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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 110 107
Rank change year-on-year +22 -3  
Contract jobs citing IaaS 11 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.82% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.09% 4.65% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
Median daily rate £365 £700 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.85% +27.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +5.55% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year +194.11% -  

IaaS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 121 129 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 9.01% 6.62% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 90 63
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.80 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +189.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.05% -13.35%  

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing IaaS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +11 9 £365 -47.85% 4
Halifax - 2 - -
IaaS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (68.42%) Git (software)
3 13 (68.42%) Jenkins
3 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
4 12 (63.16%) Java
4 12 (63.16%) Oracle
5 11 (57.89%) CSS
5 11 (57.89%) HTML
5 11 (57.89%) TDD
5 11 (57.89%) HTML5
5 11 (57.89%) CSS3
6 10 (52.63%) Puppet
6 10 (52.63%) jQuery
6 10 (52.63%) Rackspace
6 10 (52.63%) AngularJS
6 10 (52.63%) Grunt
6 10 (52.63%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (52.63%) SaltStack
6 10 (52.63%) Salt
6 10 (52.63%) Maven
6 10 (52.63%) Google
6 10 (52.63%) PHP
6 10 (52.63%) Ansible
6 10 (52.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (47.37%) Web Services
7 9 (47.37%) Splunk
8 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
8 8 (42.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (42.11%) BDD

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 7 (36.84%) Apache
2 5 (26.32%) Apache Spark
2 5 (26.32%) OpenStack
3 3 (15.79%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (15.79%) Confluence
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (73.68%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (52.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (42.11%) Loggly
3 8 (42.11%) Sumo Logic
4 7 (36.84%) PaaS
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (21.05%) SaaS
7 3 (15.79%) CloudBees
7 3 (15.79%) GitHub
7 3 (15.79%) OpenShift
8 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
1 5 (26.32%) HTTP
1 5 (26.32%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (42.11%) Hadoop
1 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
1 8 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
2 7 (36.84%) MySQL
2 7 (36.84%) Riak
3 5 (26.32%) HBase
3 5 (26.32%) Redis
4 4 (21.05%) Big Data
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
5 3 (15.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Git (software)
1 13 (68.42%) Jenkins
2 10 (52.63%) Grunt
2 10 (52.63%) Maven
3 8 (42.11%) Vagrant
4 3 (15.79%) JIRA
4 3 (15.79%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Architect
2 7 (36.84%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Data Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Lead DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Java Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Java Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Azure Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Platform Architect
6 1 (5.26%) SCCM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) CSS
1 11 (57.89%) CSS3
1 11 (57.89%) HTML
1 11 (57.89%) HTML5
2 10 (52.63%) AngularJS
2 10 (52.63%) jQuery
3 9 (47.37%) Web Services
4 8 (42.11%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (36.84%) LAMP
6 6 (31.58%) Spring
6 6 (31.58%) Spring Boot
7 5 (26.32%) LAPP Stack
8 4 (21.05%) Node.js
9 3 (15.79%) Apache Camel
9 3 (15.79%) JSON
9 3 (15.79%) Kafka
9 3 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (15.79%) REST
9 3 (15.79%) SOAP
10 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Replication
2 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (15.79%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.79%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) CoreOS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) TDD
3 8 (42.11%) BDD
3 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
3 8 (42.11%) DevOps
4 7 (36.84%) Kanban
4 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) Coaching
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (21.05%) Extreme Programming
6 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 4 (21.05%) User Stories
7 3 (15.79%) Analytics
7 3 (15.79%) ATDD
7 3 (15.79%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (15.79%) Microservices
7 3 (15.79%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
2 12 (63.16%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) PHP
4 8 (42.11%) Python
5 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
5 4 (21.05%) C#
5 4 (21.05%) C++
5 4 (21.05%) Go
5 4 (21.05%) Ruby
5 4 (21.05%) Scala
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Docker
2 5 (26.32%) HDFS
2 5 (26.32%) VirtualBox
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) Ansible
1 10 (52.63%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (52.63%) Puppet
1 10 (52.63%) Salt
2 8 (42.11%) Nagios
2 8 (42.11%) ZABBIX
3 5 (26.32%) Kubernetes
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 10 (52.63%) Google
2 10 (52.63%) Rackspace
2 10 (52.63%) SaltStack
3 9 (47.37%) Splunk
4 8 (42.11%) New Relic
5 5 (26.32%) VMware
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.26%) Adobe
7 1 (5.26%) CyberArk
7 1 (5.26%) Imperva
7 1 (5.26%) MuleSoft
7 1 (5.26%) Qualys
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