Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 18 July 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 - 69
Rank change year-on-year - +69 -
Contract jobs citing IaaS 3 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.64% - 1.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.49% - 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 15
Kent median daily rate £450 - £1,000
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £17.00

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 Kent with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 86 31 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 18.45% 5.69% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 25 75
Kent median daily rate £425 £413 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -18.32% +55.38%
10th Percentile £197 £258 £208
90th Percentile £580 £653 £775
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £52.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £15.75 £19.61
% change year-on-year +20.63% -19.68% -17.43%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in Kent

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IaaS in Kent

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Kent region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Maidstone - 2 £450 -
IaaS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Kent region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 3 (100.00%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Continuity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 2 (66.67%) GDPR
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) ReSharper
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Fiddler
3 1 (33.33%) AMQP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) EDI
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) SOA

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) AMQP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Fiddler
1 1 (33.33%) ReSharper
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Service Continuity Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Software Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) EDI
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Continuity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft