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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 241 224 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing IaaS 19 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.21% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.10% 6.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+53.57% -17.64%
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
463 282 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.90% 3.15% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 159 123
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £484 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 7 5
Average hourly rate £26.00 £8.68 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+199.53% -75.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £7.95 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £12.50 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.75 £27.25
% change year-on-year
+96.07% -53.21%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +12 11 £425 - 2
Berkshire +2 4 - - 3
East Sussex - 3 £350 - 1
Hampshire +3 1 £550 +15.78% 5
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 25 (55.56%) PaaS
2 23 (51.11%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (46.67%) DNS
4 19 (42.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (42.22%) SaaS
5 17 (37.78%) DHCP
5 17 (37.78%) Linux
6 15 (33.33%) VPN
7 14 (31.11%) Firewall
7 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
7 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
8 13 (28.89%) Data Centre
9 12 (26.67%) VMware
9 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 12 (26.67%) Windows
9 12 (26.67%) ITIL
10 10 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (20.00%) OpenStack
11 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
11 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
11 9 (20.00%) Internet
12 8 (17.78%) Python
12 8 (17.78%) Capacity Management
12 8 (17.78%) Software Deployment
12 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
13 7 (15.56%) Puppet
13 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
13 7 (15.56%) Network Security

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 9 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.33%) IIS
4 5 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (6.67%) Apache
5 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 25 (55.56%) PaaS
2 23 (51.11%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (42.22%) SaaS
3 19 (42.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (13.33%) Office 365
5 6 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (13.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (46.67%) DNS
2 17 (37.78%) DHCP
3 15 (33.33%) VPN
4 14 (31.11%) Firewall
5 9 (20.00%) Internet
6 7 (15.56%) LAN
6 7 (15.56%) WAN
6 7 (15.56%) Network Security
7 6 (13.33%) VLAN
8 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (8.89%) MPLS
9 4 (8.89%) LDAP
9 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
10 3 (6.67%) IPv6
10 3 (6.67%) SSH
10 3 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (4.44%) Broadband
12 1 (2.22%) SSL
12 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
2 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.89%) Ant
3 4 (8.89%) Maven
3 4 (8.89%) JIRA
4 3 (6.67%) Subversion
5 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (11.11%) Billing
2 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Multimedia
3 3 (6.67%) Marketing
4 2 (4.44%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Architect
2 10 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (15.56%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (15.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Consultant
5 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Systems Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Service Transition Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Engineering Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Business Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Transition Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Cloud Developer
6 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineering Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Web Services
2 3 (6.67%) JSON
2 3 (6.67%) REST
2 3 (6.67%) SOAP
2 3 (6.67%) boto
3 2 (4.44%) .NET
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) XML
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.11%) PKI
3 4 (8.89%) FlexPod
3 4 (8.89%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.67%) User Experience
4 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.67%) Streaming Video
5 2 (4.44%) Replication
6 1 (2.22%) FMCG
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Linux
2 12 (26.67%) Windows
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (11.11%) UNIX
6 2 (4.44%) VMS
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) ITIL
1 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (17.78%) Capacity Management
3 8 (17.78%) Software Deployment
4 6 (13.33%) Open Source
4 6 (13.33%) Auto-Scaling
4 6 (13.33%) Service Management
5 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.11%) DevOps
6 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (8.89%) SDLC
6 4 (8.89%) Project Management
6 4 (8.89%) Network Design
7 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.67%) Quantitative Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Use Case
7 3 (6.67%) Time Management
7 3 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) Python
2 7 (15.56%) C#
2 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
3 6 (13.33%) Ruby
4 4 (8.89%) SQL
4 4 (8.89%) Java
5 3 (6.67%) C
6 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) SC Cleared
1 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) MCSE
2 6 (13.33%) MCSA
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.11%) MCP
4 2 (4.44%) Degree
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.22%) MCITP
5 1 (2.22%) CCNP
5 1 (2.22%) CCNA
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) vSphere
3 5 (11.11%) UAG
4 4 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.67%) vCloud
6 2 (4.44%) Docker
6 2 (4.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Puppet
2 6 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (13.33%) SCCM
3 2 (4.44%) SCOM
3 2 (4.44%) OVSD
3 2 (4.44%) Ansible
4 1 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 12 (26.67%) VMware
2 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.33%) Cisco
3 6 (13.33%) Citrix
3 6 (13.33%) BMC
4 4 (8.89%) CA
4 4 (8.89%) NetApp
5 3 (6.67%) Juniper
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle
6 2 (4.44%) HP
6 2 (4.44%) PlateSpin
6 2 (4.44%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.22%) Northgate