Period
to 23 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Infrastructure as Code skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure as Code over the 6 months to 23 October 2021 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 Code (IaC)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 58 40 83
Rank change year-on-year -18 +43 -1
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure as Code 7 1 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.00% 0.32% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.36% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
10th Percentile £468 " £495
25th Percentile £475 £475 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year - -9.09% +19.57%
75th Percentile £538 £525 £675
90th Percentile £548 " £705
East of England median daily rate £575 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +2.33%

Infrastructure as Code is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 542 277 1,025
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 77.32% 88.50% 86.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 172 593
10th Percentile £146 £264 £258
25th Percentile £325 £318 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £450 £438
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
75th Percentile £538 £538 £525
90th Percentile £608 £649 £625
East of England median daily rate £450 £427 £440
% change year-on-year +5.32% -2.90% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 29 93
10th Percentile " £14.20 £10.75
25th Percentile £12.25 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate £13.50 £19.18 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year -29.60% +12.79% -24.44%
75th Percentile £18.75 £43.75 £47.50
90th Percentile £30.91 £53.75 £50.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.11 £33.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -48.17% +88.57% -

Infrastructure as Code
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Infrastructure as Code as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure as Code in Cambridgeshire

Infrastructure as Code
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure as Code in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Infrastructure as Code in Cambridgeshire

Infrastructure as Code
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure as Code within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 2021. 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
Cambridge - 7 £500 - 10
Infrastructure as Code
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure as Code 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Infrastructure as Code.

1 7 (100.00%) AWS
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Terraform
3 5 (71.43%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) Kubernetes
4 4 (57.14%) Python
4 4 (57.14%) Google
5 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
5 3 (42.86%) JIRA
5 3 (42.86%) Life Science
5 3 (42.86%) Drupal
5 3 (42.86%) Workflow
5 3 (42.86%) Workflow Management
5 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 3 (42.86%) Apache
5 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) GitLab
5 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (42.86%) Packer
6 2 (28.57%) Social Skills
6 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
6 2 (28.57%) Puppet
6 2 (28.57%) Azure
6 2 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (28.57%) Ansible
6 2 (28.57%) GCP

Infrastructure as Code
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 3 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) Drupal
1 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) AWS
2 2 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (28.57%) Azure
2 2 (28.57%) GCP
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon Cognito
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
3 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (14.29%) AWS CodeBuild
3 1 (14.29%) AWS CodeCommit
3 1 (14.29%) AWS CodePipeline
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (14.29%) GitHub
3 1 (14.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) GitLab
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Life Science
2 1 (14.29%) Legacy Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow Management
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) DevSecOps
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery Management
4 1 (14.29%) Task Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (14.29%) Workforce Productivity
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) RHEV
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) Terraform
2 4 (57.14%) Kubernetes
3 3 (42.86%) Packer
4 2 (28.57%) Ansible
4 2 (28.57%) Puppet
5 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) VMware