The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 112 159 126
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -33
Contract jobs citing PaaS 42 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 0.25% 0.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.39% 5.58% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 9
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £410 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
PaaS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Cloud Services Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
339 197 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.57% 4.45% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 104 43
Median daily rate £437 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £12.33 £30.19 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.17% +58.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing PaaS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PaaS across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 14 £388 - 1
Cheshire +17 13 £338 -28.94%
Manchester +3 12 £437 -2.83% 1
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 North West region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 56 (80.00%) IaaS
2 55 (78.57%) SaaS
3 38 (54.29%) Open Source
4 30 (42.86%) ITIL
5 29 (41.43%) Change Management
6 27 (38.57%) DevOps
7 24 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 18 (25.71%) Oracle EBS
9 18 (25.71%) Oracle
9 18 (25.71%) Oracle EBS R12
9 18 (25.71%) Oracle Application Server
9 18 (25.71%) Oracle Database 12c
9 18 (25.71%) Oracle Database
9 18 (25.71%) High Availability
10 17 (24.29%) MS Excel
11 15 (21.43%) SOA
11 15 (21.43%) Data Management
11 15 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (18.57%) Problem Management
13 12 (17.14%) BizTalk Server
13 12 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (15.71%) Active Directory
14 11 (15.71%) ITSM
15 10 (14.29%) Linux
15 10 (14.29%) Puppet
16 9 (12.86%) Disclosure Scotland
16 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
16 9 (12.86%) CRM

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 18 (25.71%) Oracle Application Server
2 12 (17.14%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (11.43%) OpenStack
4 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.29%) Apache
5 3 (4.29%) nginx
6 2 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.86%) IIS
6 2 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (24.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (25.71%) Oracle EBS
1 18 (25.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (80.00%) IaaS
2 55 (78.57%) SaaS
3 20 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (8.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (4.29%) Office 365
7 2 (2.86%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) DNS
1 2 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (2.86%) Skype
1 2 (2.86%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) Oracle Database
1 18 (25.71%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.29%) MySQL
4 2 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.86%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.43%) Big Data
5 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.29%) Maven
4 2 (2.86%) Ant
4 2 (2.86%) GoCD
4 2 (2.86%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.43%) JIRA
5 1 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Marketing
2 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Architect
2 14 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (18.57%) DBA
3 13 (18.57%) Oracle DBA
4 10 (14.29%) Azure Architect
4 10 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (11.43%) Technical Architect
6 7 (10.00%) Administrator
6 7 (10.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) SOA Architect
8 5 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (5.71%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.71%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.29%) AWS Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (4.29%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) EDI
2 4 (5.71%) Middleware
3 2 (2.86%) CSS
3 2 (2.86%) Express
3 2 (2.86%) HTML
3 2 (2.86%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (2.86%) Node.js
3 2 (2.86%) REST
3 2 (2.86%) SOAP
4 1 (1.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (4.29%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.86%) CESG
3 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.86%) DataPower
3 2 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) CentOS
2 5 (7.14%) Windows
3 4 (5.71%) AIX
4 3 (4.29%) Fedora
4 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.86%) Unix
5 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (54.29%) Open Source
2 30 (42.86%) ITIL
3 29 (41.43%) Change Management
4 27 (38.57%) DevOps
5 24 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (25.71%) High Availability
7 15 (21.43%) Data Management
7 15 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (21.43%) SOA
8 13 (18.57%) Problem Management
9 11 (15.71%) ITSM
10 9 (12.86%) CRM
11 8 (11.43%) PRINCE2
12 7 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (10.00%) Service Management
13 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (8.57%) Project Management
14 5 (7.14%) ERP
14 5 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
14 5 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
1 9 (12.86%) Python
2 5 (7.14%) C++
2 5 (7.14%) SQL
3 4 (5.71%) Perl
3 4 (5.71%) Ruby
4 2 (2.86%) Go
4 2 (2.86%) Java
4 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.43%) C
5 1 (1.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.43%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) CCNA
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) Docker
2 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) Puppet
2 7 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (7.14%) Ansible
4 3 (4.29%) Salt
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.86%) SCCM
5 2 (2.86%) SCOM
5 2 (2.86%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 18 (25.71%) Oracle
3 5 (7.14%) ForgeRock
3 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.14%) ServiceNow
3 5 (7.14%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.86%) Citrix
4 2 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco
5 1 (1.43%) Juniper
5 1 (1.43%) Talend
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