Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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.

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 119 140
Rank change year-on-year +16 +21 -18
Contract jobs citing IaaS 34 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.50% 1.00% 0.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.79% 10.32% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 16
Leeds median daily rate £488 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +10.53% +15.85%
10th Percentile £424 £400 £413
90th Percentile £597 £637 £622
West Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £563 £475
% change year-on-year -13.33% +18.42% +15.85%
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 315 252 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.92% 9.70% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 190 118
Leeds median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +35.71%
10th Percentile £213 £318 £309
90th Percentile £638 £613 £586
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Leeds median hourly rate £22.75 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.90% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £15.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +32.26% -34.74% -

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 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 30 (88.24%) PaaS
2 25 (73.53%) SaaS
3 20 (58.82%) IT Strategy
4 18 (52.94%) Finance
4 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
5 15 (44.12%) TOGAF
5 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (41.18%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (38.24%) MVC
7 13 (38.24%) SOA
8 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
9 9 (26.47%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
9 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (26.47%) DNS
9 9 (26.47%) DevOps
10 8 (23.53%) Information Architecture
10 8 (23.53%) Financial Modelling
10 8 (23.53%) UML
10 8 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (23.53%) Business Process Modelling
11 7 (20.59%) Immutable Infrastructure
11 7 (20.59%) PKI
11 7 (20.59%) SAML
11 7 (20.59%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
12 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (17.65%) Dell
12 6 (17.65%) Web Services

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 (14.71%) Confluence
2 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 30 (88.24%) PaaS
2 25 (73.53%) SaaS
3 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (8.82%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (8.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (8.82%) Loggly
6 3 (8.82%) Serverless
6 3 (8.82%) Sumo Logic
7 2 (5.88%) GitHub
8 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.94%) CloudBees
8 1 (2.94%) OpenShift
8 1 (2.94%) Slack
8 1 (2.94%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) Redis
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.76%) JIRA
3 3 (8.82%) Maven
3 3 (8.82%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.94%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (52.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Billing
2 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Architect
2 13 (38.24%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (29.41%) Azure Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Site Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (5.88%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Azure Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
7 2 (5.88%) Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Junior Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) SAML
2 6 (17.65%) Web Services
3 3 (8.82%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (8.82%) Node.js
4 2 (5.88%) JSON
5 1 (2.94%) CSS
5 1 (2.94%) HTML
5 1 (2.94%) J2EE
5 1 (2.94%) REST
5 1 (2.94%) SOAP
5 1 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
3 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
3 9 (26.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (20.59%) PKI
5 2 (5.88%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
1 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) IT Strategy
2 15 (44.12%) TOGAF
3 13 (38.24%) MVC
3 13 (38.24%) SOA
4 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (26.47%) DevOps
5 8 (23.53%) Business Process Modelling
5 8 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (23.53%) Financial Modelling
5 8 (23.53%) Information Architecture
5 8 (23.53%) UML
6 7 (20.59%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (20.59%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 5 (14.71%) Service Design
8 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (11.76%) ITIL
8 4 (11.76%) Kanban
8 4 (11.76%) Scrum
9 2 (5.88%) Change Management
9 2 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
1 3 (8.82%) C#
1 3 (8.82%) C++
1 3 (8.82%) Go
1 3 (8.82%) PHP
1 3 (8.82%) Python
1 3 (8.82%) Ruby
1 3 (8.82%) Scala
2 1 (2.94%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) AWS Certification
2 2 (5.88%) CCDP
2 2 (5.88%) CCNP
2 2 (5.88%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.88%) CISM
2 2 (5.88%) CISSP
2 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.71%) Docker
3 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Terraform
2 4 (11.76%) Rancher
3 3 (8.82%) Nagios
3 3 (8.82%) Prometheus
3 3 (8.82%) Puppet
3 3 (8.82%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Dell
2 6 (17.65%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) Google
4 3 (8.82%) New Relic
4 3 (8.82%) Rackspace
4 3 (8.82%) Splunk
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.94%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow