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 3 months to 25 April 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 131 139
Rank change year-on-year +20 +8  
Contract jobs citing IaaS 9 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.43% 0.65% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.76% 8.48% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 2
Median daily rate £525 £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -6.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £528
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £700 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £525
% change year-on-year - -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 Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 189 224 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 9.00% 7.66% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 167 87
Median daily rate £430 £475 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.47% +50.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £325 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £625 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +3.44% +8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.10 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.43% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.98 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.10% -20.00%  

IaaS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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 3 months to 25 April 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
West Yorkshire +8 6 £445 -11.00% 1
North Yorkshire +9 2 £688 +52.77% 1
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for IaaS.

1 15 (65.22%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (60.87%) Oracle
3 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (47.83%) HTML5
4 11 (47.83%) CSS3
4 11 (47.83%) CSS
4 11 (47.83%) HTML
5 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
5 10 (43.48%) PHP
5 10 (43.48%) Splunk
5 10 (43.48%) Puppet
5 10 (43.48%) PaaS
5 10 (43.48%) Maven
5 10 (43.48%) Google
5 10 (43.48%) jQuery
5 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
5 10 (43.48%) Rackspace
5 10 (43.48%) AngularJS
5 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
5 10 (43.48%) Grunt
5 10 (43.48%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (43.48%) Ansible
5 10 (43.48%) SaltStack
5 10 (43.48%) Salt
5 10 (43.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (39.13%) DevOps
6 9 (39.13%) Java
6 9 (39.13%) Web Services
6 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
7 8 (34.78%) Nagios

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 7 (30.43%) Apache
2 5 (21.74%) Apache Spark
2 5 (21.74%) OpenStack
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (65.22%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (43.48%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (43.48%) PaaS
3 8 (34.78%) Loggly
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (34.78%) SaaS
3 8 (34.78%) Sumo Logic
4 2 (8.70%) Office 365
5 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) HTTP
2 5 (21.74%) Internet
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (34.78%) Hadoop
1 8 (34.78%) MongoDB
1 8 (34.78%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
2 7 (30.43%) MySQL
2 7 (30.43%) Riak
3 6 (26.09%) Big Data
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
4 5 (21.74%) HBase
4 5 (21.74%) Redis
5 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
5 3 (13.04%) QlikView
6 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
1 10 (43.48%) Grunt
1 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
1 10 (43.48%) Maven
2 8 (34.78%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Data Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Lead DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) CSS
1 11 (47.83%) CSS3
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
1 11 (47.83%) HTML5
2 10 (43.48%) AngularJS
2 10 (43.48%) jQuery
3 9 (39.13%) Web Services
4 8 (34.78%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (30.43%) LAMP
6 5 (21.74%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (17.39%) Node.js
8 3 (13.04%) .NET
8 3 (13.04%) Apache Camel
8 3 (13.04%) Kafka
8 3 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (13.04%) Spring
8 3 (13.04%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
1 5 (21.74%) Replication
2 4 (17.39%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) CoreOS
3 4 (17.39%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
2 9 (39.13%) DevOps
3 8 (34.78%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) BDD
4 5 (21.74%) Coaching
4 5 (21.74%) Migration
4 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (17.39%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (17.39%) Kanban
5 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
5 4 (17.39%) User Stories
6 3 (13.04%) BPMN
6 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
1 10 (43.48%) PHP
2 9 (39.13%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) Python
4 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
4 4 (17.39%) C#
4 4 (17.39%) C++
4 4 (17.39%) Go
4 4 (17.39%) Ruby
4 4 (17.39%) Scala
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Docker
2 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
4 5 (21.74%) HDFS
4 5 (21.74%) VirtualBox
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Ansible
1 10 (43.48%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (43.48%) Puppet
1 10 (43.48%) Salt
2 8 (34.78%) Nagios
2 8 (34.78%) ZABBIX
3 5 (21.74%) Kubernetes
4 3 (13.04%) Prometheus
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 10 (43.48%) Google
2 10 (43.48%) Rackspace
2 10 (43.48%) SaltStack
2 10 (43.48%) Splunk
3 8 (34.78%) New Relic
4 7 (30.43%) VMware
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.70%) CyberArk
6 2 (8.70%) Imperva
6 2 (8.70%) Qualys
7 1 (4.35%) Adobe
7 1 (4.35%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) SAP