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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 236 228 238
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing PaaS 39 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.29% 0.079%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.43% 7.63% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 3
Average daily rate
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£360 £528 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +27.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £430 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £700 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £423
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
607 354 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.05% 3.81% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 206 187
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -47.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.61 £24.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £120.20 £35.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 - 1
Berkshire -3 8 £500 +5.26% 5
Surrey -8 5 £488 -11.36% 6
Kent 0 4 £340 -51.42% 3
Oxfordshire - 3 £325 -
West Sussex -13 2 - - 2
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 39 (72.22%) IaaS
2 26 (48.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (46.30%) DNS
4 24 (44.44%) DHCP
4 24 (44.44%) SQL
4 24 (44.44%) VMware
4 24 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (42.59%) SaaS
5 23 (42.59%) Windows
5 23 (42.59%) LAN
6 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
6 20 (37.04%) VLAN
7 18 (33.33%) Linux
8 17 (31.48%) Cisco
8 17 (31.48%) TCP/IP
8 17 (31.48%) Data Centre
9 16 (29.63%) SAN
9 16 (29.63%) WLAN
10 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
10 15 (27.78%) vMotion
10 15 (27.78%) vCloud
10 15 (27.78%) NAS
10 15 (27.78%) Fibre Channel
11 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
12 13 (24.07%) Service Delivery
13 12 (22.22%) Firewall
13 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (12.96%) OpenStack
3 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.41%) IIS
4 4 (7.41%) Apache
4 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Office
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.41%) MS Project
3 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Sentinel
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 39 (72.22%) IaaS
2 26 (48.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (42.59%) SaaS
4 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (14.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (12.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (7.41%) Office 365
7 4 (7.41%) IBM PureFlex
8 2 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (1.85%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (1.85%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (46.30%) DNS
2 24 (44.44%) DHCP
3 23 (42.59%) LAN
4 20 (37.04%) VLAN
5 17 (31.48%) TCP/IP
6 16 (29.63%) WLAN
6 16 (29.63%) SAN
7 15 (27.78%) NAS
7 15 (27.78%) Fibre Channel
8 12 (22.22%) Firewall
9 10 (18.52%) WAN
10 9 (16.67%) VPN
10 9 (16.67%) Network Security
11 8 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (12.96%) Internet
13 6 (11.11%) MPLS
13 6 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (7.41%) LDAP
14 4 (7.41%) SSH
15 3 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) MySQL
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.26%) Ant
2 5 (9.26%) Maven
2 5 (9.26%) JIRA
2 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.41%) Subversion
General
1 5 (9.26%) Billing
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Architect
2 12 (22.22%) Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Cloud Architect
4 7 (12.96%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Technical Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Cloud Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Information Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Information Security Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (3.70%) Security Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) boto
2 2 (3.70%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (1.85%) Kafka
3 1 (1.85%) MCollective
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.26%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.41%) PKI
4 3 (5.56%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) Replication
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (42.59%) Windows
2 18 (33.33%) Linux
3 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.11%) UNIX
5 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.56%) HPUX
5 3 (5.56%) Solaris
6 2 (3.70%) VMS
6 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Service Delivery
2 9 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 9 (16.67%) Software Deployment
3 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
4 7 (12.96%) Migration
4 7 (12.96%) Auto-Scaling
5 6 (11.11%) Open Source
6 5 (9.26%) Information Security
7 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
7 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.41%) DevOps
8 3 (5.56%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.56%) ITIL
8 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.70%) Use Case
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) SQL
2 7 (12.96%) Python
2 7 (12.96%) Ruby
3 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.70%) C
4 2 (3.70%) C#
4 2 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) C++
5 1 (1.85%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) CISSP
2 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.56%) CISM
3 2 (3.70%) MBA
3 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) MCITP
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) MCSE
4 1 (1.85%) MCSA
4 1 (1.85%) CCNP
4 1 (1.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 15 (27.78%) vCloud
3 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.70%) XenServer
4 2 (3.70%) vSphere
5 1 (1.85%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.85%) Docker
5 1 (1.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (27.78%) vMotion
2 11 (20.37%) Puppet
3 9 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (7.41%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (5.56%) Ansible
6 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.85%) SCOM
6 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.85%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) VMware
2 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 17 (31.48%) Cisco
4 7 (12.96%) HP
4 7 (12.96%) NetApp
5 6 (11.11%) Oracle
6 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
6 5 (9.26%) Tripwire
6 5 (9.26%) CA
7 4 (7.41%) IBM
8 3 (5.56%) Sun
9 2 (3.70%) Juniper
9 2 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (3.70%) F5
9 2 (3.70%) WSO2
9 2 (3.70%) Mitel
10 1 (1.85%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.85%) Symantec
10 1 (1.85%) Siemens
10 1 (1.85%) Citrix