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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
England / South West
Rank 118 140 137
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Contract jobs citing IaaS 10 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.29% 3.77% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Median daily rate £440 £375 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -31.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £480 £475
% change year-on-year
-1.04% +1.05%
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 West region.

Cloud Services Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
233 159 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.08% 5.34% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 126 74
Median daily rate £415 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +76.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £18.50 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.15 £18.50 £10.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 19 January 2017.

IaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

IaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

IaaS Hourly Rate Trend 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 19 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
Bristol +7 4 £375 +4.16% 4
Somerset +10 3 £440 +15.03%
Dorset +2 1 £475 -
Wiltshire - 1 £500 -
Devon - 1 £466 -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 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 West region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) DevOps
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 8 (40.00%) Linux
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (30.00%) Docker
5 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (30.00%) PaaS
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) IIS
6 5 (25.00%) Migration
6 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (25.00%) Extranet
6 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (20.00%) SDLC
7 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (20.00%) Open Source
7 4 (20.00%) High Availability
7 4 (20.00%) DMZ
7 4 (20.00%) Client/Server
7 4 (20.00%) Internet
7 4 (20.00%) PKI
7 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum

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 6 (30.00%) IIS
2 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (15.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (30.00%) PaaS
3 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Extranet
2 4 (20.00%) DMZ
2 4 (20.00%) Internet
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (10.00%) LDAP
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (5.00%) Intranet
5 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (15.00%) HBase
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (15.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) SharePoint Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Azure Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Azure DevOps
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Hadoop Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (20.00%) PKI
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (20.00%) High Availability
4 4 (20.00%) Open Source
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) SDLC
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (15.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 3 (15.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Docker
2 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.00%) HDFS
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Cloudera
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Avaya
4 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (5.00%) Interwoven
4 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) VMware