Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 152 175
Rank change year-on-year +16 +23 +21
Contract jobs citing IaaS 57 30 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.16% 0.70% 0.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.58% 6.44% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 18 41
Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £488 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.14% +10.53%
10th Percentile £410 £436 £380
90th Percentile £575 £593 £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 - £50.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year - +44.93% -1.43%

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 866 466 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.63% 10.94% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 327 385
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.74% -4.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £312 £209 £313
90th Percentile £588 £600 £600
England median daily rate £488 £471 £450
% change year-on-year +3.61% +4.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 9
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.78 £19.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.21% +22.58% -13.29%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.68 £9.65
90th Percentile £24.63 £28.35 £127.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.55
% change year-on-year -12.50% +7.85% -19.37%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -4 40 £488 - 11
South Yorkshire +9 10 £413 - 3
North Yorkshire - 4 £563 - 3
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 50 (87.72%) PaaS
2 39 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (56.14%) SaaS
4 25 (43.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (40.35%) Public Cloud
6 21 (36.84%) DevOps
6 21 (36.84%) Serverless
7 19 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
9 17 (29.82%) Linux
10 15 (26.32%) Configuration Management
11 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
11 14 (24.56%) JIRA
11 14 (24.56%) Jenkins
12 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
12 12 (21.05%) SQL
13 11 (19.30%) Infrastructure Management
13 11 (19.30%) Network Management
13 11 (19.30%) VMS
14 10 (17.54%) DNS
14 10 (17.54%) Finance
14 10 (17.54%) Open Source
14 10 (17.54%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (17.54%) Amazon S3
14 10 (17.54%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (17.54%) Route 53
14 10 (17.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (17.54%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (15.79%) GitLab

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 9 (15.79%) Confluence
2 6 (10.53%) OpenStack
3 4 (7.02%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 50 (87.72%) PaaS
2 39 (68.42%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (56.14%) SaaS
4 25 (43.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (36.84%) Serverless
6 10 (17.54%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (17.54%) Amazon S3
6 10 (17.54%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (17.54%) Route 53
6 10 (17.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (15.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 9 (15.79%) Amazon SQS
7 9 (15.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (7.02%) GitHub
8 4 (7.02%) Office 365
9 1 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) DNS
2 9 (15.79%) Firewall
2 9 (15.79%) ICMP
2 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 9 (15.79%) VPN
3 6 (10.53%) SAN
4 5 (8.77%) NAS
5 3 (5.26%) FCoE
5 3 (5.26%) iSCSI
5 3 (5.26%) VSAN
6 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.75%) LAN
6 1 (1.75%) WAN
6 1 (1.75%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (15.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 5 (8.77%) Big Data
4 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.77%) NoSQL
5 4 (7.02%) MySQL
6 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Jenkins
1 14 (24.56%) JIRA
2 9 (15.79%) GitLab
2 9 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (5.26%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.51%) Psake
6 2 (3.51%) Subversion
6 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (50.88%) Architect
2 17 (29.82%) Cloud Architect
3 13 (22.81%) AWS Architect
3 13 (22.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (22.81%) Infrastructure Architect
4 12 (21.05%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (15.79%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (12.28%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (12.28%) Technical Architect
7 6 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (10.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Azure Architect
8 5 (8.77%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) Developer
8 5 (8.77%) Python Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 4 (7.02%) Ruby Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (7.02%) Web Services
2 3 (5.26%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) Flash
3 2 (3.51%) Node.js
4 1 (1.75%) .NET Core
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) Middleware
4 1 (1.75%) XML
4 1 (1.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (40.35%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.75%) Clustering
2 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.75%) iSeries
2 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Linux
2 11 (19.30%) VMS
3 7 (12.28%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Solaris
4 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) DevOps
2 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.32%) Configuration Management
4 11 (19.30%) Infrastructure Management
4 11 (19.30%) Network Management
5 10 (17.54%) Open Source
6 9 (15.79%) Auto-Scaling
6 9 (15.79%) Coaching
6 9 (15.79%) Load Balancing
6 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 9 (15.79%) Software Delivery
7 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
9 6 (10.53%) ITIL
9 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.53%) Strategic Thinking
10 5 (8.77%) Capacity Management
10 5 (8.77%) Migration
10 5 (8.77%) Release Management
10 5 (8.77%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 12 (21.05%) SQL
4 9 (15.79%) Python
4 9 (15.79%) Ruby
5 8 (14.04%) Perl
6 7 (12.28%) Java
7 5 (8.77%) Go
7 5 (8.77%) PHP
8 2 (3.51%) C
9 1 (1.75%) C#
9 1 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.75%) CCDP
2 1 (1.75%) CCNP
2 1 (1.75%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.75%) CISM
2 1 (1.75%) CISSP
2 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) KVM
2 1 (1.75%) NFS
2 1 (1.75%) QEMU
2 1 (1.75%) SRDF
2 1 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (10.53%) Puppet
2 5 (8.77%) Ansible
2 5 (8.77%) CFEngine
2 5 (8.77%) Salt
3 3 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) Cisco
2 7 (12.28%) VMware
3 6 (10.53%) EMC
3 6 (10.53%) Google
3 6 (10.53%) NetApp
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle
4 5 (8.77%) IBM
5 2 (3.51%) Veritas
6 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.75%) MuleSoft