The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PaaS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.87% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £453
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 -
PaaS
North West

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
29 27 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.45% 7.34% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 1
Median daily rate £450 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -29.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.56 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-25.78% +96.07%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PaaS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) IIS
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
1 7 (100.00%) IaaS
1 7 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 7 (100.00%) SCOrch
1 7 (100.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (57.14%) Project Management
5 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) SCOM
5 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (42.86%) Confluence
5 3 (42.86%) Nagios
5 3 (42.86%) Banking
5 3 (42.86%) JIRA
5 3 (42.86%) Wiki
5 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 3 (42.86%) EdgeSight
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Server Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (42.86%) Wiki
2 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) SCOrch
2 3 (42.86%) EdgeSight
2 3 (42.86%) Nagios
2 3 (42.86%) SCOM
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft