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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 118 247 244
Rank change year-on-year
+129 -3
Contract jobs citing IaaS 135 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.77% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.13% 3.83% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 13 16
Median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £293 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £519
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 £38.00 - -
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
892 653 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.68% 6.85% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 394 281
Median daily rate £466 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 19
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £10.67 £8.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £49.00 £34.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +90 88 £500 +21.21% 1
Berkshire +8 11 £407 +35.50% 5
Buckinghamshire +22 10 £475 -
West Sussex +22 8 £435 -
Surrey - 6 £438 - 4
Oxfordshire - 5 £338 - 1
Kent - 2 - -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 153 (68.00%) PaaS
2 108 (48.00%) VMware
3 107 (47.56%) Windows
4 96 (42.67%) Linux
5 94 (41.78%) Service Management
6 70 (31.11%) Microsoft
7 61 (27.11%) ITIL
8 59 (26.22%) Security Cleared
9 56 (24.89%) Microsoft Azure
10 54 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 44 (19.56%) User Stories
12 43 (19.11%) SC Cleared
13 39 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
14 34 (15.11%) Amazon AWS
14 34 (15.11%) SaaS
15 31 (13.78%) Cisco
16 30 (13.33%) Configuration Management
16 30 (13.33%) Firewall
16 30 (13.33%) Puppet
17 28 (12.44%) Scrum
18 26 (11.56%) MS Excel
18 26 (11.56%) Git (software)
19 25 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
19 25 (11.11%) Application Performance Monitoring
19 25 (11.11%) TOGAF
20 24 (10.67%) PowerShell
20 24 (10.67%) Management Information System
20 24 (10.67%) DevOps
21 23 (10.22%) Analytics
21 23 (10.22%) Service Design

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 8 (3.56%) OpenStack
1 8 (3.56%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.11%) JBoss
3 6 (2.67%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.78%) Apache
4 4 (1.78%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.89%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.89%) WildFly
7 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.44%) SAS
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.11%) MS Office
3 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (3.11%) SAP hybris
2 6 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 153 (68.00%) PaaS
2 56 (24.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (15.11%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (15.11%) SaaS
4 9 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (2.67%) Office 365
6 4 (1.78%) Boomi
6 4 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.89%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.44%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.44%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.33%) Firewall
2 14 (6.22%) NetScaler
3 10 (4.44%) IP Telephony
4 8 (3.56%) DNS
5 7 (3.11%) LDAP
5 7 (3.11%) Network Security
6 6 (2.67%) MPLS
7 5 (2.22%) DHCP
8 4 (1.78%) LAN
8 4 (1.78%) WAN
9 3 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.33%) Skype
9 3 (1.33%) VLAN
9 3 (1.33%) VPN
9 3 (1.33%) Wireless
10 2 (0.89%) HTTP
10 2 (0.89%) Internet
10 2 (0.89%) SSH
10 2 (0.89%) TACACS
11 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.44%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (2.67%) MySQL
4 5 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.89%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.89%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.44%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.44%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.44%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 26 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.56%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 8 (3.56%) Maven
6 5 (2.22%) JIRA
7 2 (0.89%) Ant
7 2 (0.89%) Subversion
8 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.44%) git-flow
8 1 (0.44%) Grunt
8 1 (0.44%) gulp
8 1 (0.44%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.44%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.44%) Mocha
8 1 (0.44%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.44%) Protractor
8 1 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.44%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (7.56%) Finance
2 9 (4.00%) Marketing
3 5 (2.22%) Back Office
3 5 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.78%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.33%) Advertising
5 3 (1.33%) Billing
6 2 (0.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (24.89%) Architect
2 18 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
4 10 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
4 10 (4.44%) Consultant
5 9 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
5 9 (4.00%) Senior DevOps
5 9 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 8 (3.56%) Analyst
6 8 (3.56%) Business Analyst
