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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 222 225 249
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +24
Contract jobs citing PaaS 26 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.080% 0.030%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.07% 2.68% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 2
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£528 £416 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.07% +26.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £423 £448
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -5.53%
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
322 261 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.47% 2.98% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 159 53
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £31.00 £13.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.77% +136.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £30.60 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.40 £36.20 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

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 August 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 August 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 10 £475 +14.32%
Surrey - 5 £550 - 5
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 8
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (57.89%) IaaS
2 15 (39.47%) SaaS
3 12 (31.58%) .NET
4 10 (26.32%) Ruby
5 9 (23.68%) Java
5 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (21.05%) Open Source
6 8 (21.05%) Linux
6 8 (21.05%) Finance
7 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (18.42%) TOGAF
7 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
7 7 (18.42%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (15.79%) Perl
8 6 (15.79%) Google
8 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.16%) TDD
9 5 (13.16%) VMware
9 5 (13.16%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
9 5 (13.16%) HP
9 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
9 5 (13.16%) HTML
9 5 (13.16%) DevOps
9 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (13.16%) RSpec
9 5 (13.16%) Puppet
9 5 (13.16%) MongoDB

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (18.42%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (10.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (57.89%) IaaS
2 15 (39.47%) SaaS
3 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Internet
1 4 (10.53%) VPN
2 2 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.26%) Big Data
2 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) RSpec
2 4 (10.53%) MSTest
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Billing
3 3 (7.89%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Architect
2 9 (23.68%) Enterprise Architect
2 9 (23.68%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.26%) Data Architect
4 2 (5.26%) C++ Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Architect
5 1 (2.63%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (2.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (2.63%) OSS Architect
5 1 (2.63%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (13.16%) HTML
3 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (10.53%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (10.53%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 4 (10.53%) Web Services
3 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.89%) Spring
5 2 (5.26%) SOAP
5 2 (5.26%) Struts
5 2 (5.26%) jBPM
5 2 (5.26%) GWT
5 2 (5.26%) jQuery
5 2 (5.26%) JSF
5 2 (5.26%) Restlet
5 2 (5.26%) OSGi
5 2 (5.26%) JSON
5 2 (5.26%) Apache Wicket
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Open Source
2 4 (10.53%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Android
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Phone
2 4 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (18.42%) TOGAF
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.16%) TDD
4 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.16%) DevOps
5 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Identity Management
5 4 (10.53%) MVC
5 4 (10.53%) Workflow
6 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.26%) Data Management
7 2 (5.26%) Analytics
7 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.26%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) Ruby
2 9 (23.68%) Java
3 6 (15.79%) Perl
4 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.53%) C#
6 3 (7.89%) Python
7 2 (5.26%) C++
7 2 (5.26%) C
7 2 (5.26%) VC++
8 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) VCAP
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
2 1 (2.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (13.16%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.63%) logstash
3 1 (2.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Google
3 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 5 (13.16%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
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