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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 219 224 214
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing IaaS 19 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.13% 0.093%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.38% 4.38% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
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£400 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £580 £450
% change year-on-year
-27.58% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
353 251 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.78% 3.02% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 141 102
Average daily rate £400 £416 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% +4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 10
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.94 £10.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £45.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Surrey - 9 £500 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 £260 -
Berkshire -1 2 £415 +5.06% 3
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 5
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 23 (67.65%) PaaS
2 18 (52.94%) SaaS
3 15 (44.12%) Linux
4 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (35.29%) Windows
6 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
7 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
7 8 (23.53%) VMware
7 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
7 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (23.53%) DevOps
8 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (20.59%) OpenStack
8 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (20.59%) DNS
8 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
8 7 (20.59%) Python
8 7 (20.59%) C#
8 7 (20.59%) ITIL
9 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
9 6 (17.65%) Firewall
9 6 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (14.71%) Puppet
10 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
10 5 (14.71%) Finance
10 5 (14.71%) Migration
10 5 (14.71%) Cisco

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (20.59%) OpenStack
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (8.82%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Office
2 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.94%) assyst
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 23 (67.65%) PaaS
2 18 (52.94%) SaaS
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (8.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) DNS
2 6 (17.65%) Firewall
3 3 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (8.82%) VPN
3 3 (8.82%) SSL
3 3 (8.82%) Internet
3 3 (8.82%) DHCP
4 2 (5.88%) LDAP
4 2 (5.88%) LAN
4 2 (5.88%) MPLS
4 2 (5.88%) WAN
4 2 (5.88%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.94%) HSRP
5 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.94%) VLAN
5 1 (2.94%) VPLS
5 1 (2.94%) Network Security
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 4 (11.76%) TeamCity
3 3 (8.82%) RSpec
4 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Games
3 2 (5.88%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Architect
2 5 (14.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Service Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Transition Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Service Transition Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Active Directory Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
1 2 (5.88%) XML
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.82%) Data Structures
1 3 (8.82%) Algorithms
1 3 (8.82%) PKI
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Open Source
3 1 (2.94%) CMDB
3 1 (2.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Linux
2 12 (35.29%) Windows
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) DevOps
3 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (20.59%) ITIL
4 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 5 (14.71%) Migration
6 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (11.76%) Release Management
6 4 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.76%) Line Management
6 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.82%) Game Development
7 3 (8.82%) People Management
7 3 (8.82%) Transition Management
7 3 (8.82%) Scrum
7 3 (8.82%) Change Management
7 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) Python
1 7 (20.59%) C#
2 4 (11.76%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.82%) Ruby
3 3 (8.82%) Perl
3 3 (8.82%) C
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) MCSE
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 3 (8.82%) MCSA
3 3 (8.82%) MCP
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.94%) HP APS
5 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.94%) CCIE
5 1 (2.94%) CCNP
5 1 (2.94%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) UAG
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.88%) Docker
3 2 (5.88%) vCloud
4 1 (2.94%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Puppet
2 4 (11.76%) SCCM
3 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.82%) WSUS
4 2 (5.88%) OVSD
5 1 (2.94%) SCOM
5 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.94%) Netcool
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) VMware
3 7 (20.59%) Red Hat
4 5 (14.71%) Cisco
5 4 (11.76%) HP
5 4 (11.76%) EMC
6 3 (8.82%) BMC
6 3 (8.82%) Citrix
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle
7 2 (5.88%) webMethods
7 2 (5.88%) Remedy
7 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.94%) F5
8 1 (2.94%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.94%) Northgate
8 1 (2.94%) Juniper
8 1 (2.94%) Symantec
8 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
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