Period
to 22 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 95 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - -
Contract jobs citing IaaS 23 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.35% 0.47% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.57% 2.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 0
Wales median daily rate £700 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +86.67% - -
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +35.71% +2.94% -66.00%

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 304 226 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.86% 17.56% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 137 145
Wales median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +31.03%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £325
90th Percentile £675 £600 £606
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 2
Wales median hourly rate £26.25 £17.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +55.56% -52.63%
10th Percentile £11.94 £13.00 £10.53
90th Percentile £127.75 £36.00 £12.18
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.41% -2.63% -12.20%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 19 £700 +86.67% 3
West Wales - 3 £650 - 1
IaaS
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (82.61%) PaaS
3 17 (73.91%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (60.87%) DevOps
5 12 (52.17%) Jenkins
5 12 (52.17%) SaaS
5 12 (52.17%) Terraform
5 12 (52.17%) Identity Management
5 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (52.17%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (34.78%) Scrum
6 8 (34.78%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (30.43%) Java
8 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) Python
8 5 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (21.74%) Public Cloud
8 5 (21.74%) Big Data
9 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
9 4 (17.39%) Serverless
9 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 4 (17.39%) SQL
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 4 (17.39%) Linux
9 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
10 3 (13.04%) ETL
10 3 (13.04%) Data Management
10 3 (13.04%) JIRA
10 3 (13.04%) 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 2 (8.70%) Confluence
1 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (8.70%) nginx
1 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (82.61%) PaaS
3 17 (73.91%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (52.17%) SaaS
5 8 (34.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (17.39%) Serverless
7 2 (8.70%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) NAS
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) SSH
2 2 (8.70%) tcpdump
2 2 (8.70%) VLAN
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Big Data
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) Apache Hive
3 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.70%) MySQL
4 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.70%) Redis
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Jenkins
1 12 (52.17%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (13.04%) Artifactory
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) Maven
2 3 (13.04%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (13.04%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
1 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Cloud Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Azure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (8.70%) LDAP
1 2 (8.70%) Middleware
1 2 (8.70%) OAuth
1 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (8.70%) Stripes Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Public Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Debian
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) DevOps
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Identity Management
3 8 (34.78%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
6 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.04%) Data Management
6 3 (13.04%) ETL
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Statistical Modelling
6 3 (13.04%) Storage Management
7 2 (8.70%) Analytics
7 2 (8.70%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) Change Management
7 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) Python
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) R
5 2 (8.70%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) MCITP
1 2 (8.70%) MCSE
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) iptables
2 2 (8.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) Terraform
2 3 (13.04%) Ansible
2 3 (13.04%) Kubernetes
2 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (13.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.04%) Cloudera
4 2 (8.70%) Hortonworks
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Remedy
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 2 (8.70%) Veeam
4 2 (8.70%) VMware