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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
England / South East
Rank 113 230 246
Rank change year-on-year
+117 +16
Contract jobs citing PaaS 131 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.79% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 16.67% 4.09% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 18 8
Median daily rate £488 £550 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% +33.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £401 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £750 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
786 635 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.74% 7.58% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 415 240
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £412
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £28.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +194.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £14.40 £8.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.56 £60.00 £14.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +78 92 £488 -15.21% 3
Berkshire +18 13 £475 -2.56% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 8 £400 -
West Sussex - 8 £435 - 2
Surrey +17 3 - - 3
Kent -9 1 £575 +4.54%
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 176 (64.23%) IaaS
2 102 (37.23%) VMware
3 99 (36.13%) Windows
4 96 (35.04%) Service Management
5 95 (34.67%) Linux
6 70 (25.55%) ITIL
7 64 (23.36%) Microsoft Azure
8 62 (22.63%) Security Cleared
9 56 (20.44%) Java
10 55 (20.07%) SC Cleared
11 48 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
12 44 (16.06%) Microsoft
13 42 (15.33%) Jenkins
14 40 (14.60%) User Stories
15 38 (13.87%) Git (software)
15 38 (13.87%) Continuous Delivery
16 36 (13.14%) Amazon AWS
16 36 (13.14%) SaaS
16 36 (13.14%) Python
17 35 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
18 33 (12.04%) Configuration Management
19 32 (11.68%) Root Cause Analysis
19 32 (11.68%) Service Design
20 31 (11.31%) Scrum
21 30 (10.95%) Docker
21 30 (10.95%) Analytics
21 30 (10.95%) Puppet
22 29 (10.58%) Microservices
22 29 (10.58%) Workflow
22 29 (10.58%) CA

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 (8.03%) Cloud Foundry
2 13 (4.74%) OpenStack
3 11 (4.01%) Apache Spark
3 11 (4.01%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.65%) Apache Solr
4 10 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (3.65%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.55%) Apache
5 7 (2.55%) GemFire
6 3 (1.09%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.73%) JBoss
7 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.36%) CMS
8 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.36%) SAS
8 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (4.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.36%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 176 (64.23%) IaaS
2 64 (23.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (13.14%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (13.14%) SaaS
4 24 (8.76%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (3.65%) Heroku
6 9 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (2.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (2.55%) GitHub
7 7 (2.55%) Office 365
8 4 (1.46%) Boomi
9 3 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.55%) Network Security
2 5 (1.82%) Firewall
2 5 (1.82%) LDAP
3 4 (1.46%) LAN
3 4 (1.46%) WAN
4 3 (1.09%) MPLS
5 2 (0.73%) DHCP
5 2 (0.73%) DNS
5 2 (0.73%) Skype
5 2 (0.73%) VLAN
5 2 (0.73%) VPN
6 1 (0.36%) AMQP
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.36%) HTTP
6 1 (0.36%) IPsec
6 1 (0.36%) SSH
6 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.36%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.03%) Hadoop
2 21 (7.66%) Big Data
3 14 (5.11%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.74%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (4.38%) MongoDB
5 12 (4.38%) SQL Server
6 10 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.28%) Redis
8 8 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.55%) HBase
10 6 (2.19%) Apache Hive
10 6 (2.19%) OLTP
11 2 (0.73%) MySQL
12 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.36%) DB2
12 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (15.33%) Jenkins
2 38 (13.87%) Git (software)
3 25 (9.12%) Gradle
4 20 (7.30%) TeamCity
5 14 (5.11%) MSBuild
6 13 (4.74%) NUnit
6 13 (4.74%) SpecFlow
7 10 (3.65%) JUnit
8 8 (2.92%) CMake
9 7 (2.55%) Eclipse
9 7 (2.55%) JIRA
9 7 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.19%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (2.19%) TestComplete
10 6 (2.19%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.82%) Maven
12 3 (1.09%) TestNG
13 2 (0.73%) Ant
13 2 (0.73%) Subversion
13 2 (0.73%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (8.76%) Finance
2 10 (3.65%) Banking
3 6 (2.19%) Advertising
3 6 (2.19%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.09%) Back Office
5 2 (0.73%) Billing
5 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (20.07%) Architect
2 46 (16.79%) Developer
