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 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 115 241 222
Rank change year-on-year
+126 -19
Contract jobs citing PaaS 151 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.80% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.11% 6.21% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 30 22
Median daily rate £500 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £548
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 South East region.

Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1070 580 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.79% 5.84% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 350 228
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £27.50 £34.00
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 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 29 September 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 29 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
Hampshire - 56 £550 - 1
Oxfordshire +29 45 £400 +23.07% 1
Berkshire +18 26 £588 +17.50% 2
Kent +14 12 £600 +76.47%
Surrey +12 8 £451 -7.43% 3
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £600 +92.00% 1
Middlesex - 2 - -
East Sussex -1 1 £275 -19.11%
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for PaaS.

1 122 (48.61%) IaaS
2 87 (34.66%) Java
3 81 (32.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 69 (27.49%) Continuous Delivery
5 62 (24.70%) Windows
6 61 (24.30%) Linux
7 55 (21.91%) Git (software)
8 53 (21.12%) Python
9 51 (20.32%) Microsoft
10 49 (19.52%) Docker
11 47 (18.73%) DevOps
11 47 (18.73%) SaaS
11 47 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
12 45 (17.93%) Service Management
13 43 (17.13%) VMware
13 43 (17.13%) Microservices
13 43 (17.13%) Jenkins
14 42 (16.73%) Amazon AWS
15 40 (15.94%) Puppet
16 37 (14.74%) Test Automation
16 37 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (14.74%) PowerShell
17 36 (14.34%) Ruby
18 34 (13.55%) Software Engineering
18 34 (13.55%) SQL
18 34 (13.55%) Cloud Computing
19 32 (12.75%) Cloud Foundry
20 31 (12.35%) Gradle
21 30 (11.95%) Opscode Chef
21 30 (11.95%) TeamCity

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 32 (12.75%) Cloud Foundry
2 21 (8.37%) OpenStack
3 14 (5.58%) SharePoint
4 13 (5.18%) Tomcat
5 11 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (3.98%) Apache Solr
7 9 (3.59%) Apache
7 9 (3.59%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.99%) GemFire
9 4 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.59%) JBoss
10 3 (1.20%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.80%) WildFly
12 1 (0.40%) CMS
12 1 (0.40%) SAS
12 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Magento
2 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.40%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 122 (48.61%) IaaS
2 81 (32.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (18.73%) SaaS
4 42 (16.73%) Amazon AWS
5 34 (13.55%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (8.76%) Heroku
7 19 (7.57%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (4.78%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (3.98%) Office 365
10 7 (2.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (1.99%) GitHub
12 4 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.80%) Yammer
15 1 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
15 1 (0.40%) Bluemix
15 1 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.38%) Network Security
2 10 (3.98%) DNS
3 9 (3.59%) Firewall
4 8 (3.19%) LAN
4 8 (3.19%) MPLS
4 8 (3.19%) WAN
5 7 (2.79%) AMQP
5 7 (2.79%) DHCP
5 7 (2.79%) LDAP
5 7 (2.79%) VLAN
5 7 (2.79%) VPN
6 3 (1.20%) Internet
6 3 (1.20%) IPsec
7 2 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.80%) SSH
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.40%) Extranet
8 1 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.40%) Skype
8 1 (0.40%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.57%) MongoDB
3 18 (7.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (6.77%) Azure SQL Database
4 17 (6.77%) Big Data
4 17 (6.77%) Hadoop
5 14 (5.58%) NoSQL
5 14 (5.58%) Redis
6 10 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.59%) MySQL
7 9 (3.59%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.99%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.99%) HBase
8 5 (1.99%) OLTP
9 4 (1.59%) DocumentDB
10 3 (1.20%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.40%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.40%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 55 (21.91%) Git (software)
2 43 (17.13%) Jenkins
3 31 (12.35%) Gradle
4 30 (11.95%) TeamCity
5 19 (7.57%) MSBuild
6 18 (7.17%) NUnit
6 18 (7.17%) SpecFlow
6 18 (7.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (5.98%) Visual Studio
8 11 (4.38%) CMake
9 9 (3.59%) TestComplete
10 8 (3.19%) JUnit
11 7 (2.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.99%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.99%) Maven
13 4 (1.59%) JIRA
14 3 (1.20%) TestNG
15 2 (0.80%) Ant
15 2 (0.80%) Subversion
15 2 (0.80%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (7.97%) Finance
2 9 (3.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.99%) Banking
4 3 (1.20%) Advertising
4 3 (1.20%) Back Office
4 3 (1.20%) Billing
4 3 (1.20%) Marketing
5 1 (0.40%) Automotive
5 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (23.11%) Developer
2 53 (21.12%) Architect
3 24 (9.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (8.37%) Cloud Architect
5 19 (7.57%) Build Engineer
5 19 (7.57%) Cloud Engineer
5 19 (7.57%) Java Developer
6 18 (7.17%) Azure Engineer
7 16 (6.37%) C++ Developer
8 15 (5.98%) Web Developer
9 14 (5.58%) Consultant
9 14 (5.58%) Senior DevOps
9 14 (5.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 14 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (5.58%) Test Automation Engineer
9 14 (5.58%) Test Engineer
10 13 (5.18%) Software Engineer
11 12 (4.78%) Data Architect
12 11 (4.38%) Cloud Developer
13 10 (3.98%) Hadoop Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.96%) AngularJS
2 24 (9.56%) .NET
2 24 (9.56%) JSON
3 23 (9.16%) RabbitMQ
4 17 (6.77%) Web Services
5 15 (5.98%) HTML
5 15 (5.98%) XML
6 13 (5.18%) HTML5
6 13 (5.18%) Spring
6 13 (5.18%) XSLT
7 11 (4.38%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (3.59%) Node.js
9 7 (2.79%) JMS
9 7 (2.79%) REST
10 6 (2.39%) CSS
11 5 (1.99%) Kafka
11 5 (1.99%) Spark Streaming
11 5 (1.99%) Spring Boot
11 5 (1.99%) Spring Integration
12 4 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.77%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.18%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.38%) Public Cloud
3 11 (4.38%) Visualisation
4 10 (3.98%) Mathematics
5 9 (3.59%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.79%) Replication
7 6 (2.39%) Cloud Native
7 6 (2.39%) PKI
8 5 (1.99%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.59%) CMDB
10 3 (1.20%) User Experience
11 2 (0.80%) SCADA
11 2 (0.80%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.40%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.40%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.40%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 62 (24.70%) Windows
2 61 (24.30%) Linux
3 11 (4.38%) Unix
4 8 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.79%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.59%) VMS
7 3 (1.20%) CentOS
7 3 (1.20%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.80%) Android
8 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.80%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.40%) Fedora
9 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (27.49%) Continuous Delivery
2 47 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (18.73%) DevOps
3 45 (17.93%) Service Management
4 43 (17.13%) Microservices
5 37 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (14.74%) Test Automation
6 34 (13.55%) Software Engineering
7 28 (11.16%) TDD
7 28 (11.16%) Web Development
8 25 (9.96%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 25 (9.96%) Performance Monitoring
9 23 (9.16%) Scrum
10 21 (8.37%) User Stories
11 20 (7.97%) ITIL
11 20 (7.97%) Release Management
12 19 (7.57%) Performance Testing
13 18 (7.17%) Analytics
14 17 (6.77%) Configuration Management
14 17 (6.77%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 87 (34.66%) Java
2 53 (21.12%) Python
3 37 (14.74%) PowerShell
4 36 (14.34%) Ruby
5 34 (13.55%) SQL
6 29 (11.55%) JavaScript
7 25 (9.96%) Bash Shell
8 23 (9.16%) C++
9 22 (8.76%) Go
10 21 (8.37%) Scala
11 11 (4.38%) Perl
12 9 (3.59%) C#
13 7 (2.79%) PHP
14 5 (1.99%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.20%) C
16 1 (0.40%) R
16 1 (0.40%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (10.76%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.37%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.58%) Degree
4 8 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.19%) PhD
5 6 (2.39%) MCSE
6 5 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.59%) CCIE
7 4 (1.59%) CCNP
8 3 (1.20%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.20%) CCA
8 3 (1.20%) CCNA
8 3 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.80%) CISSP
9 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.80%) RHCA
9 2 (0.80%) VCAP
10 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.59%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) SLA
3 2 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.40%) COBIT
4 1 (0.40%) SDET
System Software
1 49 (19.52%) Docker
2 17 (6.77%) Active Directory
3 16 (6.37%) vSphere
4 15 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.39%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.99%) HDFS
7 4 (1.59%) XenApp
8 2 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.80%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.80%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.40%) Ceph
9 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.40%) vCloud
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 40 (15.94%) Puppet
2 30 (11.95%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (11.55%) Ansible
4 10 (3.98%) Kubernetes
5 8 (3.19%) SCOM
6 4 (1.59%) SCCM
7 2 (0.80%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.80%) Terraform
7 2 (0.80%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.40%) BMC Performance Manager
8 1 (0.40%) Kibana
8 1 (0.40%) logstash
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 51 (20.32%) Microsoft
2 43 (17.13%) VMware
3 21 (8.37%) Cisco
4 19 (7.57%) Google
5 18 (7.17%) Perforce
6 12 (4.78%) AppDynamics
6 12 (4.78%) Dynatrace
6 12 (4.78%) New Relic
7 9 (3.59%) Oracle
8 8 (3.19%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.39%) Citrix
10 5 (1.99%) CA
11 4 (1.59%) Remedy
12 3 (1.20%) BMC
12 3 (1.20%) Cloudera
12 3 (1.20%) Huawei
13 2 (0.80%) Barracuda Networks
13 2 (0.80%) LANDesk
13 2 (0.80%) LogRhythm
13 2 (0.80%) NetApp
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