The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 41 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing PaaS 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.24% 0.47% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.78% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £510 £483
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
PaaS
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Cloud Services Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
36 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.63% 1.87% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 1
Average daily rate £300 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
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 Merseyside

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

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

PaaS
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Bug Management
1 1 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Public Cloud

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Bug Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace