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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 77 72 82
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10  
Contract jobs citing IaaS 10 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.99% 0.48% 0.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.09% 10.87% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Median daily rate £550 - £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +5.55% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 110 46 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 10.91% 4.41% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 27 18
Median daily rate £519 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.27% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +78.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 0 5 £398 - 1
IaaS
South East

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) SaaS
3 5 (35.71%) PaaS
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL V3
3 5 (35.71%) DevOps
3 5 (35.71%) OpenStack
3 5 (35.71%) OpenShift
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Service Management
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (28.57%) Middleware
4 4 (28.57%) ITSM
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 4 (28.57%) SCCM
4 4 (28.57%) vRealize
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL V2
4 4 (28.57%) vCloud
4 4 (28.57%) Puppet
4 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure

IaaS
Top Related 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 5 (35.71%) OpenStack
2 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) OpenShift
1 5 (35.71%) PaaS
1 5 (35.71%) SaaS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) GitLab
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Build Automation Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Server Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) CentOS
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL V3
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) Service Management
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL V2
3 4 (28.57%) ITSM
4 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
4 3 (21.43%) Capacity Management
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (21.43%) Software Asset Management
4 3 (21.43%) Software Licensing
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Compliance Audit
6 1 (7.14%) Build Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Open Source
6 1 (7.14%) Server Building
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9000
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (7.14%) ISO19770
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
1 4 (28.57%) vCloud
1 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
1 4 (28.57%) vRealize
2 3 (21.43%) SCOM
3 2 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat