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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 120 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing PaaS 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.039% 0.074% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.48% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £500 £650 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £475 £580
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -18.10%
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
207 82 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.15% 3.02% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 47 55
Average daily rate £415 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) SaaS
2 4 (50.00%) IaaS
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) Social Media
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) LDAP
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) Finance

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) IaaS
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Solutions Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Business Process Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Head of Technical Services
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Enterprise Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Process Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
3 3 (37.50%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (25.00%) BPR
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) Process Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 1 (12.50%) EAI
5 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) TQM
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) CA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) NetApp
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
1 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SunGard
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO