Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 125 85 140
Rank change year-on-year -40 +55 +42
Contract jobs citing IaaS 19 13 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.77% 0.90% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.52% 3.79% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 12
10th Percentile £413 £256 £301
25th Percentile £444 £275 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £375 £419
Median % change year-on-year +73.33% -10.45% +8.77%
75th Percentile £669 £506 £509
90th Percentile - £532 £628
England median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -

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 755 343 841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 30.79% 23.64% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 221 577
10th Percentile £185 £185 £217
25th Percentile £325 £300 £331
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% - -2.30%
75th Percentile £573 £509 £538
90th Percentile £630 £575 £600
England median daily rate £538 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 27 16
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.65 £14.00
25th Percentile £13.25 £14.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -18.42% +8.57% -
75th Percentile £24.00 £23.00 £21.09
90th Percentile £40.76 £52.00 £34.03
England median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -4.55% +12.82% +11.43%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Hertfordshire - 9 £663 - 8
Cambridgeshire - 6 £475 - 3
Bedfordshire -17 2 £350 +16.67% 1
Suffolk - 2 £450 - 1
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 16 (84.21%) Azure
2 15 (78.95%) PaaS
3 12 (63.16%) AWS
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft 365
5 8 (42.11%) Terraform
6 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure as Code
6 7 (36.84%) Public Cloud
6 7 (36.84%) RBAC
6 7 (36.84%) CI/CD
6 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
7 6 (31.58%) Windows
7 6 (31.58%) VMware
7 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
7 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
7 6 (31.58%) SCCM
7 6 (31.58%) vSphere
7 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Cloud
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
8 5 (26.32%) Social Skills
8 5 (26.32%) Skype
8 5 (26.32%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (26.32%) SCVMM
8 5 (26.32%) Replication
8 5 (26.32%) PKI
8 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
8 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure

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 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (84.21%) Azure
2 15 (78.95%) PaaS
3 12 (63.16%) AWS
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (26.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (15.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (5.26%) iPaaS
8 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DHCP
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
1 5 (26.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) DTS
3 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (26.32%) Social Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Documentation Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) AWS Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Azure Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Azure Blueprints
2 1 (5.26%) ARM Templates
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Public Cloud
2 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Cloud
3 5 (26.32%) PKI
3 5 (26.32%) Replication
4 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) CI/CD
1 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure as Code
1 7 (36.84%) RBAC
2 5 (26.32%) Change Management
2 5 (26.32%) Identity Management
2 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.79%) DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Product Strategy
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Thought Leadership
5 1 (5.26%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Bicep
3 3 (15.79%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Bash
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
1 6 (31.58%) vSphere
2 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Terraform
2 6 (31.58%) SCCM
3 5 (26.32%) SCVMM
4 1 (5.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) EqualLogic
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow