Period
to 21 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 21 March 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 94 87
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 -8
Contract jobs citing IaaS 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.45% 0.33% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.46% 2.37% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £600 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £435 £388 £440
90th Percentile £635 £548 £610
East of England median daily rate £400 £525 £600
% change year-on-year -23.81% -12.50% +41.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 244 211 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 18.21% 13.84% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 130 70
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £250 £309 £158
90th Percentile £575 £550 £713
East of England median daily rate £440 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.03% -7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% - -
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £40.00 £33.73
% change year-on-year -51.25% +18.61% +117.58%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in Hertfordshire

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IaaS in Hertfordshire

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in Hertfordshire

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 March 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
Watford - 3 £625 - 3
Hatfield - 2 £400 - 1
IaaS
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) PaaS
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Azure Functions
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Storage Management
4 1 (16.67%) Terraform
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (16.67%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (16.67%) Data Encryption
4 1 (16.67%) jetNEXUS
4 1 (16.67%) Runbook
4 1 (16.67%) Serverless
4 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Functions
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) 4G
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Cosmos DB
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Azure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Derivative
1 1 (16.67%) EMC VNX
1 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Data Encryption
2 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Runbook
2 1 (16.67%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSA
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (16.67%) Terraform
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 1 (16.67%) Brocade
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) jetNEXUS
3 1 (16.67%) Rackspace
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec