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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 226 229 249
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +20
Contract jobs citing IaaS 17 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.22% 0.020%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.75% 6.88% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 2
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£475 £390 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% +19.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £449 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.50 -
IaaS
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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
358 276 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.86% 3.16% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 173 58
Average daily rate £416 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £237 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% +125.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £30.50 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £30.50 £31.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
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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
Berkshire +3 9 £475 +26.66% 3
Surrey -1 5 £475 +18.75% 4
West Sussex +2 1 £220 -
Oxfordshire -4 1 £288 -
Kent - 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 7
Thames Valley - - - -
Sussex - - - -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (59.52%) PaaS
2 22 (52.38%) Linux
3 19 (45.24%) VMware
4 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
4 17 (40.48%) Windows
4 17 (40.48%) Configuration Management
5 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (35.71%) Internet
7 13 (30.95%) Red Hat
7 13 (30.95%) SaaS
7 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
8 12 (28.57%) DNS
9 11 (26.19%) DHCP
9 11 (26.19%) IIS
9 11 (26.19%) SharePoint
9 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
9 11 (26.19%) ITIL
9 11 (26.19%) Citrix
9 11 (26.19%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (26.19%) PKI
9 11 (26.19%) SCCM
9 11 (26.19%) Office 365
9 11 (26.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (23.81%) UAG

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (26.19%) IIS
1 11 (26.19%) SharePoint
1 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
1 11 (26.19%) SharePoint 2013
1 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (11.90%) OpenStack
3 4 (9.52%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (59.52%) PaaS
2 16 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (30.95%) SaaS
5 11 (26.19%) Office 365
6 4 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (35.71%) Internet
2 12 (28.57%) DNS
3 11 (26.19%) DHCP
3 11 (26.19%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (9.52%) Firewall
5 2 (4.76%) VPN
6 1 (2.38%) DMZ
6 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) RSpec
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Billing
3 3 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Architect
2 12 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (11.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) DBA
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.76%) DB2 DBA
7 2 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.38%) VMware Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) OSS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) Spring
2 3 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) PKI
2 3 (7.14%) Open Source
3 2 (4.76%) APACS
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Linux
2 17 (40.48%) Windows
3 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (30.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.76%) UNIX
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.76%) Android
4 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Configuration Management
2 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.19%) ITIL
4 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.90%) DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) Workflow
6 4 (9.52%) Identity Management
7 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.14%) Information Architecture
7 3 (7.14%) TDD
7 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.14%) Scrum
7 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.76%) Change Management
8 2 (4.76%) Migration
8 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.38%) Master Data Management
9 1 (2.38%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) Ruby
2 6 (14.29%) Java
3 5 (11.90%) Perl
4 4 (9.52%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.76%) C
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (23.81%) MCSE
2 9 (21.43%) MCSA
2 9 (21.43%) MCP
3 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) PMP
5 2 (4.76%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.38%) VCAP
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.38%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.81%) UAG
3 3 (7.14%) vSphere
4 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) SCCM
2 7 (16.67%) Puppet
3 6 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) VMware
2 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.95%) Red Hat
4 11 (26.19%) Citrix
5 4 (9.52%) Google
6 3 (7.14%) HP
7 2 (4.76%) EMC
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco
7 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.38%) webMethods
8 1 (2.38%) Remedy
8 1 (2.38%) BMC
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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