The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the Merseyside region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 30 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PaaS 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.47% - 1.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £483 £452
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.87% 1.28% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate £425 £275 £454
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -39.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £275 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-51.47% +151.85%
PaaS
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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 22 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware