The table below looks at the statistics for PaaS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 161 242 224
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -18
Contract jobs citing PaaS 101 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.14% 0.32% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.90% 5.27% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 21 15
Median daily rate £431 £353 £528
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.34% -33.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £450 £505
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 -
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 South East region.

Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
927 588 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.50% 6.14% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 354 180
Median daily rate £450 £408 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 8
Median hourly rate £19.61 £17.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% +37.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.47 £10.00 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £39.00 £68.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.27% +22.05%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

PaaS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PaaS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

PaaS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PaaS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PaaS across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

PaaS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

PaaS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Oxfordshire - 32 £395 - 2
Surrey +23 27 £465 - 3
Hampshire - 19 £525 - 3
Berkshire +10 18 £450 -10.00% 3
Middlesex - 3 - -
Kent +7 2 £875 +158.30%
East Sussex -3 1 £275 -16.66%
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 South East region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 111 (55.22%) IaaS
2 93 (46.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (34.83%) Java
4 54 (26.87%) Amazon AWS
4 54 (26.87%) Continuous Delivery
5 53 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (24.88%) Ruby
6 50 (24.88%) Microsoft
6 50 (24.88%) DevOps
7 48 (23.88%) PowerShell
8 43 (21.39%) Python
8 43 (21.39%) SaaS
9 38 (18.91%) Linux
10 36 (17.91%) Docker
11 35 (17.41%) Git (software)
11 35 (17.41%) Software Engineering
12 34 (16.92%) Windows
13 33 (16.42%) SQL
13 33 (16.42%) TDD
13 33 (16.42%) Cloud Foundry
14 32 (15.92%) Puppet
15 31 (15.42%) OpenStack
15 31 (15.42%) JavaScript
16 30 (14.93%) Bash Shell
17 28 (13.93%) RabbitMQ
17 28 (13.93%) Microservices
17 28 (13.93%) SQL Server
17 28 (13.93%) VMware
18 27 (13.43%) Heroku
18 27 (13.43%) Cloud Computing

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 33 (16.42%) Cloud Foundry
2 31 (15.42%) OpenStack
3 13 (6.47%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.48%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.99%) Apache
5 6 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.00%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.00%) GemFire
6 2 (1.00%) JBoss
6 2 (1.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.00%) WildFly
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 111 (55.22%) IaaS
2 93 (46.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (26.87%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (21.39%) SaaS
5 27 (13.43%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (13.43%) Heroku
6 13 (6.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (5.97%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (4.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 7 (3.48%) Office 365
10 3 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.49%) GitHub
11 2 (1.00%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (1.00%) OpenShift
11 2 (1.00%) Yammer
12 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.50%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.96%) Firewall
2 16 (7.96%) VPN
3 13 (6.47%) DNS
3 13 (6.47%) Network Security
4 11 (5.47%) LAN
4 11 (5.47%) WAN
5 10 (4.98%) DHCP
5 10 (4.98%) MPLS
5 10 (4.98%) VLAN
6 8 (3.98%) AMQP
7 4 (1.99%) IPsec
8 3 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.49%) Internet
8 3 (1.49%) LDAP
8 3 (1.49%) SAN
9 2 (1.00%) SSH
10 1 (0.50%) Extranet
10 1 (0.50%) SSL
10 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.93%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (8.96%) Redis
4 17 (8.46%) Azure SQL Database
5 13 (6.47%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.48%) MySQL
7 8 (3.98%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.48%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.49%) Big Data
9 5 (2.49%) DocumentDB
10 4 (1.99%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.49%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.49%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.00%) Apache Hive
12 2 (1.00%) HBase
12 2 (1.00%) OLTP
12 2 (1.00%) Power BI
12 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (17.41%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.45%) Jenkins
3 16 (7.96%) Gradle
3 16 (7.96%) TeamCity
4 14 (6.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (6.97%) Visual Studio
5 9 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (2.49%) MSBuild
6 5 (2.49%) NUnit
6 5 (2.49%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.99%) JIRA
8 3 (1.49%) CMake
8 3 (1.49%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.49%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.49%) JUnit
8 3 (1.49%) Selenium
8 3 (1.49%) TestComplete
9 2 (1.00%) Ant
9 2 (1.00%) MSI
9 2 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (9.95%) Finance
2 7 (3.48%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.99%) Banking
4 4 (1.99%) Billing
5 2 (1.00%) Advertising
5 2 (1.00%) Automotive
5 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.00%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Back Office
6 1 (0.50%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (26.37%) Developer
2 45 (22.39%) Architect
3 32 (15.92%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (11.94%) Cloud Architect
4 24 (11.94%) Cloud Engineer
5 18 (8.96%) Java Developer
6 16 (7.96%) Azure Engineer
6 16 (7.96%) Consultant
6 16 (7.96%) Software Engineer
7 15 (7.46%) Senior DevOps
7 15 (7.46%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 15 (7.46%) Web Developer
8 14 (6.97%) Java Engineer
9 13 (6.47%) Azure Consultant
10 11 (5.47%) Java Software Engineer
11 10 (4.98%) C++ Developer
12 9 (4.48%) Azure DevOps
12 9 (4.48%) Cloud Developer
13 8 (3.98%) Azure Architect
13 8 (3.98%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.93%) RabbitMQ
2 26 (12.94%) .NET
3 24 (11.94%) JSON
4 20 (9.95%) Web Services
5 19 (9.45%) AngularJS
6 15 (7.46%) XML
7 14 (6.97%) HTML
8 13 (6.47%) HTML5
8 13 (6.47%) XSLT
9 11 (5.47%) Ruby on Rails
9 11 (5.47%) Spring
10 7 (3.48%) JMS
11 5 (2.49%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.49%) CSS
11 5 (2.49%) Kafka
11 5 (2.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.99%) REST
13 3 (1.49%) Node.js
13 3 (1.49%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.94%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.47%) Public Cloud
3 9 (4.48%) Cloud Native
3 9 (4.48%) Replication
4 8 (3.98%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (2.99%) VCE vBlock
6 5 (2.49%) CMDB
6 5 (2.49%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.99%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.99%) User Experience
8 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.49%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.00%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.00%) SCADA
9 2 (1.00%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.50%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.50%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (18.91%) Linux
2 34 (16.92%) Windows
3 13 (6.47%) Unix
4 10 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.48%) VMS
6 6 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.99%) CentOS
7 4 (1.99%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.49%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.00%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.50%) Android
10 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.50%) Fedora
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (26.87%) Continuous Delivery
2 53 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (24.88%) DevOps
4 35 (17.41%) Software Engineering
5 33 (16.42%) TDD
6 28 (13.93%) Microservices
7 22 (10.95%) Configuration Management
8 20 (9.95%) Release Management
9 19 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (9.45%) Test Automation
9 19 (9.45%) Web Development
10 18 (8.96%) Scrum
11 17 (8.46%) ITIL
12 15 (7.46%) Application Performance Monitoring
12 15 (7.46%) High Availability
12 15 (7.46%) Performance Monitoring
12 15 (7.46%) Service Management
13 14 (6.97%) Kanban
14 12 (5.97%) Performance Management
14 12 (5.97%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (34.83%) Java
2 50 (24.88%) Ruby
3 48 (23.88%) PowerShell
4 43 (21.39%) Python
5 33 (16.42%) SQL
6 31 (15.42%) JavaScript
7 30 (14.93%) Bash Shell
8 25 (12.44%) Go
9 15 (7.46%) Scala
10 14 (6.97%) C++
11 12 (5.97%) C#
12 11 (5.47%) Perl
13 7 (3.48%) PHP
14 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.00%) C
15 2 (1.00%) R
15 2 (1.00%) VB
15 2 (1.00%) VBScript
16 1 (0.50%) Erlang
16 1 (0.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (9.45%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.97%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.98%) MCSE
5 6 (2.99%) Degree
5 6 (2.99%) VCAP
6 5 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.99%) CCNA
7 4 (1.99%) EMC Certification
7 4 (1.99%) ISEB
7 4 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.49%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.49%) CCA
8 3 (1.49%) CCIE
8 3 (1.49%) CCNP
8 3 (1.49%) CISSP
8 3 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.49%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.49%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) COBIT
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (17.91%) Docker
2 20 (9.95%) vSphere
3 19 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.48%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.49%) vCloud
6 4 (1.99%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.99%) XenApp
7 2 (1.00%) HDFS
7 2 (1.00%) KVM
7 2 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.00%) XenServer
8 1 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.50%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.50%) Ceph
8 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (15.92%) Puppet
2 22 (10.95%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (6.97%) Ansible
4 13 (6.47%) SCOM
5 11 (5.47%) Kubernetes
5 11 (5.47%) SCCM
6 6 (2.99%) Tivoli
7 5 (2.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.49%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (1.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 1 (0.50%) Kibana
10 1 (0.50%) logstash
10 1 (0.50%) OpenView
10 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 50 (24.88%) Microsoft
2 28 (13.93%) VMware
3 14 (6.97%) Cisco
4 13 (6.47%) New Relic
5 12 (5.97%) AppDynamics
5 12 (5.97%) Dynatrace
5 12 (5.97%) Google
6 11 (5.47%) Citrix
6 11 (5.47%) Oracle
7 9 (4.48%) Barracuda Networks
8 7 (3.48%) EMC
9 6 (2.99%) Rackspace
9 6 (2.99%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.49%) HP
10 5 (2.49%) LogRhythm
10 5 (2.49%) Perforce
10 5 (2.49%) Splunk
11 3 (1.49%) Huawei
11 3 (1.49%) Remedy
12 2 (1.00%) CA
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