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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
Rank 242 236 221
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing PaaS 21 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.074% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.48% 2.90% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
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£410 £650 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.92% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £610 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £690 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
383 241 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.77% 2.54% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 129 99
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 7 6
Average hourly rate £21.25 £12.75 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -7.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £8.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £27.15 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+63.26% -33.78%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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
Berkshire - 9 £600 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 8 £398 -
Surrey - 4 £375 - 2
East Sussex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 4
Oxfordshire - - - -
PaaS
England

PaaS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 21 (56.76%) IaaS
2 18 (48.65%) SaaS
3 14 (37.84%) Linux
4 12 (32.43%) Windows
4 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
4 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
5 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (29.73%) Python
5 11 (29.73%) VMware
6 10 (27.03%) OpenStack
7 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
7 9 (24.32%) MS Office
7 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
7 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
8 8 (21.62%) Firewall
8 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
9 7 (18.92%) ITSM
9 7 (18.92%) Service Management
9 7 (18.92%) HP
9 7 (18.92%) NetApp
9 7 (18.92%) ITIL
9 7 (18.92%) C#
9 7 (18.92%) OVSD
10 6 (16.22%) Subversion
10 6 (16.22%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
10 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (16.22%) C

PaaS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 10 (27.03%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (56.76%) IaaS
2 18 (48.65%) SaaS
3 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (16.22%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (10.81%) Heroku
6 3 (8.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (8.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (8.11%) Google App Engine
7 2 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (5.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) DNS
2 5 (13.51%) iSCSI
2 5 (13.51%) BIG-IP
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) WAN
3 3 (8.11%) IPv6
3 3 (8.11%) Network Security
4 2 (5.41%) Broadband
4 2 (5.41%) VPN
4 2 (5.41%) DHCP
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
5 1 (2.70%) LDAP
5 1 (2.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
1 8 (21.62%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.22%) Subversion
3 4 (10.81%) TeamCity
3 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.41%) JIRA
4 2 (5.41%) Maven
4 2 (5.41%) Ant
5 1 (2.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (2.70%) Xcode
5 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Games
3 3 (8.11%) Multimedia
3 3 (8.11%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Consultant
2 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Android Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Developer
4 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Service Transition Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Service Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Transition Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Business Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Django
2 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
2 3 (8.11%) Backbone.js
2 3 (8.11%) jQuery
3 2 (5.41%) CSS
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
4 1 (2.70%) boto
4 1 (2.70%) iOS SDK
4 1 (2.70%) PhoneGap
4 1 (2.70%) Android SDK
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
4 1 (2.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) User Experience
1 3 (8.11%) Streaming Video
1 3 (8.11%) Open Source
2 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Linux
2 12 (32.43%) Windows
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.51%) CentOS
4 5 (13.51%) Ubuntu
5 4 (10.81%) Android
6 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) UNIX
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) ITSM
2 7 (18.92%) Service Management
2 7 (18.92%) ITIL
3 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (16.22%) Capacity Management
3 6 (16.22%) DevOps
4 5 (13.51%) Change Control
4 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (10.81%) Release Management
5 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.81%) Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Line Management
5 4 (10.81%) Android Development
6 3 (8.11%) People Management
6 3 (8.11%) Marketing Strategy
6 3 (8.11%) Game Development
6 3 (8.11%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (8.11%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Python
2 7 (18.92%) C#
3 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
3 6 (16.22%) C
3 6 (16.22%) SQL
4 5 (13.51%) Java
5 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) Ruby
7 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
1 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (24.32%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.51%) NFS
4 2 (5.41%) Docker
5 1 (2.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) OVSD
2 3 (8.11%) WSUS
3 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) VMware
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.92%) HP
3 7 (18.92%) NetApp
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco
5 5 (13.51%) F5
6 4 (10.81%) Google
7 3 (8.11%) BMC
7 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.41%) PlateSpin
8 2 (5.41%) Oracle
8 2 (5.41%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.70%) EMC
9 1 (2.70%) Northgate