The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 94 119 100
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -19
Contract jobs citing PaaS 24 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.09% 0.36% 0.74%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.89% 6.29% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 14
Median daily rate £550 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £476 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
270 143 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.31% 5.69% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 67 69
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -61.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.88 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-28.50% +28.20%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 11 £750 -
Reading +17 3 £513 -5.96%
Slough +6 3 £425 -9.33%
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
PaaS
South East

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 23 (48.94%) SaaS
2 17 (36.17%) Java
3 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (27.66%) IaaS
5 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
6 11 (23.40%) Analytics
7 10 (21.28%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (21.28%) Hadoop
7 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
8 9 (19.15%) Windows
8 9 (19.15%) Apache Solr
8 9 (19.15%) Visualisation
8 9 (19.15%) Data Visualisation
8 9 (19.15%) Degree
8 9 (19.15%) Big Data
8 9 (19.15%) Machine Learning
9 8 (17.02%) Data Governance
9 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
9 8 (17.02%) Predictive Analytics
9 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
9 8 (17.02%) Linux
9 8 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (17.02%) Data Modelling
9 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (17.02%) Data Security
10 7 (14.89%) OOP
10 7 (14.89%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (14.89%) PhD
10 7 (14.89%) Mathematics

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (21.28%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (19.15%) Apache Solr
3 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.38%) OpenStack
4 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.26%) JBoss
5 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.13%) Apache
6 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.13%) CMS
6 1 (2.13%) GemFire
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (48.94%) SaaS
2 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (27.66%) IaaS
4 10 (21.28%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (10.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (4.26%) Office 365
7 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.13%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (2.13%) Bluemix
7 1 (2.13%) GitHub
7 1 (2.13%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) DNS
1 4 (8.51%) Firewall
1 4 (8.51%) MPLS
2 3 (6.38%) DHCP
2 3 (6.38%) IPsec
2 3 (6.38%) LAN
2 3 (6.38%) Network Security
2 3 (6.38%) VLAN
2 3 (6.38%) VPN
2 3 (6.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.13%) HTTP
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) Hadoop
2 9 (19.15%) Big Data
3 8 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.51%) DocumentDB
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.26%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (4.26%) MySQL
6 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.13%) DB2
7 1 (2.13%) HBase
7 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.13%) Neo4j
7 1 (2.13%) OLTP
7 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.13%) Power BI
7 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.51%) JUnit
3 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.38%) Maven
3 3 (6.38%) TestNG
4 1 (2.13%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.13%) Gradle
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Automotive
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Architect
2 10 (21.28%) Consultant
3 9 (19.15%) Data Architect
4 8 (17.02%) Hadoop Architect
4 8 (17.02%) Solr Architect
5 7 (14.89%) Java Architect
5 7 (14.89%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Test Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) Azure Consultant
7 5 (10.64%) Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Azure Architect
9 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Citrix Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Firewall Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Architect
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) .NET
2 5 (10.64%) JSON
3 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
3 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (6.38%) RESTful
5 2 (4.26%) SAML
6 1 (2.13%) CORBA
6 1 (2.13%) CSS
6 1 (2.13%) HTML
6 1 (2.13%) J2EE
6 1 (2.13%) Kafka
6 1 (2.13%) Node.js
6 1 (2.13%) OAuth
6 1 (2.13%) REST
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.13%) Spring
6 1 (2.13%) Spring Integration
6 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Visualisation
2 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
3 7 (14.89%) Mathematics
4 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
5 3 (6.38%) Public Cloud
5 3 (6.38%) Replication
6 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
7 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (2.13%) Graphic Design
7 1 (2.13%) PKI
7 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
7 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Linux
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.26%) Android
4 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.13%) CentOS
5 1 (2.13%) Fedora
5 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Analytics
2 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
3 9 (19.15%) Data Visualisation
3 9 (19.15%) Machine Learning
4 8 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (17.02%) Data Governance
4 8 (17.02%) Data Modelling
4 8 (17.02%) Data Security
4 8 (17.02%) Predictive Analytics
4 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
5 7 (14.89%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (14.89%) OOP
6 6 (12.77%) Test Strategy
7 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.64%) High Availability
7 5 (10.64%) OO
8 4 (8.51%) Content Management
8 4 (8.51%) DevOps
8 4 (8.51%) Open Source
8 4 (8.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) Java
2 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.64%) C#
4 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.51%) Python
5 3 (6.38%) SQL
6 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.13%) R
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) Scala
7 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
2 7 (14.89%) PhD
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.51%) CCIE
4 4 (8.51%) CCNP
5 3 (6.38%) CCA
5 3 (6.38%) CCNA
5 3 (6.38%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (4.26%) CISSP
6 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.13%) ISEB
7 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) Docker
2 3 (6.38%) XenApp
3 2 (4.26%) BitLocker
3 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.13%) Ceph
4 1 (2.13%) HDFS
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Puppet
2 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.26%) Ansible
4 1 (2.13%) Kibana
4 1 (2.13%) logstash
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Cisco
2 5 (10.64%) Citrix
3 3 (6.38%) Huawei
4 2 (4.26%) LANDesk
4 2 (4.26%) NetApp
4 2 (4.26%) Rackspace
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.13%) F5
5 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle
5 1 (2.13%) Sonatype