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 3 months to 24 June 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 East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 - 93
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing IaaS 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.99% - 0.081%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.81% - 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £470 £475
% change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 208 36 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 20.53% 3.80% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 24 25
Median daily rate £475 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £29.00 - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £27.50
% change year-on-year +79.64% -41.30%  

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 5 £458 - 3
IaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 11 (57.89%) OpenStack
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (42.11%) PaaS
4 8 (42.11%) OpenShift
4 8 (42.11%) DevOps
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
5 7 (36.84%) ITIL
5 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
5 7 (36.84%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (36.84%) Middleware
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) Linux
6 6 (31.58%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) Service Management
7 5 (26.32%) Project Management
7 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
7 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
7 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (26.32%) SaaS
7 5 (26.32%) ITIL V3
8 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (21.05%) Unix
8 4 (21.05%) Windows
8 4 (21.05%) ITSM
8 4 (21.05%) Ansible
9 3 (15.79%) Software Asset Management
9 3 (15.79%) Software Licensing
9 3 (15.79%) GitLab

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 (57.89%) OpenStack
2 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
2 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (42.11%) OpenShift
2 8 (42.11%) PaaS
3 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (26.32%) SaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) GitLab
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Azure Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Middleware
1 7 (36.84%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (15.79%) Public Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
4 1 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL V3
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Service Management
4 4 (21.05%) ITSM
5 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
5 3 (15.79%) Software Asset Management
5 3 (15.79%) Software Licensing
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Compliance Audit
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL V2
7 1 (5.26%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Open Source
7 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
7 1 (5.26%) Statistics
7 1 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 19770
3 1 (5.26%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.53%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Ansible
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
2 2 (10.53%) vMotion
3 1 (5.26%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) Veeam