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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 205 227 214
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Contract jobs citing IaaS 64 44 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.46% 0.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.99% 7.51% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 26 28
Median daily rate £465 £355 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.98% -18.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £545 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £448
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
915 586 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.31% 6.13% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 353 175
Median daily rate £440 £408 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% +16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 8
Median hourly rate £19.61 £17.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% +37.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £10.00 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.60 £39.00 £68.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £22.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-29.54% +29.41%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Surrey +13 26 £465 +9.41% 3
Hampshire - 20 £525 - 5
Berkshire +5 14 £450 -10.00% 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £465 - 1
Middlesex -2 2 £444 -
Kent - 1 £1,000 -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 106 (79.10%) PaaS
2 69 (51.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (46.27%) Microsoft
4 50 (37.31%) PowerShell
5 41 (30.60%) SaaS
6 38 (28.36%) Windows
7 36 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (26.12%) VMware
8 35 (26.12%) SQL Server
9 34 (25.37%) Amazon AWS
10 32 (23.88%) Linux
11 31 (23.13%) SQL
12 28 (20.90%) Configuration Management
13 27 (20.15%) VMware Infrastructure
14 26 (19.40%) Git (software)
15 25 (18.66%) Puppet
16 24 (17.91%) Python
17 23 (17.16%) SharePoint
17 23 (17.16%) Ruby
18 22 (16.42%) .NET
19 21 (15.67%) Security Cleared
19 21 (15.67%) DevOps
19 21 (15.67%) Data Centre
20 20 (14.93%) ITIL
21 18 (13.43%) Public Cloud
22 17 (12.69%) Opscode Chef
22 17 (12.69%) VPN
22 17 (12.69%) Firewall
22 17 (12.69%) Release Management
23 16 (11.94%) SC Cleared

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 (17.16%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.97%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.97%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (3.73%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (3.73%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.99%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (2.24%) Apache
5 3 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.24%) IIS
6 2 (1.49%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.49%) ArcSDE
6 2 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.49%) JBoss
6 2 (1.49%) WildFly
7 1 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (11.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) MS Office
2 2 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (7.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 106 (79.10%) PaaS
2 69 (51.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (30.60%) SaaS
4 34 (25.37%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (8.96%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (8.21%) Office 365
7 9 (6.72%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (2.24%) Yammer
9 2 (1.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (1.49%) Heroku
9 2 (1.49%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.75%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.75%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.69%) Firewall
1 17 (12.69%) VPN
2 14 (10.45%) DNS
3 11 (8.21%) DHCP
4 9 (6.72%) Network Security
5 8 (5.97%) LAN
5 8 (5.97%) MPLS
6 7 (5.22%) WAN
7 6 (4.48%) VLAN
8 5 (3.73%) Internet
9 3 (2.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (2.24%) IPsec
9 3 (2.24%) SAN
9 3 (2.24%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.49%) HTTP
10 2 (1.49%) LDAP
10 2 (1.49%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (1.49%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (26.12%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.19%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (5.97%) MySQL
4 6 (4.48%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.99%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (2.24%) Big Data
6 3 (2.24%) MariaDB
6 3 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.49%) GIS
7 2 (1.49%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.75%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.75%) Power BI
8 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (19.40%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (9.70%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.24%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.24%) Selenium
5 2 (1.49%) AdminStudio
5 2 (1.49%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.49%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.49%) MSI
5 2 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.75%) Ant
6 1 (0.75%) JIRA
6 1 (0.75%) Maven
6 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 8 (5.97%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.73%) Marketing
3 3 (2.24%) Billing
3 3 (2.24%) Finance
4 2 (1.49%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Back Office
