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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England / South East
Rank 112 228 234
Rank change year-on-year
+116 +6
Contract jobs citing IaaS 137 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.91% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 18.46% 4.10% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 11 12
Median daily rate £500 £425 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £750 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
742 610 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.37% 7.30% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 403 257
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £28.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +180.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £14.40 £8.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.33 £60.00 £14.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £25.63 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +82 100 £500 -14.89%
Berkshire +21 15 £475 -15.17% 1
West Sussex +11 10 £435 - 3
Surrey +19 3 - - 3
Buckinghamshire +5 2 £500 - 1
Oxfordshire +3 2 £463 +54.16% 2
Kent - 1 £575 -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 178 (68.99%) PaaS
2 148 (57.36%) VMware
3 127 (49.22%) Windows
4 111 (43.02%) Linux
5 108 (41.86%) Service Management
6 96 (37.21%) ITIL
7 78 (30.23%) Security Cleared
8 68 (26.36%) Microsoft
9 66 (25.58%) SC Cleared
10 57 (22.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 56 (21.71%) Microsoft Azure
12 50 (19.38%) User Stories
13 41 (15.89%) Configuration Management
14 37 (14.34%) CA
15 34 (13.18%) Cisco
16 32 (12.40%) SaaS
16 32 (12.40%) Service Design
17 31 (12.02%) Root Cause Analysis
17 31 (12.02%) Firewall
17 31 (12.02%) CMDB
18 30 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
19 29 (11.24%) Workflow
20 28 (10.85%) MS Excel
21 27 (10.47%) Puppet
21 27 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
22 24 (9.30%) Management Information System
23 23 (8.91%) Analytics
24 22 (8.53%) DevOps
24 22 (8.53%) Migration
25 21 (8.14%) Scrum

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 14 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.33%) OpenStack
3 5 (1.94%) JBoss
4 4 (1.55%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.78%) IIS
7 1 (0.39%) Apache
7 1 (0.39%) SAS
7 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (10.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.33%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.39%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 14 (5.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (2.71%) SAP hybris
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 178 (68.99%) PaaS
2 56 (21.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (12.40%) SaaS
4 27 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (3.88%) Office 365
7 7 (2.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.55%) Boomi
8 4 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.39%) iTunes
10 1 (0.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.02%) Firewall
2 14 (5.43%) NetScaler
3 10 (3.88%) MPLS
4 9 (3.49%) IP Telephony
4 9 (3.49%) LAN
4 9 (3.49%) Network Security
4 9 (3.49%) Remote Desktop
4 9 (3.49%) WAN
5 6 (2.33%) DHCP
6 5 (1.94%) LDAP
7 4 (1.55%) DNS
8 3 (1.16%) Skype
8 3 (1.16%) VPN
9 2 (0.78%) HTTP
9 2 (0.78%) Internet
9 2 (0.78%) TACACS
9 2 (0.78%) VLAN
9 2 (0.78%) Wireless
10 1 (0.39%) SSH
10 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.88%) Relational Database
2 10 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.78%) MySQL
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (7.75%) Jenkins
2 14 (5.43%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.10%) Maven
4 4 (1.55%) JIRA
5 2 (0.78%) Ant
5 2 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.78%) Subversion
5 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.39%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.39%) Codeship
6 1 (0.39%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.39%) JUnit
6 1 (0.39%) Mocha
6 1 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.39%) Selenium
6 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.39%) TestNG
6 1 (0.39%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (7.75%) Finance
2 8 (3.10%) Marketing
3 6 (2.33%) Aerospace
4 5 (1.94%) Advertising
5 4 (1.55%) Back Office
6 2 (0.78%) Banking
6 2 (0.78%) Billing
6 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (21.32%) Architect
2 18 (6.98%) Consultant
3 16 (6.20%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (5.81%) Cloud Architect
5 13 (5.04%) Automation Engineer
6 12 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
6 12 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (3.88%) Azure Architect
8 8 (3.10%) Analyst
8 8 (3.10%) Business Analyst
8 8 (3.10%) Engineering Manager
