Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 157 186 157
Rank change year-on-year +29 -29 -5
Contract jobs citing IaaS 30 27 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.71% 0.54% 0.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.23% 2.85% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 27
East of England median daily rate £590 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.00% - +21.21%
10th Percentile £340 £359 £420
90th Percentile £708 £588 £610
England median daily rate £530 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +6.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £47.50 - -
England median hourly rate £76.25 - £50.00

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 928 947 740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 22.06% 18.80% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 570 432
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £275 £212 £200
90th Percentile £625 £600 £581
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 39 24
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -57.06% +158.73%
10th Percentile £15.03 £13.40 £15.39
90th Percentile £34.10 £56.25 £63.75
England median hourly rate £22.93 £19.00 £20.96
% change year-on-year +20.68% -9.33% +10.29%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing IaaS as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Contractor 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 19 September 2019. 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 +9 14 £600 +20.00% 5
Essex +26 7 £363 -15.20%
Cambridgeshire -4 6 £700 +34.09% 3
Bedfordshire +10 4 £325 -3.70%
Suffolk +11 1 - - 5
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 23 (76.67%) PaaS
2 14 (46.67%) Migration
3 13 (43.33%) Oracle
3 13 (43.33%) AWS
4 10 (33.33%) Azure
5 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database
5 8 (26.67%) DevOps
5 8 (26.67%) Microservices
6 7 (23.33%) Kubernetes
6 7 (23.33%) Oracle Exadata
6 7 (23.33%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (23.33%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (20.00%) Windows
7 6 (20.00%) Google
7 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (20.00%) GCP
8 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 5 (16.67%) Docker
8 5 (16.67%) OpenStack
8 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (16.67%) SaaS
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL
8 5 (16.67%) Linux
8 5 (16.67%) Python
8 5 (16.67%) Citrix
8 5 (16.67%) VMware
9 4 (13.33%) Middleware
9 4 (13.33%) Project Management

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 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.33%) Mule
Business Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.33%) CiviCRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (76.67%) PaaS
2 13 (43.33%) AWS
3 10 (33.33%) Azure
4 6 (20.00%) GCP
5 5 (16.67%) SaaS
6 4 (13.33%) Office 365
7 3 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (3.33%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (3.33%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
9 1 (3.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (3.33%) G Suite
9 1 (3.33%) GitHub
9 1 (3.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (13.33%) WAN
1 4 (13.33%) Wireless
2 3 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 2 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
4 1 (3.33%) HTTP
4 1 (3.33%) MPLS
4 1 (3.33%) VSAN
4 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (13.33%) MySQL
4 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.33%) Amazon QuickSight
6 1 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (3.33%) Big Data
6 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.33%) HBase
6 1 (3.33%) Impala
6 1 (3.33%) Parquet
6 1 (3.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) git-flow
1 3 (10.00%) GitLab
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Architect
2 5 (16.67%) DBA
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Lead Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Lead Cloud Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Migration Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Azure Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Middleware
2 3 (10.00%) J2EE
2 3 (10.00%) JSON
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (6.67%) RESTful
3 2 (6.67%) Velocity
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Avro
4 1 (3.33%) Java EE
4 1 (3.33%) Kafka
4 1 (3.33%) LDAP
4 1 (3.33%) OAuth
4 1 (3.33%) OpenID
4 1 (3.33%) RAML
4 1 (3.33%) SAML
4 1 (3.33%) Spring
4 1 (3.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.33%) Cloud Native
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.00%) AIX
3 3 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Migration
2 8 (26.67%) DevOps
2 8 (26.67%) Microservices
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) Change Control
6 3 (10.00%) Coaching
6 3 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 3 (10.00%) Information Security
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Automation
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 3 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure as Code
7 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Docker
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) Ceph
4 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Flume
5 1 (3.33%) HDFS
5 1 (3.33%) vCloud
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.33%) VMware NSX
5 1 (3.33%) vSphere
5 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Kubernetes
2 3 (10.00%) Ansible
2 3 (10.00%) Grafana
2 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.00%) Prometheus
2 3 (10.00%) Puppet
2 3 (10.00%) Terraform
3 2 (6.67%) Data Guard
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (6.67%) SCOM
4 1 (3.33%) Knative
4 1 (3.33%) Oozie
4 1 (3.33%) Rancher
4 1 (3.33%) Salt
4 1 (3.33%) SCCM
4 1 (3.33%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.33%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Google
3 5 (16.67%) Citrix
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) Aruba
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) F5
4 3 (10.00%) Juniper
4 3 (10.00%) NetApp
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) SAP
5 2 (6.67%) Splunk
6 1 (3.33%) McAfee
6 1 (3.33%) Meraki
6 1 (3.33%) Okta
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.33%) Symantec
6 1 (3.33%) Zscaler