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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 227 233 214
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Contract jobs citing IaaS 27 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.18% 4.82% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 5
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£400 £395 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -21.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £578 £450
% change year-on-year
-30.73% +28.33%
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
376 228 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.97% 2.62% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 128 86
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £314 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 6 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.70 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £12.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -33.33%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 6 £600 +53.84% 4
Hampshire -7 6 £475 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 6 £400 -
Surrey - 5 £375 - 3
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 27 (60.00%) PaaS
2 24 (53.33%) SaaS
3 16 (35.56%) Linux
3 16 (35.56%) VMware
4 15 (33.33%) DNS
4 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 14 (31.11%) Windows
5 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (28.89%) ITIL
6 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (24.44%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
8 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (20.00%) BMC
9 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 9 (20.00%) Cisco
9 9 (20.00%) DHCP
9 9 (20.00%) Firewall
10 8 (17.78%) VPN
10 8 (17.78%) OpenStack
11 7 (15.56%) DevOps
11 7 (15.56%) Python
11 7 (15.56%) C#
11 7 (15.56%) Migration
12 6 (13.33%) Service Management

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 8 (17.78%) OpenStack
2 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.11%) IIS
3 5 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.22%) assyst
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 27 (60.00%) PaaS
2 24 (53.33%) SaaS
3 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (24.44%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) DNS
2 9 (20.00%) DHCP
2 9 (20.00%) Firewall
3 8 (17.78%) VPN
4 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.11%) Internet
4 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (8.89%) Network Security
5 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (8.89%) LAN
5 4 (8.89%) WAN
6 3 (6.67%) SSL
6 3 (6.67%) IPv6
7 2 (4.44%) MPLS
7 2 (4.44%) LDAP
7 2 (4.44%) Broadband
7 2 (4.44%) IP Telephony
7 2 (4.44%) VLAN
8 1 (2.22%) VPLS
8 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
2 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
3 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.22%) RSpec
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Games
2 3 (6.67%) Multimedia
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Billing
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Architect
2 6 (13.33%) Consultant
3 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Service Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Systems Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Transition Manager
4 4 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Service Transition Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Business Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Engineering Manager
6 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineering Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Data Centre Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) HTML
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
1 2 (4.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) PKI
2 4 (8.89%) FlexPod
3 3 (6.67%) User Experience
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.67%) Streaming Video
4 2 (4.44%) Open Source
5 1 (2.22%) CMDB
5 1 (2.22%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Linux
2 14 (31.11%) Windows
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) VMS
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) ITIL
3 7 (15.56%) Migration
3 7 (15.56%) DevOps
4 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 6 (13.33%) Service Management
4 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (11.11%) Network Design
5 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (8.89%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
6 4 (8.89%) Line Management
6 4 (8.89%) Release Management
6 4 (8.89%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (8.89%) Scrum
7 3 (6.67%) Change Management
7 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) C#
1 7 (15.56%) Python
2 5 (11.11%) Java
3 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.67%) C
4 3 (6.67%) Perl
5 2 (4.44%) SQL
5 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.11%) MCP
2 5 (11.11%) MCSE
2 5 (11.11%) MCSA
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) CCIE
4 1 (2.22%) CCNP
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.11%) vSphere
3 5 (11.11%) UAG
3 5 (11.11%) vCloud
4 4 (8.89%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.67%) Docker
6 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.22%) LXC
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) Puppet
2 3 (6.67%) WSUS
3 2 (4.44%) OVSD
4 1 (2.22%) Netcool
4 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) VMware
2 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.00%) Cisco
3 9 (20.00%) BMC
3 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (11.11%) Citrix
5 4 (8.89%) Juniper
5 4 (8.89%) CA
5 4 (8.89%) NetApp
5 4 (8.89%) HP
5 4 (8.89%) EMC
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle
7 2 (4.44%) webMethods
7 2 (4.44%) PlateSpin
7 2 (4.44%) Remedy
7 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.22%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.22%) F5
8 1 (2.22%) Northgate
8 1 (2.22%) Symantec
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