Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 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
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 82 51 50
Rank change year-on-year -31 -1 +48
Contract jobs citing IaaS 7 132 147
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.56% 3.98% 3.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.11% 14.57% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 64 81
Median daily rate £538 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £500 £425 £400
90th Percentile £670 £596 £626
South East median daily rate £550 £538 £500
% change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 0
Median hourly rate - £80.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £80.00 £66.00
% change year-on-year - +21.21% -

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 331 906 969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.65% 27.30% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 563 565
Median daily rate £510 £465 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £213 £303
90th Percentile £673 £618 £616
South East median daily rate £460 £463 £473
% change year-on-year -0.54% -2.22% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 47 19
Median hourly rate £21.05 £29.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.41% +45.00% +15.59%
10th Percentile £10.12 £16.25 £13.20
90th Percentile £64.65 £82.50 £46.00
Median hourly rate £21.05 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -5.39% +27.14% +12.90%

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 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 2021. 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 -4 4 £538 +5.91% 3
Slough +9 3 - -
IaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 5 (71.43%) Task Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Serverless
2 4 (57.14%) Azure
2 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) SaaS
2 4 (57.14%) PaaS
3 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Anomaly Detection
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (42.86%) AWS
3 3 (42.86%) OpenShift
3 3 (42.86%) Ansible
3 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
3 3 (42.86%) Private Cloud
3 3 (42.86%) Terraform
3 3 (42.86%) Cloud Native
3 3 (42.86%) Azure Functions
3 3 (42.86%) DevSecOps
4 2 (28.57%) Power Platform
4 2 (28.57%) PowerApps
4 2 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Security Patching

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 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Azure
1 4 (57.14%) PaaS
1 4 (57.14%) SaaS
1 4 (57.14%) Serverless
2 3 (42.86%) AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Azure Functions
2 3 (42.86%) OpenShift
3 2 (28.57%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (28.57%) Power Platform
3 2 (28.57%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) Software-Defined Networking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) DevSecOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Azure DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Native
1 3 (42.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Task Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Anomaly Detection
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) DevSecOps
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Coaching
3 2 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Security Patching
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) RHCE
1 2 (28.57%) RHCSA
1 2 (28.57%) RHCVA
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) GDPR
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) NIST
2 1 (14.29%) NIST 800
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) iptables
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
1 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
1 3 (42.86%) Terraform
2 1 (14.29%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com