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Games
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (28.36%) Architect
2 23 (17.16%) Cloud Architect
3 20 (14.93%) Azure Engineer
3 20 (14.93%) Cloud Engineer
4 17 (12.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (11.19%) Consultant
6 12 (8.96%) Senior DevOps
6 12 (8.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) Azure Consultant
7 9 (6.72%) Azure DevOps
7 9 (6.72%) Cloud Consultant
7 9 (6.72%) Microsoft Consultant
8 8 (5.97%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (5.22%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (5.22%) Developer
9 7 (5.22%) Microsoft Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.73%) Security Architect
11 5 (3.73%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.42%) .NET
2 6 (4.48%) Web Services
3 5 (3.73%) CSS
3 5 (3.73%) JSON
4 4 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (2.99%) XML
5 3 (2.24%) REST
6 2 (1.49%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.49%) Apache Camel
6 2 (1.49%) LAMP
6 2 (1.49%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (1.49%) Middleware
6 2 (1.49%) Node.js
6 2 (1.49%) OAuth
6 2 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.49%) SAML
6 2 (1.49%) Spring
7 1 (0.75%) boto
7 1 (0.75%) HTML
7 1 (0.75%) React
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.67%) Data Centre
2 18 (13.43%) Public Cloud
3 10 (7.46%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (4.48%) VCE vBlock
6 5 (3.73%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.73%) Replication
7 4 (2.99%) CMDB
7 4 (2.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.99%) PKI
7 4 (2.99%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.99%) User Experience
8 3 (2.24%) Cloud Native
8 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.49%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.49%) SCADA
10 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (28.36%) Windows
2 32 (23.88%) Linux
3 13 (9.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.22%) Unix
5 7 (5.22%) VMS
5 7 (5.22%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.24%) CentOS
6 3 (2.24%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.49%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.75%) AIX
8 1 (0.75%) Android
8 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (20.90%) Configuration Management
3 21 (15.67%) DevOps
4 20 (14.93%) ITIL
5 17 (12.69%) Release Management
6 16 (11.94%) CRM
7 15 (11.19%) Application Performance Monitoring
7 15 (11.19%) Performance Monitoring
7 15 (11.19%) Scrum
7 15 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (10.45%) Kanban
8 14 (10.45%) Service Management
9 12 (8.96%) Application Performance Management
9 12 (8.96%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (8.96%) Performance Management
9 12 (8.96%) Server Building
10 9 (6.72%) Information Security
11 8 (5.97%) Migration
11 8 (5.97%) Open Source
11 8 (5.97%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 50 (37.31%) PowerShell
2 31 (23.13%) SQL
3 24 (17.91%) Python
4 23 (17.16%) Ruby
5 14 (10.45%) JavaScript
6 11 (8.21%) Bash Shell
6 11 (8.21%) Java
6 11 (8.21%) Perl
7 8 (5.97%) C#
8 6 (4.48%) PHP
9 4 (2.99%) C
9 4 (2.99%) C++
9 4 (2.99%) VB
9 4 (2.99%) VBScript
10 2 (1.49%) Go
Qualifications
1 21 (15.67%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.94%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (8.96%) MCSE
5 6 (4.48%) MCSA
5 6 (4.48%) VCAP
6 5 (3.73%) MCP
7 4 (2.99%) CISSP
7 4 (2.99%) Degree
7 4 (2.99%) EMC Certification
7 4 (2.99%) ISEB
7 4 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.24%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.24%) ISTQB
8 3 (2.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.49%) CISM
9 2 (1.49%) Dell Certification
9 2 (1.49%) MCDST
9 2 (1.49%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.24%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (20.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.70%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.97%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.73%) Docker
5 3 (2.24%) vCloud
5 3 (2.24%) vSphere
5 3 (2.24%) XenServer
6 2 (1.49%) KVM
6 2 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.75%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.75%) Ceph
7 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.75%) XenApp
7 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (18.66%) Puppet
2 17 (12.69%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (8.96%) SCCM
3 12 (8.96%) SCOM
4 8 (5.97%) Ansible
5 5 (3.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (3.73%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.49%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (1.49%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (1.49%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.75%) Kibana
7 1 (0.75%) logstash
7 1 (0.75%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 62 (46.27%) Microsoft
2 35 (26.12%) VMware
3 14 (10.45%) Cisco
4 12 (8.96%) AppDynamics
4 12 (8.96%) Dynatrace
4 12 (8.96%) New Relic
5 10 (7.46%) Oracle
6 9 (6.72%) Barracuda Networks
7 8 (5.97%) Citrix
8 7 (5.22%) EMC
8 7 (5.22%) Red Hat
9 6 (4.48%) HP
9 6 (4.48%) Rackspace
10 5 (3.73%) LogRhythm
11 4 (2.99%) Splunk
12 3 (2.24%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.24%) Dell
12 3 (2.24%) Remedy
13 2 (1.49%) CA
13 2 (1.49%) CheckPoint
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