Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 a Service (IaaS)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 75 43 105
Rank change year-on-year -32 +62 +16
Contract jobs citing IaaS 26 19 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.76% 3.01% 0.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.19% 10.11% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 7
10th Percentile £375 £384 £420
25th Percentile £465 £391 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £405 £513
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -20.98% +18.84%
75th Percentile £588 £447 £541
90th Percentile £638 £474 £545
England median daily rate £548 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +9.50% -4.76% +5.00%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 501 188 469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 33.94% 29.75% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 111 285
10th Percentile £145 £175 £181
25th Percentile £300 £309 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £368 £425
Median % change year-on-year +15.65% -13.53% +6.25%
75th Percentile £525 £476 £519
90th Percentile £600 £520 £575
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 18
10th Percentile £12.20 £13.25 £11.03
25th Percentile £12.75 £13.66 £14.00
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.22 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year -10.60% +1.38% +28.00%
75th Percentile £17.16 £43.50 £17.50
90th Percentile £25.94 £57.25 £19.04
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% +2.38% +20.00%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing IaaS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in the East Midlands

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IaaS in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for IaaS in the East Midlands

IaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IaaS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for IaaS in the East Midlands

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 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
Nottinghamshire -30 11 £575 +31.43% 2
Leicestershire -18 5 £465 +16.61% 1
Derbyshire - 5 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £563 - 2
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 26 (100.00%) Azure
2 18 (69.23%) PaaS
3 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 13 (50.00%) SQL
5 11 (42.31%) SaaS
5 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (38.46%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (34.62%) TOGAF
7 9 (34.62%) Cisco
7 9 (34.62%) Linux
7 9 (34.62%) Docker
7 9 (34.62%) Kubernetes
7 9 (34.62%) Social Skills
8 8 (30.77%) DevOps
8 8 (30.77%) Public Cloud
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 8 (30.77%) Firewall
8 8 (30.77%) Migration
8 8 (30.77%) Microsoft 365
9 7 (26.92%) DNS
9 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
9 7 (26.92%) Oracle
9 7 (26.92%) ITIL
9 7 (26.92%) Windows
9 7 (26.92%) GDPR
9 7 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (23.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
10 6 (23.08%) Microservices
10 6 (23.08%) Analytics

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (19.23%) JBoss
1 5 (19.23%) NetWeaver
1 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 26 (100.00%) Azure
2 18 (69.23%) PaaS
3 11 (42.31%) SaaS
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (19.23%) AWS
5 5 (19.23%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 5 (19.23%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 4 (15.38%) Azure Pipelines
6 4 (15.38%) Azure Storage
6 4 (15.38%) Power Platform
7 2 (7.69%) GCP
8 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (3.85%) Azure Functions
8 1 (3.85%) Azure Service Bus
8 1 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (3.85%) OneDrive
8 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
8 1 (3.85%) Serverless
8 1 (3.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Firewall
2 7 (26.92%) DNS
3 6 (23.08%) VPN
3 6 (23.08%) WAN
4 5 (19.23%) DHCP
4 5 (19.23%) MPLS
4 5 (19.23%) PBX
4 5 (19.23%) SD-WAN
4 5 (19.23%) Skype
4 5 (19.23%) VoIP
4 5 (19.23%) Wireless
5 4 (15.38%) Network Security
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (3.85%) IPv4
7 1 (3.85%) LAN
7 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 6 (23.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (23.08%) MySQL
4 5 (19.23%) DB2
4 5 (19.23%) SAP HANA
5 3 (11.54%) Event Store
5 3 (11.54%) Power BI
6 2 (7.69%) Big Data
6 2 (7.69%) Data Lake
6 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.85%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) GitLab
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (34.62%) Social Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (19.23%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Designer
5 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 4 (15.38%) IT Architect
5 4 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (11.54%) Azure Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (11.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) AWS Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Middleware
1 5 (19.23%) SAP Basis
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) .NET Core
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.85%) Django
3 1 (3.85%) Express
3 1 (3.85%) Kafka
3 1 (3.85%) MEAN Stack
3 1 (3.85%) Node.js
3 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.85%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Public Cloud
2 5 (19.23%) PKI
3 2 (7.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) Unix
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 5 (19.23%) AIX
5 4 (15.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) TOGAF
3 8 (30.77%) DevOps
3 8 (30.77%) Migration
4 7 (26.92%) ITIL
4 7 (26.92%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (23.08%) Analytics
5 6 (23.08%) High Availability
5 6 (23.08%) Microservices
6 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Business Continuity
6 5 (19.23%) Data Protection
6 5 (19.23%) Decision-Making
6 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (19.23%) Due Diligence
6 5 (19.23%) Identity Management
6 5 (19.23%) Remediation Plan
6 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Service Management
6 5 (19.23%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.54%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) Bicep
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) R
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) Scala
5 1 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) GDPR
2 5 (19.23%) COBIT
2 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Docker
2 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) Kubernetes
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 3 (11.54%) Terraform
4 2 (7.69%) Ansible
4 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.69%) SCCM
5 1 (3.85%) Puppet
5 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) Cisco
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle
4 5 (19.23%) Citrix
4 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
4 5 (19.23%) SAP
4 5 (19.23%) Software AG
5 2 (7.69%) Databricks
5 2 (7.69%) F5
6 1 (3.85%) Alibaba
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.85%) VMware