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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 42 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing PaaS 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.03% 0.36% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.12% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£281 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £578 £394
% change year-on-year
-17.74% +46.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.86 -
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
33 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.51% 6.57% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 7
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £465 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Coaching
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) IaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Integration Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Coaching
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft