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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 82 62 62
Rank change year-on-year -20 0 +53
Contract jobs citing IaaS 8 19 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.58% 1.75% 0.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.78% 5.18% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
10th Percentile £401 £433 £364
25th Percentile £533 £463 £451
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £613 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +28.95% -5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £639 £513 -
90th Percentile £676 £595 -
England median daily rate £575 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -

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 450 367 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 32.73% 33.86% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 262 145
10th Percentile £150 £107 £183
25th Percentile £286 £213 £280
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £425
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +1.19%
75th Percentile £538 £494 £523
90th Percentile £600 £599 £604
England median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 7
10th Percentile £14.10 £10.16 £11.24
25th Percentile £16.15 £12.28 £11.63
Median hourly rate £19.25 £14.75 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year +30.51% -7.81% +14.29%
75th Percentile £24.50 £21.96 £34.45
90th Percentile £36.00 £26.94 £50.89
England median hourly rate £21.00 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.24% +5.25% -4.76%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire 0 4 £700 +33.33% 5
Northamptonshire -8 2 £613 +63.33% 1
Derbyshire -13 1 - -
Leicestershire -15 1 £325 -31.58% 3
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 8 (100.00%) Azure
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Social Skills
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) PaaS
4 4 (50.00%) Public Cloud
4 4 (50.00%) Terraform
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure as Code
5 3 (37.50%) SaaS
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (25.00%) Business Case
6 2 (25.00%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (25.00%) RBAC
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Agile
6 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (25.00%) Kanban
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) DevOps
6 2 (25.00%) Packer

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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Azure
2 4 (50.00%) PaaS
3 3 (37.50%) SaaS
4 2 (25.00%) Serverless
5 1 (12.50%) AWS
5 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 5 (62.50%) Social Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Azure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Head of Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) ARM Templates
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure as Code
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Agile
2 2 (25.00%) Business Case
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Kanban
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) RBAC
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
3 1 (12.50%) Server Building
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Terraform
2 2 (25.00%) Packer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Siemens
2 1 (12.50%) VMware