Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 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
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 168 179
Rank change year-on-year +61 +11 -36
Contract jobs citing IaaS 19 18 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.80% 0.44% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.14% 2.10% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 10
Median daily rate £475 £595 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.17% +13.33% -4.55%
10th Percentile £387 £400 £362
90th Percentile £649 £637 £588
England median daily rate £525 £525 £505
% change year-on-year - +4.06% +0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £76.25 £55.00
% change year-on-year -54.10% +38.64% +10.00%

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 of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 605 859 722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.47% 20.99% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 517 447
Median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% -4.44%
10th Percentile £211 £263 £213
90th Percentile £600 £613 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 21
Median hourly rate £26.25 £19.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.91% -50.63% +11.11%
10th Percentile £17.93 £15.42 £13.00
90th Percentile £61.98 £77.00 £96.25
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +47.73% +10.00% +11.11%

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 30 May 2020.

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 30 May 2020. 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
Hertfordshire +29 14 £550 -8.33% 1
Essex +23 3 £474 -19.70% 2
Cambridgeshire +26 1 £475 +375.00% 2
Suffolk - 1 - -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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 13 (68.42%) PaaS
2 9 (47.37%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) DV Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (31.58%) Azure
4 6 (31.58%) AWS
5 5 (26.32%) VMware NSX
6 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
7 3 (15.79%) Google
7 3 (15.79%) JIRA
7 3 (15.79%) Confluence
7 3 (15.79%) Software Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Spring
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) JMeter
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle
7 3 (15.79%) Windows
7 3 (15.79%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 3 (15.79%) DevOps
7 3 (15.79%) Microservices
7 3 (15.79%) AppDynamics
7 3 (15.79%) Spring Boot
7 3 (15.79%) Scaled Agile Framework

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 3 (15.79%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (68.42%) PaaS
2 6 (31.58%) AWS
2 6 (31.58%) Azure
3 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) GCP
3 2 (10.53%) SaaS
4 1 (5.26%) iPaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DHCP
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
1 3 (15.79%) JMeter
2 1 (5.26%) Toad
General
1 1 (5.26%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Network Architect
3 3 (15.79%) DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Spring
1 3 (15.79%) Spring Boot
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
1 1 (5.26%) Replication
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Microservices
2 3 (15.79%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 3 (15.79%) Software Architecture
2 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Coaching
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) DV Cleared
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) MCSA
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.26%) GDPR
1 1 (5.26%) NIST
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) VMware NSX
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) CASB
2 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) AppDynamics
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) Google
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) CommVault
3 2 (10.53%) Nimble Storage