Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 12 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)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 93 97
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +29
Contract jobs citing IaaS 24 46 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.43% 1.93% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.45% 9.73% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 8
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £361 £385 £413
90th Percentile £487 £535 £500
South East median daily rate £488 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +2.63% -5.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 322 473 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.13% 19.87% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 175 71
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +32.81%
10th Percentile £215 £291 £225
90th Percentile £650 £530 £520
South East median daily rate £469 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +9.01% -4.44% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £60.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.33% +169.66% +122.50%
10th Percentile £14.00 £33.60 £10.62
90th Percentile £17.00 £60.00 £35.68
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +9.38%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in Buckinghamshire

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IaaS in Buckinghamshire

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in Buckinghamshire

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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
Milton Keynes +15 22 £400 -7.51% 3
IaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 12 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) Firewall
3 12 (50.00%) PaaS
4 11 (45.83%) Confluence
4 11 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (45.83%) OpenStack
5 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
5 10 (41.67%) Jenkins
5 10 (41.67%) DevOps
5 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 10 (41.67%) JIRA
6 9 (37.50%) Load Balancing
6 9 (37.50%) Selenium
6 9 (37.50%) IBM
6 9 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
6 9 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (37.50%) NuoDB
6 9 (37.50%) OpenShift
6 9 (37.50%) MongoDB
6 9 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (37.50%) Redis
7 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
7 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
7 7 (29.17%) Citrix
7 7 (29.17%) ITIL
7 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
7 7 (29.17%) VMware
8 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 11 (45.83%) Confluence
1 11 (45.83%) OpenStack
2 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
3 4 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) PaaS
2 11 (45.83%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (37.50%) OpenShift
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (16.67%) Office 365
5 4 (16.67%) OneDrive
6 3 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (4.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) MongoDB
1 9 (37.50%) NuoDB
1 9 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (37.50%) Redis
2 3 (12.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 10 (41.67%) Jenkins
1 10 (41.67%) JIRA
2 9 (37.50%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) GitLab
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) Banking Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.33%) DevOps Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Product Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.50%) Unix
6 2 (8.33%) CentOS
6 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) DevOps
3 9 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 7 (29.17%) ITIL
5 6 (25.00%) ITIL V3
6 5 (20.83%) Migration
7 4 (16.67%) Change Management
8 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (12.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 2 (8.33%) Critical Thinking
9 2 (8.33%) High Availability
9 2 (8.33%) ITSM
9 2 (8.33%) Kanban
9 2 (8.33%) Scrum
9 2 (8.33%) Service Management
9 2 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
10 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.17%) CCA
6 1 (4.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.17%) Docker
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Nagios
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) IBM
1 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (29.17%) Citrix
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) Pega
4 1 (4.17%) SkyKick