The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the South East region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 232 235 251
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Contract jobs citing IaaS 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.075% 0.036% 0.028%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.90% 1.63% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £650 £500 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
241 184 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.58% 2.19% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 103 60
Average daily rate £413 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £504 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-50.96% +4.00%
IaaS
England

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
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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 2 - - 2
Berkshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 11 (61.11%) PaaS
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (50.00%) HP
4 8 (44.44%) VPN
4 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 7 (38.89%) Firewall
5 7 (38.89%) Linux
5 7 (38.89%) Java
6 6 (33.33%) .NET
6 6 (33.33%) Android
6 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 6 (33.33%) Software Architecture
6 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Phone
7 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) vSphere
8 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) Citrix
8 4 (22.22%) Workflow
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) Wyse
9 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco
9 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 11 (61.11%) PaaS
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) VPN
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) SSL
4 1 (5.56%) IPv6
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Mobile Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) OSS Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (16.67%) Replication
2 3 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Android
3 6 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Phone
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 4 (22.22%) Workflow
3 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) VCAP
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (22.22%) vSphere
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) XenApp
3 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 3 (16.67%) Wyse
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Foundry
5 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
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