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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank - 42 32
Contract jobs citing PaaS 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 3.23% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £428 £475
% change year-on-year
+8.77% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
24 31 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.57% 8.20% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 2
Median daily rate £441 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.08% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £383 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.82% +31.42%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) IaaS
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCOrch
1 3 (100.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Visualisation

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 3 (100.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) HP