Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +100
Contract jobs citing IaaS 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.34% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.36% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Wales median daily rate £575 - -
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +194.12% -51.43%

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 212 121 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.43% 9.25% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 91 54
Wales median daily rate £450 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £313 £328 £257
90th Percentile £611 £575 £520
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +10.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 3
Wales median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.43% -9.09%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £13.25
90th Percentile £36.00 £14.60 £23.75
UK median hourly rate £18.89 £19.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -0.58% -3.11% -12.84%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 - 5 £575 - 1
IaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 5 (100.00%) PaaS
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Heroku
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Cloud Native
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (40.00%) Google
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Tandem

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 2 (40.00%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) PaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (40.00%) Heroku
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Architect
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (20.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) ArchiMate
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle