Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 18 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)
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 182 218
Rank change year-on-year +12 +36 -44
Contract jobs citing IaaS 27 27 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.48% 0.46% 0.060%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.53% 4.79% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 2
South West median daily rate £438 £625 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +87.97% -31.34%
10th Percentile £323 £375 £316
90th Percentile £501 £1,000 £349
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +0.05% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
South West median hourly rate £50.00 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.52% - -
England median hourly rate £42.18 £34.50 -
% change year-on-year +22.26% - -

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 the South West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 765 564 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.61% 9.71% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 382 234
South West median daily rate £400 £414 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.32% +18.21% -12.50%
10th Percentile £190 £213 £197
90th Percentile £536 £593 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 4
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £32.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.56% +111.29% -8.82%
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.01 £10.38
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.50 £22.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.31 £21.64
% change year-on-year +3.60% -10.79% +20.22%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing IaaS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in the South West

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IaaS in the South West

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in the South West

IaaS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IaaS in the South West

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Bristol 0 13 £423 -32.40% 1
Wiltshire -12 6 £494 -50.63%
Devon 0 4 £368 -8.13%
Gloucestershire +17 1 - - 4
Dorset +10 1 £400 -
Somerset -13 1 - - 1
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South West region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 18 (66.67%) PaaS
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (33.33%) Firewall
3 9 (33.33%) SaaS
4 8 (29.63%) Oracle
5 7 (25.93%) Linux
6 6 (22.22%) HTTP
6 6 (22.22%) RDBMS
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
6 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 6 (22.22%) JSON
6 6 (22.22%) Time Management
6 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 6 (22.22%) User Experience
7 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (18.52%) Kibana
7 5 (18.52%) logstash
7 5 (18.52%) Public Cloud
7 5 (18.52%) Virtual Team
7 5 (18.52%) MySQL Certification
7 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
7 5 (18.52%) QA
7 5 (18.52%) Selenium
7 5 (18.52%) Release Management
7 5 (18.52%) Artifactory
7 5 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (18.52%) Hudson
7 5 (18.52%) Open Source

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (18.52%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (66.67%) PaaS
2 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (33.33%) SaaS
4 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.70%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (22.22%) HTTP
3 4 (14.81%) Internet
3 4 (14.81%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) DMZ
4 1 (3.70%) Extranet
4 1 (3.70%) Network Security
4 1 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.70%) SSL
4 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 6 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 5 (18.52%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.70%) CouchDB
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) Power BI
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Artifactory
1 5 (18.52%) Hudson
1 5 (18.52%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Administrator
1 5 (18.52%) Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Azure Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Azure Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Azure Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) DBA
4 2 (7.41%) IT Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) JDE Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Developer
5 1 (3.70%) NoSQL Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) JSON
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.70%) COM
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) Java EE
4 1 (3.70%) Kafka
4 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) User Experience
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Public Cloud
2 5 (18.52%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Time Management
2 5 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
2 5 (18.52%) Open Source
2 5 (18.52%) Release Management
2 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (7.41%) ERP
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Workflow
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) IT Strategy
6 1 (3.70%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (3.70%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Security Operations
6 1 (3.70%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 5 (18.52%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL Certification
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) CCSA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CISSP
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Docker
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Kibana
1 5 (18.52%) logstash
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
4 2 (7.41%) JD Edwards
4 2 (7.41%) Juniper
4 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) HP