Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 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
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 154 189
Rank change year-on-year -9 +35 +24
Contract jobs citing IaaS 46 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.91% 0.76% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.43% 7.66% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 19
East of England median daily rate £500 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -8.33% +14.29%
10th Percentile £421 £338 £363
90th Percentile £601 £598 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +44.93% -1.43% -

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 715 483 469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.10% 9.92% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 261 309
East of England median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £200 £205 £236
90th Percentile £588 £563 £514
England median daily rate £475 £450 £423
% change year-on-year +5.56% +6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 26
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £15.75 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +296.83% -55.32% +101.43%
10th Percentile £37.00 £11.95 £17.38
90th Percentile £63.75 £19.40 £50.63
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.85% -17.58% +26.76%

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017. 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
Essex +5 22 £544 +50.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -26 11 £513 +24.24%
Hertfordshire -4 8 £500 -16.67%
Bedfordshire -1 6 £550 +19.89%
East Anglia - 1 - -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 36 (78.26%) PaaS
2 30 (65.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 19 (41.30%) Office 365
4 19 (41.30%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (39.13%) DevOps
5 18 (39.13%) Windows
5 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
7 13 (28.26%) Migration
7 13 (28.26%) Dynamics 365
8 11 (23.91%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 11 (23.91%) SaaS
8 11 (23.91%) SDLC
9 10 (21.74%) Local Government
9 10 (21.74%) Data Protection
9 10 (21.74%) Information Assurance
10 9 (19.57%) Agile Project Management
10 9 (19.57%) Windows 10
10 9 (19.57%) Public Cloud
10 9 (19.57%) Skype
10 9 (19.57%) Skype for Business
10 9 (19.57%) Data Protection Act
10 9 (19.57%) Project Management
11 8 (17.39%) JSON
11 8 (17.39%) Ansible
11 8 (17.39%) GDPR
12 7 (15.22%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (15.22%) Puppet

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 9 (19.57%) Skype for Business
2 5 (10.87%) JBoss
2 5 (10.87%) Mule
2 5 (10.87%) OpenStack
2 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 36 (78.26%) PaaS
2 30 (65.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (41.30%) Office 365
4 16 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (28.26%) Dynamics 365
6 11 (23.91%) SaaS
7 4 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (2.17%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
8 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (2.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.17%) OpenShift
8 1 (2.17%) Serverless
8 1 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) Skype
2 5 (10.87%) HTTP
2 5 (10.87%) SSL
2 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.17%) LAN
4 1 (2.17%) VPN
4 1 (2.17%) WAN
4 1 (2.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
1 5 (10.87%) RDBMS
1 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.87%) Maven
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (21.74%) Local Government
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Programme Manager
2 11 (23.91%) Technical Manager
3 10 (21.74%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Architect
4 9 (19.57%) Technical Programme Manager
5 7 (15.22%) Consultant
6 5 (10.87%) Technical Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Cloud Specialist
7 4 (8.70%) Office 365 Manager
7 4 (8.70%) Security Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Azure Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (6.52%) Programme Office Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Transformation Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Transformation Programme Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Lead Architect
9 2 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) JSON
2 6 (13.04%) Web Services
3 5 (10.87%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (10.87%) Java EE
3 5 (10.87%) Java SE
3 5 (10.87%) JSON Schema
3 5 (10.87%) Middleware
3 5 (10.87%) OAuth
3 5 (10.87%) REST
3 5 (10.87%) SOAP
3 5 (10.87%) Spring
3 5 (10.87%) Spring Boot
3 5 (10.87%) WSDL
3 5 (10.87%) XML
3 5 (10.87%) XSLT
4 3 (6.52%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Data Protection Act
1 9 (19.57%) Public Cloud
2 7 (15.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Windows 10
3 7 (15.22%) Linux
4 6 (13.04%) AIX
4 6 (13.04%) Solaris
5 5 (10.87%) HPUX
5 5 (10.87%) Unix
6 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.17%) VMS
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (39.13%) DevOps
2 13 (28.26%) Migration
3 11 (23.91%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 11 (23.91%) SDLC
4 10 (21.74%) Data Protection
4 10 (21.74%) Information Assurance
5 9 (19.57%) Agile Project Management
5 9 (19.57%) Project Management
6 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.87%) Kanban
7 5 (10.87%) Microservices
7 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
7 5 (10.87%) Scrum
7 5 (10.87%) TDD
7 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.70%) Information Security
8 4 (8.70%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.04%) SQL
3 5 (10.87%) Groovy
3 5 (10.87%) Java
3 5 (10.87%) PL/SQL
3 5 (10.87%) XPath
4 2 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) AWS Certification
2 5 (10.87%) MCSE
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.70%) CISSP
4 1 (2.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (2.17%) CEH
4 1 (2.17%) CISA
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) CISM
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.17%) CRISC
4 1 (2.17%) GIAC
4 1 (2.17%) MCSA
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) GDPR
2 4 (8.70%) COBIT
2 4 (8.70%) PMO
3 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) Docker
4 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 19 (41.30%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (17.39%) Ansible
3 7 (15.22%) Puppet
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (6.52%) Terraform
5 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) webMethods
2 5 (10.87%) WSO2
3 3 (6.52%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.17%) SAP