Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 14 December 2018 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 88 92
Rank change year-on-year +17 +4 -16
Contract jobs citing IaaS 26 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.83% 0.67% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.98% 3.64% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 4
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £380 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -24.00% -15.25%
10th Percentile £413 £311 £378
90th Percentile £752 £585 £613
West Midlands median daily rate £513 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +20.59% +3.03% -27.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Birmingham with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 326 302 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 22.97% 18.50% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 214 112
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £401 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% -3.78% -2.63%
10th Percentile £203 £202 £250
90th Percentile £578 £571 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -32.39% +37.60%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.75 £16.53
90th Percentile £21.50 £19.20 £19.18
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -12.31% +23.11%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in Birmingham

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IaaS in Birmingham

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in Birmingham over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 23 (88.46%) PaaS
2 19 (73.08%) SaaS
3 18 (69.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (46.15%) Identity Management
6 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
7 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
8 8 (30.77%) Office 365
8 8 (30.77%) DevOps
8 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (26.92%) Terraform
9 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
9 7 (26.92%) SCCM
9 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (26.92%) Windows
10 6 (23.08%) ITIL
10 6 (23.08%) Problem Management
10 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
10 6 (23.08%) Migration
10 6 (23.08%) Information Security
10 6 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (23.08%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
11 5 (19.23%) SDLC
11 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (19.23%) Microservices
11 5 (19.23%) Data Structures
11 5 (19.23%) Scrum
11 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (11.54%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (88.46%) PaaS
2 19 (73.08%) SaaS
3 18 (69.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (30.77%) Office 365
6 6 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (15.38%) OneDrive
8 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (3.85%) Serverless
8 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) VoIP
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
1 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Azure Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Active Directory Team Leader
3 3 (11.54%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
3 3 (11.54%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 3 (11.54%) Office 365 Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Platform Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) JSON
1 1 (3.85%) Node.js
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
1 5 (19.23%) Data Structures
2 4 (15.38%) Public Cloud
3 3 (11.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Identity Management
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) DevOps
3 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (23.08%) Information Security
4 6 (23.08%) ITIL
4 6 (23.08%) Migration
4 6 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
5 5 (19.23%) Microservices
5 5 (19.23%) Scrum
5 5 (19.23%) SDLC
6 4 (15.38%) Security Operations
6 4 (15.38%) Technical Leadership
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) SCCM
1 7 (26.92%) Terraform
2 6 (23.08%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (15.38%) SCOM
4 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft