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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 230 231 226
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing IaaS 23 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.67% 6.17% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 6
Average daily rate £425 £433 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £606 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £565
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -15.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.86
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
627 389 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.33% 4.18% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 224 149
Average daily rate £425 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 5
Average hourly rate £19.50 £9.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.94% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £8.90 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £15.15 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.67%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire +11 8 £750 +57.89% 3
Berkshire +4 5 £560 -13.84% 21
Surrey -8 5 £335 -33.00% 6
West Sussex +5 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £315 -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 32 (55.17%) PaaS
2 28 (48.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (41.38%) VMware
4 21 (36.21%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (36.21%) Data Centre
5 18 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 16 (27.59%) Cisco
7 15 (25.86%) Windows
8 13 (22.41%) Citrix
8 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
9 12 (20.69%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (20.69%) Firewall
9 12 (20.69%) Linux
10 11 (18.97%) HP
10 11 (18.97%) SaaS
11 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
11 10 (17.24%) TOGAF
11 10 (17.24%) LAN
11 10 (17.24%) WAN
12 9 (15.52%) Web Services
12 9 (15.52%) Windows Server
13 8 (13.79%) Public Cloud
13 8 (13.79%) DevOps
13 8 (13.79%) DNS
13 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (13.79%) Configuration Management
13 8 (13.79%) DV Cleared
14 7 (12.07%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (12.07%) Puppet

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.62%) IIS
3 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.45%) JBoss
4 2 (3.45%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.72%) Apache
5 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.45%) MS Office
1 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (55.17%) PaaS
2 28 (48.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (36.21%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (18.97%) SaaS
5 7 (12.07%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (10.34%) Office 365
7 3 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.72%) Heroku
9 1 (1.72%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (1.72%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.69%) Firewall
2 10 (17.24%) LAN
2 10 (17.24%) WAN
3 8 (13.79%) DNS
4 7 (12.07%) Internet
4 7 (12.07%) Network Security
5 6 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (10.34%) VPN
6 5 (8.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (8.62%) DHCP
6 5 (8.62%) MPLS
7 4 (6.90%) BGP
7 4 (6.90%) Unified Communications
7 4 (6.90%) VoIP
8 3 (5.17%) BIG-IP
8 3 (5.17%) Extranet
8 3 (5.17%) OSPF
8 3 (5.17%) SNA
8 3 (5.17%) Wireshark
8 3 (5.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) MySQL
3 2 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Ant
1 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
1 1 (1.72%) Maven
1 1 (1.72%) Subversion
1 1 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (12.07%) Billing
2 6 (10.34%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.17%) Marketing
5 2 (3.45%) Games
6 1 (1.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Architect
2 14 (24.14%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Network Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Network Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Azure Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Data Centre Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.17%) Implementation Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Implementation Project Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Project Implementation Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) Web Services
2 3 (5.17%) XML
3 2 (3.45%) .NET
3 2 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (3.45%) Apache Camel
3 2 (3.45%) JSON
3 2 (3.45%) REST
3 2 (3.45%) SOAP
4 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.72%) boto
4 1 (1.72%) CSS
4 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.21%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.79%) Public Cloud
3 4 (6.90%) CMDB
3 4 (6.90%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.17%) Social Media
5 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) PKI
6 1 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) Linux
3 9 (15.52%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.17%) HPUX
5 3 (5.17%) Solaris
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.72%) Unix
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (17.24%) TOGAF
3 8 (13.79%) Configuration Management
3 8 (13.79%) DevOps
4 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.07%) ITIL
4 7 (12.07%) Migration
4 7 (12.07%) Zachman Framework
5 5 (8.62%) Presales
5 5 (8.62%) SOA
5 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.62%) TDD
6 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (6.90%) OO
6 4 (6.90%) Service Management
6 4 (6.90%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (6.90%) Use Case
7 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.17%) Process Improvement
8 2 (3.45%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) Python
1 7 (12.07%) Ruby
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.17%) Java
4 2 (3.45%) C#
4 2 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (1.72%) C
5 1 (1.72%) C++
5 1 (1.72%) Go
5 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.72%) VB
5 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (13.79%) DV Cleared
4 5 (8.62%) CCNA
5 4 (6.90%) CCNP
5 4 (6.90%) CCSA
6 3 (5.17%) Degree
6 3 (5.17%) ISEB
6 3 (5.17%) MCSE
6 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.45%) MBA
7 2 (3.45%) MCP
7 2 (3.45%) MCSA
8 1 (1.72%) CCA
8 1 (1.72%) CCIE
8 1 (1.72%) CISM
8 1 (1.72%) CISSP
8 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.72%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.90%) KVM
3 4 (6.90%) XenServer
4 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.45%) UAG
6 1 (1.72%) Docker
6 1 (1.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Puppet
2 6 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.90%) Ansible
3 4 (6.90%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 4 (6.90%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (5.17%) SCVMM
5 2 (3.45%) SCCM
6 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.72%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.72%) vMotion
Vendors
1 24 (41.38%) VMware
2 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 16 (27.59%) Cisco
4 13 (22.41%) Citrix
5 11 (18.97%) HP
6 6 (10.34%) CheckPoint
6 6 (10.34%) NetApp
7 4 (6.90%) Google
7 4 (6.90%) Juniper
8 3 (5.17%) BMC
8 3 (5.17%) EMC
8 3 (5.17%) IBM
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle
8 3 (5.17%) Sun
9 2 (3.45%) CA
9 2 (3.45%) Mitel
9 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.45%) SAP
10 1 (1.72%) Aruba
10 1 (1.72%) Barracuda Networks
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