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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 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 of England
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 99 107 109
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 +54
Contract jobs citing IaaS 43 12 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.72% 0.60% 0.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.42% 2.10% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 10 9
10th Percentile - £391 £462
25th Percentile £413 £414 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £530 £690
Median % change year-on-year -19.81% -23.19% +15.00%
75th Percentile £532 £550 £725
90th Percentile £652 £567 £763
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 of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 793 571 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.64% 28.74% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 341 397
10th Percentile £185 £205 £229
25th Percentile £313 £325 £359
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year - - +2.43%
75th Percentile £625 £540 £538
90th Percentile £691 £625 £600
England median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 61 14
10th Percentile £13.41 £12.25 £18.16
25th Percentile £15.00 £13.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £23.41
Median % change year-on-year -18.42% -18.84% +37.71%
75th Percentile £23.75 £30.00 £39.31
90th Percentile £35.50 £46.50 £56.94
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 of England

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

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in the East of England

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for IaaS in the East of England

IaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IaaS in the East of England over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for IaaS in the East of England

IaaS
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 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
Cambridgeshire - 26 £425 - 5
Hertfordshire +1 9 £613 +11.36% 8
Essex -6 6 £500 +15.94% 2
Suffolk - 2 £483 -
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 of England region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 39 (90.70%) Azure
2 33 (76.74%) AWS
2 33 (76.74%) PaaS
3 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
4 26 (60.47%) Active Directory
4 26 (60.47%) SQL
4 26 (60.47%) Replication
4 26 (60.47%) Microsoft 365
5 25 (58.14%) VMware
5 25 (58.14%) Windows
5 25 (58.14%) Identity Management
6 24 (55.81%) SQL Server
6 24 (55.81%) Azure Active Directory
7 23 (53.49%) DNS
8 22 (51.16%) SLA
8 22 (51.16%) Change Management
8 22 (51.16%) DHCP
8 22 (51.16%) PKI
8 22 (51.16%) Incident Management
8 22 (51.16%) SCCM
8 22 (51.16%) SCVMM
8 22 (51.16%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (51.16%) Hyper-V
8 22 (51.16%) Skype for Business
8 22 (51.16%) Windows Server
8 22 (51.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (51.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 22 (51.16%) vSphere
8 22 (51.16%) Skype
9 15 (34.88%) DevOps

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 22 (51.16%) Exchange Server 2013
1 22 (51.16%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) TPMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 39 (90.70%) Azure
2 33 (76.74%) AWS
2 33 (76.74%) PaaS
3 26 (60.47%) Microsoft 365
4 24 (55.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (9.30%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (9.30%) Power Platform
6 3 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.33%) Akamai
7 1 (2.33%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (2.33%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.33%) AWS Fargate
7 1 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (2.33%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (2.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (2.33%) Azure Key Vault
7 1 (2.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (53.49%) DNS
2 22 (51.16%) DHCP
2 22 (51.16%) Skype
3 3 (6.98%) SAN
3 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.65%) NAS
5 1 (2.33%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) LAN
5 1 (2.33%) VPN
5 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (55.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (9.30%) Big Data
2 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.30%) Power BI
3 1 (2.33%) DynamoDB
3 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.33%) GitLab
1 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
1 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (18.60%) Social Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 4 (9.30%) Organisational Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Legal
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Cloud Engineer
2 22 (51.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 22 (51.16%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Azure Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Azure Data Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Data Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Migration Architect
6 2 (4.65%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.33%) AWS Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Middleware Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Sitecore Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Velocity
2 2 (4.65%) React
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) .NET Core
3 1 (2.33%) Azure Blueprints
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) HTML5
3 1 (2.33%) Kafka
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) Node.js
3 1 (2.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (60.47%) Replication
2 22 (51.16%) PKI
3 4 (9.30%) Public Cloud
3 4 (9.30%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.65%) Cloud Native
5 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (58.14%) Windows
2 22 (51.16%) Windows Server
2 22 (51.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (9.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) Identity Management
2 22 (51.16%) Change Management
2 22 (51.16%) Incident Management
3 15 (34.88%) DevOps
4 12 (27.91%) Migration
5 9 (20.93%) Agile
6 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure as Code
7 4 (9.30%) Architecture Governance
7 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.30%) Change Data Capture
7 4 (9.30%) CI/CD
7 4 (9.30%) Customer-Centricity
7 4 (9.30%) Data Integration
7 4 (9.30%) Data Virtualisation
7 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (9.30%) ETL
7 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (9.30%) Knowledge Transfer
7 4 (9.30%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (9.30%) Platform Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) SQL
2 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.63%) Python
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) Bicep
5 1 (2.33%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (51.16%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (60.47%) Active Directory
2 22 (51.16%) Hyper-V
2 22 (51.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (51.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (51.16%) SCCM
1 22 (51.16%) SCVMM
2 4 (9.30%) Terraform
3 3 (6.98%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.33%) Ansible
5 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
2 25 (58.14%) VMware
3 4 (9.30%) Databricks
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Sitecore