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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 171 240 225
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -15
Contract jobs citing PaaS 100 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.11% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 11.90% 3.99% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 7 11
Median daily rate £465 £330 £528
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £330 £489
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £360 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £528
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.77%
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
840 551 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.36% 5.93% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 330 195
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 9
Median hourly rate £19.61 £32.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.66% +195.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.14 £10.75 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £26.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +73.33%

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 June 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 June 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
Surrey +14 26 £465 - 3
Berkshire +13 24 £450 - 4
Hampshire - 19 £475 - 2
Kent - 14 £750 -
Oxfordshire - 11 £450 -
Middlesex - 7 - - 1
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 103 (60.95%) IaaS
2 94 (55.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (34.32%) Amazon AWS
4 53 (31.36%) Ruby
5 52 (30.77%) Java
6 49 (28.99%) DevOps
7 46 (27.22%) Microsoft
8 44 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (25.44%) SaaS
10 42 (24.85%) PowerShell
11 41 (24.26%) Continuous Delivery
12 38 (22.49%) Cloud Foundry
13 36 (21.30%) Software Engineering
14 35 (20.71%) TDD
15 33 (19.53%) Bash Shell
16 32 (18.93%) RabbitMQ
16 32 (18.93%) OpenStack
16 32 (18.93%) VMware
17 31 (18.34%) Windows
17 31 (18.34%) Linux
17 31 (18.34%) Heroku
18 30 (17.75%) Python
19 29 (17.16%) Go
20 28 (16.57%) Apache Cassandra
21 27 (15.98%) Puppet
21 27 (15.98%) SQL
22 26 (15.38%) Finance
22 26 (15.38%) Data Centre
23 25 (14.79%) Docker
24 24 (14.20%) Git (software)

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 38 (22.49%) Cloud Foundry
2 32 (18.93%) OpenStack
3 13 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 10 (5.92%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.37%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.78%) Apache
7 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 103 (60.95%) IaaS
2 94 (55.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (34.32%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (25.44%) SaaS
5 31 (18.34%) Heroku
6 14 (8.28%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (5.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 7 (4.14%) Office 365
10 3 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (1.18%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (1.18%) OpenShift
11 2 (1.18%) Yammer
12 1 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.59%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.83%) Firewall
2 16 (9.47%) VPN
3 13 (7.69%) Network Security
4 12 (7.10%) DNS
5 10 (5.92%) AMQP
5 10 (5.92%) LAN
5 10 (5.92%) WAN
6 9 (5.33%) DHCP
6 9 (5.33%) MPLS
6 9 (5.33%) VLAN
7 4 (2.37%) IPsec
8 3 (1.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.78%) Internet
8 3 (1.78%) SAN
9 2 (1.18%) LDAP
10 1 (0.59%) Extranet
10 1 (0.59%) SSH
10 1 (0.59%) SSL
10 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 24 (14.20%) SQL Server
3 20 (11.83%) Redis
4 16 (9.47%) NoSQL
5 13 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (5.33%) Hadoop
6 9 (5.33%) MySQL
7 6 (3.55%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.55%) Neo4j
8 5 (2.96%) DocumentDB
9 4 (2.37%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.78%) Big Data
10 3 (1.78%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.18%) Power BI
11 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (14.20%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.06%) Jenkins
3 12 (7.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (5.92%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.37%) Gradle
5 4 (2.37%) JIRA
6 3 (1.78%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.78%) Selenium
6 3 (1.78%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.18%) AdminStudio
7 2 (1.18%) InstallShield
7 2 (1.18%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.18%) MSI
7 2 (1.18%) NUnit
7 2 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.18%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.59%) Ant
8 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.59%) JUnit
General
1 26 (15.38%) Finance
2 8 (4.73%) Banking
3 7 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.96%) Billing
5 3 (1.78%) Games
6 2 (1.18%) Automotive
6 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.18%) Marketing
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (25.44%) Architect
2 34 (20.12%) Developer
3 30 (17.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
5 23 (13.61%) Cloud Architect
6 17 (10.06%) Consultant