3 20 (7.30%) Solutions Architect
4 18 (6.57%) Cloud Architect
5 15 (5.47%) Consultant
5 15 (5.47%) Software Developer
5 15 (5.47%) Technical Leader
6 14 (5.11%) Build Engineer
7 13 (4.74%) Automation Engineer
8 12 (4.38%) Data Architect
9 11 (4.01%) Java Developer
10 10 (3.65%) Hadoop Architect
11 9 (3.28%) Azure Developer
11 9 (3.28%) Business Analyst
11 9 (3.28%) Cloud Engineer
11 9 (3.28%) Solr Architect
11 9 (3.28%) Test Automation Engineer
11 9 (3.28%) Test Engineer
12 8 (2.92%) Analyst
12 8 (2.92%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.49%) Web Services
2 22 (8.03%) RESTful
3 17 (6.20%) JSON
3 17 (6.20%) SOAP
4 14 (5.11%) AngularJS
5 13 (4.74%) HTML
6 12 (4.38%) .NET
7 10 (3.65%) Node.js
7 10 (3.65%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (3.65%) XML
8 9 (3.28%) WCF
9 8 (2.92%) HTML5
9 8 (2.92%) REST
10 7 (2.55%) Kafka
10 7 (2.55%) Spring
10 7 (2.55%) Spring Boot
10 7 (2.55%) XSLT
11 6 (2.19%) Spark Streaming
11 6 (2.19%) Spring Integration
12 5 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.76%) CMDB
2 17 (6.20%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.01%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.01%) Visualisation
4 10 (3.65%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.92%) Data Integration
5 8 (2.92%) Mathematics
6 7 (2.55%) Taxonomies
7 5 (1.82%) PKI
7 5 (1.82%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.46%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.09%) Replication
9 3 (1.09%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.36%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.36%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 99 (36.13%) Windows
2 95 (34.67%) Linux
3 11 (4.01%) Unix
4 6 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.09%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.36%) Android
7 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.36%) VMS
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (35.04%) Service Management
2 70 (25.55%) ITIL
3 48 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (14.60%) User Stories
5 38 (13.87%) Continuous Delivery
6 35 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (12.04%) Configuration Management
8 32 (11.68%) Root Cause Analysis
8 32 (11.68%) Service Design
9 31 (11.31%) Scrum
10 30 (10.95%) Analytics
11 29 (10.58%) Microservices
11 29 (10.58%) Workflow
12 26 (9.49%) DevOps
13 24 (8.76%) Data Modelling
13 24 (8.76%) TDD
13 24 (8.76%) Test Automation
14 23 (8.39%) Software Engineering
15 19 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (6.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 56 (20.44%) Java
2 36 (13.14%) Python
3 17 (6.20%) SQL
4 16 (5.84%) Ruby
4 16 (5.84%) Scala
5 13 (4.74%) Bash Shell
5 13 (4.74%) JavaScript
6 12 (4.38%) C++
7 11 (4.01%) C#
8 10 (3.65%) Go
9 7 (2.55%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.55%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.73%) C
10 2 (0.73%) Perl
10 2 (0.73%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 62 (22.63%) Security Cleared
2 55 (20.07%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.11%) Degree
4 8 (2.92%) PhD
5 7 (2.55%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.73%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.73%) MCSE
6 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.36%) CCIE
7 1 (0.36%) CCNP
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.36%) ISEB
7 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.01%) SLA
2 10 (3.65%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) COBIT
3 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.36%) SDET
System Software
1 30 (10.95%) Docker
2 20 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.38%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.38%) vSphere
4 6 (2.19%) HDFS
5 5 (1.82%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.73%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.36%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.36%) KVM
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (10.95%) Puppet
2 27 (9.85%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (7.30%) Ansible
4 6 (2.19%) Terraform
5 5 (1.82%) SCOM
6 3 (1.09%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (1.09%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.09%) Marathon
6 3 (1.09%) Mesos
7 1 (0.36%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.36%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.36%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.36%) SCCM
7 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.36%) vMotion
7 1 (0.36%) vRealize
Vendors
1 102 (37.23%) VMware
2 44 (16.06%) Microsoft
3 29 (10.58%) CA
4 25 (9.12%) Cisco
5 13 (4.74%) Perforce
6 11 (4.01%) BMC
7 10 (3.65%) Remedy
8 9 (3.28%) Google
9 6 (2.19%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.46%) Dell
10 4 (1.46%) Oracle
11 3 (1.09%) Cloudera
12 2 (0.73%) Citrix
12 2 (0.73%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.36%) Cognizant
13 1 (0.36%) Fortinet
13 1 (0.36%) IBM
13 1 (0.36%) LANDesk
13 1 (0.36%) NetApp
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