The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 June 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)
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 201 236
Rank change year-on-year +25 +35  
Contract jobs citing IaaS 62 77 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.81% 0.87% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.00% 9.31% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 51 15
Median daily rate £460 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £378 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £470 £475
% change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1034 827 590
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 13.54% 9.39% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 538 354
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £293 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £606 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £393
% change year-on-year - +14.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 21
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.61 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.85% -43.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £42.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +75.75% -40.00%  

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IaaS in the South East

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in the South East over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in the South East

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +4 21 £445 -11.00% 2
Surrey -5 14 £475 +1.06% 2
Berkshire +18 13 £450 - 10
Buckinghamshire - 9 £513 - 3
Oxfordshire -12 1 £350 -22.22% 3
Thames Valley - 1 £450 -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South East region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 116 (76.32%) PaaS
2 68 (44.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (38.82%) Windows
3 59 (38.82%) VMware
4 57 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 52 (34.21%) ITIL
6 44 (28.95%) Linux
7 42 (27.63%) Security Cleared
8 41 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (26.32%) SC Cleared
10 39 (25.66%) DevOps
11 33 (21.71%) Service Management
12 31 (20.39%) Amazon AWS
13 28 (18.42%) Migration
14 26 (17.11%) SQL Server
15 24 (15.79%) SQL
15 24 (15.79%) PowerShell
16 21 (13.82%) Git (software)
17 20 (13.16%) CA
17 20 (13.16%) Scrum
17 20 (13.16%) Finance
17 20 (13.16%) Web Services
18 19 (12.50%) Task Automation
19 18 (11.84%) Service Design
19 18 (11.84%) SOAP
19 18 (11.84%) Workflow
20 17 (11.18%) .NET
20 17 (11.18%) RESTful
20 17 (11.18%) Puppet
21 16 (10.53%) OpenStack

