The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 65 71 56
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing PaaS 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.62% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.80% 4.35% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £475 £423
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
PaaS
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

Cloud Services Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
51 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.29% 2.91% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 7
Average daily rate £450 £388 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £244 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £26.25 £12.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PaaS across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

PaaS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PaaS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (86.67%) SQL Server
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
1 13 (86.67%) REST
2 12 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (80.00%) SaaS
2 12 (80.00%) TOGAF
2 12 (80.00%) Data Integration
2 12 (80.00%) Maximo
2 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 12 (80.00%) GIS
2 12 (80.00%) ESRI
2 12 (80.00%) Citrix
2 12 (80.00%) SOAP
2 12 (80.00%) Web Services
2 12 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (80.00%) SOA
2 12 (80.00%) ETL
2 12 (80.00%) FTP
2 12 (80.00%) RDBMS
2 12 (80.00%) IBM
2 12 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (26.67%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) NHS
5 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) Content Management
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 12 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 12 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (80.00%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) RDBMS
2 12 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Architect
1 12 (80.00%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Applications Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Maximo Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (13.33%) AWS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) REST
2 12 (80.00%) SOAP
2 12 (80.00%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) GIS
1 12 (80.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (13.33%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) TOGAF
1 12 (80.00%) SOA
1 12 (80.00%) ETL
2 4 (26.67%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Data Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Content Management
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) VCAP
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) ESRI
2 12 (80.00%) Citrix
2 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 12 (80.00%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp