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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 135 138 118
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Contract jobs citing PaaS 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.099% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.45% 2.36% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£463 £350 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £350 £467
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £510 £483
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
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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
245 127 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.02% 4.20% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 97 28
Average daily rate £400 £384 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +8.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +10.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.65 £41.00 £24.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £41.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

PaaS Hourly 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 31 July 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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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
Hertfordshire +1 6 £463 -2.63% 1
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) SOA
1 13 (81.25%) SaaS
2 11 (68.75%) REST
2 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 10 (62.50%) Maximo
3 10 (62.50%) TOGAF
3 10 (62.50%) Data Integration
3 10 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (62.50%) SOAP
3 10 (62.50%) Web Services
3 10 (62.50%) ETL
3 10 (62.50%) FTP
3 10 (62.50%) Oracle
3 10 (62.50%) SharePoint
3 10 (62.50%) RDBMS
3 10 (62.50%) IBM
3 10 (62.50%) Citrix
3 10 (62.50%) GIS
3 10 (62.50%) ESRI
3 10 (62.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) ERP
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Business Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 13 (81.25%) SaaS
2 10 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) RDBMS
2 10 (62.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Architect
1 10 (62.50%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Applications Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Maximo Architect
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Head of IT
4 2 (12.50%) Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) REST
2 10 (62.50%) SOAP
2 10 (62.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) GIS
1 10 (62.50%) Data Integration
2 2 (12.50%) FMCG
2 2 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) SOA
2 10 (62.50%) ETL
2 10 (62.50%) TOGAF
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Content Management
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) VCAP
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) ESRI
2 10 (62.50%) Citrix
2 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 10 (62.50%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp