Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 22 October 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 86 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 - -
Contract jobs citing IaaS 13 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.80% 0.35% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.16% 2.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Wales median daily rate £550 - -
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% +44.93% -1.43%

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 Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 252 165 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.54% 14.44% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 95 123
Wales median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £315 £335 £325
90th Percentile £622 £583 £613
UK median daily rate £476 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.78% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £11.31 £10.80 £10.60
90th Percentile £68.75 £15.80 £16.55
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -18.18%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in Wales

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IaaS in Wales

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in Wales over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in Wales

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the Wales region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
South Wales -20 13 £550 - 3
IaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Wales region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (84.62%) PaaS
2 9 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) DevOps
4 5 (38.46%) Puppet
4 5 (38.46%) Ansible
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (30.77%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (23.08%) Storage Management
6 3 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (23.08%) Vagrant
6 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
6 3 (23.08%) Artifactory
6 3 (23.08%) Docker
6 3 (23.08%) Apache Hive
6 3 (23.08%) R
6 3 (23.08%) Big Data
6 3 (23.08%) Statistical Modelling
6 3 (23.08%) Cloudera
6 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
6 3 (23.08%) Git (software)

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 4 (30.77%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (15.38%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (84.62%) PaaS
2 9 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (30.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (15.38%) Heroku
4 2 (15.38%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (15.38%) NuGet
4 2 (15.38%) SaaS
4 2 (15.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) NAS
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) SSH
2 2 (15.38%) tcpdump
2 2 (15.38%) VLAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Apache Hive
2 3 (23.08%) Big Data
2 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
3 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Artifactory
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
1 3 (23.08%) Maven
1 3 (23.08%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (23.08%) Vagrant
2 2 (15.38%) CF BOSH
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Cloud Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
1 2 (15.38%) OAuth
1 2 (15.38%) Stripes Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Native
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Debian
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 3 (23.08%) Data Management
2 3 (23.08%) ETL
2 3 (23.08%) Statistical Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) Storage Management
3 2 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
3 2 (15.38%) Microservices
3 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Server Hardening
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery Management
3 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) Python
1 3 (23.08%) R
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCITP
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) iptables
2 2 (15.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Ansible
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
2 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
2 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (15.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Cloudera
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Google
3 2 (15.38%) Hortonworks
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Remedy
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) Veeam