Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 105 120
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15 +21
Contract jobs citing IaaS 44 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.85% 1.50% 1.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.59% 10.63% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 22
Leeds median daily rate £494 £488 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.28% -7.14% +10.53%
10th Percentile £413 £424 £400
90th Percentile £613 £597 £637
West Yorkshire median daily rate £494 £488 £563
% change year-on-year +1.28% -13.33% +18.42%
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 512 320 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 21.52% 14.14% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 238 190
Leeds median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £325 £213 £318
90th Percentile £601 £638 £613
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +0.86% +2.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
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 £19.78 £10.85
90th Percentile £14.50 £25.13 £28.15
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £20.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -28.98% +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 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 37 (84.09%) PaaS
2 35 (79.55%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (61.36%) SaaS
4 19 (43.18%) Serverless
5 18 (40.91%) Public Cloud
5 18 (40.91%) DevOps
5 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (34.09%) Firewall
7 13 (29.55%) JIRA
8 12 (27.27%) Bash Shell
8 12 (27.27%) DNS
8 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 11 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 11 (25.00%) Linux
9 11 (25.00%) VMS
9 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 11 (25.00%) Network Management
10 10 (22.73%) Jenkins
11 9 (20.45%) VPN
12 8 (18.18%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
12 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (18.18%) Route 53
12 8 (18.18%) Confluence
12 8 (18.18%) Open Source
12 8 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (18.18%) Amazon S3
12 8 (18.18%) Load Balancing

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 8 (18.18%) Confluence
2 3 (6.82%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) nginx
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 37 (84.09%) PaaS
2 35 (79.55%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (61.36%) SaaS
4 19 (43.18%) Serverless
5 18 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (18.18%) Amazon S3
6 8 (18.18%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (18.18%) Route 53
6 8 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (15.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (15.91%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (15.91%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (2.27%) GitHub
9 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) Firewall
2 12 (27.27%) DNS
3 9 (20.45%) VPN
4 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 7 (15.91%) ICMP
6 4 (9.09%) BGP
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (9.09%) NX-OS
6 4 (9.09%) OSPF
6 4 (9.09%) WAN
7 3 (6.82%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (4.55%) LAN
8 2 (4.55%) MPLS
8 2 (4.55%) VoIP
8 2 (4.55%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (15.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) JIRA
2 10 (22.73%) Jenkins
3 7 (15.91%) GitLab
3 7 (15.91%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (6.82%) Bitbucket
4 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.27%) Maven
5 1 (2.27%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.27%) Subversion
5 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Architect
2 15 (34.09%) Cloud Architect
3 13 (29.55%) AWS Architect
4 12 (27.27%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (20.45%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (15.91%) AWS DevOps
8 7 (15.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 7 (15.91%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (9.09%) Developer
9 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (6.82%) Azure Architect
11 2 (4.55%) Consultant
11 2 (4.55%) Lead Architect
11 2 (4.55%) Network Engineer
11 2 (4.55%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Web Services
2 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) Node.js
3 1 (2.27%) .NET Core
3 1 (2.27%) React
3 1 (2.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Linux
1 11 (25.00%) VMS
2 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) DevOps
2 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 11 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 11 (25.00%) Network Management
3 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 8 (18.18%) Open Source
4 7 (15.91%) Auto-Scaling
4 7 (15.91%) Coaching
4 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
4 7 (15.91%) Software Delivery
4 7 (15.91%) Systems Engineering
5 6 (13.64%) ITIL
5 6 (13.64%) Strategic Thinking
6 5 (11.36%) Capacity Management
6 5 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (9.09%) IT Governance
7 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 7 (15.91%) Python
3 6 (13.64%) Perl
3 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.09%) Java
6 3 (6.82%) PHP
6 3 (6.82%) Ruby
7 2 (4.55%) Go
7 2 (4.55%) SQL
8 1 (2.27%) C#
8 1 (2.27%) C++
8 1 (2.27%) Java 8
8 1 (2.27%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) CCNP
2 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.55%) CCIE
4 1 (2.27%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CCDP
4 1 (2.27%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.27%) CISM
4 1 (2.27%) CISSP
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) KVM
2 1 (2.27%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (9.09%) Puppet
2 3 (6.82%) Ansible
3 2 (4.55%) CFEngine
3 2 (4.55%) Salt
4 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.27%) Mesos
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Cisco
3 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.82%) VMware
5 2 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.27%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (2.27%) Google