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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PaaS over the 3 months to 29 September 2014 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 215 228 260
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +32
Contract jobs citing PaaS 30 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.11% 0.020%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.40% 3.57% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 2
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£475 £430 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +31.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +31.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 South East region.

Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
357 280 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.82% 3.22% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 173 59
Average daily rate £420 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £248 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 7
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £13.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 - £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 - £31.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.97% -26.78%

PaaS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PaaS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 September 2014. 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
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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
Berkshire +12 19 £450 +23.28% 5
Surrey -3 6 £400 -27.27% 3
Kent - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 27 (54.00%) IaaS
2 24 (48.00%) SaaS
3 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (26.00%) .NET
7 11 (22.00%) Ruby
8 10 (20.00%) C#
8 10 (20.00%) Linux
8 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 9 (18.00%) Java
9 9 (18.00%) MVC
9 9 (18.00%) TOGAF
9 9 (18.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 9 (18.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 9 (18.00%) Unity DI Container
9 9 (18.00%) Inversion of Control
9 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (16.00%) Puppet
10 8 (16.00%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (16.00%) Open Source
10 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (16.00%) Perl
11 7 (14.00%) Finance
11 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (14.00%) VMware
11 7 (14.00%) MSTest
11 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
11 7 (14.00%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (12.00%) Opscode Chef

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (14.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (12.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 27 (54.00%) IaaS
2 24 (48.00%) SaaS
3 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.00%) VPN
2 2 (4.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.00%) SNMP
3 1 (2.00%) MPLS
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.00%) Big Data
2 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MSTest
2 6 (12.00%) RSpec
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Billing
3 3 (6.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (58.00%) Architect
2 11 (22.00%) Cloud Architect
3 9 (18.00%) Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 7 (14.00%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.00%) C++ Developer
6 5 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Data Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
10 1 (2.00%) C# Developer
10 1 (2.00%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) .NET
2 9 (18.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 9 (18.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 9 (18.00%) Unity DI Container
2 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (10.00%) HTML
4 5 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (6.00%) Web Services
5 3 (6.00%) Spring
6 2 (4.00%) Restlet
6 2 (4.00%) jBPM
6 2 (4.00%) JSF
6 2 (4.00%) GWT
6 2 (4.00%) jQuery
6 2 (4.00%) JSON
6 2 (4.00%) Apache Wicket
6 2 (4.00%) Struts2
6 2 (4.00%) RichFaces
6 2 (4.00%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (16.00%) Open Source
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Phone
4 2 (4.00%) Android
4 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) VMS
5 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.00%) MVC
2 9 (18.00%) TOGAF
3 8 (16.00%) Dependency Injection
3 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (14.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.00%) TDD
6 5 (10.00%) Migration
6 5 (10.00%) Workflow
6 5 (10.00%) DevOps
7 4 (8.00%) Data Management
7 4 (8.00%) Identity Management
8 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (4.00%) Analytics
9 2 (4.00%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.00%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) Ruby
2 10 (20.00%) C#
3 9 (18.00%) Java
4 8 (16.00%) Perl
5 6 (12.00%) VC++
5 6 (12.00%) C++
6 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.00%) Python
7 2 (4.00%) C
8 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) VCAP
2 1 (2.00%) HP APS
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) vCloud
2 2 (4.00%) vSphere
2 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Puppet
2 6 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.00%) WSUS
4 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.00%) Netcool
4 1 (2.00%) Nagios
4 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) VMware
3 6 (12.00%) Google
4 4 (8.00%) HP
5 3 (6.00%) EMC
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco
5 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.00%) webMethods
6 2 (4.00%) Remedy
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle
6 2 (4.00%) BMC
7 1 (2.00%) Symantec
7 1 (2.00%) Infoblox
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