The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
North West / Merseyside
Rank - 32 -
Contract jobs citing IaaS 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 2.08% -
As % of the Cloud Services category - 46.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 23 15 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 7.12% 4.45% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 12
Median daily rate £313 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £375 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IaaS in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for IaaS in Merseyside