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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PaaS 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.23% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £475 £580
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -18.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.86
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
16 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.94% 4.38% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.67%

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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 3 £375 -
PaaS
North West

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) IaaS
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCOrch
1 4 (100.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) EdgeSight
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 3 (75.00%) SCOM
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Wiki
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Nagios
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Server Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (75.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCOrch
2 3 (75.00%) EdgeSight
2 3 (75.00%) Nagios
2 3 (75.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft