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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England / South East
Rank 134 206 234
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +28
Contract jobs citing IaaS 112 56 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.45% 0.65% 0.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.30% 7.92% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 43 22
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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
842 707 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.93% 8.15% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 474 236
Median daily rate £465 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.05% +2.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £60.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

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 27 February 2017.

IaaS Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +38 70 £506 +12.50% 1
Berkshire +27 20 £475 -15.55% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 7 £475 -
Oxfordshire -1 6 £488 +54.76% 2
West Sussex -7 4 - -
Surrey +4 2 - - 4
Kent +12 1 £575 -14.81%
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 182 (70.54%) PaaS
2 136 (52.71%) VMware
3 114 (44.19%) Windows
4 106 (41.09%) ITIL
5 100 (38.76%) Service Management
6 95 (36.82%) Linux
7 84 (32.56%) Microsoft
8 74 (28.68%) Microsoft Azure
9 73 (28.29%) Security Cleared
10 70 (27.13%) SC Cleared
11 53 (20.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 40 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
13 39 (15.12%) CA
13 39 (15.12%) User Stories
14 36 (13.95%) Configuration Management
15 35 (13.57%) Service Design
16 34 (13.18%) SaaS
17 31 (12.02%) Migration
18 30 (11.63%) CMDB
18 30 (11.63%) Workflow
18 30 (11.63%) Cisco
19 28 (10.85%) MS Excel
19 28 (10.85%) Amazon AWS
19 28 (10.85%) Root Cause Analysis
19 28 (10.85%) Puppet
20 27 (10.47%) SQL Server
20 27 (10.47%) Firewall
20 27 (10.47%) Scrum
21 26 (10.08%) SQL
21 26 (10.08%) Web Services

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 23 (8.91%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (2.71%) IIS
3 7 (2.71%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.55%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.78%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.39%) Apache
7 1 (0.39%) CMS
7 1 (0.39%) phpBB
7 1 (0.39%) SAS
7 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (10.85%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.49%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.39%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 20 (7.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (2.71%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 182 (70.54%) PaaS
2 74 (28.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (13.18%) SaaS
4 28 (10.85%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (5.81%) Office 365
6 10 (3.88%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (2.33%) Boomi
8 4 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.78%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.78%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.39%) GitHub
10 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.39%) iTunes
10 1 (0.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.47%) Firewall
2 14 (5.43%) NetScaler
3 13 (5.04%) LAN
3 13 (5.04%) WAN
4 9 (3.49%) IP Telephony
5 7 (2.71%) MPLS
5 7 (2.71%) Network Security
5 7 (2.71%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (1.55%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.16%) DHCP
7 3 (1.16%) Internet
7 3 (1.16%) LDAP
7 3 (1.16%) Skype
8 2 (0.78%) DNS
8 2 (0.78%) HTTP
8 2 (0.78%) VPN
8 2 (0.78%) Wireless
9 1 (0.39%) ATM
9 1 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (5.04%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.71%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (1.94%) MySQL
6 5 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (1.55%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.78%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.39%) Big Data
10 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (8.14%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.81%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (1.94%) Moq
4 5 (1.94%) MSTest
4 5 (1.94%) Selenium
4 5 (1.94%) webpack
5 4 (1.55%) NuGet
5 4 (1.55%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.16%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.78%) JIRA
7 2 (0.78%) Maven
7 2 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.39%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.39%) Codeship
8 1 (0.39%) gulp
8 1 (0.39%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.39%) Travis CI
General
1 23 (8.91%) Finance
2 9 (3.49%) Marketing
3 7 (2.71%) Advertising
4 6 (2.33%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.94%) Publishing
6 3 (1.16%) Back Office
7 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 55 (21.32%) Architect
2 22 (8.53%) Consultant
3 17 (6.59%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (5.43%) Automation Engineer
4 14 (5.43%) Cloud Architect
5 13 (5.04%) Developer
6 11 (4.26%) Azure Architect
6 11 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (3.88%) .NET Developer
8 8 (3.10%) Engineering Manager
8 8 (3.10%) Systems Engineering Manager
8 8 (3.10%) Systems Manager
9 7 (2.71%) Azure Consultant
9 7 (2.71%) Business Analyst
9 7 (2.71%) Business Architect
9 7 (2.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (2.71%) SAP Architect
10 6 (2.33%) Analyst
10 6 (2.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.08%) Web Services
2 24 (9.30%) SOAP
3 23 (8.91%) RESTful
4 13 (5.04%) .NET
5 11 (4.26%) WCF
6 6 (2.33%) Ajax
6 6 (2.33%) OpenID
7 5 (1.94%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.94%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 5 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (1.94%) OAuth2
7 5 (1.94%) React
7 5 (1.94%) Redux
8 4 (1.55%) XML
8 4 (1.55%) XML-RPC
9 3 (1.16%) HTML
9 3 (1.16%) HTML5
9 3 (1.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.63%) CMDB
2 22 (8.53%) Data Centre
3 20 (7.75%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.71%) Taxonomies
5 5 (1.94%) FlexPod
5 5 (1.94%) PKI
5 5 (1.94%) Replication
6 4 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.55%) User Experience
7 3 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.16%) PMI
7 3 (1.16%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.16%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.78%) Clustering
8 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.78%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.39%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.39%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.39%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 114 (44.19%) Windows
2 95 (36.82%) Linux
3 17 (6.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (6.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (4.26%) Windows Server
7 7 (2.71%) CentOS
8 4 (1.55%) Unix
8 4 (1.55%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.78%) VMS
10 1 (0.39%) Android
10 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (41.09%) ITIL
2 100 (38.76%) Service Management
3 40 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (15.12%) User Stories
5 36 (13.95%) Configuration Management
6 35 (13.57%) Service Design
7 31 (12.02%) Migration
8 30 (11.63%) Workflow
9 28 (10.85%) Root Cause Analysis
10 27 (10.47%) Scrum
11 26 (10.08%) CRM
12 23 (8.91%) ITIL V3
13 20 (7.75%) ETL
14 19 (7.36%) TOGAF
15 18 (6.98%) ERP
16 17 (6.59%) DevOps
16 17 (6.59%) Knowledge Management
16 17 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
17 16 (6.20%) Analytics
17 16 (6.20%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.08%) SQL
2 14 (5.43%) JavaScript
3 12 (4.65%) PowerShell
4 10 (3.88%) Python
5 9 (3.49%) Ruby
6 7 (2.71%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.33%) C#
7 6 (2.33%) Java
7 6 (2.33%) TypeScript
8 5 (1.94%) ES6
8 5 (1.94%) VB
9 4 (1.55%) F#
9 4 (1.55%) Perl
10 3 (1.16%) C
11 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 73 (28.29%) Security Cleared
2 70 (27.13%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.43%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.10%) MCSE
4 8 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.55%) PMP
7 3 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.16%) Degree
7 3 (1.16%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.78%) CCNA
8 2 (0.78%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.78%) MCITP
8 2 (0.78%) MCP
8 2 (0.78%) MCSA
8 2 (0.78%) MCSD
9 1 (0.39%) CCIE
9 1 (0.39%) CCNP
9 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (4.65%) SLA
2 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (0.78%) PMO
3 1 (0.39%) COBIT
3 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.39%) ISO19770
System Software
1 53 (20.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 14 (5.43%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.04%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (3.88%) vSphere
6 9 (3.49%) XenDesktop
6 9 (3.49%) XenServer
7 7 (2.71%) vCloud
8 6 (2.33%) Docker
9 2 (0.78%) UAG
9 2 (0.78%) XenApp
10 1 (0.39%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.39%) KVM
10 1 (0.39%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 28 (10.85%) Puppet
2 13 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.88%) SCCM
3 10 (3.88%) SCOM
4 7 (2.71%) Ansible
5 6 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (2.33%) Terraform
6 5 (1.94%) CA Spectrum
6 5 (1.94%) vMotion
6 5 (1.94%) vRealize
7 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.78%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.39%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.39%) Piwik
9 1 (0.39%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 136 (52.71%) VMware
2 84 (32.56%) Microsoft
3 39 (15.12%) CA
4 30 (11.63%) Cisco
5 16 (6.20%) BMC
5 16 (6.20%) Citrix
5 16 (6.20%) Red Hat
6 15 (5.81%) CheckPoint
7 11 (4.26%) SAP
8 10 (3.88%) Oracle
8 10 (3.88%) Remedy
9 8 (3.10%) Dell
9 8 (3.10%) SolarWinds
10 7 (2.71%) ArcSight
10 7 (2.71%) hybris
10 7 (2.71%) Intel Security
11 6 (2.33%) HP
11 6 (2.33%) Splunk
11 6 (2.33%) Symantec
12 4 (1.55%) NetApp
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