8 8 (3.10%) Systems Engineering Manager
8 8 (3.10%) Systems Manager
9 7 (2.71%) Azure Consultant
9 7 (2.71%) Business Architect
9 7 (2.71%) SAP Architect
9 7 (2.71%) Service Manager
10 6 (2.33%) Digital Architect
10 6 (2.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.14%) RESTful
1 21 (8.14%) SOAP
2 15 (5.81%) Web Services
3 5 (1.94%) .NET
4 3 (1.16%) WCF
5 2 (0.78%) OAuth
6 1 (0.39%) Angular 2
6 1 (0.39%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.39%) boto
6 1 (0.39%) HTML
6 1 (0.39%) HTML5
6 1 (0.39%) Middleware
6 1 (0.39%) Node.js
6 1 (0.39%) OpenID
6 1 (0.39%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.02%) CMDB
2 24 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 18 (6.98%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.10%) Data Integration
5 7 (2.71%) Taxonomies
6 6 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (2.33%) PKI
7 5 (1.94%) FlexPod
7 5 (1.94%) Replication
8 4 (1.55%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.78%) Clustering
9 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.78%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.78%) User Experience
9 2 (0.78%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.39%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 127 (49.22%) Windows
2 111 (43.02%) Linux
3 16 (6.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (6.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (5.04%) Windows Server
4 13 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.71%) CentOS
6 5 (1.94%) Unix
7 4 (1.55%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.78%) VMS
9 1 (0.39%) Android
9 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (41.86%) Service Management
2 96 (37.21%) ITIL
3 50 (19.38%) User Stories
4 41 (15.89%) Configuration Management
5 32 (12.40%) Service Design
6 31 (12.02%) Root Cause Analysis
7 30 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (11.24%) Workflow
9 23 (8.91%) Analytics
10 22 (8.53%) DevOps
10 22 (8.53%) Migration
11 21 (8.14%) Scrum
11 21 (8.14%) TOGAF
12 20 (7.75%) ITIL V3
13 19 (7.36%) CRM
14 17 (6.59%) Risk Management
15 16 (6.20%) ETL
15 16 (6.20%) Infrastructure Monitoring
15 16 (6.20%) Knowledge Management
15 16 (6.20%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.98%) SQL
2 12 (4.65%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.49%) Java
3 9 (3.49%) Python
4 7 (2.71%) Ruby
5 5 (1.94%) C
6 4 (1.55%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.55%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.78%) Perl
7 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.39%) C#
8 1 (0.39%) C++
8 1 (0.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 78 (30.23%) Security Cleared
2 66 (25.58%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.04%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.33%) MCSE
5 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.78%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.78%) CCNA
7 2 (0.78%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (0.78%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.78%) MCITP
7 2 (0.78%) MCP
7 2 (0.78%) MCSA
7 2 (0.78%) MCSD
8 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.39%) CCIE
8 1 (0.39%) CCNP
8 1 (0.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.26%) SLA
2 9 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 57 (22.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (7.36%) Active Directory
3 15 (5.81%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.04%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (3.88%) Docker
5 10 (3.88%) vSphere
6 9 (3.49%) XenDesktop
6 9 (3.49%) XenServer
7 8 (3.10%) vCloud
8 2 (0.78%) UAG
8 2 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.78%) XenApp
9 1 (0.39%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.39%) Firmware
9 1 (0.39%) KVM
9 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (10.47%) Puppet
2 13 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (4.26%) SCCM
3 11 (4.26%) SCOM
4 7 (2.71%) Ansible
5 6 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (2.33%) Terraform
6 5 (1.94%) CA Spectrum
6 5 (1.94%) Packer
6 5 (1.94%) vMotion
6 5 (1.94%) vRealize
7 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.78%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.39%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.39%) Nagios
9 1 (0.39%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 148 (57.36%) VMware
2 68 (26.36%) Microsoft
3 37 (14.34%) CA
4 34 (13.18%) Cisco
5 16 (6.20%) BMC
5 16 (6.20%) Citrix
5 16 (6.20%) Red Hat
6 15 (5.81%) CheckPoint
7 10 (3.88%) Remedy
8 8 (3.10%) SAP
9 7 (2.71%) ArcSight
9 7 (2.71%) hybris
9 7 (2.71%) Intel Security
10 6 (2.33%) Dell
10 6 (2.33%) HP
10 6 (2.33%) SolarWinds
10 6 (2.33%) Splunk
10 6 (2.33%) Symantec
11 4 (1.55%) NetApp
11 4 (1.55%) Veeam
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