The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 42 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing PaaS 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.01% 0.23% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.00% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£675 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PaaS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
20 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.06% 6.96% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 2
Average daily rate £638 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £400 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £575 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £334
% change year-on-year
- +19.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £16.53
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.30%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PaaS across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PaaS across the Bedfordshire region.

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PaaS across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +5 4 £675 +17.39%
PaaS
East of England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing PaaS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PaaS.

1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
1 4 (57.14%) Data Integration
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) SaaS
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Coaching
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) FMCG
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) IaaS
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Social Media
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing PaaS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PaaS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
2 2 (28.57%) IaaS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Integration Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Head of IT
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Integration
2 2 (28.57%) FMCG
3 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Coaching
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft