The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 27 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)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 108 114
Rank change year-on-year +24 +6  
Contract jobs citing IaaS 14 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.76% 0.59% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.11% 5.22% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 0
Median daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £465 £475
% change year-on-year +2.15% -2.10%  
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 Berkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 197 268 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 10.72% 11.26% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 160 78
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £230 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £19.61 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.25% +6.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 Berkshire

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IaaS in Berkshire

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in Berkshire

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Reading +15 6 £525 +16.66% 4
Bracknell +8 2 £257 -48.65%
IaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (73.08%) PaaS
3 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 11 (42.31%) CRM
5 11 (42.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (38.46%) Migration
6 10 (38.46%) SQL
6 10 (38.46%) ERP
7 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
8 8 (30.77%) Windows
8 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (23.08%) .NET
9 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (23.08%) Web Services
9 6 (23.08%) ETL
9 6 (23.08%) Multithreading
9 6 (23.08%) Data Migration
9 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
9 6 (23.08%) Complex ETL
10 5 (19.23%) DevOps
10 5 (19.23%) WCF
10 5 (19.23%) Finance
11 4 (15.38%) Firewall
11 4 (15.38%) VPN
11 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
11 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
11 4 (15.38%) SCCM
11 4 (15.38%) PowerShell

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 9 (34.62%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (73.08%) PaaS
3 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (11.54%) Office 365
4 3 (11.54%) SaaS
5 2 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (3.85%) HP Helion
6 1 (3.85%) iTunes
6 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
1 4 (15.38%) VPN
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.85%) Network Security
4 1 (3.85%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Law
3 2 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Consultant
2 7 (26.92%) Migration Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Integration Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Data Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Data Migration Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Azure Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Cloud Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Network Support
6 2 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) CRM Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Management Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
1 6 (23.08%) Web Services
2 5 (19.23%) WCF
3 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) COM
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) JSON
4 1 (3.85%) XHTML
4 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) CRM
2 10 (38.46%) ERP
2 10 (38.46%) Migration
3 6 (23.08%) Complex ETL
3 6 (23.08%) Data Migration
3 6 (23.08%) ETL
3 6 (23.08%) Multithreading
4 5 (19.23%) DevOps
5 4 (15.38%) MSF
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.54%) Network Management
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.69%) Contact Management
7 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Security Operations
8 1 (3.85%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) COBIT
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) SCOM
2 3 (11.54%) SCSM
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.85%) Ansible
4 1 (3.85%) CloudForms
4 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco
2 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
3 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) McAfee
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat