1 16 (10.06%) Public Cloud
2 12 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.03%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (3.77%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.14%) CMDB
5 5 (3.14%) PKI
5 5 (3.14%) Replication
6 4 (2.52%) VCE vBlock
7 3 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.89%) User Experience
8 2 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.26%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.26%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.26%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.26%) SCADA
9 1 (0.63%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 60 (37.74%) Windows
2 51 (32.08%) Linux
3 16 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (5.66%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.03%) Unix
6 7 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.40%) VMS
6 7 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.89%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.89%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.26%) CentOS
8 2 (1.26%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.63%) AIX
9 1 (0.63%) Android
9 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (20.13%) Service Management
2 31 (19.50%) DevOps
3 30 (18.87%) Configuration Management
4 24 (15.09%) ITIL
5 19 (11.95%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 19 (11.95%) Performance Monitoring
5 19 (11.95%) Release Management
6 16 (10.06%) Scrum
7 15 (9.43%) CRM
7 15 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (8.81%) Kanban
9 12 (7.55%) Application Performance Management
9 12 (7.55%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (7.55%) Performance Management
9 12 (7.55%) Server Building
9 12 (7.55%) User Stories
10 11 (6.92%) Open Source
11 10 (6.29%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (5.66%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 49 (30.82%) PowerShell
2 35 (22.01%) SQL
3 22 (13.84%) Python
4 19 (11.95%) Ruby
5 15 (9.43%) Java
6 13 (8.18%) JavaScript
7 11 (6.92%) Perl
8 8 (5.03%) Bash Shell
8 8 (5.03%) C#
9 6 (3.77%) C
9 6 (3.77%) PHP
10 5 (3.14%) C++
11 4 (2.52%) VB
11 4 (2.52%) VBScript
12 1 (0.63%) Go
12 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 20 (12.58%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (7.55%) MCSE
5 6 (3.77%) MCSA
6 5 (3.14%) MCP
6 5 (3.14%) VCAP
7 4 (2.52%) Degree
8 3 (1.89%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.89%) CISSP
8 3 (1.89%) EMC Certification
8 3 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.26%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.26%) Dell Certification
9 2 (1.26%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.26%) MCDST
9 2 (1.26%) RHCA
10 1 (0.63%) CISM
10 1 (0.63%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (10.69%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.29%) Docker
4 8 (5.03%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.89%) vCloud
6 2 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.26%) vSphere
7 1 (0.63%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.63%) Ceph
7 1 (0.63%) Firmware
7 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.63%) XenApp
7 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (16.35%) Puppet
2 16 (10.06%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (10.06%) SCCM
3 14 (8.81%) SCOM
4 9 (5.66%) Ansible
5 5 (3.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (3.14%) Packer
5 5 (3.14%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.63%) Kibana
6 1 (0.63%) logstash
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.63%) Nagios
6 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 68 (42.77%) Microsoft
2 48 (30.19%) VMware
3 17 (10.69%) Cisco
4 12 (7.55%) AppDynamics
4 12 (7.55%) Dynatrace
4 12 (7.55%) New Relic
5 9 (5.66%) Oracle
6 8 (5.03%) Barracuda Networks
7 7 (4.40%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.14%) EMC
8 5 (3.14%) LogRhythm
8 5 (3.14%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.89%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.89%) Citrix
9 3 (1.89%) Dell
9 3 (1.89%) HP
9 3 (1.89%) Remedy
9 3 (1.89%) Splunk
10 2 (1.26%) CA
10 2 (1.26%) ServiceNow
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