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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 194 249 226
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -23
Contract jobs citing IaaS 77 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.65% 4.60% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 6 13
Median daily rate £450 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £350 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £525 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - -
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
798 478 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.57% 5.06% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 289 162
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £228 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 8
Median hourly rate £20.06 £26.00 £9.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.86% +164.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.39 £14.10 £8.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +92.30%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -2 19 £550 +29.41% 4
Hampshire +11 18 £400 -27.27% 2
Berkshire 0 13 £450 - 11
Kent - 8 £450 -
Middlesex - 7 £444 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £450 -
West Sussex - 5 £280 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 86 (76.79%) PaaS
2 61 (54.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 38 (33.93%) VMware
5 36 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (32.14%) PowerShell
5 36 (32.14%) SaaS
6 29 (25.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (25.89%) Windows
6 29 (25.89%) Data Centre
7 28 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 26 (23.21%) Linux
9 22 (19.64%) SharePoint
9 22 (19.64%) Configuration Management
9 22 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
10 20 (17.86%) Puppet
10 20 (17.86%) SQL
10 20 (17.86%) Public Cloud
11 19 (16.96%) SC Cleared
11 19 (16.96%) Ruby
12 18 (16.07%) VPN
13 17 (15.18%) Cisco
13 17 (15.18%) Citrix
13 17 (15.18%) Firewall
14 16 (14.29%) Python
14 16 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
14 16 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
15 14 (12.50%) ITIL
15 14 (12.50%) CRM

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 22 (19.64%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 6 (5.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (4.46%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.57%) IIS
6 4 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.79%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.79%) ArcSDE
8 2 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS Project
3 1 (0.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 86 (76.79%) PaaS
2 61 (54.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (32.14%) SaaS
4 16 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (9.82%) Office 365
6 8 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (2.68%) Heroku
8 2 (1.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (1.79%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.07%) VPN
2 17 (15.18%) Firewall
3 11 (9.82%) DHCP
3 11 (9.82%) DNS
4 9 (8.04%) LAN
4 9 (8.04%) MPLS
4 9 (8.04%) Network Security
5 8 (7.14%) WAN
6 6 (5.36%) VLAN
7 5 (4.46%) Internet
7 5 (4.46%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (3.57%) SAN
9 3 (2.68%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (2.68%) Extranet
9 3 (2.68%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.79%) IPsec
11 1 (0.89%) BGP
11 1 (0.89%) HTTP
11 1 (0.89%) SSL
11 1 (0.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.36%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (4.46%) MySQL
4 4 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.68%) Big Data
5 3 (2.68%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.79%) GIS
6 2 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.79%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (9.82%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.68%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.68%) Selenium
5 2 (1.79%) AdminStudio
5 2 (1.79%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.79%) MSI
5 2 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (6.25%) Billing
1 7 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.68%) Finance
2 3 (2.68%) Marketing
3 2 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (0.89%) Advertising
4 1 (0.89%) Banking
4 1 (0.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (36.61%) Architect
2 26 (23.21%) Cloud Architect
3 19 (16.96%) Cloud Engineer
4 14 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
5 13 (11.61%) Consultant
5 13 (11.61%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (8.93%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (7.14%) Azure Consultant
7 8 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
7 8 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
8 7 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.36%) Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Automation Architect
10 5 (4.46%) Network Architect
10 5 (4.46%) Security Architect
10 5 (4.46%) Security Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.71%) .NET
2 5 (4.46%) Web Services
3 3 (2.68%) CSS
3 3 (2.68%) JSON
4 2 (1.79%) Middleware
4 2 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.89%) Java EE
5 1 (0.89%) REST
5 1 (0.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.89%) Data Centre
2 20 (17.86%) Public Cloud
3 8 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.14%) Private Cloud
4 6 (5.36%) CMDB
4 6 (5.36%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (5.36%) VCE vBlock
5 5 (4.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (4.46%) Replication
6 4 (3.57%) Cloud Native
6 4 (3.57%) PKI
7 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.79%) SCADA
9 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.89%) Social Media
9 1 (0.89%) User Experience
9 1 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.89%) Windows
2 26 (23.21%) Linux
3 10 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.25%) VMS
4 7 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.68%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.89%) AIX
7 1 (0.89%) Android
7 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.89%) CentOS
7 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.89%) Unix
7 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (19.64%) Configuration Management
2 14 (12.50%) CRM
2 14 (12.50%) ITIL
3 12 (10.71%) DevOps
4 11 (9.82%) Migration
4 11 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (9.82%) Use Case
5 9 (8.04%) Problem Management
5 9 (8.04%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (7.14%) Information Security
7 6 (5.36%) ITIL V3
7 6 (5.36%) OO
7 6 (5.36%) Open Source
7 6 (5.36%) Scrum
7 6 (5.36%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (4.46%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 5 (4.46%) DDoS Mitigation
8 5 (4.46%) Presales
8 5 (4.46%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (32.14%) PowerShell
2 20 (17.86%) SQL
3 19 (16.96%) Ruby
4 16 (14.29%) Python
5 7 (6.25%) C#
5 7 (6.25%) Java
6 6 (5.36%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.36%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.46%) Perl
8 3 (2.68%) Go
8 3 (2.68%) PHP
8 3 (2.68%) VB
8 3 (2.68%) VBScript
9 1 (0.89%) C
9 1 (0.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.96%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.82%) MCSE
3 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.25%) MCSA
5 6 (5.36%) ISEB
5 6 (5.36%) MCP
5 6 (5.36%) VCAP
6 5 (4.46%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.57%) CISSP
7 4 (3.57%) EMC Certification
7 4 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.68%) CCNA
8 3 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.68%) ISTQB
8 3 (2.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.79%) CISM
9 2 (1.79%) Degree
9 2 (1.79%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.79%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (25.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.61%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.36%) Docker
4 6 (5.36%) KVM
4 6 (5.36%) XenServer
5 4 (3.57%) vCloud
6 3 (2.68%) vSphere
7 2 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.89%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.89%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (17.86%) Puppet
2 16 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (11.61%) SCCM
4 12 (10.71%) SCOM
5 6 (5.36%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 6 (5.36%) HP SiteScope
6 5 (4.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (4.46%) Tivoli
7 4 (3.57%) Ansible
8 3 (2.68%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.79%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.89%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.89%) vMotion
Vendors
1 48 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 38 (33.93%) VMware
3 17 (15.18%) Cisco
3 17 (15.18%) Citrix
4 13 (11.61%) HP
5 10 (8.93%) Barracuda Networks
6 9 (8.04%) EMC
7 7 (6.25%) Rackspace
8 5 (4.46%) LogRhythm
8 5 (4.46%) NetApp
8 5 (4.46%) Oracle
8 5 (4.46%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.46%) Splunk
9 4 (3.57%) Juniper
10 3 (2.68%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.68%) AppDynamics
10 3 (2.68%) BMC
10 3 (2.68%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.68%) Dynatrace
10 3 (2.68%) New Relic
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