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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 45 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing PaaS 12 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.68% 1.07% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.22% 17.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate £600 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £445 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
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
74 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.34% 6.13% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 16
Average daily rate £425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £375 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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
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 27 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) SaaS
1 14 (100.00%) IaaS
2 11 (78.57%) Service Delivery
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) Information Governance
3 10 (71.43%) NHS
4 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
4 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (21.43%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Maximo
4 3 (21.43%) GIS
4 3 (21.43%) ESRI
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) SOAP
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
4 3 (21.43%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) ETL
4 3 (21.43%) FTP
4 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) User Experience

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 14 (100.00%) IaaS
1 14 (100.00%) SaaS
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) GIS
1 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Architect
2 13 (92.86%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (71.43%) Cloud Architect
3 10 (71.43%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 4 (28.57%) Applications Architect
5 3 (21.43%) Integration Architect
6 2 (14.29%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) REST
1 3 (21.43%) SOAP
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) NHS
2 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Service Delivery
2 10 (71.43%) Information Governance
3 3 (21.43%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) SOA
3 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) ESRI
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) VMware