Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 179 196
Rank change year-on-year +22 +17 -13
Contract jobs citing IaaS 23 40 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.54% 0.68% 0.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.15% 8.10% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 14
Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +2.04% -
10th Percentile £359 £380 £438
90th Percentile £698 £1,000 £559
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 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +51.52% -5.71% -

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 374 494 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 8.85% 8.46% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 365 170
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £450 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +16.88% +10.00%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £263
90th Percentile £589 £606 £500
England median daily rate £463 £450 £410
% change year-on-year +2.78% +9.76% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.96% - -
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.61 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.99% -12.84% +32.35%

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 27 July 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 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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 +11 18 £488 -9.30%
North Yorkshire +13 2 £725 -27.50% 1
South Yorkshire -2 1 - - 1
IaaS
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 17 (73.91%) PaaS
2 16 (69.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (69.57%) SaaS
3 13 (56.52%) Data Centre
4 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 9 (39.13%) Finance
5 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (39.13%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (39.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (34.78%) IT Strategy
6 8 (34.78%) DNS
7 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
7 7 (30.43%) Oracle
7 7 (30.43%) Migration
8 6 (26.09%) VMware
8 6 (26.09%) SAML
8 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
8 6 (26.09%) Dell
8 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
8 6 (26.09%) PKI
8 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
9 5 (21.74%) Network Design
9 5 (21.74%) Puppet
9 5 (21.74%) Web Services
9 5 (21.74%) ITIL
9 5 (21.74%) Firewall
9 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (17.39%) CSS
10 4 (17.39%) Linux

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 2 (8.70%) Confluence
1 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (73.91%) PaaS
2 16 (69.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (69.57%) SaaS
3 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (13.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (13.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (8.70%) Loggly
5 2 (8.70%) Office 365
5 2 (8.70%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (13.04%) Big Data
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) Riak
4 1 (4.35%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.04%) Grunt
2 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) Maven
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) Vagrant
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Architect
2 8 (34.78%) Azure Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.70%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Azure Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
6 2 (8.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) SAML
2 5 (21.74%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) CSS
3 4 (17.39%) CSS3
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) HTML5
4 3 (13.04%) .NET
4 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
4 3 (13.04%) jQuery
5 2 (8.70%) Apache Camel
5 2 (8.70%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (8.70%) Kafka
5 2 (8.70%) Node.js
5 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (8.70%) Spring
5 2 (8.70%) Spring Boot
6 1 (4.35%) JSON
6 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Data Centre
2 9 (39.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (26.09%) PKI
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (34.78%) IT Strategy
3 7 (30.43%) Migration
4 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
4 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 5 (21.74%) Network Design
6 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (17.39%) Capacity Management
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (17.39%) DevOps
7 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
7 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (13.04%) High Availability
7 3 (13.04%) ITSM
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) Service Management
8 2 (8.70%) Change Management
8 2 (8.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
1 3 (13.04%) PHP
2 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) C++
2 2 (8.70%) Go
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) Ruby
2 2 (8.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) AWS Certification
1 2 (8.70%) CCDP
1 2 (8.70%) CCNP
1 2 (8.70%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.70%) CISM
1 2 (8.70%) CISSP
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.04%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
2 3 (13.04%) Ansible
2 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (13.04%) Salt
3 2 (8.70%) Nagios
3 2 (8.70%) Prometheus
3 2 (8.70%) SCCM
3 2 (8.70%) SCOM
3 2 (8.70%) Terraform
3 2 (8.70%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (4.35%) SCDPM
4 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle
3 6 (26.09%) Dell
3 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) Splunk
5 3 (13.04%) Google
5 3 (13.04%) Rackspace
5 3 (13.04%) SaltStack
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco
6 2 (8.70%) CyberArk
6 2 (8.70%) Imperva
6 2 (8.70%) New Relic
6 2 (8.70%) Qualys
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.35%) Adobe
7 1 (4.35%) SAP