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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 226 227 238
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing IaaS 19 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.20% 0.020%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.94% 7.00% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 2
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£438 £375 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +14.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £400 £454
% change year-on-year
+18.43% -11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 -
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
320 257 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.45% 2.90% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 155 54
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £31.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.61% +129.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-53.10% +39.42%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IaaS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
West Sussex +6 5 £220 -
Berkshire 0 5 £475 +43.93% 2
Surrey +5 4 £550 +37.50% 2
Kent - 3 £710 -
Hampshire - 2 £475 - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 22 (59.46%) PaaS
2 21 (56.76%) Linux
3 18 (48.65%) VMware
4 17 (45.95%) Windows
5 16 (43.24%) Configuration Management
5 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (43.24%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (40.54%) Internet
6 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
7 11 (29.73%) DNS
7 11 (29.73%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
7 11 (29.73%) DHCP
7 11 (29.73%) SharePoint
7 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
7 11 (29.73%) Citrix
7 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
7 11 (29.73%) ITIL
7 11 (29.73%) IIS
7 11 (29.73%) PKI
7 11 (29.73%) SCCM
7 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (29.73%) Office 365
7 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (29.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (27.03%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (27.03%) UAG
9 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (29.73%) SharePoint
1 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
1 11 (29.73%) IIS
1 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (29.73%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (10.81%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (10.81%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 22 (59.46%) PaaS
2 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (43.24%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (29.73%) Office 365
4 8 (21.62%) SaaS
5 4 (10.81%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) Internet
2 11 (29.73%) DNS
2 11 (29.73%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (29.73%) DHCP
3 4 (10.81%) VPN
3 4 (10.81%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) RSpec
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Billing
3 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Architect
2 11 (29.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) DBA
5 2 (5.41%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) OSS Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) VMware Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (8.11%) Spring
2 3 (8.11%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) PKI
2 3 (8.11%) Open Source
3 2 (5.41%) APACS
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Linux
2 17 (45.95%) Windows
3 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
4 4 (10.81%) Android
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Phone
5 2 (5.41%) UNIX
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Configuration Management
2 11 (29.73%) ITIL
3 9 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.51%) DevOps
6 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Workflow
6 4 (10.81%) Identity Management
7 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (8.11%) TDD
8 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.41%) Scrum
8 2 (5.41%) Information Architecture
8 2 (5.41%) Software Architecture
8 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Ruby
2 7 (18.92%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) Perl
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) C
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
1 9 (24.32%) MCP
1 9 (24.32%) MCSE
1 9 (24.32%) MCSA
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) PMP
3 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.70%) VCAP
4 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.03%) UAG
3 3 (8.11%) vSphere
4 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) vCloud
5 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) SCCM
2 6 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (13.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) VMware
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
3 11 (29.73%) Citrix
3 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
4 5 (13.51%) HP
5 4 (10.81%) Google
6 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
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