Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 120 134
Rank change year-on-year +20 +14 +8
Contract jobs citing IaaS 51 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.02% 0.61% 0.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.46% 8.39% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 13 14
Leeds median daily rate £438 £410 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.71% -28.70% +9.52%
10th Percentile £375 £325 £413
90th Percentile £538 £538 £700
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £410 £588
% change year-on-year +9.76% -30.21% +11.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 445 155 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 17.64% 7.31% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 110 160
Leeds median daily rate £425 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +18.06%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £588 £558 £601
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Leeds median hourly rate - £28.75 £12.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +137.60% -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.75 £28.75 £13.80
% change year-on-year -52.17% +108.33% -

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in Leeds

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IaaS in Leeds

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 Leeds region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 48 (94.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (68.63%) PaaS
4 32 (62.75%) SaaS
5 20 (39.22%) Git (software)
6 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
8 14 (27.45%) DevOps
9 13 (25.49%) Java
9 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (21.57%) Web Services
10 11 (21.57%) Configuration Management
10 11 (21.57%) Puppet
11 10 (19.61%) Salt
11 10 (19.61%) PHP
11 10 (19.61%) Linux
12 9 (17.65%) Service Delivery
12 9 (17.65%) VMware
12 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
12 9 (17.65%) Release Management
13 8 (15.69%) High Availability
13 8 (15.69%) PowerShell
13 8 (15.69%) Terraform
13 8 (15.69%) Ansible
13 8 (15.69%) Docker
13 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (15.69%) Load Balancing
13 8 (15.69%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (13.73%) Subversion

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (9.80%) OpenStack
2 3 (5.88%) Confluence
3 2 (3.92%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.92%) Mule
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) CloudStack
4 1 (1.96%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 48 (94.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (68.63%) PaaS
4 32 (62.75%) SaaS
5 4 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (5.88%) GitHub
7 2 (3.92%) CloudBees
7 2 (3.92%) Office 365
7 2 (3.92%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.96%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Firewall
2 4 (7.84%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) Kerberos
3 2 (3.92%) Network Security
4 1 (1.96%) NAS
4 1 (1.96%) SAN
4 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
1 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Git (software)
2 14 (27.45%) Jenkins
3 7 (13.73%) Psake
3 7 (13.73%) Subversion
3 7 (13.73%) TeamCity
4 6 (11.76%) JIRA
5 2 (3.92%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.96%) CircleCI
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
2 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Business Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Product Manager
2 8 (15.69%) Technical Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Technical Business Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Product Owner
6 3 (5.88%) Azure Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (5.88%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Python Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Author
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) Web Services
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) CSS
2 2 (3.92%) HTML
2 2 (3.92%) J2EE
2 2 (3.92%) JSON
2 2 (3.92%) LDAP
2 2 (3.92%) REST
2 2 (3.92%) SOAP
2 2 (3.92%) Spring
3 1 (1.96%) Node.js
3 1 (1.96%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.73%) Clustering
3 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.84%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.92%) User Experience
6 1 (1.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) DevOps
3 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (21.57%) Configuration Management
5 9 (17.65%) Release Management
5 9 (17.65%) Service Delivery
6 8 (15.69%) High Availability
6 8 (15.69%) Load Balancing
6 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (15.69%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (13.73%) Migration
8 6 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (11.76%) Kanban
8 6 (11.76%) Scrum
9 5 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (7.84%) Immutable Infrastructure
10 4 (7.84%) IT Strategy
10 4 (7.84%) User Stories
11 3 (5.88%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) Java
2 10 (19.61%) PHP
3 8 (15.69%) PowerShell
4 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.84%) Perl
5 4 (7.84%) Python
6 3 (5.88%) Go
6 3 (5.88%) Ruby
7 2 (3.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 2 (3.92%) CCSP
1 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.92%) CISM
1 2 (3.92%) CISSP
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
1 2 (3.92%) GIAC
1 2 (3.92%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.96%) KVM
2 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) vSphere
2 1 (1.96%) Xen
2 1 (1.96%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) Puppet
2 10 (19.61%) Salt
3 8 (15.69%) Ansible
3 8 (15.69%) Terraform
4 7 (13.73%) Marathon
4 7 (13.73%) Mesos
5 5 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (7.84%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.65%) VMware
3 7 (13.73%) F5
4 6 (11.76%) Brocade
4 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.92%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.92%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.92%) Splunk
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
6 1 (1.96%) Google