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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 94 110
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16  
Contract jobs citing IaaS 7 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.50% 1.34% 0.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.97% 13.99% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 10
Median daily rate £475 £475 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £473
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £470 £475
% change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 78 193 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 5.53% 9.55% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 144 78
Median daily rate £450 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £612 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £393
% change year-on-year - +14.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +75.75% -40.00%  

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
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 25 June 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 -2 6 £475 +2.70% 3
Wakefield - 1 - -
IaaS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (50.00%) SaaS
1 9 (50.00%) PaaS
2 8 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) Web Services
2 8 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 7 (38.89%) CSS
3 7 (38.89%) HTML
3 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (38.89%) HTML5
3 7 (38.89%) Puppet
3 7 (38.89%) CSS3
3 7 (38.89%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
4 6 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (33.33%) Grunt
4 6 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (33.33%) Ansible
4 6 (33.33%) SaltStack
4 6 (33.33%) Salt
4 6 (33.33%) Rackspace
4 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (33.33%) jQuery
4 6 (33.33%) Maven
4 6 (33.33%) Google
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript

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 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) PaaS
1 9 (50.00%) SaaS
2 8 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (22.22%) Loggly
5 4 (22.22%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 4 (22.22%) Riak
3 3 (16.67%) Big Data
3 3 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.11%) QlikView
5 1 (5.56%) HBase
5 1 (5.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 6 (33.33%) Grunt
2 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (33.33%) Maven
3 4 (22.22%) Vagrant
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Azure Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
5 2 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Data Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Web Services
2 7 (38.89%) CSS
2 7 (38.89%) CSS3
2 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) HTML5
3 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 6 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (16.67%) Apache Camel
5 3 (16.67%) Kafka
5 3 (16.67%) LAMP
5 3 (16.67%) Node.js
5 3 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (16.67%) SAML
5 3 (16.67%) Spring
5 3 (16.67%) Spring Boot
6 1 (5.56%) .NET
6 1 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
1 7 (38.89%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) PKI
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) CoreOS
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 5 (27.78%) DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (22.22%) IT Strategy
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 3 (16.67%) Data Management
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) BPMN
5 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Management
5 2 (11.11%) Kanban
5 2 (11.11%) Network Design
5 2 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 6 (33.33%) PHP
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 3 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) C++
4 3 (16.67%) Go
4 3 (16.67%) Ruby
4 3 (16.67%) Scala
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) AWS Certification
1 1 (5.56%) CCDP
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) CISM
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 4 (22.22%) Docker
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) HDFS
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (5.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Puppet
2 6 (33.33%) Ansible
2 6 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (33.33%) Salt
3 4 (22.22%) Nagios
3 4 (22.22%) ZABBIX
4 3 (16.67%) Prometheus
5 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (5.56%) SCCM
5 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) Google
3 6 (33.33%) Rackspace
3 6 (33.33%) SaltStack
4 5 (27.78%) Splunk
5 4 (22.22%) New Relic
5 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 3 (16.67%) Dell
7 1 (5.56%) Adobe
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco
7 1 (5.56%) CyberArk
7 1 (5.56%) Imperva
7 1 (5.56%) Qualys
7 1 (5.56%) Red Hat