Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 16 December 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 151 182
Rank change year-on-year +19 +31 +5
Contract jobs citing IaaS 68 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.37% 0.84% 0.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.17% 6.06% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 27 21
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £400 £378 £375
90th Percentile £613 £594 £638
England median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +35.71% - -65.00%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 949 611 463
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.18% 13.80% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 436 327
Yorkshire median daily rate £439 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.03% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £206 £273
90th Percentile £600 £600 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £20.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.98% +32.26% +29.17%
10th Percentile £9.65 £10.95 £10.00
90th Percentile £29.00 £30.60 £127.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -12.20%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in Yorkshire

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IaaS in Yorkshire

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IaaS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IaaS in Yorkshire

IaaS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
West Yorkshire -3 44 £488 - 6
South Yorkshire - 17 £400 - 7
North Yorkshire - 4 £563 -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 59 (86.76%) PaaS
2 46 (67.65%) SaaS
3 44 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (45.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 28 (41.18%) Linux
6 27 (39.71%) Microsoft
7 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (36.76%) DevOps
9 23 (33.82%) Public Cloud
9 23 (33.82%) Firewall
10 21 (30.88%) Serverless
11 19 (27.94%) JIRA
12 17 (25.00%) Bash Shell
13 16 (23.53%) DNS
14 15 (22.06%) VPN
14 15 (22.06%) SQL
15 14 (20.59%) Confluence
15 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
15 14 (20.59%) Cisco
15 14 (20.59%) Finance
16 13 (19.12%) Configuration Management
16 13 (19.12%) PowerShell
16 13 (19.12%) Mentoring
16 13 (19.12%) Coaching
17 12 (17.65%) Jenkins
17 12 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
17 12 (17.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 12 (17.65%) AWS Lambda
17 12 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
17 12 (17.65%) Amazon S3

IaaS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 14 (20.59%) Confluence
2 4 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) nginx
4 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 59 (86.76%) PaaS
2 46 (67.65%) SaaS
3 44 (64.71%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (45.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (30.88%) Serverless
6 12 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (17.65%) Amazon S3
6 12 (17.65%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (17.65%) Route 53
6 12 (17.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 11 (16.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 11 (16.18%) Amazon SQS
7 11 (16.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (7.35%) GitHub
8 5 (7.35%) Office 365
9 4 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (1.47%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.82%) Firewall
2 16 (23.53%) DNS
3 15 (22.06%) VPN
4 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 11 (16.18%) ICMP
6 7 (10.29%) SAN
6 7 (10.29%) WAN
7 6 (8.82%) BGP
7 6 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (8.82%) NX-OS
7 6 (8.82%) OSPF
8 5 (7.35%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (7.35%) LAN
8 5 (7.35%) NAS
9 4 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (5.88%) MPLS
9 4 (5.88%) VoIP
9 4 (5.88%) VPLS
10 3 (4.41%) FCoE
10 3 (4.41%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (16.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
4 7 (10.29%) Hadoop
5 6 (8.82%) Big Data
5 6 (8.82%) MongoDB
5 6 (8.82%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.88%) MySQL
7 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 19 (27.94%) JIRA
2 12 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 11 (16.18%) GitLab
3 11 (16.18%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (7.35%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (4.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.41%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.47%) Maven
6 1 (1.47%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 14 (20.59%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Financial Institution
2 4 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Architect
2 15 (22.06%) Cloud Architect
2 15 (22.06%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (16.18%) AWS Architect
3 11 (16.18%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (14.71%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (13.24%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) AWS DevOps
6 8 (11.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (10.29%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (10.29%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (10.29%) Technical Architect
8 6 (8.82%) Azure Architect
8 6 (8.82%) Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.41%) Azure Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Network Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) RESTful
2 6 (8.82%) Web Services
3 5 (7.35%) .NET
3 5 (7.35%) HTML
3 5 (7.35%) XML
4 4 (5.88%) JSON
4 4 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (4.41%) Flash
5 3 (4.41%) Node.js
6 1 (1.47%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.47%) Middleware
6 1 (1.47%) React
6 1 (1.47%) REST
6 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.82%) Public Cloud
2 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) Clustering
6 1 (1.47%) iSeries
6 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.18%) Linux
2 9 (13.24%) VMS
3 8 (11.76%) Windows
4 5 (7.35%) Unix
5 4 (5.88%) Mac OS
6 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.94%) CentOS
8 1 (1.47%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.76%) DevOps
3 13 (19.12%) Coaching
3 13 (19.12%) Configuration Management
3 13 (19.12%) Mentoring
4 12 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 12 (17.65%) Open Source
5 11 (16.18%) Auto-Scaling
5 11 (16.18%) Software Delivery
5 11 (16.18%) Systems Engineering
6 9 (13.24%) Infrastructure Management
6 9 (13.24%) Network Management
6 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (13.24%) Test Automation
7 6 (8.82%) ITIL
8 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.35%) Strategic Thinking
9 4 (5.88%) High Availability
9 4 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 15 (22.06%) SQL
3 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.12%) PowerShell
5 6 (8.82%) Python
6 5 (7.35%) C#
6 5 (7.35%) Perl
6 5 (7.35%) Ruby
7 3 (4.41%) Java
8 2 (2.94%) C
8 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.47%) C++
9 1 (1.47%) Java 8
9 1 (1.47%) PHP
9 1 (1.47%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) SC Cleared
1 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.29%) CCNP
2 7 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.88%) CCIE
4 1 (1.47%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.47%) CCDP
4 1 (1.47%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.47%) CISM
4 1 (1.47%) CISSP
4 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Docker
3 1 (1.47%) KVM
3 1 (1.47%) NFS
3 1 (1.47%) QEMU
3 1 (1.47%) SRDF
3 1 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Puppet
2 4 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 3 (4.41%) Ansible
4 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.47%) Mesos
5 1 (1.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (39.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.59%) Cisco
3 10 (14.71%) VMware
4 8 (11.76%) Google
5 7 (10.29%) EMC
5 7 (10.29%) NetApp
5 7 (10.29%) Oracle
6 6 (8.82%) CheckPoint
6 6 (8.82%) IBM
7 3 (4.41%) Veritas
8 2 (2.94%) Dell
8 2 (2.94%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (2.94%) Pega
8 2 (2.94%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.47%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (1.47%) Citrix
9 1 (1.47%) MuleSoft