Period
to 5 June 2020

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 6 months to 5 June 2020 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
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 57 101
Rank change year-on-year -5 +44 +17
Contract jobs citing IaaS 56 140 65
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.83% 3.45% 1.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.45% 12.86% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 74 40
Median daily rate £520 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +16.67% -2.70%
10th Percentile £431 £422 £399
90th Percentile £578 £631 £553
South East median daily rate £530 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +0.95% +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £82.50 -
South East median hourly rate - £82.50 -

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 Berkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 536 1,089 815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.04% 26.81% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 637 432
Median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £200 £322 £313
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
South East median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £45.64 £18.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.17% +151.99% +20.73%
10th Percentile £16.50 £19.00 £14.35
90th Percentile £35.00 £83.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £34.00 £18.11
% change year-on-year -41.18% +87.74% +8.12%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing IaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in Berkshire

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IaaS in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for IaaS in Berkshire

IaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IaaS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for IaaS in Berkshire

IaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IaaS in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend 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 6 months to 5 June 2020. 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
Reading -10 40 £520 -0.95% 3
Newbury -8 3 £550 -
Bracknell +27 1 £550 +10.00%
Slough +12 1 £480 -23.20%
IaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing IaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 55 (98.21%) PaaS
2 52 (92.86%) Azure
3 49 (87.50%) DevOps
4 48 (85.71%) Analytics
5 47 (83.93%) Windows
6 45 (80.36%) Microsoft
7 44 (78.57%) HDInsight
7 44 (78.57%) Virtual Machines
8 43 (76.79%) SQL
8 43 (76.79%) Visual Studio
8 43 (76.79%) Data Management
9 41 (73.21%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (73.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 41 (73.21%) Power Platform
10 40 (71.43%) Data Lake
10 40 (71.43%) Power BI
10 40 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
11 39 (69.64%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (67.86%) PowerShell
13 37 (66.07%) Test Automation
13 37 (66.07%) Security Testing
13 37 (66.07%) Data-Driven Testing
13 37 (66.07%) Continuous Delivery
14 30 (53.57%) Infrastructure as Code
14 30 (53.57%) Informatica
14 30 (53.57%) Scrum
15 27 (48.21%) Project Delivery
16 20 (35.71%) Data Modelling
17 12 (21.43%) Linux
18 11 (19.64%) Shell Script

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 1 (1.79%) CMS
1 1 (1.79%) Drupal
1 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Maya
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 55 (98.21%) PaaS
2 52 (92.86%) Azure
3 41 (73.21%) Power Platform
4 8 (14.29%) SaaS
5 3 (5.36%) AWS
5 3 (5.36%) Serverless
6 2 (3.57%) Apigee
6 2 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (3.57%) GCP
7 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.79%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (1.79%) Azure Functions
7 1 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.79%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) DNS
1 3 (5.36%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (1.79%) DHCP
3 1 (1.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (78.57%) HDInsight
2 41 (73.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (71.43%) Data Lake
3 40 (71.43%) Power BI
4 11 (19.64%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.57%) Big Data
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 43 (76.79%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Law
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (78.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (28.57%) Azure Engineer
3 14 (25.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Azure DevOps
6 5 (8.93%) Data Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Hadoop Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (5.36%) PowerShell Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) DevSecOps Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) Active Directory Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) Azure Consultant
10 1 (1.79%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Digital Analyst
10 1 (1.79%) Linux Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.57%) HTML
2 2 (3.57%) HTML5
3 1 (1.79%) .NET Core
3 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) CSS3
3 1 (1.79%) Java SE
3 1 (1.79%) jQuery
3 1 (1.79%) JSON
3 1 (1.79%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.79%) Node.js
3 1 (1.79%) OAuth
3 1 (1.79%) OpenID
3 1 (1.79%) React
3 1 (1.79%) REST
3 1 (1.79%) RESTful
3 1 (1.79%) SOAP
3 1 (1.79%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.57%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.79%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.79%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) Industry 4.0
3 1 (1.79%) Life Science
3 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 47 (83.93%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Android
3 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (87.50%) DevOps
2 48 (85.71%) Analytics
3 43 (76.79%) Data Management
4 41 (73.21%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
6 39 (69.64%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (66.07%) Continuous Delivery
7 37 (66.07%) Data-Driven Testing
7 37 (66.07%) Security Testing
7 37 (66.07%) Test Automation
8 30 (53.57%) Infrastructure as Code
8 30 (53.57%) Scrum
9 27 (48.21%) Project Delivery
10 20 (35.71%) Data Modelling
11 9 (16.07%) Task Automation
12 3 (5.36%) Data Science
12 3 (5.36%) Presales
13 2 (3.57%) Continuous Deployment
13 2 (3.57%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 2 (3.57%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 43 (76.79%) SQL
2 38 (67.86%) PowerShell
3 11 (19.64%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.36%) Python
5 2 (3.57%) C
5 2 (3.57%) C#
5 2 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.79%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.79%) MCP
System Software
1 44 (78.57%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (5.36%) Docker
3 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.57%) Istio
2 2 (3.57%) Terraform
3 1 (1.79%) Ansible
3 1 (1.79%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 45 (80.36%) Microsoft
2 30 (53.57%) Informatica
3 9 (16.07%) Hortonworks
4 3 (5.36%) Google
5 2 (3.57%) ArcSight
5 2 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.57%) CrowdStrike
5 2 (3.57%) CyberArk
5 2 (3.57%) Fortinet
5 2 (3.57%) Qualys
5 2 (3.57%) Splunk
5 2 (3.57%) Symantec
5 2 (3.57%) Trend Micro
6 1 (1.79%) Agnitio
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle
6 1 (1.79%) Sybase