Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 81 102
Rank change year-on-year -4 +21 +10
Contract jobs citing IaaS 15 44 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.00% 2.10% 0.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.63% 11.99% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 13
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £395 £389 £408
90th Percentile £515 £559 £575
South East median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £66.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £82.50 - -

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 324 367 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.70% 17.55% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 201 138
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £451 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.11% -5.16% +11.76%
10th Percentile £216 £300 £238
90th Percentile £638 £595 £625
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £35.00 £16.87 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.44% -41.82% +70.59%
10th Percentile £19.30 £14.56 £27.00
90th Percentile £55.60 £19.09 £31.00
South East median hourly rate £26.75 £18.11 £16.50
% change year-on-year +47.71% +9.76% -15.86%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 +6 14 £420 -17.36%
IaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 11 (73.33%) PaaS
2 9 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (46.67%) Release Management
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
3 7 (46.67%) DevOps
4 6 (40.00%) OpenStack
4 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (40.00%) OpenShift
4 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) IBM
5 5 (33.33%) Migration
5 5 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (33.33%) F5
6 4 (26.67%) GitLab
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) Change Management
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) AIX
6 4 (26.67%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure

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 6 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 5 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (13.33%) Confluence
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (73.33%) PaaS
2 9 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (40.00%) OpenShift
5 3 (20.00%) SaaS
6 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) Intranet
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) GitLab
3 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (13.33%) JIRA
5 1 (6.67%) Maven
5 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Asset Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Software Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) AIX
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps
1 7 (46.67%) Release Management
2 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
4 4 (26.67%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 2 (13.33%) Software Licensing
7 1 (6.67%) Content Development
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) Open Source
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Ansible
1 3 (20.00%) Terraform
2 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Red Hat
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) F5
3 5 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Planview
5 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) Dell