The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 June 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 109 129
Rank change year-on-year 0 +20  
Contract jobs citing IaaS 28 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.21% 0.94% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.98% 9.02% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 14
Median daily rate £544 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.81% -5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £413 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 the East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 351 266 228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 15.13% 10.42% 7.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 160 166
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 6
Median hourly rate £35.50 £15.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +129.03% -68.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.84 £15.10 £44.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £20.30 £106.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year +70.58% -36.44%  

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IaaS in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for IaaS in the East of England

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in the East of England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Essex - 17 £544 - 2
Bedfordshire -9 5 £550 -
Hertfordshire -3 4 £450 -18.18% 1
Cambridgeshire -14 1 £380 -7.87% 3
East Anglia - 1 - -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 37 (78.72%) PaaS
2 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (51.06%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (46.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (40.43%) Linux
5 19 (40.43%) E-Commerce
6 18 (38.30%) Windows
6 18 (38.30%) Office 365
7 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
8 15 (31.91%) DNS
8 15 (31.91%) DevOps
9 13 (27.66%) Dynamics 365
9 13 (27.66%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (25.53%) Kanban
10 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
10 12 (25.53%) REST
10 12 (25.53%) SSL
10 12 (25.53%) HTTP
10 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
10 12 (25.53%) TDD
10 12 (25.53%) JSON
10 12 (25.53%) Scrum
11 11 (23.40%) Python
11 11 (23.40%) .NET
11 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
11 11 (23.40%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 11 (23.40%) Docker
11 11 (23.40%) SDLC
12 10 (21.28%) Continuous Delivery

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (17.02%) Skype for Business
2 4 (8.51%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.26%) JBoss
3 2 (4.26%) Mule
3 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.13%) NetSuite
1 1 (2.13%) Odoo
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (78.72%) PaaS
2 22 (46.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (38.30%) Office 365
4 13 (27.66%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (27.66%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (19.15%) SaaS
6 3 (6.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.91%) DNS
2 12 (25.53%) HTTP
2 12 (25.53%) SSL
2 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
3 8 (17.02%) Skype
4 5 (10.64%) WAN
5 2 (4.26%) Firewall
5 2 (4.26%) LAN
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) Big Data
3 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.26%) Maven
General
1 10 (21.28%) Local Government
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Programme Manager
2 12 (25.53%) Architect
3 11 (23.40%) Technical Manager
4 9 (19.15%) Technical Programme Manager
5 7 (14.89%) Platform Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (10.64%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Technical Architect
8 4 (8.51%) Consultant
8 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Office 365 Manager
8 4 (8.51%) Security Consultant
9 3 (6.38%) AWS Architect
9 3 (6.38%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Lead Architect
9 3 (6.38%) Programme Office Manager
9 3 (6.38%) Transformation Manager
9 3 (6.38%) Transformation Programme Manager
10 2 (4.26%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) JSON
1 12 (25.53%) REST
2 11 (23.40%) .NET
3 10 (21.28%) Node.js
4 4 (8.51%) Web Services
5 3 (6.38%) SAML
6 2 (4.26%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (4.26%) Java EE
6 2 (4.26%) Java SE
6 2 (4.26%) JSON Schema
6 2 (4.26%) Middleware
6 2 (4.26%) OAuth
6 2 (4.26%) SOAP
6 2 (4.26%) Spring
6 2 (4.26%) Spring Boot
6 2 (4.26%) WSDL
6 2 (4.26%) XML
6 2 (4.26%) XSLT
7 1 (2.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.13%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (2.13%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.13%) HP Storage
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 19 (40.43%) Linux
2 18 (38.30%) Windows
3 10 (21.28%) CoreOS
3 10 (21.28%) Ubuntu
4 9 (19.15%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.26%) AIX
5 2 (4.26%) HPUX
5 2 (4.26%) Solaris
5 2 (4.26%) Unix
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.13%) VMS
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) E-Commerce
3 15 (31.91%) DevOps
4 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (25.53%) Kanban
4 12 (25.53%) Scrum
4 12 (25.53%) TDD
5 11 (23.40%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 11 (23.40%) SDLC
6 10 (21.28%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (21.28%) Data Protection
6 10 (21.28%) Information Assurance
6 10 (21.28%) SOA
7 9 (19.15%) Agile Project Management
7 9 (19.15%) Project Management
8 7 (14.89%) High Availability
9 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
10 5 (10.64%) Migration
10 5 (10.64%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
2 11 (23.40%) Python
3 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.51%) SQL
5 2 (4.26%) Groovy
5 2 (4.26%) Java
5 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) CISSP
2 1 (2.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (2.13%) CEH
2 1 (2.13%) CISA
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.13%) CISM
2 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.13%) CRISC
2 1 (2.13%) GIAC
2 1 (2.13%) MCSA
2 1 (2.13%) MCSE
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) GDPR
2 4 (8.51%) COBIT
2 4 (8.51%) PMO
3 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Docker
2 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.38%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.13%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (51.06%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.38%) Ansible
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (4.26%) Puppet
4 1 (2.13%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (2.13%) SCCM
4 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) VMware
2 2 (4.26%) webMethods
2 2 (4.26%) WSO2
3 1 (2.13%) 3PAR
3 1 (2.13%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (2.13%) Brocade
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco
3 1 (2.13%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.13%) Epicor
3 1 (2.13%) Google
3 1 (2.13%) Hitachi
3 1 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) Imperva
3 1 (2.13%) NetApp
3 1 (2.13%) Qualys
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.13%) Sage
3 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.13%) Splunk
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