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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 129 149 115
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -34
Contract jobs citing IaaS 10 3 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.090% 0.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.10% 2.08% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 27
Median daily rate £500 £333 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.37% -32.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £333 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £333 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £465
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 - -
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
244 144 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.71% 4.34% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 110 88
Median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £172 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £103.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -78.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £22.50 £34.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.50 £172.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 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
Somerset +22 4 - - 1
Wiltshire +5 2 £550 - 1
Bristol - 1 £625 -
Devon - 1 £400 -
Dorset - 1 - -
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 27 (71.05%) PaaS
2 26 (68.42%) SaaS
3 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (36.84%) Hybrid Cloud
5 11 (28.95%) Data Centre
6 10 (26.32%) TOGAF
7 9 (23.68%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (23.68%) Windows
8 8 (21.05%) ITIL
8 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
9 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
9 7 (18.42%) Cisco
9 7 (18.42%) Information Security
9 7 (18.42%) Office 365
9 7 (18.42%) Public Cloud
9 7 (18.42%) Private Cloud
10 6 (15.79%) DevOps
10 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
10 6 (15.79%) Degree
10 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
11 5 (13.16%) Open Source
11 5 (13.16%) Network Design
11 5 (13.16%) LAN
11 5 (13.16%) WAN
11 5 (13.16%) SQL
11 5 (13.16%) 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 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.53%) IIS
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.63%) Mule
4 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (71.05%) PaaS
2 26 (68.42%) SaaS
3 19 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (23.68%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (18.42%) Office 365
7 5 (13.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
8 1 (2.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) LAN
1 5 (13.16%) WAN
2 4 (10.53%) Extranet
2 4 (10.53%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) DMZ
3 3 (7.89%) Internet
3 3 (7.89%) Skype
3 3 (7.89%) Unified Communications
4 2 (5.26%) Wireless
5 1 (2.63%) Intranet
5 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.63%) NAS
5 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Selenium
1 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (7.89%) Billing
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Architect
2 11 (28.95%) Cloud Architect
3 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Architect
4 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Consultant
5 5 (13.16%) Security Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
6 4 (10.53%) SharePoint Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Telecoms Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Operations Manager
8 2 (5.26%) Strategy Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Hybrid Cloud
2 11 (28.95%) Data Centre
3 7 (18.42%) Private Cloud
3 7 (18.42%) Public Cloud
4 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.89%) PKI
6 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) TOGAF
2 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (21.05%) ITIL
3 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.42%) Information Security
3 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
4 6 (15.79%) DevOps
5 5 (13.16%) Network Design
5 5 (13.16%) Open Source
6 4 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (10.53%) Data Privacy
6 4 (10.53%) Data Security
6 4 (10.53%) High Availability
6 4 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.89%) Matrix Management
7 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
7 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.63%) CISSP
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.26%) Docker
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.63%) XenApp
5 1 (2.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 3 (7.89%) NEC
5 2 (5.26%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) Avaya
6 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.63%) Dell
6 1 (2.63%) EMC
6 1 (2.63%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (2.63%) Google
6 1 (2.63%) Interwoven
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat