The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 110 113 106
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing IaaS 13 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.63% 0.20% 0.056%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.70% 5.00% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate £500 £538 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £525 £388
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +35.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 - -
IaaS
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
134 80 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.54% 3.97% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 46 25
Average daily rate £471 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.08% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.10 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +69.49%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

IaaS
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

IaaS Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

IaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IaaS across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

IaaS Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Leeds +5 12 £500 -6.97% 2
IaaS
Yorkshire

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) SaaS
2 15 (62.50%) PaaS
3 10 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (41.67%) Java
3 10 (41.67%) Oracle
3 10 (41.67%) DevOps
4 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 9 (37.50%) Node.js
4 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 8 (33.33%) Open Source
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (29.17%) Internet
6 7 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (25.00%) .NET
7 6 (25.00%) Unix
7 6 (25.00%) Puppet
7 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 6 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 6 (25.00%) Hadoop
7 6 (25.00%) Visualisation
8 5 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
8 5 (20.83%) Web Accessibility
8 5 (20.83%) Selenium
8 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (20.83%) Big Data
8 5 (20.83%) Machine Learning

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 9 (37.50%) Node.js
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) Jetty
3 1 (4.17%) nginx
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (62.50%) PaaS
1 15 (62.50%) SaaS
2 10 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 2 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) SSL
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (20.83%) Big Data
2 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) HBase
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.83%) JUnit
2 5 (20.83%) Selenium
3 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (16.67%) NUnit
3 4 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 2 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA
5 1 (4.17%) MSI
5 1 (4.17%) Subversion
5 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Architect
2 8 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Big Data Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Data Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Digital Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Digital Technical Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Digital Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 6 (25.00%) .NET
3 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (16.67%) CSS
4 4 (16.67%) Express
4 4 (16.67%) HTML
4 4 (16.67%) PhoneGap
4 4 (16.67%) REST
4 4 (16.67%) Swagger
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.17%) LAMP
6 1 (4.17%) WSDL
6 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Social Media
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Unix
3 4 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) DevOps
3 8 (33.33%) Open Source
4 5 (20.83%) Coaching
4 5 (20.83%) Machine Learning
4 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
4 5 (20.83%) Web Accessibility
5 4 (16.67%) Microservices
6 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.33%) CRM
7 2 (8.33%) User Stories
8 1 (4.17%) Business Transformation
8 1 (4.17%) Code Coverage
8 1 (4.17%) ITIL
8 1 (4.17%) Migration
8 1 (4.17%) Project Management
8 1 (4.17%) Scrum
8 1 (4.17%) SOA
8 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) Python
3 5 (20.83%) R
4 4 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) vCloud
2 1 (4.17%) HDFS
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (25.00%) Puppet
3 5 (20.83%) Ansible
3 5 (20.83%) StatsD
4 1 (4.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Apigee
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix
2 5 (20.83%) Mashery
2 5 (20.83%) Tableau
2 5 (20.83%) Teradata
3 4 (16.67%) Google
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.17%) Rackspace
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) SaltStack