6 17 (10.06%) Software Engineer
7 16 (9.47%) Java Engineer
8 14 (8.28%) Java Developer
9 13 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
10 12 (7.10%) Azure Consultant
10 12 (7.10%) Java Software Engineer
11 10 (5.92%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (5.92%) Senior DevOps
11 10 (5.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 9 (5.33%) Cloud Consultant
12 9 (5.33%) Cloud Developer
12 9 (5.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
13 8 (4.73%) Azure Architect
13 8 (4.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.93%) RabbitMQ
2 22 (13.02%) .NET
3 20 (11.83%) Web Services
4 13 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (5.33%) JMS
5 9 (5.33%) JSON
5 9 (5.33%) Spring
6 7 (4.14%) AngularJS
6 7 (4.14%) Kafka
7 5 (2.96%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.37%) CSS
9 3 (1.78%) HTML
10 2 (1.18%) HTML5
10 2 (1.18%) Java EE
10 2 (1.18%) LAMP
10 2 (1.18%) Node.js
10 2 (1.18%) XML
10 2 (1.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.28%) Public Cloud
3 10 (5.92%) Cloud Native
4 7 (4.14%) Replication
5 6 (3.55%) CMDB
5 6 (3.55%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (3.55%) VCE vBlock
6 5 (2.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.96%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.37%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.37%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.18%) SCADA
9 2 (1.18%) User Experience
10 1 (0.59%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.59%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.59%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.34%) Linux
1 31 (18.34%) Windows
2 10 (5.92%) Unix
3 8 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (4.14%) VMS
5 4 (2.37%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.78%) CentOS
6 3 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.78%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.59%) Android
8 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (28.99%) DevOps
2 44 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (24.26%) Continuous Delivery
4 36 (21.30%) Software Engineering
5 35 (20.71%) TDD
6 20 (11.83%) Configuration Management
7 14 (8.28%) High Availability
7 14 (8.28%) Release Management
8 13 (7.69%) ITIL
8 13 (7.69%) Scrum
9 12 (7.10%) CRM
10 11 (6.51%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 11 (6.51%) Microservices
10 11 (6.51%) Performance Monitoring
10 11 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (5.92%) Kanban
11 10 (5.92%) Service Management
11 10 (5.92%) Use Case
12 9 (5.33%) Information Security
12 9 (5.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 53 (31.36%) Ruby
2 52 (30.77%) Java
3 42 (24.85%) PowerShell
4 33 (19.53%) Bash Shell
5 30 (17.75%) Python
6 29 (17.16%) Go
7 27 (15.98%) SQL
8 18 (10.65%) JavaScript
9 12 (7.10%) C#
10 10 (5.92%) Perl
11 6 (3.55%) PHP
12 5 (2.96%) C++
13 2 (1.18%) C
13 2 (1.18%) R
13 2 (1.18%) Scala
13 2 (1.18%) VB
13 2 (1.18%) VBScript
14 1 (0.59%) Erlang
14 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.47%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.14%) MCSE
5 6 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.55%) ISEB
5 6 (3.55%) VCAP
6 5 (2.96%) CCNA
7 4 (2.37%) CISSP
7 4 (2.37%) Degree
7 4 (2.37%) EMC Certification
7 4 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.78%) CCA
8 3 (1.78%) CCIE
8 3 (1.78%) CCNP
8 3 (1.78%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.78%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.78%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.37%) QA
2 3 (1.78%) SLA
3 2 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (14.79%) Docker
2 23 (13.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (13.02%) vSphere
4 9 (5.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (3.55%) vCloud
6 4 (2.37%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.37%) KVM
6 4 (2.37%) XenApp
6 4 (2.37%) XenServer
7 3 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.59%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.59%) Ceph
9 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (15.98%) Puppet
2 18 (10.65%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (8.88%) Kubernetes
4 13 (7.69%) SCOM
5 11 (6.51%) SCCM
6 9 (5.33%) Ansible
7 6 (3.55%) HP SiteScope
7 6 (3.55%) Tivoli
8 5 (2.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (2.37%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 3 (1.78%) logstash
10 3 (1.78%) SCVMM
11 2 (1.18%) Cacti
11 2 (1.18%) Ganglia
11 2 (1.18%) Graphite
11 2 (1.18%) Hyperic
11 2 (1.18%) Nagios
11 2 (1.18%) OpenView
12 1 (0.59%) Kibana
12 1 (0.59%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 46 (27.22%) Microsoft
2 32 (18.93%) VMware
3 16 (9.47%) Cisco
4 15 (8.88%) Citrix
5 12 (7.10%) New Relic
6 10 (5.92%) Barracuda Networks
6 10 (5.92%) HP
6 10 (5.92%) Oracle
7 9 (5.33%) EMC
7 9 (5.33%) Splunk
8 8 (4.73%) AppDynamics
8 8 (4.73%) Dynatrace
9 7 (4.14%) Rackspace
10 5 (2.96%) LogRhythm
11 4 (2.37%) NetApp
12 3 (1.78%) BMC
12 3 (1.78%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.78%) Juniper
12 3 (1.78%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.78%) Remedy
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