The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 121 124 124
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing PaaS 9 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.036% 0.079%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.57% 1.56% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£600 - £450
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
South East

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

Cloud Services Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
137 64 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.80% 2.30% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 33 37
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £310 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £334
% change year-on-year
- +19.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £9.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.63% -48.64%
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 Berkshire

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

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the Berkshire 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
Reading - 2 - - 3
Slough - 2 £600 -
Bracknell - 1 £400 -
PaaS
South East

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 8 (80.00%) SaaS
2 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (60.00%) IaaS
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (30.00%) Quantitative Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
5 3 (30.00%) Time Management
5 3 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (30.00%) Marketing Strategy
5 3 (30.00%) OpenStack
5 3 (30.00%) User Experience
5 3 (30.00%) Marketing
5 3 (30.00%) Business Development
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Multimedia
5 3 (30.00%) Streaming Video
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (30.00%) IPv6
6 2 (20.00%) BMC

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) SaaS
2 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (60.00%) IaaS
3 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security
3 3 (30.00%) IPv6
4 2 (20.00%) Broadband
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing
1 3 (30.00%) Multimedia
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
2 5 (50.00%) Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Business Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
1 3 (30.00%) Streaming Video
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Quantitative Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Time Management
2 3 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing Strategy
2 3 (30.00%) Business Development
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) BMC
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) PlateSpin
2 2 (20.00%) Rackspace