Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 115 133
Rank change year-on-year +27 +18 -4
Contract jobs citing IaaS 51 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.16% 0.85% 0.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.01% 9.69% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 17 13
Leeds median daily rate £450 £410 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -36.92% +58.54%
10th Percentile £375 £325 £413
90th Percentile £571 £638 £700
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £500 £600
% change year-on-year -10.00% -16.67% +46.34%
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 392 196 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.64% 8.78% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 137 143
Leeds median daily rate £430 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - +19.72%
10th Percentile £275 £323 £307
90th Percentile £638 £590 £611
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £423 £425
% change year-on-year +0.59% -0.59% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Leeds median hourly rate - £11.00 £96.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -88.55% -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year -22.58% -21.02% -

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 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 42 (82.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (72.55%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (62.75%) SaaS
3 32 (62.75%) PaaS
4 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (29.41%) DevOps
6 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
7 13 (25.49%) Jenkins
7 13 (25.49%) Web Services
7 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
8 11 (21.57%) Docker
9 9 (17.65%) Java
9 9 (17.65%) Finance
10 8 (15.69%) Scrum
10 8 (15.69%) PHP
10 8 (15.69%) JIRA
10 8 (15.69%) Kanban
10 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
10 8 (15.69%) IT Strategy
11 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (13.73%) Puppet
11 7 (13.73%) Linux
11 7 (13.73%) TOGAF
11 7 (13.73%) VMware
11 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
12 6 (11.76%) Confluence
12 6 (11.76%) High Availability
12 6 (11.76%) Load Balancing
12 6 (11.76%) Technical Architecture

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 (11.76%) Confluence
2 3 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.92%) Mule
3 2 (3.92%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) CloudStack
4 1 (1.96%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 42 (82.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (72.55%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (62.75%) PaaS
3 32 (62.75%) SaaS
4 5 (9.80%) GitHub
4 5 (9.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (5.88%) CloudBees
5 3 (5.88%) Loggly
5 3 (5.88%) OpenShift
5 3 (5.88%) Serverless
5 3 (5.88%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.92%) Office 365
7 1 (1.96%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (1.96%) Slack
7 1 (1.96%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) DNS
2 4 (7.84%) Firewall
3 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.96%) NAS
3 1 (1.96%) Network Security
3 1 (1.96%) SAN
3 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) MySQL
1 3 (5.88%) Redis
2 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
2 13 (25.49%) Jenkins
3 8 (15.69%) JIRA
4 3 (5.88%) Maven
4 3 (5.88%) SonarQube
4 3 (5.88%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.92%) Psake
5 2 (3.92%) Subversion
5 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.96%) CircleCI
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
2 3 (5.88%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Billing
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Architect
2 8 (15.69%) Product Manager
3 6 (11.76%) Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Azure Architect
3 6 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Technical Business Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (9.80%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.84%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Product Owner
5 4 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Site Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Author
7 2 (3.92%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (3.92%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Author
8 1 (1.96%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) Web Services
2 4 (7.84%) Node.js
3 3 (5.88%) CSS
3 3 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (5.88%) HTML
3 3 (5.88%) J2EE
3 3 (5.88%) JSON
3 3 (5.88%) REST
3 3 (5.88%) SOAP
3 3 (5.88%) Spring
4 2 (3.92%) .NET
4 2 (3.92%) SAML
5 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) Clustering
2 5 (9.80%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.88%) User Experience
4 2 (3.92%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) DevOps
3 8 (15.69%) IT Strategy
3 8 (15.69%) Kanban
3 8 (15.69%) Scrum
4 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (13.73%) TOGAF
5 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 6 (11.76%) High Availability
5 6 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 6 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (9.80%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (9.80%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.84%) Release Management
7 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.84%) TDD
7 4 (7.84%) User Stories
8 3 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) Java
2 8 (15.69%) PHP
3 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.84%) Python
4 3 (5.88%) C#
4 3 (5.88%) C++
4 3 (5.88%) Go
4 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.88%) Ruby
4 3 (5.88%) Scala
5 2 (3.92%) SQL
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
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
2 1 (1.96%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) 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 7 (13.73%) Puppet
2 6 (11.76%) Terraform
3 5 (9.80%) Marathon
3 5 (9.80%) Mesos
3 5 (9.80%) Salt
4 4 (7.84%) Ansible
4 4 (7.84%) Rancher
5 3 (5.88%) Nagios
5 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.88%) Prometheus
5 3 (5.88%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.96%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) VMware
3 5 (9.80%) F5
3 5 (9.80%) Google
3 5 (9.80%) Splunk
4 4 (7.84%) Brocade
4 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.88%) MuleSoft
5 3 (5.88%) New Relic
5 3 (5.88%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.96%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
6 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow