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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 143 125 128
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs citing IaaS 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.063% 0.080% 0.040%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.00% 3.85% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £175 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £578 £450
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
100 52 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.15% 2.09% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 31 20
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IaaS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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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
Bristol - - - - 1
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 22 (88.00%) SOA
2 16 (64.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (28.00%) RMADS
4 7 (28.00%) OWASP
4 7 (28.00%) CEH
4 7 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (28.00%) Risk Management
4 7 (28.00%) ISO 9000
4 7 (28.00%) ITIL
4 7 (28.00%) CISSP
4 7 (28.00%) Digital Media
5 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) Finance
6 5 (20.00%) Firewall
6 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (16.00%) Information Assurance
7 4 (16.00%) PaaS
8 3 (12.00%) Security Architecture
8 3 (12.00%) Network Architecture
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (12.00%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
8 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (12.00%) Java EE
8 3 (12.00%) Internet
8 3 (12.00%) Middleware

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) PaaS
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) Internet
3 2 (8.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) RSpec
General
1 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Security Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Information Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Lead Security Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Lead Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Information Security Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Java EE
1 3 (12.00%) Middleware
1 3 (12.00%) LAMP
1 3 (12.00%) J2EE
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) RMADS
1 7 (28.00%) Digital Media
2 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.00%) Open Source
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) SOA
2 7 (28.00%) OWASP
2 7 (28.00%) Risk Management
2 7 (28.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Information Assurance
5 3 (12.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (12.00%) OO
5 3 (12.00%) Network Management
6 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby
2 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (28.00%) CEH
3 7 (28.00%) CISSP
4 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (28.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (4.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Server
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Isilon
1 2 (8.00%) EMC
1 2 (8.00%) NetApp
1 2 (8.00%) VMware