Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 74 100
Rank change year-on-year -4 +26 -13
Contract jobs citing IaaS 22 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.53% 1.38% 0.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.55% 7.87% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 6
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £538 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.93% -4.44% -4.66%
10th Percentile £410 £313 £388
90th Percentile £488 £585 £613
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
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 336 267 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 23.40% 17.57% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 191 104
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £250
90th Percentile £575 £549 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -21.13% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £16.53
90th Percentile £21.50 £19.80 £19.18
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £15.38
% change year-on-year +3.28% -0.81% -33.15%

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 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 19 (86.36%) PaaS
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (59.09%) SaaS
4 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (27.27%) Office 365
7 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 6 (27.27%) Migration
7 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
7 6 (27.27%) ITIL
7 6 (27.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (18.18%) Scrum
9 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
9 4 (18.18%) Windows
9 4 (18.18%) VoIP
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
9 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
9 4 (18.18%) SCCM
9 4 (18.18%) SCOM
9 4 (18.18%) OneDrive
9 4 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
10 3 (13.64%) SDLC
10 3 (13.64%) Microservices
10 3 (13.64%) Data Structures

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 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 19 (86.36%) PaaS
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (59.09%) SaaS
4 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (27.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (27.27%) Office 365
6 4 (18.18%) OneDrive
7 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (4.55%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (4.55%) Serverless
7 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) VoIP
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (9.09%) Power BI
2 2 (9.09%) QlikView
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Architect
1 8 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory Team Leader
2 3 (13.64%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
2 3 (13.64%) Azure Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
2 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 3 (13.64%) Team Leader
3 2 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) DBA
3 2 (9.09%) Development DBA
3 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) JSON
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
1 3 (13.64%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.64%) Data Integration
5 3 (13.64%) Identity Management
5 3 (13.64%) Microservices
5 3 (13.64%) SDLC
5 3 (13.64%) Supplier Management
6 2 (9.09%) Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analytics
6 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
6 2 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (9.09%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) Python
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
1 4 (18.18%) SCOM
2 3 (13.64%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Tableau
4 1 (4.55%) IBM