The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 85 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing PaaS 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.068% 0.16% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.13% 9.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £424 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
PaaS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Cloud Services Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
47 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.20% 1.71% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 2
Average daily rate £400 £418 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +26.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £375 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -11.86%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) OAuth

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Heroku
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) OAuth
1 1 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) SABSA
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Ganglia
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) StatsD
1 1 (50.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware