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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Rank 80 93 87
Rank change year-on-year +13 -6  
Contract jobs citing IaaS 9 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.87% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.00% 4.85% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
Median daily rate £365 £700 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.85% +27.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £531
% change year-on-year +5.55% -15.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year +194.11% -  

IaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 90 103 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 8.73% 7.22% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 69 50
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £665 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.10 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +230.57% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing IaaS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in Leeds

IaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 14 (82.35%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (76.47%) Git (software)
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 13 (76.47%) Jenkins
3 12 (70.59%) Java
3 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (64.71%) TDD
4 11 (64.71%) HTML
4 11 (64.71%) CSS
4 11 (64.71%) HTML5
4 11 (64.71%) CSS3
5 10 (58.82%) Puppet
5 10 (58.82%) Rackspace
5 10 (58.82%) Grunt
5 10 (58.82%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (58.82%) Ansible
5 10 (58.82%) SaltStack
5 10 (58.82%) Salt
5 10 (58.82%) AngularJS
5 10 (58.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (58.82%) PHP
5 10 (58.82%) Maven
5 10 (58.82%) Google
5 10 (58.82%) jQuery
6 9 (52.94%) Oracle
6 9 (52.94%) DevOps
6 9 (52.94%) Splunk
7 8 (47.06%) BDD
7 8 (47.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (47.06%) Sumo Logic

IaaS
Top Related 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 7 (41.18%) Apache
2 5 (29.41%) Apache Spark
2 5 (29.41%) OpenStack
3 3 (17.65%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (17.65%) Confluence
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (82.35%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (58.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (47.06%) Loggly
3 8 (47.06%) Sumo Logic
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (29.41%) PaaS
6 3 (17.65%) CloudBees
6 3 (17.65%) GitHub
6 3 (17.65%) OpenShift
7 2 (11.76%) SaaS
8 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
2 5 (29.41%) HTTP
2 5 (29.41%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (47.06%) Relational Database
2 7 (41.18%) MySQL
2 7 (41.18%) Riak
3 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
3 5 (29.41%) HBase
3 5 (29.41%) MongoDB
3 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (29.41%) Redis
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Git (software)
1 13 (76.47%) Jenkins
2 10 (58.82%) Grunt
2 10 (58.82%) Maven
3 8 (47.06%) Vagrant
4 3 (17.65%) JIRA
4 3 (17.65%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Architect
3 4 (23.53%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Lead DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Java Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Java Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.76%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Azure Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
6 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Office 365 Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Platform Architect
6 1 (5.88%) SCCM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) CSS
1 11 (64.71%) CSS3
1 11 (64.71%) HTML
1 11 (64.71%) HTML5
2 10 (58.82%) AngularJS
2 10 (58.82%) jQuery
3 8 (47.06%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (41.18%) LAMP
5 6 (35.29%) Spring
5 6 (35.29%) Spring Boot
5 6 (35.29%) Web Services
6 5 (29.41%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (23.53%) Node.js
8 3 (17.65%) Apache Camel
8 3 (17.65%) JSON
8 3 (17.65%) Kafka
8 3 (17.65%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (17.65%) REST
8 3 (17.65%) SOAP
9 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Replication
2 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 3 (17.65%) User Experience
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) CoreOS
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) TDD
3 9 (52.94%) DevOps
4 8 (47.06%) BDD
5 7 (41.18%) Kanban
5 7 (41.18%) Scrum
6 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (29.41%) Software Engineering
7 4 (23.53%) Coaching
7 4 (23.53%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
7 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
7 4 (23.53%) User Stories
8 3 (17.65%) ATDD
8 3 (17.65%) Microservices
8 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
9 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (11.76%) IT Strategy
9 2 (11.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
2 12 (70.59%) Java
3 10 (58.82%) PHP
4 8 (47.06%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) C++
5 4 (23.53%) Go
5 4 (23.53%) Ruby
5 4 (23.53%) Scala
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Docker
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) HDFS
3 5 (29.41%) VirtualBox
4 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Ansible
1 10 (58.82%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (58.82%) Puppet
1 10 (58.82%) Salt
2 8 (47.06%) Nagios
2 8 (47.06%) ZABBIX
3 5 (29.41%) Kubernetes
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Google
1 10 (58.82%) Rackspace
1 10 (58.82%) SaltStack
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 9 (52.94%) Splunk
3 8 (47.06%) New Relic
4 6 (35.29%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) Adobe
6 1 (5.88%) CyberArk
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) Imperva
6 1 (5.88%) MuleSoft
6 1 (5.88%) Qualys