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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 124 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing PaaS 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.039% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.70% 0.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£498 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £550 £419
% change year-on-year
-15.90% +31.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.86 -
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
81 167 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.04% 6.44% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 93 24
Average daily rate £488 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £528 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -14.43%

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
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 17 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +22 1 £450 - 3
Newbury - - - -
PaaS
South East

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 11 (52.38%) C#
1 11 (52.38%) IaaS
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) MVC
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (42.86%) Unity DI Container
3 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 9 (42.86%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 9 (42.86%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (38.10%) Dependency Injection
4 8 (38.10%) .NET
4 8 (38.10%) Linux
4 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 7 (33.33%) MSTest
6 6 (28.57%) Puppet
6 6 (28.57%) Integration Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) VC++
6 6 (28.57%) C++
7 5 (23.81%) VMware
7 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (23.81%) Ruby
7 5 (23.81%) SaaS
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) assyst
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) IaaS
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (23.81%) SaaS
4 2 (9.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
3 1 (4.76%) SNMP
3 1 (4.76%) MPLS
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MSTest
2 4 (19.05%) RSpec
General
1 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Architect
3 6 (28.57%) C++ Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Unity DI Container
1 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
1 9 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 9 (42.86%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 8 (38.10%) .NET
3 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.52%) ActiveX
4 2 (9.52%) MFC
5 1 (4.76%) COM
5 1 (4.76%) DCOM
5 1 (4.76%) HTML
5 1 (4.76%) ISAPI
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Phone
5 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
5 2 (9.52%) Android
6 1 (4.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) MVC
3 8 (38.10%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (19.05%) DevOps
6 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
7 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 2 (9.52%) Workflow
9 1 (4.76%) Migration
9 1 (4.76%) TDD
9 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) VC++
2 6 (28.57%) C++
3 5 (23.81%) Ruby
4 4 (19.05%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) Perl
5 3 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) HP APS
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) vCloud
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) Docker
3 1 (4.76%) LXC
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Puppet
2 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (14.29%) WSUS
4 1 (4.76%) Netcool
4 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) EMC
3 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
4 3 (14.29%) BMC
4 3 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) Remedy
5 2 (9.52%) webMethods
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec
6 1 (4.76%) Infoblox