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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 229 225 237
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing PaaS 24 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.14% 0.069%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.25% 4.10% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 4
Average daily rate
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£438 £550 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +44.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £550 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £500 £419
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +19.40%
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
384 293 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.97% 3.46% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 174 83
Average daily rate £425 £425 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £308 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £394
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.87 £15.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £15.50 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -35.60%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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
Berkshire +11 11 £474 - 7
Buckinghamshire -11 6 £350 -
Surrey -10 5 £450 -18.18% 4
West Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 3
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 23 (46.00%) IaaS
2 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.00%) SaaS
4 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (28.00%) C#
4 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (26.00%) .NET
6 12 (24.00%) Linux
6 12 (24.00%) Python
7 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 10 (20.00%) Java
7 10 (20.00%) MVC
7 10 (20.00%) Ruby
8 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
8 9 (18.00%) Windows
8 9 (18.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 9 (18.00%) Inversion of Control
8 9 (18.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 9 (18.00%) Unity DI Container
8 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (16.00%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (16.00%) Perl
9 8 (16.00%) Open Source
9 8 (16.00%) Google
10 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
10 7 (14.00%) TOGAF
10 7 (14.00%) HTML
10 7 (14.00%) MSTest
10 7 (14.00%) Puppet

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 6 (12.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (12.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) assyst
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 23 (46.00%) IaaS
2 19 (38.00%) SaaS
3 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (8.00%) Heroku
5 3 (6.00%) Google App Engine
5 3 (6.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (4.00%) GitHub
6 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Firewall
1 3 (6.00%) DNS
2 2 (4.00%) VPN
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.00%) MPLS
3 1 (2.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.00%) SNMP
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.00%) Big Data
2 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MSTest
2 5 (10.00%) RSpec
3 4 (8.00%) Subversion
3 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.00%) Xcode
5 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Billing
2 3 (6.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Architect
2 13 (26.00%) Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (12.00%) C++ Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Android Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
9 1 (2.00%) Change Manager
9 1 (2.00%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.00%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) .NET
2 9 (18.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 9 (18.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 9 (18.00%) Unity DI Container
2 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (14.00%) HTML
4 5 (10.00%) jQuery
4 5 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (8.00%) Django
6 3 (6.00%) Spring
6 3 (6.00%) JSON
6 3 (6.00%) Backbone.js
6 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.00%) Restlet
7 2 (4.00%) OSGi
7 2 (4.00%) MFC
7 2 (4.00%) CSS
7 2 (4.00%) SOAP
7 2 (4.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (16.00%) Open Source
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.00%) CMDB
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) Windows
3 6 (12.00%) Android
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Phone
7 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.00%) CentOS
8 1 (2.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.00%) MVC
3 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (16.00%) Dependency Injection
5 7 (14.00%) TOGAF
5 7 (14.00%) DevOps
6 6 (12.00%) Migration
6 6 (12.00%) Integration Testing
7 5 (10.00%) TDD
7 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.00%) Android Development
8 4 (8.00%) Data Management
9 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
10 2 (4.00%) Line Management
10 2 (4.00%) Analytics
10 2 (4.00%) MVVM
10 2 (4.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) C#
2 12 (24.00%) Python
3 10 (20.00%) Java
3 10 (20.00%) Ruby
4 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (16.00%) Perl
6 6 (12.00%) C++
6 6 (12.00%) VC++
7 3 (6.00%) C
7 3 (6.00%) SQL
8 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) HP APS
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.00%) vCloud
2 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) NFS
3 1 (2.00%) Docker
3 1 (2.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Puppet
2 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.00%) WSUS
4 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.00%) OVSD
4 1 (2.00%) Netcool
4 1 (2.00%) Nagios
4 1 (2.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) Google
3 6 (12.00%) VMware
4 5 (10.00%) HP
4 5 (10.00%) Cisco
5 4 (8.00%) EMC
5 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.00%) BMC
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle
7 2 (4.00%) webMethods
7 2 (4.00%) Remedy
8 1 (2.00%) Infoblox
8 1 (2.00%) Symantec
8 1 (2.00%) NetApp
8 1 (2.00%) F5
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