The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 111 135 126
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -9
Contract jobs citing IaaS 28 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.94% 0.23% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.33% 4.70% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 14
Median daily rate £500 £450 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +19.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £450 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £853 £450 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £475 £418
% change year-on-year
-2.10% +13.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
271 149 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.09% 4.84% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 104 114
Median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £179 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £15.26 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.08% -37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £26.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +73.33%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

IaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

IaaS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

IaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IaaS across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

IaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Bristol - 13 £588 -
Wiltshire +3 11 £500 +11.11%
Gloucestershire - 2 £475 - 1
Somerset - 2 £713 -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 24 (72.73%) SaaS
2 23 (69.70%) PaaS
3 17 (51.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (42.42%) Data Centre
5 10 (30.30%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
6 9 (27.27%) ITIL
6 9 (27.27%) PRINCE2
7 8 (24.24%) TOGAF
7 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (21.21%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (21.21%) Public Cloud
8 7 (21.21%) Private Cloud
8 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (21.21%) Degree
8 7 (21.21%) LAN
8 7 (21.21%) WAN
8 7 (21.21%) Cisco
9 6 (18.18%) Project Management
9 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
9 6 (18.18%) Windows
9 6 (18.18%) Information Security
9 6 (18.18%) Office 365
10 5 (15.15%) Unified Communications
10 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
10 5 (15.15%) Matrix Management
10 5 (15.15%) Billing
10 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (15.15%) Azure Active Directory

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 24 (72.73%) SaaS
2 23 (69.70%) PaaS
3 17 (51.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (21.21%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (18.18%) Office 365
7 5 (15.15%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) LAN
1 7 (21.21%) WAN
2 5 (15.15%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) Skype
2 5 (15.15%) Unified Communications
3 2 (6.06%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) NAS
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Selenium
1 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Billing
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Architect
2 13 (39.39%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Architect
4 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Security Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Telecoms Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Lead Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Operations Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Programme Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Data Centre
2 10 (30.30%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (21.21%) Private Cloud
3 7 (21.21%) Public Cloud
4 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
1 9 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 8 (24.24%) TOGAF
3 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (18.18%) Information Security
4 6 (18.18%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (15.15%) Matrix Management
5 5 (15.15%) Network Design
5 5 (15.15%) Six Sigma
6 4 (12.12%) Data Privacy
6 4 (12.12%) DevOps
6 4 (12.12%) High Availability
6 4 (12.12%) Project Planning
7 3 (9.09%) Change Management
7 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (9.09%) Data Security
7 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.03%) CISSP
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Cisco
3 5 (15.15%) NEC
4 3 (9.09%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) Google
6 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto