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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 85 115 125
Rank change year-on-year +30 +10  
Contract jobs citing IaaS 15 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.82% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.73% 3.10% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 5
Median daily rate £463 £560 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.41% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £565 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £531
% change year-on-year +5.55% -15.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year +194.11% -  

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 194 226 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 10.59% 9.20% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 131 81
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £95.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -84.29% +558.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

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
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 23 March 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 +21 8 £463 -17.41%
Maidenhead - 1 - - 3
Newbury - 1 - -
IaaS
South East

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 24 (82.76%) PaaS
2 23 (79.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (65.52%) CRM
4 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
4 18 (62.07%) Dynamics CRM
5 17 (58.62%) ERP
5 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
6 15 (51.72%) Migration
7 13 (44.83%) SharePoint
7 13 (44.83%) Relational Database
8 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (41.38%) Data Migration
8 12 (41.38%) Complex ETL
8 12 (41.38%) ETL
8 12 (41.38%) SQL
8 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (41.38%) Multithreading
9 8 (27.59%) Windows
10 7 (24.14%) .NET
11 6 (20.69%) Web Services
11 6 (20.69%) WCF
11 6 (20.69%) Finance
12 5 (17.24%) MSF
13 4 (13.79%) VMware
14 3 (10.34%) Office 365
14 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
14 3 (10.34%) Service Management
15 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
15 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
15 2 (6.90%) Advertising

IaaS
Top Related 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 13 (44.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (82.76%) PaaS
2 23 (79.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.34%) Office 365
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.45%) iTunes
5 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
1 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
2 13 (44.83%) Relational Database
3 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (41.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Consultant
2 7 (24.14%) Architect
3 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Integration Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Data Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Data Migration Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Migration Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Azure Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Developer
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (13.79%) WCF Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Azure Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Integration Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) VMware Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Lead Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) WCF
2 6 (20.69%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) CRM
2 17 (58.62%) ERP
3 15 (51.72%) Migration
4 12 (41.38%) Complex ETL
4 12 (41.38%) Data Migration
4 12 (41.38%) ETL
4 12 (41.38%) Multithreading
5 5 (17.24%) MSF
6 3 (10.34%) Service Management
7 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.45%) Contact Management
8 1 (3.45%) ITIL
8 1 (3.45%) ITSM
8 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.45%) Six Sigma
8 1 (3.45%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (3.45%) UML
8 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) COBIT
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) KVM
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
2 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) BladeLogic
1 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) PowerCLI
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
1 1 (3.45%) vMotion
1 1 (3.45%) vRealize
1 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) BMC
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) Intel Security