Period
to 16 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 162 180
Rank change year-on-year +2 +18 +26
Contract jobs citing IaaS 39 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.79% 0.57% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.72% 6.42% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 35
Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.50% -
10th Percentile £401 £454 £380
90th Percentile £575 £704 £1,000
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +51.52% -5.71%

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 827 374 504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.77% 8.86% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 240 368
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £430 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -7.03% +19.35%
10th Percentile £313 £274 £313
90th Percentile £578 £590 £606
England median daily rate £480 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +2.13% +4.44% +10.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 9
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.03% +12.96% +12.50%
10th Percentile £13.62 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.55 £35.75 £127.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.61
% change year-on-year -7.32% +4.54% -13.80%

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 August 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 August 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 -6 33 £488 - 7
South Yorkshire +3 6 £438 -
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 35 (89.74%) PaaS
2 24 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (58.97%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (46.15%) SaaS
5 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
6 12 (30.77%) DevOps
7 10 (25.64%) Public Cloud
7 10 (25.64%) PowerShell
7 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
8 9 (23.08%) VMS
8 9 (23.08%) Python
8 9 (23.08%) Migration
8 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (23.08%) Ruby
8 9 (23.08%) Network Management
8 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
8 9 (23.08%) Serverless
9 8 (20.51%) Puppet
9 8 (20.51%) Bash Shell
9 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
9 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
9 8 (20.51%) Java
9 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
9 8 (20.51%) Perl
10 7 (17.95%) PHP
10 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (17.95%) Release Management
10 7 (17.95%) Salt
10 7 (17.95%) Jenkins

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 6 (15.38%) OpenStack
2 5 (12.82%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (89.74%) PaaS
2 24 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (58.97%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (46.15%) SaaS
5 9 (23.08%) Serverless
6 5 (12.82%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (10.26%) GitHub
8 2 (5.13%) Office 365
9 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (2.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) 4G
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) IPsec
1 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.56%) MPLS
1 1 (2.56%) Network Security
1 1 (2.56%) SAN
1 1 (2.56%) Skype
1 1 (2.56%) SSL
1 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.56%) DTS
3 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.82%) Psake
3 5 (12.82%) Subversion
3 5 (12.82%) TeamCity
3 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (7.69%) Bitbucket
4 3 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Architect
2 11 (28.21%) Cloud Architect
3 10 (25.64%) AWS Architect
4 9 (23.08%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (20.51%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (17.95%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (12.82%) Developer
8 5 (12.82%) Python Developer
9 4 (10.26%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (10.26%) Ruby Developer
10 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
10 3 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 2 (5.13%) Analyst
11 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
11 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
11 2 (5.13%) Technical Business Analyst
11 2 (5.13%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Web Services
2 4 (10.26%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (7.69%) .NET
4 2 (5.13%) Node.js
5 1 (2.56%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
5 1 (2.56%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Public Cloud
2 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) VMS
2 5 (12.82%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Windows
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) DevOps
3 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
3 9 (23.08%) Migration
3 9 (23.08%) Network Management
4 8 (20.51%) Configuration Management
4 8 (20.51%) Service Delivery
5 7 (17.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (17.95%) Release Management
6 6 (15.38%) ITIL
6 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.82%) Capacity Management
7 5 (12.82%) Software Architecture
8 4 (10.26%) IT Governance
8 4 (10.26%) IT Strategy
8 4 (10.26%) MVC
8 4 (10.26%) Strategic Thinking
9 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) PowerShell
2 9 (23.08%) Python
2 9 (23.08%) Ruby
3 8 (20.51%) Bash Shell
3 8 (20.51%) Java
3 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) Perl
4 7 (17.95%) PHP
5 6 (15.38%) SQL
6 5 (12.82%) Go
7 1 (2.56%) C#
7 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.56%) CCDP
1 1 (2.56%) CCNP
1 1 (2.56%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.56%) CISM
1 1 (2.56%) CISSP
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) KVM
2 1 (2.56%) QEMU
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Puppet
2 7 (17.95%) Salt
3 6 (15.38%) Ansible
3 6 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (12.82%) CFEngine
4 5 (12.82%) Terraform
5 2 (5.13%) Marathon
5 2 (5.13%) Mesos
5 2 (5.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) Brocade
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco
3 2 (5.13%) F5
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.56%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.56%) Meraki
4 1 (2.56%) Sitecore