Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 94 133
Rank change year-on-year +8 +39 -9
Contract jobs citing IaaS 42 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.77% 0.69% 0.075%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.31% 11.54% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 1
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £475 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -20.83% +50.00%
South East median daily rate £500 £491 £388
% change year-on-year +1.78% +26.77% -18.42%
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 451 104 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.03% 5.98% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 67 41
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +37.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £297 £225 £208
90th Percentile £561 £500 £450
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £422
% change year-on-year -2.86% +3.80% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £60.00 £22.25 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +169.66% +122.50% +0.73%
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £18.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -12.33% +14.06% +11.30%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 0 29 £433 -13.50% 1
IaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 37 (88.10%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (83.33%) OpenStack
3 31 (73.81%) Linux
4 25 (59.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (45.24%) PaaS
6 18 (42.86%) Windows
6 18 (42.86%) VMware
7 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (40.48%) Windows Server
8 16 (38.10%) Hybrid Cloud
8 16 (38.10%) Banking
9 15 (35.71%) JIRA
9 15 (35.71%) Public Cloud
9 15 (35.71%) Confluence
9 15 (35.71%) Jenkins
10 13 (30.95%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (30.95%) OpenShift
10 13 (30.95%) DevOps
10 13 (30.95%) Finance
11 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
12 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
13 9 (21.43%) IBM
13 9 (21.43%) Firewall
13 9 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (21.43%) Load Balancing
13 9 (21.43%) Selenium
13 9 (21.43%) MongoDB
13 9 (21.43%) NuoDB
13 9 (21.43%) Redis
13 9 (21.43%) RabbitMQ

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 35 (83.33%) OpenStack
2 15 (35.71%) Confluence
3 7 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 37 (88.10%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (59.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (45.24%) PaaS
4 13 (30.95%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (30.95%) OpenShift
5 6 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 9 (21.43%) NuoDB
1 9 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (21.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Jenkins
1 15 (35.71%) JIRA
2 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
3 9 (21.43%) Selenium
4 7 (16.67%) GitLab
General
1 16 (38.10%) Banking
2 13 (30.95%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.76%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Architect
1 8 (19.05%) Cloud Architect
1 8 (19.05%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 4 (9.52%) AWS Architect
4 4 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Azure Architect
4 4 (9.52%) DevOps Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Optimisation Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) AWS Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (7.14%) Middleware
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.38%) J2EE
4 1 (2.38%) REST
4 1 (2.38%) SOAP
4 1 (2.38%) Spring
4 1 (2.38%) Spring Boot
4 1 (2.38%) Spring Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Spring Integration
4 1 (2.38%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Hybrid Cloud
2 15 (35.71%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (73.81%) Linux
2 18 (42.86%) Windows
3 17 (40.48%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.76%) AIX
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Unix
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) DevOps
3 9 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 7 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 7 (16.67%) Release Management
5 6 (14.29%) Scrum
6 5 (11.90%) Kanban
7 4 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (9.52%) Migration
8 3 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.76%) Programme Delivery
9 2 (4.76%) Project Management
10 1 (2.38%) Customer Requirements
10 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
10 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.38%) Microservices
10 1 (2.38%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
10 1 (2.38%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) Java
1 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) MCP
2 1 (2.38%) MCSE
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Ansible
2 2 (4.76%) Rundeck
3 1 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) VMware
2 10 (23.81%) Red Hat
3 9 (21.43%) IBM
4 6 (14.29%) Google
5 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.38%) F5
6 1 (2.38%) HP
6 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.38%) Symantec