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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 118 235 247
Rank change year-on-year
+117 +12
Contract jobs citing PaaS 134 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.73% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 14.89% 3.72% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 15 21
Median daily rate £500 £505 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £488 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +14.70%
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
900 646 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.62% 6.87% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 387 281
Median daily rate £466 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £420
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 16 20
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.25 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £10.34 £8.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £50.00 £34.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-41.81% +52.77%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +81 76 £500 -0.99% 3
Berkshire +17 14 £750 +30.43% 4
Kent - 12 £600 -
West Sussex - 8 £435 -
Oxfordshire - 7 £375 - 2
Surrey +27 6 £438 - 5
Buckinghamshire +10 4 - -
Middlesex - 1 £450 - 2
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 152 (55.07%) IaaS
2 85 (30.80%) Linux
3 83 (30.07%) Windows
4 81 (29.35%) Service Management
5 80 (28.99%) Java
6 72 (26.09%) VMware
7 67 (24.28%) Microsoft Azure
8 58 (21.01%) Continuous Delivery
9 57 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (19.93%) Git (software)
11 54 (19.57%) Python
12 47 (17.03%) Continuous Integration
13 46 (16.67%) Security Cleared
14 44 (15.94%) ITIL
14 44 (15.94%) Microsoft
15 42 (15.22%) Jenkins
16 41 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
16 41 (14.86%) Puppet
17 40 (14.49%) Docker
17 40 (14.49%) Microservices
18 39 (14.13%) SaaS
19 38 (13.77%) Test Automation
20 36 (13.04%) SC Cleared
20 36 (13.04%) Scrum
21 35 (12.68%) Cloud Computing
21 35 (12.68%) User Stories
21 35 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
22 34 (12.32%) Gradle
23 31 (11.23%) TeamCity
24 30 (10.87%) Ansible

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 22 (7.97%) Cloud Foundry
2 16 (5.80%) OpenStack
2 16 (5.80%) Tomcat
3 11 (3.99%) Apache Spark
3 11 (3.99%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (3.62%) Apache
4 10 (3.62%) Apache Solr
5 7 (2.54%) GemFire
6 5 (1.81%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.45%) JBoss
8 3 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.09%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.72%) WildFly
10 1 (0.36%) CMS
10 1 (0.36%) SAS
10 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Magento
3 1 (0.36%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 152 (55.07%) IaaS
2 67 (24.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (14.86%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (14.13%) SaaS
5 35 (12.68%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (6.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (3.62%) Heroku
8 7 (2.54%) GitHub
9 6 (2.17%) Office 365
10 5 (1.81%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.45%) Boomi
12 3 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.36%) Bluemix
13 1 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.54%) LDAP
2 6 (2.17%) DNS
2 6 (2.17%) Firewall
2 6 (2.17%) Network Security
3 4 (1.45%) LAN
3 4 (1.45%) MPLS
3 4 (1.45%) WAN
4 3 (1.09%) DHCP
4 3 (1.09%) VLAN
4 3 (1.09%) VPN
5 2 (0.72%) Internet
5 2 (0.72%) SSH
6 1 (0.36%) AMQP
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.36%) Extranet
6 1 (0.36%) HTTP
6 1 (0.36%) IPsec
6 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.36%) VoIP
6 1 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.97%) Hadoop
2 21 (7.61%) Big Data
3 17 (6.16%) MongoDB
4 13 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (3.99%) SQL Server
6 10 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.26%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (3.26%) Redis
7 9 (3.26%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.54%) HBase
8 7 (2.54%) MySQL
9 6 (2.17%) Apache Hive
9 6 (2.17%) OLTP
10 4 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.09%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.36%) DB2
13 1 (0.36%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.36%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 55 (19.93%) Git (software)
2 42 (15.22%) Jenkins
3 34 (12.32%) Gradle
4 31 (11.23%) TeamCity
5 19 (6.88%) MSBuild
6 18 (6.52%) NUnit
6 18 (6.52%) SpecFlow
7 14 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (4.35%) Visual Studio
9 11 (3.99%) CMake
10 10 (3.62%) JUnit
11 9 (3.26%) TestComplete
12 7 (2.54%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.81%) Maven
14 4 (1.45%) JIRA
15 3 (1.09%) TestNG
16 2 (0.72%) Ant
16 2 (0.72%) Subversion
16 2 (0.72%) Vagrant
17 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
General
1 17 (6.16%) Finance
2 7 (2.54%) Banking
3 4 (1.45%) Advertising
3 4 (1.45%) Aerospace
3 4 (1.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.09%) Back Office
4 3 (1.09%) Billing
5 2 (0.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (21.38%) Architect
1 59 (21.38%) Developer
2 25 (9.06%) Solutions Architect
3 19 (6.88%) Build Engineer
