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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 231 223 233
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing PaaS 31 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.25% 0.012%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.37% 7.47% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 1
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£353 £528 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.23% +27.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £505 £440
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +14.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
577 308 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.03% 3.35% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 178 143
Average daily rate £408 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £218 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.75 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -58.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.68 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £68.60 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+30.30% -48.43%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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
East Sussex - 13 £330 -
Berkshire +7 7 £500 +5.26% 5
Kent -3 3 £339 -51.60% 1
West Sussex -10 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -1 1 - - 4
Surrey -3 1 - - 2
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 34 (62.96%) IaaS
2 27 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (50.00%) SaaS
2 27 (50.00%) VMware
3 25 (46.30%) Windows
3 25 (46.30%) DNS
4 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 24 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (42.59%) DHCP
6 21 (38.89%) LAN
7 19 (35.19%) SQL
7 19 (35.19%) VLAN
8 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (33.33%) Linux
8 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 17 (31.48%) TCP/IP
10 16 (29.63%) Cisco
10 16 (29.63%) SAN
11 15 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (27.78%) NAS
11 15 (27.78%) Fibre Channel
11 15 (27.78%) vCloud
11 15 (27.78%) vMotion
11 15 (27.78%) Data Centre
12 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
12 14 (25.93%) Firewall
13 13 (24.07%) Service Delivery
13 13 (24.07%) WLAN

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
1 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
1 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (14.81%) OpenStack
3 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.56%) Apache
4 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Office
2 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Sentinel
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 34 (62.96%) IaaS
2 27 (50.00%) SaaS
3 24 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (12.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (5.56%) IBM PureFlex
7 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (3.70%) Office 365
8 2 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.85%) Symantec.cloud
9 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 25 (46.30%) DNS
2 23 (42.59%) DHCP
3 21 (38.89%) LAN
4 19 (35.19%) VLAN
5 17 (31.48%) TCP/IP
6 16 (29.63%) SAN
7 15 (27.78%) NAS
7 15 (27.78%) Fibre Channel
8 14 (25.93%) Firewall
9 13 (24.07%) WLAN
10 8 (14.81%) WAN
10 8 (14.81%) VPN
11 7 (12.96%) Network Security
12 6 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (9.26%) iSCSI
13 5 (9.26%) BIG-IP
14 4 (7.41%) Internet
14 4 (7.41%) MPLS
14 4 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (5.56%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.85%) Big Data
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.41%) Ant
3 4 (7.41%) Maven
3 4 (7.41%) JIRA
4 3 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Billing
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
3 3 (5.56%) Multimedia
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Architect
2 12 (22.22%) Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Consultant
3 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (14.81%) Cloud Architect
4 7 (12.96%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Business Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Network Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) Environment Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Data Centre Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Information Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Technical Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Web Services
1 3 (5.56%) boto
2 2 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (1.85%) MCollective
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.56%) Private Cloud
3 3 (5.56%) PKI
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.56%) Streaming Video
3 3 (5.56%) User Experience
4 2 (3.70%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (46.30%) Windows
2 18 (33.33%) Linux
2 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.11%) CentOS
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 5 (9.26%) UNIX
5 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Service Delivery
2 12 (22.22%) Capacity Management
3 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.81%) Migration
4 8 (14.81%) Software Deployment
5 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
5 7 (12.96%) Open Source
6 6 (11.11%) Auto-Scaling
7 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (9.26%) Change Control
7 5 (9.26%) Information Security
7 5 (9.26%) Service Management
7 5 (9.26%) ITIL
8 4 (7.41%) Project Management
8 4 (7.41%) ITSM
9 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.56%) Time Management
9 3 (5.56%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) Python
2 6 (11.11%) Ruby
3 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.56%) Java
5 2 (3.70%) C
5 2 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) C++
6 1 (1.85%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) CISSP
2 2 (3.70%) CISM
3 1 (1.85%) MCITP
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.85%) MCSE
3 1 (1.85%) MCSA
3 1 (1.85%) CCNP
3 1 (1.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 15 (27.78%) vCloud
4 13 (24.07%) Hyper-V
5 5 (9.26%) NFS
6 2 (3.70%) Docker
6 2 (3.70%) XenServer
6 2 (3.70%) vSphere
7 1 (1.85%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (27.78%) vMotion
2 10 (18.52%) Puppet
3 9 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (7.41%) OVSD
5 3 (5.56%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (3.70%) WSUS
6 2 (3.70%) Ansible
7 1 (1.85%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (1.85%) SCOM
7 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) VMware
2 24 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 16 (29.63%) Cisco
4 11 (20.37%) NetApp
5 8 (14.81%) HP
6 6 (11.11%) F5
7 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.41%) Tripwire
9 3 (5.56%) Oracle
9 3 (5.56%) CA
10 2 (3.70%) Juniper
10 2 (3.70%) BMC
10 2 (3.70%) IBM
10 2 (3.70%) PlateSpin
10 2 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (3.70%) WSO2
11 1 (1.85%) Symantec
11 1 (1.85%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.85%) Citrix
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