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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 80 104 110
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +6
Contract jobs citing IaaS 15 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.03% 0.62% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.90% 8.22% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 0
Median daily rate £388 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £550 £475
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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
126 146 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.67% 7.49% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 110 55
Median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £615 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing IaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 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
Leeds +11 12 £388 -42.59% 1
Halifax - 3 - -
IaaS
Yorkshire

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (53.85%) PaaS
2 14 (53.85%) Jenkins
3 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (50.00%) VMware
3 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (46.15%) Java
4 12 (46.15%) Oracle
4 12 (46.15%) DNS
4 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (46.15%) DevOps
5 11 (42.31%) Ansible
5 11 (42.31%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (42.31%) HTML5
5 11 (42.31%) Rackspace
5 11 (42.31%) Puppet
5 11 (42.31%) CSS3
5 11 (42.31%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (42.31%) TDD
5 11 (42.31%) CSS
5 11 (42.31%) HTML
6 10 (38.46%) PHP
6 10 (38.46%) Maven
6 10 (38.46%) Google
6 10 (38.46%) AngularJS
6 10 (38.46%) SaaS
6 10 (38.46%) jQuery

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 7 (26.92%) Apache
2 6 (23.08%) OpenStack
3 5 (19.23%) Apache Spark
4 4 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (11.54%) Confluence
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (3.85%) CloudStack
6 1 (3.85%) IIS
6 1 (3.85%) Jetty
6 1 (3.85%) Mongrel
6 1 (3.85%) nginx
6 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
1 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (53.85%) PaaS
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (38.46%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (38.46%) SaaS
4 8 (30.77%) Loggly
4 8 (30.77%) Sumo Logic
5 7 (26.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (11.54%) CloudBees
6 3 (11.54%) GitHub
6 3 (11.54%) OpenShift
7 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (3.85%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (3.85%) Heroku
7 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) DNS
2 5 (19.23%) HTTP
2 5 (19.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) MongoDB
2 8 (30.77%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (30.77%) Hadoop
2 8 (30.77%) MySQL
2 8 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 7 (26.92%) Riak
4 5 (19.23%) HBase
4 5 (19.23%) Redis
5 3 (11.54%) Big Data
5 3 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
5 3 (11.54%) QlikView
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (38.46%) Grunt
3 10 (38.46%) Maven
4 8 (30.77%) Vagrant
5 3 (11.54%) JIRA
5 3 (11.54%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.85%) GoCD
6 1 (3.85%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Azure Architect
4 4 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Data Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (11.54%) Technical Leader
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Java Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Java Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.69%) SaaS Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Platform Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) CSS
1 11 (42.31%) CSS3
1 11 (42.31%) HTML
1 11 (42.31%) HTML5
2 10 (38.46%) AngularJS
2 10 (38.46%) jQuery
3 9 (34.62%) Web Services
4 8 (30.77%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (26.92%) LAMP
6 6 (23.08%) Spring
6 6 (23.08%) Spring Boot
7 5 (19.23%) LAPP Stack
8 4 (15.38%) Node.js
9 3 (11.54%) Apache Camel
9 3 (11.54%) JSON
9 3 (11.54%) Kafka
9 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (11.54%) REST
9 3 (11.54%) SOAP
10 1 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
3 5 (19.23%) Replication
4 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
4 3 (11.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) CoreOS
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) CentOS
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) DevOps
3 11 (42.31%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (42.31%) TDD
4 8 (30.77%) BDD
4 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
5 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (26.92%) Identity Management
5 7 (26.92%) Kanban
5 7 (26.92%) Scrum
5 7 (26.92%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
7 4 (15.38%) Coaching
7 4 (15.38%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (15.38%) ITIL
7 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 4 (15.38%) User Stories
8 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (46.15%) Java
3 10 (38.46%) PHP
4 9 (34.62%) Python
5 5 (19.23%) Go
5 5 (19.23%) Ruby
6 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
6 4 (15.38%) C#
6 4 (15.38%) C++
6 4 (15.38%) Scala
7 3 (11.54%) SQL
8 1 (3.85%) Perl
8 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (34.62%) Docker
3 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 5 (19.23%) HDFS
4 5 (19.23%) VirtualBox
5 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) Ansible
1 11 (42.31%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (42.31%) Puppet
2 10 (38.46%) Salt
3 8 (30.77%) Nagios
3 8 (30.77%) ZABBIX
4 5 (19.23%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.85%) Packer
5 1 (3.85%) SCCM
5 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) VMware
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) Oracle
3 11 (42.31%) Rackspace
4 10 (38.46%) Google
4 10 (38.46%) SaltStack
5 8 (30.77%) New Relic
5 8 (30.77%) Splunk
6 7 (26.92%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) Adobe
7 1 (3.85%) MuleSoft