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (10.53%) OpenStack
1 16 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.92%) IIS
2 9 (5.92%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.92%) WebSphere
3 8 (5.26%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.32%) JBoss
6 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.66%) Apache
7 1 (0.66%) CMS
7 1 (0.66%) phpBB
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (9.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 116 (76.32%) PaaS
2 68 (44.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (20.39%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (9.21%) Office 365
5 13 (8.55%) SaaS
6 9 (5.92%) OpenShift
7 6 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.97%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.32%) Boomi
9 2 (1.32%) GitHub
9 2 (1.32%) iPaaS
9 2 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.66%) HP Helion
10 1 (0.66%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.89%) Firewall
2 9 (5.92%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (5.92%) LAN
2 9 (5.92%) WAN
3 8 (5.26%) NetScaler
4 5 (3.29%) DNS
5 4 (2.63%) VPN
6 3 (1.97%) Network Security
7 2 (1.32%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (1.32%) Extranet
7 2 (1.32%) Internet
7 2 (1.32%) Skype
7 2 (1.32%) Tactical Data Link
8 1 (0.66%) ATM
8 1 (0.66%) SAN
8 1 (0.66%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 8 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.95%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.32%) Big Data
6 2 (1.32%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (13.82%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.58%) Visual Studio Team System
3 9 (5.92%) Jenkins
4 8 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.29%) Moq
5 5 (3.29%) MSTest
5 5 (3.29%) webpack
6 4 (2.63%) Ant
6 4 (2.63%) Maven
6 4 (2.63%) NuGet
6 4 (2.63%) Selenium
6 4 (2.63%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.97%) GitLab
7 3 (1.97%) Gradle
8 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 20 (13.16%) Finance
2 5 (3.29%) Publishing
3 3 (1.97%) Advertising
3 3 (1.97%) Law
3 3 (1.97%) Military
4 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.66%) Banking
4 1 (0.66%) Electronics
4 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.66%) Legal
4 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.66%) Marketing
4 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (20.39%) Architect
2 21 (13.82%) Consultant
3 13 (8.55%) Cloud Engineer
3 13 (8.55%) Developer
4 11 (7.24%) Automation Engineer
5 10 (6.58%) .NET Developer
6 9 (5.92%) Cloud Architect
7 8 (5.26%) Azure Consultant
7 8 (5.26%) Azure Engineer
7 8 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 7 (4.61%) Designer
8 7 (4.61%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.61%) Migration Consultant
8 7 (4.61%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.95%) Azure Architect
9 6 (3.95%) Integration Developer
9 6 (3.95%) Solutions Designer
9 6 (3.95%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.95%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.16%) Web Services
2 18 (11.84%) SOAP
3 17 (11.18%) .NET
3 17 (11.18%) RESTful
4 12 (7.89%) Middleware
5 11 (7.24%) WCF
6 7 (4.61%) .NET Framework
6 7 (4.61%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (3.95%) Ajax
8 5 (3.29%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (3.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 5 (3.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (3.29%) OAuth2
8 5 (3.29%) OpenID
8 5 (3.29%) React
8 5 (3.29%) Redux
8 5 (3.29%) XML
9 4 (2.63%) XML-RPC
10 3 (1.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.87%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.26%) CMDB
3 6 (3.95%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (3.95%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.63%) Replication
5 3 (1.97%) PMI
6 2 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.32%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.66%) e-Health
7 1 (0.66%) Fintech
7 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.66%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.66%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.66%) Streaming Media
7 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (38.82%) Windows
2 44 (28.95%) Linux
3 16 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 11 (7.24%) Unix
5 8 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.63%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.66%) AIX
9 1 (0.66%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.21%) ITIL
2 41 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (25.66%) DevOps
4 33 (21.71%) Service Management
5 28 (18.42%) Migration
6 20 (13.16%) Scrum
7 19 (12.50%) Task Automation
8 18 (11.84%) Service Design
8 18 (11.84%) Workflow
9 16 (10.53%) CRM
10 14 (9.21%) ERP
10 14 (9.21%) Service Delivery
11 13 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (7.89%) Configuration Management
13 11 (7.24%) Converged Infrastructure
13 11 (7.24%) Test Automation
14 10 (6.58%) Project Management
14 10 (6.58%) Release Management
15 9 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (5.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.79%) PowerShell
1 24 (15.79%) SQL
2 10 (6.58%) JavaScript
2 10 (6.58%) Python
3 8 (5.26%) C#
3 8 (5.26%) Java
3 8 (5.26%) Perl
3 8 (5.26%) Ruby
4 7 (4.61%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.29%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.29%) ES6
5 5 (3.29%) TypeScript
5 5 (3.29%) VB
6 4 (2.63%) F#
7 3 (1.97%) PHP
7 3 (1.97%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (27.63%) Security Cleared
2 40 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.95%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.29%) Degree
4 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.63%) MCSE
5 4 (2.63%) PMP
6 3 (1.97%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.66%) CCNA
7 1 (0.66%) CCNP
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.66%) MCSD
7 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 15288
3 5 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 19770
4 3 (1.97%) SLA
5 2 (1.32%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.32%) PMO
6 1 (0.66%) COBIT
6 1 (0.66%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (8.55%) Active Directory
1 13 (8.55%) Hyper-V
2 9 (5.92%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.61%) XenDesktop
3 7 (4.61%) XenServer
4 6 (3.95%) Docker
5 4 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.32%) vSphere
7 2 (1.32%) XenApp
8 1 (0.66%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.66%) vCloud
8 1 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (11.18%) Puppet
2 11 (7.24%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (5.92%) Ansible
4 8 (5.26%) SCCM
4 8 (5.26%) SCOM
5 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.32%) SCSM
6 2 (1.32%) vMotion
7 1 (0.66%) CloudForms
7 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.66%) Piwik
7 1 (0.66%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.66%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.66%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (38.82%) VMware
2 57 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 20 (13.16%) CA
4 15 (9.87%) Cisco
4 15 (9.87%) Citrix
5 9 (5.92%) Oracle
6 7 (4.61%) ServiceNow
7 5 (3.29%) SolarWinds
8 4 (2.63%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.97%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.97%) SAP
10 2 (1.32%) Ariba
10 2 (1.32%) Concur
10 2 (1.32%) Dell
10 2 (1.32%) IBM
10 2 (1.32%) LogRhythm
10 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.32%) Veeam
11 1 (0.66%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.66%) Snow
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