6 8 (3.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (3.11%) Azure Architect
7 7 (3.11%) Business Architect
7 7 (3.11%) Digital Architect
7 7 (3.11%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 7 (3.11%) SAP Architect
7 7 (3.11%) Service Manager
8 6 (2.67%) Azure Consultant
8 6 (2.67%) Business Process Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.67%) Web Services
2 13 (5.78%) .NET
3 4 (1.78%) OAuth
4 3 (1.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.89%) Apache Camel
5 2 (0.89%) boto
5 2 (0.89%) CSS
5 2 (0.89%) HTML
5 2 (0.89%) JSON
5 2 (0.89%) LAMP
5 2 (0.89%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (0.89%) Node.js
5 2 (0.89%) REST
5 2 (0.89%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (0.89%) SAML
5 2 (0.89%) Spring
5 2 (0.89%) WCF
5 2 (0.89%) XML
6 1 (0.44%) Middleware
6 1 (0.44%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.67%) Management Information System
2 19 (8.44%) CMDB
3 12 (5.33%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.11%) Data Integration
4 7 (3.11%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.22%) PKI
5 5 (2.22%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.22%) Replication
6 4 (1.78%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.78%) User Experience
7 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.89%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.89%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.44%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.44%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 107 (47.56%) Windows
2 96 (42.67%) Linux
3 19 (8.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (6.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (5.78%) Windows Server
7 9 (4.00%) CentOS
7 9 (4.00%) Unix
8 3 (1.33%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.89%) VMS
9 2 (0.89%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.44%) Android
10 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (41.78%) Service Management
2 61 (27.11%) ITIL
3 44 (19.56%) User Stories
4 39 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 28 (12.44%) Scrum
7 25 (11.11%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 25 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 25 (11.11%) TOGAF
8 24 (10.67%) DevOps
9 23 (10.22%) Analytics
9 23 (10.22%) Service Design
10 20 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
11 19 (8.44%) ITIL V3
12 18 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
13 17 (7.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 17 (7.56%) Risk Management
14 16 (7.11%) Performance Management
14 16 (7.11%) SIEM
14 16 (7.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.67%) PowerShell
2 22 (9.78%) SQL
3 16 (7.11%) Python
4 13 (5.78%) Java
4 13 (5.78%) Ruby
5 12 (5.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.56%) Perl
7 7 (3.11%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.11%) C
8 4 (1.78%) PHP
9 3 (1.33%) C++
10 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.44%) C#
11 1 (0.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 59 (26.22%) Security Cleared
2 43 (19.11%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.89%) DV Cleared
4 9 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (3.11%) MCSE
7 4 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.33%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.33%) Degree
9 2 (0.89%) CCNA
9 2 (0.89%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.89%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.89%) MCSD
9 2 (0.89%) RHCA
10 1 (0.44%) CCIE
10 1 (0.44%) CCNP
10 1 (0.44%) CISM
10 1 (0.44%) CISSP
10 1 (0.44%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.89%) SLA
2 9 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 54 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.22%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (4.89%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (4.44%) Docker
6 10 (4.44%) XenDesktop
6 10 (4.44%) XenServer
7 9 (4.00%) vSphere
8 8 (3.56%) vCloud
9 2 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.44%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.44%) Ceph
10 1 (0.44%) Firmware
10 1 (0.44%) KVM
10 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (13.33%) Puppet
2 15 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (5.33%) Ansible
4 9 (4.00%) SCOM
5 8 (3.56%) SCCM
6 6 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (2.22%) CA Spectrum
7 5 (2.22%) Packer
7 5 (2.22%) Terraform
7 5 (2.22%) vMotion
7 5 (2.22%) vRealize
8 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.44%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.44%) Kibana
10 1 (0.44%) logstash
10 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.44%) Nagios
10 1 (0.44%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 108 (48.00%) VMware
2 70 (31.11%) Microsoft
3 31 (13.78%) Cisco
4 19 (8.44%) Red Hat
5 17 (7.56%) CA
6 16 (7.11%) CheckPoint
6 16 (7.11%) Citrix
7 14 (6.22%) BMC
8 11 (4.89%) Remedy
9 9 (4.00%) AppDynamics
9 9 (4.00%) Dynatrace
9 9 (4.00%) New Relic
10 8 (3.56%) SAP
11 7 (3.11%) ArcSight
11 7 (3.11%) Dell
11 7 (3.11%) hybris
11 7 (3.11%) Oracle
12 6 (2.67%) Intel Security
12 6 (2.67%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.67%) Splunk
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