3 19 (6.88%) Cloud Architect
4 17 (6.16%) C++ Developer
5 16 (5.80%) Web Developer
6 15 (5.43%) Java Developer
6 15 (5.43%) Technical Leader
7 14 (5.07%) Software Developer
7 14 (5.07%) Test Automation Engineer
7 14 (5.07%) Test Engineer
8 13 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (4.35%) Data Architect
10 10 (3.62%) Hadoop Architect
11 9 (3.26%) Analyst
11 9 (3.26%) Applications Developer
11 9 (3.26%) Azure Engineer
11 9 (3.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 9 (3.26%) Solr Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.42%) Web Services
2 23 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 23 (8.33%) JSON
3 18 (6.52%) .NET
3 18 (6.52%) HTML
4 16 (5.80%) XML
5 15 (5.43%) HTML5
6 14 (5.07%) XSLT
7 10 (3.62%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (3.26%) Node.js
8 9 (3.26%) REST
8 9 (3.26%) Spring
9 7 (2.54%) Kafka
9 7 (2.54%) Spring Boot
9 7 (2.54%) WCF
10 6 (2.17%) Spark Streaming
10 6 (2.17%) Spring Integration
11 5 (1.81%) CSS
12 4 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (1.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.80%) Management Information System
2 15 (5.43%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.35%) CMDB
3 12 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.99%) Visualisation
5 10 (3.62%) Mathematics
6 7 (2.54%) Data Integration
6 7 (2.54%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.17%) PKI
7 6 (2.17%) Replication
8 5 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.45%) User Experience
10 3 (1.09%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.36%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.36%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 85 (30.80%) Linux
2 83 (30.07%) Windows
3 13 (4.71%) Unix
4 9 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.45%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.09%) CentOS
7 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.36%) Android
9 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.36%) Fedora
9 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.36%) VMS
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (29.35%) Service Management
2 58 (21.01%) Continuous Delivery
3 57 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (17.03%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (15.94%) ITIL
6 40 (14.49%) Microservices
7 38 (13.77%) Test Automation
8 36 (13.04%) Scrum
9 35 (12.68%) User Stories
10 30 (10.87%) DevOps
11 29 (10.51%) Analytics
12 26 (9.42%) Data Modelling
12 26 (9.42%) Web Development
13 25 (9.06%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 25 (9.06%) Performance Monitoring
13 25 (9.06%) Software Engineering
14 23 (8.33%) Service Design
14 23 (8.33%) TDD
15 22 (7.97%) Configuration Management
16 21 (7.61%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 80 (28.99%) Java
2 54 (19.57%) Python
3 25 (9.06%) JavaScript
4 24 (8.70%) C++
5 23 (8.33%) Scala
5 23 (8.33%) SQL
6 22 (7.97%) Ruby
7 19 (6.88%) Bash Shell
8 18 (6.52%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.62%) C#
9 10 (3.62%) Go
10 8 (2.90%) Perl
11 7 (2.54%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.81%) PHP
13 4 (1.45%) C
14 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 46 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 36 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.80%) Degree
4 8 (2.90%) PhD
5 7 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.81%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.81%) MCSE
7 3 (1.09%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.72%) RHCA
9 1 (0.36%) CCIE
9 1 (0.36%) CCNP
9 1 (0.36%) ISEB
9 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.62%) QA
1 10 (3.62%) SLA
2 2 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.36%) COBIT
3 1 (0.36%) SDET
System Software
1 40 (14.49%) Docker
2 22 (7.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.71%) Active Directory
4 11 (3.99%) vSphere
5 6 (2.17%) HDFS
6 4 (1.45%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.72%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.36%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.36%) Ceph
8 1 (0.36%) KVM
8 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 41 (14.86%) Puppet
2 35 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (10.87%) Ansible
4 5 (1.81%) SCOM
4 5 (1.81%) Terraform
5 3 (1.09%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (1.09%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.36%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.36%) BMC Performance Manager
6 1 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.36%) Kibana
6 1 (0.36%) logstash
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.36%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.36%) SCCM
6 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.36%) vMotion
6 1 (0.36%) vRealize
Vendors
1 72 (26.09%) VMware
2 44 (15.94%) Microsoft
3 26 (9.42%) Cisco
4 19 (6.88%) Google
5 18 (6.52%) Perforce
6 12 (4.35%) CA
7 10 (3.62%) BMC
7 10 (3.62%) Remedy
8 9 (3.26%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.90%) AppDynamics
9 8 (2.90%) Dynatrace
9 8 (2.90%) New Relic
9 8 (2.90%) Oracle
10 4 (1.45%) Dell
11 3 (1.09%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.72%) Citrix
13 1 (0.36%) Fortinet
13 1 (0.36%) IBM
13 1 (0.36%) LANDesk
13 1 (0.36%) NetApp
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