Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 104 127
Rank change year-on-year -6 +23 +13
Contract jobs citing IaaS 33 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.32% 1.12% 0.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.63% 12.97% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 21
Leeds median daily rate £488 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.63% -5.00%
10th Percentile £394 £354 £375
90th Percentile £575 £601 £588
West Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £488 £500
% change year-on-year - -2.50% -
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 498 185 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.97% 8.63% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 123 192
Leeds median daily rate £425 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £325 £311 £325
90th Percentile £588 £585 £600
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £438 £450
% change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Leeds median hourly rate £14.00 £22.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.46% +56.90% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £17.85 £10.24
90th Percentile £14.50 £37.40 £25.80
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £22.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year -36.00% +56.90% -

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 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 30 (90.91%) PaaS
2 23 (69.70%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (57.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (39.39%) SaaS
5 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 12 (36.36%) DevOps
6 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
6 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (27.27%) Python
7 9 (27.27%) VMS
7 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (27.27%) Network Management
7 9 (27.27%) Infrastructure Management
7 9 (27.27%) Public Cloud
7 9 (27.27%) Serverless
8 8 (24.24%) Puppet
8 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
8 8 (24.24%) Java
8 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
8 8 (24.24%) Perl
8 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
9 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
9 7 (21.21%) PHP
9 7 (21.21%) Release Management
9 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
9 7 (21.21%) Migration
9 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
9 7 (21.21%) Salt
10 6 (18.18%) Opscode Chef

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 6 (18.18%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 30 (90.91%) PaaS
2 23 (69.70%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (57.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (39.39%) SaaS
5 9 (27.27%) Serverless
6 5 (15.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
3 5 (15.15%) Psake
3 5 (15.15%) Subversion
3 5 (15.15%) TeamCity
4 3 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 3 (9.09%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Architect
2 11 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
3 10 (30.30%) AWS Architect
4 9 (27.27%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (24.24%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (21.21%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (15.15%) Developer
7 5 (15.15%) Python Developer
8 4 (12.12%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (12.12%) Ruby Developer
9 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (6.06%) Analyst
10 2 (6.06%) Azure Architect
10 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
10 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 2 (6.06%) Lead Architect
10 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (6.06%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) Node.js
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Core
4 1 (3.03%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Public Cloud
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) VMS
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) DevOps
2 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (27.27%) Infrastructure Management
3 9 (27.27%) Network Management
4 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
5 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (21.21%) Migration
5 7 (21.21%) Release Management
5 7 (21.21%) Service Delivery
6 6 (18.18%) ITIL
7 5 (15.15%) Capacity Management
7 5 (15.15%) Software Architecture
8 4 (12.12%) IT Governance
8 4 (12.12%) Strategic Thinking
9 3 (9.09%) IT Strategy
10 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 2 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
2 9 (27.27%) Python
3 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
3 8 (24.24%) Java
3 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 8 (24.24%) Perl
4 7 (21.21%) PHP
5 5 (15.15%) Go
5 5 (15.15%) Ruby
6 2 (6.06%) SQL
7 1 (3.03%) C#
7 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) AWS Certification
1 1 (3.03%) CCDP
1 1 (3.03%) CCNP
1 1 (3.03%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.03%) CISM
1 1 (3.03%) CISSP
1 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) KVM
2 1 (3.03%) QEMU
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Puppet
2 7 (21.21%) Salt
3 6 (18.18%) Ansible
3 6 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (15.15%) CFEngine
4 5 (15.15%) Terraform
5 2 (6.06%) Marathon
5 2 (6.06%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Brocade
3 2 (6.06%) F5
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) Cloudera