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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 219 245 231
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -14
Contract jobs citing PaaS 27 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.36% 4.59% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 3
Average daily rate £588 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.62% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £391 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £475 £580
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -18.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.86
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
619 392 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.23% 4.11% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 221 151
Average daily rate £425 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £11.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.91% -39.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £8.97 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £20.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PaaS within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire - 10 £625 - 1
Surrey -7 8 £473 -5.50% 3
Kent -2 6 £588 +36.62% 1
Berkshire +7 1 £500 -23.07% 7
Buckinghamshire +7 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (56.67%) IaaS
2 25 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (38.33%) VMware
4 22 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (28.33%) Data Centre
7 16 (26.67%) Finance
7 16 (26.67%) Citrix
8 15 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 15 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
9 13 (21.67%) SaaS
9 13 (21.67%) HP
10 12 (20.00%) Java
11 11 (18.33%) Oracle
12 10 (16.67%) Firewall
12 10 (16.67%) TOGAF
12 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 9 (15.00%) Cisco
13 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (15.00%) Cloud Foundry
13 9 (15.00%) DevOps
13 9 (15.00%) Heroku
13 9 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (13.33%) DV Cleared
14 8 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
14 8 (13.33%) Migration
14 8 (13.33%) SQL
14 8 (13.33%) Web Services
14 8 (13.33%) Unix

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (15.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 5 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (5.00%) IIS
4 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.67%) Apache
5 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Office
1 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.67%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 34 (56.67%) IaaS
2 25 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (21.67%) SaaS
5 9 (15.00%) Heroku
6 6 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (5.00%) Office 365
8 2 (3.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (3.33%) Google App Engine
8 2 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.67%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) Firewall
2 7 (11.67%) LAN
2 7 (11.67%) WAN
3 6 (10.00%) Network Security
4 4 (6.67%) HTTP
4 4 (6.67%) Internet
4 4 (6.67%) Unified Communications
4 4 (6.67%) VoIP
5 3 (5.00%) Extranet
5 3 (5.00%) LDAP
5 3 (5.00%) VPN
5 3 (5.00%) WLAN
6 2 (3.33%) AMQP
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (3.33%) DHCP
6 2 (3.33%) DNS
6 2 (3.33%) FCAPS
6 2 (3.33%) MPLS
6 2 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.00%) MySQL
4 3 (5.00%) Neo4j
4 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.00%) Redis
5 1 (1.67%) Big Data
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.33%) Subversion
2 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.33%) JIRA
5 1 (1.67%) Ant
5 1 (1.67%) Maven
General
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Billing
3 3 (5.00%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Games
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (55.00%) Architect
2 13 (21.67%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (18.33%) Developer
4 10 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 9 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (11.67%) Consultant
7 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Android Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 4 (6.67%) Java Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Java Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (5.00%) Applications Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Data Centre Architect
10 3 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
10 3 (5.00%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) Web Services
2 6 (10.00%) CSS
2 6 (10.00%) HTML
2 6 (10.00%) Kafka
2 6 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.00%) XML
5 2 (3.33%) Django
5 2 (3.33%) Ember.js
5 2 (3.33%) HTML5
5 2 (3.33%) JMS
5 2 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (3.33%) Spring
6 1 (1.67%) .NET
6 1 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.67%) JSON
6 1 (1.67%) Middleware
6 1 (1.67%) REST
6 1 (1.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.67%) Public Cloud
3 5 (8.33%) CMDB
3 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.33%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.33%) Social Media
6 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.67%) PKI
6 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Unix
1 8 (13.33%) Windows
2 6 (10.00%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Android
4 3 (5.00%) HPUX
4 3 (5.00%) Solaris
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.00%) DevOps
4 8 (13.33%) Migration
4 8 (13.33%) Zachman Framework
5 7 (11.67%) ITIL
6 6 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (10.00%) Re-Platforming
6 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.00%) TDD
7 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (8.33%) OO
7 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (8.33%) Use Case
8 4 (6.67%) Android Development
8 4 (6.67%) SOA
9 3 (5.00%) Asset Management
9 3 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) Java
2 8 (13.33%) SQL
3 7 (11.67%) Ruby
4 6 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.00%) Python
5 4 (6.67%) Go
6 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.00%) CCNA
4 3 (5.00%) CISM
4 3 (5.00%) CISSP
4 3 (5.00%) Degree
4 3 (5.00%) ISEB
5 2 (3.33%) CCSA
5 2 (3.33%) JNCIA
5 2 (3.33%) MBA
6 1 (1.67%) CCA
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.67%) MCSE
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SEPA
System Software
1 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.00%) Docker
3 5 (8.33%) KVM
3 5 (8.33%) XenServer
4 3 (5.00%) vSphere
5 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.33%) vCloud
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Flume
6 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) HP SiteScope
1 6 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (8.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 3 (5.00%) Puppet
3 3 (5.00%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.33%) Cacti
4 2 (3.33%) Ganglia
4 2 (3.33%) Graphite
4 2 (3.33%) Hyperic
4 2 (3.33%) logstash
4 2 (3.33%) Nagios
4 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.67%) Ansible
5 1 (1.67%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.67%) MOM
5 1 (1.67%) OpenView
5 1 (1.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) VMware
2 16 (26.67%) Citrix
3 13 (21.67%) HP
4 11 (18.33%) Oracle
5 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 9 (15.00%) Cisco
7 6 (10.00%) NetApp
8 5 (8.33%) Splunk
9 4 (6.67%) Google
10 3 (5.00%) BMC
10 3 (5.00%) CheckPoint
10 3 (5.00%) EMC
10 3 (5.00%) Juniper
10 3 (5.00%) New Relic
10 3 (5.00%) Sun
11 2 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (3.33%) CA
11 2 (3.33%) IBM
11 2 (3.33%) Mitel
11 2 (3.33%) SAP