Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 2020 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 102 95
Rank change year-on-year +39 -7 +25
Contract jobs citing IaaS 39 33 55
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Leeds 2.65% 1.47% 2.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.30% 5.46% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 46
Median daily rate £520 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11% +9.76%
10th Percentile £425 £352 £375
90th Percentile £638 £728 £564
West Yorkshire median daily rate £520 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 470 604 482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 31.97% 26.96% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 429 364
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +2.38%
10th Percentile £313 £320 £313
90th Percentile £644 £600 £600
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 0
Median hourly rate £25.60 £11.16 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +129.35% - -
Median hourly rate £21.02 £12.33 £12.00
% change year-on-year +70.50% +2.75% -56.76%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in Leeds

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IaaS in Leeds.

Daily rate trend for IaaS in Leeds

IaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IaaS in Leeds over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for IaaS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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 37 (94.87%) Azure
2 28 (71.79%) PaaS
3 25 (64.10%) SaaS
4 17 (43.59%) Migration
5 16 (41.03%) Firewall
5 16 (41.03%) Network Security
5 16 (41.03%) PowerShell
6 14 (35.90%) Data Centre
6 14 (35.90%) Python
7 13 (33.33%) Kubernetes
8 12 (30.77%) Ansible
8 12 (30.77%) WAN
8 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 11 (28.21%) DMZ
9 11 (28.21%) LAN
9 11 (28.21%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (28.21%) Network Design
9 11 (28.21%) DevOps
9 11 (28.21%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (25.64%) Private Cloud
11 9 (23.08%) Cisco
11 9 (23.08%) VMS
12 7 (17.95%) AWS
13 6 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (15.38%) Docker
13 6 (15.38%) SIEM
13 6 (15.38%) Citrix
13 6 (15.38%) Project Management
13 6 (15.38%) Windows
14 5 (12.82%) NHS

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 4 (10.26%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (94.87%) Azure
2 28 (71.79%) PaaS
3 25 (64.10%) SaaS
4 7 (17.95%) AWS
5 5 (12.82%) GCP
6 4 (10.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (5.13%) Azure Functions
7 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (5.13%) Serverless
8 1 (2.56%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) Firewall
1 16 (41.03%) Network Security
2 12 (30.77%) WAN
3 11 (28.21%) DMZ
3 11 (28.21%) LAN
3 11 (28.21%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.13%) DNS
5 1 (2.56%) MPLS
5 1 (2.56%) SAN
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) Ant
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (12.82%) Public Sector
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Architect
2 15 (38.46%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (17.95%) Technical Leader
4 6 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) AWS Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Azure Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) VMware Architect
6 4 (10.26%) Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Security Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Automation Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Azure DevOps
9 1 (2.56%) Office 365 Architect
9 1 (2.56%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) .NET Core
1 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Data Centre
2 10 (25.64%) Private Cloud
3 6 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (12.82%) NHS
5 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) VMS
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Migration
2 11 (28.21%) DevOps
2 11 (28.21%) Network Design
2 11 (28.21%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (15.38%) Project Management
3 6 (15.38%) SIEM
4 5 (12.82%) Strategic Roadmap
5 4 (10.26%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.26%) DevSecOps
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure as Code
5 4 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (10.26%) Security Architecture
5 4 (10.26%) Security Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (7.69%) Information Assurance
6 3 (7.69%) IT Strategy
6 3 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (7.69%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) PowerShell
2 14 (35.90%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) C
5 1 (2.56%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (10.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Docker
2 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) VMware NSX
2 4 (10.26%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 12 (30.77%) Ansible
3 5 (12.82%) Terraform
4 4 (10.26%) vCenter Server
4 4 (10.26%) vRealize
5 3 (7.69%) Prometheus
5 3 (7.69%) Rancher
6 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) Cisco
3 6 (15.38%) Citrix
4 5 (12.82%) VMware
5 4 (10.26%) Alibaba
5 4 (10.26%) Fortinet
6 3 (7.69%) Splunk
7 1 (2.56%) Databricks
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle