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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 169 255 236
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -19
Contract jobs citing PaaS 102 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.12% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.94% 3.50% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 0 4
Median daily rate £525 - £518
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 - £486
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 - £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £453
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.55%
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
788 486 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.65% 5.09% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 292 167
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £229 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 31 9
Median hourly rate £20.06 £26.00 £8.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.86% +199.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.39 £14.10 £8.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.56 £25.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-25.78% +96.07%

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 May 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 May 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
Kent - 35 £650 - 1
Hampshire - 20 £400 - 2
Berkshire +5 19 £450 - 11
Surrey +4 18 £550 - 5
Middlesex - 5 - -
Oxfordshire - 4 £450 -
West Sussex - 2 £280 -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 86 (61.87%) IaaS
2 84 (60.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (39.57%) Amazon AWS
4 48 (34.53%) Ruby
5 42 (30.22%) Java
6 41 (29.50%) DevOps
7 38 (27.34%) Cloud Foundry
7 38 (27.34%) Microsoft
8 37 (26.62%) SaaS
9 36 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (25.18%) TDD
10 35 (25.18%) PowerShell
11 33 (23.74%) Software Engineering
12 32 (23.02%) Continuous Delivery
13 31 (22.30%) RabbitMQ
13 31 (22.30%) Heroku
13 31 (22.30%) VMware
14 30 (21.58%) OpenStack
15 29 (20.86%) Go
15 29 (20.86%) Bash Shell
16 28 (20.14%) Apache Cassandra
17 27 (19.42%) Data Centre
18 26 (18.71%) Finance
19 24 (17.27%) Linux
19 24 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (16.55%) Windows
21 22 (15.83%) Firewall
21 22 (15.83%) vSphere
22 21 (15.11%) SQL
22 21 (15.11%) SQL Server

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 (27.34%) Cloud Foundry
2 30 (21.58%) OpenStack
3 12 (8.63%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.47%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.44%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.72%) Node.js
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.88%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 86 (61.87%) IaaS
2 84 (60.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (39.57%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (26.62%) SaaS
5 31 (22.30%) Heroku
6 13 (9.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (8.63%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (6.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 7 (5.04%) Office 365
10 3 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.44%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (1.44%) OpenShift
11 2 (1.44%) Yammer
12 1 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.83%) Firewall
2 15 (10.79%) VPN
3 12 (8.63%) Network Security
4 11 (7.91%) LAN
4 11 (7.91%) WAN
5 10 (7.19%) AMQP
6 9 (6.47%) DHCP
6 9 (6.47%) DNS
6 9 (6.47%) VLAN
7 8 (5.76%) MPLS
8 4 (2.88%) IPsec
8 4 (2.88%) SAN
9 3 (2.16%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (2.16%) Extranet
10 2 (1.44%) Internet
10 2 (1.44%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.72%) SMTP
11 1 (0.72%) SSL
11 1 (0.72%) VoIP
11 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 21 (15.11%) SQL Server
3 20 (14.39%) Redis
4 14 (10.07%) NoSQL
5 9 (6.47%) Hadoop
6 8 (5.76%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (3.60%) MySQL
7 5 (3.60%) Neo4j
8 3 (2.16%) Big Data
9 2 (1.44%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.44%) Power BI
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (9.35%) Jenkins
2 12 (8.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (8.63%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.88%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.16%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.16%) JIRA
5 3 (2.16%) Selenium
6 2 (1.44%) AdminStudio
6 2 (1.44%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.44%) MSI
6 2 (1.44%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.72%) Gradle
7 1 (0.72%) JUnit
General
1 26 (18.71%) Finance
2 8 (5.76%) Banking
3 6 (4.32%) Billing
3 6 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.16%) Games
5 2 (1.44%) Automotive
5 2 (1.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (30.94%) Architect
2 28 (20.14%) Developer
3 24 (17.27%) Cloud Architect
3 24 (17.27%) Cloud Engineer
3 24 (17.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (12.23%) Consultant
4 17 (12.23%) Software Engineer
5 16 (11.51%) Java Engineer
6 13 (9.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 13 (9.35%) Java Developer
7 12 (8.63%) Azure Consultant
7 12 (8.63%) Java Software Engineer
8 11 (7.91%) Azure Engineer
9 10 (7.19%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (6.47%) Cloud Consultant
10 9 (6.47%) Cloud Developer
11 8 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (5.04%) Java Software Developer
12 7 (5.04%) Microsoft Consultant
12 7 (5.04%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.30%) RabbitMQ
2 20 (14.39%) Web Services
3 17 (12.23%) .NET
4 11 (7.91%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (6.47%) JMS
5 9 (6.47%) Spring
6 8 (5.76%) JSON
7 7 (5.04%) Kafka
8 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (2.88%) AngularJS
9 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.16%) REST
11 2 (1.44%) CSS
11 2 (1.44%) Java EE
11 2 (1.44%) Middleware
12 1 (0.72%) J2EE
12 1 (0.72%) SAML
12 1 (0.72%) SOAP
12 1 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.42%) Data Centre
2 15 (10.79%) Public Cloud
3 10 (7.19%) Cloud Native
4 7 (5.04%) Private Cloud
5 6 (4.32%) CMDB
5 6 (4.32%) VCE vBlock
6 5 (3.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (3.60%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (3.60%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.60%) Replication
7 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.44%) SCADA
9 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.72%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.72%) User Experience
9 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.27%) Linux
2 23 (16.55%) Windows
3 7 (5.04%) VMS
4 6 (4.32%) Unix
4 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.60%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.16%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.72%) Android
7 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.72%) CentOS
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.50%) DevOps
2 36 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (25.18%) TDD
4 33 (23.74%) Software Engineering
5 32 (23.02%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (10.07%) Configuration Management
7 11 (7.91%) Use Case
8 10 (7.19%) CRM
8 10 (7.19%) High Availability
8 10 (7.19%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (6.47%) Migration
10 8 (5.76%) Information Security
10 8 (5.76%) ITIL
10 8 (5.76%) Scrum
10 8 (5.76%) SIEM
10 8 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.04%) Analytics
11 7 (5.04%) Microservices
11 7 (5.04%) Release Management
11 7 (5.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 48 (34.53%) Ruby
2 42 (30.22%) Java
3 35 (25.18%) PowerShell
4 29 (20.86%) Bash Shell
4 29 (20.86%) Go
5 21 (15.11%) SQL
6 19 (13.67%) Python
7 12 (8.63%) C#
8 10 (7.19%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.60%) Perl
10 2 (1.44%) PHP
10 2 (1.44%) R
10 2 (1.44%) VB
10 2 (1.44%) VBScript
11 1 (0.72%) Erlang
11 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (12.95%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.23%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.32%) CCNA
3 6 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.32%) ISEB
3 6 (4.32%) MCSE
3 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.32%) VCAP
4 4 (2.88%) CCA
4 4 (2.88%) CISSP
4 4 (2.88%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (2.88%) EMC Certification
4 4 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.16%) CCIE
5 3 (2.16%) CCNP
5 3 (2.16%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.16%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.44%) MCP
6 2 (1.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) QA
2 3 (2.16%) SLA
3 2 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (15.83%) vSphere
3 21 (15.11%) Docker
4 8 (5.76%) Active Directory
5 7 (5.04%) vCloud
6 6 (4.32%) KVM
6 6 (4.32%) XenServer
7 5 (3.60%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.16%) XenApp
9 2 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.72%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 19 (13.67%) Puppet
2 15 (10.79%) Kubernetes
3 14 (10.07%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (9.35%) SCOM
5 11 (7.91%) SCCM
6 8 (5.76%) HP SiteScope
7 6 (4.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 6 (4.32%) Tivoli
8 5 (3.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (2.16%) Ansible
9 3 (2.16%) SCVMM
10 2 (1.44%) Cacti
10 2 (1.44%) Ganglia
10 2 (1.44%) Graphite
10 2 (1.44%) Hyperic
10 2 (1.44%) logstash
10 2 (1.44%) Nagios
10 2 (1.44%) OpenView
11 1 (0.72%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.72%) vMotion
Vendors
1 38 (27.34%) Microsoft
2 31 (22.30%) VMware
3 18 (12.95%) Citrix
4 15 (10.79%) Cisco
5 13 (9.35%) HP
6 10 (7.19%) Barracuda Networks
7 9 (6.47%) EMC
7 9 (6.47%) Splunk
8 8 (5.76%) Oracle
9 7 (5.04%) New Relic
9 7 (5.04%) Rackspace
10 5 (3.60%) LogRhythm
10 5 (3.60%) NetApp
11 3 (2.16%) AppDynamics
11 3 (2.16%) BMC
11 3 (2.16%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.16%) Dynatrace
11 3 (2.16%) Huawei
11 3 (2.16%) Juniper
12 1 (0.72%) LANDesk
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