Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 54 58
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 -12
Contract jobs citing IaaS 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.41% 0.17% 0.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.67% 2.44% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Merseyside median daily rate £350 - £500
North West median daily rate £500 £375 £475
% change year-on-year +33.33% -21.05% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Merseyside with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 75 41 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 15.46% 7.00% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 30 26
Merseyside median daily rate £364 £416 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.67% +85.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £125 £302 £119
90th Percentile £625 £558 £506
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.50 - £22.35
10th Percentile £11.38 - £15.84
90th Percentile £13.63 - £28.65
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.07% -44.00% +20.48%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing IaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

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

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 2 £350 -
IaaS
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) SCOrch
2 1 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) HP