Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 September 2018 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)
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 81 80
Rank change year-on-year -23 -1 -
Contract jobs citing IaaS 4 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.41% 2.48% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.92% 14.48% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
Essex median daily rate £428 £550 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.27% +51.72% -
10th Percentile £363 £490 £356
90th Percentile £496 £768 £369
East of England median daily rate £500 £500 £413
% change year-on-year - +21.21% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Essex with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 208 145 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 21.33% 17.12% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 83 30
Essex median daily rate £500 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% +13.82%
10th Percentile £357 £327 £221
90th Percentile £623 £628 £435
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 3
Essex median hourly rate £70.00 £62.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +247.22% -47.06%
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £41.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -57.83% +163.49% -52.63%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing IaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in Essex

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IaaS in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for IaaS in Essex

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in Essex over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in Essex

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Essex region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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
Basildon - 1 £475 -
IaaS
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Aruba
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) EDI
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (25.00%) CCDA
1 1 (25.00%) CCDP
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Aruba
1 1 (25.00%) BT
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds