Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 10 December 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)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - +24 +51
Contract jobs citing IaaS 3 0 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.43% - 6.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.83% - 65.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 33
Lancashire median daily rate £650 - £388
10th Percentile £640 - £314
90th Percentile £700 - £556
North West median daily rate £500 £500 £375
% change year-on-year - +33.33% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Lancashire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 164 54 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 23.36% 11.74% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 44 40
Lancashire median daily rate £496 £429 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.57% +2.08% +3.70%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £312
90th Percentile £713 £565 £556
North West median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 3
Lancashire median hourly rate £12.50 - £11.65
10th Percentile £9.75 - £10.33
90th Percentile £19.50 - £15.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year -12.50% +56.86% -57.77%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in Lancashire

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IaaS in Lancashire

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Blackpool - 2 £650 - 1
IaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) Availability Management
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 2 (66.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Linux

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Blog
3 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Availability Management
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) EnterpriseDB
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Pega
1 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
1 1 (33.33%) VMware