The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for IaaS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IaaS over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 35 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs citing IaaS 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.42% 0.62% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.62% 8.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £470 £475
% change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

IaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 52 23 14
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 14.73% 7.17% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 8
Median daily rate £500 £388 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -10.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £214 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £27.50
% change year-on-year +79.64% -41.30%  

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing IaaS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in Bedfordshire

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IaaS in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for IaaS in Bedfordshire

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in Bedfordshire

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Luton - 4 £550 -
IaaS
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 9 (90.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) PaaS
3 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (50.00%) High Availability
4 4 (40.00%) Security Operations
4 4 (40.00%) SaaS
4 4 (40.00%) Service Management
4 4 (40.00%) CISSP
4 4 (40.00%) Information Security
4 4 (40.00%) COBIT
5 3 (30.00%) Security Management
5 3 (30.00%) Retail
5 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
7 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (50.00%) PaaS
3 4 (40.00%) SaaS
4 1 (10.00%) Office 365
4 1 (10.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) AWS Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Operations Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Site Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (50.00%) High Availability
2 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security
3 4 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 4 (40.00%) Service Management
4 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (30.00%) Security Management
5 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) EAM
6 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (10.00%) Password Management
6 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat