The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 28 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.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 70 68
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Contract jobs citing IaaS 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.12% 0.22% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.30% 3.33% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £325 £385 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.58% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +5.55% -14.28%  
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 Bristol with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 77 60 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 9.48% 6.57% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 51 25
Median daily rate £375 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £16.75 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -86.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.49% -13.35%  

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IaaS in Bristol

IaaS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 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 Bristol region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 3 (60.00%) Marketing
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (20.00%) Sass
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Grunt
4 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (20.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) PaaS
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Grunt
1 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (20.00%) Protractor
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (20.00%) UI/UX Developer
2 1 (20.00%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) React
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) SOLID
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft