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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 154 230 234
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +4
Contract jobs citing IaaS 103 41 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.23% 0.41% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.64% 7.01% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 27 19
Median daily rate £500 £469 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £540 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £465
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%
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
1069 585 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.76% 5.89% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 350 225
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £11.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £26.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 September 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 September 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 +64 53 £550 +46.66% 2
Berkshire +11 16 £501 +0.10% 2
Surrey +7 11 £470 -6.00% 3
Buckinghamshire - 8 £438 -
Oxfordshire -10 6 £350 +7.69% 1
West Sussex +4 4 £338 -
East Sussex +1 3 £412 +21.17%
Kent - 2 - -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 122 (68.16%) PaaS
2 81 (45.25%) Windows
3 80 (44.69%) Microsoft
4 72 (40.22%) Linux
5 66 (36.87%) VMware
5 66 (36.87%) Microsoft Azure
6 44 (24.58%) Service Management
7 42 (23.46%) PowerShell
8 40 (22.35%) SaaS
9 37 (20.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 35 (19.55%) Security Cleared
11 32 (17.88%) SQL
12 31 (17.32%) Amazon AWS
12 31 (17.32%) DevOps
13 30 (16.76%) MS Excel
14 29 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (15.64%) ITIL
15 28 (15.64%) Git (software)
16 27 (15.08%) SQL Server
16 27 (15.08%) Configuration Management
17 23 (12.85%) Performance Monitoring
17 23 (12.85%) Puppet
17 23 (12.85%) Application Performance Monitoring
18 22 (12.29%) Cisco
19 21 (11.73%) SharePoint
19 21 (11.73%) Python
20 20 (11.17%) Active Directory
20 20 (11.17%) Firewall
20 20 (11.17%) SC Cleared
21 19 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012

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 21 (11.73%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.03%) OpenStack
3 7 (3.91%) JBoss
3 7 (3.91%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.35%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.23%) Apache
5 4 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.68%) IIS
6 3 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.12%) WildFly
8 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.56%) SAS
8 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (16.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.35%) MS Office
3 2 (1.12%) MS Project
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (5.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.91%) SAP hybris
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 122 (68.16%) PaaS
2 66 (36.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (22.35%) SaaS
4 31 (17.32%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (7.82%) Office 365
6 9 (5.03%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (4.47%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (3.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.68%) Yammer
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.56%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.17%) Firewall
2 13 (7.26%) DNS
3 10 (5.59%) DHCP
3 10 (5.59%) IP Telephony
3 10 (5.59%) NetScaler
3 10 (5.59%) Network Security
4 7 (3.91%) MPLS
5 6 (3.35%) LAN
5 6 (3.35%) LDAP
5 6 (3.35%) VPN
6 5 (2.79%) Internet
6 5 (2.79%) WAN
7 4 (2.23%) VLAN
8 3 (1.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.68%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.68%) Wireless
9 2 (1.12%) SAN
9 2 (1.12%) Skype
9 2 (1.12%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.94%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (4.47%) MySQL
4 6 (3.35%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.79%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.23%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (1.68%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.56%) Big Data
9 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 28 (15.64%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (7.26%) Visual Studio
4 12 (6.70%) Jenkins
5 8 (4.47%) Maven
6 4 (2.23%) JIRA
7 3 (1.68%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.12%) Ant
8 2 (1.12%) Subversion
9 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.56%) JUnit
9 1 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.56%) TestNG
General
1 17 (9.50%) Finance
2 11 (6.15%) Marketing
3 8 (4.47%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.79%) Back Office
5 3 (1.68%) Advertising
5 3 (1.68%) Billing
6 2 (1.12%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (25.14%) Architect
2 24 (13.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (11.17%) Azure Engineer
4 18 (10.06%) Cloud Engineer
5 16 (8.94%) Cloud Architect
6 15 (8.38%) Consultant
7 12 (6.70%) Senior DevOps
7 12 (6.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 10 (5.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.03%) Azure DevOps
10 8 (4.47%) Azure Consultant
11 7 (3.91%) Business Architect
11 7 (3.91%) SAP Architect
11 7 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.35%) Business Process Architect
12 6 (3.35%) Cloud Consultant
12 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Engineer
12 6 (3.35%) Security Architect
13 5 (2.79%) Azure Architect
13 5 (2.79%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.50%) .NET
2 6 (3.35%) Web Services
3 4 (2.23%) CSS
3 4 (2.23%) JSON
3 4 (2.23%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (1.68%) REST
4 3 (1.68%) XML
5 2 (1.12%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.12%) Apache Camel
5 2 (1.12%) boto
5 2 (1.12%) LAMP
5 2 (1.12%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (1.12%) OAuth
5 2 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.12%) SAML
5 2 (1.12%) Spring
6 1 (0.56%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.56%) HTML
6 1 (0.56%) Middleware
6 1 (0.56%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.38%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.26%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.70%) Public Cloud
4 7 (3.91%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (3.91%) PKI
5 5 (2.79%) CMDB
5 5 (2.79%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.79%) Replication
6 3 (1.68%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.68%) User Experience
7 2 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.12%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.12%) SCADA
7 2 (1.12%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.56%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.56%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 81 (45.25%) Windows
2 72 (40.22%) Linux
3 19 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (10.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (9.50%) Windows Server
5 17 (9.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.91%) Unix
7 5 (2.79%) CentOS
7 5 (2.79%) VMS
8 4 (2.23%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.68%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.12%) Android
10 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.56%) AIX
11 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.58%) Service Management
2 31 (17.32%) DevOps
3 29 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (15.64%) ITIL
5 27 (15.08%) Configuration Management
6 23 (12.85%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 23 (12.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 19 (10.61%) Release Management
7 19 (10.61%) User Stories
8 18 (10.06%) TOGAF
9 17 (9.50%) Scrum
10 14 (7.82%) CRM
10 14 (7.82%) Kanban
10 14 (7.82%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (7.26%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (7.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (6.70%) Application Performance Management
12 12 (6.70%) Performance Management
12 12 (6.70%) Server Building
13 11 (6.15%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 42 (23.46%) PowerShell
2 32 (17.88%) SQL
3 21 (11.73%) Python
4 16 (8.94%) Ruby
5 15 (8.38%) Java
6 13 (7.26%) JavaScript
7 11 (6.15%) Perl
8 8 (4.47%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.35%) PHP
10 5 (2.79%) C
11 4 (2.23%) C++
12 2 (1.12%) C#
12 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.56%) VB
13 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (19.55%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.17%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (6.15%) MCSE
5 6 (3.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.23%) Degree
6 4 (2.23%) VCAP
7 3 (1.68%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.68%) CISSP
7 3 (1.68%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.68%) MCP
7 3 (1.68%) MCSA
8 2 (1.12%) CCNA
8 2 (1.12%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (1.12%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.12%) EMC Certification
8 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.12%) MCSD
8 2 (1.12%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (20.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (11.17%) Active Directory
3 18 (10.06%) Hyper-V
4 14 (7.82%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (5.59%) vSphere
5 10 (5.59%) XenDesktop
5 10 (5.59%) XenServer
6 8 (4.47%) Docker
7 7 (3.91%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (3.35%) vCloud
9 2 (1.12%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.56%) Ceph
10 1 (0.56%) Firmware
10 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (12.85%) Puppet
2 11 (6.15%) Ansible
2 11 (6.15%) SCCM
2 11 (6.15%) SCOM
3 10 (5.59%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.79%) Packer
5 4 (2.23%) vMotion
6 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.12%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.56%) Kibana
8 1 (0.56%) logstash
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.56%) Nagios
8 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 80 (44.69%) Microsoft
2 66 (36.87%) VMware
3 22 (12.29%) Cisco
4 18 (10.06%) Red Hat
5 13 (7.26%) Citrix
6 12 (6.70%) AppDynamics
6 12 (6.70%) Dynatrace
6 12 (6.70%) New Relic
7 10 (5.59%) CheckPoint
8 8 (4.47%) Oracle
8 8 (4.47%) SAP
9 7 (3.91%) hybris
10 5 (2.79%) NetApp
11 4 (2.23%) Remedy
11 4 (2.23%) Veeam
12 3 (1.68%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.68%) Dell
12 3 (1.68%) EMC
12 3 (1.68%) Extreme Networks
12 3 (1.68%) HP