Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 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
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 83 162 164
Rank change year-on-year +79 +2 -8
Contract jobs citing IaaS 25 31 48
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.39% 0.71% 0.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.54% 2.80% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 36
Median daily rate £550 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £445 £403 £375
90th Percentile £675 £740 £564
England median daily rate £525 £530 £500
% change year-on-year -0.94% +6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £80.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -56.25% +45.45% +10.00%

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 551 1,108 850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 30.54% 25.21% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 764 569
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £302 £215 £305
90th Percentile £639 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 15
Median hourly rate £20.50 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.69% -35.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.75 £15.00
90th Percentile £27.93 £35.00 £44.30
Median hourly rate £34.25 £23.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year +43.34% +19.48% -2.44%

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IaaS in Yorkshire

IaaS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IaaS in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for IaaS in Yorkshire

IaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IaaS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

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 6 July 2020. 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 +47 14 £538 +7.50% 2
North Yorkshire - 7 £550 - 1
South Yorkshire +39 2 £475 -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 20 (80.00%) Azure
2 17 (68.00%) PaaS
3 12 (48.00%) SaaS
4 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (32.00%) DevOps
5 7 (28.00%) Network Design
5 7 (28.00%) Firewall
5 7 (28.00%) VMware
5 7 (28.00%) Windows
5 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) Network Security
7 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (20.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.00%) LAN
7 5 (20.00%) WAN
7 5 (20.00%) DMZ
7 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (20.00%) Docker
7 5 (20.00%) Private Cloud
7 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (16.00%) Kubernetes
8 4 (16.00%) Terraform
8 4 (16.00%) vCenter Server
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (16.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.00%) Migration
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco
8 4 (16.00%) HP

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 3 (12.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (80.00%) Azure
2 17 (68.00%) PaaS
3 12 (48.00%) SaaS
4 4 (16.00%) AWS
4 4 (16.00%) Office 365
5 2 (8.00%) GCP
5 2 (8.00%) GitHub
6 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Firewall
2 6 (24.00%) Network Security
3 5 (20.00%) DMZ
3 5 (20.00%) LAN
3 5 (20.00%) WAN
3 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (12.00%) Internet
4 3 (12.00%) SAN
4 3 (12.00%) SMTP
5 2 (8.00%) BGP
5 2 (8.00%) IPv6
5 2 (8.00%) Junos
5 2 (8.00%) MPLS
5 2 (8.00%) OSPF
5 2 (8.00%) RSVP
5 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.00%) VPN
5 2 (8.00%) VXLAN
6 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Hudson
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Mocha
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Azure Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (8.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps Architect
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Office 365 Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Jinja
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
2 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (20.00%) Private Cloud
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Unix
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) DevOps
2 7 (28.00%) Network Design
3 5 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.00%) IT Strategy
5 3 (12.00%) Storage Management
6 2 (8.00%) Business Process Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) Information Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (8.00%) SIEM
6 2 (8.00%) Strategic Roadmap
6 2 (8.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (8.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) JNCIE
1 2 (8.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Docker
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.00%) VMware NSX
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Ansible
1 4 (16.00%) Kubernetes
1 4 (16.00%) Terraform
1 4 (16.00%) vCenter Server
2 3 (12.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) vRealize
3 1 (4.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (28.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
3 3 (12.00%) Forcepoint
3 3 (12.00%) Hitachi
3 3 (12.00%) Huawei
3 3 (12.00%) Veeam
4 2 (8.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) Alibaba
5 1 (4.00%) AppDynamics
5 1 (4.00%) Brocade
5 1 (4.00%) Meraki
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) New Relic
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) Splunk
5 1 (4.00%) Twitter