Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 146 156
Rank change year-on-year +22 +10 -8
Contract jobs citing IaaS 35 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.15% 0.81% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.95% 8.81% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 18
West Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £563 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +18.42% +15.85%
10th Percentile £424 £401 £413
90th Percentile £597 £1,000 £621
Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £525 £465
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.90% +38.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 391 329 237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.80% 9.13% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 236 147
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £213 £313 £293
90th Percentile £606 £606 £570
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £15.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.26% -34.74% -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.25 £15.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +37.10% +29.17% -20.00%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in West Yorkshire

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IaaS in West Yorkshire

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in West Yorkshire

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IaaS within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Leeds +17 34 £488 -7.14% 4
Wakefield - 1 - -
IaaS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 30 (85.71%) PaaS
2 25 (71.43%) SaaS
3 20 (57.14%) IT Strategy
4 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
4 18 (51.43%) Finance
5 15 (42.86%) TOGAF
5 15 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (37.14%) MVC
7 13 (37.14%) SOA
8 10 (28.57%) Management Information System
8 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
9 9 (25.71%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (25.71%) DNS
9 9 (25.71%) DevOps
10 8 (22.86%) Information Architecture
10 8 (22.86%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (22.86%) Financial Modelling
10 8 (22.86%) UML
10 8 (22.86%) Business Process Modelling
11 7 (20.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
11 7 (20.00%) SAML
11 7 (20.00%) PKI
11 7 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
12 6 (17.14%) VMware
12 6 (17.14%) Dell

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (14.29%) Confluence
2 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 30 (85.71%) PaaS
2 25 (71.43%) SaaS
3 15 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (11.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (8.57%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (8.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (8.57%) Loggly
6 3 (8.57%) Serverless
6 3 (8.57%) Sumo Logic
7 2 (5.71%) GitHub
8 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.86%) CloudBees
8 1 (2.86%) OpenShift
8 1 (2.86%) Slack
8 1 (2.86%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) Redis
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.43%) JIRA
3 3 (8.57%) Maven
3 3 (8.57%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (51.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Billing
2 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Architect
2 13 (37.14%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (28.57%) Azure Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Site Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Azure Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) SAML
2 6 (17.14%) Web Services
3 3 (8.57%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (8.57%) Node.js
4 2 (5.71%) JSON
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) J2EE
5 1 (2.86%) REST
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
5 1 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 10 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 9 (25.71%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (20.00%) PKI
5 2 (5.71%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) IT Strategy
2 15 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 13 (37.14%) MVC
3 13 (37.14%) SOA
4 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.71%) DevOps
5 8 (22.86%) Business Process Modelling
5 8 (22.86%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (22.86%) Financial Modelling
5 8 (22.86%) Information Architecture
5 8 (22.86%) UML
6 7 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (20.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 5 (14.29%) Service Design
8 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (11.43%) ITIL
8 4 (11.43%) Kanban
8 4 (11.43%) Scrum
9 3 (8.57%) Migration
9 3 (8.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
1 3 (8.57%) C#
1 3 (8.57%) C++
1 3 (8.57%) Go
1 3 (8.57%) PHP
1 3 (8.57%) Python
1 3 (8.57%) Ruby
1 3 (8.57%) Scala
2 1 (2.86%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) AWS Certification
2 2 (5.71%) CCDP
2 2 (5.71%) CCNP
2 2 (5.71%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) CISM
2 2 (5.71%) CISSP
2 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) Docker
3 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Terraform
2 4 (11.43%) Rancher
3 3 (8.57%) Nagios
3 3 (8.57%) Prometheus
3 3 (8.57%) Puppet
3 3 (8.57%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Dell
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Google
4 3 (8.57%) New Relic
4 3 (8.57%) Rackspace
4 3 (8.57%) Splunk
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.86%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow