The table below looks at the statistics for IaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 144 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Contract jobs citing IaaS 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.16% 0.085% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.68% 4.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£581 £328 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.48% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £474 £400
% change year-on-year
-20.84% +18.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.00
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 Yorkshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
136 47 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.30% 1.99% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 25 53
Average daily rate £418 £335 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.77% +41.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £360 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

IaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

IaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

IaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

IaaS Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

IaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IaaS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

IaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
West Yorkshire -20 3 £644 +101.17% 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £418 - 2
South Yorkshire - 1 £525 - 3
IaaS
England

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (60.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) MySQL
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) Apache
4 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (40.00%) SaaS
4 4 (40.00%) PaaS
4 4 (40.00%) Puppet
4 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (30.00%) R
5 3 (30.00%) Node.js
5 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
5 3 (30.00%) Tableau
5 3 (30.00%) Machine Learning
5 3 (30.00%) Big Data
5 3 (30.00%) StatsD
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Apigee
5 3 (30.00%) Mashery
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse

IaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (40.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) Node.js
3 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) nginx
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (40.00%) SaaS
1 4 (40.00%) PaaS
2 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
1 4 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (30.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) HBase
3 1 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Subversion
2 3 (30.00%) Maven
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) JUnit
3 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (20.00%) MSI
3 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Grunt
4 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Digital Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (30.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Code Coverage
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (10.00%) Service Continuity Management
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) R
4 3 (30.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) Ruby
5 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) Scala
6 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (10.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Xen
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Varnish
1 1 (10.00%) Corosync
1 1 (10.00%) KVM
1 1 (10.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (40.00%) Puppet
3 3 (30.00%) StatsD
4 1 (10.00%) Ansible
4 1 (10.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) Teradata
2 3 (30.00%) Tableau
2 3 (30.00%) Apigee
2 3 (30.00%) Mashery
3 1 (10.00%) Percona
3 1 (10.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
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