The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IaaS 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.87% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £351
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +31.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IaaS
Wales

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 Wales region.

Cloud Services Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
24 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.20% 1.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 0
Average daily rate £375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -41.66%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IaaS across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

IaaS
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IaaS across the South Wales region.

IaaS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
Cardiff - 4 £363 -
Torfaen - - - -
IaaS
Wales

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
1 5 (83.33%) MongoDB
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (83.33%) Ansible
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) StatsD
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Memcached
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) SaaS
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 4 (66.67%) Software Packaging
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) PaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Document Management
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (33.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Software Packaging
1 4 (66.67%) Memcached
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
1 5 (83.33%) Ansible
2 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (66.67%) StatsD
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat