The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 147 116 140
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +24
Contract jobs citing PaaS 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.065% 0.21% 0.033%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.90% 9.26% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £423 £328
% change year-on-year
+12.35% +29.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PaaS
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 East of England region.

Cloud Services Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
105 54 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.41% 2.30% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 29 16
Average daily rate £380 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £208 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £46.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.73% +76.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 September 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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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
Cambridgeshire - 2 £350 -
Hertfordshire - - - -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) IaaS
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (20.00%) DataPower
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) B2C
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (20.00%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VisualVM
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Enterprise Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) DataPower
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) B2C
2 1 (20.00%) BPR
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) Splunk