Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 50 -
Rank change year-on-year -8 - +74
Contract jobs citing IaaS 12 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.77% 1.77% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.82% 13.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Bedfordshire median daily rate £525 £594 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.58% - -
East of England median daily rate £500 £600 £438
% change year-on-year -16.67% +37.14% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

IaaS is in the Cloud Services category. The following 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.

All Cloud Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 136 79 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 20.06% 12.68% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 49 27
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £126 £355 £285
90th Percentile £606 £595 £558
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £12.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £18.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year +247.22% -43.31% +104.84%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing IaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -6 5 £550 -8.33% 1
Dunstable - 4 £270 -
IaaS
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 10 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (66.67%) Information Security
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (58.33%) OpenStack
4 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (50.00%) AIX
4 6 (50.00%) Solaris
4 6 (50.00%) Retail
4 6 (50.00%) Google
4 6 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (41.67%) SDLC
5 5 (41.67%) Secure Coding
5 5 (41.67%) DevOps
5 5 (41.67%) Data Privacy
5 5 (41.67%) Cryptography
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (41.67%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 5 (41.67%) Unix
5 5 (41.67%) Internet
5 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
5 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
5 5 (41.67%) vCloud
5 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
5 5 (41.67%) Google App Engine
5 5 (41.67%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure

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 7 (58.33%) OpenStack
2 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (41.67%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (41.67%) Google App Engine
4 5 (41.67%) PaaS
5 3 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (25.00%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (25.00%) Amazon S3
6 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon QuickSight
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (25.00%) Big Data
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (25.00%) HBase
1 3 (25.00%) Impala
1 3 (25.00%) Parquet
1 3 (25.00%) Sqoop
General
1 6 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Big Data Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Big Data Solutions Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) Apache Avro
2 3 (25.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) AIX
2 6 (50.00%) Solaris
3 5 (41.67%) Android
3 5 (41.67%) Apple iOS
3 5 (41.67%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Cryptography
3 5 (41.67%) Data Privacy
3 5 (41.67%) DevOps
3 5 (41.67%) Risk Management
3 5 (41.67%) SDLC
3 5 (41.67%) Secure Coding
3 5 (41.67%) Security Architecture
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Security Management
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CISM
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) vCloud
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (41.67%) vSphere
2 3 (25.00%) Apache Flume
2 3 (25.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Oozie
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Google
3 2 (16.67%) VocaLink